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Charity Auction


It is my pleasure to bring to all the members a Charity Auction to benefit the Joshua Tree Feeding Program.
100% of the proceeds are given to this charity.

Joshua Tree Feeding Program

The goal of Joshua Tree Feeding Program is to provide nourishment to low-income HIV+ residents of Maricopa County. They provide balanced meals from their pantry as well as medical and community resources to encourage self-sustainability of their clients in a social, supportive and welcoming environment where privacy, cultural, spiritual and religious values are respected.

Their expanded services also give assistance to their client's pets, and provide food and supplies to keep the pets in low income homes to maintain the comfort and support they provide to those with HIV/AIDS.

In June of 2021 Joshua Tree Feeding Program opened up for the Trans and Gender Expansive Community. This way no one goes home hungry.

Introduction

I can pretty much guarantee everyone who shows up will have a good time and plenty of opportunity to bid on and take home cool stuff. We'll have books galore, games and odd miscellany.

We'll be in the Events room on the CoKoCon Discord server. Check back for the exact time and date.

Donations

If you wish to donate items (and all donations are tax deductible), please contact our Charity Auction Coordinator at charityauction@cokocon.org.

Items

Items will be listed here with photos as they're donated.

All books that are presented as a First Edition are done so at the best judgment of our Charity Auction Director. No guarantee is made by Catherine Book, CoKoCon, CASFS or WesternSFA for any item. If you have any questions, please ask via e-mail or inspect the item description and pictures prior to auction.

Here are a few items already available. Check back for updates. Images coming shortly!

See you at the Auction! Don't forget your money. Bid often, bid high...

Your tireless Charity Auction Director,
Catherine Book


Books

  • Three by Margaret Weis and Robert Krammes. The Dragon Corsairs trilogy: Spymaster, Kingmaker, and Privateer. All are hardcover, First Editions and in fine condition.
  • Grab-bag #1. Four hardcover First Editions by Mike Carey, Taylor Anderson, Joseph Finder and Patricia Briggs. And one Uncorrected Proof of The Alton Gift by Marion Zimmer Bradley & Deborah Ross.
  • Grab-bag #2. Two hardcover First Editions: The Warding of Witchworld by Andre Norton and Mockingbird by Walter Tevis. And four trade paperbacks by Laura Ann Gilman, Lynn Abbey, E. E. 'Doc' Smith and an anthology.
  • Grab-bag #3. 27 mass market paperbacks from the 1960s. Authors include: Edgar Pangborn (1 from the 1970s), Theodore Sturgeon, Arthur C. Clarke, Eric Frank Russell, Ursula LeGuin, John Brunner, Robert Silverberg, Ben Bova, John Wyndham and more.
  • Grab-bag #4. Horror/vampire themed. 20 mass market paperbacks and 1 trade paperback of Vampire stories. Authors include: Laura Resnick, Suzy McKee Charnas, Fred Saberhagen, Poppy Z. Brite, Elizabeth Scarborough, Chelsea Quinn Yarbro and others.
  • Grab-bag #5. 25 mass market paperbacks from 1980s-90s. Authors include Robert Heinlein, Andre Norton, Janet Asimov, Clifford Simak, David Brin, Jo Clayton, James White, Patricia Wrede, Kathy Tyers, Sarah Zettel and more.
  • Grab-bag #6. 25 mass market paperbacks, all science fiction. Authors include C. J. Cherryh, Alan Dean Foster, S. Andrew Swann, Isaac Asimov, Joan Vinge, Clifford Simak, Greg Bear and more.
  • Grab-bag #7. Five hardcover First Editions in the Darkover series by Marion Zimmer Bradley & Deborah Ross: Exiles' Song, Hastur Lord, The Alton Gift, The Children of Kings and Thunderlord.
  • Grab-bag #8. All the Greg Bear you can stand... 10 mass market paperbacks. Eon, The Forge of God & Legacy. Darwin's Radio & Darwin's Children.. Quantico, Queen of Angels, Vitals, Strength Stones and Songs of Earth and Power.
  • Grab-bag #9. All fantasy, 20 mass market paperbacks. Authors include Louise Cooper, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Robin McKinley, Sharon Green, Charles de Lint, Esther Friesner and more.
  • Grab-bag #10. 25 mass market paperbacks, mostly from 1980s, a couple from 1970s & 1990s. Authors include A. C. Crispin (1 is autographed), C. J. Cherryh, Lee Killough (5 titles), Robert Heinlein, Gordon Dickson, T. Jackson King (autographed), R. A. MacAvoy, Fred Saberhagen, Lillian Stewart Carl (autographed) and more.
  • Grab-bag #11. Urban fantasy themed. 10 mass market paperbacks plus one trade paperback. Authors include Jim Butcher, Kalayna Price, Patricia Briggs, Katharine Kerr, Anton Stout and more. Many were review copies and have the publisher letter included.
  • Grab-bag #12. Hodge-podge of 12 trade paperbacks. Authors include Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Katherine Kurtz, Ray Bradbury, Carsten Stroud, Holly Lisle and more.
  • Grab-bag #13. Another hodge-podge of 19 mass market paperbacks. Authors include S. M. Stirling, Andre Norton, James Blaylock, Robert Silverberg, Stephen Baxter, Alan Dean Foster and more.
  • The Ice Dragon by George R. R. Martin. Hardcover, first edition from 2006, fine condition. Wonderful children’s story.
  • The Complete Keeper Chronicles by Tanya Huff. Trade paperback, first printing, 2012, fine condition, with publisher review letter.
  • Many Bloody Returns anthology of "Tales of Birthdays with Bite" by authors Charlaine Harris, Kelley Armstrong, Jim Butcher, Rachel Caine, P. N. Elrod and others. New hardcover, First Edition, 2007, with publisher review letter.
  • Cinematic Storytelling: "the 100 most powerful film conventions every filmmaker must know", by Jennifer van Sijll. Oversized softcover from 2005.
  • Ladies & Legends by Stephen E. Fabian. Oversized hardcover, copyright 1993. A compilation of the art of Fabian whose success and popularity spanned the 1970s and 1980s. He made cover art for Lovecraft, Robert E. Howard, Jack Vance, Galaxy, Amazing Stories and more.
  • Temeraire: In the Service of the King by Naomi Novik. This hardcover is SFBC collection of the first three novels in the Temeraire series. The title page is signed by both the author (2012 at local bookstore) and the cover artist, Todd Lockwood (2016 at Phoenix Comicon).
  • The Two Georges by Richard Dreyfuss and Harry Turtledove. Hardcover, First Edition, fine condition, signed by Harry Turtledove at Worldcon 64.
  • After the Downfall by Harry Turtledove. Hardcover, First Edition, fine condition, signed by author at CoKoCon 2018.
  • Official Game Guide: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. Copyright 2011 from Prima Games. Used but in very good condition, some wear to cover. Pages are clean and unmarked. Includes a fold-out map.
  • Two by Sheri Tepper: the duology of The Awakeners. Northshore and Southshore; both mass market paperbacks, First printing, fine condition and both in mylar covers.
  • The Year's Best Science Fiction for 1993, edited by Gardner Dozois. Large trade paperback in fine condition. See pic for list of stories and authors.

Tidbits

  • My Monopoly game: Make Your Own version. Open box but never used.
  • Rune Magic Cards from Llewellyn Publications. A unique divinatory deck consisting of 24 strikingly designed cards, boldly portraying a Germanic futhark rune with illustration done in ancient Norse tradition. New and unopened.
  • Gypsy Fortunetelling Deck of Tarot cards by Raymond Buckland, new condition in box, cards still sealed in shrinkwrap, some wear to box.
  • Taken mini series on DVD, 6 discs. Watched 2 or 3 times, fine condition.
  • TARDIS necklace, enameled dark blue and silver. Charm measures approx. 1"x.5" on a 20" silver-ish chain.
  • Yoda cup topper from fast food restaurant.
  • Pluto's Plight DVD of 2002 indie movie. Fine condition, no scratches.
  • World Fantasy 2004, 2-DVD set of video highlights of the convention.



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