Book Finds

Just after work this evening, I decided to “drive by” where the Friends of the Public Library annual book sale was being held. I saw there were a passel of people going in, I parked and joined them. I’m so glad I did! Here is what I bought for…$2.75!

  • Childbirth Without Fear, Grantly Dick Read., 2nd Edition 1953. It came from the collection of a local doctor.
  • Early American Textiles, Frances Little, 1931.
  • Agriculture for Elementary Schools, published in 1933 for Oklahoma Public Schools.
  • Food and Clothing, text book for domestic science classes, 1914.
  • The Politics of Jesus, John Howard Yoder.
  • Etiquette, Emily Post, 1942. This is my treasure! It only has a slight scratch on the cover, but otherwise is pristine. It also has a special chapter in the back for “War Times.”

Jeff and I are going back tomorrow morning. I didn’t even make it to the children’s section. 😉


3 Responses to “Book Finds”

  1. 1 aimee April 11, 2008 at 10:15 pm

    I have the “Childbirth Without Fear” very interesting and insightful.

  2. 2 Melinda April 13, 2008 at 1:22 pm

    What year is the “Politics of Jesus” one?

  3. 3 cbrunette April 13, 2008 at 4:16 pm

    Politics of Jesus was originally published in 1972 but the copy I found was a reprint from 1999.

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