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[There are three distinct editions, all printed in 1630, in the first of which Higginson's name does not appear, neither does it include Mr. Graves' letter. The Ashburton copy of the first edition sold for £98.-Catalogue.] 5448 Hooke (William). New Englands Teares for Old England Feares, some rough leaves, morocco extra, by Pratt, with the pictorial bookplate of Henry Stevens of Vermont, 1882, Printed by E. G. for John Rothwell and Henry Overton, 1641, 4to. (147) Essex, £6

[This copy agrees with the first variety mentioned by Sabin. Catalogue.] 5449 Howgill (Francis). The Heart of New England Hardned through Wickedness in answer to a book entitled the Heart of New England Rent, published by John Norton, appointed thereunto by the General Court, morocco, g. e., Thomas Simmons, 1659, 4to. (150) Quaritch, £19 10s. 5450 Hubbard (William). A Narrative of the Troubles with the Indians in New England, from the first planting thereof in the year 1607, to this present year 1677. But chiefly of the late Troubles in the two last years, 1675 and 1676, folding map mounted on linen, Boston, printed by John Foster, in the year 1677-The Happiness of a People in the Wisdome of their Rulers Directing And in the Obedience of their 'Brethren Attending Unto what Israel ought to do: Recommended in A Sermon Before the Honourable Governour and Council, and the Respected Deputies of the Massachusets Colony in New England. Preached at Boston, May 3d, 1676, being the day of Election there. By William Hubbard, Minister of Ipswich, Boston, printed by John Foster, 1676, 2 vol. in 1, morocco extra, g. e., by Francis Bedford, Boston, 1677-76, 4to. (152) Quaritch, £50

[The leaf of licence before the first title mended and the type ornament at the bottom, etc. restored in facsimile. Top of title mended. The map is the first one engraved in New England, and this is a genuine impression, with the "White Hills" so marked. The broad black border line is entirely cut away at the left side and partly cut into at the bottom. The Sermon, which always should accompany the Narrative, was first separately issued in 1676, and until recently was believed to be the first book printed at Boston. The Narrative is sometimes found without the Sermon, but no copy can be considered perfect without it.-Catalogue.] 5451 Hubley (Benrard, sic). The History of the American Revolution, including the most important events and resolutions of the Honorable Continental Congress during that period, and also the most interesting letters and orders of General George Washington, vol. 1 (all published), half morocco, t. e. g., uncut, by the Club Bindery, Northumberland (Pa.), printed for the author by Andrew Kennedy, 1805, 8vo. (154) Essex, £4 12s. 5452 Hutchinson (Thomas). A Collection of Original Papers relative to the History of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay,

half morocco, g. t., uncut, by the Club Bindery, Boston, Thomas and John Fleet, 1769, 8vo. (157)

H. Stevens, £4 8s. 5453 Indian Wars in New England. A complete set of the five rare folio tracts published in 1675 to 1677, viz.: 1. The Present State of New England with respect to the Indian War, wherein is an account of the true reason thereof, 1675 -2. A Continuation of the State of New England, being a farther account of the Indian Warr, 1676—3. A New and Further Narrative of the State of New England, being a continued account of the Bloudy Indian War from March till August, 1676-4. A True Account of the most considerable occurrences that have hapned in the Warre between the English and the Indians in New England, 1676-5. The Warr in New England visibly ended; King Philip, that barbarous Indian, now beheaded, etc., 1677, together 5 pieces in one volume, morocco extra, by Pratt (159) Quaritch, £125

[A remarkably fine set, uncut, except for the tops being gilt. The tracts having been printed at different times there is a slight difference in the size of the paper, and only a few of the very largest leaves appear to have been trimmed. Small corners of three or four leaves which were curled up or frayed before binding have been neatly mended or strengthened. The present copy had also the rare threeline Errata slip pasted at the foot of page 20 of the "Continuation." This Errata slip does not appear to be generally known to bibliographers. Catalogue.]

5454 Indians. Articles of Peace between the Most Serene and Mighty Prince Charles II. . . . and Several Indian Kings and Queens, etc. concluded the 29th day of May, 1677, published by his Majesties Command, large copy, almost uncut, few corners mended, morocco extra, g. t., by F. Bedford, John Bill, Christopher Barker, etc., 1677, 4to. (160) Quaritch, £47

5455 James (Thomas). The Strange and dange-rovs voyage of Captaine Thomas Iames, in his intended Discouery of the Northwest Passage into the South Sea . . . with an Appendix concerning Longitude, by Master Henry Gellibrand, folding map (slightly cut into) mounted on linen, morocco, John Legatt for John Partridge, 1633, 4to. (161) H. Stevens, £16

[James, a Bristol man of Welsh origin, started in May, 1631, and returned in September, 1632, having met Luke Foxe somewhere in Baffin's Bay. As a good Welshman, James named the region south of Hudson's Bay New South Wales, while Foxe, who was from Hull, called it New Yorkshire.-Catalogue.]

5456 Jefferson (Thomas). Notes on the State of Virginia, written in the year 1781, somewhat corrected and enlarged in the winter of 1782, for the use of a Foreigner of distinction, in answer to certain queries proposed by him, etc., map

inserted, from the first London edition, contemporary calf,
m.e., Paris, 1782, 8vo. (163)
Grant, £9 10S.

[The rare first edition, privately printed by Jefferson for distribution among his friends, only 200 copies being printed. This copy had the revised pages 51-54 and 315-18, the latter apparently unknown to Ford when he prepared his edition of the book. No map was issued with this edition.--Catalogue.] 5457 Johnson (Captain Charles). A General History of the Lives and Adventures of the most famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street Robbers, etc., to which is added a genuine account of the Voyages and Plunders of the Most notorious Pyrates, plates, panelled calf extra, g. e., by F. Bedford, J. Janeway, 1734, folio (166) Sabin, £16 5s. 5458 Josselyn (John). An Account of Two Voyages to New England, wherein you have the setting out of the ship with the charges, the prices for all necessaries for furnishing a Planter and his family at his first coming, a description of the country, natives and creatures, etc., with the leaf of license preceding the title having Widdowes' device of a dragon on the recto, calf, Giles Widdowes, 1674, small 8vo. (168) Edwards, £10 5s. 5459 Keith (George). A Journal of Travels from New Hampshire to Caratuck, on the Continent of North America, morocco super extra, t. e. g., by F. Bedford, uncut, Joseph Downing for Brab. Aylmer, 1706, 4to. (170) H. Stevens, £12


5460 Keith (Sir William). The History of the British Plantations in America. Part i. (all published), containing the History of Virginia with remarks on the Trade and Commerce of that Colony, uncut copy, in the original blue paper covers, wrapped in a morocco envelope lined with chamois, and enclosed in a handsomely tooled slip case of crushed levant morocco, by Pratt, Society for the Encouragement of Learning, 1738, 4to. (171) H. Stevens, £20 5461 Keymis (Laurence). A Relation of the Second Voyage to Guiana. Perfourmed and written in the yeare 1596, morocco extra, g.e., by R. W. Smith, Thomas Dawson, 1596, 4to. (174) Quaritch, £62

[This book is called the Second Voyage because Raleigh's, performed in 1595, was the first, although only printed in the same year as this. A large woodcut of Raleigh's arms occupies the reverse of the title, and faces the dedication to him. Catalogue.]

5462 Lawson (John). A New Voyage to Carolina, containing the Exact Description and Natural History of that Country, together with the Present State Thereof. And a Journall of A Thousand Miles travel'd through Several Nations of Indians, giving a particular account of their Customs, Manners, etc., 3 preliminary leaves x 60pp., one or two leaves slightly cut into, straight-grained morocco, g. e., by Stikeman, Printed in the year 1709, 4to. (177) Maggs, £3 11S.

[Although described in an American catalogue as the "first issue" of this work, this is in reality only the first part of the book, containing simply the Journal mentioned on the title. In a perfect copy the description of the country, also referred to on the title, commences at page 61 with a fresh heading, "A description of North Carolina," and extends to 259pp., with a folding map and a plate of natural history. Catalogue. A copy of the complete work, 259pp., map and plate, realised £6 7s. 6d.-ED.]

5463 Lawson (John). The History of Carolina, Containing the Exact Description and Natural History of that Country (etc. as in the first copy above named), with some rough leaves, folding map and plate, morocco, tooled to a Roger Payne pattern by Bedford, Printed for W. Taylor and J. Baker, 1714, 4to. (179) Essex, £6 10s.

[This edition is merely a re-issue of that of 1709, with a fresh title-page.-Catalogue.]

5464 Lechford (Thomas). Plain Dealing, or News from New England. A short view of New-Englands present Government, both Ecclesiasticall and Civil, levant morocco, g. e., by W. Pratt, Printed by W. E. and I. G. for Nath. Butter, 1642, 4to. (180) Stevens, £12 105. 5465 Lederer (John). The Discoveries of John Lederer, in three several marches from Virginia to the West of Carolina and other parts of the Continent. Begun in March, 1669, and ended in September, 1670. Together with a General Map of the whole Territory which he traversed. Collected and Translated out of Latine from his Discourse and writings by Sir William Talbot, Boronet, uncut copy, with the map, morocco, super extra, g. t., by the Club Bindery, J. C. for Samuel Heyrick, 1672, 4to. (181) Quaritch, £120

[This copy had the rare leaf of License facing the title, and also the " Map of the whole Territory traversed by John Lederer in his three Marches." Sir William Talbot thinks "it is clear from this book that the long looked for discovery of the Indian Sea does nearly approach, and that Corolina presumes that the accomplishment of this glorious designe is reserved for her." Lederer, who was a German, travelled far into the interior of Virginia and imagined that he had nearly approached the shores of the South Sea. He made himself obnoxious to the people of Virginia, and sought refuge in Maryland, where he was well received by Sir William Talbot.-Catalogue.]

5466 Lederer (John). The Discoveries of John Lederer (etc. as in the preceding lot), another copy, with some rough leaves, had the map, but the leaf of License preceding the titlepage was missing, levant morocco, g.e., by F. Bedford, J. C. for Samuel Heyrick, 1672, 4to. (182) Quaritch, £44 5467 Lescarbot (Marc). Nova Francia, or the Description of that part of New France, which is one continent with Virginia, translated out of French into English by P. E[rondelle],

levant morocco, tooled to a Grolier pattern, g. e., by David, G. Bishop, 1609, 4to. (185) Quaritch, £27

[This is a translation of the fourth and sixth books of the first edition of Lescarbot, Paris, 1609, although the author's name is nowhere mentioned in the translation. The translator, Peter Erondelle (or Arundell) was a French schoolmaster in London, who was afterwards a stockholder in the Virginia Company. Copies occur without the date on the title, the work having been reissued at a later date with a new title-page bearing the imprint of Andrew Hebb. The dated edition is considerably the rarer. Catalogue.] 5468 Linschoten (John Huighen Van). His Discours of Voyages into ye Easte and West Indies. Devided into foure Bookes, engraved title by Rogers, complete with the twelve folding maps (one or two cut into), morocco, bearing the pictorial bookplate of Henry Stevens of Vermont, 1882, John Wolfe, printer to the Honourable Cittie of London, 1598, folio (187) Edwards, £5 17s. 6d.

5469 Littlefield (George Emery). Early Boston Booksellers, 1624-1711, facsimiles of title-pages of rare books, etc., half leather, uncut as published, 150 copies printed, Boston (Mass.), the Club of odd volumes, 1900, 8vo. (188) H. Stevens, £6 155. 5470 M'Afee (Robert B.) History of the Late War in the Western Country, name washed from title, uncut, t. e. g., morocco extra, by Stikeman, Lexington (Kentucky), Worsley and Smith, 1816, 8vo. (192) B. F. Stevens, £4 15s. 5471 M'Call (Captain Hugh). The History of Georgia, containing brief Sketches of the most remarkable events up to the present day, uncut copy, 2 vol., morocco extra, t. e. g., by Alfred Matthews, Savannah, 1811-16, 8vo. (193)

Hirschfield, £6 2s. 6d. 5472 Martin (François-Xavier). The History of Louisiana from the earliest period, uncut copy, 2 vol., morocco extra, t. e. g., by Stikeman, New Orleans, Lyman and Beardslee, 1827-29, 8vo. (196) Quaritch, £8

[This copy measures 9 by 6% inches, and is as clean as when published.- Catalogue.]

Quaritch, £5

5473 Martin (François-Xavier). The History of North Carolina from the Earliest Period, 2 vol., uncut copy, half morocco, t. e. g., New Orleans, 1829, 8vo. (197) 5474 Martyr (Peter), etc. The Decades of the Newe Worlde, or West India, conteynyng the nauigations and conquestes of the Spanyardes . . . translated into Englysshe by Rycharde Eden, woodcut border to title-page, black letter, levant morocco, g. e., by Bedford, In Edibus Guilhelmi Powell [Colophon], Imprynted by Rycharde Jug, 1555, 4to. (201) Quaritch, £36

[The first English Collection of Voyages. The present copy contained an unnumbered leaf (duplicate signature Iiii. ii. between leaves 309 and 310), headed "The coppie of the Duke of Moscovie and Emperoure of Russia his letters,

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