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slightly defective), ib., 1639, both first editions, unbound, small 4to. (192)

Sabin, £10 Ios. 5594 Charles I. Eikon Basilike. The Pourtraicture of his Sacred

Majesty in his Solitudes and Sufferings, transcribed by J. Thomasen, Schoolmaster at Tarvin in the County of Chester, written in imitation of old English open-faced type, with a copy of the head of the king (dedicated to Queen Anne), pp. 254, besides portrait, title, dedication and “Contents,” russia gilt, y.e., 1713, small 4to. (196)

Maggs, Ls 55. 5595 Chaucer (Geoffrey). Works, compared with the former

editions and many Valuable MSS. by John Urry, with a Glossary and Life, etc., portrait and vignettes, old calf gilt,

r. e., B. Lintot, 1721, folio (201) Pickering, £3 3s. 5596 Chess and other Games. Manuscript on vellum in old Nor

man French (182 leaves, 9% by 7 inches). Begins : “ Chil dor traient premiers & vellēt matter des rouges a deus trais ne plus ne mais prenges le ruges a defendre car il ne le puent faire se chius ki trait de celles dor trait seu anfin en a prent seu pannet de teuroc se li donne eskiec si est deffendu,” gothic letter, each page to leaf 146 having a drawing of a chess-board in black and white, with figures in gold and red, folios 146 to 169 are occupied by bagatelle?) problems, and the remainder by a square boarded game in which gold and red counters are used ; several pages have very fine strap and scroll illuminated ornamental initials with marginal decorations containing grotesque figures and animals, birds, spiked foliage, etc., and there are also numerous ornamental pen-letters and other decorations (an initial on folio 170 cut out), old calf, Sæc. xiii. xiv., 4to. (202)

Quaritch, 6.800 A very interesting and uncommon Manuscript, most likely of Anglo-Norman workmanship. The pages are entirely occupied by problems and their solutions in the

three board games which it treats of.-Catalogue.] 5597 Christian Piety (The Causes of the Decay of), Written by

the Author of The Whole Duty of Man, engraving of St. Paul's Burning on title, old English morocco, gilt ornamental back, the sides inlaid with a brown outer frame of cottage roof design and centre ornament of red, surrounded by blind and gilt tooling of flower ornaments, g. e., R. Nor.

ton for R. Pawlett, 1679, 8vo. (204) Pickering, £44 5598 Christian Sacrifice (The), a Treatise shewing the Necessity,

End and Manner of receiving the Holy Communion, etc., 2 frontispieces, old English morocco, g. e., a fine specimen, well preserved, R. N. for R. Royston, 1671, 8vo. (205)

Leighton, £10 ss. 5599 Chronicon. Fasciculum Temporum ad annum 1474 (cum

Tabula), auctore Wernero Rolewinck), lit. goth.. numerous architectural and other woodcuts, rubricated in red and blue, illuminated ornamental initial on first page, 72 leaves,

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slightly defective), ib., 1639, both first editions, unbound, small 4to. (192)

Sabin, £10 Ios. 5594 Charles I. Eikon Basilike. The Pourtraicture of his Sacred

Majesty in his Solitudes and Sufferings, transcribed by I. Thomasen, Schoolmaster at Tarvin in the County of Chester, written in imitation of old English open-faced type, with a copy of the head of the king (dedicated to Queen Anne), pp. 254, besides portrait, title, dedication and “Contents," russia gilt, y. e., 1713, small 4to. (196)

Maggs, £5 5s. 5595 Chaucer (Geoffrey). Works, compared with the former

editions and many Valuable MSS. by John Urry, with a Glossary and Life, etc., portrait and vignettes, old calf gilt, r. e., B. Lintot, 1721, folio (201)

Pickering, £3 38. 5596 Chess and other Games. Manuscript on vellum in old Nor

man French (182 leaves, 956 by 7 inches). Begins : “ Chil dor traient premiers & vellēt matter des rouges a deus trais ne plus ne mais prenges le ruges a defendre car il ne le puent faire se chius ki trait de celles dor trait seu anfin en a prent seu pannet de teuroc se li donne eskiec si est deffendu," gothic letter, each page to leaf 146 having a drawing of a chess-board in black and white, with figures in gold and red, folios 146 to 169 are occupied by bagatelle (?) problems, and the remainder by a square boarded game in which gold and red counters are used ; several pages have very fine strap and scroll illuminated ornamental initials with marginal decorations containing grotesque figures and animals, birds, spiked foliage, etc., and there are also numerous ornamental pen-letters and other decorations (an initial on folio 170 cut out), old calf, Sæc. xiii. xiv., 4to. (202)

Quaritch, 6800 (A very interesting and uncommon Manuscript, most likely of Anglo-Norman workmanship. The pages are entirely occupied by problems and their solutions in the

three board games which it treats of.-Catalogue.) 5597 Christian Piety (The Causes of the Decay of), Written by

the Author of The Whole Duty of Man, engraving of St. Paul's Burning on title, old English morocco, gilt orna. mental back, the sides inlaid with a brown outer frame of cottage roof design and centre ornament of red, surrounded by blind and gilt tooling of flower ornaments, g. e., R. Nor.

ton for R. Pawlett, 1679, 8vo. (204) Pickering, £44 5598 Christian Sacrifice (The), a Treatise shewing the Necessity,

End and Manner of receiving the Holy Communion, etc., 2 frontispieces, old English morocco, g. e., a fine specimen, well preserved, R. N. for R. Royston, 1671, 8vo. (205)

Leighton, L10 55. 5599 Chronicon. Fasciculum Temporum ad annum 1474 (cum

Tabula), auctore Wernero Rolewinck), lit. goth., numerous architectural and other woodcuts, rubricated in red and blue, illuminated ornamental initial on first page, 72 leaves,

commencing with signature b (bj blank), Colon., H. Quentell, 1479, folio (207)

Leighton, £3 35. 5600 Chronicon Nurembergense. Libri Cronicarum cum Figuris

et Imaginibus ad initio Mundi, the first edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle, lit. goth., woodcuts by Wohlgemuth and Pleydenwurff, title soiled and backed, with the blank and unnumbered leaves, old English russia, gilt ornaments on back, line frame sides, y.e., Nuremberga, Ant. Koberger, 1493, royal folio (208)

Sabin, £36 (This copy formerly belonged to Lord Chief Justice Coke (temp. James I.), and had his signature, “Edw. Coke," on

title.- Catalogue.] 5601 Chronicle. The Cronycle begynnynge at the VII. Ages of

the Worlde with the Comynge of Brute, black letter, 16 leaves with 3 titles, each containing a cut, and Wyer's device at end ; the cronycle of the Kinges since the Conquest ends with Richard first, and therefore probably wanted 2 leaves, unbound, Imprynted for Rober Wyre (sic) in Saynt Martyns Parysshe in the Felde in the bysshop of

Norwytche rents, n. d., izmo. (211) Leighton, £13 5s. 5602 Clyomon. The Historie of the two Valiant Knights, Sir

Clyomon Knight of the Golden Sheeld, sonne to the King of Denmarke, and Clamydes the White Knight, sonne to the King of Suavia, as it hath bene sundry times acted by her Majesties Players (text cut into in front margins and wanted a j, a blank leaf), unbound, Printed by Thomas Creede, 1599, small 4to. (216)

Quaritch, £10 5603 Cockayne (Sir Aston). The Obstinate Lady, a New Comedy

never formerly published : the Scene, London, first edition, unbound, W. Godbid for J. Pridmore, 1657, small 4to. (217)

Maggs, £10 55. 5604 [Columna (Fr. de).] Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, ubi humana

omnia non nisi somnium esse docet, etc., editio prima et aldina, with the woodcuts attributed to Gio. Bellino, Carpaccio and Botticelli, the Priapus unmutilated, title mended, a few leaves soiled and wormed, wanted leaf at end with errata and imprint (supplied in MS.), otherwise a fair copy, old morocco, ġ. e., Venet., Aldus, 1499, small folio (218)

Tregaskis, £36 5605 Commines (Philippe de). Cronicque et Histoire, lettres

bâtardes, titles in red and black, ornamental woodcut initials, old English russia extra, g. e., Paris, Alain Lotrian, 1539, 8vo. (221)

Leighton, £1 12s. 5606 Congreve (William). Works. Plays and Poems, first col

lected edition, LARGE PAPER, 3 vol., old russia gilt, sprinkled edges, Jacob Tonson, 1710, imperial 8vo. (223)

Pickering, £3 5s. 5607 [Constable (Francis).] Pathomachia, or the Battell of the

Affections, shadowed by a faigned Siedge of the Citie of
Pathopolis (corner of a leaf defective), unbound, T. and R.

Coats for Fr. Constable, 1630, small 4to. (224) Maggs, £3 5s. 5608 Coryat (Thomas). Coryats Crudities hastily gobbled up in XVI.

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five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia, commonly called the Grisons Country, Helvetia, alias Switzerland, some parts of High Germany and the Netherlands, newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe, in the County of Somerset, etc., first edition, engraved title by Hole, and printed title beginning "Three Crude Veines, and all the plates, large copy, with some rough bottom edges, the margins of the plates (except a slight piece of the top of the Strasburg clock) intact (measures 8/2 inches by 5% inches), lower plain margin of f and lower corner of f 2 cut off, slightly injuring a letter, and the head of the title is a little shaved, old panelled calf, gilt back, sprinkled edges, Printed by W. S., 1611, 4to. (229)

Cartwright, 641 5609 Cotterell (Sir Charles). Cassandra, the fam'd Romance, the

Whole Work, in five parts, written originally in French and now elegantly rendred into English, old calf, H. Moseley, 1661, small folio (233)

Maggs, £3 5610 Cotton (Charles). Scarronides, or Le Virgile Travesty, being

the First Book of Virgil's Æneis in English Burlesque, E. Cotes for H. Browne, 1664-Scarronides, or Virgile Travestie, in imitation of the Fourth Book of Virgil's Æneis, ib., 1665, both first editions, in i vol., old calf, small 8vo. (234)

Maggs, k3 8s. 5611 Coverdale(Bp.) A Spiritual and most Precious Perle, teachynge

all men to love and imbrace ye Crosse, as a most Swete and necessarye thinge unto the Soule, etc. (translated from the Latin of Otho Wermylierus by Miles Coverdale, with Preface by the Lord Protector Duke of Somerset], black letter, contains 8 preliminary leaves and pp. 272 (small hole in Q 8), old calf, no name, date or place (printed abroad, 15-), 24mo. (236)

Sotheran, As 5612 Cox (Nicholas). "The Gentleman's Recreation, in four parts,

viz., Hunting, Fowling, Hawking, Fishing, third edition, with the addition of a Hunting Horse, frontispiece and 3 plates, wanted plate to Fowling, the plate before Hunting torn and defective, old calf, Fr. Collins for N. Cox; Oxford,

L. Lichfield for N. Cox, 1685, 8vo. (238) Hornstein, 12 25. 5613 Cox (Robert). Actæon and Diana, with a Pastorall Story of

the Nymph Enone, followed by the several concerted humors of Bumpkin the Huntsman, Hobbinall the Shepheard, Singing Simpkin, and John Swabber the Seaman, unbound, Printed by T. Newcomb for the use of the author Robert Cox, n. d., small 4to. (239)

Peters, 4.20 (A second edition, now extremely scarce, was published

in 1566.--Ed.] 5614 Cries of London. The Cryes of the City of London drawn

after the Life (with some Remarkable London Characters), drawn by Mauron, engraved by P. Tempest, 75 plates, including 2 titles, original impressions before the numbers and before the publisher's name on title, text in English, French and Italian, old calf [H. Overton, 1711), small folio (242)

Pickering, £9 55.

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