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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on June 4, 2016 and closes on or about July 22, 2016.  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.

History: The Definitive Visual Guide
Minimum Bid:  $9
Adam Hart-Davis, ed.
Covers events, people, inventions, discoveries and more from 3,000 BCE to the present. There are beautiful photos on every page. 

The Naval Institute Guide to the Ships and Aircraft of the U.S. Fleet
Minimum Bid: $8
Norman Polmar
Includes photos, technical data of the navy’s ships, aircraft, submarines and electronics. 

My Passion for Design
Minimum Bid: $7
Barbra Streisand
Photos of the homes and rooms the actress as decorated, along with the furniture and art she’s collected, and gardens she’s planted.  

Random House Book of Perennials   
Minimum Bid: $6
Roger Phillips, Marilyn Rix
Gorgeous color photos and detailed descriptions of spring and summer perennials. 2 volumes. 

Van Dyck   
Minimum Bid: $7
Alfred Moir       
The story of the 17th century Flemish painter who became the painter of royalty. 121 illustrations, 40 in full color. 

Penguins   
Minimum Bid: $6
Roger Tory Peterson
The story of all 17 species of penguins. Photos, paintings and drawings by the famous naturalist.  

Closets: Designing and Organizing the Personalized Closet
Minimum Bid: $6
Patricia Coen, Bryan Milford
Step-by-step instructions on how to create your ideal closet 

Art and Home: Dutch Interiors in the Age of Rembrandt
Minimum Bid: $9
Mariët Westermann
300-year-old images of home and family illustrate Dutch domestic scenes.

Cleopatra’s Palace: In Search of a Legend
Minimum Bid: $7
Laura Foreman
The story of the famous queen and her capital, illustrated with beautiful photos. 

Complete Plays
Minimum Bid: $6
William Shakespeare

 

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