Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Fall 2011 Sale - Adult Display Case

The left side display case in the lobby of the Library is now full of special finds of adult books which will be for sale at the book sale starting September 22. Warning: we reserve the right to correct any mistakes we have made in the prices or descriptions being published here. We may remove a book if we detect a mistake and we may add books without updating the list.


Seto and Mino Ceramics                                                                 $60
Louise Allison Cort                      1992, Smithsonian Institution   
HB in DJ

The Freer Chinese Bronzes                                                             $50 
(Volume I, Catalogue)
John Alexander Pope et al          1967, Smithsonian Institution
HB in DJ 

History of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, 1892                     $60
edited by John F. Meginness
HB, 1996 Reprint

Godey’s Lady’s Book, 1868                                                            $40
HB; some loose pages, cover also loose

Mada’in Saleh                                                                                 $25
Mohammed Babelli                                      Second Edition 2007
HB in DJ

Process:  Architecture, Volume 32,                                               $25
The Legacy of Marcel Breuer  
PB, in English and Japanese

Process:  Architecture, Volume 19,                                               $15
The Heritage of Walter Gropius
PB, in English and Japanese

Firearms Identification, 3 Volumes                                           $350 
J. Howard Mathews                    1962, University of Wisconsin  
HB in DJ, Volume I signed by author

The Crying of Lot 49                                                                     $40 
Thomas Pynchon                            J.B. Lippincott, First Edition  
HB in DJ with small tears

The Marble Collegiate Church                                                       $75 
edited by Blanche Tessaro Cleaver                                        1954  
HB signed by Norman Vincent Peale

Memoirs of the Court of King Charles the First, 2 Volumes     $50 
Lucy Aiken                                                                                 1833  
HB, leather and board binding, well rubbed but intact

Diccionario de la Lengua Espanola                                               $40 
Decimoctava Edicion                                                                1956  
HB, shelfworn and binding cracked

The Judson Burmese-English Dictionary                                     $50
Revised & Enlarged by Robert C. Stevenson    1921, Rangoon American
Baptist Mission Press
HB, title retaped on front and spine                                                 

Virginia Ancestors and Adventurers,                                           $50 
3 Volumes in One
compiled by Charles Hughes Hamlin                                  1975 

Going Rogue                                                                                    $25 
Sarah Palin, 2009  
HB in DJ, signed by author on label pasted on endpaper

The Scarlet Cockerel                                                                        $20 
C.M. Sublette, illustrated by Frank E. Schoonover            1931   
HB with pasted-on illustration on front cover

Twenty Years of Congress:  From Lincoln                                    $50 
to Garfield, 2 Volumes
James G. Blaine                                                             1884 &1886  
HB, spines loose

Douze Journees de la Revolution                                                   $30 
Poemes par Barthelemy                                                                 1832  
HB in rubbed leather and board cover, in French and German

Three Gringos in Venezuela and Central America                      $30 
Richard Harding Davis                                        copyright 1896   
HB, illustrated

A Soldier With the Arabs                                                               $45 
Lieutenant-General Sir John Bagot Glubb                           1957   

The Construction and Reconstruction of the Human               $100  
Body, A Manual of the Therapeutics of Exercise
Eugen Sandow, with Foreword by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle    1907
HB in red cloth badly worn and stained but intact

Official Proceedings, St. Louis Railway Club                              $25 
Volume 17 from May 1912 through April 1913
HB in leather and decorated boards, front cover loose

Lhasa and Its Mysteries With a Record of the                              $60 
Expedition of 1903-1904, Third and Cheaper Edition
L. Austine Waddell                                                                       1906  
HB, ex-library

Cuadernos de Poesia, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriquena

     Volume 3:  Luis Pales Matos                                                     $12
      illustrated by Rafael Tufino                                              1989

     Volume 4:  Jose Gautier Benitez                                                $12
     illustrated by A. Marin                                                        1960           

     Volume 5:  Lola Rodriguez de Tio                                            $12  
     illustrated by S. Sanchez                                                      1960       

     Volume 10:  Santiago Vidarte                                                   $12
     illustrated by Carlos Marichal                                           1965     

     Volume 13:  Francisco Matos Paoli                                          $12 
     illustrated by Augusto Marin                                            1976  

Washington, D.C., Celebrated Chefs, Volume 1                         $35          
Edited by Melissa McCart, Photographs by                               2010
Angie Norwood Browne 

The Touch of the Artist, Master Drawings from                          $20 
the Woodner Collections                                                               1996 
Edited by Margaret Morgan Grasselli, National Gallery of Art                                                                                         

With Ossie & Ruby, In This Life Together                                   $25
Ossie Davis & Ruby Dee                                                          1998   
First Edition, signed by both authors on book plate

The Edna Lewis Cookbook                                                              $75
Edna Lewis & Evangeline Peterson          1972, Bobbs-Merrill          
HB VG/VG                                                                  First Printing

American Self-Taught, Paintings and Drawings                        $20
by Outsider Artists
Frank Maresca & Roger Ricco, with a Foreword by
Lanford Wilson,                                               1993, Alfred A. Knopf                                                                             
HB NF/NF                                                                         First Edition

Imogen Cunningham, Flora                                                           $25
Text by Richard Lorenz, 1996, Bullfinch Press     First Edition
HB NF/VG                                                                                            

Aniu, From Snowflake to Iceberg                                                   $50
Bernard Voyer, Explorer, Preface by Sir Edmund Hillary,
2005, Neve Editions                                    Signed by author                                                                   

Korean Art: 100 Masterpieces                                                        $75
1995, Editions API          
HB Boxed, Like New /Like New

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