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    Thread: Andre Photo......or not?
Post: Andre Photo......or not?

Well :thumbsup: , I turnED around one day and the book in question was in my hand. If anyone wants to see the picture in question, I am going to post it in an Andre Norton photo album on my facebook ...
Ed M. Andre Norton 4 1,141 January 3rd, 2010, 10:46 PM
    Thread: Andre Photo......or not?
Post: Andre Photo......or not?

I was looking over some old threads and I followed one to that photo gallery mostly of Andre. Well, I had a big thick reference book something like "World Authors". It included photos of the authors...
Ed M. Andre Norton 4 1,141 December 27th, 2009, 08:08 PM
    Thread: Valuable Items in Your Collection
Post: Valuable Items in Your Collection

[QUOTE=Lots-A-Watts]Hello Kind Folks, I once found a copy of the first "Griffin Publication" containing "The Gifts of Asti" for $12.95 and at the time it was selling at another location for $...
Ed M. Andre Norton 23 2,556 December 27th, 2009, 07:18 PM
    Thread: Andre Norton mention in The Daily Citizen
Post: Andre Norton mention in The Daily Citizen

Michael Wrote:This article is a personal retrospective and the Andre Anecdote (which I cite below) is only mentioned in passing. Or, I would head for the science fiction section and blast off into Ou...
Ed M. Andre Norton 6 1,471 December 27th, 2009, 06:50 PM
    Thread: Long Time Gone, Ebay Norton's
Post: Long Time Gone, Ebay Norton's

[SIZE="2"][/SIZE] Wow, it looks like i've not logged in since April 2006. Time does fly. As some of you know, about the same time that our beloved Andre was going through some major life changes li...
Ed M. Andre Norton 2 1,209 March 14th, 2007, 10:03 PM
    Thread: They Can't Take that Away From Me/ I don't know why i'm writing this
Post: They Can't Take that Away From Me/ I don't know wh...

I was thinking about Andre this evening and chatting with my wife about collecting/passions/pursuits/etc. I only knew Andre for about 18 years. I know several of you knew her much longer and were muc...
Ed M. Andre Norton 2 1,287 March 2nd, 2006, 01:32 AM
    Thread: Ralestone Luck First Edition
Post: Ralestone Luck First Edition

I think it is fairly safe to assume that the beige/cream colored cloth is the FIRST STATE binding because that is what Andre's personal copy from the publisher was bound in.
Ed M. Andre Norton 6 1,984 March 2nd, 2006, 01:10 AM
    Thread: Priceless Andre Norton Book Stolen, Please Read This Post
Post: Priceless Andre Norton Book Stolen, Please Read Th...

Irene, An excellent and calm minded editing job with no offense taken. Keep up the excellent work. best regards, ed
Ed M. Andre Norton 2 1,537 January 15th, 2006, 11:54 PM
    Thread: Priceless Andre Norton Book Stolen, Please Read This Post
Post: Priceless Andre Norton Book Stolen, Please Read Th...

I mentioned this story a few years ago and I get angry every time I think about it, but something happened today and I'm going to rant again. Andre had in her library a beautiful set of the original ...
Ed M. Andre Norton 2 1,537 January 13th, 2006, 03:27 PM
    Thread: Heidi, Andre Norton gift cat
Post: Heidi, Andre Norton gift cat

In the summer of 2001, Andre mentioned in correspondence that she had a lovely cat named HEIDI which would make an excellent bookstore cat for me. Heidi wanted to be queen feline of the manor and with...
Ed M. Andre Norton 0 1,098 January 10th, 2006, 03:04 PM
    Thread: "Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human patterns.."
Post: "Perhaps it is because cats do not live by human p...

It is also found in another Running Press item. CAT JOURNAL, :quotes to curl up to, with space for notes, ISBN: 1-56138-094-6 (and yes, my page is SIGNED)
Ed M. Andre Norton 5 1,774 November 13th, 2005, 10:58 PM
    Thread: Trivia question
Post: Trivia question

and that bit of trivia, vaguely refreshes my poor memory of Andre mentioning an early writing of, rejection of and final publication of Operation Time Search. I had forgotten she had any rejections, a...
Ed M. Andre Norton 8 1,903 November 13th, 2005, 10:52 PM
    Thread: Follow The Drum
Post: Follow The Drum

I don't find it "mean" or "greedy" , but then i am one of those bookdealers. I paid a whopping $12.50 for my copy in jacket before getting it signed. My altruism did not extend to giving it away...
Ed M. Andre Norton 17 3,714 September 1st, 2005, 04:10 AM
    Thread: Passing of Andre Norton, March 17, 2005
Post: Passing of Andre Norton, March 17, 2005

Andre was the most kind and gracious person i have ever met. Long after the plots and characters are forgotten, i will always cherish the times i spent with such a wonderful Lady. I need to go wash my...
Ed M. Andre Norton 49 32,576 March 17th, 2005, 04:00 PM
    Thread: Oh, the times they are a changin'
Post: Oh, the times they are a changin'

Nicholas Basbanes in his wonderful book about Bibliomania tells a story of a serious collector , (a "completist" even) who amassed a wonderful collection of ( I forget, but let's say STeinbeck). Late...
Ed M. Andre Norton 2 1,254 March 29th, 2004, 03:56 PM
    Thread: Last Call
Post: Last Call

[QUOTE]Originally posted by Irene Andre's personal collection of her own books has been sold as a block to a Dr (forgive me, not enough sleep, no memory, started with an H). This went for something l...
Ed M. Andre Norton 21 3,131 March 26th, 2004, 09:46 PM
    Thread: trivia asked and answered
Post: trivia asked and answered

Why was Murder's For Sale written as Allen Weston? (anyone got spare copies laying about for sale ) Because Andre's co-writer Grace Allen Hogarth had the maiden name Grace Weston Allen before marr...
Ed M. Andre Norton 1 1,113 December 13th, 2003, 11:31 AM
    Thread: Island of the Lost - binding variants!!
Post: Island of the Lost - binding variants!!

It is hard enough to find a copy of the Staples Press hardback Island of the Lost (Known in the u.s. as Sword in Sheath). Now it seems there are at least 2 binding states. One is bound in dark blue (...
Ed M. Andre Norton 2 1,401 August 8th, 2003, 08:38 PM
    Thread: Dragon Con
Post: Dragon Con

Did i hear free books! Where is TorCon?
Ed M. Andre Norton 10 1,619 August 8th, 2003, 08:27 PM
    Thread: BookAholics Anonymous
Post: BookAholics Anonymous

I was out of control, books everywhere. Later i started acquiring vinyl lps and they began showing up by the hundreds every week. Many, many times during my marriage, books were a topic of discussion....
Ed M. Andre Norton 5 1,442 July 28th, 2003, 03:48 AM
    Thread: Have you read?
Post: Have you read?

Barring any senior moments in my memory, i believe i've read The Prince Commands, Ralestone Luck, Follow the Drum, most of an ex-library copy of Yankee Privateer before the sale of the book lured me a...
Ed M. Andre Norton 13 2,347 May 21st, 2003, 03:32 AM
    Thread: Not "Going to Graceland"
Post: Not "Going to Graceland"

Angela, how did you determine i only have 4 Norton's available? Heidi would love the company but the personal Norton collection is now available only for viewing in my "fortress of solitude". arrangem...
Ed M. Andre Norton 20 3,775 April 16th, 2003, 03:07 AM
    Thread: Not "Going to Graceland"
Post: Not "Going to Graceland"

Greetings one and all. Jerrie said i'd jump in and she's correct. All Booked Up's phone number is 904-855-0243 and the store is open 7 days per week although i'm usually not there on Thursdays. My A...
Ed M. Andre Norton 20 3,775 April 14th, 2003, 03:53 AM
    Thread: Two questions??
Post: Two questions??

I agree with you Paul. Cat's are there somewhere. Even though the Prince Commands, had a large dog-which is rare in a Norton tale, there was probably a cat in the hat, or background. As for "running...
Ed M. Andre Norton 7 2,441 April 3rd, 2003, 12:16 PM
    Thread: Andre Norton Book Collection
Post: Andre Norton Book Collection

Hi Angela, Yes there are a lot of Andre Norton books and magazine appearances (or mentions), etc. in this room. Yes almost everything is a first edition and almost everything is signed. However the ...
Ed M. Andre Norton 7 2,159 March 16th, 2003, 11:26 AM