Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Shelved a stack of DVDs, and some classics yesterday.
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Born on this date: 1818Emily Brontë.
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Item of the day:
033510
*Signed 2x* Pictures That Tick (1st)
McKean, Dave

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Monday, July 28, 2014

Shelved a stack of CDs.
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Born on this date: 1869Booth Tarkington, 1878Don Marquis, 1945Sharon Creech.
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Item of the day:

034778
*Bradstreet Signed* Punisher (V6 2004) 1-24, 27-28, 38-39 (28 issues)
Garth Ennis; Tim Bradstreet

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Sunday, July 27, 2014

Born on this date: 1870Hilaire Belloc, 1929 – Jack Higgins, 1949 – Robert Rankin,
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Item of the day:
034823
*Signed* Masters of the Universe Mini-Comic: The Ordeal of Man-E-Faces! (c. 1982)
Mark Texeira

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

Born on this date: 1885André Maurois, 1894Aldous Huxley, 1923Jan Berenstain,
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Item of the day:


Price Just Reduced :)

023754
*Signed by Barks* The Carl Barks Checklist
Mark Worden; Carl Barks (Signed)

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Born on this date: 1875Jim Corbett, 1896 – Josephine Tey.
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Item of the day:



034780
*Signed 2x* Friday the 13th #1 Bradstreet Variant Cover (Wildstorm)
Jimmy Palmiotti; Gray; Archer [Illustrator]; Guzman [Illustrator]; Tim Bradstreet

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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Born on this date: 1802Alexandre Dumas, 1874Oswald Chambers, 1878Edward Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, 1895Robert Graves, 1897Amelia Earhart, 1900Zelda Fitzgerald, 1916 – John D. MacDonald, 1968 – Colleen Doran.
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Item of the day:

035905
*Nolan Signed* The Further Adventures of Batman : Fourteen All-New Adventures of The Caped Crusader
Greenberg, Martin H.; William F. Nolan

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Born on this date: 1888Raymond Chandler, 1947Gardner Dozois,
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Item of the day:
027109
*Portacio Signed* The Punisher 20 (Las Vegas Nights, Vol 2, No. 20)
Stan Lee

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Born on this date: 1898Stephen Vincent Benét, 1936Tom Robbins, 1948S. E. Hinton,
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Item of the day:

034651
1954 Mercury Repair and Adjustment Manual
Lincoln-Mercury Division of Ford Motor Company

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Monday, July 21, 2014

Born on this date: 1899 – Ernest Hemingway, 1933John Gardner, 1956Michael Connelly,
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Item of the day:
035714
Curtiss SC-1/2 Seahawk (Naval Fighters)
Billy Jack Long

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Sunday, July 20, 2014

Born on this date: 1933 – Cormac McCarthy, 1936Alistair MacLeod,
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Item of the day:

018073
*Signed* Dragons of a Lost Star (Dragonlance: The War of Souls, Volume II) (1st)
Margaret Weis; Tracy Hickman

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Saturday, July 19, 2014

Born on this date: 1896A. J. Cronin, 1946Stephen Coonts, 1956K. A. Applegate, 1963Garth Nix.
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Item of the day:
035950
*Signed* Mouse Guard: Belly of the Beast 1-6 (All Signed, All 1st Prints, All NM)
David Petersen

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Born on this date: 1811William Makepeace Thackeray, 1937 – Hunter S. Thompson.
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Item of the day:

035380
The Civil War (28 Volume Set)
Time Life

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Thursday, July 17, 2014

Born on this date: 1889Erle Stanley Gardner, 1924Olive Ann Burns, 1943LaVyrle Spencer, 1952 – Robert R. McCammon, 1954 – J. Michael Straczynski, 1971 – Cory Doctorow,
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Item of the day:

035643
*Rowena Signed* Power Lines
McCaffrey, Anne

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Monday, July 14, 2014

Purchased a few magazines. Shelved several boxes of vintage books, including a nice leatherbound Bible from 1873.
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Born on this date: 1862Gustav Klimt, 1903Irving Stone, 1940Susan Howatch, 1943Christopher Priest, 1966 – Brian Selznick.
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Item of the day:

030497
*Signed* THIS HALLOWED GROUND The Story of the Union Side of the Civil War (1st)
Catton, Bruce

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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Purchased some rare books.
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Born on this date: 1957 – Jane Hamilton.
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Item of the day:

035059
*Signed* Knights of the Kitchen Table (The Time Warp Trio)
Jon Scieszka; Lane Smith [Illustrator]

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Just shelved hundreds more trading card game cards, more Yu-Gi-Oh, MTG, and several other games. They are 25 cents each, and 1/2 off if you get 10 or more cards.
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Monday, July 07, 2014

Shelved some of the vintage sheet music that came in the other day (pages from 1910 to mid 1920s).
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Born on this date: 1907Robert A. Heinlein (the Grand Master SF author), 1931David Eddings, 1941 – Nancy Farmer, 1961Eric Jerome Dickey, 1968 – Jeff VanderMeer.
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Item of the day:


026986
Stranger In A Strange Land (Special Limited Edition)
Robert Heinlein

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Friday, July 04, 2014

Have a fun fourth.

Shelved some tax law books, and some classics, added several boxes of pocket books to the $1.00 table and cart.
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Born on this date: 1804Nathaniel Hawthorne, 1883Rube Goldberg.
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Item of the day:

033703
*Signed* GUIDE TO THE BUILDINGS OF SURRY AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION
Kornwolf, James D.

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Thursday, July 03, 2014

FF came early this month

Six different loads of books came in today - must be a holiday...
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First (Friday) came one day early this month, we were caught by surprise.
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Born on this date: 1883Franz Kafka, 1946 – Michael Shea, 1947Dave Barry.
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Item of the day:


011630
*Signed* Grass (1st)
Sheri S. Tepper

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