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Book Sale Specials

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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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