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.
ANTHONY QUINN'S EYE: A Lifetime of Creating and Collecting Art. By Donald Kuspit, Jay Parini, and Tom Roberts, c. 2004, First Edition, First Printing. This large, sumptuous art book is a collection of photographs that document Quinn's life. Must be seen; in very good condition. $25.00
THE FRIGATE SURPRISE: The Complete Story of the Ship Made Famous in the Novels of Patrick O'Brian. By naval historian Brian Lavery and Geoff Hunt, member of the Royal Society of Marine Artists, c. 2009 (First American Edition). This large, beautiful book contains the complete career history of "HMS Surprise" in both her historical and her fictional roles with more than 50 historical illustrations and much more. SOLD! Thank You!ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, C. 2007. A Complete set of 32 volumes in excellent condition. SOLD! Thank You!