Does anyone think this is as astounding?

The main body of the LCC and its practical application, including all 4 published versions of Book 1 with their inserts: the 1959 tan cover; the 1959 light green cover Japanese edition; the 1970‘s white cover, which adds an illustrated River Trip to the 1959 edition, and the currently available Fourth Edition, 2001.

The authorization code is the first word on Page 198 of the Fourth Edition of the LCCTO.

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Does anyone think this is as astounding?

Postby dds1234 » Sat Oct 18, 2008 6:50 pm

The fact that the price of the concept in over fifty years has gone up so terribly much!?

Sheesh I mean five whole dollars!
-Inflation is such a bitch...
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Postby bobappleton » Sun Oct 19, 2008 10:32 am

Just thought I'd check the alternative to buying direct from the LCC website for $125. The current Amazon prices are $300.63, or $379.95.
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Postby dds1234 » Sun Oct 19, 2008 5:01 pm

motherlode wrote:Bought my copy for $18.50 in '58. I remember hiding it because I knew my parents would question where all that money came from.

Wow. I really cannot imagine how that would have been. All I have are material comparisons from my generation... Like a vidja' game console!
-Since I am a youngn' and all. :oops:

I wonder if Russell used an equivalent price today, on that radio interview...
-Off topic, I am fairly sure George Russell has a foul mouth!
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