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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on October 1, 2015 and closes on or about October 31, 2015.  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.

Leonardo DeVinci
Minimum Bid $9
Reproductions of the great artist's work, some in color, include more than 1,500 sketches, drawings and paintings as well as his biography.  Most of this material was gathered in Milan for the Leonardo Exposition just before World War II.

100 Years of Baseball
David Nemic and Saul Wisnia
Minimum Bid $8      
History of the sport from the creation of the rules through the 2000s.  Hundreds of photos.

Encyclopedia of Roses
Charles and Brigid Quest-Ritson
Minimum Bid $7
An illustrated catalog of almost 2,000 of the best rose species, as well as the flower's long history.     

The Native Americans
Minimum Bid $9
The history of the native peoples of the Americas from Ice Age man to present day.  Lavishly illustrated with 449 illustrations, including photos and maps. 

The Presidents of the United States
Two volumes, boxed
Minimum Bid $6
An illustrated history of the holders of the highest office in our land.

Adventures in Ocean Exploration
Robert Ballard
Minimum Bid $10
One of our leading oceanographers describes his exploration of the ocean.  

The Apple Book
Rosanne Sanders
Minimum Bid $8
An exploration of the diversity of apples grown today.  Beautifully illustrated with color plates of watercolor paintings. 

Louvre Paris
Minimum Bid $6
Great Museums of the World
A tour showing 131 masterpieces of this iconic museum.

Wondrous Cold: An Arctic Journey
Joan Meyer
Minimum Bid $9
Stunning pictures of Antarctica, including penguin rookeries, seals, the abandoned huts of early explorers and the continent itself.

Bert Wolfe's Table
Minimum Bid $6
Recipes from soups to sweets from around the world, and featured on the chef's Public TV series.

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