Friends Monthly Book Auction

February 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, March 4 at 5:00 p.m.   

1.      Betty Grable The House with the Iron Shutters. Jane Withers The Hidden Room;  M1942 copyright Jane Withers; 1943 Betty Grable Whitman Publishing Co.; rare mystery books, yellowing pages; bid as a pair.            minimum bid $7


2.      The Wayward Bus; Viking Press, New York 1947; by John Steinbeck; excellent condition with dust jacket. Story of diverse people when the bus is wrecked on a flooded roadside.                             minimum bid $6


3.      Der Fuehrer; 1944 Houghton Mifflin Co. by Konrad Heiden; Hitler’s rise to power; good condition.                 minimum bid $6


4.      Uncle Tom’s Cabin; 1915, Chicago; by Harriet Beecher Stowe; classic story of slavery; binding torn inside but in good condition for age.                                    minimum bid $6


5.      This I Remember; by Eleanor Roosevelt; 1949 first edition; this is a collectable, first edition, getting fewer and hard to find First Lady and wife to FDR. Personal experiences during war years till his death.                                    minimum bid $6


6.      Sarah the Duchess of York; 1996 Simon & Schuster; signed copy; married Prince Andrew and was to become a member of Britain’s royal family; excellent condition.    minimum bid $6


7.      Foods for Glamour; 1961 second printing; Prentice Hall, N.J. ; first guru of exercise and eating fresh food; excellent condition.                            minimum bid $6


8.      Dance to the Piper;  copyright 1951; by Agnes DeMille; auto-bio, of ballet dancer and choreographer; some tear to dust cover, yellowing;             minimum bid $6


9.      A Gringa’s guide to Mexican cooking; 1973 copyright Mexico; by Selena Royle film personality in the U.S. then retired in Mexico; excellent condition; classic recipes of Mexican cooking;                minimum bid $6


10.   Rumford Complete cookbook; 1944 36th edition; first copyright 1908; book of cooking traditions; Rumford first to issue booklets on better cooking;                                           minimum bid $6