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edition, with illustrations from Blake's designs in facsimile, coloured and plain, original cloth, 1868, 8vo. (1496) Isaacs, £2 10s. 6701 Tennyson (Lord Alfred). Rifle-Clubs, written in 1859, with facsimile of the original MS., now for the first time printed, one of 17 copies, Printed at the Marion Press, New York, vellum, New York, 1899, 4to. (535) Sutcliffe, £7 6702 Thackeray (W. M.) Vanity Fair, with illustrations on steel and wood by the author, in the original cloth, but edges cut and sprinkled, 1848 (33)

Pickering, £11

[The first issue with the woodcut of Lord Steyne, which was suppressed after the issue of a few copies, and the rustic letters. ED.]

6703 Thackeray (W. M.) Works, édition de luxe, illustrations by the author, G. Cruikshank, R. Doyle, F. Walker, Sir J. Millais, L. Fildes, J. Leech, etc., 26 vol., original cloth, uncut, 1878-86, imperial 8vo. (141) Stevens, £14

6704 Walton (Isaac). The Compleat Angler, first edition, ruled in red, copperplate engravings of fish and musical notes (wanted title, page 8 split across), calf, with blind stamped ornaments, T. Maxey for Rich. Marriott in St. Dunstan's Church-yard, Fleet Street, 1653, 12mo. (1463).

Robson, £15 10s.

[This copy is as tall as, and perhaps wider, than any other which has occurred for sale, to which the measurement has been attached. It measures 5% by 34 inches. A space in page 3, following the word "Mr." is filled in "Francis Foster." This has been run through with a pen, and in the margin is written "Mr. Fr. Foster." These entries are most likely in Walton's hand. The copy has some age soilings, but is generally in good state, though sold not subject to return.-Catalogue.]

6705 Westall and Owen. Picturesque Tour of the River Thames, 24 coloured plates, map and vignettes, original cloth, g. e., Ackermann, 1828, royal 4to. (1297) Sotheran, £10

6706 Wilde (Oscar). Lady Windermere's Fan, a Play about a Good Woman, first edition, uncut, 1893, 4to. (1157) Shepherd, £2 115. 6707 Wilde (Oscar). Salome, a Tragedy, translated from the French, illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, first edition, uncut, 1894, 4to. (1158) Shepherd, £2 65. 6708 Whistler (James). Etchings and Drypoints, 16 plates, in half morocco portfolio, Fine Art Society, n. d., folio (488) Obach, £49 6709 Whitney (Geffrey). A Choice of Emblems and other Devises for the most part gathered out of Sundrie Writers Englished and Moralized, woodcuts within borders, original vellum, Imprinted at Leyden, in the house of Christopher Plantyn by Francis Raphelengius, 1586, 4to. (18) Sabin, £48

6710 Williamson (G. C.) Portrait Miniatures from the time of Holbein, 1531, to that of Sir William Ross, 1860, a

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(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, £17 5s. 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

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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, £4 185. 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 10s. 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 1 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. 6656 Green (Mary A. E.) Lives of the Princesses of England, 6 vol., portraits, 1849-55, 8vo. (290) Hornstein, £4 18s. 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 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, £11 105. 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

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