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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on September 1 and will close on or about September 30.  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.

Classic Trains
Minimum bid: $7
Hans Halberstadt
More than 30 striking and historic steam, diesel and electric trains and locomotives are featured in 150 pictures.

Above Los Angeles
Minimum bid: $7
Robert Cameron
From the beach to downtown, from east and south LA and over mountains to Palm Springs.  What it all looks like from the air.

Diana Princess of Wales
Minimum bid: $6
Lorne Lette-Hodge
A photographic record of the engagement, wedding, and first year of marriage of the British princess.

The George Catlin Book of American Indians
Minimum bid: $6
Royal B. Hassrick
More than 48 color and 120 black and white beautiful reproductions of the work of 19th century's greatest portrait painter of Native Americans.

The Lore of Ships
Minimum bid: $6
An explanation of the components of every kind of ship, from primitive dugouts to nuclear war ships.  1,550 illustrations.

The Great Houses of the Hudson River
Minimum bid: $9
Michael M. Dwyer, editor
A photographic record of the country retreats of the wealthy, with their river views and sprawling grounds.  250 interior and exterior color photographs.

The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses
Minimum bid: $7
Crompton and Rheim
Covers every kind of lighthouse on both east and west coasts, each illustrated with beautiful color pictures.

Images of Our Times
Sixty Years of Photography from the LA Times
Minimum bid: $6
A collection of pictures of LA's recent history.  In the original shrink wrap.

Country Quilts
Minimum bid: $7
Country Living Magazine
This tribute to the quilt includes easy-to-follow directions about how to make one of your own.  Richly illustrated with quilts of every kind.

The Olive's Table
Minimum bid: $10
English and Sampson
160 recipes from appetizers to dessert from the well-known east coast restaurant.

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