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Dictionnaire Raisonné de l'Architecture Française du XIe au XVIe Siècles, 10 vol., illustrations, half calf, m. e., 1858-68, 8vo. (76) W. Brown, £11 5s.
1502 Vives (Lewis). A very fruteful and pleasant Booke, called the Instruction of a Christen Woman turned into Englishe by Rycharde Hyrde, black letter, title enclosed in a woodcut border, wormed at end, else a fine copy, old morocco, dentelle borders, chiefly composed of crowns, g. e., H. Wykes, 1557, 4to. (163) 1503 Wallis (H.) The Godman Collection.
Pickering, £8 55. Persian Ceramic Art, Wall-Tiles, numerous
Batsford, £4 4s.
the Thirteenth Century Lustred coloured and other illustrations and borders, one of 200 copies, uncut, 1894, folio (231) 1504 White (Gilbert). Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton, first edition, with the folding view of Selborne and other illustrations, original calf, 1789, 4to. (166) Pickering, 10 55. 1505 Wilkinson (R.) Londina Illustrata, or Graphic and Historic Memorials of Monasteries, Churches, etc. in the Suburbs of London and Westminster, 2 vol., upwards of 200 engravings, original impressions, a few plates stained, half morocco gilt, t. e. g., 1819-25, 4to. (167) Quaritch, £5
1506 Williamson (GC.) Portrait Miniatures from the time of Holbein, 1531, to that of Sir William Ross, 1860, a Handbook for Collectors, facsimile illustrations, one of 150 copies, uncut, 1897, super imperial 8vo. (80) Maggs, £3 18s.
(B) Other Properties.
1507 Ainsworth (W. H.) Old Saint Paul's, new edition, illustrations by Franklin and "Phiz," clean copy in original cloth, 1847, 8vo. (383) 1 125. [The "First royal 8vo. edition," with 20 full-page etchings by Franklin and 2 by H. K. Browne.-ED.]
1508 Ainsworth (W. H.) The Miser's Daughter, third edition, portrait, and 20 illustrations by G. Cruikshank, clean copy in original cloth, 1848, 8vo. (384) Amos, £1 155.
1509 Boccaccio (G.) Il Decamerone, 5 vol., portrait and 110 engravings after Gravelot, Boucher and Eisen, vignette head and tail pieces, old French marbled calf, g. e., Londra (Paris), 1757, 8vo. (389)
1510 Burlington Fine Arts Club.
Hill, £6 Illustrated Catalogue of Steel and Iron Work of European Origin, 69 plates, 1900, folio (351) Quaritch, £4 125. 1511 Collins (Wilkie). The Woman in White, 3 vol., first edition, clean copy in original cloth, 1860, 8vo. (411) Edwards, £i 1512 Cooper (J. F.) The Red Rover, 3 vol., first edition, clean copy in original boards, uncut, with the labels, 1828, 8vo. (412) B. F. Stevens, £I IS. 1513 Cunningham (P.) The History of Nell Gwyn, first edition, illustrations, original cloth, 1852, 8vo. (416) Hazlitt, £1 6s. 1514 Dickens (C.) The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club,
first edition, in the original parts (no advertisements in
1515 Goldsmith (O.) The Vicar of Wakefield, a Tale, supposed to
[Record price to date.-ED.]
1516 Grosart (Rev. A. B.) Occasional Issues of unique or very rare Books, 17 vol. in 47 parts, 62 copies privately printed for subscribers only, 1875-81, 4to. (553)
Maggs, £17 1517 Holbein (Hans). The Dance of Death, 33 coloured plates after Hollar, morocco, gold borders on the sides, g. e., 1816, 8vo. (455) W. Brown, I 4s. 1518 Holmes (R. R.) Queen Victoria, coloured frontispiece, plates, 1897, 4to. (335)
1519 James (J., of Greenwich).
The Theory and Practice of Gardening, plates and woodcuts, old calf, 1712, 4to. (561)
Edwards, £2 65. 1520 Layard (A. H.) The Monuments of Nineveh, both series, 171 plates in 2 portfolios, 1853, atlas folio (595)
Sotheran, £3 5s. 1521 Pope (A.) Essay on Criticism, first edition, 1711-To the Memory of Devereux Knightly, of Fawsly, Co. Northampton, a Poem, 1708-A Letter to Mr. Harley by Dr. Browne on his Commitment to Newgate, 1706--Save alls, broadside in verse, 1710-The Seven Extinguishers, a Poem, woodcut on title, 1710--The Triumphs of the Lady of the Ocean, 1712-Dryden (J.) Absalon et Achitophel, Poëme, Oxon, 1682-The Hind and Panther, a Poem, first edition, 1687— The Hind and Panther Travers'd, 1687-Defoe (D.) The True-Born Englishman, a Satyr, first edition, 1700-The Dyet of Poland, first edition, 1705, etc., old calf, in I vol., 4to. (565) Pickering, £20 1522 Rowlandson (T.) Sketches from Nature, title and 18 coloured plates, original half binding, with label on the side, 1822, 4to. (339) Amos, 12 IOS. 1523 Ruskin (J.) Modern Painters, vol. v., first edition, numerous plates, original cloth, 1860, 8vo. (495) Rimell, £5 17s. 6d. 1524 Shakespeare (W.) Works, the text formed from a New Collation of the Early Editions, by J. O. Halliwell, 16 vol., only 150 copies printed, portrait, illustrations and facsimiles, by F. W. Fairholt, half morocco, uncut, 1853-65, folio (606)
1525 Sheraton (T.) The Cabinet Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-Book, with two Appendixes, 2 vol., numerous plates, calf, 1793, 4to. (341) Quaritch, £8
1526 Smedley (F. E.) Lewis Arundel, or the Railroad of Life, first edition, illustrations by "Phiz," clean copy in original cloth, 1852, 8vo. (503) Hornstein, £3 IIS.
1527 Thackeray (W. M.) The Newcomes, 2 vol., first edition, in
the original parts with all the wrappers, illustrated by
1528 Thackeray (W. M.) The Rose and the Ring, first edition,
[DECEMBER 12TH AND 13TH, 1901.]
PUTTICK & SIMPSON.
A MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION.
(No. of Lots, 460; amount realised, £448 5s. 6d.)
1532 Beard (John, of Tormarton, Gloucestershire). A Diary of Fifteen Years' Hunting, viz., 1796-1811, boards, uncut, Bath, 1813, 8vo. (139) Hornstein, £4 2s. 6d. 1533 Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, from 1860 to November, 1901, portraits and plates, 73 vol., half calf gilt, and 15 numbers, 1860-1901, 8vo. (90) Hill, £14 1534 Collyns (C. P.) Notes on the Chase of the Wild Red Deer, plates, cloth, 1862, 8vo. (95) Bumpus, £2 16s. 1535 Combe (W.) Three Tours of Dr. Syntax, vol. 1, eighth edition-vol. 2, second edition-vol. 3, first edition, coloured plates by Rowlandson, original boards, uncut, 1820, 8vo. (104) Sabin, £11 1536 Coronation of George IV. Historical Narrative of Momentous Events, 1816-23, Trial of Queen Caroline and Coronation of George IV., portraits, finely coloured plate of Coronation and other plates, original boards, uncut, Bowyer, 1823, folio (237) Shepherd, £2 8s. 1537 Egan (Pierce). Life in London, or the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorne, Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Tom Logic, coloured plates by J. R. and G. Cruikshank,
original boards, uncut, as fresh as when issued, 1822, 8vo. (103) Sabin, £21 1538 Gale (T.) Certaine Workes of Cherugerie, Newlie Compiled and published, Printed by T. East, 1586-Vigo (John). Works of Chirugerye, East, 1586 (wanted title, and few leaves defective)-Certaine Workes of Galens lated by Thomas Gale (wanted some leaves in third book), in one thick 4to. vol., old calf, T. East, 1546, 4to. (370)
[Save for a few fore-edges in table slightly cut into, the first work was complete. A catalogue note pasted in cover, referring to this item, says, "This is a copy of the only surgical book which is known for certain to have found its way to Stratford-on-Avon in the time of Shakespeare. It was the subject of an action against Philip Rogers in the same year (1604) in which that individual was sued by the poet for a debt for malt. It also contains some unnoticed poetry on pages 33, 65 and 77, by Hall, Field and Cunningham."-Catalogue.]
1539 Hardy (T.) Desperate Remedies, 3 vol., first edition, cloth, 1871, 8vo. (131) Shephard, £67s. 6d. 1540 Pater (W. H.) Studies in the History of the Renaissance, first edition, cloth, 1873, 8vo. (133) Bumpus, £3 17s. 6d. 1541 Payne (John). Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, 9 vol.-Tales from the Arabic, 3 vol., together 12 vol., uncut (limited number printed), Villon Society, 1882-4, 8vo. (142) Shepherd, £11 5S. 1542 Roberts (D.) Holy Land, Egypt and Nubia, 4 vol., lithograph plates, half morocco, g. e., 1842-6, folio (228) Ridler, £4 1543 Schreiber (Lady Charlotte). Playing Cards of Various Ages and Countries, 3 vol., numerous plates, half morocco gilt, with bookplate of the authoress in each volume, 1892-95, imperial folio (434) Rimell, £3 17s. 6d. 1544 Scrope (W.) Art of Deer-Stalking, first edition, plates after Sir Edwin Landseer, calf gilt, g. e., 1838, 8vo. (92)
Dobell, £4 1545 Scrope (W.) Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing, first edition, plates after Sir D. Wilkie and E. Landseer, calf gilt, g. e., 1843, 8vo. (93) W. Brown, £5 Notes, etchings by Brunet-Debaines, cloth, 1879, 4to. (215) Maggs, £5 5s. 1547 Symonds (J. A.) Renaissance in Italy. The Age of the Despots, second edition, 1880-Revival of Learning, first edition, 1877-Italian Literature, first edition, 2 vol., 1881— The Fine Arts, first edition, 1877, together 4 vol., calf gilt, 1877-81, 8vo. (135) Bumpus, £9 15s.
1546 Stevenson (R. L.) Edinburgh. Picturesque
1548 Tennyson (Alfred, Lord). The Passing of Arthur, original printed wrappers, Macmillan, 1884, 8vo. (137) Lent, £2 155. 1549 Vyner (R.) Notitia Venatica, a Treatise on Fox Hunting, coloured plates by Ackermann, original covers preserved, calf extra, by Rivière and Son, 1847, 8vo. (94) Hornstein, £4 IOS.
SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE.
BINDINGS BY THE GUILD OF WOMEN-BINDERS AND THE
1550 [This collection of modern bindings recalls the sale which took place on December 10th last year (see BOOKPRICES CURRENT, vol. xv., p. 180), when a hundred specimens from the work-rooms of the same institutions realised a total sum
of £720 10s. 6d. On this occasion the catalogue contained 122 entries, and the total amount realised was £1,293 6s. 6d. The largest sum (£310) was obtained for a quite modern manuscript on vellum-"The Office of the Holy Eucharist"-but in this case the 60 folio pages that comprised it were decorated throughout with original designs, illuminated in gold and colours, based on a study of the work of the 13th and 14th centuries. The binding was mediaeval morocco, embossed with a design specially made for it by the artist himself, who is stated to have been occupied during a period of ten years in the execution of the manuscript. One of the finest bindings in the collection showed a design of purple and blue pansies, with ornate decorations of red berries and leafy scrollwork. It encased a Japan vellum copy of Keats' Poems, 1897, and was the work of P. A. Savoldelli, of the Hampstead Bindery (£22). A full report of this sale appeared in the Times and the Morning Post of December 17th, and to these reference must be made for any further information that may be required.—ED.]
DECEMBER 17TH AND 18TH, 1901.]
SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE.
THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE MR. J. J. BROWN AND OTHER PROPERTIES.
(No. of Lots, 735; amount realised, £1,138 2s.)
1551 Annales Archéologiques, dirigées par Didron Ainé, vol. i.-xxviii., plates (vol. i. water-stained), half calf, Paris, 1844-81, 4to. (497) Quaritch, £5 10s. 1552 Archæologia Cambrensis, a Record of the Antiquities of Wales and its Marches, and the Journal of the Cambrian Archæological Association from 1847 to 1900 (wanted 1859, 1874 and 1885), the first 37 vol. in half calf, 4 vol. cloth, the remainder in parts (4 wanted)-Baker and Francis. Surveys of Gower and Kilvey, half calf, n.d., numerous plates, 1847-1900, folio (288) Quaritch, £20