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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on August 1 and will close on or about August 31.  A description of the silent auction books follows.  To view the books or place a bid, please visit our display in the lobby of the Main Library.  All proceeds go directly to purchase new materials for the library.

Charles M. Rusell
Minimum bid: $11
Frederick G. Renner
The works of the famous Western American artist told with 250 illustrations, 80 in full color and some fold-out, of Russell's oils, watercolors and bronzes.

The Collector's Guide to Waterford
Minimum bid: $9
Ida Grehan
The first complete book of the history of Waterford crystal.  Includes pictures, most in color, of all the company's stemware suites.

Ancient Rome
Minimum bid: $7
Nearly 1,000 color photos, paintings and drawings of all kind show the glory and the might of the historic city.

William and Harry: The People's Princes
Minimum bid: $9
Ingrid Seward
A portrait of the heir of the British throne and his younger brother that shows how they grew up and what their lives are like today.  More than 200 photographs.

Sprit of Sail
Minimum bid: $7
John Dyson
Tells an illustrated story of the world's greatest sailing ships in this new age of tall ships.

Eating by Color for Maximum Health
Minimum bid: $6
William Sonoma
The easy approach to eating healthy, featuring 150 recipes and accompanying by extraordinary photographs.

Home Sweet Home
Minimum bid: $9
Mary Engelbreit
A photographic tour of the well-known artist's dream home that also features some of her illustrations.

Along the Rails: The Lore and Romance of the Railroad
Minimum bid: $6
Brian Soloman
A collection of stories, beautifully illustrated with historic photos, about railroads.

The Somme
Minimum bid: $7
Chris McCarthy
A chronicle day-by-day, and division-by-division of the bloody battle in 1916 between the British and Germans.  Illustrated with historic pictures and maps.

A Garden for All Seasons
Minimum bid: $6
Reader's Digest
Contains planting guides, how to select plants and color pictures of flowers and trees.

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