Friends Monthly Book Auction

March 2014

To view these items and make a bid, visit the display case next to the parking lot entrance of the Central Library.  Bidding ends the last Saturday of the month at noon.

1.  The Happy Hollisters 11 volumes by Jerry West

Minimum Bid:  $

Category:  Collectible Children’s Literature

Publisher:  Doubleday/Garden City between 1953 and 1962

Description:  All books are in very good condition.  Red covered hardboards.  Edges, corners and spines in very good condition.  All but 3 have dust jackets. 

Synopsis:  This is a series of books about a fictional family in Rhode Island that solves mysteries.  There are five children (ages 4-12), their parents, and their pets.  The series consists of 33 books and this auction offers 11 of those books (including the first 4 in the series).



Volumes included in auction:

·  # 1 The Happy Hollisters

·  # 2 The Happy Hollisters on a River Trip

·  # 3 The Happy Hollisters at Sea Gull Beach

·  # 4 The Happy Hollisters and the Indian Treasure

·  #10 The Happy Hollisters at the Merry-Go-Round Mystery*

·  #11 The Happy Hollisters and Pony Hill Farm*

·  #12 The Happy Hollisters and the Old Clipper Ship

·  #14 The Happy Hollisters and the Scarecrow Mystery

·  #16 The Happy Hollisters and the Ice Carnival Mystery

·  #19 The Happy Hollisters and the Mystery at Missile Town

·  #20 The Happy Hollisters and the Cowboy Mystery

·  #21 The Happy Hollisters and the Haunted House Mystery