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SALE NUMBER 1437
ON PUBLIC EXHIBITION FROM OCTOBER FIRST
THE LIBRARY OF
REINETTE LESTER MCCREA
TO BE SOLD BY ORDER OF
FIRST TRUST AND SAVINGS BANK
WITH OTHER COLLECTIONS
ORDER OF SALE
AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 6, LOTS 1-318
AFTERNOON, OCTOBER 7, LOTS 319-638
THE ANDERSON GALLERIES
PARK AVENUE AND FIFTY-NINTH STREET, NEW YORK
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.
THE LIBRARY OF
WITH OTHER COLLECTIONS
1. ABBOTT (J. S. C.). History of Napoleon Bonaparte, 2 vols. N. Y. 1867; Napoleon at St. Helena. N. Y. 1855. İllustrated. 3 vols. 8vo, half calf. New York, v. d.
2. A 'BECKETT (GILBERT A.). The Comic History of England. With 20 colored etchings and 200 woodcuts, 2 vols. in one; The Comic History of Rome. Illustrated by John Leech. Together 2 vols. 8vo, cloth, gilt edges. London: Bradbury, Evans and Co., n. d.
3. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, his Book, N. Y. 1901; Caldecott's Picture Book, No. 4, London, n. d.; A Brief History of Christ's Hospital, London, 1830; The Cantab (Blake), Chichester, 1845; and others. 11 vols., various sizes and bindings.
4. ADAMS (W. H. DAVENPORT). The White King; or, Charles the First and the Men and Women, Life and Manners, Literature and Art of England in the first half of the 17th Century. FIRST EDITION. 2 vols. 8vo, cloth, uncut. London, 1889
5. ADDISON (JULIA DE WOLF). Arts and Crafts in the Middle Ages. With Illustrations, some colored. 8vo, cloth. Boston, 1908
6. ADRIANA Y MARGARITA (Moncada), 1897; Blanca Olmedo (Medina), 1908; Le Guirlande des Jours (Viollis), 1897; and others. 8 vols. 12mo and 8vo, wrappers.
With author's autograph inscription in each volume.
V. p., v. d.
7. AERONAUTICS. Mr. Haddock's Narrative of his Hazardous and Exeiting Voyage in the Balloon Atlantic, with Prof. Jno. La Mountain. Illustrations. 8vo, wrappers. Philadelphia, 1872
8. ES TRIPLEX (Stevenson), N. Y. 1901; A Christmas Sermon (Stevenson), N. Y. 1900; The Shadow of the Glen (Synge), London, 1909; Mr. Whistler's "Ten O'clock," Boston, 1894. 4 vols. 12mo, boards and paper. 9. AFRICA. Voyages et Aventures dans L'Afrique Equatoriale. By Paul Du Chaillu. Illustrations. Paris, 1863; Voyage en Asie et en Afrique. By Alfred Jacobs. Paris, 1855. 2 vols. royal 8vo, half morocco.
10. AFTER DINNER STORIES (Balzac), N. Y. 1886; The Heptameron, London, 1865; The Adventures of Gil Blas, London, 1861; Works of Rabelais, London, n. d.; and others. 7 vols. mainly 12mo, cloth.
11. ALDRICH (T. B.). The Queen of Sheba, Boston, 1877; Mercedes. A Drama in Two Acts. As performed at Palmer's Theatre. Boston, 1894. FIRST EDITIONS. 2 vols. 12mo, cloth.
12. ALISON (ARCHIBALD). History of Europe from the Commencement of the French Revolution in 1789, etc. 8 vols. royal 8vo, half calf.
New York, v. d. 13. AMERICAN AUTHORS. Manuscript Found in a Bottle (Poe). "The Gift" for 1836. FIRST EDITION; Astræa (Holmes). FIRST EDITION. Boston, 1850; Adventures in Neurasthenia (Henry), N. Y. 1910. FIRST EDITION: In Honor of James Whitcomb Riley, Indianapolis, 1906; A Fable for Critics (Lowell), N. Y. 1848. Second Edition. 5 vols. 12mo and 16mo, various bindings.
14. AMERICAN AUTHORS. The Drury Lane Boys' Club (Burnett), Washington, 1892; Marshallah (C. W. Stoddard), N. Y. 1881; An AutoAnalysis (Field), Chicago, 1896; The Gilded Age (Clemens and Warner), Hartford, 1874; and others. 9 vols. 8vo and smaller, mainly cloth.
15. AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY. Life, Speeches and Services of Andrew Johnson, Phila., n. d.; Lives of Seymour and Blair, Phila., n. d.; Life and Memoirs of General Grant, Phila., n. d.; Lives of Grant and Henry Wilson, Phila., n. d.; and others. Together 13 vols. 8vo and 12mo, wrappers.
16. AMERICAN FIRST EDITIONS. The House (Field), N. Y. 1896; The Prince and the Pauper (Clemens), Boston, 1882; New Leaf Mills (Howells), N. Y. 1913; The Water Ghost and Others (Bangs), N. Y. 1894; and others. Together 7 vols. 8vo and 12mo, cloth.
17. AMERICAN FIRST EDITIONS. Three Books of Song (Longfellow), Boston, 1872; Among the Hills (Whittier), Boston, 1869; Seven Stories, with Basement and Attic (Mitchell), N. Y. 1864; and others. Together 7 vols. 12mo, cloth.
18. AMERICAN RAILROADS. Whitney (Asa). A Project for a Railroad to the Pacific. 2 folding maps. 8vo, wrappers (waterstained).
New York, 1849
19. AMES Françaises (Dugard), Paris, 1917; Perversion & Perversite Sexuelles (Par Dr. Laupts), Paris, 1896; Les Maitresses (Floux), Paris, 1886; and others. 6 vols., various sizes and bindings.
20. AMICIS (EDMONDO DE). Spain and the Spaniards. Beautifully illustrated with etchings and photogravures on India paper. Imp. 8vo, cloth, New York, 1885
The Guadalquiver Edition, printed on ragged-edge vellum paper. 21. ANDRÉ (MAJOR JOHN). Full-length portrait, engraved by Cook after Dodd, (for Raymond's History of England); Woodcut view of the obverse of the Washington medal presented to Red Jacket. 2 pieces, one framed.
22. ANDREAS (A. T.). History of Chicago from the Earliest Period to the Present Time. Profusely illustrated with fine steel portraits, views, etc, 3 vols. imp. 8vo, full brown morocco, gilt edges (one cover loose).
23. ANGLING. The Angler's Almanac for 1853-1855, London, v. d.; The Angler's Souvenir (Fisher), London, 1835; Fishing with the Fly (Orvis and Cheney), Troy, 1885. 3 vols. 12mo and 8vo, half calf and half morocco.
24. ANGLING. Frank Forrester's Fisherman's Guide, N. Y., n. d.; The American Angler's Guide, N. Y. 1849; The Art of Angling, Holberton, N. Y., n. d.; Hints to Anglers, Phila., 1855. 4 vols. 16mo and 12mo, cloth and boards. 25. ANGLING. Life of Isaac Walton (Zouch), London, 1823; The Art of Angling (Best), London, 1822; Trolling for Pike, Salmon, and Trout (Pennell), London, n. d.; Superior Fishing (Roosevelt), N. Y. 1808. 4 vols. 16mo
and 12mo, cloth, etc.