"Devil's Guard" for sale

WWII era German related items being sought, sold or traded.
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"Devil's Guard" for sale

Post by kordts » Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:28 am

I am selling a copy of this if anyone is interested. here's the link
http://www.ebay.com/sch/Antiquarian-Col ... 6.c0.m1538
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But young men think it is, and we were young.
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Re: "Devil's Guard" for sale

Post by kordts » Sat Oct 29, 2011 1:12 pm

There have been over 20 looks so far and the bidding has started! I have good and bad experiences selling. I have learned that particular books are only worth what someone is willing to pay, at that time. The trick is to have a book for sale that more than 1 person wants.
Here dead lie we because we did not choose
To live and shame the land from which we sprung.
Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose;
But young men think it is, and we were young.
Here Dead Lie We by A.E. Houseman

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Re: "Devil's Guard" for sale

Post by hucks216 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 7:04 am

kordts wrote:The trick is to have a book for sale that more than 1 person wants.
Or rather the trick is to sell a book at a more realistic price. I can't see anyone paying the $575 asking price when it is available on Amazon - in both book and Kindle format - for less then $8.

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Re: "Devil's Guard" for sale

Post by Nicolai » Thu Nov 03, 2011 8:32 am

I believe that you're looking at the wrong auction, hucks216. That one is for a signed first edition hardcover, which I imagine would be a lot more valuable to collectors than the regular paperback the OP is selling.

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Re: "Devil's Guard" for sale

Post by kordts » Mon Nov 07, 2011 6:57 pm

The book sold for $24.95 plus postage.
I found it at a Goodwill store. I didn't even read it, because I didn't want to crease it. Sigh. I sold a beat up copy of that book about 5 years ago for $50.00. But it was an earlier edition. That one came from a rummage sale in Naperville, that I just happened to be taking that way home from work, due to road construction.
Here dead lie we because we did not choose
To live and shame the land from which we sprung.
Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose;
But young men think it is, and we were young.
Here Dead Lie We by A.E. Houseman

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