Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Sorted 3 or 4 boxes from the donation the other day.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Books of the day:
015390

The England of Dickens Walter Dexter Cecil Palmer 1925 Hardcover Walter Dexter - The England of Dickens. First Edition stated. dark blue boards. gilt title on spine. all B&W photo plates included 2 plates loose. B00086147E Click to Purchase on Biblio

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005321

*Signed* Dear Irene ~1st Jan Burke Simon & Schuster 1995-02-13 Hardcover Jan Burke - *Signed* Dear Irene ~1st. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Jan Burke on the TP with inscription "To Eunice, who lives near Irene, Thanks for your support". There is an address sticker sized bookplate on the fly. An Irene Kelly Novel (Irene Kelly Mysteries) ISBN: 0671782169 0671782169 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Monday, January 30, 2012

Picked up a full car-load of books last night, lots of more recent fantasy, some SF and lots of diet & self-help.
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Sorted 3 or 4 boxes.
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Finished packing the online orders in time for shipment out today.
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Purchased some business and kids books.
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John O'Hara was born on this day in 1905, Thomas Merton in 1915, & Norman Mailer in 1923.
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Book of the day:
005315

*Signed* Murder & Sullivan ~1st Sara Hoskinson Frommer St Martins Pr 1997-05 Hardcover Sara Hoskinson Frommer - *Signed* Murder & Sullivan ~1st. A Joan Spencer Mystery. black dj spine. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Sara Hoskinson Frommer on the TP. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. ISBN: 0312155956 0312155956 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Started processing the online orders.
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Processed the last of the playboy special editions.
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Thomas Paine was born this day in 1737.
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Book of the day:
006509

Encounters With the Archdruid [Narratives about a conservationist and three of his natural enemies] John Mcphee Farar, Straus and Giroux 1971-01-01 Hardcover John Mcphee - Encounters With the Archdruid [Narratives about a conservationist and three of his natural enemies]. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. fade to dj spine. Closed tears to DustJacket, chips dj corners. spot top edgepages, Former owners name inked on fly. B001ULMQ9G Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Saturday, January 28, 2012

Shelved 3 boxes of paperbacks, lots of fiction, SF & fantasy novels.
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Processed a box of playboy.
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Picked up a car-load of donations.
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Book of the day:
021403

Captain Salt in Oz Ruth Plumly Thompson; Founded on and continuing L. Frank Baum The Reilly & Lee co 1936 Hardcover Good+ (5 of 10) / in Good dustjacket (4 of 10). dampstain to dj & spine. crisp clear paste-on cover illustrations but for spot to top corner 'C' in Captain and tiny chip to top near the 'S' in Salt. wear to dj corners esp spine ends. no warp or damage to the pages. unclipped dj flap with 2.50 price, rear dj flap lists to 38 Hidden Valley (thus the assumed 1951 reprint date.) No writing or marks. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. an attractive copy despite the flaws. B00085TR7O

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Friday, January 27, 2012

Shelved a stack of uncommon VHS tapes, and a few rare books.
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Sorted a box or so of books.
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Paid BOE.
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Charles Lutwidge Dodgson was born on this day in 1832.
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Items of the day:

013243

Alice In Sunderland ~1st Bryan Talbot First Edition 1st Printing 1593076738 Fine (10 of 10) Dark Horse 4/11/2007 Hardcover "First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. Self-cover (the cover is illustrated and glossy). Perfect condition, unread." Graphic Novels

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021656

American McGee's Alice - Jabberwocky Action Figure Series 3 American McGee; Lewis Carroll EA Games 2004 Toy American McGee; Lewis Carroll - American McGee's Alice - Jabberwocky Action Figure Series 3. Alice III Last Production Run! New, Never used, unopened, in storage since 6/2/2004. (our last copy) B000FSC8IY Click to Purchase on Biblio

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021655

American McGee's Alice: Alice and the Cheshire Cat (Anime face Alice) Series 3 American McGee; Lewis Carroll Electronic Arts 2004 Toy American McGee - American McGee's Alice: Alice and the Cheshire Cat (Anime face Alice) Series 3. Alice III Last Production Run! New, Never used, unopened, in storage since 6/2/2004. (our last copy) B000YHXVSW Click to Purchase on Biblio

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020489

Life Magazine 1947, April 28; Alice in Wonderland; Jackie Robinson Life Magazine Life Magazine 1947 Paperback Good (4 of 10). Bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, chips/creases to spine at staples, tiny chips to edges. Address label sticker on front cover. Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Thursday, January 26, 2012

Purchased a box of science and chess books.
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Shelved some chess books.
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Sorted some boxes.
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Processed & packed the online orders.
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Mary Mapes Dodge was born on this day in 1831, and Jules Feiffer in 1929.
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Book of the day:
001570

*Signed* Fawn Zeller's Porcelain Dollmaking Techniques Sybill McFadden Signed 875882145 Very Good-. /Very Good-. Hobby House Press 1984 Hardcover "blue dj. 8.5'' x 11'' (aprox.), The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. rubbing to corners, light shelf wear, This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Fawn Zeller on an attached bookplate/sticker, inscribed To Emily Fields -- Sincere Best Wishes, 1984". ink note on fly "I have the doll on the cover". small closed tear to DustJacket bottom rear,"" Dolls "Dolls,

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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Finished sorting the boxes of VHS from the other day, and shelved a stack.
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Somerset Maugham was born on this day in 1874.
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Book of the day:
001080

"Campaigning with Custer, 1868-69" David L. Spotts; Editor-E. A. Brininstool First Edition Thus 803241763 Fine. University of Nebraska Press 2/1/1988 Hardcover Yellow boards. No dj as issued. bagged. US Hist "US Hist,"

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Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Purchased 2 boxes of history/politics/art books, and 3 boxes of kids books. Took in 7 boxes of VHS.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Sorted 6 boxes of VHS.
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Edith Wharton was born on this day in 1862.
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Books of the day:
001265

"Vie et des Moeurs de Mademoiselle Cronel, dite Fretillon. Tome 1 & 2 (Life and of Manners of Miss Cronel, known as Fretillon)" "J. J. Gay, Editeur" B000W7GRI0 Very Good-. "Unknown, Bruxelles" Bruxelles 1883 Hardcover "Brown boards, binding circa 1940's. All text in French. Vie et des Mï¿Â1/2urs de Mademoiselle Cronel, dite Frï¿Â1/2tillon (Life and of Manners of Miss Cronel, known as Frï¿Â1/2tillon) Tome 1 & 2 bound into one volume. rubbing corners." French "French,"

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001171

"Treasures of the Pharaohs: The Early Period, The New Kingdom, The Late Period (Treasures of the World)" Jean Yoyotte First Edition B0006BWS62 Very Good+. /Very Good. Albert Skira 1968 Hardcover "Black dj. 11x13''. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. Tipped-in plates," "Egypt, Ancient" "Egypt, Ancient,"

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Just shelved several Hunter S. Thompson hardcovers, and that new Mark Twain bio.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Processed around 8 boxes.
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Walter M. Miller, Jr., was born on this day in 1923.
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Books of the day:
001762

Crescent City Rhapsody ~1st Kathleen Ann Goonan First Edition 1st Printing 380977117 Good. /Very Good. Eos (HarperCollins) 2000-01 Hardcover Blue dj. The front fly page has been removed. Science Fiction "Science Fiction,001762.jpg>

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001768

The Renegades of Pern: (#7) (The Dragonriders of Pern) ~1st Anne Mccaffrey First Edition 1st Printing 345340965 Very Good-. /Very Good+. Del Rey 11/5/1989 Hardcover Science Fiction "Science Fiction,001768.jpg>

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"There is no scent so pleasant to my nostrils as that faint, subtle reek which comes from an ancient book."
~Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Charles Dickens

Sunday, January 22, 2012

USPS rates went up, had to do some adjusting to very low end titles listed online.
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Processed & packed the online orders.
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Joseph Wambaugh was born on this day in 1937.
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Book of the day:
005358

Mr Happy Bob James First Edition 1st Printing 1904034284 Very Good-. John Blake 2002-07 Mass Market Paperback slight The spine has a roll/lean/cock/twist to it. True Crime

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Saturday, January 21, 2012

Marked down and culled the Political, Business, Law, Crime, & Sports books. Most of those sections are now below $4, and there are several stacks on the $1.00 cart/boxes.
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Shelved some textbooks & collectable books.
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Book of the day:
001466

"The Power of Womanhood, or Mothers and Sons: A Book for Parents and Those in Loco Parentis" Ellice Hopkins First Edition 1st Printing B00085XPRW Good-. "E.P. Dutton and Company, Inc." 1899 Hardcover "dark red boards, interior hinges broken, top edge gilt." Parenting "Parenting,"

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Friday, January 20, 2012

Shelved a box of RPG books, some D&D 2nd & 3rd edition.
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Shelved a stack of Stephen King comic books.
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Shelved some mildly collectable books & cards.
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Books of the day:
001664
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Muskogee Mayhem (Car Wars adventure pack) Creede Lambard; Illustrator-Bill Schmidt; Illustrator-John Waltrip; Illustrator-Jason Waltrip First Edition 1st Printing 1556341636 Steve Jackson Games 1989 Paperback "Bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, 8.5'' x 11'' (aprox.), with book & all 4 maps, some stains to maps, no counters, creases spine." Role Playing Games "Role Playing Games, Role Playing Game"

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002523

Kings of the Desert Robert Carlos 968878431 Good+. Eilfin Publishing 10/21/2002 Paperback "shelf worn, 8.5'' x 11'' (aprox.)," Role Playing Games

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Thursday, January 19, 2012

Processed and packed the online orders.
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Purchased in a stack of dusty volumes, but a few okay titles once they're cleaned up.
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Tom dropped off flyers for the Paperback Show.
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Edgar Allan Poe is born on this day in 1809.
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Book of the day:
015781

New Worlds for Old Clark Ashton Smith; Edgar Allan Poe; H.P. Lovecraft; Lord Dunsany; Editor-Lin Carter 034502365X Ballantine 1971 Mass Market Paperback Mass Market Paperback / Racksize Paperback.

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010173 EDGAR ALLAN POE: The Man (2 Volume set); Vol 1; Vol 2 Mary E. Phillips; James H. Whitty (foreward) First Edition B000M0UJ1I The John C. Winston Company 1926 Hardcover "dark blue boards. rubbing to corners, shelf wear, some wear to the gilt spine titles. volume 1 the 1/2 tp is loose and laid in. Former owner's name inked on inside covers. NOT x-lib." Literary Biography

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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Shelved 3 or 4 boxes of paperbacks, quite a few newer titles onto the spin-racks.
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Purchased 5 or 6 boxes of mostly paperbacks, & a small stack of vintage books.
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Caught up answering emails.
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A. A. Milne was born this day in 1882.
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Books of the day:
012427 An Expotition to the North Pole A.A. Milne; Illustrator-E.H. Shepard 416216900 Mammoth 10/8/1981 Paperback "Staplebound softcover pamphlet style booklet. Rubbing to corners, shelf wear, creases to the spine." Young Adult "012427.jpg">

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011998

"The Development of Law on the Rocky Mountain Frontier: Civil Law and Society, 1850-1912 (Contributions in Legal Studies)" Gordon Morris Bakken 313232857 Greenwood Press 7/30/1983 Hardcover Some dogeared pages. Highlighting to about a dozen page.. Law "011998.jpg">

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Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Shelved a long box of comics, mostly Star Wars and some Buffy/Angel comics.
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Processed & packed the online orders, which went out early with the stuff from the weekend due to the Holiday Monday.
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Benjamin Franklin was born on this day in 1706.
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Book of the day:
003027

The Forgotten Beasts of Eld ~ 1st Patricia A. McKillip First Edition 1st Printing 068930434X Good. /Good+. Atheneum Books 1974-08 Hardcover "The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. School & Library Binding. X-Library edition with usual marks - marked out stamps on edges & tp, pocket removed - glue stain remaining on fly, dj flaps glued down - sticker on dj spine. Sturdy, small stain to edge pages else very clean," Fantasy Fiction

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Monday, January 16, 2012

Marked down the last comics, 2 large boxes of 25 cent comics now.
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Shelved a stack of Deadpool comics.
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Purchased a couple stacks of mystery books.
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Shelved some collectable toys, and books.
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Edmond Spencer died this day in 1599. Robert W. Service was born on this day in 1874.
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Items of the day:
011935

"I, LUSIPHUR (Poison Elves) #2" Drew Hayes (20 July 1969 - 21 March 2007) First Edition 1st Printing B0035DUO14 Near Mint. Mulehide Graphics 1991 Comic "I, LUSIPHUR (Poison Elves) #2 single issue. Bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, light paint chipping to spine crease. The introduction of the Purple Marauder! Magazine sized Comic Book" Independents "Independents,"

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011928

Tenjo Tenge Vol. 1+2 (Tenjo Tenge) (in Japanese) [set of 2] Yuito Ookura 4088757416 Shueisha 2005 Comic Tenjo Tenge Vol. 1+2 (Tenjo Tenge) (in Japanese) [set of 2] Softcover bound book with dustjacket. All text in Japanese kanji. Manga

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011927

Tenjo Tenge Vol. 3 (Tenjo Tenge) (in Japanese) Yuito Ookura 4088758080 Shueisha 2005 Comic Softcover bound book with dustjacket. All text in Japanese kanji. Manga Manga

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Sunday, January 15, 2012

Marked down more comics to 25 cents.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Items of the day:
017096

Lenore #9 Roman Dirge reprint B000OUZRA4 Slave Labor 2002 Comic "Bagged for protection with a stiff backing board," Independents

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016239

*Signed* Starchild Number Zero (#0) Signed First Edition 1st Printing Limit B0013GPDB6 Near Mint Taliesin Press 1993 Comic "Bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by James A. Owen on the cover & hand numbered of 2500 in silver sharpie. Featuring storytelling by James A Owen; With illustrations by Paul Chadwick; Tom Chapman; Colleen Doran; Will Eisner; Craig Hamilton; James A. Owen; P. Craig Russell; Dave Sim & Gerhard; Martin Wagner; Foreword by Alan Dean Foster; afterword by Frank Kelly Freas. This has been in storage since published and signed in 1993. It is in New condition and has never been read. [Multiple copies available - please contact] Originally conceived as a benefit book to assist Owen after an auto accident shattered his drawing hand in 1992."

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Saturday, January 14, 2012

Purchased 3800 comics, mostly marvel, mostly late '90s to late '00s.
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Marked down some comics, put a box out from for 25 cents each.
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Shelved some collectable books.
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Hugh Lofting was born on this day in 1886.
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Items of the day:
017442

Meridian 19 Barbara Kesel (*Signed*) Signed B0037EBFFK Crossgen Comics 2002 Comic This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Barbara Kesel on the cover. Signed in person. Bagged for protection with a stiff backing board. Independents

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017460

*Signed* Cycle Of The Werewolf Stephen King; Illustrator-Bernie Wrightson (Signed) Signed by Illustrator First Edition 1st Printing 451821114 Very Good (7 of 10) Signet 4/9/1985 Paperback This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Berni Wrightson on the cover. Signed in person. Bagged for protection. First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. minor spine roll. Graphic Novels

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