- Tem, Steve Rasnic (ed) THE UMBRAL ANTHOLOGY OF SCIENCE FICTION POETRY, Umbral, spr/82, SIGNED by Tem, trade pb, new $25 [list price: $4.50]
- Resnick, Mike BULLY!, Axolotl/Pulphouse ('90), 1st, one of 300 hc copies of one of 900 copies SIGNED by the author and by Barry Malzberg (who writes the introduction), hardcover, new in dust jacket $35 [no price listed on book]
- Hubbard, L. Ron BUCKSKIN BRIGADES, Frontier Library/Jameson '87, 1st printing, (Winfred Blevins intro), vg+ in dj $10 [list price: $16.95]
- Howard, Robert E. THE IRON MAN & Other Tales of the Ring, Donald M. Grant '76, First Edition, new in dj $15 [list price: $7]
- Hoyle, Fred ELEMENT 79, New American Library ('67), First Printing, (Can immortal man ever outwit the airlines?, etc.; a remarkable sex comedy), vg in g-vg dj $8 [list price: $4.50]
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, January 6, 2016
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