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Antique books I'm selling.. need help with editions
Antique books I'm selling.. need help with editions
Hi everybody, The first book I am researching is A Child's History of England by Charles Dickens with a frontpiece by Topham. Published in London by B...
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Little bit of Ephemera, Pepsodent Yellow Went
Little bit of Ephemera, Pepsodent Yellow Went
While going through a box of paper purchased a while back, I came across a folded up letter. Usually I throw these things away without look, but I loo...
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Useful phrases to describe books
Useful phrases to describe books
In so many words, this explains a lot: "We are really not positive as to what would have made this book a first printing so, we are calling it second ...
in Booksellers | Updated by imagine.ink
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins
I have a copy of 500 Hats which I thought was an early printing as it is 9 1/4" x 12 1/8" tall. However the price is clipped. I started to list it and...
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Thieves steal £2m of rare books by abseiling into warehouse
Thieves steal £2m of rare books by abseiling into warehouse
"Antiquarian books worth more than £2m have been stolen by a gang who avoided a security system by abseiling into a west London warehouse.The three th...
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LIBRARY_SERVICES
LIBRARY_SERVICES
Who are what is library_services?
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This book would just not sell
This book would just not sell
I remember that old saw from the bookseller's board - when it was literally a board - that when a book doesn't sell you need to raise its price. I hav...
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"Squirrel of the Month" Must be a book in there somewhere.
"Squirrel of the Month" Must be a book in there somewhere.
http://www.toacorn.com/search/node/squirrel%20of%20the%20month?page=1
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Global Selling Program and Sanctioned Nations: a question
Global Selling Program and Sanctioned Nations: a question
Once upon a time, Iran was a friendly nation and there was a community of ex-pats who lived and worked there. Naturally, they ate, and naturally there...
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Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel - is this 1939 edition valuable?
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel - is this 1939 edition valuable?
Hi - I have a 1939 hardcover edition of Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel. No jacket. No other date on the copyright page. Title page says Riverside ...
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Julia Ward Howe- --Can a Polite person also be a Scribner?
Julia Ward Howe- --Can a Polite person also be a Scribner?
A bid of conundrum for the ol' bookboard. We have a 36" x 24" old piece of crate\barn\building, with a scene and Scribner's advertising, "Is polite so...
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This book would just not sell
This book would just not sell
I remember that old saw from the bookseller's board - when it was literally a board - that when a book doesn't sell you need to raise its price. I hav...
in Booksellers | Updated by dreambooks
Ask any question about any book Part II
Ask any question about any book Part II
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Gabby Goose Book Repaired By WPA in 1939
Gabby Goose Book Repaired By WPA in 1939
Hi. This book has a rubber stamp on the insidr cover that says it was repaired by WPA Bookbinding Project. The cover seems to be a hand painted cover....
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Identifying the edition of Orwell's 1984
Identifying the edition of Orwell's 1984
I'm trying to identify a later edition of Orwell's 1984. It doesn't have the stated First American Edition, has the copyright date of 1949, and the DJ...
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Album of Venice engravings by Chilone & Aliprandi c 1800
Album of Venice engravings by Chilone & Aliprandi c 1800
Picked up a complete album (22 pages) of these engravings of Venice. ( Album De Venise) I've been able to find individual prints for sale but no other...
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Paul Ingram retires from Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City
Paul Ingram retires from Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City
http://www.press-citizen.com/story/entertainment/2017/01/24/paul-ingram-retires-prairie-lights-starts-new-chapter/96441282/
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Help pricing Hebrew-English Diglot Bible
Help pricing Hebrew-English Diglot Bible
HiI have a Hebrew-English Diglot bible. ISBN 9654310058 I would like help pricing. I have found many similar online but they are all 2001 and later ed...
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Pricing rare books - sites, resources to use?
Pricing rare books - sites, resources to use?
Hi:I'm looking for a site for ultra rare book and ephemera, (from the 1800s and 1900s) comps.I've exhausted adall etc., dozens of auctions houses, ABA...
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Ellery Queen Feb, 1970 Error questions
Ellery Queen Feb, 1970 Error questions
I was reading this magazine when I finished page 34 and started on what should have been page 35. Well, it was immediately apparent it wasn't right. I...
in Booksellers | Updated by figtree3
Tom Folio: A Reference Site for Booksellers and Others Interested in Books
Tom Folio: A Reference Site for Booksellers and Others Interested in Books
Tom Folio was a small bookselling site which closed down last year. However it had various reference which has been retained and is the process of bei...
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Global Shipping
Global Shipping
Just sold my second international sale this month. It doesn't get any better. All I have to pay is the cost of a domestic first-class shipment - in th...
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2017 Caldecott & Newbery Winners -
2017 Caldecott & Newbery Winners -
As I'm sure several if not most of you know by now, the 2017 ALA awards were given earlier today. http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2017/01/ameri...
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Deleted drafts
Deleted drafts
Is there any way to retrieve delted drafts? Thanks, Booksbasically
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What would YOU do?
What would YOU do?
Last weekend, I made a great find at a local antique mall and now I'm presented with an interesting bookselling "dilemma." I spotted a fourth printing...
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Book readers around the world - photo essay
Book readers around the world - photo essay
Nice photo essay on BBC.http://www.bbc.com/culture/story/20170116-striking-photos-of-readers-around-the-world
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Glitch in Listing Adult Magazines
Glitch in Listing Adult Magazines
Hi, I have been listing Adult magazines in Everything Else/Adult Only/Magazine Back issues.I select No international Shipping.Going OK for several lis...
in Booksellers | Updated by taylor_memorial
1st ed of clockwork orange saved from pulping
1st ed of clockwork orange saved from pulping
Hi story I saw online I thought I would share. A 1st edition of Anthony Burgess's A clockwork Orange found in a bag by a charity shop worker could hav...
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Just got my new Bookthinker
Just got my new Bookthinker
And it struck me how much Craig looks like our new President.A few decades younger, of course.
in Booksellers | Updated by taylor_memorial
Fee increases coming on the River
Fee increases coming on the River
In the Ongoing effort to homogenize the online buying experience, the River is changing it's pricing to allow free shipping to more closely resemble e...
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