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2014 Book Sale Sneak Peek

Enjoy some of our rare books that will be available at this year's book sale.

(Donations can be left behind the library near the book return boxes.)

 

Watership Down by Richard Adams.  This famous book is the first American edition and is signed by the author.  The dust jacket is in very good condition, as is the book.  This book can be found in Collectors and is priced at $125. 

$125.00

 

The Collected Works of Ambroise Pare.  This is an oversized  books published in 1968 by Milford House.  It was translated out of the Latin by Thomas Johnson from the first English edition in London in 1634.  1173 pages are filled with several illustrations and includes and index

$75.00

 

Utamaro and Hokusai by Noguchi. These are two rare volumes, string bound wraps in a  green cloth portfolio with ivory clasps.  Utamaro is one of only 450copies. Hokusai is one of only 500 copies.  These books are filled with Japanese collotypes and wood blocks.  Published in 1925.

$20.00 each

 

Tent Life in Siberia by George Kennan.  This is a 1910 edition of the author's adventures among the Koraks and other tribes in Kamchatka and northern Asia.  The top is gilt as is the title and picture on the cover.  Two maps are included.

$75.00.

 

Baseball  by Peter Murray, 2012.  This lovely book is shaped like a baseball and is loaded with facts, history and several baseball greats.  It would be a perfect gift for someone who enjoys the game.  

$9.00.

   

A Christmas Testament by Philip Kopper.  This is a beautiful book, pristine white with gilt title and decorative symbols.  The book case is in very good condition.  The pages are filled with illuminated letters and colorful famous paintings.  

$15.00.