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Book Sale Specials

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The 2018 Friends of the Brookline Public Library Holiday Sale begins Saturday, December 1. Be sure to read more about the sale or browse some of this year’s selections.

Friends of the Brookline Library — Sets for Sale

  • The American Nation: A History. Edited A.B. Hart, Harvard Professor of History. Harper & Brothers, NY/London, 1906. Twenty volumes. Good condition.
  • The Works of Rudyard Kipling. Rudyard Kipling. Nottingham Society, 1909. Eight volumes. Fair condition – $10
  • Groves Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Edited W.S. Pratt & C.N. Boyd. MacMillan and Co., NY, 1935. Five volumes with index. Good condition – $13
  • Commonwealth History of Massachusetts. Edited A.B. Hart. States History Company, NY, 1929. Six volumes. Good condition – $20
  • The Works of Washington Irving. Washington Irving. Peter Fenelon Collier, NY. Three volumes. Fair condition.
  • The Complete Psychological Works of  Sigmund Freud. Edited and translated by J. Strachey. Vintage Hogarth Press, 2001. Complete set, 24 volumes (paperback). Excellent condition – $75
  • Planet Earth. Time-Life, 1982. Seventeen volumes. Good condition – $20
  • Little Masterpieces. Edited by B. Perry. Doubleday and McClure, 1901. Twelve Volumes. Good condition.
  • History of the People of the United States. J.B. McMasters. University of Pennsylvania, Appleton & Co., NY, 1908. Sixteen volumes. Good condition – $35
  • The World of Mathematics. James R. Newman. Simon and Schuster, NY, 1956. Four volumes. Excellent condition.
  • History of American Life. Edited by A.M. Schlesinger and D.R. Fox. MacMillan Co., 1943. 
  • The Complete Works of Mrs. E.B. Browning. Edited by H. Clarke and C. Porter. Society of English and French Literature, Thomas Y. Crowell & Co., NY, 1900. Two Volumes. Good condition.
  • The Romances of Alexander Dumas. Alexander Dumas. Little, Brown & Co., Boston , 1890. Seven volumes. Poor-fair condition.
  • America in Mid Passage. Charles and Mary Beard. MacMillan, NY, 1939. Two volumes. Good condition.
  • The Annotated Sherlock Holmes. Arthur Conan Doyle. Edited by William S. Baring-Gould. Clarkson N. Potter, Inc., NY, 1967. Two volumes. Excellent condition.
  • Our Times. Mark Sullivan. Charles Scribner’s Sons, NY, 1936. Three of six volumes. Excellent condition.
  • The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night. St. Martin’s Press, NY, 1972. Four volumes (complete). Excellent condition – $20
  • History of the American Theater. G.O. Seikhamer. Benjamin Blom, NY/London, 1968. Three volumes. Excellent condition – $10
  • Henry James: A Life. Leon Edel. J.B. Lippincott Co., Philadelphia/NY, 1969. Five volumes, excellent condition.
  • Kindler’s Lexicon (in German). Twelve volumes (complete set). Excellent condition – $35
  • Deutsches Wörterbuch (in German). Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. 1956. Eighteen volumes (paperback). Excellent condition.
  • The Story of Civilization. Will and Ariel Durant. Simon and Schuster, NY, 1961. Eleven volumes. $15 (two sets)
  • Great Books of the Western World. Encyclopedia Brittanica Inc., 1952. Fifty-four volumes (full set). Excellent condition – $75 (1982 edition also available)
  • The Great Ages of World Architecture. George Brazilles. Publisher, NY, 1961. Twelve volumes. Excellent condition.
  • The Book of Literature. Garkett, L. Vallee, A Brandl. The Grolier Society, 1899. Eight volumes. Good condition.
  • The Legends of the Jews. Jewish Publication Society of America, 1911. Six volumes. Fair condition.
  • Great Ideas. Brittanica, 1961. Ten volumes (complete). Excellent condition – $10
  • Brockhaus (German Encyclopedia). Excellent condition – $30
  • Modern Painters. J.R. Ruskin. Frank Lovell & Co., NY. Nine volumes. Poor -fair condition.
  • Beethoven’s Symphonies (miniature orchestral scores). Three volumes. Good condition.
  • Three sets of Russian books, all in Russian including titles.
  • The Colonial Period of American History. C.M. Andrews. Yale University Press, 1936 orig., 1964 reprint. Four volumes (paperback). Excellent condition.
  • Classic Romances of Literature. Consolidated Book Publishers, Inc., 1937. Five volumes. Excellent condition – $10
  • The Story of the Bible. William H. Wise Co, NY. Four volumes. Good condition – $20
  • New Studies in Genesis-Deuteronomy (English and Hebrew). Nehama Leibowitz. Maor Wallach Press, Israel.
  • Genesis, two copies of Leviticus. Excellent condition.
  • The Soncino Talmud. Edited by Rabbi Dr. I. Epstein. Oxford University Press, 1936. Seventeen volumes plus index (complete set). Excellent condition – $25
  • Nations of the World. Collier, NY, 1899. Thirty-two volumes. Excellent condition – $20
  • A History of the U.S. Ten volumes (paperback) – $10
  • J.S. Bach. Albert Schweitzer. MacMillan, NY 1911. Two volumes. Good condition – $4
  • The Outline of History. H.G. Wells. Triangle Books, NY, 1940. Three volumes. Fair condition – $5
  • The Wonders of Science in Modern Life. H.S. Williams and Edward Williams. Funk and Wagnalls Co., NY/London , 1912. Eight of out ten volumes. Good condition.
  • War and Peace. Leo Tolstoy. Illustrated by Fritz Eichenberg. Heritage Press. Two volumes. Good condition – $4
  • Our Times. Mark Sullivan. Charles Scribners Sons, NY/London, 1932. Six volumes (complete set). Excellent condition – $25
  • Lexicon der Kinder und Jugendliteratur  (German). Beltz Verlag. Weinheim und Basel, 1975. Three volumes. Excellent condition – $7
  • The Works of Sinclair Lewis. Sinclair Lewis. Collier, NY, 1934. Ten volumes (incomplete). Excellent condition. 
  • The Waverly Novels of Sir Walter Scott. Waverly Book Co., NY 1898. Twelve volumes (incomplete). Fair condition – $5
  • Faulkner: A Biography. Joseph Blotner. Random House, NY, 1974. Good condition – $5
  • Metsuda Chumash/Rashi (Hebrew and English). 2004. Three volumes. Excellent condition.
  • History of the United States. Channing. MacMillan Co., NY, 1921. Six volumes. Fair condition – $15
  • Mishnayoth (Hebrew and English) Second edition. Judaic Press, 1990. Seven volumes. Excellent condition.
  • The Works of O. Henry. Doubleday, Page and Co., Garden City/NY, 1920. Twelve volumes. Fair condition – $10
  • Encyclopedia Brittanica. 1910-1911 edition. Complete. Poor condition – $20
  • The Works of Ruskin – ten volumes – $15
  • The Works of Wilkie Collins. Peter Fenelon Collier, New York. Twenty-three of thirty volumes. Good condition – $20
  • The Novels of Balzac. Translated by Clara Bell and Jno. Rudd. The Gebbie Publishing Co., Ltd., Philadelphia, 1899. Eighteen volumes (incomplete). Good condition – $20
  • English Literature 1660-1800: A Bibliography of Modern Studies. Compiled for Philological Quarterly. Princeton Univ Press, 1972. Six volumes. Excellent condition – $18
  • America: Great Crises in our History, Told by its Makers. Americanization Dept., Veterans of Foreign Wars, Chicago, 1925. Eleven of twelve volumes. Fair to good condition – $20
  • The Works of Charles Dickens. Illustrated by Hablot Knight Brown. Books Inc, Boston/New York, 1936. Sixteen of twenty volumes. Fair to good condition – $25

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