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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on June 1 and will close on or about June 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.

The Estates of Beverly Hills
Minimum bid: $8
Charles Lockwood, Jeff Hyland
Pictures of 129 properties, many which have never been published of estates in the 20-mile area of Beverly Hills, Holmby Hills, Bel-Air and Beverly Park.

Minimum bid: $9
See pictures of galaxies taken by astronomers at observations around the world.  Includes thirty-nine full-color and 106 duotone pictures and a four-page foldout mosaic of the Milky Way.

Voyages: the Romance of Cruising
Minimum bid: $8
Pictures by Harvey Lloyd
Travel planners and armchair travelers alike will appreciate these beautiful color photographs that illustrate 100 of the world's most exciting ports of call.

Minimum bid: $7
James Buckley, Jr. and Phil Pepe
Baseball's best-pitched games.  Includes a 100-minute DVD with game features.  An official Major League Baseball book.

Seven Lemony Snicket Books: A Series of Unfortunate Events
Minimum bid: $9
Lemony Snicket, Brett Helquis
The continuing story of three unlucky children, the Baudelaire siblings, which millions of children have read.  Perfect for young readers 6th grade and up.

The Nethercutt Collection: The Cars of San Sylmar
Minimum bid: $7
Dennis Adler
200 pictures of cars, including the 1886 Patent, Duzenbergs, Rolls Royce Phantoms, part of what is considered one of America's finest auto collections.

O's Big Book of Happiness
Minimum bid: $8
The Oprah Magazine
100 articles by well-known writers who tell what has helped them turn their lives around.

Greek Style
Minimum bid: $7
S. Slesin, S. Cliff, D. Rozensztroch
700 beautiful pictures of Greek people, home and other buildings with their white pastel walls and intense blues of the sky and sea.

Over the Line: The Art and Life of Jacob Lawrence
Minimum bid: $9
Beautiful color photographs of the work of one of this country's eminent African-American artists.

The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln, A Tribute of the Nations
Minimum bid: $7
Congress of the United States
Correspondence about the assassination, including messages of sympathy from both governments and private citizens.

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