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1Levening2013
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basic amazon.com question

Postby 1Levening2013 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 1:56 pm

please excuse my lack of knowledge, but i have always just gone to the bookstore and overpaid for books at the beginning of the semester, but decided i want to try to save this year. what do you do when amazon does not display the latest edition of a casebook? i see all of the supplements keyed to the latest edition, and i can find the book on other websites, but not the actual casebook. obvious answer is to order from the other websites but i would prefer to order from amazon with the free two-day shipping.

any advice would be appreciated. thanks

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Re: basic amazon.com question

Postby stonepeep » Tue Aug 17, 2010 3:54 pm

I'd search by the ISBN number, rather than the casebook name. That way if it doesn't come up you know they don't have it on Amazon at all.

I know you'd prefer to use Amazon, but if they don't have it, try Half.com.

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Re: basic amazon.com question

Postby D-ROCCA » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:00 pm

alibris.com
easier, cheaper, faster

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Re: basic amazon.com question

Postby 03121202698008 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:07 pm

lawbooksforless.com is also good.

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Re: basic amazon.com question

Postby mikeytwoshoes » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:38 pm

blowhard wrote:lawbooksforless.com is also good more expensive.

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Re: basic amazon.com question

Postby 03121202698008 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:41 pm

mikeytwoshoes wrote:
blowhard wrote:lawbooksforless.com is also good more expensive.


It wasn't for a couple of my books. One was $140 used on Amazon and $35 used on lawbooksforless

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Re: basic amazon.com question

Postby 1Levening2013 » Tue Aug 17, 2010 4:42 pm

thanks for the responses guys

are all of these you are listing free shipping or no?

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Re: basic amazon.com question

Postby nynole » Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:19 pm

Bought my Admin Law case book brand new (2010 edition) on textbooksrus.com for $37. Bookstore sells it for $160

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Re: basic amazon.com question

Postby SwollenMonkey » Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:32 pm

1Levening2013 wrote:thanks for the responses guys

are all of these you are listing free shipping or no?


It's free shipping if you have Amazon Prime for the student. Look into and enroll.

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Re: basic amazon.com question

Postby kalvano » Fri Aug 20, 2010 10:36 pm

Only orders fulfilled by Amazon qualify for Prime. Most of the lower-priced used ones are not fulfilled by Amazon. But expedited shipping is only $5 from most vendors.




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