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.

Saturday, December 29, 2007

Spectre Library new arrival

Here today:
Rousseau, Victor THE TRACER OF EGOS, Spectre Library, 8/07, 1st thus, one of 200 numbered copies, (Chronicles of Dr. Phileas Immanuel, Soul Specialist; A Series of Weird-Reincarnation Tales; first published 1913-14; Morgan A. Wallace intro), new in dj 40.00
---This is this publisher's second Victor Rousseau book. The first is sold out, but I might still have a copy or two. Check my hardcover listings. (Discount 20%)

Monday, December 24, 2007

Stark House book

Here today:

Pronzini, Bill SNOWBOUND / GAMES, Stark House Mystery Classics, 11/07, 1st thus, (two mysteries; Marcia Muller & Robert J. Randisi intros; bibliography; 334 pages), new 14.95
Discount: 20%

Thursday, December 13, 2007

splitting online hc and misc softcover files

So I won't have to worry about coming up on a size limit and to facilitate quicker browsing, I think I ought to split the hcs and misc softcovers in two. Here is where hcs L-Z can be found:

This document is published on the web.
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And here is where the second half of the misc softcovers can be found:

This document is published on the web.
Your document is publicly viewable at:
Published on December 13, 2007 9:09 AM
---This ought to be at least better than when it took me some seven printed-paper catalogs to get through the alphabet. Now I have to go through and change/add links.

---Here is what I came up with (hopefully all correct and hopefully easy to operate and negotiate):

Monday, December 10, 2007

new books from Tartarus

Here today from Tartarus:
Parker, Rosalie (ed) STRANGE TALES: Volume II, Tartarus '07, 1st, (seventeen new stories; dark realism, surrealism, subtle horror, urban horror, rural strangeness, traditional and contemporary), new in dj 60.00

WORMWOOD #9, aut/07, Tartarus, (Literature of the fantastic, supernatural and decadent), new 19.00
---Discount on these is still 15%. The usual fine quality, as usual for this publisher from the UK.

Monday, December 3, 2007

new Postscripts magazine

Here today:
POSTSCRIPTS #12, aut/07, PS, (The A to Z of Fantastic Fiction; Brian Aldiss, Patrick O'Leary, Scott Edelman, Will McIntosh, others), as new 12.00

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Dark Regions books here

Here today:
  • Arnzen, Michael A. PROVERBS FOR MONSTERS, Dark Regions '07, 1st edn, SIGNED, (an omnibus of the best writing to date by one of the most offbeat and humorous writers working in the horror genre today; offers the most delightful and disturbing retrospective of this acclaimed author's career), new 19.95
  • Boston, Bruce THE COMPLETE ACCURSED WIVES, Dark Regions/Talisman, 9/00, 1st edn, (portrays plights of wives of archetypal SF, fantasy, horror figures), new 9.95
  • Boston, Bruce PITCHBLENDE: Songs of Flesh, Bone, Blood, Dark Regions ('03), 1st edn, (includes what may be the greatest long poem the genre [science fiction] has yet produced; 88 pages), new 9.95
  • Clark, G.O. BONE SPROCKETS, Dark Regions ('04), 1st edn, ( Each poem is a small clockwork nightmare that delivers the mental impact of a sledgehammer blow; 39-page booklet), new 6.95
  • Clark, G.O. A BOX FULL OF ALIEN SKIES, Dark Regions ('01), 1st, one of 200 SIGNED copies, (poetry; powerful considerations of the speed-drunk, anonymous spirits careening along through the strategic reality of the times), new 5.95
  • Clark, G.O. THE OTHER SIDE OF THE LENS: Poems 1998-2002, Dark Regions ('03), 1st edn, SIGNED, (44 pages), new 6.95
  • Dorr, James STRANGE MISTRESSES: Tales of Wonder and Romance, Dark Regions '01, 1st edn, (the first comprehensive--and long-awaited--collection of author's work; Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling called Strange Mistresses an 'excellent dark fantasy collection' in The Year's Best Fantasy & Horror; Marge Simon intro), new 12.95
  • Fox, Janet NOT IN KANSAS, Dark Regions ('04), 1st edn, (previously uncollected stories & poems; Koszowski illus; A.R. Morlan intro), new 11.95
  • Hopkins, Brian A. SALT WATER TEARS, Dark Regions '01, 1st edn, (proves author is Master of All He Surveys, and one of the most important Authors of our generation; Gary A. Braunbeck intro), new 12.95
  • Hoyt, Sarah A. CRAWLING BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH, Dark Regions '02, 1st edn, (bold, intriguing, and stunningly beautiful stories), new 11.95
  • Jacob, Charlee THE DESERT, Dark Regions ('04), 1st edn, (poetry that will take your heart/mind/soul on a wondrous journey through landscapes of both beauty and dread), new 9.95
  • Jacob, Charlee & Marge Simon VECTORS: A Week In the Death of a Planet, Dark Regions ('07), 1st edn, (poetry), new 9.95
  • Lee, Mary Soon EBB TIDES and Other Tales, Dark Regions ('02), 1st edn, (powerful collection of tales about technology, usually gone awry, occasionally - with amusing results - gone sideways), new 12.95
  • Smeds, Dave EMBRACING THE STARLIGHT, Dark Regions/Tachyon, 2/03, 1st edn, (stories; a collection of twelve of Dave Smeds' finely crafted, often surprising, and highly entertaining short stories. Smeds is one of the most versatile writers around, moving effortlessly between genres. This collection features "Suicidal Tendencies," a darkly funny tale of what Paul Di Fillippo described as "the ultimate generation gap."; 340 pages), new 15.95
  • Tem, Steve Rasnic THE HYDROCEPHALIC WARD: Poems, Dark Regions '03, 1st edn, (50 new & previously published poems; author is a school of writing unto himself; 76 pages), new 9.95
  • Thomas, Jeffrey DOOMSDAYS, Dark Regions '07, 1st edn, SIGNED, (collection of 22 little apocalypses), new 18.95
  • Thomas, Scott OVER THE DARKENING FIELDS, Dark Regions '07, 1st edn, SIGNED, (a wide selection of very eerie stories), new 16.95
  • Underwood, Laura J. SONG OF SILVER, Dark Regions '07, 1st edn, SIGNED, (Harper Mage Anwyn Baldomyre and his saucy harp Glynnanis fantasy stories), new 16.95
  • Underwood, Laura J. TANGLED WEBS and Other Imaginary Weaving, Dark Regions '02, 1st edn, (15 new and reprint fairy tales; wondrous journey to realms of enchantment), new 12.95
  • Wisman, Ken FOURTEEN FANTASIES FROM A SHOP CALLED IMAGINATION, Dark Regions ('02), 1st edn, (fantasy, horror, humor), new 12.95
---Includes a few -- more than I expected -- that I already had in stock, but I tried to add a little more to the listings than what I had before. Actually, these look like pretty good books. The most recent ones are larger-format trade paperbacks, and signed as well.

word from Ash-Tree

Email from Ash-Tree:
Reggie Oliver's book will be ready for shipping next week. Indications are that this will be a popular title, and if you have not already considered increasing your normal order, we feel that you may like to do so: we feel sure that there will be a strong demand for the new collection from this increasingly popular author.
Please let us know if you have any problems with the attached file.
all best,
Christopher & Barbara
---As always, I can forward the PDF if you would like. It mentions a podcast by Reggie Oliver of him reading one of the stories. I think the URL in the PDF is wrong. I tracked it down to

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