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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 July 25 and ending at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 29, 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.  Sleep No More, ed. August Derleth, Farrar & Rinehart, New York, 1944.
Dust jacket, covers and book all pretty Good. Collection of 20 masterpieces of horror, most of them out of print, AND ...
Strange Ports of Call, selected by August Derleth, Pellegrini & Cudahy, New York, 1948. Dust jacket falling apart, covers and book pretty Good; 20 notable examples of sci. fi. - Lovecraft, et. al. Turn on all the lights - shivers galore.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $5

2.  Famous Art Cities #2 - Venice, G.Pauli, Scribner's, New York, 1904.
Great old standard guidebook, lots of illustrations; not much has changed, just sunk a bit more. Grab this guide and go while you can…
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3

3.  Pebble Beach Heritage Collection, Hotelling & Vree, Pub. Images of Pebble Beach, Ca., 1st Edition, 2006.
Dust jacket and book all Good condition - many archival photos of golfing legends, classic events, and storied visitors. Foreword by Clint Eastwood. A beautiful book.
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $3

4.  Dracula, Bram Stoker, Folio Society, London, 2008.
Good copy in slipcase. Stylishly produced ed. of old standby; seminal vampire shocker - first published in 1908.
Minimum Raise $10 Minimum Raise $5

5.  A great find: three in one by Thornton Burgess. Two published by Little, Brown, Boston:
Bird Book for Children, 1919 and Animal Book for Children, 1920, both books Good with Fair dust jackets, great color illustrations AND Buster Bear's Twins, Grosset & Dunlap, 1921,1923, no dust jacket, cover and book quite Good, B & W illustrations - charming stories about little bears.
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $5

6.  Hitler's Secret Conversations (1941 to 1944), Farrar, Straus and Young, New York, First Printing, 1953. Trans. by Cameron and Stevens. Thoughtful introduction on the mind of Adolf Hitler by H.R. Trevor-Roper AND ...
Jane's Pocket Book of Modern Tanks and Armored Fighting Vehicles, ed. Christopher Foss, First Collier/Macmillan, New York, 1974. Both books in pretty good shape.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

7.  Death Valley in '49, William Lewis Manly, Wallace Hebberd, New York, 1894, 1929. AND...
The Saga of the Comstock Lode, George D. Lyman, Scribner's, New York, 1934.
No Dust jackets, both quite Good. Pioneers, O Pioneers - you'll have no difficulty imagining you are there!
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

8.  The Omnibus Boners, compiled by Alexander Abingdon, Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., New York, 1931.
A collection of schoolboy wisdom (e.g. medieval cathedrals were supported by flying buttocks ) - well, maybe... No dust jacket, book and cover quite Good. Of special interest are the illustrations by the really young but already inimitable Dr. Seuss! A collector's item.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

9 . Fly-fishers of America - Unite! Here are 3 gems for you: Fishing with the Fly, Charles Orvis, Nelson Cheney, First Tuttle Edition, Rutland, Vermont, 1968 (orig. Houghton Mifflin 1886). Dust jacket, all Good AND American Trout Fishing, Theodore Gordon, First Borzoi Edition, Knopf 1965,1966. Torn jacket, book and covers Good AND The Sweet of the Year, R. Palmer Baker, William Morrow, New York, 1965. no dust jacket, Covers slightly marked.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $5

10.  The Etchings of James McNeill Whistler, Campbell Dodgson (Keeper of the Prints and Drawings at the British Museum), The Studio Ltd., London, 1922.
No dust jacket. Spine very marked, all rest OK. Although born in the US and a graduate of West Point, Whistler spent most of his life as an expatriate living in London. Thus, along with 36 pages of text, most of the 96 reproductions herein have scenes of London as their subject, as well as a few of Italy and Paris. Here is some of his finest work.
Minimum Bid $10 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 7-27-2015

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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