[ModLib] ModLib Digest, Vol 102, Issue 1

Jerry Karp jerry at rocketwords.com
Sat Jan 23 13:01:55 EST 2016


As the owner of a used bookstore, I thank you!

On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 11:45 AM, Bryan Tinkle <tinkinc85 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Great comments. And very true.
> On Jan 22, 2016 2:39 PM, <sandjtilley at comcast.net> wrote:
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>> Great story perhaps true of most of us?
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>>   1. Bookstores Versus Interwebs (Scot Kamins)
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>> Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:34:02 -0800
>> From: Scot Kamins <kamins at modernlib.com>
>> To: For collectors of Modern Library books <modlib at thuban.owu.edu>
>> Subject: [ModLib] Bookstores Versus Interwebs
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>> I was having breakfast this morning in the dining room. I like to eat
>> facing the bookshelves where I have the majority of what?s left of my ML
>> collection.
>>
>> My eyes fell on the Steppenwolf, fourth shelf down on the left in the
>> picture. It?s a Taiwan knockoff. I remember the store where I bought it, on
>> Mission Street in San Francisco. I remember the day, the store, the owner,
>> how I spotted the book on the shelf (it?s oversized, and the first knockoff
>> I had ever seen).
>>
>> A bunch of the other books on that shelf I got on eBay: I remember
>> nothing about the purchases.
>>
>> Buying on the Internet filled out my collection; buying in stores filled
>> out my heart.
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>>
>> ?
>>      `\|||/                     Scot Kamins
>>       (@@)
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Jerry Karp
Village Books
344 North State Street
Ukiah, CA 95482
www.villagebooks-ukiah.com
www.facebook.com/VillageBooksUkiah
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