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"Suonare"
THE AUCTION IS CLOSED.  Thanks for your bids!
….and look for the Pre-Raphaelite -
 - and Endicott West Farewell - Blow-Out(s)
is now here!

Thanks to your support and enthusiasm for the Endicott West retreat and author, artist & editor Terri Windling's prodigious library here, we're offering four more fabulous flash auction packages, hand-chosen by Terri herself: a Baker's Dozen in each of some pretty special volumes. These are the last of these sort of boxes; all that's left is Monday's Pre-Raphaelite blow-out, which will feature art books and even fabrics.  And then we're done.

Your purchases are helping us to move her most important books, papers and lifelong possessions to her home in the U.K. - and at the same time giving tremendous joy to know that a lifetime of careful book-collecting is going to people who will truly value its fruits.

Here are the new Boxes on offer.  What you see is what you'll get - the 13 books in each box - thanks to Terri's own beautiful photos (yes, shut up, I know they are much better than the ones I took for the last auction) :

1) Biographies box
Biography box

2)  Native American Authors box
includes some rare and hard-to-find volumes
Native American Authors box

3)  Poetry-Lover's box

Poetry Lover's box


4)  Short Story Lover's box
Many of these are the books from which Terri selected stories for her ground-breaking Year's Best Fantasy & Horror series.

Short Story Lover's box

COMING ON MONDAY:
The Great Pre-Raphaelite Blow-Out, featuring
• William Morris Box  • Pre-Raphaelite Art Books Box w/Collectibles • Wm Morris/Liberty Print Quilting Fabrics Box
It's a beauty; all Pre-Raphaelite-lovers will want to know about this one!
That will be our final auction, and then we're done.

ETA:  One more to add: We just found a big stack of books by authors who have stayed here, signed to Endicott West!
Includes Emma Bull, Ellen Kushner, Charles Vess, Charles de Lint & more. Some first editions. This will go up next week. The perfect way to close out the Retreat, and give someone a little piece of its history.  Bidding will start over $100 on this and the Pre-Raph collectibles, so if your budget is tight, we suggest you try for the ones listed here.

Meanwhile, here we go:

HOW TO BID:

1) LOOK below in Comments FOR the SUBJECT LINE for either #1 (Biographies),  #2 (Native American), #3 (Poetry) or #4 (Short Stories).

2) Click REPLY UNDER the LAST (most recent) HIGH BID on the one you're interested in (NOT in the General Comments for this post! ETA: and not, as it turns out, under the "Minimum Bid" Comment, either - sorry, my bad!), being sure to bid higher than the person before you did!  Might not be a bad idea to say what you're bidding on, just to make assurance double-sure.

YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE A LIVEJOURNAL member to bid:  JUST COMMENT as a GUEST - but leave a name so we know who you are.

HIGHEST BID in each category at NOON EST on Monday, January 27th, gets the box.

We will reply HERE in Comments,
so check back to see if you won so we can contact you.  If we don't hear from you in 48 hours, the prize will go to the next highest bidder.  Nothing will be mailed out before we have received your PayPal payment of your pledged bid, which should be within 48 hours of our hearing from you.

FINE PRINT:
U.S. only - no mailing abroad, unless you're willing to pay international shipping yourself. ETA -- sorry:  the extra work of figuring postage & filling in customs forms is just not something any of us can cope with as we close up the house.  If you've got a friend in the US who will accept the package for you, that would work for us!
Books will be mailed by Feb. 8th, at Media Rate. If you want them faster, be willing to pay the extra postage.

Comments

( 29 comments — Leave a comment )
ellen_kushner
Jan. 24th, 2014 04:15 am (UTC)
BID HERE for #1: BIOGRAPHIES box

** MINIMUM BID: $75**

…because 13 hardcover biographies are heavy!! = expensive to mail!
mrissa
Jan. 25th, 2014 02:24 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: BIOGRAPHIES box
$100
ellen_kushner
Jan. 27th, 2014 06:26 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: BIOGRAPHIES box
YOU WIN, mrissa! Congratulations, and thanks. Terri is delighted that her books are going to someone who will care for them.

Please write to me via gmail dot com, where I'm : KUSHNER.ELLEN
with your street address for box-mailing purposes, and PayPal of $100. Once PayPal has been received, your box will be shipped by MediaMail within 2 weeks.

If you have any questions, please e-mail me at gmail.com: Kushner.Ellen
ellen_kushner
Jan. 24th, 2014 04:16 am (UTC)
BID HERE for #2: NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS box

### MINIMUM BID: $50 ###

Edited at 2014-01-24 04:21 am (UTC)
(Anonymous)
Jan. 24th, 2014 09:34 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #2: NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS box
Placing bid of $50.00.
ellen_kushner
Jan. 24th, 2014 09:58 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #2: NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS box
Thanks! Please identity yourself so we can contact you if you win.
Emilie Nouveau
Jan. 25th, 2014 04:51 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #2: NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS box
Bid $75 for Native American Authors box.
elisem
Jan. 25th, 2014 02:25 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #2: NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS box
Bidding $55, and actually replying to the right thing this time, I hope.
ckocher
Jan. 25th, 2014 03:18 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #2: NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS box
Bid $65 for Native American authors box.
Annie Becker-Arnold
Jan. 26th, 2014 01:22 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #2: NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS box
$ 80.00 for Native American box,
Jennifer Lange-Pomes
Jan. 27th, 2014 01:58 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #2: NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS box
Bidding $85 for the Native American Authors box
ckocher
Jan. 27th, 2014 04:26 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #2: NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS box
Bidding $95 for the Native American authors box.
ellen_kushner
Jan. 27th, 2014 06:28 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #2: NATIVE AMERICAN AUTHORS box
YOU WIN, ckocher! Congratulations, and thanks. Terri is delighted that her books are going to someone who will care for them.

Please write to me via gmail dot com, where I'm : KUSHNER.ELLEN
with your street address for box-mailing purposes, and PayPal of $95. Once PayPal has been received, your box will be shipped by MediaMail within 2 weeks.

If I don't hear from you by Weds. noon EST, the box goes to 2nd-highest bidder, Jennifer Lange-Pomes.

If you have any questions, please e-mail me at gmail.com: Kushner.Ellen

Edited at 2014-01-27 06:28 pm (UTC)
ellen_kushner
Jan. 24th, 2014 04:19 am (UTC)
BID HERE for #3: POETRY-LOVERS' box

***MINIMUM BID: $35 ***
elisem
Jan. 25th, 2014 02:18 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #3: POETRY-LOVERS' box
Bidding $35.
Jeannine Hall Gailey
Jan. 25th, 2014 02:50 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #3: POETRY-LOVERS' box
I'd like to bid $45 for the poetry box!
ladyblank
Jan. 25th, 2014 05:08 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #3: POETRY-LOVERS' box
$50 for Poetry, though I suppose I'll have to pay shipping to Toronto as well.
lnhammer
Jan. 25th, 2014 05:33 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #3: POETRY-LOVERS' box
$55

(At least shipping will be free for me, ha!)

---L.
ellen_kushner
Jan. 27th, 2014 06:30 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #3: POETRY-LOVERS' box
YOU WIN, Mr. Hammer! Congratulations, and thanks. Terri is delighted that her books are going to someone who will care for them.

Cash on the nail, when you come to pick up your bureau? ;)
lnhammer
Jan. 27th, 2014 11:38 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #3: POETRY-LOVERS' box
Sounds like a plan.

---L.
ellen_kushner
Jan. 24th, 2014 04:21 am (UTC)
BID HERE for #1: SHORT STORY box


### MINIMUM BID: $45 ###

Edited at 2014-01-24 07:06 pm (UTC)
Jeannine Hall Gailey
Jan. 25th, 2014 02:51 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: SHORT STORY box
I'll bid $45 for the short story box!
elsandra
Jan. 25th, 2014 03:11 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: SHORT STORY box
I bid $50
Sara Shalom
Jan. 25th, 2014 03:22 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: SHORT STORY box
I bid $60 for the short story box. Thanks! Sara Shalom
zainybrain
Jan. 25th, 2014 10:21 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: SHORT STORY box
For the #4 short story box, I bid $65. Terri chose one of my stories for a Year's Best once, and I'm sentimental. And love reading short form genre fiction. - Wendy Wheeler
ellen_kushner
Jan. 26th, 2014 05:58 am (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: SHORT STORY box
If you look at the names on the spines, you'll see they're not really "genre" fiction - this was mostly material published as Literary Fiction that Terri combed for Magic Realist/Mythic fiction that could be considered that year's "best fantasy" -- changing the face of the genre forever!

Congratulations on being included in a noble gang.
le_trombone
Jan. 26th, 2014 03:26 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: SHORT STORY box
$70 for the short story box.

(Thank you elisem for directing me here. Although the other bidders might not.)
ellen_kushner
Jan. 27th, 2014 06:31 pm (UTC)
Re: BID HERE for #1: SHORT STORY box
YOU WIN, le trombone! Congratulations, and thanks. Terri is delighted that her books are going to someone who will care for them.

Please write to me via gmail dot com, where I'm : KUSHNER.ELLEN
with your street address for box-mailing purposes, and PayPal of $70. Once PayPal has been received, your box will be shipped by MediaMail within 2 weeks.

If I don't hear from you by Weds. noon EST, the box goes to 2nd-highest bidder, zanybrain.

If you have any questions, please e-mail me at gmail.com: Kushner.Ellen

Edited at 2014-01-27 06:33 pm (UTC)
livejournal
Jan. 25th, 2014 02:21 am (UTC)
this auction you might want to know about
User elisem referenced to your post from this auction you might want to know about saying: [...] thing to buy some books and help Terri move the ones she can keep. Anyhow, here, have an auction. [...]
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