Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Odd Lots For Sale

We have some odd lots of books that we'd like to move out of our work area. Thus, we'll make you a great deal!

First, the rules:

1.  You must be a current member of the Friends of Reston Regional Library. If you're not, we'll be happy to sell you a membership along with the Odd Lot you want. You can click on the link on this page, or do it all as one transaction.

$15 General Membership
$5 Senior (65+)

Donation Levels
$250 Special Friend
$100 Best Friend
$50 Good Friend

2.  Appointment to see the Odd Lot must be at the library during regular business hours (click here for hours)
3.  To make an appointment, e-mail us or call us at 703-829-5467. Leave a message and we'll get back with you as soon as possible.

Now, for the lots:


$65              World Book Encyclopedia / deluxe ed / complete set / copyr 2002
$65               McGraw-Hill Technical Encyclopedia / ex-RRL / complete set / copyr 2002

$10              2009 ed of LexisNexis Corporate Affiliations / 8 vol complete set / ex-RRL

$10               Firsts: The Book Collector's Magazine / lot of 19 issues years 2008-2010

Specialty Magazines 

$48              Starlog magazine / lot of 56 issues, incl anniversary issues, years 1977-1983 / Relive all those sci fi movie & tv favorites from the past! 
                     (from mega-hits like Star Wars and Star Trek to the obscure and the deliriously campy)

$  6              official Dungeons & Dragons publication / Dungeon magazine /lot of 15 issues years 2006-2007 / incl final issue #150 with bonus poster map
$  6              official Dungeons & Dragons publication / Dragon magazine /
                     lot of 16 issues years 2005-2007 / incl final issue #259 (no map)
         OR      $10       for both lots of D&D magazines


$  6              Dwell magazine / lot of 34 issues / approx years 2006-2008
$  4              Radio Control Modeler magazine / lot of 36 issues / approx years 1989-1991 bonus 10 issues of Model Airplane News / approx year 1990


25 cents per copy             DC, Marvel and more    (content rated either Teen+, Adult)


  • Give us a chance to help you find books 'n stuff that you'd like to purchase! Do you need prep books for tests, exams?  SAT, AP, GRE, bar exams, etc

  • Occasionally we receive donations of beautiful coffee table type books that have unfortunately picked up strong cigarette odors.  While we do appreciate the good intentions of the donors, our sale criteria prevent us from offering these at our semi-annual sales. But if you'd like to be notified if such bargain opportunities crop up, please provide your contact info.

  • Do you enjoy crafting "altered art"?  If you are interested in purchasing bulk quantities of unusual materials for your hobby,  please provide your contact info.  Possible materials may include various forms of printed matter, leather book bindings, ephemera and more.

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