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MANY OF WHICH ARE ON LARGE PAPER, WITH UNCUT EDGES, OR
SPLENDIDLY BOUND BY THE BEST BINDERS;
BIBLES, TESTAMENTS AND LITURGIES;
English and Foreign Theology;
Geography & Topography, including Scarce Pieces relatibe to London;
CHIEFLY IN THE CHOICEST PROOF STATES ;
LIQUEURS, &c.; ARTS AND SCIENCES;
Shakespeare's Tragedies, Comedies & Histories;
EARLY EDITIONS OF THE QUARTO PLAYS;
EXTENSIVE SERIES OF SHAKSPEARIANA, BALLADS, SONGS & OTHER POETRY;
SATIRES, PARODIES AND POLITICAL CARICATURES;
Privately Printed Publications;
ITALIAN, SPANISH, PORTUGUESE, RUSSIAN & NORTHERN LANGUAGES;
Precious Stones) beautifully Mounted and Named; SOLID OAK LIBRARY TABLE,
Splendid Cabinets and Portfolio Stands for Cngravings,
&c. &c. &c.
WHICH WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE,
Auctioneers of Literary Property & Taorks illustrative of the fine Arts,
(Sundays excepted), at ONE o'clock precisely.
J. Davy and Sons, Printers, 137, LOOS Acre, Lonton.
1. The highest bidder to be the buyer; and if any dispute arise between
bidders, the lot so disputed shall be immediately put up again, provided
the seller cannot decide the said dispute. II. No person to advance less than 6d.; above ten shillings, 1s.; above five
pounds, 28. 6d.; and so on. III. The purchasers to give in their names and places of abode, and to pay
down 10s. in the pound, if required, in part payment of the purchasemoney; in default of which the lot or lots purchased to be immediately
put up again and resold. IV. The lots to be taken away, at the buyer's expense, immediately after
the conclusion of the sale; in default of which Messrs. SoTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE will not hold themselves responsible if lost, stolen, damaged, or otherwise destroyed, but they will be left at the sole risk of the purchaser. If, at the expiration of One Week after the conclusion of the sale, the books or other property are not cleared or paid for, they will then be catalogued for immediate sale, and the expense, the same as if re-sold, will be added to the amount at which the books were bought. Messrs. SOTHEBY, WILKINSON and Hodge will have the option of reselling the lots uncleared either by public or private
sale, without any notice being given to the defaulter. V. The books are presumed to be perfect, unless otherwise expressed; but if,
upon collating, any should prove defective, the purchaser will be at liberty to take or reject them, provided they are returned within One Week after the conclusion of the sale, when the purchase-money will
be returned. VI. The sale of any book or books is not to be set aside on account of any
stained or short leaves of text or plates, want of list of plates, or on account of the publication of any subsequent volume, supplement, ap
pendix, or plates. VII. No IMPERFECT Book will be taken back, unless a note accompanies
each book, stating its imperfections, with the number of lot and date of
the sale at which the same was purchased. VIII. To prevent inaccuracy in the delivery, and inconvenience in the settle
ment of the purchases, no lot can on any account be removed during the
time of sale. IX. Upon failure of complying with the above conditions, the money required
and deposited in part of payment shall be forfeited; and if any loss is sustained in the reselling of such lots as are not cleared or paid for, all charges on such re-sale shall be made good by the defaulters at this sale.
Gentlemen who cannot attend the Sale may have their Commissions faithfully
executed by their humble servants,
Wellington Street, Strand.
VERY EXTENSIVE & VALUABLE LIBRARY
OF THE LATE
GEORGE SMITH, ESQ.
FIRST DAY'S SALE.
OCTAVO ET INFRA. cola In A, B, C, with the Shorter Catechism, uncut Edinb. 1789
2 Abélard et Eloise. Histoire des Amours et des Infortunes d'Abé.
lard et d'Eloise mise en Vers satiri - comi- burlesques, par
Vers burlesques contre une jeune Bâtarde, calf Cologne, 1724
une satire person.
sold for 39 francs.
from the Arabic by Gines Perez de Hita, and from the Spanish
Paris, 1856 6 Abercrombie (D.) Fur Academicus
uncut Amst. apud A. Wolfgang (cum Sphæra Elzevir.) 1689 7 Abercrombie (J.) Complete Wall-Tree Pruner, 1783-Abercrombie (J.) Gardener's Pocket Journal, 1808
(2) be therr 8 Abridgement of the Boke of Assises black letter
R. Tottle, 1555 9 Abus dans les Cérémonies et dans les Meurs, développés par
M. L ***, Auteur du Compère Mathieu, uncut Paris, 1788 Bulee, 10 Academy (The New) of Complements stored with a Variety of a 18
Letters of Love and Friendship, Songs à la Mode both amorous
and jovial, &c. frontispiece