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World, in 4 parts, by Captain Lemuel Gulliver, portrait and maps, first edition, original calf, a clean copy of the genuine first issue with the double pagination, 1726, 8vo. (1332)

Maggs, 411 1os. 1186 Taverner (Richard). The Flowers of Sen[ten]cies, gathered

out of sundry wryters by Erasmus in Latine and Englished, black and roman letter, a large copy, morocco extra, g. e., Imprynted at London by Wyllyam Myddylton, 1547, 8vo. (1337)

Powell, £10 5s. (The British Museum copy is the only other known ; it is, in fact, a yery early school book, and its almost complete disappearance is thus explained. Collation A to B 4 in eights, the last leaf entirely occupied by the printer's mark.

--Catalogue.] 1187 Taylor (Dr. Jeremy). ' The Rule and Exercise of Holy Living,

and of Holy Dying, 2 vol. in 1, engraved frontispieces and plates, old English morocco extra, the sides elaborately tooled all over in gold to a very elegant pattern, g. e., with ex-libris of the Hon. Philip Gerrard, Lord Gerrard of

Gerrards, Bromley, 1682, 8vo. (1338) Pickering, £1 3s. 1188 Tennyson (Alfred, Lord). An Atlas of Ancient Geography,

by Samuel Butler, D.D., maps, half bound, in new morocco slip case, 1822 (1341)

Denham, £8 155. (Tennyson's School Atlas of Ancient Geography, with his autograph, a list of his schoolfellows and a few sketches

of heads.-Catalogue.] 1189 Thackeray. Jerrold (Douglas). Man of Character, with

illustrations by Thackeray, first edition, 3 vol., uncut, 1838, 8vo. (1344)

Maggs, £7 ios. 1190 Thackeray (W. M.) Comic Tales and Sketches, edited and

illustrated by Mr. Michael Angelo Titmarsh, first edition, tinted plates, 2 vol. (vol. i. in green cloth, vol. ii, in brown cloth), uncut, H. Cunningham, 1841, 8vo. (1345)

Spencer, £8 5s. 1191 Thackeray (W. M.) Doctor Birch, coloured plates, first edition, original boards, 1849, 8vo. (1347)

Hornstein, £1 25. 1192 Vadé (J. J.) (Euvres Poissardes; suivies de celles de l'Ecluse,

four coloured plates by Clément, 300 copies printed, of which 100 were on LARGE PAPER, old French morocco, g. e., King Louis Philippe's copy, with his crowned initials within a wreath in centres, Paris, 1796, 410. (1412) 412 55.

(A large paper copy, in marbled boards, uncut, sold at

this same sale (Lot 1413) for £u 155.-Ed.] 1193 Versatile Ingenium, The Wittie Companion, or Jests of all

Sorts, from Citie and Countrie, Court and Cniversitie, with an account of the Life of the laughing Philosopher Democritus of Abdera, by Democritus Junior, · fine copy in the original calf, Amsterdam, Stephen Swartz, 1679, 8vo. (1355)

Maurice, £11 155. (At page 86 a similar story to the Jew in “ The Merchant of Venice" is found. Bankes' performing horse is mentioned

at page 95, and Ben Jonson's Sejanus at page 29. This is a fine copy of an excessively rare Jest Book-the British Museum has only the London reprint. -Catalogue.] 1194 Victoria (Queen). Leaves from the Journal of our Life in the Highlands, from 1848 to 1861, to which are prefixed and added Extracts from the same Journal, giving an account of Earlier Visits to Scotland, and Tours in England and Ireland, and Yachting Excursions, edited by Arthur Helps, frontispiece (view of Balmoral Castle), with illustrations in the text, and another view of Balmoral from the north-west, in the original morocco binding, g. l., as issued, Smith, Elder, 1868 (1417) Waters, £10 5s.

[The present copy had the following inscription in the autograph of Her Late Majesty on the fly-leaf: "To dear Janie Ely in recollection of former happy Days from Victoria Reg. Osborne, July 29, 1868."-Catalogue.]


1195 Victories of the Duke of Wellington, 12 coloured plates from drawings by R. Westall, half bound, 1819, 4to. (1416) Maggs, £3 35. 1196 Vogüé (Comte Melchior de). Syrie Centrale. Architecture Civile et Religieuse du premier au VIIe siècle, the propos" and the set of 150 plates, half morocco, t. e. g., 1865, 4to. (1419) Quaritch, £2 6s. 1197 Voltaire (F. M. A. de). La Bataille de Fontenoy, Poëme, Sixième édition, portrait by St. Aubin, after Houdon, morocco extra, à Paris, 1745 (1358) Topman, £41


[The original proof sheets, with numerous corrections in the autograph of the author. A list of these corrections is given in the auctioneers' catalogue.—ED.]

1198 Voltaire (F. M. A. de). La Pucelle d'Orléans, poëme en vingt et un chants, avec des Notes, frontispiece, and plates by Duplessis-Bertaux, 2 vol., LARGE PAPER, original French calf gilt, Cazin, 1780, 8vo. (1359) Rowell, £3 35. 1199 Voragine (Jacobus de). Sermones, printed in a small but neat gothic letter, 60 lines to a full page, numerous woodcut initials, morocco extra, g. e., 1533, 8vo. (1360)

Young, £1 8s. 1200 W. (J.) The Valiant Scot, first edition, old half binding, 1637, 4to. (1421) Pearson, £10

[This was Mr. Mitford's copy, who had noted Shakespearean allusions at pages 3, 22 and 69.—Catalogue.] 1201 Walpole. D'Eon (Chevalier). Lettres, Memoires et Negociations Particulières, Horace Walpole's copy, with his MS. notes, old calf gilt, with his arms impressed on the sides, 1764, 4to. (1420) Banks, £17 [Walpole's manuscript additions are of considerable interest. On the title-page he notes that the book was published in March, 1764, and his notes on the various persons mentioned by D'Éon are of value. In addition, this copy is illustrated by Walpole with an autograph letter and three proof portraits of the Chevalier D'Éon, and


mezzotint portraits of Monsieur Treysac de Vergy, Duc de Nivernois, Comte de Guerchy, and the Duc de

Choiseul.—Catalogue.] 1202 [Watson or Wilson (John).] The English Martyrologie, con

teyning a Summary of the Lives of the Saints of England, Scotland and Ireland, with a Catalogue of the late Martyrs to 1608, by a Catholick Priest (preface initialed J. W.), title, next and last leaf mended, morocco, plain, by D. Cockerell, no place or name of printing ( Doway) Permissu Superiorum, 1608, 8vo. (1368)

Vivian, £2 25. 1203 Webster (John). Vittoria Corrombona, or The White Devil,

a Tragedy, as it is acted at the Theatre Royal, by His Majesties Servants, calf, g.e., 1672, 4to. (1422)

Bridges, £2 155. 1204 Welby (Henry). The Phænix of these late times, or the Life

of Mr. Henry Welby, Esq., who lived at his house in Grub Street forty foure yeares and in that space was never seen by any. Aged 84. Portrait of Welby by Marshall, 1637, 4to. (1423)

J. Brooks, £7 155. (The above was an uncut copy in old calf. Several writers were engaged upon this work, which Dr. Bliss

thinks may have been edited by Thomas Heywood.-ED.) 1205 Whitchcot (Captain Thomas). Plantagenetts Tragicall Story,

or the Death of King Edward the Fourth, with the Unnaturall Voyage of Richard the Third through the Red Sea of his Nephew's Innocent blood to his usurped Crowne, metaphrased by T. W., gent., portrait by Marshall (inlaid), in the original black morocco gilt, g. e., 1649, 8vo. (1371)

Rowell, £6 1os. [Horace Walpole's copy, with his ex-libris. This volume of verse is illustrative of Shakespeare's Richard III.-Cata

logue.) 1206 White (Gilbert). A Naturalists Calendar, with observations

in various branches of Natural History, first edition, coloured frontispiece, half calf, 1795, 8vo. (1372)

Quaritch, £1 145. 1207 Whittington (Robert). A Frutefull Worke of Lucius Anneus

Senecæ, called the Myrrour or Glasse of Manners and Wyssedome, bothe in latin and englysshe, black letter. woodcut on title, a large copy, morocco extra, g. e., Imprynted at the Sygne of Saynt George by ll'. Wyddylton, 1547, 8vo. (1373)

Bridge, £13 5s. (An extremely rare book. There are copies in the British Museum and Bodleian Libraries, but no others are recorded. This was originally designed as an educational manual by Robert Whittington, an Oxford man, and the master and predecessor of the famous William Lily. He was the first person who compiled a systematic grammar for use in schools, and his name is associated with many

literary works now of signal rarity and value.- Catalogue.) 1208 Wicliffe Bible. A Portion of a Wicliffe English Bible, con

sisting of 90 leaves written on vellum in double columns of

25 lines (534 by 4 inches), bound in oak boards, half morocco, with clasp, antique style, by D. Cockerell, early fifteenth century, 12mo. (1374) Robson, £80 [The fragment comprised Ezekiel, Daniel, the Minor Prophets and I. Maccabees i.-ix. 39. Much of the text is abridged and whole passages omitted. It is probable that no other MS. of portions of the Wycliffe Bible exists in which the text is treated as in the present.--Catalogue.] 1209 Wilde (Oscar). The Ballad of Reading Gaol, by C. 3. 3., the original proof sheets, with corrections and alterations in the author's handwriting, the design by C. Ricketts for the cover of the edition de luxe, dedication [in pencil] to "Life-Guardsman Charles T. Wooldridge, trooper in the Horse Guards, executed July 7, 1896,” 1898, 8vo. (1375) B. F. Stevens, £7 10s. 1210 Wilde (Oscar). The Importance of being Earnest, a Trivial Comedy for Serious People, Japanese vellum paper, one of 12 copies, with autograph inscription, "To Leonard Sinithers from the author, in sincere friendship and astonishment, Feb. 99," vellum, uncut, 1899, 4to. (1425)

J. Bumpus, £5 5s. 1211 Wilde (Oscar). An Ideal Husband, Japanese vellum paper, one of 12 copies, with autograph inscription, vellum, uncut, 1899, 4to. (1426) J. Bumpus, £5_5s. 1212 Willshire (W. H.) An Introduction to the Study and Collection of Ancient Prints, second edition revised and enlarged, 2 vol., facsimiles and plates, roxburghe, Ellis and White, 1877, 8vo. (1379) J. Rosenthal, £2 8s. 1213 Wollstonecraft (Mary). Original Stories from Real Life, first edition, frontispiece and plates by W. Blake, original sheep, 1791, 8vo. (1381) Rylett, £18s. 1214 Wordsworth (W.) Poems, 2 vol., first edition, tall copy with both the half-titles and some MS. poems at the end of vol. ii., old calf, 1807, 8vo. (1384) Dupre, £2 5s. 1215 World in Miniature, The. England, Scotland and Ireland, 4 vol.-Persia, 3 vol.-Russia, 4 vol.-Turkey, 6 vol.Africa, 4 vol., etc., in the same series, edited by F. Shoberl, numerous coloured plates, together 41 vol., half bound, uniform, Ackermann, n. d., 8vo. (1385) Maggs, £8 10s. 1216 Wortley (Sir Francis). Characters and Elegies (in Verse), large copy, calf extra, g. e., Printed in the yeere 1646, 4to. (1429) Rowell, £5 1217 Zoological Society. Transactions and Proceedings, viz.,. Transactions, vol. i. and vi.-xiv., with Index to vol. i.-x., 1835-98, 4to.- Proceedings, 1865 to 1886, with Index, 1871-80, 23 vol., numerous plates, coloured and plain, together 34 vol., bound, 1835-98, 8vo. and 4to. (1386) £21

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1218 America. Hancock (Hon. J.) An Oration delivered March 5, 1774, at the Request of the Inhabitants of the Town of

Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge,

Boston to commemorate the Bloody Tragedy of the 5th March, 1770, clean copy, uncut, with half-title and blank leaf at end, Boston, printed by Edes and Gill, 1774-An Act to Amend and Render more effectual in H.M. Dominions in America, an Act for Punishing Mutiny and Desertion,

uncut, New York, H. Gaine, 1770, folio (210) Sabin, £7 1219 Bergomensis (Jacobus Philippus Forestus de). De plurimis

claris sceletisque (sic) Mulieribus, lit. goth., Italian woodcuts, the 2 full-page ones dated 1493, and ornamental initials (title mended), morocco super extra, g. on m. e., by Rivière, fine copy, Ferrariae, L. de Rubeis, 1497, folio (174)

Ellis, 28 [The frontispiece is the same as that (the third) which appears in the Epistles of S. Jerome, also published by Lorenzo di Rossi at Ferrara in 1497. The title-page is in

large Gothic letters cut in wood.--ED.) 1220 Bible (Holy). Cranmer's, black letter, with Speed's Genealo

gies and Map of Canaan, wanted title to Old Testament, but had all the other woodcut titles in compartments (2 of which were backed), leaf in “Table of Epistles and Gospels after the Salysbury Use” torn, sold not subject to return, contemporary English calf (1608), with gilt ornaments in corners and centres, initials T. B. and H. H.,

g.e., Finished in November, 1540, E. Whitchurch, folio (178)

Tregaskis, £3 55. [The Family Bible of the Briggs's of Calmyer, with an inscription on title of part 11., “ This Buke perteneth to Myles Brigges de Calmyer”; before the New Testament are entries relating to the Briggs family from 1586 to 1608, the initials on the binding are doubtless those of Thomas Briggs and his wife. The fourth edition of the “Great

Bible.”Catalogue.) 1221 Biblia Sacra Latina Editionis Vulgatae cum prologis S.

Hieronymi (Coberger's third latin), lit. goih., double
columns, 5! lines, cccclxi. numb. ll. without signatures,
capitals painted in blue and red, contemporary oaken
boards, pigskin, stamped in compartments with small
devices, with metal rims and bosses, clasps, Nuremb., Ant.
Coberger, 1478, folio (175)

Quaritch, £6 Ios.
(One leaf was missing.--Ev.]
1222 Biblia Sacra Polyglotta; Heb., Chald., Gr. et. Lat. studio,

opera et impensis Card. Fr. Ximenes de Cisneros, lit. goth..
vol. i.-iv. (Old Testament complete), titles within woodcut
borders, with the Cardinal's arms in centres, in red, calf,
Compluti, A. G. de Brocaria, 1517, folio (176) Bulí, 120

[First edition of the Complutensian Polyglot of Cardinal

Ximenez.- Catalogue.]
1223 Boccaccio, Amorous Fiametta, wherein is sette downe a

Catalogue of all and Singuler Passions of Love and Jelosie,
incident to an enamoured Yong Gentlewoman, etc., first
wrytten in Italian by Master John Boccace, and now done
into English by B. Giovano del M. Temp. (Bartholomew

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