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Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on July 1, 2015 and closes on or about July 31, 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.

The Epic of Flight series
Photos, drawings, text by the Time-Life staff
Minimum Bid $ Best offer takes all
The rest of the series: Designers and Test Pilots, Flying Jets, The Explorers, Flying the Mail, America in the Air War, The Soviet Air Force at Work, The Carrier War, The RAF at War, The Jet Age, The Luftwaffe, The Bush Pilots.

The Big Yorker Book of Dogs
Froward by Malcolm Gladwell
Minimum Bid $9      
Essays on dogs by some of America's best writers, along with cartoons featuring dogs.

The Complete Human Body
National Geographic Society
Minimum Bid $8
An illustrated and easy-to-understand resource on how the body works.     

Soups, Stews and One-Pot Meals
Tom Valenti
Minimum Bid $7
125 great recipes for the home cook by a celebrated New York City chef. 

A Través de los Ojos del Condor  
Robert B. Haas
Minimum Bid $11
You don't have to be able to read the small amount of the Spanish text to appreciate the absolutely stunning aerial photos of Latin America.

The Grand Canyon
Leticia Burns O'Connor
Minimum Bid $8
Beautiful pictures taken at one of the most visited places in the world.  

From Lucy to Language
Donald Johnson and Blake Edgar
Minimum Bid $9
A documentation of human life on earth, reconstructed through fossils, which are beautifully photographed.

Growing Fragrant Plants
Rayford Reddell and Robert Galyean
Minimum Bid $9
Everything you need to know about landscaping, planting, harvesting and arranging fragrant plants.  More than 175 photos.  


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