Silent Auctions

The Week of March 28 to April 4, 2017

The Friends Silent Auction is divided into three parts. An OLD AND RARE BOOKS auction consists of 2 books on the upper shelf of the rack against the wall. It remains open for bidding for two weeks. PROFESSOR PARSONS’ PICKS is a selection of 6 or more books on the second shelf picked by Professor Ted Parsons that he thinks will be of particular interest to readers, and the REGULAR AUCTION which consists of about 42 selections on the table and on the two racks. Bidding remains open for one week. The bidding is in whole dollars and ends on Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. At that time there can be a bid-off between competing bidders.


You will be notified by phone if you are the highest bidder. Books may be paid for and picked up at the close of the auction (1:00 p.m. on Tuesday) OR at the Friends Bookstore in the basement of the library after 2:30 p.m. on the Tuesday of the ending of the auction.


If books are not picked up normally within TWO WEEKS they will go to the second highest bidder.


WE ARE UNABLE TO TAKE BIDS FOR BOOKS DIRECTLY ON THE WEBSITE, BUT IF YOU WISH TO BID ON A BOOK LISTED, SEND AN EMAIL TO folsmiley2@gmail.com WITH YOUR NAME, PHONE NUMBER AND BID.

IF YOU WISH TO ASK QUESTIONS ABOUT A PARTICULAR BOOK OR FIND OUT WHAT THE CURRENT BID IS, YOU MAY ALSO USE THIS EMAIL.


Two or more OLD and/or RARE books or sets of books are offered on the top shelf of the stand against the wall at the auction. Bidding begins at 1 pm March 28, 2017 on these books will remain open for bidding until April 11, 2017 Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there.


Silent Auction of Old, Rare and Classic Books

Item Min.Bid
True Story of Mary, Wife of Lincoln $30
Spider Kin $20

Professor Parsons’ picks

The Professor’s Picks are open One week, the same as the regular auction

Item Min.Bid
Animal Farm $8
Biographical and critical Miscellanies $5
Lost Mines of the Old West $6
The Cossacks $5
The House at Pooh Corner $8
The Pictorial History of the World $6

REGULAR SILENT AUCTION

Bidding on the books in the table below begins on March 28 and ends at 1pm on April 4, 2017. Dollar amounts in the table are minimum bids.

10 Volumes: The World of Well-known Artists $16 7 Books by Berkeley Breathed $10
11 CDs of Classical Music $10 7 Harry Potter Novels and 5 Other Potter Books $21
14 CDs of Organ Music $12 8 Books on Home Decorating $10
2 Books on BMW Cars $6 A Bible and 2 Books about the Bible $7
2 Books on Native Americans $8 Art of the Printed Book $7
2 Books on Reading Music and Song Writing $8 Best of Life & 11 Copies from the 60s & 1944 $8
2 Books: Stalin & Trotsky $6 Box of 16 Lincoln and Civil War Books $16
25 Assorted Comic Books $12 Box of Early 20th Century Books $15
25 Cartoon Network Comic Books $8 Britten’s Old Clocks and Watches $9
3 Books about Einstein $7 Captain Kangaroo’s Growing Up Happy $8
3 Books about Hawaii $8 Civil War $6
3 Books on Scotch and Cocktails $6 Complete Astrologer $7
3 Clean Diet Books $7 Death in the Afternoon by Ernest Hemingway $7
4 Books on Ice Cream and Other Frozen Treats $7 Orange Empire $7
4 Books: Way Things Work, Book of Facts and Questions $8 Oxford United States History $6
5 Books by C. S. Lewis $11 Roald Dahl Treasury $9
5 Books on Houseplants $7 Running the Amazon $7
5 Books on Skills and Fix-it Tips $9 The Invention of Nature $6
5 Look and Find Books $10 Vessels of War: 8 DVDs $6
6 Books on Landscaping $10 Yale Shakespeare: The Complete Works $6
6 Walt Disney Books $11 $