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by Cruikshank and Rowlandson, wanted text after page 288, with all faults, half calf, T. Tegg, n. d., 8vo. (485) Hornstein, 11 IOS. 5389 Woodward (G. M.) Attempts at Humour, Poetical and Physiognomical, coloured caricature plates, in the original wrapper, 1803, small 4to. (528) Roche, £5 2s. 6d.
[JUNE 9TH AND 10TH, 1902.]
SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE.
THE REMAINING PORTION OF THE COLLECTION OF AMERICANA FORMED BY MR. MARSHALL C. LEFFERTS, OF NEW YORK.
(No. of Lots, 337; amount realised, £3,802 5s. 6d.)
5390 Acosta (Joseph). The Naturall and Morall Historie of the East and West Indies, written in Spanish and translated into English by E. G. (Edward Grimstone), levant morocco, g. e., by Bedford, Val. Sims for Edward Blount, etc., 1604, 4to. (2) Quaritch, £7
[Had the rare preliminary leaf "A" before the title and blank leaf at the end. The only edition in English of this scarce and interesting work.—Catalogue.] 5391 Allen (Ethan) and Jonas Fay. A Concise Refutation of the
Claims of New Hampshire and Massachusetts-Bay to the
[Published by order of the Governor and Council of Vermont. A copy in the Brinley sale (1878) realised 50 dollars. -Catalogue.] 5392 Belknap (Jeremy). The History of New Hampshire, uncut copy, 3 vol., map in vol. ii., half blue levant morocco, t. e. g., Philadelphia and Boston, 1784-92, 8vo. (23) Quaritch, £5
[First edition of each volume. The imprints are: Vol. i., Philadelphia, for the Author, by Robert Aitken, 1784; vol. ii., Boston, for the Author, by Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, 1791; vol. iii., Boston, for the Author, by Belknap and Young, 1792.-Catalogue.]
5393 Beverley (Robert). The History and present State of Virginia, in Four Parts. By a Native and Inhabitant of the Place, first edition, engraved frontispiece by Gribelin and 14 plates reduced from De Bry, morocco, g. e., by Stikeman, R. Parker, 1705, 8vo. (25) Brown, £10 2s. 6d.
5394 Bible. Eliot (John). The Holy Bible containing the Old Testament and the New. Translated into the Indian Language and ordered to be printed by the Commissioners
of the United Colonies in New England, at the charge and
5395 Bishop (George). New England Judged, not by man's but the Spirit of the Lord, and the sumine sealed up of New England's Persecutions, Robert Wilson, 1661-An appendex to the book entituled New England Judged, together with a short relation of the Tryal, sentence and execution of William Leddra, ib., 1661-New England Judged, the Second Part, being a Relation of the cruel and bloody sufferings of the Quakers in the jurisdiction chiefly of the Massachusetts, Printed in the year 1667, Part i. and the Appendix in one volume, morocco extra, by Pratt; Part ii., in separate volume, bound nearly to pattern of Part i., by Stikeman, title to Part i. mended, and the marginal rules restored in places, Part ii. few side-notes cut into, and few letters restored in facsimile (pp. 83, 89, etc.), 1661-1667, 4to. (29) Quaritch, £17
[A set of the three parts, forming the complete work, is of the rarest occurrence. The Menzies' copy brought $130 in 1875, the Brinley copy $210 in 1880.-Catalogue.]
5396 Bonoeil (John). His Maiesties graciovs letter to the earle of sovthhampton, Treasurer, and to the Councell and Company of Virginia heere, commanding the present setting up of Silke works and planting of Vines in Virginia, four full-page woodcuts of the raising of silkworms, etc., levant morocco extra, by F. Bedford, enclosed in a levant slip case, Felix Kyngston, 1622, 4to. (32) Quaritch, £67
[The author, John Bonoeil, informs us that he was a native of Languedoc, and that several of his fellow-countrymen were then in Virginia employed in the cultivation of the vine in the service of the Virginia Company. Prefixed is the Proclamation of James I. concerning mulberry trees and the cultivation of silkworms in Virginia.-Catalogue.] 5397 Book of Common Prayer [in Mohawk] and Administration of the Sacraments and other Rites and Ceremonies of the Church according to the use of the Church of England, A new edition, to which is added The Gospel of St. Mark, translated into the Mohawk Language by Captain Joseph Brant, an Indian of the Mohawk Nation, nineteen engraved plates, morocco extra, g. e., by Bedford, C. Buckton, 1787, 8vo. (33) Essex, £5 [The Indian and English are on opposite pages, and at the end are several "Singing Psalms" in both languages.Catalogue.] 5398 Broadside. By the Governour, Council and Representatives, convened in a Great and General Court, or Assembly of Their Majesties Province of the Massachusetts-Bay. Held at Boston the 8th of June, 1692, 1 page folio, folded in half, mounted on silk and bound in levant morocco, by the Club Bindery [Boston], 1692, 4to. (37) Quaritch, £9 [Early and interesting Thanksgiving-Day Proclamation. "It having pleased Almighty God, in his rich mercy to preserve the Persons of Their Majesties, and to continue peace within Their Three Kingdoms: As also to grant a safe arrival to his Excellency our Gouvernor and the Reverend Mr. Increase Mather, who have industriously endeavoured the Service of this People and have brought over with them a Settlement of Government, . . It having likewise pleased God to vouchsafe a great measure of Health, and comfortable hopes of an Harvest, . it is ordered that Thursday the Fourteenth Day of July next be held as a Day of solemn Thanksgiving unto God," etc.Catalogue.]
5399 Budd (Thomas). Good Order Established in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, in America. Being a true account of the Country, with its Produce and Commodities there made... Likewise, several other things needful to be understood by those that are or do intend to be concerned in planting in the said Countries, uncut copy, but two leaves (A 2 and 3) in facsimile, title mended, crushed levant morocco, t. e. g., by F. Bedford [Philadelphia, William Bradford], Printed in the year 1685, 4to. (41) Quaritch, £125
[This volume has the distinction of being the first book printed in America by William Bradford. The evidence as to this is set forth in an extended note in Mr. Hildeburn's “Issues of the Press in Pennsylvania,” where this book is given the second place. In calling it the "first book," we must except, of course, the little Almanack of 1685, which was printed by Bradford earlier in the same year. Budd himself had settled in Burlington, N. J., in 1678, and owned 5,000 acres of land, which cost him £100. His book is not a religious treatise, as are so many books of the period, but it is a good account of the country and its resources, written with a view of inducing settlers to make their homes in the country. At the end is the translation of “The Dying Words of Ockanichon,” who died in Burlington ; also an account of a Conference with the Indians at Burlington
and other places.- Catalogue.] 5400 Bullock (William). Virginia Impartially examined, and left
to publick view, to be considered by all Judicious and honest men, crushed levant morocco, with doublure of citron levant, gilt edges, by F. Bedford, John Hammond, 1649, 4to. (42)
Quaritch, £27 5401 Burk (John). The History of Virginia, from its First Settle
ment to the Present Day, vol. i.-iii., Petersburg, Virginia, printed for the Author by Dickson and Pescud, 1804-1805
The History of Virginia, commenced by John Burk and continued by Skelton Jones and Louis Hue Girardin, vol. iv., Petersburg, Virginia, printed by M. W. Dunnavant for the Proprietors, 1816, together 4 vol., morocco, t. e. 8., vol. i.-iii. uncut, vol. iv. (said never to have been issued uncut) stilted to size, 1804-1816, 8vo. (43) Maggs, £10 155.
(The fourth volume is the rarest, a large portion of the edition having been destroyed by fire. This copy contained the original engraved portrait of Captain John Smith, from the map in his “History of Virginia," London, 1627 ; also an original water-colour portrait of L. H. Girardin, who assisted in the completion of the work. A written account of the circumstances leading to the duel in
which Burk lost his life was also inserted. -- Catalogue.] 5402 Burrough (Edward). A Declaration of the Sad and Great
Persecution and Martyrdom of the People of God, called Quakers, in New England for the worshipping of God, . title in red and black, good copy in olive morocco, t. e. g., by Rivière, Robert Wilson (1660), 4to. (44) Stevens, £10
[Contained the first printed account of the persecution and martyrdom of Mary Dyer, with a copy of a letter sent by her to the rulers of Boston, after she had received sentence of death ; also a relation of the persecution of Williamson Robinson and Marmaduke Stevenson, with the
manner of their execution at Boston. Catalogue.) 5403 Byfield (Nathaniel). An Account of the late Revolution in
New England. Together with the Declaration of the
Country Adjacent, April 18th, 1689, uncut copy, calf, t.e.g., by F. Bedford, Ric. Chiswell, 1689, 4to. (46)
Quaritch, £9 10s. More Wonders of the Invisible World, or the Wonders of the Invisible World Display'd in Five Parts. . . . To which is added a postscript relating to a book entitled The Life of Sir William Phips, with the leaf of Errata (inlaid), morocco super extra, g. e., by Rivière, Nath. Hillar, etc., 1700, 4to. (47) Quaritch, £29
["This contains the only copy of the 'Errata' that has ever come under my observation-from collations given, it was not in Brinley, Ives or Menzies copies."-Note by Mr. Lefferts. This book was written in reply to Cotton Mather's "Wonders of the Invisible World, being an Account of the Tryals of Several Witches, Lately Executed in New England." Calef was a merchant in Salem, and opposed Mather's views in regard to witches. His book was burned at Harvard College by order of President Increase Mather.-Catalogue.]
5405 Calef (Robert). More Wonders of the Invisible World, another copy, but without the leaf of Errata, top margin of title cut off above the rule, two leaves very slightly shaved in the headline, morocco extra, by the Club Bindery, Nath. Hillar, etc., 1700, 4to. (48) Quaritch, £17 5406 Carolina. A Brief Description of the Province of Carolina on the Coast of Floreda, and more particularly of a New Plantation begun by the English at Cape-Feare on that River now by them called Charles River, the 29th of May, 1664, uncut copy, with the folding map in perfect condition, levant morocco extra, t. e. g., by F. Bedford, in a morocco slip case, Robert Horne, 1666, 4to. (53) Stevens, £42 [The earliest printed tract relating to Carolina.--Catalogue.]
5404 Calef (Robert).
5407 Carolina. The Two Charters Granted by King Charles II. to the Proprietors of Carolina. With the First and Last Fundamental Constitutions of that Colony, uncut copy, morocco super extra, t. e. g., by Pratt, Printed and are to be sold by Richard Parker, 1704, 4to. (54) H. Stevens, £26
[Excessively rare in this state. At the end is bound (also uncut) a rare piece of 8pp., "An act lately passed in Carolina," with "Queries upon the foregoing act." This, as Mr. Lefferts points out in a pencil note, is rarely found with the book.-Catalogue.]
5408 Casas (Bartholomew de Las). The Spanish Colonie, or Briefe Chronicle of the Acts and gestes of the Spaniardes in the West Indies, called the Newe World, for the space of xl. yeeres, written in the Castilian tongue, and nowe first translated into English by M. M. S., black letter, border round title, crushed levant morocco, g. e., by F. Bedford, the two last leaves in facsimile, Imprinted at London for William Brome, 1583, 4to. (59) Quaritch, £30 [This copy formerly belonged to S. L. M. Barlow and