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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  
 

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Beginning May 14 , 2016 and
ending at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, 2016

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.  Contemporary World Interiors. Susan Yelavich, Phaidon Press, London, 2007.
A lush look at the last 25 years of international interior design from around the world; covering homes, offices, hotels, bars with 450 projects and plans. The pictures are mouth-watering, the commentary lively. Oversized (10 x 12 and nearly 3 inches thick!) in very good condition with dust jacket. Interiors reveal a lot about us - are you a "storyteller," "functionalist," or a "camper?" Win this book and find out …
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $3

2.  The World's Best One Hundred Detective Stories. Funk & Wagnalls, New York, 1929. Eugene Thwing, editor.
Ten volume set. Red cloth boards, gilt lettering with spines faded in varying degrees. Bumping and edgewear, pages browned, bindings sound. In good condition. No dust jackets. Small sized, 4 x 6 inches. Authors include Agatha Christie and Arthur Conan Doyle. A charming set for your bookshelf.
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $3

3.  Two for the mid-century party-giver: Esquire's Handbook for Hosts, Grosset & Dunlap, N.Y., 1953. Revised with additional contents from the original 1949 ed.
And .. Cooking Magic, Culinary Arts Institute, Chicago, 1955-1956, 1st edition.
Esquire's Handbook: handsome black cloth boards featuring illustrated host with cocktail tray in purple and gold. Inside is the "modern" guide to hospitality containing 316 tantalizing male-slanted recipes, nearly 600 drink and 500 "bright" entertaining ideas to make your 50s style party memorable. Highlighted by many of Esquire's most famous cartoons. Book in very good plus condition, however mylar covered dust jacket is attractive, but heavily chipped.
Cooking Magic: contains 12 individual paper booklets in metal binder with red spine in 50s style. Here is everything for the housewife from "Sunday Night Suppers" to "Cooking With Sour Cream," to "Entertaining Six or Eight." Binder shows wear, some stains and bumping. No dust jacket. Lima bean soup! Party-perfect salad molds! Braunschweiger canapes! It's all here. Perfect to display in the vintage kitchen.
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $3

4.  Four Little Golden Books from 40s and 50s. Relive happy childhood memories (if you are of a certain age) with:
Fix it Please, 1947. With "F" on last page indicating later printing of first ed. Eloise Wilkin illustrator. Owner's names on inside front cover in space provided.
The New House in the Forest, 1946. Second printing. Blue spine. Eloise Wilkin. No owner's name.
Toys, 1946 . Third printing. Illustrated by Masha. No owner's name.
The Little Golden Holiday Book, 1951. "A" on last page indicating first printing. Eloise Wilkin. Owner's name lightly in pencil.
All in quite good condition. Fun and collectible.
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $3

5.  Two "Little" Indian Service Stories: Little Hopi Hopihoya. Edward A. Kennard, U.S. Indian Service, 1948. First Edition. And … Little Navajo Herder, Ann Clark, U.S. Indian Service, Haskell Institute, Kansas, 1951. First Edition.
Little Hopi Hopihoya: Comical tales about young Peeni and his experiences growing up - intended as bilingual material for children in Hopi schools. Dual text: English and Hopi. Charming illustrations by Charles Loloma, one of the greatest Hopi artists/craftsmen. Paperbound. Wear, with spine torn approx. two inches top and bottom. Curling on corners. Owner's surname in pencil on flyleaf. Text clean and unmarked. Rare.
Little Navajo Herder: Appealing vignettes for the four seasons. Brick colored cloth hardback cover with lovely illustration of Navajo girl. Former So. Pasadena Library book with only markings being two small library stamps, one on front pastedown, one on flyleaf. Card holder pasted to flyleaf. No library markings on covers. Clean interior with bumping to top and bottom of spine and corners, otherwise good. No dust jacket. Oversized: 9 ½ x 12 inches. For the two ...
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $3

6.  Two WWII fighter books. The Focke-Wulf 190 A Famous German Fighter. Heinz J. Nowarra, Aero Publishers, Fallbrook, CA., 1963 And … Fighter Command (American Fighters in Original WWII Color). Jeffrey L. Ethell and Robert T. Sand, Motorbooks International, WI., 1991.
Focke-Wulf: Third in the Harleyford (world's best aviation historical books) fighter series, is a detailed study of the design and engineering aspect of the aircraft and also an intensely human story of the German fighter force that made the Focke-Wulf a dominant factor in the Luftwaffe and the war. Many diagrams, plans, and photos of planes and most famous pilots. In good condition with only very minor bumping to bottom dust jacket edges. And …
Fighter Command: Story of American fighter forces in action told through the vivid recollections of the pilots and ground crews and brought to life with 200 incredible wartime color photographs. The greatest fighters are here, along with photos of captured Focke-Wulfs, all dressed for battle in the cocky warpaint of the era. Book in very good condition - good dust jacket with a few small tears and chipping. Signed by author Jeff Ethell "With warmest regards."
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $3

7.  The Great Book of World War II Airplanes. Jeffrey Ethell, Robert Grinsell, Bonanza Books, 1984.
The stories of twelve aircraft (Mustang, Hellcat, Zero, Messerschmitt, and more) told by an international team of expert aviation writers. Covers design, production, tactical deployment, the battles they fought in, and the exploits of their pilots. Magnificent illustrations by premier aircraft artist Rikyu Watanabe with full-color profiles, detailed interior cutaways, control and weapons systems schematics and including 24 fold-out panels suitable for framing. An amazing book with dust jacket in very good condition. Oversized: 13 ½ x 10 ½ inches and 2 ½ inches thick.
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $3

8.  The Story of the Sequoias. Estella Guppy, Post Printing and Binding Co., Pasadena, 1925.
First edition. Stiff brown paper wrappers with cover lettering and image of a tree in green. Small size, 31 pages, with four tipped-in sepia illustrations in near fine condition. Tight stapled binding with clean, bright, unmarked interior. Lovely. Looks like new! For California history collectors.
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $5

9.  Stark's History and Guide to Barbados and Caribbee Islands. James H. Stark, Photo-Electrotype Co., Boston, 1893 (copyright date, no other date found).
History of the area including St. Croix, St. Kits, Antigua, and more, with comments on points of historical interest. Several fold out maps (each with a 1-2 in. tear, but otherwise perfect) many illustrations, photos, and engravings. Decorated cover in tan and black, gilt spine with palm tree - bumping and wear to all edges. Owner's names in ink on inside cover with several notes on flyleaf in pencil. No other markings. In good condition for its age. Very attractive book.
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $5

10.  The Lives and Travels of Livingstone and Stanley. Rev. J. E. Chambliss, Crawford & Co., Philadelphia, 1881.
Popular and often sensationalized account of the explorers' travels in Africa intended for the casual victorian reader. Many illustrations. Splendid dark brown decorated front cover and spine with gilt illustrations and lettering (gilt not terribly rubbed especially on cover). Binding a little loose. Wearing and some fraying on top and bottom of spine, edges bumped and some staining on cover, but beautiful still. Quite impressive.
Minimum Bid $15 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.


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The South Pasadena Public Library
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OPEN
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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


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