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Postby Stefano » 06/06/02 01:43 AM

I was looking to find a copy of Penultimate Cups And Balls by Bob Read.

I already tried from different dealers with no success.

I really appreciate any help!
Thanks in advance
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Postby John Pezzullo » 06/06/02 03:27 AM

Stefano,

Check with Magic Books By Post (Bristol, UK). They have it listed for purchase in their on-line catalogue. Their URL is:

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepage ... /index.htm

The manuscript that you're looking for is listed on the following page:

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepage ... __1400.htm

Good luck!
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Postby Stefano » 06/06/02 04:41 AM

I tried several times to contact them. But I could not get any answer.

I do not understand why if they sell books they do not answer at request of customers (this is my personal consideration) :(

Thanks anyway John for your remarkable advise
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Postby John Pezzullo » 06/06/02 05:49 AM

Stefano,

If you read their 'Terms of Business" you'll find that they operate a 'no frills' type operation:

http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepage ... mbbp_3.htm

For example:
We cannot answer or return phone calls.
We cannot answer enquiries by e-mail.
All enquiries send 1 International reply coupon for seamail or 2 for airmail reply.
My advice is to simply send them your order.
They're a dealer with a good reputation despite their rather 'spartan' approach to doing business. It's not the most pleasant way of doing business, but if you keep the final objective in mind, obtaining a copy of Bob Read's manuscript, it's worth it.

Regards,

John
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Postby Guest » 06/06/02 08:15 AM

I've ordered from them on a couple of occasions.

And they're prompt and efficient.

I've also been told, by an acquaintance, that despite their comment that they won't answer e-mail enquiries, they do in fact answer them.

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Postby Pete Biro » 06/06/02 07:14 PM

Once again, if I can find it, I may have one of the watches that goes with the Bob Reed routine available...
Stay tooned.
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Postby BrendanK » 06/07/02 05:35 PM

Keith Bennett in Birmingham, England is another likely source for this manuscript.
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Postby BrendanK » 06/09/02 01:03 PM

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Postby Stefano » 06/14/02 09:01 AM

Got it!
From Keith Bennett, nice person.
One last thing, someone knows in which year it was published? (no date is writing inside the booklet)
Thanks everybody for your help ;)
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Postby Earle Oakes » 06/15/02 12:24 AM

Stefano,

The Introduction in my copy of the book
is dated August, 1974.

Earle
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Postby Stefano » 06/15/02 01:11 PM

Thank you very much Earle,
really appreciate!! :)
Cheers
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