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French Books of Hours. Three leaves missing and two

mended. Sold not subject to return.- Catalogue.] 6869 Hogarth (William.) The Whole Works, as originally pub

lished, portrait and 110 plates, including “Before” and “After” (with the 8vo. vol. of anecdotes and descriptions of the plates), half bound, Stockdale, 1806 (Text, 1803), folio (1215)

Andrews, £3 35. 6870 Horæ Beatæ Marie Virginis (with many of the Prayers in

French, and also French quatrains below each page of the calendar), printed on vellum, with many full-page wood engravings and elaborate pictorial borders to each page (Paris, with Almanack for 21 years, dating from 1488 to 1508), small 8vo. (487)

Leighton, £5 Ios. [A very scarce 15th century edition, which appears to be unknown to Brunet. It collates A-F in eights, G in sixes, H-L in eights, M four leaves. Possibly two leaves wanted in signature G, therefore sold not subject to return.

Catalogue.] 6871 Horae in Laudem Beatissimae Virginis Mariae ad usum

Romanum, old French morocco, the sides and back entirely covered with the device of the Tourteron family, whose arms are also painted on a leaf facing the title, Parisiis, 1549, 4to. (1075)

Quaritch, £65 [A contemporary binding, probably by Eve. The portrait of Francis I. kneeling before the Virgin was on the reverse of F7. Only two copies of the edition were known to Bernard. (See his “Life of Geoffroy Tory,” page 306). —

Catalogue.] 6872 Hunt (Leigh). Autobiography, with Reminiscences of Friends and Contemporaries, 3 vol., 1850, 8vo. (987)

Sabin, £6 175. 6d. [Unique, being the author's own proof copy (without the portraits), with alterations or corrections on almost every

page in his handwriting.--Catalogue.] 6873 Ibis (The). A Magazine of General Ornithology, edited by

P. L. Sclater, A. Newton and others, First Series, 6 vol., 1859-64—Second Series, 6 vol., 1865-70—Third Series, 6 vol., 1871-76—Fourth Series, 6 vol., 1877-82—Fifth Series, 6 vol., 1883-88- Sixth Series, 1889-94—Seventh Series, vol. i. to v., 1895-99—General Indexes (First to the Sixth Series), in 2 vol., 1859-94, numerous coloured plates, the first four series and General Index to the first to third series bound in morocco, t. e. g., the remainder (with the exception of the last 2 vol.) in cloth, as issued, together 41

vol. and 8 parts, 1859-99, 8vo. (1014) J. Bumpus, £63 1os. 6874 Inquisitiones post Mortem, Index to the, from the reign of

Henry VII. to Charles I., cura Dni. Thomæ Phillipps, Bti., 8 vol., Medio-Montanis (Middle Hill Press), 8vo. (706)

Dickson, £2 6875 Jesse (J. H.) London, its Celebrated Characters and Re

markable Places, 3 vol., first edition, extended to 6 vol. by the insertion of about 253 scarce portraits and views, most inlaid, calf extra, g. e., by Tout (specially printed titles

inserted in each vol.), 1871, 8vo. (579) Maggs, £10 155. 6876 Jesse (J. H.) Memoirs of the Court of England during the

Reign of the Stuarts, 4 vol., plates (spotted), calf gilt, 1840, 8vo. (825)

J. Bumpus, £2 55. 6877 Johnson (Dr.) An Account of the Life of Richard Savage,

Son of the Earl Rivers, first edition, calf extra, g. e.,
Rivière, 1744, 8vo. (168)

Sharp; £2 [The only complete edition, as nearly a third of the biography was suppressed in all subsequent ones.- Cata

logue.] 6878 Johnson (Dr.) Political Tracts, containing the False Alarm,

Falkland Islands, The Patriot, and Taxation no Tyranny, first edition, calf extra, t. e. g., uncut, by Rivière, 1776, 8vo. (169)

Stokes, £i is. 6879 Johnson (Dr.) An Account of the Life of John Philip Barre

tier, who was Master of Five Languages at the age of nine years, compiled from his Father's Letters, etc., first edition, uncut, 1744, 8vo. (170)

Pearson, £1 4s. 6880 Johnson (Dr.) The False Alarm, first edition, uncut, 1770, 8vo. (171)

Pearson, £2 6881 Johnson (Dr.). Thoughts on the late Transactions respecting Falkland Islands, first edition, uncut, 1771, 8vo. (172)

Ashuorth, £3 35. 6882 Johnson (Dr.) Irene, a Tragedy, as it is acted at the Theatre Royal in Drury Lane, first edition, calf, 1749, 8vo. (173)

Sharp, ti is. 6883 Johnson (Dr.) Taxation no Tyranny, an Answer to the Reso

lutions and Address of the American Congress, first edition, uncut, 1775, 8vo. (167)

Ashworth, £3 6884 Johnson (Dr.) The Vanity of Human Wishes, the Tenth

Satire of Juvenal imitated by Samuel Johnson, first edition, original blue wrapper, uncut, perhaps unique in this condition, 1749, 4to. (1074)

Denham, £16 5s. 6885 Johnson (Dr.) Dictionary, first edition, 2 vol., original binding, uncut, 1755, folio (1255)

Ouaritch, £13 6886 Johnson (Dr.) Life of, by James Boswell, edited by J. Wilson

Croker, with about 400 portraits and views inserted, 5 vol., levant morocco super extra, uncut, t. e. g., 1831, 8vo. (927)

Sotheran, £1355. 6887 Jonson, Fletcher and Middleton. The Widdow, a Comedie,

as it was acted at the Private House in Black-fryers by his late Majesties Servants, written by Ben. Jonson, John Fletcher, Tho. Middleton, Gent., printed by the original copy, first edition (published by A. Gough), unbound, H. Moseley, 1652, 4to. (1204)

Pickering, £5 5s. 6888 Keats (John). Poems, first edition, fine copy, morocco extra, g.e., 1817, 8vo. (174)

Dobell, £9 7s.6d. 6889 Killigrew (Thomas). Comedies and Tragedies, written by

Thomas Killigrew, the Page of Honour to King Charles the
First and Groom of the Bed-Chamber to King Charles the
Second, with brilliant impression of the portrait of Thomas

Killigrew with his Dog, by William Faithorne, after a painting by W. Sheppard, first edition, morocco extra, g. e., by Bedford, 1664, folio (256)

Farmer, £9 155. 6890 Kipling (Rudyard). Departmental Ditties and other Verses,

the very rare first edition, Printed at the Civil and Military Gazetté Press, Lahore, in the original wrapper, with the front flap (complete), (No. 1 of 1886), 8vo. (421)

Denham, £4 6891 Kipling (Rudyard). Schoolboy Lyrics (printed for private

circulation only), no wrapper, Lahore, printed at the Civil

and Military Gazette Press, 1881, 8vo. (422) Denham, £8 6892 Kipling (Rudyard). Writings in Prose and Verse, “Edition

de Luxe,” etched portrait, complete in 19 vol. (but without the Departmental Ditties published by Thacker and Co. in 1898), cloth gilt, uncut, Macmillan, 1897-1900, 8vo. (1037)

Todd, £ 13 5s. 6893 Kipling (Rudyard). The Week's News, published at Alla

habad, a complete set from No. 1, January 7, to No. 36, September 15, 1888, with the exception of Nos. 6, 18, 22 and 28, each number with a complete story by Rudyard Kipling, including some which have never been reprinted, in all 32 numbers, as issued, in fine condition, Allahabad, 1888, folio (1242)

B. F. Stevens, £6 155. 6894 La Fontaine (J. de). Contes et Nouvelles en Vers (édition

exécutée aux frais des Fermiers Généraux, avec une Notice par Diderot), 2 vol., portraits of Lafontaine and Eisen, by Fiquet, of the 55 vignettes by Choffard, and the So plates by Eisen, French morocco extra, g. e., Amst. (Paris, Barbou), 1762, 8vo. (136)

Pearson, 426 [This copy, in addition to the 80 plates by Eisen, contained 19 suppressed or extra plates, also by Eisen. The portrait of Choffard was in the earliest state, “avant les tailles." The extra or suppressed plates are as follows : Vol. i. : Le Cocu Batu et Content, before the engraver's name-Le Savetier, La Servante Justifiée, La Gageuse des Trois Commenes, with the artists' and engravers' names-Le Calendrier des Veillards—A Femme Avare, with the artists' and engravers' names-On ne s'avise jamais de tout - La Coupe Enchantée, Le Faucon (avant le braclet), Le Petit Chien, engraved by Prevost—La Clochette, Soeur Jeanne. Vol. ii.:

Les Oies de Frère Philippe, L'Oraison de Saint Julien, Les Rémois—Le Cas de Conscience, découverte, Le Tableau, Le Contrat, Le Rossignol, before the engraver's

name.-Catalogue.] 6895 Lamb (C.) John Woodvil

, a Tragedy, to which are added Fragments of Burton, first edition, original boards, uncut, 1802, 8vo. (175)

Pickering, £7 6896 Lapidario del Rey D. Alfonso X., Codice Original, facsimile

of the best Spanish manuscript of the XIIIth century, with all the curious coloured engravings, from the original drawings ; at the beginning of the volume is an account of the Royal Academy of History, Madrid, which states that


the Lapidario was translated from the Arabic by order of Alfonso X., “the Wise,” in the year 1276, half morocco,

uncut, t.e. g., Madrid, 1881, folio (543) E. G. Allen, £ 4 8s. 6897 Le Gros (Sieur, Coiffeur des Dames). Livre d'Estampes de

l’Art de la Coiffure des Dames Françoises, gravé sur les desseins originaux d'après mes Accommodages, avec le Traité en abrégé d'entretenir et conserver les Cheveux naturels, 6 folding plates and 28 coloured engravings of ladies' head-dresses, with Descriptive Text, old French calf gilt, a broadside issued by the King, relating to head-dresses, inserted, Paris, aux Quinze-Vingts, 1765, 4to. (1086)

Pearson, 47 6898 Linton (W. J.) The Masters of Wood-Engraving, numerous

facsimile and other engravings, chiefly on India paper, many impressions from original wood blocks, etc., a limited impression, issued to subscribers only (No. 224), uncut, 1889, folio (1243)

Rimell, £2 175. 6899 Locke (John). Essay concerning Humane Understanding, in Four Books, first edition, calf extra, g.e., 1690, 4to. (1134)

Cecil, £4 55. 6900 Lodge (E.) Portraits of Illustrious Persons of Great Britain,

12 vol., numerous portraits, calf, m. e., 1835, imperial 8vo. (804)

Maggs, £3 7s. 6d. 6901 Mantz (Paul). Hans Holbein, numerous facsimile and other

illustrations, produced under the direction of E. Lièvre,

uncut, Paris, Quantin, 1879, folio (552) Hart, £i 155. 6902 Meyrick (S. R.) Critical Inquiry into Ancient Armour, 3 vol.,

LARGE PAPER, 80 coloured and other plates, the initial letters in colours (a few of the plates spotted), half bound, uncut, 1824, folio (908)

Andrews, £4 155. 6903 Millet (J. F.) Le Livre d'Or, one of 50 copies “sur papier du

Japon,” the etchings by F. Jacque, in two states, signed artist's proofs, and in the ordinary state, uncut, 1891 (206)

Morrison, £2 155. 6904 Moreau (J. M.) Estampes pour servir à l'Histoire des Modes

et du Costume en France dans le XVIIIe siècle (texte par Restif de la Bretonne), 19 large plates after Moreau, engraved by Helman, Romanet, Martini, etc., half bound (1776), folio (242)

Fontaine, £36 6905 Morris (William). The Life and Death of Jason, a Poem,

first edition, original cloth, 1867, 8vo. (47) Denham, £i 18s. 6906 Murphy (J. C.) The Arabian Antiquities of Spain, 100 large

and highly-finished engravings of the Remains of Architecture, Sculpture, etc. of the Spanish Arabs, half bound, 1815, folio (10)

Pentland, £4 125. 6907 Musée Français et Musée Royal, ou Recueil Complet des

Tableaux, Statues, Bas-Reliefs, etc., par Robillard-Peronville et Laurent, together 6 vol., comprising nearly 500 engravings, original impressions, morocco extra, inside

borders, g. e., 1803-18, 4to. (233) Pentland, £13 10s. 6908 Nash (J.) The Mansions of England in the Olden Time, 4 vol., 100 large tinted plates, half morocco, McLean, 183949, royal folio (910)

Parsons, £5 5s. 6909 Nash (T.) Collections for the History of Worcestershire,

with Supplement, 3 vol. in 2, plates, maps and other illustrations, russia extra, gold borders on the sides, m. e. (one

back defective), 1781-2-99, folio (907) Hitchman, £8 75. 6d. 6910 New Testament (The) of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ,

newly translated out of the Originall Greeke by his Majesties speciall commandement, engraved title, Imprinted at London by Robert Barker, 1633—The Psalter, or Psalms of David, with the addition of Morning and Evening Prayer, Printed for the Society of Stationers, 1636, 2 vol. in old embroidered binding, worked in silver and coloured threads on sides and back, probably by the Nuns of Little Gidding (?), izmo. (417)

Pearson, £5 5s. 6911 New Testament. “Longman's Edition," with numerous en

gravings on wood from designs of Fra Angelico, Titian, Raphael and other celebrated masters, stamped morocco, g. e., by Holloway, 1864, 4to. (204)

Maggs, £2 45. . 6912 Nigri (Stephani). Dialogus quo quicquid in Grecarum Liter

arum penetralibus reconditum, quod ad Historiæ veritatem, ad Fabularum oblecta menta, etc., fine copy, LARGE PAPER, original calf, richly tooled, Mediolani, 1517, 4to. (526)

Sabin, £3 [First edition, dedicated to J. Grolier. Besides the dedication there are 15 verses addressed to the celebrated bibliophile. Very few books occur with dedications to

Grolier.- Catalogue.] 6913 Nolhac (P. de). La Reine Marie-Antoinette, one of 50 copies

“sur papier du Japon,” numerous portraits in duplicate, in two colours, and other illustrations, uncut, Boussod, Valadon, 1890, 4to. (202)

Ellis, £23 6914 O'Neill (Henry). The Sculptured Crosses of Ancient Ireland,

36 large lithographic plates (several spotted) of these specimens of Keltic Art, with Descriptive Text, half bound, g. e., 1857, folio (5)

Quaritch, £5 (The finest work that has ever been produced on Irish antiquities. Less than 200 copies were printed, and the

stones cancelled.—Catalogue.] 6915 Ovidius. Opera cura Aldi Manutii, 3 vol., old English

morocco, the sides and backs richly tooled, g. e., Venet., Aldus, 1533, 8vo. (932)

Pearson, £3 [This binding was as fresh as the day when it left the binder's hands. It was bound (about 1730) for Lord Chancellor Hardwicke, whose ex-libris is in vol. i.—Cata

logue.] 6916 Pamphlets, Proclamations, Single and Two-sheet Broadsides,

MS. Copies of Letters and Documents, etc. connected with the Affairs of England, Scotland and Ireland, from 1673 to 1692, 129 separate pieces, mostly Edinburgh reprints from the original London issues, by the heirs of Andrew Anderson,

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