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"Images of America, Burlington Edition, by Jean Martin" This beautiful volume features a wonderful photo history of Burlington.  A collection of vintage photos from the local history room and private family photos make up this special publication illustrating wonderful memories of Burlington past.

It is dedicated to Gussie Backes Poglitsch, who attended a reception in honor of the book's publication.  

$19.99 Circulation desk

"An American Celebration: The Art of Charles Wysocki",  special signed limited edition art book Charles Wysocki is an artist that leads the field in primitive style art of the Americana theme.

He won many awards for his work including the medal of honor from the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, the society’s highest national honor. He also appeared in People magazine July 7, 1986, and was invited to the White House Independence Day celebration in 1981 (for which he did a painting that supposedly still hangs there).

He was born in 1928 in Detroit, served in the U.S. military, and was best known for his Americana calendars. He passed away in 2002 at the age of 73.

ISBN: 0-86713-022-4; Publisher: Workman Publishing Co., Inc., NYC; Copyright 1985 by Greenwich Press

10 1/4" x 10 1/4" No. 1624 of 3500 Signed By the Author. An excellent copy, in a fine dust jacket and in a very good slipcase.

$50. (offers accepted) Circulation desk
Wooden Keepsake 
(2 3/4"h x 8"w x 3/4"d)
"Cat's Meow" produces local landmarks of villages.  Ours is made from a reproduction of our library.  The history of the library is printed on the back.  These collectibles are often placed on the top of door frames or displayed in a kinck-knack cabinet. $20 Circulation desk
Walking sticks Hand carved from local wood by BLA treasurer Sandy Mazeau. Most are $10 + a few "child size" for $5. On right after entering main room (opposite Circulation desk)
Heirloom geraniums 100-year-old "Mrs. Coe's" heirloom geranium; ours alone. Displays myriad red-orange single blossoms above striped scented toothed leaves.

Propagated with loving care by BLA vice-president Nancy Winter.

$5 and up. Center of south wall
Souvenir booklet for Burlington's
1956 sesquicentennial.
Hard to find item for those who appreciate and collect Burlington history memorabilia. $5 Circulation desk