October 10, 2009

Antique, Rare and Collectible Book Sale at Alloway Library

Until Sunday October 18, Alloway Library presents a unique collection of some 100 antique, rare and collectible titles for sale that will appeal to both the discerning collector as well as the budget-minded bibliophile.

Nearly half of the 100 titles are priced under $10 including many finely illustrated volumes dating as early as 1839. The oldest item, A compleat collection of farewell sermons, preached by Mr. Calamy, et al. dates to 1663 and is priced at $1000. Also in that price range are each of the two volumes from John Theophilus Desaguliers’ A Course Of Experimental Philosophy, published in 1745.

  • All prices are firm.
  • The sale ends October 18, 2009.
  • Items not sold will be consigned to Better World Books.
  • All proceeds support Alloway Library

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