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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 December 20th and ending at 12:00 p.m. on January 24 , 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.  Rolling Stone The Photographs, Simon & Schuster,1989.
No dust jacket. Book Good to Very Good. Preface, Tom Wolfe. One fabulous photograph after another by early Annie Liebovitz, Avedon, etc. of many of the music and media greats of the period - Lennon, Springsteen, Peter O'Toole, and many more. Unlike any other collection.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

2.  Rolling Stone The Beatles 100 Greatest Songs, c.1969.
No dust jacket. Paper. Good. Great pix and extra info about the writing of the best known songs, such as "Yesterday" and "Hey, Jude" AND ...
Remembering Sinatra Ten Years Later, expanded edition of Life's Classic Book; Life 2008.
No dust jacket. Paper. Good. Introduction by Tony Bennett, profile by Gay Talese. Many new photographs showing "old blue eyes" as performer and sometime husband and father. Great addition to the SInatra canon. Both for ...
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3
3.  Station Wagons, Text, Byron Olsen, Photography by Dan Lyons, MBI Publishing, 2000.
No dust jacket, paper. Fair to Good - first few pages folded back. History, evolution, and culture of the station wagon - origins to dying gasp, 20s to 90s, classics and woodies. Will bring back some fond memories.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

4.  Marilyn, Norman Mailer, Grosset & Dunlap, 1973,1st Printing.
Dust jacket and book, Good. Great personalized text and illustrated by some of the world's most famous photographers - Avedon, Beaton, Halsman, and more - lots of material here you've probably never read or seen before. Well worth ...
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $5

5.  Lovely Bones, Alice Sebold, Little Brown, Boston, 2002. 1st Edition, signed by author on title page.
Dust jacket and book, Good. A heartbreaking page-turner from a heavenly narrator (cf. Our Town?). Probably unlike anything else you've read.
Minimum Bid $5 Minimum Raise $3

6.  Chuang Tsu - Inner Chapters, new translation by Gia-Fu Feng and Jane English, Knopf Inc., 1974,1st Edition.
Dust jacket and book, Good. Companion volume to the translation of Lao Tsu/Tao Te Ching. Chuang Tsu was to Lao Tsu as was St.Paul to Jesus and Plato to Socrates. Considered the chief interpretation of the doctrines of Taoism, this work contains the seven seminal inner chapters of Chuang Tsu's teaching. An important work and beautifully produced with lyrical text, illustrations and calligraphy.
Minimum Bid $15 Minimum Raise $3

7.  Stoddard's Lectures, Vol.11, Constantinople, Jerusalem, Egypt, Balch Brothers, Boston, 1897/1903. Edges rubbed,otherwise pretty Good. Attractively bound. One of ten part set of Stoddard's lectures. Although style is a bit bombastic, there is a surprising immediacy to the descriptions written by a Western visitor over 100 years ago. Many period photographs.
Minimum Bid$5 Minimum Raise $3

8.  Two way out-of-print spiral paperback cookbooks: Hollywood Bowl Cookbook, 1984 AND Big Boy Barbecue Book, 1956. Good vintage recipes, instructions, more ideas, picnic menus, tips. Fun to use.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $3

9.  Venice and Its Story, T. Okey, J.M. Dent, London, 1903, (#106 of this limited edition of 250).
Browning of endpapers, otherwise all Good. Lush, gorgeous production - covers,
print, text, illustrations. A very unusual find that shows and tells in great detail the grandeur that was, and is, Venice and its amazing history.
Minimum Bid $10 Minimum Raise $5

10.  Quirky inclusion #1 - How to Become Quick at Figures, Nims & Company, Troy, N.Y., 1886.
Rubbing on edges, but all Pretty Good. Amazing collection of lists, totally non-essential by today's standards - how to calculate rates on nails, hay estimates, and such - along with useful basic math measures and computation methods. Good stuff for the pioneers of 2015.
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 12-21-2014

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

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