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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on April 2 and will close on or about April 30.  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.

Biblica: A Social and Historical Journey Through the Lands of the Bible
Minimum bid: $13
Barry J. Bietzel, editor
650 color pictures and 125 maps set the historical, cultural, social and geographic context of the biblical narrative.  Includes a CD ROM.

Earth from Above
Minimum bid: $12
Yann Arthus-Bertrand
Pictures from 150 countries illustrate the beauty of the world from above in the third edition of this well-known book.

Modigliani
Minimum bid: $11
Albert Werner
122 color illustrations of works by this popular modern artist includes 48 color plates suitable for framing.

The Eye of the War: Words and Photos from the Front Line
Minimum bid: $8
Phillip Knightly
From Mathew Brady's Civil War pictures through World Wars I and II photographs to pictures of current wars.

The President Travels by Train
Minimum bid: $9
Bob Withers
Details of presidential train trips from John Quincy Adams through Bill Clinton.

Aircraft Weaponry of Today    
Minimum bid: $6
Roy Braybrook
A comprehensive survey of each weapon used on today's aircraft.

Jacques Pepin's Table
Minimum bid: $7
Jacques Pepin
More than 300 recipes from three seasons of the popular chef's TV shows.

Painting with Fire: Masters of Enameling in America 1930 - 1980
Minimum bid: $10
Bernard N. Jazzar, Harold B. Nelson
The development of the enameling art in this country as seen through the work of 15 prominent artists.  Beautiful color illustrations.

Our Finest Hour: Voices of the World War II Generation
Minimum bid: $9
Introduction by Bob Breene
The words of the people who fought the "good war."  Illustrated by pictures from Life magazine.


Columbus and the Age of Discovery
Minimum bid: $7
Zvi Dor-Ner
Looks at the social, political and intellectual history of Christopher Columbus, his voyages and their influences today.
  

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