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colour, 52 coloured plates (limited to 200 copies), 1900, large 4to. (200) 4992 Houghton Gallery. A Set of Prints engraved after the most Capital Paintings in the Collection of the Empress of Russia, lately in the possession of the Earl of Orford, at Houghton in Norfolk, portraits of the Empress Catherine and Sir Robert Walpole, vignettes on titles, plans, etc., and 130 engravings (some mezzotints), 2 vols, old morocco, gilt edges, with arms on sides, J. Boydell, 1788, atlas folio (573) Sotheran, £31 105. 4993 Kelinscott Press. The Poems of John Keats, woodcut title and initial letters, vellum tie, uncut, 1894, 8vo. (520) £18 4994 Lamb (Charles). Poems, by S. T. Coleridge, second edition, to which are now added Poems, by Charles Lamb and Charles Lloyd, Printed by N. Biggs for J. Cottle, Bristol, 1797-Blank Verse, by Charles Lloyd and Charles Lamb, London, printed by T. Bentley for J. and A. Arch, 1798, and a Tale of Rosamund Gray and Old Blind Margaret, by Charles Lamb, Birmingham, printed by Thomas Pearson, 1798, in 2 vol., old mottled calf, 8vo. (518) Denham, £80
[These volumes were lettered "Coleridge. Poems," vol. 1 and 2, the inside cover of the first volume bearing the words, "The Gift of Charles Lamb," also the name of "Henry Hedges, 1800." It will be seen that the copy of the "Tale of Rosamund Gray"-the first book of which Lamb was the sole author-derives peculiar interest from the Birmingham imprint. As far as can be ascertained, all copies previously known have had a London imprint. Except for this variation in the title, the British Museum copy is identical with the above, which appears to be the very earliest issue of this “miniature romance." It may be pointed out that the Birmingham title reads, "Printed by Thomas Pearson," whereas the London title reads, "Printed for Lee & Hurst, No. 32, Paternoster Row."-Catalogue.] 4995 Lamb (Charles). The Adventures of Ulysses, by Charles Lamb, frontispiece and vignette title, original boards, uncut (one page stamped), London, printed by S. Davison for the Juvenile Library, 1808, 8vo. (519) £1 4996 Lodge (E.) Portraits of Illustrious Personages of Great Britain, original subscription copy and one of the first 50 struck off (vide Note in vol. 1), LARGE PAPER, proof impressions of the plates on India paper, 4 vol., morocco extra, gilt edges, 1821-34, royal folio (918) £34 10s. 4997 Military Costume. The British Military Library or Journal, 28 coloured plates and numerous plans, 2 vol., old half binding, 1799-1801, 4to. (161) £13.5s. 4998 Pennant (T.) Some Account of London, 2 portraits, illustrated with a series of 51 coloured folding plates by Pugin and Rowlandson, and numerous old topographical engravings, portraits, maps, plans, etc., in 2 vol., old morocco extra, gilt edges, 1813, royal 8vo. (410) £12 55. 4999 Portfolio (The). An Artistic Periodical, edited by Philip
Gilbert Hamerton, etchings and other illustrations, from its commencement in 1870 to 1887 and for 1889, 19 vol., original cloth, folio (919) £10 5000 Scrope (W.) The Art of Deer Stalking, first edition, engravings and lithographs after E. and C. Landseer (a few pages foxed, otherwise a clean copy), original cloth, uncut, 1838, 8vo. (455) £14 5001 Shaw (Henry). Illuminated Ornaments, selected from Manuscripts and Printed Books from the Sixth to the Seventeenth Centuries, LARGEST PAPER, title and 40 illuminated plates (in gold and colours), with Descriptions by Sir F. Madden, old morocco extra, gilt edges, by Ĉ. Lewis, W. Pickering, 1833, folio (587) £83
[Bound in with the above volume are 120 specimens of miniatures, illuminated borders and initial letters on vellum, extracted from altar service books, etc., mounted on 34 leaves. The miniatures comprised several examples inIcluding the Nativity, the Resurrection, the Miraculous Draught of Fishes, and other subjects.-Catalogue.]
5002 Swift (Dean). Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World, in four parts, by Lemuel Gulliver, first edition, portrait and maps, 2 vol., old calf, Benjamin Motte, 1726, 8vo. (514)
[This copy had the separate pagination, but the portrait was in the second state.-ED.]
5003 Tennyson (Alfred Lord). Helen's Tower, vignette on title, glazed green wrapper, gilt edges, Clandeboye, privately printed, n. d., 4to. (517) Denham, £29
[The above copy of these stanzas, written by Lady Gifford, with 12 lines on page 8 by Alfred Tennyson, is in perfect condition, being spotlessly clean throughout.Catalogue.] 5004 Tudor Translations, edited by W. E. Henley, a complete set, 30 vol. (the remaining 2 vol. of Froissart to be delivered when issued), half buckram, uncut, 1892-1902, 8vo. (125)
£37 5005 Williams (Roger). A Key into the Language of America, or an Help to the Language of the Natives in that part of America called New England, with observations of their Customs, Manners and Worships, calf, London, printed for Gregory Dexter, 1643, 8vo. (480) Sabin, £52
[A tall and sound copy of this scarce book. It bears the British Museum sale duplicate stamp, 1787.-Catalogue.]
On June 3rd and two following days, Messrs. Hodgson sold a miscellaneous collection of books and manuscripts, the following being noticeable :
5006 America. Beschrijvinghe van Virginia, Nieuw Nederlandt, Nieuw Engelandt, etc., engravings (including an early view of New York), black letter. Ämst., 1651—Missive van William Penn, Eygenaar en Gouverneur van Pennsylvania,
folding plan, black letter, 1684, and 3 others, in 1 vol., old
[A few leaves in the first-mentioned pamphlet had been repaired, and the lot was sold not subject to return.-ED.] 5007 Keats (J.) The Original Autograph Manuscript of the "Cap and Bells," comprising Stanzas 1 to 8, 17 to 44, 45 (a portion of), and 52 to 81, written on 24 leaves (498) £345 [This manuscript is apparently the original rough draft of this poem, and is entirely in the author's autograph, containing throughout numerous alterations and corrections. Several of the stanzas, or portions of them, are re-written, and in the case of stanzas 17 and 74 there are two different versions. A collation with Mr. Buxton Forman's edition of Keats' Works also reveals other variations from the Poem as there printed. It was written during November and December, 1819, but although Keats composed no less than eighty-eight stanzas, he never completed it.-Catalogue. The Athenæum of June 14, 1902, p. 757, contains a letter from Mr. Buxton Forman relative to this manuscript, which he says has been dismembered since he saw and collated it several years ago.-ED.]
5008 Poynter (Sir E. J.) The National Gallery, with Reproductions of Every Picture in the Collection, illustrations (limited to 1,000 copies), 3 vol., sewed, 1900, 4to. (294) £1 5009 Punch, or the London Charivari, numerous illustrations, from the commencement in 1841 to 1901, 121 vol., a complete set of the original issue, in clean condition, cloth, 4to. (616) £16 10s. 5010 Pyne (W. H.) History of the Royal Residences, illustrated by 100 highly-finished and coloured engravings, facsimiles of original drawings by eminent artists, 3 vol., half russia, g. t., uncut, 1819, 4to. (601) £31 10s. 5011 Westmacott (C. M.) The English Spy, being Portraits of the Illustrious, Eminent, Eccentric and Notorious, drawn from Life by Bernard Blackmantle, first edition, 72 coloured plates by R. Cruikshank and woodcuts by Cruikshank, Rowlandson and Gillray (vol. I wanted title and vol. 2 wanted plate 1), 2 vol., half bound, Sherwood, Jones and Co., 1825-6, royal 8vo. (451)
[MAY 30TH, 31ST AND JUNE 2ND, 1902.]
SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE.
A MISCELLANEOUS COLLECTION.
(No. of Lots, 947; amount realised, £1,196 11s.)
5012 A'Beckett (G. A.) The Comic History of England, 2 vol., first edition, with 10 coloured etchings and 120 woodcuts, by John Leech, half morocco, uncut, t. e. g., Punch Office, 1847-8, 8vo. (610) Edwards, £2 7s. 5013 Ackermann (R.) The Microcosm of London, 3 vol., upwards of 100 coloured plates by Rowlandson and Pugin, calf, rebacked, 1808-10, royal 4to. (204) Spencer, £16 15s. 5014 Adventures of a Post Captain, by a Naval Officer, 24 coloured plates by Williams, half bound (1817), 8vo. (1) Sabin, £119s. 5015 Arts en Italie (Les). Iconographie des Chefs-d'ŒŒuvre de la Peinture, la Sculpture et l'Architecture Italienne, 45 eauxfortes, 2 planches sur cuivre et 325 illustrations, one of 25 copies, with the plates in duplicate, half_morocco, g. t., Paris, 1888, folio (212) Batsford, £2 2s. 5016 Audubon (J. J.) and the Rev. John Bachman. The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America, complete, with numerous very large coloured engravings of Quadrupeds, chiefly of their full natural sizes, 3 vol., half morocco, g. e., Published by J. J. Audubon, New York, 1845-8Descriptive Text to the Work, 3 vol., cloth, super imperial 8vo., 1847-53, enclosed in a rosewood cabinet, fitted with boarded compartments, and lined with green baize, with lock and key (650) Sabin, £59 10s. 5017 Belle Assemblée, La, or Bell's Court and Fashionable Magazine, from 1806 to 1820, 30 vol., numerous coloured fashion plates, portraits, designs, etc., half calf, clean set, 1806-20, 8vo. (688) Rimell, £5 12s. 6d. 5018 Bentham (J.) History and Antiquities of the Conventual and Cathedral Church of Ely, with Supplement by Stevenson, second edition, 2 vol., LARGE PAPER, best edition, numerous plates, russia, g. e., Norwich, 1812-17, imperial 4to. (221) Ridler, £2 10s. 5019 Black (W. H.) History and Antiquities of the Company of Leathersellers of the City of London, facsimile of the Charter and other illustrations, some in colours, morocco, g. e., 1871, folio (223) Walford, £2 14s. 5020 Burlington Fine Arts Club. Catalogue of a Collection of European Enamels from the Earliest Date to the end of the XVII. Century, frontispiece in colours and 72 plates, uncut, 1897, folio (231) Tregaskis, £9
5021 Burlington Fine Arts Club. Exhibition of Chased and Embossed Steel and Iron Work of European Origin, 70 plates, 1900, folio (232) Quaritch, £5 5s.
5022 Burlington Fine Arts Club. Exhibition of a Collection of Silversmiths' Work of European Origin, 120 plates, 1901, folio (233) Wesley, £8 8s. 5023 Burton (W.) Description of Leicestershire, inlaid throughout, and illustrated with 240 additional plates from Nichols' Leicestershire, half morocco, 1622, folio (234) Ridler, £9 5s. 5024 Burns (Robert). Works, edited by William Scott Douglas, 6 vol., LARGE PAPER, with portrait and plates on India paper, half morocco extra, uncut, g. t., Edinburgh, 1877, 8vo. (515) J. Bumpus, £2 6s. 5025 Connoisseur (The), a Magazine for Collectors, No. 1 to 7, édition de luxe, Japanese vellum paper, one of 50 copies only, numerous facsimile and other illustrations, some in colours, original wrappers, 1901-2, 4to. (636)
Pickering, £7 12s. 6d.
[Contributed to by Cyril Davenport, J. H. Slater, Algernon Graves, L. Ingleby Wood, W. C. Hazlitt, J. Grego and others. Catalogue.]
5026 Dickens (Charles). Christmas Books, frontispiece, presentation copy, with inscription, "Mrs. G. L. Banks, from Charles Dickens, Second February, 1853," a short letter from Dickens to Mrs. Banks, dated from the Office of "All the Year Round," inserted, calf gilt, g. e., 1852, 8vo. (613) Sabin, £10 10S. 5027 Doran (Dr.) In and about Drury Lane, and other Papers, 2 vol., illustrated with 134 additional portraits, calf extra, g. t., uncut, by Rivière, 1881, 8vo. (64) Maggs, £5 5028 Dugdale (Sir W.) Monasticon Anglicanum, a History of the Abbies and other Monasteries, Hospitals, Frieries and Cathedral and Collegiate Churches in England and Wales, 8 vol., portrait and numerous plates, half morocco, g. t., Bohn, 1846, folio (265) Hamilton, £15 5029 Duruy (V.) History of Greece, with Introduction by Dr. Mahaffy, 4 vol., in 8 sections, plates and illustrations, roxburghe, 1892, 8vo. (166) Thorp, £3 16s. 5030 Förster (E.) Monuments d'Architecture, de Sculpture et de Peinture de l'Allemagne, 8 vol., plates, half morocco, g. t., Paris, 1859-66, folio (272) Batsford, £3 3s. 5031 Gillray (J.) Works, including the suppressed plates, 2 vol., portrait and plates-also Wright and Evans's Descriptive Account of same, 1851 (8vo.), half morocco, 3 vol., folio (276) Quaritch, £4 12s. 5032 Gould (John). The Birds of Australia and the adjacent Islands, parts i. and ii. (all published), with 20 coloured plates, in the original wrappers, Published by the Author, 1837-8, folio (651) J. Bumpus, £6 15s.
[Presentation copy from the author to Mr. Dring, an officer on H.M.S. Beagle, with two letters from Mr. Gould. This work was cancelled, and is therefore scarce. It is a distinct publication from "The Birds of Australia," published in 1848.-Catalogue.]