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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on July 15, 2016 and closes on or about August 31, 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.

America: A Visual History from Then to Now
Minimum Bid: $7
Life Magazine
Pictures of the people, places and things in the U.S. from early Native Americans to present day life. 

The Sistine Chapel: A Glorious Restoration    

Minimum Bid: $8

Diana Murphy, ed.

300 large color photos show all views of the famous chapel after a recent cleaning.


Mozart: The Man

Minimum Bid: $6

Arthur Hutchings

The story of the world-famous composer, his family, his life as a child prodigy and his professional career.


The History and Conquests of Ancient Rome

Minimum Bid: $6
Nigel Rogerts

Historical events, military campaigns and political intrigue shown through 470 photos, illustrations and maps.


Where Rails Meet the Sea: America’s Connections Between Ships and Trains    

Minimum Bid: $6

Michael Krieger        

The history of America’s railroad and maritime development. 230 photos.


Reflections of California   

Minimum Bid: $9

Irvine Museum

The story of the woman who married into the Irvine family, illustrated in part by early 20th century paintings in the California Impressionist style.


Pretty Knits   

Minimum Bid: $7

Susan Cropper

Knitting projects from more than one dozen top designers. They include sweaters, wraps, bags, corsages, and more.


Living Rooms   

Minimum Bid: $6

Pottery Barn

Imaginative decorating solutions for every home.


Points of Interest: California Views 1860 – 1870    

Minimum Bid: $7

Lawrence & Houseworth Albums

Landscapes, portraits and stereographs of early California.


The Griffin and Sabine Trilogy (Boxed)    

Minimum Bid: $13

Nick Banlock

Includes The Golden Mean, Sabine’s Notebook, and Griffin and Sabine. All beautifully illustrated.


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