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CONDITIONS OF SALE
All bids to be PER LOT as numbered in the Catalogue.
The highest bidder to be the buyer. In all cases of disputed bids the lot shall be resold, but the Auctioneer will use his judgment as to the good faith of all claims and his decision shall be final.
Buyers to give their names and addresses and to make such cash payments on account as may be required, in default of which the lots purchased to be immediately resold.
Goods bought to be removed at the close of each sale. If not so removed they will be at the sole risk of the purchaser, and subject to storage charges, and The Anderson Galleries, Incorporated, will not be responsible if such goods are lost, stolen, damaged or destroyed.
TERMS CASH. If accounts are not paid at the conclusion of each sale, or, in the case of absent buyers, when bills are rendered, this Company reserves the right to recatalogue the goods for immediate sale without notice to the defaulting buyer, and all costs of such resale will be charged to the defaulter. This condition is without prejudice to the rights of the Company to enforce the sale contract and collect the amount due without such resale at its own option. Unsettled accounts are subject to interest at the rate of six per cent. per annum.
All books are sold as catalogued, and are assumed to be in good SECOND-HAND condition. If material defects are found, not mentioned in the catalogue, the lot may be returned. Notice of such defects must be given promptly and the goods returned within ten days from the date of the sale. No exceptions will be made to this rule. Magazines and other periodicals, and all miscellaneous books arranged in parcels, are sold as they are, without recourse.
Autograph Letters, Documents, Manuscripts and Bindings are sold as they are, without recourse. The utmost care is taken to authenticate and correctly describe items of this character, but this Company will not be responsible for errors, omissions, or defects of any kind.
BIDS. We make no charge for executing orders for our customers and use all bids competitively, buying at the lowest price permitted by other bids.
Priced Copy of this Catalogue may be secured for fifty cents for each session of the sale.
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CATALOGUES ON REQUEST
SALES CONDUCTED BY MR. FREDERICK A. CHAPMAN
SALE THURSDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 28TH
AT TWO-THIRTY O'CLOCK
1. ACOSTA (CHRIST.). Trattato di Christoforo Acosta della Historia, Natvra, et Virtv delle Droghe Medicinali, & altri Semplici rarissimi, che vengono portati dalle Indie Occidentali in Europa. Full-page woodcuts of medicinal plants. 4to, old limp. vellum (some pp. time-stained). In Venetia: F. Ziletti, 1585
2. ALBUM of Autograph Letters, including A. L. s. of Lord Brougham (2), the Duke of Wellington, Henry Dundas (1794), Lord Macaulay, 42 pp. 4to, 1836, and other English Statesmen; of R. Southey, Leigh Hunt, Lord Lytton, Bernard Barton, Tom Hood, Charles Lloyd, and other English writers, with three lines in the handwriting of Lord Byron; others of G. Cruikshank, B. R. Haydon, W. C. Macready; Ls. s. in French by Napoleon's marshals, Murat, Bernadotte, Massena, Soult, Suchet, Junot, and Augereau; also by Turgot, Necker, Siéyès, and Pétion; with A. L. s. in French by General Gourgaud, Mme. de Campan, Ctesse. de Genlis, A. de Tocqueville, etc., and a few Letters of American celebrities, all inserted in a large folio volume, full maroon morocco, gilt tooled borders, the upper cover having a sunk velvet covered panel in the panel, deep inside borders inlaid with various colored leathers, pale blue silk end papers, gilt edges.
3. ALDINE PRESS. [Colonna (Francesco).] La Hypnerotomachia di Poliphilo. Roman letter, long lines, full-page and smaller woodcuts, including the Priapeian subjects, unmutilated. Folio, brown morocco, blind tooling, gilt edges, by Wright.
In Vinegia: in casa de figlivoli di Aldo, 1545
A VERY FINE COPY, with the exception that a few lower margins have been restored. The extremely beautiful cuts in this volume are now generally attributed to Giovanni Bellino, the master of Titian and Giorgione. With bookplates of John L. Pennefather and R. D. Wilson.
4. ALEYN (CHARLES). The Historie of that wise and Fortunate Prince Henrie of that name the Seventh, King of England. Portrait by Marshall in facsimile. Small 4to, crushed brown levant morocco, line tooled, inside dentelles, gilt edges.
A LARGE COPY. RARE.
London: Printed by Thos. Cotes, 1638
5. [ALLESTREE (RICHARD).] The Whole Duty of Man. Frontispiece and engraved title-page. 8vo, brown velvet, with massive silver-gilt rims and clasps, and attachments on the sides 34
inches long. (Name stamp of Eliz. Newdigate and the contemporary autograph of Eliz. Pole.) In a purple morocco case. London: Printed for John Eyries, etc., 1735
6. ANMER (JOHN). Sacred Hymns of 3, 4, 5 and 6 parts for Voyces and Vyols, Bassus (only). Title within a woodcut border. Small 4to, unbound. London: Printed Edw. Allde, 1615
The Metamorphosis, or Golden Asse of Apuleius. Translated . . . by Thomas Taylor. 8vo, half green crushed levant morocco, gilt top, uncut. London, 1822 
One of 600 copies of this fine reprint.
8. ARIE DIVERSE composte da diversi Autori in Canto fermo sopra il Credo, copiata da me D. Urbano Vallombrosano. Musical MS. on paper, 78 leaves, finely written in red and black with a painted title of flower scrolls, and 20 large painted ornamental initials. 4to, original vellum, in a buckram case. London, 1695
9. ARTHINGTON (HENRY). Provision for the Poore, now in penurie, out of the Store-house of Gods plentie. Device on title. Small 4to, crushed blue levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. A few restorations. London: Printed by Thomas Creede, 1597 FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Printed in Black Letter. From the Arbury Library. with label.
10. ASCHAM (ROGER). A Report and Discourse of the affaires and state of Germany and the Emperour Charles his Court, duryng certaine yeares while the sayd Roger was there. Title within border (scraped). Small 4to, crushed purple levant morocco, line border, gilt edges.
At London: Printed by Iohn Daye (circa 1570) RATE. A letter from John Astely "from Hatfield, xix. Octobris. 1552'' is prefixed, and this work is in the form of an answer to it.
11. AUTHORS AND MEN OF LETTERS. Sixteen Autograph Letters, including Lord Macaulay, 2 A. L's. s.; Robert Southey, A. L. s.; Hartley Coleridge, Autograph Verses, and others.
12. AUTOGRAPHS OF NOVELISTS. A. L. s. of Mrs. Gaskell, 3 pp. 8vo, referring to Cranford; Anthony Trollope; W. Harrison Ainsworth; Miss Edgeworth, and "Cuthbert Bede" with signature and letter ending, of Charles Dickens.
13. AVELA Y SUNIGA (DON LEWES DE). Commentaries translated out of Spanish into English (by John Wilkinson). BLACK LETTER, woodcut initials. Small 8vo, olive morocco, line tooled, with uncut edges.
London: Imprinted by Richard Tottel, 1554
A LARGE AND FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, with the two original blanks completing the last signature. VERY RARE.
14. AYTOUN (W. E.) AND MARTIN (SIR T.). Book of Ballads, edited by Bon Gaultier. Illustrated by Doyle, Leech and Crow
quill. 8vo, beautifully bound in full crushed green levant morocco, gilt line frames, two of the illustrations inlaid in colors in centre of covers, gilt edges, by De Sauty. Preserved in a book box. Original covers bound in. London, 1877
A HANDSOME COPY, with an A. L. s. of Sir T. Martin inserted. 15. BADMINTON LIBRARY. Profusely illustrated. 19 vols., 4to, half blue morocco, gilt tops, uncut. London, v. d.
LARGE PAPER COPIES, 250 so printed.
16. BANCROFT (RICHARD). A Sermon preached at Paules Crosse the 9 of Februarie, being the first Sunday in the Parleament, 1588. Title within woodcut border. 12mo, half morocco, gilt top (some headlines shaved), by Worsfold.
London: Printed by I. I. 1588
17. BARHAM (R. H.). The Ingoldsby Legends. Illustrated with colored plates by Arthur Rackham. Imp. 8vo, original vellum gilt, gilt top, uncut, with ties. London, 1907
ONE OF 560 COPIES ON LARGE PAPER.
18. BASKERVILLE PRESS. Milton (John). Paradise Lost and Paradise Regained. Engraved portrait. 2 vols. 8vo, half calf. Birmingham: Printed by John Baskerville, 1758
With bookplate of George H. Wailes.
19. BEARDSLEY (AUBREY). The Story of Venus and Tannhauser. 4to, boards, uncut.
London: Printed for Private Circulation, 1907 One of 250 copies on hand-made paper.
20. BEAUMONT AND FLETCHER, A King and No King. Woodcut on title. Small 4to, crushed brown levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. (A few headlines shaved.)
At London: Printed for Thomas Walkley, 1619
21. BEWICK (T.). A History of British Birds. 2 vols. Newcastle, 1805; A General History of Quadrupeds. Newcastle, 1807; The Fables of Esop, and others. Newcastle, 1818; A Supplement to the History of British Birds. Newcastle, 1821. Profusely illustrated with woodcuts by Bewick. 5 vols. royal 8vo, contemporary calf, line tooled (hinges weak). Newcastle, v. d.
A nice clean set.
22. BICKERSTAFFE (I.). Love in a Village. A Comic Opera. 8vo, polished calf, gilt back, gilt edges, by Rivière.
London: Printed for R. Baldwin, etc., 1765 With the half-title. From the Arbury Library, with label.
23. BINDING. Lazari Bayfii annotationes in L.II. Illuminated arms on title, and woodcuts. Tall 8vo, old brown morocco, gilt and blind panelled sides, gilt back, gilt edges.
[Colophon] Parisiis: Robertus Stephanus, 1536
AN INTERESTING SPECIMEN OF 17TH CENTURY ITALIAN BINDING.
24. Virgil. Opera omnia. Clarissimorvm virorvm annotationibus illustrata. Opera & industria Ioannis a Meyen. Engraved title. 8vo, splendidly bound in old French red morocco, back and sides richly and profusely decorated with fleurs-de-lis in lozenge pattern, gilt borders, gilt edges, with the name Michael Groselier stamped half on each cover. Paris: Apud Ioan. Libert, 1630 A fine specimen of contemporary binding.
25. La Vie de Socrate. Dediee a Mons. le Cardinal Mazarini, par Mr. Charpentier. Frontispiece. 8vo, old French red morocco, gilt back, gilt panelled sides, with corner fleurons, gilt edges, with arms containing in a shield, clasped hands, above which is a sun, and beneath a fleur-de-lis. A plumed vizor surmounts the crest. Paris, 1657
26. Heures Imprimées par l'ordre de Monseigneur le Cardinal de Noailles, Archevesque de Paris, a l'usage de son Diocése. Engraved plates. 2 vols. 12mo, old French red morocco, gilt backs, sides richly tooled with a festooned rope border, flowers, stars and fleurs-de-lis, gilt edges, gilt paper linings and flys. Paris, 1729
A very interesting contemporary binding.
27. Tablettes Dramatiques, contenant l'Abrégé de l'Histoire du Théatre Francois, l'Etablissement des Théatres à Paris, etc. 12mo, old French red morocco, gilt floral sprays in compartments on back, sides ornamented with a handsome border of flowers and leaf sprays, with circular corner ornaments, gilt edges, linings and flys of blue satin. Paris, 1752
A handsome specimen of binding of the period. On the fly-leaf is inscribed: "Donné par Madame La Marquise de Ximenes à M. Jacobin le 16 Juillet 1817."
28. BLAKE (WILLIAM). Poetical Sketches. By W. B. 8vo, polished calf, inside dentelles, gilt edges, by Bedford (the last three sheets in facsimile reprint).
Printed in the year MDCCLXXXIII FIRST EDITION. A LARGE AND CLEAN COPY. VERY RARE. Bookplate of Robert A. Potts.
29. BLOCK WOODCUT. An Early Block Woodcut, repre senting the subject of the "Quindecim Signa," pasted in the front cover of an imperfect MS. Service Book of the XVth century, beginning "De Sancto Francisco Confessore Vigilia." (35 leaves, 634 x 434 inches), written in Gothic letter, double columns, 25 lines, red rubrics and painted capitals. Small 4to, original monastic binding of oak boards and sheepskin, with leather strap clasp. Sæc. XV
EXCESSIVELY RARE. The woodcut, which is in outline, measures 64 by 44 inches and represents the prophecy "that the sea shall rise forty ells above all mountains and appear to stand up like a wall."' The cut appears to be the upper subject of the second leaf (in a block book), THE FIRST ENGRAVED SUBJECT OF THE QUINDECIM SIGNA" (circa 1430). (S. Leigh Sotheby, "Principia Typographia, " vol. II, p. 43.) At the head of the woodcut are three lines of block text in German. The first figure and a corner of the text are damaged.