Saturday, April 30, 2011

Skipped Festival of books today, still sick.
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Book of the day:
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Friday, April 29, 2011

Purchased a signed Magic Johnson book, and a few other things.
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Added images to some more collectable items.
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Hubbell was here.
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A few more RPG books shelved.
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Fixed the side of the display case, finally.
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Book of the day:
017456

Clive Barker's Revelations Clive Barker; Steve Niles (Signed); Illustrator-Lionel Talaro First Edition 1st Printing 1560601299 Near Fine (9 of 10) / in Very Good- dustjacket (6 of Eclipse Books 1992-08 Paperback "This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Steve Niles on the tp. First Printing of the First Edition. Near Fine (9 of 10) / in Very Good- dustjacket (6 of 10). rubbing to dj corners, sticker mark dj cover. Signed in person." Graphic Novels

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Thursday, April 28, 2011

Purchased a handful of books.
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Processed and packed the online orders, and 5 boxes for wholesale.
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Book of the day:

Pondus the Penguin by Ivar Myrhoj; Illustrator-Ivar (Photographer) Myrhoj
Golden Press 1968 Hardcover

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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Did some pre-tax accounting.
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Checked out going to the Festival of Books.
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Processed 3 boxes of mmpbs.
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Book of the day:

*Signed* Red Light 1st by T. Jefferson Parker
Hyperion 2000-04-26 Hardcover

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Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Processed and packed the online orders.
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Messed with the computer.
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Book of the day:

Aida by Giuseppe Verdi; Illustrator-Helmut Luckman
Franklin Watts 1970 Hardcover

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Monday, April 25, 2011

Purchased a few boxes of books, and a few CDs in various loads today.
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Book of the day:

Gods, Men & Pharaohs: The Glory of Egyptian art by Irmgard Woldering
H. N. Abrams 1967 Hardcover

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Sunday, April 24, 2011

Hoppy Easter.

Processed and packed the online orders.
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Book of the day:

*Signed* Guidance from the Darkness: The Transforming Power of the Divine Feminine in Difficult Times by Mary Murray Shelton; Foreword-Mary Manin Morrissey
Tarcher 2000-02-28 Hardcover

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Saturday, April 23, 2011

Shelved a stack of Signed Comics by Barbara Kesel and Berni Wrightson.
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Purchased a small stack of noir mystery paperbacks.
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Hubbell was here in the morning.
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Book of the day:

Fantastic Films: The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction in the Cinema. 1978 June, October, December, 1979 July, September, October, 1982 April, August, 1985 June, August, October. [lot of 11 isues] by Editor & Publisher Irv Karchmar
Blake Publishing Corp 1978, 1979, 1982, 1985 Magazine

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Friday, April 22, 2011

Started processing the giant pile of engineering and math books that were purchased last night, managed to shelve some.
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Hubbell was here, as were Shelley, and Mark from Once Read Books.
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Book of the day:

Mathematical Methods for Scientists and Engineers: Linear and Nonlinear Systems by Peter B. Kahn
Wiley-Interscience 1990-01-02 Hardcover

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Purchased some lesbianiana.
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Purchased some classics.
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Processed & packed the online orders.
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Book of the day:

*Signed* Fawn Zeller's Porcelain Dollmaking Techniques by Sybill McFadden
Hobby House Press 1984 Hardcover

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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Slashed prices on the Fantasy hardcovers, lots of 1st editions under $4.
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Shelved four stacks of Fantasy hardcovers.
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Purchased a stack of Star Wars Role-playing game books, and shelved most of them already.
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Updated some Cafepress shops.
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Book of the day:

Web Motion Design: A Collection of the Internet's Best Animated Graphics by -
P I E Books 2002-07 Paperback

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Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Purchased a few CDs.
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Purchased a stack of VHS.
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Processed & packed the online orders.
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Added images to some online items.
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Book of the day:

*Signed* The Fallen 1st by T. Jefferson Parker
William Morrow 2006-03-01 Hardcover

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Monday, April 18, 2011

Sorted and processed about half the SF/Fantasy that came in yesterday, managed to shelve some.
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Purchased some books on CD.
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Book of the day:

Railroads of Northern Colorado by Kenneth Christian Jessen
Pruett Pub Co 1982 Hardcover

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Sunday, April 17, 2011

Purchased 3 huge boxes of SF/Fantasy.
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Purchased a stack of BtVS/Angel books.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Book of the day:

*Signed* Ninety Years of Healing: the Story of Long Beach Memorial Medical Center 1907-1996 by Malcome C. Todd, MD, DSc (Hon)
Long Beach Memorial Medical c.1997 1997 Hardcover

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Saturday, April 16, 2011

Answered a bunch of emails.
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Shelved 4 or 5 boxes of books, lots of gardening, and other non-fiction, some chick lit paperbacks, others.
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Purchased and shelved a box of Mormon religious books.
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Hubbell was here.
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Book of the day:

Kansas City Southern: Route of the Southern Belle by Terry Lynch
Pruett Pub. Co 1987 Hardcover

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Friday, April 15, 2011

Processed a shelf and a half of inexpensive books.
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Cleared out some boxes behind the counter.
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Hubbell was here.
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Shelved more CDs.
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Book of the day:

Falling Angels 1st by Gowdy, Barbara
Soho Press, Incorporated 1990 Hardcover

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Thursday, April 14, 2011

Purchased a stack of vintage books.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Processed a pile of vintage New fantasy novels.
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Book of the day:

*Signed* Tangled Roots 1st by Cannon, Taffy
Carroll & Graf Publishers, I 1995 Hardcover

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Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Shelved four boxes of books.
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Purchased a couple of boxes of Fantasy & SF hardcovers, and shelved them.
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Purchased a set of Agatha Christie hardcover leatherbound and shelved them.
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Book of the day:

*Signed* Red Light 1st by T. Jefferson Parker
Hyperion 2000-04-26 Hardcover

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Purchased some textbooks, and cookbooks.
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Processed and packed the online orders, and boxes for wholesale.
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Book of the day:

His Dark Materials Trilogy: The Golden Compass / The Subtle Knife / The Amber Spyglass [Box Set] by Philip Pullman
Del Rey 2001-10-01 Mass Market Paperback

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Monday, April 11, 2011

Updated the websites a bit yesterday.
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Shelved a stack of Art books on various Artists.
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Packed 4 boxes for wholesale.
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Book of the day:

Disney - The Making Of A Walt Disney Masterpiece - The Lion King by -
VHS Tape

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Sunday, April 10, 2011

Sorted 4 boxes of a donation.
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Processed & packed the online orders.
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Book of the day:

Whores of Lost Atlantis : A Novel 1st by Busch, Charles
Hyperion Press 1993 Hardcover

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Saturday, April 09, 2011

Processed & shelved 3 boxes of rare, collectable & signed books & comics.
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Shelved some recent Marvel comics.
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Book of the day:

The Two Yemens by Robin Leonard Bidwell
Westview Press 1983 Hardcover

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The phone was down for a bit today, but it's fixed and working fine again.

Friday, April 08, 2011

Purchased a couple of vintage books an pictures, shelved and put them up.
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Checked about the LA Times Festival of Books.
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Shelved some rare Dali books, and a stack of 1st edition fiction, and some signed books.
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Book of the day:

The Great Scoop by Loring MacKaye
Thomas Nelson & Sons 1956 Hardcover

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Thursday, April 07, 2011

More $1.00 records out.
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Shelved some Signed Dave Stevens comics. Shelved some graphic novels by Manara, and others.
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Shelved a stack of posters, mostly movie posters, some sports.
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Took in some more CDs & DVDs.
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Shelved a stack of erotic comics.
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Processed & packed the online orders for shipment tomorrow.
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Book of the day:

Call Me Princess by Tomoko Taniguchi
Central Park Media 2003-10-01 Paperback

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Wednesday, April 06, 2011

Sorted the last 4 boxes from the other day.
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Shelved a few stacks of non-fiction, military, transportation, metaphysical books.
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Book of the day:

Traite du dol et de la fraude en matiere civile et commerciale (Tome Deuxieme (Volume 2)) [Draft of the fraud and the fraud in civil and commercial matters] by J. Bedarride
Durand et Pedone-Lauriel/Achille Makaire 1872 Leather Bound

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Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Marked down the Classics/Literature, almost all of the short story/journals/reviews down to $3.95.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Packed 7 boxes for wholesale.
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Book of the day:

*Signed* P Is for Peril 1st by Sue Grafton
Putnam Adult 2001-06-01 Hardcover

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Monday, April 04, 2011

Processed 6 boxes from the donation yesterday.
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Purchased some comics and mystery paperbacks.
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Shelved a box or so of racksize paperbacks, lots of paranormal romance, and some newer fiction on the rack.
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Added a stack to the $1.00 carts, they're now already stuffed again.
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Book of the day:

*Signed* When Death Walks Amongst Us by Jeffrey L. Scudder
1st Books Library 2003-08-14 Paperback

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Sunday, April 03, 2011

Processed and packed the online orders for shipment tomorrow morning.
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Took in a large pile of books on donation.
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Book of the day:

The Peoria Way by Joe McMillan; Robert P. Olmsted
McMillan Publications 1984 Hardcover

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Saturday, April 02, 2011

Re-stocked the $1.00 carts.
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Marked down the How-To section and the Religion section. Many to $3.95 and quite a few out to the $1.00 carts.
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Hubbell was here.
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More CDs shelved.
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Book of the day:

War Of The Worlds by Stephen Stern; Arne Starr
Best Sellers Illustrated 2005-05-07 Paperback

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Friday, April 01, 2011

First Friday 12 - One Year!

Finished sorting the 8 boxes from yesterday.
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Hubbell was here.
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Put some inexpensive items online for sale.
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Shelved a few more vintage sleaze & crime paperbacks.
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Both Planet Books & Gatsby Books stopped by.
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Shelved 4 stacks of religious books, a stack of hard boiled crime mysteries, some modern lit large paperbacks, and a smattering of other titles.
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Nice busy evening for First Friday, with a better than usually behaved crowd, who finally have gone home. Looks like the best Friday yet.
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Book of the day:

*Signed* Blood Will Tell 1st by Dana Stabenow
Putnam Adult 1996-05-07 Hardcover

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