11. LATE CHARGES.
No lot may be removed from the auction premises until the buyer has paid in full the
purchase price or has satis
ed such terms as Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books, in its sole discretion, shall require. As
Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books is legally required to pay the consignor promptly after the sale,
Sloan–Rare Books reserves the right to charge an additional late payment charge of 2% per month, beginning
on the day of the sale. All lots must be removed from the premises, or have shipping arrangements made, no
later than noon, Thursday, February 6, 2003. If not so removed, such items may be sent to a public warehouse
at the expense and risk of the buyer.
Whether sent to a warehouse or stored by Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books, all
such lots are subject to a minimum storage fee of $20.00 a day.
12. If the buyer fails to comply with any of these Conditions of Sale, Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books may, in addi-
tion to asserting all available legal remedies (which includes, but is not limited to, the right to hold a defaulting
buyer liable for the purchase price), (a) cancel the sale, and retain as liquidated damages any payment made by
the buyer, (b) resell the property without reserve at public auction on seven days notice to the buyer, or (c) take
such other action as Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books deems necessary or appropriate. Should Dorothy Sloan–Rare
Books resell the property, the buyer shall be liable for the payment of any de
ciency in the purchase price togeth-
er with costs and expenses. Should a buyer pay only a portion of the purchase price for any or all lots purchased,
Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books shall apply the payment received to such lot or lots at its sole discretion.
13. The rights and obligations of the parties with respect to the Conditions of Sale and the conduct of the auc-
tion shall be governed and interpreted by the laws of the state in which the action is held. By bidding at auc-
whether present in person or by agent, by absentee bid, telephone, or other means, the buyer shall be
deemed to have consented to the jurisdiction of the courts of such state and the federal courts sitting in such
14. The buyer agrees that (a) neither Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books nor the seller shall be liable, in whole or in
part, for any special, indirect or consequential damages, including, without limitation, loss of pro
ts, and (b)
the buyer’s damages are limited exclusively to refund of the purchase price paid for the lot.
15. SHIPPING CHARGES.
Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books may, in its 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 ship-
ping. In such cases, the buyer will be billed for the cost of such services, including an administrative fee for the
16. BIDDING INCREMENTS.
$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 refer-
ences or make prior payment arrangements (without which lots will not be released until funds have cleared).
Mail bidders should submit acceptable references 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 unsuccessful, 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. Sta
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 auc-
tion 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,
map, work of art, and any other artifact catalogued herein on the terms and conditions set
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 attribu-
tion of authorship of any item to the extent that such attribution is based solely upon current scholarly opinion
(which is often controversial and rapidly changing).
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 which does not a
ect the completeness of the text. Nor does this warranty extend to the
omission of inserted advertisements, blank leaves, cancels or subsequently published volumes, plate supple-
ments or appendices, atlases, extra-illustrated books, books in original parts, or serial publications. Lots con-
taining 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 bene
ts of these warranties are non-transferable and non-assignable. They apply only to the buyer of
record, and are conditioned on the buyer returning the work in the same condition as at time of sale, and in the
time period speci
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 exclusive and in lieu of any other remedy which might otherwise be available to the
buyer as a matter of law, and neither Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books nor the seller shall be liable for any conse-
All property is sold “as is” in accordance with the terms of the Limited Warranty set forth in this catalogue and
neither Dorothy Sloan–Rare Books nor the seller makes any express or implied warranty or representation as to
the condition of any lot o
ered for sale, and no statement made at any time, whether oral or written, shall con-
stitute such a warranty or representation.
Descriptions of condition are not warranties. The descriptions of condition of articles in this catalogue, includ-
ing all references to damage or repairs, are provided as a service to interested clients and do not negate or mod-
ify the Limited Warranty. Accordingly, all lots should be viewed personally by prospective buyers or their agents
to evaluate the condition of the property o
ered for sale.