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1241 Ordinary. Here foloweth a notable Treatyse and full neces-
[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 10s.
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 10s. 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, Danish, Norman, English Kings Supreme Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, in and over all Spiritual and Religious Affairs, etc., 3 vol., folding plate in vol. i., old russia gilt, y. e., Duke of Buckinghamshire's copy, with arms, 1666-65-70, folio (199) Dixon, £10 5s.
[Very rare, copies of the first volume having been mostly destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666.—Catalogue.] 1246 Salmon (N.) History of Hertfordshire, 1728-Newcome (P.) History of the Abbey of St. Alban, 4to., mounted on folio paper, 1795, together 2 vol., russia extra, illustrated with over 100 scarce portraits and views, including 11 portraits, 1728-95, folio (200) 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
Brewer, £13 5s.
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
documents in the collection is given in a long note in the catalogue.-ED.]
1253 America. Raynal (Abate).
Storia dell' America Settentrionale, con Carte geografiche rappresentati il Teatro della Guerra Civile tra la Gran Bretagna e le Colonie Unie, 15 coloured maps with ethnographical particulars, 2 vol. in 1, half vellum, Venez., 1779, folio (238) Maggs, £1 19s. 1254 Archaica and Heliconia, comprising Reprints of rare old English Pieces of Prose and Poetry, edited by T. Park, Sir Egerton Brydges and J. Haslewood, together 5 vol., 250 copies privately printed, calf gilt, g. e., by C. Lewis, 1815, 8vo. (214) Dobell, £119s. 1255 Armeria Real: ou Collection des principales pièces de la Galerie d'Armes anciennes de Madrid, dessins par G. Sensi, texte par A. Jubinal, 3 vol. in 2, 123 large coloured plates, half morocco gilt, g. e., Paris, Didron, n. d., folio (634) Quaritch, £6 15s.
1256 Athenian Mercury, The, No. 14 of vol. ii., published Saturday, July 11th, 1691, folio, a broadsheet (243) Pearson,
[In answer to the question, "Which is the best Poem that ever was made, and who, in your opinion, deserves the title of the best Poet that ever was?" the author mentions by name "Father" (Jonson) Shakespeare, Milton, Spenser and D'Avenant.-ED.]
1257 Audubon (J. J.) Ornithological Biography... with Descriptions of the objects represented in the work: "The Birds of America," 5 vol., presentation copy, with autograph letter of the author inserted, uncut, 1831-9, imperial 8vo. (570) Sotheran, £4 125. 1258 Bacon (Francis). The Remaines of the Right Honourable Francis Lord Verulam Viscount of St. Albans . . . . Being Essayes and severall Letters to severall great Personages, and other pieces of various and high concernment not heretofore published, etc., first edition, 1648, 4to. (217)
Sotheran, £3 10S.
1259 Baldwin (William). The Canticles, or Balades of Salomon, phraselyke declared in Englysh Metres, by William Baldwin, black letter, autograph of "Tho. Hearne" on titlepage, morocco extra, William Baldwin, servant with Ed. Whitchurch, 1549, 4to. (218) Selby, £21 [Excessively rare. The only book known with the name of Baldwin as printer. The Bibliotheca Anglo-Poetica copy was imperfect. This copy (formerly Hearne's) is the only one which has occurred for sale within a measurable period. It is unusually interesting as a youthful production of the original editor of the Mirror for Magistrates, while he was apprenticed to Whitchurch the printer, who committed to type in a unique manner the work of his own servant. Warton's History of Poetry, edit. 1871, iv., 141.—Catalogue.] 1260 Baluzius (Stephanus). Vitae Paparum Avenionensem, A.D. 1305-1394, 2 vol., old calf, Paris, J. Muguet, 1693, 4to. (219) Dodd, £4 55.
1261 Barclay (Alex.) Stultifera Navis, or the Ship of Fooles, translated out of Latin (with the Text) into English by Alexander Barclay, Priest, with his Mirrour of Good Manners (from Manius) and Egloges, from the Miseriæ Curialium of Æneas Silvius, woodcuts, black letter, a fine copy, in the original sheepskin binding, John Cawood, 1570, folio (245) Lambert, £40
[On the fly-leaf is this inscription: "Thos. Belasys, Lord Fauconberg, his Booke, 1677." He married Cromwell's daughter. Catalogue.]
1262 Baring-Gould (S.) Iceland, its Scenes and Sagas, with numerous illustrations, and a map, 1863, imperial 8vo. (572) W. Brown, £2 1263 Barrey (Lodowick). Ram-Alley, or Merrie-Trickes, a Comedy Divers times here-to-fore acted, by the Children of the King's Revels, first edition, calf extra, 1611, 4to. (220) Pickering, £12 10s. [Mr. Fleay, in his Shakespeare Manual, states that this play is " one continuous parody of Shakespeare,” and that it contains allusions to Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Othello, and Much Ado about Nothing.-Catalogue.]
1264 Baudouin (S. R. Comte de). Exercice de l'Infanterie Françoise ordonné par le Roi dessiné d'après Nature, engraved title, dedication, and 63 plates of military exercises by Baudouin, old calf gilt, Paris, 1757, folio (247)
Pickering, £8 15s.
1265 Baxter (Richard). The Saints Everlasting Rest, or A Treatise of the Blessed State of the Saints in their enjoyment of God in Glory, now published by Richard Baxter, Teacher of the Church of Kederminster in Worcestershire, first edition, morocco extra, g. e., Printed by Rob. White for Thomas Underhil and Francis Tyton, 1650, 4to. (222)
Dupre, £11 10s. 1266 Beaumont and Fletcher. Comedies and Tragedies, never printed before, and now published by the Authours Originall Copies, first edition, name cut from blank margin of title, fine impression of the portrait of Fletcher by Marshall, old half calf, H. Robinson for H. Moseley, 1647, folio (248) Pickering, 11 IOS. 1267 Beaumont and Fletcher. The Elder Brother, a Comedie, acted at Blacke Friers by his Majesties Servants, printed according to the true copie, written by John Fletcher, Gent., first edition, large copy, morocco extra, g. e., J. K. for J. W. and J. B., 1637, 4to. (223) Selby, £11 1268 Bible (Holy). King James' or Authorized Version, ruled in red, engraved title to Old Testament, bound in 3 vol., old English morocco, full gilt floreated backs, the sides covered with elaborate ornamental gilt tooling in frames and centre panels (S. Mearne), Oxford at the Theatre, 1680, folio (486) Tregaskis, 13 15s. 1269 Bible. The Bible: That is, the Holy Scriptures, contained in the Olde and Newe Testament, Geneva version, woodcut
titles, black letter (corner of one leaf torn off, Isaiah iii.), antique calf, r. e., 1595, folio (250) Bull, £I IS. 1270 Biblia Swieta tho jest Ksiegi Starego y Nowego Zakonu, wlasnie z Zydowskiego, Greckiego y Lacinskiego, nowo na Polski jezyk z pil noscia y wiernie wylozone, editio princeps, lit. goth.. engraved titles, woodcuts and ornamental initials, several leaves defective and mended, and stained, some marginal notes shaved, sold not subject to return, boarded modern French morocco, metal corners and clasps, silk linings, g. e. (relié chez Esnault à Paris), from Wm. Wilberforce's Library, Drukowano w Brzéscia Litewskino, 1563, folio (485) Vivian, £12 IOS.
[The first edition of the Bible in Polish, translated by the Socinians, under the patronage of Prince Nicholas Radzewill, Chancellor of Lithuania. A fair copy.-Catalogue.] 1271 Bible (Holy), Authorized Version, ruled throughout, frontispiece and numerous vignettes, contemporary morocco gilt, g.e., with silver corner pieces bearing the date 1, 7, 2, 7, silver centre-pieces with arms and interlaced monogram, and massive silver clasps with crest, Oxford, John Baskett, 1717-16, folio (487) J. L. White, £10 2s. 6d. 1272 Biblia Sacra Vulgate Editionis tribus tomis distincta [ad Præscriptum Concilii Tridentini emendata et a Sixto V. P. M. recognita et approbata], engraved and printed titles (mounted), old French morocco, full gilt floreate back, line sides with corner fleurons, g. e. (Du Seuil), book label and ex-libris of Girardot de Prefond in cover, Roma, ex Typ.. Apost. Vaticana, 1590, folio (249) Quaritch, £24 10s.
[The rare Sixtine Bible, suppressed by Pope Gregory XIV., and supplanted by the edition issued under the authority of Clement VIII. in 1592.—Catalogue.]
1273 Booth (E. T.) Rough Notes on the Birds observed during Twenty-five Years' Shooting and Collecting in the British Islands, 3 vol., half morocco, large coloured plates, 1881-87, folio (251) W. Brown, £26 1274 Borlase (Wm.) Antiquities, Historical and Monumental, of the County of Cornwall, map and plates-Natural History of Cornwall, map and plates, calf gilt, 1758-69, 2 vol., folio (488) Ridler, £1 19s. 1275 British Museum. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum, vol. i. to xxvii., numerous coloured plates, and woodcuts, Printed by Order of the Trustees, 1874-95, 8vo. (504) Wesley, £29 1276 Brooke (E. A.) The Gardens of England, large coloured plates of the Gardens of Historic Mansions, with vignettes and text, half morocco, McLean, 1857, folio (489)
Quaritch, £5 1277 Brooke (Lord). Certaine Learned and Elegant Workes (in Verse), written in his Youth, and Familiar Exercise with Sir P. Sidney, first edition, morocco extra, g. e., 1633, folio (491) Richards, £35s. 1278 Bulaeus (C. E.) Historia Universitatis Parisiensis ipsius