A nice crowd in for First Friday.
For the most part people were good customers, only a few things dumped on the floor, and (except for the girl who tried to get things at a discount by switching price stickers!) no one was rude.
Edgar Allan Poe died this day in 1849.
Book of the day:
*Signed 2X* Dark Forces Kirby McCauley (Dennis Etchison *Signed*)(Richard Christian Matheson *Signed*) Signed by Author 055314801X Bantam Books 9/1/1981 Mass Market Paperback "This copy is *AUTOGRAPHED/SIGNED* by Dennis Etchison & Richard Christian Matheson. Signed in person - a flyer, card, or bookmark from the signing events are laid in. First Printing of the First Edition with full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. This copy has a different cover than the current image shown. Creases to the spine." Signed Horror
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