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CFA's January Book "Pick" Auction

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, 6:00 pm
CFA's January Book

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B. P. Learned Mission, 40 Shaw Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Monday, January 26th “pick” auction features books on art, history, political science, and fiction. In addition, there will be books on science, mathematics, physics, and other subjects. There will be a nice collection of SIGNED volumes on politics from a private collection and from the library of a former official within President Ronald Regan’s administration. The leather books that did not appear in the last auction will appear in this auction.

Of interest: Ball (1856) Three Days on the White Mountains; Hales (1821 with map) A Survey of Boston and Vicinity; DeCasseres (1934) When Huck Finn Went Highbrow; Shore (1980, 3 Vols.) Small Paintings of the Masters; Case (1927, 2 Vols.) History of Long Beach and Vicinity; Martin (1930) Boy Scouts and the Oregon Trail 1830 – 1930; Barrow (1802) An Account of Travels into the Interior of South Africa in the Years 1797 and 1798; Olmsted (1857, Slavery) A Journey Through Texas or a Saddle-Trip on the Southwestern Frontier; Selfridge (1874) Reports of Explorations and Surveys to Ascertain the Practicality of a Ship Canal Between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans by the Way of the Isthmus of Darien; La Bigne (1579) Bibliothecae Sanctorum Patrum; Political signatures and memorabilia including those of Woodrow Wilson, Lloyd Benson, Mark Hatfield, Jesse Helms, Bob Packwood, Harry Byrd, Adlai Stevenson, Mo Udall, Barry Goldwater, Strom Thurmond, Walter Mondale, George McGovern, Bob Dole and many others; Anon, The Tempest or an Account of the Nature, Properties, Dangers, Anon (1859) Uses of Wind in Various Parts of the World; Anon (1890) The Great Northwest: A Guide-Book and Itinerary; Numerous SIGNED books by Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, Barry Goldwater and others; a very cool should be seen 1902 Edison Mimeograph made by A. B. Dick & Co. and two tables of Paper and Catalogues.

We are accepting consignments for future “pick” book auctions. Call Tom at 1-860-908-8067 or email at tpgullotta@aol.com to discuss your books and paper. Be sure to visit our website: cfabookauction.com to learn more about CFA Book Auctions and be sure to read the webpages on “How to Sell Books.” Call if in the event of bad weather

Save the date… The CFA February Book Auction is Monday, February 9, 2015!!!

Community of Hope Telethon to Help Women in Need

Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, 12:00 am

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Telethon, , ,

Community of Hope is the ONLY faith-based residential program for women needing a new start in Southeastern Connecticut. COH provides a warm, loving home to women during a difficult time in their life. There are many other things that COH offers that makes it a unique gem in the area: spiritual counseling, food, clothing, a supportive environment…valuable things to a woman in the midst of a hard time in her life. They are holding a telethon on Tuesday, January 27 from 5-9 pm to raise much needed funds for the heating and upkeep costs of Hope House, their home for women in Groton. Donations in any amount are tax deductible and are gratefully accepted through Community of Hope’s donation line before, during, or anytime following the event at 860.464.0421. To learn more about Community of Hope visit the organization’s website at www.4coh.com or call 860.912.8983."

Community of Hope Telethon to Help Women in Need

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, 12:00 am

Misc. Events

Telethon, , ,

Community of Hope is the ONLY faith-based residential program for women needing a new start in Southeastern Connecticut. COH provides a warm, loving home to women during a difficult time in their life. There are many other things that COH offers that makes it a unique gem in the area: spiritual counseling, food, clothing, a supportive environment…valuable things to a woman in the midst of a hard time in her life. They are holding a telethon on Tuesday, January 27 from 5-9 pm to raise much needed funds for the heating and upkeep costs of Hope House, their home for women in Groton. Donations in any amount are tax deductible and are gratefully accepted through Community of Hope’s donation line before, during, or anytime following the event at 860.464.0421. To learn more about Community of Hope visit the organization’s website at www.4coh.com or call 860.912.8983."

Hamden Caregiver Support Group

Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, 10:00 am

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VNA Community Healthcare, 2319 Whitney Avenue, Hamden, CT

Family caregiving is stressful. Meet with other caregivers to get support, advice and encouragement. VNA Community Healthcare’s Caregiver Support Group is free and meets the 4th Tuesday of the month from 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. at VNA Community Healthcare, 2319 Whitney Ave.

Call VNA Community Healthcare’s Helpline at (toll free) 1.866.474.5230 for more information on this, and other family caregiving support groups.

More information can be found on VNA Community Healthcare’s website: ConnecticutHomecare.org.

Guest Author March Zimmer

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015, 6:30 pm

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Waterford Public Library , 49 Rope Ferry Road, Waterford, CT , 06385

Guest author Marc Zimmer on his book, Illuminating Disease
Connecticut College Professor Zimmer’s book details the history of genetically modified fluorescent parasites and viruses, which provide scientists with lifesaving information about the spread of diseases. Green fluorescent proteins allow scientists and doctors to understand diseases better by quite literally illuminating various microscopic interactions occurring in living cells that otherwise would have gone unseen. A question and answer period will follow the formal presentation. Copies of his book will be available for purchase and signing.

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