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we're planning a
we're at it, a
joy of ALL the bright & hopeful
that light this time of year, be yours . . .
. . . & insofar as your season's
joy may involve
gift-giving . . . we hope to help!
“clickable” offers special items
suitable to give to special people
the possibilities are asVARIOUS
as your recipients.
always offers a selection of items mostly under $150;
it is full of things that we believe would
from gift boxes with
and right now it offers many books
themes . . .
For ourGIFTABLES catalogue
the blue link or, any Holly
Sprig or Snowflake
on this page.
Once you're here, you'll find lots of books,
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*and* a warm welcome.
BRING A FRIEND!
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or the picture below to see
an illustrated description of our current . . .
NOTABLY NIFTY OFFERING
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like us to send you the link directly
by e-mail, each time, we can do so . . . just ask!
GALLERY of Featured Books
. . .
there are remarkable things to see there!
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|| See also!
(most very giftable!)
for our ANTIQUARIAN
click the BOOKSHELF
You can also CLICK!
to view QUANTITIES of our stock not yet
(and sometimes never to be) in our illustrated catalogues.
You can sort your finds by author, title, or date;
and you can ask just to see
OUR 25 NEWEST POSTINGS.
right from here . . .
ITEMS BEING GIVEN as gifts we gladly provide
descriptions & special wrapping
or gift cards;
and following in
the grand tradition established by
ye Olde Original Shopcat,
SHOPCAT BLAKE has expressed herself willing
payment terms for those whose
challenge their immediate cash-flows.
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in BOOKSELLING . . .
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MORE ABOUT US . .
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