Friends Monthly Book Auction

November 2016

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, January 7 at 5:00 p.m.   



1.      2 books – Raggedy Andy Stories and Raggedy Ann Stories; by Johnny Gruelle; Andy copyright 1960, Ann copyright 1947;  Ann has spine damage. Pages of both books good condition, color illustrated.            minimum bid $8


2.      For the love of the Yankees; copyright 2008; by Frederick C. Klein; illustrations by Mark Anderson; An A to Z primer for Yankee fans of all ages.                            minimum bid $6


3.      Portraiture Simplified; copyright 1941; Ziff-Davis Publishing; by A. L. Schafer, portrait photographer at Columbia pictures. Methods on arranging the lighting and posing the subject. Good condition with dust jacket.                         minimum bid $6


4.      The meaning of relativity; 1945 Princeton University Press; by Albert Einstein; dust jacket in bad shape; but book is in good condition.                               minimum bid $6


5.      Volume III Napoleon Bonaparte; 1892; P. F. Collier Publisher, by Sir Edward Creasy; given as a gift in 1893; Good condition, third volume, battle of Waterloo, parting with Josephine and copy of Napoleon’s will.                            minimum bid $6


6.      Modern Guide to Better Meals 1940- 1946; copyright 1939, by Jessie Marie De Both; good condition for age. Meals with calendar and abstinence schedules;                        minimum bid $6


7.      Juliette Low Girl Scout; copyright 1951; by Helen Boyd Higgins; Bobbs-Merrill Company Publishers; torn dust jacket – book - good condition; Juliette Low, founder of the Girl Scouts and Brownies after the Civil War - from Savannah later to marry an Englishman.                        minimum bid $6


8.      The Children of Scripture; 1884 London Print; by S.E. L. O.; given as a Christmas gift in 1932 from Grandpa. Excellent condition.                minimum bid $6

9.      California’s Father Serra; copyright 1958; First edition; text and illustrations by Sally Duque; Teacher wrote book to have children be inspired by Father Serra;               minimum bid $6


10.    Fighting Yanks; copyright 1943; Whitman Publishing; Racine, Wisconsin; maps, pictures, stories of faraway lands where American forces are fighting for freedom.                               minimum bid $6