Shop from thousands of books and wonderful collectibles, all priced to sell at the Spring Friends of the Library Book Sale April 22-26. Find great bargains on thousands of items in 64 categories: books, DVDs, CDs, art, records, comic books, vinyl records and more at the Bookhouse, 430 B North Main Street.
Saturday, April 22: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 23: 12 to 6 p.m.
Monday, April 24: 12 to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, April 25: 12 to 6 p.m. 1/2 price day
Wednesday, April 26: 12 to 6 p.m. 10-cent day
The Collector’s Corner has books on all topics and other collectible items.The books may be leather bound, signed, first editions, out of print or published by small presses. Larger sections are art, military history, literature,Non-fiction, Florida genealogy, regional, early cookbooks, natural history, vintage children’s books, pop-ups, and “grandma’s bookshelf”. The second day of the sale we set up a table in the middle of the Collector’s Corner with various collectibles such as: maps, vintage magazines and sheet music, post cards, stamps, ephemera and miscellaneous collectible items. The Collector’s Corner is open for all the days of the sale except Wednesday, 10¢ day.
This sale some treasures include:
ART, POETRY, HUMOR, and AMERICANA:
The Art of Florence, 2 volume boxed set in slipcase, by Glen M. Andres, 1994
Thirty-Six Views of the Eiffel Tower, by Henri Riviere, signed; 2010
Kunftler Monographien, 3 individual volumes out of 93: vol. 1 – Raffael; vol. 33 – Leonardo da Vinci; vol. 55 – Burne-Jones; from early 1900’s
Anelli Tutti di una Sola Catena, ISBN# 88-902505-0-X, text is in Italian
Bernini and the Art of Architecture, by T. A. Marder, 1st edition; 1998
Isaac Stern A Carnegie Hall Tribute, published by Carnegie Hall Corporation, inscribed by Isaac Stern, boxed folio, includes CD; 1997. Also included are the menu and program for the inauguration of the Main Hall (Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage)
Corals of the World, by J. E. N. Veron, 3 volume set in slipcase; 2000
Report Upon Natural History Collections Made in Alaska Between the Years 1877 & 1881, with 21 plates, No. III, by Edward Nelson, published by the Government Printing Office; 1887
HISTORY and POLITICS:
History of the Navy 1775-1898, set of 2 books
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, by Hunter S. Thompson, 1st edition; 1971
Grunt Gear – USMC Combat Infantry Equipment of World War II, by Alec S. Tulkoff, 1st printing; 2003
Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore, by Fay-Cooper Cole, Published by Field Museum of Natural History; 1915
Foundations of Anasazi Culture, the Basketmaker-Pueblo Transition; 2000
18th & 19TH CENTURY BOOKS, a large number of books from the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries including:
A Systematic Treatise Historical, Etiological and Practical on the Principal Diseases of the Interior Valley of North America, as They Appear in the Caucasian, African, Indian, and Esquimaux Varieties of Its Population, by Daniel Drake, MD; 1850
De La Prononciation Francaise Depuis Le Commencement Du XVI Siecle; 1881
British Education: or the Source of the Disorders of Great Britain; 1756
Elements of Elocution. Being the Substance of a Course of Lectures on the Art of Reading, Delivered at Several Colleges in the University of Oxford, by J. Walker, 2 volume set; 1781
A Course of Lectures on Elocution Together with Two Dissertations on Language and Some other Tracts Relative to Those Subjects, a new edition, by Thomas Sheridan, A.M.; 1781
M. Fabius Quinctilianus – His Institutes of Eloquence, in 2 volumes; 1756
Ginn & Company’s Classical Atlas, 23 colored maps (maps are very colorful, intact & individually “tipped in”); 1886
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, with Thoughts on the Conduct of Understanding, by John Locke, Esq., 2 volumes of a 3 volume set; 1795
Synopsis, by Christophori Besoldi, with handwritten script in old Latin on the first couple of pages; 1639
Florida’s Water – A Fragile Resource in a Vulnerable State, by Tom Swihart; 2011
History of Alachua County 1824-1969, by Jess G. Davis, 2nd edition; 1969
History of Gainesville Florida with Biographical Sketches of Families, by Jess G. Davis; 1966
Seraph on the Suwannee, by Zora Neale Hurston, large print, G. K. Hall & Co., 1997
Celebration, by Harry Crews, signed, 1st edition; 1998
The Natural Features of Southern Florida Especially the Vegetation and the Everglades, by John H. Davis, a State of Florida publication
A Time of War, by Ralph Lynn Lowenstein (former Dean of the College of Journalism); June 1973
The East Coast of Florida, by Nance, 3 volume set, 1st edition; 1962
Yesterday’s Reflections II Nassau County, Florida, Millennium Edition, by Jan H., Johannes, signed, numbered edition #160; 2000
Echoes of the Past: A History of Suwannee County 1858-2000, by the Suwannee 2000 Historic Committee, ISBN # 0-941072-43-6
A Flash of Green, by John D. MacDonald, hardback, signed, 1st edition; 1962.
LITERATURE, CLASSICS and 1st EDITIONS:
The Waves, by Virginia Woolf, 1st edition; 1931
Shakespeare in Harlem, signed by Langston Hughes, 1st edition; 1942
Fantastic Voyage II, by Isaac Asimov, signed
Kaddish, signed by Allen Ginsberg
Historical Tales, set of 12, published by Whitten; 1904
The Decameron the Modell of Wit, Mirth, Eloquence and Conversation, by John Boccaccio, in slipcase, Heritage Press; 1968
Natural Law and Enlightenment Classics, Liberty Fund, Inc. publisher, a large selection of new and used books, reprint of works from the 16th and 17th centuries.
CHILDREN – VINTAGE BOOKS and MEMORABILIA:
Hogwarts Library, by J. K. Rowling, Boxed set – unopened, Collector’s set
Harry Potter – collectibles.
The Emmitt Zone, by Emmitt Smith, signed, 1st edition; 1994.
Golf – Woods, Irons and Memorabelia, limited numbered edition # 213/5000; May 1989.
COLLECTIONS: A large selection of Disney Books including:
Wer Ist Carl Barks, by Carl Barks, signed, #874/999; 1993
A large collection of vintage publications from the State of Florida Department of Natural Resources pertaining to Florida geology and groundwater resources
A collection of books on the architecture of Addison Mizner
A large selection of signed books by African poets and authors
A large selection of books on butterflies
A collection (5) of small books by photographer, Todd Walker. All books are signed, limited, self published editions
A large selection of books from “Everyman’s Library edited by Ernest Rhys” 1906 – 1933
Encyclopedia Americana, 30 volumes plus 10 annuals; 1929
Grzimek’s Animal Life Encyclopedia, complete set of 13 volumes.
Original Pencil Sketch by Henry William Burgess (1792-1844). He was a British landscape painter to King William IV and Queen Victoria
A Large Number of 18th & 19th Century Hand-Colored Botanical Lithographs
MISCELLANEOUS – AVAILABLE beginning SUNDAY in the Corner
Stamps: Major holding of United Nations stamps to be sold as a set. Includes:
- First Day Issue
- Souvenir Cards
- Stamps in sheets, blocks of 4, and singles.
Music: A large selection of music CDs by local musicians: bands, groups