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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 September 19 and ending at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 17, 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.  Collected Stories, Richard Matheson, Dream Press, Los Angeles,1989.
First edition, signed, #390 of limited ed. of 400. No dust jacket. In slipcase. All Very Good. More dystopian fun, if you enjoy anxiety and misery!
Minimum Bid $25 Minimum Raise $10
2.  Women's Household, Tower Press, Lynn, Mass. 12 monthly issues - all of 1962. Paper. Pretty good shape. Old fashioned, even for that time - patterns, recipes, contests, ads., etc. Great social history, eminently readable.
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3

3.  More WPA...North Dakota, Oxford U. Press, 1950.
Dust jacket mangled at edges, all else pretty Good.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

4.  Clementine in the Kitchen, Phineas Beck, Hastings House, New York, 1963.
Dust jacket has ragged edges, all else Okay
AND ...
      Square Meals, Jane & Michael Stern, Knopf, New York, 1984.
Mylar cover, dust jacket, covers and book all Good - "Joyful celebration of food - 20's through 50's." Both for …
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $5

5.  Three engaging classics for the price of one
(no dust jackets but all in pretty good shape):
     The Story of a Bad Boy, Thomas Aldrich, Houghton Mifflin, New York, 1914 ed. (orig.1869) - boyhood adventures in New England -
AND ..
     Two Little Knights of Kentucky, Annie Fellows Johnston, L.C. Page, Boston, 1907 - part of the Little Colonel series -
AND ..
     Grandfather's Chair, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Henry Altemus Company, Philadelphia, 1898 - "a history for youth" - all worth dipping into and, selectively, reading aloud to the young set.
Minimum Bid $12 Minimum Raise $3
6.  25 volumes of the Little Leather Library, New York.
Hundreds of popular classics were published in this format in the 1920s. These are miniatures bound in leatherette, no dust jackets, but all in acceptable condition. Included in our 25 are Salome (Oscar Wilde), Tales of Sherlock Holmes (Conan Doyle), and Some Speeches and Letters of George Washington (including famous Rules of Conduct). How about …
Minimum Bid $20 Minimum Raise $3
7.  Elbert Hubbard's Scrapbook, Roycrofters, New York, 1923.
Paper. No dust jacket. Good for its age. Selected from his own Day Book and published as tribute to Hubbard - founder of Roycrofters, lost on the Lusitania,1915. Onward and Upward indeed.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $5

8.  Secretary of Dreams, Vol. 1, Stephen King, Cemetery Dance Publications, Baltimore 2006. lst Ed.
Dust jacket, Slipcover, boards and book, all Very Good. If you like horrible, it mostly is. Minimum Bid $20 Minimum Raise $5
9.  Oxford Companion to English Literature, ed. Margaret Drabble, Oxford Univ. Press, 1985.
Classic reference companion for students, teachers, readers in general, or any mixture thereof.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $5
10.  Riddles of the Stone Age, Jean McMann, Thames and Hudson, New York, London, 1980.
Dust jacket, covers and book all Good. Explores ideas, questions, possible answers as to the origin and meaning behind early rock carvings.
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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