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Selling Nat'l Geo from 1950's by midlib
I am a middle school librarian with a limited budget. I have been granted permission to sell my back issues of Nat'l Geographics to generate funds for badly needed new materials. My stash goes back to the mid 1950s and most are in at least "good" shape; almost no maps remain in them. I'd prefer...
February 4th 05 02:39 PM
by Evelyn C. Leeper Go to last post
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Finally got my keelboat nickle. by Wolley Segap
Unbelievable. After all this time, I got my first keelboat nickle today in change for my Dijon Turkey/Ham/Bacon sub at Subway in Portland OR. ($6.19, gave him 6 and a quarter.) You'd think I would have found a damn Lewis & Clark nickle months ago, here at the end of the Oregon Trail. Wonder how...
February 4th 05 02:11 PM
by Bob Go to last post
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To Kill a Mockingbird - More than one BCE? by Francis A. Miniter
Six years ago, Jeff Armstrong posted the following list of points of comparison for a regular edition and a BCE. "I have a copy of the first edition and one of the BC's as well. I would be glad to give you as much as I can, but I'm afraid I have no idea what "detentions" are ... help me...
February 3rd 05 04:55 PM
by Francis A. Miniter Go to last post
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Must Visit Bookstores in San Francisco? by William M. Klimon
I hope to have some time tomorrow afternoon to do some booking in San Francisco. What's your must-visit bookstore in San Francisco? (I'm more interested in nonfiction than fiction, more scholarly than popular, more antiquarian than modern.) William M. Klimon http://www.catholicbookcollector.com
February 3rd 05 03:57 AM
by William M. Klimon Go to last post
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New type of library book sale by Matt J. McCullar
I just happened to stumble across this, and I'm very glad. :) The Friends of the Fort Worth Public Library have set up an actual store to sell used/damaged/obsolete books. No longer will they hold massive, once-a-year booksales at Will Rogers. Fun, yes, but apparently much more practial to be...
February 2nd 05 09:34 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Da Vinci Code - Verifying 1st Edition. by Matalog
Does anybody knwo how to tell if the Da Vinci Code you have got is A True 1st Edition?? Does It just have to say : April 2003 First Edition 10987654321
February 2nd 05 04:57 PM
by Matalog Go to last post
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seeking book-repair advice by Mark Sornson
I recently bought a book from 1856 that is in pretty good shape for its age, especially the interior, but the spine needs help. More specifically, the outer-most layer of the cover at the hinges is almost gone, which means there is very little holding the facing material to the spine. After...
February 2nd 05 03:25 PM
by Mark Sornson Go to last post
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Encyclopedia Britanica 11th edition by [email protected]
I have a copy teh Encyclopedia Britanica 11 edition in good condition that is complete except for the index. I know this edition is valuable but don't know if the missing index completely destroys it value. I'm not a book collector so i could use a little help.
February 1st 05 11:27 PM
by Al Smith Go to last post
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Travel Ephemera by Russ
Please visit my website at www.dupontbooks.com for my new catalogue of Books and Ephemera relating to Travel. Also listed are Maps and Viewbooks.
February 1st 05 08:43 PM
by Russ Go to last post
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Looking for info on publisher Ernest Nister by Mark C. Orton
I have an old children's book published by Ernest Nister in London and E.P. Dutton in New York. I've been trying to find out when this book was published. (There's no copyright date printed in it.) Hunting around the web has produced very little information. I did find that Ernest Nister died...
February 1st 05 03:59 AM
by Mark C. Orton Go to last post
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Formatting and presentation of postings by [email protected]
Am I the only person who has problems with the appearance of postings on this usenet? I use two browsers; IE and Firefox. Both have problems. Lines of text are broken or run off into text on the right side of the screen. I have sent emails to Google and gotten a general response. Art...
January 31st 05 04:53 PM
by Francis A. Miniter Go to last post
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FA: WWII 84th Division, 334th Inf, Rail Splitters Unit History Book, ID., c. 1945 by fishnet
WWII 84th Division, 334th Inf, Rail Splitters Unit History Book, ID., c. 1945 This WWII 334th Infantry, 84th Division Rail Splitters Unit History Book is in its original cardboard shipping box and is in excellent condition. It belonged to Pfc. Joseph Ahner, Co. M, 334 Infantry who shipped it home...
January 31st 05 01:06 AM
by fishnet Go to last post
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FA: WWI 4th Division Unit History Book, c. 1920 by fishnet
WWI 4th Division Unit History Book, c. 1920 This WWI 4th Division Unit History Book is in excellent condition. It is titled, (The Fourth Division, Its Services and Achievements in the World War). It is written by Christian A. Bach, (Col. of the General Staff, 4th Division) and Henry Nobel Hall...
January 31st 05 12:48 AM
by fishnet Go to last post
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Lakeland, FL Collectorama Show - February 25-27, 2005 by EdKuszmar
This show is right in the middle of Florida's busy winter tourist season. There is still a little space left for Antique and Collectible Dealers at the February 25-27, 2005 (Dealer Set-up and Wholesale Day, Thursday, February 24th - 3 to 8 P.M.). We have increased the space available for all kinds...
January 30th 05 10:42 PM
by EdKuszmar Go to last post
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FA: European Firearms Book in DJ, c. 1978 by fishnet
Collectors Guide to Firearms Book in DJ, M. Miller, c. 1978 This book titled (The Collectors Illustrated Guide to Firearms), by Martin Miller is in its original dust jacket and in excellent condition. The book is published by Wallis and Wallis, Ltd, London, England, First Edition, Copyright 1978....
January 30th 05 07:46 PM
by fishnet Go to last post
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FA: 1887 vintage Childrens Book, Exc. by fishnet
Vintage 1887 Childrens Book, Oliver Optics Annual, Exc. This 1887 Vintage Childrens book titled, (Oliver Optics Annual, Stories, Poems, and Pictures for Little Men and Women) is in excellent condition. It is by the best authors and artists of the time. The book is published by the Russell...
January 30th 05 07:44 PM
by fishnet Go to last post
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repost: CHARTER: rec.collecting.books by Wolley Segap
CHARTER: rec.collecting.books rec.collecting.books is an unmoderated group for the discussion of all aspects of book collecting. A list of a few (and certainly not all) appropriate topic areas follows: * first edition points
January 30th 05 05:34 PM
by Wolley Segap Go to last post
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Print On Demand by Bob
Now that POD technology has advanced to the point where making a single copy run is profitable, how does one determine a 1st edition, 1st printing? -- Bob Finnan http://bobfinnan.com
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January 30th 05 06:45 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Price Guides? by Alyson
Hello, Does anybody know of any good searchable price guide websites for books? I have many books that I'd like to see if they're worth hanging onto, but don't want to post each book here. I'd just like a general idea of what a book is worth. Thanks in advance for any help. Alyson
January 30th 05 01:55 AM
by Kris Baker Go to last post
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Advice on how to research rarity of book by Sandy
Hi! I have a set of 6 volumes Works of Charles Dickens. I want to find out how rare they may be. Any advice on what to look for or how to reasearch would be great. This set is bound in what appears to be leather, with raised decorations (looks like little clusters of grapes on vines) and ornate...
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January 29th 05 08:14 PM
by Sandy Go to last post
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