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!INFO PLEASE by user
I have two questions that I am hoping someone can help answer: (1) recently I received a copy of a new book from the publisher as a readng copy for purposes of writing a book review. This copy was billed as "Advanced Reader Copy." However, when I received the book, there is nothing on the book to...
August 29th 05 03:23 PM
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!Please Note: no commercial posts allowed in rec.collecting.books! by fwdixon
Please Note: no commercial posts allowed in rec.collecting.books! Rec.collecting.books is a forum for the discussion of issues relating to book-collecting. Commercial postings are specifically prohibited. Rec.collecting.books is an unmoderated newsgroup, so if people *do* make commercial postings...
August 1st 03 05:25 PM
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!UKRAINIAN GOODS! by Burdeev
Hi all! I can try to get for you any Ukrainian goods. Ask your questions on Thanks, Artem
May 22nd 05 09:34 AM
by Burdeev Go to last post
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"Book and Magazine Collector" by Peter Guy
Hi, I am wanting to dispose of a full run of "Book and Magazine Collector" magazine from issue 1 to 200. They are in good condition except for marks in the advertising part where I have indicated items of interest. In view of the weight I think I would expect the person getting them to collect...
June 4th 04 08:03 AM
by MindElec Go to last post
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"Book Sales" remainder catalog - how to find? by Sophie Borodin
Hello, In the very helpful article Jessica Amanda Salmonson wrote, "Where Do Booksellers Find All Those Books?" (http://www.violetbooks.com/where-oh-where.html), she mentions "the generically named "Book Sales" catalog. I did a Yahoo search to try and find it, but such a generically named place...
August 28th 03 03:59 PM
by RPN Go to last post
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"Booking in the Heartland" by Art Layton
Before leaving on vacation, I went to the shelf in my local library that has books about book-collecting. I picked up a copy of "Booking in the Heartland" by Jack Matthews. I have been rewarded by reading about Mr. Matthew's particular specialty in collecting and how he values books. I guess I knew...
July 5th 04 01:47 AM
by Art Layton Go to last post
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"Crossroad Blues" points? by ann greenfield
This is probably a Jon Meyers question (and the type question this group was originally formed to answer but that's a discussion for a different day)... In the Bookfinder listings for this book, three points are mentioned for a first state dust jacket. One is pretty simple as there is a blurb...
January 25th 05 01:29 AM
by ann greenfield Go to last post
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"Da Vinci Code" -- BCE or not? by visualweasel
Hi everyone. I have a copy of Dan Brown's "The Da Vinci Code". The copyright page states FIRST EDITION, APRIL 2003, and has the full numberline, just like the true first printing should. It also has both well-known first printing mistakes ("skitoma" and "Lyon"). But here's the weird part. The book...
December 23rd 04 09:54 PM
by Jon Meyers Go to last post
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"Europe Up-To-Date" 1966. by yelli
an old travel guide in very good condition. Hawthorn 1966 edition. Is anyone interested in it ?
July 27th 03 07:41 PM
by yelli Go to last post
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"Ex-Lib"category : Are their differences? by MTSaler
I recently purchased a first edition of Bradbury's _The Martian Chronicles_. It's an "ex-lib" copy, since the front free endpaper is stamped: "Editorial library copy do not remove from office must be returned to library." But, since it's a first edition, first binding state with vg dj, I was happy...
April 13th 04 04:10 AM
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"Flyboys" by James Bradley by Art Layton
I just finished reading Mr. Bradley's latest book, "Flyboys", about the use of air power against the Japaneses in WWII. I expect this book will become a classic. However, it is likely there will be some negative feedback because of the discussion of American atrocities during the Pacific war. What...
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October 23rd 03 11:25 PM
by William M. Klimon Go to last post
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"Handbuch fur das third reitch" by Jclarke
I currently have the book mentioned for sale and wondered if anyone can put me in the right direction JC
November 26th 03 01:03 PM
by John Yamamoto-Wilson Go to last post
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"Happy Find" at a FOTL sale by ann greenfield
Last Sunday I had a marvelous time at a local FOTL sale. Since brags don't seem to go over very well any more, I'll call this a "happy find". I had picked out more than 30 mysteries (all firsts, to either keep or give to friends) when I spotted what I thought to be a pretty good SF title...Orson...
September 15th 03 02:19 PM
by John Pelan Go to last post
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"HARVEY & LEE: HOW THE CIA FRAMED OSWALD" by John Armstrong by Harvey
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, November 10, 2003 Email: BRANDON, FL -- HISTORIC NEW BOOK "HARVEY & LEE: HOW THE CIA FRAMED OSWALD" by John Armstrong Two young boys, AMERICAN-BORN Lee Oswald and an eastern European refugee who spoke Russian and was given the name
November 13th 03 09:54 AM
by Htn963 Go to last post
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"MAKE QUICK LEGAL EASY MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" by bozo
"MAKE QUICK LEGAL EASY MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!" Turn $6.00 into $42,000, WITH HARDLY ANY WORK.... read : this to find out how!!!! : READING THIS COULD CHANGE YOUR LIFE!!!! I found this on : a bulletin : board and decided to try it. A little while back, I was : browsing through : newsgroups,...
February 28th 05 04:46 PM
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"misuse" of priority box - what's The Law? by Scot Kamins
Folks, From time to time (as in another current thread) the issue of using Priority Mail boxes for media mail purposes comes up for discussion. The question is whether using these boxes for other-than priority mail is against the law. There MUST be lawyers who read this newsgroup. Will someone...
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January 15th 04 05:16 PM
by Randy Burns Go to last post
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"Pound of Paper" by John Baxter by Art Layton
Picked up a copy of this book last night at the library. Great read especially if you are oriented towards collecting English authors and their books (I am not). If anyone is interested in reading books about book-collecting, I recommend all three of the Goldsstone books "Warmly Inscribed", "Used...
February 16th 04 04:00 AM
by MisguidedLunkheadwithNeck Go to last post
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"Red Dragon" first edition?? by BookEditions
Picked up a copy of Thomas Harris' "Red Dragon" today thinking it was a first, but now I'm not so sure as I have seen different dust jackets on books all claiming to be firsts. Hope someone with a REAL first can help: Book is by G. P. Putnam Son's and there is no date on the title page....
October 10th 03 01:45 PM
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"Satanic" book by Alfred Armstrong
From what I can glean from listings on Abe (none over $45) this http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=2973902158 is actually - and appropriately - a moralistic series of observations on human folly. I wonder if there is one on the subject of gullible people who fall for the spiels of...
December 22nd 03 09:42 AM
by Alfred Armstrong Go to last post
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"Second Printing before Publication" by Telicalbook
"Second Printing before Publication" -- what does this mean? I'm looking at Cheever's Falconer, but I have also seen it on other books. -- Robert Pearson http://www.rspearson.com/ ParaMind Brainstorming Software http://www.paramind.net
September 1st 04 09:40 PM
by Jon Meyers Go to last post
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