Friends Monthly Book Auction

October/November 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, November 18 at noon.   



1. One Soldier’s Story - Bob Dole; copyright 2005; Harper Collins; signed copy, first edition; a memoir of Republican U. S. Senator and soldier of WWII; new condition.            minimum bid $6

2. Miss Frances’ Ding Dong School Book; copyright 1953; Rand McNally; 1950’s TV Miss Frances’ activities book to help parents and children.      minimum bid $6

3. Whittier’s Poems; John Greenleaf Whittier; discard of the Whittier Public Library; 1857 edition; no other copyright date; cover worn in places, but pages in good condition.       minimum bid $6

4. Why not try God? By Mary Pickford; copyright 1934; seventeenth printing; actress Mary Pickford writes a message of hope and inspiration; good condition for age.   minimum bid $6

5. I love her, that’s why! by George Burns; copyright 1956, W.H. Allen – London; autobiography of George and Gracie Burns; show business team well known in early TV; good condition.     minimum bid $6

6. The Soldier Boy or Tom Somers in the Army; copyright 1899; by Oliver Optic; first volume of series; Army & Navy series; stories of the rebellion in the south, aka Civil War; good condition.   minimum bid $6

7. Quakers in the Kitchen; no date but looks used and old; recipes from the First Friends Church of Whittier.   minimum bid $6

8. Third Reader California State Series; this is a state textbook of California for third grade; copyright 1905 by the people of the State of California; copyright 1896 by Ginn & Company. minimum bid $6

9. The red headed outfield and other baseball stories; copyright 1948; Grosset & Dunlap; Zane Grey known for writing westerns, turns to baseball stories; book in good condition. minimum bid $6

10.  The Bobbsey Twins – Merry Days Indoors & Out; by Laura Lee Hope; 1904 Grosset & Dunlap; given as a Christmas gift; good condition for age; collectible.   minimum bid $6