Catalogue of the Library of Dr. Kloss of Franckfort A. M. ...: Including Many Original and Unpublished Manuscripts, and Printed Books with Ms. Annotations, by Philip Melancthon ...

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S. Sotheby & son, 1835 - Book auctions - 345 pages

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Page ii - CONDITIONS OF SALE. I. The highest bidder to be the buyer; and if any dispute arise between bidders, the lot so disputed shall be immediately put up again, provided the auctioneer cannot decide the said dispute.
Page ii - V. The Books are presumed to be perfect unless otherwise expressed; but if, upon collating, AT THE PLACE OF SALE, they should prove defective, the Purchasers will be at Liberty to take or reject them.
Page ii - The purchasers to give in their names and places of abode, and to pay down 10s. in the pound, if required, in part payment of the purchasemoney, in default of which the lot or lots purchased to be immediately put up again and re-sold.
Page ii - Upon failure of complying with the above Conditions, the money required and deposited in part of payment shall be forfeited ; and if any...
Page ii - VI. Upon Failure of complying with the above Conditions, the Money deposited in Part of Payment shall be forfeited< and all Lots uncleared, within the Time aforesaid, shall be resold by public or private Sale, and the Deficiency (if any) attending such Re-sale, shall be made good by the Defaulter at this Sale.
Page ii - All the books are presumed to be perfect, unless otherwise expressed : but if upon collating, any should prove defective, the purchaser will be at liberty to take or reject them, provided they are returned within One Week after the conclusion of the sale, when the purchase-money will be returned.
Page ii - Book will be taken back, unless a note accompanies each book, stating its imperfections, with the number of lot and date of the sale at which the same was purchased.
Page xviii - Nera, (x) and was extensively read. Not a syllable of disapprobation was expressed, till one Cordelier, who had read the work as it was first published, with the author's real name affixed, gave information to the inquisitors, who though they approved, or at least did not censure it, as the writing of Philippo de Terra Nera, instantly suppressed it as the production of Philip Melancthon! (y) " He that intends to be a good divine...
Page 170 - Tew books are more deserving of a careful perusal than those which contain the first printed promulgation of laws and customs, and it is only by the possession of such volumes as the present, that the topographer can fully describe the earliest institutes or customs of the place which forms the subject of bis publication.'*—Bibliol/uca Spmceriana. 7123 Statut...
Page xviii - Thus he declared, in one of his works, that he " had held his professor's place forty years without ever being sure that he should not be turned out of it before the end of the

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