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Buying classical editions of textbooks

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thrill3rnit3
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I was just wondering if and where I can buy classical editions of certain textbooks.

eg. I want to get George B. Thomas's Calculus, but I want the classical 2nd edition.

Amazon only has the latest edition(s), and I don't want those.
 

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thrill3rnit3
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anyone?
 
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turbo
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There are booksellers who specialize in old, out-of-print books. Usually (for obvious reasons) they tend to cater to the collectors of $$$$ books, not people who want old used textbooks. You might also try to search for libraries that are de-acquisitioning out-dated texts to see what they have for sale.
 
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thrill3rnit3
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Do you know specific company names of such booksellers?
 
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Dr Transport
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www.powells.com may have what you want.
 
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thrill3rnit3
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alright thanks I'll check it out

If anyone here has read the GBT Jr Calculus series, which edition would be the best one?
 
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alibris.com and abebooks.com.
 

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