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Postby abs » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:08 pm

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Postby scramble » Sat Jul 28, 2018 9:34 pm

abs i am looking for heavenly visions: shaker gift drawings, long out of print

do you do special/rare orders?

i can find it myself, but if i could buy it through you for a comparable price i’d be happy to do so
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Postby abs » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:32 pm

Indeed! PM me and we can talk numbers.
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Postby scramble » Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:54 pm

abs wrote:Indeed! PM me and we can talk numbers.


excellent, pm sent
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Postby incoherent grunting » Wed Aug 01, 2018 2:03 pm

Someone send me a good copy of Dune for free
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Postby abs » Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:31 am

perhaaaaaaaaaaaaaps
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Postby incoherent grunting » Thu Aug 09, 2018 9:06 am

too l8 my friend gave me his copy :)
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Postby black mamba » Wed Aug 15, 2018 4:50 pm

hello user abs, would you happen to have a copy of Ximenes on the Art of the Crossword? thank you for reading
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Postby abs » Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:08 pm

that's gonna be a used find for sure! out of print and UK publisher.
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Postby abs » Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:19 pm

Who asked me for a copy of ball four and maybe a few other titles? I think a PM got deleted
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Postby Kenny » Thu Aug 23, 2018 5:49 am

Is there a small mom & pop version of an ebook store with a good selection? I need new physical books like a hole in the head but you can only seemingly buy new ebooks from Amazon. I use Gutenberg for anything I can though
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Postby abs » Thu Aug 23, 2018 3:44 pm

not that I know of, but admittedly my ebook knowledge is limited.
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Postby medicore bob dole gimmick » Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:22 pm

Rereading wuthering heights again, happen to come across the below book and couldn't stop myself from ordering.

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Romantics everywhere have been enthralled by Emily Bronte's classic novel of the tragic love between beautiful, spirited Catherine Earnshaw and dark, brooding Heathcliff. The restrained desire between these two star-crossed lovers has always smoldered on the page. And now it ignites into an uncontrollable blaze. In WUTHERING NIGHTS, writer I.J. Miller reimagines this timeless story to reveal the passion between Catherine and Heathcliff--in all its forbidden glory.

Anyway...know of any books in the last 5 years that capture that manic and unsettling vibe of wuthering heights?
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Postby deadbass » Fri Oct 05, 2018 7:50 pm

I feel very safe in declaring that there are no books that capture the manic and unsettling vibe of Wuthering Heights.
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Postby Kukaibo » Thu Nov 01, 2018 6:30 am

What should I expect going into House of Leaves
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Postby Kev E Fly » Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:27 pm

Kukaibo wrote:What should I expect going into House of Leaves

Some of it is really good. Most of it is not.
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Postby digital friday » Wed Nov 21, 2018 4:23 pm

It’s rad. This site never likes anything 100%
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Postby chowder julius » Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:40 pm

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Postby loaf angel » Sat Nov 24, 2018 2:20 am

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Postby Comrade Jeb » Fri Nov 30, 2018 3:51 pm

I read the first book of Danielewski’s new and also cancelled book series earlier this year and it was.... something.
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Postby chowder julius » Sat Dec 01, 2018 6:48 pm

do you have access to used editions, abs? i'm looking for the 80s vintage international edition of the fifth child with the sickass cover art, but it has the same goddamn isbn as the newer edition, which I mistakenly bought from better world.

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Postby galactagogue » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:44 pm

digital friday wrote:It’s rad. This site never likes anything 100%


i should hope not. i would run in the other direction.
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Postby abs » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:27 am

chowder julius wrote:do you have access to used editions, abs? i'm looking for the 80s vintage international edition of the fifth child with the sickass cover art, but it has the same goddamn isbn as the newer edition, which I mistakenly bought from better world.

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I checked our inventory and we don't have it. I'd try searching alibris for "vintage 1989" edition and then contact the bookseller to confirm the cover -- the default vintage cover on that site is the newer cover, but I'm sure some of those listed are the original '89 edition.
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Postby chowder julius » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:46 am

ah thanks! i've been using bookfinder, which is where i got this one. i will message the seller instead of just crossing my fingers this time
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Postby abs » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:00 pm

good luck! I wish those used retailers posted current pictures but they're posting so much quantity I get why they don't
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Postby deadbass » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:38 pm

Yeah it's a bummer when they send you incorrect translations of foreign/ancient stuff because they're using the wrong cover or ISBN.
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Postby That Demon Life » Tue Dec 04, 2018 1:25 pm

Anyone read There There?
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Postby howiep » Wed Dec 05, 2018 1:26 pm

So I've read Denial of Death by Ernest Becker a few times over the past couple of years and I love it so much. I tried getting in to Art and Artist by Rank cause it's mentioned so much in Denial of Death, but it's pretty dense and much more challenging read. Anyone have any recs for something in this realm that falls somewhere between Denial of Death and Art and Artist?
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Postby chowder julius » Fri Dec 07, 2018 2:58 pm

abs, are you able to get ahold of the updated penguin editions of the last two kristin lavransdatter books? i would like to have a complete set

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happy to send the older penguin editions to whoever wants them for free, but note that a banana exploded on vol. 3 so there's some banana damage
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Postby mudd » Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:51 pm

"banana damage" sounds like a terrifying euphemism.

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