Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Walt Whitman born.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Packed five boxes for wholesale yesterday.
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Purchased some DVDs and bodybuilding books.
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Book of the day:
017421

The Water Mirror (Dark Reflections) ~1st Kai Meyer; Translator-Elizabeth D. Crawford First Edition 1st Printing 689877870 Margaret K. McElderry 8/30/2005 Hardcover Good+ (5 of 10) / in Good+ dustjacket (5 of 10). Some shelf wear and rubbing to the cover and dj. The spine has a slight 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. General Fiction

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Monday, May 30, 2011

On this day in 1593 Christopher Marlowe is fatally stabbed with his own dagger in an argument over a tavern bill.
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Purchased some book on collecting, some vintage kids book & readers, and a pile of Star Wars novels.
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Book of the day:
016913

"*Signed* Star Wars, Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back" Donald F. Glut; George Lucas Signed by Author First Edition 1st Printing 345283929 Good (4 of 10) Del Rey 4/12/1980 Mass Market Paperback This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Donald F. Glut. Signed in person - a card from the signing event is laid in. First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Bagged for protection. Star Wars

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Sunday, May 29, 2011

Processed and packed the online orders.
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Marked down a few stack of VHS movies.
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G. K. Chesterton & T. H. White born this day.
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Book of the day:
013363

"All Zaragoza and Its Province (Collection All Spain, 25)" 8437803764 Editorial Escudo de Oro 1978 Paperback Good (4 of 10). This copy has a different cover than the current image shown. Pressure marks to the cover. The front fly page has been clipped at the top corner. Some wear to the edges. Travel "013363.jpg">

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Saturday, May 28, 2011

Purchased 5 boxes of mostly film making and entertainment books.
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Ian Flemming born, Anne Bronte dies.
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Hubbell was here.
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Book of the day:
017422

*Signed* Pop Goes the Weasel ~1st James Patterson 316693286 "Little, Brown and Company" 10/19/1999 Hardcover Very Good (7 of 10) / in Very Good dustjacket (7 of 10). This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* and inscribed by James Patterson on the title page. General Fiction

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Friday, May 27, 2011

Shelved some vintage paperbacks.
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Shelved some collectable kids books, and signed comic books and graphic novels.
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Hubbell was here.
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Dashiell Hammett born.
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Book of the day:
011975

Relentless Gun Giles A. Lutz B000B6OH52 Fawcett Gold Medal 1958 Mass Market Paperback Creases to the spine. The spine has a roll/lean/cock/twist to it. Western "011975.jpg">


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Thursday, May 26, 2011

Processed and packed the online orders.
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Processed a shelf of inexpensive items online.
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Samuel Pepys dies.
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Book of the day:
017395

Early Sprouts: Cultivating Healthy Food Choices in Young Children Karrie Kalich; Dottie Bauer; Deirdre McPartlin 1933653728 Redleaf Press 4/1/2009 Paperback Fair (2 of 10). Dampwarp to cover and all pages. Plants

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Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Sorted more stack of books, lots of kids picture books in, and should get them shelved soon.
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Packed 4 boxes for wholesale.
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Edward Bulwer-Lytton, & Ralph Waldo Emmerson born this day.
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Book of the day:
017330

Poirot Investigates (The Agatha Christie Mystery Collection) Agatha Christie 553350315 "Bantam Books, Inc." 4/1/1985 Hardcover "First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. dark blue leatherette covers. Agatha Christie Mystery Collection. 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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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

New: A Castle of Books - Bookbags, (reusable shopping bags) $1 each or free with a $25 purchase.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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What did blogger do now, can't log in under firefox.
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Book of the day:

017296

"Five Great Comedies: Much Ado About Nothing, Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night's Dream, As You Like It and The Merry Wives of Windsor (Giant Thrifts)" William Shakespeare 486440869 Dover Publications 5/13/2005 Paperback Softcover bound book. may have Former owner's name/note inked on.

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Monday, May 23, 2011

Sorted 3 boxes and shelved 3 stacks of books.
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Thomas Hood born, Ibsen dies.
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Book of the day:
017158

The Players of Gilean (Dragonlance) Editor-Margaret Weis; Editor-Tracy Hickman 786929200 Wizards of the Coast 2/17/2003 Mass Market Paperback Warehouse find. Vintage New copy. Fantasy Fiction

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Sunday, May 22, 2011

1859 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is born.
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Processed & packed the online orders.
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Book of the day:
005981

"Graphic Classics, Vol. 2: Arthur Conan Doyle, Second Edition" Arthur Conan Doyle; Antonella Caputo; Rod Lott; Simon Gane; Milton Knight; Nick Miller; Rick Geary; Roger Langridge; J. B. Bonivert; John Pierard 974664855 Eureka Productions 11/15/2005 Paperback Mystery Fiction "005981.jpg">

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Saturday, May 21, 2011

Shelved several stacks of vintage books.
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Some rare vintage history books shelved.
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Hubbell was here, and David stopped in.
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Book of the day:
017373

Thuvia: Maid of Mars Edgar Rice Burroughs; J. Allen St. John Grosset and Dunlap New York 1920 Hardcover "Good (4 of 10) red boards. 4 B&W plates by J. Allen St. John. rubbing to corners, shelf wear, There is minor rub-through to the bottom corners. some fray to spine head & foot. former owner's name stamped several times (at least 6) unobtrusively at the top of the page scattered within the book." Science Fiction

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Friday, May 20, 2011

1799 Honore de Balzac born.
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Shelved some rare science books, and some kids books.
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Purchased 3 boxes of old books, some ok titles and a stack of business books.
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Hubbell was here.
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Book of the day:
017394

"Your Backyard Herb Garden: A Gardener's Guide to Growing over 50 Herbs Plus How to Use Them in Cooking, Crafts, Companion Planting, and More" Miranda Smith 875967671 St. Martin's Press 1997-01 Hardcover Very Good (7 of 10) / in Very Good dustjacket (7 of 10). Minor shelf wear to the cover and dj. Plants

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

Oscar Wilde is released from Reading Gaol.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Sorted 4 boxes of donated textbooks.
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Book of they day:
017408

Collision ~1st Jeff Abbott First Edition 1st Printing 525950281 Dutton Adult 7/17/2008 Hardcover Good+ (5 of 10) / in Good+ dustjacket (5 of 10). Some shelf wear and rubbing to the cover and dj. First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. General Fiction

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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

New bookmarks out, it's been a while since we had new bookmarks, there are a few more magnetic bookmarks, a handful of tasseled bookmarks, a handful of shaped bookmarks, and a handful of discounted used bookmarks, each priced individually.
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Purchased and shelved some McSweeney's, Nightmare Before Christmas Toys, and New & Used t-shirts.
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Shelved (or boxed anyway) a stack of ephemera, postcards, pamphlets, bookmarks, pin-buttons, matchbooks, and other paper.
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Put up a WWI Navy insignia patch. $49.95
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Shelved some antiquarian history, science, and religion books.
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Book of the day:
017410 Rune Games Marijane Osborn 710093039 Routledge & Kegan Paul Books Ltd 1983-02 Paperback "Good (4 of 10). Rubbing and shelf wear to the cover. Crease to cover. Clean and unmarked, with no apparent highlighting or underlining. Old price sticker on inside front cover." Metaphysical

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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Rainy morning, and dreary day.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Book of the day:
017415

Basic Concepts of Structural Analysis (Civil engineering and engineering mechanics series) Fred W. Beaufait 130583472 Prentice Hall 1977-12 Hardcover Fair (2 of 10). Shelf wear and rub-through to the corners. Highlighting &/or Underlining. Engineering

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Monday, May 16, 2011

Sorted 5 boxes, shelved 2 boxes of paperbacks.
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Packed 4 boxes for wholesale.
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Book of the day:
017457

30 Days of Night Steve Niles (Signed) ; Ben Templesmith Signed by Author 971977550 IDW Publishing 1/1/2003 Paperback dent-scrape to rear cover else as new. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Steve Niles with mini-sketch. Signed in person. Graphic Novels

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Sunday, May 15, 2011

Put some original comic book art pages up on the wall.
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Shelved 3 boxes of paperbacks.
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Processed & packed the online orders.
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Book of the day:
017409

Boy's Life ~1st Robert R. McCammon First Edition 1st Printing 671742264 Pocket Books 8/1/1991 Hardcover Good+ (5 of 10) / in Good dustjacket (4 of 10). Some shelf wear and rubbing to the cover and dj. First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Horror

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Saturday, May 14, 2011

Shelved all those Action Figures purchased yesterday, lots of X-men.
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Shelved some signed religion books.
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Purchased some vintage metaphysical books, and a few other books
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Hubbell was here.
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Book of the day:
015861

The Masters and the Path of Occultism Gottfried de Purucker 2nd Printing B004HSH17G Theosophical University press "Pasadena & Covina, CA" 1946 Paperback "Good+ (5 of 10) small yellow Softcover bound book. There is no title printed on the spine, This book has yapped covers, the soft covers extend beyond the text block like a hardcover book. rubbing to corners, shelf wear, 96 pages." Metaphysical

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Friday, May 13, 2011

Sorted and processed the 4 boxes donated yesterday.
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Shelved a box of loose toys.
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Purchased 2 boxes of MOC action figure toys, lots of x-men, etc.
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Shelved the rest of the CDS.
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Shelved some cassettes.
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Hubbell was here.
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Item of the day:
016451

Vampire Savior Series 1 Q-Bee Figure (VS-001-1) B0027223FO "MOC: Mint on Card, New" tomy yujin/capcom Toy "New, unopened. MOC: Mint on Card. Vampire Savior Series 1 Q-Bee Figure (VS-001-1)" Toy and Media Tie-ins

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Thursday, May 12, 2011

Processed & packed the online orders.
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Purchased around 125 CDs in very good condition, most of them have been shelved already.
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Purchased a small stack of books, some fishing & hunting, some have been shelved already.
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Processed 2 boxes of donations from the other day.
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Four boxes of donations in today.
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Book of the day:
017379

Money And Cigarettes Eric Clapton B00004Y6NL 93624773429 Warner Bros / Wea 9/19/2000 Audio CD Very Good (7 of 10). CDs in original case with liner notes. Some wear to the case. CDs are clean with no scratches. Music

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

All morning with accounting.
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Shelved a stack of 1st editions.
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Shelved some as new toys, Spider-man, Batman, X-men others.
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Item of the day:
016315

American McGee's Alice - Jabberwocky Action Figure Series 3 American McGee; Lewis Carroll B000FSC8IY 8.35931E+11 MIB: Mint in Box EA Games 2004 Toy "Alice III Last Production Run! New, Never used, unopened, in storage since 6/2/2004." Toy and Media Tie-ins

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Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Processed & packed the online orders, shipped early out today already.
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Purchased a box of action figure toys.
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Book of the day:
017284

The Lesbian's Wife Sidi 976393913 Harlem Book Center 3/17/2006 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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Monday, May 09, 2011

Restocked the Manga, lots more on the shelves now.
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Processed 2 boxes of mostly engineering books.
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Book of the day:
017412

Japan Inc. - Introduction to Japanese Economics (The Comic Book) Ishinomori Shotaro; Introduction-Peter Duus 520062892 University of California Press 5/10/1988 Paperback "New, Never used, Unmarked book." Manga

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Sunday, May 08, 2011

Packed the online orders.
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Processed a box of vintage engineering & mathematics books.
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Book of the day:
017385

Electrical Motor Controls for Integrated Systems Gary Rockis; Glen Mazur 826912079 American Technical Publishers 2005-01 Hardcover "Fair (2 of 10). Rubbing and shelf wear to the cover and edges. Bump to the corners. Ink mark to the bottom edge pages. Highlighting &/or Underlining. Includes CD. CD is clean, with no scratches." How To

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Saturday, May 07, 2011

Free Comic Book Day 2011

Shelved some Toys.
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Shelved some audiobooks and VHS.
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Hubbell was here.
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Book of the day:
017404

Susie Suh *Signed* Susie Suh Signed B000CDSS4A 8.28768E+11 Sony 4/26/2005 Audio CD Very Good (7 of 10). CD in original case with liner notes. Wear to the case. CD is clean with no scratches. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Susie Suh on the front cover of the liner notes. Music

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Friday, May 06, 2011

First Friday 13

First Friday is still going strong.
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Put up a bunch of Original Art, Comic Book Art, sketches, and animation art.
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Hubbell was here.
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Shelved a few collectable books.
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Book of the day:
004375

*Signed* Ralph Bakshi's Coonskin art by John Sparey (aka Bustin' Out aka Streetfight) character concept art a full body profile pose pencil drawing with blue pencil under-sketch Ralph Bakshi; John Sparey B001JKPERO Very Good-. Ralph Bakshi 1974 Paperback Original Art from Ralph Bakshi's Coonskin aka Bustin' Out aka Streetfight Character concept art by John Sparey a full body profile pose pencil drawing with blue pencil under-sketch. of a black girl character in a dress with a headkercheif. *AUTOGRAPHED/S Animation

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Book of the day:
017323

Japanese Tales (Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) Royall Tyler 394756568 Pantheon 3/11/1989 Paperback "bio-predation to first pages. 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.Softcover bound book. "

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Wednesday, May 04, 2011

Happy Star Wars Day

May the 4th be with you.

016914

"*Signed* Star Wars, Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back" Donald F. Glut; George Lucas Signed by Author First Edition 1st Printing 345283929 Very Good (7 of 10) Del Rey 4/12/1980 Mass Market Paperback This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Donald F. Glut. Signed in person - a card from the signing event is laid in. First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Bagged for protection. Star Wars

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Sorted a few boxes, shelved a few things, fixed some online listings.

Book of the day:
017429

Psilocybin; Magic Mushroom Grower's Guide: A Handbook for Psilocybin Enthusiasts O. T Oss; O N Oeric; Illustrator-Kat; Photographer-Irimias the Obscure 915904136 And/Or Press 1976 Paperback "Good (4 of 10). Rubbing and wear to the edges of the cover. Pages are clean and unmarked, with no apparent highlighting or underlining." Plants

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Tuesday, May 03, 2011

Shelved a complete set of unexpurgated Arabian Nights 16 volumes.
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Machiavelli's Birthday.
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Moved stacks of boxes from behind the counter to the 'closet'.
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Book of the day:
016554

"Albert Einstein, the Human Side: New Glimpses from His Archives" Editor-Helen Dukas; Editor-Banesh Hoffman 691023689 Princeton University Press 1981-05 Paperback "Softcover bound book.

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Monday, May 02, 2011

Now available, Signed books by: Mary Higgins Clark, R. L. Stine, Walter Mosley, Luanne Rice & Jennifer Weiner.
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Sorted a few more stacks of old engineering and math books.
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Purchased in several loads, several hundred older history books, and some vintage history and classic books.
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Book of the day:
013829

"*Signed* Weep No More, My Lady ~1st" Mary Higgins Clark Signed First Edition 1st Printing 671556649 Good+ (5 of 10) / in Very Good- dustjacket (6 of Simon & Schuster 6/15/1987 Hardcover "Good+ (5 of 10) / in Very Good- dustjacket (6 of 10). First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Mary Higgins Clark on the tp. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. rubbing to corners, shelf wear, Signed in person - a flyer, card, or bookmark from the signing event is laid in." Signed Fiction

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Sunday, May 01, 2011

LA Times Festival of Books.
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Hubbell was here.
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Book of the day:
017426

Sweet Dream Baby ~1st Watson First Edition 1st Printing 140220017X Sourcebooks Landmark 11/1/2002 Hardcover Good+ (5 of 10) / in Very Good- dustjacket (6 of 10). Some shelf wear and rubbing to the edges of cover and dj. The spine has a 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. General Fiction

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