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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on March 1 and will close on or about April 20.  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.

Picture History of World Art Boxed 2-volumes       
Minimum Bid $6
Volume 1 - Stone Age to Gothic art
Volume 2 - Renaissance to Modern Art
Beautiful illustrations on every page.

The Companion to Wine  
Frank Prial, editor
Minimum Bid $9      
A discussion of more than 1,000 wines, wine terms, wine labels, elements of wine tasting and more, lavishly illustrated.

Edward Hopper 
Gerry Souter
Minimum Bid $9
Color reproductions of Hopper's paintings from his time as a young man in France through his later life as an American icon.    

The Most Beautiful Villages of New England  
Tom Schachtman
Minimum Bid $8
240 color illustrations showing more than 20 towns and villages in New England.

Port of Long Beach - Celebrating a Centennial  
Minimum Bid $7
The story of one of the West Coast's busiest ports.  In the original shrink wrap.

The Gardner's Book of Color
Reader's Digest
Minimum Bid $7
Has lists of plants, arranged by color, along with how to combine them for the best effect.  Beautifully illustrated. 

James Joyce's Ireland   
David Pierce
Minimum Bid $8
Part Joyce biography, part picture of Victorian Ireland, with a wide selection of illustrations.  

Native Americans: an Illustrated History   
Minimum Bid $8
250 illustrations tell the story of Native American history from the ice age to present day. 

Festive Favorites  
California Culinary Academy
Minimum Bid $8
Mouth-watering recipes from appetizers to dessert. 

Skyscrapers: A History of the World's Most Extraordinary Buildings
Minimum Bid $9
Judith Dupré
Beautiful illustrations of 100 of the world's tallest buildings.  Includes dimensions and completion date.

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