Monday, April 29, 2013

Book Sale Bliss

Saturday afternoon I spent two blissful hours looking for treasures at a local book sale.  The best part?  It was right before closing and so the deal was to fill a nice, large, sturdy grocery bag with as many books as it would hold, all for the miniscule sum of $2!

The treasures:

General Non-Fiction
My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers
Green Grows the City by Beverley Nichols
The 26 Letters by Oscar Ogg
The Book of the Domestic Rabbit by Carl Naether
Bettas by Marshall E. Ostrow

Time of the Singing of Birds by Grace Livingston Hill
The Strange Proposal by Grace Livingston Hill
Marcia Schuyler by Grace Livingston Hill
The Dean’s Watch by Elizabeth Goudge

Historical Non-Fiction
My Indian Family – A Story of East and West Within a Muslim Home by Hilda Wernher
Queen of the Dark Chamber by Christiana Tsai
An Army Doctor’s Wife on the Frontier – Letters From Alaska and the Far West, 1874-1878 edited by Abe Laufe

Entertaining & Cookbooks
The Complete Book of Children’s Parties (1949) by Florence Hamsher
Fun to Cook Book (1971) by Carnation Company
Joys of Jello by General Food Corporation
Informal Entertaining Country Style (1973) by Food Editors of Farm Journal
Treasury of Good Food Ideas (1963) by Kraft Kitchens
A Cook’s Guide to Growing Herbs, Greens & Aromatics (1981) by Millie Owen
The Well-Dressed Dessert by General Foods Corporation

Christmas Titles
The Autobiography of Santa Claus as told to Jeff Guinn
A Christmas Companion – Recipes, Traditions and Customs from Around the World by Maria Robbins and Jim Charlton

Books on Tape
The Farm on Nippersink Creek – Stories from a Midwestern Childhood by Jim May
Joshua by Joseph F. Girzone
West of Dodge by Louis L’Amour
The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare

Audio Tapes
Christmas with the Chipmunks

Video Tapes
Return to Snowy River
The Complete Set of Rocky
The BBC Production of Pride & Prejudice


Vicki said...

What a good deal! Happy reading!

Patty said...

All for $2! What a blessing.