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[The editions run: first, 1562-63, folio; second, 1570, folio; third, 1576, 2 vol., folio ; fourth, 1583, folio; fifth, 1589, folio ; sixth, 1618, 3 vol., folio ; seventh, 1632, 3 vol., folio; eighth, 1641, 3 vol., folio ; and ninth, described as

the best, 1684, 3 vol., folio.-ED. 4194 Froissart (Sir John). Cronycles of Englande, Fraunce,

Spayne, Portyngale, Scotlande, Bretagne, Flaunders and other Places adjoynynge, translated oute of Frenche into oure måterall Englysshe tongue by John Bouchier (sic), Knyghte, lorde Berners, etc., black letter, ornamental woodcut initials, Berners' arms on last leaf of vol. i., 2 vol., leaf of Preface in vol. i. and last leaf in vol. ii. mended, some wormholes in both volumes, otherwise a large and clean copy (sold not subject to return), russia extra, g. e., Imprinted by R. Pynson, 1523-25, folio (898) Quaritch, £33

[The first edition of Froissart in English and of Lord Berners' translation, both vol. being the genuine Pynson

issue.- Catalogue.] 4195 Froissart (Sir John). Illuminations from the Manuscripts of

Froissart's Chronicles in the British Museum and in the
Bibliothèque Royale, Paris, and from other Sources, by H.
Noel Humphreys, 72 chromo-lithographs, 2 vol., morocco

extra, g. e., W. Smith, 1844-5, small 4to. (900) Quaritch, £8 4196 Fuggerorum et Fuggerarum quæ in Familia Natæ, quaève in

Familiam transierunt, quot extant ære expressæ Imagines, engraved title and 127 portraits within borders by Dom. Custodis and Wolfg and L. Kilian, morocco extra, inside dentelles, g. e., by F. Bedford, Aug. Vind., 1618, folio (902)

Leighton, £3 1os. 4197 Gale (Thomas). Certaine Workes of Chirurgerie, newly com

piled and published, the 4 books in i vol., each with separate title, first edition, black letter, limp vellum (damaged), large and clean copy, Rowland Hall, 1563, small 8vo. (909)

Leighton, £10 1os. 4198 Garrick (David). Memoirs of his Life, with Characters and

Anecdotes of his Theatrical Contemporaries, etc. by Thomas Davies, extra illustrated with 246 scenic and character and natural portraits, views, Garrick play-bills, autograph letter of Garrick and one of Dr. Johnson, historical portraits, etc. (some scarce), an interesting collection, 2 thick vol., morocco extra, full gilt floreate backs, line sides, g. e., by F. Bedford, Printed for the author, 1780, 8vo. (916)

Maggs, £18 5s. 4199 Gaza (Theod.) Theodori Introductivæ Grammatices lib. iv.,

Ejusdem de Mensibus-Apollonii Gramatici de Constructione lib. iv., Herodiani de Numeris, Græcè, editiones principes, contemporary Venetian morocco, with blind stamped arabesques in compartments, in fine preservation, large copy, from the Didot sale, Venet. in aed. Aldi, 1495, small folio (921)

Quaritch, £ 4200 Gaza (Theod.) Introductivæ Grammatices lib. iv., etc.—Apollonii de Constructione et Herodiani de Numeris, Græcè, editiones principes, MS. notes in margins, half bound,

Venet. in aed. Aldi, 1495, small folio (922) Stechert, £4 4201 Gersonides. Levi ben Gershon (Rabbi) Commentarius in

Pentateuchum, Hebraicè, editio prima (first 2 and last 2 or 3 leaves defective), vellum [Mantuæ, per Abraham Conath

Salamonis Filium, 1476?), small folio (933) Luzac, £6 55. 4202 Granger (Rev. J.) Biographical History of England, fifth

edition, with Continuation by Noble, illustrated with 360 portraits, many scarce, 9 vol., russia gilt, t. e. g. (2 covers broken), 1824-1806, 8vo. (965)

Sotheran, £4 8s. 4203 Gratianus. Decretum cum Glossis Bartholomei Brixiensis

[“Incip. discordantiū Canonū Concor-dia, ac primú de jure nature et humane Constitutionis Rubrica."]lit. goth. (2 types), red and black in 4 columns, without marks (2 or 3 small holes mended and letters supplied), the first page having a painted initial of a green dragon, with a coat-ofarms below (Az. a lion rampant crowned Or, grasping a cross-hilted sword Gules), bound in 2 vol., old Italian morocco gilt, Moguntia Idibus Augustus per Petrum Schoyffer de Gernsheym, 1472 (colophon and shields in red), large folio (966)

Maggs, £94 (Printed upon vellum. Contains 412 leaves. About 12 copies are known on vellum, mostly in public libraries.--

Catalogue.] 4204 Gregorius Magnus Papa I. Dialogo de Sam (sic) Gregorio

tratto de latino in vulgar par Maistro Lunardo da Udene e partido in quatro libri, lit. rom., double columns of 33 lines, without marks (Hain 7974), first edition with a date of this translation, morocco, antique stamped blind ornaments, r.e., by J. Wright, Impressum Venecis (sic) P. M. F., mcccclxxv. die Vigesimo mensis Aprilis, small folio (977)

Quaritch, £7 55. 4205 Hakluyt (Richard). The Principal Navigations, Voiages and

Discoveries by the British Nation, made by Sea or Overland at any time within the Compasse of these 1500 yeeres, first edition, black and roman letter, with the rare folding map of the World, “Orbis Terrarum typis de integro multis in locis emendatus, auctore Petro Plancio, 1594," inserted, and the Original of Sir Francis Drake's Voyage (6 leaves) inserted between pp. 643-4, original calf (rebacked), G. Bishop and R. Newberie, 1589, small folio (1003)

Leighton, £27 4206 Hall (S. C.) The Baronial Halls and Ancient Picturesque

Edifices of England, coloured lithotints and wood engravings, LARGE PAPER, 2 vol., morocco extra, g.e., H. Sotheran, 1881, folio (1005)

Maggs, £4 5s. 4207 Hamerton (P. G.) Etching and Etchers, first edition, illus

trations, morocco extra, with elaborate Grolieresque tooling and inlaid scrolls, g. e., by Rivière, Macmillan, 1868, imperial 8vo. (1007)

Sotheran, £12 4208 Hamerton (P. G.) Etching, and Etchers, first edition, 35

etchings, some from the original coppers, an original etch


ing by Rembrandt of “The Virgin in the Clouds," inserted at page 252, morocco extra, g. e., by Zaehnsdorf, Macmillan, 1868, imperial 8vo. (1008)

Maggs, £9 Ios. 4209 Hamerton (P. G.) Landscape, with original etchings and

other illustrations from pictures and drawings, LARGE PAPER, India proofs, before letters, 525 copies printed (No. 253), morocco super extra, inside gilt borders, joints, g. e., Macmillan, 1885, folio (1013)

Howell, £3 125. 6d. 4210 Harding (John). The Chronicle, from the fyrst Begynnyng

of Englande unto the Reign of Kyng Edward the Fourth, and from that time continued in prose to thys our tyme, now first imprinted, black letter, 2 woodcut titles and ornamental initials (a few wormholes and title mended), morocco super extra, by Rivière, R. Grafton, Mense Januario, 1543, small 4to. (1019)

Tregaskis, £17 4211 Harris (Dr. John). The History of Kent, vol. i. (all pub

lished), LARGE PAPER, portrait by Virtue, map and plates, morocco super extra, joints, g.e., by Rivière, Lord Brabourne's copy, ŪMidwinter, 1719, royal folio (1021)

Edwards, £8 55. 4212 Hasted (Edw.) History and Topographical Survey of the

County of Kent, first edition, maps and plates, including the map of the Hundred of Worth often wanted, 4 vol., old calf gilt, y.e. (rebacked), Canterbury, for the Author by

Simmons and Kirby, 1778-99, folio (1024) Sotheran, £19 4213 Henri III. of France and Poland. Le Livre des Statuts et

Ordonnances de l'Ordre du Benoist Sainct Esprit, large copy with wide ruled margins, contemporary French morocco, with arms and devices of Henry as King of France and Poland, g.e., probably Henry III.'s own copy, Privately printed, without name of printer or place of printing (Paris, 1578), 4to. (1037)

Everett, $20 4214 Herodotus.

Historiarum lib. ix., Græcè, editio princeps, morocco extra, with antique gilt ornaments, g. e., by Zaehnsdorf, Venet., in domo Aldi, mensè September, 1502, folio (1046)

Ellis, £18 4215 Herodotus. Historiarum lib. ix., et de Vita Homeri Libellus

ex Interp. L. Vallæ, etc. cum Apologia pro Herodoto H. Stephani, old French morocco, the sides and back covered with fleurs-de-lis, with the device of the Collegium

Grassinæum, g.e., with ex-libris of Sir J. S. Denholm, Francof., Haeredes A. Wecheli, 1594, small folio (1048)

Everett, £9 Ios. 4216 Hieronymus (S.) Epistolæ et Tractatus, lit. goth. double

columns, 50 lines, without marks (Hain *8549), rubricated, headings of chapters written in red, modern boarded morocco gilt, Absque ulla nota, Argent., Jo. Mentelin (circa 1466 ?), large folio (1058)

Quaritch, £18 1os. 4217 Higden (Ranulph). Polychronicon (this word only, in large

red gothic letters, with woodcut of St. George beneath), translated into English by John of Trevisa, black letter. woodcut initials, 2 woodcuts on last leaf, colophon within borders of trophies and cupids, with large cut of St. George on reverse (title repaired), oaken boards, modern morocco, stamped blind ornaments, g.e., Imprented at Southwerke by me, Peter Treveris, at ye expences of John Reynes, 1527, xvi. Maye, small folio (1065)

Tregaskis, £31 (A very fine and perfect copy of this edition, from the library of Bishop Van Mildert. (The Ashburnham copy, £21 ios.) See BOOK-PRICES CURRENT, vol. xii., No. 186.

-ED.) 4218 Holbein (Hans). Imitations of Original Drawings in the

Collection of his Majesty for the Portraits of illustrious Persons of the Court of Henry VIII., with Biographical Tracts, published by John Chamberlayne, first edition, 80 portraits, and portraits of Holbein and his wife, a duplicate set, 1 plain, the other printed in colours, on tinted papers, brilliant original impressions, with the 2 circular heads in colours of the two sons of Brandon, Duke of Suffolk, and the 8 additional portraits of Francis II., Mary Queen of Scots and personages of the French Court, original impressions in colours, the coloured set mounted on large stiff paper, in 2 vol., morocco super extra, g.e., W. Bulmer, 1792, atlas folio (1072)

Edwards, £63 4219 Holbein (Hans). Dance of Death, engraved by W. Hollar,

30 plates, including title, original impressions, mounted on thick paper, and bound in full half morocco gilt, g.e. [16–), small 4to. (1074)

Edwards, £2 18s. 4220 Holinshed (Raphael). Chronicles of England, Scotlande and

Irelande, the first or “Shakespeare ” edition, black letter, numerous woodcuts, wanted the folding view of Edinburgh, title with G. Bishop's imprint pasted on vol. ii., otherwise a good, sound copy, not subject to return, 2 vol., morocco extra; y.e., L. Harrison and G. Bishop, 1577, thick small folio (1081)

Tregaskis, £16 4221 Holinshed (Raphael). Chronicles of England, Ireland and

Scotland, now newlie augmented and continued to the yeare 1586 by John Hooker and others (second edition), black letter, woodcut titles and initials, 3 vol. in 2 (title to vol. iii. inlaid), morocco super extra, g. e., by Rivière, Finished in January, 1586-7, at the expenses of John Harrison (and others), folio (1083)

Edwards, £19 4222 Holinshed (Raphael). The Historie of Scotlande, containing

the beginning, increase, proceedings, continuance actes and government of the Scottish Nation (from the first or Shakespeare edition of the Chronicles, complete), black letter, woodcuts, calf gilt, Imprinted for John Hunne, 1577, folio (1082)

Ellis, £5 ss. 4223 Homerus. Opera. Ilias, Odyssea, Batrachomyomachia,

Hymni, Græcè, editio princeps, 2 vol., morocco extra, Harleian ornaments, g.e., Florentia, Sumpt. Nerliorum, 1488, folio (1087)

Quaritch, £202 4224 Homerus. Ilias Græcè, editio Aldina prima, morocco, g. e.,

with anchor on sides (Syston Park copy), Venet., Aldus, 1504, small 8vo. (1088)

Stechert, £4 ios. 4225 Homerus. Ilias et Odyssea, editio Aldina, 2 vol., old Venetian

morocco, with gilt ornaments, gilt and gauffred edges (not quite uniform), Venet., Aldus, 1517, small 8vo. (1089)

Stechert, £6 1os. 4226 Homerus. Odyssea, etc. Gr. et Lat. tertia editio, acc. Herac

lidis Pontici de Fabulis Homericis libellus, ruled, contemporary morocco, back and sides elaborately tooled in leafy scrolls à petit fers, with the marguerite of the Queen of Navarre and the arms of Nicolas de Villa, Lord and Bishop of Agen, in centres, g.e. (Clovis Eve), Geneva, E. Vignon, 1546, 12mo. (1091)

Pickering, £12 5s. 4227 Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis, cum Calendario, illuminated

Manuscript on vellum (161 leaves, 634 by 4/2 inches), written in neat regular gothic letters in red and black, long lines, 15 to a full page, by an Anglo-Norman or English scribe (full Calendar in French), every page, including the Calendar, having an inside or outside border of straps and spiked ivy-leaf scrolls connecting ornamental initials, some terminating in very clever grotesques, 15 very fine miniatures, chiefly on diapered backgrounds of red and blue of the usual subjects, some treated unconventionally, as in the Annunciation (the Virgin enthroned, with a vase of flowering lilies before her, the Angel kneeling, the border having ten figures of winged Angels enshrined), the Massacre of the Innocents (an interior, Herod seated, two men in full grey armour each beheading a nude infant), a peculiarity of this MS. is that the miniatures have no landscapes, or only suggestions of them, nearly all having full diapered backgrounds, morocco super extra, back, centres and corners inlaid in red, covered with elaborate scroll ornaments au pointillé, inside dentelles, g.e., by Cape, Sæc. xiv., 8vo. (uni)

Quaritch, £329 4228 Horze Beatæ Mariæ Virginis, cum Calendario, richly illumi

nated Manuscript on vellum (184 leaves, 8 by 5%2 inches), written in bold regular gothic letters. with rubrics, long lines, 15 to a full page, by an Anglo-French scribe (Calendar written in French in red, blue and gold, some rubrics in French), every page, including the Calendar, having a Min. border of elegant decorative work in flower, leafy and black line scrolls, the Calendar having 24 small miniatures of the signs of the Zodiac and occupations of the month, 6 large and fine painted and illuminated miniatures, representing St. John in Patmos, the Shepherds, Offerings of the Magi, Presentation in the Temple, Coronation of the Virgin, and Funeral Service (exterior), each of these surrounded by a much richer decorative border than those in the rest of the MS., having fine ornamental initials connected with an outer frame, and 22 brilliant small miniatures of saints, and numerous small ornamental initials and decorative details, boarded velvet in new morocco slip

case, late xivth Sæc., small 4to. (1113) Maxim, £305 4229 Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis, ad usum Romanæ Curiæ,

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