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“Behold this Lilliputian throng,
Nor male, nor female, old or young,
With neither mouth, nor nose, nor eyes,"
Sabin, £30 1os. 4695 Pope (Alexander). An Essay on Man, address’d to a Friend,
first edition, 4 parts in i vol., morocco extra, g. e., by Zaehnsdorf, with MS. corrections in part i. in Pope's handwriting, Printed for J. Wilford (1732-4), folio (436)
Denham, £190 4696 Pope (Alexander). An Essay on Man, address'd to a Friend,
4 parts, n. d.-Essay on Man, Epistle i., corrected by the author-An Epistle to Right Hon. Richard Lord Viscount Cobham, 1733—Of the Use of Riches, 1732-Epistle to the Right Hon. Richard Earl of Burlington, 1731---First Satire of the Second Book of Horace, 1733—Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot, 1734-Of the Characters of Women, an Epistle to a Lady, 1734, first editions, bound in a vol., folio (437)
Denham, £40 [This collection came from the library of Robert Spencer Earl of Sunderland, who had written on the fly-leaf, "Pieces written by Mr. Pope : The First Editions *; and on the front cover, “Mr. Pope gave me this book."-Cata
logue.] 4697 Pope (Alexander). Works, with his last corrections, additions
and improvements, together with the Commentary and Notes of Mr. Warburton, portrait and plates, 9 vol.--The Iliad of Homer translated, portraits, map and vignettes, 4 vol.- The Odyssey of Homer translated, vignettes and folding plates, 5 vol., together 18 vol., old English morocco, g. e., 1760, 8vo. (438)
Sotheran, £10_1os. 4698 Psalter. The Whole Booke of Psalmes, collected into Eng.
lish Meeter by Thomas Sternhold, John Hopkins and others, embroidered binding of birds and flowers in different coloured silks on a silver ground, gilt gauffred edges, London, for the Company of Stationers, 1638 (443)
Tregaskis, £12 55. 4699 Purchas (S.) Haklvytvs Posthumus, or Purchas his Pil
grimes, with the original frontispiece (remargined), plates, and maps by Elstracke, 5 vol., original calf, r. e., Printed by W. Stansby for H. Fetherston, 1625-6, folio (444)
Pickering, £57 4700 Robinson (V. J. and E. J.) Eastern Carpets, Preface by Sir
George Birdwood, 24 plates, printed in colours by W.
Parsons, 46 55. 4701 Saxton (C.) Atlas of England and Wales, 35 maps, first
edition, old morocco, g. e., with the ex-libris of the Duke of Beaufort (no title-page), 1579, folio (465) Tregaskis, £49
[Frontispiece mounted, portrait of Elizabeth Illuminated and coloured, the coat-of-arms emblazoned, and the maps in
Hondius's map of the
4702 Scot (R.) Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft, woodcut frontispiece, diagrams, etc., morocco extra, inside gilt borders, g. e., by Rivière, 1651, 4to. (467) Sotheran, I 4703 Scott (Sir Walter). The Antiquary, 3 vol., first edition, original boards, uncut, with the paper labels, Edinburgh, 1816 (469) Quaritch, £11 IOS. 4704 Scott (Sir Walter). Ivanhoe, a Romance, 3 vol., first edition, original boards, uncut, with the paper labels, Edinburgh, 1820 (470) Quaritch, 19 10s. 4705 Scrope (W.) The Art of Deer Stalking, illustrated by a few days' Sport in the Forest of Atholl, engravings and lithographs after paintings by Edwin and Charles Landseer and by the Author, Murray, 1837-Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed, lithographs and wood engravings, by L. Haghe, T. Landseer and S. Williams, from paintings by Wilkie, E. and C. Landseer, W. Simson and E. Cooke, ib., 1843, first editions, both uniformly bound in morocco extra, g. e., by Hering, from the Perkins Library (£13 175.), royal 8vo. (472) Sotheran, £19 10s. 4706 Several Treaties of Peace and Commerce concluded between the late King of Blessed Memory Deceased and other Princes and States, old English morocco, g. e., Robert Harley's copy, with his name and arms on sides and his exlibris on back of title-page, 1686, 4to. (474)
a delicately contemporary colouring.
Pickering, £5 15s.
4707 Smith (J. E.) Natural History of the Rarer Lepidopterous Insects of Georgia, collected from the Observations of Mr. John Abbot, 104 coloured plates, 2 vol., old morocco extra, g.e., 1797, folio (479) Edwards, £5 10s. 4708 Sophocles. Tragoedia, Antigone et Trachiniæ, operà T. Johnson, old English morocco, the sides covered with a richly gilt design of flowers and leaves, with centre panel enclosing arabesques and other ornaments, full gilt back, g.e., Oxoniæ, 1708, 8vo. (482) Denham, £40 4709 Staffordshire. Collections for a History of Staffordshire, edited by the William Salt Archæological Society, vol. i. to xviii., in 20 vol.-New Series, vol. i. to iv., together 24 vol., in original cloth, Birmingham and London, 1880-1901 (485) T. Ford, £10 4710 [Steele (Sir R.)] The Tatler, the Lucubrations of Isaac Bickerstaff, Esq., first edition, complete in 271 numbers, bound in 2 vol., original panelled calf, 1709-10, 8vo. (487) Quaritch, £11 4711 Sterne (L.) Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, 9 vol., first edition, morocco extra, g. e., by Rivière, 1760-67, 8vo. (489) Sabin, £37 10S.
[With Sterne's autograph on the first page of vol. v., vii. and ix.-Catalogue.]
4712 Sydrach. La fontaine de toutes sciences du philosophe Sydrach, gothic letter, double columns, 37 lines to a full
page, 2 half-page outline woodcuts and printer's mark at end, morocco extra, g. e., by Capé, a small hole on first leaf repaired and slightly touching the text, Paris, A. Verard, s. d. (circa 1495), small folio (495)
Leighton, £10 4713 Terry (E.) A Voyage to East India, wherein some things
are taken notice of in our passage thither, portrait, map and plates, morocco extra, g. e., by Mackenzie, London, 1655, 8vo. (499)
Young, £6 55. 4714 Thackeray (W.M.) The History of Henry Esmond, Esq.,
a Colonel in the Service of Her Majesty Q. Anne, written by himself, 3 vol., first edition, original cloth, uncut, Smith, Elder, 1852, 8vo. (501)
Denham, £,6 155. 4715 Topsel (E.) History of Four-footed Beasts and Serpents,
corrected and inlarged by T. R., woodcut illustrations,
original calf, re-backed, 1658, folio (507) Tregaskis, £7 4716 Tracts on Witchcraft. Roberts (A.) A Treatise of Witch
craft wherein sundry Propositions are laid downe, plainely discouvering the Wickednesse of that damnable Art, 1616 -A true and exact Relation of the severall Informations, Examinations and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in the County of Essex, 1645-Stearne (J.) A Confirmation and Discovery of Witchcraft, 1648-— Magomastix (H.) The Strange Witch at Greenwich, 1650– The Devil of Deptford, being a true Relation of the strange Disturbances, etc. of an Evil Spirit in the House of Mr. G., living in Back Lane at Deptford, single sheet, 1693— Tryal of Witches at the Assizes held at Bury St. Edmunds on the tenth day of March, 1664-Relation of the Informations against three Witches, Temperance Lloyd, Mary Trembles and Susanna Edwards, who were convicted at the Assizes holden at the Castle of Exon, August 14, 1682, with their several Confessions, 1682, all inlaid to quarto size and
bound in 1 vol., calf, 4to. (532) Quaritch, £,20 55. 4717 Vecellio (C.) Degli Habiti Antichi et Moderni di diverse
Parti del Mondo, libri due, upwards of 400 woodcut illustrations of costumes within borders, by Titian, genuine first edition, old morocco gilt, g. e., Venet., presso Damian Zenaro, 1590 (537)
Ellis, £5 5s. 4718 Visitation of Lancashire. The Arms and Pedigrees of the
Gentry of Lancashire coppied from another Antient Manuscript for Thomas Penson, Arms Painter, a True Copy of Charles Wiseman's Booke of Lancashire, coats-of-arms in
trick, half bound, 1696, folio (543) Harding, £4 8s. 4719 Walton (Izaak). Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir H. Wotton,
Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, first edition, 4 portraits, original calf, T. Newcomb for R. Marriott, 1670, Svo. (565)
Edwards, £,6 155. 4720 Webster (j.) Works, now first collected, with Notes by the
Rev. Alexander Dyce, 4 vol., morocco, g. on r. e., by F. Bedford, one of 12 copies on thick paper, Pickering, 1830, 8vo. (570)
Sotheran, £6 4721 Whitaker (T. D.) History and Antiquities of the Deanery of
4723 Wigstead (H.)
Craven, in the County of York, second edition, portrait, map and plates of views, LARGE PAPER, with the aquatint plates worked in colours, old morocco extra, g. e., the Towneley copy, 1812, imperial 4to. (574) Maggs, £7 4722 White (G.) The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, in the County of Southampton, first edition, plates, old marbled calf, full gilt back, y. e., 1789, 4to. (576) Pickering, £9 15s. Remarks on a Tour to North and South Wales in the Year 1797, 21 coloured plates by L. Hill, after Rowlandson, etc., morocco extra, g. e., by Rivière, W. Wigstead, 1800, 8vo. (581) Sabin, £13 15s. 4724 Wilton Garden. Le Jardin de Vuilton, construit par Phillippe Comte de Pembrooke et Montgomeri, etc., Isaac de Caus invenit, engraved title, leaf of text and 22 plates, with an additional one inserted, vellum, title and a plate inlaid; as most copies known are imperfect, this was sold not subject to return, vellum, s. d. (about 1640), oblong 8vo. (583) Quaritch, £6 5s. 4725 Wood (W.) The Bowman's Glory, or Archery Revived, giving an account of the many signal favours vouchsafed to Archers and Archery by those renowned monarchs King Henry VIII., James and Charles I., black letter, 1682M. (W.) A Remembrance of the Worthy Show and Shooting by the Duke of Shoreditch and his associates, the Worshipful Citizens of London, upon Tuesday the 17th of September, 1583, Printed in the year 1682, in 1 vol., old English morocco, gilt panelled sides, g. e., small 4to. (590) Cottrell, £5 5s. 4726 Wordsworth (W.) The Waggoner, a Poem, to which are added Sonnets, first edition, morocco, gilt panelled sides, full gi back, g.e., by Cobden-Sanderson, the Doves' Bindery, 1900, the original label, back cover and sheet of advertisement preserved, 1819, 8vo. (591) Tregaskis, £21 IOS.
4727 Wren (Stephen). Parentalia, or Memoirs of the Family of the Wrens, viz., Mathew Bishop of Ely, Christopher Dean of Windsor, etc., but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren, mezzotint portrait of the compiler by Faber, other portraits and plates, old marbled calf gilt, r. e., the Stourhead copy, 1750, folio (592) Leighton, £6
4728 Wycherley (W.) Miscellany Poems, as Satyrs, Epistles, Love-Verses, Songs, Sonnets, etc., mezzotint portrait by I. Smith after Sir P. Lely, first edition, original panelled calf, 1704, folio (593) Sabin, £20 10S. 4729 Year Book. Anno regni Regis Edwardi tertii Post Conquestum quadragesimo octavo, black letter, long lines, morocco extra, by F. Bedford, R. Pynson, 1518, small folio (595)
Crowder, £14 4730 Young (A.) Travels during the years 1787-'89, undertaken more particularly with a view of ascertaining the Cultivation, Wealth, Resources and National Prosperity of the
Kingdom of France, maps, 2 vol., old English morocco, g. e., 1794, 4to. (596)
Maggs, £4 195. [On the fly-leaf of vol. i. is a poem of twenty lines, in
manuscript, signed by the author. --Catalogue.) On May 3rd, 1902, Messrs. Sotheby sold a collection of books from ous sources, which included inter alia the following :4731 Burns (Robert). Poems, chiefly in the Scottish Dialect,
second edition, portrait by Beugo, a few leaves soiled, but an uncut copy, in boards, Édinburgh, printed for the author, 1787, 8vo. (406)
422 55. [Copies in boards are very scarce, nearly all those met
with having been issued in calf.--Ed.] 4732 Lilford (Lord). Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands, uncut, 1885-97, 8vo. (201)
£64 [In the 36 parts as issued, with all the covers.-ED.) 4733 Meredith (George). Poems, first edition, with the rare Errata
slip, original cloth, uncut, as fresh as when issued (1851), 8vo. (234)
£32 ios. [A specially attractive copy, as it bore on title-page the inscription, “Tom Taylor, from his ever-loving G. M." It also had several corrections in the author's autograph (one in Greek).---Catalogue.)
(MAY 14TH, 1902.)
SOTHEBY, WILKINSON EN HODGE.
[The catalogue of this sale comprised but 42 entries, most of which related to manuscripts. The total amount realised was 65,219 Is. 6d.)
4734 Bembo (Card. Pietro). Prose, contemporary Italian calf
binding, with scroll inlayings, within outer gilt ornamental borders, g. e., with ex-libris of L. E. Bigot and Gaisford, a fine specimen of binding in good preservation, Fiorenza, L. Torrentino, 1549, small 4to. (2)
Sabin, £87 4735 Breviarium ad usum Carthusiensium, cum Calendario, etc.,
illuminated manuscript on thin white vellum (436 leaves, 958 by 7 inches), gothic letters, in red and black, double columns of 36 lines, every page with a decorative border, the Calendar of scrolls of Kowers and fruits, with half-length human figures, and small miniatures of the Occupations of the Months in the outside borders, the chief colours being blue, green, scarlet, pink and slate, with rich and brilliant gold heightenings, 93 remarkable miniatures in the text, the width of the column, but varying in height from 2 to 5