Friends Monthly Book Auction

December 2014

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 December 20th at noon.


1.  Arabian Nights translated from the Arabic; George Routledge Co.; no date; minimum bid $8

2.  Life and Glorious Deed of Admiral Dewey by Joseph L. Stickney, Admiral Dewey’s aide; possibly printed 1890s; minimum bid $8

3.  When She Was Sixteen by James Whitcomb Riley; Bobbs-Merrill 1911; wonderful condition; could be framed; minimum bid $10

4.   A Book of Christmas by Tasha Tudor; Collins Publisher; pop-up-; minimum bod $6

5.  The Big Orange by Jack Smith, writer L.A. Times; signed on front; Ward-Ritchie Press, 1st printing; minimum bid $6

6.  Adventures of a Brownie by Henry Altemus Publisher 1893; wonderful black & white illustrations; minimum bid $6

7.  Timothy Taylor Ambassador of Goodwill by Helen Husted; Coward-McCann 1941; true story of a boy sent to New York during WWI; minimum bid $6

8.  Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett; Federick Warne & Co. Ltd. London; minimum bid $5

9.  Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers; published by Collins 1958; illustrations by Mary Shepard; minimum bid $5