Re: "Good Books" ?

From: Dale M. Wheeler (
Date: Thu Mar 23 2000 - 12:27:25 EST

<x-flowed iso-8859-1>At 04:49 PM 3/23/2000 +0100, Daniel RiaŅo wrote:
>Dale M. Wheeler wrote:
>At 16:42 +0100 23/3/00, Daniel RiaŅo wrote:
>>I just received a catalogue from "Good Books" in Springfield, ILL, a
>>company specializing in reprints. I've never heard of this company, so
>>I'm wondering if anyone else knows about them? They list the following,
>>which would no doubt be of great interest to students of the GNT:
>Thanks to Dale for sharing this info. The catalogue of reprint titles is
>really impressive and prices are OK, but there is some piece of
>information that is not quite clear to me. The company's Web page says it
>is a company specialised in (my emphasis) "*Photocopies* of rare books in
>biblical studies and reform theology". Does anybody has actually seen any
>book edited by "Good Books"? Are they good quality copies of the
>originals, properly sewn and bounded, or something different? Is there any
>way to order from them via eMail-a Web server?
>Daniel RiaŅo Rufilanchas
>Madrid, EspaŅa
>Por favor, tomad nota de la nueva direcciŪn de correo:


I cross posted this message to the TC forum as well and I've received three
separate responses from people who have purchased TC books from them, and
all were very pleased with the quality of the materials they received from
them. They are photo copy reproductions, but evidently they have found
good originals and done a good job reproducing them. Here's a couple of
the messages:

>From: Richard J Saley <>
>Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2000 19:45:25 -0500
>X-Message-Number: 2
>FYI, I purchased Field's 2 volumes of the Hexapla from them last fall and
>am very well pleased with the quality of the reprint.
>| Richard J. Saley, Ph.D. Tel: 617-495-4239 |
>| The Semitic Museum Fax: 617-496-8904 |
>| Harvard University |
>| Six Divinity Avenue |
>| Cambridge, MA 02138 USA |

>Dear Dale,
>I ordered the Tischendorf, NT, 3 vols, 8th ed. from them after searching for
>years for an original copy. I was quite pleased with the quality of the
>binding, and I no longer have to go to a library and endure the mildew and
>yellowed pages of the originals. They do a good service in providing bound
>photocopies of out of print good books.
>Philip B. Payne
>Linguist's Software, Inc.
>P.O. Box 580
>Edmonds, WA 98020-0580
>1 (425) 775-1130 voice
>1 (425) 771-5911 fax

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