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.

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

books cataloged lately

Here are the latest used-book listings I've managed to do (mostly pbs):
  • Berkley N1714 Ellison, Harlan (ed) DANGEROUS VISIONS #3, 7/69, (adds new intro), vg $2; vg+ 2.50
  • Berkley N2275 Alban, Anthony THE DAY OF THE SHIELD, 1/73, (PBO; America's existence in a world gone to ruin depends on The Shield - but now The Shield must come down!), vg $2; vg+ 2.50
  • Ace Double 79975 Tubb, E.C. A SCATTER OF STARDUST / TECHNOS, ('72), (PBOs; A skyful of science fantasy gems / To find Earth, volunteer as a slave for the Technarch!), vg $3; vg+ 4.00
  • DAW 18 Tubb, E.C. CENTURY OF THE MANIKIN, ('72), (PBO; Beware the cryogenic lady from woman's lib!), g $2; vg 2.50
  • Berkley N1704 Ellison, Harlan (ed) DANGEROUS VISIONS #2, 6/69, (adds new intro), vg 2.50
  • Ace Double 81610 Grinnell, David / Tubb, E.C. TO VENUS! TO VENUS!/ THE JESTER AT SCAR, ('70), (PBOs; S.O.S. from an analogue of hell / He sought the needle of eternal youth in the haystack of quick deaths), vg+ 2.50
  • DAW 74 Tubb, E.C. JONDELLE, 10/73, (PBO; A Dumarest Space Novel), vg $2; vg+ 3.00
  • Pap Lib 52320 Elwood, Roger (ed) ALIEN WORLDS, 9/64, (PBO; The incredible future that awaits us on Alien Worlds), vg+ 3.00
  • Belmont 692 Tralins, Robert THE COSMOZOIDS, 6/66, (PBO; When is a man not a man? When his body and mind have been invaded by The Cosmozoids), vg $2; vg+ 3.00
  • DAW 27 Swann, Thomas Burnett GREEN PHOENIX, '72, (PBO; The last stand of the prehumans), vg+ $3; vg-f 4.00
  • Ball 03262 Toomey, Robert E., Jr. A WORLD OF TROUBLE, 5/73, (PBO; Only a madman would want to work as a galactic industrial spy!), vg+ $2; vg-f 3.00
  • Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling THE DIFFERENCE ENGINE, Spectra, 4/91, 1st US edn, (visionary steam-powered heavy-metal fantasy), vg in dj $10
  • Llosa, Mario Vargas THE TIME OF THE HERO, Noonday, 4th('91), (author's first novel, published in 1962; translated by Lysander Kemp), vg 4.00
  • Bantam X2092 Landsburg, Alan & Sally THE OUTER SPACE CONNECTION, 7/75, (PBO; Astonishing new proof that we are not alone in the universe!; Foreword by Rod Serling; 32 pages of photos), vg+ 3.00
  • Laser 29 Malcolm, Donald THE IRON RAIN, 5/76, (PBO; planet almost destroyed by millions of meteorites), vg-f 3.50
  • Laser 30 Bischoff, David & Christopher Lampton THE SEEKER, 5/76, (PBO; moving friendship with strange being), vg-f 4.00
  • Laser 32 Nelson, R.F. THEN BEGGARS COULD RIDE, 6/76, (PBO; a journey through the ages), vg-f 5.00
  • Laser 31 Berry, James R. THE GALACTIC INVADERS, 6/76, (PBO; everyone in the vast galactic empire of the Earth is in peril), vg+ 2.50
  • Laser 34 Carver, Jeffrey SEAS OF ERNATHE, 7/76, (PBO; Terry Carr intro; author's first novel), vg 5.00
[discount on used books: 10%]

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