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_Among the Gently Mad_ - Reactions by William M. Klimon
"John A. Stovall" wrote in message ... I just started reading Basbanes' newest book _Among the Gently Mad_ and am wonder what the reaction to other RCB's have been to it? I read it about 9 months...
August 9th 03 08:10 PM
by William M. Klimon Go to last post
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On neither the selling nor the wrapping of books, but on the collecting thereof by William M. Klimon
While admitting that I have he (1) defended the proposition that book selling goes hand-in-hand with collecting--that there is probably no collector who has not sold (or bartered) books, if only to get a better copy (or some other advantage) for his own collection; and (2) even recently...
August 9th 03 09:01 PM
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On the wrapping of books by my-wings
I've just received several eBay purchases from different sellers...first editions of a mystery author I love (Emma Lathen) who -- fortunately for me, I guess -- doesn't seem to be too popular or pricey. But the way these books were wrapped got me to thinking. Some of the books were individually...
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August 10th 03 02:19 AM
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Travel books on Malaysia's Pearl of the Orient @ Penang by LilrocK
Hello, Is there anyone here who wished to get their hand on such books ? Please get in touch with me .. thanks .. Have a nice day .. -Jan-
August 10th 03 06:47 AM
by LilrocK Go to last post
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Pricey Collectable Paperback Repair Advice by someguy
I recently acquired a difficult to find modern paperback, "Starshine" by Brice Taylor. It was quite expensive, but this was the only listing I had seen anywhere for quite some time. The book is in "good" condition, which of course means it is beat to hell. The most disturbing damage is a deep,...
August 10th 03 08:26 AM
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Serious contender for new auction site! by Richard Moriarty
http://www.capnwacky.com/eGad/main.html Richard
August 10th 03 11:58 PM
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Not about selling books by Richard Moriarty
Article summarising the research of Dr. Joost Daalder tracking the provenance of english translations of Wilde's Salome: http://homepages.gold.ac.uk/oscholars/vol_iii_02/essays.html Richard.
August 11th 03 12:14 AM
by Richard Moriarty Go to last post
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Query:The No1 Ladies Detective Agency by Jim Barker
Can anyone help? I have a copy of this book, a trade paperback published by Polygon Edinburgh in 1998 and I'm trying to find if this is a true first edition. I've looked on ABE books and other sites but the only Polygon copies I see are later printings. A seller over on ebay says that the true...
August 11th 03 01:04 AM
by MindElec Go to last post
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Autographed Mystery Novels for Sale on Ebay by Travis
I'm selling the following autographed mystery novels for sale on Ebay: * Signed Max Allan Collins Damned in Paradise * Signed Copy of James Lee Burke Bitteroot * Signed 1st Ed James Patterson Weasel * Signed Robert Crais The Monkey's Raincoat
August 11th 03 05:15 PM
by Eric Bustad Go to last post
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Arkham House First Edition by Greiner & Cyrus
Hello, I have a few Arkham House books including a copy of The Watchers Out of Time by Lovecraft. The other books I have-- New Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos (1980) and A Rendezvous in Averoigne (1988) are stated to be First Editions but there is no statement about edition or printing in WOoT...
August 12th 03 04:13 AM
by Lawrence Person Go to last post
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Ebook opinion by fiziwig
Digital information will last forever because there's the web and millions upon millions of continually-refreshed archives on media owned by individuals and organizations. That assumes continuity of the society doing the refreshing. There was a time when nobody could read ancient...
August 12th 03 05:19 AM
by Bud Webster Go to last post
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Selling books by Scott Shaffer
please read this before you chastise me. I am looking for a place to sell my books other than ebay or halfprice.com. Somewhere where I might list my books and have people send me what they are interested in. My email is concerning this subject. Thank you for your time...
August 12th 03 07:29 AM
by Paul Doyle Go to last post
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Go fry a kidney by Arne Herløv Petersen
Clueless wonder of the day: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2549376439&category=13543&rd=1
August 12th 03 07:59 PM
by Arne Herløv Petersen Go to last post
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eBay verification of account? by David T. Bilek
On Sun, 10 Aug 2003 21:17:23 GMT, John A. Stovall wrote: I just got an email from eBay wanting to " eBay Verification Request". Then this: ?"During our regular update and verification of the accounts, we could not verify your current information. Either your...
August 13th 03 01:00 AM
by William M. Klimon Go to last post
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Hysterically Happy Non-Discovery by paghat
This week I had e-mails from a young woman who had found a book she believed to be a "lost" and "unknown" work of a Victorian fantasist. She wrote to me asking how she could reveal this work to the public and be assured of getting full credit from now on for its discovery. This was a book she found...
August 13th 03 01:04 AM
by Richard Moriarty Go to last post
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Repost of illegally cancelled Jai Maharaj FAQ by Davida Chazan - The Chocolate Lady
On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 17:09:36 +1000, J.David Anderson wrote: On Wed, 13 Aug 2003 02:33:10 GMT, wrote: Newsgroups: rec.arts.movies.local.indian, alt.bonehead.jai-maharaj, soc.culture.indian Date: 2002-12-16 22:20:39...
August 13th 03 09:22 AM
by Davida Chazan - The Chocolate Lady Go to last post
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Tennyson's Poetical Works, 1899 publishing, bound in leather. by diane.walker
"snuh" wrote in message ... Tissue-Guarded Portrait Frontispiece; ¾ Leather Marbled Boards, All Marbled Edge, 5 Raised Bands on Spine, Marbled Endpapers, Armorial Book Plates to Interior Front Board. I have no...
August 14th 03 04:42 AM
by William M. Klimon Go to last post
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..oops by Yay
Sorry about that. Had trouble & hit send by mistake.
August 14th 03 05:57 AM
by Yay Go to last post
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Trying to Sell on Ebay by Art Layton
I have no success trying to sell several books on eBay recently. I think I have priced them low enough to start; complete descriptions, pictures. And any book I try to sell is in very good or better condition. But no offers! For example, the auction expired on a copy of Patrick Woodroffe's book,...
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August 14th 03 12:39 PM
by Art Layton Go to last post
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Standard sizes for bookshelves? by Mark Healey
On Sun, 10 Aug 2003 12:16:37 UTC, David S. Maddison wrote: I am setting up a substantial library in a new home and want to designate a certain area for the library, which will have built-in shelving. I would like to know if there are any standard...
August 14th 03 03:51 PM
by Steven Schend Go to last post
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