Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Born on this date: 1875Rafael Sabatini, 1908Jack Williamson, 1926Elmer Kelton.
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Item of the day:
023714
*Signed* Batman: Noel
Lee Bermejo

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Monday, April 28, 2014

More car manual out to the $1.00 table, and some hard to find car manuals shelved. Also shelved some Signed Bunnicula titles.
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Born on this date: 1914Philip E. High.
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Item of the day:

035848
Rouge: Pictured in Its Prime
Bryan, Ford R.

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Sunday, April 27, 2014

Took in 5 boxes of auto repair manuals, and there is now a large stack of them out on the $1.00 table.
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Born on this date: 1898Ludwig Bemelmans.
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Item of the day:

023752
*Signed by Carl Barks* Comic Book Price Guide: No 7
Robert M. Overstreet; Carl Barks (Signed)

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Saturday, April 26, 2014

Born on this date: 1889Anita Loos, 1912A. E. van Vogt, 1914 – Bernard Malamud, 1916Morris West.
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Item of the day:
033998
Galaxy Science Fiction (1954, January)
H. L. Gold [Editor]; Kurt Vonnegut

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Friday, April 25, 2014

Shelved a stack of Holloway House vintage Urban fiction, behind the counter.
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Item of the day:

034434
John Donne the Complete English Poems
Donne, John; A.J. Smith (editor); Andrew Motion (Introduction)

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Thursday, April 24, 2014

Shelved a box of pocketbooks, lots of older fiction, mystery, horror, some classics.
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Born on this date: 1815Anthony Trollope, 1900Elizabeth Goudge, 1940Sue Grafton.
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Item of the day:

034836
*Signed* A SWIFTLY TILTING PLANET (Signed by cover artist Rowena Morrill)
L'ENGLE, Madeleine; Rowena Morrill

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Shelved signed books by: Peter Straub, Eoin Colfer, Ann Brashares, and Chip Kidd.
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Born on this date: 1707Henry Fielding, 1899Vladimir Nabokov, 1943Janet Evanovich.
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Item of the day:


035776
*Signed 2x* The Legacy of Heorot (1st)
Larry Niven; Jerry Pournelle; Steven Barnes

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Sunday, April 20, 2014

Born on this date: 1939Peter S. Beagle, 1953Robert Crais.
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Item of the day:

030507
*Signed 2x* The Lord of the Rings (1978)
Ralph Bakshi; Peter S. Beagle

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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Item of the day:

035649
*Ken Kelly Signed* Tales of the Horseclans (Collectors' Edition Books 1, 2, & 3; The Coming of the Horseclans, Swords of the Horseclans, Revenge of the Horseclans)
Adams, Robert

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Born on this date: 1897 – Thornton Wilder, 1957 – Nick Hornby.
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Item of the day:
016945
*Johnson Signed* Twilight Zone
Robert Bloch; John Landis; George Clayton Johnson; Richard Matheson

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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Purchased a large collection of McFarlane toys.
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Born on this date: 1843Henry James, 1916 – Helene Hanff, 1940Jeffrey Archer.
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Item of the day:

034781
*Bradstreet Signed* Action Comics #775 "2nd Print Variant"
Tim Bradstreet

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Shelved a box of non-fiction some vintage history & military among them.
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On this day in 1939The Grapes of Wrath, by John Steinbeck was first published.
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Born on this date: 1935Erich von Däniken, 1950 – Péter Esterházy, 1954 – Bruce Sterling.
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Item of the day:

032525
*Brooks Signed* World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
Brooks, Max

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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Born on this date: 1902 – Marguerite Henry, 1909 – Eudora Welty.
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Item of the day:

015206
*Bob Barker Signed* Priceless Memories (1st)
Bob Barker; Digby Diehl

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Friday, April 11, 2014

Born on this date: 1940 – Thomas Harris.
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Item of the day:

025718
*Barks Signed* Fine Art of Walt Disney's Donald Duck (#13 Signed #'d)
Carl Barks

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Thursday, April 10, 2014

Born on this date: 1903 – Clare Turlay Newberry, 1934 – Richard Peck, 1941 – Paul Theroux, 1957 – John M. Ford.
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Item of the day:

030199
*Bakshi Signed* RBCC #149 Special Animation Issue
Wendy Pini; James Van Hise (Editor); Ralph Bakshi

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Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Born on this date: 1955 – Barbara Kingsolver.
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Item of the day:
035458
(Signed) They Lie Forgotten, the United States Military Academy 1856-1861
Mary Elizabeth Sergent

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Monday, April 07, 2014

Born on this date: 1915 – Henry Kuttner, 1928 – James White, 1938 – Iris Johansen.
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Item of the day:

021527
California Criminal Law Workbook and Study Guide
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Saturday, April 05, 2014

Shelved several boxes of comics, both quite recent titles, and silver age titles.
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Born on this date: 1856Booker T. Washington, 1908 – Ernestine Gilbreth Carey, 1917Robert Bloch, 1920 – Arthur Hailey.
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Item of the day:

018089
Inga
Karan Lustig


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Friday, April 04, 2014

First Friday had quite a crowd, but didn't get out of hand.
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Born on this date: 1902 – Stanley G. Weinbaum, 1928Maya Angelou, 1948 – Dan Simmons.
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Item of the day:
002565
Memoires d'une Puce (Autobiography of a Flea)
Anonymous


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Thursday, April 03, 2014

Free Books for First Friday April 4th

Stop by and pickup all the FREE BOOKS you like! (From the designated carts/boxes outside.) All Day Long.
Then, if you feel like it, you can shop inside among our over 30,000 unique books, comics, toys, movies, music & more.



Born on this date: 1783Washington Irving, 1953Sandra Boynton.
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Item of the day:

004134b
"Star Trek 12" Lt. Sulu statue plus Signed Comic #1 ST: TOS [lot of 2] Limited Edition 53/2500 George Takei Star Trek: The Original Series"
George Takei *Signed*


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Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Purchased a collection of history & political books.
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Born on this date: 1805Hans Christian Andersen, 1840Émile Zola, 1925George MacDonald Fraser.
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Item of the day:

019186
Early Sociology of Management and Organizations Vol III (3): Dynamic Administration: The Collected Papers of Mary Parker Follett
Editor-Henry C. Metcalf; Editor-L. Urwick


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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Shelved some Signed Mouse Guard comics.
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Born on this date: 1926 – Anne McCaffrey, 1929 – Milan Kundera, 1942 – Samuel R. Delany, 1970 – Brad Meltzer.
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Items of the day:
005146
Jasper Fforde *Signed* (1st) - Lost in a Good Book: A Thursday Next Novel
Jasper Fforde


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" 026968
"*Signed 2x* The Punisher Vol. 3 No. 1-12 (Complete Run, 2000-2001)"
Jimmy Palmiotti and Tim Bradstreet; Garth Ennis


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005084
Les Petites Vicieuses Chez les Proxenetes
Gorel De Roncel (Abdelhy Roukhodla editor)


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Unicorn Cookbook Found at the British Library

A long-lost medieval cookbook, containing recipes for hedgehogs, blackbirds and even unicorns, has been discovered at the British Library. Professor Brian Trump of the British Medieval Cookbook Project described the find as near-miraculous. "We've been hunting for this book for years. The moment I first set my eyes on it was spine-tingling."

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