Silent Auctions

The Week of May 23 to May 30, 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 MAY 23, 2017 on these books will remain open for bidding until June 6, 2017 Only facsimiles of pages and cover are there.


Silent Auction of Old, Rare and Classic Books

Item Min.Bid
Golden Songs of Great Poets $12
Heroes of California $15

Professor Parsons’ picks

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

Item Min. Bid
How and Where We Live $5
Kabuki Dreams $6
September Echoes $10
Tender is the Night $7
Two Novels by Anthony POwell $7
Why Medal in Europe $7

REGULAR SILENT AUCTION

Bidding on the books in the table below begins on May 23 and ends at 1pm on May 30, 2017. Dollar amounts in the table are minimum bids.

10 CDs Chanticleer $8 4 Books on Crockpot Cooking $8
12 Books Century Dictionary $12 4 Books on Great Buildings $12
13 Doonesbury Books $8 4 Books on The Desert $8
15 Books Sparks’s Biography $6 4 Children’s Books Pearson & Berkeley $6
15 Children’s Books $8 4 Children’s Encyclopedias $8
15 Items on Hawaii $6 4 Sets of Cassettes $6
17 Comics $9 5 Books by Tolkien $9
2 Books British Royalty $8 5 Books on Star Wars $8
2 Books by Charles Dickens $10 5 Books on Trains $10
2 Books on Alice in Wonderland $6 6 Books by Galsworthy $6
2 Books Science of Society $8 6 Books on Entertaining Snacks $8
2 Children’s Books on Art $8 7 Books on Gardening $8
28 Early 20th Century Books $10 7 Books The Edge $10
3 Audio Books $9 7 DVDs Fitness $9
3 Books Armey and Air Force $7 9 Books Dr. Seuss $7
3 Books by D. H. Lawrence $6 Completely Illustrated Atlas $6
3 Books Civil War $6 Ghost Towns Of The West $6
3 Books Jerusalem Etc $6 Gladiator $6
3 Books on Russia $6 Licks of Love $6
3 Books on Sailing $6 New Orleans Cookbook $6
3 Books on WW11 $18 Will You Always Love Me (signed) $18