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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on Friday, January 12 and closes on Saturday, March 3, 2018.  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.

Norman Rockwell: Artist and Illustrator
Minimum Bid:  $11
600 color reproductions of the well-known American artist’s work, all from one page to fold-out page. 
 
The Atlas of Garden Ponds 
Minimum Bid:  $7
Axelrod
Covers building and maintaining ponds, and the plants and wildlife in an around them. Color pictures on every page.
 
Hawaii: The Islands of Life
Minimum Bid:  $8
The Nature Conservancy
Stunning photos of Hawaii’s land and the animals and plants on it.
 
Art Across Time
Minimum Bid:  $7
Laurie Schneider Adams
Beautiful photos of buildings and all kinds of art through the ages.
 
Amazing Ireland
Minimum Bid:  $7
Christopher Westhorp
Full of two-page spread pictures showing the beauty of this green land.
 
The National Museum of American History
Minimum Bid:  $8
The Smithsonian Museum
Take an armchair tour of one of our country’s most visited museums. Beautifully illustrated.
 
Albert Pinkham Ryder
Minimum Bid:  $7
Elizabeth Broun
The story of this country’s first expressionist artists, illustrated by reproductions of this work.
 
Ancient Egypt
Minimum Bid:  $7
David P. Silverman, ed.
The ancient land, its people and their lives, rituals, and art, all handsomely illustrated.
 
The Ahmanson Gifts
Minimum Bid:  $6
LA County Museum of Art
Descriptions and reproductions of the European collection.
 
Court Paintings of India 16th to 19th Centuries
Minimum Bid:  $7
Pratapaditya Pal
192 color reproductions of a painting revolution in India.

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