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Things found in books by RWF
I picked up a couple of old NYC history books at a local thrift shop yesterday. When I got home and started looking through them, I found an old $1 bill silver certificate from 1957!
May 6th 09 04:33 PM
by V. T. Eric Layton Go to last post
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A rare curiosity by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
Yesterday, I picked up the following curiosity: Josiah Priest, The Wonders of Nature and Providence Displayed. Compiled From Authentic Sources, Both Ancient and Modern, Giving an Account of Various and Strange Phenomena Existing in Nature, Or Travels, Adventures, Singular Providences, &C, a...
May 3rd 09 06:11 PM
by Francis A. Miniter[_2_] Go to last post
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"Newbie" needs pointers re getting graded by Bob F.[_4_]
"Mr. Jaggers" lugburzmanyahoocom wrote in message ... I see the same coins year after year after year in the same dealers' cases. You'd think they'd wise up but they never seem to "get" it. I see the same thing here. Ditto for the "antiquarian" book...
April 30th 09 09:13 PM
by Bob F.[_4_] Go to last post
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REBECCA Modern Library 1938 by [email protected]
Does the 1938 Modern Library version of Rebecca have a facsimile signature of DuMaurier printed on the page after the title page, or did I just make a fantastic buy at an estate sale?
April 30th 09 06:11 PM
by scotkamins Go to last post
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Books In The Wild by Bob F.[_4_]
Got a free-range book today, just left in the street. "Flags Of The World" © 1969 Published in Great Britain. Actually a very nice book, complete with DJ and numerous "colour" plates. It just doesn't get any better than free books!
April 29th 09 08:58 PM
by Bob F.[_4_] Go to last post
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rare old book collection for sale in Anaheim, California by Rob Nugen
This is an antique collection of 10,000+ books were the personal private collection of the former owner of the Long Beach Book Store. Now they need a new home. http://sites.google.com/site/elfcooperative/Home/elf-book-collection-for-sale
April 23rd 09 12:10 AM
by Rob Nugen Go to last post
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Moldy book, is it worth trying to save? by Teni
I have a first edition hard cover of My Friend Flicka. It is the 19th impression. But my grandmother gave it to me after letting it live under a leaky fish tank for noone knows how long. The cover is mildly warped, the pages are dry and rather brittle, and the cover and some pages have black mold...
April 19th 09 06:41 PM
by Kris Baker[_2_] Go to last post
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Chat list for writers by David Downing[_2_]
I'm looking for people to join my off-topic chat list. It was started primarily for technical writers, but anyone can join because any topic is appropriate. Here's the URL and relevant email addresses: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Son_of_TechComm/ Post...
April 17th 09 03:19 AM
by David Downing[_2_] Go to last post
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Modern Library Sighting by Bob F.[_4_]
Was watching "The Petrified Forest" (1936) tonight and the poetry book Bette Davis was reading was a Modern Library edition, complete with DJ!
April 16th 09 11:30 PM
by Bob F.[_4_] Go to last post
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Catch Of The Week by Bob F.[_4_]
"The Last Whole Earth Catalog", excellent condition, especially so considering the pulp paper used. Not especially rare but a treasured momento of my hippie days.
April 15th 09 07:07 PM
by bill allemann Go to last post
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Mildred Mandeville turning 100 this June by RS
Not sure how many people will know the name, but those that do will be glad to know she will be celebrating her 100th birthday this June. She's known for putting together the Mandeville Guide, which was a phone book size listing of book values. Known as, "Mandeville's Used Book Price Guide: an Aid...
April 8th 09 03:48 AM
by Bob F.[_4_] Go to last post
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Online discussion forums for fans of Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and Tom Swift ~ 032309 by HardyBoys.us
Online discussion forums for fans of Nancy Drew, the Hardy Boys and Tom Swift ~ 032309 Nancy Drew Fan Forum A group for adult fans of Carolyn Keene's famous Nancy Drew Mystery Series Books. Meet other fans, discuss all aspects of collecting and reading the Nancy Drew series, buy/sell/trade...
March 27th 09 01:59 PM
by Bob F Go to last post
1 532
bookheal by health,culture&illness by [email protected]
I m looking c g heal by health,culture&illness.i want to know how free download this book?
March 27th 09 10:47 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
0 394
Latest Acquisition by RWF
Regulars here know I collect juvenile fiction, particularly that of the Stratemeyer Syndicate, so I'm always on the lookout for odd edition. One series I collect is "Don Sturdy" by Victor Appleton. I have a complete set but a British edition of the 1st volume (Desert Of Mystery) turned up on...
March 24th 09 01:13 PM
by RWF Go to last post
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A NEW coin album created! by Heaven Cent
Hello everyone, I would love to introduce myself. Annette Kniola, creator and designer of the new coin album, Heaven Cent. A Collection of Pennies from Heaven. My new coin album will be a gift for all ages. A memorable gift whose loved ones have passed away. Read more on my site at...
March 15th 09 01:09 AM
by Heaven Cent Go to last post
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Some neat books this weekend by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
Saturday I went to my regular monthly book sale, though to call it that understates what it really is. It started four years ago this spring, and we regulars - a dozen or a few more - all get email notice (that was my contribution) of which Saturday the next one will be on and what the range...
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March 10th 09 06:40 PM
by Francis A. Miniter[_2_] Go to last post
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book collector resources by Helium
this was posted to another NG (alt.comp.freeware) but should be of interest to the people he --------------------------------------------------- Subject: Freeware for hobbies Date: Mon, 09 Mar 2009 19:20:06 -0500 From: Susan Bugher Newsgroups: alt.comp.freeware Changing...
March 10th 09 03:53 AM
by Helium Go to last post
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Story in 1968 Whole Earh Catalog" by [email protected]
Good day I don't really trust my memory about things I read in the 60's but I seem to remember a story in the Whole Earth Catalog from the same period that was printed down the sides of the pages..I was wondering if any one could tell me the name of the story and author.. I only remember there was...
March 4th 09 03:52 PM
by R. Totale Go to last post
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Haldeman-Julius Collectors Website Started by scotkamins
Folks, I've started a non-commercial hobbyist website for collectors of Emanuel Haldeman-Julius (H-J) publications at http://www.little-blue-books.com. Its the intention of the brand-new website to become a central reference point for collectors of all H-J series, including but not limited to: ...
March 1st 09 08:33 PM
by scotkamins Go to last post
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Shop Your Books – Online by [email protected]
Books are generally classified as fiction and non – fiction. Fictional ones are based on imagination or are simply scripted out stories which are not based on a true life story. On the other hand ‘non–fictional’ include biographies, health books, design books – all those which have something in...
February 26th 09 08:47 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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