Synonyms for public sale

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Are not the lands open to all, and disposed of at public sale?

At the public sale it might, perhaps, bring a thousand francs.

The first public sale of lands at Stillwater was Oct. 9, 1849.

At a public sale, there was a book which Lessing was very desirous of possessing.

He had her at a disadvantage now, just as she had held him a while ago when she forced on the public sale of the girl Nola.

I saw also, in a market-house, a lamentable sight—a public sale of Christians for slaves, both men and women.

An auctioneer is a special kind of agent employed to dispose of goods to the highest bidder at a public sale.

One relic of the Tuileries left unharmed found a purchaser in a Roumanian prince, at a public sale held as late as 1889.

Matches and milk are prohibited from public sale, and the latest order prevents the shops from opening.

Could I get back two or three dollars apiece for this lot, do you think, at public sale?