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Our Summer Warehouse Sale



Saturday, June 27 & Sunday, June 28

It's finally, truly, summertime. And it's time for our wildly popular and beloved Summer Warehouse Sale. You'll find thousands of used, remaindered, and collectible books this weekend, all 15% off their already deeply discounted prices.

Below you'll find a sneak preview of some of the treasures at this weekend's sale. PLEASE NOTE: The books featured below are NOT eligible for pre-purchase or reserve. Come on down to the warehouse to find them in person.


We're continuing our popular Twitter promo:
Tweet your favorite finds using #HBSWarehouseSale this weekend, and we'll pick one winner from each day to receive a $25 Harvard Book Store gift card! Follow us on Twitter: @HarvardBooks.

Fill out a quick survey about the Warehouse Sale on your way out.
You'll be entered to win a $100 gift card to Harvard Book Store. We'll also pick four runners-up who will win $25 gift cards.

Find directions to the warehouse here. See you soon in Somerville!


Remainders are bargain books, new books made available at dramatically discounted prices. Check out a sampling of the varied books and big discounts you'll find at our warehouse this weekend, where all remainders will be an additional 15% off their marked down prices.  


John Steinbeck: Novels and Stories, 1932-1937

published by the Library of America


$17.99 (hardcover), originally $35  


For the first time in one volume, the early California writings of one of America's greatest novelists have been collected, including the seminal works Tortilla Flat and Of Mice and Men, tracing his early growth and evolution.  

The Library of America series collects America's best and most significant writing in durable and authoritative editions in what Newsweek has called "the most important book-publishing project in our nation's history."


You'll find ONE HUNDRED different titles from the Library of America at this weekend's warehouse sale!


The Silver Spoon for Children: Favorite Italian Recipes

by the Editors of Phaidon Press   


$9.99 (hardcover), originally $19.95


Broken into "Lunches and Snacks," "Pasta and Pizza," "Main Courses," and "Desserts and Baking," The Silver Spoon for Children presents over 40 quick, wholesome, and authentic Italian recipes that children aged 8 and above will love to cook and eat.



A Novel  

by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie


$7.99 (hardcover), originally $27.95

A powerful, tender story of race and identity by the award-winning author of Half of a Yellow Sun. "It is not a stretch to say that her finely observed new book, which combines perfectly calibrated social satire and heartfelt emotion, stands with Invisible Man and The Bluest Eye as a defining work about the experience of being black in America." --Ruth Franklin, Bookforum   


The Complete Adventures of Curious George:   

70th Anniversary Edition

by Margret and H.A. Rey


$13.99 (hardcover), originally $29.99


This lavish edition includes an introduction by Leonard S. Marcus, Publisher's Perspective by Anita Silvey, retrospective essay by Dee Jones with photographic album of Margret and H. A. Rey, and the seven original tales of Curious George, plus two audio CDs with recordings of the seven stories -- more than one hour of storytelling!


The Classical Tradition

by Anthony Grafton and Glenn W. Most


$12.99 (hardcover), originally $49.95


At once authoritative and accessible, learned and entertaining, comprehensive and surprising, and accompanied by an extensive selection of illustrations, this guide illuminates the vitality of the Classical tradition that still surrounds us today.


Charley Harper's Animal Kingdom 

by Todd Oldham  


$49.99 (hardcover), originally $100

Featuring more than 300 previously unseen illustrations, Charley Harper's Animal Kingdom includes illustrations created during a span of more than sixty years and appeals to a wide range of audiences both young and old.



We have hundreds of deeply discounted used books and great deals on a selection of rare, scholarly, and collectible books. All used books will be an additional 15% off their already marked down prices. Single copies of the following collectible books are available only at the Warehouse Sale this weekend. Get there early to claim one!

The Handprinted Books of Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1917-1932

by Donna E. Rhein


$50.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition  


Originally published by UMI Research Press in 1985


From the Introduction: "The purpose of this study is to give an annotated bibliography of the [Hogarth Press] books and discuss the authors whose works were handprinted by the Woolfs."


The Screenplay

by Philip K. Dick


$50.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition  


Originally published by Corroboree Press in 1985


In 1974, Philip K. Dick was commissioned to write a screenplay based on his novel Ubik. Containing scenes that are not in the book, this screenplay is the only one Dick wrote and features his signature mix of paranoia, humor, and big-idea philosophy. 


Romanticism and Pragmatism:
Richard Rorty and the Idea of a Poeticized Culture  

by Ulf Schulenberg


$45.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition  


Originally published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015


Romanticism and Pragmatism offers a new perspective by elucidating how pragmatism, humanism, and postmetaphysics are linked, and is the first monograph to offer a detailed discussion of Richard Rorty's idea of a literary, poeticized culture.


Greek Mysteries:
The Archaeology and Ritual of Ancient Greek Secret Cults

edited by Michael B. Cosmopoulos


$24.00 (paperback) in Very Good condition  


Originally published by Routledge in 2003


Written by an international team of acknowledged experts, Greek Mysteries studies a wide range of contributions and showcases new research on the archaeology, ritual, and history of Greek mystery cults.


The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860

by Calvin Schermerhorn


$35.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition  


Originally published by Yale University Press in 2015


Calvin Schermerhorn's provocative study views the development of modern American capitalism through the window of the nineteenth-century interstate slave trade.  


Walker Evans:


$95.00 (hardcover) in Very Good condition


Originally published by Scalo Publishers in 2001


Using the Polaroid SX-70, Walker Evans stripped photography to its bare essentials. The 300 images in this book, almost all of them previously unpublished, were selected from a total of approximately 2500 Polaroids that Walker Evans left behind.



The books featured above are only available this weekend at the Harvard Book Store Warehouse. They are NOT eligible for pre-purchase or reserve.


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