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I have an 1892 hardcover copy of Simon Baruch's "The Uses Of Water In Modern Medicine, Vol. I", George S. Davis publisher. I can't find a reference/listing for it anywhere. On abebooks, the earliest Baruch is the 1898 "Principles and Practice of Hydrotherapy". Where can I find out more about it,...
July 7th 06 04:47 PM
by Kris Baker Go to last post
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Quasi-tissue guards? by my-wings
I picked up a copy of *Gun Engraving Review* today, and the color plates in the front of the book are protected by a nearly transparent sheet of something that looks like very thin, textured wax paper rather than tissue. Does anyone know if there is a special name for this kind of picture guard...
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July 7th 06 02:50 PM
by Sam Go to last post
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My First book signing by Carney Wilde
I attended my first book signing today 7/5, for two authors, Lawrence Block (whom I collect) and Peter Blauner. The event was scheduled as an outdoor lunchtime signing at the Bryant Park Reading Room in NYC, but had to be moved indoors to the Coliseum Bookstore across the street due to the weather....
July 7th 06 12:12 PM
by LiRM Go to last post
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poet are complete crazy by poetfree
poet are complete crazy http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/search-handle-url/102-3786912-5125732?%5Fencoding=UTF8&search-type=ss&index=stripbooks%3Arelevance-above&field-keyword s=diamond%20soul
July 6th 06 01:37 AM
by Some Guy Go to last post
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Stein and Day's "In Print" series? by Tasha
I recently bought "Eustace and Hilda" by L.P. Hartley, and it was published by Stein and Day as part of their "In Print" series, designed to bring back into print "influential Twentieth-Century works." Does anyone know where I can find a list of the books published in this series? Thanks in...
July 4th 06 10:03 PM
by Tasha Go to last post
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Find hidden book treasures on ebay -- free search engine! by Dave
Do you know how many people misspell their auction items? People searching for diamond jewelry will never find "diamon" or "dimond"! But, using my FREE Ebay Misspelling Search tool, YOU can find them, and pick them up cheap! Try it out at http://www.ebargainsweb.com/spelling.php This is...
July 4th 06 06:41 AM
by Dave Go to last post
2 1,138
Scandel in the Making by Willow Arune
This is a delight - and not the London trial. Instead, this goes to the heart of the mater. http://www.mediainfo.com/eandp/news/article_display.jsp?vnu_content_id=1002614037 http://davincicrock.blogspot.com/ http://www.davincilegacy.com/Infringement/
July 4th 06 02:09 AM
by Willow Arune Go to last post
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Research Study on Women's Thoughts by Amber
Hello! Our names are Amie Kolos and Amber Norwood, and we are recent graduates (B.S. in Psychology) of Towson University in Towson, MD. We are currently conducting research for project in which we hope to learn how women's thoughts are related to their coping with stressful life events. We hope...
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July 3rd 06 05:55 PM
by fundog Go to last post
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buySAFE protects it's customers from fraud on eBay by [email protected]
Fraud has become a growing problem on eBay and many aren't satisfied with how they are being protected. Here is a option have a safer "shopping experience" on the auction giant. http://fraudwar.blogspot.com/2006/07/buysafe-protects-its-customers-from.html
July 3rd 06 11:58 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Odd non-response from dealer by David Ames
I learned of a textbook used at a major university. Wondering about the subject of the textbook, I searched bookfinder.com to seek a prior edition and to consider whether I might want to enroll. I posted an inquiry to an alibris.com dealer, using Alibris' form. What I got back was not a...
July 2nd 06 12:09 AM
by David Ames Go to last post
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Chicago's Brandeis book sale: whither the books? by [email protected]
The Brandeis book sale held in Skokie last month was announced to be the last. It was by far the largest used book sale in the Chicago area, and must have been one of the largest in the world. I was never very happy with its pricing and selection, but it's going to leave a big hole. Where do you...
July 1st 06 08:10 PM
by Kris Baker Go to last post
3 1,461
Van Wyck Mason - Seeds of Murder by [email protected]tmail.com
Hello, I recently bought an old copy of Van Wyck Mason's Seeds of Murder. It says it was published in 1930 by Crime Club, however, it doesn't state "first edition". The seller told me it was a first but I am starting to have doubts. I paid 50.00 for it and want to know if I was duped. I took it to...
June 30th 06 05:43 PM
by daveteds Go to last post
5 1,253
Help us tailor our software to the needs of the book collecting community by [email protected]
Hello all, I work for a new startup called HiveLive (www.hivelive.com), and we have recently released a beta version of our online "Social Information Manager". We honestly believe that the collecting community could benefit from our (free) online web application, and are looking for a few...
June 29th 06 05:28 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Dueling authors.... well, ideas anyway. by Dave
This is a very minor brag, with several questions attached. I purchased a box lot for $5 USD that included a copy of _The Forever War_, Joe Haldeman, 1974 St. Martin's Press. Multiple closed tears in the d/j, esp. at top and bottom of the spine. D/J is rubbed along the spine, bottom and at the...
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June 29th 06 06:57 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
27 2,513
A serendipitous find by Francis A. Miniter
At a thrift shop, yesterday, a first edition (not the almost identical BCE) with dust jacket in cellophane type protector, of Edwin O'Connor, The Edge of Sadness, (Atlantic, Brown, Little 1961), the book for which he got the Pulitzer Prize. Unfortunately, the jacket cover was affixed with tape...
June 28th 06 08:06 PM
by Francis A. Miniter Go to last post
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FA: Bill O'Reilly The No Spin Zone Audio Book MINT by MR MR
Bill O'Reilly - The No Spin Zone - Unabridged. Read by the author. This Audio Book is in MINT condition and comes complete with original packaging. Please visit my auction: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7043117898&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMESE%3AIT&rd=1
June 28th 06 05:26 PM
by Bob Go to last post
5 1,148
Removing eraser "pink" and getting rid of pen markings by LiRM
I have a book that I wanted to clean up a bit and erase some ink (standard ball point pen) written down the spine. Being a tad too eager, I tried an eraser (standard pencil type) and although it took off some of the ink, I now have the remnants of the pinkish eraser color. Any ideas on how to...
June 28th 06 12:25 PM
by LiRM Go to last post
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Book Signing Events by LiRM
Is anyone aware of a web site that offers a comprehensive list of what author's may be signing at what locations? In what I can only describe as a tragedy, here in South Florida, there used to be a few book stores that had authors come in to do readings, signings, etc. With the exception of Books...
June 28th 06 11:41 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
3 1,234
Ludmlla A story of Liechtenstein by MRD
I have a 1960 edition of this book, signed by the Baroness Ludmila von Felz-Fein, published by QUICK,Vaduz. In excellent shape, been in the family for 46 years kept away from sticky children's fingers. I'm just not sure how to value it. There is no ISBN.
June 27th 06 08:47 PM
by Francis A. Miniter Go to last post
2 1,180
Books on Grammar & Dictionary by nareshgupta
Books on Grammar & Dictionary This is one time mail only. To subscribe our Newsletter, mail us your interested subjects. Indian Books Centre In the Service of the Scholarly World since 1976 Dear Sir/ Madam,
June 27th 06 12:28 PM
by Bob Go to last post
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