Nicely busy, and not much in the way of annoyances. It's too busy on First Friday to give personal service to every inquiry, and some people just won't wait their turn to ask a question, but beyond a few rude fellows it was good.
Processed and packed a giant pile of online orders, many of which were late due to Amazon.com's problems, but at least it seems to be fixed now.
Purchased three boxes of very good titles first thing in the morning, and one rare 1720's book in the afternoon. It may be a while before some of them show up on the shelves as it will take some time to check them.
Cleveland Amory was born on this day in 1917.
Book of the day:
"*Signed* Cats, Dogs, and Other Strangers at My Door ~1st" Jack Smith Signed First Edition 1st Printing 053109751X Very Good. /Good+. Franklin Watts 1984-09 Hardcover First edition. This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* and inscribed by Jack Smith on the fly. The price has been clipped from the corner of the inside flap of the dustjacket. The DustJacket is protected inside an archival plastic protector sleeve. California
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