From the Book Sorting Room
The Friends of the Barrington Public Library received several complete multi-volume set book donations that are available for purchase directly from the library's book sorting room. Many wonderful gardening books are also available for purchase at nominal prices.
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.
Multi-volume Sets Currently Available:
JANE EYRE by Charlotte Bronte. Collector's Edition. The Easton Press, c. 1978. Bound in genuine red leather with exquisite gilt tooling/lettering to boards and spine, four raised bands to spine, gilt page edges, cream silk moire endpapers. Includes lithographs in color by Barnett Freedman. A beautiful volume, a beautiful gift. $35.00
THE WRITINGS OF OWEN WISTER, 11-volume collection by The Macmillan Company, c. 1928. Dark blue boards with gold lettering on spines; showing signs of wear, otherwise in very good condition for age. A few of the stories are THE VIRGINIAN, WHEN WEST WAS WEST, LIN McLEAN, U. S. GRANT AND THE SEVEN AGES OF WASHINGTON, HANK'S WOMAN. $50.00.
NOBEL PRIZE LIBRARY, Helvetica Press, Inc., c. 1971, 10 volumes in very good condition, dark blue leatherette with red and gold on spines and covers, illustrated. Each volume features three or four honored writers with a woodcut of the person, the acceptance speech, the presentation address, and a complete work by the Nobel Laureate. $20.00