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NEW ARRIVALS

These are some of the highlights of the eight boxes of books that were hand-picked at the latest book sale. I pay attention to what my customers want. So here it is…everything from Goosebumps to Haruki Murakami to James Baldwin.

A RARE FIND

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.

MARILYN MONROE

June 1,1926 – August 4, 1962 Avant Garde magazine, published January 1968 to July 1971. Herb Lubalin, art director, Ralph Ginzberg, editor. Noted for graphic, “logogram” design. This issue, No. 2, features serigraphic prints of Marilyn by Bert Stern. $40. Also in the store: #1, Jan. 1968, at $50, #3, May 1968, at $30, and … Continue reading

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A POETRY MONTH STORY

A POETRY MONTH STORY

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