Sunday, March 22, 2015

It's a Blooming Amphitheater!

So, what are you doing Sunday afternoon April 12th  at 2pm?  Cutting the grass? Doing the laundry?  Why don't you come on down to the Bookshop Under the Windmill  and join the Friends of the Boerne Public Library for some  wine and cheese and live music by Richard Jacome'? 

  
The amphitheater is really 'blooming'!!




Tickets and be purchased at the book shop or the library. $25 per person
Come join us for what is sure to be a fantastic time!  Free wine glass for all! 

So, will we see you there?"

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

VALENTINE'S DAY OPEN HOUSE

Romance: Buy one get one FREE!

The Friends of the Boerne Public Library will hold an Open House on Saturday, February 14th from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at the Bookshop Under the Windmill. Don't miss out on great book deals, yummy Valentine's treats, and much more!  Hope to see you there! 




Wednesday, October 30, 2013

What's New in the Shop?

Everyday brings in new books. Here are some of our favorites. 

 Billie Sol: King of Texas Wheeler-Dealers.

 


 


Billie Sol: King of Texas Wheeler-Dealers.
Noble Craft Books, Abilene, Texas, 1983. First Edition. Hardcover.
Inscribed by Billie Sol Estes on the half title page. Good dust jacket with minor edgewear.
All pages clean and unmarked.
Includes Billie Sol Estes business card found paperclipped to front flyleaf.
Find this great book in the Texas Section  ** $10.00 **
 
 
 Need plans to build an electric car?  We got 'em! ** $25.00**
 
A Hybrid Electric Car You Build Yourself
 

 

 
Chinese Creeds & Customs
 
 

Author: V.R. Burkhardt
Printed and Published by:
The South China Morning Post, Ltd.
Hong Kong
Later copy or reprint of the 1st editions that were printed in 1959 **$15.00**     
 
 
Executive Privilege
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
Executive Privilege
Publisher: Macmillian. 2001. 
Inscribed: First Edition. 
Hardcover with dust jacket - all very good condition.
Jay Brandon, San Antonio author.
 
 
Proceeds benefit the Patrick Heath Public Library!
 
 
Disclaimer: In the interest of fairness, all books offered on this site are offered on a first come, first serve basis.
We do not reserve books for later purchases.
 
 

 
 

Thursday, September 19, 2013

What's New In The Shop

Week 9/16/13

Everyday brings in new books. Here are some of this week's favorites.


Just in:  1979 Texas A&M yearbook.  $5.00  Excellent condition.  Gig'em Aggies!

Encyclopedia Britannica facsimile of the 1771 edition.
3 Volume set, bound in dark brown leatherette with gilt spinal lettering. Published in 1971 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the publication of the original edition.  This set would look beautiful sitting in your library, but I must tell you, the pictures inside are awesome! $50.00




Epic of Flight - Time Life Books; 11 volumes, published in 1983.  Leatherette with stamped gold lettering. These books are very popular with our Military/History shoppers.  $2.00 each.  Excellent condition. 




Oh my. Here it is.  7,000 pages of EVERYTHING Texas. Beautiful 6 volume set published in 1996.  Find these in the Texas section of the bookshop. $225.00.




We don't get many WWI books in the shop - so this little book is extra special.               Army/Navy 1917.





The Army and The Navy of the United States of America. 1917. Published by the Prudential Insurance Co. of America:  Beautiful  color illustrations regarding Infantry, Cavalry, Engineers, Aviation, Weapons & Equipment, Artillery, Marine & Sailor, Dreadnaught, Torpedo Boat, Submarine, Cruiser and Medical Department.  32pp.  Very good condition. $5.00.







Who's Who in Uniform.  A simplified method of knowing the Rank and Branch of Service of the Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, Red Cross, Civilian Defense and affiliated Services. Over 500 illustrations. The most complete book on the subject every published.  $10.00




Louis L'amour  Western stories.   Everyone knows someone who loves Louis L'amour.  Stop in and buy their favorite hard cover leatherette bound novel with gold stamp lettering and  gilt edges for $4.00. Excellent condition. Don't miss this, cowgirl! 




Makers of History 1900-1902 by Jacob and John Abbott. Beige cloth covered boards with black lettering and black/brown illustration.  $3.00 each.






The Annals of American 20 Volumes Bicentennial Edition hardcover - January 1, 1976 by Mortimer J. Adler.
What a beautiful complete set of books by Encyclopedia Britannica!  Beautiful illustrations/photographs of primary source documents.  Padded hardcover. Excellent condition. $100.00. 

The bookshop is overflowing!  Come take a look!  Buy a book!














Monday, September 9, 2013

The Farmyard is coming!

 
 
 
 
 
It’s not Fall without our 2nd Annual Farmyard visit! Grab your kiddos (and camera) and get ready to oohh and ahhh ! Animals include sheep, lambs, goats, chickens, rabbits, miniature bull, pony, and Wilma the potbelly pig!
 
Where: Bookshop Under the Windmill (next to the library)
When: Wednesday 9/11
Time: Immediately following story time at 10:30
 
Everyone is welcome. Tell all your friends! Stop by for some BIG FUN with the Farmyard animals!