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, August 15, 2005

08/15/05 MON:
---Another batch of paperbacks catalogued:
9 • • NEW ARRIVALS (& re-arrivals): 7/4/2005—8/15/2005 • •
Bal F555 Aldiss, Brian THE PRIMAL URGE, ('61), (orig; when British cast off their traditional reserve), fr 2.50
Dell pb 18804 Alexander, Karl TIME AFTER TIME, 10/79, (orig; dazzling romantic thriller; movie tie), vg 2.50
Berkley F712 Anonymous (ed) BEYOND, 1/63, (the best from '53-4 magazine edited by Damon Knight), g-vg 3.50
Pocket 880 Armstrong, Charlotte THE BLACK-EYED STRANGER, 7/52, (mys), vg 4.00
Bantam A1731 Asimov, Isaac THE NAKED SUN, 3/58, (robot novel; Elijah Baley), vg 4.00
Fabian Z101 Bates, Marsha EACH WON TWO, ('59), (lesbian softcore), g 5.00
Pyramid R1711 Bernard, Rafe THE INVADERS #3: Army of the Undead, 12/67, (orig; TV tie), g-vg 3.00
Bantam S1931 Bester, Alfred THE STARS MY DESTINATION, 3rd(4/61), (the incredible 25th century), vg+ 3.00
Bal U 5060 Bradbury, Ray FAHRENHEIT 451, 10th(7/67), (movie), vg+ 2.50
Bantam A1546 Brown, Fredric MARTIANS, GO HOME, 12/56, (invasion-of-earth), g 4.00
Bantam 1285 Brown, Fredric THE LIGHTS IN THE SKY ARE STARS, 12/54, vg+ 6.00
Pyramid G339 Budrys, Algis WHO?, '58, (orig; Monster Man...), g 3.50
Bal F747 Burroughs, Edgar Rice THE BEASTS OF TARZAN, 7/63, (#3), vg+ 3.00
Ace F- 203 Burroughs, Edgar Rice THE BEASTS OF TARZAN, nd, g-vg 2.50
Bal F748 Burroughs, Edgar Rice THE SON OF TARZAN, 7/63, (#4), vg 2.50
Warner 88343 Butterworth, Michael SPACE 1999 #3: The Space Jackers, 5/77, vg+ 3.00
Bantam 1684 Carr, John Dickson HE WHO WHISPERS, 2nd(11/57), (Dr. Fell mys), vg+ 3.50
Ace F- 383 Carter, Lin THONGOR OF LEMURIA, ('66), (jungle terrors of Lost Continent), vg 3.00
Pap Lib 54656 Cayce, Edgar Evans EDGAR CAYCE ON ATLANTIS, 2nd(4/68), (authentic, amazing story), vg 2.50
Berkley 09839 Christie, Agatha APPOINTMENT WITH DEATH, 10th, (Hercule Poirot mystery), vg+ 2.00
Pocket 82681 Christie, Agatha PERIL AT END HOUSE, 35th, (Hercule Poirot murder mystery), vg 1.50
Bantam 13774 Christie, Agatha THE MYSTERIOUS AFFAIR AT STYLES, 30th(1/80), (Hercule Poirot's first case), vg 2.00
Bantam 26477 Christie, Agatha THE SECRET ADVERSARY, 24th, (murder most British; A Tommy and Tuppence Mystery), vg 2.00
Avn S 288 Christopher, John NO BLADE OF GRASS, 6/67, (dystopic future), vg+ 3.50
Del Rey 28065 del Rey, Judy-Lynn (ed) STELLAR #5, 5/80, (orig; OA; Dick, etc.), vg+ 4.00
Pap Lib 66658 Delany, Samuel R. & Marilyn Hacker (eds) QUARK/4, 8/71, (orig; OA), g 3.00
Berkley 08656 Dick, Philip K. THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE, 13th(4/85), g 2.50
Berkley X819 Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan THE MEMOIRS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES, 9/63, vg 2.50
Signet Y6041 Ellison, Harlan ELLISON WONDERLAND, 8/74, (excursions into fantastic universe), g-vg 3.00
Avn V 2300 Ellison, Harlan THE BEAST THAT SHOUTED LOVE AT THE HEART OF THE WORLD, 7/69, (orig; stories), vg 8.00
Ace pb 36516 Ellison, Harlan THE ILLUSTRATED HARLAN ELLISON, 6/80, (specially abridged edn), vg 3.50
Berkley N2828 Elwood, Roger (ed) CONTINUUM 1, 5/75, (OA; series stories by Wolfe, Koontz, etc.), vg 3.00
Ace F- 412 Farmer, Philip José THE GATES OF CREATION, ('66). (orig), vg+ 3.00
Spectra 27531 Farmer, Philip José VENUS ON THE HALF-SHELL, 9/88, (new intro), vg-f 4.00
Ball 24532 Foster, Alan Dean STAR TREK: Log Five, 8/75, (orig; cartoon tie), vg 2.50
Ball 24965 Foster, Alan Dean STAR TREK: Log Seven, 6/76, (orig; cartoon tie), vg+ 2.50
Ball 24184 Foster, Alan Dean STAR TREK: Log Two, 9/74, (orig; cartoon tie), vg 2.50
Signet Y6116 Fraser, George MacDonald FLASHMAN, 2nd, (great dirty fun), vg+ 3.00
Pop Lib 662 Gordon, Ian DEEP IS MY DESIRE, 5/55, (=The Whip Hand; She Knew How To Handle Men Too Well), g 3.00
Berkley D2202 Heinlein, Robert A. STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND, 36th, g-vg 2.50
Dell pb 6918 Himes, Chester PINKTOES, 7/66, (the original Paris edition; tanned Candy), g 3.00
Signet P3384 Hoyle, Fred THE BLACK CLOUD, 4th, (Earth was dyiing...). vg 2.00
Faw GM P3460 Jahn, Michael THE INVISIBLE MAN, 11/75, (based on the thrilling NBC TV series starring David McCallum), vg+ 3.00
Bantam 14259 Le Guin, Ursula K. THE BEGINNING PLACE, 2/81, (fantasy-romance), vg-f 3.00
Bal U 6108 McCaffrey, Anne RESTOREE, 9/67, (orig; she knew she was human), vg+ 5.00
Warner 75273 Miall, Robert UFO-1: Flesh Hunters, 5/73, (based on TV series; Spaceship Earth's #1 enemy), vg+ 3.00
Pop Libr 0417 Monteleone, Thomas F. THE TIME CONNECTION, 11/76, (orig; nightmare future earth), vg 3.00
Ball 02046 Niven, Larry RINGWORLD, 10/70, (orig; Hugo winner), vg 8.00
Berkley X1414 Norton, Alden (ed) HORROR TIMES TEN, 6/67, (orig; with special notes by Sam Moskowitz), vg+ 4.00
Barnes & Noble 465106 Parry, Michel (ed) REIGN OF TERROR: Great Victorian Horror Stories, '80, as new 2.00
Graphic G219 Pei, Mario SWORDS FOR CHARLEMAGNE, 2nd('57). (=Swords of Anjou; epic drama), vg 4.00
Timescape 47627 Pournelle, Jerry THE MERCENARY, 8th, (Falkenberg far-future adventure), vg 2.00
Pocket 80392 Rankine, John SPACE: 1999 #6: Astral Quest, 4/76, (TV tie), vg+ 2.50
Signet 11358 Resnick, Mike BIRTHRIGHT: The Book of Man, 2/82, g 2.00
Bantam E2854 Robeson, Kenneth DOC SAVAGE #2: The Thousand-Headed Man, 4th, g 1.50
Bantam H5406 Robeson, Kenneth DOC SAVAGE #49: The Sea Angel, 6/70, g-vg 2.00
Bantam S5838 Robeson, Kenneth DOC SAVAGE #59: The Yellow Cloud, 2nd, vg 2.00
Ace sp 63780 Shaw, Bob ORBITSVILLE, 1/77, (Ace SF Special #10), vg+ 4.50
Pap Lib 52944 Shiel, M.P. THE PURPLE CLOUD, 2nd(4/66), (darkly splendid blazing phantasmal world), g 2.00
Ace sp 71435 Sladek, John T. MECHASM, nd, (=The Reproductive System), g-vg 4.00
Bantam 1059 Symons, Julian THE 31st OF FEBRUARY, 1/53, (mys; brilliant, powerful, sordid & unnerving), g-vg 3.00
Pocket 80274 Tubb, E.C. SPACE: 1999 #4: Collision Course, 2/76, (TV tie), vg+` 3.00
Bantam 10879 Watson, Ian THE JOHAH KIT, 2/78, (dazzling exploration of inner space), g 2.00
Pocket pb 54144 Weiner, Ellis NATIONAL LAMPOON'S DOON, 11/84, (orig), vg-f 4.00
Ace D- 309 Wells, H.G. THE ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU, nd, (They were neither men nor beasts), fr-g 2.50
Arrow 90586 Wheatley, Dennis GATEWAY TO HELL, 2nd(9/74), (A Black Magic Story), g 3.00
Pyramid X1787 White, Ted & Dave Van Arnam SIDESLIP, 4/68, (orig; angels from space), vg+ 3.00
Signet Q5503 Wilson, Robin Scott (ed) CLARION III, 10/73, (orig; speculative fiction and criticism), g-vg 2.00
Harvest 68770 Zebrwoski, George (ed) SYNERGY: New Science Fictioin, Vol. 1, '87, (orig; OA), remainder mark, vg 4.00
---Also this Ace Double:
M-139a/b Purdom/ Delany THE TREE LORD OF IMETEN / EMPIRE STAR, ('66), vg-f 6.00
---View JPEG covershots of many if not most of the above now in the “pbs catalogued 8-15-05” or the “catalogueds 8-11-05” folders in the “images” folder on my “Catalog Data” CD.

---Still not making much headway beyond the continued bringing up of books from cellar storage. This is proving to be a lure that I can’t seem to resist. This is definitely to the detriment of other things I should be doing instead, but I am hoping that in the long run it will prove beneficial to at least have everything where I/we can see what it is and know where to find it.

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