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(NOVEMBER 20TH, 21ST AND 22ND, 1901.]


(No. of Lots, 984 ; amount realised, £1,002 10s. 6d.)

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792 Alpine Club Journal (The), a Record of Mountain Adventure,

by Members of the Alpine Club, plates, vol. 1 to 3, cloth, 1864-7, 8vo. (210)

Stirling, L; 155. 793 (Blake (W.)] Poetical Sketches, by W. B., original edition

(title mended and leaf of advertisement facsimilied), levant morocco extra, gilt edges, by Zaehnsdorf, London, printed in the year 1783, 8vo. (596)

Quaritch, £12 ios. [ Printed in the year mdcclxxxiii. In March, 1888 a copy sold for £16, and the following prices are also on record : April 23rd, 1890, £48 (perfect, morocco extra); June 19th, 1896, £40 (perfect, morocco extra); March 21st, 1898, £6 175. 6d. (morocco extra, leaf of Advertisement" in facsimile. That was the same copy that realised £12 ios.

on this occasion.- ED.] 794 Blondel. De la Distribution des Maisons de Plaisance, 2 vol.

- Briseaux. L'Art de Batir des Maisons de Campagne, 2 vol., numerous plates, together 4 vol., uniformly bound in old French calf, 1738-61 (916)

Rimell, £15 155. 795 British Archæological Association. Journal, from the com

mencement in 1846 to 1890, plates, with Birch's General Index to vol. I to 30, 46 vol., half morocco gilt, gilt tops (last 10 vol. not uniform), and Index, cloth, 8vo. (154)

Quaritch, £10 155. 796 Daniel (H. A.) Thesaurus Hymnologicus, 5 vol. in 2, half

morocco, Lipsia, 1855-6, 8vo. (777) Wesley, £4 125. 797 Fayrer (J.) The Thanatophidia of India, or the Venomous

Snakes of the Indian Peninsula, coloured plates, 1872, royal folio (652)

Bumpus, £4 7s.6d. 798 Fielding (H.) History of Tom Jones, first edition, 6 vol., calf, 1749, 8vo. (549)

Levine, £4 155. 799 Keble (Rev. J.) The Christian Year, first edition, 2 vol., cloth, uncut, 1827, 8vo. (809)

Maggs, £4 12s. 6d. 800 Macgillivray (W.) History of British Birds, Indigenous and

Migratory, illustrations, 5 vol., clean copy, cloth, uncut, 1837-52, 8vo. (878)

Bumpus, £5 155. 801 Manning and Bray. History and Antiquities of the County of

Surrey, engravings, folding pedigrees and maps, 3 vol., with a Transcript of the Domesday Book, engraved on 13 plates, half bound, 1804-14, royal folio (266)

Ballard, £19 802 Meredith (George). Works, portrait, edition de luxe, 32 vol., art cloth, uncut, Constable, 1896-8, 8vo. (591)

Maggs, £11 ios. 803 Philosophical Magazine, conducted by Brewster, Taylor, Phillips and others, from 1848 to 1876 inclusive, being vol. 32, Third Series, to vol. 2, Fifth Series, 58 vol. in 25, half

morocco, and 8 vol. in numbers, 8vo. (208) George, £40 804 Romney (G.) Life by William Hayley, plates by Blake, half

bound, soiled copy, Chichester, 1809, 8vo. (23) Terrell, £4 55. 805 Shaw (H.) Dresses and Decorations of the Middle Ages,

coloured plates, 2 vol., cloth gilt, Pickering, 1843, imperial 8vo. (492)

Maggs, £3 16s. 806 (Sterne (L.)] A Sentimental Journey through France and

Italy, by Mr. Yorick, 2 vol., vol. 1, first edition, original wrapper, uncut, with the List of Subscribers, 1768—vol. 2, new edition, boards, uncut, 1775, 8vo. (885)

W. Spencer, £3 ios. 807 (Westmacott (C. M.)). The English Spy, an Original Work,

Characteristic, Satirical and Humorous, drawn from Life by
Bernard Blackmantle, 72 coloured plates by R. Cruikshank,
Rowlandson and others (one plain) and numerous woodcuts,
2 vol., Sherwood, Jones and Co., 1825-6, royal 8vo. (559)

Bumpus, £38 [This was an exceptionally fine copy in the original boards, the plates being fresh and clean throughout. Vol. 1, however, wanted one leaf of “ List of Illustrations," and the

title-page of vol. 2 was slightly defective.-ED.] 808 Wordsworth (W.) Ode to Charles Lamb, 4 leaves (slightly

foxed), original wrapper, presentation copy, with inscription, “E. Cookson, from William Wordsworth," on fly-leaf (1835), 8vo. (597)

Tinkler, £28 (Privately printed, without title or heading. The ode, with a slightly different rendering in parts, appears in the 1837 edition of Wordsworth's Works. The opening lines read, “To the dear memory of a frail, good man.” No other copy of the above-named pamphlet is known. Charles

Lamb died on December 27th, 1834.-Ed.] 809 Wordsworth (W.) Ode on the Installation of His Royal

Highness Prince Albert as Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, portrait and text within borders (illuminated in gold and colours), presentation copy, with inscription, “ Hannah Cookson, from her affectionate friend William Wordsworth, Rydal Mount, 18th July, 1847," original wrapper, Published by George Bell, Fleet Street (1847), 4to. (598)

Dobell, £15 [It has been doubted whether Wordsworth was really the author of this poem, though apparently without much

It is mentioned on page 185 of Mr. J. M. Sutherland's “William Wordsworth, 1892, and in Professor Knight's Eversley Edition of Wordsworth's Works.—ED.]


NOVEMBER 22ND, 1901.)



(No. of Lots, 418; amount realised, £314 16s. 6d.)

(NOTE.- This was not an important collection. books are, however, worthy of special mention.]

The following

810 Ambrosius (S.) Opera Omnia, LARGE PAPER, ruled in red,

and bound in morocco super-extra, in imitation of a binding made for Pope Julius III., on oaken boards, back ornamented with scrolls in black, green and gold, sides with outer borders of gilt scrolls, centre frame of black and gilt scroll ornaments, with gilt lines, with the Pope's arms in centres, metal bosses, leathern clasps, g. e., gauffred in arabesques, in a wool-lined case, Parisiis, C. Guillard, 1549, folio (384)

Downing, £10 81 (Browning (E. B.)] Essay on Mind, with other Poems, first edition, calf extra, t. e. g., by F. Bedford, 1826, 12mo. (123)

W. Brown, £2 ios. 812 Burnet (Gilbert). History of his own Time, 6 vol., morocco, g. e., Oxford, 1823, 8vo. (54)

Maggs, £2 813 Chansons Folles (one of 75 copies on Japanese paper), 49 plates in colours from drawings, n. d., 8vo. (139)

Edwards, £4 2s. 6d. 814 Chirurgia è Graeco in Latinum conversa, Vido Vidio inter

prete, cum nonnullis eiusdem Comentariis, with large and curious woodcuts, ruled in red, bound in morocco superextra, over thick oaken boards, in imitation of a binding made for Diane de Poitiers, the back painted in mosaic, the sides with outer bevelled border of red and blue, raised second border of painted floral scrolls on a green ground, sunken inner panel also painted in floral scrolls on a black ground, the two lower panels of elegant gilt and coloured scrolls on a delicate blue dotted ground, sunken centre medallion, containing the arms of Diane de Poitiers, as Duchesse de Valentinois, engraved silver clasps, bosses and corner pieces, gilt gauffred edges, painted in compartments of flowers and ornaments, with interlaced D and crescent, in a wool-lined case, Lucetia [sic] Parisiorum, P. Galterius, 1544, folio (385)

Denham, £23 5s. 815 Derome (L.) La Reliure de Luxe, le Livre et l'Amateur,

facsimile illustrations of bindings, one of 60 copies on

Japanese paper, Paris, 1888, 8vo. (120) Maurice, ki 816 Drayton (Michael). Poems, engraved title and portrait by Hole, calf, W. Stansby for John Smethwicke, n. d., folio (406)

Pickering, £7 5s. 817 Gardiner (S. R.) History of England from 1603-1616, 2 vol., cloth, 1863, 8vo. (45)

£16 818 Hamerton (P. G.) Etching and Etchers, plates, half bound, 1868, 8vo. (319)

Maggs, £4 819 Keats (John). Poems, illustrated by R. A. Bell, one of 125 copies on Japanese vellum paper, 1897, 8vo. (324)

Karslake, ki us. 820 Montesquieu (C.) Lettres Persanes, avec une Preface par M.

Journeux, plates in three states (limited number printed), morocco extra, tooled sides, t. e. g., Paris, 1886, 8vo. (121)

Maurice, £4 821 Scrope (W.) Days and Nights of Salmon Fishing in the Tweed, plates, tree-calf gilt, g. e., 1843, 8vo. (322)

Thorp, £4 175. 6d. 822 Slatyer (William). The History of Great Britanie to this

present Raigne of King James (in verse), engraved title in compartments, with leaf of description facing, calf, W. ansby for R. Meighen, n. d. (1621), folio (407)

Dobell, £1 175. 823 Stevenson (R. L.) Father Damien (one of 30 copies printed

on Japanese paper, with portrait added), Edinburgh, privately printed, 1890, 8vo. (114)

Owen, £3 5s. 824 Swinburne (A. C.) A Sequence of Sonnets on the death of

Robert Browning, wrappers, Privately printed, 1890, 4to. (115)

Denham, £4 825 Tennyson (Lord). Life and Works, edition de luxe, 12 vol.,

plates, cloth, uncut (one of 250 copies printed), 1898-9, 8vo. (307)

Maurice, £4 826 Thackeray (W. M.) The Irish Sketch-Book, 2 vol., first edition, woodcuts by the Author, cloth, 1843, 8vo. (112)

Maurice, £3 35.

(NOVEMBER 25TH, 26TH, 27TH AND 28TH, 1901.]


(No. of Lots, 1315; amount realised, £1,846 18s. 6d.)

827 Abraham (Aben Ezra). Liber de Nativitatibus, gothic letter.

long lines, diagrams and woodcut initials, unbound, Venet., E. Ratdolt, 1485, 4to. (340)

Stanford, £1 5s. 828 Æsop. Fables, with a Life of the Author, plates by Stothard,

Grainger, Landseer, Blake, etc., 2 vol., russia gilt, m.e.,

Stockdale, 1793, royal 8vo. (775) Hornstein, £3 is. 829 Agricola (M.) Ein kurtz Deudsche Musica, mit LXIII.

schonen lieblichen Exempeln, yu vier stymmen verfasset, gebessert mit VIII. Magnificat, nach ordenung der VIII.

Thon, title within woodcut border, and large woodcut on reverse, musical notes, morocco extra, g. e., Wittemberg, G. Rhaw (1528), 8vo. (158)

1. Rosenthal, £9 175. 6d. 830 Agricola (D.) Passio Domini Nostri Jesu Christe, expositione

illustrata, woodcuts by Urse Graf, first edition, unbound,

Basil., A. P. de Langendorff, 1511, 4to. (356) Thorp, £I 155. 831 Ainsworth (W. H.) The Tower of London, a Historical

Romance, first edition, with numerous etchings and woodcuts by George Cruikshank, a few leaves soiled, original cloth, uncut, 1840, 8vo. (1189)

Hornstein, £2 16s. 832 Albertinis (F. de). Opusculum de Mirabilibus Novæ et Veteris

Vrbis Romæ, woodcut title, vellum, wormed, Roma, J.
Mazochius, 1510, 4to. (140)

Ellis, £3 35. (Contains a reference to Albericus Vespucius. See

Harrisse, p. 120, No. 64.- Catalogue.] 833 Allibone (S. A.) Dictionary of English Literature and British and American Authors, 3 vol., Philadelphia, 1878, 8vo. (483)

Thorp, £1 175. 834 Amsinck (P.) Tunbridge Wells and its Neighbourhood, 44

plates, LARGE PAPER, half russia, m. e., map inserted, 1810, 4to. (903)

Shepherd, £i 6s. 835 Asconius Paedianus (Q.) In Orationes Ciceronis enarrationes

cum Georgii Traperzuntii in orationem pro Ligario interpretatione, etc., fine woodcut border round title by Urse Graf, and numerous large initials, unbound, Luteciae, C. Resch, 1520, folio (409)

Maggs, £! 18s. 836 Augustinus (S.) De Civitate Dei, gothic letter, double columns,

illuminated border, enclosing a coat-of-arms on first page, painted capitals, original stamped leather binding, Venet., N. Jenson, 1475, folio (188)

Quaritch, £1355. 837 Augustinus (S.) Opuscula plurima Meditationes, Confessiones,

etc., gothic letter, double columns, painted capitals, original oak boards, covered with stamped leather, Venet., O. Scotus, 1483, 4to. (327)

Stanford, £4 838 Baker (G.) History and Antiquities of the County of

Northampton, portraits, plates of views, antiquities, pedigrees, etc., 2 vol., half calf, 1822-38, folio (1020)

W. Daniell, £6 839 Barletius (M.) Des allerstreytparsten und theuresten

Fürsten und Herrn Georgen Castrioten gennant Scanderbeg, Ritterliche thaten, durch Joannem Pincianum neulich Verteutscht, woodcut portrait on title and numerous woodcuts in the text by Burgkmair and others, half bound, Augsburg, H. Steiner, 1553, folio (198)

Hayley, £i 155. 840 Bergomensis (J. P.) Supplementum Chronicarum, gothic

letter, long lines, first edition, half bound (one leaf defective),

Venet., B. de Benalius, 1483, folio (380) Thorp, 42 5s. 841 Bermudo (J.) Comienca el Libro llamado declaració de

Instrumentos Musicales, en el quae hallaran todo lo que en musica dessearen, y contiene seys libros, woodcut title and musical diagrams, old calf, Ossuna, luan de Leo, 1555, folio (186)

Fox, £,8 5s.

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