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

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