Silent Auctions

The Week of August 22 to August 29, 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 August 15, 2017 on these books will remain open for bidding until August 29, 2017 Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there.


Silent Auction of Old, Rare and Classic Books

Item Min.Bid
Chrustnastude $15
Myth & Legends (8 Volumes) $175

Professor Parsons’ picks

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

Item Min. Bid
By Conduct and Courage $7
Water-Babies $6
Naturalist in Sudan $6
Norman Douglas $6
The Oxford Book of English Mystical Poetry $6
Sketch Bok of Geoffery Crayen, Gent…  $6

REGULAR SILENT AUCTION

Bidding on the books in the table below begins on August 22 and ends at 1pm on August 29, 2017. Dollar amounts in the table are minimum bids.

 

10 Tune-Life Books on Famous Artists $15 4 Books: History of the Theatre and Scriptwriting $6
100 Miscellaneous Paperbacks $21 5 Books on Short Story, Magazine, and other Writing $8
14 Classics of the Old West $14 5 Classic Books of Fables and Fairy Tales $9
2 Books on the Whitehouse and the Presidency $7 5 Classic Young Adult Novels $9
2 Books: Post and Vanderbilt on Etiquette $6 5 Fitness ooks $9
2 Folio Books: Phineas Finn & Sir Harry Hotspur $8 5 James A. Cory Novels $10
2 Motorcycle Books $7 5 Marvel Comic, Graphic Books $9
2 Robert Louis Stevenson Books $6 7 Beethoven CDs $9
2 What if..,. and an Almost History Book $7 7 CDs of the Music from Favorite Children’s Films $8
28 Early 20th Century Books $12 7 Exotic Cookbooks, spices, fondue, olives, pestos, etc $14
3 Andrew Jackson Biographies $8 8 Harry Potter Novels $9
3 Books and 1 VHS Tape about Gone with the Wind $8 A Book and an Audio Book on Jacquiline Kennedy $9
3 Books on Early American Autos and the Mustang $8 American Silver Flatware 1837-1910 $18
3 Books on Horror and Terror $6 Atlantis Attacks, graphic novel $18
3 Books: Dick Van Dyke, Mary Tyler Moore & The Big Screen $7 Egypt $16
4 Books on Abigail Adams, Founding Mothers and First Ladies $6 G. I. Joe: The Best of Larry Hama $6
4 Books on Conquering Disease $9 Players of Cooperstown $5
4 Books on Discovery $7 Raymond Chanler’s Farewell My Lovely $7
4 Books on Knitting $6 The Great Book of French Impressionism $7
4 Books on Poetry $7 The Great Courses: Conquest of the Americas $6
The World of Repley: Believe it or Not $6 The Vatican $6