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Library sale by J[_2_]
Yesterday I went to the Library sale in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn. I'd gone to this event a few years ago, and not done especially well, but I thought I'd give it another try. This time I came away with a 25- cent paperback that I was anxious to read, and four excellent condition hardcovers (all...
October 16th 12 09:26 PM
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Question: best LINKS to price used books by [email protected]
What are the best links? Thanks.
September 17th 12 07:05 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Collectible Books by bluebutterfly
Hi all, This is my first post here, just want to say hello! I'm not a professional collector of books, but have kept tons of books over the years, some are collectible/valuable and I am somewhat at my wit's end as to where to list them or put them out there. I've looked at lots of book forums and...
September 11th 12 08:03 PM
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Short Story Collection Collectors? by [email protected]
On Sunday, August 26, 2001 6:07:19 PM UTC-4, Michael S. Manley wrote: Just wondering if anyone else shares my affliction/affection for short story collections. I've been collecting single-author collections and anthologies the way some people collect CDs, and they now make up the bulk of my...
September 8th 12 07:36 PM
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Short Story Collection Collectors? by [email protected]
On Sunday, August 26, 2001 6:07:19 PM UTC-4, Michael S. Manley wrote: Just wondering if anyone else shares my affliction/affection for short story collections. I've been collecting single-author collections and anthologies the way some people collect CDs, and they now make up the bulk of my...
September 8th 12 07:31 PM
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graphical genre codes by Jack Campin
What do you call those collections of icons you get on the back covers of some mass market books to inform the (illiterate) purchaser what kind of book it is? What is the intended point of them? ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- e m a i l : j ...
September 4th 12 03:55 PM
by Jack Campin Go to last post
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Did Idea For Ben Elton's "Stark" Come From Billie Reid's "Slaves"? by Art Laurent
Back in 1999 when he was recording 'Ticket Out Of Dizneyland', Billie Reid remembered how he wrote 'Slaves Replacement Technology & The Neutron Bomb' in 1988. The next summer, Ben Elton's book 'Stark' was published, using a very similar theme. Billie pointed out that a couple he stayed with at a...
August 31st 12 05:20 PM
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I'm looking for a book about a former military pastor who ends uprescuing a pregnant teen girl in a snowstorm. by [email protected]
She was part of something where teen girls are getting kidnapped and impregnated and their babies are bein put up for adoption and given to rich families.It has a former Nazi doctor and he is part of something called "die Gruppe" (The Group) and they are sort of the masterminds behind this whole...
August 31st 12 04:40 PM
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British Book Centre by J[_2_]
Do any other New Yorkers remember this shop, which was--back in the day--about the only way to get British titles here in the U.S.? When I first encountered them, they were on or near Lexington Avenue, I think, in the East 50s. Their prices seemed to me to be on the steep side, but I guess it's...
June 30th 12 03:34 PM
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T. S. Eliot, Later Poems 1925-1935 by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
I picked up a second impression (Nov. 1942) of this Faber & Faber publication today. What makes it interesting is the inscription on the ffep: at Bletchley, morne plaine, of fevrier 1944 A curious mix of English and French. The words "morne
June 24th 12 03:51 PM
by Catherine Thompson Go to last post
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Alexander Raskin: When Daddy was a Little Boy by pravi
Hello All, I have been trying to get this book: When Daddy was a Little Boy by Alexander Raskin and translated by F. Glagoleva. I have searched almost everywhere but with no success. Can someone give me some pointers if they are aware where I can find it? Thanks in advance. Ravi.
June 11th 12 08:03 AM
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Signed, First Edition of LEGEND by David Gemmell by AnteVirus
Hi, I am thinking about selling my prized first edition of David Gemmell's Legend (signed) and was wondering how I go about putting a value on it (please, no sarcastic comments about Mr Gemmell's writing). I want to put it on eBay but can't find another one for sale anywhere in Google. Help much...
April 11th 12 05:23 AM
by Francis A. Miniter[_2_] Go to last post
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Group FAQ by Ammammata
Hello there is there any faq for this newsgroup? I'm interested in a software to catalog my books I'm running (testing, actually...) both alexandria and tellico on my debian but I have some small problems alexandria works fine but only version 0.6.5, later versions don't work;
April 10th 12 12:22 PM
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What edition/state is my Charlie and the Chocolate Factory? by gqstylin33
I have a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Knopf dated 1964 with red boards, red top edge, mustard color end papers, pygmies reference in text and black color illustration; but at the end of the book there is no colophon. It just has the "About the Author" segment. It is also 178 pages. I can't...
April 7th 12 06:21 PM
by Don Phillipson[_2_] Go to last post
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Your La Fontaine's book by A M
Hello, My name is Austin and I have that exact same copy and the exact same problem. I have searched ebay, aba.org, abaa.org, alibris.com, bibliophile.com, and many more, and i havent even found another copy of mine. I have La Fontaine's Fables illustraded by Gustave Dore, and its massive. 13x4x10,...
March 19th 12 02:25 AM
by Francis A. Miniter[_2_] Go to last post
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murderers as book collectors by Jack Campin
I work in a charity bookshop. We used to have a regular customer called David Gilroy. I don't think we'll be seeing much of him for a while: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-17367652 And some time ago we had a donation of books that had belonged to Paul Agutter:
March 16th 12 06:51 PM
by Jack Campin Go to last post
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The Journal of Jean Laffite by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
I purchased a copy of this book, _The Journal of Jean Laffite_ (NY:Vantage Press (1958), copyrighted by John A. Laffite, yesterday and only just examined it today, to find that with this particular copy I actually have evidence in a controversy. The book claims to be a translation of a French...
March 12th 12 01:37 AM
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More Unusual Stephen King Books by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
The last couple days were fruitful for finding unusual books by Stephen King. Two days ago I came across _The Storm of the Century_ which was published only once and that by The Book of the Month Club in 1999. Yesterday, I found a pulp fiction murder mystery by King, _The Colorado Kid_ ,...
March 2nd 12 01:50 AM
by Francis A. Miniter[_2_] Go to last post
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John D. MacDonald, The Deep Blue Good-By by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
A goodwill find, today. The true first of the first Travis McGee novel, in paperback, published by Gold Medal 1964, No. K1405, no dots on the copyright page, and one slight, repairable tear on the spine and a small amount of sunning on the front cover. -- Francis A. Miniter Mesure is...
February 25th 12 03:30 PM
by J[_2_] Go to last post
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FA: British Hardy Boys books on eBay by Jack Campin
I'm getting rid of all my British Hardy Boys books on eBay. We've tried to sell those in our shop. Nobody's interested at any price. We now send all of them for pulping. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- e m a i l : j a c k @ c a ...
February 18th 12 01:40 PM
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