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inscription “Jo. Jacomo et Fratelli de Legnano,” small 4to. (25)

Leighton, £16 ios. The original edition of this Romance of Chivalry.

Catalogue.] 5537 Aretinus (Leon.) De Bello Italico adversus Gothos, roman

letter, long lines, 30 to a full page, without marks, old Eng. lish russia extra, gilt ornamental frame sides, large copy, but having a few small wormholes, “Hoc libellum Emilianus de Orfinis (sic) Fulginas et Johannes Numeister theutunicus eiusque Sotii feliciter impresserunt Fulginei in domo eiusdem 1470," small folio (27)

Ellis, £17 Ios. [The first book printed at Foligno, and the first specimen

of Numeister's Press.- Catalogue.] 5538 Ascham (Roger). A Report and Discourse written by Roger

Ascham of the affaires and state of Germany and the Emperour Charles his Court, during certaine yeares while the said Roger was there, black letter, J. Daye, 1552– The Eight Bookes of Caius Julius Cæsar conteyning his martiall exployts in the realme of Gallia, etc., translated out of Latin into English by Arthur Golding, black letter. Thomas Este, 1590, in i vol., half russia gilt, r. e., small 4to. (39)

Sotheran, £4 5539 Ashmole (Elias). Institution, Laws and Ceremonies of the

most noble Order of the Garter, portrait of Charles II. by Sherwin, and numerous views, habits, coats-of-arms, etc., old calf gilt, J. Macock for N. Brooke, 1672, folio (40)

Bain, £3 Ios. 5540 Auctores Classici edidit Maittaire, viz., Ovidius, Q. Curtius,

Cæsar, Sallust, Terentius, Horatius, C. Nepos and Juvenal and Persius, 15 vol., all ruled throughout in red, and uniformly bound in old English morocco gilt, Typis J. Brindley, 1745, etc., 12mo. (41)

Sotheran, 65 155. 5541 B. (T.) Love will finde out the Way, an excellent Comedy,

by T. B., as it was acted at the Phenix in Drury Lane, first edition, unbound, J. Cottrell for S. Speed, 1661, small 4to. (47)

Pickering, (2 8s. 5542 Barckley (Sir Richard). A Discourse of the Felicitie of Man,

or his Summum Bonum, first edition, complete with the 2 floreate leaves and errata, MS. notes in margins, half russia gilt, W. Ponsonby, 1598, small 4to. (53)

Peters, 49 155. 5543 Barnes or Berners (Dame Juliana). The Bokys of Hawkyng,

Hunting and also Fysshyng with an Angle, and also a ryght noble Treatyse of Cotarmoures, black letter (red and black), woodcuts of arms, mostly emblazoned, etc., 74 leaves (the first leaf before a i. containing woodcut on each page, the last leaf containing the Royal Arms and Caxton's device and 6 leaves of text, wanting and supplied from Haslewood's reprint, 1810), the remainder genuine and in excellent order, russia super extra, g. e., Enprynted at Westmestre by Wynken the Worde, the yere 1496, small 4to. (56) Quaritch, £120

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edizione, migliorata, engraved title, contemporary German binding, oaken boards, covered in polished russia, gilt ornamental back, the sides richly tooled in ornamental panellings, perforated and chased metal corners, clasps and rosettes, the arms of John George Elector of Saxony chased on metal in centres, g. e., with gauffred ornaments, in russia leather slip case, Geneva, per P. Chouët, 1641, folio (84)

Peters, £12 ios. [This copy was a present from John George II., Elector of Saxony (1656-80), and had the following autograph inscription on fly-leaf : “Diese Bibell habe Ich mein treuer Diener Gabriel Angelo Batistini geben anno 1670 am

Advent, Johannes Georgius Elector.”—Catalogue.] 5551 Bible. The Byble in Englishe, that is the Olde and New

Testament, after the translacion appoynted to be read in the Churches (a reprint of Cranmer's “Great” Bible in smaller size), black letter, divided into 5 parts, with woodcut titles to the second and thyrd parts and the N. T. short copy, several leaves including tiiles defective, mended and mounted, folio xxiii. of the first part printed on 2 separate leaves on one side of page only, bound in 2 vol., half calf, vellum sides, r. e., E. Whitchurche, 1549, small folio (85)

Tregaskis, 46 6s. 5552 Bible (Holy). King James's or Authorised Version, newly

translated out of the Original Tongues, etc., with the Book of Common Prayer, Speed's Genealogies, and Whole Book of Psalms in metre by Sternhold and Hopkins, with apt notes, ruled throughout in red lines, in i vol., richly embroidered binding in silver and various coloured threads, g.e., Barker and Assigns of Bill, and Stat. Co., 1633, small 4to. (86)

Pickering, £42 5553 Bible (Holy). King James's or Authorised Version (Crom

wellian edition), ruled in red throughout, engraved title with view of Old London below, bound in 2 vol., contemporary English morocco, full gilt ornamental backs, the sides covered with elaborate gilt tooling of flower ornaments within diamond frame centres, the outside corners being filled with ornaments au pointillé, gilt and gauffred edges, a fine specimen of old English binding in the most perfect state of preservation, By John Field, one of his Highness's printers, 1658, 12mo. (87)

Peters, £19 Ios. 5554 Bible (Holy). King James's or Authorised Version, ruled

throughout in red lines, engraved title by Vaughan, old English morocco, gilt ornamental back, borders and centre ornaments, silver clasps and corners, g. e., Cambridge, J. Field, 1661, 8vo. (88)

W. Brown, £3 155. 5555 Bible Illustrations. La Vie de Moise representee par Figures,

title and 71 woodcuts by Le Petit Bernard, within ornamental scroll borders, original separate edition, with quatrains in French, old russia gilt, g. e., à Lion par Jan de

Tournes, 1560, small oblong 4to. (94) Quaritch, £3 5556 Blundeville (Thomas). The Theoriques of the Seven Planets,

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