Could you please help me solve the following question?
- The trade in scientific literature in nineteenth-century Germany was so robust that the publisher constantly worried about (i) ________ of new titles, an anxiety that gave even relatively undistinguished authors, who made their living writing technical treatises, (ii) ________.
(i) choices: (ii) choices: A. prices D. limited public relevance B. supplies E. enviable scholarly credentials C. embargoes F. strong bargaining positions
The answer given for blank (i) is option B, and the answer given for blank (ii) is option F.
I am just wondering why option A is ɴᴏᴛ correct. What's wrong with saying prices there?