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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on October 1, 2016 and closes on or about October 31, 2016.  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 Louvre
Minimum Bid: $9
Alexandra Bonfonte-Warren
Beautiful color reproductions of works in the world’s largest museum.

The Book of Baseball 1911     
Minimum Bid: $6
Patten & McSpodden, editors
Covers the earliest days of the game, including the beginnings of the American and National Leagues, minor leagues, players and umpires.

Australia: The Greatest Island     
Minimum Bid: $8
Robert Raymond
Double-and full-page aerial photos of the island and its reefs.

California: The Golden Land of Promise     
Minimum Bid: $10
Irvine Museum
405 color illustrations and historical works of art show California’s colorful past.

Henry Moore: Sculpture and Drawings 1921 – 1969     
Minimum Bid: $5
Robert Melville
All the world-famous sculptor’s work through 1969.

The House Book   
Minimum Bid: $7
Designing. Decorating. Painting. Furniture. Window treatments. Everything you need to make your house a home. Instructions, with illustrations on every page.  

The Early Middle Ages from Late Antiquity to A.D. 1000   
inimum Bid: $7
Xavier Barral
Buildings from that time that survive today. 

Journeys: The Art of the Scanning Microscope   
Minimum Bid: $7
A series of stunning pictures taken with a scanning electron microscope. 

Poets of the Peaks: Gary Snyder, Philip Whalen and Jack Kerouac in the North Cascades    
Minimum Bid: $7
John Suiter
A literary portrait of the experiences of the three poets as fire lookouts in the early 1950s. Mountain and historical picture illustrations.

Millie’s Book  
Minimum Bid: $6
Barbara Bush
A memoir of the life of First Dog in the George Bush administration.


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