Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Purchased and shelved most of a large box of CDs over 100 new titles.
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Johnathan Swift was born on this day in 1667, Mark Twain (Samuel Langhorne Clemens) in 1835, Winston Churchill in 1874. Oscar Wilde died this day in 1900.
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Item of the day:
010237

Beethoven: The (in)Complete Sonatas 13-32 (Disks 5-10 ONLY) Ludwig van Beethoven; Richard Goode B002VZAMOG Nonesuch 10/5/1993 Audio CD "Sonata 13-32 (Disks 5-10 ONLY) Missing the first 1/3 of the box set (disks 1-4) only contains disk 5-8 (sonatas 13-27), and 9-10 (sonatas 28-32). in original case with liner notes, no box, the disks themselves, those that are present, are in excellent shape." Music "010237.jpg">

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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Processed and packed the online orders.
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Louisa May Alcott was born on this day in 1832, C.S. Lewis in 1898, and Madeleine L'Engle in 1918.
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Item of the day:
002537

Gravediggers Reiner Knizia B000VT3SJU 8.23973E+11 New Twilight Creations Game Still sealed in the original publishers shrinkwrap. Board Games Game

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Monday, November 28, 2011

New keyboard arrived.
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Shelved some rare vintage OZ books.
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John Bunyan was born on this day in 1628, William Blake in 1757. Washington Irving died this day in 1859.
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Book of the day:
013570

The Marvelous Land of Oz L. Frank; John R. Neill (illustrator) BAUM First Edition 1st Printing ~2nd B001234H80 Reilly & Lee Chicago 1904 Hardcover "Good- (3 of 10) First Edition 1st Printing ~2nd State to the best of my research. Green Boards. Cover shows the king Scarecrow sitting on an emerald shaking hands with the Tin Woodsman, colored in dark blue, green and silver, the rear shows Jack Pumpkinhe" Rare Children































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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Processed and packed the online orders.
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Cleared some boxes out of the front aisle-ways.
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Eugene O'Neill died on this day in 1953.
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Book of the day:
002195

"The Whore's Rhetorick,: Calculated to the meridian of London and conformed to the rules of art, in two dialogues" Ferrante Pallavicino B000K0882C Good to Very Good /Good. "Ivan Obolensky, Inc." 1961 Hardcover "white dj, chips edges" Erotica

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Saturday, November 26, 2011

Small Business Saturday 2

Started off slow, but things picked up nicely at the end of the day.
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Spent far too long trying to get the computer back into shape, with nothing to show yet.
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Book of the day:
001858

*Signed* All True Travels & Adventures Of Lidie Newton ~1st Jane Smiley Signed First Edition 1st Printing 676971164 Very Good-. No dj Knopf 3/24/1998 Hardcover red spine. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Jane Smiley on the TP. bookmark from the signing event laid in. dj is missing. Signed Fiction "Signed Fiction,001858.jpg>

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Friday, November 25, 2011

Shelved 2 of 3 boxes of toys, lots of $1.00 toys.
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Item of the day:
008705

*Signed* Dawn: Icons Bust ~Limited Joseph Michael Linsner; Sculpted by Gabriel Marquez Signed Limited Edition Numbered B002K789GS Diamond Select Toys 2007 Toy "Limited Numbered edition 287/2000 This copy is additionally *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Joseph Michael Linsner on the box cover. some wear to the box corners, and minor dents to the rear, the figure is mint. Signed in person." Toy and Media Tie-ins

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Thursday, November 24, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving

Processed and packed the online orders.
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Spinoza was born on this day in 1632.
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Book of the day:
008269

Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving Ann McGovern 760795878 SCHOLASTIC 2005 Hardcover Ink gift inscription of fly. Juv Adventure

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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Did promotions for Small Business Saturday.
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Shelved 10 boxes of paperbacks, all sorts of subjects, a pile of true-crime, old SF/Fantasy, new fiction, old mystery, lots more.
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Book of the day:
005306

*Signed* Listen to the Silence ~1st Marcia Muller Signed First Edition 1st Printing 892966890 Very Good. /Very Good+. Mysterious Press 7/19/2000 Hardcover Brown spine dj. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Marcia Muller on the TP. Promotional bookmark from the signing included. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. There is a stamp on the upper right corner of the fly of the previous owner's inishals. (Sharon McCone Mysteries) ISBN: 0892966890 Signed Mystery "Signed Mystery,"

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Processed and packed the online orders.
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Purchased five boxes of mostly junk but some good mysteries and sailing books in there.
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George Eliot (Mary Ann Evans) was born on this day in 1819. Jack London committed suicide at 40 on this day in 1916.
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Books of the day:
005977

Secret Agent X: The Fear Merchants (Wildside Pulp Classics) Brant House 809557525 Wildside Press 7/19/2007 Paperback Mystery Fiction "005977.jpg">

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011297 Before Adam Jack London 450020045 New English Library Ltd 10/3/1974 Paperback Wear to the edges. Browning to the edges of the pages. The spine has a roll/lean/cock/twist to it. Former owner's name inked on inside cover. General Fiction "011297.jpg">

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Voltaire was born on this day in 1694, Leo Tolstoy died this day in 1910.
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Book of the day:
002510

Clyde Caldwell's Heartbreakers [5 postcards] ~1st Clyde Caldwell First Edition 1st Printing 155634614X New Cartouche Press 2002-03 Postcards "complete set of 5 postcards in plastic sleeve. artist in Heavy Metal, Savage Sword of Conan, Dungeon & Dragons" Fantasy Art "Fantasy Art,"

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Sunday, November 20, 2011

Processed and packed the online orders, had to do an ink refill.-
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!@#$&*() keyboard is going bad, a whole bunch of top row keys are no longer registering.
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Book of the day:
001967

"Rails Through the Orange Groves : A Centennial Look at the Railroads of Orange County, California (Vol. 1)" Stephen E. Donaldson; William A. Myers First Edition 1st Printing 870460889 Very Good+. /Very Good. Interurban Press 1989-07 Hardcover "orange/brown dj. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. 8.5'' x 11'' (aprox.)," Railroad "Railroad, railroad, railway"

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