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.

Sunday, September 16, 2007

---Went to penultimate day of big Planned Parenthood Book Sale today. Scrounged up a few things, mainly books I would want to read myself, given the chance (maybe another century of lifespan). Since the 84 or so books is more than I will be able to read anytime soon, I will be listing the ones I can (with ISBNs) on Meanwhile I have made JPEG covershots of the books to kick off my Covershots 10 folder for eventual CD-R burning. Covershots 9 now has 677 MB, which will fill up a CD if not overfill it--if I ever get a chance to burn it. My Superdrive burner on the eMac is on the fritz. Can't say I blame it, after all the paces I've put it through. Meanwhile, I think I can transport files I want to burn, like Covershots 9 and my Catalog Data, to my iBook using my iPod. But I would really like to get that Superdrive fixed or replaced. I think I will try to wangle a car ride sometime to the local Apple Store Genius Bar to see what can get done, but who knows when that will be.
---Here are the bare titles of what I picked up at the sale (more details and/or actual covershots available by request; links are to my listings on
alien blood
archer at large
archy and mehitabel
black spring
book of skaith
book of virtues
caldé of the long sun
city of the mind
clock without hands
collected stories - isaac bashevis singer
courtship rite
crash diet
cyber way
dangerous summer
dark forces
darwin's radio
deadly bride
experts speak
fires of eden
flower beneath the foot
fools die
foucault's pendulum
galactic empires
god's other son
hard landing
hunting the ghost dancer
losing battles
lost boy
lost swords- the first triad
michael innes treasury
more collected stories- v.s. pritchett
most likely to succeed
noon- 22nd century
nuclear age
number of the beast
one million a.d.
one step in the clouds
outline of history
oxford companion to english literature
perpetual light
phantom of the opera
power and terror
promise of rest
proper marriage
real thing
red dragon
red wheel 1 & 2
saturday evening post stories- 1958
science fiction tales
scientific romance
second light
sewer, gas & electric
skeleton crew
smithsonian institution
story of lucy gault
sword of winter
three hainish novels
towing jehovah
uncollected wodehouse
welcome to the city
white butterfly tpb
white butterfly mmpb
world of tiers
world's spring
xii- twelve short novels
y and other stories
---All but three are hcs or tpbs, a few firsts, publisher's editions, nice condition preferred in the picking.

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