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From: Brian Randell <>
Subject: Re: [DEV] Re Finding Useful Books
Date: Tue, 14 Jun 2005 11:34:08 +0100
>I appreciate that the listing is not for advertising
>and I am not, but I have sourced a lot of books from
>Ebay using the keyword search facility.
>I also use the 'soc.genealogy.marketplace' newsgroup
>where many things are advertised.
Let me also quote from the GENUKI/Devon FAQ (Frequently asked Questions) List:
>14. How can I find more about the citation <?????> in GENUKI/Devon?
>The thousands of citations to books and articles given in
>GENUKI/Devon come from a variety of sources - where possible library
>catalogue numbers or ISBNs (International Standard Book Numbers) are
>included. Such information is intended to help you locate a copy of
>the item, in a good reference library, via an Inter-Library Loan
>service operated by your library, or via one of the several on-line
>union catalogues of second-hand booksellers, such as:
Though I do occasionally buy other types of items from e-Bay, I've
found the above sources very useful.
PS You will also find details of a number of booksellers specialising
in Devon books under Bibliography on the GENUKI/Devon main page.
PPS (To All) General (i.e. non-specific to Devon) continuations of
this thread should be via direct email, not the DEVON-L list.
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