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102 scarce portraits, views, celebrated edifices, and public gardens, palaces, revolutionary scenes, etc., calf_extra, uncut, t. e. g., 1850, 8vo. (276) Bickers, £4 15s. 1373 Enciso (Martin Fernandez de). Suma de Geographia que trata de todas las partidas y Provincias del Mundo; en especial de las Indias; y trata largamente del arte bel marear, etc., first edition, black letter, woodcut title, outside margin mended, and ornamental woodcut initials, imitation Spanish morocco extra, g. e., by White, Pall Mall, Sevilla, Jacobo Cromberger, 1519, small folio (414)
B. F. Stevens, £18 55.
[The first book on geography referring to America printed in Spain. Catalogue.] 1374 Erasmus. De Immensa Dei Misericordia, a Sermon of the excedynge great Mercy of God, translated out of Latin into Englisshe at the reqst of ye most honorable and vertuous Lady, the Lady Margaret Coustese of Salysbury, woodcut title and woodcut on reverse, gothic letter, long lines, morocco, g. e., by Hayday, London, T. Berthelet (circa 1528), 4to. (887) Banks, £22
[The present copy occurred, it is believed, at Bindley's sale more than 80 years ago, and is the only one recorded by Lowndes. He, however, errs in making it and the later octavo impressions of 1533 and 1647, bearing the title De Immensa Dei Misericordia only, two distinct works, for the present is the original impression referred to in that of 1533, but was unidentified until the copy before us was found. The volume formerly belonged to the Rev. W. Maskell, who had written on the flyleaf a note, saying "This_book very probably was the first production of Berthelet's Press, and appears to be printed with Wynkyn de Worde's types." -Catalogue.]
1375 Fox (George, the Quaker). A Battle-Door for Teachers and Professors to learn Singular and Plural; You to many, and Thou to One: Singular One, Thou; Plural Many, You. Wherein is shewed forth by Grammar, or Scripture Examples, how several Nations and People have made a distinction between Singular and Plural, etc., calf, George Fox, John Stubs, Benjamin Furley. London, printed for Robert Wilson, and are to be sold at his shop at the Signe of the Black-Spread-Eagle and Wind-mil in Martins-le-Grand, 1650, folio (886) Lulford, £22 5s.
[First edition of this remarkable publication. There are probably few books in our own (or any other) language more singular in their character and more earnest in their aim than Fox's "Battle-Door." In a perfect and fine state it is of the greatest rarity; indeed, copies seldom occur, perfect or imperfect. The work may be regarded as not merely a Quaker Primer, but as the earliest protest-and a strangely-worded one-against the improper use of the plural number in addressing individuals. It is the cooperate labour of three members of the Society of Friends,
Sotheby, Wilkinson and Hodge,
George Fox, Benjamin Furley and John Stubs, and is not only a very erudite, but most entertaining publication. It aims at showing that the Englishman in his use of the plural "you" for "thou" contravenes the general grammatical law of Oriental as well as European nationalities. In the Latin 66 Battle-Door," Fox shows how "Adam thou'd God" and "God thou'd Adam," etc. The collation given by Lowndes was from an imperfect copy, as he omits the Introduction, "The French Battledoor" (19 pages), and the last leaf of "England and Other Nations in Christendom." -Catalogue.] 1376 Goldsmith (Oliver). The Vicar of Wakefield, with a Preface by Austin Dobson and illustrations by Hugh Thomson, LARGE PAPER, extra illustrated by the insertion of 312 plates and woodcuts, including engravings by and after Bewick, Rowlandson, R. Caldecott, Stothard, Corbould, Tony Johannot, Burney, George Cruikshank, Craig, etc., many of the illustrations are on India paper, some proofs before letters, 1890, 8vo. (279) 1377 Goya y Lucientes (D. Francisco). El Arte de lidiar los Toros, Banks, £75s. 33 etched plates, brilliant original proof impressions, half morocco, oblong, s. a. y. l., folio (417) Caprichos, 80 singular Ellis, £12 55. designs, original impressions, including portrait, half vellum, no place or date, folio (416) 1379 Guerinière (M. de la). Ecole de Cavalerie contenant la Connoissance, l'Instruction et la conservation du Cheval, plates, some folding, original calf, Paris, 1751, folio (1227)
1378 Goya y Lucientes (D. Francisco.)
Ellis, £10 10s.
L. Bihn, £5
1380 Hervé (Frances). Madame Tussaud's Memoirs and Reminiscences of France, illustrated by the insertion of 55 portraits (some scarce), 14 views and 12 other illustrations, half morocco, uncut, t. e. g., 1838, 8vo. (284) 1381 Hogarth (Wm.) An Account of what seemed most remarkable Banks, £2155. in the Five Days Peregrination of the Five following Persons, viz., Messieurs Tothall, Scott, Hogarth, Thornhill and Forrest, begun on Saturday, May 27th, 1732, and finished on the 31st of the same month, 9 plates after Hogarth and Scott by Livesay, original edition, uncut copy in the original wrapper, Printed for R. Livesay, 1782, folio (1225) 1382 Holbein (Hans). Portraits of Illustrious Personages of the Ellis, £2 125. Court of Henry VIII., 84 portraits, including Holbein and his Wife, on tinted paper (no text), half morocco gilt, g. e., J. Chamberlaine, 1812, 4to. (379) 1383 International Library of Famous Literature, edited by Dr. R. Quaritch, £3 155. Garnett and others, 20 vol., with nearly 500 full-page illustrations and coloured plates, 1899, cloth, royal 8vo. (1266) Douglas, £4 18s.
[The published price, less discount, was £8 18s. 6d.
1384 Johnson (S.) Dictionary of the English Language, in which the words are deduced from their originals, and illustrated in their different significations by examples from the best writers, to which are prefixed A History of the Language and an English Grammar, by Samuel Johnson, A.M., 2 vol., original boards, uncut, Printed by W. Strahan for J. and P. Knapton, T. and T. Longman, C. Hitch and L. Hawes, A. Millar, and R. and J. Dodsley, 1755, folio (1229)
Denham, £7 [The first edition. The second appeared in 1756, 2 vol., folio, and the third in 1768, 2 vol., folio.-ED.] 1385 Kip (J.) Britannia Illustrata, or Views of several of the Queens Palaces, as also of the Principal Seats of the Nobility and Gentry of Great Britain, 137 large double-folio engraved views by Kip and 8 plates of arms, 2 vol., calf, 1714-16, royal folio (1232) Edwards, £6 12s. 6d. 1386 Luna. Comiença la Coronica de Don Alvaro de Luna Condestable de los Reynos de Castilla y de Leon: Maestre y administrador de la Orden y Cavalleria de Santiago, Iit. goth., title in red within woodcut ornamental border, with equestrian figure, numerous caligraphic initials, English morocco super extra, full gilt back, broad and rich side borders, joints, g. e., W. B. Chorley's copy, Impressa en la Ciudad de Milan por J. Ant. de Castellono, año de 1546, folio (431) Quaritch, £10 12s. 6d. 1387 Magnus (Jacobus). Sophologium, lit. goth. (154 leaves), double columns of 40 lines with signatures (Hain 10474 ?), contemporary Venetian binding, oaken boards, stamped arabesque ornaments in compartments (2 leaves supplied in MS., contemporary MS. notes in fly-leaves and margins), absque ulla nota, small folio (432) Leighton, £6 1388 Mascal (Leonard). A Booke of the Arte and Maner how to Plant and Grafte all sortes of trees, how to set stones, and sowe Pepins, to make wylde trees to Grafte on, as also remedies and medicines, with divers other newe practises, by one of the Abbey of Saint Vincent in Fraunce, practised with his owne handes, divided into seaven chapters, as hereafter more playnely shall appeare wyth an addition in the ende of this booke, of certain Dutch practises, set fourth and Englished, woodcut title and numerous woodcuts, calf extra, g. e., with the blank leaf marked A 1, John Wright, 1575, 4to. (1178) £12 1389 Medina (Pedro). Arte de Navegar en que se contienen todas las Reglas, Declarationes, Secretos y Avisos, que a la buena navigació son necessarios, y se deve saber, lit. goth.. woodcut diagrams, etc. and ornamental woodcut initials, primera edicion, imitation Spanish morocco extra, by White, Pall Mall, Valladolid, Fr. Fern. de Cordova, 1545, folio (434) Leighton, £6 5s. 1390 Military Equitation and General Horsemanship, comprising 31 large coloured plates of Military Evolutions (should be 32, but plate 2 missing) after Van Blarenberghe by Louvion,
1391 Milton (John).
etc., some in 4 sections-Eleven smaller plates of Cavalry Operations-Plate of the "Paurties extérieures du Cheval" -Two plates of Bridles, Bits, Saddles, etc.-Two plates, each containing six subjects of "Allures Naturelles" et 66 Allures Artificielles,” by Parrocel, with a set of 6 coloured figures by the same and 6 figures of Exercises, all coloured, 1770-75, folio (1243) Roche, £7 The Doctrine and Discipline of Divorce, restor❜d to the good of both Sexes, in Two Books, the Author J. M., morocco extra, uncut, Imprinted in the year 1645, small 4to. (1186) Maggs, £2 18s. 1392 Milton (John). Paradise Lost, a Poem in Ten Books, the Author John Milton [with the Argument and Errata and three-line address of the printer], first edition, Lowndes' seventh title-page (slightly wormed), signature of "Isaac Sharpe" on title and of "Benjamin Allen" in cover, original calf, cover broken, S. Simmons and to be sold by T. Helder, 1669, small 4to. (1185) Bell, £8 10s. 1393 Nash (Jos.) Mansions of England in the Olden Time, the ↓ series, in 2 vol., original issue, 100 plates, half morocco, 1839-49, imperial folio (438) Sotheran, £7 17s. 6d. 1394 Neuf Preux (Les). Chronica llamada el Triumpho de los nueve mas preciados Varones de la Fama (including King Arthur). En la qual se cōtiene las grandes proezas y hazañas en armas por ellos hechas, traduzida (de lengua Francesa) en nuestro Vulgar Castellano por Antonio Rodriguez, corregida y emendada, woodcut title and ornamental initials, morocco, plain, g. e., by Clarke and Bedford, Barcelona, B. Simon, 1586, folio (439) Bain, £2 2s. 1395 Nevil (A.) Norfolkes Furies, or a View of Ketts Campe, necessary for the Malecontents of our Time, for their Instruction, or terror, etc., with a Table of the Maiors and Sheriffes of this Worshipfull Citie of Norwich, etc., old calf, 1615, 4to. (1190) Webster, £7 1OS. 1396 New Testament, published in 1525, being the first translation into English, by William Tyndale, reprinted verbatim, with a Memoir by George Offor, ruled throughout, two portraits of Tyndale, facsimile title, and historiated initial letters to the different books, all illuminated in gold and colours, Mr. George Offor's own copy, with MS. notes and additions by him, illustrated by the insertion of about 54 scarce portraits, facsimiles, old woodcuts, numerous tracings of signatures, etc., the portraits include Milton, John Fox, Sir Thomas More, J. Cochlaeus, Dr. Gifford, T. Fuller, Henry VIII., two or three different portraits of most of the above mentioned, morocco super extra, broad inside borders, joints, watered silk linings, gilt gaufré edges, Bagster, 1836 (1192) Tregaskis, £1 135. 1397 Norden (John, of Hart Hall, Oxford). Vicissitudo Rerum, an Elegiacall Poeme, of the interchangeable courses and varietie of things in this world, morocco extra, g. e. (by Charles Lewis), 1600, 4to. (1193) Maine, £55s.
[A curious poem in 157 stanzas, dedicated to Lord Howard of Effingham, and consisting of 24 leaves, the last leaf blank. The only copy described by Hazlitt is one in the Bodleian, which, according to him, consists of 22 leaves only. Catalogue.]
1398 Norden (John). The Labyrinth of Man's Life, or Vertues Delight and Envies opposite, by Jo. Norden, morocco extra, 1614, 4to. (1194) Maine, £5 15s. [Dedicated to the notorious Robert Carr, Earl of Somerset. The British Museum copy is very much mutilated.— Catalogue.]
1399 Northcote (James, R.A.) Memoirs of Sir Joshua Reynolds, comprising Original Anecdotes of many Distinguished Persons, his Contemporaries, etc., portrait, illustrated by the insertion of nearly 300 mezzotint and other portraits, views (several of which are scarce), engravings from celebrated pictures, a few coloured prints, etc., a list of which is given in the catalogue, 1813, 4to. (302) Banks, £12 1400 Notice de l'Ancienne Gaule tirée des Monumens Romains. Suite des Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Inscriptions & Belles Lettres, portrait of the author by St. Aubin, after Duvivier, and folding map of Ancient Gaul, calf, a Paris, chez Desaint & Saillant, rue Saint Jean de Beauvais, and Durand, rue de Foin, M.DCC.LX. (1760), (1196)
Maine, £6 155.
[From the poet Gray's library. In the sale catalogue of his books it is thus described: "With the modern names of places affixed to their ancient designations in the Table des Matières (13 pages) in Gray's very neat writing."Catalogue.] 1401 Arme (E.) Historic, Military and Naval Anecdotes of personal valour and particular incidents in the War terminating with the Battle of Waterloo, 40 coloured plates, old morocco, g. e., 1819, royal 4to. (1205) Hornstein, £7 1402 Ormerod (George). History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, 3 vol., portrait, map and numerous plates, russia extra, joints, g. e., by Dawson and Lewis, 1819, folio (1246) Maggs, £9 5s. 1403 Ortus Santitatis. De herbis & plantis, De Animalibus, etc. De Urinis, cum Tabulis medicinalis, numerous and 3 full-page woodcuts, title within woodcut border, vellum, rebacked, Venetijs, 1511, folio (1247) Quaritch, £15
1404 Paris of Vienna. Noe hart can cure this hart, wherein is storied ye valorous atchievements, etc. of Sr. Paris of Vienna, Printed for Richard Hawkins (1620), original sheep, 4to. (1207) Maurice, £16 10s. [Probably by Matthew Mainwaring. It is doubtful whether the present or the unique copy in the Bodleian is the prior issue.-Catalogue.]
1405 Parkinson (John). Theatrum Botanicum, frontispiece by W. Marshall (top margin shaved) and numerous woodcuts,