Book Auction Records, Volume 1, Part 2

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Frank Karslake
Wm. Dawson, 1904 - Autographs
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A priced and annotated annual record of London, New York and Edinburgh book-auctions.

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Page 385 - Mr- William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true Original Copies. The third Impression. And unto this Impression is added seven Playes, never before Printed in Folio. viz. Pericles Prince of Tyre. The London Prodigall. The History of Thomas Ld- Cromwell. Sir John Oldcastle Lord Cobham. The Puritan Widow. A York-shire Tragedy. The Tragedy of Locrine. London, Printed for PC 1664.
Page 238 - IF any apology be thought necessary for the appearance of the unfinished poem of HYPERION, the publishers beg to state that they alone are responsible, as it was printed at their particular request, and contrary to the wish of the author. The poem was intended to have been of equal length with ENDYMION, but the reception given to that work discouraged the author from proceeding.
Page 292 - This person, having filled a public station in the former times, lived now a private and retired life in London, and having wholly lost his sight, kept always a man to read to him, which usually was the son of some gentleman of his acquaintance, whom in kindness he took to improve in his learning.
Page 21 - The Way to be rich, according to the practice of the Great Audley, who begun with two hundred pound, in the year 1605, and dyed worth four hundred thousand pound this instant November 1662.
Page 87 - A CATECHISM, THAT IS TO SAY, AN INSTRUCTION TO BE LEARNED OF EVERY PERSON, BEFORE HE BE BROUGHT TO BE CONFIRMED BY THE BISHOP.
Page 386 - London, Printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, and R. Bentley, at the Anchor in the New Exchange, the Crane in St. Pauls ChurchYard, and in Russel-Street Covent-Garden.
Page 386 - Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies. Published according to the true original copies. Unto which is added seven plays never before printed in folio, viz.:—Pericles, Prince of Tyre.
Page 10 - A declaration by the Representatives of the United Colonies of North America, now met in General Congress at Philadelphia, setting forth the causes and necessity of their taking up arms.
Page 386 - London. Printed for H. Herringman and are to be sold by Joseph Knight and Francis Saunders at the Anchor, in the Lower Walk of the New Exchange.
Page 179 - My lord of Ely, when I was last in Holborn, I saw good strawberries in your garden there ; I do beseech you send for some of them.

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