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Thomas Smith, Knight Gouvernour of the East India Companie, etc., calf, 1615, 4to. (120) Quaritch, £5 10S. 2550 Evelyn (J.) Fumifugium, or the inconvenience of the Aer (sic) and Smoak of London Dissipated, first edition, calf, 1661, 4to. (134) Pickering, £2 4s. 2551 Fielding (H.) A Proposal for making an effectual Provision for the Poor, for amending their Morals and for rendering them useful Members of Society, folding plan, first edition, half morocco, 1753, 8vo. (139) Thorp, £1 14s. 2552 Gallantry a-la-Mode, a Satirical Poem, representing the Vanities of several Humours of this Present Age, original sheep, the lower margin of page 1 shaved, 1674, 8vo. (146) Pickering, £2 2553 Hakluyt (R.) The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation made by Sea or Overland, to the remote and furthest distant quarters of the Earth at any time within the compasse of these 1600 yeres, folding map in facsimile, 3 vol., morocco extra, gilt sides, full gilt backs, g. e., Roger Payne style, by W. Pratt, containing the original Voyage to Cadiz, 1598-1600, folio (160) Maggs, £29 10S.
[The original edition of Hakluyt's "Voyages" was published in 1589, folio, black letter. The six leaves (between pp. 643 and 644) containing the "famous Voyage of Sir Francis Drake," i.e., the Voyage to Cadiz, were suppressed. -ED.]
2554 Hawkins (Sir Richard). Observations on his Voyage into the South Sea, Anno Domini 1593, calf extra, g. e., 1622, small folio (165) Pickering, £7 2555 Moryson (Fynes). An Itinerary containing his Ten Yeeres Travel through Germany, Bohmerland, . . . France, England, Scotland and Ireland, calf antique, wanted title-page and the lower half of the leaf "An Itinerary" torn off, not subject to return, 1617, folio (242) Ridler, £2 12s. 2556 Mun (T.) A Discourse of Trade from England unto the East Indies, answering the diverse objections which are usually made against the same, calf, 1621, 4to. (243)
Quaritch, £3 2557 Mun (T.) England's Treasure by Forraign Trade, or the Ballance of our Forraign Trade is the rule of our Treasure, first edition, original calf, 1664, 8vo. (245) Quaritch, £1 6s. 2558 Nicolay (N.) Navigations, Peregrinations and Voyages, devided into foure Bookes, translated out of the French by T. Washington the younger, full-page woodcuts within borders, russia extra, 1585, 4to. (254) Quaritch, £4 8s. 2559 Overstone (Lord). Tracts, and other Publications on Metallic and Paper Currency, uncut, Privately printed, 1857, 8vo. (260) Ridler, £1 7s. 2560 Person (D., of Loghlands in Scotland). Varieties, or a Surveigh of rare and excellent matters, necessary and delectable for all sorts of Persons, calf gilt, 1635, 4to. (265)
2561 Pigafetta (P.) A Report of the Kingdome of Congo, a Region of Africa, and of the Countries that border rounde about the same, full-page woodcut illustrations, half bound, margins cut into, not subject to return, 1597, 4to. (267) Thorp, £2 25. 2562 [Powel (J.)] The Assize of Bread, with sundry good and needful Ordinances for Bakers, Brewers, Innholders, Victuallers, Vintners and Butchers, black letter, woodcuts, half russia, 1684, 4to. (276) Karslake, I 18s. 2563 Prynne (W.) Histrio-Mastix, the Players Scourge, or Actor's Tragedie, old calf rebacked, some leaves wormed, 1633, 4to. (286) Pickering, £1 18s. 2564 Ravenscroft (E.) Titus Andronicus, or the Rape of Lavinia, acted at the Theatre Royall. A Tragedy altered from Mr. Shakespear's Works, first edition, half calf, 1687, 4to. (301) Pickering, £2 14s.
2565 R. (T.) The Trade's Increase, first edition, calf gilt, uncut, 1615, 4to. (319) Quaritch, £5 2566 [Sheridan (T.)] Discourse of the Rise and Power of Parliaments, old English morocco, sides covered with gold tooling, g. e., 1677, 8vo. (345) Pickering, £1 19s. 2567 Smith (Captain John). England's Improvement Reviv'd, digested into Six Books, old calf, rebacked, In the Savoy, 1670, 4to. (353) Harding, 1 25. 2568 Stevens (C.) and John Liebault. The Maison Rustique, or the Countrey Farm, translated into English by Richard Surflet, now newly revised by G. Markham, old calf, rebacked, top of title cut off, 1616, folio (368) Ridler, £2 25. 2569 Stith (W.) History of the First Discovery and Settlement of Virginia, old calf, rebacked, Virginia printed, London reprinted 1753, 8vo. (369) Maggs, £45s. 2570 Stradling (J.) Epigrammatum, libri quatuor, morocco extra, g. e., title defective and repaired, Lond., impensis G. Bishop et J. Norton, 1607, 8vo. (370) Ridler, £2 18s. 2571 Treatise (A) touching the East-Indian Trade, or a Discourse (turned out of French into English) concerning the Establishment of a French Company for the Commerce of the East-Indies, calf, Edinburgh, 1695, 4to. (386) Maggs, £115s. 2572 Venner (T.) Via Recta ad Vitam Longam, also an Accurate Treatise concerning Tobacco, by the same author, portrait inserted, old calf, rebacked, 1660-A Brief and Accurate Treatise concerning the Taking of the Fume of Tobacco, calf, 1660, 4to. (404) Maggs, £110S.
2573 Violet (T.) A True Narrative of the Proceedings in the Court of Admiraltie against the Ships, Sampson, Salvador and George, their Silver and Lading, title and frontispiece cut round and mounted, calf gilt, 1659-Dunton (J.) A true Journal of the Sally Fleet, with the proceedings of the Voyage, folding frontispiece (slightly defective), calf gilt, 1637, 4to. (407) Maggs, £2 18s.
SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE.
THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE REV. CANON ISAAC TAYLOR AND OTHER PROPERTIES.
(No. of Lots, 378; amount realised, £443 6s. 6d.)
2574 Ainsworth (W. H.) Windsor Castle, new edition (first in 8vo.), illustrations by G. Cruikshank and Tony Johannot, original cloth, uncut, 1843, 8vo. (347) Braun, £2 2s. 2575 Beaumont and Fletcher. Works, with Notes and Memoir by Rev. A. Dyce, II vol., best edition, portraits, clean copy in original cloth, Moxon, 1843-6, 8vo. (368) Maggs, £7 15s. 2576 Birch (W. de Gray). Cartularium Saxonicum, a Collection of Charters relating to Anglo-Saxon History, 3 vol., uncut, 1885-93, 4to. (116) Quaritch, LI 14s. 2577 Bosworth (J.) Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, edited and enlarged by T. N. Toller, 4 parts in 5, 1882-98, 4to. (127) Quaritch, LI 15s. 2578 Burgess (J.) Archæological Survey of Western India: Belgâm and Kaladgi-Bidar and Aurangabad—Kâthiâwâd and Kachi, illustrations, 3 vol., half morocco, g. t., 1874-8, 4to. (119) Otani, £5 5s. 2579 Catlin (G.) North American Indian Portfolio, 25 coloured plates of hunting scenes and amusements, in portfolio, 1844, folio (261) Quaritch, £12 IOS. 2580 Cricket. Frederick Lillywhite's Cricket Scores, and Biographies of Celebrated Cricketers, from 1746 to 1854, half calf, 1862-3-M.C.C. Arthur Haygarth's Cricket Scores and Biographies, continuation of the preceding, 1855-76, cloth as published, together 13 vol. (a full manuscript Index added), 1862-80, 8vo. (176) Riley, £7 5s. 2581 Cruikshank (G.) Grimm's German Popular Stories, 2 vol., plates by G. Cruikshank (name written on engraved titles), soiled, half calf, 1827, 1826, 8vo. (180) Spencer, £3 12s. 2582 Dawkins (W. B.) Early Man in Britain and his place in the Tertiary Period, illustrations, uncut, 1880, 8vo. (14) Quaritch, £2 6s. 2583 Dickens (C.) Nicholas Nickleby, first edition, illustrations by "Phiz," in the original parts, with all the wrappers, 1839, 8vo. (287) Maggs, £2 6s. 2584 Doyle (J. E.) The Official Baronage of England, numerous portraits and facsimiles, 3 vol., half morocco, g. t., 1886, 4to. (115) Young, £1 6s. 2585 Duncker (Max). The History of Antiquity, translated from the German by Evelyn Abbot, 6 vol., 1877-82, 8vo. (42) Bull, £1 8s. 2586 Egypt Exploration Fund. Publications, numerous illustrations and maps, Memoirs i. to vi. and viii. as published, 1885-91, 4to. (143) Quaritch, £3 25.
2587 Encyclopædia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General Literature, ninth edition, maps and plates, 24 vol. and Index, publisher's cloth, Black, 1875-89, 4to. (133)
Otani, £9 2588 Fabretti (A.) Corpus Inscriptionum Italicarum Antiquioris aevi Ordine Geographicæ Digestum et Glossarium Italicum, plates, bound in 2 vol., half morocco, m. e., the first vol. interleaved with numerous manuscript additions, 1867, 4to. (113) Baker, £1 135. 2589 Fergusson (J.) and J. Burgess. The Cave Temples of India, map and illustrations, half morocco, g. t., 1880, 4to. (114) Otani, £2 25. 2590 Ferrario (J.) Le Costume Ancien et Moderne, ou Histoire du Gouvernement, de la Milice, de la Religion, des Arts et Usages, de Peuples Anciens et Modernes de l'Europe, Afrique, Amérique et Asie, 17 vol., maps, upwards of 1700 coloured and other engravings of costumes, habits, sports, etc., half calf, some backs defective, Milan, 1827, royal 4to. (264) Edwards, 2 105. 2591 Freeman (E. A.) The History of Sicily from the Earliest Times, maps and plate, 4 vol., uncut, 1891-4, 8vo. (7), Quaritch, £2 155. 2592 Gillray (J.) Works from the original plates, including those suppressed, with additions of many subjects not before collected, 2 vol., half morocco, g. e., Bohn, n. d., folio (258) Quaritch, £4 135.
2593 Gyron le Courtoys. Auecques la deuise des armes de tous les cheualiers de la table ronde, gothic letter, double columns, 46 lines to a full page, with 1 full and 5 threequarter page woodcuts and numerous large black and grotesque initials, leaf of prologue inlaid, 5 leaves defective, one or two shaved in text and a few others repaired in margin (therefore sold not subject to return), but a large and generally good copy, morocco covered with gold tooling, by Wright, Imprime a Paris pour Anthoine Verard, s. d. (1501), folio (240) Wenlock, £33 10s.
[Only a few perfect copies are known of this rare volume from Verard's press. The collation of the present example agrees with Macfarlane (No. 139), except that there are six large woodcuts (in place of the four mentioned). peculiarity of the smaller type, used in a few leaves of some copies, appears in this in the prologue. Formerly Prince d'Essling's copy, with his arms painted in gold and colours at beginning, and sold at his sale in 1845 for 950 fr.Catalogue.]
2594 Head (B. V.) Historia Numorum, a Manual of Greek Numismatics, illustrations, half morocco, g. t., 1887, royal 8vo. (17) C. J. Wright, £1 5s. 2595 Hogarth (W.) Works from the original plates restored by Heath, with Biographical Essay by Nichols, half morocco, g. e., Baldwin and Co. (1822), folio (259)
Hill, £3 6s.
2596 Hunter (W. W.) The Imperial Gazetteer of India, map, 14 vol., half morocco, 1885-7, 8vo. (10) Otani, £210s. 2597 Lever (C.) Our Mess, 2 vol., first edition, illustrations by “Phiz,” original cloth, uncut, Dublin, 1844, 8vo. (335)
Maggs, £2 45. 2598 Livius. Deche di Tito Livio Vulgare hystoriæ, roman letter, double columns, title in red, with Giunta's device below and woodcut above, 3 large woodcuts within full-page borders and several hundred smaller cuts of the best Italian school, numerous ornamental initials, a few wormholes at beginning and end, waterstain on some leaves, contemporary writing on blank of title and arms and crest of former owner inked in on blank of first border, large copy with borders intact, old half binding, Venet., B. de Žanis de Portesio, 1511, folio (241) Tregaskis, £8 12s. 6d.
[Of the numerous beautiful woodcuts many have the initial "F," and a few the initial "b" found in the Malermi Bible. Catalogue.]
2599 Mommsen (T.) The Provinces of the Roman Empire from Cæsar to Diocletian, translated by W. P. Dickson, maps, 2 vol., uncut, 1886, 8vo. (9) Hill, £1 95. 2600 Murray (Rev. J.) History of the War in America, 2 vol., portraits and map, clean copy, sheep (joints of vol. i. cracked), Newcastle, n. d., 8vo. (184) Quaritch, £2 12s. 2601 Palæographical Society. Publications, Facsimiles of Ancient Manuscripts, parts i. to xiii.-Second series, parts i., ii., iii. -Oriental series, parts i. to viii., numerous plates, as published, 1873-83, folio (157) Quaritch, £19 2602 Plautus Comediae XX., ex emendationibus atque Commentariis Bernard Saraceni, Joan Vallae, etc., gothic letter, woodcut title, defective, woodcuts (one the full size of the page), vellum, Venetiis, L. Soardum, 1511, folio (245) Leighton, 1 IOS. 2603 Pratt (Anne). The Flowering Plants, Grasses, Sedges and Ferns of Great Britain, coloured plates, 6 vol., Warne, n. d., 8vo. (II) Hill, £2 4s. Waverley Novels, Abbotsford Edition, 12 vol., plates after Stanfield, Nasmyth, Turner, etc. and numerous other illustrations, original cloth, Edinburgh, 1842-7, 8vo. (340) Edwards, £4 IOS.
2604 Scott (Sir W.)
2605 Shelley (P. B.) The Revolt of Islam, a Poem, first edition, half calf, 1818, 8vo. (209)
2606 Skene (W. F.) Celtic Scotland, a History of Ancient Alban, map, 3 vol., 1876-80, 8vo. (3) Young, £1 13s. 2607 Stothard (T.) Illustrations to Robinson Crusoe, 22 plates, proofs on India paper, before the letters, engraved by Heath, in portfolio, 4to. (269)
2608 Taylor (C.) Picturesque Beauties of Shakespeare, 40 plates only, half bound, 1783-7, 4to. (147) Maggs, £3 11S.
2609 Thackeray (W. M.) The Adventures of Philip on his Way through the World, 3 vol., first edition, original cloth, uncut 1862, 8vo. (322)