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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Music, Art and Books are All Avaialble at Pequot Library’s 56th Annual Summer Book Sale | Fairfield Citizen

Pequot Librarys 56th Annual Summer Book Sale will bring together lovers of music, art, and books under the big tents on the Great Lawn, parking lot, in the Auditorium, Reading Room, and the Rennell Room of Pequot Library." 


This summer’s sale will include a solid collection of many hundreds of high quality jazz CDs available in the Media Tent. WWll sheet music, circa 1928, coveted by collectors, musicians, music teachers, and even collage artists and illustrators will also be for sale.

Large, original pastel drawings by Bernhard August "Hardie" Gramatky, Jr., an American painter, author, and illustrator, will be available. He wrote and illustrated several children's books, most notably “Little Toot”. There is also an increase in the number of contemporary childrens books on sale this summer.

For adults, first edition books by such notable authors as Gabriel Garcia Mrquez and J. D. Salinger will be for sale, as well as high quality photography magazines.

The sale will include over 60 categories, including your favorites: Art & Architecture, Astrology & Occult, Atlas & Dictionary, Biography, Business, Children, Children Young Adult, Classics, Coffee Table, Cookbooks, CT & NE & NY, Crafts & Hobbies, Education & Text, Exotica, Family & Parenting, Fiction, First Editions, Foreign Language, Gardening & Nature, Graphic Novels, Health Issues, History & Politics, Humor, Impulse, Large Print, Law & Crime, Maritime, Military History, Music, Nutrition, Diet & Exercise, Mystery, Old and Interesting, 'Ologies, Performing Arts, Pets & Animals, Photography, Poetry, Records, CDs, Tapes, DVDs, Videos, Religion & Philosophy, Science, Science Fiction, Self Help, Sets, Sheet Music, Signed Books, Sociology & Anthropology, Specials, Spies/Espionage, Sports, Travel, Vintage Children, Transportation, Writing, Literature, Journalism, and more.

There will be a "Specials" Online Catalog available at pequotlibrary.org.. Buyers have an opportunity to purchase two specials in advance of the sale, at a premium of 25 percent above the catalog price. The advance sale will field requests in order of submission at 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, July 17. Viewing items is by appointment only. Appointments can be made at booksale@pequotlibrary.org. Links go live Friday morning, July 15.

Source: Fairfield Citizen


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