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, September 5, 2015


  1. Tabori, Paul THE GREEN RAIN, Pyramid G624, 6/61, (PBO; crackpot cults to something tragically new in race violence), vg+ [list price: 35¢] $5
  2. Brooks, Terry RUNNING WITH THE DEMON, Del Rey 42258, 6th printing, (fast-paced contemporary fantasy), vg-f [list price: $6.99] $3
  3. McCammon, Robert R. USHER'S PASSING, Holt Rinehart Winston, First Edition [stated], 1st printing, (serious horror novel), fr in dj (water damage—okay for reading) [list price: $14.95] $3
  4. Lovecraft, H.P. COLLECTED ESSAYS, Volume 1: Amateur Journalism, Hippocampus '04, 1st edn, 1st printing, (Edited by S.T. Joshi), new in dj [list price: $40] $65
  5. Asimov, Isaac THE ROBOTS OF DAWN, Doubleday '83, 1st edn, (Lije Baley robot novel), vg+ in dj [list price: $15.95] $15

Friday, September 4, 2015


  1. Eszterhas, Joe HOLLYWOOD ANIMAL: A Memoir, Knopf '04, First Edition [stated], (will shock you and make you laugh; 740 pages), ex-libr else vg in laminated dj (clean, readable copy)[list price: $26.95] $4
  2. (Jeff VanderMeer) THE EXCHANGE by Nicholas Sporlender, Hoegbotton & Sons, (2001), (1st), (Ambergris novella; Illustrated by Louis Verden [Eric Schaller]), very small unpaginated booklet in envelope, saddle-stapled, new [no list price] $15 
  3. Boston, Bruce SKIN TRADES, Chris Drumm/Drumm Booklet #31, 10/88, 1st, (story collection by eminent speculative poet; Koszowski illus; 64 pages), 4x7" saddle-stapled booklet, new [list price: $3.50] $5
  4. Leiber, Fritz A PAIL OF AIR, Ballantine U2216, 7/64, (PBO; stories, including a couple that bring one up with a startling lurch), vg+ [list price: 50¢] $5
  5. Steele, Allen COYOTE FRONTIER, Ace 01357, 12/06, (A Novel of the Interstellar Colonization), new, [list price: $7.99] $4

Wednesday, September 2, 2015


  1. Carter, Lin LOVECRAFT: A Look Behind the Cthulhu Mythos, Ballantine 02427, 2/72, (PBO; examines the myth and the man behind the myth), vg+ [list price: 95¢] $15
  2. Jones, Diana Wynne A SUDDEN WILD MAGIC, Gollancz Fantasy 60197, '03, (reprint; ©1992; brazen piracy is threatening Earth with total extinction), vg+ [list price: £6.99] $5
    ---shades of ISIS - or Koch/Halliburton?
  3. Miles, Barry ALLEN GINSBERG: a biography, Virgin '02, (reprint of thoroughly updated and revised 2000 edition; notes; index; 627 pages), tpb, ex-libr else vg [list price: $22.95] $3
  4. McCarthy, Cormac ALL THE PRETTY HORSES, Vintage International, 63rd printing, (Border Trilogy, vol. 1), ex-libr else vg+ [list price: $15] $2
  5. Simak, Clifford D. ETERNITY LOST: The Collected Stories of Clifford D. Simak, Volume 1, Darkside '04, #153 of 500 copies offered for sale, new in dj [list price: $45] $50

Tuesday, September 1, 2015


  1. Lovecraft, H.P. THE OUTSIDER, (Strange Co.), undated (c. 1980), 8 pages, two folded loose leafs, 5x7", as new $5
  2. White, Ted THE SORCERESS OF QAR, Lancer 73-528,  '66, (PBO; sequel to Phoenix Prime), vg [list price: 60¢] $5
  3. Nourse, Alan E. & J.A. Meyer THE INVADERS ARE COMING!, Ace D-366, ('59), (First Book Publication; "BREAKTHROUGH IN THE 21ST CENTURY"), vg+ [list price: 35¢] $5
  4. McIntyre, Vonda N. THE BRIDE, Dell 10801, 7/85, (PBO; Based on the Screenplay by Lloyd Fonvielle; 8 pages of movie photos; "They were both his creatures: first Viktor, the grotesque monster, then Eva, the exquisite bride...."), vg+ [list price: $2.95] $4
  5. Green, Simon R. BLUE MOON RISING, Roc 45095, 2nd(8/00), (fantasy; 476 pages), vg-f [list price: $4.99] $4

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