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2004 Book Bazaar General Information

2004 Centenary Book Bazaar Sealed Bid Auction Rules and Listings for Sept. 10-11 Event in Centenary Gold Dome, Shreveport, La.

Complete a form and drop it in the box for the item on which you wish to bid. Note the amount of money you will pay for the book.

Bids must meet or exceed the reserve (minimum) amount. If they do not, the item will not be awarded.

Bids will be opened at noon on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004. The item will go to the highest bidder. In the event of a tie, the winner will be chosen by a drawing.

Winners will be notified of their winning bid. All items will be available for pick-up at the bazaar until closing. After that time, winners will arrange with Book Bazaar staff for pick-up of item. Payment is by check or cash. We will ship if the bidder is out-of-town, but the bidder must agree to pay for shipping costs and must include shipping payment with item payment prior to mailing.


Elton John: Five Years of Fun
By Elton John & Bernie Taupin
Signed By Both
No. 619 of 2000
1st Edition, Souvenir Edition at Doug Weston’s Troubadour Aug. 25-27, 1975
Mint Condition
Comparable price: $689.95
Reserve: $450

The Ghost of Bayou Tigre
By Mary Alice Fontenot
Claitor’s Book Store, 1965
Comparable price: $19.95
Reserve: $15.00

The Hardy Boys – the House on the Cliff
By Franklin W. Dixon
Grosset & Dunlap, 1927
Comparable price: $19.95
Reserve: $15.00

Forts of the West: Military Forts & Presidios & Posts called Forts West of the Mississippi River to 1898
By Robert W. Frazer
3rd Printing, University of Oklahoma Press, 1972
Comparable price: $29.95
Reserve: $14.00

Cavalcade of the American Negro
By Illinois Writers’ Project, 1940
Diamond Jubilee Exposition Authority, WPA
Frontispiece by Adrian Troy of the Illinois Art Project
Very scarce edition, perfect condition
Comparable Price: $74.95
Reserve: $40.00

Photographs of the Southwest
(from 1928-1968)
By Ansel Adams
N.Y. Graphic Society, 1976
Comparable: $60-$199
Reserve: $150.00

The Cajuns of George Rodrigue
By George Rodrigue
Oxmoor House, 1976
First Edition
Comparable: $62.45
Reserve: $45.00

Studies in Medieval Painting
By Bernhard Berenson
Yale University Press, 1930
Comparable: $35.95
Reserve: $25.00

The Lord of the Rings
3 vol. set in slipcase
2nd edition Revised
Houghton Mifflin, c 1965
Perfect condition
Comparable $94.95
Reserve: $50.00

Canterbury Tales
By Geoffrey Chaucer
Illustrations by Rockwell Kent
Deluxe Edition
Garden City Publishing, 1934
With Dust Jacket
Comparable Without Dust Jacket $35
Reserve: $30.00

Little Big-Bye-and-Bye
By Holling Clancy Holling
P.V. Volland Co, N.Y., 1926
5th edition
Comparable for 13th edition: $29.95
Reserve: $12.00

My Picture Story Book: A collection of Objects, Mother Goose Rhymes, Animal Stories
Ed. By Watty Piper
Platt & Monk, N.Y., c. 1941 ed
Beautiful illustrations
Comparable: $21-$57
Reserve: $20.00

Plantation Memo: Plantation Life in Louisiana 1950-1970 and Other Matter
Francois Mignon
Claitors, 1972
Comparable: $55.95
Reserve: $30.00

The Campaigns of Napoleon
By David G. Chandler
Macmillan, 1966
Excellent condition
Comparable: $25.00
Reserve: $56.20

Robert E. Lee: A Biography
Douglas Southall Freeman
4 volume, Pulitzer Prize Edition, 1936
Has ex-library information
Reserve: $25.00

2004 Book Bazaar News Release

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