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Collectors Corner Rare Books

The Bryn Mawr-Wellesley Book Sale is renowned for treasures in the Collectors Corner rare book room. Don’t miss FIRST EDITIONS and unusual collectibles. Come browse just for the fun of it! Separate timed tickets are not required. Entrance is first-come, first served. Present your regular Preview Day ticket at the door if it’s requested.

Here are just a few of the intriguing books we had on sale for 2018:

  • A two vol. set, “Quinti Horatii Flacci Opera” by Horace, vol. 1 (1733) & vol. 2 (1737)
  • A four vol. set, “The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets” by Samuel Johnson (1781)

Old Barbar
“Babar’s Cousin That Rascal Arthur”
by Laurent de Brunhoff (1948)


Demonology 2018 sale

“Letters of Demonology and Witchcraft” by Sir Walter Scott (1887)




  • “Picasso and the Human Comedy” by Leiris and West
  • “Les Peintres des Bords de L’Oise” from the Musee de Pontoise
  • “Illustrations for the Bible by Marc Chagall” by Jean Wahl and Marc Chagall
  • “Select Chinese Painting and Calligraphy” by N.P. Wang

Book 2


“Zenkoji and Its Icon” by Donald F. McCallum



Book 5

“Grimm’s” Other Tales” by Wilhelm Hansen with 10 wood engravings (1956)




  • “Buddhist Sculpture of Northern Thailand” by Carol Stratton
  • An early printing of “Le Petit Prince” by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  • “West-Running Brook” written and signed by Robert Frost, one of 1000 specially printed copies
  • “The Vanishing Race” by Joseph K. Dixon

Book 4

“The Infinity of Lists” by Umberto Eco


Book 3


“The Face of Nature” by Garth Tissol





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