Text Only Version
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Library CatalogDatabasesMy AccountKidsTeensSeniorsBizConnect Info ServicesServices for People with DisabilitiesLong Beach HistoryCity of Long Beach
Library InformationLocations & HoursSupport the LibraryEvents & ClassesContact US
Homepage ... > Friends of the Library > Silent Auction
Print friendly format
Silent Auction

Friends of the Library - Silent Auction

The silent auction opens on Friday, March 9 and closes on Saturday, April 21. 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 Grandes Heures
Minimum Bid: $9
Marcel Thomas
Beautiful reproductions of the manuscripts of The Book of Hours, now in the library of the Duke of Berry.

The Timeless River: A Portrait of Life on the Mississippi
Minimum Bid: $7
Burney Myrick
Illustrated with paintings and drawings.

Promised Land
Minimum Bid: $7
Abba Eban
A history of Israel and its people, illustrated by Gordon Wetmore’s paintings.

The Impressionists and Their Legacy
Minimum Bid: $9
Martha Kapos, ed.
A look at the time and legacy of this historic art movement. 235 color and 242 black and white illustrations.

The American Vision: Landscape Painting in the US
Minimum Bid: $7
Malcolm Robinson
American landscape painting from colonial days to the present. Includes work by Winslow Homer, Granma Moses, William de Kooning and many more.

The Trains We Rode
Minimum Bid: $7
Lucius Beebe, Charles Clegg
A pictorial history of American railway travel. Interesting black and white illustrations.

History of Western Art
Minimum Bid: $7
Denise Hooker
Covers art from Greek and Roman times to modern art in the western world. 500 illustrations.

The Presidents of the US
Minimum Bid: $6
John and Alice Durant
Illustrations and biographies. 2 volumes. Boxed.

Wondrous Cold: An Arctic Journey
Minimum Bid: $7
Joan Myers
Photos from all over the arctic, including once of seals, penguins and the abandoned huts of early explorers.

Minimum Bid: $6
Gary Giddens
The life and times of the legendary American jazz trumpet player.

Copyright © 2000 - 2018 Long Beach Public Library, CAPowered byCivica a Granicus Company logo