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OF THE WHOLE STOCK OF
FOR THE MOST PART SECOND-HAND,
OF THE LATE FIRM OF
DICKINSON & HIGHAM,
TOGETHER WITH THE ADDITIONS THERETO MADE DURING THE PRINTING
OF THE CATALOGUE, BY
THE FIRM'S JUNIOR PARTNER AND SUCCESSOR,
ONLY FIFTY COPIES PRINTED,
ON THICK PAPER.
LONDON: FARRINGDON STREET, E.C.
well be more conscious, than is their publisher, how slight claim have the following pages to a space on a Librarian's “Bibliography” shelf, for no one has read more closely than he the “proofs” of their demerits. The word which entitles this paragraph, he knows full well, as aptly, perhaps more aptly, characterizes the whole production. He trusts, however, that this modest disclaimer of any title, in respect of weight either authoritative or avoirdupois, for its being “mentioned in the same breath” with Brune'r or LowNDES, with DARLING or ALLIBONE, may at least bespeak for his work that modicum of attention which the most learned of Bibliophiles may not unprofitably bestow upon a mere “Second-Hand Bookseller's Catalogue.”