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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 1 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)
[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.
Magazine, 18 coloured plates by Alken and Rawlins, morocco extra, g. e., by Rivière, 1837, 8vo. (30) Craddock, £11 6902 [Apperley.] Memoirs of the Life of John Mytton, third edition, with a brief Memoir by Nimrod, coloured plates by Alken and Rawlins, morocco extra, g. e., by Rivière, 1851, 8vo. (31) Sotheran, £6 10s. [Has the memoir of the author for the first time.—ED.] 6903 [Apperley.] The Life of a Sportsman, by Nimrod, coloured plates by Alken, morocco extra, g. e., by Rivière, first edition, 1842, 8vo. (32) Sotheran, £31 6904 [Apperley.] The Horse and the Hound, their various uses and treatment, including practical instructions in Horsemanship, by Nimrod, frontispiece by Alken, first edition, plates and woodcuts, original cloth, uncut, 1842, 8vo. (33) Murray, 18s.
6905 Beckford (Peter). Thoughts on Hunting, in a series of Familiar Letters, frontispiece and woodcuts, morocco, gilt and tooled sides, g. e. (1820), 8vo. (34) Shepherd, £2 45. 6906 Belamy (J. C.) A Treatise on Falconry, frontispiece, cloth, uncut, Berwick-upon-Tweed, 1841, 8vo. (35)
Shepherd, £1 IS. 6907 Berkeley (Hon. Grantley F.) Reminiscences of a Huntsman, first edition, coloured frontispiece and illustrations by Leech, original cloth, uncut, 1854, 8vo. (36)
Spencer, £2 10s. 6908 Boccaccio. The Decameron, or Ten Days' Entertainment, translated from the Italian, 2 vol., coloured plates, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, by F. Bedford, J. Griffin, n. d., 8vo. (38) Sabin, £20 5s. 6909 Brighton. An Excursion to Brightelmstone made in 1789 by Henry Wigstead and Thomas Rowlandson, 8 aquatints by Alken, after Rowlandson, original boards, uncut, 1790, oblong 4to. (39) Hornstein, £28 6910 British Dance of Death, with Explanatory and Moral Essays, coloured plates after Van Assen, original boards, uncut, n. d., 8vo. (40) Sabin, £5 108. 6911 Burney (Miss). Evelina, or the History of a Young Lady's Introduction to the World, coloured plates by Heath, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, by Tout, E. Mason, 1821, 8vo. (41) Sabin, £40 10s. 6912 Burton (Alfred). The Adventures of Johnny Newcome in the Navy, a Poem in Four Cantos, first edition, coloured plates by Rowlandson, calf extra, g.e., by Rivière, 1818, 8vo. (42) Hornstein, £3 55. 6913 Byron. Don Juan, Cantos 1 to 5, a Correct Copy from the Original Edition, 6 coloured plates in the style of Cruik shank, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, by Rivière, G. Smeeton, n. d., 8vo. (44) Davison, £5
6914 Cambridge. Harraden (R.) Costume of the University of Cambridge, coloured plates, half bound, 1805, 4to. (45) Mendoza, £2 148.
6915 Coaching. The Roadster's Album, coloured frontispiece and plates of coaching scenes, original cloth, Fores, 1845, folio (48) Sabin, £49 6916 Combe (W.) Three Tours of Dr. Syntax, first editions, 3 vol., coloured plates by Rowlandson, morocco extra, g.e., by Rivière, 1812-20-21, 8vo. (49) Sotheran, 14 10s. 6917 Combe (W.) The Life of Napoleon, a Hudibrastic Poem in Fifteen Cantos, by Dr. Syntax, coloured plates by George Cruikshank, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, Tegg, 1815, royal 8vo. (50) Hornstein, £16 6918 Commercial Tourist (The), or Gentleman Traveller, a Satirical Poem, second and enlarged edition, coloured plates by J. R. Cruikshank, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, 1822, 8vo. (54) Sotheran, £5 10S. 6919 Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, extant, extinct or dormant, edited by G. E. C., 8 vol., boards (vol. 2 in parts), 1887-1898, 8vo. (55) Bumpus, £29 6920 Confessions of an Oxonian, 3 vol., coloured plates by Findlay, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, 1826, 8vo. (56) Jarvis, £22 10S. 6921 Cook (Colonel). Observations on Fox-Hunting and the Management of Hounds in the Kennel and the Field, portrait and plates, calf extra, t. e. g., by Rivière, 1826, 8vo. (57) Russell, £4 4s. 6922 Costume of the Russian Army, coloured portrait of the Emperor and plates of costume, calf extra, Orme, 1807, folio (58) Maurice, £4 6923 Cricket. Felix on the Bat, being a Scientific Inquiry into the Use of the Cricket Bat, also the Laws of Cricket as revised by the Marylebone Club, coloured plates, original cloth, g. e., 1845, small 4to. (60A) G. H. Brown, £2 2s. 6924 Cruikshank. Egan (Pierce). Life in London, first edition, coloured plates by R. Cruikshank, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, by Tout, an original cover and back bound up at end, 1821, 8vo. (61) Morgan, £24 Finish to the Adventures of Tom, Jerry and Logic, first edition, coloured plates by R. Cruikshank, calf extra, t.e.g., uncut, by Tout, original covers bound up at end, also a Part vii., with plates, in the original covers, 1830, 8vo. (62) Sotheran, £33 Life in Paris, first edition, coloured plates by G. Cruikshank, LARGE PAPER, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, by Tout, one original part (on small paper) bound up at end, 1822, 8vo. (63) 6927 Cruikshank. Bertram, or the Castle of St. Aldobrand, coloured portrait of Mr. Kean, and vignette on title, both by G. Cruikshank, original wrappers, uncut, W. Hone, 1816, 8vo. (64) Sabin, £4 6928 Cruikshank. Lessons of Thrift, by a member of the Save-all Club, first edition, coloured plates by J. R. Cruikshank, calf extra. t. e. g., by Rivière, 1820, royal 8vo. (65)
6925 Cruikshank. Egan (Pierce).
6926 Cruikshank. Carey (David).
Sotheran, £4 7s. 6d.
6929 Cruikshank (G.) The Humourist, a Collection of Entertaining Tales, Anecdotes, Repartees, Witty Sayings, Epigrams, Bon Mots, etc., 4 vol., coloured plates by G. Cruikshank, original drab picture boards, uncut, J. Robins, 1822-18191819-1820, 12mo. (66) Sotheran, £25 6930 Cruikshank. Greenwich Hospital, a Series of Naval Sketches, by an old Sailor, first edition, coloured plates by George Cruikshank, half morocco extra, t. e. g., uncut, 1826, 4to. (67) Russell, £2 18s. 6931 Dancing. La Dansomanie, a series of 4 coloured plates, wrappers, s. d., oblong 8vo. (69) Shepherd, £2 25. 6932 Dickens (C.) Sunday under Three Heads, first edition, woodcuts, morocco extra, g. e., Chapman and Hall, 1836, 12mo. (70) Hornstein, £4 15s. 6933 Dickens (C.) Sketches by "Boz," first editions, plates by Cruikshank, both series, original cloth, uncut, Macrone, 1836-37, 8vo. (71) Hornstein, £26 6934 Dickens (C.) Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi, 2 vol., first edition, plates by G. Cruikshank, and portrait, original pink cloth, uncut, R. Bentley, 1838, 8vo. (72) Bumpus, £6 [Inserted is an autograph letter (signed) of Grimaldi, addressed to Mr. Bannister.-Catalogue.]
6935 Dickens (C.) Illustrations of Master Humphrey's Clock in Seventy Plates by Thomas Sibson, original cloth, uncut, R. Tyas, 1842, imperial 8vo. (73) Sabin, £14 5s. 6936 Dickens (C.) The Adventures of Oliver Twist, plates by Cruikshank, original cloth gilt, uncut, 1846, 8vo. (74) Robson, £27s. 6d. 6937 Dr. Syntax in Paris, or a Tour in Search of the Grotesque, first edition, coloured plates by Williams, original boards, uncut, 1820, 8vo. (76) Rimell, £5 10S. 6938 Egan (Pierce). Real Life in London, 2 vol., coloured plates by Alken, Rowlandson, etc., calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, by Tout, 1821-22, 8vo. (77) Sabin, £5 12s. 6d. 6939 Egan (Pierce). Sporting Anecdotes, original and selected, coloured plates by Cruikshank, and portraits, half morocco extra, t. e. g., 1825, 8vo. (78) Edwards, £5 17s. 6d. 6940 Egan (Pierce). Anecdotes (original and selected) of The Turf, The Chase, The Ring and The Stage, the whole forming a complete Panorama of the Sporting World, coloured plates by Lane, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, by Tout, 1827, 8vo. (79) Morgan, £14
6941 Felissa, or the Life and Opinions of a Kitten of Sentiment, coloured plates, cloth, uncut, J. Harris, 1811, 8vo. (81) Edwards, £2 6s. 6942 Frankland. Eight Representations of Shooting, engraved by Woodman and Turner, from Drawings by Robert Frankland, coloured plates, morocco extra, t. e. g., Cambridge, 1813, oblong 8vo. (84)
Sabin, £3 10s.
6943 Funnyshire Fox-Chace (The), coloured plate, folded into case, with pictorial label, n. d., 8vo. (85) 5944 Gambado (Geoffry). Academy for Grown Horsemen, coloured