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letters of the etchings by Lalauze, morocco super extra, g. e., by Cuzin, 1887, 8vo. (1109) Ashworth, £2 12s. 1149 Rabelais (Fr.) Epistres escrites pendant son Voyage d'Italie, original calf, first edition, Paris, 1651, 8vo. (1110) Rylett, £2 1150 Radcliffe (F. P. D.) The Noble Science, a few General Ideas on Fox Hunting, first edition, illustrations, calf extra, uncut, t. e. g., by Rivière, Ackermann, 1839, royal 8vo. (1113) Dobell, £2 4s. 1151 Ramsay (Charles Al.) Tacheographie ou l'Art d'Escrire aussi viste qu'on parle, with 2 engraved folding tables, old French morocco, the dedication copy to Louis XIV., Paris, 1681, 8vo. (1114) Waring, £3 5s.
[On the sides are the royal arms of France, collars, and crown within an oval wreath, the fleurs-de-lis as corner ornaments; fleurons occupy the panels on the back. One half of the book is occupied with a fulsome dedication to Louis XIV. Catalogue.]
1152 Reid (Captain Mayne). The Headless Horseman, 2 vol., first edition, illustrations, clean copy in original cloth, Chapman and Hall and R. Bentley, n. d. (1118)
Pickering, £3 75.
[Presentation copy, with autograph inscription on flyleaf, "Benjamin Moran, Esq., U. S. Secretary, from his sincere friend Mayne Reid, Dec. 1, 1866."-Catalogue.] 1153 Richardson (George). New Collection of Chimney Pieces, ornamented in the style of the Etruscan, Greek and Roman Architecture, 36 large plates, with descriptions in English and French, stamped calf, m. e., Printed for the Author, 1781, folio (1439) Rimell, £2 4s. 1154 Rider (John). Bibliotheca Scholastica, a Double Dictionarie, Printed by Joseph Barnes, printer to the Universitie of Oxford, 1589, calf, 4to. (1387) Pearson, £5 5s. [John Rider was Bishop of Killaloe. This Dictionary defines a theatre as "a place made halfe round where people assembled to beholde plaies," and many other valuable definitions illustrative of the manners and customs of the age are found in this rare volume.-ED.]
1155 Roscoe's Novelist's Library, vol. i.-xii., comprising Roderick Random, Peregrine Pickle, Tom Jones, Joseph Andrews, Amelia, Vicar of Wakefield, Launcelot Graeves, Tristram Shandy and A Sentimental Journey, portraits, and illustrations by G. Cruikshank, original cloth, uncut, Cochrane, 1831-2, 8vo. (1281) Quaritch, £2 15s.
[A complete set consists of 19 vol., 1831-33.-ED.] 1156 Rowlandson (T.) The English Dance of Death, by the author of Dr. Syntax, 2 vol., first edition, 72 coloured plates by Rowlandson, half calf, Ackermann, 1815-16, 8vo. (1282) Maggs, £5 10s.
1157 Roxburghe Club. The Buke of John Maundeuill, being the Travels of Sir John Mandeville [1322-1356], a hitherto unpublished English Version, edited, with notes, etc. by
G. F. Warner, with 28 miniatures reproduced in facsimile, half morocco, uncut, t. e. g., 1889, folio (1440)
Quaritch, £14 1158 Salmasius (C.) His Dessection and Confutation of the
Diabolical Rebel Milton in his impious Doctrines of Falsehood, etc. against King Charles I., etc., etc. By reason of the Inquisition after Persons and Presses by the late Tyrant Oliver Cromwel, durst not be sold publikly in this Kingdom, brilliant impression of the portrait of King Charles by Gaywood, calf, 1660, 4to. (1396)
Pearson, £7 ios. [At pages 81-2 are very interesting mentions of Shake
speare's Richard II1.- Catalogue.] 1159 Sandys (George). Ovid's Metamorphoses, Englished by
George Sandys, contemporary morocco extra, richly tooled, g. l., with device impressed on the sides, 1638, 8vo. (1285)
Pickering, £4 45. 1160 Scaliger (Julius Caesar). Poetices libri Septem : I Historicus,
II Hyle, III Idea, Il Parasceve, V Criticus, VI Hypercriticus, VII Epinomis, original vellum, 1581, 8vo. (1287)
Pearson, £2 16s. 1161 Scot (Tho.) Philomythie, or Philomythologie, wherein Out
landish Birds, Beasts and Fishes are taught to speake true English plainely, curious engraved title and woodcuts, several head-lines and side-notes cut into, russia gilt, g. e., by Roger Payne, sold with all faults, F. Constable, 1616, 8vo. (1288)
Pickering, 42 8s. 1162 Scotland. Ein schöne und liebliche History von dem edlen
und theuwren Ritter Galmyen (ausz Schottenland) und von seiner zuchtigen Liebe, gothic letter. illustrated with very curious woodcuts, Frankfurt, 1564, 8vo. (1290) Rowell, £4
(A very curious Romance of Chivalry, the hero of which, Galmy, is a Scottish Knight. It is not noticed by Du Fresnoy in his list of romances, and it is believed that no other copy of any edition exists. From the Ashburham
Collection.-Catalogue.] 1163 Scott (Sir Walter). Waverley, or 'tis Sixty Years Since,
3 vol., 1814-Woodstock, 3 vol., 1826–Chronicles of the Canongate, 2 vol., 1827- Anne of Geierstein, 3 vol., 1829, II vol., uncut, all first editions (1291) Pickering, 18
[These were not very good copies. On December 12th, 1900, “Waverley” alone in the original boards realised £115, notwithstanding that the half-title was missing from each volume. See Book-PRICES CURRENT, vol. XV., No.
1673.-ED.) 1164 Scott (Sir Walter). Tales of my Landlord, collected and
arranged by Jedediah Cleishbotham, schoolmaster and parish-clerk of Gandercleugh, first edition, 4 vol., half calf, Edinburgh, 1816, 810. (1293)
Pickering, 65 155. [Complete in 4 series, comprising 16 vol., 1816-18-19-32. - En.]
1165 Schakespear's Beruf und Triumpf, original wrappers, uncut, Mainz, 1792, 8vo. (1295) Pearson, £8 [A very rare little piece of Shakespeareana, consisting of 12 leaves only. It is in the form of a play, the actors being Schakespear, Natur, Melpomene and others.—Catalogue.] 1166 Shakespeare (W.) Love's Labour Lost, a Comedy, engraved frontispiece by L. du Guernier, original wrappers, uncut, J. Tonson, 1735, 8vo. (1296) Pearson, £8
[Very rare in this state. This is the third edition of the play, the two previous issues being those of 1598 and 1631. -Catalogue.]
1167 Shakespeare (W.) Hamlet, Oxberry's edition, with portrait of Edmund Kean, original boards, 1818, 8vo. (1297) Pearson, £3 10S.
[Interleaved throughout, and having a great number of contemporary manucript notes on the play, contrasting the performances of Garrick, Kean, Kemble, and other actors. Catalogue.]
1168 Shakespeare (Mr. Wm.) Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, published according to the True Original Copies, The Second Impression, wanted title containing portrait, and Verses by B. Jonson opposite, and names of the Actors, D 2-7, and the 3 last leaves, some margins mended, but the body of the work in sound state, and all the defects supplied in neat MS. by John Britton, the Antiquary, who had also inserted throughout the variations from the First Folio, with some fly-leaves of original notes, and a portrait from the Stratford Bust by Ward, after Phillips, and another small portrait and some printed cuttings, original calf (rebacked), 1632, folio (1447) Dupre, £26 1169 [Shenstone (William).] The School-Mistress, a Poem, vignette title, morocco extra, g. e., 1742, 8vo. (1301) Maggs, £3 75. [Col. Grant's copy of the first edition, with his bookplate. Sold for £16 at the Grant såle. "This edition is very
scarce. In his collected works it underwent several alterations, and the ludicrous index was omitted."—MS. Note by Col. Grant. The British Museum copy has a half-title (not in this copy), apparently added after the book was printed, as the first signature (A) has all eight leaves.--Catalogue.] 1170 Smollett (T.) The Adventures of Roderick Random, 2 vol., first edition, original calf, 1748, 8vo. (1304)
Maggs, £4 2s. 6d. 1171 Smollett (T.) The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, in which are included Memoirs of a Lady of Quality, 4 vol., first edition, clean tall copy, in original calf, For the Author, 1751, 8vo. (1305) Rylett, £4
1172 Southwell (Rob. S. J.) St. Peter's Complaint, and Saint Mary Magdalen's Funerall Teares, with sundry other selected and devout Poems, original limp vellum [Doway], permissu superiorum, 1616, 8vo. (1306) Rowell, £13 [This edition contains eight poems not contained in the
editions printed in England. There is no copy of this
edition in the British Museum.-Catalogue.] 1173 Spenser (Edmund). The Faerie Queene, Disposed into
Twelve Bookes fashioning XII. Morall Vertues, first complete edition, 2 vol., morocco extra, g. e., Imprinted for William Ponsonby, 1596, 4to. (1401). Maggs, £24 ios.
(Vol. i. is the second edition (differing greatly from the first edition), vol. ii. is the first edition. Both volumes agree with the collation given in the “Grolier Club's Cata
logue of Early Editions," 1893.---Catalogue.] 1174 Steele (R.) The Christian Hero, an Argument proving that
No Principles but those of Religion are sufficient to make
Maggs, £18 5s. [This book was written by Steele one morning after a night's conviviality, his hand shaking from the effects of the previous night, and his conscience rebuking him and depicting to his mind the good life of such a man as Addison, his firm friend, from whom probably the idea of
the Christian Hero originated.--Catalogue.] 1175 Steevens (George). Twenty of Shakespeare's Plays, being
the whole number printed in Quarto, edited by G. Steevens, 4 vol., a fine paper copy, old morocco extra, richly tooled, g. e., 1766, 8vo. (1316)
Rowell, £10 1os. [One of twelve copies printed on fine paper. Garrick's sold for £25 45. This copy belonged to Boswell (the editor of Shakespeare), who has added an autograph memorandum,“ Plays on which some of Shakespeare's
were founded” (1 page 4to.)-- Catalogue.] 1176 Sterne (Laurence). Voyage Sentimental, suivi des Lettres
d'Yorick à Eliza, en Anglais et en Français, nouvelle édition, dont la traduction française a été entièrement revue et corrigée sur le texte Anglais, 6 plates after Monsiau by Patas (proofs before the numbers), 2 vol., half morocco, uncut, à Paris et à Amsterdam, l'an vii. (1799), 4to. (1404)
Isaacs, £2 125. 1177 Stevenson (R. L.) Father Damien, an Open Letter to the
Reverend Dr. Hyde of Honolulu, from Robert Louis Stevenson, the very rare Sydney edition, privately printed (MS. corrections by the author on pages 7, 13 and 20), uncut as issued, in morocco case, by Rivière and Son, Sydney, 1890, 8vo. (1317)
Denham, £10 1178 Stevenson (R. L.) Father Damien, an Open Letter to the
Reverend Dr. Hyde of Honolulu, from Robert Louis Stevenson, the extremely rare Sydney edition, privately printed, with two MS. corrections on page 13, Sydney, 1890, 8vo. (1319)
Denham, £10 1179 Stevenson (R. L.) Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes, first edition, frontispiece, original cloth, 1879, 8vo. (1318)
H'. Brown, L12 55.
[Presentation copy from the author, with autograph inscription on half-title.-Catalogue.] 1180 Stevenson (R. L.) A Letter to Mr. Stevenson's Friends, "I have been writing for you these many years. Give me your hand, and welcome" [on title], For private circulation, uncut, 1894, 8vo. (1320) Maggs, £4 45. 1181 Stevenson (R. L.) An Object of Pity, or the Man Haggard, a Romance, by many competent hands. The characters in this Romance include Lady Jersey, Captain Leigh, R. L., etc., Imprinted at Amsterdam (privately printed), 1892— Answer to the preceding, entitled, Objects of Pity, or Self and Company, by a Gentleman of Quality, Imprinted at Amsterdam, 1892 (the MS. corrections and alterations in the handwriting of Bazett Haggard), parchment, g. e., 8vo. (1321) Denham, £24 1182 Stowe (Harriet Beecher). Uncle Tom's Cabin, with 27 illustrations by George Cruikshank, first edition, in the 13 original parts with all the wrappers, 1852, 8vo. (1324)
Rowell, £3 55. 1183 Surtees (R. S.) "Ask Mamma," or the Richest Commoner in England, first edition, coloured plates and other illustrations by Leech, original cloth, uncut, 1858, 8vo. (1327) Edwards, 1 16s.
[Originally published in 13 monthly parts, in red pictorial wrappers designed by Leech, and afterwards ut supra, demy 8vo., pp. x. 412.-ED.]
1184 Swedish Intelligencer, wherein is the truest and choysest information of the Wars of Gustavus Adolphus, with Elegies (23 pages in verse) on his Death, with the Supplements, parts i-viii. in 12 parts, 1632-35, with scarce equestrian portrait of Gustavus Adolphus by G. Momatin, folding plan of the Invasion of Germany, with all the severall battels, skirmish and assaults of cities, townes and castles since 1618 to 1638, and plan of the battle of Lutzen, November. 6, 1632-The Swedish Discipline, 1632 (this alone sold in the Laing sale for £5 2s. 6d.)-The Famous Victory of Leipsick, n.d.-The Principall Passages of Germany, Italy, France, etc. to the end of 1636- Continuation of the Actions, Passages, etc., 1637—The Modern History of the World, 1637-The Second Part of the Modern History of the World, containing the Actions in Languedoc, Italy, Piemont, Montserrat, France, Holland, the West Indies, etc., and Marine Occurrences, 1638-A Supplement to the Sixth Part of the German History, 1634, in 2 thick vol., original old calf, 1632-38, 4to. (1405) Nijhoff, £13 155.
[Extremely rare, and probably one of the most complete copies known. The Gordonstoun copy sold for £18 10s., and Mr. Laing's, in 1 vol., about half the size of this collection, sold (not subject to return, as copies differ) for £25 IOS. This was also sold with the same condition.Catalogue.]
1185 Swift (Dean). Travels into several Remote Nations of the