Saturday, August 30, 2014

Shelved a large stack of vintage bondage magazines late 1970s early 1980s.
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Born on this date: 1797Mary Shelley, 1901John Gunther, 1925Laurent de Brunhoff.
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Item of the day:

027902
*Signed* The Amateur
Edward Klein

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Friday, August 29, 2014

Purchased some textbooks, shelved some Signed Comic books/Graphic Novels, P. Craig Russell, Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash), Watchmen, more.
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Born on this date: 1809Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., 1954Michael P. Kube-McDowell,
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Item of the day:

029944
*Signed* Cheval Noir #1
Dave Stevens; Thierry Cailleteau; Hiroyuki Kato; Francois Schuiten; Olivier Vatine [Illustrator]; Keisuke Goto [Illustrator];

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

Shelved some CD, & DVDs, and some signed Mystery & Horror hardcover 1st edition books.
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Born on this date: 1749Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, 1814Sheridan Le Fanu, 1913Robertson Davies, 1916 – Jack Vance, 1917Jack Kirby, 1948Vonda N. McIntyre.
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Item of the day:
035001
GALAXY MAGAZINE: February (Feb) 1964, VOL 22, NO 3 (Oh To Be a Blobel!, The Star King, A Bad Day for Vermin)
Frederik Pohl (editor) (Philip K. Dick, Jack Vance, Keith Laumer)

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Shelved a 1st edition Hemingway - Old Man and the Sea. Shelved some more DVDs & Blu-rays.
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Born on this date: 1904Christopher Isherwood.
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Item of the day:

035037
*Signed* Summer Reading is Killing Me! (Time Warp Trio, No. 7)
Scieszka, Jon; Smith, Lane [Illustrator]

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Sunday, August 24, 2014

On this date: 1456 – The printing of the Gutenberg Bible is completed. Born: 1899Jorge Luis Borges, 1915James Tiptree, Jr., 1947 – Paulo Coelho, 1948 – Alexander McCall Smith, 1951Orson Scott Card.
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Item of the day:

035713
*Signed* Empire (1st)
Card, Orson Scott

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Saturday, August 23, 2014

Shelved around a half shelf of hard to find Religious books.
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Born on this date: 1943 – Nelson DeMille.
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Item of the day:

033509
*Signed* Mythos: Fantasy Art Realms of Frank Brunner PB (1st)
Brunner, Frank; Spurlock, J. David

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Friday, August 22, 2014

Purchased a giant load of Religion books yesterday, hope to get some shelved this week. Purchased a box of Westerns on DVD, those will be shelved soon. Purchased two boxes of fantasy pocket books today.
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Born on this date: 1893 – Dorothy Parker, 1920Ray Bradbury, 1935Annie Proulx.
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Item of the day:


003348
*Signed* Yestermorrow: Obvious Answers to Impossible Futures
Ray Bradbury

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014


Shelved a great stack of old computer magazines out on the $1.00 table. Also put up a couple vintage bondage magazines, (if you're into that, we'll have more to come once we get to them).
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Born on this date: 1890H. P. Lovecraft, 1918Jacqueline Susann, 1951Greg Bear, 1961 – Greg Egan.
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Item of the day:
035790
*Signed* Last Call
Powers, Tim

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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Purchased several loads of books, including a stack of comics, and a stack of textbooks.
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Born on this date: 1902Ogden Nash, 1930 – Frank McCourt, 1944Jack Canfield.
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Item of the day:

015862
*Signed 3x* The Gate Marked ''Private
Ethel M. Dell

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Monday, August 18, 2014


Born on this date: 1925Brian Aldiss,  1934 – Vincent Bugliosi, 1945Paula Danziger, 1967Brian Michael Bendis.
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Item of the day:

034659
*Signed* Rev. Ike's Secrets for Health, Happiness and Prosperity - For You! A Science of Living Study Guide
Eikerenkoetter, Frederick

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Purchased and shelved a small stack of DVDs. 
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Born on this date: 1863Gene Stratton-Porter.
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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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Friday, August 15, 2014

Shelved another giant pile of Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, and some music CDs.
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Born on this date: 1771Walter Scott, 1858E. Nesbit.
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Item of the day:

035647
*Rowena Signed* Courtship Rite
Donald Kingsbury

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Sunday, August 10, 2014

Purchased around 2000 comics the other day, mostly modern age late 1980's to early 2000's. We shelved the stack of Graphic Novels, and filled up the 25 cent boxes on the cart. The rest will be shelved as we can find time & room, but several boxes should get out in the next week.
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Born on this date: 1902 – Curt Siodmak.
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Item of the day:
034824
*Signed* Masters of the Universe Mini-Comic: The Power of... Point Dread! (c. 1982)
Mark Texeira

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Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Purchased another load of Graphic novels, and comic art books today, they will be shelved in the next day or so.
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Born on this date: 1874Charles Fort, 1934Piers Anthony, 1972Paolo Bacigalupi.
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Item of the day:


033511
*Signed* Samurai Executioner, Vol. 1 (1st): When the Demon Knife Weeps
Kazuo Koike (Signed); Goseki Kojima [Illustrator]

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Sunday, August 03, 2014

Purchased several boxes of Horror books,  including several stacks of Signed books by Robert, McCammon, Clive Barker, Dan Simmons, and others. Also some Donald Grant pubs, and some 1st Stephen King books. They should be shelved in the next week or so.
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Born on this date: 1904Clifford D. Simak, 1920 – P. D. James, 1924Leon Uris.
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Item of the day:


034239
*Signed* Skin Deep (1st)
Garcia, Guy

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Saturday, August 02, 2014

Shelved several boxes of pocket book fiction all genres.
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Born on this date: 1924James Baldwin, 1942Isabel Allende, 1946James Howe.
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Item of the day:

033906
The Count of Monte Cristo, Vol. 2 (Everyman's Library No. 394)
Dumas, Alexander [Alexandre]

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