Thursday, April 26, 2012


The Friends of Reston Regional Library huge Semi-Annual Book Sale is happening!


Don't miss out - Sale proceeds are used to support library programs.

The Sale will be open to the General Public (no membership required):
Thu & Fri, April 26 - 27, 10am – 5pm
Sat April 28, 10am - 4pm
Sun April 29, 1pm-3:30pm


THOUSANDS OF BOOKS FEATURED

RESTOCKED DAILY

Tell your Friends!


QUESTIONS?
Send an email to restonfriendspr@gmail.com or call us at 703-829-5467

WANT TO VOLUNTEER?
Email restonfriendspr@gmail.com or call us at 703-829-5467  

NOTES:  There will be no children’s books at this sale. 
Disabled patrons are encouraged to call ahead to arrange access.

Friday, April 13, 2012

Odd Lots #9


It's time to treat yourself with a purchase from our latest Odd Lots sale!

You must have an active Friends membership to participate, and we process on a first come, first served basis.  If you are interested or have questions, email us at restonfriendspr@gmail.com (ask for Pamela).



A)        $3              Cook's Country magazines / lot of 12 issues
                               spanning 2010-2011

B)        $2.50        Cook's Illustrated magazines / lot of 6 issues
                              spanning Nov 2008 - Dec 2011

C)        $8             Food Network magazines / lot of 18 issues
                              spanning Oct 2009 - Nov 2011

D)        $2.50        Every Day with Rachael Ray magazines / lot of 7 issues, all 2011

E)        $3              Wine Spectator magazines / lot of 10 issues
                               spanning June 30, 2011 - Jan 15, 2012
                               includes issue for The Top 100 wines of the year

F)        $5              Threads: For People Who Love to Sew / magazines / lot of 18 issues
                               spanning Jan 2004 - Jan 2006

G)        $30           Golden Hands: Knitting, Dressmaking & Needlecraft Guide
                              74 parts out of 75 (missing #27)
                              publ by Marshall Cavendish / circa 1970
                              bonanza of retro styles and how to make them

H)        $10          [genealogy magazine grab box for hobbyists] / a whole boxful of
                             magazines! includes Ancestry (from ancestry.com), Family Tree, 
                             Family Chronicle, Discovering Family History

I)        $2.50        WoodenBoat: The Magazine for Wooden Boat Owners, Builders,
                             and Designers lot of 9 issues / 
                             8 issues 1999-2001 plus 1 issue 1993

J)        $20           History of the United States: From Its Aboriginal Times to The Present Day
                             set of 8 volumes
                             by Benson J Lossing / publ by Lamb Publishing Co [NY]
                             publ 1909 (copyr 1909, first copyr 1895)
                             hardcovers in blue bindings, corners worn / top edges gilt / illustrations

K)        $20          Ridpath's History of the World
                             set of 9 volumes
                             by John Clark Ridpath
                             publ by The Jones Brothers Publishing Company [Cincinnati, OH]
                             copyr 1907 (first ed was 1894; sold by subscription only)
                             3/4 leather bindings / title gildings still bright on spines, 
                             but yes, the leather is shedding

L)        $15        [3 different histories by William H Prescott] / [publ 1864]
                           lot of 4 matched volumes but no title is complete
                           2 different histories by Willaim H Prescott / 
                           1 history by William Robertson and William H Prescott / 
                           publ J B Lippincott [Philadelphia]
                           matched 1/2 leather (spines with gilt titles) 
                           over marbled boards / top edges gilt / bindings are tight

M)        $6          The Second World War / by Winston Churchill
                           6 vol set / BCE / no dj's

N)        $30        The Whole Works of the Late Rev James Hervey, 
                           A. M., Rector of Weston-Favel, in  Northamptonshire
                           lot of 2 volumes only / volume II and volume VI out of 6
                           publ in 1810 by W W Woodward [Philadelphia]
                           completely leather bound / gilt titles on the spines / bindings are tight

O)        $12        Transformers: Generation One
                            lot of 11 comics / issues # 0 - 10
                            publ by DreamWave / copyr 2003 / as unread

P)        $5         The Dark Knight Strikes Again
                           by Frank Miller & Lynn Varley / DC Comics / 
                           set of 3 volumes perfect bound / copyr 2001 / as unread

Q)        $15        Captain America comics
                            publ by Marvel / lot of 6 issues / issues #333 - 338 / 
                            received bagged and boarded
                            story arc "next Captain America" with Bucky (who in 1987 is African American)

R)        $10        Game Informer magazines / for video game fans
                            lot of 35 issues / spanning July 2005 - Sept 2008 / issues #147, #151 - 185
                            includes #167 cover Star Wars: The Force
                            plus #185  Batman: Arkham Asylum

S)        $12        The Bobbsey Twins
                            lot of 10 titles / 8 of the 10 have their 4/C dj's, incl #'s 1, 4, 5, 7, 8
                            publ c.1950

T)        $100        Cricket Magazine for Kids / for ages 9-14 
                             award winning publication for its writing and illustrations for children
                             over 300 issues / spanning Dec 1975 - May 2003
                             plus bonus 27 custom Cricket slipcases to hold everything
                             mint unread copies perfect for anyone interested in children's artwork, 
                             plus teachers and home schoolers

U)        $20        The Comedies, Histories, Tragedies, and Poems of William Shakespeare 
                           with Memoir, Introductions, and Notes by Richard Grant White
                           [The New Grant White Shakespeare]
                           set of 12 volumes / publ 1924 / copyr 1911 (may vary by volume)
                           black bindings w/embossed masks on the cover

V)        $10        Plays and Poems of Shakespeare
                           14 volumes out of set of 15
                           ed by A J Valpy / publ by F M Lupton Publishing Co [NY]

W)        $15       The Caxtons: A Family Picture / [The English Comedie Humaine]
                           set of 10 volumes
                           by Edward Bulwer Lytton / publ by The Century Co [NY] / 
                           publ 1903, copyr 1902 hardcovers with pasted spine labels /
                           top edges gilt, rough cut on other two edges
                           number 195 of limited ed of 350

X)        $10        [mixed lot of literary journals, plus a few of history]
                           36 issues / spanning early 1960's-1980's
                           incl Partisan Review, Evergreen Review / Renaissance Quarterly

Y)        $5         Time Life / The Enchanted World
                          lot of 4 selected volumes
                          copyr 1984 / titles are Wizards and Witches / Ghosts / Fairies and Elves / 
                          Giants and Ogres

Z)        $10        Time Life / TimeFrame
                           lot of 8 volumes
                           copyr 1988 / history spanning 3000 BC - AD1100

AA)        $42    Loeb Classical Library / Greek with English translation
                          lot of 15 volumes / green bindings in dj's
                          owner's embossing / occasional light pencil underlining and small noting
                          bindings tight / books are clean
                          #29, 48, 81, 107, 157, 173, 202, 217, 244, 265, 290, 308, 351, 451, 452

AB)      $20       Loeb Classical Library / Latin with English translation
                           lot of 7 volumes / red bindings in dj's
                           owner's embossing or bookplate / occasional light pencil underlining
                           bindings tight / books are clean
                           #151, 283, 296, 300, 315, 331, 420

Thursday, April 12, 2012


The Friends of Reston Regional Library will hold our huge Semi-Annual Book Sale with 

Friends Night

Wed April 25, 2012 at 5:00 – 8:00pm 

Memberships, available for purchase at the door, will be required that night. 
Beat the wait by renewing your membership online here.

The Sale will be open to the General Public (no membership required):
Thu & Fri, April 26 - 27, 10am – 5pm
Sat April 28, 10am - 4pm
Sun April 29, 1pm-3:30pm


Thousands of Books Featured

Restocked Daily

Tell your Friends!


QUESTIONS?
Send an email to restonfriendspr@gmail.com or call us at 703-829-5467

WANT TO VOLUNTEER?
Email restonfriendspr@gmail.com or call us at 703-829-5467  

NOTES:  There will be no children’s books at this sale. 
Disabled patrons are encouraged to call ahead to arrange access.