I can't agree with you on this one. I mean, if you cater to a domestic audience only then us "foreigners" are really screwed. I couldn't possibly buy Bukowski bargains on eBay :D
Bill says it's the first time this happens to him and I kind of suspect that the TMF is not being 100% transparent here. I'm not saying that customs story is not possible, but it's sure weird and uncommon. But France is going through difficult times now, so who knows?
Well, I never offer international shipping for inexpensive items, but not due to losses, etc. Rather because any time I have to stand in line for service at a Los Angeles post office I'm looking at 20 to 40 minutes of my time down the drain. For a $5 item, it's not worth it.nymark said:Typical egocentric American! When will we ever learn?
As for : Money making scumbag...you obviously don't know me
Anyone who has dealt with me has will vouch for my honesty - I dare say I given away more BUK freebies and extras with my auctions than most . for me eBay isn't just about making money....
Anyhow, all one has to do to obtain copies of ANY university archive is say you are doing scholarly work and they'll let you copy whatever you want. Obviously, the copies cannot be intended for republishing or resale.
Someone from these forums recently sent me copies of 75 pages of early 60's unpublished letters from Bukowski to the Webbs. He didn't ask for anything in return, he even went so far as to say they were "of no value" but was sending them to me because he knew I would be interested.