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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 January 24 and ending at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 28, 2015

the following nine(9) auction items will be near the
Library's entrance with numbered bidding cards nearby.
Winning bidders will be notified by telephone.

1.  Picasso: Women Cannes and Mougins, 1954-1963, Editions Cercle D'Art and Harry N. Abrahams, New York, 1964. Probably unstated 1st.
Condition, Very Good. No dust jacket. Folio. Amazing reproductions. Includes 18 page introductory booklet, essay by Milton S. Fox.
Minimum Bid $20 Minimum Raise $5

2.  Two cookbooks: Boston Cooking School Cook Book, Little Brown, Boston, 1st of 1943 edition. Boards worn, book Good. AND ...
American Woman's Cook Book, Culinary Arts Institute, Chicago, 1st of 1942 edition, spine worn, book Fair to Good. Two old favorites, soup to nuts, you won't need much else; yours for only
Minimum Bid $7 Minimum Raise $3

3.  The Discovery of Yellowstone Park 1870, Nathan Pitt Langford, Haynes, St. Paul, 2nd Edition, 1923.
No dust jacket. Langford was the diarist for 1870 expedition to explore the Yellowstone and Firehole Rivers. He was a prime mover in the founding of the park and its first superintendent. Writing is vivid, human, surprisingly humorous. A great introduction to the National Parks Service, in Good condition.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

4.  Tree of Codes, Jonathan Safran Foer, Visual Editions, London, 2010.
Even this paperback edition is hard to find. Good condition. Publisher's blurb says:
"Foer has taken his favorite book - 'The Street of Crocodiles' by Bruno Schulz - and used it as a canvas, cutting in and out of the pages to arrive at an original new story told in his own acclaimed voice." Some might wonder why...Drive a friend crazy for only
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3

5.  Adobe Days, Sarah Bixby-Smith, Torch Press, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 1926. 1st of revised 2nd edition.
No dust jacket but in Good shape. Fascinating story of one early California family, on a sheep ranch, young Los Angeles - virgin 1st and Olive, coming of electricity in the home, first Robinson's, and much more. A fun read.
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3

6.  Heart Songs, World Syndicate Co., New York, 1909.
Spine worn, all else Good. No dust jacket. Collection of "popular melodies of today and the days gone by," words and music. Also includes photographs of opera singers of the time, including Melba and Patti AND ...
Collegiate Song Books, MM Cole Publications, Chicago, 1929. 153 songs, great collection.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

7.  The Tres Riches Heures of Jean, Duke of Berry, George Braziller, New York, 1969.
No dust jacket, no slip cover. Good. Stunning reproductions of illuminated manuscripts at Musee Conde, Chantilly, France. 139 color plates. A veritable feast.
Minimum Bid $20 Minimum Raise $5

8. Peanuts Treasury, Charles M. Schulz, Holt Rinehart, New York,1968, 1st edition. AND Peanuts Classics, Schultz, Holt Rinehart, 1970, 1st edition.
Classics has dust jacket. Both Good. Grab these quite rare delightful Firsts.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

9.  Masters of the Weird Tale, Algernon Blackwood, Centipede Press, Lakewood, 2006. 1st edition.
Very Good condition. In slipcase. Nearly 1000 pages. Issued in a limited edition of 500 copies. First of series to showcase classic writers of the weird and macabre - and these stories certainly are that!
Minimum Bid $20 Minimum Raise $5



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 1-29-2015

The South Pasadena Public Library
is located at 1100 Oxley Street
OPEN
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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