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Forum: Math 2015-11-03, 01:44
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
I've just checked again. There are only two books...

I've just checked again. There are only two books now: a used book for $147.66 and a "new" book for $2629.01 (!!!!)
Forum: Math 2015-11-01, 22:06
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
This is one of the reasons an e-book would be...

This is one of the reasons an e-book would be better for this Number Theory course: there are more students than books.
Forum: Math 2015-10-29, 20:32
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
Now Amazon shows the following prices at...

Now Amazon shows the following prices at http://www.amazon.com/First-Course-Number-Theory-Edgar/dp/0534085148

4 New from $110.07 8 Used from $80.13 1 Collectible from $75.52
13 used & new from...
Forum: Math 2015-10-28, 20:10
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
There is no problem on customs if you hand-carry...

There is no problem on customs if you hand-carry the items.
Forum: Math 2015-10-28, 19:37
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
Thanks. That's a better option. Please send me a...

Thanks. That's a better option. Please send me a PM with more information.
Forum: Math 2015-10-28, 18:28
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
Thanks for the offer, but the books "disappear"...

Thanks for the offer, but the books "disappear" on customs. I will not be able to receive it.
Forum: Math 2015-10-28, 12:47
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
You have to read more carefully. I cannot buy a...

You have to read more carefully. I cannot buy a physical book from abroad. There is no problem with electronic books.
Forum: Math 2015-10-27, 17:37
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
Since the book was published on 1988, there is no...

Since the book was published on 1988, there is no e-book available. Notice that I had no problems to buy e-books from Google books.
Forum: Math 2015-10-27, 16:12
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
Maybe you have not read international news on the...

Maybe you have not read international news on the newspapers the last six months, but we cannot import books from abroad, so I cannot access legally that (or other) non-electronic books. Maybe when...
Forum: Math 2015-10-27, 11:48
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
With respect to book prices, you will find that...

With respect to book prices, you will find that the authors only get 10% of the final price, the publisher about 30% (but it needs about 10% to produce the book), other people and logistics 20%, and...
Forum: Math 2015-10-27, 11:35
Replies: 75
Views: 8,138
Posted By alpertron
Bob, please review the material linked from...

Bob, please review the material linked from http://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=413869&postcount=16 and http://www.mersenneforum.org/showpost.php?p=413914&postcount=43 and tell us whether it...
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