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Re: [BKARTS] Pre Selling Books?

Pre-selling is certainly legal. Scholastic Book Company is pre-selling the
next "Harry Potter" (even as I type) at its book fairs.
Good Luck,
Julie Jones
----- Original Message -----
From: Katie Harper <knharper@xxxxxxxx>
To: <BOOK_ARTS-L@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, May 11, 2003 6:05 PM
Subject: Pre Selling Books?

> I have an idea for a rather large, ambitious letterpress book project and
> trying to think of ways of funding it. There are grants, of course, and
> corporate sponsorship to be considered. But I also wondered if anyone out
> there has had positive experiences with pre-selling a book to cover the
> costs of production. I have read a bit about some of the older fine press
> book printers who had subscribers who would pay so much in advance and get
> copy of the book when printed. I don't even know if such practices are
> these days, but will check with my attorney. Meanwhile, if anyone has had
> experience and cares to share it, thank you  (in advance.)
> Katie Harper
> Ars Brevis Press
> Cincinnati, OH
> 513-233-9588
> http://www.arsbrevispress.com

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