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Young of the Middle Temple), black letter, some headlines cut into, date erased from title, morocco gilt, g. e. (Roxburghe copy), J. C. for Thomas Gubbin and Thomas Newman (1587), 4to. (139) Delaine, £31 IOS. 1224 Book of St. Albans, containing Treatises of Hawking, Hunting, Coat-Armour, Fishing, and Blasing of Arms, as printed at Westminster by Wynkyn de Worde, 1496 (edited by Jos. Haslewood), printed in red and black letter, with facsimile illustrations, 150 copies printed, russia, g. e., White and Cochrane, 1810, 4to. (140) Sotheran, £3 35.
1225 Brathwait (Rich.) A Strappado for the Devil, Epigrams and Satyres alluding to the Time, with divers measures of no less delight-with Love's Labyrinth, or the True-Lover's Knot, first edition, both parts in I vol. (some head-lines shaved, otherwise a good copy), morocco, plain, g. e., J. B. for R. Redmer, 1615, 8vo. (117) Richards, 11 5s. 1226 [Byron (Lord).] Poems on Various Occasions, original boards, uncut, Newark, printed by S. and J. Ridge, 1807, 8vo. (116) Denham, £129
[The privately printed edition, issued before the "Hours of Idleness" was published. Presentation copy, with inscription on title, "Edwd. Noel Long, Coldm. Gds., from the Author"; on the fly-leaf are Stanzas by Ld. B.," consisting of three verses beginning:
"Ah! Mem'ry torture me no more,
"Regret and hope alike are vain,
The catalogue stated that these verses were in Byron's
pages xi., 144. The above copy, which measured about 7 ins. by 4 ins., was in the original boards as stated, but the back with the label was missing. A hundred copies are said to have been printed.-ED.]
1227 Chronicle of St. Albans. Fructus Temporum. The Cronicle of Englande with the Frute of Tymis, black letter, long lines, with signatures, a portion of the work only, containing 198 genuine leaves, beginning on dj and ending on a fragment of I., several intervening leaves missing, all the leaves wanting (99) supplied in MS., modern morocco gilt, g.e., sold not subject to return (Printed at St. Albans, 1483-4), small folio (184) Leighton, £73
[First edition of the St. Albans Chronicle, and the second book printed at St. Albans. Excessively rare, no perfect copy being known. All the intact leaves in this copy were sound and in good condition.-Catalogue.]
1228 Dürer (Albrecht). Icones Sacræ, title within woodcut border
of twisted columns, and 38 woodcuts, each taken on one side only, the reverse being blank, with border to every page, old calf (Francof a. M.), 1604, small 4to. (143)
Maggs, £i 16s. [The cuts are by A. Altdorfer, and some bear his mark.-
Catalogue.] 1229 Fasciculus Temporum (ad Annum 1481), (auctore Wernero
Rolewink), lit. goih.. numerous woodcuts, limp vellum,
Venet., E. Ratdolt, 1485, folio (190) Maggs, £2 155. 1230 Hardyng (John). Chronicle, from the firste begynnyng of
Englande, unto the Reign of Kyng Edward the Fourth, where he made an end of his Chronicle (in verse); and from that tyme is added a continuacion of the Storie in Prose to this our tyme, now first imprinted, first edition, black letter, two titles within woodcut borders and ornamental woodcut initials, morocco, plain, inside gilt borders, joints, g.e., R. Grafton Mense Januarii, 1543, small 4to. (145)
Richards, £16 1231 Horæ. Heures a lusaige de Romme tout au long sans riens
requirir, lit. goth., printed upon vellum, within woodcut borders of various biblical and moral subjects, the Dance of Death, arabesques, etc., 13_full-page woodcuts within architectural borders, besides Eustace's device on title of the Rape of Dejanira and the Astrological Man, painted and illuminated in imitation of ancient MSS., with several small cuts of saints also illuminated, and ornamental details (the borders not painted), wanted a leaf after Calendar, 2 leaves mended, sold not subject to return, old calf, Imprimees nouvellement à Paris par Gillet Hardouyn s. d. Almanack, 1516-30, 4to. (148)
Sotheran, 430 [Contemporary inscriptions on Ay-leaves show it to have been in the possession of Gilon Femme de Croy de Beauregard, Procureur à Senlis, and Gilon Femme de Jehan
Dolé, Procureur à Senlis.- Catalogue.) 1232 (Horae ad Usum Parisiensem). Cum Calendario, lit. goth..
red and black, quatrains in calendar and below each woodcut, and prayers at end in French, printed upon vellum, 8 oval woodcuts in calendar and 41 full-page woodcuts, some with borders and some without, and 27 small figures of saints, etc. in the text, all of a remarkable character, and very finely painted and brilliantly illuminated, as are also the ornamental initials and details. The text after the calendar is folioed xv. to clxxxi., the 14 previous leaves comprising title and calendar not being numbered.
Of these 14 leaves the title, next leaf and first 4 leaves of calendar were wanting, and December wanted the calendar opposite the engraving ; there are also wanting Dii., 17, K7, Vi., and the miniature of Adam and Eve defaced ; sold not subject to return, old French morocco gilt, g.e.
(Boyet), (Paris, c. 1520), 8vo. (121) Robson, 123 1os. 1233 Horae. Heures Nouvelles tirées de la Sainte Ecriture écrites
et gravées par L. Senault, engraved throughout and
decorated with ornaments, ornamental initials and other designs, with 6 engraved figures of saints, etc., old French morocco, g. e., Paris, chez l'auteur, s. d., 8vo. (122) Quaritch, £2 25. 1234 Horae. Heures a lusaige de Coutances, avec le Calendrier. "Ces presentes heures a lusaige de Coustances toutes au long sans requirir, avec les figures et signes de lapocalipse la vie de thobie, de Judic, les accidens de lhomme, le triomphe de Cesar, les miracles nostre dame ont este faictes a Paris, pour Symon Vostre a l'enseigne S. Jehan Evangeliste," lit. goth., ruled in red (lettres bâtardes), printed within woodcut borders of biblical subjects, the Dance of Death, arabesques, Vostre's large device on title, Astrological Man, Stem of Jesse, Holy Grail, etc., 19 full-page woodcuts, some without and others with borders, and many smaller woodcuts, capitals painted in blue and red, the rest of the volume untouched by colour, old calf gilt, y. e., s. l. Almanach, 1519-30, 4to. (149) Leighton, £33
[A very fine and perfect copy of this very rare Vostre Hours for the Use of Coutances. Brunet gives the last signature o as having 8 leaves, but this is an error, as it only has 6, finishing with the Table. It was left by will by Susan Duchess of Marlborough to Sir G. Musgrave in 1838. Catalogue.] 1235 Jenner (Dr. E.) .The Origin of Vaccine Inoculation, first edition, a pamphlet in the original wrapper, presentation copy from the author, D. N. Shury, 1801, 4to. (151)
Maggs, £115s. 1236 Julius Cæsar (Opera) quæ exstant, Annotationes Sam. Clarke, portrait of the Duke of Marlborough by Vertue, and 87 large plates, with the Buffalo, 2 vol., morocco super extra, by J. Clarke, Tonson, 1712, imperial folio (191)
Maggs, £5 10s.
1237 Lanquet (Thos.) An Epitome of Cronicles of this Realme of Englande, etc., now finished and continued by Thos. Cooper, black letter, title within Holbein border, old calf, 1569, small 4to. (152) Quaritch, LI IS. 1238 Mather (Rev. Cotton). Magnalia Christi Americana, or the Ecclesiastical History of New England, from 1620 to 1698, original edition, LARGE PAPER, map, old panelled pigskin, title inlaid, T. Parkhurst, 1702, folio (192)
H. Stevens, £14 15s. 1239 Mentz. Agenda Ecclesiæ Moguntinensis, per R. P. D. Sebastianum Archiep. Mogunt. additionibus auctior, et multis locis emendatior, jam denuo typis evulgata, lit. goth., red and black, with musical notes, contemporary binding, in oaken boards, pigskin, stamped with figures of Saints in compartments, with the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Christ in centres, clasps, Mogunt., F. Behem, 1551, small folio (193) Tregaskis, £3 15s. 1240 Missale Romanum, noviter impressum (cum Calendario, etc.), lit. goth., red and black, with musical notes, cuts and orna
ments in the text, oaken boards, leather worn, eight ornamental brass bosses, Venet., Greg. de Gregoriis, 1518, 4to. (156)
Bull, £6 175. 6d. [The lower margin of the first full-page cut was shaved,
otherwise this was a good copy.-ED.) 1241 Ordinary. Here foloweth a notable Treatyse and full neces
sary to all Crysten men for to knowe, and it is named the Ordynarye of Crystyante or of Crysten Men, black letter, woodcuts, calf extra, by Rivière (Wynkyn de Worde, 1506?), small 4to. (157)
Leighton, £14 Tos. [This copy was imperfect. It contained 193 leaves only,
whereas there should be 218, the first blank.-ED.) 1242 Poetarum Latinorum Profanorum et Ecclesiasticorum Opera
et Fragmenta, edidit M. Maittaire, LARGE PAPER, ruled in red, 2 vol. in 3, vignettes, straight-grained English morocco, full gilt floreate backs, ribs inlaid in green, broad and rich leafy scroll borders, g. e., Nicholson, etc., 1713, folio (197)
Edwards, £3 ios. 1243 Pontificale Romanum ad omnes Pontificias Ceremonias
quibus nunc utitur S. Romana Ecclesia, accomodatum, nuper summa diligentia revisum, etc., lit. goth.. red and black, with musical notes, full-page cut of the Crucifixion, cuts in the text and ornamental initials, plain corner of title mended, a few leaves slightly wormed, oaken boards, half
morocco, Venet. ap. Juntas, 1572, folio (198) Thorp, £2 ios. 1244 Prayer. A Booke of Christian Praiers, collected out of the
Ancient Writers, and best learned in our time; worthy to be read with an earnest mind of all Christians, etc., Queen Elizabeth's Prayer Book (the fourth issue), black letter, printed within woodcut borders of biblical subjects, the Dance of Death, etc. after Dürer and Holbein, kneeling figure of Queen Elizabeth on reverse of title, modern morocco, stamped blind ornaments, joints, g. e., Company of Stationers, 1608, small 4to. (160)
Dupre, £11 1245 Prynne (William). Records. An exact Chronological and
Historical Demonstration of our British, Roman, Saxon,
Dixon, £10 5s.
destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666.---Catalogue.]
History of the Abbey of St. Alban, 4to., mounted on folio
Brewer, £13 55. 1247 Scot (Reginald). The Discoverie of Witchcraft, first edition,
black letter and roman, 1584, small 4to. (165) Quaritch, £9
[This copy was badly cut down, the letterpress being cut
into in some cases. A sound copy would have realised about as much again.-ED.]
(8) Other Properties.
1248 Adam (R. and J.) Works in Architecture, vol. i. and ii., in I vol., containing 80 large plates, brilliant impressions, depicting Furniture and Interior Decoration, and Views of the Palaces of the English Nobility, original half binding, sold as usual not subject to return, 1772-79, folio (633) Quaritch, £18 10s. 1249 Akenside (Mark). The Pleasures of Imagination, a Poem, in three books, first edition, vignette on title by Boitard, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, 1744, 4to. (206) Hayley, £1 14s. 1250 Albertus Magnus Ratisb. Episcopus (B.) Opera Omnia, recognita per R. A. P. F. Petrum Jammy, nunc primum in lucem prodeunt, 21 vol., old calf, Lugd., C. Prost, etc., 1651, folio (234) Dodd, £7 1251 Alken (Henry). National Sports of Great Britain, 50 coloured plates of Sporting Scenes, with descriptions, including Racing, Fox-hunting, Coursing, Shooting, Poaching, Ferreting Rabbits, Badger-hunting, Otter-hunting, Martenhunting, Angling, Pugilism, Dog Fighting, Bull, Bear and Badger Baiting, etc., LARGE PAPER, in the original morocco binding, g. e., 1823, folio (236) Denham, L38 1252 America. Washington Family and the "Principio" Mines in Maryland and Virginia. "Copies of the Original Deeds, Conveyances, Assignments and Articles relating to the Several Estates and Propertys of Sir Nicholas Carew, Baronet, Mrs. Mary Wightwich, Osgood Gee, Esq., Mr. Thomas Russell, Major Washington, and Mr. John Price, at Principio, and at North East at the top of Chesapeak Bay, at Kingsbury, at Uptoncourt on Potapsco River, and on Bush River, all in Maryland; and at Accokeek on Potomack River in Virginia in America." Manuscript on paper, 211 pages in a legal hand and 6 loose leaves, with a plan of the Lands of the Principio Company in Maryland, a plan of the land taken up at Sheradines, 2 surveys of the Bramsgrove Plantation, drawing of a Blast Furnace Engine and another drawing, old calf, lettered on upper cover, “Abstract of Writings relating to Iron Works in America," small folio (239) Fox, £15
[An important Manuscript, being the Official Legal Abstracts of the Original Documents connected with the Principio Iron Mines of the Estates of the Washington and Baltimore Families, in Virginia and Maryland. It is highly improbable that all, if any, of the original documents exist, though some are described as being "enrolled among the Records of Baltimore County." The volume commences with an Agreement, dated March 10, 1720, between Joshua Gee, of London, and others relating to purchase of land in Maryland and Virginia. The purport and effect of other