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....
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!
by Mitchell, Gladys, and Fuller, Nicholas (Editor)
Very good. Pages are clean & unmarked; spine is tight; covers show only the lightest edge wear at tips but also have a sl. flare outward at top and bottom edges of front cover. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 193 p. The Lost Classics Series. Audience: General/trade. Put out by a publisher specializing in releasing the short story collections of classic mystery writers, this one is a gem. The author in her time was noted as "one of the big three women detective writers" and this short story ...
Very good in good dust jacket. Inner pages clean & unmarked; bottom/ fore edges have light marks; slight spine slant; boards show bumping at spine, otherwise in great shape; DJ shows sm. scrape on front, multiple tiny scrapes on back & light edge wear. Sewn Binding; cloth over boards; 288 pages; Audience: General/Trade As the title suggests, these are a dozen short mystery tales by Japanese authors, the top writers in their country, which were translated to English so that the western world ...
Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Pages are clean and unmarked; binding is tight; covers look great except for one tiny mark on front. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 221 p. Penguin Contemporary American Fiction Series. Audience: General/trade. If Oxford professor Gervase Fen is involved you know you will have his eccentric fun mixed with a devilish case to solve. So this book gives you 26 short stories, with a case a piece. What more could you want?
Description: Very good. Inner pages are very clean & unmarked except for 2 tiny spots on 1st page; fore edge shows a faint smudge; binding is tight; covers like new. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. Audience: General/trade. In this great edition to the series, Australian half-aboriginal police detective "Bony" Bonaparte sets off across the Australian desert with just two camels and a dog, in search of a missing woman. read more
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: University of California Press
Date published: 2005
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Inner pages pristine; bottom edge has a few tiny spots; binding is tight; covers look great. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 340 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. Covers fascinating details of the mysteries of the mammalian paleontological world. Includes the always amusing stories of the feuds and fighting between two of her most notorious "bone hunters", Cope and Marsh. But there are so many more stories and even non-paleontology ... read more
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Date published: 1995
Description: Fine. No dust jacket as issued. Pristine pages; tight binding; covers are in great shape; like new. Library binding. Paper over boards. 318 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. When the first photo you see is one with actress Julie Adams shaking hands with the Creature from the Black Lagoon, you know this one is going to be a good one. Great for film buffs who want inside stories of some of the shows considered worthy of the title "Creature Features". read more
Date: September 1, 1998
Description: Johnny Weissmuller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield, Ian Hunter, Henry Stephenson, Laraine Day. Run time: 90 mins. Originally released: 1939. From a private collection, this VHS tape is in great shape. The box cover shows rubbing at bottom edge and a slight separation at bottom join. As with all my Tarzan tapes there are places on the back cover and sides which look like very light soil but I now suspect are part of the design of the cover since they are consistently in the same place ... read more
Description: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Rita Hayworth, Thomas Mitchell, John Qualen. Run time: approx 80 min. Originally released: 1940. Language: English. This fine black and white VHS drama garnered writer, director and producer Ben Hecht an Academy Award nomination in 1940. The tape and cover are in great condition, from a private collection, with only the most minimal rubbing on edges of cover. read more
Edition: First Paperback Edition
Binding: Trade paperback
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd
Date published: 1967
Description: Very good. No dust jacket as issued. Pages are clean & unmarked except for 1st page which has 1 tiny spot; binding tight; minimal rub to edges of covers; price sticker on back cover, front cover's fore edge slants upward a bit. Glued binding. Trade paperback. 192 p. Includes illustrations. Audience: General/ trade. On 6 Dec 1917 two ships, one of them loaded with high explosives, collided in Halifax harbor. Considered to be the greatest disaster ever to happen to Canada and the greatest man ... read more
Publisher: Better Homes and Gardens Books
Date published: 1993
Description: Fine in fine dust jacket. Pristine pages & tight binding; in excellent shape. Sewn binding. Paper over boards. 192 p. Audience: General/trade. Gardening Books. If you prefer to garden without using pesticides, etc then this is the book for you. Covers the care of not only vegetables and herbs but also flowers. Abundantly filled with color photos. read more
Description: Nancy Kelly, Patty McCormack, Henry Jones, Eileen Heckart, Evelyn Varden. Run time: 129 mins. Originally released: 1956. Language: English. From a private collection, this VHS tape is in excellent condition. It's box cover looks near fine too, with only a slight bump to one bottom corner. The film itself is a classic, about a sweet, innocent looking little girl who has absolutely no moral compass and kills coolly and efficiently to get whatever she desires. read more
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