Tuesday, April 29, 2014

More items added to the Adult Display Case

We have managed to squeeze in some additional titles into our Adult Display Case in the lobby of the George Mason Regional Library.  These will also be available for sale beginning at 5 pm on Thursday, May 1.

NEWLY ADDED - Russian Tiles        $30

NEWLY ADDED -Still Life                 $25
                               Louise Penny
                               1st printing of U.S. edition
                               St. Martins Minotaur, 2005

NEWLY ADDED - Ciurlionis: Painter and Composer      $30
                                Stasys Gostautas, Editor
                                Institute of Lithuanian Studies, 1994

World War II Ration Book             $12.50
With Stamps
Chipped red leatherette cover

A Delight to All Who Know It       $40
The Maine Summer Architecture of
William R. Emerson, Roger G. Reed
Maine Citizens for Historic Preservation, 1995

Charleston, A Bloomsbury House & Garden         $25
Quentin Bell and Virginia Nicholson             
Frances Lincoln Ltd., 1997

Architectural Stone         $35
Mark A. Chacon
John Wiley & Sons, 1999

Aldo Rossi, Drawings & Paintings               $25
Ed., Morris Adjmi & Giovanni Bertolotto
Princeton Architectural Press     1994

Primitivism in 20th Century Art, 2 Vols.   $40
Ed., William Rubin
Museum of Modern Art               1984

Friday, April 18, 2014

Spring 2014 Sale - The Adult Lobby Display Case

The display case on the left side of the lobby of the George Mason Regional Library is filled with rare books, art books, and other collectible finds among the donations we received this year.  The books will be available for sale beginning at 5 pm on Thursday, May 1.

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.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame                                           $35
Victor Hugo
Easton Press; in shrink wrap

Max Beckmann, The Self-Portraits                                     $25
Peter Selz
Gagosian Gallery, Rizzoli,,1992

Fine Clothes to the Jew                                                      $200
Langston Hughes
Alfred A. Knopf, 1927

The Israel Sketchbooks                                                      $150
Hans Erni                                                                                         
Printed by Imprimerie Henri  Studer, SA, Geneva, 1968
Copy #166, signed by artist

The Art of Propaganda                                                          $20
Frederic A. Sharf
Newburyport Press, 2005

On War, 2 Volumes                                                               $75
Carl Von Clausewitz
Easton Press, 1991

Arte e Alchimia                                                                     $30
Arturo Schwarz
Edizioni la Biennale, 1986

Kevin Fitzgerald, Selected Works                                       $50
Martin Sloan Press, 2001

Josip Generalic                                                                     $20
Izdanje, Spektar, Zagreb,1971

Pskov Icons, 13th-16th Centuries                                          $30
Aurora Art Publishers, Leningrad, 1991

The Paintings of Huang Chun-Pi                                         $50
Nat’l Museum of History, Republic of China

The Interpretation of Dreams                                               $50
Sigmund Freud
Easton Press, 1992

The Meaning of Relativity                                                      $35
Albert Einstein
Easton Press,1994

Finden’s Landscape & Portrait Illustrations
   To the Life and Works of Lord Byron, v. 1                        $45
W. Brockedon
John Murray, Albemarle Street,1837

Principia                                                                                  $60
Isaac Newton
Easton Press,1992

Sesame and Lilies                                                                   $75
John Ruskin
Second Edition, with Preface, 1865

Howl                                                                                          $50
Allen Ginsberg,
City Lights Books, 1993
Signed by the poet

Richardson’s Monitor of Free-Masonry                              $75
Jabez Richardson
David McKay, Publisher

One Hundred Cold Desserts                                                $20
Linda Hull Larned
Chas. Scribner’s Sons, 1914

Cecilia Chiang, Painting & Ceramic                                    $25
Pure Heart of a Newborn
Throne Graphic Arts,1991

Ol’ Bill and Other Stories                                                       $35
John Alden Knight and Milton C. Weiler
Chas. Scribner’s Sons, 1942
Copy #300, signed by author & illustrator
First Edition

The Tales of Hoffmann                                                          $80
Illustrated by Hugo Steiner-Prag
Limited Editions Club, 1943
Copy #912, signed by illustrator

The Mystery of Columbus                                                     $50
Jennings C. Wise
Monticello Publishers, 1946

Cidade e Arredores do Rio de Janeiro                               $30
Livraria Kosmos Editora

Jan Steen                                                                               $25
John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd., 1927
Forty Reproductions in Photogravure

The National Gallery of Art ,
Master Paintings From the Collection                               $30
Harry Abrams, 2004

Ciurlionis                                                                               $40
Vaga, 1984

Robert Kipniss, The Graphic Work                                       $35
Abaris Books, 1980
First Edition, signed by the artist

Pavologia                                                                               $30
Evelyn A. Domjan                                                                           
Domjan Studio,1984
Signed by the author

The Russian Avant-Garde Book, 1910-1934                    $60
Margit Rowell & Deborah Wye                                                     
Museum of Modern Art, 2002

Klee and America                                                               $22
Hatje Cantz Verlag,2006

Traditional Arts & Crafts of Japan                                      $30
New York Mitsukoshi                                                                     

Nora S. Unwin, 25 Wood-Engravings                                 $30
Sharon Arts Center, 1982

Futurismo & Futurismi                                                        $25
Bompiani, 1986

From Schongauer to Holbein                                              $22
Master Drawings from Basel and Berlin
National Gallery of Art and Hatje Cantz,1999

 Go Well, My Child                                                                    $15
Photographs by Constance Stuart Larrabee
National Museum of African Art, 1985

Plantations of the Carolina Low Country                          $30
Samuel Gaillard Stoney
Carolina Art Association, 6th Ed., 1969

When Art Worked                                                                  $20
Roger G. Kennedy
Rizzoli, 2009

Alte Schweizer Mobel, 1730-1830                                       $150
Max Lutz, Architekt, Bern
Druck und Verlag: Dr. Gustav Grunau, 1924

Calder Miro                                                                              $25
Elizabeth Hutton Turner and Oliver Wick, Eds.
Philip Wilson Publishers, 2004

Thomas Pradzynski, Modern Realist                                 $25
Caldwell-Snyder Publishing, 1993
1st Edition

The Kariye Djami, 3 Volumes                                                $75
Paul A. Underwood
Bollingen Foundation, 1966

Venice, Art & Architecture, 2 Volumes       $25
Konemann, 1997

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Spring 2014 Sale - The Children's Case in the Lobby

If you have visited one of our previous book sales, or followed this blog, you know that we use the right side display case in the lobby of the Library to highlight collectible children's books. You can see the books now, but they will go on sale at 5 pm on Thursday, May 1.

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.

The Rooster, the Mouse and the Little Red Hen      $10
Watty Piper,  Pictures by Eulalie     Platt & Munk, 1923
First book Eulalie illustrated in the U.S.

The Three Bears                                                                               $10
W. C. Wadsworth                    Rand McNally, 1935
Contains 2 other stories, has color illustrations, unpaginated

A Wonder Book                                                                                $10
Nathaniel Hawthorne         Frederick Stokes, 1908

Second Treasury World’s Greatest Fairy Tales   $10
Helen Hyman                          Danbury Press, 1972

Circus Time                                                                                         $20
Marion Conger                Simon and Schuster 1948
"A” edition Little Golden Book

Treasure Box of Children’s Stories                                $10
Various authors                      Platt and Munk, 1922
4 of 6 paper books

The Springs of Joy                                                                         $15
Tasha Tudor                             Rand McNally, 1979
1st printing

The Rising of the Wind: Adventures along             $10
    the Beaufort Scale              
Yvart and Forgeot               Green Tiger Press, 1984

The Adventures of Holly Hobbie                                    $20
Richard Dubelman                           Delacorte, 1980
Signed, 1st edition

Jesse Ben David: A Shepherd of Bethlehem           $25
J. M. Ludlow                     Fleming Revell Co., 1907

Little Squeezy Bug                                                                       $10
Bill and Bernard Martin        Tell-Well Press, 1946

Keeko                                                                                                         $10
Charles Thorson                Wilcox and Follett, 1947

Encyclopedia Prehistorica: Dinosaurs                    $10
Sabuda and Reinhart        Candlewick Press, 2005
35 pop-ups, all in working order

Astronauts on the Moon                                                       $10
Stanley Hendricks                  Hallmark, circa 1970
Apollo Project with 12 pop-ups

 Cameron’s Calling                                                                        $10
Jane Duncan                         St. Martin’s Press, 1966

She was Nice to Mice                                                               $10
Alexandra Sheedy                     McGraw-Hill, 1975

Burton Holman Travel Stories                                        $10
China and Japan             Wheeler Publishing, 1935

The Mystery of the Silver Spider                        $10
Robert Arthur                        Random House, 1967
1st edition

The Mystery of the Vanishing Treasure                   $10
Robert Arthur                          Random House, 1966
1st edition

The Boy’s King Arthur                                                              $15
Sidney Lanier,        
N. C. Wyeth, illus.     Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1917      
14 color plates

Animals of the Bible                                                                $25
Dorothy Lathrop, illus. Frederick Stokes      1937

Tales from Shakespeare                                                          $20
Charles and Mary Lamb           
Arthur Rackham, illustrator       E. P. Dutton, 1909

The Pearl and the Pumpkin                                                 $75
Paul West                            
W. W. Denslow, illus.         G. W. Dillingham, 1904

Martha Washington                                                                  $10
Jean Wagoner                            Bobbs-Merrill, 1947

Mr. Bunny His Book                                                                   $20
Adah L. Sutton                                    Saalfield, 1900

The True Story of Fala                                                             $10
Suckley and Dalgliesh     S and P Publishing, 1997

Freddy and the Baseball Team from Mars        $10
Walter Brooks                             Alfred Knopf, 1975
The Other Statue                                                                          $15
Richard Gorey                Simon and Schuster, 1968
1st printing

Animus                                                                   $10
Seonna Hong                                Baby Tattoo, 2009
A moving Picture book

Give Us This Day                                                   $8
Tasha Tudor                                      Philomel, 1987

Melissa’s Friend Fabrizzio                                  $10
Lisl Weil                                          Macmillan, 1967
Price-clipped dust jacket

The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon                      $10
Stephen King                                 Little Simon, 1999
1st edition, pop-up

The Last of the Mohicans                                    $10
James Fenimore Cooper      
N. C. Wyeth, illus.                 Scribner’s Sons, 1939 
No jacket, 9 plates

Norse Gods and Giants                                       $30
Ingri and Edgar D’Aulaire          Doubleday, 1967
Stated 1st edition

Flight                                                                      $10
Robert Cowther                 Candlewick Press, 2007