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Successor to Bangs & Co.
No. 5 West 29th Street, New York
UNEQUALED facilities for the handling and sale
of Books, Manuscripts, Paintings, Etchings and Engravings, Autographs, Coins, Stamps, etc.
Sales of Private Collections
Extract from the Will of Edmond de Goncourt: (Trans.)
"My wish is that my Drawings, my Prints, my Curiosities, my Books in a word these things of art which have been the joy of my life-shall not be consigned to the cold tomb of a museum, and subjected to the stupid glance of the careless passer-by; but I require that they shall all be dispersed under the hammer of the Auctioneer, so that the pleasure which the acquiring of each one of them has given me shall be given again, in each case, to some inheritor of my own tastes."
The Anderson Auction Company begs to call to the particular attention of the readers of its Catalogues the following unsolicited testimony of the President of one of the leading Historical Societies of the State of New York to the advantages of book-buying at auction sales, and his personal experiences in sending bids direct to the Auctioneer. The following extract is made from his article which appeared in a recent issue of the "Post-Express" of Rochester, N. Y.
"The sale of books at auction has been a regular
not the fact. The writer of this article bid $10
We also append the following extract from a letter recently received by The Anderson Auction Company from the writer of the above article:
"Your Catalogues are extremely interesting, are always read with close attention, and then sent on to other book-buyers."
INTERESTING PRIVATE COLLECTION
C. J. K. JONES
(LOS ANGELES, CAL.)
WITH ADDITIONS FROM OTHER COLLECTIONS
UNCOMMON WORKS ON BOTANY, ORNITHOLOGY, ENTOMOLOGY, HORTICULTURE AND KINDRED SUBJECTS; ALSO SETS OF STANDARD AUTHORS, LINCOLNIANA,
The Anderson Auction Company
No. 5 WEST 29TH STREET, NEW YORK
BIDS ARE ALWAYS UNDERSTOOD AS BEING MADE AT SO MUCH PER VOLUME