Friends Monthly Book Auction

June 2017

To view these items and make a bid, visit the display case next to the parking lot entrance of the Central Library.  Bidding ends on Saturday, July 8  at 12:00 p.m.   



1.      The Wartime Journals of Charles Lindbergh; copyright 1970; Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich Inc.; Lindbergh journals he wrote during WWII; black and white pictures, clean copy.           minimum bid $6


2.      The American Carnation, how to grow it; by Charles Willis Ward; 1903 A. T. De La Mare Publishing; good condition for age with colored plates. This book is the history of the flower and how to care for them;               minimum bid $6


3.      Child’s History of England; no copyright date but owner signed book 1907; clean book for age; by Charles Dickens;          minimum bid $6


4.      Pearl’s Kitchen; by Pearl Bailey; copyright 1973; entertainer/singer writes about old South comfort food and wonderful recipes;              minimum bid $6


5.      The Hollywood Bowl Cookbook; 1985 second printing; This cookbook was to help raise money with the help of Mrs. Dorothy Chandler and volunteers; recipes from famous people in Hollywood;                                         minimum bid $6


6.      The Sea-Wolf; by Jack London; Grosset & Dunlap, N.Y.; first copy 1904, this copy 1916; sailing adventure, struggle for survival;                                minimum bid $6


7.      Lalla Rookh; by Thomas Moore; publisher M. A. Donohue & Co., signed by owner 1910; published early 1900; Oriental romance story;               minimum bid $6


8.      The Courage to be free; by Charlton Heston, signed copy; copyright 2000; Heston’s activism in lobbying for civil rights and President of the American Rifle Association; writes as a patriot for freedom;                                 minimum bid $6


9.      Beauty and Charm at a glance; copyright 1949; by Bernard Jensen, D.C. Ph. D.; Ph.D. specializing in healthy living and weight loss; not much has changed since 1949; fun read;           minimum bid $6


10.   Greetings from Whittier; by John Greenleaf Whittier; published 1907; Cupples & Leon Co., N. Y.; colored pictures with poetry;                         minimum bid $6