Saturday, July 02, 2011

Almost killed in a book-alanche, but surprizingly nothing was broken, even the computer and phone survived. Apparently the Louis L'amour collection is an unstable base for a book stack over 4 feet.
Priced and put out 6 boxes of books, many large oversize books. Refilled the $1.00 carts after the decimation of First Friday. ~
Marked down the collecting section, many to $3.95, a few even went on the $1.00 carts.
Hermann Hesse born on this day in 1877. Ernest Hemingway shoots himself to death on this day in 1961.
Book of the day:

JR (Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics) William Gaddis; Introduction-Frederick R. Karl 140187073 Penguin Classics 5/1/1993 Paperback "Softcover bound book. At Least Good- (3 of 10) May have creases to the spine &/or creases to cover &/or small chips to the edges &/or minor tape &/or Highlighting &/or Underlining &/or Former owner's name/note inked &/or rubbing/chipping. May have a different cover than the current image shown. BUT will be readable, and may very well not have much damage at all. Will ship in an envelope. "

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