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LinkedIn Rare Books Enthusiasts by jyamamo[_2_]
Just a thought, but if people are interested in a forum for civilized discussion of issues relating to rare books and book collecting, you might consider the following: http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1970996&trk=hb_side_g Cordially, John
December 6th 12 02:40 AM
by Jason Burke[_2_] Go to last post
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What happened to rec.collecting.books? by Hardyboys
I've not been here for a while and it appears to be moribund.
December 4th 12 08:54 AM
by Jason Burke[_2_] Go to last post
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Another one New To Me by Willow Arune[_3_]
Just finished the first in a series by Chelsea Cain "Heartsick". i was not certain that I would enjoy it but found that as the pages passed, it seemed to get better and better. Archie is a detective in Portand; Grechen is a serial killer who tortures her victims. Archie was captured by her and is...
November 28th 12 01:28 AM
by Willow Arune[_3_] Go to last post
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Primo Levi, If This Is A Man by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
Orion Press, New York, 1959, first printing in English; vg in vg- dust jacket (one small tear). About a week ago, I bought this book at a used goods store. But I only checked it out online this evening. Was I surprised. Asking prices greatly exceeded expectations. Francis A. Miniter
November 25th 12 02:45 PM
by J[_2_] Go to last post
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Rich Dobson - A Great Find! by Willow Arune[_3_]
In the early 1930s, a stock broker in NYC, having lost everything in the Crash, hopped a train to Wyoming and became a cowboy starting right at the bottom. Richmond Hobson, son of a Spanish American War hero and a mother with European nobility connections had had a good life up to the Crash. ...
November 3rd 12 05:00 AM
by Willow Arune[_3_] Go to last post
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Salisbury's Library Book Sale by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
Not all book sales are created equal. I have mentioned in the past the annual Westport sale which often features books from the libraries of celebrities or New York City book publishers. This weekend, the Town of Salisbury in Connecticut is having a library book sale, and, as many towns do,...
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October 28th 12 11:41 PM
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Used Book Sale at Arlington Heights Memorial Library by Friends of the Library
For Chicago area folks, or big Fabulous Fall Used Book Sale is Oct 27-28. see ahml.info
October 24th 12 05:55 PM
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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
by newerarpz Go to last post
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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
by [email protected] Go to last post
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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
by Art Laurent Go to last post
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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
by [email protected] Go to last post
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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
by J[_2_] Go to last post
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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
by iqs Go to last post
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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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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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