From: Jack Smith
Subject: Re: "Art of Electronics" for 15 $ New !!!
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Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 01:23:57 GMT
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I picked up my copy of AofE 2nd Ed. while on a business trip to Korea
a few years ago. 25,000 Won, which at the time was less than US$20.
Also bought Skolnik's Radar Handbook (2nd ed.) for around $25.
There was a very large bookstore in Seol full of English technical
books, all reprinted under license in Korea, marked "Not for Export"
and all in the $10-$30 price range. I brought back as many books as I
could fit into the suitcase.
Some of the books I looked at suffered a bit in binding and some were
obviously done from 2nd or 3rd generation plates, as could be seen in
poor reproduction of half-tone photographs.
On Wed, 11 Sep 2002 23:39:56 GMT, Jonathan Kirwan
>On Wed, 11 Sep 2002 22:56:39 GMT, B Thomas
>>Well, I did take the risk and ordered . Also the seller informs me
>>that print quality is good . Let me see how it goes , if it turns out to
>>be bad , I will post a warning in big bold letters.
>Best of luck and let us know what you think. What is the shipping
>cost to be charged, by the way?
>I'm crossing this over into sci.electronics.design in the hope that
>Winfield Hill sees it and comments on these Indian publishers of his
>efforts, 2nd ed of AofE, for about $13 new and the student edition for
>about $9 new, at oscarindia.com. He may have something useful to say
>about it, as well.
>If it's legit, I may add that source as a recommendation to students
>and professionals I meet. Horowitz and Hill deserves wide reading
>(and a 3rd edition real soon before I get to old to care, ;)