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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on December 1 and will close on or about December 31.  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.


Galaxies      
Minimum bid $8
See pictures of galaxies taken by astronomers at observatories around the world. Includes thirty-nine full-color and 106 duotone pictures, and a four-page foldout mosaic of the Milky Way.

Jazz
John Fordham      
Minimum bid $9
An illustrated collector’s guide to 250 classic jazz recording, jazz history and a list of jazz greats.

West Wind   
Ray Ellis, Walter Cronkite
Minimum bid $9
A sailing adventure down the West Coast, from Washington to California, illustrated with beautiful watercolors on almost every page.

A Day in the Life of the Soviet Union        
Minimum bid $6
See photos taken May 15, 1987, and what life was like when Russia still was the Soviet Union. 

The Story of the New Z
Ron Sessions
Minimum bid $8
The inside account of the Nissan 350Z, including previously secret drawings. Lavishly illustrated.

The Most Scenic Drives in America 
Reader’s Digest
Minimum bid $6
120 trips in all 50 states, each with pictures of natural wonders, parks, historic sites and illustrated maps.

Pleasures of the Garden    
Mac Griswold
Minimum bid $6
Beautifully illustrated with prints, pictures, sculpture and decorative arts from the Metropolitan Museum of Arts.

A Taste for Comfort
Minimum bid $7
A tour of 28 of the finest inns in the Pacific Northwest, not only with pictures and descriptions, but famous recipes from each.

Railway Photography
Brian Soloman, John Gruber
Minimum bid $7
Techniques and directions for taking your own railway photographs. Illustrated with the author’s own pictures on each page.

Classic Country Inns of America 
Minimum bid $6
(Three volumes, boxed)
Pictures and descriptions of inns from all over the country.

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