October 8 - 13, 2018
We're gonna be ready for ya - Monday 5 pm the fun starts!
Currently, we have 76 boxes of non-reader (preschooler) books = over 3,000 books at 50 cents each!!! That is not even counting the Like New slightly higher priced ones.
We are SUPER BUSY pricing and sorting books for this sale. We will be cram packed once again.
NOTE: At 2 pm a Friends volunteer will be inside the handicapped door in the hallway to distribute numbers to form the waiting line to enter the sale at 5 pm. A membership may be bought at this time, if not already current (check or cash). Although the library will be closed, the handicapped door down the ramp will be unlocked and rest room will be open at that time.
One numbered ticket per person. Kids, friends, spouses, must all be present to receive their own number. Otherwise they will be at the end of the line upon entry. After picking up your number you have time to go have a cup of coffee, a bite to eat or a nap. Library upstairs will not be open that Monday.
Remember: Cash or checks only. We do not take Credit or Debit cards.
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And so begins the sampling of the list of special priced books for the sale. All shelved in the children's room with the Like New books.
Doctor Who magazines & game player manual, etc - all special priced.
Just In: Historic Airplane book collection from estate. Special priced shelved with History in children's room, regular priced in history in basement.
TWO FULL BOXES of FINE WOODWORKING, WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL, WOODSMITH, SHOP NOTES, etc. 50c each. Shelved in How To.
MANY CHILTON & HAYNES car/truck repair manuals most shelved with sports in the hallway but some may be ribbon books, as well. Also quite a few Harley Davidson books.
SHIPS....incredible offering of their history in this sale, beautiful books! Many on the Titanic. Also Russian, European and Chinese History books. Most all are special priced ribbon books. A few shelved in foreign language. Many books on European Royalty, and Trains.
ANIMALS, NATURE, GARDENING/SCIENCE:
Contaminant Hydrogeology, by C. W. Fetter, 1992, hardcover, no dj., $35.
To Fell A Tree, by Jeff Jepson, 2012, softcover, $12.
Jacques Boyceau and the French Formal Garden, by Franklin Hazlehurst,, 1966, hardcover, no/dj, $12.
Biology of the Pit Vipers, Ed. by Campbell and Brodie, 1992, hardcover w/dj, $75.
The Fantastic Art of Frank Frazetta, Vol, 1,2,3,5, 1975-1985, softcover, previous owner's name on front cover of Vol. 2, four volumes $95.
An American Palace, Chicago's Samuel M. Nickerson House, by David Bagnall, 2011, hardcover, w/dj, cean, like new, $15.
Goodwood, Art & Architecture, Sport and Family, by Rosemary Baird, 2007, hardcover w/torn dj, clean, $75
Great Houses of New York 1880-1940, Vol II., by Michael Kathrens, 2013, hardcover, w/dj, $45.
Versailles, by Valerie Bajou, hardcover, no dj, gilt edged pages, gilt text on front board, $45.
The Complete Lyrics of Ira Gershwin, by Robert Kimball, 1993, hardcover, w/torn dj., $5.
M. C. Escher: Visions of Symmetry, by Doris Schattschneider, 2004, hardcover, w/dj, $18.
The Dunlaps and Their Furniture, by The Currier Gallery of Art, 1970, softcover, $45.
American Splendor, The Residential Architecture of Horace Trumbauer, by Michael Kathrens, 2011, hardcover, w/dj, clean, like new, $50.
Handel's Dramatic Oratorios and Masques, by Winton Dean, 1959, hardcover w/dj, ex-lib., $30.
The Avant-Garde, Russian Architecture in the Twenties, Ed. by Cooke & Ageros, 1991, softcover, $45.
Noblesse Russe: Portraits, by Jacques Ferrand, Vol, 1, 2, 4, 5, softcover, rare, text in French, $200.
1960 Ravelin's, Oxford, Mass High School Yearbook, clean, no markings, $45.
Louis XIV, by Joel Cornette, 2007, hardcover w/dj, absolutely beautiful book, in French, $30.
Childhood Memories of Florence Peters, by Florence Peters Tallman, 1978, softcover, author signed, includes Orlowski family, springfield, ma, $15.
G. A. Custer, His Life and Times, by Glenwood J. Swanson, 2004, hardcover, w/dj, $90.
Families, A Memoir and a Celebration, by Wyatt Cooper, 1975, hardcover w/dj, author inscribed, $50.
Windsor Locks Girl Scouts Friendship Cookbook, spiral bound softcover, $15.
Springfield, Massachusetts 150 Personal Recipes, by Woman's Society of Christian Service, Liberty Methodist Church, spiral bound soft cover, $15.
Holly Hobbie's Cookbook, 1979, hardcover, no dj, used, $5.
Secrets of th1e M*A*S*H Mess, The Lost Recipes of Private Igor, by Jeff Maxwell, 1997, softcover, inscription inside front cover, $4.
Several Author Signed from Odyssey Book Club in Perfect Shape
The Story of Bridgeport (CT) 1836-1936, by Elsie Danenberg, softcover blue w/gilt seal and lettering on front, $12.
The 96th Voyage, The Truth About the Empress of Ireland Tragedy, by Ian Kinder., 2017, softcover, inscribed by author's wife, $75.
Liner Bound, Passenger Ship Photographs 1897-1960, by Jeffrey Russell Willoughby, 2013, hardcover w/dj, like new, $80.
The World Cultural Heritage in Beijing, The Ming Tombs, softcover, $12.
Scanning the Pharaohs, CT Imaging of the New Kingdom Royal Mummies, by Hawass and Saleem, 2016, hardcover, w/dj, clean, like new, $20.
Boeing's B-47 Stratojet, by Alwyn T. Lloyd, 2005, hardcover, w/dj, $50.
The 377 Stratocruiser & KC-97 Stratofreighter, Boeing's Great Post War Transports, by Bill Yenne, 2014, hardcover w/dj, clean, $80
Wings of Fame, The Journal of Classic Combat Aircraft, 20 volumes, by Aerospace Publishing,, great shape, $90.
The Hampshire History, Celebrating 300 Years of Hampshire County, Mass., by the Tercentenary Editorial Committee, 1964, hardcover, no dj., $14.
The Northampton Book, Chapters from 300 Years in the Life of a New England Town, by The Tercentenary Committee, 1954, hardcover w/torn dj, $18.
History of Hadley: Early History of Hatfield, S. Hadley, Amherst, & Granby, Also Family Genealogies, by Sylvester Judd, 1976, hardcover w/dj., $18.
The Civil War Day By Day, An Almanac 1861-1865, by E. B. Long, 1971, hardcover, no dj, $9.
Vermont Explained....Plymouth, by John Cotton Dana, 1925, hardcover, no dj, ex-lib, $45.
The Official Monogram US Navy & Marine Corps Aircraft Color Guide, 4 Volumes. , by John M. Elliott, 1987-1993, all hardcover w/dj, $195.
The Celys and Their World, An English Merchant Family of the Fifteenth Century, by Alison Hanham, 1985, hardcover, w/dj in plastic, $28.
"The Consecrated Eminence", The Story of the Campus and Buildings of Amherst College., by Stanley King, 1951, hardcover, no dj, $6.
White Star Line, The Company & the Ships, by Les Streater, 2012, hardcover, w/dj, $60.
Valley of the Kings, The tombs and the funerary temples of Thebes West, ed. by Kent Weeks., 2011, hardcover, w/dj, $40
SS Normandie, by William H Miller, 2013, softcover, $20.
Berengaria, Cunard's "Happy Ship", by Les Streater, 2001, softcover, $30.
Waffen-SS Commanders, by Mark C. Yerger, 1997, hardcover, w/dj, $20.
Sky Route to the Quarries, History of the Barre Railroad, by Bill Gove, 2004, softcover, $30.
The Men of the USS Arizona, by T. J. Cooper, 2008, softcover and 2016 hardcover 75th anniversary, $20 each.
Beneath Pearl Harbot, USS Arizona Underwater Views of an American Icon, by Seymour & Blinick, 2016, hardcover, no/dj, $25.
Tsarskoye Selo Palaces and Parks, by Khodasevich, 2009, hardcover, w/dj, gilt edged pages, like new, $125.
Bismarck, Majestic, Caledonia, by Les Streater, 2013, hardcover, w/dj, $50.
The Yusupov Palace, by Kukuruzova and Utochkina, 2010, hardcover, no dj, $25.
The Romanovs, by Hall & Beeche, 2017, hardcover, w/dj, $50.
Sons of Heaven, Famous Chinese Emperors in History, ed. by Boya Traveling Book Co., 2008, softcover, $55.
Exploring English Castles, by Dr. Edd Morris, 2015, hardcover, w/dj, $20.
Normandie, by John Maxtone-Graham, 2008, hardcover, w/dj, $45.
Die Grossen Deutschen Passagierschiffe, Imperator, Vaterland, Bismarck, by Peter Zerbe, 1999, hardcover, no dj, in German, $95.
The Unseen Aquitania, by Layton & Fitch, 2016, hardcover w/dj, $15.
Titanic Unseen, by Senan Molony, 2016, hardcover w/dj, $20.
The Unseen Britannic, by Simon Mills, 2016, hardcover w/dj, $10
U.S.S. Oklahoma, Remembrance of a Great Lady, by Joe L. Todd, date?, hardcover, no dj, $95.
Bremen & Europa, German Speed Queens of the Atlantic, by J. Russell Willoughby, 2010, hardcover, w/torn dj, $35.
U.S. Small Combatants, etc., by Norman Friedman, 1987, hardcover, w/dj, $60.
Angels in the Gate, New York City and the General Slocum Disaster, by Karen Lamberton, 2006, softcover, $20.
German Luxury Ocean Liners, by Nils Schwerdtner, 2013, hardcover w/dj, $10.
L'Incendie de L'Atlantique, by Bernadac & de Villermont, 1997, hardcover w/dj, in French, $20.
Ah, The Forbidden City!, Foreign Language Press, 2011, hardcover, no dj, 1st Ed., $100.
Forge of Innovation, An Industrial History of the Springfield Armory, 1794-1968, by Michael S. Raber, et al., 2008, softcover, $110.
The Detection and Identification of War Gases, by Ministry of Home Security Air Raid Precautions Dept., 1940, hardcover, no dj, $20.
Herculaneum Past and Future, by Andrew Wallace-Hadrill, 2011, hardcover w/dj, like new, $80.
Le Palais des Tuileries, by Guillaume Fonkenell, 2010, hardcover, clean, like new, in French, $45.
The Titanic and Pennsylvania, The Keystone State Connection, by Ned. W. Schillow, 2015, Vol. 1, softcover, $10.
We Own Laurentic, The Story of the Gold Ship, by Jack Scoltock, 2016, softcover, $6.
St. Wulstan Society (of Worcester, MA), 1941, hardcover, no dj, gilt lettering and stains on front board, only 75 copies printed, $75.
Hitler's Navy, A Reference Guide to the Kriegsmarine 1935-1945, by Jak Showell, 2009, hardcover, w/dj, clean, like new $25.
Torpedo Los!, The Fascinating World of U-Boat Collectibles, by Gordon Williamson, 2006, hardcover, no dj, $165.
Donitz's Crews, Germany's U-Boat Sailors in WWII, by French L. MacLean, 2009, hardcover, w/torn dj., $45.
Tsarskoye Selo, The Imperial Summer Residence, by Sautov et al, hardcover, w/torn dj, $135.
The Battlecruiser HMS Hood, An Illustrated Biography 1916-1941, by Bruce Taylor, 2004, hardcover, w/dj, $40.
The Workwoman's Guide, A Guide to 19th Century Decorative ARts, Fashion and Practical Crafts, by a Lady,1986, softcover, repro of original 1838 ed., softcover, $70.
Life in Ancient Rome, People and Places by Nigel Rodgers, 2012, hardcover, no dj, clean, like new, $18.
Cartes de Visite in 19th Century Photography, by William C. Darrah, 1981 hardcover w/dj, smells musty, $20.
Farmington (CT) Town Clerks andTheir Times 1645-1940, by Mabel S. Hurlburt, 1943, hardcover, no dj, #105 of 400 issued, sticker removed from front board (not picture w/title)., $65.
Les Dynasties des Rois de France 481-1848, in French, 2013, in slipcase, like new, $70.
War Badges of the Kriegsmarine, by Gordon Williamson, 2010, hardcover no/dj, $70
Legendary Liners 1881 to 1969, by Les Streater, 2011, hardcover w/worn dj, $45.
The Feudal Empresses of Ancient China, by Shangguan Ping, softcover, like new, $100.
Titanic, The Ship Magnificent, Vol, 2, Interior Design and Fitting Out, by Beveridge et al, 2016, 5th ed., hardcover w/dj, $40. (Also have 1st edition w/torn dj for$85.)
Battleships of the Bismarck Class, by Koop andSchmolke, 2014, softcover, clean, like new, $20.
New England Samplers to 1840, Old Sturbridge Village, 1980 softcover, like new, $25.
The Titanic Commutator - 45 issues - $90.
Herculaneum, Art of a Buried City, by Guidobaldi and Esposito, 2012, hardcover w/dj, like new $75
Versailles, ed by Pierre Arizzoli-Clementel, 2013, hardcover, like new, text in French, $100.
The Labrador Inuit, by Tim Borlase, 1993, hardcover, no dj, clean, like new, $20.
Lincoln Motor Cars Reference Book 1941, Ford Motor Company, softcover, $7
Chilton's Chevelle/MonteCarlo 1964-77 Repair & Tune Up Guide, softcover, $20.
Clymer VW Transporter 1961-1979 Shop Manual, softcover, $5.
Rabbit/Jetta Diesel Service Manual 1977-1983 inc. pickup truck and turbo diesel, by Bentley, softcover, $45.
Honda CB900 C dohc Four 901cc 1980-81 Workshop Manual, by Haynes, 1981, softcover, $55.
Lessons Stitched in Silk, Samplers from the Canterbury Region of New Hampshire, softcover, $15.
2007 Hummer H3, Service Manual, softcover, $35.
Sincere's Mini-Bike Service Book, by William Ewers with Irv Charles, 1972, hardcover, no dj. $95.
The Lineman's Handbook, by Edwin Kurtz, 1942, softcover, $20.
The Little Engine That Could, by Walter Piper = in braille and English, $8.
Stephanie and the Coyote, Stefanii doo Ma'ii, by Jack Crowder, in Navajo and English, cover loose, $7
Forbidden City, The Great Within, by Holdsworth & Courtauld, 2008, hardcover, w/torn dj, $95.
Transylvania, by Bronwen Riley, 2007, hardcover, w/torn dj, $35.
A Child's Garden of Grass, by Jack Margolis and Richard Clorfene, 1969, 1st ed., softcover, clean, $75.
Chinese Herbal Medicine, Eastland Press, 1986, hardcover, $20.
I'm Not Really Here, by Tim Allen,, 1996, hardcover, w./dj, Author Signed., $20.
The Traveller's Guide to Sacred Ireland, by Gary Meehan, 2008 softcover, $75.
Statistical Models in S, edited by Chambers & Hastie, 1992, softcover, $35.
Curling, Fun for Everyone, by Dar Curtis, 1959, small softcover, 28 pages., $5.
Duesenberg, the Mightiest American Motor Car, by J. L. Elbert, 1975, hardcover, w/dj, $18.
POETRY, PLAYS, CLASSICS:
Plutarch's Morals, 5 Volumes, by William W. Goodwin, 1870 hardcover, no dj, ex-lib., $100.
Sophocles (Vol 2), by John Phillimore, 1902, hardcover, no dj, ex-lib. $15.
The Literature of Medieval England, by D W. Robertson, Jr., 1970, hardcover, no dj, $7.
Early Modern Civil Discourses, editied by Jennifer Richards, 2003, hardcover w/dj, $100.
Milton in Chancery, by J. Milton French, 1939, hardcover, no dj, $20.
Orlando, by Virginia Woolf, 1957, softcover, $15.
The Early Iconography of the Tree of Jesse, by Arthur Watson, 1934, hardcover, no dj, gilt lettering on spine, $75.
Members night only - memberships available at the door
Tues – Fri: 10:00am-8:00pm
Friday only is Senior Citizen Day (60Yr+) Discount 25% on most items
Half Price Day!
No book donations until December 1.
See here what donation types we accept.