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5272 Voragine (Jac. de). Legenda Aurea sive flores Sanctorum, full-page woodcut and numerous other cuts in the text, all in outline and free from colouring, begins with A 2 and ends on D7, small wormholes, morocco, blind tooled to a contemporary pattern, g. e., by Rivière, Impressa Lugduni per venerabilem virum magistrum Mathiam husz 1486 vicessimo mensis Julii, folio (1209) Quaritch, £48 5273 Walton (Isaac). The Life of Isaac Walton, including Notices of his Contemporaries, by Thomas Zouch, D.D., F.L.S., Prebendary of Durham, original morocco extra, with Waltonian designs on covers, probably bound by Gosden, 1823, 4to. (1181) Denham, £8

[This was a copy of the largest paper issue, of which only eight copies were done, and was illustrated by proofs of Gosden's series of illustrations.-Catalogue.]

5274 Walton (Isaac). The Compleat Angler, or the Contemplative Man's Recreation, being a Discourse of Fish and Fishing not unworthy the perusal of most Anglers, engraved title and engravings in the text, first edition, old calf gilt, all leaves much cut into, London, printed by T. Maxey for R. Marriot, 1653, 12mo. (1141) Pickering, £222 5275 Ward (Edward). History of the Grand Rebellion, with upwards of 80 portraits from paintings by Vandyck, engraved by Vertue, Sturt and Vandergucht, before the numbers, 3 vol., calf extra, g. e., by F. Bedford, 1713-5, 8vo. (1142) Bain, £8 5s. 5276 Warner (William). Albion's England, a continued Historie of the same Kingdome, from the Originals of the first Inhabitants thereof, original sheep, 1597, 4to. (1182)

Pearson, £12

[A rare volume of Shakesperiana-contains the foundation story of Shakespeare's "King Lear." Dr. Richard Farmer's (author of an "Essay on the Learning of Shakespeare") copy, with notes, bibliographical and biographical, in his autograph and signed by him on the fly-leaves.-Catalogue.] 5277 Whetstone (George). A Mirrour for Magistrates of Cyties

representing the Ordinances, etc. of the Emperour Alexander (surnamed) Severus, to suppresse and chastise the notorious Vices noorished in Rome by the superfluous Nomber of Dicing-houses, Tavarns and Common Stewes, old morocco, g.e., 1584, 4to. (1184) Lightfoot, £13 5278 Whitney (Geffrey). A Choice of Emblemes and other Devises, for the moste parte gathered out of sundrie writers, Englished and Moralized. And Divers newly devised, first edition, numerous emblematical woodcuts, Imprinted at Leyden, 1586-Ferne (John). The Blazon of Gentrie, divided into two parts, the first named The Glorie of Generositie, the second Lacyes Nobilitie, first edition, numerous heraldic engravings, LARGE AND THICK PAPER, in I vol., original calf, John Windet, 1586, 4to. (1185) Denham, £50 5279 White (Gilbert). Natural History and Antiquities of Sel

borne, first edition, original boards (damaged), uncut, 1789, 4to. (657) Everett, £30 5280 Whittinton (Robert). Declinationes noim tā latinorū quam grecorū, Caxton's device on title and last leaf, black letter. morocco extra, g.e., by Bedford, Impressa London, per Wynandi de Worde, 1531, 4to. (1188) Goode, £9 5s. 5281 Whittinton (Robert). Grammatice. Prima Pars, large woodcut and printer's device on last leaf, black letter, morocco extra, g. e., by Bedford, Petrus Treveris (circa 1530), 4to. (1187) Goode, £10 5282 Williamson (Captain Thomas). Oriental Field Sports, 40 coloured engravings, after drawings by Samuel Howitt, from the author's designs, russia extra, borders on sides, g. e., 1807, folio (1215) Parsons, 12 IOS.

Kelmscott Press Publications.

5283 Mackail (J. W.) Biblia Innocentium, vellum, with ties, 1892, 8vo. (1253)

£14 5284 Morris (W.). The Defence of Guenevere and other Poems, vellum, 1892, small 4to. (1254) £8 5285 Shakspeare (W.) Poems. Venus and Adonis, 1593-The Rape of Lucrece, 1594-Sonnets, 1609-The Lover's Complaint, edited by F. S. Ellis, woodcut borders and initial letters, vellum, 1893, 8vo. (1255)

£12 155.

5286 Of the Friendship of Amis and Amile, done out of the Ancient French into English by W. Morris, woodcut borders, etc., 1894 (1259) Sir E. Sullivan, £2 5287 Shelley (P. B.) Poetical Works, edited by F. S. Ellis, 3 vol., borders and woodcut title, vellum, 1894-95 (1260) £29 10s. 5288 Chaucer (Geoffrey). The Works of, now newly imprinted, edited by F. S. Ellis, ornamented with pictures designed by Sir Edward Burne-Jones, woodcut borders and initial letters, 1896, royal folio (1262) Edwards, £94 5289 Morris (W.) The Well at the World's End, printed in black and red, with 4 woodcuts by Sir E. Burne-Jones, borders and initials, vellum, with ties, 1896, 8vo. (1263) £12 5290 Morris (W.) The Earthly Paradise, 8 vol., woodcut borders and initial letters, vellum, 1897, 8vo. (1264)

Allatini, £18 5s. 5291 Morris (W.) Poems by the Way, woodcut borders and numerous large and small initial letters, vellum, uncut, 1891, 8vo. (1266) Sir E. Sullivan, £8 5292 Poems of William Shakespeare, printed after the original copies, edited by F. S. Ellis, woodcut borders and initial letters, vellum, uncut, 1893, 8vo. (1269)

Sir E. Sullivan, £14 5293 More (Sir Thomas). Utopia, revised by F. S. Ellis, woodcut border and initial letters, vellum, uncut, 1893, 8vo. (1222) Bain, £6 15s. 5294 Ballads and Narrative Poems, by D. G. Rossetti, woodcut borders and initial letters, vellum, uncut, 1893 (1271)— 34


Sonnets and Lyrical Poems, by D. G. Rossetti, woodcut borders and initial letters, vellum, uncut, together 2 vol., 1894, 8vo. (1272) Money, £16 55. 5295 Keats (John). Poems, overseen by F. S. Ellis, woodcut borders and numerous initial letters, vellum, uncut, 1894, 8vo. (1273) Denham, £23 5296 Caxton (W.) History of Godefrey of Boloyne and of the Conquest of Ierusalem, done after the first edition, edited by H. H. Sparling, woodcut borders, scroll work ornamentation and numerous initial letters, vellum, uncut, 1893, 8vo. (1275) Gilbert, £7 5s. 5297 Caxton (W.) Recuyell of the Historyes of Troy, done after the first edition, and edited by H. H. Sparling, 3 vol. in 2, woodcut borders, scroll work ornamentation and numerous initial letters, vellum, uncut, 1892, 8vo. (1276)

Sir E. Sullivan, £11 5298 The Story of the Emperor Coustans, and of Over Sea, done out of ancient French by W. Morris, woodcut borders and initial letters, uncut, 1894, 8vo. (1279) Sir E. Sullivan, £2 5299 The Romance of Sir Degrevant, edited by F. S. Ellis, woodcut frontispiece, borders and initial letters, uncut, 1896, 8vo. (1285) Wilcox, £118s. 5300 Chaucer (Geoffrey). Works, edited by F. S. Ellis, one of 13 copies printed upon vellum, in the original boards, 1896, folio (1290) Quaritch, £520 5301 Psalmi Penitentiales, edited by F. S. Ellis, printed on vellum in red and black, woodcut borders and initial letters, 1894, small 4to. (1293) Bain, £29 10S. 5302 Blunt (W. S.) The Love Lyrics and Songs of Proteus, with the Love Sonnets of Proteus, ornamental woodcut border and initial letters printed in red, morocco super extra, g. e., by Leighton, 1892, small 4to. (1294) Downing, £9 15s. 5303 Caxton (W.) The History of Godefroy of Bologne, and of the Conquest of Jherusalem, woodcut borders and initial letters, vellum, with ties, uncut, 1893, folio (1296)

Denham, £9 15s. 5304 Morris (W.) Love is Enough, or The Freeing of Pharamond, a Morality, large woodcuts, borders and initial letters, vellum, with ties, uncut, 1897, folio (1297)

Denham, £9 12s. 6d. 5305 Some German Woodcuts of the Fifteenth Century, facsimile woodcuts, uncut, 1897, folio (1298)

Quaritch, £2 10S.

5306 Mackail (J. W.) Biblia Innocentium, vellum, uncut, W. Morris, 1892 (1299) J. Bumpus, £14 5s.

[Another copy sold for £12 5s.—ED.]

5307 Morris (W.) Love is Enough, or the Freeing of Pharamond, a Morality, with 2 pictures designed by Sir E. Burne-Jones, elaborate woodcut borders, scroll work and initial letters, vellum, uncut, 1897, 8vo. (1301) Denham, £9 7s. 6d. 5308 Ruskin (J.) The Nature of Gothic, a Chapter on the Stones of Venice, woodcut, vellum, 1892, 8vo. (1302)

Cockerell, £3 35.

5309 Shakespeare (W.) Poems. Venus and Adonis, 1593-Rape of Lucrece, 1894-Sonnets, 1609-Lover's Complaint, edited by F. S. Ellis, woodcut borders and initial letters, vellum, 1893 (1304) Bain, £145s. 5310 Savonarola (F. H.) Epistola de Contemptu Mundi, woodcut on title and woodcut border, uncut, 1894, small 4to. (1224) J. Bumpus, £8 10s.

Essex House Press

5311 Shelley (P. B.) Adonais, printed under the care of C. R. Ashbee, coloured frontispiece of the grave of John Keats and initial letters, one of 50 copies only, all on vellum, bound in vellum, with stamped rose on side, 1900, 8vo. (1308) Quaritch, £27

Vale Press

5312 Rust (M.) The Queen of the Fishes, printed on Japanese vellum paper, numerous woodcuts (some coloured), borders, etc., vellum gilt, 1894, 8vo. (1315) Edwards, £8 5s. 5313 Sidney (Sir Philip). Sonnets, the text carefully prepared from the earliest editions by John Gray, ornamental borders, etc. by C. S. Ricketts, one of 10 copies printed upon vellum, morocco super extra, 1898, 8vo. (1333) Bain, £12 5s.

5314 Rowlandson (Thomas). History of the Westminster Election, folding frontispiece and numerous folding plates by Rowlandson, morocco extra, t. e. g., 8 of the original unpublished drawings by Thomas Rowlandson inserted, 1784, 4to. (966) Lightfoot, £12 105. 5315 Rowlandson (Thomas). Sixteen Coloured Views in Cornwall, with Figures and Cattle, original boards, with label on the side, 1812, oblong 4to. (967) Selby, £9 [Very scarce. Mr. Grego, in his Rowlandson, the caricaturist, reproduced 14 of these plates, but did not know of the existence of the other two-Everdingen and a Coast Scene, Nos. 7 and 13 in this volume.—Catalogue.] 5316 Scotland. Forbes (John). Cantus, Songs and Fancies, with severall of the choicest Italian Songs and New English Ayres, most pleasant and delightful for all Humours, old russia, Aberdeen, 1682, 4to. (974) Lemon, £10 5s.

[The rarity of this volume was well known to collectors of the eighteenth century, but it acquired an increased value from Bindley's discovery, which had escaped the researches of Dr. Burney, Hawkins and every other writer upon music. This work contains the original of the popular air of "God save the King." It is entitled, "Here's a health unto his Majesty... the author, John Savile."-Catalogue.]


[NOTE. This collection is of importance to the student of Shakespeare's plays, the late Mr. Halliwell-Phillipps having reproduced various engravings from copies of all of them for the purpose of illustrating his folio edition of Shakespeare (16 volumes, 1853-65,

see post). We append to each book the titles of Shakespeare's plays which they illustrate. With the exception of Braithwaite's "Honest Ghost," all are perfect.-Catalogue.]

5317 Ammon (Jost). Omnium Illiberalium Mechanicarum aut Sedentariarum artium genera continens . . Accesserunt etiam Venustissimæ Imagines omnes omnium artificum negociationes ad vivum Lectori representantes, etc., woodcuts illustrative of different metiers by Jost Amman, morocco extra, g.e., Francofurti ad Moenum, 1568, 4to. (980) Hyde, £6 15s. ["Twelfth Night." "Measure for Measure."] 5318 [Brathwaite (R.)] The Honest Ghost, or a Voice from the Vault, with two frontispieces, first edition (some leaves in facsimile), morocco extra, g. e., R. Hodgkinsonne, 1658, 4to. (982) £4 5s.

["Measure for Measure."]

5319 Brant (Sebastian). The Ship of Fooles, wherein is shewed the folly of all States, with divers other Workes adjoyned unto the same, very profitable and fruitfull for all men, translated out of Latin into English by Alexander Barclay, Priest, black letter, 118 woodcuts, morocco, John Cawood, 1570, folio (983) Jackson, £30 ["Macbeth.

"The Two Gentlemen of Verona."] 5320 Bulwer (John). A View of the People of the Whole-World, or a Short Survey of their Politics, Dispositions, Naturall Deportments, Complexions, Ancient and Moderne Customes, Manners, Habits and Fashions, a Worke everywhere adorned with Philosopicall, Morall and Historicall Observations on the Occasions of their Mutations and Changes throughout all Ages, frontispiece and portrait, woodcuts, original calf, 1654, 4to. (985) Dawson, £8

[The second part is entitled "The Pedigree of the English Gallant." "The Two Gentlemen of Verona." "Measure for Measure." "Hamlet."]

5321 Caroso (Fabritio). Il Ballarino, diviso in due Trattati; nel primo de quali si dimostra la diversita de i nomi, che si danno à gli otti, e movimenti, che intervengono ne i Balli; e con molte Regale si dechiara con quali creanze, & in che modo debbano farsi, nel secondo s' insegnano diverse sorti di Balli; e Balletti si all' uso d'Italia, come à quello di Francia e Spagna, portrait, plates of dancing scenes, calf, Venetia, 1581, 4to. (986) Pearson, £8

["Twelfth Night." Perfect copies of this treatise of dancing are extremely rare.]

5322 Duc de Brabant. La Joyeuse et Magnifique Entrée de Monseigneur Françoys fils de France et frere Unicque du Roy, par la grace de Dieu, Duc de Brabant, d'Anjou, Alençon, Berri, etc. en satres-renommée ville d'Anvers, 2 portraits of the Duc de Brabant, engraved title and 21 double-page engravings of the pageant by A. de Bruyn, original vellum, Anvers, 1582, folio (989) Mason, £25

["Troilus and Cressida."]

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