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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 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.
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CATALOGUES ON REQUEST
SALES CONDUCTED BY MR. FREDERICK A. CHAPMAN
THE LIBRARY OF
1. AKENSIDE (MARK). The Pleasures of Imagination. A Poem. In Three Books. Title printed in red and black. Engraved vignette on title. 4to, boards. London, 1744 FIRST EDITION. The author's most important contribution to English poetry.
2. ALBUMS. 2 Albums, one containing numerous Silhouettes; the other filled with chromo-lithograph Advertising Cards of 30-40 years ago. 4to and oblong 4to.
3. ALKEN COLORED PLATES. Hunting Discoveries. A series of 7 plates by Henry Alken, in colors. Oblong 4to, watered silk covers, with title on side. London: S. & J. Fuller, 1817 FIRST EDITION. Very Scarce. There is no separate text, each plate having a description at the bottom. A very fine copy, with splendid impressions of the plates.
4. ALKEN COLORED PLATES. A Series of 36 colored plates depicting Hunting, Fishing, Coursing, and other sports. Oblong 4to, contemporary boards, leather back, with title on the side.
London: S. & J. Fuller, 1817
First Issue of the First Edition, all of the plates being dated 1817. A very fine copy of this exceedingly scarce series of plates. There is no text.
5. ALKEN (HENRY). Illustrations to popular Songs, 30 fine colored plates (instead of 43) containing about 140 humorous illustrations to well known popular Songs and notations, oblong folio, half morocco.
6. ALLINGHAM (WILLIAM). Day and Night Songs; and The MusicMaster. A Love Poem. Illustrated with woodcuts by Rossetti, Millais and Arthur Hughes. 12mo, original cloth, uncut. London, 1860 Inserted is an A.L.S. by the author to the Messrs. Dalziel, on literary matters, and an A.L.S. by H. Allingham about the illustrations in the above book.
7. AMERICA. Geschichte des Seefahrers Ritter Martin Behaim nach den altesten vorhandenen Urkunden bearbeitet von Dr. F. W. Ghillany. Eingeleitet durch eine Abhandlung: Ueber die altesten Karten des Neuen Continents und den Namen Amerika, von Alexander v. Humboldt. Portrait, maps and charts. 4to, half morocco (rubbed, and lib. st.).
8. AMERICANA. Memoir on a Mappemonde by Leonardo da Vinci, being the earliest Map hitherto known containing the name of America. By R. H. Major. 2 plates. 4to, cloth. London, 1865
9. [ANBUREY (THOMAS).] Travels through the Interior Parts of America. By an Officer. Six plates. Map wanting. 2 vols. 8vo, half green levant morocco, gilt edges, by Riviere. London, 1791
The plates include two fine folding views, one a "View on the West Bank of the Hudson River, showing General Frazer's Funeral," and the other an "Encampment of the Convention Army at Charlottesville, Va."
10. ANCIENT AMERICA (Baldwin), 1872; Across the Continent (Bowles), 1866; Kansas (Robinson, 1857); and others, 6 vols. 12mo and smaller, mainly cloth.
11. ANGHIERA (PIETRO MARTIRE D'). Opus Epistolarum Petri Martyris Anglerii Mediolansis, Protonotarii Apostolici, Prioris Archiepiscopatus Gradatensis, atque a Consiliis Rerum Iudicarum Hispanicis tanta cura excusus, ut praeter styli venustatem quoque fungi possit vice Luminis Historiae superiorum temporum. Cui acceserunt Epistolae Ferdinandi de Pulgar Coaetanei Latinae pariter atque Hispanicae cum Tractatu Hispanico de Viris Castellae Illustribus. Editio Postrema. Printer's detice on title. Folio, contemporary calf (covers loose).
Amstelodamo: Typis Elzevirianis. Vencunt Parisiis, Apud Fredericum
Pulgar's Epistolae, and Varones' have each a separate title and pagination. Many of the letters relate to the discovery of America and the affairs of the new world, and being published out of Spain, escaped the hands of the expurgators.
12. APOLOGIE for the Oath of Allegiance. Against the two Breues of Pope Paulus Quintus, and the late Letter of Cardinall Bellarmine to G. Blackwel the Arch-Priest (one other work, without title, bound in). Small 4to, old calf (covers loose). London, 1609
13. [APPERLEY (C. J.).] The Chase, The Turf, and The Road. By Nimrod. With portrait and illustrations. Small Svo, full crimson levant morocco, gilt back and side lines, gilt inside borders, gilt top, uncut, by Riviere. London, 1870
First Edition with the colored plates. Scarce.
14. APULEIUS. The Golden Ass of Apuleius. Newly translated with Introduction and Notes by Francis D. Byrne. 8vo, cloth, uncut.
15. ARABIAN NIGHTS. The Thousand and One Nights, commonly called, in England, The Arabian Nights' Entertainment. A new translation from the Arabic, with copious Notes. By Edward W. Lane. Illustrated by many hundred engravings on wood, from original designs by William Harvey. 3 vols. royal 8vo, original cloth, uncut (one back slightly damaged).
16. ARABIAN NIGHTS. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights' Entertainments, now entitled the Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, etc. By Richard F. Burton. Photogravure illustrations on
Japan paper. 17 vols. large 8vo, half brown levant morocco, gilt backs, gilt tops, uncut, by Stikeman.
N. P., n.d.
Limited Edition, issued by the Burton Club for Private Subscribers only. It contains the unexpurgated text of Burton's translation and the illustrations which were made later.
17. ARABIAN NIGHTS. The Thousand and One Nights. [Translated by E. W. Lane.] Profusely illustrated. 3 vols. 8vo, half green calf, gilt tops, uncut. London: Chatto and Windus, n.d.
18. ARCHITECTURE. The Gentleman's and Builder's Repository: or, Architecture Display 'd. Designs drawn by E. Hoppus, engraved by B. Cole. 4to, calf (rebacked). London, 1737
19. ARISTOTLE. Monsieur Rapin's Reflections on Aristotle's Treatise of Poesie. Made English by Mr. Rymer. 12mo, old half calf.
20. ARMINIUS (JAMES). The Life and Death of James Arminius, and Simon Episcopius. Professors of Divinity in the University of Leyden in Holland. Both of them famous Defenders of the Doctrine of Gods Universal Grace, and Sufferers for it. With brilliant portraits of each. 12mo, original calf. London, 1672
FIRST EDITION. Rare with the portraits in such brilliant state.
21. ATKIN (G. DUCKWORTH). House Scraps. Svo, cloth.
22. AUDSLEY (W. & G.). ing in the Mediaeval Styles. Folio, cloth, gilt top.
Numerous illustrations. London: Privately printed, 1887
Polychromatic Decoration as applied to Build-
23. AUDUBON (JOHN J.). The Birds of America, from Drawings made in the United States and their Territories. Illustrated with 500 finely colored plates of Birds. 7 vols., royal 8vo, original sheep (Vol. 1, together with a few plates in one or two of the other volumes marred by dampness).
New York, 1840-1844 A large copy of the Rare First Octavo Edition. The plates in this issue are much more brilliant than those in the re-issue of a later date.
With bookplate of Charles A. Clinton.
24. AUTHENTIC MEMOIRS of the Green-Room, of 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, and 1803. Containing the Lives of all the Performers of the TheatresRoyal, Drury-Lane, Convent-Garden, and the Hay-Market. Illustrated with portraits of Mrs. Jordan and Mrs. Powell, Miss de Camp, Miss Murray, Mrs. Billington, and Mrs. Johnston. 12mo, full green levant morocco, gilt back, gilt edges. London, n.d.
25. AUTOGRAPHS. A Collection of 45 Autograph Letters of Celebrated Female Authors, some of them being accompanied by portraits. Inlaid and bound in one quarto volume, half red straight-grain morocco.
A very fine collection, comprising: Grace Aguilar, letter and portrait; Joanna Baillie, letter and portrait; Mrs. Barbauld, letter and portrait; Miss Mary Berry, letter and portrait; Countess of Blessington, letter and portrait; Mary Cowden Clarke, letter and portrait; Eliza Cook, poem and portrait; Dinah M. Craik, poem and portrait, also A. L. S.; Elizabeth Fry, letter and portrait; Catherine F. Gore, letter and portrait; Felicia Hemans, letter and portrait; Mrs. Hofland, letter and portrait; Jean Ingelow, letter and portrait; Anna Jameson, letter and portrait; L. E. Landor, poem and portrait; Florence Island, letter and portrait;. Harriet Martineau; Miss Mary Russell Mitford; Hannah More; Mrs. Norton. "Ouida"; Miss Pardoe; Adelaide Procter; Agnes Strickland; Mrs. Gaskell, and others.
26. AUTOGRAPHS. Facsimiles of Autographs of Eminent Persons, ineluding Napoleon, Laurence Sterne, William Penn, Dean Swift, Horace Walpole, and many others. Plates and vignettes. 4to, half calf, No title.
The volume is lettered on back: "Smith's Historical and Literary Curiosities." With bookplate of Charles A. Clinton.
27. BACK (CAPTAIN). Narrative of the Arctic Land Expedition to the Mouth of the Great Fish River, and along the shores of the Arctic Ocean, in the Years 1833, 1834, and 1835. Folding map. 8vo, boards, uncut (back loose). Phila. 1836
28. BALDWIN (EDWARD). Fables Ancient and Modern. Adapted for the Use of Children from Three to Eight Years of Age. Adorned with 73 copper-plates [attributed to William Blake]. 3 vols. in one, 12mo, full red straight-grain morocco, gilt top, uncut. London, 1805
29. BALE (JOHN). Illvstrivm Maioris Britanniae Scriptorvm, Summarium. Woodcut on title, and ornamental woodcut initials. Small 4to, original vellum. Vesaliae, 1549
FIRST EDITION, containing 5 Centuries. SUPPOSED TO BE THE FIRST BOOK PRINTED IN IPSWICH. This work may be considered as the foundation of English Biography, and as such, valuable. The "Additio,' (sigs. Rrr and Sss) is not found in all copies. A fine sound copy. Rare.
30. BALZAC (HONORE DE). Novels. Translated by Ellen Marriage. With Introduction and Prefaces by George Saintsbury. Illustrated. 39 vols.; Correspondence of Balzac, 2 vols.; Life of Balzac. By Frederick Wedmore. First Edition, London, 1890. Together 42 vols. 8vo, cloth, leather labels. London and N. Y., v.d.
Fine set, including the "Droll Stories" and the Dramas.
31. BANCROFT (AARON). The Life of George Washington, First President of the United States. 2 vols. 16mo, old calf (one cover loose).
32. BANDELLO (MATTEO). Twelve Stories selected and done into English. With a Memoir of the Author, by Percy Pinkerton. Square 8vo, half brown morocco, gilt top, uncut. London, 1895
33. BARBER (JOHN W.). Historical Collections of Massachusetts. Map and plates. 8vo, original sheep (some pp. foxed). Worcester, 1839
34. BARTOLOZZI and his Works. By Andrew W. Tuer. A Biographical and Descriptive Account of the Life and Career of Francesco Bartolozzi. Fine engraved title. 8vo, full parchment, silk ties, gilt top, uncut.
Limited Edition of 500 copies, signed by the author.
35. BARTRAM (WILLIAM). Travels through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy and the Country of the Choctaws. Map and 7 plates (lacks portrait). FIRST EDITION. 8vo, calf. Phila. 1791
36. BEAUJOUR (FELIX DE). Aperçu des États-Unis au commencement du XIXe siècle, depuis 1800 jusqu'en 1810. Avec des Tables statistiques, 8vo, half calf. Paris, 1814
37. BEAUX AND BELLES of England. Includes Jesse's Life of Beau Brummell, Biography of Lord Chesterfield; Life of Nell Gwynn, by Cunningham; Memoirs of Count Grammont, by Hamilton; Lives of the Sheridans, by Percy Fitzgerald, Boaden's Life of Mrs. Siddons, and others. Portraits, views, and other illustrations, some in colors. 29 vols. 8vo, full lavender morocco, gilt back and sides, gilt tops, uncut. Grolier Society, n.d.
Edition de Luxe, limited.
39. BELLOC (HILAIRE). Danton: A Study. Portrait. Svo, cloth, gilt top, uncut.
38. BELKNAP (JEREMY). American Biography: or, An Historical Account of those persons who have been distinguished in America, as Adventurers, Statesmen, Philosophers, Divines, Warriors, Authors and other remarkable characters. 2 vols. 8vo, original sheep (hinges weak). Boston, 1794