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Collier had heard of a fourth, but they are extremely rare. A second edition appeared in 1587, a copy of which is in the British Museum Library.-Catalogue.] 3175 Phillips (Stephen). Erasmus, a Poem, uncut, 1894, 4to. (966) James, £3 16s. 3176 Poems. Pope (Alexander). Ode on St. Cecilia's Day, first edition, B. Lintott, 1713-Gay (John). The Fan, a Poem, first edition, J. Tonson, 1714-[Addison (Jo.)] To Her Royal Highness the Princess of Wales, with the Tragedy of Cato, 1714-To Sir Godfrey Kneller on his Picture of the King, ib., 1716-Rowe (N.) Ode for the New Year, 1716, first edition, ib., 1716-A Poem on the Memorable fall of Chloe's P-s Pot, A. Baldwin, 1713-Gay (John). Rural Sports, first edition, J. Bourne, 1713-The Fair Quakers, J. Morphew, 1713-Pope (A.) Windsor Forest, first edition, B. Lintott, 1713, and other Poems, in I vol., half bound, folio (1010) Pickering, £60

3177 Politianus. Opera Omnia, et alia quædam lectu digna, 2 vol., fine copy, old calf, Venet., in Adibus Aldi, 1498, Mense Julio, folio (1009) Rawson, £10 10s. [Editio princeps. A fine copy, with the capitals painted throughout. The arms of a former owner have been illuminated on the recto of a 4. "There is" (says Dibdin) "probably no production of the Aldine press which exceeds the present in the beauty of type and of printing."-Catalogue.]

3178 Portfolio (The). An Artistic Periodical, edited by P. G. Hamerton, 1870 to 1893, with numerous illustrations after Sir E. J. Poynter, Sir E. Burne-Jones, G. F. Watts, P. H. Calderon, H. S. Marks, Sir F. Leighton and other celebrated artists, half morocco, t. e. g. (the last four volumes not uniform in colour), together 24 vol., folio (1011)

Edwards, £12 3179 Portraits of Race-Horses. Horses with Pedigrees, a series of thirty large Plates of celebrated Race-Horses, chiefly from paintings by Jas. Seymour (no title), in the original half binding, Thos. Butler, Pall Mall, 1753, oblong folio (281) Hornstein, £20 5s.

3180 Reynolds (Sir Joshua). Works. Engravings from the Pictures and Sketches painted by Sir Joshua Reynolds, comprising the whole of his works, engraved by S. W. Reynolds, 3 vol., original proofs on India paper of the 300 plates (a few somewhat spotted), half morocco gilt, g. e., Published by S. W. Reynolds, Bayswater, 1820, folio (1263)

3181 Scrope (William). The Art of Deer-Stalking

Quaritch, £274 with some

Account of the Nature and Habits of Red Deer, first edition, with tinted plates after paintings by E. and C. Landseer, and by the author, fine copy in the original cloth, uncut, 1838, 8vo. (916)

3182 Shakespeare (Mr. William). Comedies, Tragedies, published according to the

Sabin, £13 Histories and True Originall

Copies, Ben Jonson's verses ruled in red, cut close to the text and mounted, title containing Droeshout's portrait ruled, cut close to text, slightly mended and mounted, last leaf backed, and 2 or 3 words damaged, portion of lower outside corner of P. p. torn off, making 4 lines defective, and very small hole in same leaf, very small rust holes in L and U, some smears and age spots throughout, russia gilt, m. e. (Roger Payne), with fine large ex-libris of Anna Damer by Agnes Berry, 1793, Printed by Isaac Jaggard and Ed. Blount, 1623, folio (784) Pickering, £620

[The first folio edition of Shakespeare, and, apart from the above defects, a very good copy, genuine throughout, and not in any way tampered with. It measures 12% by 8in. It has numerous emendations and corrections, indications of locality, etc., in a contemporary hand.--Catalogue.] 3183 Shakespeare. Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, published according to the true Originall Copies, the second impression, portrait by Droeshout supplied from a shorter copy (wanted the verses by Ben Jonson), last leaf slightly defective in the margins and mended, else a sound and clean copy, measuring 134 in. by 834 in., in the original calf, rebacked, Tho: Cotes for Robert Allot, 1632, folio (1274) Sotheran, £100 3184 Shakespeare. Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, published according to the true Originall Copies, the second impression, brilliant impression of the portrait by Droeshout, very fine and unwashed copy, in morocco, richly tooled, g. e. (bound in the early part of the last century), Printed by Thomas Cotes for John Smethwick, and are to be sold at his shop in Saint Dunstan's Churchyard, 1632, folio (1273) Jackson, £690 [The above copy contains the extraordinarily rare Smethwick title-page. The editor of "Lowndes" knew of its existence, but could only cite the example now in the Lenox Library, New York. To mention a few of the more famous copies of this edition which have occurred for sale, the Daniel, Tite, Orford (sold for £540), Ives and Daly copies, all contained the Allot title-page. The same remark applies to each of the three copies in the British Museum and also to the Huth copy. In addition to all the irregularities of pagination mentioned in Lowndes (excepting that page 49 in Henry IV. is correctly paged), there occur in the present copy two errors quite unknown to the editor of Lowndes. In King Lear, page 321 is misprinted 323 and page 324 is misprinted 322. Inserted is an autograph letter, dated December 12, 1842, from Dr. Bandinel (Bodley's librarian) in reference to editions of King Lear. This very fine copy measures 123 by 8 inches.-Catalogue.] 3185 Smith (J. T.) Nollekens and his Times, with Memoirs of several Contemporary Artists, 2 vol., portrait, extended to 4 vol. by the insertion of about 320 scarce mezzotint and

other portraits, views, ancient houses, churches, coloured prints by Rowlandson, Mulready, one penny envelope, antiquities, London views, engravings after Hogarth, etc., autograph letters of Joseph Nollekens and, others, and several other interesting items, with specially printed titles, russia extra, broad gold borders on sides, g. e., 1829, 8vo. (915) Maggs, £17 10S. 3186 Stage-Plays. An Ordinance of the Lords and Commons assembled in Parliament, for the utter suppression and abolishing of all Stage-Plays and Interludes, with the Penalties to be inflicted upon the Actors and Spectators herein exprest, morocco extra, t. e. g., uncut, Imprinted at London for John Wright, at the King's-Head in the old Bayley, 1647, 4to. (1238) £14

[An excessively rare tract of seven leaves; as an uncut copy it is possibly unique. Inserted is a letter from Payne Collier to George Daniel, dated June 28, 1831. Collier writes: "I thank you for your invitation and will avail myself of it without fail. I promise myself great pleasure in looking over your treasures, qualified, though it may be, by some tincture of envy. However, I will make up my mind to be as little spiteful as possible." In 1846 Collier gave an account of this tract in his "Memoirs of the Principal Actors in the Plays of Shakespeare."-Catalogue.] 3187 Stevenson (Robert Louis). Works, "Edinburgh Edition," including the Appendix, consisting of facsimiles of scarce little pieces printed at Davos-Platz, 30 vol., uncut, t. e. g., Edinburgh, 1894-98, 8vo. (1083) J. Bumpus, £34 10s. [The Letters of Stevenson to his Family and Friends, 2 vol., contain the suppressed end papers.-Catalogue.] 3188 Stowe (John). The Annales of England, Faithfully collected out of the most autenticall Authors, woodcut title, black letter, original calf (rebacked), George Bishop (1605), 4to. (1237) Jack, 10 2s. 6d.

[Queen Elizabeth's copy, with her arms on the binding. In his notes on The Merry Wives of Windsor (New Shakspere Society, 1877-79), Dr. Furnivall refers to Stowe's Annales, ed. 1605, page 1277. See too the long note by Malone in Steevens' Shakespeare, vol. iii., page 128.Catalogue.]

3189 Sulpitius (Johannes). Stans Puer ad Mensam.


Sulpitii Verulani viri dissertissimi de moribus puerorum pcique in mensa servandis carmen juvenile paucis ab ascensio explanatum, black letter, morocco extra, gilt leaves, Impressum Londiniis per Richardum Pynson, 1516, 4to. (1239) Sotheran, £35

[The only known copy of this early school book. Apparently of the second impression. One of 1515, printed by W. de Worde, is in the British Museum, and is also held to be unique.-Catalogue.]

3190 Swinburne (A. C.) Atalanta in Calydon, a Tragedy, first

edition, in the original cloth, uncut, E. Moxon, 1865, 4to. (1240) Maggs, £5 55. 3191 Swinburne (H.) A Briefe Treatise of Testaments and Last Willes, very profitable to be understoode of all Subjects of this Realme of England, etc., calf, 1590, 4to. (1241)

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Pearson, £14

["It is probable that this was a valuable book of reference in Shakespeare's library, from the similarity of expressions used."-Halliwell-Phillipps. See, too, Rushton's 'Shakespeare's Testamentary Language." "Swinburne's Treatise on Wills,' 1590: There is no cantele under heaven whereby the liberty of making or revoking his testament can be utterly taken away'-page 61. Again, Laertes says, line 20: 'He may carve for himself, but, according to Swinburne, 'it is not lawful for legataries to carve for themselves, taking their legacies at their own pleasure,' etc.-page 50."-Catalogue.]

3192 Tatham (John). The Rump, or The Mirrour of the Late Times, a New Comedy, acted Many Times with Great Applause, at the Private House in Dorset Court, first edition, half bound, 1660, 4to. (1243) Hayley, £7 75.

[From Mitford's collection, who has marked passages at pages 7, 34, 49 and 53, as being of Shakesperian interest. "A key-play of great virulence, intended to speed the parting Rump. Bertlam is 'Lambert,' Woodfleet 'Fleetwood,' and so on. Trotter is probably meant for Thurloe; Desborough and Hewson appear by name, the former as a hawker, and the second as a cobbler; while Mrs. Cromwell is introduced with a wash-tub, exchanging Billingsgate with a rabble of boys. . . It was first given in February, 1659-60, and had considerable influence in preparing the political transition."-D. N. B.]

3193 Thackeray (W. M.) The Orphan of Pimlico, with notes by Miss Thackeray, numerous plates in two states, coloured and plain, half morocco gilt, g. e., 1876, 4to. (1244)

Sabin, £5 5s. 3194 Thucydides. De Bello Peloponnesiaco (Graecè), editio princeps, morocco, elaborately inlaid after a Grolier design, g.e., by Hardy and Marius-Michel, LARGE PAPER, fine copy, Venetiis in domo Aldi, 1502, folio (1300) Maggs, £28 10s. 3195 Virginia. A Declaration of the State of the Colonie and Affaires in Virginia, with the names of the Adventurers and summes adventured in that Action, by his Majesties Counseil for Virginia, 22 Junii, 1620 (contains title and pp. 11, 16 and 30 only, wanted other pages 1-4 and 1-39), new morocco gilt, t. e. g., not subject to return, Printed by T. S., 1620, 4to. (1251) Dixon, £7

3196 Way (G. L.) and L. Way. Spencer Farm, with some account of its owner, frontispiece and engraved title, original cloth, g.e., contains an introductory letter by W. Wordsworth, Sudbury, 1845, 8vo. (932) Lilly, £5 5s.

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3197 Westmacott (C. M.) The English Spy being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric and Notorious, drawn from the Life by Bernard Blackmantle, 2 vol., first edition, coloured plates and woodcuts by Robert Cruikshank, fine copy in half calf gilt, 1825-26, 8vo. (644) Sotheran, £27 3198 Williamson (Captain T.) and Samuel Howett. Oriental Field Sports, being a complete and detailed description of the Wild Sports of the East, first edition, 40 large coloured plates, half morocco, g. e., E. Orme, 1807, oblong atlas folio (1312) Maggs, £13 10s. 3199 Woolley Photographs. Photographs of Early Types, designed to supplement Published Examples, with references to the British Museum Index, complete set of the 4 parts, comprising 400 photographic facsimiles of pages from 15th century books, each mounted on brown cardboard and enclosed in the 4 original boxes, 1899-1901, folio (1313) Quaritch, £34 IOS.

[Not published. Issued direct to private collectors only, at 30 guineas. Two "Lists of Subjects" in the four boxes (narrow 8vo., wrappers) facilitate reference, these and the slips on each facsimile being printed with "Vale Press" types. Catalogue.]

[MARCH 20TH, 1902.]



(No. of Lots, 187; amount realised, inclusive of a number of Prints, £583 135.)

3200 Angelo (H.) The School of Fencing, with Explanation (in French and English) of the Principal Attitudes, 47 plates after Gwyn, calf, 1765, oblong 4to. (5) Ray, £2 15s. 3201 Baudouin (S. R.) Exercice de l'Infanterie Françoise, frontispiece, engraved title and full-page plates of old French military costumes, drill, etc. (one plate damaged), half morocco, 1757, folio (11) Rimell, £3 35. 3202 Boxel (Johan). Exercitie Memorie vande Compagnie Guardes van de Ed: Groot Mog: Heeren Staten van Holland en West Vrieslandt, numerous copperplates of costume, military exercises, etc., calf, In's Graven-Hage (1669), 4to. (15) Maggs, 1 12s. 3203 Bradford (Rev. W.) Sketches of the Country, Character and Costume in Spain and Portugal, made during the Campaign of the British Army in 1808 and 1809, coloured plates, half morocco, 1810, royal 4to. (17) Franks, £2


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