Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Sorted 5 or 6 boxes.
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Packed four boxes for wholesale.
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More computer housecleaning.
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Tim Powers was born on this day in 1952, Dee Brown in 1908.
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Books of the day:
010390

*Signed* Pacific Beat ~1st T. Jefferson Parker St Martins Press 1991-05 Hardcover T. Jefferson Parker - *Signed* Pacific Beat ~1st. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by T. Jefferson Parker on the TP, inscribed with note. First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. cover corner boards & dj chewed. 0312059434 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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005896

Die Geschichte Europas. Dietrich Schwanitz Goldmann 2003-03-01 Paperback Dietrich Schwanitz - Die Geschichte Europas.. Text in German, Text auf Deutsch. 344215166X Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Processed and packed the online orders, they went out early with yesterday's late stuff.
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Did some housekeeping to the computer files.
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Sent the Diamond order in, late again :(
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Items of the day:
010190

Tin Space Explorer Schylling Toy - Tin Space Explorer. Near Fine in original Box. modern reproduction wind-up tin toy. [When wound up, this tin explorer is on the move, rolling forward and twisting from side to side exploring this new world. A small window on his back side shows a power source of sparking lights. 7"] B000H5HDGM Click to Purchase on Biblio

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015712

Hyper Doll Act 1 [VHS] Cinematographer-Hitoshi Sato Geneon [Pioneer] 1996-03-26 VHS Tape Cinematographer-Hitoshi Sato - Hyper Doll Act 1 [VHS]. Still sealed in the original publishers shrinkwrap. NTSC VHS. 6304175752 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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015483

Split Dee Dee Ramone; Terrorgruppe Wanker Records 2003-04-22 Audio CD Dee Dee Ramone; Terrorgruppe - Split. CD in original cardboard case with liner notes. B000093FLF Click to Purchase on Biblio

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015538

Kishin Heidan, Vol. 1 - Kishin Corps [VHS] Cinematographer-Motoaki Ikegami Geneon [Pioneer] 1995-02-21 VHS Tape Cinematographer-Motoaki Ikegami - Kishin Heidan, Vol. 1 - Kishin Corps [VHS]. Still sealed in the original publishers shrinkwrap. Original Japanese language version, subtitled in English. 6303386288 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Monday, February 27, 2012


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Finished processing & packing the online orders from yesterday.
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Marked down some rare books that had been on the shelves for a while now.
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Sorted a few boxes.
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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born on this day in 1807, John Steinbeck in 1902, Peter De Vries in 1910 & Lawrence Durrell in 1912.
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Books of the day:

013058

The Grapes of Wrath (2 vols. LEC, ills by Benton) John Steinbeck; Illustrator-Thomas Hart Benton. Limited Editions Club 1940-01-01 Leather Bound John Steinbeck; Illustrator-Thomas Hart Benton. - The Grapes of Wrath (2 vols. LEC, ills by Benton). First Edition. Quarto (4to). Two volume set. Original "grass-cloth" boards and rawhide (leather) spines. Very minimal shelfwear. Original slipcase is heavily worn, with broken seams and chipping - but it has done it's job and protected the actual volumes. Lithographs by Thomas Hart Benton. Number 1116 of 1146 published, signed by the artist (Benton) at the end of volume 2. Contains a prefatory remarks by Joseph Henry Jackson titled "John Steinbeck and the Grapes of Wrath" and Thomas Craven titled "Thomas Benton and the Grapes of Wrath." Printed note from the publisher about the binding laid-in to volume 2. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Thomas Hart Benton at the rear limitation page in volume 2 (as Benton). some minor wear to the joints (the exterior flexible fold where book cover meets book spine) as the rawhide leather needs more care. Ink gift inscription on the side of the slipcase "Best Wishes, on Christmas 1941, Andy". B001LNTOIO Click to Purchase on Biblio

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010180

The Riverside Literature Series Number 1: Evangeline Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Houghton Mifflin Company 1886-03-17 Pamphlet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - The Riverside Literature Series Number 1: Evangeline. cover torn at spine, but still attached. Former owner's name inked on cover. 4.5'' x 7 B002VNRHC8 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Saturday, February 25, 2012

Cleared out a whole carfull of boxes and it hardly made a dent.
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Shelved a few collectable books.
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Anthony Burgess was born on this day in 1917.
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Books of the day:
020804

Cyrano de Bergerac: by Edmund Rostand translated by Anthony Burgess Edmund Rostand; Editor-Anthony Burgess Applause Books 2000-02-01 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. 1557832307 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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005800

Hilf dir selbst, sonst hilft dir keiner. Die Kunst, glÃ1/4cklich zu leben, in neun Lektionen. Josef Kirschner Droemersche Verlagsanstalt Th. Knaur Nachf., GmbH & Co. 2000-03-01 Paperback Josef Kirschner - Hilf dir selbst, sonst hilft dir keiner. Die Kunst, glÃ1/4cklich zu leben, in neun Lektionen.. Text in German, Text auf Deutsch, 342682339X Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Friday, February 24, 2012

Vote for us as the best place to buy comics in Long Beach (well back issue comics anyway),
Purchased some manga & action figures.
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New discount punch business cards.
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Managed to get some lamps into the SF aisle, which are helping to light it a bit better.
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Sorted 6 or 7 boxes from the mound that came in the last few days.
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Shelved some classics in slipcases.
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Wilhelm Grimm was born on this day in 1786, August Derleth in 1909.
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Items of the day:
015225

Snow White: Tale of Terror [VHS] Producer-Robert W. Cort; Producer-Scott Kroopf; Producer-Ted Field; Writer-Deborah Serra; Writer-Jacob Grimm; Writer-Thomas E. Szollosi; Writer-Wilhelm Grimm Polygram USA Video 1998-08-25 VHS Tape Producer-Robert W. Cort; Producer-Scott Kroopf; Producer-Ted Field; Writer-Deborah Serra; Writer-Jacob Grimm; Writer-Thomas E. Szollosi; Writer-Wilhelm Grimm - Snow White: Tale of Terror [VHS]. At least acceptable. NTSC VHS in original Box. may be ex-rental, may not. 630464972X Click to Purchase on Biblio

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021829

Playboy's Wet & Wild January 2000 Editors Of Playboy's Wet & Wild Magazine Executive Editor, Jeff Cohen 2000 Paperback Good+ (5 of 10). Some shelf wear and rubbing to the cover and edges. Bagged for protection. 8.5'' x 11'' (aprox.), Softcover bound book. Will ship in a padded envelope. B001FHCPEQ Click to Purchase on Biblio

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018652

USS Pampanito: A Submarine and Her Crew Carl Nolte San Francisco Maritime National Park Association 2001-11-01 Mass Market Paperback 8.5'' x 11'' (aprox.), Softcover bound book. Wide format/Landscape format book. 0971455007 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Thursday, February 23, 2012

Answered emails.
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Processed & packed the online orders.
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Samuel Pepys was born on this day in 1633. James Herriot died this day in 1995.
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Items of the day:
017023

Rock This Town: Best of Stray Cats Stray Cats Capitol 1991-07-01 Audio Cassette Stray Cats - Rock This Town: Best of Stray Cats. Good (4 of 10). Cassette in original case with cover sheet. Wear to the case. B000002UX0 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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002670

The William L. Clements Library of Americana at the University of Michigan - University of Michigan 1923 Hardcover - - The William L. Clements Library of Americana at the University of Michigan. black spine, boards, paste-on spine title, There is rub-through to the corners. [...It is hoped that this work...will interest those who fain would learn of the sources whence came much of what we know about our own country.] B000MWOK8Y Click to Purchase on Biblio

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005949

Edith Stein Gesamtausgabe (ESGA), 24 Bde., Bd.16, Bildung und Entfaltung der Individualität Edith Stein; Maria Amata Neyer; Beate. Beckmann Herder, Freiburg 2001-08-01 Hardcover Edith Stein; Maria Amata Neyer; Beate. Beckmann - Edith Stein Gesamtausgabe (ESGA), 24 Bde., Bd.16, Bildung und Entfaltung der Individualität. Text in German, Text auf Deutsch. 3451273861 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Purchased some textbooks, and 5 or 6 boxes of books, as well as 3 or 4 boxes of donations that arrived today.
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Processed and packed 5 boxes for wholesale.
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Edward Gorey was born on this day in 1925.
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Book of the day:
003313

Haunted America: Star-Spangled Supernatural Stories Marvin Kaye (ed) [William F. Nolan (*Signed*), Issac Asimov, L. Frank Baum, Ambrose Bierce, Robert Bloch, Willa Cather, Helen Eustis, H.P. Lovecraft, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Kuttner, Fritz Lieber, Washington Irving, Richard Matheson, Ogden Nash, Edgar Guild America Books 0002-11-30 Hardcover Marvin Kaye (ed) [William F. Nolan (*Signed*), Issac Asimov, L. Frank Baum, Ambrose Bierce, Robert Bloch, Willa Cather, Helen Eustis, H.P. Lovecraft, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Kuttner, Fritz Lieber, Washington Irving, Richard Matheson, Ogden Nash, Edgar - Haunted America: Star-Spangled Supernatural Stories. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by William F. Nolan on the front Fly with ghost sketch. Signed in person - a flyer from the signing event is laid in. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. Edward Gorey cover. B0013Z7DSS Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Purchased a stack of DVDs and literature paperbacks, shelved the DVDs.
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Processed and packed the online orders.
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Chuck Palahniuk was born this day in 1962. Charles Beaumont died this day in 1967.
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Books of the day:
011639

Stranger Than Fiction: True Stories ~1st Chuck Palahniuk Doubleday 2004-06-15 Hardcover Chuck Palahniuk - Stranger Than Fiction: True Stories ~1st. Wear to the dj. 0385504489 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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003309

*Signed 3x* Masques: All New Works of Horror and the Supernatural Editor-J. N. Williamson [Robert R. McCammon, Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Ray Russell, Charles Beaumont, Richard Matheson, Dennis Etchison (Signed), F. Paul Wilson, Joe R. Lansdale, Richard Christian Matheson (Signed), William F. Nolan (Signed), Gene Wolfe Maclay & Associates 1984-11 Hardcover Editor-J. N. Williamson [Robert R. McCammon, Robert Bloch, Ray Bradbury, Ray Russell, Charles Beaumont, Richard Matheson, Dennis Etchison (Signed), F. Paul Wilson, Joe R. Lansdale, Richard Christian Matheson (Signed), William F. Nolan (Signed), Gene Wolfe - *Signed 3x* Masques: All New Works of Horror and the Supernatural. black dj. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. Closed tears to DustJacket, This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by William F. Nolan on the fly with a full page skull sketch. Signed in person - a flyer from the signing event is laid in. Additionally signed by Dennis Etchison & Richard Christian Matheson. Signed in person - a flyer from that signing event is laid in as well. All three signed on the fly page. 0940776189 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Monday, February 20, 2012

Processed 4 boxes of a donation from Saturday.
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Put 4 boxes on inexpensive items online.
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Took in a large collection of mostly junk, but hopefully there a couple of ok books in the piles.
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Items of the day:
002122

Blood Bullets Buffoons VHS Amy Lynn Baxter (Penthouse Pet of the Year) E.I. Independent Cinema 1997-12-30 VHS Tape Amy Lynn Baxter (Penthouse Pet of the Year) - Blood Bullets Buffoons VHS. Still sealed in the original publishers shrinkwrap. barcode punched. Great 'B' movie, softcore action/comedy. [multiple copies available] B00000J12F Click to Purchase on Biblio

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018066

GAME ELEMENTS GGE900 Axis Pad Game Controller for Pc GAME ELEMENTS Electronics usb connector B0002471O2 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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020051

TY BEANIE BABY - WIGGLY Squid Plush Beanbag Ty Toy clean. B000RB8SG0 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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015566

Blue Submarine No. 6 - Hearts (Vol. 3) [VHS] Producer-Kazuhiko Ikeguchi; Writer-Hiroshi Yamaguchi; Writer-Satoru Ozawa Bandai 2000-04-04 VHS Tape Producer-Kazuhiko Ikeguchi; Writer-Hiroshi Yamaguchi; Writer-Satoru Ozawa - Blue Submarine No. 6 - Hearts (Vol. 3) [VHS]. subtitled 6305788103 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Put out 3 more boxes of $1.00 romance paperbacks.
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Marked down some vinyl records to $1.00.

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Processed and packed the online orders.
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Carson McCullers was born on this day in 1927.
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Items of the day:

020455

Big O Mini Figures - Sets A+B Big 0 Kotobukiya / Bandai / Sunrise 2003 Toy Big O Mini Figures - Sets A+B. Set A: Big O, Dorothy 1, R. Dorothy Wayneright & Norman Burg, Rogers's Car - the Griffin. Set B: Attack Mode Big O, Big Duo, Schwaltz Walt, Roger Smith. box A is a bit dinged up sort of crushed on the front corner panel, not enough to make it out of shape, both are still unopened and the toys are mint. Click to Purchase on Biblio

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005538

Fist of the North Star Yuria Mini-Bust repaint Figure V.3 (2nd Color Edition) Matsuura Ken; Yatake Yoshinori Kaiyodo 1983 Toy Matsuura Ken; Yatake Yoshinori - Fist of the North Star Yuria Mini-Bust repaint Figure V.3 (2nd Color Edition). Non scale polystone model, small dent to box corner. B001OIZS04 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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005749

Kennedy's Ireland Robert Vaughn narrator Mpi Home Video 1994-12-15 VHS Tape Robert Vaughn narrator - Kennedy's Ireland. Green box. Not released on DVD. Not an ex-rental. "A fond look back at Ireland at the time of president Kennedy's visit during the summer of 1963. Incorporating film footage from the President's tour of Ireland, excerpts from his speeches, and historic reenactments of Irish history, Kennedy's Ireland is also a tribute to the heritage of Irish immigrants. 6302180295 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

Shelved some vintage art books, a stack of CDs, and some vintage paperbacks.
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Took in 3 boxes.
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Toni Morrison was born on this day in 1931.
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Books of the day:
006764

Beloved Toni Morrison; Narrator-Lynn Whitfield Random House Audio 1998-10-06 Audio Cassette Toni Morrison; Narrator-Lynn Whitfield - Beloved. Audio book - two cassettes. 0375404325 Click to Purchase on Biblio

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017094

Lenore #7 Roman Dirge Slave Labor 2002 Comic Roman Dirge - Lenore #7. Bagged for protection with a stiff backing board, B000OV3GYC Click to Purchase on Biblio

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