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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on Tuesday, April 24 and closes on Saturday, June 2. 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. 

The Great Masters    
Minimum Bid: $7
Georgio Vasari
The works of Italian Renaissance artists with 125 color and 127 black and white illustrations.

Life’s Picture History of World War II   
Minimum Bid: $6
World War II photos featured in Life Magazine.

Monet: A Retrospective    
Minimum Bid: $8
Charles F. Stuckey, ed.
The art and life of the famous impressionist painter. 132 color and 119 black and white illustrations.

The Civil War in the Words of its Greatest Commanders   
Minimum Bid: $6.
Includes the writings of Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee. Photos and drawings on every page.

The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia   
Minimum Bid: $7
A reference guide to the people, places, and events that have shaped our history. Beautifully illustrated.

The Encyclopedia of Sea Warfare from the First Ironclads to Present Day
Minimum Bid: $5
Full of photos, maps, drawings, and charts.

The Art of Andrew Wyeth
Minimum Bid: $7
Wanda M. Corn
A look at the depth and diversity of this famous American painter’s work. 110 color and 52 black and white illustrations.

The Colosseum
Minimum Bid: $7
Peter Quennell
Sketches by famous artists show the history of the famous Roman building. 100 illustrations – 50 in color and 50 in black and white.

Vincent Van Gogh
Minimum Bid: $7
Ingo F. Walther
The life and art of the Dutch impressionist painter, with color reproductions of some of his most well-known paintings.

Tapestries of Europe and of Colonial Peru in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Minimum Bid: $7
Adolph S. Cavello
Tapestry descriptions and photos. Boxed. Two volumes.

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