From the Book Sorting Room
The Friends of the Barrington Public Library are offering some very special books for purchase directly from the library's book sorting room. If you are interested in any of the volumes listed below, or wish to view the plethora of other books available, please leave your name and telephone number with the Reference Department staff, either in person or by telephoning 401-247-1920 ext 2, and a Friends member will contact you to schedule an appointment.
A Portfolio of Prints by Maine Artist Nikki Schumann. These 24 prints were selected from a series of 120 calendar posters made between 1976 and 1986. 11' x 14" Excellent condition; ready for framing. $20
Coaching Days of England: "Containing an Account of whatever was most remarkable for Grandeur, Elegance and Curiosity in the time of the Coaches of England, comprehending the years 1750 until 1850," Paul Elek Productions, Ltd., London, c. 1966. Very large book with 24 beautiful full-page color plates and 196 illustrations by a range of artists; also includes selections from famous writers, such as Fielding, Boswell, Austen. Interior is excellent; dust jacket has a few tears. A superb historical album. $25.
Art Across America: Two Centuries of Regional Painting 1710-1920, Three Volumes: The East and the Mid-Atlantic, The South and the Midwest, The Plains States and the West by William H. Gerdts, Abbeville Press, NY, c. 1990. Collector's Edition. SIGNED by the author. A monumental study representing more than 800 artists, profusely illustrated. A beautiful set in excellent condition; slipcase is slightly worn. $95.00 SOLD!
Korean Spirit and Culture, Volumes I thru VII, published by the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project, c. 2008-2011. The titles are ADMIRAL YI SUN-SIN, KING SEJONG THE GREAT, CHUNG-HYO-YE, FIFTY WONDERS OF KOREA VOL. 1 and 2, MASTER WONHYO, and THE PRACTICE OF HONGIK INGAN. All are in like-new condition, $20 for the set.
MOBY DICK; RED BADGE OF COURAGE; OLIVER TWIST; JANE EYRE and THE SECRET GARDEN. Beautiful Thomas Nelson Publishers copies in The Collection Library of Classics series. Dark red leather with gold embossing on the covers and spine and gilt page edges all around. $15 each.