Sunday, July 31, 2011

Purchased some comics and DVDs, and some vintage books.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Elena Blavatsky is born this day in 1831.
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Book of the day:
016213

18 Buddha Hands Qigong Larry Johnson 924071028 6.03237E+11 White Elephant Monastery 12/25/1998 Paperback Good (4 of 10). Creases to cover. Shelf wear and rubbing to the edges. There is a store stamp on the fly from a previous seller.

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Saturday, July 30, 2011

Purchased a large box of toys, a stack of Marvel Legends 6" Action Figures, and Revoltech Yamaguchi super articulated Action Figures (mainly anime robots, FMP!, NGE, Robotech).
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Shelved some antiquarian religious books, and video games.
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Emily Bronte born this day in 1818.
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Book of the day:
016202

"The Finely Fitted Yacht: The Boat Improvement Manual, Volumes 1 and 2" Ferenc MátÃ(c); Ferenc Mate; Candace Mate; Illustrator-Candace MátÃ(c) 920256287 Albatross 6/1/1994 Paperback Softcover bound book. minor stain cover

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Friday, July 29, 2011

Purchased three of four collections of books.
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Shelved some video games, and mildly collectable books.
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Booth Tarkington is born this day in 1869.
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Book of the day:
016966
016966

"American Gothic: The Story of America's Legendary Theatrical Family: Junius, Edwin, and John Wilkes Booth" Gene Smith 671873016 Touchstone Books 1993-11 Paperback "Softcover TradePaperback (large size paperback) Binding. At Least Good- (3 of 10) May have creases to the spine &/or creases to cover &/or small chips to the edges &/or minor tape &/or Highlighting &/or Underlining &/or Former owner's name/note inked &/or rubbing/chipping. May have a different cover than the current image shown. BUT will be readable, and may very well not have much damage at all. Will ship in an envelope. "

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Thursday, July 28, 2011

Purchased several antiquarian books, religious subjects, and a box of old religious books.
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Input three boxes of books for online discount sales.
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Book of the day:
016465

*Signed* Streetlethal Steven Barnes Signed 441790682 Ace 8/1/1983 Paperback Fair (2 of 10). Wear to the cover and edges. Crease to cover. Creases to the spine. The spine has a roll/lean/twist to it. Bagged for protection. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* in person by Steven Barnes. Date stamp to the bottom edge pages. Science Fiction

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Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Purchased a box of cartoon books, lots of old peanuts, shelved most all, already.
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Purchased 5 large boxes of VHS and put most of them out, mostly $1.00 each.
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Diamond order input.
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Book of the day:
017295

Entering the Circle: Ancient Secrets of Siberian Wisdom Discovered by a Russian Psychiatrist Olga Kharitidi 62514172 HarperOne 9/10/1997 Paperback Softcover bound book. may have Former owner's name/note inked.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Purchased a few old kids books and a smurf, and a stack of literature and some manga.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Accounting and paid BOE taxes.
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George Bernard Shaw is born on this day in 1856, Aldus Huxley in 1894, Robert Graves in 1895.
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Book of the day:
016918

*Signed* Jim Woodring Pupshaw And Pushpaw #1 Jim Woodring Signed by Author 4990081293 New unopened Presspop Gallery 8/25/2004 Hardcover Still sealed in the original publishers shrinkwrap. This copy includes a laid in *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* 3x5 card with a sketch by Jim Woodring dated '08. Graphic Novels "Comic Book, Graphic Novel, picture book"

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Purchased a box of around 100 CDs and shelved them, also purchased a large stack of DVDs and shelved them, purchased a stack of cartoon books, and a stack of art books, and a couple of vintage books. By far more stock came in today than went out.
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Sorted several boxes.
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Book of the day:
016890

The Collector B0031U8OEK 8.83476E+11 Vivendi Entertainment DVD Very Good (7 of 10). DVD in original case with slipcase. Some light wear to the case. DVD is clean with no scratches. Movies

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Sunday, July 24, 2011

Processed and packed most of the online orders. The new redesigned USPS website is a mess, slower and so far won't process international orders.
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Purchased some mountaineering and other non-fiction books.
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Alexandre Dumas born this day in 1802, John D. MacDonald in 1916.
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Book of the day:
014644

The Three Musketeers Collectors Library Alexandre Dumas 760757887 CRW 2004 Hardcover Good (4 of 10) / in Good- dustjacket (3 of 10). small HB

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Saturday, July 23, 2011

Shelved half of the giant pile of books by the counter, around 5 or 6 boxes worth of all genres and subjects shelved.
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Some collectable books, DVDs, and paperbacks shelved.
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Sorted 2 boxes.
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Purchased a box of textbooks.
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Raymond Chandler is born on this day in 1880.
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Book of the day:
016713

Chandlertown: The Los Angeles of Philip Marlowe ~1st Edward Thorpe First Edition 1st Printing 312128517 St Martins Pr 1984-04 Hardcover "Very Good+ (8 of 10) / in Very Good+ dustjacket (8 of 10). Minor shelf wear to the edges of the cover. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. Clean and unmarked, no highlighting or underlining. First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1." CA: Literature

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Friday, July 22, 2011

Purchased some DVDs, CDs, and VHS.
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Shelved a small stack of collectables.
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Shelved the National Geographic Magazines to 1930, started processing the late 1940s.
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Stephen Vincent Benet is born on this day in 1898, Carl Sandburg dies in 1967.
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Book of the day:
017306

The Muscle Book Paul Blakey 893891827 Himalayan Institute Press 5/1/2000 Paperback "8.5'' x 11'' (aprox.), Softcover bound book. At Least Good- (3 of 10) May have creases to the spine &/or creases to cover &/or small chips to the edges &/or minor tape &/or Highlighting &/or Underlining &/or Former owner's name/note inked &/or rubbing/chipping. May have a different cover than the current image shown. BUT will be readable, and may very well not have much damage at all. Will ship in an envelope. "

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Thursday, July 21, 2011

Cleared about half the National Geographic magazines off floor.
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Processed & packed the online orders.
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Off to look at a Prius this time.
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Ernest Hemingway born this day in 1899.
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Book of the day:
010330 Dangerous Summer Ernest Hemingway 896216667 Thorndike Pr 1985-11 Hardcover "Large print. X-Library edition with usual marks/stamps/stickers/pockets. Some rubbing to corners, shelf wear." Literature
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Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Began organizing the National Geographic Magazines, 1950 - present now in order. Adjusted pricing,
National Geographic Magazine prices
Unless otherwise marked.
2000+ $1.00
1990-9 $0.50
1980-9 $0.50
1970-9 $1.00
1960-9 $1.95
1950-9 $2.95
1940-9 $6.95
1920-1939 $10.00
1888-1919 priced as marked.
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Petrarch (Francesco Petrarca) born this day in 1304.
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National Geographic Magazines available.
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Cleared the National Geographic magazines out of the front.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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A. J. Cronin is born this day in 1896
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Book of the day:
017427

*Signed* The Soloist Mark Salzman Signed First Edition 1st Printing 394570103 Random House 1/13/1994 Hardcover Fair (2 of 10) / lacking dustjacket. Stated first edition. Shelf wear and rubbing to the cover and edges. Creases to several pages. The spine has a roll/lean/twist to it. Former owner's name (&/or address/date) inked on the inside cover. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Mark Salzman on the title page. General Fiction

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Purchased another large collection of vintage National Geographic Magazines.
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More car stuff, Hubbell covered again.
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William Makepeace Thackery born this day in 1811.
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Book of the day;
017255

The tale of the campaign of Igor: A Russian epic poem of the twelfth century Translator-Robert C. Howes 393043800 W. W. Norton 1973 Hardcover "Softcover bound book. At Least Good- (3 of 10) May have creases to the spine &/or creases to cover &/or small chips to the edges &/or minor tape &/or Highlighting &/or Underlining &/or Former owner's name/note inked &/or rubbing/chipping. May have a different cover than the current image shown. BUT will be readable, and may very well not have much damage at all. Will ship in an envelope. "

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Sunday, July 17, 2011

Took in a few boxes of books.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Erle Stanley Gardner is born on this day in 1889.
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Book of the day:
014083

Bedrooms Have Windows (a Donald Lam/Bertha Cool mystery) A. A. Fair; Erle Stanley Gardner; Illustrator-Mike Ludlow B000ILL71C Dell #603 1949 Mass Market Paperback Very Good- (6 of 10). Some rubbing and shelf wear. Pressure marks to the back cover. Minor browning to the edges of the pages. Bagged for protection. Mystery Fiction

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Saturday, July 16, 2011

Shelved some comics.
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Purchased some video games, games, and toys,
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Shelved some collectable books on transportation and music.
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Hubbell was here.
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Checked on some more cars.
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The Catcher in the Rye published this day in 1951.
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Book of the day:
009132

"Wonder Woman Collector's Edition: Wonder Woman Meets Baroness Von Gunther & Fausta, The Nazi Wonder Woman VHS" Primary Contributor-Lynda Carter; Primary Contributor-Lynda Day George; Primary Contributor-Lyle Waggoner B0002YBSZA 23342060006 Columbia House/ re-tv VHS Tape Still sealed in the original publishers shrinkwrap. NTSC VHS Tape Movie and TV Tie-ins "009132.jpg">

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Friday, July 15, 2011

Shelved 4 boxes of various hardcover and large paperbacks, and a box of kids picture books.
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A stack of video games were shelved, and some collectable books on military and transportation.
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Thomas Bulfinch (mythology) is born this day in 1796, Iris Murdoch in 1919.
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Book of the day:
015856

Classic Mythology Hb Jo Forty 1840133082 Grange Books 1999-07 Paperback Very Good (7 of 10) / in Very Good- dustjacket (6 of 10).

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Finished marking down the Sports section, over half now down below $4.
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Processed & packed the online orders & three boxes for wholesale.
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Irving Stone born this day in 1903, Isaac Bashevis Singer in 1904.
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Book of the day:
014251

North of Boston: Poems Robert Frost; Photographer-Edward Connery Lathem 039608270X Dodd Mead 1983-10 Paperback "Very Good (7 of 10). Some rubbing to corners, shelf wear. Clean and unmarked, no highlighting or underlining. There is a store stamp on the fly from a previous seller." Poetry "014251.jpg">

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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Shelved some collectable books, military, collecting, signed.
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Hubbell was here, went and check on a car.
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Book of the day:
017265

"Holiness: Its Nature, Hindrances, Difficulties, and Roots" J. C. Ryle 852341369 EP BOOKS 1979-09 Paperback "Softcover bound book. Reading copy. May have water stains &/or creases to the spine &/or creases to cover &/or chips to the edges &/or tape &/or Highlighting &/or Underlining &/or Former owner's name/note inked &/or severe rubbing/chipping. May have a different cover than the current image shown. BUT will be readable, and may very well not have much damage at all. Will ship in an envelope."

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Purchased around 5 boxes of books, some history, and general stock.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Desiderius Erasmus dies this day in 1536. "When I get a little money, I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes."
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Book of the day:
017297

To Buy or Not to Buy: Why We Overshop and How to Stop April Benson 159030599X Trumpeter 12/30/2008 Paperback Softcover bound book. may have Former owner's name/note inked on.

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Monday, July 11, 2011

Marked down the Business books, most of the section is now under $4, and there are quite a few out on the $1.00 carts.
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Shelved two boxes of paperbacks.
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Started marking down the True Crime.
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E. B. White born this day in 1899.
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Book of the day:
017214

"Children of the Dragon (Exalted: Trilogy of the Second Age, Book 3)" Richard Dansky 158846802X 99379100824 White Wolf Publishing 9/16/2002 Paperback Warehouse find. Vintage New copy. Fantasy Fiction

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Sunday, July 10, 2011

Purchased and shelved a large box of Little Golden Books, nothing rare, but there's quite a stack out now.
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Shelved a box of paperbacks.
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Processed and packed a slew of internet orders.
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Clement C. Moore dies this day 1863. Saul Bellow born this day in 1915.
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Book of the day:
017314

How I Practice Humanistic Buddhism Master Hsing Yun 964261243 Buddha`s Light Publishing 1997 Paperback Softcover bound book. may have Old price sticker on cover.

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Saturday, July 09, 2011

Dragster Expo

Dragster expo & car show today, busy out there, bigger than a first Friday.
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Paid bills and did accounting.
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Book of the day:
016459

"1986 Toyota Camry Repair Manual (SV11, CV11 Series)" Toyota Motor Corporation B001CHDA3E Toyota Motor Corporation 1985 Paperback Good (4 of 10). Wear to the cover and edges. Stains to the cover and edge pages. Creases to cover. Old price sticker on cover. No apparent highlighting or underlining. Automotive

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Friday, July 08, 2011

Shelved a stack of older Automotive books, and another box of playboy special editions.
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Percy Bysshe Shelley drowns at 29 on this day in 1822.
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Book of the day:
016695

*Signed* Young Frankenstein - Special Edition [VHS] Writer-Gene Wilder; Cinematographer-Gerald Hirschfeld; Writer-Mel Brooks; Editor-John C. Howard; Producer-Michael Gruskoff; Writer-Mary Shelley Signed 6305576173 86162128189 20th Century Fox 10/5/1999 VHS Tape Very Good (7 of 10). This copy was *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* in person by Teri Garr on the case. Movies

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Thursday, July 07, 2011

Took in a few books.
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Shelved a box of playboy special editions magazines.
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Sir Arthur Conan Doyle dies this day in 1930.
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Book of the day:
009821

"Gone Tomorrow (Jack Reacher, No. 13) ~1st" Lee Child First Edition 1st Printing 385340575 Near Fine. (9 of 10) /Very Good+ (dustjacket). Delacorte Press 5/19/2009 Hardcover General Fiction

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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Purchased a few board games, and 6 boxes of playboy special editions.
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Shelved all the Military, entertainment, and many of the transportation books that were priced the other day.
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Beatrix Potter born this day in 1866, William Faulkner dies this day in 1962.
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Book of the day:
009813

Peter Rabbit and Friends (Beatrix Potter Board Books) Beatrix Potter 723240930 Warne 3/1/1994 Board book Picture Books "009813.jpg">

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Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Purchased a bunch of Batman stuff, toys, movies, animated shows, games, comics, more, and a stack of movies & TV shows and PS2 games. Shelved the movies and TV shows, and some toys already.
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Cory stopped by.
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Processed and packed the online orders, they were picked up today, along with the orders from Monday.
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Marked down the U.S. History section, many, many titles under $4.
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Purchased a few old board games.
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Book of the day:
016963

Anna's Home by the River - A children's history of Anaheim. Gail Eastman; Illustrator-Bob Bates 979741904 Tesoro 2008 Paperback "Softcover TradePaperback (large size paperback) Binding. At Least Good- (3 of 10) May have creases to the spine &/or creases to cover &/or small chips to the edges &/or minor tape &/or Highlighting &/or Underlining &/or Former owner's name/note inked &/or rubbing/chipping. May have a different cover than the current image shown. BUT will be readable, and may very well not have much damage at all. Will ship in an envelope. "

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Monday, July 04, 2011

Alice in Wonderland told for the first time in 1862.
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Book of the day:
013824

Living Dead Dolls in Wonderland Book "Michael, LLD" First Edition 1st Printing 1616588713 Fine (10 of 10) / in Fine dustjacket (10 of 10). Mezco 2010 Hardcover Fine (10 of 10) / in Fine dustjacket (10 of 10). In original packaging. First Printing of the First Edition. Fantasy Fiction "013824.jpg">

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Sunday, July 03, 2011

We'll be open on the 4th as usual!

Processed and packed the online orders, even though they'll not ship until Tuesday.
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Packed 5 boxes for wholesale.
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Franz Kafka born 1883, Joel Chandler Harris dies 1908, Tom Stoppard born 1937.
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Book of the day:
017383

Programmable Controllers Theory and Implementation Workbook and Study Guide L. A. Bryan; E. A. Bryan 826913016 Amer Technical Pub 1/1/2003 Paperback "Good+ (5 of 10). Some shelf wear and rubbing to the cover and edges. Ink mark to the bottom edge pages. The spine has a roll/lean/twist to it. Pages are clean and unmarked, no apparent highlighting, underlining or writing." How To

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Saturday, July 02, 2011

Almost killed in a book-alanche, but surprizingly nothing was broken, even the computer and phone survived. Apparently the Louis L'amour collection is an unstable base for a book stack over 4 feet.
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Priced and put out 6 boxes of books, many large oversize books. Refilled the $1.00 carts after the decimation of First Friday. ~
Marked down the collecting section, many to $3.95, a few even went on the $1.00 carts.
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Hermann Hesse born on this day in 1877. Ernest Hemingway shoots himself to death on this day in 1961.
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Book of the day:
017319

JR (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) William Gaddis; Introduction-Frederick R. Karl 140187073 Penguin Classics 5/1/1993 Paperback "Softcover bound book. At Least Good- (3 of 10) May have creases to the spine &/or creases to cover &/or small chips to the edges &/or minor tape &/or Highlighting &/or Underlining &/or Former owner's name/note inked &/or rubbing/chipping. May have a different cover than the current image shown. BUT will be readable, and may very well not have much damage at all. Will ship in an envelope. "

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Friday, July 01, 2011

First Friday 15

Priced and partially shelved around 14 boxes of books, mostly large oversize hardcover, lots of military, transportation, collecting, and entertainment.
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Shelved a stack of moderate collectables.
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Cleaned up and moved a few stacks of boxes into the rear.
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First Friday's starting. The really loud band stopped fairly early, so that was ok, and didn't drive too many people away. Actually was a better crowd than usual, only a few annoyances.
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Book of the day:
017423

The Girl at the End of the Line ~1st Charles Mathes First Edition 1st Printing 312198876 Minotaur Books 3/15/1999 Hardcover Good+ (5 of 10) / in Very Good dustjacket (7 of 10). Light shelf wear to the edges of cover and dj. The spine has a light roll/lean/twist to it. First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Mystery Fiction

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