Tuesday, April 28 is half price day at the Friends of the Library Book Sale

This year’s Collector’s Corner features books and collectibles at bargain prices. 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 25-28 during the Spring Book Sale, April 25-29, 2015. Some highlights include:

Art and Photography
The Art of Soviet Paekh by N Sobolevsky; 1958.
Salvador Dali The Paintings 1904-1989 – by Robert Descharnes / Gilles Neret, 2 volumes; 2007.
Les Jardins by Van Cleef & Arpels; original jewelry influenced by gardens and illustrated with paper cutouts; in slipcase; 2008.
The New York School Photographs 1936-1963 by Jane Livingston; includes bibliographical references and index; 1992.
The Russian Icon: From its Origin to the Sixteenth Century by Viktor Nikitich Lzarer; 1st edition; 1996.

Collectors, Collections & Collecting the Arts of China edited by Jason Steuber; 1st edition; 2014.
The Art of the Motorcycle published by the Guggenheim Museum; 1998.
Winogrand: Figments from the Real World by John Szarkowski; 1988; 2003 with addenda.
Henri Cartier Bresson, Photogrpher 1st revised edition; 1992.
Looking In: Robert Frank’s the Americans expanded 1st edition; 2009.

2 Robert Carson Watercolor Prints of the University of Florida; 11 ½” x 14 ½”
Florida Pines and Phosphates, Bricks and Baptists by Franklin Camp Bacon; signed; includes genealogy of the Camp family who founded Campville, FL; 1989.
The Timber Tycoons: The Camp Families of Virginia and Florida and Their Empire 1887-1987 by Parke Rouse, Jr.; signed; includes genealogy of the Camp family who founded Campville, FL; 1988
The Yearling by Marjory Kinnan Rawlings; Easton Press.
Ruby McCollum by William Bradford Huie; a book once banned in Florida; hardback and paperback; 1956.
Florida Architecture of Addison Mizer introduction by Ida Tarbell; 185 illustrations; William Helburn, Inc.; 1928.
Indian Traders of the Southeastern Spanish Borderlands: Panton, Leslie & Company and John Forbes & Company 1783-1847 by William Coker and Thomas Watson; 1986.

Literature, History and First Editions
The Emergence of Lincoln by Allan Nevins; Easton Press; 2 volumes; 1988.
Eichmann in Jerusalem: a Report on the Banality of Evil by Hannah Arendt; 1st edition; Viking; 1963.
World War I Books a collection of review copies, including: Beill’s Encyclopedia of World War I; 2 volumes; 2012.
History of Brooks County Georgia, 1858-1948; 1st edition; includes genealogy, history, 1860 census, etc.; 1948.
A Moveable Feast Ernest Hemingway; 1st edition; 1964.
The Water-Method Man by John Irving; 1st edition; fiction; 1972.
The Romance of the Colorado River by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh; 1st edition; 1902.
At the Mountain of Madness & other Novels by H. P. Lovecraft; 1st Arkham House printing; 1964.

Civil War
A History of the 31st Georgia Volunteer Infantry; 1997.
Suffering to Silence: 29th Texas Cavalry, CSA, Regimental History; signed; 1975.
Confederate Supply 1969.
Civil War Records, State of Maine for Years 1864 & ’65; 2 volumes; 1866.
War of the Rebellion, Official Records, Series I / Volume I; 1880.
Life in Dixie During the War ’61, ’62, ’63, ’64 & ’65.
Civil War Reminiscences of a Georgia Lady; 1897.
Infantry Tactics, Volume 2 Brig. Gen. Silas Casey; 1862.
Voices of the Civil War; 20 volumes.
Photographic History of the Civil War; 5 volumes; 1987 edition.
Sandburg’s Abraham Lincoln; 6 volumes; Sangamon edition.

Faulkner’s Mississippi by Willie Morris; 1st edition; 1990.

Peanuts, the Art of Charles M. Schulz signed with small drawing; 2001.

The Forever War I by Joe Haldeman; illustrated by Marvano; a graphic novel; limited edition #276/500; signed by Haldeman; 1990.
A large selection of motorcycle racing books including: Steve McQueen 40 Summers Ago, Hollywood behind the Iron Curtain with the 1964 ISDT U.S. team; 1st edition; includes poster of McQueen and is signed by six members of the U.S. team; 2004.
Uncle Remus & Brer Rabbit by Joel Chandler Harris; published by Frederick A. Stokes Company; 1907.

A collection of Pogo humor by Walt Kelly; 1950’s
Several self-bound books with collections of: Chicago Ledger 1899-1923, Illustrated Story Weekly Chicago Ledger 1924, Weekly Ledger Illustrated Stories 1924-1925. Blade and Ledger 1929, Frank Leslie’s Chimney Corners a bound book of issues from June 6, 1868 – May 22, 1869.

View more books, collectibles and art in the Flickr album below.

Read about Superintendent Alachua County Public Schools visit to FOL's Bookhouse on April 23.


Posted by NickieK on April 20, 2015