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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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RHODE ISLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
The following volumes contain the stamp of the Rhode Island Historical Society.
1. ADAMS (CHARLES FRANCIS). Some Phases of Sexual Morality and Church Discipline in Colonial New England. 8vo, in board covers, original wrappers bound in. Cambridge, 1891
Autograph presentation copy from the author.
2. The Confederacy and the Transvaal; Imperialism and the Track of our Forefathers, and other pamphlets by him. 19 pieces.
3. ADAMS (HANNAH). Narrative of the Controversy between the Rev. Jedidiah Morse and the Author. 8vo, stitched, uncut. Boston, 1814
4. [ADAMS (JOHN).] Discourses on Davila. By an American Citizen. 8vo, original boards, uncut. Boston, 1805
A VERY SCARCE SERIES OF PAPERS on Political History, written in the year 1790, and then published in the Gazette of the United States. William E. Channing's copy, with his autograph on the title-page.
Correspondence between . . . and the late William Cunningham, beginning in 1803 and ending in 1812. 8vo, original wrappers, uncut. Boston, 1823
6. ADAMS (JOHN QUINCY). Correspondence between and several Citizens of Massachusetts concerning the Charge of a Design to Dissolve the Union alleged to have existed in that State. 8vo, half morocco. Boston, 1829
Oration before the Inhabitants of the Town of Newburyport, 1837; Oration to the Citizens of the Town of Quincy, 1831, and other pamphlets by him. 17 pieces.
8. [ADAMS (SAMUEL).] An Appeal to the World; or, a Vindication of the Town of Boston, from Many False and Malicious
SCARCE. Copies of this book were ordered at a town meeting to be sent to Col. Isaac Barrè, Gov. Pownal, Dr. Franklin and others. It is sometimes attributed to William Cooper.
by Gov. Bernard, Gen. Gage, etc. 8vo, cloth, London, 1770
9. [ADET (P. A.).] Authentic translation of a Note from the Minister of the French Republic to the Secretary of State of the United States. 8vo, new wrappers, uncut. New York, 1796
Relating her grievances against the United States, following which the hitherto friendly relations between the two countries were interrupted, and Mess. Gerry, Marshall and Pinckney were sent to France as special envoys to negotiate a new treaty.
10. AGASSIZ (LOUIS). Introduction Introduction to the Study of Natural History. N. Y., 1847; Twelve Lectures on Comparative Embryology. Boston, 1849. Illustrations. 2 pamphlets, 8vo,
11. — Lake Superior: its Physical Character, Vegetation and Animals, compared with those of other and similar regions. With a Narrative of the Tour by J. Elliot Cabot. Illustrated. 8vo, cloth. Boston, 1850
FIRST EDITION. VERY SCARCE. For its accuracy and completeness of its description and Natural History of this region, this work has never been superseded.
12. ALGER (WILLIAM ROUNSEVILLE). The Facts of Intemperance, 1852; The Genius and Posture of America, 1857; Public Morals; or the True Glory of a State, 1862. 3 pamphlets.
13. ALLEN (IRA). Copies of Letters to the Governor of Vermont respecting a Ship Canal from Lake Champlain to the River St. Lawrence, etc. 8vo, sewn.
Philadelphia: Printed for the Author, 1810
VERY RARE ALMANAC, ONLY ONE OTHER COPY KNOWN TO US
14. ALMANAC. Leeds (Daniel). An Almanack for the Year of Christian Account 1696, but by Keplac Computation, 5689. 10 leaves. 16mo, sewn.
[New York: Printed by William Bradford, 1696] EXCESSIVELY RARE. There is a copy in the Huntington Library (Church), presumably the only known copy at that time, as no reference is made to any other. Evans had not seen one, as he gives no collation. The present copy wants the title and last leaf, and as the Huntington copy also lacks the last leaf, it is possible that no perfect copy is known.
15. Tulley, 1701. 1701. By John Tulley.
An Almanack for the Year of our Lord, 16mo, sewn (imperfect, lacking second Boston, 1701
16. The N. England Kalendar, 1703. By a Lover of Astronomy (Samuel Clough). 16mo, sewn, uncut (last leaf slightly damaged). 16 pp. Boston: Printed by B. Green and J. Allen, 1703
17. Clough, 1703. The New-England Almanack for the Year . 1703. By Samuel Clough. 16mo, sewn, last two leaves damaged. 24 pp.
Boston: Printed by B. Green and J. Allen, 1703 EXTREMELY SCARCE.
18. Clough, 1704. The New-England Almanack of the Coelestial Motions for the Year 1704. By Samuel Clough. 16mo, sewn, 22 pp., should be 24. (Two leaves from another copy laid in.) Boston: Printed by B. Green & J. Allen, 1704
PROBABLY THE ONLY PERFECT COPY
19. ALMANAC. An Ephemeris of the Coelestial Motions, etc., for the Year .. 1709. By Edward Holyoke. 16mo, sewn, Boston: Bartholomew Green, 1709
AN ALMANAC OF EXCESSIVE RARITY, BEING THE ONLY PERFECT COPY KNOWN TO us. There is a copy in the L. of C., lacking the last leaf. No other copy is cited by Morrison, and No COPY WAS SEEN BY EVANS, who errs in the name of the printer.
An Ephemeris of the Coelestial Motions, etc., for the Year 1710. By Thomas Robie. 16mo, sewn, 14 pp., should be 16, apparently wants last leaf. (One leaf torn, but perfect.) Boston: Bartholomew Green, 1710 EXTREMELY SCARCE. Only the copy in the L. of C. cited by Morrison, and but one other copy appears to have occurred in several years.
An Almanac for the Year . . . 1715. By N[athaniel] W[hittemore], A Lover of Physick and Astronomy. 16mo, sewn, America: Printed for the Author, 1715 EXCESSIVELY BARE. UNKNOWN TO BOTH EVANS AND MORRISON.
22. 16 pp.
An Almanack for the Year . 1716. 16mo, sewn, America: Printed for the Author, 1716 EXTREMELY RARE. By Nathaniel Whittemore. The copy in the L. of C. is the only one cited by Morrison.
An Almanack for the Year
1717. 16mo, sewn,
America: Printed for the Author, 1717 EXTREMELY RARE. By Nathaniel Whittemore. The copy in the L. of C. is the only one cited by Morrison.
24. An Almanack for the Year . . . 1718. By N. W. 16mo, sewn (small corner torn from title), 16 pp. America: Printed for the Author,  VERY RARE. The copy in the L. of C. the only one cited by Morrison.
26. An Almanack for the Year Whittemore. 16mo, sewn, 16 pp.
1725. By Nathaniel Boston, 1725
VERY RARE. The copy in the L. of C. is the only one cited by Morrison.
1726. By Nathaniel
Whittemore. 16mo, sewn, 16 pp.
[Boston] Printed for Nicholas Boone, 1726 VERY RARE. The copy in the L. of C. is the only one cited by Morrison.
28. A New Almanack for the Year . . . 1727. By Nathaniel Whittemore. 16mo, sewn, 16 pp.
[Boston] Printed for Nicholas Boone, 1727 VERY RARE. The copy in the L. of C. is the only one cited by Morrison.
Poor Richard 1733. An Almanac for the Year 1733. By Richard Saunders (Benjamin Franklin). 12mo, sewn, uncut. 2 copies. Philadelphia: B. Franklin, n. d. [reprint]
An Almanack for the Year
A reprint, issued by George S. Appleton, of the excessively rare First "Poor Richard Almanac.''
30. Whittemore Revived. An Almanack for the Year. 1738. By N. Whittemore. 16mo, sewn, 16 pp.
31. Year leaf wanting.
Boston: T. Fleet, 1738 VERY RARE. The copy in the L. of C. is the only one cited by Morrison.
An Almanack of the Coelestial Motions, etc., for the Year . 1720. 16mo, sewn, 16 pp. Perfect, except for a slight hole in last leaf. Boston: Printed by T. Fleet, 1720 EXTREMELY SCARCE. No copy located by Evans, and no copy has occurred in several years.
Whittemore Continued. Being an Almanack for the 1740. By N. Whittemore. 16mo, sewn, 14 pp., last Boston: T. Fleet, 1740
VERY RARE. UNKNOWN TO EVANS AND MORRISON.
An Almanack of Coelestial Motions and Aspects, for the Year. 1721. By Daniel Travis. 16mo, sewn, 16 pp. Boston: B. Green, 1721 VERY RARE. The copy in the L. of C., the only one cited by Morrison, lacks the last leaf.
The New England Diary, or, Almanack for the Year 1723. By a Native of New England [Nathan Bowen]. 16mo, sewn, 14 pp. Lacks the leaf of Calendar for Sept. and Oct. 2 pieces. Boston: B. Green, 1723
EXTREMELY RARE. No copy cited by Morrison, and Evans had not seen a copy, as no collation is given. Included with this, is a fragment (7 leaves with text clipped away) of Bowen's Almanac for 1727, also Very Rare.
The New England Diary, or, Almanack for the Year 1728. By a Native of New England [Nathan Bowen]. 16mo, sewn, 14 pp. Lacks last leaf. Boston: B. Green, 1728
VERY RARE. The copy in the L. of C. is the only one cited by Morrison. Included with the above, is a fragment (7 leaves, with text clipped away) of Bowen's Almanac for 1829.