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Mastering the Art of French Cooking

Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking is a sleeper on the shelves.  The value of a cookbook can be quite deceiving. Writing up my newsletter, Book Jewels subscription, I commented that if you had any Julia Child cookbooks sitting on your shelves that you need to get them listed. I perused my shelves […]

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Short Cuts and Listing Notes

The best way to save time when listing is to use short cuts. Many programs that are free can be used. In ShortKeys Lite you can create up to 15 phrases that are inserted with simple key strokes. This version is free. http://www.shortkeys.com/lite.htm Speedtyping is one free program you can

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Sugar Mouse Cake – Valuable Vintage Book

If you are a child of a baby boomer you may remember Gene Zion’s works like Harry the Dirty Dog series. He has a few vintage collectible books that will serve you well should you find one. A book to look for that sells regularly at about $50. If you have a vintage copy of Sugar Mouse Cake it may be time to part with it and sell books online. Gene Zion illustrated this famous and valuable book written in 1964.

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A Chip Hilton Series Comeback Cagers

I’m often asked, “How do I sell used books?” If you learn how to sell children’s used books online you’ll find a great way to make money. I love doing what I do. I am highlighting yet another children’s vintage book you have likely passed up at the yard sales and thrift stores – a […]

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Betty Crocker’s Cookbook Red Pie Edition

Bet you had no idea Betty Crocker’s cookbook was a find for resale? Remember this one mom (or grandma if you are real young) used? This baby is a hot, hot, hot find. Think a bill. Yep, $100! Some of the classics just never go out of date. No, they

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