The American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression's (ABFFE) online auction will close Friday, June 18, at 5:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time.
Among the many items open for bidding are a Lawrence Ferlinghetti poem, a rare signed first edition of The Jungle by Upton Sinclair, and autographed copies of each of the books signed at this year's BookExpo America. The auction also includes baseball tickets, airline ticket vouchers, and regional bookseller association trade show packages from the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association, the Upper Midwest Booksellers Association, the Great Lakes Booksellers Association, the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association, the New England Booksellers Association, and the Southeast Booksellers Association.
The online auction offers an assortment of single items and packages. For a list of the items being auctioned and to place a bid, go to www.abffe.com/oswelcome.shtml.