Advertisement text: "On Monday 9th November, will be sold by public auction, at the house of the Hon. James Michie, Esq; deceased, in Broad-street; The LIBRARY of the said deceased, CONSISTING OF
A Very compleate collection of Law, civil, statute, and common.
Most of the Clafficks, notis variorum, and others the best editions. And,
A very large collection of the best English Poets, Historians, &c. &c.—The Books are in general in very good condition, many of them in elegant bindings.
The rules of auction will be strictly observed; no book put up twice; and chiefly at such prices as the company shall desire. The sale will begin at Four and continue to Seven in the evening every Monday and Friday till the whole is sold off. A Catalogue may be soon by applying to Robert Wells."