Weekly Auctions of Exceptional Items
DoneSat, Jun 4, 2016 2:00 PM GMT
FRASER HICKSON LIBRARY Antique Books
400 lots Some of the books that will be up for auction: ? Samuel Johnson?s Dictionary of the English Language, 2nd edition. This is the first dictionary that gives uses of the word, not just descriptions. ? William Whewell, History of the Inductive Sciences, 3rd edition. Traces the history of science from ancient to modern times. ? Eikon Basilike, The Pourtrature of His Sacred Majestie in His Solitudes and Suffering, 1649. This early edition is a purported spiritual autobiography attributed to King Charles I of England and was published ten days after his beheading. ? Books from Louis-Joseph Papineau?s own library, one of which is signed by the man himself.