Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Adult Case - October 3 - 6, 2013 Sale

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 October 3, 2013 at 5 pm. 

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.

We have pictures of many, but not all, of the books in the case:

Frost signature on A Boy's Will
A Boy's Will, Robert Frost, First Printing

A Boy’s Will      $800

Robert Frost 
Signed and dated by author 
1st printing, 1915 
Henry Holt & Co      

In Cold Blood                  $25

Truman Capote  
1st British Edition, 1966

Adventures of Big-Foot Wallace, The Texas   $25
Ranger and Hunter

John C. Duval                          1871

The Future is Now, George Allen        $25

Gildea & Kenneth Turan,  1972 
Signed by George Allen  
1st edition

Borte Med Blaesten              $25 
(Gone with the Wind in Danish)

Margaret Mitchell        1937
Leather bound


Sergeant Ted Cole, United States Marines          $25

Everett T. Tomlinson          1919

Works of Nash Buckingham                 $80

Second Restricted Edition, #2248
Seven Volumes, Buckingham Mint, Inc.

Shuttle-Craft Book of American           $20
Mary Meigs Atwater                                        
Macmillan Company, 1935

Heartburn                $30

Nora Ephron   
Signed by the author
2nd Printing before publication, 1983

Igbo Arts, Community and Cosmos        $35

Herbert Cole and Chike C. Aniakor
Museum of Cultural History, UCLA, 1984

Bridge Aesthetics Around the World           $30

Committee on General Structures Transportation Research Board, 1991

American Viewing Stones       $25

James L. Greaves
First Printing, 2008

The Radiant City               $40

Le Corbusier
Orion Press, Re-published 1964

Works on Paper       $35
Sigmar Polke                      
Museum of Modern Art, 1999

The Graphic Work               $65

Robert Kipniss
Signed by the Artist
Abaris Books, First Edition, 1980

Picasso: Women              $50
Cannes and Mougins, 1954-1963

Editions Cercle D’Art, S.A. & Harry Abrams

Pontificale Romanum,        $30

Editio Typica 1961-1962
Citta del Vaticano, 2008

Rituale Romanum,              $50

Editio Typica 1952
Citta del Vaticano, 2008

Missale Romanum,        $50

Editio Typica 1962
Citta del Vaticano, 2007

Drawn and Quartered           $10

Charles Addams
Forward by Boris Karloff
Bantam Books, 1946


Paradoxes of Art,            $25
A Phenomenological Investigation

Alan Paskow
Cambridge University Press, 2004

The Buccaneers            $50

Edith Wharton
D. Appleton-Century Company, 1938

Practical of Book Oriental Rugs            $30

G. Griffin Lewis
J.B. Lippincott, 1911

Lana, the Lady, the Legend, the Truth           $40

Lana Turner
Signed by the Author
E.P. Dutton, 1982

Lone Cowboy, My Life Story        $25

Will James
Scribner’s, 1947

Anansi Boys                   $45

Neil Gaiman
Limited and Signed First Edition
William Morrow, 2005


Art Treasures in China            $35

Mary Tregear & Shelagh Vainker
Harry Abrams, 1994


 My American Journey   $25

Colin Powell     
Signed by Colin Powell
Random House, 1995  
numberline starts 2

Handbook of Nuclear Weapon Effects          $200

John Northrop, editor
1st edition, September 1996      No CD

The Fateful Journey: The Expedition             
Of Alexine Tinne and Theodor von Heuglin 
in Sudan (1863 – 1864) 

Rober Joost Willink                                            
Amsterdam Press, 2011

America’s Women in the Revolutionary         $75
Era 1760 – 1790

3 volumes
Eric G. Grundset        DAR

The Paintings of Henry Wo Yue-Kee       $30

Artland Press, 1992

A Mirror of Princes, The Mughals and the Medici $30

Edited by Dalu Jones                                       
Marg Publications, 1987

The Kariye Djami     $75

Paul A. Underwood
3 Volumes
Pantheon Books, 1966

Indian Pictorial Education    $20
Times of India Press, 1930

ADDED to the case September 25, 2013:

Finden’s Illustrations of the Life and Works          $80
of Lord Byron, Vol. 1      
W. Brockedon   John Murray, 1837

Discovery of the Circle     $10

Bruno Munari
George Wittenborn, Inc., 1970

Discovery of the Square  $10

Bruno Munari
George Wittenborn, Inc., 1970

The Thomas Jefferson Building,
The Library of Congress             $10

Blaine Marshall & Alexander Hovan

Library of Congress, 2003

Guatemala Rainbow       $30

Photographs by Gianni Vecchiato

Pomegranate Art Books, 1989

Morris’s Human Anatomy, 5 Volumes    $50

A Complete Systematic Treatise by English

And American Authors

Edited by C.M. Jackson

P. Blakiston’s Son & Co., copyright 1914

Silver Certificates face value $1 selling for $2 each

Children's Case for October 3-6, 2013 Sale

The right side display case in the lobby of the Library is filled with collectible children's books or books about children's books. While we may change the display for our own reasons, the books in the case go on sale at 5 p.m. on Thursday, October 2.  

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.
Not all books have an individual photo but they are described below.


Slipcase for The Complete Peter Rabbit Library

One of the 23 books in the Library

The Complete Peter Rabbit Library             $25
Beatrix Potter, copyright 2006, publisher Warne.    23 individual books housed in a slipcase.

The Wicked Witch of  Oz        $30
Rachel Cosgrove Payes, copyright 1993, 1st edition, published by Int. Wizard of Oz Club
Inscribed by illustrator, dust jacket protected by Brodart cover     

Cave Kids            $6
Bruce R. Carrick               Hanna-Barbera
  Little Golden Book “A” edition        

The Private World of Tasha Tudor         $5
Tasha Tudor and Richard Brown, copyright 1992, 1st edition
 Published by Little, Brown. In dust jacket.

Gaudenzia         $10
Mauguerite Henry, copyright 1960, 1st edition
 Signed by author, no dust jacket, from a church library       

Dean’s A Book of Fairy Tales           $15
Illus by Janet and Anne, published by John Stone
printed in 1977 edition, no dust jacket, beautiful color illustrations      



Klingendes Kinderland      $10
Walter Buhe, illus., copyright 1950, published by Sikorski 
Color picture boards, colorful endpapers, a song book in German   

The Wuggly Ump                    $20
Edward Gorey, copyright 1963, published by Adama Books
Pictorial Boards, no dust jacket

The Annotated Cat                                                    $10
Dr. Seuss, copyright 2007, 1st edition, published by Random House 
Dust jacket is not price clipped.     

Growing Up With Dick and Jane         $5
Carole Kismaric and  Marvin Heiferman, copyright 1996, published by Collins       
Large paperbook book. Has a 24-page sample book and sheet of 2 cut-out dolls.

From Mother Goose to Dr. Seuss             $5
Harold Darling, copyright 1999, 1st edition, published by Chronicle Books.
Children's Book covers from 1860 - 1960        

Dr. Dolittle and the Secret Lake       $10
Hugh Lofting, copyright 1948, 9th printing, published by Lippincott
Dust jacket in good condition, spine is sun-faded. Previous owner's name has been inked out on the front endpaper.

Play with Us (1954)                     set for $10
See Us Have Fun (1963)
Guy Bond, published by Lyons and Carnahan
Two softcover books. No writing inside.


Walt Disney's Uncle Remus Stories         $10
Walt Disney adaptations of Joel Chandler Harris stories, copyright 1986, published by Golden Press.

Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz          $10
L. Frank Baum, copyright 1908, published by Reilly and Lee
Early reprint, from a church library.                                        

Sinbad the Sailor and other stories     $10
Edmund Dulac, illus., copyright 1978
Facsimile of 1907 original, published by Weather Vane 
Good jacket. Beautiful illustrations

 The 12 Days of Christmas   $10
Robert Sabuda, published by1996, 1st edition
New Pop-up in original shrink-wrap

Little Turtle’s Big Adventure     $10
David Harrison, copyright 1969, published by Random House
Early Bird Book, no dust jacket                               

My Very First Mother Goose  $15
Rosemary Wells, illus., copyright 1996, 1st U.S. edition
Signed by illustrator. Dust Jacket in not price clipped.

Chatterbox      $10
Popular Limited Edition                                     1927
8 color plates                                                L. C. Page

Glenda of Oz           $5
L. Frank Baum                                                    1970’s
John R. Neill, illus.                              Rand McNally

The Magic of Oz         $4
L. Frank Baum                                                    1970’s
John R. Neill, illus.                              Rand McNally

Inside the Secret Garden          $5
Collins and Erikson                         2001, 1st edition
                                                               Harper Collins

Harry Potter and the Deadly Halllows      $20
J. K. Rawling                                                          2007
Deluxe 1st edition, Scholastic

The Magic Butterfly                                                 $10
George Obligado                            1963, 1st edition
                                                                   Golden Press

Girl Scout Handbook                                                  $5
Intermediate Program    1944

The Complete Nonsense of Edward Lear      $10
Holbrook Jackson, ed.                                         1965
Faber and Faber