Book Sale Collector's corner offers rare finds and book treasures

This year’s Collector’s Corner features books and collectibles that will please art and antique lovers, history and civil war buffs as well as collectors of all sorts. Take a browse through this partial list then mark your calendar for the spring Friends of the Library Book Sale, at the BookHouse, 430-B N. Main Street, Gainesville.

Friends of the Library Collector's Corner is open April 12 - 15  during the Spring Book Sale, April 12 - 16, 2014

Some highlights - Salome: A Tragedy in One Act translated from the French of Oscar Wilde: illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, first English edition: one of only 500 copies, 1894

Easton Press - A selection of Classics and Non-Fiction; also, Masterpieces of

Science Fiction Library

Franklin Library - Classics and Non-Fiction, including a 3 volume set of Boswell’s Life

of Samuel Johnson

Florida Collection - Barcia’s Chronological History of the Continent of Florida, 1951

Marjorie Harris Carr: Defender of Florida’s Environment

Seminole Yearbooks – volumes from 1920’s thru 1970’s

Florida: From Indian Trail to Space Age, 1965, first printing, 3 volumes inscribed.

History of Gainesville, Florida by Jess G. Davis, 1966, signed

History of Alachua County by Jess G. Davis, 1959, signed

Civil War - A large selection of Civil War books, maps, prints and pamphlets                   Battle Cry of Freedom, James M. McPherson, signed, first edition

The Struggle for the Bliss Farm at Gettysburg, June 2nd & 3rd, 1863

Regional Histories - Early Days on the Georgia Tidewater, 1995

Genealogy - Seed from Madagascar, 1937, first edition

Pioneers of Wiregrass, Georgia, 9 volumes

Military - The Old Breed, a History of the First Marine Division in World War II, 1949

Science - The Principles and Practices of Medicine, William Osler, 1899, third edition

The Nuclear Engineering Handbook, 1958, First edition

Fiction & Mystery - many signed first editions

Travel/Adventure - Farthest North – The Norwegian Polar Expedition, 1893 - 1896 , Volumes I and II, 1897

Art - Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, Maggie Taylor, first edition, signed

All 4 YOU! by Jerry Uelsmann, Maggie Taylor, Myungduck and Woogu, signed, photography

The Golden Hour by Herb Ritto

Photography Books by Edward Ruscha

Henri Matisse: a Retrospective, John Elderfield, 1993, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Additional Books – Anglo-Spanish Confrontation on the Gulf Coast During the American Revolution, William Coker and Robert Rea, 1982

Find children's books and much more.