Friday, December 31, 2010

Happy New Year!

Purchased a few things.

Shelved a few stacks of kids books.

Shelved a stack of DVDs.

Organized the back storage, and behind the counter a bit.

Book of the day:

Al Jaffee Draws a Crowd by Al Jaffee
Signet 1978 Paperback

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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Processed and packed the online orders.

Put 2 boxes online.

A pile of DVDs were donated, should have them out soon.

Book of the day:

Wyvern 1st by A. A. Attanasio
Ticknor & Fields 1988-08 Hardcover

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

New Receipt Coupons - return with your receipt coupon within 5 days get $5 off a purchase of $25 or more.

Sorted 8 boxes from storage.

Shelved some art books.

Purchased a couple mystery novels.

Book of the day:

The Clue of the Velvet Mask. (#30: Nancy Drew Mystery Stories) by Caroline Keene
Grosset & Dunlap 1953 Hardcover

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Processed and packed the online orders, bit slower, must have been a sort of x-mas rush last few weeks.

Shelved the last of those Vinyl records, more classical, and lots of vintage classic rock albums.

Item of the day (staying with the vinyl again):

Nat King Cole At the Piano [7 inch VINYL 45 rpm] by Nat King Cole
Capitol Records Vinyl

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Monday, December 27, 2010

Finished some online orders.

Updated online ads.

Cleaned up a bit.

Shelved more Vinyl records, almost finished the box...

Item of the day:

Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On / It'll Be Me [7 inch VINYL single 45 rpm] by Jerry Lee Lewis
SUN Records Golden Treasure Series Vinyl

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Sunday, December 26, 2010

Shelved some more Vinyl records.

Processed and packed the online orders.

Item of the day:

PS2 Guitar Hero Game Set: 2 Guitar controllers, 3 Games 1, 2, and Rocks the 80s for Playstation 2 by
Playstation 2 Toy

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Saturday, December 25, 2010

Merry




Book of the day:

A Christmas Ball (Leisure Historical Romance) by Jennifer Ashley; Emily Bryan; Alissa Johnson
Leisure Books 2009-09-29 Mass Market Paperback

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Friday, December 24, 2010

Vinyl Vinyl Vinyl

Shelved a box and a half of Vinyl records. Lots of great 60's rock, some classical, musicals box sets, and kids stuff.

Shelved 2 stacks of hardcover, some rare and not Art, fiction trade-paper, and others.

Item of the day:

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Picture Disk Collectors Edition Original Motion Picture Soundtrack LP MCA-6113 by John Williams
MCA Records Vinyl

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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Purchased 2 collections of books.

Shelved a stack of art books.

Processed and packed the online sales.

Book of the day:

The Panorama of the Renaissance by Margaret Aston
Harry N. Abrams 2000-03-01 Hardcover

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Shelved 2 large stacks of books, mostly hardcover, some trade-paper, all various subjects, Cookbooks, young adult, history, ancient history, California, ships, military, fiction, reference, trivia, more.

Did some backups to the computer.

Item of the day:

Inside Sauter-Finegan RCA Victor 45EP - EJC 1003 [7 inch VINYL 45 rpm] by Sauter-Finegan; Jim Flora
RCA Victor 1954 Vinyl

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Still wet out.

Processed and packed the online orders.

Organized some stuff on the computer, so while it took nearly all day, it doesn't look like anything was actually done...

Item(s) of the day:

Monty Python and the Holy Grail 12' Figures Set Series 1 + Terry Gilliam as the Bridgekeeper (Michael Palin as Sir Galahad, Terry Jones As Sir Bedevere, John Cleese as Sir Launcelot, Graham Chapman As King Arthur, Eric Idle As Sir Robin) by Monty Python
Sideshow Toy 2001 Toy

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Monday, December 20, 2010

Still raining (just in case you didn't notice...)

A Bit busier today, people must be running out of books after nearly a week of being trapped inside by the rain.

Book of the day:
Signed If We Can Keep a Severed Head Alive...Discorporation and U.S. Patent 4,666,425 by Chet Fleming
Polinym Press 1988-02 Hardcover

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Sunday, December 19, 2010

Enough rain already.

Processed & packed the online orders.

Book of the day:

*Signed* M is for Magic by Neil Gaiman; Gahan Wilson
Subterranean Press 2007-07-26 Hardcover

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Saturday, December 18, 2010

Rain. Store was pretty empty all day, until right at the last minute a whole crowd came in.


Book of the day:

Jean Craighead George Signed Julie (sequel to Julie of the Wolves) by Jean Craighead George; Illustrator-Wendell Minor
HarperCollins 1994-09-30 Hardcover

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Friday, December 17, 2010

Bah rain, but at least the books aren't getting damp.

Finally getting over this rotten cold.

Book of the day:

Looking at drawings: A guide to technical terms by Paul Goldman
British Museum Publications 1979 Staple bound Pamphlet

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Thursday, December 16, 2010

Okay now, explaining that this book is too much because you're just going to cut up the book is not the way to get the price lowered... In fact it's almost enough to make it suddenly twice as expensive...

Purchased a huge box of CDs, will try to get them out tomorrow.

Processed and packed the online orders.

Book of the day:

*Signed* Peter Pan (100th Anniversary Edition) *Remarqued* by J. M. Barrie; Illustrator- Michael Hague
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2003-10-01 Hardcover

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Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Bills and accounting - and yes that does take all day...


Item of the day:


Back Stage (New Avon Library, #64) by Vicki Baum
Avon Book Co. 1945 Mass Market Paperback

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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Finally got back the stuff from the Bazaar, & reshelved them.
Made a special holiday shelf spot.

Processed and packed the online orders, and they got picked up early.

Shelved 2 boxes of mostly fiction hardcover, but some of trade-papers, and kids, and history too.
A big stack of recent paperbacks were traded-in and put on the spin-racks already.


Polar Lights #7512 Land of the Giants Snake Scene Plastic Model Kit by
Polar Lights Toy

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Monday, December 13, 2010

Processed all the donations & purchases from the last few days.

Reshelved some of the Christmas books we took to the Bazaar on Sunday.

Shelved 2 boxes of books; mostly Fiction, trade-paper's and some hardcover, plus some few of history and other subjects.

Worked on webpage for displaying all the items we have for sale online.

Signed up for Tumblr, although don't know what we'll do with it.


The Adventures of Mr. Verdant Green, an Oxford Freshman (Volume 1 ONLY) by Cuthbert Bede
Little, Brown and Co 1893 Hardcover

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Sunday, December 12, 2010

The Bazaar seemed to go ok, David helped and ran our booth so we could have the store open.

Seems to be a problem getting the stuff back tho... a little bizarre that.


Early English Meals and Manners: John Russell's Boke of Nurture, Wynkyn De Worde's Boke of Keruynge, The Boke of Curtasye, R. Westes' Booke of Demeanor, Seager's Schoole of Vertue, The Babees Book, Aristotle's A B C, Urbanitatis, Stans Puer Ad Mensam, The by Frederick J. Furnivall, M.A.
Early English Text Society / Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1868, 1984, 1904 Hardcover

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Saturday, December 11, 2010

Holiday Bazaar tomorrow, getting our spot set up now.




Sgt. Fury and his Howling Commandos Vol.1 [24 issues] 11, 14, 15, 17, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 32, 34, 47, 49, 50, 52, 55, 56, 62, 88, 120 (last original) + Marvel Special Edition 14 Sgt. Fury (lot of 24) by Stan Lee; Roy Thomas; Gary Friedrich
Marvel Comics Group 1963-1974 Comic

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Friday, December 10, 2010

Managed to shelve a few things, some Anime VHS, a couple of books, 1st ed, Signed.


HR Giger Screen Saver Computer Program by -
Cyberdreams Computer Program

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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Processed and packed the online orders despite a cold having caught up.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Fixed some online listings, shelved some signed novels.

Started getting things together for the bazaar on Sunday.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Processed and packed the online orders.

Purchased some more Anime VHS and more Signed Books, shelved most of the books.

Purchased a small stack of history & military books.

Monday, December 06, 2010

Updated the website slightly.

Shelved a few... Swords, well priced and put them up anyway.

Slow in store, but that just let us have time to shelve 3 boxes of rare and signed books, including some rare Dali & Picasso.

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Sunday, December 05, 2010

Shelved another few stacks of vintage paperbacks.

Processed and packed the online orders.

Took in a few books and some VHS movies.

Saturday, December 04, 2010

According to the schoolgirls overheard in the store today - We carry the BOOK of all BOOKS -
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(by which they meant the Twilight series... )

Friday, December 03, 2010

First Fridays 8

Sold a nice pile of vintage paperbacks, this morning.

First Friday was quite busy.

Hubbell was here.

Shelved some collectables, 1st editions, and Signed books.

Processed 3 boxes of vintage mmpb's and re-filled the vintage paperback rack.

Re-filled the $1.00 cart with piles of VHS.

Thursday, December 02, 2010

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Free Books for First Friday

This Friday December 3rd 9:30 in the morning until 10:00 at night. Just come and get them from the designated carts out front.

Processed and packed the online orders.

Fixed some online listings, on eBay and Amazon, and answered some email.

Wednesday, December 01, 2010

Fixed online listings so that more of the items we have listed will actually show up.

Shelved a box of toys & games, the highlight of which, was: Monty Python and the Holy Grail 12' Figures Set Series 1 + Terry Gilliam as the Bridgekeeper (Michael Palin as Sir Galahad, Terry Jones As Sir Bedevere, John Cleese as Sir Launcelot, Graham Chapman As King Arthur, Eric Idle As Sir Robin). Also some new board and card games, fuzzy d20's.

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