One Hundred Years of Book Auctions, 1807-1907: Being a Brief Record of the Firm of Hodgson and Co. (commonly Known as "Hodgsons") ...

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Printed at the Chiswick Press for private circulation, 1908 - Auctions - 45 pages
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Page 37 - ENGRAVED PORTRAIT OF THE AUTHOR BY W. MARSHALL, with verses beneath, First Edition, modern morocco, gilt edges. Printed at London by Tho. Cotes, and are \ to be sold by John Benson, dwelling in \ St. Dunstans Church-yard 1640
Page 32 - of the careless passer-by; but I require that they shall all be dispersed under the hammer of the auctioneer, so that the pleasure which the acquiring of each one
Page 51 - to the auction of Charles Bernard's books, but the good ones were so monstrous dear, I could not reach them, so I laid out one pound seven shillings but very indifferently, and came away, and will go there no more.
Page 39 - know) are perfect; but if any of them appear to be otherwise before they be taken away, the Buyer shall have his choice of taking or leaving them.
Page 14 - during the latter part of the eighteenth and early part of the nineteenth
Page 52 - three shillings, but I'll go there no more; and so I said once before, but now I'll keep to it.
Page 32 - me, shall be given again, in each case, to some inheritor of my own tastes.
Page 52 - I itch to lay out nine or ten pounds for some fine editions of fine authors.
Page 21 - celebrated English and foreign writers on civil, canon, and ecclesiastical law from the earliest time, as well as many manuscripts of great interest.
Page 47 - Whate'er they did was done with so much case, 'In them alone 'twas natural to please:

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