Earvin "Magic" Johnson, a retired American professional basketball, wearing the USA flag and a gold medal with the message: "What can you do to avoid AIDS"; with the same image on the front cover of a book also entitled "Magic Johnson L'amour sans risque" published by J'ai Lu; an advertisement by the book publishers, J'ai Lu [from the Flammarion group]. Colour lithograph.
Bibliotheca Gordoniana: or, a catalogue of valuable and scarce books, chiefly collected by Mr. Gordon, in his Travels through France, Italy, &c. with some curious Manuscripts. To which is Added, The Library of a Student at Cambridge (both Deceas'd.) Many curiously bound in French, &c. binding; all gilt Back or Letter'd. Among many valuable ones are the following, viz. Folio's. Antoniana Margarita, par Peireiram Corio Tursico, Lib. rariss. 2 tom. Postelli de Concordia. Buxtorf's Heb. Bible, 2 vol. Baronii Annales & Ozovio Continuatio, 17 vol. Religious Ceremonies, 4 vol. with fine Cuts, royal Paper, finely bound. Purchas's Pilgrims, 5 vol. compleat. Whitby, Burkitt, Burnet, Barrow, &c. Works. D'achery Spicelegium, 3 vol. Several of the Byzantine Historians, Paris Edit. Antonio Bib. Vetus Hispana, 2 tom. Mattair's Marmora - Oxon. Reyneri de Antiquitate Benedictionorum in Anglia. Father Montsaucon's Antiq. 10 vol. in French, royal Paper, finely bound. Voyages de la Motraye, 2 Tom. grand & petit Papier, avec fig. Sandford's Coronation of K. James II. with the Cuts, beautifully colour'd. Capt. Johnson's Hist. of all the Pyrates Highwaymen, Murderers, Street-Robbers, &c. with 26 curious Cuts. Quarto. Albin's Spiders and Insects, colour'd. Six Volumes of Manuscripts wrote by the famous Comte de Boullainvilliers (author of the Etat de la France, 3 vol. Fol.) very fairly wrote, well preserv'd, and bound exceeding neat. Six Vols. of Mss. relating to Magick, raising the Devil, &c. &c. &c. well preserv'd, suppos'd to have belong'd to the K. of France's Library. Which will begin to be sold very cheap, on Wednesday the 8th of this instant Sept. and to continue till all are sold. by Olive Payne, Bookseller, At Horace's Head, in Round-Court, in the Strand, opposite York-Buildings. Catalogues to be had gratis, with the Prices printed, at the Place of Sale. Where may be had most Money for any Library or Parcel of Books, particularly Foreign, in any Language.
- Payne, Olive, active 1731-1739.