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It is not every day you find a true first edition of The Stand. Two buyers are already lined up. If they turn it down I will let you know.

Medicinal Plants of the Mountain West Thinning out my personal book collection has become necessary. I tried a monumental purge once…and failed. Weeded out six boxes and then couldn’t part with them all and took one box back home. My new strategy is to take small steps: one book every day. It seems insignificant, yet … Continue reading



Here are a couple of her poems from another old book, a 1930 ex-library book called “Stars Tonight.” Yes, Sara Teasdale was fond of the stars. Dorothy Lathrop (1891-1980) An illustrator and writer from the 1920s and 30s. She illustrated 38 books and wrote 9 children’s books. She won the Caldecott Medal in 1938. Her … Continue reading

Ralph Moody Books

Just in at The Eclectic Reader…5 titles by Ralph Moody (1898-1982), a Colorado favorite. He wrote 17 novels and autobiographies, many set in Colorado and the colorful American West. His family moved to Littleton, Colorado in 1906 when he was 8 years old. His most famous book, Little Britches, is about those years. I have … Continue reading


Out of quarantine and recovered from my “breakthrough” Covid. The store is open and ready for your business. MASKS REQUIRED!