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Let's Hear it for the First Addition by Jerry Morris
Jon Meyers, in a thread he recently posted to the rec.collecting.books newsgroup, suggested it was way past time to replace the term, "first edition," with the term, "first printing."* I agree.* I also think it is time we hear more about the use of the first addition as well. * First additions are...
April 3rd 06 10:04 PM
by Al Smith Go to last post
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Suggestions for the internet book database by SD
Hello All, I would appreciate any suggestions about what the internet book database should have (http://www.ibookdb.net) As of now I have author bibliographies from 1. http://www.parchayi.net/books 2. random house (working on it - i found several errors in thier database esp. for old books and...
April 3rd 06 05:06 PM
by SD Go to last post
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Managing your book collection online by SD
Manage your book collection online at http://parchayi.net/bookshelf
April 3rd 06 04:39 PM
by SD Go to last post
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Dragoncatcat has assortment of good/used books/Audio Books 4 Sale online. Click here by Dragoncatcat
Dragoncatcat has a assortment of good used books and audio books. Most of the books sell for $.99. Children/Mystery/SciFi/How to/Self Help/Romance novels for sale on line at: http://dragoncatcatsbookstore.com click on the this URL or copy & paste this URL in to the address window.
April 3rd 06 05:51 AM
by mdobson Go to last post
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Library Book by Ralph Meeker
Probably a silly question, but ... I checked a book out of the library (Blood Dance by Joe R. Lansdale, if you absolutely must know) that shows an original price tag of $400.00 on the rear dust cover. In the front , it is signed by the author and has a number indicating it is one of some 1000...
April 3rd 06 02:25 AM
by Walter Traprock Go to last post
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REPOST: rec.collecting.books FAQ by Jon Meyers
# 1.1 What is REC.COLLECTING.BOOKS? * It is an unmoderated Usenet newsgroup devoted to discussion and questions related to all aspects of book collecting. View the charter at http://www.rcbfaq.com/charter.html for details. # 1.2 How Do I Participate? * The best way is probably using a dedicated...
April 2nd 06 08:52 PM
by Jon Meyers Go to last post
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FS: March 2. Napoleonic Wars, Ethiopia, the Mafia by Michael Cole
2 April 1801 - In the Napoleonic Wars, the British destroy the Danish fleet at the Battle of Copenhagen. Old and o/p books on the Napoleonic Wars for sale by British booksellers: http://ukbookworld.com/cgi-bin/search.pl?s_i_keywords=Napoleonic+Wars 2 April 1930 - Haile Selassie is proclaimed...
April 2nd 06 07:54 PM
by Kris Baker Go to last post
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In the calm after the storm by John Townsend
Michael Adams wrote: There's a full e:text of the Leanord Translation of "De Rerum Natura" on Project Gutenberg Sorry, but for me no translation can capture the solemn roll and graceful melody of the Lucretian hexameter. Although the poem is largely scientific in content, it is in places...
April 2nd 06 10:33 AM
by John Townsend Go to last post
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Out with "first edition", in with "first printing"? by Jon Meyers
Has the time come--or is the time long past--to stop using the shortcut "first edition" as the iconic term for the object of most collectors' desires? Book collecting & used bookselling no longer operate like closed communities, and, whereas using "first edition" when one really means "first...
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April 2nd 06 09:58 AM
by mdobson Go to last post
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Books for Sale by [email protected]
The following is a list of very-good-condition books which I have for sale. Prices are negotiable, the listed price just being what the edition cost originally; e-mail me at to make an offer. Other books are also available; feel free to ask about a title because I have...
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April 2nd 06 07:52 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Books for Sale by Bill
Bill wrote: Towse wrote: Bill wrote: As usual, Towse, your frantic desire to maintain your perceived position as the top misc.writing know-it-all gets you in over your head fast. Still upset that I said you didn't need to use addall.com to know that
April 2nd 06 07:20 AM
by Bill Go to last post
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In the calm after the storm by John Townsend
Sorry for my post being repeated. I had some time-outs and didn't think my message had been posted at the first two attempts. Then I found all three had been sent! Could we have some more Lucretius, please? I have to look back to the year 1966, when "De Rerum Natura" was a set book in Part One...
April 1st 06 08:40 PM
by michael adams Go to last post
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FS: Apr 1. Royal Flying Corps; Bonnie & Clyde; Irish politics by Michael Cole
1 April 1918 - The Royal Flying Corps is replaced by the Royal Air Force. Old and o/p books on The Royal Flying Corps for sale by British booksellers: http://ukbookworld.com/cgi-bin/search.pl?s_i_keywords=Royal+Flying+Corps 1 April 1934 - Bonnie and Clyde kill two young highway patrolmen...
April 1st 06 09:55 AM
by Michael Cole Go to last post
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Another rarity pulled out of a cardboard box by Jon Meyers
It doesn't just happen in Louisiana... First-edition Ulysses found in clear-out The Irish Post Wednesday, March 29, 2006 The rare book was almost sold for a pittance as the owners decided to dispose of their long-forgotten household goods.
April 1st 06 05:12 AM
by Jon Meyers Go to last post
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In the calm after the storm by John Townsend
Francis A. Miniter wrote (snipped): Suave, mari magno turbantibus aequora ventis, e terra alterius spectare laborem, non quia vexari quemqaumst iucunda voluptas, sed quibus ipse malis careas quia cernere suave est; Very nice, Francis, but the second line is not a hexameter. Surely, a word is...
April 1st 06 04:07 AM
by Francis A. Miniter Go to last post
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In the calm after the storm by Francis A. Miniter
Suave, mari magno turbantibus aequora ventis, e terra alterius spectare laborem, non quia vexari quemqaumst iucunda voluptas, sed quibus ipse malis careas quia cernere suave est; Lucretius, De Rerum Natura, Book II, Lines 1 - 4. It is sweet to watch from land the labor of another tossed by...
March 31st 06 11:49 PM
by Allison Turner- Go to last post
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You can find. by Money
-- You can find. Free Best Forex eBooks at http://net-invest.full-money.com
March 31st 06 02:26 PM
by Money Go to last post
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Illegal Immigration, the Non-Issue of the Week........................ by Expert Humor
Our politicians loved talking about it this week, but they won't do anything about it. Get the details from The Expert: http://www.ExpertHumor.com/
March 31st 06 04:42 AM
by Expert Humor Go to last post
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Parker and Misc. by Willow Arune
Does anyone else out there collect Robert B. Parker? I have recently started with this writer. The recent works, back to the late eighties are complete but one wonders about strange items such as the "Spenserian Sonnet" and more. "Spenser's Boston" looks like an interesting addition. Aside from...
March 30th 06 06:30 PM
by Jerry Morris Go to last post
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Bookstores in Indianapolis by Some Guy
Hello all, I will be travelling to Indianapolis this summer and want to know if there are any good bookstores, and if so, how far from downtown (City Centre) they can be found. Thanks!
March 30th 06 08:43 AM
by michael adams Go to last post
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