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Japanese Haiku

I have begun the difficult task of thinning out my personal library and acknowledging that piles and piles of books on the floor must find their way to a bookcase. In the process, I have re-discovered some gems that have been squirreled away. Little Pictures of Japan by Olive Beaupre Miller, illustrated by Katharine Sturges … Continue reading

God Save the Queens

God Save the Queens

In the book business, the acquisition of an impressive collection of books on a single subject usually involves a death.  Occasionally these days, such a windfall will occur when the former owner is downsizing or moving and has to dispense with the baggage of a lifetime pursuit. Such was the case when I recently obtained … Continue reading

Closed for a Vacation

Closed for a Vacation

James Lee Burke fans…look what just came in! Ah, so sorry, you will have to wait another six days.   We will be closed for a short vacation so that I can wiggle my toes in the Pacific Ocean and see my granddaughters. Hopefully you will stop by in a week to see what else has … Continue reading