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engravings by Pugin, Mackenzie, Nash, etc., 1815, half morocco, t. e. g., uniform, together 4 vol., 4to. (1022)
Haig, £30 History of the University of Oxford, its Colleges, Halls, etc., 2 vol., coloured engravings by Pugin, Nash, etc., half russia, m. e., 1814, 4to. (1023) Robson, £15
[Another copy, extra illustrated with coloured sets of the costumes, Dighton's Characters and numerous portraits of the founders, realised £13 (calf gilt, Lot 179).—ED.] 5072 Ackermann (R.) History of University of Cambridge, 2 vol., coloured plates, original copy, extra illustrated, similar to the Oxford, with portraits of Founders, Costumes, Dighton Caricatures, etc., all in colours (2 or 3 missing), calf, 1815, 4to. (180) Shepherd, £9 5073 Ackermann (R.) History of Public Schools and Colleges, coloured plates, including the series of Costumes, original copy, morocco extra, gilt back and sides, g. e., 1816, 4to. (181) Denham, £19 15s. 5074 Ackermann (R.) The Microcosm of London, 3 vol., with coloured plates by Pugin and Rowlandson of the interiors and exteriors of the Public Buildings, and of the manners, customs, etc. of London, half russia, m. e. (1811), 4to. (1024) Haig, £21 10S. [Another copy, in half calf, realised £19 15s.-Lot 663. -ED.]
5071 Ackermann (R.)
5075 Alken (H.) The Analysis of the Hunting Field, * * * the whole forming a slight souvenir of the season 1845-6, first edition, coloured plates and woodcuts by H. Alken, calf extra, R. Ackermann, 1846, 8vo. (82) Edwards, £13 5076 America. A Declaration of the State of the Colonie and Affaires in Virginia, with the Names of the Adventurers and Summes adventured in that Action by his Majesties Counseil for Virginia, 22 Junij, 1620, woodcut of the Great Seal of James I. on title, and on verso of last leaf woodcut of the seal of the Council for Virginia, pp. 11-A Note of the Shipping, Men and Provisions sent to Virginia by the Treasurer and Company in the Yeere 1619, pp. 8--The Names of the Adventurers, with their severall sums adventured, paid to Sir Thomas Smith, Knight, late Treasurer of the Company for Virginia, pp. 30 and blank leaf (this last leaf was wanting in the Ives copy)-Names of the Adventurers, with the sums paid by Order to Sir Baptist Hicks, Knight, pp. 4-Orders and Constitutions, partly collected out of his Majesties Letters Patent, and partly ordained upon mature deliberation, by the Treasuror, Counseil and Companie of Virginia, for the better governing of the Actions and Affairs of the said Companie here in England residing. Anno 1619 and 1620, pp. 39--A Declaration of the Supplies intended to be sent to Virginia in this year 1620. By his Majesties Counseil for Viginia, 18 Julii, 1620, pp. 9-16 (this Declaration was wanting in the Ives copy), morocco extra, g. e., London, 1620 (184) Pole, £31 10s.
[Earliest issue, with separate pagination of each part. It contained four printed leaves and a blank leaf, which were wanting in the Ives copy (sold in 1891 for 150 dollars).
--Catalogue.] 5077 America.
The Treaty held with the Indians of the Six Nations at Lancaster, in Pennsylvania, in June, 1744, with an account of the first Confederacy of the Six Nations, their Religion, Form of Government, etc., original paper covers, W. Parks, Williamsburg, n. d. (1744), 8vo. (101)
H. Stevens, £5 ios. 5078 Arnold (Matthew). Alaric at Rome, a Prize Poem, recited in
Rugby School, June xii., mdcccxl., first edition, original printed wrapper, enclosed in morocco case, Rugby, Combe and Crossley, 1840, 8vo. (115)
Quaritch, £50 5079 Augustine (Saint). Les dix premiers livres de la Cité de
Dieu (traduite en François par Raoul de Praesles), lettres bâtardes, double columns, several large woodcuts (some leaves stained and wormed), vellum, Imprime sula ville d'Abbeville par Jehan du Pre et Pierre Gerard Murchans libraires xxiiii. Nov., 1486 (241)
Leighton, £14 [First edition of this French version of “De Civitate
Dei,” and the first book printed at Abbeville.--Catalogue.) 5080 Austen (J.) Emma, a Novel, 3 vol., original boards, edges entirely uncut, first edition, 1816, 8vo. (122)
Hornstein, £7 155. 5081 Bacon (Francis). Essaies. Religious Meditations, Places of
Perswasion and Disswasion. Seene and allowed. London, printed for Humfrey Hooper, and are to be solde at the Blacke Beare, Chauncery Lane, 1598-Cornwallis (Sir W'.) Essayes, Printed for Edmond Mattes, 1600--Cornwallis (Sir W.) A Second Part of Essayes, ib., 1601 --Johnson (Robert). Essaies, or Rather Imperfect Offers. Seene and allowed (Dedicated to W. H. Earl of Pembroke)
, Printed by John Windet for J. Barnes, 1601, the headlines of two leaves slightly touched, otherwise large copies, with many rough edges, in the original vellum, in i vol., 12mo. (124)
Pickering, £96 [The above is the second edition of Bacon's Essays, and the first in which the Meditations appeared in English. The two parts of Cornwallis are both first editions, and so is Johnson's Essays. The latter appears to be of extreme rarity, and it is possible the British Museum copy is the
only other extant.--Catalogue.) 5082 Bacon (Francis). The Essaies of Sr. Francis Bacon Knight,
the Kings Atturney Generall. His Religious Meditations. Places of Perswasion and Disswasion. Seene and allowed, some pages stained and wormed, and one or two headlines shaved, large copy in the original vellum with rough uncut leaves, Printed at London for John Jaggard, dwelling at the Hand and Starre betweene the two Temple Gates, 1613, 12mo. (125)
Pickering, 420 5083 Bacon (Francis). The Wisdome of the Ancients, written in
Latine by the Right Honourable Sir Francis Bacon Knight, Baron of Verulam and Lord Chancelour of England. Done into English by Sir Arthur Gorges Knight, first edition in English, original sheep, London, imprinted by John Bill, 1619, 12m0. (126) Pickering, £9 15s. 5084 Bacon (Francis). An Apologie of the Earle of Essex, against those wch falsely and maliciously taxe him to be the only hindrance of the peace and quiet of his Countrye, 1598, to Mr. Anthony Bacon, morocco extra, g. e., 1598, 4to. (780) Cotterell, £51 It
[A manuscript circulated by Essex's friends in 1598. was not printed till 1604. The handwriting of the title (as given above) is almost certainly Francis Bacon's; moreover, the manuscript contained corrections and additions in the same hand. It occupied 24pp. closely written. The catalogue contained a long historical note referring to the circumstances under which this apology was written.—ED.] 5085 Bacon (Francis). A Declaration of the Practises and Treasons attempted and committed by Robert late Earle of Essex and his complices against her Majestie and her Kingdoms, first edition, calf extra, t. e. g., 1601, 4to. (781)
Cotterell, 10 2s. 6d [A large copy, having the front edges uncut. Contains at signature K2 a reference to Shakespeare's "King Richard II."-Catalogue.]
5086 Bacon (Francis). The Essayes or Counsels, Civil and Morall, of Francis Lo. Verulam Viscount St. Alban, newly enlarged, large copy, morocco extra, g. e., 1625, 4to. (783) B. F. Stevens, £27 [The first complete edition, containing 58 essays, and the last which the author lived to see. "I doe now publish my Essayes; which, of all my other workes, have beene most currant."-Bacon (in the Dedication to the Duke of Buckingham). Catalogue. Another copy, in old vellum, realised £22 10s. (Lot 202), Sotheran.-ED.]
5087 Bacon (Francis), etc. The Charge of Sir Francis Bacon touching Duells, first edition, Printed for R. Wilson, 1614
[Selden (J.)] The Duello, or Single Combat, Printed for J. Helme, 1610-His Majesties (James I.) Edict and severe Censure against private Combats and Combatants, Imprinted by R. Barker, 1613-Antiduello, or a Treatise in which is discussed the lawfulnesse of Single Combats, with the forme of Several Duels performed in this Kingdome, Printed by T. Harper, 1632, together in vol., half morocco, some pages stained and one or two shaved, with contemporary autograph of Joh. Causton, from the Wilbraham Library, small 4to. (200) Pickering, £11 15s. 5088 Bacon (Francis). Francisci De Verulamio Summi Angliæ Cancellarii Instauratio Magna [i.e., Novum Organum, sive Indicia vera de Interpretatione Naturæ], first edition, engraved title-page, showing a ship in full sail, by Simon
Pass, large copy in the original vellum as issued, Londini, apud Joannem Billium, 1620 (242) A. Jackson, £40
[The engraved title to this work is of great interest to the Shakespeare-Bacon theorists, as the coincidence of the
following passage from “Love's Labour's Lost” will show : “(Beroune) Abate throw at Novum, and the whole world againe,
Cannot pricke out five such, take each one in's vaine. (King) The ship is under saile, and here she coms amain.".
Act v., sc. 2.- Catalogue.] 5089 Bacon (Francis). The Two Bookes of Francis Bacon. of
the proficience and advancement of Learning, divine and humane- To the King, first edition, morocco extra, g. e.
(772 by 5/4 in.), 1605, 4to. (782) Dawson & Co., £23 1os. 5090 Bacon (Francis). The Historie of the Raigne of King Henry
the Seuenth, woodcut title, and the portrait of Henry by J. Payne, large copy, in the original vellum as issued, London, printed by W. Stansby for Matthew Lownes and
William Barrett, 1622, folio (245) Pickering, £19 Tos. 5091 Bacon (Francis). Of the Proficience of Learning, of the
Partitions of Sciences, IX. Bookes, written in Latin, interpreted by Gilbert Watts, engraved title by W. Marshall and portrait of Bacon also by Marshall, large copy, original calf gilt, Oxford, 1640, folio (788) Edwards, £5 78. 6d.
[Firsi complete edition. Supposed by the Baconians to
contain a full explanation of Bacon's cyphers.--Catalogue.) 5092 Bacon (Francis). The Naturall and Experimentall History
of V Vinds, etc., written in Latine by the Right Honorable Francis Lo. Verulum, Viscount St. Alban, translated into English by R. G. Gent, first edition, portrait of Bacon by T. Cross, original sheep, London, printed for Humphrey Moseley, at the Princes Armes in St. Paui's Churchyari, and Thomas Dring, at the George in Fleet Street, 1653, 12mo. (129)
Pickering, £9 TOS. 5093 Barham (R. H.) The Ingoldsby Legends, first edition of all
three series, illustrations by George Cruikshank, Leech, etc., 3 vol., original cloth, early issue, having the misprint on page 81, etc., blank page, and leaf of “Appendix,” Bentley, 1840-42-47, 8vo. (131)
Denham, £15 155. 5094 Beaumont and Fletcher. Comedies and Tragedies, never
printed before, and now published by the Authors originall copies, first collected edition (with the first edition of the Wild-Goose Chase, H. Moseley, 1652, at end), portrait by W. Marshall cut down and inlaid, and lower margin of folio Ddddddd damaged, old calf, rough leaves, For H. Robin.
son and H. Moseley, 1647-52, folio (249) Dobell, £21 5095 Berkenhead (Sir John). The Assembly-Man, written in the year 1647, first edition, half bound, London, 1662, 4to. (213)
Pearson, £10 (Contained the portrait of Hugh Peters, by Faithorne. Peters is stated to have been a player in Shakespeare's Company of Actors. This copy belonged to Dr. Farmer
(the Shakespearian collector), who had added a MS. note concerning Hugh Peters. It was afterwards in the Heber and Bliss collections.-Catalogue.]
5096 Bieston (Roger). The Bayte and Snare of Fortune, in verse, woodcut title, black letter, morocco extra, g. e., by Rivière, Imprinted at London by John Wayland at the Sunne in Flete Street, etc., n.d. (circa 1550), folio (252) Pickering, £19 5097 Blake (William). Songs of Innocence and of Experience, shewing the Two Contrary States of the Human Soul, engraved and coloured by the author, 54 leaves, printed on one side of the paper only, The Author and Printer, W. Blake, 1789-94, 8vo. (140) Quaritch, £216
[This copy had the complete series of both works, and bore the signature of H. W. Phillips, the painter, to whom it was given by William Blake. The present owner obtained it from Phillips' daughter.-Catalogue.]
5098 Boccaccio (Giovanni). Il Decamerone, morocco extra, g.e., by Roger Payne, Vinegia, Aldus, 1522, 8vo. (141)
Denham, £18 5s.
[Choice copy from the library of Michael Wodhull, with his arms on sides and autograph and MS. notes on flyleaves. The Ashburnham copy sold for £55, the Sunderland copy for £111.-Catalogue.]
5099 Boissard (J. J.) De Divinatione et Magicis Praestigiis, engravings by De Bry, russia extra, blind tooled, g. e., by Charles Lewis, Oppenheim (circa 1600), folio (255)
Cannon, £10 2s. 6d.
5100 Boydell. Scenery and History of the River Thames, 2 vol., with 76 engravings of the most famous scenery, seats, mansions, etc. on its banks, coloured like drawings, morocco extra, g. e. (name written on titles), Bulmer, 1794-96, folio (260) Edwards, £13 5101 Bronte. Poems by Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell, original cloth, Aylott and Jones, 1846, small 8vo. (150)
Quaritch, £14 5s.
[Exceedingly scarce. Only a very few copies of this, the actual first issue, with Aylott and Jones's imprint, got into circulation. The blank top of title had been mended.— Catalogue.]
5102 Browne (Sir Thomas). Certain Miscellany Tracts. Written by Thomas Browne, Kt. and Doctour of Physick, late of Norwich, first edition, portrait by Vandrebane, old English morocco, g. e., an elaborate and early specimen of the Cottage" pattern (by Charles Mearne), London, printed for Charles Mearne, bookseller to his most Sacred Majesty, 1683 (152) Sotheran, £41
[A fine specimen of old English morocco binding in the finest possible condition. It is worthy of notice that Mearne's name appears on the title as publisher of the volume, a combination of the rarest occurrence. This edition of the work is believed to be unique, as the earliest hitherto recorded by bibliographers is 1684.-Catalogue.]