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2734 Munchausen. Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen, coloured plates by Rowlandson, cloth, 1809, 8vo. (424) Edwards, £2 25.
2735 Newgate Calendar, 4 vol., woodcuts, cloth, 1824, 8vo. (212) Maggs, £1 6s. 2736 Orthodox Communicant (The) by way of Meditation, vig. nettes, engraved throughout within ornamental borders, by Sturt, old morocco, borders of gold, g. e., 1721, 8vo. (421) Maggs, £125. 2737 Oxberry (W.) New English Drama, 20 vol., half calf, 1818, 8vo. (216) Rimell, £2 2738 Pater (W.) Marius the Epicurean, his Sensations and Ideas, 2 vol., first edition, cloth, 1885, 8vo. (598) Quaritch, £4 2739 Piranesi (G. B. and F.) Views in Rome, fine impressions, with ex-libris of Robert Bell, Livesey, Kildale, oblong folio (790) Bartham, £4 15s. 2740 Royal Asiatic Society. Journal of the China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, from 1890 to 1898, in 6 vol., half bound (709) Otani, £3 55. 2741 Royal Asiatic Society. Journal of the North-China Branch of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1858 to 1860 and 1864 to 1888, in 12 vol., cloth, 8vo. (642) Quaritch, £6 15s.
2742 Shelley (P. B.) Poetical Works, edited vol., cloth, 1882, 8vo. (169)
by A. B. Forman, 4 A. Jackson, £2 5s. Famous Parts of the
2743 Speed (John). Prospect of the most World (including Great Britain and America), maps, calf, 1627, folio (779) Maggs, £3 2744 Thackeray (W. M.) The Newcomes, first edition, plates by R. Doyle, 24 parts, in the original wrappers, 1855, 8vo. (73) Karslake, £2 10s.
2745 Thomson (J.) Illustrations of China, 4 vol., illustrations (w.a. f.), 1873-74, folio (765) Edwards, £1
2746 Tyburn Chronicle, 4 vol., plates, half bound, n. d., 8vo. (214) Rimell, £2 3s.
2747 Variedades ó Messagero de Londres, 2 vol. in 3, coloured plates of views in London, costumes, etc. (a Spanish reprint of Ackermann's Repository), calf, Londres, R. Ackermann, 1824, 8vo. (27) Karslake, I IOS. 2748 White (J.) Journal of a Voyage to New South Wales, 65 coloured plates, calf, 1790, 4to. (523) Booth, £1 125.
[MARCH 14TH, 1902.]
SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE.
A SELECTED PORTION OF THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE RIGHT HON. THE EARL OF ORFORD.
(No. of Lots, 217; amount realised, £2,281 2s. 6d.)
[NOTE.-On June 10th, 1895, a portion of this Library was sold by auction by Messrs. Sotheby, when 340 lots realised £2,609 12s. 6d. See BOOK-PRICES CURRENT, vol. ix., page 333.-ED.]
2749 Apuleius. L'Amour de Cupido et de Psiche, title within woodcut border and 32 woodcuts within borders by Le Petit Bernard, old French morocco gilt, y. e., Yemeniz copy, Paris, Jnune de Marnef, 1546, 12mo. (4)
Quaritch, £8 8s. 2750 Assemanus (S. E.) Oratio ad Cardinales in Basilica Vaticana, contemporary Italian morocco, elaborate gilt tooled ornaments, royal arms of England on ermine mantle, the arms of Henry Benedict Stuart, called the Cardinal of York (as King Henry IX.), on sides (from the Cardinal of York's library), Roma, 1769, folio (5) Quaritch, £36 2751 Atterbury (Bishop Francis). Sermons and Discourses, LARGE PAPER, portrait after Kneller by Vertue, 2 vol., old English morocco, full gilt floreate backs, ornamental frame sides, g. e. (Harleian), J. Bowyer, 1723, royal 8vo. (6)
Tregaskis, £2 2752 Bartolus (Paulus). Epistola Pastoralis ad Clerum et Populum Tifernatis dœcesis, old Italian calf gilt, with the arms of B. Henry Stuart, called Cardinal Duke of York, Roma, 1802, 4to. (10) Matthews, 10 2753 Bergondi (Andrea, Scultore). In Lode delle Belle Arte Orazione e componimenti Poetici, Italian morocco, the sides covered in gilt ornaments, with the arms of Henry Benedict Stuart, called Cardinal Duke of York, g. e., Roma, 1773, 4to. (13) Karslake, £75s. 2754 Berquin (M.) Idylles (Premier et Second Recueils), frontispiece and 24 plates after Marillier, 2 vol., old French calf gilt, r. e., Paris, Ruault, 1775, small 8vo. (14) Tregaskis, £1 75. 2755 Blomefield (Rev. J.) and Rev. Charles Parkin. Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk, original edition, plans and numerous plates, 5 vol., russia gilt, m. e., good copy, Fersfield, 1739-Lynn, 1775, folio (16)
Leighton, £19 2756 Boileau Despréaux (N.) Euvres, portrait and plates (not signed), 2 vol., old French morocco, full gilt floreate backs, line sides, with arms of Victoire-Louise-Marie Thérèse, second daughter of Louis XV., g.e. (Derome), Paris, David et Durand, 1745, small 8vo. (17)
2757 Bossuet (J. B.) Exposition de la Doctrine de l'Eglise Catholique, sur les matières de Controverse, nouvelle édition, old French morocco, full gilt floreate back, line sides, with the arms of Madame Sophie-Elizabeth, third daughter of Louis XV., g. on e. (Derome), Paris, G. Desprez, 1761, small 8vo. (19) Quaritch, £12 12s. 2758 Brice (Germain). Nouvelle Description de la Ville de Paris, 8e edition, numerous plates, 4 vol., old French morocco, crowned L in monogram and fleurs-de-lis on backs, line sides, with arms of Marie-Adelaide, eldest daughter of Louis XV., g.e. (Derome), J. M. Gandouin, 1725, small 8vo. (21) Quaritch, £24 IOS. 2759 Canones et Decreta Sacrosancti Ecumenici et Generalis Concilii Tridentini sub Paulo III., Julio III., Pio IIII., Pontt. Max., editio prima (some leaves at end stained), contemporary Venetian morocco, full gilt floreate back, the sides covered with rich gilt arabesques, branch ornaments, with an ornamental shield (blank) surmounted by a cardinal's hat within diagonal compartment in centres, gilt and gauffred edges, Roma ap. Paulum Manutium Ald F., 1564, small folio (23) Lord Aldenham, £18 2760 Charles I. Eikon Basilike, large copy (? large paper), ruled in red, portrait by Hollar and plate, proof plate of the King within pillars, plate of the execution and facsimile of his handwriting inserted, old English morocco, richly gilt ornamental back and frame sides, with the royal arms of England (Charles II.), g. e., George Daniel's copy, who called it "large paper" in a note on fly-leaf (no place or printer's name), 1649, royal 8vo. (28) Quaritch, £81 2761 Clarendon (Edward Earl of). History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars, and Life, new edition, with all the suppressed passages and notes, II vol., russia extra, m. e., Oxford, 1826-27, 8vo. (30) Sotheran, £3 18s. 2762 Cochlæus (Jo.) Antiqua Regum Italiæ Gothicum Gentis rescripta; et Autenticæ Justiniani L. Imp. de Rebus Sacris, titles within woodcut borders, 2 vol. in 1, old English calf, stamped on the upper cover with figures of four English saints in compartments, and on the other with the arms of King Henry VIII., with leopard and griffin supporters, city arms, with sun, moon and stars above, surrounded by a quotation from the Psalms beginning, Confitemini Dominum quoniam," with initials of the binder, G. R., small 8vo. (31) Quaritch, £51 2763 Conseils de l'Amitié (Les) [par l'Abbé Punetz], old French morocco, gilt floreate back, line sides, g. e., Madame de Pompadour's copy, with her arms on sides (Derome), Paris, Guérin, 1746, 12mo. (32) Quaritch, £7 1OS. 2764 Corneille (Pierre). Le Théâtre, reveu et corrigé par l'Autheur, Parties I. et II., portrait and frontispiece, 2 vol. in 1, old French calf gilt, g. e., old ex-libris in cover, Imprimé à Rouen et se Vend à Paris, chez G. de Luyne, 1664, folio (33) Sotheran, £45s.
[The Toison d'Or was published for the first time in this edition, in which Corneille also introduces a new system of orthography to facilitate foreigners in the pronunciation of the French language.-Catalogue.]
2765 Corneille (Pierre). Rodogune, Princesse des Parthes, Tragédie, frontispiece after Boucher, India proof portrait of Corneille by Taurel, 1829, proof print of Madame de Pompadour as "La Belle Jardinière" after Vanloo by Anselin, and an autograph letter of Madame de Pompadour (1 page 8vo.) directed to Monsieur Poisson à Montigny, with her armorial seal on the address, half calf, with ex-libris of Count H. de la Bedoyère, Au Nord, 1760, 4to. (34) Quaritch, £37 2766 Curtis (William). Flora Londinensis. Plates and Descriptions of such Plants as grow wild in the Environs of London, coloured plates, portrait inserted, 2 vol., russia, 1777-98, royal folio (36) E. Parsons, £4 4s. 2767 Dance of Death. La grande Danse Macabre des Hommes et des femmes, historiée et renouvellée de Vieux Gaulois en language de plus poli de notre temps, woodcuts, vellum gilt, Troyes, J. A. Garnier, s. d., small 4to. (38)
Young, £2 12s. 2768 Dibdin (Dr. T. F.) Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, numerous portraits, views, facsimiles and other illustrations, some on India paper, with the series of groups illustrating the physiognomy, manners and character of the people of France and Germany by George Lewis inserted, 3 vol. bound in 4, russia extra, with gilt and blind ornaments, g. e., Payne and Foss, etc., 1821-23, imperial 8vo. (42) Sotheran, £14 2769 Donne (Dr. John). Letters to Several Persons of Honour, published by John Donne, Dr. of the Civil Law, first edition, portrait by Lombart, old calf, J. Flesher for R. Marriott, 1651, small 4to. (43) Maggs, 1 16s. 2770 Du Barry. "Livre de Jeu" de Jean du Barri, Brother-in-law of Madame du Barry. Manuscript Entries of Sums Won and Lost by Jean du Barry at Various Celebrated Salons in Paris in 1775, 1776, 1777 and 1778, bound in 4 vol., old French morocco gilt, with arms of Lord Stuart de Rothesay stamped blind on sides, clasps, 1775-8, oblong 8vo. (45) Mathews, 19 2771 Eden (Hon. Miss). Portraits of the Princes and People of India, 26 lithographs, coloured and mounted like drawings, half morocco, R. Dickenson, 1844, imperial folio (47) Quaritch, £2 8s. 2772 Erra (C. A.) Storia dell' Imagine, e Chiesa di Santa Maria in portico di Campitelli, dedicata al Cardinale Duca di Yorck (Henry Benedict Stuart), Italian russia, with gilt ornaments and arms of Pope Pius VI. (Broschi), g. e., Roma, 1750, small 4to. (48) Downing, £2 8s. 2773 Flechier (Esprit). Recueil des Oraisons Funèbres, old French morocco, full gilt floreate back, line sides, with arms of Madame Victoire de France and her ex-libris in
cover, m. e. (Derome), signed inscription on fly-leaf, Paris, Desaint, 1749, small 8vo. (50) Quaritch, £8 8s. 2774 Fremiot de Chantal. Beatificationis et Canonizationis Ven. Servæ Dei Jo. Franciscæ Fremiot de Chantal. . . . Positio super puncto probationum, etc., old Italian calf, with rich gilt ornaments, g. e., from the library of B. Henry Stuart, called Cardinal Duke of York, Roma, 1737, small folio (52) Denham, £5
2775 Garnet. Actio in Henricum Garnetum Soc. Jes. in Anglia Superiorum, et cæteros qui proditione longè immanissima Serenis. Britanniæ Magnæ Regem et Regni Angli Ordines pulvere fulminati e medio tollere conjurarunt, etc. (Gunpowder Plot), Omnia ex Anglico a G. Camdeno Latinè Versa, contemporary English calf, line tooled, with corner fleurons and the arms of King James I. on sides and initials W. Y., plain edges, Jo. Norton, 1607, small 4to. (53)
Quaritch, £20 2776 Gioseppe di S. Teresa (P. J. Giov.) Istoria delle Guerre del Regno del Brasile, portrait, map and plates, 2 vol. in 1, old calf gilt, with the arms of the Old Pretender and Clementina Sobieski on sides, from the library of H. B. Stuart, Cardinal of York, Roma, 1698, small folio (54)
Quaritch, £30 105. 2777 Gomberville (Marin Le Roy de). Polexandre; revue, changee et augmentee en cette dernière édition, frontispieces (margins cut into), 5 vol., old French morocco, full gilt floreate backs, line sides, with arms of the Duchesse de Grammont (Choiseul-Stainville), g. e. (Derome), Paris, A. Courbé, 1645-38, small 8vo. (55) Mathews, £7 IOS.
2778 Grammont (Comte de). Mémoires, par le C. Antoine Hamilton, 72 coloured portraits, calf gilt, m. e., Edwards, s. d. (1793), 4to. (56) J. Bumpus, £10 2779 Granger (James). A Biographical History of England, fifth edition, LARGE PAPER, illustrated with 320 portraits, chiefly the series of Richardson and Baynes' reprints, 6 vol., russia extra, m. e., W. Baynes, 1824, royal 8vo. (57)
Downing, £7 10s. 2780 Hatsell (John). Precedents of Proceedings in the House of Commons, with Observations, new edition, with additions, 4 vol., Cambridge panelled calf extra, inside dentelles, g. e., Hansard, 1818, 4to. (60) Kelly, £2 18s. 2781 H. B. [Doyle (John).] Political Sketches, plates 1-900, neatly inlaid on brown paper in 9 vol., half morocco, with descriptive key to plates 601-800 in 8vo., McLean, folio (61) Downing, 10 IOS. 2782 Holbein (Hans). Imagines Mortis, duodecim Imaginibus praeter priores totidemque inscriptionibus, praeter epigrammata è Gallicis à Georgio Emilio in Latinum versa, cumulatae, 53 woodcuts after Holbein, crushed morocco, plain, inside dentelles, g. e., by Trautz-Bauzonnet (Yemeniz copy), C. Frellonius, Lugduni, sub scuto Coloniense, 1547, 12mo. (64) Quaritch, £7 15s.