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inches, representing the usual subjects connected with the Life of Christ and the Virgin, Figures, Martyrdoms and Emblems of Saints, etc., and there are numerous large historiated and many hundred small illuminated ornamental initials, bound in oaken boards, red velvet, with silver gilt perforated clasps, in half morocco slip case, Sæc. xv., 4to. (6) Quaritch, £1,810
[A fine manuscript, by a first-rate Flemish scribe and illuminator with Italian influence. It appeared to have been executed for the family of Van Egmont and Werdenberg. Before the text was a leaf with the emblazoned arms of George, third son of John Van Egmont and Magdalene Van Werdenberg, Abbot of Saint Amand in 1525 and Bishop of Utrecht in 1531, died 26th September, 1559. This coat was surrounded by 16 escutcheons charged with the arms of his ancestors, a scroll bearing his motto, "Pietatem exerce," in top margin. It was afterwards in the possession of James West, whose library was sold by Paterson in April, 1773; then in the Rev. T. D. Powell's. collection, sold by auction in 1848, and purchased by the late Earl of Ashburnham for £141 15s.-Catalogue.] 4736 Cervantes (M. de). The History of Don Quichote, translated into English by Thomas Skelton, first edition of both parts together, frontispiece to each part, and printed title to part ii. only, no printed title having been issued to vol. i. in this 1620 edition, 2 vol., Spanish morocco gilt, g. e., by Rivière, Printed for E. Blount, 1620, small 4to. (9) Pickering, £49 4737 Cicero. Tusculanarum Quæstionum lib. v., printed in roman letter, long lines, 33 to a full page, without marks, with 5 painted and illuminated scroll initials in red, blue, white, green and gold, morocco extra, inside dentelles, with Baron de Seillière's arms on sides, in boarded cloth case, Venet., per Nicolaum Jenson Gallicum, 1472, small folio (11)
Pickering, £17 4738 Coryat (Thomas). Coryat's Crudities, newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe in the County of Somerset, etc., first edition, engraved and printed title, margins of title mounted and leaves of table mended, plates mounted, but the text large and in good condition, morocco gilt, g. e., by Staggemeir, with ticket, Printed by W. S., 1611, small 4to. (12) Robson, £18 10S. 4739 Cowley (Abraham). Works, now published out of the Author's Original Copies, portrait by Faithorne, old English morocco, g. e., calligraphic inscription on fly-leaf, "Susanna Turner her Book, Febr. 14th, 1701/2," H. Herringman and J. Tonson, 1700, folio (13) Thomas, £7 10S. 4740 Gerard (John). The Herball, or Generall History of Plantes, first edition, engraved title and woodcuts (inner margins of title and last leaf mended), calf, William Morris's copy (13), with his printed label, “ From the library of William Morris, Kelmscott House, Hammersmith," John Norton, 1597, folio (15) Edwards, £16
4741 Hieronymus (S.) Epistolæ, lit. goth.. 408 leaves, double
columns of 56 lines, without marks, headings of chapters in red, large miniature initial of S. Jerome on first page of text, and 14 painted and illuminated ornamental initials in the text, besides a large number of painted capitals in blue and red, 2 vol. in 1, original binding in oaken boards, pig. skin, with blind stamped ornaments, metal bosses and corners and leather and metal clasps, remarkably well preserved, with the large woodcut ex-libris of Christophorus, Baro a Wolckhenstein and Rodnegg, etc., dated 1595, Impressum Moguntince per Petrum Schoeffer de Gernsheim, 1470 (colophon and shields in red), large thick folio (17)
Quaritch, £202 [Printed upon vellum, of which sort not a dozen perfect copies are known. The volume altogether is in the finest possible condition, exhibiting a very interesting combination of Fifteenth Century printing, decoration and binding.-
Catalogue.) 4742 Horæ. Heures de Nostre Dame a l'usage de Rome, roman
letter, red and black, ruled in red, engraved title, 12 fullpage engravings in the Calendar of the Occupations of the Months, with the Zodiac sign above (that for July printed upside down), and 19 full-page engravings in the text, by Thomas de Leu, old French morocco, back and sides covered in oval laurel wreaths enclosing a monogram of M and Y, the devices of Marie de Medicis (?), Queen of Henri IV., in new lined cloth case, apparently printed on thick paper, Paris, A. L'Angelier, 1584, 8vo. (23) Everett, £52
(At the end of the volume were bound up some printed religious Poems : “Paraphrase sur le Libera me Domine, par Mr. Desportes”; “Prieres et Sainctes Doleances de Job, par R. Beleau”; “Hymnes Chrestiens de Joachim Du Bellay,” etc., consisting of 20 numbered leaves without title
or imprint.- Catalogue.] 4743 Northumberland (Robert Dudley, Duke of). Arcano del
Mare di D. Ruberto Dudleo, Duca di Northumbria e Conte di Warvich, diviso in libri sei, impressione seconda, maps (including some of America), spheres, etc. connected with the author's plans for improving navigation and extending commerce, 2 vol. (some plain margins water-stained), vellum gilt, with arms and name Dom. Martius. Pacecco. Carrea. Dux. M. on sides, Fiorenza, G. Cocchini, 1661, atlas folio (26)
Wesley, £7 4744 Officium Beatæ Mariæ Virginis (cum Calendario), roman
letter, red and black, within ornamental woodcut borders, engraved title and full-page engravings, some margins damaged by damp, morocco, inlaid in yellow and red in interlaced scrolls, with gilt foreate ornaments, gilt and gauffred edges, a very singular piece of Italian or French
binding, Venet., ap. Juntas, 1691, 8vo. (27) Everett, £21 4745 Saxton (Chr.) Maps of England and Wales, plate of Queen
Elizabeth enthroned, leaf commencing “Indicem huic opera
tripartitum adjecimus," double plate of coats-of-arms and Catalogus Urbium," and 35 maps coloured by a contemporary hand, old calf, with large centre gilt ornaments (rebacked), sound copy, 1579, folio (34) Leighton, £48 4746 Shakespeare (William). Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, published according to the true Original Copies, the second impression, title containing portrait, and leaf with verses mended and inlaid, lower plain margin of third leaf after title mended, last 2 leaves in facsimile (measuring 13% by 81⁄2 inches), modern morocco, g. e., by Rivière, T. Cotes for R. Meighen, 1632, folio (36) B. F. Stevens, £164 4747 Sheridan (R. B.) The Rivals, a Comedy, as it was acted at the Theatre Royal in Covent Garden, first edition, wanted half title, calf extra, g.e., by Rivière, J. Wilkie, 1775, 8vo. Pickering, £5 5s.
(37) 4748 Sheridan (R. B.) Pizarro, a Tragedy, taken from the German Drama of Kotzebue and adapted to the English Stage, first edition, uncut, morocco, plain, by Rivière, J. Ridgway, 1799, 8vo. (38) Maggs, £6 15s. 4749 Speed (John). The Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine, engraved title, plate of Arms of the Soveraignes, and 67 maps, calf gilt, rough edges, 1614, imperial folio (39)
Rimell, £2 18s. 4750 Turgot. Plan de Paris, commencé l'année 1734, dessiné et gravé sous les Ordres de M. E. Turgot, Marquis de Sousmons, etc. par L. Bretez et Claude Lucas, 20 sheets (18-19 joined, should be 21 sheets according to Brunet), old French morocco, gilt ornamental back and borders, with arms of Lutetia (City of Paris) on sides, Paris, 1736, atlas folio (41) Quaritch, £5
4751 Vetusta Monumenta, published by the Society of Antiquaries, vol. i. and ii.—and a Volume of Plates, chiefly of London Antiquities, comprising in all 177 plates of views, antiquities, portraits, pageants, etc., with some descriptions, bound in 2 vol., half morocco (sold not subject to return), (42)
W. Daniell, £3 7s. 6d.
[MAY 26TH AND THREE FOLLOWING DAYS, 1902.] SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE.
THE LIBRARY OF THE LATE MR. WILLIAM TWOPENNY, OF WOODSTOCK PARK, SITTINGBOURNE.
(No. of Lots, 1228; amount realised, £2,427 12s. 6d.)
4752 Abrége Chronologique de l'Histoire Universelle Sacrée et Profane, traduction du R. P. Petav, 3 vol., old French morocco extra, with the Colbert arms on the sides, fleursde-lys on the back, and corners, g. e., Paris, C. Barbin, 1682, 8vo. (1) J.L. White, £3 4s.
4753 Adair (J.) History of the American Indians, particularly
those nations adjoining the Mississippi, East and West Florida, Georgia, South and North Carolina, and Vir.
ginia, folding map, old calf, 1775, 4to. (218) Edwards, £3 4754 Al-Makkari (A. I. M.) The History of the Mohammedan
Dynasties in Spain, translated with Notes by P. de Gayangos, 2 vol., Cambridge calf gilt, r. e., by Hayday, 1840-3, 4to. (214)
Maggs, £2 18s. 4755 Alnwick Castle Museum, coloured plates and illustrations of
the antiquities therein, presentation copy, with autograph letter, stating that only 4 copies have been put together,
half morocco, g. e., 1871, 4to. (215) Hiersman, 23 5s. 4756 Alnwick, Prudhoe and Warkworth, Illustrations of, numerous
plates, presentation copy from the Duke of Northumberland, half morocco, g. e., For private distribution (1857), 4to. (216)
Sotheran, £4 16s. 4757 America, or an Exact Description of the West Indies, faith
fully represented by N. N., folding map mounted on linen, calf extra, r. e., by F. Bedford, 1655, 8vo. (14)
Maggs, £4 Ios. 4758 America. Hennepin (L.) A New Discovery of a Vast
Country in America between New France and New
Edwards, £14 4759 America. Beverley (R.) History of Virginia, second edition,
revised and enlarged, frontispiece and plates, original calf, 1722, 8vo. (21)
Maggs, £5 5s. 4760 America. Coxe (D.) A Collection of Voyages and Travels
in three parts, James's Voyage to the South Sea, Pointis's Voyage to America, etc., with maps of Carolina, etc., calf gilt, by Ramage, 1741, 8vo. (22)
H. Stevens, £5 4761 America. History of the Bucaniers of America, 2 vol., plates, old calf gilt, 1741, 8vo. (23)
Bain, 23 55. 4762 Archer (J. W.) Vestiges of Old London, a Series of Etchings
from Original Drawings, with Descriptions and Historical Notices, 37 plates on India paper, russia, back inlaid with red, panelled gilt sides, g. e., by Hayday, 1851, folio (268)
Young, 23 4763 Archæologia Cantiana, being Transactions of the Kent
Archæological Society, vol. i.-xxu., plates, illustrations, etc.,
original cloth, 1858-98, 8vo. (33) Richeford, £8 155. 4764 Ariosto. Orlando Furioso in English Heroical Verse, by Sir
John Harrington, third edition, revised and amended, with addition of the author's Epigrams, engraved title and plates, russia, panelled sides, joints, g.e., by Roger Payne, 1634, folio (271)
Leighton, £5 155. 4765 Augustine (St.) Certaine Select Prayers, also his Manuel, or
Booke of Contemplation of Christ, black letter. woodcut borders, title cut round and mounted, in curious old gilt stamped binding, g. e., J. Wolfe, 1586, 8vo. (40)
Pickering, £ 5 155. 4766 Bacon (Francis Lord). History of the Raigne of King Henry
the Seventh, first edition, woodcut title, portrait by Payne, old morocco, 1622, folio (273) Pickering, £12 5s. 4767 Badeslade (T.) Views of Noblemen and Gentlemen's Seats in the County of Kent, 34 double plates by Kip, etc., half calf, H. Chapelle, n. d., folio (274) Batsford, £2 14S. 4768 Ballads. A Little Book of Ballads (in the possession of E. V. Utterson, dedicated to the Roxburghe Club), presentation copy from E. V. U., morocco extra, g. e., by Hering, Newport, 1836, 8vo. (53) Ellis & Co., £3 7s. 6d. 4769 Barante (M. de). Histoire des Ducs de Bourgogne de la Maison de Valois, 1364-1477, 12 vol., illustrations, mottled calf gilt, r. e., by Hayday, Paris, 1854, 8vo. (57)
Maurice, £3 3s. 4770 Beaumont and Fletcher. Works, with Notes and a Biographical Memoir by Rev. Alexander Dyce, II vol., best edition, portraits, Cambridge calf gilt, r.e., contents lettered, by Hayday, 1843-6, 8vo. (68) Bain, £13 4771 Beckford (W.) An Arabian Tale (Vathek), with Notes, Critical and Explanatory, first edition, sprinkled calf extra, g.e., by F. Bedford, London, 1786,8vo. (69) J. Bumpus, £4 6s. 4772 Bedford (Duke of). Outline Engravings and Descriptions of the Woburn Abbey Marbles, 48 plates on India paper from drawings by H. Corbould, presentation copy from the Duke of Bedford to Sir Humphrey Davy, and from Lady Davy to William Twopenny, morocco extra, g. e., by Hayday, Privately printed, 1822, imperial folio (279)
Young, £3 12s. 4773 Beloe (W.) Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books, 6 vol., marbled calf gilt, m. e., 1807-12, 8vo. (73) Ridler, £2 8s. 4774 Bernard (K.) The Whole Proceedings of the Siege of Drogheda, to which is added a True Account of the Siege of Londonderry, calf gilt, r. e., by Holloway, Dublin, 1736, 4to. (237) Maggs, £2 6s. 4775 Bernier (F.) History of the late Revolution of the Empire of the Great Mogul, 4 vol. in 2, map, Cambridge calf gilt, r. e., by Holloway, 1671-2, 8vo. (78) Maggs, £2 45. 4776 Berry (M.) A Comparative View of Social Life in England and France, 2 vol., portrait and plate, presentation copy from the authoress to Mr. Twopenny, with inscription on half-title, mottled calf extra, g. e., by Hayday, 1844, 8vo. (79) Pinto, £2 4s.
4777 Bewick (T.) History of British Land and Water Birds, 2 vol., with the Supplements added at the end of each vol., first edition, LARGE PAPER, woodcuts, morocco, g. t., uncut, Newcastle, 1797-1804-1821, 8vo. (84) Sotheran, £13 5s. 4778 Bewick (T.) Works. History of British Land and Water Birds, with the Supplements, 4 vol. in 2, 1821-Quadrupeds, seventh edition, 1820-Fables of Æsop, first edition, 1818Select Fables, first edition, 1820, together 5 vol., LARGE PAPER, with general title-pages, portraits and thumb-mark receipt, morocco extra, Newcastle, 1818-21, 8vo. (87)