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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on August 28, 2015 and closes on or about September 30, 2015.  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.

The Kingdom: Wildlife in North America
Photos by Art Wolfe
Minimum Bid $9
More than 100 color images by celebrated photographer Art Wolfe show amazing wild creatures in our part of the world.

Sculpture Today
Minimum Bid $8      
A survey of the changes the art of sculpture have undergone since the 1980s.  500 images.

The Most Beautiful Villages of Tuscany
Bentley and Palmer
Minimum Bid $8
200 beautiful pictures of 36 villages and towns throughout Tuscany.     

National Geographic
Minimum Bid $9
The story of the Hubble space telescope illustrated by hundreds of pictures of deep space.  (Still more or less in shrink wrap.) 

The Classic Guide to Fly-Fishing for Trout
Charles Jardene
Minimum Bid $7
Color pictures of more than 600 trout files, step-by-step guides for tying them, along with the equipment and techniques of catching trout.

Korea Reborn
Minimum Bid $6
A look at the Korean War and the rise of the country to its current status of economic world leader.  

San Diego: Views of Past and Present
Minimum Bid $6
Pairs of pictures show what 70 San Diego locations look like near the turn of the century and what they look like now.

American Women: A Library of Congress Guide for the Study of Women's History and Culture in the U.S.
Minimum Bid $6
200 illustrations.

50 Favorite Houses by Frank Lloyd Wright
Diane Maddex
Pictures and descriptions of Frank Lloyd Wright's favorite 50 of the 300 houses he built over his long career.

Perfect One-Dish Dinners
Pam Anderson
Minimum Bid $6
Features stews, casseroles and roasting pan dinners.

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