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that signature in the London Magazine, first edition, original boards, uncut, Taylor and Hessey, 1823 (77)
Stevens & Brown, £88
[On the fly-leaf, “Mr. John Clare with Elia's regards," in the author's autograph.-Catalogue.]
6618 Lang (A.) Ballads in Blue China, presentation copy, cloth, 1883, 8vo. (81) Sotheran, £2 10s. 6619 Parkinson (John). Paradisi in Sole. A Garden of all sorts of pleasant flowers which our English ayre will permitt to be noursed up, woodcuts of plants, old calf (last leaf damaged), 1629, folio (297) J. Russell, £45 6620 Pole (Cardinal). Reginali Foli Cardinalis Britanni, ad Henricũ Octavum Britanniæ Regem, pro Ecclesiasticæ Unitatis defensione, libri quatuor, morocco extra, g. e., Roma, apud Antonium Bladum (circa 1536), folio (299) Cogswell, £4 6621 Pope (A.) Works, 2 vol., portrait by Vertue (torn), calf, 1717-35, folio (300) Maxstead, £2 10s. 6622 Shakespeare (W.) Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, old calf, rebacked, Printed by J. Darby, 1723, 4to. (322)
Sotheran, £4 15s.
[The edition referred to by H. H. Furness in his Variorum Edition of "Hamlet," the existence of which he doubted. It is presumably the edition of the "accurate Mr. John Hughes" noted by Theobald in his "Shakespeare Restored," the text conforming to those mentioned therein.—Catalogue.]
6623 [Tennyson.] Poems by Two Brothers, first edition, original boards, uncut, Simpkin and Marshall; and J. J. Jackson, Louth, 1827, 8vo. (130) Stevens & Brown, £39 6624 Voragine (Jacob de). Legenda Aurea Sanctorum, gothic letter. with painted capitals, morocco extra, g. e. (MS. notes by Sir G. Ormerod respecting this edition), Coloniæ (U. Zell), 1483, folio (317) Quaritch, £8 10s. 6625 Waller (Edmund). Poems, etc., written by Mr. Edmund Waller, of Beckonsfield, Esquire, first edition, morocco extra, g.e., by Rivière and Son, Printed by T. W. for Humphrey Mosley at the Princes Armes in Pauls Churchyard, 1645, 8vo. (137) Young, £14 15s. 6626 Walpole (Horace). A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors, 2 vol., frontispiece and vignettes on titles, old morocco extra in style of Roger Payne, g. e., with David Garrick's bookplate in both volumes, 300 copies issued, Printed at Strawberry Hill, 1758, 8vo. (139) Maggs, £8 6627 Yorkshire. The Costumes of Yorkshire, descriptions in English and French, 41 coloured plates, including the 4 military which are generally wanting, half morocco, Printed by T. Bensley, 1814, 4to. (217) Bain, £4 15s.
[JULY 21ST AND FOUR FOLLOWING DAYS, 1902].
SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE.
A SELECTION FROM THE LIBRARY OF COLONEL CRANMER BYNG AND OTHER PROPERTIES.
(No. of Lots, 1738; amount realised, £3,537 6s.)
6628 Alpine Journal (The), a Record of Mountain Adventure and Scientific Observation, by Members of the Alpine Club, vol. i. to xix., vol. xx., Nos. 147-53, 3 odd numbers and Catalogue of the Library, unbound, 1864-1901, 8vo. (383) W. Ford, £25 6629 Armstrong (W.) Gainsborough and his place in English Art, 62 photogravures and 10 lithographic facsimiles in colour, Heinemann, 1898, folio (228) E. Parsons, £8 5s. 6630 [Barker (M. H.)] Greenwich Hospital, a series of Naval Sketches, descriptive of the Life of a Man-of-War's Man, by an Old Sailor, first edition, with coloured etchings by George Cruikshank, original impressions, half morocco gilt, 1826, 4to. (512) Braun, £2 6631 Beaumont (Fr.) and John Fletcher. Comedies and Tragedies, never printed before, first edition, portrait of Fletcher by Marshall (bottom margin shaved), old calf, H. Robinson and H. Moseley, 1647, folio (881) Dobell, £175s. 6632 Bell (Malcolm). Edward Burne-Jones, a Record and Review, portrait and numerous illustrations, uncut, t. e. g., issue limited to 390 copies, 1892, 4to. (137) Shepherd, £3 4s. 6633 Besler (B.) Hortus Eystettensis, medallion portrait, engraved titles and about 360 plates, best edition, with the 7 plates of the Classis Hyberna often wanted, vellum (Norimberga), 1613, large folio (1281) Wesley, £3 18s. 6634 Blake (William). Songs of Innocence, first edition, 15 leaves, printed on both sides of the paper, before Blake contemplated the issue of the "Songs of Experience," three of which are incorporated in this edition, and when issued together in 1 vol. in 1794, were then printed for the first time on one side of the paper only; this copy, to be quite complete, should include “A Dream, Little Girl Lost and Little Girl Found," occupying 4pp. on 2 leaves, unbound, The Author and Printer, W. Blake, 1789, 8vo. (396) E. Parsons, 19 10s. 6635 Boccaccio (G.) Il Decamerone, 5 vol., portrait, engraved titles and 110 plates and vignettes by Gravelot, Boucher, Cochin and Eisen, half russia, uncut, Londra (Paris), 1757, 8vo. (272) Cox, £5 55. 6636 Boydell (J. and J.) History of the River Thames, 2 vol., with 76 large engravings of the most famous scenery, seats, mansions, etc. on its banks, coloured like drawings, with an extra title in vol. i., "Views and Scenery on the River
Thames," in the original boards, with the paper labels on sides, uncut, W. Bulmer and Co., 1794-96 (505)
Thorp, £31 1OS.
[With the above lot are included a large collection of portraits, views, etc., castles and abbeys, natural history plates, newspaper and other cuttings, arranged for further illustrating the work, in 7 parcels.--Catalogue.]
6637 [Browning (Elizabeth Barrett).] Prometheus Bound, translated from the Greek of Aeschylus, and Miscellaneous Poems, first edition, original boards, uncut, A. J. Valpy, 1833, 8vo. (34) Wise, £15 155. 6638 Buck (S. and N.) Views of the most remarkable Ruins of Abbies and Castles in England and Wales, 423 plates, first edition, original calf, 4 vol., 1726-42, folio (26) Parsons, £17 6639 Carey (David). Life in Paris, first edition, complete in the original 7 parts, with the illustrated wrappers (defective), 21 coloured plates, representing scenes from real life, designed and engraved by George Cruikshank, and woodcuts, J. Fairburn, 1822, 8vo. (375) Sabin, £15 15s. 6640 Chamberlaine (John). Portraits of Illustrious Personages of the Court of Henry VIII. engraved in Imitation of the Original Drawings of Hans Holbein in the Collection of his Majesty, 80 portraits, half morocco, g. e., Bulmer, 1828, folio (1272) Quaritch, £6 6641 Cook (Colonel). Observations on Fox Hunting, original boards, uncut, 1826, 8vo. (3) Hornstein, £8 2s. 6d. 6642 Cosway (R.) Catalogue of a Collection of Miniatures and Contemporary Miniaturists in the Possession of E. Joseph, Esq., photographic illustrations, half morocco, g. e., For private circulation only, 1883, folio (483) Quaritch, £9 15s. 6643 Cranmer (Archbishop). An Answer of the most Reverend Father in God Thomas Archebyshop of Canterbury unto a crafty and sophysticall cavilation devised by Stephen Gardiner, late Byshop of Winchester, agaynst the trewe and godly doctrine of the most holy Sacrament of the Body and Bloud of Our Saviour, partly in black letter, original calf, London, R. Wolfe, 1551, folio (23) Maggs, £210s. 6644 Daniel (W.) Voyage Round Great Britain, commencing from the Land's End, Cornwall, upwards of 300 coloured plates, 8 vol. in 4, half morocco, g. e., 1814-25, folio (664) Spencer, £16 6645 Dickens (Charles). Works, édition de luxe, numerous plates and woodcuts by Cruikshank, Seymour, Phiz," Cattermole, Tenniel, Doyle, etc. on India paper, 30 vol., original cloth, uncut, 1881-2, imperial 8vo. (140)
Stevens, £13 6646 Dictionary of National Biography, edited by Leslie Stephen, complete in 63 vol., with 3 vol. of Supplement, uncut, as published, 1885-1901, 8vo. (81) Pearce, £39 6647 Engravings and Woodcuts by Old Masters (sec. xv.-xix.), reproduced in facsimile by the Imperial Press at Berlin and published under the direction of Dr. Friedrich Lippmann,
upwards of 500 plates, 10 parts, half morocco, Quaritch, 1889-90, folio (614) Quaritch, £17 6648 Fielding (T. H.) A Picturesque Tour of the English Lakes, LARGE PAPER, 48 coloured plates, clean copy, original boards, uncut, Ackermann, 1821 (1277) Spencer, £6 6649 Fielding (T. H.) Cumberland, Westmoreland and Lancashire Illustrated, 44 coloured engravings of the scenery of the lakes, with Descriptive Letterpress, half bound, McLean, 1822, folio (218) Thorp, £4 18s. 6650 Fletcher (Phineas). The Purple Island, or the Isle of Man, together with Piscatorie Eclogs and other Poeticall Miscellanies, with the rare two pages of verse by Quarles, "To my deare friend, the Spencer of this age," at the end of the volume, morocco, g. e., Cambridge, 1633, 4to. (166) E. Parsons, £6 10s. 6651 Foster (J. J.) British Miniature Painters and their Works, 59 plates, LARGE PAPER, 125 copies printed, uncut, 1898, folio (227) Rimell, £9 1OS. 6652 Germ (The). Thoughts towards Nature in Poetry, Literature and Art, etchings by W. Holman Hunt, Collinson, F. Madox Browne and W. H. Deverell, 4 parts, all published, in I vol., half calf, specimen wrappers preserved, and an autograph letter from G. V. P. Tupper respecting the publication inserted, 1850, 8vo. (38) Maggs, £28 6653 Goldsmith (O.) History of England, 4 vol., first edition, portraits on the text, half calf, uncut, 1771, 8vo. (1551) Pickering, £26 6654 Gray (T.) Odes, first edition, with half title and vignette on title, title and last leaf backed, MS. notes, said to be in the autograph of the author, morocco extra, panelled sides with rich tooling, and centre ornament, g. e., by Rivière, Strawberry Hill, 1757, 4to. (540) Denham, £30
6655 Gray (T.) Poems, first collected edition, original calf gilt, J. Dodsley, 1768, 4to. (1448)
Pickering, £3 7s. 6d. Princesses of England, 6 vol., portraits, 1849-55, 8vo. (290) Hornstein, £4 185. 6657 Haden (Francis Seymour). Etudes à l'Eau-Forte, Notice et Descriptions par Philippe Burty, 25 plates, in half morocco portfolio, Paris, 1866, folio (490) Keppel, £77
6656 Green (Mary A. E.) Lives of the
6658 Houbraken and Vertue. Heads of the Illustrious Persons of Great Britain, with their Lives and Characters by T. Birch, 108 plates, LARGE PAPER, morocco extra, g. e., by Hayday, Knapton, 1756, folio (487) Daniell, 11 IOS. 6659 Houghton Gallery. A Set of Prints engraved after the most capital Paintings in the Collection of Catherine II. Empress of Russia, late in the possession of the Earl of Orford, 28 views, plans, etc. of Houghton Hall, portraits of Catherine II. by C. Watson, and of Sir Robert Walpole by J. Watson, 129 large engravings, and vignettes on the titles, morocco (rubbed), g. e., 1788, folio (215) Parsons, £17 10s. [Another and a better copy realised £27. Lot 554.-ED.] 6660 Hutchins (John). History and Antiquities of the County of
Dorset, third edition, 4 vol., map, views of antiquities, seats of the nobility and gentry, etc., further illustrated by the insertion of 270 portraits of eminent persons, half morocco, uncut, t. e. g., Westminster, 1861-74, folio (564)
Edwards, £23 5s.
6661 Hyll (T.) The Profitable Art of Gardening, now the third time set forth, to which is added muche necessarie matter, etc., black letter, some headlines shaved and corner of one leaf slightly defective, London, H. Bynneman, 1579— Scot (R.) A Perfite Platforme of a Hoppe Garden and Necessarie Instructions for the Making and Mayntenaunce thereof, black letter, woodcuts, London, H. Denham, 1578, in I vol., original calf, 4to. (17) Dobell, £6 12s. 6d. 6662 Lamb (Charles). Elia. Essays which have appeared under that Signature in the London Magazine-The Last Essays of Elia, being a Sequel to Essays published under that name, first editions, 2 vol., original boards, uncut, Taylor and Hessey, Fleet Street and Waterloo Place, 1823-33, 8vo. (39) Dobell, £29 6663 [Lamb (Charles).] Prince Dorus, or Flattery put out of Countenance, a Poetical Version of an Ancient Tale, 9 plates, original green printed covers, clean copy, Printed for M. J. Godwin at the Juvenile Library, 1818, 12mo. (1438) Sabin, £21 5s. 6664 Lang (A.) Prince Charles Edward, portraits, original wrappers, uncut, Goupil and Co., 1900, 4to. (192) Goupil, £2 4s. 6665 Lilford (Lord). Coloured Figures of the Birds of the British Islands, complete in 36 parts, first issue, coloured plates, with Text, in the original wrappers, uncut, 1885-97, 8vo. (439) Peters, £62 6666 Loddiges (Conrad, and Sons). The Botanical Cabinet, 20 vol., coloured plates, half bound, not uniform, 1818-33, 8vo. (388) Apgood, £13 6667 Mace (Tho.) Musick's Monument, or a Remembrancer of the Best Practical Musick, both Divine and Civil, with the portrait by Faithorne (inlaid), morocco gilt, 1676, folio (566) Ellis, £6 15s. 6668 Massinger (Philip). The Great Duke of Florence, a Comicall Historie, first edition, a large and clean copy, unbound, 1636, 4to. (532) Denham, £2 7s. 6d. 6669 Meredith (George). Modern Love, and Poems of the English Roadside, with Poems and Ballads, first edition, presentation copy from the author, with inscription on title, "R. Orridge from George M.," original cloth, uncut, 1862, 8vo. (419) Cockerell, £10
6670 Mermaid "At Home" (The), 8 plates, original printed yellow wrapper, J. Harris, 1809, 8vo. (1442) Sabin, £4 12s. 6671 Milton (John). Paradise Lost, a Poem, written in Ten Books, first edition (second title-page), 2 leaves at end badly stained and the last one defective in catchword, a leaf torn, a small piece torn off bottom corner of leaf, signature Oo 2,