Friends Monthly Book Auction

March/April 2018

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, April 14 at noon.   



1. Brighty of the Grand Canyon; copyright 1953; by Marguerite Henry; Brighty is a story of a burro roaming free in the Grand Canyon.         minimum bid $6

2. Trees of Whittier; second edition, 1969; pictures of Whittier city trees; black and white pictures; binding has a crack, but pages are in excellent condition.     minimum bid $6

3. Be quick but don’t hurry; copyright 2001; Simon and Schuster; signed copy of both writers, coach John Wooden and Andrew Hill; excellent condition.  minimum bid $6

4. The Modern Family Cookbook; copyright 1953/1942; by Meta Given; written for the family to use the basic seven food groups; colored pictures, excellent condition.   minimum bid $6

5. Oscar Wilde; his life and confessions; by Frank Harris; copyright 1930 NY; biography of writer Oscar Wilde; pages in good condition, but outside binding is worn.    minimum bid $6

6. The Sad Sack; copyright 1944; by Sgt. George Baker; cartoons of WWII by George Baker while in the army; book in good condition for age.   minimum bid $6

7. Tales of Shakespeare; copyright 1894, by Charles and Mary Lam; a state of California text book for children, written by an English essayist to train the young of Shakespeare plays.    minimum bid $6

8. Just Lucky I guess; by Carol Channing; copyright 2002; signed copy of Broadway musical star Carol Channing; Ms. Channing has been performing for more than fifty years; excellent condition.   minimum bid $6

9. The Soul and the resurrection; copyright 1879; by J. H. Kellogg M. D.; views presented without prejudice of both science and the Bible; good condition for age. minimum bid $6

10. The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; copyright 1882/1883; by Houghton, Mifflin Co.; excellent condition for age; complete works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; black and white plate pictures.   minimum bid $6