Saturday, May 9, 2015
An odd moral dilemma with this one.... Ironically enough with a classic epic that can be directly related to morals!
I wasn't wearing my glasses, I looked in the inner cover and saw $18.95. It's one of my favorites and $20 wasn't to much for a nice older version of this epic. I paid $18.95 (though thought this was an oddly specific price for a used book). The fellow behind the counter charged me $18.95. I checked with a friend of mine AND my wife who both said they wondered why it was priced at $18.95 after they looked in the front page.
Take a closer look... there is definitely a comma AFTER the 1 and before the 8. Did I pay $20 bucks for one valued at almost 2 grand? I looked up similar copies on eBay and other stores and the book does sell for a couple of hundred bucks elsewhere... is there something different about this edition?
Maybe I'll take it somewhere for appraisal.
But... in the meantime, I plan to enjoy owning what might be the most expensive book I've ever collected, even by accident!