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Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Dec 5 2012, 03:12 AM
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Posted By Becky
Re: Pern Portfolio

What a way to find the Pern Portfolio! Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Dec 5 2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,276
Posted By Becky
Re: Ral Partha Bronze Dragon of Pern

Congrats on the Bronze Dragon purchase, Bruce! Glad you got it and hope the paint job comes out as you wish. It will be fantastic!
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Oct 26 2012, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,514
Posted By Becky
Re: Why do you have more than one copy of the same book?

I too have several copies of different books in my collection. I have my collectible 1st editions of Hard Cover and Soft Covers, my book club reading copies and books on cassette and CD. I also...
Forum: Collecting Highlights Archives Mar 28 2011, 12:27 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,956
Posted By Becky
Re: Collecting Highlight (24) - Dragonriders of Pern TV Cel & Tshirt

Thank you for the link, diogenese! I enjoyed watching it! :) And it sure doesn't seem like it's been that long sine we awaited the premier of the show. I'm still disappointed, as I'm sure we all...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Aug 14 2010, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,299
Posted By Becky
Re: Cheryl's trip to Whidbey Island

What a great trip! I'm so very sorry that your visit to Deception Pass was on a gray and foggy day. When the sun is out the waters are a beautiful emerald green. It's beautiful no matter what the...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Apr 24 2010, 11:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,352
Posted By Becky
Re: Wow! Amazing what you find.

And I'll just tack my Hello up here too! :D Hello and Welcome to MoM! :D
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Apr 24 2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,352
Posted By Becky
Re: Book Find

Great find, Maw and Kibbie! I love the book, there is some interesting information (well to me anyway) which always makes a good read. :)
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Apr 24 2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,303
Posted By Becky
Re: Hildebrandt Signature Anyone?

There is the old saying......One man's trash is another man's treasure......you got treasure!!!! :D
And people change over time.....they may loose interest in something that they've enjoyed for...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 17 2010, 03:37 AM
Replies: 10
Photo: Fiona Tulip
Views: 1,670
Posted By Becky
Re: Fiona Tulip

How beautiful! Fiona is so very pretty....she outshines the tulip! :D Great photo, Cheryl! One to treasure for sure!
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Apr 17 2010, 03:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,303
Posted By Becky
Re: Hildebrandt Signature Anyone?

First......Congrats on a FABULOUS purchase, Samsara!!! I can't believe the price you paid for this and signed to boot! Awesome find! :bouncy: I'm so very happy for you!

Second....signatures...
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 10 2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,961
Posted By Becky
Re: Bragging for my daughter

Very nicely done!!! I don't think I could get the sides of the vase to be so even now, much less at Kindergarten age! :) You did very very well, Micah!!!
Forum: Exhibit Hall Apr 3 2010, 02:49 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 19,002
Posted By Becky
Re: Newest dragon cross stitch

Cilla.....I love the blue dragon.....like you said now that you've got sorted the shading you can do whatever colors you like! That's awesome and sometimes the most simple patterns draw the most...
Forum: Dragonriders of Pern Mar 10 2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,894
Posted By Becky
Re: Who's Painting is This?

Spiffy's Ruth also has a more equine head than Whelan's. And the wing muscles on Spiffy's Ruth seem to me better suited for keeping the dragon aloft. Love Whelan's art...don't get me wrong....but...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Feb 17 2010, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,232
Posted By Becky
Re: First e-bay purchase

Good for you Ghyle! Enjoy shopping on eBay! :D
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Feb 17 2010, 02:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,123
Posted By Becky
Re: Mathew Hargreaves - question for you??

That's a super find DB! Glad you got both books! Write away in mine...that's what it's for after all. :D
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Feb 13 2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,123
Posted By Becky
Re: Mathew Hargreaves - question for you??

Oh, I do hope it's there, DB!!! Can't wait to hear about it! :D :bouncy:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Feb 12 2010, 02:58 AM
Replies: 83
Art: Fandarel
Views: 7,783
Posted By Becky
Re: Fandarel

I can't believe that I haven't been here in over two weeks! And missed this when it first came out! Better late than never tho.

Andre the Giant was my first impression too when I saw him. :) ...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Feb 7 2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,123
Posted By Becky
Re: Mathew Hargreaves - question for you??

Wow, Mathew!! Thank you so very much for all your information! I have two copies of the book one.....like Hans......I use to mark (very lightly in pencil) what I already own and the other is a copy...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jan 24 2010, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,915
Posted By Becky
Re: MAJOR finds(s) for my Collection!!

Wow!!! What a wonderful collecting story! Congrats on the finds Samsara!!! I love to read these types of stories!! Enjoy your finds.....like I even had to mention that! :D
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Jan 24 2010, 04:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,537
Posted By Becky
Re: Dust Jacket Protectors

I actually put one of the mylar covers on my Hargraves. Had to do some snipping around the top and bottom of the spine and used tape (ONLY on the mylar cover NOT the book itself) to hold the thing...
Forum: Talent: Pegasus, Tower & Hive, and Barque Cats Jan 11 2010, 12:22 AM
Replies: 697
Views: 79,027
Posted By Becky
Re: New Talent Books: "Barque Cats"

Just got my copy ordered today! Can't wait to get it! :D
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Dec 25 2009, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,764
Posted By Becky
Christmas present may start a new collection....of sorts....

My Christmas present this year was a Kindle!!! :D I'm so happy with it! It may start a new collection....Anne's books in digital format! :D I already purchased Dragonflight, Dragonquest and The...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Dec 18 2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 14,700
Posted By Becky
Re: Magazines with articles by Anne McCaffrey or interviews with Anne

American Fantasy is a magazine with a review of The Illustrated Guide to Pern, title of which was changed to the Dragonlover's Guide to Pern. :)

Can't wait to see what Critical Wave looks like...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Dec 5 2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,790
Posted By Becky
Re: My two little souvenirs from my Thanksgiving Holiday

Always loved shopping at Half Price Books! There are half a million of them in the Seattle area....well, not quite that many, but a lot! :) I'd hit just about everyone of them at least once a...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 27 2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,984
Posted By Becky
Re: Showing off again and a mystery.....

I love Anne's story in Once Upon a Time!! Quest of a Sensible Man, if I recall correctly. I think that part of it is the color illustration, but the story itself is really good.
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 21 2009, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,725
Posted By Becky
Re: Bonus

Nice purchase and bonus P'ter!! Congrats!
Forum: Collecting Highlights Archives Nov 21 2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,269
Posted By Becky
Re: Collecting Highlight (76) – TOP SCIENCE FICTION and TOP FANTASY by Josh Pachter

Nice information to have! Thanks for adding it to the highlight, Hans!
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 20 2009, 01:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,338
Posted By Becky
Re: Sad Case

I just ran across directions to make a purse from a book!!! You remove all the pages and use just the hard binding. I guess if you found a book with a decent cover and pages in ratty shape it...
Forum: Collecting Highlights Archives Nov 20 2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,269
Posted By Becky
Re: Collecting Highlight (76) – TOP SCIENCE FICTION and TOP FANTASY by Josh Pachter

Wow!!! That's awesome!!! I never thought I'd find out if it was authentic or not. Thanks so much for letting me know, Hans! and THANK YOU JOSH!!! :D
Josh's confirmation of his signature makes...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 19 2009, 02:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,349
Posted By Becky
Re: Oh my goodness it's mine! Thanks mum!

You have a wonderful mother! Congrats on the gift! Treasure it and handle with care. You could, of course, buy a clear box to display it in... the kind that they sell in sports trading card shops....
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 13 2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,349
Posted By Becky
Re: Oh my goodness it's mine! Thanks mum!

Ok, so no hints??? It's cruel to make us wait!!!! Can't wait to find out what you're getting!! :bouncy: :bouncy: :bouncy:
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 5 2009, 01:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,760
Posted By Becky
Re: Book Plates

Good job! You're getting the hang of it!! :D
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Nov 1 2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,760
Posted By Becky
Re: Book Plates

And you did just fine with PayPal! :D

Just go to photobucket.com and register. You'll have to download the pictures to your picture file on your computer and then download to the photobucket...
Forum: Collector's Marketplace Oct 31 2009, 02:00 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,571
Posted By Becky
Re: Pern Hardcovers (for now)

Keep searching and save your pennies and one day you will have what you want. It may take a while tho, but you will find bargains out there! :D
(ps - got the books in the mail to you yesterday!)
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Oct 25 2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,480
Posted By Becky
Re: YES! It's mine! Mine!

True, mine is in fantastic condition, but it's not signed either! So it's a good trade off. Enjoy your copy, Hans! Congrats, again!!!
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Oct 17 2009, 11:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,699
Posted By Becky
Re: got it!

Great purchase P'ter! I enjoy reading the magazine articles a lot. :)
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Oct 16 2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,573
Posted By Becky
Re: Woohoo!

Congrats on your purchase! Enjoy it!
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Oct 14 2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,914
Posted By Becky
Re: Lucky Find

Hans, that's the ultimate dream! To visit Anne's place would be heaven and then to get to go up into the attic...... well....WOW! Makes one speechless! I feel that way every tiime I think about...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Oct 13 2009, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,914
Posted By Becky
Re: Lucky Find

Before eBay was really popular I used to do my own book searches by searching book store web pages and found a listing for Dinosaur Planet and Survivor hardcover editions. So I bought them fairly...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Oct 13 2009, 12:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,480
Posted By Becky
Re: YES! It's mine! Mine!

Congrats, Hans! Those are hard to find and to have the copy signed to boot, well, that's just awesome!!! Well done!
Forum: Astronomy Oct 8 2009, 10:59 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 29,446
Posted By Becky
Re: The VISTA Telescope Thread (VTT)

Thanks again, StevenB, for posting all the wonderful info and images that you have in this thread! It's been very interesting and fascinating to watch all this happen thru you! Thanks!!! :good:
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 6 2009, 11:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,880
Posted By Becky
Re: Moreta cross stitch, just finished (again)

I did look at your other work and saw the red work. I bet it is easy, but never tried it. Maybe next year. :)
I took the 'easy'(?) way out by doing cards. I did find some clear acrylic magnets...
Forum: Astronomy Oct 6 2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,285
Posted By Becky
Re: Witness a Lunar collision for yourself

Thanks for the info StevenB!! I'll be setting my tv to record it. Tho if I'm not sleeping well may just be able to watch it live! ;)
Forum: Exhibit Hall Oct 6 2009, 04:37 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 8,880
Posted By Becky
Re: Moreta cross stitch, just finished (again)

Great job, Cilla! I've worked all year on making small Christmas themed works to put on cards, like I did with my mom's bday card. I've got a whole bunch of them and am going to start actually...
Forum: Astronomy Oct 2 2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,807
Posted By Becky
Re: Images from the Hubble Space Telescope

Wow! (sorry to use that word again, but it does fit very well!) :D
The photos of Eta Carinae are wonderful! Well, they all are but the explosions are really beautiful.
Thanks StevenB!
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Oct 1 2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,133
Posted By Becky
Re: Just a Hello!

Thanks everyone, I probably need a combination of all to contain the flood!!! :)
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Sep 29 2009, 11:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,133
Posted By Becky
Re: Just a Hello!

:drool: :drool: :drool: :drool: :drool:
::where the heck IS that drool rag!!!::

Deanne! Welcome back to you, by the way! Sorry I got distracted with the Dragon Wagon stuff and neglected to say...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Sep 29 2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,770
Posted By Becky
Re: A find...

Congrats on your find! You'll enjoy it! :)
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Sep 29 2009, 12:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,133
Posted By Becky
Re: Just a Hello!

Maelin - I believe you may already own one of the Dragon Wagon Pins. ;) I remember (vividly) when you won an auction for a bumper sticker that says "Get On The Dragon Wagon" (still :drool: over...
Forum: Book Collector's Meeting Room Sep 25 2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,933
Posted By Becky
Re: ARC/uncorrected proof Dragonsdawn added to collection

Great find Hans! I keep forgetting about the differences in Dragonsdawn. I don't have a UK copy but do remember it being mentioned before. I do hope you find some interesting things from the ARC. ...
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