I really wanted a copy of HF Servlets and JSP. As soon as it was released. I had a plan:
Before it was released, I placed orders on a number of booksellers' websites (amazon, bn, etc). That way, the first bookseller to ship the book would get my order, and I could cancel the other orders before they shipped. Unfortunatley, things didn't work out quite to plan - two of the sites shipped my book on the same day! D'oh!
So i ended up with two brand new copies of the book. And that's why one is available on ebay: