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SALE NUMBER 1580
ON PUBLIC EXHIBITION FROM MONDAY, APRIL EIGHTEENTH
THE ARBURY LIBRARY
AND OTHER PURCHASES
OF THE LATE
GEORGE D. SMITH
ALL OF WHICH HAVE BEEN DELIVERED DIRECT FROM THE CUSTOMS
THE ANDERSON GALLERIES [MITCHEL KENNERLEY, PRESIDENT]
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.
SALE THURSDAY AFTERNOON, APRIL 28TH
AT TWO-THIRTY O'CLOCK
1. ACOSTA (CHRIST.). Trattato di Christoforo Acosta della Historia, Natvra, et Virtv delle Droghe Medicinali, & altri Semplici rarissimi, che vengono portati dalle Indie Occidentali in Europa. Full-page woodcuts of medicinal plants. 4to, old limp vellum (some pp. time-stained). In Venetia: F. Ziletti, 1585
2. ALBUM of Autograph Letters, including A. L. s. of Lord Brougham (2), the Duke of Wellington, Henry Dundas (1794), Lord Macaulay, 42 pp. 4to, 1836, and other English Statesmen; of R. Southey, Leigh Hunt, Lord Lytton, Bernard Barton, Tom Hood, Charles Lloyd, and other English writers, with three lines in the handwriting of Lord Byron; others of G. Cruikshank, B. R. Haydon, W. C. Macready; Ls. s. in French by Napoleon's marshals, Murat, Bernadotte, Massena, Soult, Suchet, Junot, and Augereau; also by Turgot, Necker, Siéyès, and Pétion; with A. L. s. in French by General Gourgaud, Mme. de Campan, Ctesse. de Genlis, A. de Tocqueville, etc., and a few Letters of American celebrities, all inserted in a large folio volume, full maroon morocco, gilt tooled borders, the upper cover having a sunk velvet covered panel in the panel, deep inside borders inlaid with various colored leathers, pale blue silk end papers, gilt edges.
3. ALDINE PRESS. [Colonna (Francesco).] La Hypnerotomachia di Poliphilo. Roman letter, long lines, full-page and smaller woodcuts, including the Priapeian subjects, unmutilated. Folio, brown morocco, blind tooling, gilt edges, by Wright.
In Vinegia: in casa de figlivoli di Aldo, 1545
A VERY FINE COPY, with the exception that a few lower margins have been restored. The extremely beautiful cuts in this volume are now generally attributed to Giovanni Bellino, the master of Titian and Giorgione. With bookplates of John L. Pennefather and R. D. Wilson.
4. ALEYN (CHARLES). The Historie of that wise and Fortunate Prince Henrie of that name the Seventh, King of England. Portrait by Marshall in facsimile. Small 4to, crushed brown levant morocco, line tooled, inside dentelles, gilt edges.
A LARGE COPY. RARE.
London: Printed by Thos. Cotes, 1638
5. [ALLESTREE (RICHARD).] The Whole Duty of Man. Frontispiece and engraved title-page. 8vo, brown velvet, with massive silver-gilt rims and clasps, and attachments on the sides 34