Friends Monthly Book Auction

May 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, June 3  at 12:00 p.m.   



1.      My Experiences in the World War;  by John J. Pershing; copyright 1931; first edition of WWI commander in chief John J. Pershing.; paper cover ripped but book in good condition          minimum bid $6


2.      Cooking with Mickey Around the World;  and Cooking with Mickey Volume II; 2 books; 1987; recipes from Walt Disney World and Disneyland;                                          minimum bid $8


3.      Baseball is a Funny Game; by Joe Garagiola; copyright 1960; story of baseball play Joe Garagiola; after retirement he became a sportscaster             minimum bid $6


4.      Modern Priscilla Cookbook; copyright 1924, Boston; clean for age; one thousand home tested recipes.           minimum bid $6


5.      Children of Mexico; their land and its story; copyright 1935; this is an old California school text book; good, clean condition;                                               minimum bid $6


6.      New Delineator Recipes; by Ann Batchelder; copyright 1930; The Butterick Company; recipes from the Delineator Home Institute.                                              minimum bid $6


7.      Kids sure Rite Funny; by Art Linkletter; copyright 1962; another funny book of how children begin to sense the vast world.                          minimum bid $6


8.      King Arthur and His Knights; copyright 1916; Rand McNally & Co., Chicago; new Junior Library book; Maude R. Warren; color illustrated; clean condition for age.                                   minimum bid $6


9.      The Taming of the Queen; by Philippa Gregory; new, copyright 2015; signed copy; another wife doomed in the court of Henry VIII.                 minimum bid $6


10.   Beast of the Tar Pits; by W. W. Robinson & Irene Robinson; copyright 1961; first published in 1932 for the La Brea Tar Pits; good clean condition;                                   minimum bid $6