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Two or three times a year, my cataloging hits a roadblock. Not one of those metaphorical, mental “roadblocks,” but a real, literal pile of books that has somehow been gathering amidst my slowly-growing collection of rare books and manuscripts. Where does all this miscellaneous stuff come from? A throw-in here, a sympathy buy there, maybe even a small collection of random books that are just too good not to buy, etc.
I’ve got a pretty solid group of rare books in the offing for List 304, but first I need to clear the decks (note the calculated use of nautical expressions) of this miscellany of pretty-interesting stuff, so that I can access my rares without tripping over books that I found just good enough not to not buy.
I mean, I bought them, and I’m an experienced bookman. So you should, too.
If you agree, and are moved to order or inquire about any of the items in this list, I suggest you do so by email – to email@example.com, or through the “Contact” tab on our website. These are time stamped and will be processed in the order in which they arrive. Postage fees for single books on this list are $5 media mail, $10 priority. Larger foreign orders at cost.
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