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two parts, acted at the Theatre Royal, first edition, half morocco, g. e., 1672, 4to. (679)

Quaritch, £15 jos. 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.,
Oxford, 1673, 4to. (681)

Perry, 4,2 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, 4to. (682)

Pickering, £1 145. 6853 Milton (J.) Lycidas. Justa Edovardo King naufrago, ab

Amicis moerentibus, Amoris et uuelas yaelv. Verses 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 7s. 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, 410. (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, T. Creed and B. Allsopp for W. W'elby, 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, £29

(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, 632 6859 Cowley (A.) Poems of Mr. Cowley and others composed into

Songs and Ayres with a Thorough Basse to the Theorbo,
Harpsecon, or Base-violl, by William King, Organist of
New College, Oxon., with music, portrait of Cowley by
Faithorne inserted, morocco extra, uncut, by Rivière, (r.
ford, 1668, folio (692)

Denham, £23

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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, 6+ [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 Anglicana (cum

Calendario), lit. goth. magna, printed in red and black, with square musical notation, double columns of 37 lines, con. tains title (in red, with device in red beneath), Calendar and Tabula, 8 leaves ; “Benedictio Aquæ," i leaf; a-2 and A-R 7 in 1o's, k and C having 8 leaves only; there are 21 large ornamental 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, phænixes, etc. (the clasps are gone), measures 16 by 104 inches, 1494, folio (732)

Quaritih, 4380 [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:ol.,

300 engravings of portraits, historical and fancy subjects, etc., engraved by S. W. Reynolds, half morocco, ge, Published by Hodgson and Graves, n. d. (746)

Parsons, £25 10s. 6872 Estampes en Couleurs, du XVIIIe siècle. Debucourt, Laire

ince, 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 17471

Quaritch, £40 [Only 100 copies of this work have been issued. --Catud

logue.] 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, 410 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. i., 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

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one defective and mended, last leaf cut round and mounted, and the nine preliminary leaves in facsimile, measuring 1258 inches by 878 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 mcccclxxxiii. (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 Book Prices CURRENT, vol. xv., No. 6781.-ED.)

[JULY 30TH, 1902.)

PUTTICKE SIMPSON.

A COLLECTION OF SPORTING AND OTHER BOOKS THE PROPERTY

OF AN AMATEUR.
(No. of Lots, 190 ; amount realised, £1,608 45. 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)

Eduards, 25 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 25. 6d.

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