99cent store find/missed finds...

From: Ward Donald Griffiths III <gram_at_cnct.com>
Date: Wed Jan 28 09:08:27 1998

Larry Anderson & Diane Hare wrote:
> From: Sam Ismail <dastar_at_wco.com>
> Subject: Re: 99 cent store find...
> > Every once in a while you actually find something cool at those places.
> > There is a 99 cent clearance store (same chain as the one you went to
> > Larry) near me where I found a bunch of mid 80s computer programming books
> > (all in a series). The titles were like '6502 Assembly Language
> > Programming' and 'Z-80 Assembly Language Programming', 'FORTH', some
> > others.
> Were those those thinnish hardback editions... I have come across
> PILOT, FORTH, and TRS-80 Graphics... No 6502 Assembly though, better
> check there again...
> A couple years back I bought a couple 64 games books from another
> discount store, I could easily tell why they were so cheap, some had
> doubled or missing pages, or pages upside-down... oops.

TAB Books. Without doubt the worst publisher in history. The
poor construction was the least of it. Their typesetter often
screwed up things like the punctuation in program listings.
Ward Griffiths
Dylan:  How many years must some people exist, 
			before they're allowed to be free?
WDG3rd:  If they "must" exist until they're "allowed",
			they'll never be free.
Received on Wed Jan 28 1998 - 09:08:27 GMT

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