Thursday, January 30, 2014

Born on this date: 1912 – Barbara W. Tuchman, 1924Lloyd Alexander, 1931 – Allan W. Eckert, 1935Richard Brautigan, 1941Gregory Benford, 1955 – Judith Tarr.
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Item of the day: 008383
The Number of the Beast - True First Edition
Robert A. Heinlein


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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Born on this date: 1873Colette, 1959 – Megan McDonald.
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Item of the day:
001484
Mobilier alsacien (French Edition)
Lucile Oliver


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Monday, January 27, 2014

Postal rates went up, took all day to adjust online listings.
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Born on this date: 1832Lewis Carroll, 1836Leopold von Sacher-Masoch.
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Item of the day:
024265
"History of California Post Offices, 1849-1976 Includes branches and stations, Navy numbered branches, highway and railway post offices"
Harold E Salley


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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Shelved a box of kids chapter books.
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Born on this date: 1874W. Somerset Maugham, 1882Virginia Woolf, 1905 – Margery Sharp.
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Item of the day:
016445
"I Bequeath'' The Fantasy Foundation "I, Forrest J. Ackerman, being of imaginative mind, bequeath to the Fantasy Foundation, upon my demise, my 1300 fantasy books" (4 July 46)"
Forrest J. Ackerman


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Friday, January 24, 2014

Purchased & traded for three collections one right after the other, lots of kids picture books, ya novels, hardcover novels, more.
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Born on this date: 1862Edith Wharton, 1944David Gerrold,
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Item of the day:
001062
*Signed* So What Now
Nevelle Silliman


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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Born on this date: 1783Stendhal, 1923 – Walter M. Miller, Jr..
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Item of the day:

009639
Chinese Opera Watercolors: Guo ju ren wu shui cai hua
Lan Wang; editor-Max C.W. Liu


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Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Purchased a tub of comics, a few older items, a stack of more recent Disney & Archie titles. Shelved a small box of mostly modern recent DC comics.
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Born on this date: 1906 – Robert E. Howard, 1937 – Joseph Wambaugh.
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Item of the day: 010176
"THE LORD OF THE RINGS Trilogy Boxed Set Comprising The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, The Return of the King"
J.R.R. Tolkien


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Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Phone is back up

The phone was down all morning, but is working again now.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Shelved a stack of Military Model kits, a Signed Ansel Adams book, and a few other books.
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Born on this date: 1948Nancy Kress, 1959Tami Hoag, 1959 – R.A. Salvatore.
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Item of the day:



001817
"The History of the Psychoanalytic Movement. Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series, No. 25"
"Prof. Dr. Sigmund Freud, LL.D of Vienna; Authorized English translation by A. A. Brill, Ph.B., M.D."


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Saturday, January 18, 2014

Several donations, even some Vinyl. 
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Born on this date: 1882A. A. Milne, 1932Robert Anton Wilson.
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Item of the day:

010310
My California
Kathleen Thompson Norris


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Friday, January 17, 2014

Born on this date: 1820Anne Brontë, 1899 – Nevil Shute.
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Item of the day:

003027
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld (1st)
Patricia A. McKillip


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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Shelved a few Stage Magic books, and some Art books, and a stack of various non-fiction.
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Born on this date: 1935 – Robert Silverberg.
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Item of the day:
017934
Design in Nature Volume I (1)
James Bell Pettigrew


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Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Purchased a few books.
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Born on this date: 1886Hugh Lofting, 1896John Dos Passos, 1921 – Kenneth Bulmer, 1948 – John Lescroart, 1950Arthur Byron Cover.
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Item of the day:
014083
Bedrooms Have Windows (a Donald Lam/Bertha Cool mystery) 0511
A. A. Fair; Erle Stanley Gardner; Illustrator-Mike Ludlow


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Monday, January 13, 2014

Shelved several Sherlock Holmes books. Quite a stack of coffee table books out to the $1.00 table.
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Purchased a stack of vintage books, and picked up 5 boxes of donations.
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Born on this date: 1832Horatio Alger, Jr., 1893 – Clark Ashton Smith, 1926Michael Bond.
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Item of the day:
012402
Frank Frazetta: The Living Legend
Frank Frazetta


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Sunday, January 12, 2014

Purchased a large stack of non-fiction hardcover books.
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Born on this date: 1628Charles Perrault, 1876 – Jack London, 1949 – Haruki Murakami, 1952Charles Faulkner, 1952 – Walter Mosley.
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Item of the day:
003348
*Signed* Yestermorrow: Obvious Answers to Impossible Futures
Ray Bradbury


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Saturday, January 11, 2014

Born on this date: 1918Robert C. O'Brien, 1923Jerome Bixby, 1943 – Jim Hightower, 1952 – Diana Gabaldon, 1961Jasper Fforde.
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Item of the day:
026953
*Signed* Invincible #47 (Image Comics)
Robert Kirkman; Ryan Ottley [Illustrator]; Bill Crabtree [Illustrator];


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Friday, January 10, 2014

Shelved more music CDs.
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Born on this date: 1883 – Aleksey Nikolayevich Tolstoy, 1936Stephen E. Ambrose, 1947 – George Alec Effinger, 1961Steve Hamilton.
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Item of the day:

013886
Kenkyusha's Lighthouse English-Japanese Dictionary (English and Japanese Edition)
S. Takebayashi; Y. Kojima


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Thursday, January 09, 2014

Well someone swiped the entire box of kids books last night, guess we won't bother to put kids books on the discount table anymore.
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Born on this date: 1890Karel Čapek, 1928Judith Krantz, 1931Algis Budrys, 1933 – Wilbur Smith, 1936 – Anne Rivers Siddons, 1938 – Stuart Woods, 1942 – John Dunning, 1954Philippa Gregory.
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Item of the day:

017089B
*Signed* Mouse Guard V1: Fall 1152 remarqued (1st)
David Petersen


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Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Shelved about four boxes of books, almost a box of them kids picture book, and young adult chapter books, the rest where mostly hardcover non-fiction in a variety of subjects.
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Born on this date: 1824 – Wilkie Collins, 1897Dennis Wheatley, 1934 – Alexandra Ripley, 1942 – Stephen Hawking, 1944Terry Brooks.
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Item of the day:
018092
*Signed* The Pro
Garth Ennis; Amanda Conner; Jimmy Palmiotti


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Tuesday, January 07, 2014


Born on this date: 1891Zora Neale Hurston, 1925Gerald Durrell, 1928William Peter Blatty, 1936 – Hunter Davies.
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Item of the day:


017091
1987 Topps Baseball Cards 2 Uncut Sheets rolled
Topps


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Monday, January 06, 2014

Culled out the religion, diet, & parenting sections, lots of $1.00 books out on the discount table.
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Purchased another stack of DVD's - they're all shelved, mostly action, some Science ficiton/horror.
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Born on this date: 1931E. L. Doctorow.
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Item of the day:


020601
Living High: An Unconventional Autobiography (1st)
June Burn


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Sunday, January 05, 2014

Filled the discount table, some philosophy books, lots of $1.00 & 25¢ VHS movies.
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Marked a pile of comics down & filled the 25¢ comic box, and front spinners.
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Saturday, January 04, 2014

Purchased some D&D books, and a few music books, and a couple of kids books, amongst the 10 boxes of books that came in & were donated today.
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Born on this date: 1785Jacob Grimm, 1933 – Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, 1962Harlan Coben.
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Item of the day:

003341
*Signed* The Singular Pilgrim: Travels on Sacred Ground
Rosemary Mahoney


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Friday, January 03, 2014

Just shelved several new Toys, including:

Thursday, January 02, 2014

Born on this date: 1920Isaac Asimov, 1956Lynda Barry.
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Item of the day:
005187
*Signed* The Intelligencer
Leslie Silbert


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Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Born on this date: 1879E. M. Forster, 1919 – J. D. Salinger, 1935B. Kliban, 1949 – Olivia Goldsmith.
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Item of the day:
013570
The Marvelous Land of Oz (1st) (2nd State)
L. Frank; John R. Neill (illustrator) BAUM


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