There will be bargains galore at the 49th annual used book sale sponsored by Buffalo Branch of American Association of University Women June 4-8 in a new location, Vix Plaza at 4113 Transit Road, Williamsville, between Main Street and Wehrle Drive. The sale June 4 will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a $10 admission charge, and from 1 to 8 p.m. with a $5 admission charge.
There is free admission from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 5-7 and from noon to 6 p.m. June 8. Collectibles include a wide selection of oversized art books by such publishers as Rizzoli and Abrams. There is a 1945 first edition of John Steinbeck's "Red Pony," illustrated by Wesly Denis and a 1924 two-volume first edition of Mark Twain's autobiography.
Also, an 1899 edition of "The Queen's Twin and Other Stories" by Sarah Orne Jewett and Burke's Peerage Baronetage and Knighthood, 102th edition, and a children's book, "Where Are You Going Little Mouse" with illustrations by Jose Aruego. Signed books include "Den of Lions" by Terry Anderson; "Strange Days: My Life With Jim Morrison" by Patricia Kennedy Morrison, rock critic and wife of Jim Morrison of the Doors; mystery writers Lawrence Block's "A Long Line of Dead Men" and Parnell Hall's "A Clue for the Puzzle Lady."
Collectibles and new books will be priced as marked. Most paperbacks are 50 cents and $1. Multiple hardcover books by popular authors such as Danielle Steele, Dean Koontz, Sue Grafton and Maeve Binchy are priced at $5.
There are books in every category: children's, travel, fiction, mysteries, cookbooks, biographies/autobiographies, history and health and fitness.
Records, tapes, puzzles and games also will be available.
Proceeds benefit the branch's scholarships and fellowships for women college students and educational projects.