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copy of the text with the first state of the engraved title, portrait of the Duchess of Richmond, by Passe, from the counterfeit plate and portrait of Matoaka from the Richardson plate, the 4 maps wanted, morocco extra, by Zaehnsdorf, 1. D. and I. H. for Michael Sparkes, 1624, folio (494)

Pickering, £10 ios. 3354 Smith (Samuel). The History of the Colony of Nova

Cæsaria or New Jersey, morocco extra, Burlington in New
Jersey, printed and sold by James Parker, sold also by

David Hall in Philadelphia, 1765, 8vo. (474) Quaritch, £6 3355 Smith (William). The History of the Province of New York,

half morocco extra, the view of Oswego in facsimile,

Thomas Wilcox, 1757, 4to. (488) H. Stevens, £5 1os. 3356 Stevenson (R. L.) Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes,

first edition, cloth, 1879, 8vo. (416) W. T. Spencer, £! ios. 3357 Stevenson (R. L.) Virginibus Puerisque, first edition, cloth, 1881, 8vo. (417)

Col. Roberts, 62 6s. 3358 Thorowgood (Thomas). Sewes in America, or probabilities

that the Americans are of that Race, large copy, with some rough leaves, some cut into at the bottom, calf, W. H. for Tho. Slater, 1650, 4to. (489)

J. Grant, £3 3359 Waller (Edmund). Poems, etc., written by Mr. Ed. Waller

of Beckonsfield, Esquire. All the Lyrick Poems in this Book were set by Mr. Henry Lawes, printed and published according to order, one of the copies which has Ġ 7 and 8, and sheet H, containing The Speeches, plain margin of title and tops of one or two leaves mended, otherwise good copy, morocco extra, gilt edges, by Rivière, Printed by T. W. for Humphrey Mosley, 1645 (256) Barnes, £10 155.

[According to Lowndes and other bibliographers, this is the first authorised published edition, and it is also considered so by Locker-Lampson in describing the copy in the Rowfant collection. The “Advertisement to the Reader” specially makes mention that “there is lately obtruded to the world an adulterate copy, surreptitiously and illegally imprinted, to the derogation of the Author and the abuse of the Buyer. But in this Booke they appeare in their pure

originals." - Catalogue.) 3360 Wilkinson (R.) Londina Illustrata, 2 vol., plates, half morocco, 1819, imperial 4to. (128)

Hill, £3 155. 3361 Wilson (A.) American Ornithology, 9 vol., coloured plates, half bound, Philadelphia, 1808-14, 4to. (264)

G. H. Brown, £8 3362 Wood (William). New Englands Prospect. A true, lively

and experimentall description of that part of America commonly called New England, title mended and defective, map and last leaf in facsimile, morocco extra, Tho. Cotes for John Bellamie, 1635, 4to. (491) H. Stevens, £4 155. [MARCH 26TH AND 27TH, 1902.]



(No. of Lots, 398; amount realised, £512 25. 6d.)

3363 Alken (H.) "Notions,” Sporting Subjects, 35 in number, all

coloured, with good margins, mounted in an album, oblong folio (393)

Rimell, 46 3364 Ashmole (Elias). Theatrum Chemicum Britannicum, con

taining severall Poeticall Pieces of our Famous English Philosophers, plates, including that at page 117, original calf, 1652, 4to. (70)

Mason, £4 3365 Baker (G.) History and Antiquities of the County of North

ampton, 2 vol., plates and pedigrees, half calf, 1822-30, folio (384)

Quaritch, £7 3366 Bancroft (H. H.) The Native Races of the Pacific States of

North America, 5 vol., numerous maps, etc., New York, 1875-6, 8vo. (23)

Gower, £2 3367 Book-Prices Current. A Record of the Prices at which

Books have been sold by Auction from 1886 to 1897, II vol., 1888-97, 8vo. (304)

Halewood, £8 8s. 3368 Bowlker (R.) The Art of Angling Improved, interleaved

with curious advertisement on folding leaf addressed “To'
all Lovers of Angling," old calf, Worcester, M. Olivers,
n. d. (circa 1758), 8vo. (16)

Mason, £2 3369 Boydell (J. and J.) History of the Principal Rivers of Great

Britain (River Thames), 2 vol., maps and coloured plates after Farington by Stadler, inorocco, gold borders on sides (rubbed), g. e., 1794-6, folio (363)

Rimell, £11 3370 Cruikshank (G.) The Comic Almanacks from 1835 to 1853,

complete 19 vol., numerous plates and illustrations by G. Cruikshank, in the original covers, uncut, each one enclosed in a half morocco portfolio, lettered up the back, with silk ties, 1835-53, 8vo. (300)

Waring, £1 155. 3371 Dugdale (W.) Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials

of the English Courts of Justice, etc., portraits by Hollar, etc., plates, and some additional inserted, old calf, 1671, folio (394)

Walford, £1 IIS. 3372 Egan (P.) Life in London, or The Day and Night Scenes of

Jerry Hawthorn and Corinthian Tom, 36 coloured plates by 1. R. and G. C. and plates of music, uncut, Sherwood, 1822, 8vo. (301)

Waring, £7. 3373 Gilbert (W.) The Anglers Delight, woodcuts, margins of

title and last leaf repaired, morocco, uncut, W. Birch, 1676, 8vo. (15)

Sotheran, £7 3374 Goldsmith and Parnell's Poems, first edition, wood engravings

by T. Bewick, morocco extra, gold borders on the sides, g. e., Bulmer, 1795, 4to. (331)

Stevens, £4 125. 3375 Illustrated Record of Important Events in the Annals of

Europe during the years 1812-1815—The Campaign of Waterloo, 1816, in 1 vol., numerous coloured plates, etc., covers loose, 1815-16, folio (396)

Mason, £1 145. 3376 Isocratis Orationes Græce, curante Demetrio Chalcondyla,

first edition (wanted Ai, probably blank), wormhole through a few leaves at end and a few leaves stained, calf, Mediolani, per H. Germanum et Sebastianum de Pontremulo, 1493, folio (228)

Quaritch, 65 5s. 3377 Johnson (Dr. Samuel). Marmor Norfolciense, or an Essay

on an Ancient Prophetical Inscription, in Monkish Rhyme, lately discovered

near Lynn in Norfolk, by Probus Britannicus, first edition, clean copy, with half title, uncut, sewed, J. Brett, 1739, 8vo. (11)

Mason, £2 155. 3378 Kelmscott Press. Morris (W.). The Earthly Paradise, 8 vol., wo

cut borders and initial letters, vellum, uncut, board cases as issued, 1896-7, 8vo. (34) R. Ward, £,20 3379 La Fontaine (J. de). Les Amours de Psyché et de Cupidon,

coloured plates by Schall, half calf, uncut, Paris, Didot, 1791, folio (71)

Sabin, £4 45. 3380 Looking Glass, or Caricature Annual, vol. i.-vi., some vol.

loose in binding, sold not subject to return, half morocco, McLean, 1830-5, folio (76)

Powell, £2 65. 3381 Parkinson (J.) Paradisi in Sole, Paradisus Terrestris. A

Garden of all sorts of Pleasant Flowers, which our English ayre will permitt to be noursed up, etc., engraved woodcut title, and numerous woodcuts the full size of the page, last two leaves defective, otherwise fine copy in old calf, 1629, folio (362)

Quaritch, 427 3382 Ruskin (J.) Modern Painters, new edition, 5 vol., illustrations, original cloth, uncut, 1873, 8vo. (4)

Sotheran, £6 12s. 6d. 3383 Ruskin (J.) The Stones of Venice, new edition, 3 vol.,

numerous plates and illustrations, original cloth, uncut, 1874, 8vo. (5)

Forrester, £3 5$. 3384 S. (J.) The Complete Fisher, or True Art of Angling, wood

cut frontispiece and woodcuts of fish, portion of title wanted, sold not subject to return, J. Fisher, 1740, 8vo. (17)

Bumpus, £ 1 18s. 3385 Shakespeare (W.) Works, pictorial edition, edited by C. Knight, 8 vol., half morocco, g. t., n. d., 8vo. (7)

Sotheran, £2 7s. 6d. 3386 Sherborne (Baron). Historical and Genealogical Memoirs of

the Dutton Family, of Sherborne, in Gloucestershire, portraits, facsimiles, etc., 25 copies privately printed, 1899, 4to. (324)

Morgan, £5 3387 Shoberl (F.) Picturesque Tour from Geneva to Milan by

way of the Simplon, 36 coloured plates, uncut, Ackermann, 1820, 4to. (345)

Mauleneere, £i ios.

3388 Studio (The). An Illustrated Magazine of Fine and Applied

Art, vol. i.-xxiv.-The Record of Art, 1898—Special Winter Number, 1901-2, and duplicate No. 57, numerous illustrations by A. Beardsley, Walter Crane, W. Morris, etc., including the 2 plates in vol. i. often wanting, 23 vol., half calf, g. t., uncut, and 9 parts, 1893-1902, 4to. (355)

J. Bumpus, £10 5s. 3389 Teniers (D.) Theatrum Pictorum, plates (wanted Nos. 209 and 224), old calf, Antv., 1684, folio (282)

Andrews, £I 14. 3390 Vale Press. Fifty Songs by Thomas Champion chosen by

John Gray, woodcut border and initial letters by C. S.
Ricketts, levant morocco, g. t., uncut, 1896, 8vo. (209)

£1 4s. 3391 Vale Press. Vaughan (H.) Sacred Poems, being a Selec

tion, frontispiece, border and initial letters, 210 copies printed, levant morocco, g. t., uncut, 1897, 8vo. (210)

Young, £1 3392 Virgil. The XII. Bukes of Eneados of the famose Poete

Virgil, translated out of Latyne verses into Scottish metir, bi the Reuerend Father in God Maister Gawin Douglas, Bishop of Dunkel and unkil to the Erle of Angus, Euery buke hauing hys perticular Prologe, black letter, top corner of title torn off and wanted signatures P 3, 4, 5 and 6, duplicate of signatures Q 1, 2, 7 and 8 inserted, Imprinted at London, 1553—Gravissimæ atqz exactissimæ illustrissimarū totius Italiæ et Galliæ Academiarū censuræ, woodcut border round title, Impress. Londini in officina Thome. Berthleti, 1530, in i vol., rough calf, 4to. (281)

Leighton, £27 3393 Watson (Rev. J.) Memoirs of the Ancient Earls of Warren

and Surrey, and their Descendants to the present time, 2 vol., portrait, plates and illustrations, many of the arms in colours, morocco, g. e., Warrington, 1782, 4to. (339)

Mason, £6 155. 3394 Williams (D.) History of Monmouthshire, map and plates by Gardner, calf, 1796, 4to. (57)

Walford, £2 3395 Yarrell (W.) History of British Birds, 4 vol. in 30 parts,

numerous woodcuts, 1871-85, 8vo. (90) Sotheran, £2 12s. [APRIL 7TH AND 8TH, 1902.)


(No. of Lots, 644 ; amount realised, £671 4s. 6d.)

(Nearly all the books sold on this occasion were either of little importance in themselves or will be found frequently reported in this volume of BOOK-PRICES CURRENT. These have not, consequently, been mentioned. The following are, however, worthy of notice.—ED.) 3396 Ariosto.

Orlando Furioso, Baskerville's edition, 4 vol., portrait and plates after Eisen, Cipriani, Moreau, etc., by Bartolozzi, De Longueil, Prevost and others (name written on titles), morocco extra, g. e., Birmingham, 1773, 8vo. (185)

Kennedy, £,25 3397 Bewick (T.) History of British Land and Water Birds, with

Supplements, 2 vol., LARGEST PAPER, wood engravings, morocco, joints, with gold borders, silk linings, g. e., Newcastle, 1821, 8vo. (316)

Grubb, £5 ios. 3398 Biblia, thad er, Öll Heilög Ritning utlögd a Norrænu, med

formalum M. Lutheri, 3 vol. in 1, first edition of the Icelandic Bible, stamped calf over oak boards, clasps, Hólum, 1584, folio (16)

K. Roberts, £10 3399 Blair (R.) The Grave, a Poem, first edition, with plates by

W. Blake, portrait, subscribers' copy, very clean, in original boards, uncut, with label on the side, 1808, imperial 4to. (627)

Pickering, £2 ios. 3400 Chaucer (G.) Workes, edited by Speght, black letter, wood

cut border to title, and portrait with genealogy, cut round and mounted, large copy, old calf (one cover loose), A. Islip, 1602, folio (287)

Rimell, £3 18s. 3401 Harrington (Sir J.) A New Discourse of a Stale Subject,

called the Metamorphosis of Ajax, woodcuts, R. Field, 1596 -An Apologie, issued without title, n. d. ---An Anatomie of the Metamorpho-sed Ajax, by.T. C. Traveller, R. Field, 1596, in i vol., some leaves slightly shaved and a little wormed, sold not subject to return, vellum, 1596, 8vo. (311)

K. Roberts, £5 55. 3402 Hutchins (J.) History and Antiquities of the County of

Dorset, 2 vol., maps and numerous plates, half calf, 1774 (445)

Ridler, £1 135. 3403 Hutchins (J.) History and Antiquities of the County of

Dorset, 4 vol., numerous plates, etc., half morocco, g. t.,
Westminster, 1861-70, folio (441)

Young, £7 3404 Jonson (Ben). Works, first edition, engraved title by Hole, old calf, 1616, folio (650)

Cotton, £5 155. 3405 Montaigne (M. de). Essayes, or Morall, Politike and Mili

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