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Visit the South Pasadena Public Library
1100 Oxley St.
South Pasadena
California, 91030

Silent Auction
Auction lots are located in a display case
near the library's entrance  

Beginning August 29 and ending at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19, 2015
the following ten (10) auction items will be near the
Library's entrance with numbered bidding cards nearby.
Winning bidders will be notified by telephone.

1.  A Boy's Will, Robert Frost, Henry Holt, New York, c. 1934, First 1934 Edition.
No dust jacket. Covers very slightly marked. Book Good.
Signed: Robert Frost
Minimum Bid $ 80 Minimum Raise $10

2.  Thunder in the Void, Henry Kuttner, Haffner Press, 2012.
Fine. New. Still sealed in manufacturer's original shrinkwrap. Sci-fi, horror, cf. Lovecraft, Bradbury, etc. - neglected today, but very prolific and popular pulps writer in 30's and 40's
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

3.  Noir City Annual #3, Film Noir Foundation 2011. First Edition.
Paper. All Very Good. Compendium of articles and black and white illustrations from the 2010 issues of Noir City Sentinel - the quarterly go-to mag for film noir addicts.
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3

4.  Stephen King:The Non-Fiction, Rocky Wood and Justin Brooks, Cemetery Dance, Pub., Baltimore, 2008.
Signed by Wood & Brooks. #761 of 2000 Special Edition. Fine, with dust jacket and slipcover. Reviews over 500 of Stephen King's published work, some hitherto restricted. Outstanding reference work.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $5

5.  Lost Broadway Theatres, Michael van Hoogstraten, Princeton Architectural Press, 1991. Paper. Good. During the 50 years from 1882 to the early 30's, nearly 90 theatres were constructed in and around Times Square in New York City. By 1990 only 35 playhouses remained to showcase the live stage. Follow the buildings, the people and their stories, in evocative picture and text.
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3

6.  Oxford Companion to Classical Literature, Paul Harvey, 1940, dust jacket - slightly torn,
AND ...
Modern English Usage, Fowler, 1937, no dust jacket.
Two more classics meticulously produced by Oxford University Press and both in good shape . Very handy references.
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3

7.  1984, George Orwell, Harcourt Brace, New York, 1949, 1st Am. Ed.
No dust jacket. Covers slightly marked. Powerful, much quoted, dystopian novel.
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3

8.  Two Little Confederates, Thomas Nelson Page, Scribners, New York, 1892.
Covers a bit rough around the edges. Obviously a somewhat idealized version of life on this plantation for both black and white, but nevertheless a charming story of boys growing up in this period AND … Our Week Afloat, Wallace P. Stanley, Belford-Clarke, Chicago, 1890.
Not bad shape, and two more boys learning about themselves and the world, further north this time, but same time frame.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

9.  The Movies, Richard Griffiths & Arthur Mayer, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1957.
Dust jacket torn, all else Good. Over 1000 black and white illustrations and a long, lively text - the first 50 years of the movies and Hollywood AND … The Golden Age of Television, Rick Marschall, Exeter Books, New York, 1987.
In good shape, with dust jacket. Comprehensive view of TV, 50's and 60's, chiefly in US.
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $3

10.  Hawaii:1776 to 1976 - Kama'Aina Edition, Narrative by Joseph G. Mullins, Mutual Pub., Honolulu, 1976, 2nd printing.
Some wear on dust jacket, covers and book Good. Over 130 black and white, and sepia illustrations, underscoring Hawaii's colorful social and political history.
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3

South Pasadena Public Library, 1100 Oxley Street,
is open seven days a week:
Monday-Wednesday 11:00 am to 9:00 pm; Thursday and Friday, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm;
Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. and Sunday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

The Friends Bookstore is located on the library's second floor, accessible by elevator.

Auction items are located in a display case near the Library's entrance
with bidding cards nearby.

The sale is sponsored by the Friends Bookstore volunteers, who
operate the bookstore on the library's second floor.

page update 8-27-2015

The South Pasadena Public Library
is located at 1100 Oxley Street
Monday through Wednesday from 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Thursday and Friday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Friends of the South Pasadena Public Library • 1100 Oxley Street - South Pasadena, CA 91030

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