Thursday, February 27, 2014

Purchased a vintage OZ book, and a few leatherbound books. 
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Born on this date: 1902 – John Steinbeck, 1910 – Peter De Vries, 1912 – Lawrence Durrell, 1913 – Irwin Shaw, 1944Ken Grimwood.
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Item of the day:

025094
Titanic and Other Ships (1st)
Commander (Charles Herbert) Lightoller


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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Born on this date: 1908Frank G. Slaughter, 1917Anthony Burgess, 1942 – John Saul.
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Item of the day:
021003
"LEGS, HIPS AND BEHIND. (The Wormwood Review 71, Vol 18, #3.)"
Charles (Chas.) Bukowski


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Monday, February 24, 2014

Born on this date: 1909August Derleth.
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Item of the day:
019500
Macross Robotech Revoltech #083 Super Poseable Action Figure VF1S Valkyrie Do You Remember Love Version
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Saturday, February 22, 2014

Born on this date: 1937Joanna Russ, 1947 – Richard North Patterson.
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Item of the day:
005080
Danny Bonaduce *Signed* Random Acts of Badness: My Story
Danny Bonaduce


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Thursday, February 20, 2014

Born on this date: 1912Pierre Boulle, 1926 – Richard Matheson.
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Item of the day:

003287
*Signed* A Matter for Men
David Gerrold


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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Born on this date: 1903Louis Slobodkin, 1917Carson McCullers, 1952Amy Tan, 1958 – Helen Fielding, 1963 – Laurell K. Hamilton, 1964 – Jonathan Lethem, 1971 – Jeff Kinney.
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Item of the day:

006436
"Illustration Magazine #Two [Frank Frazetta, Norm Saunders, Perry Peterson]"
Dan Zimmer


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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Born on this date: 1909 – Wallace Stegner, 1929Len Deighton, 1930Gahan Wilson, 1931 – Toni Morrison, 1935Janette Oke, 1936Jean M. Auel.
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Item of the day:
020152
"*Signed* Some Like it Hot [Marilyn Monroe, Billy Wilder, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmmon]"
Billy Wilder (Signed!) & I. A. L. Diamond


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Monday, February 17, 2014

Shelved a large collection of Sylvia Browne books.
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Born on this date: 1912Andre Norton, 1924Margaret Truman, 1929 – Chaim Potok, 1930 – Ruth Rendell.
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Item of the day:
003319
Harry Turtledove *Signed* (1st) American Empire: The Victorious Opposition
Harry Turtledove


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Saturday, February 15, 2014

Purchased a short box of recent comics. Shelved several boxes from the large collection of the other day.
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Born on this date: 1883Sax Rohmer, 1928Norman Bridwell, 1937Gregory Mcdonald, 1954Iain Banks.
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Item of the day:

008382
"Petit Maitre li?gois de la seconde moiti? du XX?me si?cle, artiste de la m?diocrite / Kleine Luikse Meester uit de tweede helft van de XXste eeuw, kunstenaar van de middelmatigheid / Little late mid-20th century Master, artist of the mediocre / Kleiner L?"
Jacques Lizene


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Thursday, February 13, 2014

Purchased two boxes of kids picture books.
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Born on this date: 1903 – Georges Simenon, 1945 – William Sleator.
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Item of the day:
015464
*Signed* 180 Days Around the World
Elwood & Mary Ingledue


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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Born on this date: 1912 – R. F. Delderfield, 1929Donald Kingsbury, 1931Janwillem van de Wetering, 1938Judy Blume.
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Item of the day:
005063
Hothouse (The Gregg Press science fiction series)
Brian W. Aldiss


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Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Born on this date: 1917 – Sidney Sheldon, 1920 – Daniel F. Galouye, 1939 – Jane Yolen.
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Item of the day:
011452
Landscapes and Cityscapes for Artists and Craftspeople: From 19th-Century Sources (Dover Pictorial Archive Series)
Editor-Jim Harter


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Monday, February 10, 2014

Marked down much of the Military books to under $4.00, more will be out on the discount $1.00 table/cart soon.
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Born on this date: 1890 – Boris Pasternak, 1930E. L. Konigsburg, 1944 – Vernor Vinge.
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Item of the day:

013711
*Signed* War of Honor (1st) (Honor Harrington #10)
David Weber


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Sunday, February 09, 2014

Born on this date: 1737Thomas Paine, 1923Brendan Behan, 1940 – J. M. Coetzee, 1944 – Alice Walker, 1954 – Jo Duffy.
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Item of the day:
016266
Whispering Land: An Anthology of Stories by African Women
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Saturday, February 08, 2014

We purchased the 2nd half of an 80 box load of books today, lots of Military, & Scottish history, with many other titles. They should be shelved within the next week or so.






Born on this date: 1828Jules Verne, 1850Kate Chopin, 1955John Grisham.
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Item of the day:
024448
Betty Boop Black and White Limited Edition Bust B Statue Limited #'d (Greg Aronowitz)
Greg Aronowitz


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Friday, February 07, 2014

Born on this date: 1478Thomas More, 1812Charles Dickens, 1867Laura Ingalls Wilder, 1885Sinclair Lewis, 1932Gay Talese,
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Item of the day:
023230B
*Signed 14x* Walt Disney the Art of Animation; The Story of the Disney Studio Contribution to a New Art
Bob Thomas (Signed by = Walt Disney; Roy E. Disney; Jack Hannah; Bob Broughton; Emilio Bianchi; Bill Justice; Al Bertino; Art Cruickshank; Ub Iwerks; Frank Thomas; Ward Kimball; Ollie Johnston; & Jack Boyd)


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Thursday, February 06, 2014

Item of the day:
004496
Yussuf The Ostrich
Emery Kelen


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Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Item of the day:


002334
"Dogfight / Fighters ; F-15 Eagle, Mirage 2000, F-14 Tomcat, Tornado (Modern Air Combat Series, 1)"
Editor-Lt. Col David Eshel


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Monday, February 03, 2014

Born on this date: 1907James Michener, 1927 – Joan Lowery Nixon, 1949Rick Hautala.
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Item of the day:
001826
Electronic Structure of Atoms and Molecules (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Solid-State and Molecular Theory Group. Technical Report No. 3)
John Clarke Slater


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Sunday, February 02, 2014

Born on this date: 1905Ayn Rand, 1923James Dickey, 1940 – Thomas M. Disch.
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Item of the day:

020173
Hooghweerdighe Historie Van Het Alder-Heylighste Sacrament Van Mirakel
Petrus de CAFMEYER


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Saturday, February 01, 2014

Purchased a truckload of Art books. Boxes of donations came in.
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Born on this date: 1902 – Langston Hughes, 1904S. J. Perelman, 1941 – Jerry Spinelli, 1967Meg Cabot.
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Item of the day:
005060
Romuald ou La Vocation (Romuald or the Vocation) Tome Troisieme (Volume 3)
M. De Custine


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