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5154 Gascoigne (George). Whole Woorkes, black and roman

letter, Stace's reproduction of woodcut portrait inserted, little written on, some leaves stained, and a few headlines

cut into, old calf gilt, 1587, 4to. (698) Leighton, £15 Ios. 5155 Gerhardus Episcopus. De Vita et honestate Clericorum ex

Concilio Moguntinum, printed in semi-Gothic letter, in red and black, long lines, 32 to a full page, having at the end the woodcut mark of Jo. Faber, Public Notary in the diocese of Maintz, tall copy in covers of a contemporary vellum manuscript, well preserved, absque ulla nota (Sæc xv.), folio (521)

Sotheran, £8 155. 5156 Gessner (Salomon). Euvres, 4 vol. in 2, LARGE PAPER, with

proof impressions before lettering of the engravings by Moreau, old morocco, sides richly gilt with scrolls on powdered gilt ground, broad gilt inside border with pink watered silk linings, gilt, a fine specimen of Hering's binding, with his ticket; under the gilt of the foredges of vol. i. is painted a water-colour drawing, illustrating an “Idylle” from the book ; under the gilt of vol. ii. is depicted in rich colours The Sacrifices of Cain and Abel, illustrating “ La Mort d'Abel.” These paintings are above the ordinary work found on book edges in artistic value. They were executed by Harris, an artist of no mean capabilities. He has on volume i. signed his work at the foot. First edition with Moreau's plates, à Paris, Renouard, 1798, 8vo. (381)

Sabin, £26 5157 Gessner (C.) Military Evolutions, 30 large coloured en

gravings, original covers, as issued, with label on the side, R. Ackermann, 1801, large oblong folio (522)

Sabin, £29 ios. [The catalogue describes each of the subjects in a lengthy

note.-ED.] 5158 Goldsmith (Oliver). The Vicar of Wakefield, 2 vol., first

edition, morocco extra, g. e., by Bedford, Salisbury, 1766, 8vo. (386)

J. C. Brown, £90 5159 Goldsmith (Oliver). The Vicar of Wakefield, a Tale. Sup

posed to be written by Himself, 2 vol., first edition, a few vignette engravings illustrating some of the chapters pasted in, and a leaf in vol. ii. torn across, but the text intact, original calf, Salisbury, printed by B. Collins for F. Newbery, 1766, 8vo. (387)

Denham, £100 5160 Goldsmith (Oliver). The Deserted Village, a Poem, first

edition (printed on thicker paper than usual), vignette on title by J. Taylor, with half title, original marbled paper wrapper, Mr. Griffin, at Garrick's Head in Catherine Street, Strand, 1770 (387*)

Quaritch, £100 5161 Goldsmith (Oliver). The Deserted Village, a Poem, first

edition, vignette on title, morocco extra, g. e., by F. Bedford (the original advertisement announcing its first publication inserted), 1770, 4to. (767)

Edwards, £8 5162 Gower (John). De Confessione Amantis, black letter, title

within woodcut border, old calf, rebacked, Imprinted at

London in Flete strete by Thomas Berthelette the 12 daie

of Marche, 1554, small folio (523) Pickering, £10 155. 5163 Harrington (Sir John). Epigrams both Pleasant and Serious,

written by that All-worthy Knight : : . and never before printed, first edition, calf gilt, g. e., Imprinted for J. Budge, 1615, small 4to. (709)

Hazlitt, £16 ios. 5164 Holbein (Hans). Icones Historiarum Veteris Testamenti ad

vivum expressæ (Gallicis et Latinis l'ersibus), 94 woodcuts, and leaf at end containing figures of the four Evangelists, morocco extra, g. e., by Hering, Lugd., Jo. Frellonius, 1547, 4to. (714)

Cockerell, £6 [This edition, the first of the two in French and Latin,

had the cuts from the original wood-blocks.-Catalogue.] 5165 Hugo (Victor). Novels, complete and unabridged, 28 vol.,

one of 100 copies printed on imperial Japan paper, the etchings in two states, 1895–Romances, Gallery of Illustrations, Japanese vellum paper, together 29 vol., morocco super extra, uncut, t. e.g., 1895, 8vo. (546) Maggs, £22 55.

[Another set, similarly bound, realised £27 55.-ED.) 5166 Hugo (Victor). Novels, complete and unabridged, 28 vol.,

numerous etchings, 1895–Romances, Gallery of Illustrations, “Holland paper edition," together 29 vol., calf extra, uncut, t. e. g., 1895, 8vo. (548)

Edwards, £12 5s. 5167 [Hunter (Joseph, D.D., Shakespearean Critic).] Who Wrote

Cavendish's Life of Wolsey ? old morocco extra, g. e.,
Privately printed, 1814, 4to. (716)

Tree, £10 ['The dedication copy from Hunter to William Radcliffe “from the author who desires to be unknown," only 110 copies were printed. Inserted is a long autograph letter from Hunter to Radcliffe, in reference to the book.Cata

logue.] 5168 Johnson (Dr.) The Prince of Abissinia, a Tale (Rasselas),

first edition, 2 vol., original calf, with lettering pieces, 1759, 8vo. (561)

J. Bumpus, £6° 5s. 5169 Jonson (Ben). Q. Horatius Flaccus, his Art of Poetry, with

other workes of the Author, never printed before, first edition, engraved frontispiece by W. Marshall, original sheep, enclosed in a new slip morocco case, Printed by J. Oakes for John Benson, 1640, 12mo. (563).

Cockerell, £25 ros. (Exceedingly rare. The “other works " include Execration against Vulcan, The Masque of the Gypsies, and Epigrams to several noble personages. This copy agrees with the careful collation given in the Grolier Club Catalogue, even to the blank leaves and portions of the cancelled leaves

at end of The Masque of the Gypsies.- Catalogue.] 5170 Josephus. Opera omnia, ex Græcorum codicum Latinè

expressa, 2 vol. (vol. ii. lacking title), old French morocco, inlaid with brown and black morocco, the back and sides covered in rich gilt tooling, g. e., probably by Clovis Eve

(Genevæ), Jac. Stoer, 1595, 8vo. (564) Édwards, £20 55. 5171 Keats. Two Complete Original Manuscript Poems entirely

in the Autograph of John Keats, the first consisting of three stanzas of six lines each, beginning

“Unfelt, unheard, unseen,

I've left my little Queen,” the second consisting of three verses of twelve lines each, being his celebrated

“Hymn to Apollo," written on three sides of 4pp. 8vo., and enclosed in a morocco case (567)

Denham, £69 [From the collection of the late Townley Green, R.A., who had it from his mother, who was a Miss Reynolds, with whose family Keats was very intimate. The “Hymn to Apollo" contains two lines differing largely from the

published version. ---Catalogue.] 5172 Keats (John). Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St. Agnes and

other Poems, first edition, original boards, uncut, with the paper label, Taylor and Hessey, 1820, 8vo. (568)

Quaritch, £71 5173 Keats (John). Endymion, a Poetic Romance, first edition,

an uncut copy, bound by Zaehnsdorf in full Levant morocco, t.e.g., enclosed in a morocco case, 1818, 8vo. (569)

Quaritch, £69 [A complete copy, having the rare Errata slip and the

half title.- Catalogue.] 5174 Laborde (J. B. de). Choix de Chansons, Mises en Musique,

original issue, LARGE PAPER (978 inches by 6/2 inches), plates after Moreau (wanted portrait of Laborde), 4 vol., old

French calf, g.e., Paris, 1773, 4to. (721) Quaritch, £ 57 ios. 5175 Ladies Calling (The), in two parts, by the author of the Whole

Duty of Man, frontispiece, a specimen of old English morocco binding in various colours, morocco, sides richly gilt, centre ornament of flowers, urn at top and bottom from which grow flowering branches, large open flowers in each corner, and sides are supported by pointillé scrolls, the whole is most effectively heightened in black, silver and gold, a fine piece of binding (by S. Mearne), and very fresh,

At the Theater in O.xford, 1677, 8vo. (576) Denham, £20 5176 La Fontaine (J. de). Contes et Nouvelles en Vers, Edition

des Fermiers-Généraux, 2 vol., portraits of La Fontaine and Eisen by Ficquet, 80 plates by Eisen, engraved by Aliamet, Baquoy, Choffard, etc., Le Cas de Conscience et Le Diable Papefiguière, découvertes, vignettes et culs-delampe by Choffard, morocco extra, g. e., by Derome, Amst. (Paris), 1762, 8vo. (578)

Lacroix, £38 5177 La Fontaine (J. de). Contes et Nouvelles en Vers (édition

des Fermiers-Généraux), portraits of La Fontaine and Eisen, plates and vignettes engraved by Aliamet, Baquoy Choffard, etc., Le Cas de Conscience et Le Diable Papefiguière, découvertes, 2 vol., morocco extra, gilt backs, g. e., by Derome le jeune, with his ticket, the portrait of Choffard in the earliest state, Amst. (Paris), 1762, 8vo. (579)

Quaritch, £46

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5178 (Lamb (Charles).] The King and Queen of Hearts, with the

rogueries of the Knave who stole away the Queen's Pies, illustrated with 15 engravings from the drawings of William Mulready, in the original pink wrappers, a little soiled and with a piece torn out of the title, London, printed for Thomas Hodgkins at the Juvenile Library, Hanway Street, 1806, 12mo. (606)

B. F. Stevens, £240 [The hitherto unknown first issue, the only other known copy of the book being dated 1809, and that copy was sold last March for £222 (see ante No. 2986). The 1809 issue

was printed for J. Godwin, and it may be mentioned that · Hodgkins published for Godwin before the latter went into

business.--Catalogue. See Index.—ED.] 5179 Lamb (Charles). Tales from Shakespear, designed for the

use of Young Persons, 2 vol., first edition, plates after Mulready, engraved by William Blake, in the original half binding, 1807, 8vo. (607)

Sabin, £25 1os. 5180 Lamb (Charles). Essays of Elia, both series, first editions,

2 vol., original boards, uncut, in morocco case, by Rivière and Son, 1823-33 (608)

Quaritch, £59 [Earliest issue of both series, the title of the first series bearing Taylor and Hessey's imprint only, with advertisements dated December, 1822, and label “Elia” on back, in

which state it is exceedingly rare.--Catalogue.] 5181 Leeds Pottery. Designs of Sundry Articles of Queen's or

Cream Coloured Earthenware, numerous plates, original sheep, Leeds, 1794, 4to. (947)

Selby, £6 ios. 5182 Leech. Punch's Pocket Books, complete set, over 300 full

page engravings by Leech, “Phiz," Tenniel and Keene, of which 76 by Leech and Keene are coloured, and woodcuts by Doyle, 38 vol., original roan, with flaps, Punch Office, 1844-81, 8vo. (616)

Maggs, £12 ios. 5183 (Le Fevre (Raoul).] The Recuyles, or gaderige to gyder of

ye historyes of Troye how it was destroyed & brent twyes by ye puyssaunt Hercules & ye thyrde and generall by ye Grekes, black letter, double columns, numerous woodcuts, margins of title and next leaf, and plain corners in several leaves, and splits in two leaves mended, old signature of “Mary Heron” on title (sold not subject to return), morocco gilt, broad inside morocco gilt borders, joints, g.e., Imprynted in London in Flete Streete at the Sygne of the Sonne by Wynken de Worde the yere of our lorde god mccccc, and iii. (1503), (device below), small folio (814)

Quaritch, £171 [A perfect copy, except the defects mentioned above. This is a reprint of Caxton's Troy Book, the only one issued by Wynken de Worde, and not re-issued until fifty years

afterwards in Copland's edition.—Catalogue.] 5184 Lever (Charles). Works, complete set, all first editions,

comprising : Harry Lorrequer, parts-Charles O'Malley, parts–Our Mess, Jack Hinton and Tom Burke, parts Arthur O'Leary, 3 vol., cloth-The O'Donoghue, parts

Tales of the Trains, cloth-Nuts and Nutcrackers, clothSt. Patrick's Eve, cloth-Knight of Gwynne, parts-Horace Templeton, 2 vol., cloth-Con Cregan, parts-Rowland Cashel, parts, Maxims of O'Dogherty, cloth—The Daltons, parts—The Dodd Family Abroad, parts—Maurice Tierney, boards—Sir Jasper Carew, boards, Martins of Cro' Martin, parts-Fortunes of Glencore, 3 vol., clothDavenport Dunn, parts—One of Them, parts—Day's Ride, 2 vol., cloth-Barrington, parts—Cornelius O'Dowd, 3 vol., cloth-Tony Butler, 3 vol., cloth-Luttrell of Arran, parts-Sir Brook Fosbrooke, 3 vol., cloth-Bramleighs' of Bishop's Folly, 3 vol., cloth-Paul Goslett's Confessions, clothThat Boy of Norcott's, cloth-Rent in a Cloud, morocco, g.t.—Lord Kilgobbin, 3 vol., cloth-Fitzgerald's Life, 2 vol., cloth, in all 55 vol., the parts enclosed in morocco cases, by Rivière and Son (617)

Quaritch, £10 (Very fine complete set of this novelist's writings, all being in the original parts or cloth as first issued, except “Rent in the Cloud,” which is in full morocco to match the

morocco cases.---Catalogue.] 5185 Lovelace (Richard). Lucasta : Epodes, Odes, Sonnets, Songs,

etc., to which is added Aramantha, a Pastorall, first edition, frontispiece by Faithorne, some margins shaved, old calf gilt, Printed by T. Harper and sold by Tho. Ewster at the

Gun in Ivie Lane, 1649 (621) Pickering, £4 12s. 6d. 5186 Lovelace (Richard) and Davies (J.) Letters of Affaires, Love

and Courtship, Written to several Persons of Honour and Quality, by the Exquisite Pen of Monsieur de Voiture, a Member of the Famous French Academy established at Paris by Cardinall de Richelieu, portrait by R. Lovelace, original sheep, 1657, 8vo. (622)

Tree, £10 1os. [This volume has a peculiar interest as presenting beneath the portrait of Voiture eight lines by Lovelace, which are not found in his “Lucasta." These inedited verses show that Voiture was a favourite author of Lovelace, as he was of so many readers of those times. This copy is in the original sheepskin binding, in the finest possible state, with some rough leaves, and the portrait is a brilliant impression. The translation is a perfectly distinct one from that mentioned by Lowndes, who evidently never saw this earlier

one “by John Davies of Kidwelly." -- Catalogue.] 5187 Magna Carta Regis Johannis XV. Die Junii Anno Regni

XVII. A.D. mccxv., edidit Johannes Whittaker, printed upon vellum, in letters of gold, within painted and illuminated ornamental borders, with emblazoned arms, various heraldic devices, orders, flowers, scroll-work and other decoration, produced under the direction of Thomas Willemont, with a large and highly-finished portrait of King John, morocco super extra, London, J. Whittaker, 1815-18, folio (1025)

E. Parsons, £,24 Ios. [The binding was of very fine quality, and covered with an elaborate tooling of geometrical design.-ED.]

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