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THE SUNBEAM MAGAZINE
VERY RARE AND EARLY STEVENSON ITEM
COLLECTION OF STEVENSON FIRST
ORDER OF SALE
AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 24, LOTS 1-251 AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 25, LOTS 252-505 WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 26, LOTS 506-761 THURSDAY AFTERNOON, FEBRUARY 27, LOTS 762-987
THE ANDERSON GALLERIES
PARK AVENUE AND FIFTY-NINTH STREET
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.
MR. JOHN WM. ROY CRAWFORD has consigned to us for
sale a large portion of his library, including his extraordinary collection of the first editions and manuscripts of Robert Louis Stevenson. Mr. Crawford will continue his collecting along certain definite lines but will allow other collectors an opportunity of acquiring the books which are at variance with his new ideas.
The catalogue contains a remarkably fine lot of books on the American Indians, their History, Captivities, Portraits, etc.; Rare Americana and books on Western Travel; Color Plate Books and works with Costume Plates; rare works illustrated by George Cruikshank, including Grimm's German Popular Stories, First Issue; the Fourth Folio of Shakespeare, etc. The Americana includes Hubbard's New England, 1677; Maximilien de Wied's Travels, 7 vols.; Lahontan's New Voyages, 1703; Lewis and Clark's Expedition, 1814; McKenney and Hall's Indian Tribes, 1836-44; Peter Martyr's De Novo Orbe, 1612; Mason's Pequot War, 1736; Cotton Mather's Magnalia Christi, 1702; Adair's American Indians, 1775; Beverley's Virginia, 1705; Burk's Virginia, 4 vols.; De Bry, Part I, America, 1590, etc.
It is a sale of infinite variety and interest, one of the unusual offerings of the season.