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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #495 on: February 24, 2008, 09:21:01 AM »

  Here's a Romanian one, "Enchantress,Marthe Bibesco and Her World" by Christine Sutherland. I think it's the only English-language
biography of her.

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #496 on: February 24, 2008, 01:37:58 PM »
I got a great package in the mail the other day. A subscriber sent me double issue he had of Majesty magazine from 1982-1996...I was so amazed, thankful and surprised!

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #497 on: February 24, 2008, 01:56:32 PM »
I got a great package in the mail the other day. A subscriber sent me double issue he had of Majesty magazine from 1982-1996...I was so amazed, thankful and surprised!

Arturo

Pity that the people who paid you for books haven't been amazed, thankful or surprised to receive theirs...

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #498 on: February 24, 2008, 03:51:17 PM »
Oh Helen dear...what would we do without your constant and neverending efforts at amusing us!

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #499 on: February 24, 2008, 03:54:11 PM »
Oh Helen dear...what would we do without your constant and neverending efforts at amusing us!

Arturo

Don't worry, Art, I have lots of time on my hands, so I will continuously remind you that you owe people money, until you refund it to them :-)

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #500 on: February 24, 2008, 04:39:21 PM »
Oh and I thank you in advance on their behalf and mine!

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #501 on: February 24, 2008, 04:58:37 PM »
Be careful Helen...you are beginning to enter dangerous territory.

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Instead of responding to my posts, why not respond to your customer's concerns, Art? You can easily make things right, just refund them their money and it will be all over.  Why change the subject and concentrate on me, when you have all these angry people you need to answer to?

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #502 on: February 24, 2008, 05:04:21 PM »
Be careful Helen...you are beginning to enter dangerous territory.

Arturo


Instead of responding to my posts, why not respond to your customer's concerns, Art? You can easily make things right, just refund them their money and it will be all over.  Why change the subject and concentrate on me, when you have all these angry people you need to answer to?


Because you are not involved in this and you are not going to dictate policy to the rest of us...perhaps if you had something else to do...as you yourself say you have plenty of time...you would spend so much time meddling in other people's business and causing trouble.

You do not know how many people order the book...you do not know how many already got it from the first box, you certainly ignore my correspondence with them...and I am not going to reveal it as it is none of your business. Ms Mabee has the option to obtain her money if she wants not to wait any longer. That is her choice and hers alone...not yours, one of your business.

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #503 on: February 24, 2008, 05:12:33 PM »




Because you are not involved in this and you are not going to dictate policy to the rest of us...perhaps if you had something else to do...as you yourself say you have plenty of time...you would spend so much time meddling in other people's business and causing trouble.

You do not know how many people order the book...you do not know how many already got it from the first box, you certainly ignore my correspondence with them...and I am not going to reveal it as it is none of your business. Ms Mabee has the option to obtain her money if she wants not to wait any longer. That is her choice and hers alone...not yours, one of your business.

Bes regards,

Arturo Beéche

As a matter of fact Ms Mabee would like her money back, so how about you send it to her? Ms Mabee is too nice to expose you like this, but even she was pushed to her limit. But I am not as nice, and I have no qualms exposing you... I am part of this forum and a lot of the members here are my friends, and I really hate to see my friends cheated. Especially by the likes of you. Ms Mabee is my friend and I like her very much, which makes this my business. Consider me her representative and also of the others whose money you have. So how about it, are you going to refund Ms Mabee and others or are you going to just continue this back and forth nonsense?
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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #504 on: February 25, 2008, 08:46:45 AM »
I will remind all posters to keep their public postings to public discussion of the topic and private discussion to PM or email. We don't need this public discussion of threats or whatever.

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #505 on: February 25, 2008, 09:01:32 AM »
Rob, the problem is that members of this Forum who, in good faith, subscribed to Mr Beeche's 'publishing house', shelled out over $500 each in January 2007 - i.e. over a year ago, are failing to get any response from Mr Beeche.   If truth be told, they fear confrontation and reading these posts and the ones on the other thread, one can fully understand why.   HelenA is fearless and loyal and I LOATHE injustice (as well you know) - so what's our alternative?   

As a result, in extremis, they have been left with no alternative but to bring the subject into the public domain - the Alexander Palace Discussion Forum - in the hope of being reimbursed by their debtor.

Don't get me wrong, Rob, I feel terribly, terribly sorry for you and for Bob having to cope with this extremely unpleasant issue... and issue  which has been thrust upon you and which is of no fault of either your's or Bob's.  In fact I KNOW how upset both of you will be and I want everyone else who comes here to know that too.   

Both of you are victims of injustice - just like the people who too have trusted and are paying a high price.

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #506 on: February 25, 2008, 09:12:56 AM »
I'm all in favor of Laura, Ortino, and others' dispute with Eurohistory finding resolution -- with the help of the forum, if necessary -- but I'd also hope we don't have to clutter up other threads to do so....
THE LOST CROWN: A Novel of Romanov Russia -- now in paperback!
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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #507 on: February 25, 2008, 09:33:00 AM »
OK.

Been trying NOT to get dragged into this, but seem to be forced. There is NO evidence so far that people are being cheated or "scammed".  So far, the one person who wanted a refund is getting one. To be honest, the length of time seems excessive to me, as Bob buys books from Russia regularly, and they never take nearly that long to arrive, nor is DHL exorbitantly priced.  THAT SAID, I don't know Art's business, or the communications to or from his customers either. Art doesn't pay for advertising, we have allowed him to announce publications here simply as a courtesy to interested users.  Some of our close friends have published through him with good experience in years past.

I simply CAN'T sit in judgment without further information. My attitude is that Art should gladly refund anyone's money who has waited over a year simply by the customer asking for a refund.  That is the professional thing to do.  Now, if someone wants their money back, and can't get it, thats a different kettle of fish...so far, nobody has said they have been refused a refund.

I think this is reasonable...

Kudos to Helen for making lemonade out of lemons for facilitating the acquisition of this wonderful and rare book, why not just rise above petty name calling and do the right thing?


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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #508 on: February 25, 2008, 11:36:32 AM »


  I'll repost the last book, in case people may have missed it. "Enchantress,Marthe Bibesco and Her World". Only English biography on her,very interesting for people who would like to read about Romania. She was a writer & friend of Marie & Ferdinand.

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Re: Duplicate Books
« Reply #509 on: February 28, 2008, 04:09:37 PM »

  Well it  seems like no one  is interested in good free books anymore,too bad. I'll list these three & than forget it.

 "The Empress of Farewells, The Story of Charlotte Empress of Mexico" by Prince Michael of Greece hard covered.

 "Once a Grand Duchess,Xenia Sister of Nicholas II, Van Der Kiste & Hall,soft.

 "The Romanov Legacy,The Palaces of St.Petersbug", by Belyakova hard covered coffee table book.