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5199 Molière (J. P. de). Euvres de Molière, portrait after Mig

nard, engraved by Cathelin, 6 fleurons on the titles by Moreau and 33 plates by Moreau, engraved by Baquoy, etc., 6 vol., original calf, g.e., Paris, 1773, 8vo. (648)

Maberley, £7 [The best edition. This copy had inserted a document signed by J. Poquelin, Molière's father, and another signed

by his wife, Armande Béjart.-Catalogue.] 5200 Montesquieu (C. S. de). Le Temple de Gnide, plates after

Eisen, engraved by Le Mire, the text engraved by Drouet, old French morocco, full gilt back, g.e., Paris, ches le Mire, 1772, 4to. (740)

Lacroix, £12 5201 Montesquieu (C. S. de). Le Temple de Gnide, the text

engraved by Drouet, with brilliant proofs before the numbers of the engravings after Eisen, by Le Mire, original French calf gilt, g. e., Paris, chez le Mire, 1772, 4to. (741)

Lacroix, £13 5202 Morris (William). The Story of Gunnlang the Worm-tongue

and Raven the Skald, “Carton" black letter type, half holland, Printed at the Chiswick Press for William Morris, 1891, 4to. (744)

Maggs, £6 8s. 6d. [One of 75 copies, none of which were for sale. See a

note on the Kelmscott Press, p. 10.-Catalogue.] 5203 Morris (William). Works, viz., Story of Grettir the Strong,

translated from the Icelandic by E. Magnússon and William Morris, first printed in 1869— Tale of the House of the Wolfings and all the Kindreds of the Mark, in Prose and Verse—The Roots of the Mountains, first printed in 1890—Volsunga Saga, three Northern Love Stories, first printed in 1875, 4 vol., Printed at the Chiswick Press, with the “Golden” type designed by William Morris, boards, uncut, 1901, 4to. (745)

Tregaskis, £13 Ios. (Vol. iv.-viii. to be supplied when issued.—ED.] 5204 Nayler (Sir George). Coronation of King George the Fourth,

solemnized in the Collegiate Church of St. Peter, Westminster, July 19, 1821, coloured illustrations, comprising whole length portraits in Costume and Robes of State, plates of the Coronation and the Banquet, morocco extra, g.e., by Mackenzie, Bohn, 1837, folio (1032)

Edwards, £10 155. [Another copy, in half morocco (loose), realised Z6 55.

ED.) 5205 Napoleon. Dumérie (A. M. C.) Traité élémentaire d'histoire

naturelle, morocco extra, g. e., by Bozerian, with the monogram of Napoleon, “N. B.,” surrounded by a wreath, etc., on sides, Paris, 1804, 8vo. (829).

Symes, £7 ios. [From Napoleon's Library at Malmaison, with a manuscript note on fly-leaf : “Presented to me by Mrs. Home Gordon, bought by her husband at a sale at Malmaison of

the Emperor Napoleon I.'s books."-Catalogue.] 5206 Nimrod (i.e., C. J. Apperley). Memoirs of the Life of John

Mytton, Esq., of Halston, Shropshire, first edition, 12 coloured plates by Henry Alken, original cloth, R. Ackermann, 1835, 8vo. (831)

Hatchards, £14 ios. 5207 Officium Beatæ Mariæ Virginis, pro quatuor Anni temporibus,

etc., 2 plates, contemporary boarded silk binding in an outer silver cover, perforated to a spider-web pattern, with clasps, gold and violet flowered end papers, g. e., in boarded slip case, Paris, M. Daupler, 1673, 32mo. (832)

Quaritch, £! 5s. 5208 Oldmixon (J.) Poems on Several Occasions, written in the

manner of Anacreon, with other Poems, Letters and Translations, first edition, old calf, R. Parker, 1696, 8vo. (833)

Pearson, £7 5209 Ordre (The) of the Hospital of S. Bartholomewes in West

smythfielde in London, black letter, old calf, London, R. Grafton, 1552, 8vo. (834)

Hazlitt, £14 15$. 5210 Ozanne (Y. M.) Nouvelles Vues Perspectives des Ports de

France, title, map, and 60 plates by Yves Marie Ozanne, morocco, g. e., by Chambolle-Duru, Paris, 1770 (1038)

Quaritch, £7 5211 Phillips (Stephen). Eremus, a Poem, Privately printed for

presentation to friends, in the original wrapper, The Lillie Press, n. d., 4to. (941)

B. F. Stevens, £7 ios. 5212 Playing Cards. Geographical Cards, a complete set of 52,

with printed descriptions of the Cards, mounted in the original calf, with an engraved title added, Made and sold for Henry Brome, 1676 (841)

Denham, £6 55. [The American card is very quaint. Not described in Lady Schreiber's book and not in the British Museum. The B. M. has a set wanting title (from the Duke of Sussex's library), evidently copied from this edition, with the spelling modernised and descriptive matter printed from letterpress.

--Catalogue.] 5213 Politique Discourses, treating of the differences and in

equalities of Vocations, as well Publique as Private, with the scopes or endes whereunto they are directed, translated out of French by Egremont Ratcliffe, black letter. half morocco, 1578, 4to. (946)

Pearson, £13 135. 5214 Pope (Alexander). The Original Autograph Manuscript of

Pope's earliest work, the “ Pastorals," containing alternated readings, many passages differing largely from the published version, with autograph criticism and suggestions in the autograph of the critic Williain Walsh, 8vo. (842)

Denham, £71 [This manuscript covers four closely written small quarto pages in Pope's neat and very legible hand. It is headed, in Pope's autograph, “ Alterations to the Pastorals,” under which he has written (“The Solution of the Queries are written by Mr. Walsh”). Pope submitted the manuscript for criticism to William Walsh, whom Dryden calls “the best critic of the age.” The manuscript consists of suggestions by the author of alternated readings of many passages, arguments and queries concerning the use of certain words. and expressions, to all of which Walsh has written in replies stating his views and preferences. Comparison with the printed version shows that Walsh's advice was followed by Pope in all points of importance. The manuscript was presented by Pope to his intimate friend Jonathan Richardson, the portrait painter, and it has remained until recently

in the possession of the painter's family:-Catalogue.] 5215 Pope (Alexander). The Rape of the Lock, an Heroi-Comical

Poem, in Five Cantos, written by Mr. Pope-A tonso est hoc nomen adepta capillo, Ovid., first edition, frontispiece and 5 plates by Lud. Du Guernier inv. et C. Du Bosc sculp., a remarkable copy, being in the original sewn and uncut state as published, in old blue wrappers, preserved in a new morocco slip case with silk linings, Printed for Bernard Lintott at the Cross-Keys in Fleet Street, 1714, 8vo. (843)

Quaritch, 461 5216 Pope (Alexander). The Rape of the Lock, an Heroi-Comical

Poem, in Five Cantos, written by Mr. Pope, frontispiece and 5 plates, first edition, old calf gilt, g. e., 1714 (844)

Quaritch, £51 (A large paper copy, and apparently printed on thicker and better paper than the ordinary ones. Extremely rare

in this state.- Catalogue.] 5217 Pompadour. Recueil des Comedies et Ballets représentés

sur le Théâtre des petits Appartemens pendant l'Hiver de 1747 à 1748, thick paper, engraved title, old French morocco, elaborately tooled sides and back, gilt on marbled leaves (Paris, 1749), (846)

Quaritch, £29 [These plays, which were acted at Madame de Pompadour's private theatre at Versailles, were printed for presents at her private press in the palace. The binding

was probably by Dubisson.--Catalogue.) 5218 Pyne (W. H.) History of the Royal Residences of Windsor

Castle, St. James's Palace, Hampton Court, etc., 3 vol., original impressions of the coloured engravings, frontispiece and a plate, title and dedication to vol. i., cut round and mounted, a leaf or two soiled and mended, half bound, m. e., sold not subject to return, 1819, imperial 4to. (1021)

Haig, £14 ios. [Another and a better copy, in russia (rebacked), realised

£18 18s. (Lot 662).-ED.) 5219 Rabelais. (Euvres de Maistre François Rabelais, nouvelle

édition, ornée de Figures de B. Picart, etc., 3 vol., engravings, morocco extra, g. e., 1741, 4to. (954) Quaritch, £19

(A fine old binding. Full gilt in the panels, with multiplications of the whorl or curve moving to the right, in the spaces of which are little dots and Aeurs-de-lis ; on the bands a simple straight line. The title is lettered on a crimson label, the tome-numeration on one of citron, and the latter is fringed with the roulette of alternate fleurs-delis and strawberry leaves. The gilding inside the cover is the Padeloup form of the Boyet roulette. This is a fine example of Padeloup's work, done between 1741 and 1745; - Catalogue. Another copy, in morocco extra, realised

£13:55. (Lot 953).—ED.] 5220 Rabelais. Gargantua and Pantagruel, translated by Urqu

hart and Motteux, with an Introduction by C. Whibley, one of 18 copies printed on Japanese vellum paper, 3 vol., parchment, uncut, Tudor translations, 1900, 8vo. (856)

Dobell, £6 5221 Ramsay (Allan). Poems, first edition, portraits, 2 vol., old calf, in morocco case, Edinburgh, 1821-28, 8vo. (859)

Denham, £8 [Presentation copy, with author's autograph inscription, and bookplates and autograph of Robert Lumsdaine, of

Innergelly:- Catalogue.] 5222 Rawstorne (L.) Gamonia, or the Art of Preserving Game, 15

coloured engravings by J. T. Rawlins, morocco, g. e., R. Ackermann, 1837, 8vo. (863)

Sabin, £8 ios. 5223 Recueil des Meilleurs Contes en Vers (par La Fontaine,

Voltaire, Vergier, Senecé, Perrault, Grécourt, Piron, Autreau, etc.), illustrated with plates by Duplessis Bertaux, 4 vol.- Voltaire, La Pucelle d'Orleans, poëme en vingt-un chants, portrait, frontispiece and vignettes as in the previous work, 2 vol. in 1-Le Fond du Sac, ou restant des babioles De M. X*** (Felix Nogaret), frontispiece and vignette plates, 2 vol. in 1, together 8 vol. in 6, morocco super extra, by Cuzin, Londres (Paris, Cazin), 1778-80, 8vo. (864)

Tree, £13 1os. 5224 Randolph (Thomas). Aristippus or the Jovial Philosopher,

Demonstrativelie Proving that Quartes, Pintes and Pottles are sometimes necessary Authours in the Scholer's Library, with the Conceited Pedlar, T. Harper for J. Marriot, etc., 1630—The Jealous Lovers, a Comedie presented at Cambridge by the Students of Trinity College, Printers to the University of Cambridge, 1632—The Muses Looking-Glasse, Oxford, L. Lichfield for Fr. Bowman, 1638, first editions,

in i vol., half bound, small 4to. (957) Hazlitt, £7 2s. 6d. 5225 Richardson (Samuel). Clarissa, or the History of a Young

Lady, comprehending the most important concerns of Private Life, first edition, 7 vol., original calf, 1748, 8vo. (867)

Berry, £5 5s. 5226 Rigaud (J.) Recueil Choisi des plus belles Vues des Palais,

Chateaux, etc. de Paris, 108 (should be 129) plates, original impressions, Paris, circa 1725-Boydell's Various River Views of London, 30 plates, original impressions, 1753, etc., in i vol., old calf, oblong folio (1050)

Bihn, £20 5227 Rogers (Samuel). Italy, a Poem, first edition, illustrations

after Turner and Stothard, proof impressions (those on
pp. 88-91 reversed), original boards, uncut, very clean,
Cadell, 1830, presentation copy from the author, with his
autograph inscription on the fly-leaf, “To J. H. Wiffen,
- from his friend Samuel Rogers” (873)- Poems, first edition,
illustrations after Turner and Stothard, proof impressions,

original boards, uncut, with the original paper label, very clean, ib., 1834, presentation copy from the author, with his autograph inscription on fly-leaf, “To J. H. Wiffen, Esq., from his very sincere friend the Author,” together 2 vol., 1830-34, 8vo. (874)

Pickering, £15 5228 Rossetti (D. G.) Original Autograph Manuscript, in verse,

of Henry the Lepper,”, a Swabian Miracle Rhyme, a very legibly written manuscript of 67 leaves, bound in morocco, g. e., by Rivière and Son (circa 1846-7), 4to. (965)

Denham, £56 5229 Scarron (Paul). Le Roman Comique, 16 plates in folio by

Dumont and Pater, engraved by Audran, morocco, g. t., uncut, Paris, 1727-39, folio (973)

Stone, £10 5s. 5230 Scott (Sir W.) Waverley Novels, complete set of the first

editions, half morocco extra, g. e., by Rivière and Son, Edinburgh, 1814-32, 8vo. (893)

Denham, £85 5231 Shakespeare. The Works of Mr. William Shakespear, in 6

vol., adorned with cuts, revised and corrected, with an Account of the Life and Writings of the Author by N. Rowe, morocco extra, g. e., Tonson and Curll, 1709-10 (895)

Connor, £50 [The first illustrated edition of Shakespeare. A complete copy (such as the above), which should contain a poetical frontispiece to each volume and an engraving to every play, is excessively rare. The Stratford bust was first engraved for this edition. Accompanying the above copy is vol. vii., published in 1710, containing “Venus and Adonis,” Gildon's

Life of Shakespeare," etc.- Catalogue.] 5232 Shakespeare. L'Ambleto Opere, da rappresentarii nel Reggio

Teatro d'Haymarket, Dedicata a Sua Eccelenza il Signor Henrico Conte di Portland, etc., unbound (a few headlines cut into), Jacob Tonson at Shakespear's Head, 1712 (899)

Maberley, 421 [In English and Italian. An apparently undescribed issue. The first translation into Italian of any of Shakespeare's Plays. The earliest Italian translation of Hamlet

in the British Museum is that of 1814.–Catalogue.] 5233 Shakespeare. Essayes written in French by Michael Lord

of Montaigne, done into English, according to the last French edition, by John Florio, portrait of Florio by Hole, a large copy, in its original calf binding (re-backed), Bradwood, 1613, folio (1065)

Banks, £12 [The second edition in English, and far rarer than that of 1603. It was an important book in Shakespeare's library

--vide " The Tempest." ---Catalogue.] 5234 Shakespeare (William). Comedies, Histories and Tragedies,

published according to the true originall copies, first folio edition, all the preliminary leaves, and several leaves in the volume either in facsimile or very much washed, margins of many leaves mended, a short copy (12%8 by 738 inches), but the body of the book sound and in fair state, sold not

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