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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on Friday, September 1 and closes on Saturday, October 14, 2017.  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.

World Atlas of Archaeology
Minimum Bid:  $6  
Michael Wood
A survey of archaeology from Paleolithic to modern times. Maps and illustrations on every page.

Monet: A Retrospective
Minimum Bid:  $7
The story of the great French painter’s life and art from his early years in Paris to his later life at Giverny. 132 color and 119 black and white illustrations. 

Kinsey Photographer
Minimum Bid:  $7  
D. Bohn, R. Petschek  
Two volumes
Photos taken at the first half of the last century show life in the rugged Pacific Northwest. 206 classic duotone photos.

Sail, Steam, and Splendor
Minimum Bid:  $6  
Byron S. Miller
A picture history of life aboard the transatlantic liners. Includes accounts of the Lusitania, Titanic and Queen Mary.

National Air and Space Museum
Minimum Bid:  $6  
National Geographic
A glimpse of exhibits in the world’s largest showplace of aviation history. Still in the original shrink wrap.

The Age of Mankind
Minimum Bid:  $6  
Roger Lewin
The story of our early ancestors.

My Fellow Americans
Minimum Bid:  $7  
Michael Waldman
45 of the greatest speeches of US presidents in text and on CD.

The Smithsonian: 150 Years of Adventure, Discovery, and Wonder
Minimum Bid:  $7  
James Conaway
More than 500 illustrations of the contents of our great national museum.

Impressionist to Early Modern Paintings from the USSR
Minimum Bid:  $6
Color reproductions of works from the Hermitage Museum and the Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts.

The Prado  
Minimum Bid:  $6
Can’t get to Spain? Read about the best of the Prado museum. Contains beautiful color reproductions.

 

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