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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
by Francis A. Miniter[_2_] Go to last post
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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
by Jack Campin Go to last post
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BOMC book that is not a book club edition by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
When is a Book of the Month Club book not a book club edition? When it is the only edition. The other day I found a most unusual book - Stephen King, Secret Windows: Essay and Fiction on the Craft of Writing (Book of the Month Club, 2000). Yes, BOMC actually published the book showing itself...
January 30th 12 11:42 PM
by J[_2_] Go to last post
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anybody seen this truly warped book? by michael adams[_2_]
"Jack Campin" wrote in message ... I have been told by two different dealers that they have seen a Victorian manual on how to stuff kittens and make dioramas with them in costume, with versions of Gainsborough's "Blue...
December 21st 11 08:41 PM
by michael adams[_2_] Go to last post
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Long Island Book Fair: New Location by J[_2_]
The LIABDA Fall Fair, Saturday and Sunday, November 5-6, 2011, will be held at Hofstra University's Student Center. Saturday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sunday: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Presented by the Antiquarian Book Dealers Association of Long Island (LIABDA). This is the only Vintage Book & Ephemera Show...
November 6th 11 01:40 PM
by J[_2_] Go to last post
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Finds at Goodwill by Joe Mc
The Odessa file by Frederick Forsyth hb dj first edition 1972 viking press The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon Riverhead books First ed first first printing numberline hb and dj signed with inscription by author. http://jpmcbooks.bravehost.com
October 16th 11 03:22 AM
by Francis A. Miniter[_2_] Go to last post
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An Incredible Visit to Savers by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
They must have had a donation from someone who was cleaning up after a person who really knew his books. And the person cleaning up had to have known nothing of books. So . . . 1. H. P. Lovecraft (& divers hands), The Shuttered Room and Other Pieces (Arkham House 1959), near fine condition...
September 19th 11 03:01 PM
by J[_2_] Go to last post
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A Fine Weekend at Library Book Sales by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
I went to three sales in all, starting Friday morning. I came away with two real finds; Dick Francis, Nerve (Harper & Row 1964) book club edition, near fine (bookplate of former owner) in a very good- jacket (two small tears). Alan Furst, Dark Star (Houghton Mifflin 1991) fine in a fine dust...
September 18th 11 02:26 AM
by J[_2_] Go to last post
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The JPS Torah Commentary by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
Five volumes, 1989, in mint condition. Today was a very, very good day. -- Francis A. Miniter Mesure is Medicine þauh þou muche ȝeore. Al nis not good to þe gost þat þe bodi lykeþ, Ne lyflode to þe licam þat leof is to þe soule.
August 21st 11 05:20 AM
by Francis A. Miniter[_2_] Go to last post
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Third-party Amazon transactions by David Ames[_2_]
A desired book had three listed sellers on Amazon. The first was unable to ship within Amazon's suggested time period and cancelled the order. (Probably needed it till the end of the semester.) The second did not respond at all. It turns out that the seller had no transactions within the past...
August 20th 11 11:41 PM
by David Ames[_2_] Go to last post
2 1,782
Henry Adams, History of the United States by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
A little while back, I picked up volume 6 of the Scribners 1889-1891 edition. Today, and it may have been from the same source, I think so, but I am not sure, I picked up the other 8 volumes of the set. It is now complete. Condition, about VG - to VG +. -- Francis A. Miniter Mesure is...
August 20th 11 09:16 PM
by Francis A. Miniter[_2_] Go to last post
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Overlooked Book - Modern Library First of Catcher in the Rye by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
A few months ago, I bought a box of books sight unseen for a small amount. It contained 15 - 20 Modern Library books along with a few others. I did not pay a lot of attention to those books, but put some on the shelves and set others aside to file away in the extras area. One of those that...
August 16th 11 07:47 PM
by J[_2_] Go to last post
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Carolyn, From Texas to the Matterhorn through Hollywood by Bar Frik
This is a book about tough reality and a woman named Carolyn. The book is fiction based on the life of a Texas beauty gone Hollywood prostitute. It is titled "Carolyn,from Texas to the Matterhorn through Hollywood." It begins in a driveway in front of a Texas shack; a drunken father aiming his...
August 9th 11 10:50 PM
by Bar Frik Go to last post
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Book Sale Find - North American History by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
The novel Black Robe by Brian Moore (and, yes, the movie, too) inspired me to do some research, from which I learned that the Jesuits in Canada were fanatical reporters, sending annual Relations back to their superiors in France, telling them everything that happened that year. While I have...
August 3rd 11 02:46 PM
by Don Phillipson[_2_] Go to last post
4 1,629
The Infamous, Outrageous Henry Morton Stanley by Francis A. Miniter[_2_]
Henry Morton Stanley has twice crossed my path in recent readings. The first time was when I was reading some book (whose name I cannot now remember) about the Civil War, and found that Stanley actually fought for the Confederacy and was captured at Shiloh. He promptly turned coat and...
August 3rd 11 04:24 AM
by Francis A. Miniter[_2_] Go to last post
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Cash Advances Now Available by Eric Lindstrom
Cash advances now being offered for your collectible books and ephemera. National Book Auctions is pleased to offer an exclusive new consigner cash-advance program. Available to any qualified consignment, the program allows for instant access to the equity in a book or ephemera collection before...
July 11th 11 05:10 PM
by Eric Lindstrom Go to last post
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