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else a fairly, sound copy in the original binding, Peter Parker, 1667, 4to. (508)

Quaritch, £49 6672 Milton (John). Paradise Regain'd, a Poem, in IV. Books, to

which is added Samson Agonistes, first edition, title soiled, a few headlines shaved, half bound, m. e., sold not subject to return, 1671, 8vo. (1656)

Quaritch, £12 155. 6673 Molière. Les (Euvres de M. de Molière, reveuës, corrigées et

augmentées, 8 vol., plates, morocco super extra, g. e., by Petit, Paris, 1682, 8vo. (932) J: L. White, £8 155.

[The first edition published after the death of Molière, by La Grange and Vinot. Seven pieces are printed here for the first time, and it is also the first illustrated edition.

Catalogue.) 6674 Paris qui Crie. Petits Métiers. Notices par A. Arnal,

H. S. Ashbee, Jules Claretie, etc., Preface par H. Beraldi, dessins de P. Vidal, coloured plates, 120 copies printed, exemplaire d'un Membre Correspondant, H. S. Ashbee's copy, pictorial cover, Paris, G. Chamerot, 1890, 8vo. (1398)

Quaritch, £7 IOS. 6675 Propert (J. L.) History of Miniature Art, with Notes on

Collectors and Collections, illustrations, vellum gilt, uncut,
Macmillan, 1887, folio (473)

J. Bumpus, £22 6676 Pyne (W. H.) History of the Royal Residences of Windsor

Castle, St. James's Palace, Carlton House, Kensington Palace, Hampton Court, Buckingham House and Frogmore, 3 vol., with 100 coloured engravings, facsimiles of original drawings, half russia (rebacked), 1819, 4to. (509)

Edwards, £17 5s. 6677 Rothschild (A. de). A Description of the Works of Art

forming the Collection of Alfred de Rothschild, Pictures, Sèvres China, Furniture, Metal Work and Objets de Vitrine, compiled by Charles Davis, 194 photographic illustrations, 2 vol., morocco extra, joints, g. e., monogram

on sides, Privately printed, 1884, folio (469) Sotheran, £36 6678 Ruskin (John). Poems, J. R., the privately printed edition,

original cloth, g. e., collected 1850, 8vo. (378) Denham, £48 6679 Scott (Sir W.) Waverley Novels, Abbotsford edition, numerous

engraved views, portraits, woodcuts, etc., 12 vol., complete in the original parts as published, 1842, imperial 8vo. (828

Sotheran, £8 ios. 6680 Scott (Sir W.) Tales of my Landlord, second, third and

fourth series, first editions, 12 vol., original boards, uncut, 1818-19-32, 8vo. (769)

Sotheran, £3 8s. 6681 Scott (Sir W.) Tales of my Landlord, third series, first edition, 4 vol., original boards, uncut, 1819, 8vo. (770)

G. H. Brown, £1 45. 6682 Scott (Sir W.) Ivanhoe, a Romance, first edition, 3 vol.,

original boards, uncut, 1820, 8vo. (771) Pickering, 13 ios. 6683 Scott (Sir W.) The Monastery, a Romance, first edition, 3

vol., original boards, uncut, 1820, 8vo. (772) Dobell, £1 45. 6684 Scott (Sir W.) Peveril of the Peak, first edition, 4 vol., uncut, 1822, 8vo. (773)

Quaritch, L1

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edition, with illustrations from Blake's designs in facsimile, coloured and plain, original cloth, 1868, 8vo. (1496)

Isaacs, £2 ios. 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, 211 [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, 7. Maxey for Rich. Marriott in St. Dunstan's Church-yard, Fleet Street, 1653, 12mo. (1463)

Robson, £15 Tos. [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 556 by 32 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, 210 6706 Wilde (Oscar). Lady Windermere's Fan, a Play about a Good Woman, first edition, uncut, 1893, 4to. (1157)

Shepherd, Ł2 IIS. 6707 Wilde (Oscar). Salome, a Tragedy, translated from the

French, illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, first edition, uncut, 1894, 4to. (1158)

Shepherd, £2 6. 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, 248 6710 Williamson (G. C.) Portrait Miniatures from the time of

Holbein, 1531, to that of Sir William Ross, 1860, a Handbook for Collectors, plates, LARGE PAPER, 150 copies

printed, uncut, 1897, imperial 8vo. (468) Schulze, £4 16s. 6711 Wordsworth (William). Grace Darling, first edition, present

ation copy from W. Wordsworth, jun. to the Rev. Thomas Hutchinson, unbound, not published, Carlisle, printed at the Office of Charles Thurnam, n. d., 8vo. (443)

Denham, £u [The only other copy that has been sold by auction realised £32 in Mr. Crampon's sale.- Catalogue. This is not quite accurate, a copy having sold for £6 6s. in December, 1896. See Book-PRICES CURRENT, vol. xi., No. 389. -ED.]

The following books were sold by. Hodgson's on July 8th. The sale, which occupied four days, contained a number of important works, which, however, have been previously reported in this volume of BOOK-PRICES CURRENT at prices which do not differ materially from those realised on the occasion in question. 6712 Hill (T.) The Profitable Arte of Gardening, now the thirde

time set forth, woodcuts of Mazes, etc., Imprinted at London by Henrie Bynneman, 1574—An Hospitall for the diseased, wherein are to be founde most excellent and approved Medicines gathered by T. C., Edwarde White, n. d., 2 vol. in 1, black letter, old calf, small 4to. (173)

Pickering, £10 155. 6713 Old Tracts. Peacham (H.) The Worth of a Peny, or

A Caution to Keep Money, 1664—The Triumph of Truth, frontispiece, 1663—The Isle of Pines, frontispiece, 1668– Brief Account of Mr. Valentine Greatraks, portrait by Faithorne-Life of Deval, 1669--Life and Death of Monsieur Du Vall, 1670, and others, in i vol., small 4to. (149)

Pickering, £24 ios. 6714 Shakespeare. Mr. William Shakespear's Comedies, Histories

and Tragedies. Published according to the true original copies. Unto which is added Seven Plays never before printed in folio, portrait by Martin Droeshout, with Ben Jonson's verses, the fourth edition, old calf, with the bookplate of Sir T. Peyton, Bart., of Hackbeech Hall, Norfolk, London, printed for H. Herringman, E. Brewster, R. Chiswell and R. Bentley, at the Anchor in the New Exchange; and at the Crane, and Rose and Crown in St. Paul's Churchyard, and in Russell Street, Covent Garden, 1685, folio (279)

Edwards, £96 [The above, with the exception of a few slight defects, is a clean and genuine copy of the fourth folio edition, measuring 13% inches by 9 inches.- Catalogue.]

The following were sold, inter alia, by Christie, Manson & Woods on July 25th :6715 Gould. Birds of New Guinea and the Papuan Islands (com

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