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first edition, LARGE PAPER, 25 copies printed for presents, numerous portraits, and the extra vol. of Talbotype illustrations, 3 vol., morocco extra, inside dentelles, joints, g. e., by Leighton, presentation copy from the author to R. W. Grey, M.P., J. Ollivier, 1848, super imperial 8vo. (376)
Maggs, £10 12s. 6d. 1417 Stothard (Thomas, R.A.) Life, with personal reminiscences by Mrs. Bray, with numerous illustrations from his works, bound in 2 vol., and extra illustrated by the insertion of 217 engravings, mostly after Stothard, some on India paper, portraits, etc., half morocco gilt, t. e. g., 1851, 8vo. (293) Brunning, £5_15s.
1418 Taylor (John, the Water Poet). All the Workes of John Taylor the Water Poet, being 63 in number collected into one volume by the Author, with sundry new additions, corrected, revised, and newly imprinted, 1630, engraved title by Cockson (neatly inlaid), morocco extra, richly tooled, gilt leaves, 1630 (1452) Rowell, £6 5s.
[From Major Pierson's library (sold in 1788). At signature g.g.g. there is a reference to Shakespeare.-Catalogue.] 1419 Terentius, folio 16, Terentijvita excerpta de dictis d F. Petrace -Folio 3a, Terentii aphri poete comici liber i sex diuisus comoedias-Quarpma Andria, etc., old morocco, s. 1. et a. (sed Colonia Ulric Zell, circa 1470-72), folio (1453)
[This edition was first described by Dibdin from Lord Spencer's imperfect copy. The volume consists of 100 leaves in gothic letter, without any marks, 34 lines to the page. Dibdin notes Lord Spencer's copy as having only 99 leaves, so, therefore, it must lack a leaf. Only one other perfect copy can be traced-Lord Crawford's. There is an imperfect copy in the Laurentian Library at Florence. Dibdin ascribed the volume to the press of J. de Colonia, but Lord Crawford, and later bibliographers, to that of Zell. -Catalogue.]
1420 Tewrdannck. Die geuerlicheiten vnd einsteils der geschichten das loblichë streitbaren vnd hochberumbten helds vnd Ritters Tewrdannckhs [durch Melchior Pfintzing], 118 woodcuts by Hans Schäufelein and Burgkmair, large copy, perfectly clean and sound, vellum, centre ornaments and line borders in blind, Augsburg, 1519, folio (1455)
Denham, £10 15s. The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century, second edition, illustrated by the insertion of 50 portraits, views, humorous subjects, etc. (some scarce), calf extra, t. e. g., 1853, 8vo. (295)
1421 Thackeray (W. M.)
Sotheran, £2 8s. 1422 Thackeray (W. M.) The Four Georges, with illustrations, extra illustrated by the insertion of 137 portraits, views (several scarce) and other engravings, calf extra, t. e. g., 1861, 8vo. (296) Banks, £45s. 1423 Thomson (James). The Seasons, Bensley's edition, illus
trated with engravings, vignettes and tail-pieces by Bartolozzi and Tomkins, after paintings executed for the work by W. Hamilton, R.A., old calf (one cover loose), g. e., Bensley, 1797, royal folio (1456) Maggs, £4 4s. 1424 Turner (W.) The First and Seconde Partes of the Herbal lately oversene, and enlarged with the Thirde Parte, black letter, Collen, A. Birckman, 1568, folio (1458) Toon, £10
[This copy was imperfect. It wanted, inter alia, the "Book of the bath of Baeth" at the end.—ED.]
1425 Walpole (Horace) and his World, Select Passages from his Letters, with 8 illustrations after Sir J. Reynolds and Sir T. Lawrence, extra illustrated by the insertion of 92 portraits and views, celebrated houses and other illustrations, half morocco, t. e. g., 1884, 8vo. (299) Maggs, £4 6s. 1426 Watts (Isaac). Hymns and Spiritual Songs, in Three Books : I., Collected from the Scriptures; II., Composed on Divine Subjects; III., Prepared for the Lord's Supper, with an Essay towards the Improvement of Christian Psalmody, by the use of Evangelical Hymns in Worship, as well as the Psalms of David, first edition, title ruled in red, original calf, 1707, 8vo. (899) Pearson, £140
[The first edition of the Hymns and Spiritual Songs of Dr. Watts, published in 1707, ranks among the libri rarissimi, and in fact was long unknown. There is no copy in the British Museum, which possesses nothing prior to the fifth edition of 1716, and nearly all the collectors of such literature have been unsuccessful in meeting with any of the early impressions. Bound at the end of the volume is a "Supplement to the first book" (published in 1709), the title to this latter was cancelled when bound with the "Hymns." A few headlines of this copy were cut into.Catalogue.]
1427 Wilde (Oscar). Ballad of Reading Goal, special edition, one of 99 copies, each signed by the author, half parchment, uncut, 1898, 8vo. (1276) B. F. Stevens, £1 6s. 1428 Wilde (Oscar.) The Ballad of Reading Gaol, by C. 3. 3., " In Memoriam R. J. M. obiit H.M. Prison, Reading, July 1896," the original type written copy, with several manuscript corrections and additions, in the handwriting of the author, 21 leaves, 4to. (1275) B. F. Stevens, £3 35.
[DECEMBER 4TH, 5TH AND 6TH, 1901.]
HODGSON E CO.
A MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION.
(No of Lots, 891 ; amount realised, £936 125.)
1429 Arber (E.) Transcript of the Stationers' Registers, 1554-1640,
5 vol. (limited edition), cloth, uncut, Privately printed, 1875-94, 4to. (575)
Maggs, £9 175. 6d. 1430 Behmen (Jacob). Works, portrait and folding plates (a few
coloured), 4 vol., old calf, 1764-81, 4to. (166) Sotheran, £9 1431 Blagdon (F. W.) A Brief History of Ancient and Modern
India, coloured portraits and vignette title, Hunter's Views in the Mysore, 41 coloured plates, and Daniell and Ward's Views in Hindostan, 24. coloured plates, in i vol., half
morocco, E. Orme, 1805, imperial folio (626) Sabin, 15 1432 Boccaccio. The Decameron, translated by John Payne
(with the additional plates), 2 vol.- Rabelais. , Works, translated by Urquhart and Motteux, 2 vol. -Straparola, Masuccio and Ser Giovanni, translated by Waters, 5 vol., limited editions, illustrations by Louis Chalon and Hughes, complete set, 9 vol., cloth, Lawrence and Bullen, 1892-7, imperial 8vo. (720)
Banks, £u 5s. 1433 Burlington Fine Arts Club. Illustrated Catalogue of Works
of the School of Ferrara-Bologna (1440-1540), cloth, 1894, atlas 4to. (831)
Quaritch, £3 155. 1434 Champlin (J. D.) Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings,
numerous illustrations, 4 vol., leather backs, gilt tops, 1886-91, 8vo. (548)
Temple, £3 6s. 1435 Colynet (Antony). True History of the Civill Warres of
France, from 1585 to 1591, engraved title, black letter, London, by T. Orwin for T. Woodcock, 1591, small 4to. (188)
Pickering, 4,2 25. 1436 Edgeworth (Miss). Works, viz. : Parents' Assistant, frontis.
pieces, 6 vol. — Leonora, 2 vol.- Popular Tales, 6 vol.—Tales of Fashionable Life, 6 vol.- Patronage, 4 vol. --Harrington and Ormond, 3 vol., and others, 35 vol., calf (a few vol. binding broken), 1800-19, 8vo. (94) Quuritih, £7 ios.
[Several of the above were first editions, and in some cases presentation copies “ To Miss Lawrence from the
Author.”—Catalogue.) 1437 Gailhabaud (Jules). L'Architecture du ve au xvije Siècle
et les Arts qui en dependent, plates (coloured and heightened with gold), 4 vol., half morocco, gilt top, Paris, 1869-72, royal folio (857)
G. H. Brown, £ 5 155. 1438 Gambado. An Academy for Grown Horsemen and Annals
of Horsemanship, 29 coloured plates by Rowlandson, boards, uncut, 1809, 8vo. (101)
Denham, £5 5s. 1439 Gerarde (J.) The Herball, or Generall Historie of Plantes,
enlarged by T. Johnson, engraved title and woodcuts, original calf, London, 1633, folio (601) Quaritch, £7 5s. 1440 Gower (Lord R. S.) Sir Thomas Lawrence, with Catalogue of the Artist's Works, by A. Graves, coloured frontispiece and numerous other plates (some tinted), sewed, uncut, Goupil and Co., 1900, 4to. (562) Maggs, £5 1441 Grimm (M. M.) German Popular Stories, translated from the Kinder und Haus Märchen, plates by G. Cruikshank, 2 vol., first editions, but not first issues, with the half titles, uncut, C. Baldwyn and J. Robins, 1823-6, 8vo. (524)
Sabin, £37 10S. 1442 Higgins (G.) The Celtic Druids, maps and plates, cloth, uncut, 1829, folio (586) W. Brown, £2 12s. 1443 Hunter (The), a Discourse of Horsemanship, 98 pages, calf, Oxford, 1685, 8vo. (sold Dec. 13), (498) Dobell, £3 12s. 6d. 1444 Jones (T.) History of the County of Brecknock, plates (some coloured), pedigrees, etc., 3 vol. in 2, boards, uncut, 1805-9, royal 4to. (284) G. H. Brown, £6 10s. 1445 Knapp and Baldwin. Newgate Calendar, plates, 6 vol., half calf neat, J. Robins, 8vo. (520) Sotheran, £4 6s. 1446 Maw (G.) Monograph of the Genus Crocus, 81 coloured plates and woodcuts, cloth, gilt top, 1886, 4to. (843)
Wesley, £6 5s. 1447 Middleton (T.) Works, edited by Bullen, portraits, LARGE PAPER (120 so printed on laid paper), 8 vol., half morocco, gilt tops, 1885, 8vo. (270) Quaritch, £10 1448 Morland (G.) Sketches of Animals and Rustic Figures, etc., 33 plates, signed, and dated 1792-1807, sewed, oblong (254) Mason, £3 15s. 1449 Pope (A.) The Rape of the Lock, frontispiece and plates, first edition, in 5 cantos, 1714, 8vo. (272) Pickering, £50
[No cover, and apparently in the original sewed condition as issued. Colonel Grant's copy, in half calf, realised £57s. 6d. See BOOK-PRICES CURRENT, vol. xiv., No. 5055. The above was sold by Messrs. Hodgson on Dec. 12th.— ED.]
1450 Propert (J. L.) A History of Miniature Art, with Notes on Collectors and Collections, illustrations, cloth, uncut, Macmillan and Co., 1887, 8vo. (563) Parsons, 17 5s.
1451 Revoil (H.) Architecture Romane du Midi de la France, numerous plates (a few coloured), 3 vol. (vol. I, 4 leaves wanting), half morocco, gilt top, Paris, 1873, royal folio (858) G. H. Brown, £5 1452 Rows Rol, by Courthorpe, coloured plates, heightened with gold, half roan, gilt top, a clean copy, Pickering, 1845, folio (584) Hamm, £2 6s. 1453 Shakespeare (W.) Works, Cambridge edition, edited by W. Aldis Wright, edition de luxe, 40 vol., printed on handmade paper and limited to 500 copies, cloth, uncut, 1893-5, 8vo. (497) Bumpus, £9 2s. 6d. 1454 Somers (Lord). Collection of Scarce and Valuable Tracts,
edited by Sir W. Scott, folding plates, 13 vol., balf morocco,
gilt tops, uncut, 1809-15, 8vo. (577) W. Brown, £9 Tos. 1455 Stuart and Revett. Antiquities of Athens, with supplementary
volume, plates, 5 vol., 1762-1816, 4to. (294) Batsford, 65 1456 Stevenson (R. L.) Virginibus Puerisque, and other Papers, first-edition, original cloth, uncut, 1881, 8vo. (467)
Longhurst, £2 18s. 1457 Symonds (J. A.) Renaissance in Italy, Italian Literature, first edition, portrait, 2 vol., cloth, uncut, 1881, 8vo. (529)
Maggs, kim los. 1458 Vidal (E. E.) Picturesque Illustrations of Buenos Ayres and
Monte Video, 24 coloured plates, LARGE PAPER, cloth, gilt
edges, Ackermann, 1820, royal 4to. (564) Sabin, £ 5 12s. 6d. 1459 Westwood (J. 0.) Palæographia Sacra Pictoria, numerous
facsimiles of illuminated manuscripts in gold and colours, half morocco, gilt edges, 1843-5, folio (585)
. Brown, £3 125. 1460 World in Miniature, edited by Frederic Shoberl, viz. :
Turkey, 6 vol.–Africa, 4 vol.--Russia, 4 vol.---Persia, 3 vol.--China, 2 vol.--Spain and Portugal, 2 vol.-Austria, 2 vol.--Illyria and Dalmatia, 2 vol.- Japan, etc., numerous coloured plates, 37 vol. (2 vol. of text faulty), original boards,
uncut, Ackermann, 1820, 8vo. (110) Spencer, £6 2s. 6d. 1461 Yarrell (W.) History of British Birds, with Supplement,
illustrations, LARGEST PAPER, 4 vol., uncut, 1843-5, 8vo. (792)
Brigg, £5 5s.
[DECEMBER UTH AND 12TH, 1901.]
SOTHEBY, I'ILKINSON S HODGE.
(a) A Gentleman's Library. 1462 Ackermann (R.) Westminster Abbey, its History, Antiqui
ties and Monuments, 2 vol., with coloured engravings after Pugin, Mackenzie, etc., a nearly uncut copy, half bound, 1812, 4to. (81)
E. Parsons, £3 zs. 1463 Aesop. Fables, with Life, Stockdale's edition, 2 vol., engrav.
ings by Blake, Stothard, Landseer, etc., calf, 1793, imperial 8vo. (82)
Sotheran, 43 1464 Angas (G. F.) South Australia Illustrated, 60 large coloured
plates, with letterpress, half morocco, g. e., M'Lean, 1847, folio (168)
Thorp, 29 1465 Angelo. L'Ecole des Armes, avec l'explication des Attitudes