American Book-Prices Current, 1899

American Book-Prices Current, 1899 : A Record of Books, Manuscripts, and Autographs Sold at Auction in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, from September 1, 1898, to September 1, 1899, with the Prices Realized; Compiled from the Auctioneers' Catalogues

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Excerpt from American Book-Prices Current, 1899: A Record of Books, Manuscripts, and Autographs Sold at Auction in New York, Boston, and Philadelphia, From September 1, 1898, to September 1, 1899, With the Prices Realized; Compiled From the Auctioneers' Catalogues As will be seen by this list, the number of sales held in New York much exceeds those held elsewhere. In justice to Boston and Philadelphia we should, however, state that while their sales are in progress they generally hold two sessions a day, while in New York there is rarely more than a single session. The issues of the Kelmscott Press have shown, during the year, a more remarkable advance in price than any other class of books. In previous volumes of our compilation these books have been entered alphabetically under the author's name and distributed throughout the volume. They are now, however, all entered under Kelmscott Press. We have also added records of sales of the same books in London at several important sales which have taken place during the year. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 586 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 30mm | 771g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
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  • 0243164475
  • 9780243164479