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!