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Established in 1981, The Book Shop is located in the heart of downtown Covina, about 20 miles east of Los Angeles. Our shop is open six days a week and houses an inventory of some 30,000 titles, ranging from the general second-hand to the truly antiquarian.

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The Works of Henry Rose

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Very Good. Illustrated. Blue cloth binding, with decorative gilt stamping. Small red ink spot to the front flyleaf. A bit of wear to the spine ends and corners; otherwise very good.


A Dose of Rock 'N' Roll used book

A Dose of Rock 'N' Roll

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Dalton Watson Fine Books, Deerfield, Illinois Date published: 2008 ISBN-13: 9781854432308 ISBN: 1854432303

Description: Fine in Fine jacket. Illustrated throughout, largely in color. Deerfield, Illinois: Dalton Watson Fine Books, 2008. First edition, #184 of 2, 500 copies signed by Andrews. "It has been said that rock 'n' roll was a boys-only club in the 1960s and 1970s. Among the few women who gained entry was a high-spirited, half-Sicilian and half-Cherokee beauty named Nancy Lee Andrews. As a top Ford model, Andrews was the perfect complement to one of the world's biggest rock stars, former Beatle Ringo ... Read More

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Devil's Conquistadors: a Behemoth Biography used book

Devil's Conquistadors: a Behemoth Biography

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Metal Blade Records, Agoura Hills, California Date published: 2014 ISBN-13: 9780975280782 ISBN: 0975280783

Description: Fine. Foreword by Krzysztof Azarewicz. Profusely illustrated. Agoura Hills, California: Metal Blade Records, 2014. First edition. An in-depth look at the events that materially in fluenced the Polish black ened death metal band, from their humble beginnings as a Mayhem and Root cover band to the internationally acclaimed album The Satanist (2014). Features interviews with current and former members, an extensively annotated discography, rare photographs, scans of flyers and lyric sheets, etc. ... Read More

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Black Metal: Omnibvs used book

Black Metal: Omnibvs

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Oni Press, Portland, Oregon Date published: 2014 ISBN-13: 9781620101438 ISBN: 1620101432

Description: Fine. Illustrated by Chuck BB. Portland, Oregon: Oni Press, 2014. First edition thus, first printing. Collects the complete trilogy of graphic novels, originally issued in 2007, 2011, and 2014, respectively. Black metal meets Spinal Tap when brothers Shawn and Sam Stronghand play the latest Frost Axe album backwards and discover their true arcane heritage before obtaining the mythic Sword of Atoll and embarking on a mission to conquer Hell itself. Demons, dark lords, Norse deities, a black ... Read More

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Ye Olde Metal: 1976 used book

Ye Olde Metal: 1976

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Power Chord Press, Toronto Date published: 2008 ISBN-13: 9780969770749 ISBN: 096977074X

Description: Fine. Numerous textual illustrations. Toronto: Power Chord Press, 2008. First edition, #245 of 1, 000 copies signed by Popoff. The third installment in Popoff's series of "love letters to ancient metal, " examining the Scorpion's Virgin Killer, Angel's Helluva Band, Starz' self-titled debut, Foghat's Nightshift, Kansas' Leftoverture, and eight other influential proto-metal albums, with original interviews with many of the musicians involved. Original glossy paper wrappers. A fine copy. Read More

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A Consulting Surgeon in the Near East used book

A Consulting Surgeon in the Near East

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Christophers, London Date published: 1920

Description: Very good. Frontispiece portrait, with fifteen plates. London: Christophers, 1920. First edition. "This volume is a small contribution from the personal experiences in Gallipoli and Egypt of one of the civilian hospital surgeons in London, who was selected by the War Office to serve as a consulting surgeon to the Mediterranean and Egyptian Expeditionary Forces." Octavo. Original red cloth binding, with gilt titles. Period previous owner's ink signature and date (1920) to the front flyleaf. The ... Read More

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Anzacs, the Media and the Great War used book

Anzacs, the Media and the Great War

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: UNSW Press, Sydney Date published: 1999 ISBN-13: 9780868405698 ISBN: 0868405698

Description: Very good. Original paper wrappers. A very good copy. Read More

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They Dared Mightily used book

They Dared Mightily

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Edition: Second Edition Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: Australian War Memorial, Canberra Date published: 1986 ISBN-13: 9780642994714 ISBN: 0642994714

Description: Very good. Numerous textual photographs. Canberra: Australian War Memorial, 1986. Second edition, revised and condensed by Jeff Williams and Anthony Staunton. Original paper wrappers. A crisp and clean copy. Read More

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The Story of Two Campaigns: Official War History of the Auckland Mounted Rifles Regiment, 1914-1919 used book

The Story of Two Campaigns: Official War History of the Auckland Mounted Rifles Regiment, 1914-1919

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Binding: Trade paperback Publisher: The Naval & Military Press Ltd, Uckfield, East Sussex, England Date published: 2009 ISBN-13: 9781843426738 ISBN: 1843426730

Description: Fine. Original pictorial paper wrappers. A fine copy. Read More

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Crosses: Australian Soldiers in the Great War, 1914-18 used book

Crosses: Australian Soldiers in the Great War, 1914-18

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Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Boolarong Publications, Brisbane Date published: 1987 ISBN-13: 9780864390271 ISBN: 0864390270

Description: Very good. Octavo. Original glossy pictorial boards. A very good copy. Read More

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