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Posted March 2, 2011

Greetings from my personal assistant Tut (who is of the four-legged variety but still thinks he rules his universe) and me (far less pharaonic in personality, I hope). Enjoy your hunt through my collection of goodies and I hope you find that extra....

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Burrowing Bookworm of CA

Burrowing Bookworm of CA

I focus heavily on film, Egyptian archeology, aviation and mystery books but you never know what will interest me next. Shop around and you may find science fiction, nature photography, field guides, bad 50's monster videos....you name it and it may be here!

You might consider it old-fashioned but my philosophy towards family, friends, strangers and customers is one and the same and based on only one concept,the Golden Rule. Yep, the old "do unto others" conviction. Works for me. So that means my policy for customers is quite basic. Do your best to keep folk happy. If you're not, neither am I. That means I don't quibble about refunds when something isn't right and I try to be as accurate and fast as possible. I am also an avid reader/film buff myself so I gear my offerings towards what I'm interested in. And since I have very eclectic and far-ranging interests, my selections seem to veer in every direction. Hopefully you'll find something in my listings that works for you!

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It's Murder Going Home: A Charlie Greene Mystery

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Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Pages are clean & unmarked other then author inscription & sig; spine is tight; boards show very slight dent at top edge, otherwise look great; DJ like new except for very sl. rub wear top back edge, Glued binding. Paper over boards. With Dust Jacket. 276 pg. Audience: General/trade. Fourth book in a fun mystery series featuring literary agent/amateur sleuth Charlie Greene. This time it's Charlie's Mom who needs help! The author signed and ...


Through Spiral Eyes used book

Through Spiral Eyes

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Gardenia Press Date published: 2002 ISBN-13: 9780971252547 ISBN: 0971252548

Description: Very good in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Pages are pristine except for author's sig on title page; spine is tight; boards have light bumping at spine; DJ like new. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. Audience: General/trade. A lovely fantasy of the maturation of a Prince who is most unusual indeed. Signed by author on title page. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Hawaii Five Uh-Oh: Book 5 The Tiki Goddess Mysteries

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Bell Bridge Books Date published: 2016 ISBN-13: 9781611946727 ISBN: 1611946727

Description: Very good. Signed by author. Inner pages are clean & unmarked except for 1st pg, with 2 crease marks & author's sig/inscr on title pg; fore edge has a light smudge; spine is tight; covers are great except for 1 light crease at front bottom near fore edge. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. Another book in the often hilarious and fun mystery series featuring caterer/amateur detective Em Johnson. Inscribed and signed by author on title page. Read More

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The Forest Laird: A Tale of William Wallace used book

The Forest Laird: A Tale of William Wallace

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Edition: First Forge Trade Paperback Edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Forge, New York Date published: 2012 ISBN-13: 9780765331595 ISBN: 0765331594

Description: Very good. Pages are clean & unmarked; spine is tight' covers look great. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. A great historical fiction detailing Scotland's fight for independence and it's popular outlaw/freedom fighter William Wallace. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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Mulligan Magic used book

Mulligan Magic

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Jove Books Date published: 2003 ISBN-13: 9780739433188 ISBN: 0739433180

Description: Very good in very good dust jacket. Signed by author. Pages are clean & unmarked except for 1 sm. dog ear, one light smudge, and author's inscr/sig; spine is tight; boards show light bumping at bottom of spine & top fore edge tips; DJ looks great... Glued binding. Paper over boards. 306 p. Irish Eyes. Audience: General/trade. This is the follow up book to Mulligan Stew and offers romance, mystery and the beautiful Irish countryside. Inscribed and signed by author on title page. There is a ... Read More

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I Confess used movie

I Confess

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Format: VHS Studio: Warner Bros. UPC: 085391106333

Description: Montgomery Clift, Anne Baxter, Karl Malden, Brian Aherne, O.E. Hasse. Run time: 95 mins. Originally released: 1953. Language: English. From a private collection, this VHS and it's box cover are in fine shape. One of Montgomery Clift's classic black and white films, this one presents a moral conundrum as Clift's character, a priest, hears the confession of a killer, and then must wrestle with the sanctity of the confessional while becoming a suspect himself. If you liked Clift's work, this is ... Read More

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Cover: Fine/Like New

 

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The Piltdown Confession used book

The Piltdown Confession

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: St. Martin's Press Date published: 1994 ISBN-13: 9780312110437 ISBN: 031211043X

Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. Signed by author. Pristine pages and tight binding; DJ like new too; removable sticker on front cover indicating book autographed at Books Inc. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 210 p. Audience: General/trade. This is a fascinating read, detailing the elaborate hoax that was Piltdown Man, the then supposed "missing link" from ape to man, before it was revealed as the hoax it was. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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Hardtack and Coffee: Or the Unwritten Story of Army Life used book

Hardtack and Coffee: Or the Unwritten Story of Army Life

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Edition: Facsimile Reprint Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Heritage Books Date published: 1990 ISBN-13: 9781556133725 ISBN: 1556133723

Description: Reed, Charles W. Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Inner pages clean and unmarked except for a slight stain along fore edge on last page; edges show light soil wear; binding is tight; covers look great, other then front cover opening outwards slightly. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 408 p. Audience: General/trade Here are all the gritty everyday details about life in the Army during the American Civil War, from a soldier's perspective. Included are numerous black and white drawings. Read More

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Book: Very Good

 

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The Leopard Man used movie

The Leopard Man

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Format: VHS Studio: RKO Radio Pictures UPC: 053939562262

Description: Dennis O'Keefe, Margo, Jean Brooks, Isabel Jewell, James Bell. Run time: 66 mins. Originally released: 1943. Language: English. From a private collection, this VHS tape and it's box cover are in great shape, like new. This classic black and white film is a hard one to find and concerns what folks think is a mysterious man-beast stalking young women. Read More

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Cover: Fine/Like New

 

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The Man Who Shot Lewis Vance: A Toby Peters Mystery used book

The Man Who Shot Lewis Vance: A Toby Peters Mystery

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Edition: First edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: St. Martin's Press, New York Date published: 1986 ISBN-13: 9780312513948 ISBN: 0312513941

Description: Fine in very good dust jacket. Pages are pristine; binding is tight; no rubs or bumps on boards; DJ is like new except for minimal rubbing on top of spine. Cloth over boards. 194 p. Audience: General/trade. A Toby Peters mystery. This one involves John Wayne and Charlie Chaplin, among others. As always in this series, a fun read. And the DJ is a bonus, with a very well done illustration of John Wayne on the front. Read More

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Book: Fine/Like New

 

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Burrowing Bookworm of CA, CA, USA