Book Sale Benefit
9 am to 6 pm both days: Friday June 7 & Saturday June 8.
Special Book Lover’s Event Featuring Antique Book Talk and Free Antique Book Appraisals
Dennis and Janet Seekins, proprietors of Quiet Friends Books in Lyndonville, New York, will offer a series of antique book appraisal talks and free book appraisals during Pullman Memorial Universalist Church’s annual book sale. A selection of antique and rare books and pre-1900 maps and prints will be exhibited. Some will be offered for sale to benefit Pullman Memorial’s roof repair fund. This series of appraisal talks should interest book collectors and book enthusiasts of all types.
Schedule of events:
June 7, 11-12 – “What makes books valuable, and identifying first editions”
June 8, 11-12 – “What makes books valuable, and identifying first editions”
June 8, 1-2 – “Important literary works; Twain, Hemingway, Faulkner, and others”
June 8, 3-4 – “Books altering the course of history; Darwin, Galileo, Newton, Luther’s Bible, the Saint James Bible, Freud, Einstein, and more”
June 8, 5-6 – “‘Art’ books; fine bindings, prints, maps, and limited edition books containing original artwork and other forms of illustration before photography”
Dennis is originally from Orleans County and Janet is from the Philadelphia area. Dennis was an active cave explorer and still is an avid white water canoeist. Janet is a gardener and kayaker who likes riding Lake Ontario’s waves. After retiring, the Seekins turned their love of the outdoors, books and reading into a vintage, antique, and rare book business, with an emphasis on adventure narratives.
Pullman Memorial Universalist Church’s annual book sale benefit coincides with Albion’s Strawberry Festival, giving plenty of additional reasons to come visit. All proceeds of the sale support Pullman’s roof repair fund.
Also available during the book sale: coffee, popcorn, raffle gift baskets, and more.
Purchases may be made with cash or credit card.