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that occasion is not stated, but it must have been quite trifling, for in 1781 a perfect copy sold for no more than £2 45. 6d. In 1800 the value had risen to £15 155., and in 1812 to £100, at which price the Roxburghe folio was dis.

posed of.-ED.) 4378 Shakespeare (Mr. William). Comedies, Histories and Trage.

dies. The second impression, rough calf (wanted title and verses, pages 55-58 of Henry IV., part 1, and last leaf containing the imprint, the dedication leaf in bad condition), Printed by T. Cotes for R. Allot, 1632, folio (211)

Tregaskis, £25 4379 Shakespeare (Mr. William). Comedies, Histories and Trage

dies, published according to the true Original Copies, fourth edition, calf (wanted the title and verses, the four leaves of introductory matter, pages 65-66 in Henry IV. part, pages

53-56 in Macbeth, in MS.), calf, 1685, folio (212) James, £5 4380 Shakespeare (W.) Plays. A reproduction by photo-litho

graphy of the first folio edition, edited by Howard Staunton,

calf extra, gilt edges, 1866, folio (213) Brown, £5 2s. 6d. 4381 Shakespeare Gallery (Boydell's). Portraits of George III.

and Queen Caroline, and 100 plates by Bartolozzi, Sharpe, Schiavonetti, etc., fine impressions, 2 vol., russia extra, gilt edges, 1803, folio (214)

Henderson, £ 30 4382 Sheraton (T.) The Cabinet-Maker and Upholsterer's Drawing-Book, plates, calf extra, gilt edges, 1793, 4to. (141)

Stone, £13 4383 Southwell (R.) Marie Magdalen's Funeral Teares-Mæoniæ

-2 vol. in 1, 1630—Sutton (C.) Godly Meditations, 1601 -Clark (S.) History of Queen Elizabeth, plates, 1683, together 3 vol., 8vo. (80)

Tregaskis, £4 4384 Stirling-Maxwell (Sir W.) Annals of the Artists of Spain,

4 vol.-Essays and Addresses, together 5 vol., portraits, 1891, 8vo. (81)

Graham, £2 ios. 4385 Strickland (Agnes). Lives of the Queens of England, portraits, 8 vol., 1851, 8vo. (83)

H. Nattali, £2 155. 4386 Strickland (Agnes). Lives of the Queens of Scotland, portraits, 8 vol., 1850, 8vo. (84)

Sotheran, £2 6s. 4387 Stoddart (J.) Local Scenery and Manners in Scotland, coloured plates, 2 vol., old calf gilt, 1801, 8vo. (85)

Ellis, £ 1 16s. 4388 Sweet (R.) British Flower Garden, coloured figures and

descriptions of hardy Aowering Plants, coloured plates,

7 vol., half morocco, 1823-38, 8vo. (86) Hatcharis, £18 5s. 4389 Syntax (Dr.) Tour through London, humorous coloured

plates, half calf, uncut, 1820, 8vo. (88) Eyles, £ 1 45. 4390 Terry (E.) Voyage to East India, portrait, map and plates, old calf, 1655, 8vo. (89)

Maggs, £i 7s. 4391 Walpole (Horace). Anecdotes of Painting in England, en

larged by J. Dallaway, portraits, 5 vol., boards, uncut, 1828, 8vo. (91)

Bumpus, £ 5 jos. 4392 Westall (R.) Victories of the Duke of Wellington, 12 coloured plates, with descriptions, 1819, 4to. (143) Nattali, £3 145. 4393 Zeiller (M.) Topographia Universalis Germania, Hollandiæ,

Helvetiæ, Galliæ, nearly 2,000 views of buildings, etc. by Merian and others, 12 vol., half russia, Frankfort, 1640-51, folio (227)

Henderson, £11 ios.

[APRIL 23RD AND 24TH, 1900.]


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4394 A'Beckett (G. A.) Comic Histories of England and Rome,

édition de luxe, with the coloured plates and woodcuts on India paper, 3 vol., picture cloth, uncut, t. e. g., Bradbury,

n. d., super imperial 8vo. (1) B. F. Stevens, £1 18s. 4395 Abington (Mrs.) Life, with full Accounts of her various Per

formances in London and Dublin, LARGE PAPER, India proof portrait after Cosway, extra illustrated with 75 character, scenic and other portraits, calf extra, g. e., by Rivière, Reader, 1888, small 4to. (2)

Maggs, £5 4396 Alken (H.) Sporting Ideas, 41 humorous plates (should

have 42), no title, first plate soiled, boards, McLean, 1830, oblong 4to. (5)

Tinkler, £10 ios. 4397 Annals of Sporting and Fancy Gazette, numerous plates by

Cruikshank, Alken, Landseer, Herring, etc., many coloured, vol. i.-xii., 8 half calf, 4 calf, Sherwood, etc., 1822-27, 8vo. (6)

Hornstein, £u 25. 6d. 4398 (Apperley (C. J.)] Life of a Sportsman, by Nimrod, first

edition, 36 coloured plates by H. Alken, cloth gilt, g. e., R.

Ackermann, 1842, royal 8vo. (9) Hornstein, £20 55. 4399 Arabian Nights' Entertainments, translated from the Arabic

by E. W. Lane, new edition, by G. S. Poole, woodcuts by W. Harvey, 3 vol., calf gilt, m. e., Routledge, 1865, 8vo. (10)

Esser, £ 1 6s. 4400 Arabian Nights. The Book of the Thousand Nights and

One Night, now first completely done into English Prose and Verse by John Payne, 500 copies printed, 9 vol., white gilt boards, uncut, Privately printed for the Villon Society, 1882-84, 8vo. (1)

Young, £8 4401 Arabian Nights. Tales from the Arabic of the Breslau and

Calcutta Editions of the Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, not in the other printed texts, now first done into English by John Payne, 3 vol., white gilt boards,

uncut, Villon Society, 1884, 8vo. (12) Edwards, £245. 4402 Baily's Magazine of Sports and Pastimes, numerous portraits,

vol. i.-XXX., vol. i.-xxii, original picture green cloth, vol.

xxiii.-xxx. half morocco, m.e., 1860-77, 8vo. (17) Isaacs, £5 4403 Bandello (Matteo). Novels, now first done into English


Prose and Verse by John Payne (No. 152), 6 vol., white gilt boards, uncut, Privately printed for the Villon Society, 1890, 8vo. (19)

Quaritch, £4 16s. 4404 Barham (R. H.) The Ingoldsby Legends, or Mirth and

Marvel, by Thomas Ingoldsby, eleventh edition, illustrations by Cruikshank, Leech, etc., 3 vol., cloth, picture

backs, uncut, R. Bentley, 1855, 8vo. (20) Bain, £1 18s. 4405 [Barker (R. H.)] Greenwich Hospital, a Series of Naval

Sketches descriptive of the Life of a Man-of-War's Man, original edition, 12 full-page coloured engravings by G. Cruikshank, half morocco, t.e. g., J. Robins, 1826, 8vo. (22)

Young, £3 4406 Behn (Mrs. Aphra). Plays, the third edition, portrait, 4 vol.

(margin of title of vol. i. mended), calf extra, y. e., Mary Poulson, etc., 1724, 8vo. (26)

Pickering, 42 7s. 6d. 4407 Blades (William). Life and Typography of William Caxton,

numerous facsimiles, etc., 2 vol., half bound, Lilly, 1861-3, 4to. (34)

Sotheran, £4 5s. 4408 Blake (William). A Critical Essay by A. C. Swinburne,

iliustrations from Blake's designs in facsimile, cloth gilt, uncut, Hotten, 1868, 8vo. (37)

Maggs, £1 13s. 4409 Blake (William). Life, with Selections from his Writings by

Alex. Gilchrist, new and enlarged edition, illustrated from Blake's own works, portrait, 2 vol., picture cloth, uncut, 1880, 8vo. (38)

Sotheran, £i ios. 4410 Blessington (Countess of). Literary Life and Correspon

dence, by R. R. Madden, first edition, portraits, 3 vol., original cloth, uncut, T. C. Newby, 1855, 8vo. (39)

Sotheran, £ I 125. 4411 Boccaccio (G.) The Decameron, now first completely done

into English Prose and Verse by John Payne, 3 vol., white gilt boards, uncut, Privately printed for the Villon Society, 1886, 8vo. (41)

Walford, £3 ios. 4412 Bohn. Extra Volumes, complete set. Boccaccio Hamilton.

Fairy Tales and Memoirs of Grammont-Rabelais—The Heptameron-Cervantes (M.) Exemplary Novels, published by Bell and Daldy, together 8 vol., 1849-67, 8vo. (43)

Walford, £3 125. 4413 Book Prices Current, a Record of the Prices at which Books

have been sold by Auction, 1887 to 1898 (wanted 1895),

publisher's buckram, 1888-98, 8vo. (44) Maggs, £7 12s. 6d. 4414 Borrow (George). Lavengro, the Scholar, the Gypsy, the

Priest, portrait, first edition, 3 vol., original cloth, white label, J. Murray, 1851—Bible in Spain, third edition, 3 vol., ib., 1843-Gypsies in Spain, third edition, 2 vol., ib. Romany Rye, second edition, 2 vol., ib., 1858—and the Word-book of the Romany, ib., 1874, together ii vol., 8vo. (45)

Bain, £9.55; 4415 Borrow (George). Wild Wales, first edition, 3 vol., original cloth, white labels, uncut, J. Murray, 1862, 8vo. (46)

Bain, £4 45. 4416 Boxiana, or Sketches of Ancient and Modern Pugilism (by



Pierce Egan), portraits, vol. i.-iii., 1812-18-21, half bound (not uniform), and vol. iv., 1821-23, boards, uncut, portraits, Sherwood, 8vo. (47)

Sotheran, £2 155. 4417 Browne (Hablot K.) Life and Labours, by D. C. Thomson,

LARGE PAPER, with duplicates of some of the plates, proof portrait and India proof woodcuts, 200 copies printed, original picture boards, uncut, 1888, royal 4to. (50)

Hornstein, £ 1 uis. 4418 Bryan (M.) Biographical and Critical Dictionary of Painters

and Engravers, by G. Stanley, with Supplement by Ottley, plates of marks, 2 vol., cloth, uncut, 1878, imperial 8vo. (53)

Young, £ 1 6s. 4419 Bullen (A. H.) Musa Proterva. Love Poems of the Restora

tion, half bound, uncut, t. e. g., Privately printed, 1889–
Lyrics from the Dramatists of the Elizabethan Age, LARGE
PAPER, 160 copies printed, half bound, uncut, t. e. g.,
Nimmo, 1889, 8vo. (54)

Dobell, £i 7s. 4420 Burton (Sir R. F.) Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Meccah,

first edition, maps and plates, 3 vol., original cloth, uncut, Longman, 1855-6, 8vo. (58)

Sotheran, £2 4421 Burton (Sir R. F.) Arabian Nights. The Supplemental

Nights, 6 vol., silvered cloth, Benares, for subscribers only, 1886-8, royal 8vo. (62)

Goldie, 18 4422 Caldecott (Randolph). Complete Collection of his Contribu

tions to the “Graphic,” with a Preface by A. Locker, portrait and illustrations, coloured and plain, original cloth boards, uncut, t. e. g., Routledge, 1888, royal 4to. (69)

Sotheran, £375. 6d. 4423 Campbell (J. F.) Popular Tales of the West Highlands,

Orally Collected, with a Translation, 4 vol., cloth, ornamental sides, uncut, Edinburgh, 1860-62, 8vo. (71)

Mackay, £ 1 6s. 4424 Carey (David). Life in Paris, 21 coloured plates and 22

woodcuts designed by George Cruikshank, half calf, g. t.,

short copy, Fairburn, 1822, 8vo. (73) Sotheran, £4 175. 6d. 4425 Caulfield (James). Portraits, Memoirs and Characters of

Remarkable Persons from 1688 to 1760, numerous portraits, 4 vol., calf gilt, g. e., H. R. Young, 1819, royal 8vo. (77)

E. G. Allen, £2 25. 4426 Cellini (Benvenuto). Life, newly translated into English by

J. A. Symonds, portrait, 8 etchings and 18 reproductions of the Master's Work, 2 vol., picture boards, uncut, t. e. g., Nimmo, 1888, small 4to. (78)

Bain, £4 155. 4427 Cervantes (M.) Don Quixote de la Mancha, translated from

the Spanish, with engravings from pictures painted by Robert Smirke, 4 vol., calf gilt, m. e., Cadell, 1818, royal 8vo. (79)

Heath, 12 4428 Chaucer (Geofr.) Canterbury Tales, with Essay, Notes and

Glossary by T. Tyrwhitt, portrait, 5 vol., original cloth,

uncut, W. Pickering, 1822, 8vo. (81) J. Bumpus, £3 3s. 4429 Child (Francis Jas.) English and Scottish Popular Ballads,

5 vol., complete in 10 parts, with general titles, etc., a


limited number printed, Boston (N.E.), Riverside Press, 1888-98, 4to. (83)

Hill, £7 125. 6d. 4430 Cockton (Henry). Life and Adventures of Valentine Vox,

first edition, 60 illustrations by T. Onwhyn, original cloth,

uncut, R. Tyas, 1840, 8vo. (87) Maggs, £8 12s. 6d. 4431 [Combe (Wm.)] The English Dance of Death, with Metrical

Illustrations by the Author of “Doctor Syntax," first edition, 72 coloured plates by T. Rowlandson, 2 vol., half calf gilt, R. Ackermann, 1815, royal 8vo. (90)

Sotheran, £10 4432 [Combe (Wm.)] The Dance of Life, first edition, 26 coloured

plates by T. Rowlandson, half calf, R. Ackermann, 1817, royal 8vo. (91)

Robson, £5 5s. (Royal 8vo., published in boards, with 26 coloured plates (inclusive of frontispiece and title) by Rowlandson. The work is thus collated : Coloured frontispiece, illustrated title, plain title, advertisement (unpaged leaf), advertisement (i.-ii.), index to the plates (i.-ii.), and text, pp. 1-285.

ED.) 4433 (Combe (Wm.)] Three Tours of Dr. Syntax, in Search of

the Picturesque, of Consolation, and of a Wife, 79 coloured plates by T. Rowlandson, 3 vol., original boards, uncut,

R. Ackermann, 1819-20-21, royal 8vo. (92) Hornstein, £12 4434 Craik (G. L.) Romance of the Peerage, portraits, 4 vol., original cloth, uncut, Chapman and Hall, 1848-50, 8vo. (94)

Sotheran, £i ios. 4435 Cruikshank. Lessons of Thrift, published for the General

Benefit by a Member of the Save-all Club, coloured plates by I. R. Cruikshank, half morocco, uncut, T. Boys, 1820, royal 8vo. (98)

Sabin, £2 45. 4436 Cruikshank. The Universal Songster, or Museum of Mirth,

original edition, humorous front. in each vol. and numerous woodcuts by G. and R. Cruikshank, 3 vol., original boards,

uncut, Jones and Co., 1828-9, 8vo. (103) Newton, £1 8. 4437 Cruikshank. Anstey (Chr.) The New Bath Guide, new

edition, with notes by John Britton, engravings by G. Cruikshank, India proofs, calf extra, g. e., by J. Clarke, Hurst and Co., 1830, 8vo. (104)

Sabin, £1 6s. 4438 Cruikshank. George Cruikshank's Table Book, edited by

G. A. A'Beckett, illustrations on steel and wood by G.
Cruikshank, original edition, cloth, g. e., clean copy, Punch
Office, 1845, royal 8vo. (106)

Sabin, £8 4439 Cruikshank. Life of Sir John Falstaff, from Authentic

Sources, by R. B. Brough, illustrated by G. Cruikshank, original edition, morocco, g. e., Longman, 1858, royal 8vo. (107)

Essex, £ i 145. 4440 Cunningham (P.) Story of Nell Gwyn, and the Sayings of

Charles the Second, with a complete Index to Personages mentioned, now first published, 17 portraits inserted, chiefly of Charles II. beauties, morocco extra, g. e., n. d., place, or

publisher's name, imperial 8vo. (116) Sotheran, £i i2s. 4441 Daniel (George). Merrie England in the Olden Time, first

edition, portrait and illustrations by John Leech, 2 vol.,

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