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Which will be SOLD by AUCTION, without Reserve,
By Mr JOHN BALLANTYNE,
At his Premises, No. 4. PRINCE'S-STREET, EDINBURGII,
Thirty-four ensuing lawful Days.
The Sale to commence cach Day at 12 o'Clock Noon.
CATALOGUES TO BE HAD AT THE PLACE OF SALE; OF MESSAS
The Collection of Books in the following Catalogue will be found to exceed, in extent as well as value, that of any other ever brought to sale in Scotland. It includes a considerable number of the best editions of the Greek and Latin Classics, Lexicons, Dictionaries, Voyages, Travels, and Antiquities ; Books of Prints, comprehending some of the finest specimens of the arts ;-English and Scottish History, including some articles in black letter, of extreme rarity ;-several MSS., in particular the Edda of Snorro, attested to be more perfect than that in the library at Copenhagen ;--the four editions of Shakespeare, in folio, complete, in the finest condition, and superbly bound ;-Homer, Plato, Plutarch, and several others of the editiones principes; two Caxtons ;-besides
; twenty different articles in the first century of printing
As the whole will be sold without reserve, the cu. rators of public libraries, and collectors of rare and curious books, will find the Catalogue extremely well worthy of their particular attention.
GENTLEMEN who are prevented from attending the Sale, may have their commissions faithfully executed, by sending their orders, addressed to the clerk of sale, or to John BALLANTYNE, No. 4, Prince's Street.
EDINBURGH, 1. November, 1813.