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contemporary Venetian morocco, with gilt scroll and linetooled ornaments, title in centre of upper cover and initials "A. A.” in the under one, g. e. (Maioliesque), Vineg., V. de Roffinelli, 1529 (1539 on title), small 8vo. (817)

Perry, £12 10s. 5808 Swift (Dean). Virgilii Opera, cum Comment. Servii, Donati, Beroaldi, J. B. Ascensií, etc., 2 vol. in 1, Petit's device on each title, Dean Swift's copy, with his autograph "J: Swift" on title, presented by him to Sir Andrew Fountaine, old calf gilt, y. e. (last leaf backed), Paris, T. Kerver, 1500, thick 4to. (823) Pickering, £28

5809 Swift (Dean). Original Papers, consisting of Autograph Letters, Poems and Essays, a Collection of 23 Papers, mounted and bound in a vol., half morocco, 4to. (824)

Perry, £400

[A unique and interesting collection, most of the items being probably unpublished. The catalogue gives a lengthy resumé of the contents, following the order in which they occur in the volume.—ED.]

5810 Tanner (Robert). A Mirror for Mathematiques-A Golden Gem for Geometricians-A Sure Safety for Saylers-and an auncient Antiquary for Astronomers and Astrologians, black letter, title within woodcut border, diagrams and ornamental initials, unbound, Imprinted by J. C. and are to be sold by R. Watkins, 1587, small 4to. (829) Quaritch, £6 5811 Tasso (Torquato). La Gerusalemme Liberata, con le annotationi di Scipion Gentili, e di Giulio Guastavini, e li argomento di Oratio Ariosto, 2 engraved titles and 20 full-page engravings by B. Castello, old French morocco, g. e., Geneva, B. Castello, 1617, small folio (836) Greene, £6 5812 Tasso (Torquato). Il Goffredo, overo la Gierusalemme Liberata, engraved title, vignettes and figured initials, old French morocco, full gilt ornamental back with crowned fleurs-de-lis, broad gilt ornamental borders, with arms of Queen Christina of Sweden, inside dentelles, g. e., Parigi, nella Stamperia Reale, 1644, folio (837) Perry, £8 10s.

[Presentation copy from Cardinal Mazarin to Queen Christina of Sweden, with inscription on title, "Presenté à sa Majesté la Reine de Suede par Monsieur l'Eminentissime Cardinal Mazarini premier Ministre du Roy tres Chrestien le 2 Janvier, 1647."-Catalogue.]

5813 Tasso (Torquato). Godfrey of Bulloigne, or the Recoverie of Jerusalem, done into English Heroicall Verse by Edward Fairfax, first edition, title within woodcut border, signature of "Frances Dormer” on first page of text, old calf, A. Hatfield for J. Jaggard and M. Lownes, 1600, small folio (838) Sabin, £20 10S. 5814 Taylor (John). A Famous Fight at Sea, where Foure English Ships under the Command of Captain John Weddell and foure Dutch Ships fought three dayes in the Gulf of Persia neere Ormus against 8. Portugall Gallions and 3.

Friggots, etc., original edition, cut on title, unbound, John
Haviland for Henry Gorson, 1627, small 4to. (842)

Ellis, 1:4 5815 Teniers (David). Theatrum Pictorum, LARGE PAPER

245 proof plates and a portrait of Teniers, title and preliminary leaves in Latin and French, old Dutch velllite Antw., sumptibus Viduæ A. Teniers, 1673, folio (816)

Muggs, £4-5. 5816 Testament (The Newe), both in Latine and Englyshe, trans

lated by John Hollybushe (Miles Coverdale), black letter and roman, woodcut title, top corner defective, wanted dedcation and “To the Reader” (6 leaves), old MS, notes i margins, old calf, Prynted in Southwarke by James Niinis: 11, 1538, small 4to. (857)

Bull, A; (This is Nicolson's second edition of Coverdale's Nex Testament. It had the Table to find the Epistles and

Gospels (2 leaves) at end.--Cutulogue.] 5817 Tourneur (Cyril). The Revengers Tragedie, as it hath beene

sundry times acted by the King's Majesties Servants, tirs:
edition, some leaves stained, the last defective, Printed
G. Eld and soli at his shop in Fleet Lane, 1607– Tie
Atheist's Tragedie, or the Honest Man's Revenge, writte
by Cyril Tourneur, first edition, Printed for J. Stepnetk
R. Reamer, 1611, both unbound, small 4to. (869)

Pickering, £39 10 5818 Turnier Buch Herzogs Wilhelm des Vierten von Bayern ..

1510 bis 1545, nach einem gleichzeitigen Manuscrip: is Konigl. Bibliothek zu München, treu in Steindruck naagebildet von Th. 1. Cl. Senefelder, mit Erklärur.. begleitet von Fr. Schlichteroll, 31 large illuminated plaies, morocco extra, München, 1817, oblong folio (873)

Edwards, 11 55 5819 Vecellio (Cesare). De Gli Habiti Antichi et Moderni C:

Diverse Parti del Mondo, libri due, prima edizione, woodcut title and numerous full length woodcut figures within ortdmental borders attributed to Titian, clean copy, half russa gilt, y.e., l’enet., D. Zenaro, 1590, 8vo. (880)

Quaritih, £4 45 5820 Vega Carpio (Lope Felix de). Las Comedias, recopiladas

por Bernardo Grassa, agora nuevamente impressas y emendadas, Amberes, Mart. Nucio, 1607-Segundo Parte de los Comedias de Lope de Vega Carpio, corner of leaf defective. Amberes, biuda de P. Bellero, 1611, in 1 vol., old calf, thick 12mo. (882)

Magg's, £3.153. 5821 Verien (Nicolas, Maistre Graveur). Livre Curieux et l're

pour les Sçavans et Artistes composé de trois Alphabets de Chiffres, simple, double et triples, fleuronnez et au premier trait, etc., portrait of V'erien, frontispiece and plates, ded:cation copy to the Dauphin of France (son of Louis XIV., old French morocco, the Dauphin's arms in centres, g.e.

(bu Seuil), Paris, N. Verien, 1685, 8vo. (88Peters, £24 105

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[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, 427 5401 Burk (John). The History of Virginia, from its First Settle.

ment to the Present Day, vol. 1.-., 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. g., 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
Gentlemen, Merchants and Inhabitants of Boston and the

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