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Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 19 2014, 11:06 PM
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Posted By Larry
Re: The White Dragon - An LP

Hans, are you interested in selling the second copy of All the Weyrs of Pern on cassette? I realize I do not have any of the audio recordings (LP or cassettes) and would love to have her stories read...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 18 2010, 08:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,537
Posted By Larry
Re: Todd Signing

Thanks for the help on the picture, glad to see if finally appeared! The book on Todd's right is probably the UK Dragongirl, and the one in the right front in the picture is UK Dragonharper, I...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 18 2010, 01:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,537
Posted By Larry
Re: Todd Signing

Just took one......

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4116/4903247959_704d5f733f.jpg

Sorry if it does not show, I seem to not be able to attach images so I am linking from my Flickr site...so I...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 18 2010, 01:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,537
Posted By Larry
Todd Signing

Not sure this is the right place for this post, so please move if necessary.

Had the pleasure of attending a discussion and signing by Todd McCaffrey this evening in Southern California. Small...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Aug 18 2010, 01:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,338
Posted By Larry
Re: Happiness is a (Chap)book!

Congratulations Samsara!

These do not come up very often for sale anywhere....and page for page, is about the most expensive book I own!

Enjoy
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Feb 8 2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,008
Posted By Larry
Re: Mathew Hargreaves - question for you??

Mathew, I would also like to send my appreciation for all of you hard work! I own two copies, one that is getting worn out from use, the other to keep in nice shape for the future. It has been...
Forum: Collector's Marketplace Jul 8 2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,438
Posted By Larry
Re: A few extras for sale (one even signed!)

Jube, I have been waiting to see if anyone would purchase the other books so I can just make one trip to the post office, but it looks like there will be no takers at this time :(

If you would...
Forum: Collector's Marketplace Jun 19 2009, 10:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,438
Posted By Larry
Re: A few extras for sale (one even signed!)

Jube, I am not offering them on eBay, just here. And you are quite welcome to Dragon's Kin. I see from your profile you are in Australia? Having never shipped out of the US, I may need some advice on...
Forum: Collector's Marketplace Jun 18 2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,438
Posted By Larry
A few extras for sale (one even signed!)

Hi,

I have greatly enjoyed this forum, and wanted to provide an opportunity for some folks that might not have have these particular books, to procure them if desired. I have a few extra...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jun 18 2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,146
Posted By Larry
Re: My recent acquisitions

Hans, congratulations on your finds, the first ones in particular. It is nice to be able to see something like this at least once in our lives. I do not expect to ever see it again!

Of course, I...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jan 2 2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,095
Posted By Larry
Re: Thoughts on Easton Press Publications

I also really like these books, I have collected most of them over the years, but you really have to take care as it is easy to overspend on them. As always, I have learned something from this...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Dec 2 2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,688
Posted By Larry
Re: A couple of new items!

Congratulations Becky on an excellent set of goodies! Other than the recent auction, I have not seen any of these (tapes and songs) for sale anywhere!

But at least there is hope.....

Larry
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 26 2008, 06:19 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,579
Posted By Larry
Re: Rare Books on Ebay Right Now

jube,

No worries, you never did upset me at all. I understood your concerns as I might have had them also if the positions were reversed. I look forward to you receiving your item in short order...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 24 2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,579
Posted By Larry
Re: Rare Books on Ebay Right Now

Cheryl (and others),

Thank you very much for the additional information, I will not worry about it now. I originally checked just to ensure I was not causing a problem for any other forum members....
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 24 2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,579
Posted By Larry
Re: Rare Books on Ebay Right Now

jube,

The stage play by Irene is the one I am being offered. That is why I was asking. You can see it here:
...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 23 2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,579
Posted By Larry
Re: Rare Books on Ebay Right Now

Hi,

I had lost out on my bid for the play, but have been contacted by the seller as to a second chance offer to buy it at my last bid price. I wanted to confirm that no one here was the winner...
Forum: Collecting Highlights Archives Nov 15 2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,509
Posted By Larry
Re: Collecting Highlight (28) - Dragonquest (UK 1st Hardcover)

Priscilla,

Fortunately the cover was protected by mylar, so it did not sustain any damage. Given that the cover is hard to find in such good shape, any potentially rough/fast handling was...
Forum: Collecting Highlights Archives Nov 14 2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,509
Posted By Larry
Re: Collecting Highlight (28) - Dragonquest (UK 1st Hardcover)

Hans,

Perhaps I was being a bit melodramatic about it, but I just remember being very surprised and then a bit worried. I have only met Anne a few times (at signings) so I do not know her very...
Forum: Collecting Highlights Archives Nov 14 2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,509
Posted By Larry
Re: Collecting Highlight (28) - Dragonquest (UK 1st Hardcover)

Nothing like jumping into a thread 2 years late.......

I purchased a copy of this book a few years ago, and it is probably the most valuable book of hers that I own. It is in near perfect...
Forum: Collecting Highlights Archives Nov 14 2008, 09:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,075
Posted By Larry
Re: Collecting Highlight (72) - Rescue Run

Hans,

Thank you for the outstanding post on this book, it has always been one of my favorites. I will have to hunt down the Analog magazine, as I do not have that one yet. I was fortunate enough...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 14 2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 12,579
Posted By Larry
Re: Rare Books on Ebay Right Now

Becky, congrats on the purchase! I was the other person bidding against you, it appears. I kinda figured someone from here would be the one to end up getting it. Hope you enjoy.

Larry
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Mar 23 2008, 12:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,182
Posted By Larry
Re: My latest... My precious...

Congratulations Hans! It is still on my lookout list, but they appear for sale so infrequently.....

Larry
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Mar 2 2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,804
Posted By Larry
Re: Unusual places to find a story by Anne

Becky,

I did not know there were other versions of Beyond the Stars - this is the only version I have ever come across. But I figured if anyone would know, it would be someone from this forum!
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Mar 1 2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,804
Posted By Larry
Unusual places to find a story by Anne

Thanks to this forum, I have learned that Anne has published stories in a wide variety of books, some I would not have guessed. I thought it would be fun for folks to describe their most interesting...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Feb 29 2008, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,708
Posted By Larry
Re: How Much is on your Shelves

171 Anne books (English, US/UK)
120 are hardcovers
60 are signed

227 (total) books/magazines that was either written by Anne or contained a story of hers

1 Pern Song CD...
Forum: Café Archives Feb 28 2008, 12:22 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 28,969
Posted By Larry
Re: Show us your Bookshelves!!!

Becky,

Thank you for your comments. We finally had to have these bookshelves made as my collecting habits were getting out of control (according to to my wife!). I will take another picture...
Forum: Café Archives Feb 27 2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 28,969
Posted By Larry
Re: Show us your Bookshelves!!!

Hans,

I really liked *40 Years of Pern*. It was very personal and I greatly enjoyed reading how everyone, both fans and writers/artists, began their journey with Anne. I was excited to find out...
Forum: Café Archives Feb 26 2008, 11:59 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 28,969
Posted By Larry
Re: Show us your Bookshelves!!!

Hi,

Here is a part of my bookshelves (the most important part!) with some of my McCaffrey books....

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2134/2258713165_fa58fe00d0_o.jpg

These are many of the...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Feb 17 2008, 02:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By Larry
Re: Habit is an Old Horse

Cheryl,

You have stated the blatantly obvious - which I managed to miss in my initial dismay of finding pages 15-16 gone. I never looked at the early pages in the book (other than the sig page) as...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Feb 16 2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,345
Posted By Larry
Habit is an Old Horse

Hi,

Years ago I purchased the chapbook Habit is an Old Horse. It is the 22 or so page book that contains the title story and Fallen Angel. It was published in 1986 by Dryad Press. My question is...
Forum: The Library Café Feb 2 2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 322,899
Posted By Larry
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Thanks to all for the warm and rhyming welcome!
Forum: The Library Café Feb 1 2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 322,899
Posted By Larry
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

My 22 year old daughter and her Fiance attended the signing for me. I saw the pictures posted here from Mysterious Galaxy, but they were not in them (they had to stand to the side due to the crowd!)....
Forum: The Library Café Feb 1 2008, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,599
Views: 322,899
Posted By Larry
Re: Say Hello and Be Welcomed to the Library Café on MoM!

Hi,

My name is Larry, and I live in the Southern California area. I am 46 years old, and have been reading and enjoying Anne's books since sometime in the early 80's (really have no idea any...
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