Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

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Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Richard Kaufman » January 27th, 2002, 11:11 am

Scratch And Dent Sale!
In the process of publishing hundreds of thousands of copies of our wonderful books over the past 25 years, it was inevitable that a few have gotten scratched and dinged along the way. Some of the imperfections are so slight that you won't even notice them, but we do, so we feel compelled to offer you these great books at a unique price. These books originally cost between $35 and $45.
While supplies last, any book listed below is only $20
Aftercraft (J.K. Hartman)
Great Balloons (Jean Merlin)
Trickery Treats (J.K. Hartman)
Jennings '67 (Richard Kaufman)
Discoverie of Witchcraft (Reginald Scot)
Duffie's Card Compulsions (Peter Duffie)
Five Times Five: Scotland (Peter Duffie)
The Feints and Temps of Harry Riser (Ed Brown)
Vis a Vis: A Jack Avis Book (John Derris/Jack Avis)
Gary Kurtz: Unexplainable Acts (Richard Kaufman)
Now You See It, Now You Don't Notebook (Bill Tarr)
Secrets Draun from Underground (Richard Kaufman)
The Magic of Edward Victor's Hands (Rae Hammond)
The Book, or Don't Forget to Point (The Flicking Fingers)
Arcade Dreams: Marlo Without Cards (Jon Racherbaumer)
The Greater Artful Dodges of Eddie Fields (Jon Racherbaumer)

Normally we don't charge postage, however with sale prices this low we must. Please add $5 per book for delivery in the United States. Please add $10 per book for delivery by surface mail to foreign countries. DHL Air service to Europe $25 per book; elsewhere $35 per book.
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[ January 28, 2002: Message edited by: bradmagic ]
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Richard Kaufman » January 28th, 2002, 2:24 pm

Check out this Scratch and Dent Sale!
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Richard Kaufman » January 29th, 2002, 4:47 pm

Don't miss the Scratch and Dent sale!!!
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Guest » January 29th, 2002, 7:29 pm

Richard,
This is a cool sale. The lack of interest may be due to the fact that magicians want their books in pristine condition. Which is why they don't read them either.
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby John Pezzullo » January 29th, 2002, 8:17 pm

Richard,

I just placed an order for "The Feints & Temps of Harry Riser".

At $20.00 it's a 'steal'. I feel like a criminal.

I understand that there is a second volume of Harry Riser's book scheduled for eventual publication. Any idea of when this is going to happen?

[ January 29, 2002: Message edited by: John Pezzullo ]

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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Richard Kaufman » January 29th, 2002, 8:30 pm

First, do not mistake the lack of replies in the thread to lack of interest: we have been deluged with calls and e-mails at the Genii office by those ordering books!
Second, as my post says (and the ad in the March issue of Genii will repeat), the scratches or dents are often so small that they would not be noticeable to the buyer.
Third, I have no plans on doing another Harry Riser book, so it might be with some other publisher. But I have heard nothing about it!
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Guest » January 30th, 2002, 2:29 pm

It wasn't the LACK of replies, Richard. It was your two "replies" to your own message, that made my type my little "joke".
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Richard Kaufman » January 30th, 2002, 5:17 pm

In response I must toot my own horn yet again: check out the scratch and dent sale from Kaufman and Company in this thread. :)
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Eric Rose » February 2nd, 2002, 1:57 am

Richard, thank you. I just received my shipment in record time and spent the first couple minutes checking out the condition of the books to see just how scratched and dented they were. The worst thing I could find was a 1/4" round white mark on the back of a black dustcover. Other than a little dust and a couple very slightly bent corners, the books I received were in great shape. Either you are pickier than me or I just got lucky because on a couple books I can't find anything wrong at all. Thanks again. :D

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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Dustin Stinett » February 6th, 2002, 9:00 am

Unsolicited Endorsement Dept.: If you have not yet taken advantage of the Scratch & Dent sale, I urge you to do so (before the euphoria of new-fatherhood wears off and Richard comes to his senses). I just received the book I ordered and, apart from a small crease on the back of the dust jacket and the tiniest of dings on the top cover, this book is in near mint condition. Shoot, it's in better condition then some books I've received as “new” from other publishers! I just placed another order. Thank you very much, Richard, for such a generous sale!

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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Richard Kaufman » February 9th, 2002, 5:35 pm

Don't miss out on our terrific Scratch and Dent sale from Kaufman and Company! Check out the list on this thread.
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Pepka » February 10th, 2002, 12:35 pm

Hi Richard,
I imagine that when you publish so many great magic books, you occasionally have ones that are slightly scratched, or dented. It would be real great if you would offer the members of the forum a deal on these. Think about it, I'm sure it'd be quite successful.
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Richard Kaufman » February 10th, 2002, 8:33 pm

pepka, you don't think 50% off is enough of a deal?
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Pepka » February 10th, 2002, 9:39 pm

Of course it's a great deal Richard. That was my sarcasm mode.
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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Areeb Malik » February 11th, 2002, 9:45 am

Thanks Richard for the great deal on the books. I suggest to anyone to take advantage of this great offer.

"Dent? What dent?"

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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Guest » March 6th, 2002, 12:08 pm

I just bought my books...3 of them...cause I am a proud book junky!!

After Craft
Secrets Draun from underground
card compulsions.....

WHEW!!!

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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Guest » March 7th, 2002, 11:10 am

Hey Richard,

This is a great deal and I just wanted to say thanks. I think I'll buy all the books on the list by the end of the month.

is there a bookaholics place? :eek:

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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Matthew Field » March 7th, 2002, 1:40 pm

Originally posted by Lonnie Dilan:
is there a bookaholics place?


This is it! :D

Matt Field

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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Guest » March 10th, 2002, 2:45 pm

Dear Richard,
Maybe it is time for a really badly damaged book sale ? :D

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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Guest » March 10th, 2002, 4:48 pm

Hey Richard,
Any damaged copies of Hilliard's Notebook laying around? :D
PSIncerely Yours,
Paul

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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Guest » March 15th, 2002, 10:29 am

Hey Richard,

YOU GUYS LIED!!! There are no scratches or dents in the books I got....can I trade them in for some beat up ones?

I expected some visible damage, but I really can't see anything wrong with my books...YOU GUYS ARE GREAT!!!

WHAT A DEAL!!!

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Re: Scratch and Dent Sale from Kaufman and Co.

Postby Pepka » March 27th, 2002, 10:42 pm

Richard,
I have to agree with Lonnie. I always wanted, (and finally have) your beautiful edition of Discoverie. I'm a printer by trade and have a very good eye for mistakes or flubs most would miss, but I can find none. Now I'll have to keep going till I have all the books on the list.
Thanks Richard,
Pepka


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