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The Sunderland Library Sale

Messrs. Puttick and Simpson began on Monday the sale of the third portion of the Sunderland Library. This portion contains many good first editions of valuable books and many works printed on vellum. Among the latter are "The Epistles of Horace," printed at Caen in 1480, of great rarity; the works of Josephus, printed at Verona in the same year; Justinian's "Institutes," 1468; Juvenal and Persius' Satires; the Lyons counterfeit of the Aldine edition; and Livy's "Roman History." The sum realised was 512. The sale will last ten days.

Source: The Illustrated London News, No.2255—Vol. LXXXI, Saturday, July 22, 1882, p.86