Tuesday, June 18, 2024

FALL HIGHLIGHTS:

COLLECTING

Fans of Model Railroading, have we got some great finds for you! We have a large collection of digests, spanning several decades, that will be available at our next sale. Mark your calendars for September 25-29, 2024!

                                 Priced from $1.00-$2.00 each.

Friday, June 14, 2024

FALL HIGHLIGHTS:

SELF-HELP

The Self-Help category includes many titles that address mental heath awareness.  The collection below offers a variety of strategies to assist with emotional well-being. These and many other volumes to help you on your journey for inner harmony will be available at our Fall Sale in September.  Hope to see you there!

 
                              Priced from $3.00 to $4.00 each.
 


 

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

FALL HIGHLIGHTS

CRAFTS

For all doll lovers who want to create unique and personal designs, we have some volumes to check out!  These titles show you how to create fun apparel for 18 inch dolls, like the American Girl Collection, or for smaller dolls, like the Barbie Doll. Put your knitting and crocheting skills to use and make your own fabulous outfits!  All these titles will be for purchase at the Fall Book Sale from September 25-29, 2024.

                  Priced from $3.50 to $8.00 each. Sample outfits shown below.















 Priced at $3.50 each. Sample of design below.








                                                    Priced at $3.00 each.         

                                                    


  

    



    

    

Monday, June 3, 2024

FALL HIGHLIGHTS

HISTORY

For the next few months, the George Mason Friends blogspot home page will highlight the vast array of offerings that will be available for purchase at the Fall Book Sale in September 2024. Our first featured category is World History.

One of the ways to understand events happening in the different corners of our world today is to learn about the history of that region. If you would like to discover more on topics like the Middle East, Islam, and the French Empire, the titles shown below may pique your interest. These items can be purchased at our September Sale.


                                      Priced from $3.50 to $5.00 each.

Friday, May 10, 2024

 

OUR NEXT BOOK SALE
 
PREVIEW SALE: $20 PER PERSON
WEDNESDAY
SEPTEMBER 25, 2024
 
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 
GENERAL SALE: NO FEE
THURSDAY - SUNDAY
SEPTEMPER 26-29, 2024

             10:00 a.m. -  5:30 p.m. each day

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

 

SPRING HIGHLIGHTS

RARE, FINE ART, AND UNIQUE BOOKS ON DISPLAY

      Don't miss the items currently on display in the George Mason Regional Library lobby.  One display case houses fine art and unique collectables; the other children's books, including pop-ups (scroll down to view highlights).  These items will be on sale beginning at the Preview sale, Wednesday evening, April 17 at 5:00 pm.

Art Books Display Case

Following is a list of the art/unique books in the Art Books Display Case

A Lakeland Sketchbook                            $25.00

A. Wainwright

Francis Lincoln                                           

 

 

 

 

Andy Warhol                                             $50.00

Drawings 1942-1987

Mark Francis & Deiter Koepplin

The Andy Warhol Museum                          1998

 

 

 

 Apocalypse                                                 $45.00

Visions from the Book of Revelation

Frederick Van Der Meer

Alpine Fine Arts Collection                          1978

 

 Artists, Authors, and Others:

Drawing by David Levine                         $20.00

Daniel P. Moynihan, Intro

Smithsonian Institution Press                     1976

 

Beatrix Potter’s Art                                  $15.00

Anne Stevenson Hobbs, Intro

Frederick Warne                                         1989

 

 

Byzantium 3 Vols                             $75.00

The Early Centuries

The Apogee

The Decline and Fall

John Julius Norwich

The Folio Society                                        2003

 

 

 

Camera Lucida                                         $20.00

Roland Barthes

Richard Howard, Translator

Hill and Wang                                               1981

 

Designing for Remembrance                 $25.00

 An Architectural Memoir

William P. Lecky     

LDS Publishing                                          2012

 

 

 

Directory of Illustration                           $25.00 

Glen Robert Serbin, Editor

Serbin Communications                               1990

 

 

 

 

 

Imagery of Lynching                                 $12.00                

Black Men, White Women, and the Mob

Dora Appel

Rutgers University Press                             2004

 

International Realism                              $25.00

15th International ARC Salon

ACC Art Books                                             2021

 

 Joshua Johnson                                          $30.00            

 Freeman & Early American Portrait Painter

Carolyn J. Weekley, et al

The Maryland Historical Society                1987


 

Korean Arts of the Eighteenth Century     $25.00  

Splendor and Simplicity             

Hongnam Kim, Editor

Asia Society Galleries                                    1993

 

 

Madame Curie                                              $20.00

A Biography

Eve Curie

Vincent Sheean, Translator

Doubleday, Doran & Co.                              1937

                                                                                          

                                            

Mexican School of Down Art          $50.00          

Escuela Mexicana D Arte Down          2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Poiret                                                         $20.00

Harold Koda & Andrew Bolton

Metropolitan Museum of Art                     2007

 

Profile 22-Donald Teskey                        $30.00

Gandon Editions                                         2005

 

The Adventures of Hamza                      $25.00        

John Seyller

Freer Gallery of Art                                    2002

 

 

 

 

The Five Nations                                      $20.00     

 Rudyard Kipling

Doubleday,   Page & Co.                            1903

 

 

 

 

 

The Highlanders of Scotland                  $25.00      

The Completed Watercolours

Commissioned by Queen Victoria

Haggerston Press                                        1986

                                    

 The Letters of a Portuguese Nun          $20.00       

Maryanna Alcoforado

Edgar Prestage, Translator

Thomas B. Mosher          1900

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Lure of the East                               $20.00

British Orientalist Painting

Nicholas Tromans, Editor

Tate Publishing                                            2008

 

 

 

The Mapping of the World                     $75.00         

Early Printed World Maps 1472-1700

Rodney W Shirley

Holland Press                                               1987

 

 

 

 

 The Pitti Palace Collections                    $45.00      

Alexandra Bonfante-Warren

Beaux Arts Editions                                   2006

 

The Street                                                    $30.00

Drawings by Serge Hollerbach

1987-1997

The Art Press                                               1997

 

 

 

Travels in the Interior of North America             

during the Years 1832-1834                       $22.00

Maximillion Prince of Wied

Taschen                                                         2001

 

 

 

 

Tres Riches Heures                                   $15.00

Behind the Gothic Masterpiece

Lillian Schacherl

Prestel                                                           1997

 

William Morris                                           $10.00

A Life for Our Time

Fiona MacCarthy

Alferd Knopf                                                1995

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

           

                       

CHILDREN’S BOOKS on DISPLAY!

In addition to the plethora of children’s books in the children’s room off of the lobby, we are offering a number of unique books in the display case next to the children’s room.

 


 Always a favorite, there are pop-ups. 

 In My Garden - $3.00


 


 

 Monster Island - $3.50

 

 

 

 

 

Celebrate America - $4.00


 

                                                                                         


 

   The Little Mermaid - $10.00

 

 

 

 

 

  A wonderful, unique complete collection, 30 small books of  

Winnie the Pooh -- $40.00



Also available are several rare, vintage 1950’s, books.

Fix the Toys by Dorthey King - $20.00, Berries in the Scoop by Lois Lenski - $25.00, and Pookie at the Seaside by Ivy Waller - $8.00.

 




                          

             

And what would a book sale be without Harry Potter 

 

 

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix ($15.00) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire ($11).