Friends Monthly Book Auction

October 2015

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 October 31st at noon.

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1. Dixie on Southern or scenes and sketches by Julian Ralph; Harper and Brothers Publishers, 1896; four pages in book, edge damaged; wonderful black and white illustrations; minimum bid $5

2. It took nine tailorsan autobiography by Adolphe Menjou and M. M. Musselman; a vintage Hollywood actor; illustrated black and white photographs; McGraw Hill, 1948; minimum bid $6

3. Joy is an inside job: by Don Blanding; Dodd, Mead and Co. 1953: signed October 21, 1959; wonderful black and white drawings; minimum bid $5

4. Poems of the Midwest; by Carl Sandburg;  World Publishing Co., 1st printing, October 1946; illustrated with black and white photographs; minimum bid $6

5. Charlie and his kitten trophy;  by Hill and Maxwell; The Macmillan Co., 1951; twentieth printing; wonderful silhouette, black and white pictures; minimum bid $5


7. Blood brother;  by Elliott Arnold’ color illustrations’ made into the movie “Broken Arrow”  Duell, Sloan and Pearce; 2nd printing, 1950; about Arizona Apache wars;  minimum bid $6

8. The Venetian glass nephew by Elinor Wylie; George H. Doran Company, 1925; minimum bid $6

9. Rock on by Norm N. Nite; illustrated encyclopedia of rock and roll; Thomas Y. Crowell Co. 1st printing, 1974; black and white pictures; wonderful for music lovers; minimum bid $5

10. Mickey & me; a baseball card adventure; by Dan Gutman; signed in ink by author on Title Page; Harper Collins Publishers, 1st printing 2003; minimum bid $5