Page images
[ocr errors]

2610 Thackeray (W. M.) Rebecca and Rowena, first edition, 8 coloured illustrations by R. Doyle, in original boards, back repaired, 1850, 8vo. (182) Maggs, 1 16s. 2611 Thackeray (W. M.) Vanity Fair, first edition and issue, illustrations by the author, calf, 1848, 8vo. (307)

Maggs, £3 17s. 6d. edition, second issue,

2612 Thackeray (W. M.) Vanity Fair, first
illustrations by the author, half calf, 1848, 8vo. (309)


1 IS.

2613 Zeuss (I. C.) Grammatica Celtica e Monumentis Vetustis tam Hibernicæ Linguæ quam Britannicarum Dialectorum, etc., editio altera curavit H. Ebel, half morocco, m. e., 1871, 4to. (117) Quaritch, £1 125.

[MARCH 12TH, 13TH AND 14TH, 1902.]



(No. of Lots, 818; amount realised, £1,735 10s.)

2614 Alken (H.) Illustrations to Popular Songs, first edition, 43 coloured plates by H. Alken, levant morocco extra, gilt edges, M'Lean, 1825, oblong 4to. (542) Robson, £75s. [Issued originally in 7 parts in wrappers.-ED.]

2615 Bigmore and Wyman. A Bibliography of Printing, illustrations, 3 vol., half morocco, uncut, 1880-6, 8vo. (47)

Sotheran, £3_17s. 6d. 2616 Blackmore (R. D.) Lorna Doone, a Romance of Exmoor, first edition, 3 vol., original cloth, uncut, 1869 (454)

Sotheran, £25 10s. 2617 Boccaccio (J.) Le Decameron de Jean Boccace, frontispieces, portrait and plates after Gravelot, Boucher, Cochin and Eisen, 5 vol., old French morocco, gilt edges, Londres (Paris), 1757, 8vo. (360) Sotheran, £18

2618 Bowes (J. L.) Japanese Pottery, illustrations (some coloured), printed on Japanese vellum, half morocco, gilt top, 1890, 8vo. (184) Pitcher, £2 16s. 2619 Buchanan (R.) Napoleon the Fallen, first edition, with the original MS. (containing many alterations and corrections) bound up at the end, calf, uncut, 1871, 8vo. (423)

Sotheran, £210S.

2620 Burney (F.) Cecilia, or Memoirs of an Heiress, first edition, 5 vol., calf, 1782, 8vo. (396) Maggs, £3 5s. 2621 Burney (F.) Camilla, or a Picture of Youth, first edition, 5 vol., original half binding, uncut (some margins torn, therefore sold not subject to return), 1796, 8vo. (397)

Pickering, £5


2622 Burton (Sir R. F.) Alf Laylah wa Laylah: The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, 10 vol., and the Supplemental Nights, 6 vol., facsimile reprint of the original edition, with illustrations on Japanese vellum, together 16 vol., Privately printed for the Burton Society, 1900, royal 8vo. (504) 2623 Butler (A. G.) Lepidoptera Exotica, coloured plates, cloth, 1874, 4to. (766) Sotheran, £2 IIS. 2624 Byron (Lord). Fugitive Pieces, facsimile reprint of the suppressed edition of 1806 (limited to 100 copies), Privately printed, 1886, small 4to. (92) Dobell, £2 2625 Carlyle (T.) The French Revolution, first edition, 3 vol., uncut, 1837, 8vo. (419) W. Brown, £5

2626 Coronation of Queen Victoria. Fores' Correct Representation of the State Procession on the occasion of Her Majesty's Coronation, June 28th, 1838, a coloured panorama (in fine state of preservation), about 60 feet long, with the original cloth case, 8vo. (73) Maggs, £7 10s.

[This panorama was sold again on March 19th, when £5 12s. 6d. was bid for it.-ED.] 2627 Coronation of Queen Victoria. Tyas' Tableau of the Procession at the Coronation of Queen Victoria, being an Accurate Representation of that Splendid Pageant, coloured panorama, 20 feet long, in cloth case, 8vo. (74)

Maggs, £3 35.

2628 Coronation (The) of His Most Sacred Majesty King George IV., undertaken by H.M.'s especial command, by the late Sir G. Nayler, 45 engravings by Reynolds, Scriven and Meyer, after Stephanoff, Pugin and Wild, 42 illuminated in gold and colours, half morocco, gilt edges, 1837, atlas folio (234) Sotheran, £23 2629 Cruikshank (G.) Phrenological Illustrations, coloured, presentation copy, with inscription on title "From Geo. Cruikshank to his friend Geo. Routledge, Esq., Jan. 1st, 1874," 1873, oblong 4to. (215) Denham, £1 2630 Cruikshank (G.) Gaiete de Paris, or the Rambles of an English Party through the French Metropolis, 21 coloured plates by G. Cruikshank, to which are added letterpress Descriptions of Real Life in the Vortex of that Chasse Ennui, by W. H. Ireland, oblong wrapper, J. Fairburn, n. d., 8vo. (451) Denham, £46

[Extremely scarce. These plates were afterwards used in Carey's "Life in Paris."-ED.] 2631 Dickens (C.) David Copperfield, first edition, plates by "Phiz" (1 missing), morocco extra, gilt edges, by Hayday, 1850, 8vo. (415) Sabin, £30

[The above was a presentation copy to the Hon. Mr. and Mrs. Richard Watson, to whom the book was dedicated, and bears the following inscription written on the dedication leaf: "As a token of regard and friendship by Charles Dickens, Fourth December, 1850."-Catalogue.]

2632 Dorat (C. J.) Fables Nouvelles, frontispieces, plates and

vignettes after Marillier, 2 vol., LARGE PAPER, old French morocco, gilt edges, à la Haye, 1773, 8vo. (363)

Quaritch, £25 2633 Fayrer (J.) The Thanatophidia of India, or Description of the Venomous Snakes of the Indian Peninsula, plates (some coloured), second edition, 1874, royal folio (570) Edwards, £5 12s. 6d. 2634 Foley (H.) Records of the English Province of the Society of Jesus, plates, 7 vol. in 8, cloth, 1877-83, 8vo. (685) Bull, £4 95. 2635 Forrest (Lieut.-Colonel). Picturesque Tour along the Rivers Ganges and Jumna, in India, map and 24 coloured plates, half calf gilt, Ackermann, 1824, royal 4to. (228)

Spencer, £1 145. 2636 Gerarde (J.) The Herball, or General Historie of Plantes, engraved titles, portrait and woodcuts, half calf, Printed by E. Ballifant for John Norton, 1597, folio (576) Maggs, £15 [This was a sound and clean copy, though the engraved title was somewhat defective.-ED.]

2637 Gerning (J. J. Von). Picturesque Tour along the Rhine, from Mentz to Cologne, map and 24 coloured plates, half calf gilt, gilt edges, Ackermann, 1820, 4to. (229)

Karslake, £3 2638 Gillray (J.) Works, comprising Political and Humorous Satires of the Reign of George III., 1779-1810, with the volume of suppressed plates and the 8vo. text by Wright and Evans, numerous caricatures, 3 vol., half morocco, gilt edges, 1851, atlas folio and 8vo. (237) Banks, £5 175. 6d. 2639 [Goldsmith (O.)] The Citizen of the World, first edition, 2 vol. in 1, sheep, 1762, 8vo. (394) Pearson, £2 125. 2640 Hogarth (William). The Whole Works of the Celebrated William Hogarth, as originally published, with a Supplement, consisting of such of his Prints as were not published in a collected form, now re-engraved by Thomas Cook, with Anecdotes and Explanatory Descriptions of his Designs, portrait and 11 plates, coloured, half russia, uncut, London, printed for John Stockdale by T. Bensley, 1812 (236) Bumpus, £91

[The above volume, with the plates coloured by hand throughout, is apparently unique in this state. The colouring, which is remarkably fresh, has been executed with the utmost care, and the effect in many cases is extremely fine. It is in spotless condition, and in the original half russia, with uncut edges. The label on the side of the volume shows it to have been published (coloured) at one hundred guineas.- Catalogue.]

2641 Holy Bible and Book of Common Prayer, with Sternhold and Hopkins' Psalms in English Metre, with Music, engraved title by Marshall, old morocco extra, tooled sides and back, Cambridge, 1638, folio (585) Tregaskis, £3 155.

2642 Houbraken and Vertue. Heads of Illustrious Persons, bright

impressions of the portraits, with their Lives and Characters, by Birch, vol. 1, half calf, 1743, folio (789)

Thorp, £5 10s. 2643 Howard and Crisp. Visitation of England and Wales, portraits on Japanese vellum, pedigrees, cuts of arms, facsimiles, etc. (500 copies, Privately printed), 9 vol., half vellum, 1893-1900 (142)—Visitation of Ireland, portraits on Japanese vellum, pedigrees, cuts of arms, facsimiles, etc. (250 copies, Privately printed), 3 vol., half vellum (143), together 12 vol., 1897-9, imperial 8vo. £8 18s.

2644 Hutchins (J.) The History and Antiquities of the County of Dorset, third edition, edited by W. Shipp and J. W. Hodson, plates and genealogies, 4 vol., half morocco, gilt top, 1861-74, royal folio (231)

Biggs, £8 2645 Jeffreys (J. G.) British Conchology, plates, 5 vol., cloth, 1862-9, 8vo. (311) Walford, £2 10S.

2646 Johnson (S.) Dictionary of the English Language, first edition, 2 vol., old calf, 1755, folio (584)


2647 [Johnson (S.)] The Prince of Abissinia, a Tale, first edition, 2 vol., original calf, 1759, 8vo. (393) Pickering, £5 2s. 6d. 2648 Lacroix (Paul). Costumes Historiques de la France, avec un Texte Descriptif précédé de l'Histoire de la Vie Privée des Français, 640 coloured plates and other engravings, 10 vol., half bound, Paris, n. d., 8vo. (87) Quaritch, £8 10S. 2649 Lamb (Charles). Elia. Essays which have appeared under that Signature in the London Magazine, first edition, boards, uncut, 1823, 8vo. (443) £16 5s. 2650 Lamb (Charles). Works, first edition, 2 vol., cloth, uncut, 1818, 8vo. (442) Shepherd, £6 2651 La Fontaine (J. de). Contes et Nouvelles en Vers, par M. de La Fontaine, Edition des Fermiers-Généraux, portraits of La Fontaine and Eisen by Ficquet, plates by Eisen (those of the "Cas de Conscience" and "Le Diable de Papefiguière" découvertes) and vignettes by Choffard, 2 vol., old French morocco, gilt edges, à Amsterdam (Paris, Barbou), 1762, 8vo. (361) Bain, £21

[There were, as originally published, six uncovered plates, those above mentioned being of frequent occurrence. The others are (3) Les Lunettes, (4) Le Bât, (5) “Le Rossignol," (6) "Richard Minutolo." These plates, the fourth especially, are extremely rare. Eisen's portrait is generally inferior, having been engraved on thin copper. No fewer than 24 plates prepared for this edition were rejected by the Société d'Amateurs for various reasons. These are generally of smaller size, but are sometimes found bound up.-ED.] 2652 London. The Fishmongers' Pageant on Lord Mayor's Day, 1616, devised by A. Munday, edited by J. G. Nichols, coloured plates and cuts of arms by Shaw, half morocco, 1844, imperial folio (563) Maggs, £3 17s. 6d. 2653 Louvet de Couvray. Les Amours du Chevalier de Faublas, plates by Gérard, Monnet and others, 4 vol., half bound, uncut, 1798, 8vo. (358) Quaritch, £2 125.

2654 MS. on Vellum. Horæ Beatæ Mariæ Virginis, written on 100 leaves of vellum, with 13 large capitals containing miniatures, 15 large and numerous smaller initial letters and borders on almost every page, highly illuminated in gold and colours, old morocco gilt, gilt edges, cir. xiii. sæc. (497) Tinkler, £64 2655 Malton (J.) A Picturesque and Descriptive View of the City of Dublin, taken in the year 1791, plates, half morocco, 1792, oblong folio (560) Karslake, £7 [Has engraved title, 2 plans and 26 mezzotint views.ED.] 2656 Marguerite de Navarre. Heptameron Francais, ou les Nouvelles de Marguerite, Reine de Navarre, engraved titles and plates and vignettes by Freudeberg and Dunker, 3 vol. (printed title in vol. I only), old French calf, gilt edges, with bookplates, Berne, 1780-81, 8vo. (359)

Cory, £4 17s. 6d. 2657 Mempes (M.) Japan, a Record in Colour, numerous coloured plates, edition de luxe (limited to 600 copies), cloth_extra, gilt top, 1901, 4to. (202) Bumpus, £3 105. 2658 Modern London, plates, with the series of 31 coloured plates of London Cries (a few foxed), boards, uncut, 1805, 4to. (535) Kenyon, £4 IOS. 2659 Morris (W.) Works, Kelmscott Golden Type Edition, 8 vol. (3 of which are published, the remaining 5 to be delivered when issued, limited to 315 copies), boards, uncut, 1901, etc., 4to. (119) £19 2660 Nattes (J. C.) Bath Illustrated by a Series of Views, vignette title and 29 coloured plates, with descriptive text, coloured vignette title, half morocco extra, W. Miller, 1806, imperial folio (230) Bain, £12 2661 Ovid. Les Metamorphoses d'Ovide, frontispieces, engraved titles and dedication, 140 plates by Eisen, Gravelot, Moreau, etc., and vignettes by Choffard (a fine copy of the first issue), 4 vol., calf, gilt edges, Paris, 1767-1771, 4to. (530)


[The later issue has vol. iv. dated 1770, and page 215 in vol. iii. is erroneously paged 209.-ED.]

2662 Parkinson (J.) Theatrum Botanicum. The Theatre of Plants, with the chief Notes of Dr. Lobel, Dr. Bonham and others, numerous cuts (engraved title mounted), old calf, London, printed by Thos. Cotes, 1640, folio (577)

Tregaskis, £5 7s. 6d. 2663 Pater (W.) Works, with Essays from "The Guardian," portrait, edition de luxe, 9 vol., art cloth, 1900, 8vo. (133) Dobell, £7 7s. 6d. 2664 Pyne (W. H.) History of the Royal Residences, with 100 highly-finished engravings, coloured, 3 vol., morocco extra, gilt edges (title of vol. I repaired), 1819, 4to. (195)

Maggs, £23 10s. [This was an original copy, the colouring of the plates being different from and much superior to that in the later

« PreviousContinue »