Archive for September 29, 2008

New Titles Posted, September 2008 (2nd)

New book titles for auction:

Featuring Collector’s Library Edition from Oscar Wilde, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (Sherlock Holmes) and William Shakespeare.  Add these books to your personal library!

Titles available for auction/immediate purchase at Avalon.ph Auctions

The Illustrated Library Shakespeare (HB Limited 0001/4000)
The Works of Oscar Wilde (HB Limited 0001/5000)
The Original Illustrated Strand Sherlock Holmes (HB)
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The Dark Disciple by Margaret Weis (HB Vol 1 & 2-Amber &..)
Eragon by Christopher Paolini (Movie Cover)
Chronicles of King Arthur by Andrea Hopkins (HB)
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Thirst for Love by Yukio Mishima
The Sailor Who Fell from Grace with the Sea by Yukio Mishima
QPB Treasury of North American Folktales
Camelot: A Collection of Original Arthurian Stories (HB)
Classic Horror:Dracula – Bram Stoker (Illus./Childrens Ed)
The Passion by Jeanette Winterson
The Mirror of Fire and Dreaming by Chitra B Divakaruni (HB)
The Conch Bearer by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni (HB)
Angela Carter: Saints & Strangers (Fairy/Folk Tales Twists!)
The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge by Rainer Maria Rilke
The Diagnosis by Alan Lightman
The Dragon and the Unicorn by A.A. Attanasio
The Norse Myths by Kevin Crossley-Holland (Pantheon Fairy)
Scandinavian Folktales- Penguin Folklore Library
American Indian Myths & Legends (Pantheon Fairy Tale)
An Illustrated Treasury of Myths and Legends (Hardbound)
Garfield, Vol. 1 to 6 Set by Jim Davis
The Encyclopedia of Celtic Mythology and Folklore
The Dragonology Handbook: A Practical Course in Dragons (HB)
The Book of Dragons: Selected & Illus. by Michael Hague
The Choking Doberman & Other Urban Legends by Brunvand
A Cook’s Tour by Anthony Bourdain
Wizardology: The Book of the Secrets of Merlin (HB)
Wanderlust by Troy M. Litten
The Faerie Kingdom: Anthology of Fairies, Goblins, Elves -HB
Wizards and Witches: The Enchanted World (HB)
Witches by Erica Jong (HB, Illust. by Joseph A. Smith)
I & Claudius: Travels with my Cat by Clare De Vries (HB)
The Grail Legend by Emma Jung & von Franz
The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain De Botton
The Color of Love: An Artist’s Book of Poetry & Passion
Aeroplanes: 30 Vintage Postcards

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Happy Mondays Poetry Nights XXXVI – Poetry Books Raffle!

Poetry books will be raffled off courtesy of Avalon.ph.

Here are the event details from Joel Toledo’s blog:

below are the featured readers for the 36th installment of the Happy Mondays Poetry Nights @ mag:net cafe Katipunan this coming September 29th:

1. Javie Bengzon
2. Mikael Co
3. JC Casimiro
4. Ramil Digal Gulle
5. Keith Cortez
6. Brandz Dollante
7. Camille Banzon
8. Angelo Suarez
9. Hussein Macarambon
10. Iñigo De Paula

the event kicks of at 7pm with music from the tandem of Waps San Diego and Khavn Dela Cruz.

reading starts promptly at 7:30pm followed by the open mic. for those interested in reading, we will leave a sign up sheet with Rogel, the bar tender of mag:net cafe. please feel free to sign up and read your work. 🙂

*poetry books will be raffled off, courtesy of
avalon.ph

performers/bands at 9:30pm:
Johnoy Danao
Armando’s Experience
Los Chupacabras
Biscochong Halimaw
Enero

FREE ADMISSION
the whole night. kitakits!

Three Books to Bond with your Personal Library

I seldom source out classic works of literature because they are easily available in local bookstores.  However, I just have to get this set- The Midpoint Press Limited Edition series.  Soon for sale.  See for yourself why.

Here are images of the books in stock right now:

The Illustrated Library: Shakespeare
The Works of Oscar Wilde
The Original Illustrated Strand Sherlock Holmes

Hard-to-find hardcover, all in limited edition. Over 1100 pages, special antique-cream paper. Size 12.0″x9.5″. Bound in full cloth, foil-blocked cover and front board. Gilt edged pages.  Just beautiful.

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New Titles Posted, September 2008

New books posted including a limited edition Interworld signed by Neil Gaiman and Michael Reaves, only 500 copies printed!

Shop now!

Interworld by Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves (SIGNED, Limited 1/500 only)
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers
A Devil’s Dictionary of Business by Nicholas Von Hoffman
New Skies: An Anthology of Today’s Science Fiction (HB)
The Mammoth Book of Historical Erotica (Edited by Maxim Jakubowski)
The Mammoth Book of International Erotica (Edited by Maxim Jakubowski)
The Virgin’s Lover by Philippa Gregory
The Reunion by Alan Lightman (Hardbound)
The Mosaic Crimes by Giulio Leoni (Hardbound)
The Way It Wasn’t: Great Science Fiction Stories of Alternate History
Classics for Pleasure by Michael Dirda (Hardbound)
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
Kong Unbound: The Cultural Impact, Pop Mythos…
20th Century Ghosts by Joe Hill (HB)
Think: Why Crucial Decisions Can’t Be Made in the Blink of an Eye (HB)
The Neverending Story by Michael Ende
The Artist’s Handbook by Angela Gair (HB, Step-by-Step Guide)

Books for auction:

South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakam
Brida by Paulo Coelho
Veronika Decides to Die by Paulo Coelho
The Devil and Miss Prym by Paulo Coelho (HB 1st/1st/ UK)
The Secret History of the Lord of Musashi & Arrowroot: 2 Novels
Geisha in Rivalry by Kafu Nagai
The Penguin Dictionary of Mathematics (3rd Edition)
The Gashlycrumb Tinies by Edward Gorey (HB)
Tanglewreck by Jeanette Winterson (Hardbound/Young Adult UK)
After The King: Stories in Honor of J.R.R. Tolkien
Labyrinth: Illustration Edition by Kate Mosse (HB UK)
How to Train Your Dragon… (Hardbound / Young Adult)
The World of Eldaterra: The Dragon Conspiracy by Moredun
A Natural History of Love by Diane Ackerman
Interworld by Neil Gaiman & Michael Reaves
Death: At Death’s Door (Sandman, Comics)
Power: The Ultimate Aphrodisiac (Hardbound)
Japanese Women Don’t Get Old or Fat
Tom Peters Essentials: Trends- Recognize Analyze Capitalize
The Basic Writings of C.G. Jung (Modern Library, Hardbound)
The Weird 100: A collection of the Strange & the Unexplained
Family Values by Frank Miller (Sin City, Book 5, Comics TPB)

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