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15. SHIPPING CHARGES. Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books may, in its

sole discretion arrange to have purchased lots packed, insured, and

shipped at the request, expense, and risk of the buyer. This will be

done as a service to the buyer, and Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books

assumes no responsibility for acts or omissions in such packing or

shipping. In such cases, the buyer will be billed for the cost of such

services, including an administrative fee for the services.


Increments are:

$10 to $100

$25 to $500

$50 to $1,000

$100 to $2,000

$200 to $5,000

$500 to $10,000

$1,000 to $20,000

$2,000 to $50,000

$5,000 to $100,000

Auctioneer’s discretion thereafter

17. CREDIT. Bidders whose credit is unknown to Dorothy Sloan—

Rare Books must submit acceptable references or make prior pay-

ment arrangements (without which lots will not be released until

funds have cleared). Mail bidders should submit acceptable refer-

ences or a deposit of 25% of their maximum bid. The deposit will be

applied to the purchase if the bid is successful. If the bid is unsuc-

cessful, the deposit shall be returned.

18. LOTS NOT RETURNABLE. Any lot containing more than one

item is sold “as is,” and is not returnable for any reason.

19. All property should be inspected by the buyer or an agent prior

to purchase. Staff will be available to answer questions concerning

the property prior to the sale.

20. Pre-sale estimates are approximations of current market value.

They are prepared well in advance of the auction and should not be

considered predictions of actual sales prices.


Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books warrants the authenticity of each book,

imprint, letter sheet, manuscript, signature, print, photograph, map,

work of art, and any other artifact catalogued herein on the terms and

conditions set forth below:

1. Unless indicated otherwise in the respective catalogue description

or unless physical examination would reveal a self-evident lack of

authenticity, Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books warrants for a period of

one year from the date of sale the authenticity of every book,

imprint, letter sheet, manuscript, signature, print, photograph, map,

work of art, and any other artifact described in this catalogue. This

limited warranty does not extend to the attribution of authorship of

any item to the extent that such attribution is based solely upon cur-

rent scholarly opinion (which is often controversial and rapidly


2. Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books warrants to the buyer of record for

a period of twenty-one days from the date of sale that any item

described in this catalogue is complete in text and illustrations,

unless otherwise described. This warranty does not cover binding

damages or restoration, stains or foxing, wormholes, short leaves

of text or plates or any defect that does not affect the completeness

of the text. Nor does this warranty extend to the omission of

inserted advertisements, blank leaves, cancels or subsequently

published volumes, plate supplements or appendices, atlases,

extra-illustrated books, books in original parts, or serial publica-

tions. Lots containing more than one title, letter, or manuscript

are sold not subject to return.

3. Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books and the seller make no warranty or

representation, expressed or implied, that the buyer of any property

will acquire any copyright or reproduction rights thereto.

4. The benefits of these warranties are non-transferable and non-

assignable. They apply only to the buyer of record, and are condi-

tioned on the buyer returning the work in the same condition as at

time of sale, and in the time period specified.

5. The buyer’s sole remedy under these warranties shall be the refund

of the purchase price paid for the item, and this remedy shall be exclu-

sive and in lieu of any other remedy which might otherwise be avail-

able to the buyer as a matter of law, and neither Dorothy Sloan–Rare

Books nor the seller shall be liable for any consequential damages.


Please note that all lots are sold subject to the Conditions of Sale

and Limited Warranty, as set forth in the accompanying terms and

on our website. As stated in the Conditions of Sale, all lots are sold

on an “as is” basis. Prospective bidders should review the Conditions

of Sale and Limited Warranty. All bidders without exception must

register. Seating at the auction will be limited. Only registered bid-

ders with reservations may attend the live auction. Please phone,

fax, or e-mail for a seating reservation if you plan to attend the live

auction. Online bidding is available through

and We will be pleased to execute your live

phone bids or confirmed absentee bids without charge and without

responsibility for errors and subject to the Conditions of Sale and

Limited Warranty as set forth at the back of this brochure. Please

feel free to phone, fax, or email us, or consult our website. Please

read our Terms and Conditions of Sale.




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