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two parts, acted at the Theatre Royal, first edition, half morocco, g. e., 1672, 4to. (679)
Quaritch, £15 ios. 6850 Dryden (J.) The Tempest, or the Enchanted Island, a
Comedy (from Shakespeare's Plot), as it is now acted at his Highness the Duke of York's Theatre, first edition, half morocco, g. e., 1670, 4to. (680)
Pickering, £2 125. 6851 (Dryden (J.)] The Censure of the Rota, on Mr. Driden's
Conquest of Granada, title backed, half morocco, g.e.,
Perry, £2 6852 Dryden (J.) The Hind and the Panther, a Poem in three
parts, first edition, with leaf of Licence facing title, half morocco, g. e., J. Tonson, 1687, 410. (682)
Pickering, 1 145. 6853 Milton (J.) Lycidas. Justa Edovardo King naufrago, ab
Amicis moerentibus, Amoris et uvelas yaelv. l'erses in Greek and Latin, followed by another title, “Obsequies to the Memorie of Mr. Edward King, Anno Dom. 1638," morocco extra, g. e., by Rivière, Cantab., T. Buck and R. Daniel, 1638, 4to. (683)
Quaritch, £199 6854 Milton (J.) Of Prelatical Episcopacy, first edition, half morocco, g. e., 1641, 4to. (684)
Pickering, £7 75. 6855 Milton (J.) Paradise Lost, a Poem in Ten Books, first edition
(seventh title), seven preliminary leaves, portrait by Faithorne added, and another pasted inside the cover, morocco extra, g. e., by Rivière, S. Simmons, 1669, 4to. (688)
Leighton, £13 6856 Niccolls (R.) London's Artillery (in verse, 114pp.), briefly
containing The Noble Practise of that worthie Societie, by R. N. Oxon., old limp vellum, panelled and gilt sides, 1. Creed and B. Allsopp for W. Welby, 1616, 4to. (689)
Pickering, £12 6857 W. (H.) Clasmata, H. W., 24 leaves printed on one side of
the paper only, without signatures or catch-words, in verse, on the 23rd leaf occurs Ætatis suæ 76, 1636" as a footnote, old limp vellum, panelled and gilt sides, g. e., no name, place or date (1636), 4to. (690) Quaritch, 229
[Believed to be unique. Lowndes refers to only one copy in a bookseller's catalogue in 1819. Mr. Hazlitt notes that there is a copy at Britwell (probably the same), and gives the collation as 19 leaves, while this copy has 24, and he says on the 19th occurs “H. W.” in addition to the quota.
tion above, which is not the case in this copy.- Catalogue.) 6858 Whitney (Geffrey). A Choice of Emblemes, in Verse, with
upwards of 230 wood engravings within borders, some leaves water-stained, calf, Leyden, 1586, 4to. (691)
Denham, £32 6859 Cowley (A.) Poems of Mr. Cowley and others composed into
Songs and Ayres with a Thorough Basse to the Theorbo,
6860 Drayton (M.) The Battaile of Agincourt-The Miseries of Queene Margarite-Nimphidia-The Quest of CinthiaThe Shephard's Sirena-The Moone-Calfe-Elegies upon Sundry Occasions, first edition, portrait by Hole, half morocco, g. e., W. Lee, 1627, folio (693) Pickering, £8 10s. 6861 Marvell (Andrew). Miscellaneous Poems, first edition, octagon portrait, old calf, R. Boulter, 1684, folio (694) Pickering, 13 10s.
6862 Orme (Edward). Historic, Military and Naval Anecdotes of Personal Valour, Bravery, etc. in the Armies of Great Britain and her Allies coloured plates by J. A. Atkinson, Manskirch, Heath and others, nearly uncut copy, in the original half binding, 1819, 4to. (698)
Pickering, £7 10s.
6863 Cervantes Saavedra (M. de). Don Quixote, translated by Thomas Shelton, first English translation, vol. i., title in facsimile and a leaf missing; vol. ii., title mended and last leaf in facsimile, several headlines shaved, russia, sold not subject to return, 1612-20, 4to. (706) Quaritch, £10
6864 Cicero (M. T.) Cato Major, or his Discourse of Old-Age, with Explanatory Notes [translated by Mr. Logan of Philadelphia], Franklin's original edition, blank margin of a leaf torn, but an uncut copy in the original half binding, Philadelphia, printed and sold by B. Franklin, 1744, 4to. (713) Denham, £65 6865 Sylvester (Josuah). Lachrymæ Lachrymarum, with allegorical figures round the borders and black pages, several cut into, with Funeral Elegies on the Death of Prince Henry by severall authors (Holland, Donne, Sir W. Cornwallis, etc.) and an Elegie on Sir William Sidney, 2 vol., half bound, 1613, 4to. (715) Leighton, £3 3s.
6866 Augustinus (S.) Confessiones, lit. goth., long lines, illuminated initials (shaved in scroll work by binder), large copy, morocco, gold tooled, by Rivière, s. 1. et n. t. (Cologne, B. de Unckel), 1482, 4to. (716) Kornman, £5
6867 Albertus Magnus. Tractatuli, lit. goth., long lines, 2 large woodcut initials, the first containing a small outline portrait of the author, wormhole in back margin of a few leaves, Sine nota (Argent., Hein. Knoblochtzer, 1480), 4to. (717) Kornman, £5
6868 Lignamine (J. P. de). Chronica Summorum Pontificum Imperatorumque, editio princeps, roman letter, last leaf defective, sold not subject to return, morocco, g. e., Roma, J. P. de Lignamine, 1475, 4to. (718) Quaritch, £5
[A volume which mentions Gutenburg, Fust and Mentelin, in the pontificate of Pius II. (1458-64), “in membranis cum metallicis formis periti trecentas cartas quisque eorum per diem facere."-Catalogue.]
6869 Bayfius (Lazarus). Annotationes in L. II. De Captivis, et
postliminio reversis. In quibvs tractatvr de re navali,
roman letter, long lines, device on title, lettres fleuries on a criblée ground, and 30 large woodcuts of ancient ships, costume and vases, all by Geoffrey Tory, several with his mark of the Lorraine cross, large copy, in old calf, Parisiis, R. Stephani, 1536 (720) Quaritch, £4
[The first appearance of these woodcuts. They were reprinted in Estienne's edition of 1549, and copied for Froben's editions of 1537 and 1541.—Catalogue.]
6870 Missale Secundum Usum Ecclesiæ Sarum Anglicanæ (cum Calendario), lit. goth. magna, printed in red and black, with square musical notation, double columns of 37 lines, contains title (in red, with device in red beneath), Calendar and Tabula, 8 leaves; "Benedictio Aquæ,” 1 leaf; A-Z and A-R 7 in 10's, B and C having 8 leaves only; there are 21 large ornamenta! woodcut initials in red, some plain corners stained and a few somewhat damaged by damp, a large plain piece of title torn off, and the names of the Popes and Thomas à Becket in the Calendar erased, original binding of oaken boards, leather stamped with roses, fleurs-de-lis, phoenixes, etc. (the clasps are gone), measures 16 by 10% inches, 1494, folio (732) Quaritch, £380
[Only one other perfect copy is believed to be known of this September issue of the Salisbury Missal by Hertzog.— Catalogue.]
6871 Reynolds (Sir Joshua). Engravings from his Works, 3 vol., 300 engravings of portraits, historical and fancy subjects, etc., engraved by S. W. Reynolds, half morocco, g.e., Published by Hodgson and Graves, n. d. (746)
Parsons, £25 105. 6872 Estampes en Couleurs, du XVIIIe Siècle. Debucourt, Lavreince, Fragonard, Janinet, Huet, Taunay, Descourtis, Regnault, Saint-Aubin, etc., Texte par Ernest Chesneau, numerous illustrations, which are in two states, bistre and in colours, complete in 23 large portfolios, 1885-88 (747) Quaritch, £40
[Only 100 copies of this work have been issued.-Catalogue.] 6873 Siebold (Ph. Fr. von). Archiv. zur Beschreibung von Japan, the Atlas of large plates, in 2 vol., no titles, half morocco, atlas folio (748) Quaritch, £10 6874 Froissart. Chronicles of Englande, Fraunce, Spayne, etc., translated by Johan Bouchier knyght lorde Berners, 2 vol. in 1, black letter, vol. i., A i margined, and last leaf in facsimile; vol. ii., title mended in lower margins, sold not subject to return, calf (binding broken), W. Myddylton and R. Pinson, 1525, folio (752) Peach, £10 6875 Shakespeare. Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, published according to the true Originall Copies, the second impression, the title, with portrait by Droeshout, in facsimile, verses opposite in facsimile, portion of two leaves missing, and last leaf a reprint, there are also
some other smaller defects, sold not subject to return, calf (rebacked), T. Cotes for R. Allot, 1632, folio (753) Edwards, £32 10s. 6876 Shakespeare. Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, published according to the true Originall Copies, the second impression, portrait by Droeshout, much disfigured and mounted, wanted the verses by Ben Jonson opposite and the last leaf, which is supplied in MS., else a generally sound copy in stamped calf, London, Thomas Cotes for Robert Allot, 1632, folio (754) Ripley, £24 10s. 6877 Lawrence. Engravings from the Works of Sir Thomas Lawrence, P.R.A., 50 plates, open letter proofs, fine impressions, with Descriptive Text, half morocco gilt, g. e., Graves and Co. (1841), folio (757) J. Bumpus, £40 6878 Millot (Abbé). Tableaux de l'Histoire Romaine, LARGE PAPER, proofs before letters of the 48 large plates by Eisen, Gravelot and others, 65 original pen-and-ink drawings by Richard Van Orley inserted, half morocco extra, g.t., Paris, 1796, folio (762) Quaritch, £1
[This particular series of drawings is specially referred to in the "Biographie Universelle." They are all executed in India ink on white paper, and each one mounted within blue-wash frame.-Catalogue.]
6879 Bagetti. Vues des Champs de Bataille de Napoleon en Italie, 68 plates, proofs before letters, russia extra, bound for the Duchesse de Berry, 1762, elephant folio (763)
[On the back "Unique," and probably in this state it is so-Catalogue.]
6880 Thucydides. The hystory of the Warre whiche was betwene the Peloponesians and the Athenyans, translated oute of Frenche into the Englyshe language by Thomas Nicolls, Citezeine and Goldsmith of London, black letter, title within woodcut border, cut into by binder, half bound [T. Waylande], 1550, folio (765) Oxer, £7 5s.
6881 Shakespeare (Mr. William). Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, published according to the true Originall Copies, the second impression, with the excessively rare Smethwick title-page, portrait by Droeshout, water-stained throughout, but the soundness of the leaves is not impaired, half of last leaf backed, measures 13 by 834 inches, old calf, Printed by Thomas Cotes for John Smethwick, and are to be sold at his shop in St. Dunstan's Churchyard, 1632, folio (767)
[Not more than three or four copies are known with the Smethwick imprint, the ordinary copies having the name of Rob. Allot. Catalogue.]
6882 Shakespeare. Mr. William Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, published according to the true Originall Copies, the second impression, portrait by Droeshout, cut round, slightly damaged and mounted, verses by Ben Jonson cut from the leaf and mounted, last leaf but
one defective and mended, last leaf cut round and mounted, and the nine preliminary leaves in facsimile, measuring 12% inches by 8% inches, morocco extra, g.e., Thomas Cotes for Robert Allot, 1632 (768) Edwards, £60
[The verses had been taken from another edition.-ED.] 6883 Caxton. The Ryall (or Royall) Book, or Book for a King, black letter. Blades type No. 5, 162 leaves (2 blank), long lines, 33 to a page, signatures a-u 10 in 8's, a I and u 10 blank, 6 vignette woodcuts, the blank leaves have old signatures of "John Bolton" and "Dorothy Godbold," and there are contemporary MS. notes in the margins of the first few leaves, modern crushed morocco, antique style, by Rivière. "This Book was Compyled and made atte the requeste of Kyng Phelyp of Fraunce in the Yere . . . mcclxxix. & translated or reduced out of frensshe in to englysshe by me Wyllyam Caxton. . . . Whyche book is callyd in frensshe le livre Royal that is to say the ryal book or a book for a Kyng. . . . whiche translacion . . . was achyeved fynysshed and accomplysshed the xiii. day of Septembre in the yere mcccclxxxiiii. [W. Caxton, Westminster, 1487-8] (771) Quaritch, £1,400.
[A very fine and perfect copy, measuring 10 inches by 7% inches. It was exhibited at the Caxton Exhibition in 1877. There are only four known perfect copies, two of which are in public libraries.-Catalogue. This was the same copy that sold for £1,550 last season. See BOOKPRICES CURRENT, vol. xv., No. 6781.—ED.]
[JULY 30TH, 1902.]
PUTTICK & SIMPSON.
A COLLECTION OF SPORTING AND OTHER BOOKS THE PROPERTY OF AN AMATEUR.
(No. of Lots, 190; amount realised, £1,608 4s. 6d.)
[The books in this collection were almost all in very fine condition. In some respects this was the most important sale of the kind which has been held for many years.--ED.]
6884 A Gift for all Seasons. Matrimonial Ladder, or Such Things Are, drawn by M. E., Esq., coloured plates, calf extra, g. e., by Rivière, T. McLean, 1825, imperial 8vo. (1)
Edwards, £5 6885 A Kettle of Fish by Flibbertigibbet, Angler, etc., humorous coloured plates, signed "M. E.," calf extra, g. e., by Rivière, T. McLean, n. d., imperial 8vo. (2) Edwards, £7 2s. 6d.