The Friends Best Used Book Sale returns on Friday, February 3 (3:00-7:00 pm.) and Saturday, February 4 (10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.). Featured this time in the basement will be all of our VINTAGE collection. Look for a 2-volume set of Don Quixote (1868), illustrated beautifully by Gustave Dore. The Works of Joseph Addison (3 of the 4 volumes published) are the oldest we’ve ever had (1721). We also have Limited Editions from C.F. Braun of Alhambra, an engineer who commissioned these charming stories from the 19 th century to be reprinted in the 1950s. Some have the original illustrations rendered in bright and lovely colors. Also available will be an Elbert Hubbard collection, the designer, writer and artist in the early 1900s began the Roycrofter Arts and Crafts movement before losing his life on the Lusitania. And be sure to check out The Olympiad Poster Collection (1896-1996) from Dreamworks.
The parking lot will have our popular $1.00 Bargain Books with many vintage books as well as newer fiction and non-fiction. Children’s and Teen books are 50 cents-$1.00, DVDs and CDs $1.00 each and Audio Books $2.00. Be sure and come on Saturday for our $5.00 BAG SALE on the parking lot. All you can stuff in a large grocery bag (we furnish the bags) for only $5.00!
The sale will take place behind the Sierra Madre Library, rain or shine. We look forward to seeing you there!