Re: NA27 and BHS

Kevin W. Woodruff (
Tue, 10 Sep 1996 13:49:36 -0400 (EDT)

Dear Eric:

The $64.95 price is from the 1996 Fall/Winter Academic Catalogue from CBD.
It is good through next spring. So I'd order from CBD if I was anyone.

At 09:09 AM 9/10/96 -24000, you wrote:
>People are showing the ABS (publisher's) price for the NA27/BHS(4) as $89.95
>and the CBD (retailer's/discounter's) price as $64.95. ABS used to sell it
>direct (until 8/1/96) for $55.95 (I believe). CBD always costs more for ABS
>materials than when ordering direct from ABS. The prices that are being
>quoted are probably pre-8/1/96 prices from CBD catalogs and post-7/31/96
>prices from ABS. I'm sure that after CBD runs out of its present supply (if
>indeed it is selling them for only $64.95), the price will more than likely
>be $99.95 or $105.95, while the ABS price will be $89.95. ABS raised the
>prices 8/1/96 on almost all its Greek and Hebrew texts--the Greek NA Synopsis
>went from $54.95 or $59.95 to $99.95, for example. Interestingly, Metzger's
>textual commentary on UBS4 dropped $0.05 in price, from $22.00 to $21.95.
>Happy Shopping!

Kevin W. Woodruff
Reference Librarian
Cierpke Memorial Library
Temple Baptist Seminary
Tennessee Temple University
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