Monday, March 31, 2014

Shelved a stack of metaphysical books, a few rare Masonic books, and some WP American Rivers titles.
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Born on this date: 1809 – Nikolai Gogol, 1912William Lederer, 1924Leo Buscaglia, 1926John Fowles, 1936Marge Piercy.
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Item of the day:

026978
*Signed* Deadpool #52
Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti (cover artists); Buddy Scalera; Anthony Williams [Illustrator]


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Sunday, March 30, 2014

Born on this date: 1928 – Tom Sharpe.
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Item of the day:

002418B
*SIGNED* Tulan of the Isles: A Fully Populated Town (Midkemia)
Raymond E. Feist (Signed); Stephen Abrams


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Friday, March 28, 2014

Purchased and shelved more DVDs the last few days.
Purchased 10 large boxes yesterday, including some Masonic, early AA, American History, and lots of soon to be $1.00 books.
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Born on this date: 1912A. Bertram Chandler 1970 – Jennifer Weiner.
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Item of the day:

015651
"SEA OF GLORY,The Magnificent Story of the Four Chaplains (1st)"
Francis Beauchesne Thornton


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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Born on this date: 1925Flannery O'Connor, 1946 – Stephen Hunter, 1964 – Kate DiCamillo.
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Item of the day:
023725
Rick Hoberg Gives Good Fantasy Portfolio
Rick Hoberg


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Monday, March 24, 2014

Purchased a small collection of rare automotive and car racing books yesterday, shelved them today.
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Born on this date: 1916Donald Hamilton.
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Item of the day:

018078
A Taste of H
Allan Horn


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Saturday, March 22, 2014

Born on this date: 1908 – Louis L'Amour, 1908 – Louis L'Amour, 1947 – James Patterson.
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Item of the day:
026967
*Signed 2x* The Punisher #2-12
Jimmy Palmiotti and Tim Bradstreet; Garth Ennis


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Thursday, March 20, 2014

Born on this date: 1895Fredric Wertham, 1937Lois Lowry, 1954 – Louis Sachar, 1955Nina Kiriki Hoffman.
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Item of the day:

005095
ESSAYS NEW AND OLD (1st) Ed USA
Aldous Huxley


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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Born on this date: 1916 – Irving Wallace, 1933 – Philip Roth, 1950 – James Redfield.
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Item of the day:
016461
Traditions of the Navy
Cedric W Windas


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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Born on this date: 1915Richard Condon, 1932John Updike, 1945Joy Fielding.
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Item of the day:

005151b
El Vizconde De Bragelonne (Tomo Primero (Volume 1))
A.(Alexandre) Dumas


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Monday, March 17, 2014


Several boxes of books signed by Larry Niven, Jerry Pournelle, James Blaylock, Louis Charbonneau, John DeChancie, Cody Goodfellow, George Clayton Johnson, Michael Kurland, Richard Lupoff, William F. Nolan, Tim Powers, John Skipp, & Stephen Woodworth will be shelved in the next few days.
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Purchased several collections yesterday, some textbooks, some metaphysical/magic books. 
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Born on this date: 1846Kate Greenaway, 1948William Gibson, 1956Patrick McDonnell.
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Item of the day: 005149
*SIGNED* The Big Boys
"Ehrlich, Max"


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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Purchased a few rare books.
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Born on this date: 1920Lawrence Sanders, 1953 – Heather Graham Pozzessere, 1937H. P. Lovecraft.
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Item of the day:

002697
*Signed* Dark Destiny (World of Darkness) (1st)
"Editor-Edward E. Kramer; John Mason Skipp, Robert Bloch, Nancy A. Collins, Harlan Ellison, Esther M. Friesner, Rick Hautala"


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Friday, March 14, 2014

Purchased some text books the other day. Getting ready for the paperback show on Sunday.
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Born on this date: 1869Algernon Blackwood, 1919Max Shulman, 1920Hank Ketcham, 1957 – Tad Williams.
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Item of the day:
014675
Early Fruit
Herbert Roberts


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Monday, March 10, 2014

Pulled about seven shelves of hardcover fiction, stacks of bestsellers, and put them out on the $1.00 table/carts/boxes.
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Shelved three small boxes of comics, lots of recent DC, and some X-Men titles.
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Purchased & shelved a stack of modern horror DVDS.
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Born on this date: 1952Johanna Lindsey, 1948Zelda Fitzgerald.
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Item of the day:
022776
*Signed* Delaware Poems
Gilbert Byron


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Saturday, March 08, 2014

Marked down the Religion,  Politics, Business & Finance, and Entertainment sections, many now under $4, and refilled the $1.00 carts & tables with those subjects.
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Born on this date: 1859Kenneth Grahame.
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Item of the day:

002195
"The Whore's Rhetorick,: Calculated to the meridian of London and conformed to the rules of art, in two dialogues"
Ferrante Pallavicino


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Friday, March 07, 2014

First Friday is winding down, quite the party for a while, what with the Mardi Gras band.
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Born on this date: 1945 – Elizabeth Moon, 1957Robert Harris, 1964Bret Easton Ellis.
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Item of the day:
024992
*Signed 5x* Fables: 1001 Nights of Snowfall (1st) +Poster
Bill Willingham; Mark Buckingham; Charles Vess; Mark Wheatley; Jill Thompson


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Thursday, March 06, 2014

Free Books for First Friday on March 7th

Born on this date: 1927 – Gabriel García Márquez.
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Item of the day:
013158
REMBRANDT-BIBEL
BREDT


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Monday, March 03, 2014

Born on this date: 1782Johann Rudolf Wyss.
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Item of the day:
015206
*Signed* Priceless Memories (1st)
Bob Barker; Digby Diehl


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Sunday, March 02, 2014

Born on this date: 1904Dr. Seuss, 1931 – Tom Wolfe, 1942 – John Irving, 1943 – Peter Straub, 1952Mark Evanier.
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Item of the day:
015646
*Signed* Carol Lawrence: The Backstage Story (1st)
Carol Lawrence; Phyllis Hobe


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Saturday, March 01, 2014

Born on this date: 1914 – Ralph Ellison, 1952Steven Barnes, 1952 – Nevada Barr.
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Item of the day:
023431
Carl Barks *Signed* (Junior Woodchucks' Guidebook) [Walt Disney] Manuale delle Giovani Marmotte
a cura di (Edited by) Mario Gentilini [Carl Barks; Walt Disney]


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