Re: Psychology of Personal Constructs

Robert Hadden Mole (
Mon, 27 Jul 1998 12:19:42 -0600 (MDT)

...yet another take on the situation

I finally threw up my hands and gave up trying to get an old copy
and decided to get a new one just a couple of weeks ago. Sites like and will sell you the volumes seperately for
about $125 a piece, which is awfully steep. However, it had gotten to the
point where I felt I could not wait any longer to have my own copy on
hand. To make things a little more convenient for me, I decided not to
order over the internet, and instead ordered through a nearby "Chapters"
bookstore that I visit often. The clerk at Chapters took my order, but
no sooner had I hung up the phone when she called right back.
Apparently, under the listings of the separate volumes (each at about
$125) there was a listing for the "two volume set" (974pp) at the
mysterious price of $103 CDN. "Would you rather have that one?" asked the
As Tim suggested a few months ago, there ARE copies out there. If
you keep digging, you can probably find the price you want.

-- Robb

> > A friend of mine whom collects and sells books has gotten a hold of the 1955 2
> > volume set of The Psychology of Personal Constructs by Kelly. He would like
> > $60 for the set. Someone can negotiate with him if they like.
> I found my copy at a used bookstore two years ago for $22. I think $60 is
> a bit steep, unless it's in absolutely impeccable condition.
> Tim