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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on November 1, 2015 and closes on or about November 30, 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.

Rembrandt: His Life, His Work, His Time
Bob Haak
Minimum Bid $9
More than 600 illustrations show the Dutch master painter's view of Amsterdam in the 17th century.

Africana: the Encyclopedia of African and African American Experience
Minimum Bid $7      
Facts about the African in the old and new world.  Edited by Harvard University's Kwame A. Appiah and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. 

Artists at Work
David Seidner
Minimum Bid $8
Beautiful color photos show where Chuck Close, Jasper Johns and other famous American artists work.     

The Sprit of Steam
Minimum Bid $6
William Withuhn
Features the work of this country's finest photographer's pictures of steam railroads. 

One-Of-A-Kind Research Aircraft
Steve Markman, Bill Holder
Minimum Bid $7
Detailed descriptions of in-flight simulators, test bed aircraft and prototype aircraft.

A Feast of Wonders: Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballet Russes
Minimum Bid $7
The story of the world-famous ballet company, along with photos of sets, posters and the company's principal dancers.

A Man and His Art
Minimum Bid $5
The paintings of the famous singer, Frank Sinatra.

Tom Douglas' Seattle Kitchen
Minimum Bid $7
Recipes that are fun, simple and delicious from the chef and owner of Seattle's Dahlia Lounge, Etta's Seafood and Palace Kitchen.

Dr. Seuss Goes to War
Richard Minear
Minimum Bid $6
Political cartoons from the beloved children's writer, plus commentary on how these drawings related to the Second World War.

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

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