After quite a while resting on my more or less laurels (past listings) it's time to get a move on and put up some more listings. My goal is five books every day from now on. This should be achievable, but not according to my past performance.

These books get listed in three places: on Amazon, Biblio, and Half. Books without ISBNs (older books) generally will not be listed on half. My prices might vary between these three places. Amazon and Half tell me competing prices, so I peg mine on them. Thus, if the lowest price for Deadly Percheron is $98 on Amazon, I might peg mine at $95. If it weren't my only copy maybe I'd be more reasonable. In fact, I think my Biblio listing is more reasonable.

Going forward (and possibly backward), links to titles of books will send you to the main Amazon listing. My listing will be somewhere amidst the other maybe 237 listings. This is where my photo of the book can be seen, which will probably be a better one than the one Amazon features. Half doesn't let me attach my own photo—at least I don't think it does. Photos are also at biblio. Lots of older listings still don't have photos. Nor updated prices.

I've been lousy at selling direct via email. Sorry about that, if you've tried me. Listing through the major portals keeps me honest—also prompt and reliable.

Monday, March 15, 2004

03/15/04 MON:
---I notice there are enough paperbacks for another insert list (containing many of the same as were listed yesterday):
2 • • NEW ARRIVALS (& re-arrivals): 2/28/2004—3/15/2004 • •
Macfadden 171 Aarons, Edward S. NIGHTMARE, '63, (twisted mind guided scalpel), vg+ 3.00
Avn ZS 161 Anderson, Poul VAULT OF THE AGES, 5/69, (Camelot Edition), g-vg 2.50
DAW 883 Asimov, Greenberg & Olander (eds) MICROCOSMIC TALES, 6/92, vg-f 4.50
Curtis 06081 Audemars, Pierre FAIR MAIDS MISSING, nd, (murder mystery), vg-f 2.00
Bal F641 Beaumont, Charles (ed) THE FIEND IN YOU, ('62), (orig), vg+ 10.00
Ace pb 02274 Bensen, Donald R. AND HAVING WRIT..., 3/79, (utterly charming SF), vg+ $4
Tor pb 34361 Bova, Ben CITY OF DARKNESS, 3/04, (Tor Teen Edition), new 6.99
Signet D2736 Brown, Carter THE GIRL FROM OUTER SPACE, 7/65, (mystery), vg 2.00
DAW 72 Brunner, John FROM THIS DAY FORWARD, 9/73, (stories), vg-f 3.50
Ace pb 381210 Brunner, John THE JAGGED ORBIT, nd, (the mad oracle), vg+ 3.00
DAW 133 Brunner, John THE STONE THAT NEVER CAME DOWN, 1/75, vg 2.50
Berkley X1680 Campbell (ed) ASTOUNDING TALES OF SPACE & TIME, 3rd(4/69), vg+ 2.00
Baen 55901 Carr, Terry (ed) THE BEST SF OF THE YEAR #13, ('84), g-vg 2.50
Dell pb 12590 Carter, Lin (ed) FLASHING SWORDS #5: Demons & Daggers, 12/81, vg+ 4.00
Ace pb 53570 Compton, D.G. THE MISSIONARIES, ('72), (they came to save earth), vg 4.00
Collier AS518 Conklin & Fabricant, M.D. (eds) GREAT SF ABOUT DOCTORS, '63, vg 5.00
Signet D2935 Dark, James HONG KONG INCIDENT, 4/66, (A Mark Hood Thriller), vg 2.00
Ace pbk 00495 Dickson, G.R. THE DRAGON AND THE DJINN, 1/98, (Dragon Knight), f 5.00
Ace pb 16657 Dickson, Gordon R. THE DRAGON ON THE BORDER, 6/93, (sequel), f 5.00
Ace pbk 00282 Dickson, Gordon R. THE DRAGON, THE EARL, & THE TROLL, 1/96, f 5.00
Pocket 83155 Dozois & Dann (eds) ALIENS!, 4/80, (orig; classics; Gaughan illus), f 5.00
Ace pb 24103 Drake & Fawcett THE FLEET #3: Breakthrough, 5/89, (orig; OA), g-vg 1.75
Pocket pb 66773 Duane, Diane SPOCK'S WORLD, 8/89, (Star Trek novel), f 5.00
Award A145F Endore, Guy DETOUR AT NIGHT, 8/65, (An Inner Sanctum Mystery), g 2.50
Avon 27011 Farren, Mick THE TEXTS OF FESTIVAL, 11/75, (crystal fantasy trip), vg 4.00
Berkley Z3143 Grant, C.L. THE SHADOW OF ALPHA, 6/76, (orig; Parric #1), vg+ 4.00
Avon 76047 Grant, Mark MUTANTS AMOK, 3/91, (orig; Mutants Amok #1), vg 2.00
Dell pb 6499 Harrison, Harry (ed) NOVA ONE, 3/71, (OA; Silverberg, Aldiss, etc.), vg+ 3.00
Ball 35784 Hawks, Lee NIGHT, WINTER, AND DEATH, 5/90, (beast on loose), g-vg 1.50
Signet T4227 Heinlein, R.A. THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW (=6th Column), 4th, g 1.50
Bantam 25922 Innes, Evan AMERICA 2040 #2: The Golden World, 9/86, (saga), vg-f 2.00
Ball 24415 Kuttner, Henry THE BEST OF…, 4/75, (Bradbury intro), g-vg 5.00
Berkley 02582 Laumer, Keith THE INFINITE CAGE, 7/74, g-vg 2.00
Ace pb 79221 Leiber, Fritz THE SWORDS OF LANKHMAR, nd, (Fafhrd #5), vg+ 3.00
Pinnacle 00688 Lord, Jeffrey BLADE #15: The Towers of Melnon, 8/75, (orig), vg-f 3.00
Pinnacle 00207 Lord, Jeffrey BLADE #7: Pearl of Patmos, 6/73, (in Dimension X!), vg 2.00
Pinnacle 00208 Lord, Jeffrey BLADE #8: Undying World, 7/73, (other-dimensional), vg 2.00
Pinnacle 00295 Lord, Jeffrey BLADE #9: Kingdom of Royth, 3/74, (orig), vg+ 2.50
Scholastic TK1934 Lovecraft, H.P. THE SHADOW OVER INNSMOUTH, 12/71, vg 2.50
Ball 24689 Lovecraft, H.P. THE TOMB and Other Tales, 5th(1/75), g 1.50
DAW 58 Lundwall, Sam J. BERNHARD THE CONQUEROR, 6/73, (orig), g-vg 2.50
Lancer 74741 Lymington, John TEN MILLION YEARS TO FRIDAY, nd, (the beast), gvg 2.00
Macfadden 00436 Lymington, John THE SCREAMING FACE, '70, (Earth extinction), vg+ 2.50
BallAF 23528 MacDonald, George LILITH, 2nd(9/73), g 4.00
Corgi S5971 Maine, Charles Eric COUNT-DOWN, '61, (modern story of science), g-vg 5.00
Pyramid R1125 Margulies, Leo (ed) WORLDS OF WEIRD, 1/65, (orig), vg-f 6.00
Pop Libr 00316 Maxwell, Ann CHANCE, ('75), (new human race battled for survival), vg 3.00
Ace pb 77590 Mayhar, Ardath SOUL-SINGER OF TYRNOS, 8/83, (fantasy), vg+ 2.50
Pocket pb 62229 McIntyre, Vonda N. THE ENTROPY EFFECT, 10th, (Star Trek #2), vg-f 2.50
Del Rey 27467 McKillip THE RIDDLE-MASTER OF HED, 2/78, (Morgon #1), g-vg 2.00
Ace K- 149 Mundy, Talbot QUEEN CLEOPATRA, nd, (historical adventure), vg-f 7.50
Fontana 616923 Nichols, Leigh (=Koontz) THE SERVANTS OF TWILIGHT, '85, vg 6.00
Ace pb 51546 Niven, Larry THE MAGIC GOES AWAY, 2nd, (massively illustrated), g 1.50
Penguin 9818 Osier, John RANKIN: Enemy of the State, '87, (existential paranoia), vg 2.50
Dell pb 4292 Pangborn, Edgar THE JUDGMENT OF EVE, 12/67, (vaulting SF), vg+ 5.00
Ace pb 65982 PERRY RHODAN #13: The Immortal Unknown, ('72), (K.H. Scheer), gvg 1.50
Bantam S7492 Robeson, Kenneth DOC SAVAGE #73: Seven Agate Devils, 2nd, g 1.50
Del Rey 27736 Saunders & Waldrop THE TEXAS-ISRAELI WAR: 1999, 2nd(11/78), vg 4.00
DAW 38 Schmitz, James H. THE LION GAME, 1/73, (Telzey Amberdon), g-vg 2.00
Pocket 77794 Scortia, Thomas N. (ed) STRANGE BEDFELLOWS, 12/74, (sex SF), vg 3.00
Headline 3653 Simmons, Dan SUMMER OF NIGHT, 2nd, (epic novel of terror), vg 5.00
Ace K- 244 Singer, Kurt (ed) THE GOTHIC READER, ('66), (the best by the best), vg 3.50
Bantam 14597 Spillane, Mickey THE DAY THE SEA ROLLED BACK, 6/81, (YA), vg+ 2.50
Bantam 20380 Spillane, Mickey THE SHIP THAT NEVER WAS, 3/82, (YA novel), g-vg 2.00
Ace pb 11044 Steele, Allen CLARKE COUNTY, SPACE, 12/90, (orig; hard SF), vg-f 5.00
Dell pb 13542 Sullivan & Aronson HIGH HOPES: The Amityville Murders, 7/82, (true), g 1.50
Galaxy 11 Tucker, Wilson THE CITY IN THE SEA, nd, g 5.00
Signet J7350 Wood, Bari THE KILLING GIFT, 2/77, (possessed with deadly power), vg 2.00
Avon pb 01146 Zelazny DOORS OF HIS FACE, THE LAMPS OF HIS MOUTH, 5th, vg 3.50

---A few odds and ends catalogued today:
Crichton, Michael THE LOST WORLD, Knopf '95, 1st trade, vg in dj $10

EDGAR RICE BURROUGHS TARZAN ANNUAL, Brown Watson ('75), (illus), vg $10

Kelly, Walt POGO: Volume Seven, Fantagraphics, 6/97, (1951-2 comic strips), new 9.95

Silverberg, Robert THE FACE IN THE WATERS, Spectra, 11/91, 1st trade, vg+ in dj 15.00

Simak, Clifford D. PROJECT POPE, Del Rey, 3/81, 1st edn, vg in dj 15.00

Williams, Paul ONLY APPARENTLY REAL: The World of Philip K. Dick, Arbor House '86, 1st, (interviews with the lunatic prince of SF lives again), vg-f 15.00

---Disc Log:
- Ramiro Musotto SUDAKA (Xgau: A Minus)
- my CD COMP 18 (free for the asking - if you want to hear it too)

---Still a bit of winter here, with the snow falling at a pretty good pace this morning. It is drifting down peacefully, though: much preferable to the intense wind yesterday.

---Found a photograph of Neil at the O'Reilly Digital Democracy Teach-In in San Diega a few weeks ago. Speaking of Neil, he has decided to drop out from the Univ of Illinois, midway through the semester, to take a job in San Francisco writing computer code, an outgrowth of his work on DeanSpace. A couple other Illini dropouts will be there with him.

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