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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 Com pany 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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The late H. Buxton Forman lived in a world of books, and-to quote from his own writings "the world of books is still, of all worlds in which an artist is privileged to live, the most 'living world.'"' Very little is publicly known of Mr. Forman, but he must have collected books from his early youth. As far back as 1869 Robert Browning presented him with one of his volumes, and as early as 1876 he came to know William Morris. There is a pretty story of Mr. Forman and William Morris told by Mr. Forman in his essay "The Life Poetic as Lived by William Morris." About the time of the founding of the Kelmscott Press, an ardent admirer of Morris' writings called on him and mentioned that he knew of a man named Buxton Forman who had for years been forming a Morris collection and who made a point of buying whatever the poet might put forth. Morris, without revealing his intimate friendship with Mr. Forman, replied, "Useful kind of a man, that!" It was not Mr. Forman's ambition to be a great writer, but rather to be a "useful kind of a man to those who were great writers. His telling of this little story about himself is surely an autobiography in miniature.

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The name of H. Buxton Forman will always be associated with those of Keats and Shelley and his monumental editions of the works of these authors will be consulted for all time. In the course of his studies of these great authors, he naturally acquired manuscripts, first editions, autograph letters and association copies of their works. His Shelley collection could hardly be equalled for completeness and association interest. But his library contains many other rare books and manuscripts. Because he was the great friend of many of the authors of his time, Mr. Forman acquired many other great treasures. His friend, Richard Hengist Horne, who was the friend in England of Edgar Allen Poe, gave Mr. Forman the manuscript of "The Spectacles" which he had received as a gift from Poe. From Whitman he received a precious

little "Hospital Note Book" full of the names of the wounded and their needs which he supplied.

But all the items in Mr. Forman's "world of books" which are here catalogued and offered for sale, speak for themselves and of the spirit of their departed owner.

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