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    Books With a Past $20 Gift Card

    Donor(s): Books With a Past Bookshop

    $ 20 Gift certificate from Books with a Past Bookshop. Friendly cat named Atticus is usually there with Erin, the charming owner. More about Books with a Past: see https://bookswithapast.com/

    Details:

    • Item Number: 144
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $16.00.

    Child’s Basket of Books

    Donor(s): UUCC Bookstore

    Here’s a selection of books for young children from the UUCC Bookstore along with a stuffed bear to cuddle.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 204
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $25.00

    Cook’s Illus. Annual Cookbooks, Vol.1993-2008

    Donor(s): UUCC Bookstore

    The ultimate recipe resource: an indispensable treasury of foolproof recipes and test kitchen discoveries from ten volumes of Cook’s Illustrated magazine. Give the Gift of Cook’s Illustrated! 17 years worth of this beautifully illustrated magazine in bound annual volumes from 1993 through 2010 with Index covering 1993-2008. .

    Details:

    • Item Number: 205
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction. .
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $20.00. A great deal for a treasured anthology.

    How to Be an Antiracist
    by Ibram X. Kendi – Signed by the Author

    Donor(s): Lisa Schlossnagle

    Signed hardcover copy of How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi. From the author – “The only way to undo racism is to consistently identify and describe it – and then dismantle it.” This nonfiction piece takes readers on a journey of understanding the historical roots of the concept of race, the intersections of racial ideas in science and law and capitalism, and some of the current manifestations of racism in our society and in ourselves as individuals. Dr. Kendi shares his personal journey along the way in this groundbreaking book.

    Details:

    • Item Number: 210
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a minimum bid of: $30.00. New condition with dated author signature

    Murder by the Book — a Murder Mystery Tea

    Donor(s): Lauren Haywood, Ann Wing and Linda Nedzbala,

    PLEASE NOTE: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, this event has been POSTPONED, new date tbd.

    This game, “Murder by the Book,” is set at a gathering of The Columbia Pioneers Book Club where a former member of the club will be giving a preview reading of her New York Times best seller “Sins of Suburbia”. Participants will be seated at one of ten tables representing each of the ten characters. There will be more than one representative of each character. Teams seated at each table will brainstorm their response to questions asked. Light snacks or appetizers will be served. Vegetarian options, but not vegan options will be offered. Alcoholic beverages will be served.

    Details:

    • Date: Oct 3 2020 1:00-4:00pm.
    • Maximum buyers: 40
    • Auction Position: Vocal auction
    • Bid type: The donor suggests a fixed bid of: $20.00.

    Paige’s Good Reads 2019

    Donor(s): Paige Getty

    A set of three books that Rev. Paige Getty has read and loved this year: The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel (Mary Robinette Kowal); Native Country of the Heart: A Memoir (Cherríe Moraga); Red, White & Royal Blue (Casey McQuiston). Includes — if the buyer wishes — a tea or coffee or lunch date with Paige to discuss the books after they’ve been read!

    Details:

    • Item Number: 201
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $20.00

    Peanuts
    The Art Of Charles M. Schulz – 1st edition, hand-stamped by the author’s widow

    Donor(s): Diane E. Page

    Peanuts: The Art of Charles M. Schulz– A beautiful book, original, signed, stamped copy, dedicated to Schulz and first published after his death. It talks about the history of Peanuts, and where Schulz got his inspirations from. The book is a compendium of his work, from early sketches in the 1920’s through the last strip published after his 2/12/2000 death when the Peanuts comic strip was retired from publication.

    The authorized autograph stamp was designed by Mr. Schulz. This precious first edition was hand-stamped by the author’s widow during a book signing attended by the donor in 2001. Very good condition with intact dust cover – a collectable!

    Details:

    • Item Number: 202
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction.
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $20.00.

    Stack o’ Peter’s Books

    Donor(s): Annilin & Peter Fort

    Brand new New York Review of Books. Seven books of classic (mainly) foreign fiction. Authors include Jan Morris, Russell Hoban , and William McPherson. Treat yourself!

    Details:

    • Item Number: 224
    • Pickup/Delivery: Pick up at auction. .
    • Maximum buyers: 1
    • Auction Position: Silent auction
    • Minimum Bid: $40.00

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