Re: anthropology texts to be saved (Sydney)

Abbie Widin (
9 Sep 1996 14:38:45 +1000

All the left over books have been bought by second-hand book
sellers, none will be pulped. I just went and checked with the
people who run it. They are, however, collecting books for the
next year sale already.

Abbie Widin

In <50dpv6$> (Danny) writes:

>Sydney Uni is holding their annual book sale, and as usual they are
>getting rid of a large number of old library books they no longer need
>multiple copies of. This year there are lot of classic works of
>ethnography -- works such as Malinowksi's _Coral Gardens and Their
>Magic_, Fortes' _The Web of Kinship Among the Tallensi_, Firth's _The
>Work of the Gods in Tikopia_. All being sold for a couple of dollars
>each and the depressing thing is that the unsold books will be
>pulped! The thought is enough to make me cry, so I am buying as much
>as I can carry away. I doubt I'll ever find the time to read most of
>them, but there's room for another box of books under the house.