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[Apparently a transcript of Baker's Catalogue, published

in 1810.- Catalogue.] 4545 MS. The First Night's Lodgings, or the Picts Expell’d, an

Opera of Three Acts, written on 73 leaves, half bound, and
I other, sewed, small 4to. (204)

Dobell, £7 6s. 4546 Harding (S.) A Series of Portraits to Illustrate the Earl of

Orford's Catalogue of Royal and Noble Authors, 167 portraits, with title and list of plates, in 41 numbers, original wrappers, 1798-1803, 4to. (205)

Sabin, £45 1os. [The Hon. Mrs. Damer's copy, with her name on most of

the wrappers.- Catalogue.] 4547 Gardiner (W. N.) Portraits of Royal and Noble Authors,

frontispiece and 6 portraits, wrapper, J. Good (1760), small 4to. (206)

Denham, 65 4548 Elegy on the Death of Miss Caroline Campbell, Daughter

of the Right Honourable Lord William Campbell, 4pp., original wrapper, n. d., small 4to. (216)

Dobell, £3 (Miss Campbell's death is mentioned in a letter of Walpole's to Lady Ossory. Lord William Campbell was the maternal uncle of the Hon. Mrs. Damer.-Catalogue.)

(B) Various Properties. 4549 Arabian Nights. The Book of the Thousand Nights and

One Night, done into English from the Original Arabic by John Payne (limited to 500 copies), 9 vol., vellum boards, gilt tops, uncut, Privately printed for the Villon Society, 1872 (77)

G. H. Brown, £9 155. 4550 Arabian Nights. The Book of the Thousand Nights and a

Night and the Supplementary Nights, translated by Sir R. F. Burton, with two sets of illustrations by A. Letchford and A. Lalauze (one set signed artist's proofs on Japan paper), together 16 vol., tree calf gilt, gilt tops, with the original covers bound in at the end of each volume, Privately printed for the Kama Shastra Society, Benares, 1885-8 (78)

G. H. Brown, £46 4551 Arabian Nights. Alf Laylah Wa Laylah. The Book of the

Thousand Nights and a Night. The Supplemental Nights, by R. F. Burton, 6 vol., Privately printed for the Benares

Society, 1886, royal 8vo. (265) G. H. Brown, £7 158. 4552 Boccacio (G.) Il Decamerone di M. Giovanni Boccacio,

portrait, frontispieces, plates and vignettes by Gravelot, Boucher, Cochin and Eisen, also the rare set of “Estampes Gálantes des Contes du Boccace," LARGE THICK PAPER, 5 vol., old French morocco, gilt edges, Londra (Paris), 1757, 8vo. (477)

Quaritch, £21 1os. 4553 Boydell's History of the River Thames, coloured plates by J.

Farington, 2 vol., extended by the insertion of 926 portraits, topographical views, plans and other illustrations, many of which are carefully inlaid, in 5 vol., morocco extra, gilt tops, contents lettered, with specially written titles, 1794-6, imperial 4to. (223)

£55 4554 Coronation (The) of His Most Sacred Majesty King George

IV., published by H.M.'s Especial Command, by Sir George Nayler, 45 engravings by Reynolds, scriven and Meyer, after Stephanoff

, Pugin and Wild, 42 coloured, half morocco, gilt edges, S. & Ř. Bentley, 1824, atlas folio (523)

Myers, £12 25. 6d. 4555 Dresser (H. E.) History of the Birds of Europe, 633 coloured

plates, 8 vols, half morocco, gilt top, 1871-81, royal 4to. (500)

Quaritch, £35 4556 Felissa, or the Life and Opinions of a Kitten of Sentiment,

12 coloured plates, original boards, uncut, J. Harris, 1811, 8vo. (109)

Edwards, £2 4s. 4557 Jesse 0. H.) London : its Celebrated Characters and

Remarkable Places, 3 vol., extended by the insertion of 676 portraits and interesting topographical views, many inlaid, 6 vol., panel calf extra, gilt tops, 1871, 8vo. (71)

W. Fagg, £27 ios. 4558 Milton (John). Paradise Lost, first edition, with the seventh

title-page, old calf (8 leaves injured by fire, otherwise a sound copy), Printed by S. Simmonds and sold by T. Helder, 1669, 4to. (391)

Karslake, £15.5s. 4559 Morris (W.) Works. Kelmscott Golden Type Edition,

8 vol. (4 of which are published, the remaining 4 to be delivered when issued, limited to 315 copies), boards, uncut, 1901, etc., 4to. (724)

Hill, £15. 4560 Mudford (w.) An Historical Account of the Battle of

Waterloo, illustrated by numerous coloured plates, plans, etc. from drawings by George Cruikshank and James Rouse (wanted plate B in part 3, Entrance to the Foret de Goigne, plate, J. Chateau de Frischermont, and plate 28, Battle of Waterloo), in 4 parts, original pictorial boards, designed by George Cruikshank, uncut, London, H. Colburn, 1816, 4to. (787)

£12 ios. 4561 Pardoe (Miss). Louis the Fourteenth and the Court of

France in the Seventeenth Century, portraits, 3 vol., the Text inlaid throughout to quarto size, and extended by the insertion of upwards of 300 portraits (including 14 coloured), coloured plates of costume, etc., engravings (many folding) and other illustrations, the whole forming an unusually interesting copy of the work, and bound in 6 volumes, morocco extra, gilt tops, with specially printed titles and fleur-de-lys end papers, 1849, folio (224)

Dobell, £40 4562 Stirling-Maxwell (Sir W.) Ornamental Heraldry of the

Sixteenth Century, facsimile plates, presentation copy from the author, 2 vol., vellum, gilt top and sewed, 1867-8, 4to. (232)

Forrester, £4 155. 4563 Teupken (T. F.) Kleeding en Wapenrusting van de Ko.

ninklijke Nederlandsche Troepen, 68_ coloured plates of Military Costume, with Descriptive Text, 2 vol., Amst., 1823, folio (791)

Parsons, £1 5s.

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(MAY 12TH, 13TH AND 14TH, 1902.]

SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE.
A SELECTED PORTION OF THE LIBRARY OF MR. J. W. FORD,

OF WINCHMORE HILL.
(No. of Lots, 597 ; amount realised, £4,236 os. 6d.)

4564 Acts of Parliament. Henry VIII. an. 25. An Acte ageynst

forstalling and regrating of fish-An Acte agenst kylling of young spaume or frie of yeles and salmon--An Acte for punyshment of heresie-An Acte concernyng printers and bynders of bokes-An Acte concernyng shotyng in crosbowes and handgonnes, and other Acts, half morocco, T. Berthelet (1540), small folio (2)

Quaritch, £3 16s. 4565 Acts of Parliament. Elizabeth an. 39-43. An Act for Punish

ment of Rogues, Vagabonds, and sturdie beggers-An Act for the more speedie paiement of the Queenes Maiesties Debts—An Act for the increase of Mariners—An Act prohibiting the bringing into this Realme of forren Cardes for wool-An Act to avoid and prevent divers misdemeanours in lewd and idle persons-An Act for the true working and making of Woollen Cloth, and other Acts, woodcut titles, black letter, original vellum, C. Barker, 15971601, small folio (9)

Pickering, £3 4566 Acts of Parliament. James I. an. 7. An Acte for the better

Execution of Justice-An Acte for the Continuance and better maintenance of Husbandrie-An Acte for bringing of fresh Streames of Water by Engine from Hackney Marsh to the Citie of London-An Acte against unlawfull Hunting and Stealing of Deere and Conies-An Acte against burning of Lingard Heath and other Moor Burning, and other Acts, black letter, original vellum, 1610, small folio (11)

Quaritch, £4 185. 4567 Acts and Proclamations. An Act for suppressing the detest.

able Sins of Incest, Adultery and Fornication, 1650-An Act for the Advancing and Regulating of the Trade of this Commonwealth, 1657—An Act prohibiting Trade with the Barbadas, Virginia, Bermudas and Antego, 1650—Votes of Parliament touching two Books, the one entituled The Accuser Shamed, the other The Clergy in their Colours, 1650—An Act concerning the New Invention of melting down Iron and other Mettals, 1651, and others, chiefly

black letter, in 2 vol., old calf, folio (12) Quaritch, £15 ios. 4568 Addison (Joseph). Works, with a Complete Index, portrait,

4 vol., old French morocco extra, g. e. (Derome), with the crest and arms of Theodore Williams stamped on the sides,

Birmingham, J. Baskerville, 1761, 4to. (15) Bain, £15 1os. 4569 Ady (T.) A Candle in the Dark, or a Treatise concerning

the Nature of Witches and Witchcraft, calf extra, g. e., a few headlines shaved, and the corner of one leaf defective, 1656, 4to. (17)

Sotheran £3 18s. 4570 Æsop. Fables paraphrased in Verse, by John Ogilby, first

edition, portrait, engraved title, and 81 plates by Hollar,

old English morocco, g. e., 1651, 4to. (19) Sabin, £19 4571 Æsop's Fables, with his Life in English, French and Latin,

newly translated by Francis Barlow, morocco extra, g. e., by F. Bedford, 1687, folio (21)

Bain, £8 5s. [The verses under the plates in the Life are by Mrs. Aphra Behn. This copy contains the plate usually wanting.

- Catalogue.] 4572 America. [Burroughs (Edward).] A Declaration of the sad

and great Persecution and Martyrdom of the People of God, called Quakers, in New England, for the Worshipping of God, subscribed by J. Endicott, the Chief Persecutor there, half bound, London, R. Wilson (1661), 4to. (27)

Quaritch, 69 4573 America. Champlain (S. de). Les Voyages de la Nouvelle

France, etc., large folding map (defective), and engravings in the text, old French calf gilt, g. on m. e., from the Beckford Library, à Paris, chez Claude Collet, 1640, 4to. (28)

Quaritch, £18 (Contained the scarce supplemental piece (2opp.), the Doctrine Chrestienne du R. P. Ledesme, traduicte en

langage Canadois par le R. P. Breboeuf.--Catalogue.] 4574 America. Harcourt (Robert). A Relation of a Voyage to

Guiana, morocco extra, g. e., by F. Bedford, a few of the marginal notes shaved, London, W. Welby, 1613, 4to. (30)

Quaritch, £9 155. 4575 America. Heriot (G.) Travels through the Canadas, map

and 27 plates, morocco, 1807, 4to. (31) Sabin, £3 ios. 4576 America. Mather (Cotton). The Wonders of the Invisible

World, being an Account of the Tryals of the several Witches lately executed in New-England, levant morocco, g.e., Printed first at Boston in New England, and reprinted at London for John Dunton, 1693, 4to. (33)

Quaritch, £20 4577 America.

Mather (Increase). A Further Account of the Tryals of the New England Witches, half morocco, the original advertisements at the end preserved, London, for J. Dunton, 1693, 4to. (34)

Crooks, £16 4578 America. Ralegh (Sir W.) Discoverie of the large and

Bevvtiful Empyre of Guiana, original vellum gilt, with initials “E. P.” stamped in centre of sides, title rubbed and slightly defective, otherwise a fine copy, 1596, 4to. (38)

Sabin, £35 ros. 4579 America. Thevet (André, natif d'Angoulesme). Les Singu

laritez de la France Antartique, woodcuts, morocco, janseniste, g. on m. e., by Thompson, Anvers, C. Plantin, 1558 (41)

Sabin, £7 4580 America. Warren (G.) An Impartial Description of Surinam

upon the Continent of Guiana in America, with a History of several Strange Beasts, Birds, Fishes, Serpents, Insects and Customs of that Colony, calf extra, g. e., by F. Bedford, London, W. Godbid for N. Brooke, 1667, 4to. (42)

Quaritch, £4 125. 4581 Ascham (R.) Toxophilus, the Schole, or partitions of shoot

ing contayned in ii. bookes writte by Roger Ascham, 1544, and now

newlye perused, black letter, woodcut title, russia extra, g. e., Roger Payne style, by F. Bedford, London, T. Marshe, 1571, 4to. (52)

Pickering, £5 5s. 4582 Bacon (Francis). Essayes, newly enlarged, morocco extra, g. e., by Ramage, Printed by John Haviland, 1632, 4to. (54)

Sotheran, £.5 55. 4583 (Bacon (Francis).] Certaine Considerations touching the

better Pacification and Edification of the Church of England, mottled calf extra, g.e., by F. Bedford, Printed for Henry Tomes, n. d., 4to. (55)

Cotton, 65 155. (“The rare privately printed issue without date and prior to that of 1640." See autograph note from Mr. W. C.

Hazlitt respecting the volume inserted.--Catalogue.] 4584 Bearcroft (P.) Historical Account of Thomas Sutton, Esq.

and of his Foundation in Charter-House, portrait and plate by Vertue, thick paper, old English morocco, g. e., with the

ex-libris of Lord Hardwicke, 1737, 8vo. (60) Bain, 65 4585 Beckford (W.) An Arabian Tale (Vathek) from an un

published Manuscript, with Notes Critical and Explanatory, first edition, original boards, uncut, London, J. Johnson, 1786, 8vo. (61)

Denham, £8 155. 4586 Beckford (P.) Thoughts upon Hare and Fox Hunting, also

an Account of the most Celebrated Dog Kennels in the Kingdom, 20 plates, Etruscan calf extra, emblematically tooled sides and back, g. e., 1796, 8vo. (63)

Pickering, £4 2s.6d. 4587 Bewick (T.) General History of Quadrupeds, the figures

engraved on wood by T. Bewick, royal paper, second edition, old morocco, blind and gold tooling on sides, full gilt back, m. e., Newcastle, 1791 (71)

Maggs, £9 ios. [Inserted are four original pencil drawings, by T. Bewick, of the Horse, the Ass, Leicestershire Sheep, and the Ibex,

also the addenda to the British Birds.- Catalogue.] 4588 Bible. The Holy Bible, containing the Olde Testament and

the New, newly translated out of the Original Tongues, the Genealogies recorded in the Sacred Scriptures by I. S., woodcut title in compartments, ruled throughout in red, Barker, 1614–The Whole Booke of Psalmes, For the Companie of Stationers, 1615, in embroidered binding of Aowers, worked in silver and various coloured silks, with a scriptural subject in centre of each side, gilt gauffred edges, 8vo. (73)

B.Ě. Stevens, 250 4589 Blake (W.) The Clod and the Pebble-A Poison Tree in

verse), drawn and coloured on one side only by W. Blake, 17- (75)

Tregaskis, £5 175. 6d. 4590 Blake (W.) Songs of Innocence, facsimiled by William

Muir, Emily J. Druitt, J. D. Watts, Joseph B. Muir and

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