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A Noah’s Ark. Printed... by Paul Kershaw, Skye), of 185 copies) printed on Zerkall mouldmade paper exhibiting majority displayed two to a page, the engravings and text in two the other and backed to blue cloth and boards, with a further 2 large twice and pasted to the back board, between the two books, [Book 11 leaves of engravings, [8](text), [Book Two]: pp. [iv](blanks), [8](text and colophon), oblong narrow 8vo., orig. qtr. mid blue and brown boards, book housed in its orig.mid blue cloth fine £190.00 TWO BY TWO .

Songs of Innocence and of Experience. (Bibliographical by Geoffrey Keynes). (for the William Blake Trust). 1955, 121/240 copies) printed on Arches pure rag paper, 55 plates (including that of 1863) reproduced by the collotype and stencil process, orange, occasional light foxing, 55 (plates), [4] leaves of text), morocco, backstrip gilt lettered, backstrip sunned and covers a trifle slipcase, good £150.00 (Mark) Letterpress, Printer’s Types and Decorations. Five Articles. the Whittington Press Annual Publication Matrix between 1987 993, 82/110 COPIES signed by the author, 3 folding broadsides of type papers, a 4-page type specimen insert printed in black and red, a further 5 tipped in illustrations, 4 printed in colours, together with also tipped in, pp. [viii], 48, imp.8vo., orig. qtr. maroon cloth, on backstrip and front cover, patterned pink boards, very good £50.00

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Adams (George) AnEssayonElectricity,explainingtheTheoryandPracticeofthatuseful Science;andtheModeofapplyingittomedicalPurposes.WithanEssayonMagnetism.The SecondEdition.Correctedandconsiderablyenlarged.AttheLogographicPressfortheAuthor. 785,foldingengravedfrontispieceshowingexperiments(tightlybound),engravedtitlevignette, and7foldingplatesattheend,ownershipsignaturesofBenjaminandCharles(?)Starbuckonthe title,5pp.catalogueofscientificinstrumentsattheend,occasionallightbrowning,pp.[ii],ii, v-x,476,[6],8vo.,mottledcalfantique,thebackstripruledingiltandwithmaroonandblack labelswithgiltlettering,good(WellcomeII,p.3;Mottleypp.280-;WheelerGift59b;ESTC T884) £750.00 AfterGeorgeAdamsSenior’sdeaththefamilyFleetStreetbusiness,makersofscientificinstruments andglobes,wascontinuedinallitsaspects,initiallybyhiswidow,Ann,andthenGeorgeAdamsJunior (750–795),theauthorofthethisbook.Hehadbeenapprenticedtohisfatherin765,becamefreeof theGrocers’CompanyinNovember772,andaliverymanin773.Theordnanceappointmentwas losttoJeremiahSissonontheelderGeorge’sdeath,buttheappointmenttothekingcontinued,and in787GeorgeJuniorbecameopticiantotheprinceofWales(thefutureGeorgeIV)aswell.Before then,about780,hebegantoreceiveordnanceordersasaresultofJeremiahSisson’sbankruptcy.A substantialordnancetradedevelopedinthebuild-uptotheNapoleonicwarsbut,unlikehisfather, GeorgeJuniordidnothaveamonopolyinthisarea.Between785and792hesuppliednumerous instrumentstoMartinusvanMarumforTeyler’sFoundationatHaarlemintheNetherlands,mostof whichsurvive,andothercontinentalinstitutionsincludingtheUniversityofCoimbra,inPortugal ( ODNB ).

EssayonElectricitywasfirstpublishedin784andprovedtobebothpopularandinformative, runningintofiveeditionsbefore800.Thisenlargededitioncontainsadditionalplates.Itcontains experimentsonallaspectsofelectricityandillustrationsoftherelevantequipment.Formoreonthe LogographicPress,seeitem85below.

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Adams (Thomas) EnglandsSicknes[sic],comparativelyconferredwithIsraels.Dividedinto twoSermons.ImprintedbyE.G.forIohnBudge,andRalphMab.65,titlewithvignetteof typographicalornamentandwiththeruledbordersinkedin,woodcutheadpieces,tail-pieceand initials,H2withtearrepairedonverso,loweredgeofK2scorched,someuniformbrowningand dampstaining,pp.[4],0,sm.4to.,modernqtr.calf,giltletteredredleatherlabel,bluemarbled £350.00 boards( STC4;ESTCS004;McAlpinI,277) Acclaimedinthenineteenthcenturyasthe‘proseShakespeareofPuritantheologians,’ThomasAdams wasoneofthemostpopularpreachersinLondonduringthefirstquarteroftheseventeenthcentury.In thisworkman’ssoulisseenasa‘beauteousdamsel.’

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(Africa.) BURTON ([Captain] Sir Richard Francis) TheMemorialEditionoftheWorks...7Vols. TylstonandEdwards.893/94,colourlithographedandwood-engravedplates,8vo.,orig,black cloth,backstripsgiltlettereddirect,occasionalslightrubbingtoheads,giltblockedvignette ofArabfigureandshortKoranicinscriptiononupperboards,blackchalkedendpapers,t.e.r., good £1,300.00 Fourworks,allthatwerepublished,areincludedinthisedition.Theyare:PilgrimagetoAl-Madinah andMeccah(2vols.);AMissiontoGeleleKingofDahome(2vols.);VikramandtheVampire ;andFirst FootstepsinEastAfrica(2vols.).

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(Alps. Mountaineering. ) TYNDALL (John) TheglaciersoftheAlps,beinganarrativeof excursionsandascents,anaccountoftheoriginandphenomenaofglaciers,andanexposition ofthephysicalprinciplestowhichtheyarerelated.Newedition.Longmans,Green,etal.896, engravedfrontispieceoftheMerdeGlace(withtissue-guard),5platesandnumeroustext illustrations(over50),pp.xxvi,(2),8vo.,orig.burgundysand-graincloth,giltlettered,backstrip (faded),floralborderdesignstampedinblindonsides,verygood(Neate836) £140.00 Areissuewithminortextualcorrectionsandanimprovedindex.NeatenotesthatTyndallstarted ‘fromascientificbeginning’and‘tookmoreandmoretomountaineering,hisgreatestclimbbeing thefirstascentoftheWeisshorn(hewasalsoacontenderforthefirstascentoftheMatterhorn).’ TyndallhadfirstpublishedanaccountofhisobservationsofglaciermovementintheRoyalSociety’s PhilosophicalTransactions ,alaterbookformfirsteditionofthepresentworkappearedin860. Thissecondedition,publishedthreeyearsaftertheauthor’sdeath,containsaprefatorynotebyMrs Tyndall.

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(America.) HALL (Captain Basil, R.N.) Fortyetchings,fromsketchesmadewiththecamera lucida,inNorthAmerica,in827and828.Edinburgh:Cadell...829,FIRSTEDITION ,folding hand-colouredfrontispiecemap(shortclosedhandlingtearatguttermargin),20plates(each with2images)withaccompanyingletterpressleafprintedononesideofleafonly,describing plates,ff.[iii,20],(plates),4to.,contemp.halfdarkcalf,rebacked,cornerslightlyworn,smooth backstriplongitudinallygiltlettereddirect,marbledsides,endpaperhingesstrengthened, bookplateofR.LaTouchejnr.,good(Sabin2972) £280.00 HallisbestrememberedforhisFragmentsofVoyagesandTravels ,athree-volumeworkwhichwasalso concernedwiththeauthor’sexplorationsofNorthAmerica,andalsocontainsnumerousinteresting accountsofthestateoftheBritishnavyinthefirsthalfofthenineteenthcentury.Thepresentwork precedesFragmentsbysometwoyears,andwasperhapsissuedtomeasurethepublicinterestinworks onthissubject.Hallalsowroteanumberofotherbooksandpapers;thelatterprintedinleading scientificpublications.AswellashisfellowshipoftheRoyalSociety,hewasafellowoftheRoyal Astronomical,RoyalGeographical,andGeologicalsocieties.

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(America. Native Americans.) M’KENNEY (Thomas L[orraine]) Memoirs,officialandpersonal: withsketchesoftravelsamongthenorthernandsouthernIndians;embracingawarexcursion, anddescriptionsofscenesalongthewesternborders...Twovolumesinone.Secondedition.

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NewYork:PaineandBurgess.846,lithographedportraitfrontispiecevol.i,colourlithographed frontispiecevol.ii,facsimileletter,woodengravedplates(i.e.extratoplatelist)andfullpageillustrationonletterpress(includedinplatelist),foxed,pp.xi,[3],[5]-340;ix,[],[9]-36, 8vo.,mid-twentiethcenturyhalfblackmorocco,backstripwithdotrolldecoratedraisedbands, giltpanelledcompartments,lettereddirectinsecondandthirdcompartments,andatfoot,grey clothsides,marbledendpapers,a.e.g.,good(Sabin43403) £220.00 M’KenneywasU.S.GovernmentSuperintendentofIndianTradefrom86-22.Anadvocateofthe AmericanIndian‘civilisation’programme,M’KenneywastobecomeanavidsupporterofIndian removalwestoftheMississippiRiver.TheGraffCollectioncataloguecallsforthirteenillustrations; Howessays‘3pls.[onecoloured],facs’;andClarkseemstocallforfifteenillustrationsinaddition toafrontispieceportraitandafacsimile.Thereareinfactfifteenplates:afrontispieceportraitofthe authorinvol.i,andone(colored)ofPocahontasinvol.ii;afacsimileofaletterfromDolleyMadisonto theauthor;andtwelveillustrationsbyF.O.C.Darley.NotinWagner-Camp.

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(Angling.) OLIVER (Stephen) Scenesandrecollectionsoffly-fishing,inNorthumberland, CumberlandandWestmoreland.ChapmanandHall.834,woodengravedvignettesontitlepageandelsewhereonletterpress,pp.[iv],22,2mo.,orig.sand-grainbrowncalf,weartohead ofbackstrip,giltlettereddirect,bookplateofWilliamM.Maude,overlaidwithirregularpieceof paperbearingnameoflaterowner(illegible),good(WestwoodandSatchellp.62) £100.00 Chivalric chapbook (Anonymous.) L’HISTOIRE desQuatreFilsd’Aymon,revueetcorrigéedenouveauetaugmentée deplusiersfigures.Limoges:chezF.Chapoulaud.[c.800?]largewoodcutvignetteofcharging knightsonthetitle-page,and24woodcutsinthetext,thetitlesoiledandalittlebrowned,pp. 26,8vo.,modernhalfcalf,smoothbackstripwithlongitudinallygiltletteredredleatherlabel, andgiltornamentsatheadandfoot,pastepaperboards,creamendpapers,bookplateofMary Herbert,Styche,good £180.00 Ascarcelargechapbook,withaninterestingregionalimprint,andstrikingwoodcutillustrations(only onecopylistedinCOPAC ).Heroesofachivalriclegendaryromance,thefourbrothers,Renaudde Montauband(theprincipalfigure),Guiscard,Alard,andRichard,sonsofAymon,CountofDordogne, werePaladinsatthecourtofCharlemagne.Theirlegendwastheinspirationformanywriters(Tasso, forexample,used‘Rinaldo’asthesubjectofhisfirstepicpoem),andappearedinmanydifferent versions. Anownershipinscriptiononthefrontfreeendpaperreads:‘ThisbookwasgiventomebyoldBrydges: thebookselleratCambridge:Henry.’

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(Antarctic. ‘Terra Australis.’) SHACKLETON (Ernest Henry) TheHeartoftheAntarctic.Beingthe storyoftheBritishAntarcticExpedition907-909.WithanintroductionbyHughRobertMill, D.Sc.AnaccountofthefirstjourneytothesouthmagneticpolebyProfessorT.W.Edgeworth David,F.R.S.2vols.WilliamHeinemann.909,FIRSTEDITION ,2frontispiecesand2colour plates(withprintedtissueguards),94plates,diagramsonletterpress,3mapsand2panoramas inpocketatendofvol.ii,errataslipvol.ii,pp.xlviii,37,[];xv,[i],48,[],roy.8vo.,handsomely boundinmodernhalfdarkbluemorocco,backstripswithraisedbandsbetweenblindrules,gilt rulesatheadandfoot,giltletteredwhitevellumlabelinsecondcompartments,vol.numbers lettereddirectinthirdcompartments,bluecanvassides,hand-madeendpapers,t.e.g.,remainder roughtrimmed,verygood £800.00 AlthoughShackletonhadcontributedarticlesandpaperstonumerousperiodicalssincehisearly expeditionsaroundtheturn-of-the-century,TheHeartoftheAntarcticwashisfirstbook.Histeam’s attempttoreachthesouthpoleisofteneclipsedbyScott’s92expedition,buthisfour-manshore partydidreachthesouthmagneticpole,andgottowithin97nauticalmilesofthetruepole.Other achievementsincludedtheworld’sfirstascentofMountErebus(2,448ft)onRossIsland.Throughout



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theexpedition,teammembershadproducedcopiesofAuroraAustralis(aprintingpresshadbeen shippedfromEngland).Anexceedinglyrarebook,thefirsttobeprintedonthecontinentofAntarctica, itwasboundintheboardsfrompackingcasesandcontainedaccountsofAntarcticlife,shortstories, andhumorousessays.OnhisjourneyhomefromNewZealandbyoceanliner,Shackletonwasableto drawonAuroraAustralis,and,withthehelpofliteraryassistantEdwardSaunders,hadmadereadyfor publicationhisowntwo-volumeaccountofevents.TheHeartoftheAntarcticwenttopressinOctober 909andwasimmediatelypraisedbyitsmanyreaders.Aclassicofthegenre. ‘Nopersonwhohasnotspentaperiodofhislifeinthose“starkandsullensolitudesthatsentinelthe Pole”willunderstandfullywhattreesandflowers,sun-fleckedturfandrunningstreamsmeantothe soulofaman.’

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[Apperley (Charles James)] ‘Nimrod’. HuntingReminiscences:comprisingmemoirsofmasters ofhounds;noticesofthecrackriders;andcharacteristicsofthehuntingcountriesofEngland. RudolphAckermann.843,FIRSTEDITION ,additionalengravedtitlewithvignette,9mapsof huntingterritory,5platesand7illustrations,pp.x,332,8vo.,greencrushedhalfmorocco, thebackstripwithgilthuntingemblemsandlettering,marbledboardsandendapers,a.e.g.,by Morrell,verygood £150.00 ThemapsareoftheQuornandseveralothermajorhunts.

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[Apperley (Charles James)] ‘Nimrod’. MemoirsoftheLifeofthelateJohnMytton,Esq.reof Halston,Shropshire,formerlyM.P.forShrewsbury...withNoticesofhisHunting,Shooting Driving,Racing,eccentricandextravagantExploitsbyNimrod.SecondEdition.Reprinted(with considerableAdditions).RudolphAckermann.837,additionalengravedtitlewithvignette,8 hand-colouredaquatintplatesbyH.Alken,sometissueguardspresentandfoxed,oneplateand adjacenttextwithfaintdampstaining,pp.ix,[i],[ii],206,8vo.,slightlylaterpolishedcalf,the backstrippanelledingiltwithhuntingemblemsandmoroccolabelswithgiltlettering,theupper coverwithacrestandthemotto‘AudacteretSincere’,ochreendpapers,good(Abbey:Life385; Tooley67) £450.00 Thesecondenlargededitionwitheighteen(insteadoftwelveinthefirst)plates.Issuepointsforfourof theplatesindicatethiscopyisalatervariant.

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the first printing of the Greek text Appian (of Alexandria) RomanorumhistoriarumCeltica,Libyca,velCarthaginensis,Illyrica, Syriaca,Parthica,Mithridatica,Civilis,quinquelibrisdistincta.Paris:TypisRegiis,curaac diligentiaCaroliStephani.55,unobtrusiveschoollibrary-stampontitle,twoearlyowner’s signaturesatheadoftitle-page(MarcusAnthonyMorgan;‘exlibrisA.Hurault’),alittle earlyunderliningonafewpages,pp.393,[3],folio,lateeighteenthcenturyredmoroccoby HenryWaltherwithhisticketonfreeendpaper,backstripwithfinegiltroperolldecorated doubleraisedbandsbetweengiltrules,withdotrollbetween,giltlettereddirectinsecond compartment,widelyspacedtriplefilletborderonsides,singlegiltfilletonboardedges,open pentaglyphandmetopegiltrollonturn-ins,marbledendpapers,extremitiesatouchrubbed, backstripslightlydulled,armsgiltblockedoneachsidewith‘NewsteadAbbey’tooledbelow, uppersidealsowith‘Hinctibicopia’andinitials‘ E.D.C.’letteredingilt,bookplateofL.A.Burd, twoclassicalquotationsina9th-centuryhandonbinder’spreliminaryblank,a.e.g.,verygood (Adams340;BrunetI64;MossI73-4;Renouardp.02;DibdinI279) £2,950.00 RobertEstienne,havingbeenmadeprintertotheKingofFrancein539,acquiredtwoadvantages whicharereflectedintheannalsofprintinghistory:accesstotheKing’slibraryandroyalfundsfor buyingtype.Withthelatterhepurchasedthe‘GrecsduRoi’cutbyClaudeGaramond,andwiththe formeruncoveredmanuscriptsofpreviously-unpublishedGreektexts.StartingwithEusebiusin 544EstienneproducedastringofGreekeditionesprincipesfromthesemanuscriptsusingthetype, includingDioCassiusandDionysiusofHalicarnassus.WhenhefledParisforGenevain55,his brotherDrCharlesEstiennetookoverthepresswithRobert’sunfinishedprojectsandcompletedthis, theeditioprincepsoftheGreektextofAppian,the2nd-centuryCEhistorianfromAlexandria,whose workisparticularlyvaluableforitsaccountofthecivilwars. ThiscopybearsthearmsofWildmanwiththelabelofNewsteadAbbey,theancestralhomeofLord Byron.PutonthemarkettohelpwithByron’sdebts,NewsteadAbbeywaspurchasedbyColonel ThomasWildman,arichWestIndiansugarplantationsownerandfriendofByron’sfromHarrow, in87.Byronhadsoldaportionofthelibraryin86,andtherestwassoldafterhisdeathin827. NeithersalecatalogueexplicitlymentionsafolioAppian,althoughthelotdescriptionsarefarfrom comprehensive.Anearlierownerofthevolumeisbeingoptimisticwhenhewritesonalooselyinserted cardthatthebookwas‘originallyinLordByron’scollection’.Moredefiniteformerownersincludethe historianLaurenceArthurBurdandMarcus-AnthonyMorgan,8th-centuryMP.

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Archimedes. ArchimedisOpera:ApolloniiPergæConicorumLibriIIII.TheodosiiSphærica: Methodonovaillustrata,&succinctèdemonstrata.[EditedbyIsaacBarrow.]Guil.Godbid,apud Rob.Scott,675,3separatelypaginatedparts,29foldingplatesofmathematicaldiagrams,with leafbearingglossaryofmathematicalsymbolsinsertedbeforeA3asrequired,thirdparttitle boundbeforesecondpart,laterinknotesonendpapers(incl.severalownershiprecords),minor browningandsomespotting,firstfewleaveswithedgesslightlychipped,pp.[x],44,245-285, [3],[viii],04,38,sm.4to.,contemp.calf,rebackedandpolished,backstripwithfiveraised bandsandredmoroccolabelwithgiltlettering,engravedbookplateofWilliamCarmichaelto £1,500.00 frontpastedown,good(WingA362;ESTCR6704) ThefirsteditionprintedinEnglandofthesurvivingworksofArchimedes(completeexceptforthe textsonlyrediscoveredintheArchimedesPalimpsestin906).Twootherimportantworksofancient geometry,theConicsofApolloniusandtheSphericsofTheodosius,areincluded.Theeditorand translatorwasIsaacBarrow,thefirstLucasianProfessorofMathematicsatCambridge(inwhich positionhewassucceededbyhisstudent,IsaacNewton).Barrowseemstohavebeenindifferentto publication–hecompletedthisbookinthe650sandonlygrudginglyagreedtohaveitpublished twentyyearslater,refusingtorevisethetextorchecktheproofs. Barrow,oneofthelastproperRenaissancescholars–equallydistinguishedinmathematics,classical studies,andtheology–wasagoodfitforArchimedes,oneofthegreatestmindsofantiquity,whomade importantdiscoveriesingeometry,statics,hydrostaticsandmechanics.Heconsideredhisworkon thevolumesofthespheresandcylindersabovetobeamonghisfinestachievementandaskedthatitbe recordedonhistombstone.



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(Asia Minor.) CHANDLER (Richard) TravelsinAsiaMinor:andGreece....2vols.Towhich isaddedanintroductoryAccountoftheAuthorbyRalphChurton....Withcorrectionsand RemarksbyNicholasRevett.Oxford:printedattheClarendonPress.775,825,NEWEDITION , 6engravedfoldingmaps,minoroffsetting,pp.xxxvi,352,[8];[2],xiii,370,[0],8vo.,contemp. calf,thespinespanelledingiltwithinraisedbands,redmoroccolabels,neatlyrebacked preservingoriginalspines,bookplateofStoneleighAbbey,good(Blackmer32;BlackmerSale 476;Lowndesp.408;CoxIp.232) £550.00 Chandlerwascommissionedin764bytheSocietyofDilettantitoundertakeatourofexplorationat itsexpenseinAsiaMinorandGreece.HewasalreadyknownforhisMarmoraOxoniensia .Nicholas Revett,thearchitectwhohadworkedwith‘Athenian’StuartonhisRuinsofAthens ,accompanied him.ChandlerandRevettwereinstructedtomakeSmyrnatheirheadquartersandfromtheretomake excursionsintheneighbourhoodtomakeplansandaccuratedrawingsofthebas-reliefs,ornaments, andinscriptions,andtokeepdiaries.Thefinaladvertisementannouncesthat‘Speedilywillbe published’thesecondpartofChandler’stour,theTravelsinGreece.Thisposthumouslypublished collectededitionisthefirsttocontainnotesbyRevett.

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(Astronomy. Meteors.) CAVINA (Pietro Maria) Fax,seu lampasvolans,magnummeteoronvisumpostoccasum Solisdiei3.Martii676.Epistoladissertatio.Iterum edita.[Boundafter:]Facis,seulampadisvolantis;post diem3.Martii676.Conspecteiter,etcausaeulterius inquisitae.Epistolicadissertatiosecundaapologetica. Faenza:ExTypographiaZarafallii.677,SOLEEDITIONS , severalwoodcutdiagrams,lowercornerdampmarked, faintfoxing,pp.,[],2,folio,earlytwentiethcenturyhalfvellumwithmarbledboards,redmorocco labeltospine,slightlydustsoiled,labellightlyrubbed, £1,000.00 good Ameteor,claimedtobeasbigasthemoonandshowinga blue-yellowtail,streakedacrosstheskyofWesternEurope justaftersunsetonMarch3,676,excitingafirestormof scientificcontroversytomatchitsflamingcelestialpath. PietroMariaCavina,aprofessorinFaenza,published areportassertingthatthefireballhadbeencausedby anearthquake.HewassoonansweredfromBolognaby Montanari,whoarguedforthenecessarilycelestialnatureof theevent,andCavinarespondedinkindbeforeMontanari’s pupilGuglielminipublishedadecisivecounterblowintheformof5inarguablethesesin677.These twotractsareCavina’ssideoftheargument.Allpublicationsfromthecontroversyareuncommon, butCavina’scontributionsseemtobeespeciallyso–COPACsuggeststhatUKholdingsarelimitedto bothpartsintheBritishLibrary,onepartintheBodleian,andalistingintheRegisterofPreservation Surrogates.WorldcataddsthreelibrariesinGermany,onlyoneofwhichholdsmorethanonepart.

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(Athens.) MEURSIUS (Ioannis) [i.e. Johann van Meurs] CecropiasivedeAthenarumarce,& ejusdemantiquitatibus,libersingularis.Leiden:exOfficinaElzevirana.622,FIRSTEDITION , publisher’sdeviceonslightlydustytitle-page,2floriatedinitials,textinLatinwithGreek quotations,afewtinyspots,faintdampmarktolowermargin,pp.[viii],93,[4],4to.,contemp. £125.00 limpvellum,re-sewn,ruckled,good(Rahir68;Willems20) NamedforthemythicalfirstkingofAthens,Cecrops,thisisinfactastudyofthebuildingsand antiquitiesofAthens,mostlyintheformatofinterpretationsofquotationsfromancientsources. JohannvanMeurswasaDutchclassicistwhowroteprolificallyonGreece,especiallyAthens,covering somuchofitshistoryandantiquitiesthatitwas‘manifestthatalllaterlearningmusthavebeenbuilt uponhisfoundations’(Hallam,Intr.Lit.Eur.).

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Atherstone (Edwin) AMidsummerDay’sDream.APoem.PrintedforBaldwin,Cradock,and Joy.824,engravedfrontispieceandtwootherplates,edgesuntrimmed,pageslightlytonedand spotted,titlewashedandboundbeforefrontis.andhalf-title,withatapemarkatgutterand somedust-soiling,erratasliptornaway,pp.[ii],73,[],8vo.,modernquartermid-browncalf, marbled(old)paperboardswithlongedgescoveredinvellum,backstripwithfiveraisedbands betweensinglegiltrules,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,therestwithsmallcentral giltcloverstamp,labelandtailofspinejustabitchipped,good £125.00 ThesecondpublicationofthepoetEdwinAtherstone(788-872),withplatesbyG.Cookeafter drawingsbythepainterJohnMartin(789-854),akeyfigureinthedevelopmentoftheRomantic sublimeandaclosefriendofAtherstone.

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From Confectionery to Chilbains [Atkyns (Arabella), pseudonym] TheFamilyMagazine:intwoParts.PartI.Containinguseful directionsinalltheBranchesofHouse-keepingandCookery.Particularlyshewinghowtobuy-in allthebestofallsortsofProvisions...WithseveralhundredReceipts...TogetherwiththeArtof makingEnglishWines,&c.PartII.Containing,acompendiousBodyofPhysick;explainingthe VirtuesandPropertiesofallSortsofMeats,Drinks,Herbs,Plants,Roots,Seeds,&c.usedeither asFoodorPhysick.AndsuccinctlyTreatingofalltheDiseasesandAccidents...Withpractical RulesandDirectionsforthePreservingandRestoringofHealthandProlongingofLife.Asalso howtomakeallKindsofBalsams,Salves,Ointments,Elixirs,Cordials,Diet-drinks,Syrups, Electuaries,Powders,&c....ThirdEdition,revised,correctedandgreatlyenlarged.Towhichis prefixed,abriefaccountoftheEfficacyofTar-water...J.Osborn.747,afewsimplewoodcutsof placesettingsinthetext,pp.[viii],iii-xiv,26[4],[ii],305[7],8vo.,contemp.calf,rebacked,a littlerubbed,good(ESTCN8298;Bitting,p.550;Maclean,p.49) £800.00 Agoodexampleofamid-eighteenthcenturyhouseholdbook.Firstpublishedin74,witharevised editionin743.Thisthirdeditioninfactconsistsofsheetsofthesecondedition,withthesix-page sectionontarwaterinsertedafterthetitlepage.Thiscopypreservesthesecondeditiontitlepageto PartII.Ithasbeenslitforcancellation,butwasinadvertentlyleftinplace(andnowneatlyrepaired). Thiseditionisuncommon;ESTClistssixcopies.

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Augustine (Saint) LesConfessiondeS.Avgvstin.TraduitesenFrançois,parMonsievrArnavld d’Andilly.Paris:chezlaVeuueIeanCamvsatetPierrelePetit.649,additionalengravedtitle byP.ChampaigneshowingtheconversionofSaintAugustinewiththeLatinmotto‘TolleLege’ (takeupandread),withhalf-title,printedtitlewithengravedprinter’sdeviceandamanuscript ownershipinscriptionpresumablyfromtheUrsulineConventinBeauvais:‘ASainteursuleDe BeauvaisD3[?]’pp.[xx],600,[6],8vo.,contemp.vellum,theflatbackstripwithtitleinink,a littlesoiled,laterhooks,onewanting £300.00 ApopularandrespectededitionofSt.Augustine’sConfessions ,whichwasreprintedwellinto thenineteenthcentury.RobertArnauldD’Andilly,(588-674),thetranslator,contributedtothe evolutionofFrenchprosestyleintheseventeenthcenturyandproducedmuch-admiredtranslations ofbothAugustineandJosephus.AfterretiringpermanentlytoPort-Royal,hedefendedbothitandthe causeofJansenism,notleastindirectandindirectcorrespondencewithMazarin.

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(Australasia.) COATS (Joseph) Notesonseaandland:DiaryofajourneytoNewZealand, Australia,CeylonandEgypt(October897,tillApril898)Glasgow:Printedforprivate circulationattheUniversityPress.898,SOLEEDITION ,half-title,title-pagevignette,9 illustrationsfromphotographs,pp.xi,345,sm.8vo.,orig.bluecloth,gilt,minorspottingtoupper joint,frontfreeendpaperneatlyremoved,verygood(Ferguson8393) £140.00 Seeminglyrare.NotinHocken.Fergusonpointsoutthat‘ExperiencesinAustraliaaredescribedin pp.43-82.HerecordshisviewsuponAustralianFederation,pp.77-82.’COPACrecordscopiesin Glasgow,Cambridge,Nat.Lib.Scotland,andtheBritishLibraryonly.



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Chromolithographed designs by Owen Jones Bacon (M.A.) FlowersandtheirKindredThoughts,DrawnonStonebyC.I.Bateman.Longman &Co.848,chromolithographedtitlewithletteringblockedingoldandintertwiningfoliage, 6fullychromolithographedleaves,thetextallingold,eachpagewithanaccompanyingfloral bouquetcaptionedingoldwiththeassociatedqualitytheflowersrepresentbyOwnJones,minor lightstainingandoccasionalminorspotting,pp.[34],8vo.,contemp.morocco-backedcloth, spinepanelledingiltwithgiltletteringandfiveraisedbands,alittlefadedandstained,inner hingesstrengthened,minimalrepairstothespine(McLeanp.32;Ballp.45and52) £200.00 Delightfulfloral‘tributes’designedbyOwenJonesincludingPrimrose,Snowdrop,Violets,Rose, Honeysuckle,FuchsiaandPansy.

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Beattie (James) TheMinstrel;or,theProgressofGenius.Withsomeotherpoems.Edinburgh: PrintedbyJamesBallantyne.803,engravedfrontispieceportrait,firsttwoandlast20leaves browned,alittlelightfoxingelsewhere,smalldampmarkincorneroffirstfewleavesandgutter oflastfew,pp.xiv,[2],47,4to.,modernhalfbiscuitcalfwithmarbledboards,backstripwith fiveraisedbandsbetweengiltfillets,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,therestwith smallcentralcloverstamps,boardsveryslightlybowed,good £150.00 OneofthefewearlyeditionsoftheScottishphilosopherJamesBeattie’spoemstohavebeenprinted inScotland(firstpublishedin77-4)–infact,theearliestsucheditionwehavetracedinCOPAC (mostprioreditionswereprintedinLondonforpublishersthereandinEdinburgh).Thiseditionwas producedintheyearofBeattie’sdeathandwasfollowedbyseveralothersinthesubsequentfewyears. Beattie’slongpoem,influencedbythedeathofhisyoungsons,waspraisedbyJohnsonandsincehis deathitspopularityhasoutgrownthatofhisnotedphilosophicalwork.

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(Beckford.) RUTTER (John) DelineationsofFonthillanditsAbbey.PublishedbytheAuthor, Shaftesbury...823,FIRSTEDITION ,withanoriginalpencildrawingofFonthilltippedin,signed ‘Cath[erin]eW.’surnameillegible,onthefreeendpaper,additionalhand-colouredaquatinttitle withinarchitecturalframeand2othercolouredaquatintplates,foldinglithographedfolding map,9engravedplates,titlewithlargeengravedcoatofarms,2otherengravedvignettes,oneor twoplateswithimprintsatloweredgesshaved,half-titlepresent,foldingtable,pp.xxvi,2,[], (table),9-27,4to.,halfcalfantique,backstripwithfourraisedbandsruledingilt,marbled boards,good(AbbeyScenery48;Archer463.) £1,100.00 ‘RutterofferedthisworkasamajorimprovementoverhisDescriptionofFonthillAbbey,published oneyearearlier.Heexpandedthetextconsiderably...[devoting]59pagestodetaileddescriptionof individualchambers,galleries,andotherrooms,followedbyadescriptionoftheexteriorfromseveral viewpoints...Themostimpressivefeatureofthebookisthecomplementofplatessomeelegantly coloured.’(Archer)

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Bentham (Jeremy) Church-of-EnglandismanditsCatechismexamined:precededbystrictures ontheexclusionarysystemaspursuedinthenationalsociety’sschools...EffinghamWilson. Printed,87,published,88,FIRSTPUBLISHEDEDITION ,half-titlepresent,pp.xlii,[ii],[v]-lv, 248,456,8vo.,contemp.tancalf,upperjointsplitbutfirm,lowerjointsplitatheadandfoot, extremitiesrubbed,backstripwithdotrolldecoratedraisedbandsbetweengiltrules;singlegilt £550.00 filletborderonsides,bookplateofRichardDavey,good(Goldsmiths’22278) Areviewoftherelationshipbetweenchurchandstate.Benthamdrewonanumberofhisearlier writingsonthechurch,butfearingprosecutionthebookwasprivatelyprintedandatfirstcirculated anonymously.WhenaprosecutionfailedtomaterialiseBenthampublishedthebookunderhisown name.

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Bertram (Bonaventure Corneille) ComparatioGrammaticaeHebraicae&Aramicae.Geneva: ApudEustathiumVignon.574,SOLEEDITION ,woodcutdevicetotitlepageandversooferrata leaf,printedinitalic,roman,andhebrewcharactersthroughout,pagesnumberedright-to-left, alittlelightbrowningandspotting,tinydampmarktocorneroffirstthreeleaves,earlymarginal notesinLatinandHebrew(somecropped)andunderlining,oldownershipinscriptiontotitle, pp.[xxiv],440,4to.,latenineteenth-centurymid-brownpanelledcalfdividedbygiltfillets, thecentralpanelwithablindframeandcentralcross-hatching,recentlyrebacked,backstrip withfourgilt-tooledraisedbandsbetweendoublegiltandblindfillets,blackmoroccolabelin secondcompartment,therestplain,hingesrelined,atouchrubbedatextremities,Chatsworth £800.00 shelfmarkbookplate,good(AdamsB823) AnearlycomparativegrammarofHebrewandAramaicbyBonaventureCorneilleBertram(53594),professorofOrientallanguagesatGeneva.Bertram,aprotestantwhohadstudiedunder TurnebusandCanini,fledpersecutioninFrancein567,establishinghimselfinGeneva.Bertram’s otherworksincludedanoft-reprintedstudyofHebrewhistoryandapolyglotbible.Thisworkisa forerunnerofthestudiesinSemiticgrammarthatwouldbegininearnestinthenextcenturywith bookssuchasHottinger’s659comparisonofHebrew,Chaldaic,Syriac,andArabic. ThiscopybearsthebookplateofoneoftheseverallibrariesofChatsworthHouse,seatoftheDukeof Devonshire.

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(Bible. Old Testament. Greek.) VetusTestamentumexversioneSeptuagintainterpretum, secundumexemplarVaticanumRomaeeditum,denuorecognitum.[editedbyDavidMill.] Amsterdam:SumptibusSocietatis.725,titlepagesprintedinredandblack,onepagewitha half-pageengravingofmanuscriptfacsimile(fromtheCodexColbertoSarravianus),alittlefaint spotting,oneverylightdampmarkappearinginafewplacesinvol.ii,inscriptionofJ.Boothto titles,pp.[cxxxviii],24,903;[ii],928,sm.8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,backstripsdividedby5

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raisedbands,redmoroccolabelsinsecondcompartmentsanddarkgreenlabelsinthird,therest withcentralgilttools,allborderedinatriplegiltline(thecentredotted,theothersafillet),justa littlemarked,ashortsplitattheheadofvol.ifrontjoint,verygood(D&M4736) £450.00 TheAmsterdamissue(anothervirtuallyidenticalissueappearedinUtrechtinthesameyear)of DavidMill’seditionoftheSeptuagint.Hebasestheeditiononthe‘Sixtine’text,whichreproduces almostexclusivelytheCodexVaticanus,thentheoldestandmostaccurateknownmanuscriptofthe SeptuagintGreekOldTestament.Variantreadingsaregivenfromacollationofthe4th-5thcentury CodexColberto-Sarravianus,heldinLeiden,whichisanimportantwitnessofOrigen’srevisionof theSeptuagint.Darlow&Mouledescribethemanuscriptsourcesimplyas‘Cod.G’,andtheoverlap betweenRahlfsandGregory-Alandcodes(D&Mrefertotheformer)hasledtothesuggestionthatthe readingsarefromtheCodexBoernerianus,whichhadrecentlyarrivedinHollandatthetimeofthis edition–however,thatmanuscriptcontainsnopartoftheOldTestament.

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(Binding.) Bible,Latin.BibliaSacra VvlgatæeditionisSixtiV.&Clementis VIII.Pont.Max.auctoritaterecognita. Editionova,notischronoliciset historicisillvstrata.Paris:Excudebat AntoniusVitré,Regis&CleriGallicani Typographus.666,woodcutprinter’s deviceonthetitleandinitials,printedin twocolumnswithsidenotes,pp.[viii], xx,624,52,32,[8],35,[],38,4to., finelyboundineighteenthcenturyred morocco,thebackstripwithfiveraised bandsdecoratedwithgiltropetooling, thepanelsfilledwithrepeatedflowerand trailingleaftools,blackmoroccolabel withgiltlettering,thesideswithtriple giltfilletborders,floralcornerpieces andlargecentralgiltcrossesfilledwith repeatedflametoolandsurroundedby radiatinglines,a.e.g.,moroccogiltturn-ins,marbledendpapers,smallscufftolowercover,very good £1,000.00 AhandsomecopyoftheVulgateeditionprintedbyVitré,whowastheauthorisedprinterforthe FrenchChurch.Itisareprintofthefolio662editioneditedbyClaudeLancelotandwithhistorical notesbyD.I.B.[ie.JacobusBonfrerius?],thoughitisnotrecordedinDarlow&Moule.The662 editionhadsufficientstatureforittobereprintedseveraltimeswellintotheeighteenthcentury.

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(Binding.) BUTLER (Rev. William Archer) LettersonRomanism,inReplytoMrNewman’sEssay onDevelopment.EditedbytheVeryRev.ThomasWoodward.Secondedition.Revisedbythe Rev.CharlesHardwick.Cambridge:MacmillanandCo.858,somelightage-toning,pp.xxxii, 400,8vo.,finelyboundincontemp.two-tonemottledpolishedcalf,thebackstripsinthelighter calf,withelaboratelygiltpanelledspines,fiveraisedbands,blackmoroccolabelinsecond compartment,thesidesdarkercalfwithattractivelightercalfmottling,giltbordersandcentral giltarmsoftheHulmebequest‘MunificentiaHulmiana’,marblededgesandendpapers,very good £80.00

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(Binding.) COMYN (Robert) TheHistoryoftheWesternEmpire;fromitsrestorationby CharlemagnetotheaccessionofCharlesV.Intwovolumes.Wm.H.Allen&Co.84,5 genealogicaltablesinvol.ii(somefolding),giftinscriptiontoinitialblanks,pp.xxxii,547;xix, 38,[66],8vo.,contemp.tancalf,boardswithadoublegiltfilletborderoutsideablinddotted

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(Binding.) ELLICOTT (Charles J., trans.) StPaul’sEpistlestotheGalatians:withacriticaland grammaticalcommentary,andarevisedtranslation.Thethirdedition.Longman,Green, Longman,Roberts,&Green.863,afewlightfox-spots,pp.xxx,68,8vo.,  [boundwith] Ellicott (Charles J., trans.)StPaul’sEpistletotheEphesians.Thethirdedition.Longman, Green,Longman,Roberts&Green.864,pp.xvi,90,8vo.,contemp.tancalf,boardswitha doublegiltfilletborderoutsideablinddottedborderandcentralstampoftheHulmeBequest (‘MunificentiaHulmiana’),backstripwithfivemilledraisedbands,blackmoroccolabelin secondcompartment,therestelaboratelygiltpanelled,marblededgesandendpapers,cornersof boardsdampmarked,good £20.00

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(Binding.) ELLICOTT (Charles J., trans) StPaul’sEpistlestothePhilippians,theColossians,and Philemon:withacriticalandgrammaticalcommentary,andarevisedtranslation.Thethird edition.Longman,Green,Longman,Roberts,&Green.865,afewlightfox-spots,pp.xx,278, 8vo.,contemp.tancalf,boardswithadoublegiltfilletborderoutsideablinddottedborderand centralstampoftheHulmeBequest(‘MunificentiaHulmiana’),backstripwithfivemilledraised bands,blackmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,therestelaboratelygiltpanelled,marbled edgesandendpapers,verygood £40.00

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(Binding.) ELLICOTT (Charles J., trans) StPaul’sEpistlestotheThessalonians:Longman,Green, Longman,Roberts&Green.866,endpaperslightlyfoxed,contemp.handwrittennotepastedto initialblank,pp.xvi,67,8vo.,  [boundwith] Ellicott (Charles J., trans)ThePastoralEpistlesofStPaul.Thethirdedition.Longman, Green,Longman,Roberts&Green.864,pp.xx,263,8vo.,contemp.tancalf,boardswitha doublegiltfilletborderoutsideablinddottedborderandcentralstampoftheHulmeBequest (‘MunificentiaHulmiana’),backstripwithfivemilledraisedbands,blackmoroccolabelin secondcompartment,therestelaboratelygiltpanelled,marblededgesandendpapers,very £40.00 good

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(Binding.) JACKSON (Thomas) TheWorksofThomasJackson,D.D.Anewedition,intwelve volumes,withacopiousindex.Oxford:attheUniversityPress.844,lightfoxingtofirstandlast leaves,8vo.,contemp.tancalf,boardswithdoublegiltfilletborderandcentralstampoftheHulme Bequest(‘MunificentiaHulmiana’),backstripswithfivelowmilledraisedbands,redmorocco labelsinsecondcompartmentsandgreenlabelsinthird,therestgilt-panelledwithrepeatedtools, marblededgesandendpapers,tinychipstoafewspineends,verygood £400.00 ThomasJackson(578-640),deanofPeterborough,andauthorofacontroversialseriesof commentariesontheapostles’creed.

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(Binding.) LAMB (Charles) TheLetters...newlyarrangedwithadditions.Edited,with introductionandnotesbyAlfredAinger.[Twovolumes].Macmillan.897,engravedfrontispiece portraitoftheauthor,pp.xiii,343;xiv,377,small8vo.,contemp.crimsoncalf,thebackstrips



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(Binding.) PROCTER (Francis) AHistoryoftheBookofCommonPrayer,witharationaleofits offices.Sixtheditionrevised.MacmillanandCo.864,atouchoflightfoxinginplaces,pp. xvi,464,8vo.,contemp.tancalf,boardswithadoublegiltfilletandsingleblinddottedborder, centralstampoftheHulmeBequest(‘MunificentiaHulmiana’),backstripwithfivegilt-rolled raisedbands,darkgreenmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,therestwithgiltcentralthistle toolsandcornervolutés,atouchscratched,verygood £50.00

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(Binding.) SCOTT (Sir Walter) TheProseWorksofSirWalterScott,Bart.Edinburgh:Robert Cadell.[c.845]letterpresstitlediscarded,engravedfrontispiece(portraitofDryden,dated 834)byHorsburghafterJ.M.W.Turner,engravedtitlewithvignetteand8steel-engraved plates(variouslydated834and835),lightfoxingtoplates,pp.[iii]-iv,852,lge8vo.,contemp. polishedcalf,thebackstripelaboratelygiltwithinfilledpanels,giltfilletsandvariousborders, thesideswithlargegiltcornerpiecesofvolutésandgiltcentralarmsofVictoriaCollege,Jersey, £50.00 ingilt,a.e.g.,marbledendpapers,slightlyrubbed,good Scott’smiscellanousproseworkswerepublishedbyCadellin28smalloctavovolumesbeginning inthe830s,andinthreemuchlargeroctavovolumesinthe840s;thepresentvolumeisthemain collectionfromthelatter,containingthebiographicalmemoirs,essays,andletters,whiletheothers hadonelongerworkeach(theLifeofNapoleonandTalesofaGrandfather ).Theattractivebinding isaprizefromVictoriaCollegeontheislandofJersey,giventoF.SnellinJune864forproficiencyin Classwork.

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(Binding.) TENNYSON (Alfred, Lord) TheWorks...Macmillan.905,frontispieceportraitofthe authorafterStodart,pp.viii,900,[2],8vo.,contemp.fullvellum,thebackstripdecoratedwith giltfloralspraysandblueflowers,greenmoroccolabel,doublegiltfilletbordersonsides,a.e.g., marbledendpapers,thebackstripslightlysoiled,faintmarktouppercover,good £80.00

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(Binding.) TENNYSON (Alfred, Lord) TheWorks…Macmillan.905,fullredcrushedmorocco, thespinepanelledingiltandelaboratelydecoratedwithrepeatedtools,giltlettering,thesides withwidegiltbordersofvolutés,fleurons,etc.withintriplegiltfilletborders,twolightscrapes onthelowercover,a.e.g.,byMorrell,nearfine £200.00

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(Binding.) The Book of Common Prayer, andtheAdministrationoftheSacraments... Oxford:W.Dawson,T.BensleyandJ.Cooke.800,ownershipsignatureof‘MaryRichards Coomberamleigh,April5,803’,ontheendpapers,otherserased,nopagination,2mo., contemp.polishedredmorocco,theflatbackstripwithrepeatedgilttoolingandfleurons,the sideswithlargegiltcenterpiecesofswirlingfeathersandgiltouterborders,a.e.g.,brassclasps, £350.00 marbledendpaperswiththebinder’sticketofTrewman&Sons,Exeter,verygood

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Blackstone’s great ‘popularisation’ of the law as first edited by Burn Blackstone (William) CommentariesontheLawsofEngland.Infourbooks....Theninthedition, withthelastcorrectionsoftheauthor;andcontinuedtothepresenttime,byRi.Burn,LL.D.W. Strahan;T.Cadell.783,engravedfrontispieceportraitafterGainsborough,smallinkmarkson thetitleofvoliii,pp.[xvi],485;[viii],520,xix,[i];[viii],455,[],xxvii,[];[viii],443,[],vii, [],[50],8vo.,contemp.treecalf,thebackstripselaboratelygiltwithpanelsenclosingcentralurn toolwithfoliateswagsanddividingbordersofbarandflowertools,redmoroccolabelswithgilt letteringinthesecondandblacknumeralroundelsinthefourthcompartments,thebackstripsof vols.iiiandivslightlyfaded,headcapofvol.ivwithsmallchip,good( ESTCT57764) £2,200.00

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AbeautifullyboundsetofthefirsteditionofBlackstoneeditedbyRichardBurn:thetenthandeleventh editionsswiftlyfollowed,bothalsoBurn’sworks.Nodoubtthesuccessoftheseeditionswasinpart duetoBurnstalentsoflogicandexplication.IndeedBlackstonehadalreadynotedBurn’stalentsby addinganotetotheCommentariestotheeffectthatBurn’sJusticeofthePeacecontained‘everything relativetothissubject,bothinancientandmodernpractice,collectedwithgreatcareandaccuracy, anddisposedinamostclearandjudiciousmethod’.BurnmatriculatedatQueens,Oxfordin729and wassubsequentlyawardedanHonoraryDoctorate.

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Blackstone (William) CommentariesontheLawsofEngland.Infourbooks.Thefifteenth edition,withthelastcorrectionsoftheauthor;andwithnotesandadditionsbyEdward Christian,esq.PrintedbyA.Strahan.809,engravedfrontispieceportraitinvol.i,twotables invol.ii(onefolding),vol.ihalf-titlediscarded,lightlyfoxedandspotted(esp.frontispiece),pp. xvi,485;viii,520,xix;vii,455,xxxiv;vii,443,vii,[7],8vo.,oldhalfcalfovermarbledboards, laterrebacked,backstripsdividedbyblindchainrulesanddoublefillets,redmoroccolabelsin secondcompartments,vol.numbersstampedinblacktothird,blacklabelsinfourth,therest withblinddecoration,newendpapers,abitscuffed,cornerslightlyworn,backstripsatouch sunned,good £600.00 ThelasteditionofBlackstoneproducedbyEdwardChristian(758-823),elderbrotherofthe mutineerFletcherChristianandanimportant,thoughnotalwaysappreciated,legalscholar. ‘ChristianwaseditoroftheimportanttwelftheditionofBlackstone’sCommentariesontheLawsof England(793-5),whicheditionprovidedthefoundationforhisownthirteenthtofifteentheditions (800-09),fortheFrenchtranslation(822-3),andformosteditionsduringthefollowingcentury’ ( ODNB ).

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[Bodenham (John)] England’sHelicon.ACollectionofPastoralandLyricPoems,firstpublished atthecloseofthereignofQ.Elizabeth.TheThirdEdition.PrintedbyT.Bensley.82,ONEOF20 COPIES ,lightlytoned,alittlespotting,especiallytoendpapers,pp.[xx],xl,248,4to.,nineteenthcenturyhalfgreenroanwithmarbledpaperboardsbyHayday,backstripwithfiveraisedbands, secondcompartmentgiltlettereddirect,rubbed,spineabitdarkened,tinychipatheadof rearjoint,rearhingecrackingslightly,bookplateofJacobClementstofrontpastedown,good (Lowndes226) £125.00 Onaccountoftheextremerarityofthefirsttwoeditions(printedin600and64)ofEngland’s Helicon,SirEgertonBrydgesandJ.Haslewoodarrangedtoreprintthetextfromthefewsurviving copies,includingallthematerialfrombothearliereditions.Thetextappearedinthethirdissueofthe ‘BritishBibliographer’,but20additionalcopies(ofwhichthisisone)wereproducedingrandquarto formatforseparatesale.TheHeliconincludespoemsfromauthorssuchasShakespeare,Sydney, Spenser,andothers.

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(Booksellers’ Catalogue.) LONGMAN,REES,ORME,ANDBROWNE . BibliothecaAnglo-Poetica;or,a descriptivecatalogueofarareandrichcollectionofearlyEnglishpoetry...PrintedbyThomas Davison,fortheproprietorsofthecollection.85,woodengravedfrontispiece,illustration ontitle-page,andportraitsontheletterpress,half-titlepresent,pp.viii,48,[],imp.8vo., contemp.halfdarkmaroonmorocco,extremitiesrubbed,backstripwithraisedbandsbetween doublegiltrules,giltlettereddirect,marbledboards,redpolishededges,marbledendpapers, good £150.00 ThecollectionhadbeenformedbyThomasPark,althoughthisisn’tstated,andthecatalogue compiledbyA.F.Griffith.Thebooksellerssetthemselvesadeadlineof7thJune85forthesale ofthecollectionasawhole,afterwhichtheyproposedsellingtheitemsindividuallyfromMonday 9thonwards.Ordersreceivedbeforethedeadlinedatewentintoaballot.Infactthecollectiondid notsellasawholeandwasslowtosellindividually.Longmans’speculationbeingunsuccessful, thelibrarywasauctionedearlyin88(seeabove).ManyofthebookswereboughtfortheBritwell library.

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Defending Rousseau Boothby (Sir Brooke) ObservationsontheAppealfromthenewtotheoldWhigs,andonMr. Paine’sRightsofMan.JohnStockdale.792,afew,mostlymarginal,foxmarks,pp.[viii],283, 8vo.,contemp.halfcalf,backstripwithfiveraisedbands,slightlyrubbed,marbledboards, £280.00 Fasquebookplate,good( ESTCT4766) Boothbyretiredfromthearmyonhalfpayin772andsettledinhishouseinLichfield.Hejoinedthe literarycircleatLichfieldtowhichAnnaSeward,ErasmusDarwin,ThomasDay,andtheEdgeworths belonged,andwasamemberofabotanicalsocietywhichErasmusDarwinstartedthere.Hetravelled extensivelyinEuropein775andcalledonJean-JacquesRousseautorenewafriendshipthathad begunwhenthelatterhadstayedatWoottonHall,nearAshbourne,between766and767.The ObservationsisarebuttalofPaine’sphilosophyandineffect,anearnestdefenceofRousseau. ThebookplateisthatofGladstone’shouse,whereheliveduntilhismarriagein839andvisited regularlyafterward,untilhisfather’sdeathin85.

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(Bowyer.) NICHOLS (John) BiographicalandliteraryanecdotesofWilliamBowyer,PrinterF.S.A. Andofmanyofhislearnedfriends...PrintedbyandfortheAuthor.782,FIRSTEDITION ,portrait frontispiece,earlyowner’ssignatureatheadoftitle-page(seenote),pp.viii,666,4to.,contemp. qtr.russia,smoothbackstripwornathead,weartoextremities,jointscrackedbutfirm,divided bydoublegiltrules,giltletteredredleatherlabel,marbledsides(rubbed),y.e.,good £200.00 ThesignatureoftheScottishjudgeandhistorian,AlexanderFraserTytler,LordWoodhouselee,isat theheadofthetitle-page.LordCockburn,inMemorialsofhisowntime,observedthatalthoughTytler wasapersonof‘correcttaste’,therewas‘nokindnessininsinuatinghewasamanofgenius’.

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Brightman (Thomas) TheRevelationofStIohnIllustratedwithanAnalysis&Scholions. WhereinthesenseisopenedbytheScripture&the&theeventofthingsfore-toldshewedby Histories.ThefourthEdition.SamuelCartwright.644,theissuewithoutaletterpresstitlepage (cf.ESTC ),withaportraitfrontispiece(addedfromanotherwork)andengravedtitle,browned andspotted,earlyownershipinscriptionofJohnGriffithinafewplaces,bookplateofThomas TaylorGriffithtoinsideoffrontboard,pp.[viii],96,99-088(textcontinuous),4to.,contemp. blind-ruledcalf,backstripwithfourraisedbands,smallMSpaperlabelinsecondcompartment, owner’sinitialstamptoboards,rubbed,hingescrackedandpastedownsfree,jointscrackingbut £200.00 sound,losstoleatherattailofspine,sound( ESTCR2368;WingB4693) AnEnglishtranslationofBrightman’seschatological‘masterpiece,’ApocalypsisApocalypseos ,first publishedinLatinin609;Brightmanwasthe‘onlypresbyterianofthetimetoframetheologyona grandscale’( ODNB ).ThomasTaylorGriffith(795-876)wasasurgeoninWrexhamandtheownerof avaluablelibrary,especiallyrichinWelshmanuscripts,includingthe5th-century‘LlyfrduBasing’. ThatmanuscriptandlikelythisbookaswellwereinitiallyacquiredbytheantiquaryJohnGriffith (678-763),ThomasTaylor’sgreat-greatgrandfather.ESTCrecordsanumberofissueswithvarying imprintsonaletterpresstitle,aswellasthisissuewithoutaletterpresstitle.

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‘No man likes to acknowledge that he has made a mistake in the choice of his profession’ [Brontë (Charlotte)] TheProfessor,aTale.ByCurrerBell.InTwoVolumes.Smith,Elder&Co. 857,FIRSTEDITION,FIRSTISSUE ,with2pp.ofadvertsattheendofvoliand6pp.ofadvertsatthe endofvol.iidatedJune,857,withhalf-titles,pp.viii,294,2;iv,258,[2],8,6,8vo.,original embosseddamsoncloth,thebackstripswithgiltlettering,faded,recasedwithnewfrontpastedownsandsmallrepairstotheheadsandfeetofbothvolumesandstrenghteningtothejoints, slipcase,sound(Smith7;Parrishp.96;Wise8) £800.00 CharlotteBrontëcompletedherfirstnovel,TheProfessor,on27June846,transformingthe experienceshehadhadteachinginBrusselsintoanexplorationofahappierteacher–pupil relationship.Ithadbeenatimeofpersonalandprofessionalgrowth,whichhadfurnishedherwith significantmaterial.Itwason8February842thatCharlotteandEmily,accompaniedbytheirfather,



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hadsetoutforBrussels.ThesistersenrolledatthePensionnatHeger,32rued’Isabelle,Brussels, initiallyforsixmonths,buttheyweresubsequentlyinvitedtostayon,CharlottetoteachEnglishand Emilymusicinlieuoffees.TheHegerswereimpressedbytheBrontës’applicationandremarkable progress.CharlottewasinspiredbyConstantinHeger’sinnovativeteachingofFrenchliterature, andbyhislessonsincompositionandliteraryanalysis,whichtaughthertoexercisecontroloverher materialandstyle.Shebecamedevotedtothisfascinatingmaster,culturedyetcholeric,autocratic yetkind.Yetitwastoendindisappointmentasshebecameincreasinglyemotionallydependentupon him,andamarkedcoolnessenteredherrelationswithMadameHeger.Charlotte’sstayinBrussels wasterminatedbythefuneralofheraunt,andshereturnedhometoallieviateherdepressionthrough writing.TheProfessorwasthefruitoftheexperience.

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(Brontë.) GASKELL (E.C.) ThelifeofCharlotteBrontë...Intwovolumes.Smith,Elder.857,FIRST

EDITION ,2frontispieces,tissue-guardsandhalf-titlespresent,plateoffacsimilemanuscript,

pp.viii,352;viii,327,2mo.,moderngreenmoroccobyBayntun-Riviere,withgiltwavy linedecoratedraisedbandsbetweengiltrules,giltlettereddirectinsecondandfourth compartments,marbledendpapers,a.e.g.,moderngreenclothslipcase,verygood(Sanders90; WiseABrontëlibraryVI(2);Yablon&Turner95) £550.00 Mrs.Gaskellwasheavilycriticisedforcertainstatementsinherbiographywiththeresultthatthetext wasextensivelyrevisedforthethirdedition.

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Burn (Richard) Ecclesiasticallaw.Intwovolumes.H.WoodfallandW.Strahan...763-65,FIRST

EDITION ,pp.[vi],xxii,[xvi](subscribers),[ii](errata),685;[ii],784,4to.,contemp.mid-brown

calf,splitsatheadandfootofjoints,slightlossfromfootofupperjointtovol.ii,backstripswith raisedbands,vol.iwithredleathertitleandblueleathervol.labelswornandchipped,missing fromvol.ii,endpaperhingessplitbutfirm,bookplatesofDavidRochfort(engravedbyE.Lyons), £250.00 mod.owner’ssignatureonupperfreeendpaperofvol.i,sound Burnwastheauthorofanumberofimportantcodifyingtexts,ofwhichthemostimportantwerehis JusticeofthePeaceandthepresentwork.EcclesiasticalLawwastheresultofexhaustiveresearch,and this,andhisjudiciousselectionofmaterials,resultedinwhatamountstoacompletetreatiseonthe subject.Itwentthroughmanyeditions.

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[Butler (Samuel)] Hudibras,inthreeparts;writteninthetimeofthelatewars:correctedand amended.Withlargeannotations,andaprefacebyZacharyGrey...Thethirdedition.2vols.C. Bathurst...772,engravedportraitfrontispieceand5plates(5folding),pp.xxxvi,424,[6]; 446,[24],8vo.,halfcalf,mid-nineteenthcenturymarbledboards,cornersrubbed,inkmarkon fore-edgevol.i,latertanbackstripsdividedbyraisedbandsbetweenblindrules,giltletteredred moroccolabels,marbledendpapers,y.e.,good £80.00

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(Byron.) DALLAS (Robert Charles) RecollectionsoftheLifeofLordByron,fromtheYear808to theendof84;hisearlyCharacterandOpinions,detailingtheProgressofhisliteraryCareer, andincludingvariousunpublishedPassagesofhisWorks.TakenfromauthenticDocuments,in thepossessionoftheAuthor...Towhichisprefixed,anAccountoftheCircumstancesleadingto theSuppressionofLordByron’sCorrespondencewiththeAuthorandhisLetterstohisMother, latelyannouncedforPublication.CharlesKnight.824,FIRSTEDITION ,frontispiecefacsimile ofByron’shandwriting,half-titlediscarded,pp.[x],xcvii,[iii],344,8vo.,nineteenthcentury halfcalf,spinedecoratedingiltandblind,greenmoroccolabels,marbledboards,edgesand £250.00 endpapers,slightlyrubbed,good(Chewpp.209-;WiseII,p.85) DallaswasdistantlyrelatedtoByron,andservedforatimeasakindofliteraryagentforthepoet. Byron’sliteraryexecutors,HobhouseandHanson,hadintiiallyblockedDallas’sproposedpublication ofavolumeofletters.Thepresentvolume,whichappearedshortlyafterDallas’death,preserves certainlettersofwhichtheoriginalsarelost.

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(Byron.) FINDEN’SILLUSTRATIONSofthelifeandworksofLordByron.Withoriginalandselected informationonthesubjectsoftheengravingsbyW.Brockedon...3vols.JohnMurray.833834,3steelengravedvignettetitle-pages,frontispieceportraitinvol.iii,and23platesof viewsandportraits,tissueguards,unpaginated,demy4to.,contemp.darkredroan,someslight rubbingtojoints,smoothbackstripsgilttitleddirectwithincartoucheframe;sideswithblind filletborders,creamchalkedendpapers,bookplatesneatlyremoved,redsilkmarkers,a.e.g., £450.00 good(WiseVol.II,p.97)

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Byron (George Gordon Noel, 6th Baron) ChildeHarold’sPilgrimage.Aromaunt.Thesecond edition(seebelow).2vols.London:JohnMurray.82-6,FIRSTEDITIONofcantosthreeand four,foldingplateofRomaicextracts,half-titlevol.i[i.e.cantosiandii]andforcantoiii present,notcalledforincantoiv,insertedadvertisementsdiscarded,‘BallygarthHouse’inms. atheadofB2inboththirdandfourthcantos,pp.xii,[ii](‘errorsintheinscriptionetc.’),300; [iv],79,[];xiv,[ii],257,[],8vo.,contemp.purple/browncalf,extremitieslightlyrubbed, backstripswithgiltruledraisedbands,giltletteredblackleatherlabelsinsecondandfourth compartments,remaindergiltpanelled;sideswithgiltandblindfilletsborder,narrowgiltroll onfore-edgesofboards,andonturn-ins,marbledendpapersandedges,verygood(WiseByron pp.52,54) £400.00 Asisnotuncommonthisisamixededition,withthefirsttwocantos(publishedtogether)insecond edition,andthethirdandfourth(publishedseparatelybuthereboundtogether)infirst.Almost certainlythesevolumeshavebeentogetherfromaveryearlyperiod. Thesingleleaf‘NoteontheerrorsintheinscriptionsatOrchomenus’appearedinthesecond editionofthefirstandsecondcanto,andispresentinthiscopy.Inlatereditionstheinformationwas incorporatedinaconcludingparagraphtotheAppendix.Thethirdcantonotunusuallyhasamixture ofWise’sfirst,second,andthirdissuepoints.ThefourthcantoconformstoWise’sfirstedition,second issue.

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Carroll (Lewis [i.e. C. L. Dodgson]) SymbolicLogic.PartIElementary[allpublished]. Secondedition.[Withtheseparatecardandcounterstobeusedwiththebook].Macmillan. 896,half-title,frontispieceshowingtheworkingoutofasyllogism,titlewiththepublisher’s blindstamp‘presentationcopy’atthefoot,publishers’catalogueattheend,p.xxxi,92, [3]:card(measuring78x95mm.)and4circularcounters,8vo.,originalrussetcloth,the titleandauthor’snameinblackletteringwithindoubleblackrulesontheuppercover,flat spine,edgeslightlyrubbed,lightsoiling:theaccompanyingcardandcountersintheoriginal envelopewiththetitleanddetailsprintedononeside,theupperandloweredgeslightstained, andtheupperextremityfrayedwhereitstandsproudofthebook,good(Williams,Madan& Green270aand27) £1,000.00 Dodgsonattached‘specialvalue’toSymbolicLogic( Letters )becausehehopeditwouldleadtoclearer judgementsand,and,atthetime,therewasconsiderablevogueforthebook.Withitwereissueda card,apamphletandninecounters,fourred/pinkandfivegrey.Itisremarkablethatinthiscasethere isactuallyanexcess:sevenpinkandsevengreycounters.Thebibliography(op.cit)describesallthe latterasrare.Itseemsinfactthattheaccompanyingpamphletofeightpages(notpresent)isevenrarer, possiblybecauseitwassoslight. Originallyintendedtoconsistofthreeparts,SymbolicLogic ,inwhichDodgsonsoughttopopularize FormalLogicandaccuracy,wasonlypublishedinPartI.Thesecondeditionhassomecorrectionsand anewPrefacedatedMay896.

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(Carroll. Playing Cards.) THENEWANDDIVERTINGGAME of“AliceinWonderland”.consistingof forty-eightpictorialcards,depictingthemostfamouscharactersandscenes...Adapted,drawnin fac-simile,andelaboratelyrenderedincolours,fromSirJohnTenniel’soriginaldesignsbyMiss E.GertrudeThomson.ThomasdelaRue.[n.d.],includesprintedtitle-cardand2advertising

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cards,thecolourlithographedplayingcardsprintedonglazed card,withroundededges,62x90mm.,inorig.whitecardinner sleeve,withinredprintedandcolourlithographedouterslipcase, shortsplitsatcornersofopening,good £200.00 E.GertrudeThomson,ofcourse,redrewandcolouredTenniel’s illustrationsforTheNursery‘Alice’publishedin889.Thispackof cardsisnotmentionedinMadan,andisdifficulttodate.Wethink itlikelythatitwasproducedafterthedateoffirstpublicationofThe Nursery‘Alice’butbeforetheendofVictoria’sreignsinceDeLaRue billthemselvesas‘ManufacturerstoHerMajesty’onthesideofthe box.

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(Chapbook. Banbury.) THERENOWNEDHISTORYofDameTrotandhercat.Banbury:J.G.Rusher. [c.830],titleonouterleaf,withsmallwoodcut,fullpagewoodcutonlowerside,9other woodcuts,foldedbutuncut,browned,pp.6,(60x90mm.),withoutwrappersasissued,titleon upperside,good £60.00

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(Chapbook. York.) HISTORYOFSAM , theSportsman,andhisGun,also,ofhiswifeJoan. Embellishedwithwoodcuts.J.Kendrew.[c.825],woodcuts,pp.6(inc.wrappers),6mo., printedyellowwrappers,verygood £65.00

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Chapman (George) Atreatiseoneducation.Intwoparts.Withtheauthor’smethodof instructionwhilehetaughttheSchoolofDumfries.Andaviewofotherbooksoneducation. Thefourthedition,considerablyenlarged.Printedfortheauthor...790,half-titlepresent,pp. xii,242,37,8vo.,modernmottledqtr.calf,backstripwithraisedbandsbetweengiltrolls,gilt lettereddarkredleatherlabel,marbledboardsusingoldpaper,vellumtips,redsprinklededges, verygood(AlstonX,267;seealsoCraigiep.95) £240.00 ‘Education,’Chapmanwrites,‘isacknowledgedtohaveapowerfulinfluenceonhumanhappiness. Yetthemethodswhicharegenerallypursuedinconductingit,needtobereformed,ormaybe improved.Topromotethisimportantpurposeisthechiefdesignofthefollowingsheets.’Hewasjoint master,andeventuallyheadmaster,ofthegrammarschoolatDumfries,forovertwentyyearsuntil 774.Hewroteonbothprofessionalandpracticalmatters–schoolmanagement,qualificationsand dutiesofteachers,salaries,theeducationofwomen,methodsinvarioussubjects,discipline,physical exercise,andincluded‘TheAuthor’sMethodofInstructionwhileheTaughttheGrammar-Schoolof Dumfries’.

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(Chaucer.) GODWIN (William) ThelifeofGeoffreyChaucer...includingmemoirsofhis nearfriendandkinsmanJohnofGaunt,DukeofLancaster:withsketchesofthemanners, opinions,artsandliteratureofEnglandinthefourteenthcentury.Intwovolumes.Richard Phillips.803,FIRSTEDITION,LARGEPAPERCOPY,engravedportraitfrontispieceineachvol., unexceptionablefoxing,pp.xxxvi,489,[2](blank),[](corrections);vii,[i],642,[32], 4to.,contemp.polisheddarkbluemorocco,smoothbackstripsdividedintocompartments bytriplegiltfillets,giltlettereddirectinsecondandfourthcompartments,triplegiltfillet borderonsides,opentwistrollonboardedgesandturn-ins,marbledendpapers,bookplate ofSirThomasHeskethofRuffordHall,presslabelofEastonNestonLibrary,darkgreensilk markers,a.e.g.,verygood £500.00

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(Church of England. Books of Homilies.) CertainSermonsorHomiliesAppointedtobeRead inChurchesinthetimeofQueenElizabethofFamousMemory:andnowthoughtfittobe ReprintedbyAuthorityfromtheKingsmostExcellentMajesty.Oxford:PrintedattheTheatre;

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andaretobesoldbyThomasGuy.683,acoupleoftinywormholesinlowerinnercorneroffirst half(notaffectinglegibility),atouchofspottinganddustsoilingelsewhere,pp.[vi],90,95-388, [4],folio,earlysprinkledcalf,boardswithablindtriplefilletframewithcornerpieces,rebacked, cornersrenewed,newendpapers,backstripwithsixraisedbandsbetweendoubleblindfillets, secondcompartmentgilt-lettereddirect,oldleatherabitscratched,theremainsofalibrary £150.00 stickertofrontpastedownandrectoofinitialblank,good( ESTCR27838) Oneofthenumerous683issuesoftheElizabethanhomilies,initiallypublishedinthesixteenth centuryandfirstcollectedinonevolumein623.Thejumpinpaginationhappensoverthebreak betweenthetwooriginalbooks,andpages‘9’-‘94’mighthavecontainedasectionaltitle&table ofcontentsasinthe623edition–however,asthegapmatchesthecopiescollatedfortheESTC(see ESTCR23439foraqueryonthismatter)andfilmedforEEBO ,itseemslikelythatinthiseditionthose pageswereeithermeanttobecancelledorwereneverprinted.Thelastfourpagescontainthe39 Articles.

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Cicero (Marcus Tullius) DialogodiM.TullioCiceroned’intornoallepartitionioratorie:con laspositionediM.RoccoCataneo.Venice:perCurtioTroianodeiNavo.545,FIRSTEDITION ,a littlelightspotting,occasionalmarginalannotations(somelightlywashed),ff.0,[],2mo., seventeenth-centurydarkbluemorocco,boardswithathickgilt-rolledframe,backstripwith fiveraisedbands,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,therestwithlargegiltfleurs-de-lys, justatinybitrubbedonjoints,three-colourfloralendpapers,bookplateoftheEarlofLisburneto frontpastedown,verygood(AdamsC72;CNCE2263) £600.00 ThefirsttranslationintoItalianofCicero’s‘DePartitionibusOratoriae’,adialogueconcerningthe divisionsbetweentypesoforatoryandrhetoric.ThetranslationisbyRoccoCataneo,thencanon ofPulaandaninquisitionalauditor.Asecondeditionofthistranslationwouldappearin547.The bookplateisofWilmotVaughan,EarlofLisburneinthePeerageofIreland,probablythefirstearl (730-800),whoheldmorethanoneparliamentaryseatandwasfortwelveyearsaLordofthe Admiralty,ratherthanhissonofthesamename(755-820).

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Cicero (Marcus Tullius) FamiliariumepistolarumLibriXVI .CumHubertiniCrescentinatis, MartiniPhiletici[etal.]Venice:apudHaeredesIoannisMariaeBonelli.575,largewoodcut devicetotitle,titleandfollowingleafspottedandcreasedwithlower(blank)marginoftitletorn, earlyinksignature,occasionalearlyinkmarginalia,somespotting,stitchingstrainedafterfirst gatheringwithoneleafloosening,ff.[iv],257,folio,early20th-centuryboardscoveredinJapon vellumpaper,backstriptitledinink,thecoveringpapercrackedatjointendsandalongupper joint(withsomeloss),sound( CNCE2434) £250.00 ThisisarareeditionoutsideItaly:EDIT6lists9librariesinItalyholdingcopiesofthisedition,butit doesnotappearinAdamsorSchweiger,andwehavenotbeenabletolocateanycopiesinCOPACor Worldcat.Thesameprinterhadproducedanothereditionin556-7,whichwehavebeenabletotrace onlyinonecopyintheUK(NationalLibraryofScotland)andfourfurthercopiesoutsideItaly(threein Germany,oneintheUSA ).

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Cicero (Marcus Tullius) OntheCompleteOrator,inthreeBooksorDialogues,inscribed tohisbrotherQuintus,TranslatedintoEnglish,withNotesandIllustrations.ByGeorge Barnes,barristeroftheInnerTemple.PrintedfortheAuthor.762,FIRSTEDITION ,errataleaf discarded,lightlytonedandoffsetinplaces,pp.497,[],8vo.,contemp.sprinkedcalf,boards withdoublegiltfilletborder,backstripwithfivegilt-ruledraisedbands,redmoroccolabelin secondcompartment,therestplain,atouchscuffedatextremities,hingescracking,good( ESTC T38386;SchweigerI230) £350.00 ‘Mr.Barnes’sversionwasmadewithgreatcare,and,thoughlessknownthanGuthrie’s,wasfar superiortoit’(J.S.Watson,CiceroonOratoryandOrators ,89).



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(Cicero.) MIDDLETON (Conyers) TheHistoryoftheLifeofMarcusTulliusCicero.Intwovolumes. Dublin:PrintedforJohnSmith,andAbrahamBradley.74,FIRSTDUBLINEDITION ,afewminor spots,ownershipinscriptionofThomasTaylor(756)totitles,pp.xliii,548,[24];664,8vo., contemp.sprinkledcalf,backstripswithfiveraisedbands,redmoroccolabelsinsecond compartments,therestplain,alittlerubbed,Taylor’sdescendant’sarmorialbookplates(as MarquessofHeadfort)topastedowns,verygood( ESTCT25499) £450.00 ThecontroversialistConyersMiddletonwasafellowofTrinityCollegeandanopponentofBentley; hisLifeofCicero,financedbyThomasTownshend,provedenormouslypopularandbroughthim considerableemolument.ThisDublineditionappearedinthesameyearasthefirst,Londonedition. ThomasTaylor(724-795),stEarlofBective,wasafoundingmemberoftheMostIllustriousOrder ofStPatrick.Hisson,ThomasTaylour(757-829),wascreatedMarquessofHeadfortin800.

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(Cicero.) MIDDLETON (Conyers) TheLifeofM.TulliusCicero....Intwovolumes.ForJ.Cuthell, J.Nunn;Longman,Hurst,Rees[etc.].824,engravedfrontispieceportrait,pp.xiii,[i],484;[ii], 534,[22],8vo.,contemp.greenstraight-grainmorocco,thebackstripspanelledingiltandblind withblackmoroccotitleandnumerallabelswithgiltlettering,dividedbyfoliatebordersand withgiltcyphersinthelowestcompartments,thesideswithcentralgiltwreathenclosingthe name‘BlackheathProprietarySchool’,animageoftheSchoolandthemottobeneathandouter giltfilletborders,thebackstripsslightlysunned,verygood £280.00 AnattractivecopyofthispopularlifeofCicero.Thedecorationonthebindingrelatestothe BlackheathProprietarySchool,whichwasestablishedin83toprovideeducationtothesonsof Blackheath’snewresidents,whoarrivedduringtheexpansionofthe820s.

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Cipriani (Giovanni Battista) Sceltadiornatiantichiemoderni.Rome:ConPermesso.80, engravedtitleandeachleafanengraving,foxed(mostlylightly),firstandlastleavesspotted,ff. [62],4to.,modernhalfmottledcalfwithmarbledboards,backstripwithfourgilt-rolledraised bands,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,good £350.00 GiovanniBattistaCipriani(766-839)wasaSienesearchitectandengraver;thisbookcontains engravingsofawidevarietyofdecorativeborders,eachonebothshadedandinoutline.ThisCipriani isnotthepainteranddraughstmanofthesamenamewhowasactiveinLondoninthesecondhalfof the8thcentury. COPACandWorldcatappeartolisttwoseparateversions,onemeasuring3cm.with‘ XXX’platesand theothermeasuring27cm.with62unnumberedplates;thislatterversionisrecordedonlyinfour librariesintheUSA(Huntington,Columbia,NYU,andRedwood)andnoneintheUK .

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Educational reform writ large Clarke (John) AnEssayupontheEducationofYouthinGrammar-Schools.Inwhichthevulgar methodofTeachingisexamined,andanewoneproposed,forthemoreeasyandspeedytraining upofyouthtotheknowledgeofthelearnedLanguages;togetherwithHistory,Chronology, Geography,&c.JohnWyat.720,FIRSTEDITION ,signed‘EdwardFilmer’withanoteofthatthe bookcost‘Is3d’,andwithacontemp.manuscriptindexcoveringbothsidesofthefrontfree endpaperandmarginalnotestothetext,fore-edgeofendpaperalittlechipped,pp.32,2mo., contemp.sheep,neatlyandskillfullyrepaired,good( ESTCT65380) £1,200.00 Anoutspokencriticofthetraditionalstyleofteachingclassics,Clarkearguedthatitappearedtobe ‘contrivedinoppositiontoalltherulesofgoodmethod’soas‘torenderthelearningofthelanguages moretediousthanitneedstobe.’Heparticularlycitedthedrudgeryofelementarymemorization ofrulesandtheabsenceofadequateEnglishtranslationsasflawswhichledtothewasteof‘threeof thefourfirstyearsboysspendatschool’.Hisnewmethodwasdesignedtoteachtheclassicsmore efficiently,inordertoallowtimeforstudyingneworadditionalsubjects,suchashistory,geography, andchronology( ODNB ).ThiswasClarke’sfirstseriousEnglishworkoneducation(havingdonetwo

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classicaltranslationspreviously),publishedinthesameyearashisappointmentasheadmastertoHull GrammarSchool.Hewastoundertakeanambitioussurveyoftheeducationshortcomingsofthe systemandadvocatedwhatwereseenasnovelteachingmethods. ThesignatureofEdwardFilmerisintriguing.Therehasbeensomediscussionastowhenthedramatist ofthatnamedied.Butitnowappearscertainthatheliveduntil703.Itismostlikelythattheownerof thiscopywashisson,whoservedintheWarofSpanishSuccession.Itisveryclearthattheannotator oftheworkhadbothreadthetextverycloselyandthoroughlyanduseditforregularlyforeducational purposes.

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Claudianus (Claudius) Opera.[EditedbyThaddaeusUgoletus.]Venice:JoannesTacuinusde Tridino.495,40lines,Romantype,5-linewoodcutinitials,woodcutprinter’sdeviceonlast leaf,alittlelightsoilinginplaces,lastgatheringwithafaintdampmark,ashort,neatlyrepaired wormtrailinblankmarginof0leaves,severalearlycorrectionsandannotations,inscription lightlywashedfromfirstleaf,ff.[28],4to.,late8th-centuryvellumboards,backstripwithfive raisedbands,orangemoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,theremainsofasmallstickerintop compartmentandofabookplatetofrontpastedown,justalittledust-soiled,verygood( BMCV 529;GoffC703;GW706;HC5372) £4,000.00 ThethirdprintededitionoftheworksofClaudian,andthesecondtobeeditedbyThaddaeusUgoletus [TaddeoUgoletti],followingtheeditioprinceps(albeitwithouttheepigrams)of482andthefirst Ugolettieditionof493.Thisislargelyareprintofthat493Parmaedition,whichMosscalls‘rare, and...moreintrinsicallyvaluablethantheEd.Pr.’;itwouldbereprintedagainin500.Itisrecorded(in Dibdinandelsewhere)thatUgolettimeanttoexpandthetextwiththeworksofanotherClaudian,an earlyChristianauthorofepigrams,butwascalledawayfromthisprojectbyhisappointmentasRoyal LibrariantotheRavenKing,MatthiasCorvinusofHungary.However,hedidhavetimetoimprove ontheeditioprinceps ,whichhadprintedthetextofasinglesource,bycollatingseveraladditional manuscripts,includingoneofnotableantiquitywhich,hereports,wassenttohimfromGermany.

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Clery (M.) AjournalofoccurrencesattheTemple,duringtheconfinementofLouisXVI,King ofFrance...TranslatedfromtheoriginalmanuscriptbyR.C.Dallas,Esq....PrintedbyBaylis... andsoldbytheAuthor.798,FIRSTENGLISHEDITION ,theplateandplanpresent,half-title,foxed, pp.[iv],255,[],8vo.,contemp.halfdarkblueroan,extremitiesrubbed,smoothbackstrip dividedintocompartmentsbygiltGreekkeyrollbetweennarrowroperolls,giltlettereddirectin secondcompartment,smallornamentincentreofremainder,drabboards,jointsalittlerubbed, endpaperslightlyfoxed,circulararmorialbookplate[ofHicks-Beach?],pencilledsignatureof RogerSenhouse,sound £120.00

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Coleridge (Samuel Taylor) TheFriend:aSeriesofEssays,inthreevolumes.Toaidinthe FormationoffixedPrinciplesinPolitics,MoralsandReligion,withliteraryAmusements interspersed.New[i.e.Second]edition.RestFenner.88,half-titles,inscribed‘Frommybeloved Caroline,June5,837’ontheendpaperinvol.,spottingtoafewleavesinvol.3,pp.ix,[iii], 356;[iv],336;[iv],375,8vo.,laternineteenthcenturypolishedcalf,doublegiltfilletborders onsides,spinesgiltincompartments,redandgreenmoroccolabels,marblededges,marbled endpapers,byClarkeandBedford,bookplateofCatherineNicholson,fine £400.00 ‘Thisedition...differssogreatlyfromthefirstandcontainsmoreoversolargeaquantityofnewmatter, thatitmayfairlylayclaimtorankasaColeridgePrinceps’(Wise,TwoLakePoets ,p.72).Originally publishedin28issues,includingsomeimportantcontributionsbyWordsworth,thisnewedition,six yearslater,sawfurtherchangesandsignificantadditionsbyColeridge.

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Roman Law Colombet (Claude) ClarissimiviriCl.ColombetJuris-ConsultietinPrincipeGalliarum SenatorisinquinquagintalibrosPandectarumseuDigestorumParatitla.Editionovaprioribus emendatior&auctior.Paris:ApudViduamJoannisPocquet.682,additionalengravedtitleby J.JollainafterJ.Pocquet,inkstaintouppermargin,inkinitialsondedicationleafandsmallink spotsonprintedtitle,pp.[xlii],520,2mo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,spinepanelledingiltwith fiveraisedbands,theheadandfootofthespinerubbedwiththeheadbandsexposed,nickto lowerjoint,theedgesslightlyrubbed,sound £180.00 AhighlyratedsummaryoftheDigestandJustinian’sCode,whichcondensesintoshortaxiomsand givesgood,cleardefinitions.

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A significant contribution by the consumate journalist and feminist Harriet Martineau Comte (Auguste) ThepositivephilosophyofAugusteComte.Freelytranslatedandcondensed byHarrietMartineau.Intwovolumes.JohnChapman.853,FIRSTEDITIONINENGLISH ,half-titles discarded,pp.xxxvi,480;xvi,56[],8vo.,contemp.halfcalf,backstripspanelledingilt,green andtanmoroccolabelswithgiltlettering,marblededgesandendpapers,backstripssunned, good(cf.PMM295) £400.00 MartineausawComte’sphiliosophyasa‘guidetotherightmodeofthoughtforthenineteenth century’.HismodeofthoughthadbeguntoattractattentioninEnglandintheearly850’s.Harriet Martineaureceivedagiftof£500fromagentlemaninNorfolktoattemptatranslation(£300wasused todefraythecostofpublication),andshefurtheragreedtodivideallprofitsfromthebookwiththe publisherChapman.Theresultwasoneofhermostimportantbooks.Comtehimselfwasverypleased withthewayhisworkhadbeenabridged,andheplaceditamongthebookstobereadbyhisdisciples, inplaceofhisoriginalversion.

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andprovenderand9plates,cornersoffrontispiecetouchedbydamp,onegatheringloose,pp. xliv,57,8vo.,orig.darkgreencloth,backstripletteredingilt,gilttitletothefrontcover,inner hingescracking,yellowendpapers,sound £70.00 ‘MrsRundellbegancollectingrecipesandhouseholdtipsforherdaughters.Shesentthemanuscriptto thepublisherJohnMurray,ofwhosefamilyshewasanoldfriend,anditwaspublishedin806under thetitleofDomesticCookery.Thebookhadanimmediatesuccess,5,000-0,000copieswereprinted annually,andsucceedingeditionswereenlargedandembellishedbyengravings.Itbecameoneof Murray’smostvaluablepropertiesandin82,whenheboughttheleaseofhispremisesinAlbemarle Street,thecopyrightofDomesticCookeryformedpartofthesurety.Astheearliestmanualof householdmanagementwithanypretensionstocompleteness,itcalledforthmanyimitations’( ODNB ).

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(Cornwall.) VIVIAN (John Lambrick), editor. TheVisitationsofCornwall,comprisingthe Heralds’Visitationsof530,573&620.Exeter:WilliamPollard.887,afewfoxmarksat thebeginning,pp.iv,[ii],672,thick4to.,contemp.plumpebble-grainhalfroan,thebackstrip panelledanddecoratedingilt,withgiltlettering,marblededgesandendpapers,good £250.00 ComprisesextensivepedigreesfromtheHeralds’VisitationsreproducedfromdraftsintheHarleian CollectionpreservedbytheBritishMuseum,theCollegeofArms,etc.

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Cowper (William) PoemsbyWilliamCowper,oftheInnerTemple,Esq.,Newedition,intwo volumes.PrintedforJ.Johnson.800,withthemanuscriptsignatureofMargaretMaughamon thetitlesandthefrontfreeendpaperofvol.2(dated824),minoranduniformbrowningtoa fewleavesattheendofvol.2,pp.x,[2],332;iv,[4],364,cr.8vo.,contemp.mottledcalf,thesides withlatergiltpanelsandcentralmedallion-shapesoftreecalf,thespinesgiltinsixpanelswith centralgiltlyresandmoroccolabels,bookplate,good £120.00

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Crabbe (George) Tales.J.Hatchard.82,FIRSTEDITION,PRESENTATIONCOPY,inscribedonthe half-title‘TheveryReverendTheDeanofLincolnwithRespectsfromtheAuthor’,alsosignedon thefrontfreeendpaper‘IsabellaStaunton848’,pp.[xxiv],398,[2],(publishers’catalogue),8vo., contemp.mottledcalf,binder’sticketofJohnston,Lincoln,neatlyrebacked,backstripwithfive flatbandswithgiltGreek-key-stylerolls,blackmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,therest withcentralblindtools,cornersneatlyrestored,marbledendpapers,hingesneatlyrelined,very good £400.00 Crabbe,althoughtrainedinmedicine,haddecidedtotakeupwritingseriously.In780,hewent toLondon,wherehehadlittlesuccess,buteventuallymadeanimpressiononEdmundBurke,who helpedhimhavehispoem,‘TheLibrary’,publishedin78.Inthemeantime,Crabbe’sreligiousnature hadmadeitselffelt,andhewasordainedaclergymanandbecamechaplaintotheDukeofRutland atBelvoirCastleinLeicestershire.In84,hebecameRectorofTrowbridgeinWiltshire,wherehe remained.Bythetimeofhisdeath,hewaswell-regardedandafriendofWilliamWordsworth,Sir WalterScottandothermajorliteraryfiguresofthetime. ThiscopywaspresentedtotheDeanofLincoln,almostcertainlyGeorgeGordon,whoheldthat positionbetween80andhisdeathin845.TheGentleman’sMagazinerecordsthatthe‘Deanwas distinguishedallhislifebyazealousandcarefulpreservationofthingsastheywere’(847,no.xxiv, pp.37-8).

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Crabbe (George) TalesoftheHallJohnMurray.89,FIRSTEDITION ,half-titlesdiscarded, ownershipsignatureofA.Webbandinitials‘P.W.’onthefrontfreeendpaper,pp.iii-xxiv, 326;iii-viii,353,[2],(publisher’sadvert),8vo.,contemp.polishedcalf,backstripswithdarker banding,panelsingilt,centralgiltpalmettes,andgiltlettering,thesideswithtriplegiltfilletand blindborders,gaufferededges,upperjointofvol.ijuststartingtocrackbutstillstrong,exlibris ofR.W.Chapman,good £180.00

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AfterratheracheckeredcareerinotherfieldsCrabbe’spoetryfoundadistinctaudience.JohnMurray becameCrabbe’spublisherandon8December88MurrayagreedtopayCrabbe£3,000forallof hiscopyrightsandhisnewmanuscriptTalesoftheHall,publishedon3July89.Thesetwenty-two talesareorganizedaroundtheframedeviceoftwobrothersreunitedatthehalloftheelderbrother aftermanyyearsofseparation.Theyactasthenarratorsthroughoutapoignantcollectionofpoems dealingwithloveandmarriageamongcharactersdrawnfromthegentry.Anewelementinthe developmentofCrabbe’sversetalesistheinteractionbetweenGeorgeandRichard,thetwonarrators, andthesituationsandcharactersinthepoems,causingthebrotherstogaininsightintoeachother andthemselves.CrabbebecameamemberoftheLiterarySocietyin89andwasadmittedtothe Athenaeumin824( ODNB ).

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(Crimea.) MILNER (The Rev. Thomas) TheCrimea,itsancientandmodernhistory:theKhans, theSultans,andtheCzars.Withnotesofitssceneryandpopulation.Longman,Brown,Green, andLongmans.855,3foldingengravedmaps,inscriptiononthefrontfreeendpapertoHenry KirbyonhisleavingEton,pp.xiv,[ii],368,8vo.,contemp.polishedcalf,thebackstrippanelled ingiltandwithblackmoroccolabelwithgiltlettering,giltfilletbordersonsides,marblededges andendpapers,good £100.00 TheCrimeanWarissometimesconsideredtobethefirst‘modern’conflictandintroducedtechnical changeswhichaffectedthefuturecourseofwarfare.

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Curtius Rufus (Quintus) De’FattiD’AlessandroMagno,Rede’Macedoni.[Translatedby TomasoPorcacchi.]InVinegia[Venice]:AppressoGabrielGiolitode’Ferrari.559,thesecond issue,with‘MDLVIIII’ontitleand‘MDLVIII’incolophon,largewoodcutdevicetotitleand colophon,woodcuthead-andtail-piecesandinitials,severaloldinkmarginalfigures,afew spotsoflightfoxing,twowormholestobottomoffirstfourleaves(affectingimprintdateon title),blanklowercornerofA8,E4,andL6torn,pp.[lxxii],249,[3],8vo.,latenineteenth-cent. qtr.greenroan,marbledboards,vellumtips,backstripdividedbyaquadruplegiltfillet,second compartmentlettereddirect,bookplatesofAlexanderscholar&collectorJulioBerzunzaand theFlorentinepublishinghouseLeoS.Olschki,9th-cent.inkownershipnoteandcatalogue entrypastedtofreeendpaper,slightlyrubbed,paperboardedgesworn,good( CNCE3886; SchweigerII329) £950.00 ThesecondtranslationofCurtiusRufus’shistoryofAlexandertheGreatintoItalian,andthefirstto bebasedonanedited,printedtext.TomasoPorcacchi(d.585)mostlikelyworkedfroma545Basel editionofthetext–whichsurvivesonlyimperfectly–thusbenefittingfromtheeffortsofatleasthalfa dozeneditorssincetheeditioprinceps.SeethearticlebyJulioBerzunza(wholikelyworkedfromthis, hisowncopy)‘PreliminaryNotesontheThreeItalianVersionsofQuintusCurtiusRufus’Historiae AlexandriMagni’,Italica ,vol.8no.3(Sept.94),whichconcludes:‘AsaworkingeditionofQuintus Curtiusinamodernlanguage,wefeelsafeinstatingthatPorcacchi’sFattid’AlessandroMagnohasnot yetbeensupersededbyanyotherversion.’

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Curtius Rufus (Quintus) DeRebusGestisAlexandriMagnilibridecem.Paris:TypisJ.Barbou. 757,engravedfrontispiece,threefurtherquarter-pageengravedillustrations,woodcuttitle vignetteandhead-andtail-pieces,afewminorspots,pp.xv,557,[3],2mo.,contemp.marbled calf,boardswithatriplegiltfilletborder,backstrippanelledwithadoublegiltfilet,redmorocco labelinsecondcompartment,centralandcornerfloralstampstoothers,marbledendpapers, a.e.g.,alittlerubbedatextremities,onesmallspotofweartoheadofspine,good(SchweigerII 324) £120.00 FromBarbou’selegant,Elzevir-imitatingseriesofclassics.ThesupplementofJohannFreinsheim,an attempttorecreatethenon-extantbooks,isincluded.

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Darwin (Charles) TheVariousContrivancesbywhichOrchidsare fertilisedbyInsects.SecondEditionRevised.FourthThousand.John Murray.885,firstandlasttwoleaveslightlyfoxed,newspaperclipping pastedtoinitialblank,oneleafofcontentsfromTheMovementsand HabitsofClimbingPlantsaccidentallyboundinafterprelims,pp.xvi, [2](extraleaf),300,32(ads.),8vo.,orig.leaf-greencloth,letteredand blockedingiltonthebackstrip,bookplateofThomasR.Taylor,near fine(Freeman806) £400.00 ‘Thefirstofthevolumesofsupportingevidence’fornaturalselection,‘much praisedbybotanists’(Freeman).Thesecondeditioncontainsadditional materialproducedfortheFrenchtranslation.

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De Lolme (Jean Louis) TheConstitutionofEngland;or,anaccount oftheEnglishGovernment;inwhichitiscomparedbothwiththe RepublicanformofGovernment,andtheothermonarchiesinEurope. ANewEdition.PrintedforBaldwnandCo.87,engravedfrontispiece portrait(foxed),afewspotselsewhere,ownershipinscriptionofJohn Gladstonetotitleandgiftinscriptiontohim(fromA.M.G. ,Dec.24th,823)oninitialblank,pp. xxii,525,[9],8vo.,contemp.calf,backstripwithfiveraisedbands,tanmoroccolabelinsecond compartment,therestwithcentralrosettetools,boardswithadoubleborderofdecorativeblind rolls,marblededgesandendpapers,jointsrubbed,spineslightlydarkened,alittlescuffingat extremities,Fasquebookplate,good £100.00 TheclassicstudybySwiss-bornJean-LouisdeLolme,sometimescalled‘TheEnglishMontesquieu’. Itwasfirstpublishedin77,intheNetherlands,inFrench,andvariouscomplicationsdelayedthe Englishtranslationforseveralyears.Itnonethelessprovedverypopular,reachingafourtheditionby 784andunspecifiedfurther‘neweditions’by807.ThisisSirJohnGladstone’scopy,giventohim mostlikelyasaChristmaspresentbyhiswife,AnneMackenzieGladstone,in823.Atthetimethey werelivinginSeaforthHouse,whichGladstonehadbuiltin83,andwhenthefamilymovedin833 thevolumejoinedthelibraryatFasqueHouse,whereWilliamEwartfrequentlystayeduntilhisfather’s death.

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De Tocqueville (Alexis) DemocracyinAmerica.TranslatedbyHenryReeve.Secondedition.In twovolumes.SaundersandOtley,ConduitStreet.836,colouredfoldingfrontispiecemapinvol. i(shortclosedtearandoldreinforcementattopofmount),lightfoxingtofirstandlastleaves,vol. iihalf-titledampmarkedandtitlelightlysoiled,otherwiseveryclean,pp.xliv,333;viii,462,8vo., modernhalfchocolatecalfwithyellowmarbledboards,backstripswithfiveblind-milledraised bandsbetweengiltfillets,blackmoroccolabelsinsecondcompartments,fourthgilt-lettered direct,therestplain,verygood £700.00 DeTocquevillewrotethis,hismostfamouswork,afteratriptoAmericatostudytheprisonsystem. Hedidwritehispenalreport,buthisninemonthsoftravelalsogavehimthematerialforthiswiderangingandclassicanalysisofthesuccessofrepresentativedemocracyinAmerica. ThefirstpartofDemocracyinAmerica ,whichdealswiththecivilchangeswroughtbydemocracy,was firstpublishedinFrenchin835,andalmostimmediatelytranslatedintoEnglishbyHenryReeve.This secondEnglisheditionfollowedin836,withthefirstAmericanprintingcomingtwoyearslater.In 840DeTocquevillepublishedasecondpartwhichwassimilarlyspeedilytranslated;itfocusedonthe politicalchanges,andDeTocquevillethoughtofitasthecomplementtothisfirstpart.Nonetheless, theearlyeditionsofthetwopartshavedistinctlyseparatepublicationhistories.

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De Vise (Paul) DepositioCornuti...[WilliamBlades.885],ONEOF50COPIES ,facsimileplate mountedonpreliminaryblank,lightfoxinganddustsoiling,pp.[8],4to.,orig.marbled wrappers,printedlabelonfrontwrapper,boundcompleteintocontemp.qtr.vellum,soiled,

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horizontallygiltlettereddirectonspine,marbledboards,endpapersbrowned,bookplateof WilliamBlythGerish,roughtrimmed,good £115.00 ‘ThefollowingpageswhicharealiteraltranscriptfromauniquecopyintheRoyalLibrary,Berlin,were originallyintendedtoformpartofabookuponthe“DepositoCornutiTypographici,”justpublished byTrübner&Co.’(Preamble).

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[Defoe (Daniel)] TheWholeLifeandStrangeSurprisingAdventuresofRobinsonCrusoe,of York,Mariner.[Twovolumes.]PrintedattheLogographicPress.785,engravedfrontispieces,a littleminorspotting,pp.[iv],485;[iv],452,8vo.,contemp.biscuitcalf,smoothbackstripdivided bygiltfillets,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartments,greengilt-tooledmoroccolabelsin fifth,afewmarksonboards,vol.iiheadcaprubbed,booklabelsofHerbertR.Cooper,verygood ( ESTCT72288) £950.00 AnunusualandsurprisinglyuncommoneditionofRobinsonCrusoe,inanattractivecontemporary binding.ESTClistscopiesinonlyfourplaces:twoacademiclibraries(theBritishLibrary&the Bodleian)andtwoinstitutions(theSoaneMuseum&theStBride’sPrintingLibrary). TheLogographicPresswasfoundedin784byJohnWalter,whohopedtoapplyanideausedfor printinglotteryblankstotheproductionofbooks–inessence,fountswereproducedofentirewords, insteadofsingleletters,withthegoalofspeedingcompositionandreducingerrors.Oneofhisfirst projectswasanewspaper,theDailyUniversalRegister,whichin789adopteditscurrentname,The Times.By792the‘logographic’ideaappearstohavebeendropped,butbeforethenthepresshad producedanumberofbooks,includingthisone,aswellaspamphletsandofficialcustomsoffice publications.

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Locke’s intimate friend Denham (John) CoopersHill.Writtenintheyeare640.NowprintedfromaperfectCopy;and acorrectedImpression.ForHumphreyMoseley.655,FIRSTAUTHORIZEDEDITION ,JamesTyrell’s copy,signedontheoriginalblankleafattheendandwithhisannotations,minorpaperflaw tothemarginofthetitle,pp.[iv],8,small4to.,modernpebblegraindarkbluemoroccoand pebblegrainclothboards,thebackstripletteredverticallyingilt,fine(WingD996;Hayward07; £4,500.00 Grolier257;ESTCR29709) Thispoemhaslongbeencelebratedasthe firstspecimenoftopographicalverseand theoriginofagenrehighlypopularfortwo centuriestofollow.Denham’sinnovation wasmuchadmiredbysuchwritersas Herrick,Dryden,Pope,andJohnson. ‘CoopersHill’wasfirstprintedin642,with furtherprintingsin642,650and653; thesearealltraditionallytermedpiracies, andattheveryleasttheypresentatextwhich waslatermuchaltered.AccordingtoSpence, Popecomparedtheearlyandlateversions, andwasmuchimpressedbythe‘admirable judgement’ofDenham’srevisions.Dryden singledoutthefamousapostrophetothe Thames,whichisprintedforthefirsttime. Thisisaparticularlyinterestingcopy,signedattheend:‘exlibrisJacobiTyrrell.A.D.662’.Tyrrellwas atthetimeastudentoftwentyatQueen’sCollege,Oxford,wherehereceivedhisMAinthefollowing year.TyrrellwasoneoftheclosestfriendsofthephilosopherJohnLocke.TheymetatOxfordin658. Sixty-sevenlettersbetweenthemsurvive,from677to704;inthese,Tyrrelltookthenickname MusidoreandLockeCarmelin.Tyrrellwentontobecomeahistorianofnote.Hisfinelibraryremained intactatthefamilyhome,ShotoverHouse,until855.Hehasmadeafairnumberofsignificantnotes

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tothiscopy,includingsomeoriginalemendations,afewtextualchangesapparentlybasedonthe collectededitionof668,andanumberofgeneralcommentsandidentifications.Therearealsoafew notesinthesameveininanotherhand.

87.

Dickens (Charles) DombeyandSon.WithIllustrationsbyH.K.Browne.BradburyandEvans, ,BouverieStreet.848,FIRSTEDITION ,boundfromtheparts,with‘Capatin’onp.324and‘if’ omittedonp.426(butp.43numberpresent),half-titlediscarded,the8-lineerrataleafbound afterotherprelims,40platesby‘Phiz’(8arethesecond-issuelithographs),somespottingintext andoffsettingfromplates,platepaperfoxed,twoleaveswithblankcornerschipped,pp.[v]-xvi, [2],624,8vo.,orig.blind-stampedfine-diaperolive-greencloth(matchingSmith’svariant),stabholesvisible,scuffedandabitcocked,backstriplightlysunned,endsbumped,cornersslightly worn,fronthingestrained,bookplateofArthurStephenMoriarty,sound(SmithI8;Eckelp.74; GimbelA02-3) £650.00 Anunsophisticatedcopyofthefirstedition,boundfromthepartsinthepublisher’scloth.Eckel reportsthatintensedemandrequiredPhiztore-etchtheplatesasmoredurablebutlessfine lithographsastimewenton,thoughthisstartedearlyenoughthatsomeofthesenewplatesmadeit intothefirsteditionparts;inthiscopy8platesarethelaterlithographimpressions(notincluding thefamousfirstpublishedexampleofa‘darkplate’atp.547,herestillthefirstissue).However,the majorityofSmith’slistedtexterrorsarepresent.

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Dickens (Charles) DombeyandSon.WithIllustrationsbyH.K.Browne.BradburyandEvans, ,BouverieStreet.848,FIRSTEDITION ,boundfromtheparts,with‘Captain’onp.324but with‘if’omittedonp.426(p.43numberpresent),half-titlediscarded,therarer2-lineerrata leafand2-lineerrataslippresent,40platesbyPhiz(nomorethan0beingthesecond-issue lithographs),smallstaintoedgesofafewleaves,cleantearinp.39-40,pp.[v]-xvi,624,8vo., contemp.halfcalf,backstripruledingilt,greenmoroccolabelwithgiltlettering,marbledsides, buffendpapers,oneortwoscuffmarks,slightlyrubbed,cornersknocked,good(Eckelpp.74-76; GimbelA02-3) £350.00 Theplatesinthiscopyareremarkablyfreeoftheusualfoxing.

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An immensely well-respected lawyer Doddridge (John) TheEnglishLawyer.DescribingaMethodforthemanagingoftheLawesof thisLand.AndexpressingthebestqulaitiesrequisiteintheStudentPractizerJudgesandFathers ofthesame.[PrintedbyMilesFlesherfor]theAssignesofI.Moore.63,FIRSTEDITION ,afew contemp.manuscriptnotesonthefrontpastedown,pp.[viii],27,[],small4to.,contemp. sheep,neatlyrebacked,thebackstripwithfourraisedbands,thecoverswithblindcentralarms comprisingalargeandfoursmallercrosses,rubbed,thesurfacealittlecrackled,cornersneatly repaired,good( STC698;ESTCS09764) £1,500.00 Doddridge(555-628)wasaneminentjudgeandastheODNBpointsoutimmenselywellrespected: ‘Hewasknownasthe“SleepingJudge,”notbecauseofanyshortcomingonhispart,butbecauseofhis habitofconcentratingonlegalargumentwitheyesfirmlyclosed.Recommendinghimforappointment asaserjeant-at-lawin603,Cecildescribedhimas“averygreatlearnedman”andaboutthesame timeFrancisBaconissaidtohavedescribedhimas“shootingafairarrow”.Doddridgegottotheheart ofmattersveryquickly,andhisarguments–asadvocate,asjudge,andasparliamentarian–hada compellinglucidity.Hiswritingsshowthesamequality:hisreadingonadvowsons,publishedin630 asTheCompleatParson,ismarkedbyitsclarityofstructure;andTheEnglishLawyerisaworthy attempttoimposesomeorderonthedepressinglyhaphazardcommonlawofhisday.’ DoddridgegraduatedfromExeterCollege,Oxfordin577,andworkedhiswayfromMiddleTemple totheBar,andSolicitorGeneralin604,precedingFrancisBaconinthatpost.Hisscholarship reachedfarbeyondthatofmostcontemporarylawyersandtheaboveisremarkableforitsmany referencestocivilianworks;norwashislearninglimitedtothelaw.‘Hewasamemberofthefledgeling



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SocietyofAntiquaries–traditionhashimasoneofitsfounders–andheisknowntohavegiven paperstoitonavarietyofsubjects’( ODNB ).HewasinterestedtoointheearlysettlingoftheAmerican colonies,servingasamemberoftheking’scouncilforVirginiain606.

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Indispensable to students of history and literature of the Middle Ages Du Cange (Charles Du Fresne) GlossariumadscriptoresmediæetinfimæLatinitatis,inquo latinavocabulanovatæsignificationis,autususrarioris,barbara&exoticaexplicantur...Elibris editis,ineditis,alliisquemonumentiscùmpublicis,tumprivatis.3vols.Paris:TypisGabrielis Martini,ProstatapudL.Billaine,BibliopolamParisiensem.678,FIRSTEDITION ,frontispiece engravings,half-titlesonletterpress,engravedadditionaltitle-page(invol.i),letterpresswoodcut vignettesontitle-pages,woodcutinitials,headandtailpieces,marginalnotes(inthepræfatorio), maintextprintedindoublecolumns,seventeencopper-plateengravingsinvols.ii&iii,pp. [8],lxxUj[i.e.lxxvi],lxxviij-cxcviij(incolumns),[],(-02),(3-20),(02-372)(in columns);[4],(-808)(incolumns);[4],(-560)(incolumns)[iv],(-72),folio,nearcontemp. darkspeckledcalf,backstripsdividedintosevencompartmentsbygiltdecoratedraisedbands, giltlettereddirectinsecondandthird,remainderwithgiltfloraldeviceincentreandgiltvolute cornerpiecessurroundedbydoublegiltfilletborders,giltfilletrollonboardedges,corners lightlybumped,jointsgentlyrubbed,mod.bookplateofRichard&RachelFletcher,redspeckled edges,good(BrunetII85;Ebert7908;GraesseII439) £750.00 CharlesduFresneduCange(60-688)wasadistinguishedlinguistofthatgroupofgreat7th CenturyFrenchcriticsandscholarswhoultimatelylaidthefoundationsofmodernhistoricalcriticism. ThepresentworkisaglossariumofmedievalLatinandbecomeDuCange’smostfamouspublication alongwithitscompanionworkonGreek:Glossariumadscriptoresmediaeetinfimaegraecitatis (Lyon,688).ThreesupplementaryvolumeswereaddedbytheBenedictinesofSt.Maur(Paris,733736),plusafurtheradditionoffourvolumesbytheBenedictinePierreCarpentier(Paris,766).Inhis HistoryofClassicalScholarshipfrom300-850(Oxford,976),RudolfPfeiffercommentsthat‘these dictionaries,whichwereanythingbutmechanicalproductions,werereprintedandsupplemenmted throughthreecenturiesandarestillunsurpassed.’Theworkofferedforsalehere,issuedduringDu Cange’sownlifetime,isthefirstissueinalonglineofsuccessfuleditionsofthebook.Brunetsaidof thework:‘livretrès-recherché,etdevenupeucommun.’

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(Economics.) KEYNES (John Maynard) ARevisionoftheTreatybeingasequeltotheeconomic consequencesofthePeace.Macmillan,922,FIRSTEDITION ,endpapersbrownedasusual,pp. viii,223,[],6,8vo.,orig.darkbluecloth,backstripletteredingilt,headandtailcaprubbedwith smalltearattheheadofandsplittothefrontjoint,sound £110.00 (Economics.) KEYNES (John Maynard) ATractonMonetaryReform.MacmillanandCo.923,

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Keynes’firstsignificantoriginalcontributiontothefieldofeconomics,arguing‘foramanaged currencyinplaceofthegoldstandard,whichhedismissedas“abarbarousrelic”’( ODNB ).

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(Economics.) KEYNES (John Maynard) ATreatiseonMoney.Intwovolumes.Macmillanand Co.930,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.xvii,363;viii,424,cr.8vo.,orig.bluecloth,backstripsgiltlettered andbanded(somewhatbruisedatheadandtail),bothvols.slightlycocked,atouchrubbedat extremities,smallinkownershipinscriptiononfrontpastedowns,vol.iibackstripandpartof frontboardlightlysunned,good £300.00

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(Economics.) MARSHALL (Alfred) OfficialPapers.[EditedbyJ.M.Keynes].FortheRoyal EconomicSocietybyMacmillan.926,FIRSTEDITION ,ownershipsignatureonthefrontendpaper, pp.[viii],428,8vo.,orig.greenbuckram,slightlysunned,good £170.00

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AlfredMarshall(842-924)isconsideredtobeoneofthemostinfluentialeconomistsofhistime, largelyshapingmainstreameconomicthoughtforthenextfiftyyears.Hepopularizedtheuseofsupply anddemandfunctionsastoolsofpricedetermination.Thiscollectionoffivepapersconcernmoney andbanking,India,poverty,taxation,andinternationaltrade.Theworkisedited,withapreface,by Marshall’seminentpupilJohnMaynardKeynes.

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Edgeworth (Maria) TalesandNovels.InEighteenVolumes.BaldwinandCradock[etc.]. 832/33,engravedfrontispieceandengravedtitle-pagepresentineachvolume,oneortwoof themslightlyfoxed,8vo.,contemp.darkbluecalf,thebackstripswithfourlowraisedbandswith giltfilletsanddecoration,giltlettering,sideswithsinglegiltfillets,buffendpapers,good(Sadleir 785;Slade29B) £600.00 CalledthesecondcollectededitionbySladeandSadleir,thoughtherewasalsoanAmerican collection,publishedinBostonbetween822and825,whichisdecidedlyrare.TheBostonedition wasunauthorized;theLondonfirstcollectededitionshows‘onlyverycasualediting....Thesecond... editionwasmuchrevisedandcorrectedbytheauthor,withallprefacestothelatereditionsadded.’ (Slade) AnearlyimitatorofCadell’s‘magnumopus’editionofScott’sWaverleyNovels(48vols.,829-33),in termsofformat,illustrations,seriesissuanceandprice(similarlypublishedinmonthlyvolumesat5/- each),andauthorialrevisions.Thiseditionwasreprintedseveraltimesinthenineteenthcentury,and hasneverbeensuperseded.

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Edgeworth (Maria and R.L.) EssayonIrishBulls...J.Johnson.802,FIRSTEDITION ,engraved head-andtail-piece,upperblankcornersattheendwaterstained,pp.[iv],36,8vo.,contemp. marbledcalf,rebackedinpalecalf,smoothbackstripwithgiltletteredredleatherlabel,owner’s modernsmallbookticket,sound(Slade9A) £130.00 TheearliestdesigncamefromMissEdgeworth’sfatherwhowishedtoshowtheEnglishpublicthe talentandwitofthelowerIrishclasses.Theheadandtailpieces‘weredesignedbyMrs.Elizabeth Edgeworthfromagem’(Slade).

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Edgeworth (Maria and R.L.) Practicaleducation...Thesecondedition,inthreevolumes. J.Johnson.80,half-titlespresent,engravedtableinvol.i,2foldingplatesinvol.iii,some unexceptionablewaterstaining,pp.xiv,[ii],42;[iv],386;[iv],387,8vo.,contemp.marbledcalf, jointssplittingbutfirm,smoothbackstripsdivideintocompartmentsbyfloralrolls(rubbed),gilt letteredblackleatherlabels,smallbookticketofElizabethMavorineachvol.,sound £140.00

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(Education.) CARLISLE (Nicholas) Aconcisedescriptionofthe endowedGrammarSchoolsinEnglandandWales;ornamented withengravings.[Twovolumes].Baldwin,CradockandJoy. 88,halftitles,engravedillustrationsofthesealsofeach school,subscribers’list,endpapersfoxed,pp.xliv,[vi],858; [iv],983,thick8vo.,slightlylaterhalfcalf,thebackstripswith fiveraisedbands,giltfillets,redandblackmoroccolabelswith giltlettering,marbledsides,good £380.00 Describedas‘auseful[book],forwhichhecompiledthematerial byquestionnaire’bytheODNB ,thisworksurveyssome475schools givinginformationsuppliedfromcircularswhichweresentout. Theauthor,sonofThomasCarlisle,becameSecretarytothe SocietyofAntiquariesin807.Between808-83heproduced topographicaldictionariesofEngland,Ireland,Walesand Scotland.



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(Education.) HAMILTON(Elizabeth) LettersonEducation.Bath:Cruttwell...80,FIRSTEDITION,

LARGEPAPER ,paperfaultinc2,pp.[viii],43,8vo.,contemp.treecalf(leatherpatchonfore-edge

ofuppersideappliedbeforemarbling),smoothbackstripdividedintocompartmentsbygilt doublerulesbetweenfinedotrolls,giltlettereddarkgreenleatherlabelinsecondcompartment, pheasantandpitchertoolincentreofremainder,giltballanddartrollattailofbackstrip,roll onboardedges,bluesprinklededges,mod.owner’spencilledsignatureonupperfreeendpaper, £250.00 verygood( CBELp.77)

ElizabethHamiltoninterspersedhersatiricalfictionwithanumberofinfluentialworksoneducation. Thepresentworkwasthebestknownandwentthroughanumberofeditions.Oneofhermajor concernswasthatmothersshouldgivetheirmaleandfemalechildrenequalopportunitiesin educationasinallelse.

00. (Egypt.) [POOLE (Sophia)] TheEnglishwomaninEgypt:lettersfromCairo,writtenduringa residencetherein842,3&4.WithE.W.Lane...Byhissister.Intwovolumes[inone].Charles Knight.844,20wood-engravedplates,oneplan,illustrations,half-titlesdiscarded,pp.iii-xi[i], 3-232;iii-viii,9-240,8vo.,contemp.halfcalf,thebackstripwithinfilledgiltpanelsandblack moroccolabelwithgiltlettering,marbledboardsandendpapers,slightlyrubbedattheedges, good £450.00 SophiaPoolelivedinCairoforsevenyears‘andobtainedaconsiderableknowledgeofdomesticlifein Mohammedansociety,asyetbutslightlymodifiedbywesterninfluences...[her]booksuppliesatrue andsimplepictureofthelifeofthewomeninEgypt’( ODNB ).

0. Eliot (George) AdamBede.FifthEdition.InTwoVolumes.EdinburghandLondon:William BlackwoodandSons.859,fromLordLansdowne’slibrary,half-titles,publisher’sadverts discarded,pp.viii,43;viii,3-382,8vo.,orig.wavegrainorangebrowncloth,backstripsruled andletteredingilt,thesideswithblinddecoratedpanelsandthepaperlabelsofLordLansdowne withhiscypheronthefrontcovers,slightlyrubbedattheextremities,thejointsofvol.iskillfully repaired,good £180.00 ‘AdamBedeatonceplaceditsauthorinthefrontrankofcontemporaryliterature.Thefactthat...[it] wouldbethemostformidablerivaltoanylaterproductionsinducedhertosparenopainsintheeffort tomaintainherstandard’( ODNB ).

02. (England.) TAYLOR (Tom) BirketFoster’spicturesofEnglishlandscapeengravedbythebrothers Dalziell.Withpicturesinwords...Indiaproofs.GeorgeRoutledgeandSons.[88,]27/,000 COPIES ,30wood-engravedplates,withaccompanyingletterpressleaf,Indiaproofslaiddown, unpaginated,ff.[vi],(plates/textleaves),[3](advertisementsandpublisher’sdevice),folio,orig. whitebevel-edgedvellum,somesoiling,smoothbackstriplongitudinallygiltlettereddirect; sideswithoblongpanels,filledwithgiltoakandivyleaves,asymmetricallyplacedbetween rulesatheadandfoot,uppersidegiltandblacktitledincentre,bookticketofDavidGraham, roughtrimmed,good £150.00 Firstpublishedin863.Thiseditionwasprintedfromtheoriginalblocksonahandpress.Theseries ofdrawingswaslargerthanhisusualstyleandintended‘tobethoroughlyrepresentativeofrustic Englishscenery’.Afterthisheproducedfewdrawingsforwoodblocks.‘Manyotherbookswereissued ...containingwood-engravingsafterdrawingsbyBirketFoster,butinnearlyeverycasetheywereold blockswhichhadbeenusedinpreviouspublications.’(H.M.Cundall.‘BirketFosterR.W.S.’[906])

03. (Erasmus.) GISELINUS (Victor) Epitomesadagiorumomnium,quaehodieabErasmo,Iunio,etaliis collectaexstant,parsaltera,Vict.Giselinioperanuncprimumedita,&dupliciindiceillustrata ...Antwerp:exofficinaChristophoriPlantini.566,title-pagewithwoodengravedpublisher’s device,page,contemp.manuscriptmonogram‘AD’athead,andschool’sovalinkstampatfoot,

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somefloriatedinitialletters,occasionaldustsoiling,pp.[xvi],340,[77],8vo.,modernvellum, smoothbackstripmanuscriptlettered,extensivemanuscriptnote(dated574)onorig.(?) binder’spreliminaryblank,good(AdamsG743) £400.00 04. (Erotica.) ROSE (Alfred) RegisterofEroticBooks.2Vols.NewYork:JackRussell.965,pp.[iv], £80.00 208:[ii];209-398,4to.,originalbluebuckram,redtitlelabels,fine AccordingtoDeakinin‘CatalogiLibrorumEroticorum’964:‘Themostcompletegeneralerotic bibliographyyetpublished.’Itcontains5,06entries,withreferencestolibrarypressmarks.Itwasfirst publishedin936undertheanagrammaticpseudonymRolfS.Reade.

05. (Europe.) FROISSART(Jean) ChroniclesofEngland,France,Spain,andtheadjoiningcountries, fromthelatterpartofthereignofEdwardII.tothecoronationofHenryIV.Translatedfrom theFrencheditions,withvariationsandadditionsfrommanycelebratedmss.byThomas Johnes,Esq....Intwovolumes.HenryG.Bohn.857,colourlithographedadditionaltitlepage,woodengravedillustrationsintext(stereotypicallyreproducedfromanearlieredition), paperlightlytoned,pp.xlvii(i.e.xlix),[i],768;xiv,733,lge.8vo.,contemp.olive-greencalf, boardsborderedwithadoublegiltfillet,centralgiltstampofDulwichCollegeUpperSchool onfrontboards,sometimerebackedinbrownmorocco,backstripdividedbydoublegilt rules,greenmorrocolabelinsecondcompartmentandredinfourth,therestwithcentralgilt stampsofarmour,marbledendpapers,a.e.g.,someoldscrapesandmarks,cornersrenewed, sound £100.00 JohnesremainstheonlymantohaveundertakentheformidabletaskoftranslatingtheChroniclesin theirentirety,andtheappearanceofsubsequenteditions(until906)testifiestotheirworth.Masson notesthat‘inpointofstyleandbrilliantcolouring,Shakespearealonecanbeplacedonthesameline asFroissart.’

06. Ferguson (Adam) ThehistoryoftheprogressandterminationoftheRomanrepublic.Inthree volumes.Dublin:Price[etal.]783,somelightfoxing,pp.[x],492;[viii],606;[viii],600,8vo., earlynineteenth-centuryhalfcalf,alittlerubbed,smoothbackstripsdividedbygiltrules,gilt lettereddarkbrownmoroccolabelsinsecondandfourthcompartments(slightlychipped); marbledpapersides,bookplateofBarlboroughHall,good( ESTCT30949) £150.00 AdamFerguson(723-86)showedaflairforclassicsatUniversitybeforeturningtosocialphilosophy andbecomingamajorfigureintheScottishEnlightenment.This,hisonlymajornon-philosophical work,‘didmorethananyofFerguson’sbookstodetermineitsauthor’simageaslatter-dayRoman,a worthy,ifsomewhatquaint,loverofvirtueandlibertyintheirclassicalrepublicansense’( ODNB ).This DublineditionappearedinthesameyearastheLondon(first)edition.

07. Ferguson (James) AstronomyexplaineduponSirIsaacNewton’sprinciples,andmadeeasyto thosewhohavenotstudiedmathematics...Theeighthedition.J.F.andC.Rivington[etal.]790, foldingfrontispiece(fore-edgesoiled),7foldingplates,tablesonletterpress,pp.[viii],503, [](blank),[6],8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,rebackedtomatch,cornersrepaired,backstrip dividedbydoublegiltrules,giltletteredredleatherlabel,bookplateofAshurstofWaterstock, good £450.00 ‘probably the most popular and most enduring fruit book ever in the English language’ 08. Forsyth (William) ATreatiseontheCultureandManagementofFruit-Trees;inwhichanew MethodofPruningandTrainingisfullydescribed.Towhichisadded,anewandimproved Editionof‘ObservationsontheDiseases,Defects,andInjuries,inallKindsofFruitandForest Trees:’withanAccountofaparticularMethodofCure...ThirdEdition,withAdditions.T.N.



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LongmanandO.Rees.803,3plates(folding),halftitlepresent,lightfoxingthroughout, pp.xx,535,8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,thebackstripfullypanelledingiltwithavarietyof tools,greenmoroccolabel,giltstarbordersonsides,smallchiptoedgeofuppercover,armorial bookplateofE.WyattEdgell,good(Fussellp.50) £300.00 Forsyth,whohadbeenastudentofPhilipMillerattheChelseaPhysicGarden,hadadistinguished careerasagardener,becomingRoyalgardeneratKensingtonandSt.Jamesin784.AtKensington hefoundthefruit-treesinanoldworn-outstateandbeganasystemofrenovation,includingthe developmentofa‘plaister’,orpaste,whichcausednewwoodtogrowandbindtotheold.Hewas asuccessfulandsignificantfigureinhorticulturalaffairs,andreceivedaParliamentaryrewardfor discoveringtheingredientsofthiscompositionwithwhichhecoveredthewounds.HisTreatise reachedseveneditions.

09. [Foster (Sir Michael)] AReportofsomeproceedingsonthecommissionofoyerandterminer andgoaldeliveryforthetrialoftherebelsintheyear746inthecountyofSurry,andofother crowncases.Towhichareaddeddiscoursesuponafewbranchesofthecrownlaw.Oxford, attheClarendonPress.762,FIRSTEDITION ,errataslipdiscarded,thelater-printed4pp. ‘Advertisement’notpresent,justalittlelightspotting,pp.[ii],VIII ,42,[20],folio,contemp. tansprinkledcalf,neatlyrebacked,cornersrenewed,backstripwithsixraisedbandsbetween doublegiltfillets,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,therestplain,marbledendpapers, bookplateofOswaldofDunnikier,hingesneatlyrelined,theoldleatherabitscraped,verygood ( ESTCT458) £350.00 The‘greatestwork’ofthelegalwriterandjudgeSirMichaelFoster(689-763).Init‘heaimedto elucidateprincipleanderadicateinconsistencyandexcessinthelaw,successinwhichgainedhiswork highauthority,andledBlackstonetodescribehimas“averygreatmasterofthecrownlaw”’( ODNB ). Thephrase‘goaldelivery’inthetitleisaprintingerrorfor‘gaoldelivery’.

0. (France and India.) RITCHIE (Leith) TheRomanceofHistory.France.Inthreevolumes.Bulland Churton.834,additionaltitleswithengravedvignettes,8engravedplatesafterT.Landseer, half-titles,leavingEtongiftownershipinscriptiononthefrontfreeendpaperofvol.i,pp.[iv], 326,[2];[iv],350,[2];[iv],346,6mo.,  [with]: Caunter (Hobart)TheRomanceofHistory.India.Inthreevolumes.EdwardChurton.836,pp. x,30;[iv],344;[iv],35,half-titlediscarded,thesetsuniformlyboundincontemp.pebblegrain roan,thefirstindamson,thesecondindarkgreen,thebackstripsdecoratedwithgiltvoluts, giltlettering,thesideswithgiltfilletdoubleandsinglebordersandcentrepieces,a.e.g.,yellow endpapers,good £300.00 A classic of outdoor literature . (France.) STEVENSON (Robert Louis) TravelswithaDonkeyintheCévennes.Kegan,Paul.879, FIRSTEDITION ,frontispiecebyWalterCrane,tissue-guardpresent,pp.xii,227,f’cap.8vo.,orig. darkgreenbevel-edgedcloth,sunnedbackstripgiltletteredandwithdesignsbyCranegilt blockedonthebackstripandfrontcover,singlebroadblackruleatheadanddoublebroadblack ruleattailofcovers,publisher’sdeviceblockedinblackatcentreofrearcover,bookplateof OliverNowellChadwyck-Healey,headedgesroughtrimmed,good £500.00 InAugust878ayoungRobertLouisStevensonsetoutonhisfamouswalkingtour.Stevensonwas inlovewiththeAmericanFannyOsbourneandhadspentmostofthepreviousyearinPariswithher. TheauthorwasnostrangertotheContinenthavingpublishedhisfirstworkAnInlandVoyage(which recountsacanoeingtripinBelgiummadein876)inMayofthesameyear.Hewantedtocapitaliseon themodestsuccessofhisfirstbookandraisemoneytobewithFannywhohadreturnedtoAmerica inAugust.Stevensonbasedthebookonatraveldiarywhichhekeptduringhis2-day,20-milesolo journeythroughthewildCévennesmountainsinsouth-centralFrance.Hisonlycompanionduring thetripwasastubborndonkeythatwentbythenameofModestine.

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The author’s first work - with hand-coloured aquatints 2. (France.) STOTHARD (Mrs. Charles [Kempe, Anna Eliza]) Letterswrittenduringatourthrough Normandy,Britanny,andotherpartsofFrance,includinglocalandhistoricaldescriptions;with remarksonthemannersandcharacterofthepeople.Withnumerousengravings,afterdrawings byCharlesStothard,F.S.A.Longman[etal.].820,FIRSTEDITION ,frontispieceand2aquatint plates(5beautifullyhandcoloured),handcolouredlineengraving,allafterdrawingsbyCharles Stothard,someoffsettingandslightfoxingtotext,smallinternalholeinRR2,pp.[iv],322,4to., modernhalftancalf,backstripwithraisedbandsbetweengiltrules,giltlettereddarkredleather label,brownclothsides,newcreamendpapers,bookplateofReginaldJamesMure,good(Abbey Travel88;Prideauxp.353) £350.00 CharlesStothard,theantiquarian,marriedAnnaElizaKempein88.Theyoungcoupletravelledto FrancethatsameyearwhereAnnawroteletterstoherfamilydescribingthebeautiesandantiquities ofthecountrysidethroughwhichtheywerepassing.Theseletterswerecollectedinthepresentwork, theirfirstpublication,withillustrationsprovidedbyherhusband.Tragedywastobefallthefamily however:whilstsketchingtheceilingofavillagechurchinDevonin82,CharlesStothardslipped fromtheladderhighintheroofandfell,fatallystrikinghisheadonapewbelow.

3. (France.) THORNTON (Colonel Thomas) ASportingTourthroughVariousPartsofFranceinthe Year802:includingaconcisedescriptionofthesportingestablishments,modeofhunting, andotherfield-amusements,aspractisedinthatcountry.Withgeneralobservationsonthearts, sciences,agriculture,husbandry,andcommerce...2Vols.Longman,Hurst,ReeseandOrme, andC.Chapple.806,FIRSTEDITION ,2engravedfrontispiecesandtitlepages,55uncoloured aquatintillustrations[folding],engravedheadandtailpieces,pp.lxvi,68,[6];xii,260,[8], 4to.,twovols.boundtogetherinasomewhatlaterhalfburgundymorocco,backstripgiltlettered direct,giltdecoratedraisedbands,lightlyrubbedmarbledboards,lightweartoheadandtail, good(AbbeyTravel84;Prideauxpp.286-7;SchwerdtII,pp.259-6) £400.00 London-bornsportsmanColonelThomasThorntonmadenumerousjourneystothemoreremote partsoftheBritishIsles(includingtheScottishHighlandsin786,whichresultedinaghostwritten volumeonthesubject).HealsotravelledextensivelyontheContinentattheturnofthecentury;an expeditiontoFrance(onwhichthepresentworkisbased)resultedinamuch-exaggeratedmeeting withNapoléonBonaparte.Evertheeccentric,Thorntoneventuallypurchasedadilapidatedchateau andbecameaself-styled‘marquisdePont’and‘Prince’,beforehisdeathinMarch823.

4. Gellius (Aulus) NoctiumAtticarumLibriundeviginti.Venice: inaedibusAldi,etAndreaeSoceri.55,FIRSTALDINEEDITION , secondissuewiththecorrectedspelling‘duernionem’onthelast leaf,largeAldineprinter’sdeviceonthetitle,andatthefootthe ownershipinscription‘Di(?)Gio.LeonardoCanyo65’,title lightlysoiled,somelowermarginswithlightdampstaining,the last28leaveswashed,Aldinedeviceonthelastleaf,ff.[xxxii] (lastblank),289,[5],8vo.,20th-centuryvellum,recently recasedusingoldendpapers,hingesneatlyrelined,boards panelledingilt,smoothbackstripdividedbygiltrolls,red moroccolabel,alledgesshowingearlygiltandgauffering,good (AdamsG344;Renouard55/9;SimonBG743;DibdinI339; MossI202) £1,800.00 TheAtticNightsofAulusGellius,awide-rangingcompilation, isnotableasasourceofquotedfragmentsandofstories,and alsoisoneofthetwoancientsources(withSuetonius)forAldus’s ownmotto,festinalente.ItwasasayingofwhichAugustuswas particularlyfond,anditappearsinitsGreekform( speudebradeos ) inBookX,chapterxi.



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Theeditorofthisedition,whichcontainsacopiousdoubleindex,wasGiambattistaEgnazio,oneof theleadingfiguresinthecircleofscholarsandeditorsaroundAldusManutius;hestoodasexecutorto Aldus’swillinthesameyearasthisvolumewaspublished.ItappearedsixmonthsafterAldus’sdeath andwasperhapsthelastofAldus’sbookstohavehispersonalinvolvement. AlreadyinDibdin’stime,finecopiesofthiseditionwere‘becomingveryscarce’,andbyMay90 GeorgeD.Smith’scataloguedescriptionrecordsthefollowingdescription:‘Excessivelyrareand valuable.Beckford’scopysold£6,Sykes’scopy£28,SystonParkcopy£42’.However,itisonlyin thelastfewyearsthatanotherresurgenceofinterestintheauthorhasledtopublicationofthe‘first collectionofessaysinanylanguageonAulusGellius’,alongwithbooksbyL.Holford-StrevensandE. Gunderson.

5. (Germany) CLUVERIUS (Philippus) GermaniaeAntiquaelibritres....Editiosecunda,auctaet recognita.Leiden:ExofficinaElzeviriana.63,engravedfrontis.andtitle,double-pagemaps and26engravedplates(ofwhich4aredouble-page),twosmallwormholesinlowercorner oftextareathroughfirst5leaves(rarelyaffectinglegibility),adampstaininlowercorner appearingintermittently,somelighttoningwithafewleavesbrowned,occasionalspotting,small librarystamptomarginoftitle,pp.[xxxvi],748,[6],folio,contemp.blind-stampedpigskin overwoodenboards,twobrasscatchesonfrontboardandhingestubsonrearboard,scratched andsomewhatsoiled,smallcracktopigskinonbackstrip,alittlewormingaroundhingemounts onrearboard,giltcircularlibrarystamptofrontboard,stilloverallagoodcopy(Willems345; Rahir32) £1,500.00 Thesecondandenlargededition(first66)oftheGermaniaAntiquaofPhilipClüver(580-622), astudyoftheancientgeography,peoples,culture,history,andlanguageofGermanywhichtook muchmaterialfromTacitusandDiodorusSiculus,amongotherancientliterarysources.Clüver, whowasborninGdanskandhadstudiedunderScaligeratLeiden,practicallyfoundedthefieldof historicalgeographywithhisbooksonGermany,Sicily,SardiniaandCorsica,andItaly,aswellasa posthumouslypublishedIntroductioinUniversamGeographiamwhichbecameastandardtextfor manyyears.Itwasaninnovationofhistocombinereferencetotextswithactualvisitstothecountries inquestion,mostlyfinancedbyhismotherafterhisfatherdisownedhimformarryingapoorwoman againsthiswishes.Theplatesincludeanumberofmaps,portraitsofancientGerman‘barbarians’,and scenesfromtheirsupposeddomesticandordinarylife.

6. Gibbon (Edward) TheHistoryoftheDeclineandFalloftheRomanEmpire.NewEdition.In EightVolumes.ForT.Cadell:Longman,Orme[etc.]838,engravedfrontispieceportrait,3 foldingengravedmaps,the2largeoneswithclosedtearsatthefolds,foxingtothefrontispiece, alittlescatteredfoxing,mostlytomaps,uppercorneroffrontispiecetouchedwithdamp,pp. lii,509;xii,488;xii,57;xii,533;xvi,555;xi,50;xi,[i],555;xi,[i],545,8vo.,contemp.diced calf,thebackstripspanelledingiltwithrepeatedfleurons,blackandtanmoroccolabelswithgilt lettering,vol.iwithonelabelchipped,alittlelightrubbing,good £550.00 Ahandsomeset.‘Thismasterpieceofhistoricalpenetrationandliterarystylehasremainedoneof theagelesshistoricalworks.Gibbonbroughtawidthofvisionandacriticalmasteryoftheavailable sourceswhichhavenotbeenequalledtothisday.’( PMM222).

7. Giphanius (Hubert) CommentariiinPoliticorumopusAristotelis:postsatbenelongam suppressionem,iam,bonipublicigratia,primuminlucemediti.Frankfurt:ImpensisLazari Zetzneri.608,woodcutdevicetotitle,paperslightlyage-toned,smallchiptoedgeoftitle, pp.[xvi],952,[46],8vo.,latervellum,backstripwithgreenmoroccolabel,yappedges,front flyleafremoved,twosmallholespunchedinfrontboard,alittlesoiledandworn,sound( VD7 39:32050L) £250.00 TheposthumouslypublishedcommentaryofGiphanius(i.e.HubertvanGiffen,c.535-604)onthe PoliticsofAristotle,andanuncommonvolume:COPAClocatesonlyfivecopiesintheUK ,twointhe

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Bodleian,oneintheBritishLibrary,andtwomoreincathedrallibraries.Lesswell-rememberedthan someofhiscontemporaries,Giphaniusnonethelesswasoutstandinginhistimeforphilologyandlegal studies,thoughsomecontroversyattachedtohissupposeduseofotherscholar’smaterial;heedited andtranslatedHomerin572,wasoneofthefirsttoquestionChristianinterpolationsinJosephus, andservedasprofessorofphilosophyorlawinStrassburg,Altdorf,andIngolstadt.

Eighteenth Century Jesuit Scandal 8. Girard (Jean-Baptiste) MémoireInstructifpourlePèreJean-BaptisteGirard,Jesuite,Recteur duCollegeRoyaldelaMarinedelaVilledeToulon.ContreMarie-CatherineCadière;etencore MonsieurleProcurerGénéraleDuRoy,Querellant.TheHague:chezHenriScheurleer;Paris: chezGissey&Bordelet.73,printer’sdeviceontitle,pp.284,cr.8vo.,moderngreyboards,spine £180.00 printedinblack,verygood(Rose99) Girard,aJesuit,wascitedasthearchetypeforthecorruptionoftheclergy.Thescandalwas sensationalanditrockedParis.UnderGirard’stutelageCatherineCadièrehadbeguntohavevisions andboremarksofthestigmata.WhilstinherecstaticstatetheJesuitabusedherandshebecame pregnant.Thechargesweresorceryandcarnalrelations.

9. Godwin (William) ThoughtsonMan,hisNature,Productions,andDiscoveries.Interspersed withsomeparticularsreflectingtheauthor.EffinghamWilson,RoyalExchange.83,FIRST EDITION ,faintfoxing,pp.vi,[2],47,[],8vo.,contemp.Frenchquarterbiscuitcalf,corners tippedinvellum,marbledboards,edges,andendpapers,smoothbackstripdividedbygroups offivegiltfillets,blacklabelinsecondcompartment,therestwithcentraltools,frontjointjust crackingminimallyathead,verygood £500.00 ThelastphilosophicalworkbyWilliamGodwin(756-836),authorofAnEnquiryConcerning PoliticalJusticeandfatherofMaryShelley.Havingmostrecentlywrittenonphilosophymorethan 30yearspreviously(theEnquirerof797),Godwinwasperhapspushedbackintoproductivityby hisfinancialsituationafterafallingoutwithPercyShelley,whohadbeencoveringhisdebts.In thelast5yearsofhislifehepublished,amongotherworks,twonovels,afour-volumehistoryof theCommonwealth,andthisbook,‘theproductofdeeperstudyandcloserobservationthanThe Inquirer,’thoughareviewerintheGentleman’sMagazinecalledit‘fullasirreverentandalmost equallyasnoxious,liketheserpentvenemousbutenticing’(Brown,Life ).

20. (Great Britain.) CARY (John) NewMapofEngland& Wales,withpartofScotland.Onwhicharecarefully laiddownallthedirectandprincipalCrossRoads, theCourseofRiversandnavigableCanals...J.Cary. 794,FIRSTEDITION ,engravedtitle,dedicationleaf, explanationleafandscale,handcolouredengraved generalmapand76mapsofGreatBritain,second issueoftheindexdated804,pp.[8plates],4, 88,4to.,contemp.halfcalf,thebackstripwithfive raisedbandswithgiltfillets,greenmoroccolabel withgiltlettering,marbledboards,extremitiesa littlerubbed,cornersknocked,good(FordhamCary pp.45-6) £700.00 ThisafullydetailedmapofEnglandandWaleswhich givesspecialprominencetoroads,andextendsnorth toincludeEdinburgh,Stirling,andGlasgow.Itwould appeartobethefirstmapdrawnonthemeridianof Greenwich(whereearliersurveyshadbeendrawn onSt.Paul’s).Itwasengravedwithborderssothat itcouldbeboundasanatlas,orwiththeborders



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cutoff,asasinglemap.Theplatenumberswereincorporatedintheborderwiththenumbersof adjoiningsheetstoindicatethearrangementofthecompletemap.Thescaleisfivemilestoone inch.

2. (Great Britain.) [STORER (James S.)] AncientReliques;or,Delinationsofmonastic,castellated &domesticArchitecture...[Intwovolumes].FortheProprietorsbyW.Clarkes,J.Carpenter,C. Chapple[etc.].82,half-titles,03engravedplatesbyJohnGriegshowingbuildingsandviews withtissueguards,engravedvignettesattheendofthetext,scatteredfoxing,pp.[viii],[208];[viii], [208],8vo.,contemp.halfrussia,thebackstripspanelledingiltwithGreekkeypatternandcrosshatchedtooling,marbledboards,smallnicktotheheadoftheupperjointofvoli,good £150.00 Clark’s companion’s copy 22. (Greece.) CLARK (William George) Peloponnesus:NotesonStudyandTravel.JohnW.Parker. 858,FIRST(ANDONLY)EDITION,PRESENTATIONCOPY,5mapsandplans,onefolding,alittle offsettingfromandafewfoxmarkstothefirstmap,pp.xiv,[2],344,8vo.,originalbluecloth, spinedividedbyblind-ruledbands,giltlettering,sideswithblindstampedruledborders, headbandsknocked,8vo.,(Blackmer36) £450.00 Inscribedbytheauthoronthefrontendpaperto:“TheRev.theMasterofTrinityCollegewiththe author’skindregards.”AnimportantassociationcopysinceitwaswithW.H.Thompson,Master ofTrinityCollege,Cambridge,thatClarkmadehistourtogatherinformationforthisstudyof thePeloponnesein856.Clarkwasdeterminedtoviewwhathesawafreshwithoutfollowingthe conclusionofauthorities.‘Hehasproducedaninterestingwork,interminglinghisideasconcerning theculturalandreligioushistoryoftheGreekswitharchaeologicalobservationsandcommentson modernGreeklife’(Blackmer).

23. (Greek Drama.) DONALDSON(John William) TheTheatreoftheGreeks,aseriesofpapersrelating tothehistoryandcriticismoftheGreekDrama.Fourthedition.Withanewintroductionand otheralterations.Cambridge:PrintedatthePittPress,byJohnSmith.836,foldingfrontispiece plan,foldingtable,oneortwomarksandpencilspots,pp.vii,598,8vo.,contemp.halfgreencalf withmarbledboards,backstripwithfiveraisedbands,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment, therestelaboratelydecoratedingiltwithcentralfloralstampsandcornervolutés,marblededges andendpapers,bookplateofThomasSebastianBazley,verygood £175.00 ThefourtheditionofthispopularcompaniontoGreektheatre,editedbyDonaldson,atthetimea fellowandtutorofTrinityCollege,Cambridge,fromaworkoriginallyproducedbyP.W.Buckham. ThefirstpartisaseriesofchaptersonaspectsofGreektheatre,whilethesecondprintstranslated excerptsfromolderauthorities,namelyAristotle,Bentley,andSchlegel.ThebookplateisofT.S.Bazley (829-99),2ndBaronet,whotookhisMAfromTrinity–andsomayhavebeenacquaintedwith Donaldson.

24. Gronow (Rees Howell, ‘Captain’) TheReminiscencesandRecollectionsofCaptainGronow, beinganecdotesofthecamp,court,clubs,andsociety80-860.[2volumes.]JohnC.Nimmo. 889,859/870NUMBEREDCOPIESwith2impressionsofeachplate,oneproofonplatepaperand theotherhand-colouredonWhatmanpaper,50engravedplatesintotal(of25scenes),most withtissueguards,titlepagesinredandblack,prospectusforarecentreprinteditionloosely inserted,afewfoxspots(mostlytoendpapers),alittlepencilunderliningandmarginalia,pp. xxviii,35;xii,343,large8vo.,orig.browncloth,backstripslettereddirectingilt,frontboards witharmorialblockedingilt,silver,andred,backstripsdarkened,cornersandspineendsalittle frayed,ownershipinscriptionsofHoraceBlackleytoendpapers,good £150.00 ThecelebratedreminiscencesofReesHowellGronow,officeranddandy,collectedintwovolumes. ‘TakeaGronowanecdoteafterlunch,twobeforedinner,and,say,fiveorsixatbed-time’(fromthe insertedprospectus).

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25. Grotius (Hugo) DeJureBelliacPacislibritres...Cumannotatisauctoris,ejusdemque dissertationedeMariLibero,aclibello...deaequitate,indulgentiaetfacilitate;necnonJ.F. Gronovii...notisintotumopusdeJurebelliacpacis.ExalterarecensioneJ.Barbeyracii... cumnotulisejusdemnuncauctioribus,etc.2vols.Amsterdam:Janssonio-Waesbergios.735, engravedfrontispieceportraitofGrotius,engravedtitle-page,typographictitle-page,occasional earlyinkandpencilmarginalia,pp.[22],xxxix,[5],534;[2],539-040,43,[85](ascalledfor), 8vo.contemp.vellum,sprung,darkenedbackstripmanuscriptletteredovertracesofanearlier ms.title,smalllibrary’ssmallstamptofrontpastedowns,faintinkownershipinscriptionson rectosoffrontfreeendpapers,redsprinkledandpolishededges,good(Brunet765) £400.00 ThesecondLatineditionofGrotius’sclassictreatiseofinternationallawaseditedbythejuristJean Barbeyrac(thefirstBarbeyraceditionwasin720),whohadalsotranslatedtheworkintoFrenchin724.

26. Grotius (Hugo, Editor) ...Dissertationesdestudiisinstituendis.H.Grotiietaliorum dissertationesdestudiisinstituendis.Amsterdam:apudLudovicumElzevirium.645,FIRST EDITION ,lightlybrownedengravedtitle-pagewithfaintinknameincontemp.hand,woodcut initials,pp.[vi],688,2mo.,nearcontemp.overlappingvellum,backstripwithblindruleathead andtail,ms.letteredtitle,ownershipinitials(?)stampedonupperboard,lowerboardstamped ‘ANNO647’,contemp.inktrialsandnotesonrearfreeendpaperandpastedown,verygood (GraesseIII63;Willems028;Rahir027) £400.00 PrintedbythecelebratedDutchprintingfamily,theworkisinessenceaguidetothelearningof differentscholarlysubjects,suchasmathematics,medicine,philosophy,literature,etc.Thesmall volumecontainstwenty-fourtreatisesonthevariousdifferentaspectsofacademicstudy,severalin theformofletterstoothercontemporaryscholars.ContributorsincludeGabrielNaudé,Thomas Campanella,JohannesHeurnius,entriesonthestudyofmathematicsbyM.HortensiusandCaspar Schioppius,JanAlbertBan’s‘DecompendiosaetfacililinguamEbraeametChaldaeamcondiscendi ratione’andnumerousothersectionsonmusic,language,andtheology.Willemsmentionsasecond differentlypaginated645editionof687pp.alongsidehisdescriptionofthisthetruefirstedition.

27. [Gruner (Lewis)], illuminator. TheGoodShunammite.Brown,GreenandLongmans.[847], thetextinblackandgoldentirelysurroundedbymedievalstylechromolithographedbordersand withilluminatedinitialsbyGruner,heightenedwithgoldpp.2,small8vo.,originalpublishers’ blackpapier-machébindingintricatelyworkedtoarelievodesign,withtwirlingvines,medallion portraitsandthetitleinthecentre,originalembossedblackleaherspinewiththetitlevertically, twocornersknocked,theloweronewantingthetip,thecoversslightlybowed,a.e.g.,marbled £400.00 endpapers,afewsmallstainestothefore-edges,good(McLeanp.52;Ballp.44) ThisworkhasbeenattributedtoOwenJones’establishment.

28. Hale (Matthew) HistoryoftheCommonLawofEngland.DividedintoTwelve Chapters.[With:]TheAnalysisoftheLaw:BeingaScheme,orAbstract,ofthe severalTitlesandPartitionsoftheLawofEngland,DigestedintoMethod.Thethird edition,corrected.IntheSavoy:PrintedbyE.andR.Nutt,andR.Gosling,forT. Waller.739,engravedchart,earlyownershipinscriptionofR.deRawle(763)and laterstampofPeterGlubb(820)tofrontflyleaf,laterengravedportraitpastedto frontpastedown,acoupleofmarginalinknotes,pp.[viii],26,[],[xvi],48,[28], 8vo.,contemp.blind-ruledcalf,backstripwithfiveraisedbands,redmoroccolabel insecondcompartment,abitscuffed,onecornerworn,verygood( ESTCT0503, T0502) £500.00 Thethirdand,asanoteonthetitle-pageadds,thebesteditionofSirMatthewHale’s HistoryandAnalysisofthecommonlaw,hisonlyfinishedmajorwork.Onlypublished posthumously,theytogetherformamajorpartofhisinfluenceonlegalhistory.TheHistory ‘isnotableforaBurkeanaccountofthewisdomofacustomarylaw,andforatemperate



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defenceofthesystem’scontinuityacrosstheNormanconquest.TheAnalysisatitsconclusionisa completetaxonomyofmattershandledbythecommonlaw;itwasborrowedbyWilliamBlackstone withminimalmodificationandthereforeprovidesthestructureofBlackstone’sCommentaries( ODNB ).

29. Hale (Thomas) ACompleatBodyofHusbandry.ContainingRulesforperforming,inthemost profitableManner,thewholeBusinessoftheFarmer,andCountryGentleman,incultivating, plantingandstockingofLand;Injudging...Seeds,andofManures...inbreedingandpreserving Cattle...TowhichisannexedthewholeManagementoftheOrchard,theBrewhouseandthe Dairy...[Boundwith]AContinuationoftheCompleatBodyofHusbandryT.OsborneandJ. Shipton[etc].756-759FIRSTEDITION ,2worksinonevol.,engravedallegoricalfrontispiece showingCeresatherwork,2engravedplatesinthefirstwork,onefolding,onelargeengraved illustration,printedintwocolumns,oneortwoedgesshaved,afewuppermarginstouchedby damp,smallstaintotitle,oneengravedplateinthe‘Continuation’,thelast3leavesofthelatter mountedonguards,pp.iv,ii,[viii],3-79[];[iv],00,[6],folio,contemp.calf,thebackstrip withsixraisedbandsruledingilt,redmoroccolabelwithgiltlettering,cornersknocked,good (Fussellp.37;Perkins737and738;ESTCT4976) £600.00 Anextensiveencyclopedicworkonallaspectsofcultivationandfarmingtoequipthecountry gentleman.Theplatesincludefarmingimplements,plants,plans,buildingsandevenadungpit.Most haveseveralfigures.Thisfirsteditionhasagreaternumberofplatesthanthesubsequenteditions. TheContinuationwasseparatelypublished,anditisunusaltofindthembothtogether.

30. Hampson (Robert T.) MediiÆviKalendariumorDates,Charters,andCustomsoftheMiddle Ages,withKalendarsfromtheTenthtotheFifteenthCentury;andanalphabeticalDigestof obsoleteNamesofDays:formingaGlossaryoftheDatesoftheMiddleAges,withTablesand otherAidsforascertainingDates.Intwovolumes.HenryKentCauston.84,FIRSTEDITION , chromolithographedfrontispieces,eachofearlymanuscriptleaves,half-titles,titlesprintedin redandblack,pp.[ii],vi,492;[iv],430,8vo.,slightlylaterpolishedcalf,thebackstripspanelled ingiltwithrepeatedtooling,tanandblackmoroccolabelswithgiltlettering,thesideswithtriple giltfilletbordersandcentralcrestedmotto‘NonEgetArcu’andtheinitial‘M’beneath,marbled edgesandendpapers,thehingesofvol.iijuststartingtocrack,butstillstrong,good £300.00 Ausefulandscholarlyaidwhichhasbeenreprintedeversinceitwasfirstpublished.

3. Harris (Frank) MyLife&Loves.[Fourvolumesboundasthree.]PrivatelyPrinted.922-27,FIRST EDITIONSOFVOLS.I-II ,theothertwoinanearlyAmericanpiracy,vol.iwithtitleprintedinred andblack,twored-tintedplates,severalillustrationsintext,photographicfrontispieceportraits tippedintovols.iiiandiv,erratasliptippedintovol.ii,overallpaperage-toned,vol.igutter crackinginafewplaces,vol.iiwithfaintownershipinscriptions,vol.iwithusual‘Printedin Germany’stampontitle,pp.xviii,336,4;xvii,433,[5];xxii,42,,43-6,2-25,7-9,2638,[5];[iv],92-274,39-53,275-3,54-82,32-354,83-03,355-376,8vo.,quarterpalecloth withgreenboards,vol.itheoriginalbindingwithredblockedspinelabel,gilttitleandnude torso(ofPraxiteles’Aphrodite)tofrontboard,somewhatfadedandmarked,endpapersrenewed, theothervols.boundlaterinimitationwithplaingreenboards,eachvol.withslightlydifferent spineclothtextureandlabeldetails,allslightlyrubbed,sound £120.00 Amixedset,containingthefirsteditionofthefirstvolumeintheoriginalbinding,thefirstedition ofthesecondvolumeinalaterbindingtoasimilarstyle,andthethirdandfourthvolumes(bound together)inoneofthenumerousAmericanpiracies. Harris’snotoriousmemoirwasbannedinanumberofcountriesforitssexualcontent,whichofcourse ledtoamarketinpiratededitions.ThethirdandfourthvolumesherecanbeidentifiedasAmerican piraciesbythetypography,thepresenceoftheFrankHarrisPublishingCompany,Inc.’saddressonthe versoofthetitle,andthefactthatthechapterscontaininggraphicsexualdescriptionshaveaseparate runofpagenumbers,presumablytoallowthemtobefoundmoreeasily.

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32. Heinsius (Daniel) Poemataemendatalocisinfintisetaucta.Indicemsingulorumauersaindicat pagina.Editioquarta.Leiden:apudJoh.OrlersetIoha.Maire.[63,]engravedtitle-page (creased),printer’sdeviceoncolophonleaf,waterstained,pp.[xxxii],62,[2],8vo.,contemp. vellum,overlappingfore-edges,fadedmanuscripttitleonspine,modernpapermanuscriptlabel, modernupperendpaper,redsprinklededges,good £250.00 DanielHeinsiuswasoneofthemostfamousofDutchRenaissancescholars.HeeditedmanyLatin worksandcomposedfineLatinpoetry.Poematawasfirstpublishedin605.HisLatinorationshave beencriticisedforbeingpompous,butontheotherhandhiselegaicpoemsarethoughttobeelegant. Heinsius’seditorialworkwasimportantbeyondDutchborders.HiseditionofAristotle’streatiseon poetry,publishedin6,isthe‘onlyconsiderablecontributiontothecriticismandelucidationof theworkthatwaseverproducedintheNetherlands’(Sandys).TheinfluenceofhisworkonAristotle extended,amongothers,toChapelain,Racine,andCorneilleinFrance,OpitzinGermany,andJonson inEngland.Jonson’sDiscoveries(64)borrowsmuchfromHeinsiuswithoutattribution,ashealso doesfromHeinsius’criticismsonPlautusandTerence.

33. Herodotus. HistoriarumlibriIX.MusarumnominibusinscriptiGr.etLat.exLavr.Vallae interpretatione,cumadnotationibusThomaeGaleietIacobiGronovii...Amsterdam: sumptibusPetriSchoutenii.763,engravedfoldingplateandadditionaltitle-page,half-title present,title-pageprintedinredandblackwithengravedvignette,textinfacingcolumns ofGreekandLatin,smalllibrarystampsontitleandhalf-title,alittleminorspottingand browning,oneortwomarginalpencilnotes,pp.[xxiv],868,77,[67],folio,latereighteenthcenturystraight-grainredmorocco,sometimeexpertlyrebackedwithorig.backstriprelaid, withfineroperolldecorateddoubleraisedbands,withopentwistblindrollbetween,gilt lettereddirectinsecondcompartmentandatfoot,remainingcompartmentsfilledwithrococo decoration;triplegiltfilletandblindarchandfleurdelysrollborderonsides,a.e.g.,Repton Schoolarmsonupperside,giltgiftstamponlower,afewsmallsurfacescrapes,good(DibdinII 23;MossI458;SchweigerI39) £750.00 ‘ThisisthecelebratedandmagnificenteditionofHerodotus,whichcontainsthenotesofWesseling, Gale,andGronovius,[...]itisjustlycalledtheeditiooptima,in[p]referencetoanyeditionof Herodotuspreviouslypublished.[...]Thissplendidandtrulydesirableeditionhasnowbecome scarce,andagoodcopycannotbeobtainedunderaconsiderablesum’(Dibdin).‘Themeritsof alltheprecedingeditionsareeclipsedbythisveryelegantandexcellentone’(Moss).Dibdinalso mentionsacopyinanelegantredmoroccobinding,likethisone,thatfetchedtwicethepriceofa normalcopy.

34. (Hertfordshire.) NEWCOME (Peter) TheHistoryoftheancientandRoyalFoundationcalled theAbbeyofSt.Alban,intheCountyofHertford,fromtheFoundingthereofin793,toits Dissolutionin539.ExhibitingtheLifeofeachAbbot,andtheprincipalEventsrelatingtothe Monastery,duringhisRuleandGovernment.ExtractedfromthemostfaithfulAuthorities andRecords,bothprintedandmanuscript.Withplates,andanewMapoftheCounty. [Secondedition].FortheAuthor,byJ.Nichols,Messrs.White,T.Payne[etc.].795,engraved frontispiece,largehand-colouredengravedmap,and2largeengravedfoldingplans,errataleaf attheend,frontispiecealittlefoxed,minoroffsetting,pp.[ii],xiii,[i],547,[],[4],4to.,early 9thcenuryhalfcalf,rebacked,theoriginalbackstrippreservedandpanelledingilt,thefirst panelrestored,redmoroccolabelwithgiltlettering,marbledboards,newendpapers,good( ESTC T53399) £250.00 NewcomeisbestknownforTheHistoryofthe…AbbeyofSt.Alban,thefirstpartofwhichconsiders thehistoryoftheabbeyfromitsAnglo-SaxonoriginstothereignofEdwardIII,andthesecondpart theperiodfromc.340untiltheReformation.Inthishistory,whichdrawsheavilyonthemedieval chroniclesofMatthewParisandThomasWalsingham,Newcomegavethefirstcomprehensive accountofthelivesoftheabbotsofStAlbansandthehistoryofitsdependentcells–workthathelped tounderpinthefirstdetailedarchitecturaldescriptionsofthechurch.



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35. Hoffmann (Louis), pseud. of Angelo John Lewis. ConjurerDick:or,theAdventuresofa youngWizard.FrederickWarne.[886?]frontispieceshowing‘Dick’sfirstshow’,numerous illustrations,ownershipinscriptionsontheendpapers,pp.viii,256,[8],8vo.,originaldecorated browncloth,thebackstripletteredingiltandshowingaconjurerblockedingilt,theuppercover alsoshowingthe‘youngwizard’inactiononthestageingilt,blueandblack,spineextremities £90.00 bumped,good 36. Hogarth (William) TheWorksofMrHogarthmoralized,J.Goodwin.[c.830],engraved frontispieceportrait,engravedtitlewithornateborderandvignette,3engravedvignettestothe Preface,and72engravingsbyDent,thetextwithinornamentalframes,minorspottingtotitle, pp.xv,277,4to.,contemp.greenhalfmorocco,marbledboards,spinegiltincompartments,a littlerubbed,smallnickatfootofupperjoint,good £150.00 TheReverendTrusler’seditionofHogarth’sworks.

37. Hood (Thomas) Poems...Moxon.872,LARGEPAPER ,frontispieceand2steelengravedvignette platesafterBirketFoster,tissueguards,letterpresslightlyfoxed,pp.vii,[i],80,[4],4to.,orig. sand-graindarkgreencloth,elaboratelygilt,byLeightonSon&Hodge,smoothbackstripgilt blockedwithtitleingeometricpanel,uppersidefilledwithlargegiltblockedasymmetricpanel, withtitle,illustrator,publisher,anddateon‘ribbon’runningthroughdecoration,bevelled edges,lowersidewithblindfilletborderandpublisher’sgiltmonogramincentre,creamchalked endpapers,a.e.g.,verygood £120.00 Firstpublishedin87.SeeRuariMaclean,VictorianPublishers’Book-bindings(974)p.29.

38. Hope (John) Thoughtsinproseandverse,started,inhiswalks.Stockton:byR.Christopher andsoldbyW.Goldsmith[etc].780,FIRSTEDITION ,half-titlediscarded,pp.xvi,349,[],8vo., contemp.treecalf,skillfullyrebackedwithgiltinsixcompartmentsandrepeatedlyretool, contemp.redmoroccolabel,Greekkey-patternbordersonsides,minorrubbing,marbled endpapers,good £450.00 AlivelyprovincialmiscellanybyaLondonmanofbusiness.HopeservedabriefterminParliament, butlosthisseat,probablyforhavingsidedwithJohnWilkesinthequestionoftheMiddlesexelection. Thepoemsareforthemostpartoccasional.IncludedisoneonthedeathofLaurenceSterne,whose influenceisoftenclearlyevidentintheessays,particularlytwoon‘thenatureandmutabilityofstilts’, whichdealinpartwithSamuelJohnsonandhisJourneytotheWesternIslesofScotland(775).There arealsoessaysonpainting,architecture,musicanddancing.JohnHopehadaninterestinmilitary affairs,andhisbookisdedicatedtotheofficersoftheNorthamptonshiremilitia.Thetextincludesa fairnumberofpassagesrelatingtotheAmericanRevolution.

39. [Horace] Horatius Flaccus (Quintus) Opera.Adoptimaseditionescollata...Biponti [Zweibrücken]:exTypographiaSocietatis.783,engravedcircularportraitmedallionontitlepage,foxed,pp.[ii],c,333,[2],8vo.  [Boundwith] Phaedrus. FabulaeAesopiae.Novissimerecognitaeetemendatae...Biponti:exTypographia Societatis.784,engravedovalmedallionontitle-page,foxed,pp.[ii],xlviii,232,8vo.early nineteenth-centurydarkgreenmoroccobackedrosepastepaperboards,smoothbackstrip dividedbyGreek-keybetweendottedrolls,lettereddirectinsecondandfourthcompartments, sunburst,urnandflowersprayornamentsinremainder,cornersvellumtipped,endpapersfoxed, redsprinkledandpolishededges,good(SchweigerII42,74) £120.00 HoraceandPhaedrusintheBiponteditions;liketheDelphinclassicsbeforeandtheValpyclassics afterward,theBipontclassicswereamajorprojecttoproducetextsofeveryclassicalauthorwith comprehensivenotessufficienttomakepreviouseditionsobsolete.

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40. Howard (Robert) FournewPlays,viz:TheSurprisal,TheCommittee,Comedies.TheIndianQueen,TheVestal-Virgin,Tragedies.AstheywereactedbyHisMajestiesServantsatthe Theatre-Royal.ForHenryHerringham.665,eachplaywithaprintedtitle,smallpiecechipped fromtheupperblankmarginofthetitle,Awitharepair,againtotheblankmargin,rust-hole toT4touchingoneortwolettersoftext,scatteredfoxingandbrowning,pp.[xii],242,[],folio, contemp.panelledsheep,rebacked,giltletteringtotheflatbackstrip,thesideswithsurface abrasionsandsomerestoration,sound(WingH2995;ESTCR243;Stratman2436;Macdonald 68a) £900.00 RobertHoward(626-698),playwrightandpolitician,wasofprivilegedstock;hisfatheranEarl,and hismotherthedaughterofWilliamCecil.Littleisknownofhisearlylife,butthathewasatMagdalen College,Oxfordaround64andwasknightedforgallantryinactionatthebattleofCropredyBridge, on29June644.Hebecameawealthymanandprominentinthegovernment.Inthefirstdecade oftheRestoration,Howardcombinedhispoliticalcareerwiththatofasuccessfuldramatistand critic.Howard,ThomasKilligrew,andagroupofeightactorsbecameshareholdersintheTheatre Royal,BridgesStreet.Inadditiontobeingthescenedesignerforthistheatrein663,Howardbecame theliterarycollaborator,andsubsequentopponent,ofJohnDryden,whomarriedHoward’ssister ElizabethinDecember663.‘TheIndianQueen’,arhymedheroicplayco-authoredwithDrydenand firstperformedinJanuary664,providedoneofthetopicsintheliteraryquarrelbetweenthetwo men,theeffectofrhymeindrama.Howarddevelopedtheargumentsagainstrhymeintheprefaceto ‘FourNewPlays’( ODNB ).TheplaywasnotincludedintheeditionsofDryden’sworksuntil77.

One of the first to proposals that the lands bordering the Atlantic Ocean were once joined 4. Humboldt (Alexandre de) AGeognosticalEssayontheSuperpositionofRocks,inboth Hemispheres.TranslatedfromtheoriginalFrench.Longman,Hurst[etc.]823,FirstEnglish edition,half-titlediscarded,pp.viii,[ii],482,8vo.,slightlylaterhalfcalf,thebackstrippanelled ingiltwithdoublegiltrulingandredmoroccolabelwithgiltlettering,marbledsidesand endpapers,rededges,good(Sabin3372;WellcomeIII,34) £300.00 HumboldtmadeaclosecomparisonoftherocksoftheoldworldwiththoseoftheCordilleraofthe Andes.

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‘Illuminated’ by Noel Humphreys 42. [Humphreys (Henry Noel), illuminator]. TheParablesofOurLord.Longman&Co.,847, chromolithographedthroughouttoresembleanillusionistilluminatedmanuscriptwith elaboratebordersheightenedingold,pp.[32],small4to.,orig.blackmoroccooverwooden boards,thebackstripwithblinddecoratedraisedbands,thesideswithanall-overmaze-like designwithcentralgiltmedallionswiththetitleandApostles’names,a.e.g.,bevellededges,by Haydaywiththeirstampinsidethefrontcover,good(Ballp.44) £400.00 ‘NoelHumphreyshascapturedsomeofthemedievalFlemishilluminators’spiritbuthasaddedtoit aninventivenessandartistryofhisown,basedonanartist’sfeelingforthestrangeintricaciesofflower andleaf,backedbyanaturalist’sknowledge.’(McLean,VictorianBookDesign,p.00).Ballclarifies thatthisworkwasissuedintwodifferentbindings:blackpapiermaché(McLeanp.5)andmoroccoby Hayday(asabove).

43. Inman (Thomas) AncientFaithsembodiedinAncientNames:oranattempttotracethereligious belief,sacredrites,andholyemblemsofcertainnations.Byaninterpretationofthenamesgiven tochildrenbypriestlyauthority,orassumedbyprophets,kings,andhierarchs.[2volumes.] PrintedfortheAuthor.868-9,PRESENTATIONCOPY,title-pagesinscribed‘TheLiverpool PhilomathicSocietyfromtheauthor’,lithographfrontispieces(justatouchfoxed),4further platesinvol.i,8invol.ii,numerousfiguresintheletterpress,alittledustsoilinginplaces,purple stampofthePhilomathicSocietytotitles,tissueguards,andanumberofleaves,theirbylaws pastedtofrontendpapersandasliprecordingpurchasefromtheSocietyinMarch925,signed bythesecretary,pastedtoflyleaf,pp.[viii],789;l,028,8vo.,orig.brownclothbyHanbury& Simpson,boardswithframesblockedinblindcontainggiltfiguresblockedingiltonthefront, backstripswithgiltfiguresandtitles,justslightlyrubbedanddarkenedatextremities,backstrip endsbumped,hingesalmostinvisiblyreinforced,good £375.00 Anunusualworkonpre-Christianreligions,privatelyprintedforThomasInman(820-876), physiciantotheRoyalInfirmaryofLiverpoolandanamateurofearlyworship.Thiscopywas presentedtotheLiverpoolPhilomathicSociety,whichhadbeenfoundedin825withsimilarculturedevelopingintentionstotheLiverpoolLiteraryandPhilosophicalSociety,ofwhichInmanwasa regularmember.In925,duetofinancialstraits,thePhilomathicSociety’sreferencelibrarywassold offtomembers.

44. Irenaeus (Saint) S.Irenaei,EpiscopiLugdunensis,Contraomneshaereseslibriquinque. TextusGraecipartemhaudexiguamrestituit;latinamversionemantiquissimamequatuor MSScodicibusemendavit;fragmentaaliorumtractatuumdeperditorumsubjunxit;omnia notisvariorum&suisillustravitJoannesErnestusGrabe...Oxford:eTheatroSheldoniano, 702,FIRSTGRABEEDITION ,lavishcopperengravedfrontispiecebyMichaelBurghers,title pagewithengravingofSheldonianetc.,engravedheadandtailpieces,neatinkownership inscriptiondated836ofRev’dCharlesThorpe(RectorofRyton,Durham)onthelightly creasedbinder’sblankleavesatfront,withhisdatedinknamerepeatedatheadoftitlepage, lightpencilmarginaliaandunderliningthroughout(possiblybyBurch-seebelow),printedin doublecolumns,pp.xii,xx,3,[iii],3-283,300-385,390-472,xvi-xxx,3,[xli],3(text continuous),folio,contemp.tanCambridgecalf,backstripwithraisedbandsbetweenblind rules,giltletteredredmoroccolabel,owner’screstinfifthcompartment,smalldefecttospine tail;sideswithblindfilletborders,rubbed,footofupperjointcracked,redsprinkledand polishededges,frontpastedownlifted,library’ssmallstampstoendpaperwithms.nameof theologianHenryVacherBurchofLiverpoolCathedral,good( ESTCT39640;Carter702/7; Brunet457;Graesse429) £400.00 EditedwithdedicationbyJoannesErnestusGrabe(latterlyofOxford),andcontainingalsoJeande Croix’sSpecimem[sic]conjecturarumandaGreekandLatinGlossarium.Thiseditionaddsanumber ofGreekfragments(asonlyLatinversionssurvivecompletely),andisthefirsteditiontomakeuseof theArundelManuscript.

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45. (Italy.) LEAR (Edward) JournalsofalandscapepainterinsouthernCalabria,&c.RichardBentley. 852,FIRSTEDITION ,2maps,20tintedlithographs(5somewhatfoxed,remainderwithfoxingto edges),half-titlepresent,preliminaryandfinalleavesfoxed,pp.xx,[iv],284,[4],lge.8vo.,orig. morocco-grainblueclothbyEdmonds&Remnants(ticketonrearpastedown),expertlyrepaired atheadandfootofbackstrip,backstripgiltblocked,titled,anddecorated,sidesblind-panelled, yellowchalkedendpapers,hingesstrengthened,inscriptiononupperfreeendpaper(seenote), lightmanuscriptannotationonrearpastedown,verygood £700.00 Inscribedtothehistorian‘GeorgeMacaulayTrevelyanfromThomasAbbeyFebruary7th,90’on upperfreeendpaper.Ashortletterisalsolooselyinsertedaddressedto‘DearGeorge’[presumably Trevelyan]thankinghimfortheloanofthebook,fromH.F.Newall. Learproducedanumberofsimilaralbumsfromthe850sonwards,theitemheredescribedbeing thesecondinaseriesthatincludedworksonGreece,Corsica,Albania,andtheIonianIslands, thelastissuedin870.Thealbumsweresoldonasubscriptionbasis,butthoughhisstyleseems marvellouslyfreshandexpressivebyanyone’sstandards,Learcouldnotmakealivelihoodfromhisart. Hegraduatedtooils(withtheencouragementofHolmanHunt)butsubsequentlymovedontoother projects.

46. Jefferies (Richard) WoodMagic;afable...2Vols.Cassell,Petter,Galpin&Co...88,FIRST EDITION ,half-titlespresent,8pp.insertedadvertisementsineachvol.dated(incode)May 88,pp.[viii],235,[],8;[vi],263,[],8,8vo.,orig.blue/greenfinediagonally-ribbedcloth, extremitiestriviallyrubbed,backstripsgiltlettereddirect,withwidegiltandfineblackrules, andblackstampedfirbranchbelowtitleandgrassesatfoot;sideswithblackstampedfinelineat headandfoot,andfirbranchattopleftandbirdincentre,brownchalkedendpapers,contemp armorialbookplateofJohnPlatt,verygood(MillerandMatthewsB4.) £300.00 MillerandMatthews’printingandmake-upvariant(a).Theyestimatetheeditionsizetohavebeen500 copies.P.4oftheadvertisementsinbothvolumesisunnumbered.

Watt’s copy? 47. [Jenyns (Soame)] AFreeInquiryintotheNatureondOriginofEvil.InSixLettersto---.The secondedition.PrintedforR.andJ.Dodsley.757,engravedtitle-pagevignette,somesoiling, fiveleavesstainedinuppercorner,twoownershipinscriptionstohalf-title,shortinknoteto frontpastedown,andonesignaturetorearpastedown(withpastedcataloguenote;seebelow), pp.[vi],93,[],8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,backstripwithfiveraisedbandsbetweendouble rules,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment(darkened),alittlescuffed,jointsbeginningto crackbutneatlyreinforcedatheadandtail,sound( ESTCN867) £300.00 SoameJenyns(704-787)‘possessedagracefulprosestylereminiscentofAddison’,butthis anonymously-printed‘rationalisttheodicytypicalofeighteenth-centuryoptimism’,whilepopular ( ESTClists6editionsbetween757and773),wassoharshlycriticisedbySamuelJohnsonthatJenyns wasdissuadedfromrevisitingthesubject( ODNB ).Thissecondeditionappearedthesameyearasthe first. ThiscopybearsthesignatureofJamesWattontherearpastedown,whichbothaninknoteonthe frontpastedownandacatalogueentryontherearattributetothe‘celebratedengineer’andinventor ofthesteamengine(736-89),andcircumstantialevidencesupportsthis:thenextinscription(of CeciliaTaylor)isdated26thMarch820,afewmonthsafterWatt’sdeathandappropriatelytimedto havebeenpurchasedfromhisestate.By873itwasinthepossessionofJamesRobbofHaddington,a gasengineer.

48. Johnson (Samuel) TheBeautiesofJohnson:consistingofMaximsandObservations,moral, criticalandmiscellaneous.[Twovolumesinone].G.Kearlsey,782,sepiaengravedfrontispiece portraitoftheauthor,pp.x,[ii],209;x,[ii],204,8vo.,contemporarysprinkledcalf,singlegilt



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filletbordersonsides,neatlyrebacked,spinegilt,alittlerubbed,cornersknocked,originalred moroccolabelpreserved,good( ESTCT635,T64463;Fleeman,pp.,542/43and,545/46; Chapman&Hazen,pp.60/6) £400.00 Fourtheditionofthefirstvolumeandthescarcefirsteditionofthesecond.Theportraitisineachpart whenfoundseparately.Withtwopagesofadvertisementsattheendofthesecondvolume;thesecond half-titlehasnotbeenpreserved.

‘The style throughout is peculiarly good Johnsonian, modulated to a march never monotonous’ 49. Johnson (Samuel) TheLivesofthemosteminentEnglishPoets,withcriticalObservationsontheir Works....Anewedition,corrected.InthreeVolumes.ForNicholsandSon:F.C.andJ.Rivington [etc.].86,engravedfrontispieceportraitbyW.Evans,lightlyoffsetontotitle,afewspotsto thepreliminaries,inscribed‘theChevalierThinnfeldfromhisaffectionateFriendGili’onthe frontfreeendpaper,pp.viii,460;[iv],408;[iv],39,8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,thebackstrips panelledingiltwithdoublegiltfillets,redmoroccolabelswithgiltletteringinthesecond compartments,andablackmorocconumberingroundeltothefourth,hingesslightlyweakened, bookplatesofFranzPollack-Parnau,fine(Fleeman79.4LP/26;Courtney44) £800.00 Thisisafine,elegantsetofthefamouswork,describedas‘therichest,mostbeautiful,andindeed mostperfect,productionofJohnson’spen’(BoswellLifeofJohnson ).TheLivesisrichinpersonal recollections,anecdoteandcriticismandisseenasoneofJohnson’sgreatestworks. AccordingtoFleemanfivehundredcopieswereprinted.ChalmersaddednotesbyMalonetothis edition.TheinscriptioninthiscopyispossiblyforFerdinanddeThinnfeldwhowasacuratorofthe MuséedeGrazcirca80.

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50. Johnson (Samuel) LivesofthemosteminentEnglishPoets,withcriticalObservationsontheir Works....WithNotescorrectiveandexplanatorybyPeterCunningham.InthreeVolumes.John Murray.854,half-titles,scatteredfoxmarks,mostlytotheendpapers,pp.xxxii,395;vii.444; xii,456,8vo.,slightylaterhalfcalf,thebackstripspanelledingiltandwithgreenmoroccolabels withgiltlettering,t.e.g.,marbledendpapers,upperjointofvol.iiijustcrackingatthehead,good (Fleeman79.4LP/6a;Courtney45-6) £180.00 ‘Byfarthebesteditionwhichhadyetappeared’(Courtney).ThisappearstobeMurray’sfirstprinting oftheLivesasoneoftheirBritishClassicsSeries.

5. (Jones.) TENNYSON (Alfred) AwelcometoHerRoyalHighnessthePrincessofWalesfrom thePoetLaureate.OwenJonesilluminator.Day&SonlithographertotheQueen.863, lithographedincolourandgiltthroughout,withtextsetwithinflowerandfoliageborders, printedononesideofheavyweightleaves,foxed,fol.[8],4to.,orig.morocco-grainrussetcloth, byDay&Son,withtheirbindingticketonthelowerpastedown,extremitiesrubbed,spine longitudinallygiltlettereddirect,beveledgedpanelledsideswithgiltfilletouterborder,and widewhiteongiltCelticstrapworkinnerborder(rubbed),titledgiltonwhiteontwooblong panelswithinborderaboveandbelowlargewhiteongiltstrapworkdevice,finediagonally ribbedwhiteendpapers,a.e.g.,sound £180.00 Seemingly,veryscarce.Thetrite‘official’verseisoccasionallyhiddeninover-elaborateletters,against abackgroundofconfusingundergrowth.ThisversionwaspublishedinthesameyearastheMoxon firstedition,presumablyasthenineteenth-centuryequivalentofamoreorlesssimultaneously published‘special’.

52. Justinus (Marcus Junianus) HistoriaePhilippicae.CuranteAbrahamoGronovio.Editiosecunda. [2volumes.]Leiden:ApudSamueletJoannemLuchtmans.760,eachvol.withaddedengraved title,regulartitleprintedinredandblack,divisionalhalf-titleinvol.ii,somefaintfoxingand browning,pp.[xlvi],XLII,528;[ii],529,034,[72],8vo.,nineteenth-centuryhalfcalfwith bluemottledpaperboards,smoothbackstripsdividedbygiltrolls,giltlettereddirectinsecond compartments,patternedendpapers,bookplateofJulioBerzunzatoupperpastedowns,old leatherflaked,extremitiesrubbed,vol.iheadofspinechipped,cornersabitworn,good(Dibdin II40;SchweigerII493;Ebert57;MossII33) £150.00 ThesecondeditionofJustinuseditedbyAbrahamGronovius(695-775),followingoneof79. ‘Theseareveryaccurateandeleganteditions,andgreatlysuperiortoallthatprecededthem.The latteristhemorevaluable...’(Dibdin).Gronoviuswasonly24whenhefirsteditedJustinus,andsothis editionbenefitsfrommanycorrections,additionalnotes,andforty-oneyearsofaccumulatededitorial erudition;itwasthestandardeditionforsometime.ThiscopyisfromthelibraryofJulioBerzunza,the scholarandcollectorofAlexandriana.

53. Juvenal; Persius. DecimusJuniusJuvenalis,andAulusPersiusFlaccusTranslated[inverse]and Illustrated,AswellwithSculptureasNotes.ByBartenHolyday,D.D.andlateArch-Deaconof Oxon.Oxford,PrintedbyW.Downing,forF.OxladSenior,J.Adams,andF.OxladJunior.673, FIRSTEDITIONoftheJuvenal,title-pageinredandblack,separatetitle-pagetoPersiussection, 3foldingplates,48textengravingsincludingaportraitofJuvenal,manybyDavidLoggan,the titleslightlycreasedfromtheadhesionofthebookplateontheverso,alittlespottingelsewhere, loweredgeofthelastplatedustsoiledandslightlyrumpled,pp.[xii],34,folio,contemp. panelledcalf,rebacked,newbackstripwith5raisedbandsbetweenblindrules,blackmorocco label,bookplatesofWilliamBromley(titleverso)andSirJohnTrollope(frontpastedown),good (Morgan496d;Wing276:Madan2979:MossII70;ESTCR2290;SchweigerII55) £500.00 Holyday’stranslationofPersius,thefirstofthatauthorintoEnglish,wasoriginallypublishedin66 andwentthroughseveraleditions.HistranslationofJuvenalappearsforthefirsttimehere,inthis posthumouseditioneditedbyhisson-in-lawWilliamDewey.Deweyhasaddedillustrationsinthe formofboth‘learnedanddiscursive’notes(Madan)andengravings. 

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Poetically,Holyday’stranslationofJuvenalwouldbeeclipsedshortlyafterwards,withtheappearance ofDryden’sversionsin693–DrydenfamouslycriticisedHolyday’sfidelitytosense,saying‘If renderingtheexactsenseoftheseauthors,almostlineforline,hadbeenourbusiness,Barten Holydayhaddoneitalready’andadding‘HolydayseizedthemeaningofJuvenal,butthepoetryhas alwaysescapedhim.’Buttheimportanceofhistranslationsinthehistoryoftheseauthorsremained undimmed,asdidskillanderuditionwithwhichtheywererenderedandannotated. HolydayhadbeenastudentatChristChurch,Oxford,andthebookisdedicatedtothedeanand canonsofthatinstitution;anearlyownerofthiscopy,WilliamBromleyofAbberley,Worcestershire, alsoattendedChristChurchandwentontobeMPforOxfordUniversityandSpeakeroftheHouseof Commons;lateritbelongedtoSirJohnTrollope,Bt,probablytheyounger(stBaronKestevenandMP forLincolnshire),whomayhavealsomatriculatedatChristChurchlikehisbrotherEdward.

54. Juvenal; Persius. Satirae.LesSatiresdeJuvenaletdePerse,avecdesRemarques,enLatin&en François.Paris:ChezGuillaumedeLuyne.658,additionalengravedtitle,eachprintedtitle andhalf-titlerepeatedinLatinandFrench,textinfacingpagesofLatinandFrench,browned, somesmallstains,ff.[viii],272,pp.273-458,[20],8vo.,latersprinkledsheep,neatlyrebacked preservingnineteenth-centuryredandblackmoroccolabels,cornersrenewed,oldleather chipped,sound(Morgan538a;SchweigerII57) £300.00 ThesecondeditionofthisFrenchtranslationofJuvenalandPersiusbyMicheldeMarolles(60068);theengravedtitlepage(andindeedthespinelabelaswell)retainsthedateofthefirst,653.

55. Juvenal; Persius. Satyrae.[EditedbyM.Maittaire].JacobTonson&JohnWatts.76,titlepage inredandblackwithwoodcutdevice,engravedfrontispiece,woodcuthead-andtail-piecesand initials,lightage-toning,pp.[xlvi],25,[54],2mo.,contemp.calf,backstripwithfourraised bands,labellostfromsecondcompartment,sideswithdoubleblindruleandablindrollatback, jointscrackingslightly,good(Morgan320;ESTCT9279;Lowndes248) £100.00 ‘Acorrectedition,withvariousreadingsandagoodindex’(Lowndes).

56. (Juvenile. Brock.) BELL’SNEWFRENCHPICTURECARDS . IllustrationsbyH.M.Brock,R.I.Text byMarcCeppi.SetI:elementary.I.LaSalledebain[etc.][c.930],6colourprintedcards, 40x90mm.,containedinorig.blueletterpressprintedgreypaperslipcase(minorrubbing),very good £100.00 57. (Juvenile.) CROWQUILL (Alfred, i.e. Alfred Henry Forrester) TheinterestinghistoryofCinderella orthelittleglassslipper.Illustrated...(BrotherSunshine’sSeries.)[Cataloguedfromwrapper.] Dean.[c.850],handcolouredwood-engravingsonletterpress,4pp.publisher’sads.printedon pinkpaperboundin,textprintedononesideofleafonly,ff.8,4to.,orig.printedyellowwrappers stiffenedbybeingpastedtoouterleavesoftext,dustsoiled,titleandvignetteonupperside,ads onlower,good £180.00 58. (Juvenile.) GRANDMAEASY’S newstoryaboutoldDaddyLong-Legs.(Cataloguedfromwrapper.) [ThecomicalcourtshipandsadfateofoldDaddyLonglegs.(Drop-title.)]Dean.[c.850,]hand colouredillustrationsonletterpress,faintwater-staininfore-edge,textprintedononesideof leafonly,ff.[8],(70x245mm.),orig.printedpalepinkwrappers,dust-soiled,title-andvignettes withinframeonupperwrappers,advertisementsonlower,good £250.00 59. (Juvenile.) KERNAHAN (Mary) NothingbutNonsense.PrefacebyCoulsonKernahan.Illustrated byTonyLudovici.JamesBowden.898,SOLEEDITION ,24pages(includingtitle)printedincolour onthickertexturedpaper,lightage-toningandspotting,pp.[57],oblong4to.,orig.paperboards 46

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decoratedwithwhitefiguresonaredground,whiteclothspine,slightlyrubbedatextremities andfaintlysoiled,good £250.00 AcollectionofpleasantnonsenseversebyMaryKernahan,introducedbyherbrother,alsoawriter (mostnotablyoftheserialnovelADeadMan’sDiary),andillustratedbytheyoung–just6atthetime ofpublication–AnthonyLudovici.Ludovicibeganhiscareerproducingcharmingbookillustrations, ashere;laterinlifehewouldbebetterknownforwritingaboutandpromotingfascism,racial segregation,anti-Semitism,femalesubordination,andeugenics,whichthemeswereluckilycombined withacompletelackofinfluenceoneitherpublicopinionorpoliticalpolicy.

60. (Juvenile. Moveable.) BRAINE (Sheila E.) Movinganimals.Anovelbookforchildrenwithverses ...ErnestNister.[c.900,]6colourlithographedillustrationsofanimals,eachofwhichmoves withinacagewhenthetabispulled,letterpressbrownprinted,pp.[6],oblong4to.,orig.glazed boards,redclothspine,uppersidecolourlithographedwithtitleandillustration,fronthingea £300.00 littleweak,earlyowner’sinscriptiononupperfreeendpaper,good 6. (Juvenile. Moveable.) LOWE (Constance M.) Pictureseverywhere...Penandinkillustrationsby. T.CromwellLawrence.ErnestNister...[c.900,]6colourlithographedplates(each‘transforms’ bymeansofsingleflapintodifferentscene),letterpressprintedindarkbrown,pp.[6],sm.4to., orig.redclothbackedglazedboards,uppersidewithcolourlithographedtitleandillustration, lowersidepalecream,verygood £320.00 62. (Juvenile.) THEDOLLS’HOUSE . ErnestNister.[c.890],SOLEEDITION ,lithographedillustrations throughout,nearlyallincolour,pp.[4],sm.4to.,orig.chromolithographedstapledcardcovers, pastedtoouterleavesasissued,coversandleavesintheshapeofadolls’house,withthefacadeof adolls’houseprintedonthefrontcover,someslightwearatcorners,good £350.00 Ararebookofverseinremarkablygoodcondition.NottracedinNUC ,orintheBritishandBodleian Librariesonline.NotinOsborneorGumuchian.



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63. (Juvenile.) VERYLITTLETALES for Very Little Children. Insinglesyllablesofthreeandfourletters. Firstseries.TheFourthEdition.Edinburgh:PublishedbyFraser&Co.835,woodcutfrontispiece andseveralwoodcutsintext,somefaintbrowning,pp.83,[],24mo.,orig.wave-grainedgreen cloth,titleinframeblockedingiltonfrontboard,extremitiesalittleworn,fronthingejustalittle cracked,ticketofJohnLindsay,Booksellers,Edinburghtofrontpastedown,good £75.00 Thefirstinaseriesoftalesforyoungchildren,toldinwordsofincreasinglength–thesecondseries hadfour-andfive-letterwords,andasubsequentvolumeofProgressiveTaleswentallthewaytosix-, seven-,andeight-letterwords.

64. Klopstock (Friedrich Gottlieb) TheMessiah.AttemptedfromtheGermanofMr.Klopstock. TowhichisprefixedhisIntroductiononDivinePoetry.[TranslatedbyMaryandJosephCollyer. Twovolumesboundasone.]PrintedforR.andJ.Dodsley.763,FIRSTENGLISHEDITION ,firstand lastfewleavesfoxed,justalittlespottingotherwise,pp.xlviii,232,[8],299,2mo.,contemp. mottledsheep,backstripdividedbygiltrules,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,the restwithcentralgilturntoolssurroundedbydotsandleaf-spears,giltchainrollalongjoints, marbledendpapers,lightlyrubbed,frontjointjustcrackingathead,tinygougeatbaseoffront board,onesmallshallowwormholeatlowerjoint,good( ESTCT92280) £300.00 ThefirstappearanceinEnglishofthemasterworkofKlopstock,themostcelebratedGermanpoetof thelate8thcentury(andafavouriteofGoethe).Klopstockpublishedthefirstbooksofhisreligious epicDerMessiasinthe740s.ThisprosetranslationintenbookswasbegunbyMaryCollyer,and completedafterherdeathin762byherhusbandJoseph.Itwasimmediatelypopular,andESTC recordsfurthereditionsof764,766,769,and77.In773Klopstockrathersuddenlypublished afinalsectionofthepoem(hehadwrittenlittlebutelegiessincethedeathofhiswifefifteenyears earlier),whichwasnottranslatedintoEnglishbytheCollyersandwhichwasnaturallynotincludedin anyofthenumerouseditionspriortothatyear.

65. Knight (R. P.) TheLandscape,aDidacticPoem.InThreeBooks.AddressedtoUvedalePrice,Esq., W.Bulmer.794,FIRSTEDITION ,2foldingetchedplatesbyPouncyafterThomasHearneshowing thenewlylandscapedgroundsofKnight’sestateatDownton,anotherplateofanEtruscanbrass cup,pp.[iv],77,4to.,modernhalftancalf,smoothbackstripdividedintocompartmentsbygilt bandswithfloraldeviceineach,giltletteredpolishedredleatherlabel;orig.blueboards(lightly marked),orig.endpapers,earlyowner’sbookplate,andbookseller’sticketonpastedownrecent £850.00 owner’sbookticketonupperfreeendpaper,fine( ESTCT3753) AspiritedprotestagainstthemethodsofCapabilityBrownandRepton.Knightarguesforan alternativetothelandscapers’‘dull,vapid,smooth,andtranquilscene’,andofferspracticaladvicefor rescuingthelandscapefrom‘....th’improver’sdesolatinghand.’

66. Knox (Hugh) TheMoralandReligiousMiscellany;orsixty-oneaphoreticalessays,onsomeof themostimportantChristiandoctrinesandvirtues.New-York:PrintedbyHodgeandShober. 775,FIRSTEDITION ,soiled,brownedinplaces,afewleaveswithedgesabitfrayed,pp.viii, [9]-360,8vo.,earlysheep,backstripwithfiveraisedbandsbetweengiltrules,neatlyrebacked preservingoldbackstrip,newredmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,onecornerrenewed, newendpapers,oldleatherscratched,showingonesmallsurfaceholeonrearboard,sound( ESTC W20778;GrolierClubWilliamBradford65) £250.00 ThefirsteditionoftheseessaysbythePresbyterianministerHughKnox.Knox,originallyfromNorthern Ireland,wasaministerintheCaribbeanislands.ItwasonSt.Croixthathewouldachievehismostlasting legacy,intheformofhisinfluenceontheyoungAlexanderHamilton,whowasworkingasamerchant’s clerkwhenKnoxarrivedontheisland.KnoxsawHamilton’spotential,encouragedhiseducation throughtutoringandbook-lending,andevenarrangedasubscriptiontosendHamiltontothemainland foraformaleducation.HamiltonenrolledatKing’sCollege–nowColumbia–inNewYorkCityin774, wherehealmostimmediatelybecameinvolvedinpolitics,therestbeing,ofcourse,history.

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67. La Beaume (Michael) ObservationsontheProperties oftheAir-PumpVapourBath,inthecureofGout, Rheumatism,Palsy,&c.withoccasionalremarkson theefficacyofGalvanism,indisordersoftheStomach, Liver,andBowels,withsomenewandremarkablecases. Secondeditiongreatlyenlarged.PrintedbyF.Warr.89, PRESENTATIONCOPY,versooffrontflyleafinscribed‘Lord Selseyfromtheauthor’,half-titlediscarded,justatouchof faintbrowning,pp.0,[2],xii,[3]-275,2mo.,contemp. straight-grainedblueroan,boardswithawideframeof blindfilletssurroundedbyatriplegiltfillet,backstrip withfourwideraisedbands,redmoroccolabelinsecond compartment,therestwithfilledwithelaborategilttools, marblededgesandendpapers,thejointsandcorners slightlyrubbed,verygood(WellcomeIIIp.423) £300.00 Anattractively-boundpresentationcopyofthe‘medical galvanist’MichaelLaBeaume’senlargedaccountoftwo somewhat‘alternative’medicaltreatments:theair-pump vapour-bath,whichcombinedvacuumcuppingwitha steambath,andGalvanism,inwhichtheaffectedpartwas submergedinawater-bathimbuedwithamildelectrical current.LaBeaumerecordstheefficacyofthesemethodsfor awidevarietyofafflictions,andwassufficientlysuccessfulat eithertreatmentorself-promotion(orboth)thatin83he wasappointedMedicalGalvinistandElectricianinOrdinary totheKing.TheLordSelseytowhomthebookwaspresented wasHenryJohnPeachey,3rdBaronSelsey(787-838),a CaptainintheRoyalNavy.

68. [La Rochefoucauld (François, duc de)] MemoiresdelaMinoritédeLouisXIV.[Editedby Abraham-NicolasAmelotdeLaHoussaye.]Villefranche:ChezJeandePaul.688,FIRST AMELOTEDITION ,titleprintedinredandblack,adampmarktocorneroflastfewleaves,justa littlebrownedelsewhere,pp.[viii],342,[2],2mo.,contemp.marbledpaperboards,recently rebackedtostyleinmid-browncalf,backstripwithfiveraisedbandsbetweendoubleblind fillets,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,oldpaperrubbed,good(TchemerzineVII 48) £300.00 ThefirsteditionofLaRochefoucauld’s‘memoirs’aseditedbyAmelotdelaHoussaye(634-706).La Rochefoucaulddeniedauthorshipofthememoirsattributedtohiminhislifetime,andindeditseems thetext,especiallyaspublishedintheseventeenthcentury,wasasalmagundiofvariouspolitical memoirsonlypartsofwhichwerehis.Despitehisprotests,itwaspopularandfrequentlyreprinted, andin688thisnewandunusualeditionwasproducedbyAmelotdelaHoussaye. AmelothadrecentlytranslatedandeditedMachiavelli’sThePrince,takingtheunusualstepof providingfrequentparallelpassagesfromancienthistorians,particularlyTacitus.Theseparallels bolsteredtheauthorityofthemodernwriter,andalsosuggestedaparticularTaciteaninterpretation. AmelotdidthesameinthiseditionofLaRochefoucauld,addingnearly350footnotedpassagesof classicalparallels,ofwhichallbutafewrefertoTacitus.Likethestandardedition,itwasverypopular, beingrepublishedinthesameyearintwovolumesandagainin689and690.

69. Lamb (Charles and Mary) TalesfromShakespear.Designedfortheuseofyoungpersons. Embellishedwithcopperplates.Intwovolumes.PrintedforThomasHodgkins,attheJuvenile Library.807,FIRSTEDITION ,firstissue,printer’simprintonp.235verso,adswithHanway-Street address,twentyengravedplates,justalittlefaintspottinginafewplaces,oneleafwithavery smallneatrepairtoblankarea,pp.ix,[3],235;[iv],26,[3],2mo.,finelyboundinbrick-red



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crushedmoroccobyRiviere,backstripswithfivegiltmilledraisedbands,secondandthirdcompartmentsgilt lettereddirect,therestwithgiltdecorationincluding acornandleaftools,boardswithatriplegiltfillet border,turn-insrichlygilt,marbledendpapers,edges untrimmed,redclothslipcase,nearfine(ThomsonXIX; Roffp.60) £1,400.00 ThefirsteditionofCharlesandMaryLamb’spopularand lastingproseadaptationsofselectedShakespeareplays, publishedunderCharles’sname(thoughMary,asiswell known,wrotehalftheprefaceandadaptedthecomedies, whichmakeupthemajorityofthework),inafinebinding byRiviere&Son.Theplatesaresometimessaidtobeafter WilliamMulreadyandsometimessaidtobeengravedby WilliamBlake,thoughneitherattributionhasbeenfirmly established.

70. (Latin Prosody.) SMET (Henrich) Prosodia...promptissima,quaesyllabarumpositione& diphthongiscarentium,quantitatessolaveterumpoetarumautorite,adductisexemplis, demonstrat.Abautorereformata...Editioprioribusmultocorrectior...Cumappendice... TypisT.R.proSocietateStationariorum.668,lightlybrownedandspotted,title-pagesoiled, inktrialsonversooflastleaf,pp.[xxxii],544,8vo.,contemp.darkblind-ruledcalf,rebacked andrecornered,backstripwithraisedbandsbetweendoubleblindrules,secondandfifth compartmentsgilt-lettereddirect,theoldcalfabitchipped,hingesneatlyreinforced,front freeendpapertornshort,thestubwithReptonSchoolstampsonit,variousinktrialsonboth endpapers,printedLatinbooklabelofReptonSchool,sound( ESTCR42824) £150.00 ForsometimethemajorreferenceworkofLatinprosody,firstprintedin599andreprintedmorethan 50timesbythe8thcentury.Smet(orSmetius),physicianandprofessorofmedicineatHeidelberg, listsLatinwordsandpropernamesalphabeticallywithindicationsofvowellength,andforeachone providesanexamplelineofpoetrytoindicatethesourceofthequantities.He‘appearstohavebeen thefirsttodetermine,systematicallyandexprofesso,thequantityofnames,bothcommonandproper, bymetricalquotations’( CofEQuart.Rev. ,vol.xx,846,p.502).

The First Folio Edition of the Leibnitz-Clarke Correspondence 7. (Leibniz.) CLARKE (Samuel) TheworksofSamuelClarke,D.D.lateRectorofSt.James’s Westminster.Infourvolumes...containingsermonsonseveralsubjects:withapreface,giving someaccountofthelife,writings,andcharacteroftheauthor:byBenjamin,nowBishopof Winchester.4Vols.PrintedforJohnandPaulKnaptoninLudgate-Street.738,FIRSTEDITION , additionaltitle-pagetoeachvolume,waterstainatheadofpreliminaryandfinalleavesin vols.-3,marginalnotesonletterpress,pp.[viii],xxiv,728;[xii],758,[30];[xii],926;[xii], xiv,740,folio,contemp.fulldarkcalf,backstripsdividedintosevencompartmentsbyraised bandsbetweendoublegiltrules,giltletteredmoroccolabels(missingonvol.2)insecond compartments,paperlabelsgiltletteredanddecoratedinthird(missingfromvol.3),remainder empty,rubbedsideswithdoublegiltfilletborder,somecrackingofjointsatheadandtailof backstripswithweartoboardextremities,redsprinkledandpolishededges,engravedarmorial bookplatesoftheEardleyfamily,sound( ESTCT4504;GraesseIIp.92;LowndesIp.473)  £595.00 SamuelClarke(675-729)wasoneoftheleadingfiguresineighteenthcenturyBritain.Aftera Cambridgeeducation,wherebebecameafriendanddiscipleofIsaacNewton,Clarketookholyorders andwasquicktoestablishhisreputationasapreacher.Hisaimwastoreconstructreligionandethics onthebasisofNewtonianscienceandthepowerofhumanreason.Throughhispublicationsand lectures(veryoftenfromthepulpit),heultimatelybecamethemainrepresentativeoftheRationalist wingofEnglishphilosophyintheearlyeighteenthcentury.Clarkewasconsideredthegreatest

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metaphysicianinEnglandwhenLockediedin704,andhewassubsequentlycalledupontodeliver theBoylelecturesin704and705(bothseriesareincludedinthisset)duringwhichhemounted whatisconsideredoneofthemostpowerfulversionsofthecosmologicalargumentfortheexistenceof Godeverattempted. ThisposthumouslypublishedworkwaseditedbyClarke’syoungerbrotherJohnClarke,deanof Salisburyandmathematicianinhisownright.IncludedisaprefacebyBishopBenjaminHoadlyof WinchesterandadedicationtotheQueenbyClarke’swidowCatherine.Theeditionalsocontains Clarke’sveryextensiveandimportantcorrespondencewithLeibniz,alettertoHoadly,numerous sermons,tractsandotheressaysonbaptism,confirmation,andrepentance;hiscorrespondence withthefree-thinkerAnthonyCollins(676-729),plusClarke’sreviewofCollins’707bookon determinismandfreewill.Includedtoo,areClarke’swritingsonmoralphilosophyinwhichhe arguesthatmoralprinciplescanbeknownbyreasonalonetobeascertainasthepropositionsof mathematics.

72. Lewis (Matthew Gregory) JournalofaResidenceamongtheNegroesintheWestIndies.John Murray.845,oneortwolightspots,pp.viii,84,8vo.,contemp.halfmid-browncalf,marbled boards(thepaperwornatboardedges),stitchingslightlystrainedattitle,coversalittlebit marked,earlyownershipinscriptiontofrontflyleaf,good £50.00 AnaccountofvisitstohisinheritedJamaicanslaveplantationsbyMatthew‘Monk’Lewis,authorof thefamousGothicnovel.ThisversionisabridgedfromthejournalsfirstpublishedbyMurrayin834 (posthumously–Lewisdiedaboardshipreturningfromonesuchvisit);theabridgementcutsoutmore generaltravelcommentaryandsomeofLewis’spoems,inordertofocusonthepeoplehemetand stayedwith,includinghisslavesandotherinhabitants.

73. Lingard (John) TheHistoryofEngland,fromthefirstInvasionbytheRomanstotheAccessionof WilliamandMaryin688.Thesixthedition,revisedandconsiderablyenlarged.Intenvolumes [boundinfive].CharlesDolman.855,frontispiecesandnumerousplates,pp.x,278;xii,34; ix,[i],269;xii,299;viii,272;ix,[i],368;viii,326;x,[xxxviii],278;xii,34,8vo.,contemp.red halfpebblegrainroan,thebackstripspanelledingiltandwithgiltlettering,marblededgesand endpapers,theboardsalittlemarked,good £120.00 74. Lloyd (Nathaniel) AHistoryoftheEnglishHousefromprimitivetimestotheVictorianperiod. ArchitecturalPress.[949],numerousillustrationsfromphotographs,ownershipsignatureon frontpastedown,pp.vii,[ii],487orig.greenbuckram,thebackstripandfrontcoverletteredin gilt,backstirpandlowercoversunned,hingessplit,sound £140.00 ThecorrectededitionofthisclassicworkontheEnglishhousebythearchitecturalhistorianand ownerofGreatDixter.LloydlaidoutthefamousgardenandcommissionedEdwinLutyenstomake alterationstothehouse.HealsowroteonEnglishBrickwork.

75. Locker (Frederick) Patchwork.Smith,Elder,&Co.879,FIRSTEDITION,PRESENTATIONCOPY, printedpresentationleafinscribedtoF.S.EllisandsignedbyLocker,with‘whowasnevera’ addedbyhandbeforeprinted‘MemberofthePhilobiblonSociety’,portraitpostcardofLocker pastedtoversooffrontflyleafandautographletter(onblack-borderedstationery)byLocker tippedin,bookplateofHolbrookJacksonlooselyinserted,pp.[ii],viii,3,234,[2],8vo., contemp.browncloth,backstripletteredingilt,boardswithaframeofblindfilletsandacentral blindlozenge,edgesuntrimmed,rearhingecracking,bumped,atouchwornatextremities, coversdampmarked,sound £40.00 Apresentationcopywhichlinkstwoandpossiblythreebookmen:Lockercompiledthiscommonplace bookfromhisconnectionsinliterarysociety(hewasfriendlywithTrollope,Thackeray,Tennyson, Dickens,theBrownings,etal.)andhisnotablelibrary,whichwascataloguedafterthisdeathbyhis



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son-in-lawAugustineBirrell.HepresentedthiscopytoFrederickStartridgeEllis,abooksellerand bibliographer,formanyyearstheofficialbuyerfortheBritishMuseum.Itmaylaterhavecomeintothe possessionofHolbrookJackson,bibliophileandauthorofTheAnatomyofBibliomania .

76. Longinus. TheWorksofDionysiusLonginus,ontheSublime: or,aTreatiseconcerningtheSovereignPerfectionofWriting. TranslatedfromtheGreek.WithsomeRemarksontheEnglish Poets.ByMr.Welsted.SamBriscoe;soldbyJohnGravesand OwenLloyd.72,FIRSTEDITIONofthistranslation,afewminor foxspots,pp.xiv,[0],92,8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,double giltfilletbordersonsides,backstripwithfiveraisedbands,brown moroccolabelinsecondcompartment,therestplain,minorcrack atthefootoftheupperjoint,bookplateofViscountLymington, verygood( ESTCN2589:AlstonVI23;MossII230) £850.00 OneofthefirstpublishedworksofthepoetLeonardWelsted(like anumberofhiscontemporaries,nowchieflyrememberedforbeing satirisedbyPope),aproseversionofthetreatiseonthesublime attributedtoLonginus(theactualauthorisunknown).Thetreatise wasrediscoveredbyaestheticcriticsandphilosophersinthe seventeenthcentury,andBoileau’s674Frenchtranslation,likely consultedbyWelsted,broughtitnewrecognitioninEurope.William Smith’sEnglishversion,published739,isoftengivencreditfor doingthesameinBritain,butthiseditionhaspriority,andappearedthesameyearasAddison,in theSpectator,effectivelydefinedthesublimeinnature,markingthebeginningofanerainlandscape painting. AttheendofthistranslationisanoriginalessaybyWelstedonthesublimeasappliedtoEnglishpoets, particularlyShakespeareandMiltonbutalsoDryden,Cowley,andFletcher.

A Numismatic Novelty 77. Lowndes (William) AReportContaininganEssayfortheAmendmentoftheSilverCoins. PrintedbyCharlesBill,andtheexecutrixofThomasNewcomb...695,FIRSTEDITION ,some restorationofpagecorners,mainlytotheslightlyfoxedpreliminaryandendleaves,light browningthroughoutpageblock;letterpresstitle-pagewithwoodcutoftheRoyalCoatof Arms,woodcutinitiallettersinfloraldesigns,marginalnotes,pp.59,[],8vo.,contemp. blackmorocco,expertlyrebacked,backstripwithraisedbandsgiltlettereddirectinsecond compartment,remainderwithfloralgiltdesign;sideswithdoublegiltfilletborder,central panelgiltfilletborderedwithgiltfloraldesignandelaborategiltfleuroncornerpieces,corner tipsreplaced,marbledendpapers,rehingedwithmatchingmarbledpaperrepairworkon pastedowns,a.e.g.,verygood( ESTCR3908;WingL3323;Einaudi3526;Goldsmiths’33;Kress 908;Lowndes406) £900.00 Giventheelaboratenatureofthebinding,thisreportwasperhapsboundforpresentationtoa memberofsocietytowhomtheworkwasimportant,possiblyevenamemberofparliament.The author(TreasuryofficialWilliamLowndes,652-724)becameSecretarytotheTreasuryin695and isrememberedforhisinvolvement,inthemid690s,inoneoftheUnitedKingdom’searlyfinancial crises.Bytheendoftheseventeenthcentury,thepracticeofclippingsilvercoinagehadbecome widespread.‘Clippers’wouldscrapeawaysmallportionsofsilverfromtheedgesofcoinsandillicitly pockettheproceedsbeforepassingthecoinsbackintocirculation.Thefinancialcrisisdeepenedas BritainbecameembroiledintheNineYearsWaragainstFrance,hammeredsilvercoinagedwindled to50%ofitsissuedweightandpeopleattemptedtohoardwhatlittlegoldcoinagetheywereableto acquireinstead.Eventheintroductionofmechanizationtoproducemillededgecoinagecouldnothalt thedecline,andthetaskofresolvingtheproblemwaslefttoLowndesandhisTreasury.Thisbookwas theresult:Lowndesproposedtoraisethevalueofallsilvercoinby25%(muchtothedismayofJohn Locke),andhispublishedinvestigationwasthencirculatedtobothHousesofParliament.

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78. Ludlow (Edmund) MemoirsofEdmundLudlowEsq:LieutenantGeneraloftheHorse, CommanderinChiefoftheForcesinIreland,oneoftheCouncilofState,andaMemberofthe ParliamentwhichbeganonNovember3,640.Intwovolumes.[with]...ThethirdandlastPart. WithaCollectionoforiginalPapers,servingtoconfirmandillustratemanyimportantpassages ofthisandthepreceedingvolumes.TowhichisaddedaTableofthewholework.Switzerland, printedatVivay.698/9,FIRSTEDITION ,engravedfrontispieceportraitoftheauthor,vols.iandii arepagedcontinuously,vol.iiwithdivisionalhalf-titleatthebeginningasrequired,somefoxing, pp.viii,430;[ii],435-878;viii,[ii],402,[56],8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,neatlyrebacked, backstripswithfiveraisedbands,redmoroccolabelsandnumeralroundelswithgiltlettering, thesidespanelledinblind,good(WingL3460;ESTCR476) £480.00 Ludlow,armyofficerandregicide,matriculatedatTrinityCollege,Oxford,in634andwasoneofthe mostextremecriticsofthecrown.TohimtheparliamentarycausewasGod’scause,tobeunderstood inprovidentialistandapocalypticterms.Hebelievedinthealmosttotalseparationofchurchand state.ConvincedofthedangerofatreatywiththekingheurgedIretonandFairfaxtoputanendtothe proposednegotiationbyforce,andwasoneofthechiefpromotersofPride’sPurgeinDecember648. Hewasappointedoneoftheking’sjudges,waspresentatelevenmeetingsofthecourt,andhisnameis thefortiethinthelistofthosewhosignedtheking’sdeathwarrant.Charles’sexecutionwastoLudlow arighteoususeofthesword,demandedbybiblicalinjunction,topunishtyrannyandbloodguilt.The recalloftheLongParliament(7May659)andthere-establishmentoftheCommonwealthmade Ludlowamanofgreatimportance. Thethirdpartwaspublishedseparatelyandthereforeisnotalwaysfoundwiththefirsttwovolumes.

79. Martial (Marcus Valerius) Epigrammata[editedbyMichaelMattaire].JacobTonson,&John Watts.76,titlepageinredandblackwithwoodcutdevice,woodcuthead-andtail-piecesand initials,engravedfrontispiece,faintbrowningatbeginningandend,pp.[xiv],288,[52],2mo., contemp.calf,backstripwithfourraisedbands,labellostfromsecondcompartment,sideswith doubleblindruleandblindrollatback,alittlemarked,lowerjointjustcrackingatfoot,spine darkened,good( ESTCT94263;SchweigerII599;Lowndes488) £120.00 ‘Aneatandcorrectedition,withavaluableindex’(Lowndes).

80. Mayhew (Henry) LondonLabourandtheLondonPoor;[...]ThoseThatWillNotWork. ComprisingProstitutes,Thieves,Swindlers,Beggars.[The‘ExtraVolume’only.] Griffin, Bohn,andCompany,862, FIRSTEDITIONofthispart,frontispieceand5otherengraved plates,onegatheringtoned,justalittlespottingotherwise, pp.xl,504,8vo., orig.purple cloth,boardsblockedinblindwithaframepatter,centralgilttitletofrontboard,spine blockedingiltwithalamppostvignetteandtitleinframe,neatlyrebackedwithoriginal backstrippreserved,hingesrelined,lightlysunned,extremitiesjustscuffed,bookplateof ChristopherKnox,good £150.00 In85Mayhewpublishedthefirsttwovolumesofhismasterworkin85,afterwhichitwas ‘suspended,inconsequence,asMr.Mayhewstates,ofitshavingbeenthrownintotheCourtof Chancery,owingtotheclaimsofcontendingpartiesarisingfrommattersoverwhichtheauthorhad nocontrol’( Knight’sEnglishCyclopaedia ).Itwasreprintedwiththeadditionofathirdvolumein86, andin862thisvolume,blockedonthespineasthe‘ExtraVolume’,finallycompletedthework.The firstvolumestakeastheirsubject‘TheStreet-Folk’,whilethisvolumeiscompleteinitself,coveringthe thirdportionofthesubtitle,‘thosethatwillnotwork’.

A capable and popular physician 8. (Medicine.) FULLER (Thomas) PharmacopoeiaExtemporanea:or,aBodyofMedicines, containingaThousandselectPrescripts,answeringmostintentionsofCure.Towhichareadded ...acatalogueofRemediesandcopiousIndex,fortheAssistanceofyoungPhysicians.Thesecond Edition,withlargeAdditions.WilliamInnys.74,pp.[xviii],3,[],52,[32],8vo.,contemp.



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Cambridgepanecalfwithsprinkledandplainpanels,thebackstripwithfiveraisedbandsand remnantofapaperlabel,theheadcapweak,fine( ESTCT2458) £350.00 DrFuller’scollectionsofprescriptionsandremediesprovedbothusefulandpopular.Extemporanea wassubsequentlytranslatedintoFrenchandGermanandpublishedinVenice,Lausanne,Louvain, Amsterdam,andParis. InFebruary679Fullerhadbeenadmittedasanextra-licenciateoftheRoyalCollegeofPhysicians. HethenestablishedhimselfatSevenoaksinKent.TenyearsafterhisarrivalheboughttheRedHouse, anewbrickbuildingsetbackfromthehighstreet;heremainedtherefortherestofhislife,hispractice drawnfromthetownitselfandfromwealthyinvalidsvisitingTunbridgeWells.TheRedHouse featuresasanengraving,dated79,inJohnHarris’sHistoryofKent .

82. (Medicine.) GENATHIUS (Joannes Jacobus, editor) DecasI[-VII].DisputationumMedicarum Select.[7partsinvolume.]Basel:[J.J.Genathius]68-3,boundwithoutDisp.VinDecasII (8pp.),woodcutdevicestosectiontitles,twosmallwormholesinmarginoffirst50leaves(once ortwicetouchingacharacter),justalittleminorstainingandspotting,pp.[84],[84],[56], [60],[68],[92],[26],4to.,contemp.vellum,yappedges,vellumtabsateachsection,all edgesblue,bowedandabitsoiled,sound( VD723:632535Y) £800.00 AsubstantiallycompletecollectionofthisrareseriesofdissertationsfromthemedicalfacultyatBasel between60and629,groupedinsevenpartswith0-2dissertationsperpart.Thedissertations coverawiderangeoftopics,includingscurvy,melancholy,kidneystones,arthritis,gout,epilepsy, femalesterility,tumors,haemorrhoids,typhus(the‘Hungariandisease’),bloodysputum,andvenereal disease.ThiscopyseemstohavebeenboundwithoutonedissertationinpartII,onjaundice,butis otherwisecomplete. Weareawareofonly3institutionsholdingall7parts:theBritishLibrary,HerzogAugustBibliothek, andUniversityLibraryBasel.COPAClocates3otherpartialcopiesintheUK(4partsintheBodleian, incompletepartinNewCollegeOxford,5partsinNat.Lib.Scot.);VD7liststwootherlibraries,in GöttingenandDresden,with6and4parts;WorldcataddsonlytheNationalLibraryofMedicinein Maryland,with6parts.WehavebeenunabletotraceanyfurtherlistingsintheSwissunioncatalogues REROorNEBIS .

83. (Medicine.) MONTMAHOU (E. de) Manuelmédico-légaldesPoisons,précédédeconsidérations surl’Empoisonnement;desmoyensdeleconstater;durésultatd’expériencesfaitessurl’acétate demorphineetlesautresalcalisvégétaux.Suivid’uneMéthodedetraiterlesMorsuresdes Animaux...Paris:chezCompèreJeune.824,20hand-colouredengravedplatesthemajority ofpoisonousplantsbutincludingarabiddog,snake,and5ofmushrooms,half-titlewith ownershipsignature,alittledampstainingtowardstheend,endpapersslightlybrowned,pp.xv, 376,6mo.,contemp.halfcalf,flatbackstripwithgiltfilletsandblackmoroccolabelwithgilt lettering,sound £180.00 Ausefulmanualonpoisonsincludingpropertiesandtreatments.

84. (Medicine.) QUINCY (John) PharmacopoeiaOfficinalis&Extemporanea:or,acomplete EnglishDispensatory,intwoParts.TheoreticalandPractical.PartI...BookI.Of...Pharmacy. BookII.Ofthe...MedicinalVirtues,&c.ofSimples.PartII.InFiveBooks.BookI....Simples. BookII.OfSalinePreparations.BookIII.OfMetallinePreparations.BookIV.OfOfficial Compositions;containingallthePrescriptionsoftheLondon...Pharmacopoeias...BookV. OfExtemporanaeousPrescriptions.TheThirteenthEdition,muchenlargedandcorrected.T. Longman.76,withtheownershipcypherofLieut.Col.Pepperinsidethefrontcover,pp.[ii], xxiii,704,[64],8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,thebackstripwithfiveraisedbandsruledwith doublegiltfillets,russetmoroccolabelwithgiltlettering,oneortwosmallscuffs,fine( ESTC T26862) £350.00

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Quincy’sEnglishDispensatorywasthekeyreferencetoolforseveraldecades,beingacomplete accountofthemateriamedicaandoftherapeutics.Indeedmanyoftheprescriptionscontainedinit hadlong-lastingpopularity.Itisremarkablethatsuchabookofdailyandrepeateduseshouldhave survivedinsuchgoodcondition.

A Manual on Surgery 85. (Medicine. Surgery) MIHLES (Samuel) TheElementsofSurgery.Inwhicharecontainedallthe essentialandnecessaryPrinciplesoftheArt;withanAccountoftheNatureandTreatment ofChirurgicalDisorders,andaDescriptionofOperations,Bandages,Instruments,and Dressings,accordingtothemodernandmostapprovedPractice....TheSecondEdition, alteredandconsiderablyaugmentedwithseveralofthelatestImprovementsinPractice andOperationsbyAlexanderReid.ForRobertHorsfield.764,8foldingengravedplates shaowingsurgicalequipment,bandagesandlegamputation,withcontemp.ownership inscriptioninsidethefrontcoverby‘T.BakerJunr.768’,listinganothermedicalwork,and withhisneatinkstampatthefootofthetitle,andonemanuscriptannotationinthesamehand onp.35,anoccasionalscatteringoffoxmarks,pp.[xiii],368,[8],(index),4,8vo.,contemp. sprinkledcalf,neatlyrebackedinstyle,thebackstrippanelledwithgiltfillets,maroon moroccolabelwithgiltlettering,thesideswithsinglegiltfilletborders,good( ESTCN944; WellcomeIV,33) £600.00 Apracticalandusefulguidetotreatmentsandsurgeryarrangedbysubjectinaseriesofquestionsand answers,forexample‘HowdoyoutreatadisclocationoftheFemur?’.Attheendisanearly,four-page proposalrelatingtoSmallpox:‘ProposalsforaSubscriptiontosupportaplanforinoculatingpersons inprivateapartments,atamoderateexpense’putforwardbyAlexanderReid,whowasAssistant SurgeontoChelseaHospital.

First and only Aldine edition 86. Mela (Pomponius, et al.) IuliusSolinus.ItinerariumAntoniniAug.VibiusSequester.P.Victorde regionibusurbisRomae.DionysiusAferdeSituorbis.PriscianoInterprete.Venice:inAedibus Aldi,etAndreaeSoceri.58,FIRSTALDINEEDITION ,finalblankleaf(G3)discarded(thoughq8 –blank–andG4–blankexceptforanchordevice–bothpresent),somefaintfoxing,titleand lastleafabitdusty,firstthreeleaveswithasmallrepairinblankarea,lasttwoleaveswithwith guttersneatlyreinforced,ff.233,[2],8vo.,eighteenth-centuryspeckledcalf,backstripwithfive raisedbands,redmoroccolabels(slightlydamaged)insecondandthirdcompartments,edges mottledred,marbledendpapers,bookplatetofrontpastedowncoveredwitholdpaper,rebacked withorig.backstrip(slightlychipped)laiddown,alittlerubbed,smallrepairtoonecorner,good (AdamsM053;Renouard58.6;Goldsmid52;DibdinII355) £1,750.00 ThesoleAldineeditionofthesegeographicalworks,editedbyFrancescoAsolanoandcomprising: TheCosmographia,sivedesituorbisofPomponiusMela(c.43AD ),theearliestsurvivingLatintreatise ongeography; ThePolyhistorofJuliusSolinus(c.350AD ),mostlyadaptedfromMelaandPliny’sNaturalHistory ; ThesecondprintededitionoftheAntonineItinerary(probablyc.300AD ),avaluableregisterof distancesbetweenlocationsintheempire; Analphabeticallistofplace-namesinRomanpoetryattributedtoVibiusSequester(4thor5thcentury AD ); Theeditioprincepsof‘PubliusVictor’,mostlikelya5th-centuryliteraryforgerygivinga topographicaldescriptionofRome; ALatintranslationofthePeriegesisofDionysiusAfer,ast-centuryADGreekworldgeography.



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87. (Meteorology.) BARTHOLOMEW (J.G.) AtlasofMeteorology.ASeriesofoverFourHundredMaps. Edinburgh:TheRoyalGeographicalSociety.899,FIRSTEDITION ,colouredfrontispieceand34 double-pageplates,eachwithmultiplemaps,afewminorspots,pp.[viii],40,[2],xiv,folio,orig. halfdarkbluetexturedcloth,lighterblueclothboards,frontboardandspinegilt-lettereddirect, verygood £225.00 Althoughthehalf-titleandspineletteringdeclaresthistobe‘Vol.III’ofthePhysicalAtlas ,thatwasan ill-fatedprojectandthepresentvolumewasthefirstofonlytwocompletedvolumes.(Theotherwas Vol.V,Zoogeography,twelveyearslater.)Bartholomew,partofadynastyofcartographers(starting withhisgrandfatherandcontinuingtohisgrandson,allnamed‘JohnBartholomew’),wasthetop cartographerofhistime,holderofaroyalwarrant,andtheintroducerofthecolouredcontourlayer map.Thisvolumefeaturesalargenumberofdelicatelycolouredmeteorologicalmapsand,byvirtueof collectingalltherecentdevelopmentsinthefieldduringatimeofgreatdiscovery,playedalargepartin thedevelopmentofmeteorologyintoamodernscience.

88. (Midlands.) MARSHALL (William) TheruralEconomyoftheMidlandCounties;including theManagementofLivestockinLeicestershireanditsEnvirons:togetherwithMinuteson AgricultureandPlantingintheDistrictoftheMidlandStation.[Twovolumesinone].Dublin: J.Moore.793,FIRSTIRISHEDITION ,pp.[viii],280;[viii]287,[],8,8vo.,contemp.treecalf, backstripruledingilt,redmoroccolabelwithgiltlettering,headcapweak,cornersknocked, nicktolowerjoint,good( ESTCT207325;FussellII,p.8;cf.Perkins5) £375.00 ThefourthofsixambitiousworksinwhichMarshallsingle-handedlyattemptedanagriculturalsurvey ofthewholeofEngland.ItwasinthesevolumesthatMarshallfirstproposedtheestablishmentofa BoardofAgriculture,aplanthatwascarriedouttheyearthisDublineditionwasprinted.TheDublin editionofthistitleisrare,ESTCrecordsfivecopiesintheUK .

The most popular Gardener’s Calendar of the eighteenth century. 89. Miller (Philip) TheGardener’sKalendar;directingwhatWorksarenecessarytobeperformed everymonthintheKitchen,FruitandPleasure-Gardens,andalsointheConservatoryand Nursery:shewing.TheparticularSeasonsforPropagating...II.TheproperSeasonsfro TransplantingallsortsofTrees,ShrubsandPlants...TheFourteenthEdition.FortheAuthor, byJohnRivington[etc.]765,engravedfrontispieceshowinghelpfulspiritsinthegardenand 5foldingplatesshowingthegrowthofvegetablesandvariousplants,pp.xv,[i],50,376,[22], 8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,thebackstripwithfiveraisedbandsruledingilt,doublegiltfillet bordersonsides,fine(cf.Hunt53) £200.00 Originallypublishedin732,theGardener’sKalenderwastranslatedintoGermanin750andDutch in772.TheauthorwasGardeneratTheChelseaPhysickGardens.

90. Millington (John) Anepitomeoftheelementaryprinciplesofnaturalandexperimental philosophy.Partthefirst.Comprehendingthegeneralpropertiesofmatter,mechanics, pneumatics,acoustics,hydrostatics,hydraulics,andacopiousaccountoftheinvention, progress,andpresentstateofthesteamengine.Printedforandsoldbytheauthor;823,FIRST EDITION ,hand-colouredlithographedfrontispiece,thirteenfoldinglithographedplates,scant foxingoffinalleaves,pp.vii,358,8vo.halftancalfbyCarrs&Coy,Glasgow,backstripdivided bygiltlowbandsintosixcompartments,giltletteredmoroccolabelinsecond,remainderwith centrallyplacedgiltthistletoolandtulipcornerpieces,linentextureclothsideswithgiltstamped motifofGlasgowHighSchoolonupperboard,marblededgesandendpapers,GlasgowHigh Schoolbookplate,binderssmallticketonversooffrontfreeendpaper,good £250.00 BythetimeJohnMillington(779-868)publishedthepresentworkin823,hehadalreadyjointly editedtheQuarterlyJournalofScience ,writtenpapersonstreetilluminationandhydraulicrams, obtainedapatentforaship’spropeller,andestablishedtheHammersmithIronWorks.Millington hadproposedasecondvolume,butwhenheemigratedtotheUnitedStatesin829,theprojectwas

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shelved.Instead,theengineerworkedonhiseight-volumeElementsofCivilEngineering(published 839)whichhelpedestablishhimasakeyfigureinthehistoryofAmericanengineering.

9. Milton (John) ThePoeticalWorks.WithNotesofVariousAuthors.Towhichareadded illustrations,andsomeAccountoftheWritingsofJohnMilton....TheSecondEdition,with considerableAdditionsandwithaverbalIndextothewholeofMilton’sPoetry.InSeven Volumes.ForJ.Johnson,R.Baldwin[etc.].809,engravedportraitfrontispieceinvol.ibyJ. Collyerand2plates,occasionallightfoxing,8vo.,contemp.treecalf,neatlyrebacked,the backstripsattractivelygiltincompartmentswithrepeatedtoolingandgiltlettering,marbled endpapers,bookplatesofM.Harris,good £700.00 Rev.Todd’seditionofMilton’spoeticalworks‘isamostadmirableone,bothinthebiographical partofitandwhereheappearsinthecharacterofeditorandannotator’(Allibone,300).Thisisthe onlyeditiontocontainTodd’sConcordanceandalsoincludesextensivenotesandcriticalessaysby AddisonandDr.Johnson.

Montaigne’s Essays 92. Montaigne (Michel de) LesessaisdeMichelseigneurdeMontaigne.Editionnouvelleenrichie d’annotationsenmarge;corrigée,&augmentéed’untiersoutrelesprecedentesimpressions. Auecunetabletres-ampledesnoms&matieresremarquables&signalées.Pluslaviedel’autheur extraitedesespropresescrits.Paris:avecprivilegeduRoy...chezMichelNivelle.6,engraved title-pagemountedonastub(contemp.inkownershipinscriptionsatheadandtailoftitle), woodcutheadpieces,woodcutinitialletters,engravedfrontispieceportraitofMontaigne,marginal notesonletterpress,minorms.inkunderliningthroughoutincontemp.hand,pp.[2],29[i.e. 087],[37],8vo.,latenineteenthcenturydarkgreencrushedmoroccobyJ.Kauffmann,backstrip (fadedtobrown)dividedintofivecompartmentsbylowdoubleraisedbands,giltlettereddirectin secondcompartment,remainderempty,somefadingtobrownofsides(extremitieslightlyrubbed), doublegiltfilletonboardedges,turn-inswithalternatinggiltquatrefoil-styleornamentsandblackstampedfoliatedesign,marbledendpapers,alledgesmarbledwithlatergiltoverlay,ribbonmarker, inknotesonpreliminaryblankleaf,verygood £835.00 Thiseditionwasissuedunderseveralimprints,allscarce,includingthoseofNivelle,Rigaud,Petitpas,andSevestre;COPAClocatesonlycopyofanyimprintintheUK ,theRigaud( BL );Worldcatadds sevenfurthercopies:aPetit-pasintheUK( KCL ),twoNivellesinGermany,twoSevestresintheUSA ,one RigaudinCanada,andanunspecifiedimprintinSweden.BothBrunetandGraessementionaMichel Nivelle-published608edition,howeverthisreprintofthe‘EditionNouvelle’from6isnotnoted. MontaignefirstpublishedhisEssaisin580.Hecontinuedtoreviseandextendtheworkupuntil hisdeathin592.ThetasksofeditorshipandpublicationthenpassedtothewriterMariedeJarsde Gournay(565-645),towhomMontaignewasmentor.Sheworkedontheposthumouseditionsofthe Essaisandeditednumerouseditionsoftheworkbetween598and6.Sheismentionedinthebook asMontaigne’s‘filled’alliance’.Seeminglyinkeepingwithearliereditions,thebookcontainsvarious errorsinpaging,mostnotablearepp.606-736wronglynumbered608-738andpp.737-087wrongly numbered779-29.

93. Montanus (Benedictus Arias) Thvbal-cain,sive,demesurissacris.Libervoluminibusditincus. DeCvbito.DeSatho.DeSiclo.Antwerp:excudebatChristophorusPlantinus.572,Plantin’s largewoodcutdeviceonthetitle,scatteredrustmarksonthesecondleaf,twosinglewormholes throughupperblankcorners,rectangularengravingofsealsetc.onthelastleafsigned‘Philipp. Gal.’pp.23[i.e.9],folio,modernmarbledboards,creambackstrip,good(AdamsM663:cf. Darlow&Moule422) £750.00 BenedictusArias(527-98),calledMontanus,fromhisbirthplaceFrexenaldelaSierra,wasgeneral editorofthePlantinPolyglotBibleof569-72,andoneofthemostlearnedorientalscholarsofhistime. AfterstudyingatAlcala,hejoinedtheBenedictineorderandin562accompaniedtheBishopofSegovia



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totheCouncilofTrent.FromhisretirementinAracenahewassummonedbytheKingtoeditthePolyglot Bible,and,asaresult,producedtheworkabove.Itisastudyofbiblicalweightsandmeasuresextracted fromtheAntwerpPolyglot,oncemoreprintedbythefamousAntwerpprinter,Plantin.

94. Morris (William) SignsofChange.Sevenlecturesdeliveredonvariousoccasions.Reevesand Turner.888,FIRSTEDITION ,oneleafofundatedadsatfrontandanotheratrear,afewfoxspots andmarginalpencilticks,portraitofMorrisfromanewspaperpastedtoversoofhalf-title, anotherimagetippedtoversoofcontentsleaf,pp.[ii],viii,[ii],202,[2],8vo.,orig.darkred cloth,backstripletteredingilt,boardswithasingleblindfilletborder,booklabelandownership inscriptionofHolbrookJacksontofrontendpapers,slightlybumpedandscuffedatextremities, good(BuxtonForeman04;Scottp.26) £120.00 SevenessaysbyWilliamMorris,twoofwhichappearinprintforthefirsttimehere.Thecopyofauthor andbibliophileHolbrookJackson,whowroteseveralbooksaboutMorris.

95. (Mountaineering.) BALL (John) & Edward Shirley Kennedy, editors. Peaks,Passesand Glaciers.AseriesofExcursionsbyMembersoftheAlpineClub....[Firstand]SecondSeries. [Inthreevolumes].Longman,Brown,Green[etc.].859-862,FIRSTEDITIONS ,theFirstSeries withtitlevignette,8colouredplatesand9maps;theSecondwithtitlevignette,platesand 4maps,half-titles,pp.xvi,56,2,24;xiv,45;viii,54,8vo.,orig.browndiapergraincloth, thebackstripsletteredingilt,thefrontcoverswithmountaineeringscenesingilt,minorwear, extremitiesbumped,oneortwonicks,theFirstSeriesneatlyrepairedathead,footandjoints,the £650.00 SecondSerieswithhingescrackedbutstillstrong,sound(NeateA34) ‘Oneofthemostfamoustitlesinmountaineeringliterature’.BallwasthefirstpresidentoftheAlpine Clubandhistraveler’sguidetotheAlpswasthestandardworkformanyyears(Cox,Classicsinthe LiteratureofMountaineeringandMountainTravel ).AThirdSerieswaspublishedin932.

96. Nares (Robert) AGlossary;oracollectionofwords,phrases,namesandallusionstocustoms, proverbs,&c.whichhavebeenthoughttorequireillustrationintheworksofEnglishauthors particularlyShakespeareandhiscontemporaries.RobertTriphook.822,FIRSTEDITION , textprintedindoublecolumns,library’ssmallstampstopreliminaryleaves,minorfoxing particularlytopreliminaryandfinalleaves,pp.viii,583,[2],4to.nearcontemp.halftancalf, backstripgiltruledbetweenblindrollwithgiltmoroccolabel,(onemissing),lightlyrubbed marbledsides,redsprinkledandpolishededges,good(Lowndes650;CambridgeNewBib.of Eng.Lit.66) £180.00 Theauthor’sprincipalworkandperhapstheculminationofalifetimeofscholarlyresearchinto Englishliteratureandphilology,publishedsomeyearspriortoNares’deathin829.Halliwelland Wrightdescribedtheireditededitionof859as‘indispensibletoreadersofElizabethanLiterature’.

97. (New Zealand. Mountaineering.) HARPER (Arthur P.) PioneerworkintheAlpsofNewZealand. ArecordofthefirstexplorationofthechiefglaciersandrangesoftheSouthernAlps.T.Fisher Unwin.896,FIRSTEDITION ,half-title,frontispiece(withtissue-guard),colourprintedfolding map(minorhandlingtear),39blackandwhitephotographicplates,pp.xvi,336,8vo.,orig.blue buckram,fadedgiltletteredbackstripchippedatheadandtail,giltletteredvellumtitleinsert withingiltborderonfrontboard,blueblackendpapers(faintbookplateremovalscaronfront pastedown),hingesstrained,ownershipinscriptionofA.E.Westerndated900onversooffront freeendpaper,dustdimmedforedge,t.e.g.,sound(Neate3;Hockenp.434) £120.00 Hockennotes:‘Extendingfrom889to895,intheTasmandistrictoftheSouthernAlps,withthe valleysandglaciersoftheWestCoast.Fullofobservation,adventure,andadviceastothebestmeans ofcontendingwiththeexigenciesofsuchexploration.’HarperwasamemberoftheAlpineCluband VicePresidentoftheNewZealandAlpineClub.Heparticipatedinmanyofthefirstexplorationsof theseparts. 58

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Steam Trains 98. Nister (Ernest), publisher. TheTrainScrapBook.London:ErnestNisterandNewYork: E.P.Dutton.[c.899?],lithographedtitle,39full-pageillustrationsoftrains,30ofthem chromolithographed,onedouble-page,alittlelight-stainingtotheedges,tinyrustmarksaround hingesandoneortwosmalltearstoedges,stitchingweak,ff.[20],oblong4to.,orig.clothbackedpictorialboards,withachromolithographedtrainandthetitleonthefrontcover,slightly rubbed,cornersknocked,good £400.00 Adelightful,andscarce,children’spicturebookontrains.COPAClistsonlythreecopies:British Library,Bodleian(Opie)andtheNationalLibraryofScotland.ItincludeschromolithographsofNew YorkCentralRailway,HudsonRiverRailway,CanadianPacificandanAustraliantrain. ErnestNisterwasoneofthemostnotablepublishersofmovablepicturebooksand chromolithographedchildrens’books.AlthoughbasedinGermany,wherehewasinfluencedbythe highstandardsofchromolithographedprintingthere,hesetupanofficeinLondonandprovided manydesignsforavarietyofnovelties,includingpop-uppanoramasandrevolvingpictures.

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99. Ogilvie (John) Rona,APoem,...Rona,APoem,inSevenBooks,illustratedwithaCorrectMap oftheHebrides,andElegantEngravings.JohnMurray,...T.Bensley,etal.777,FIRSTEDITION , copper-engravedfrontispiecebyW.Hamilton,engravingaboveletterpresstextondedication page,thepoemisdividedintoseven‘books’eachwithengravedfrontispiece(twobyIsaacTaylor) andletterpresshalf-title,alllightlyoffset,foldingmapoftheHebridesbyArmstrong,xv,[],29, [](advert.),4to.( ESTCT2707)  [Boundwith] Mason (William)TheartofpaintingofCharlesAlphonseDuFresnoytranslatedintoEnglish verse...withannotationsbySirJoshuaReynolds.York:A.Ward.783,FIRSTEDITION ,indexand



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appendices,errata,printedmarginalnotes,pp.xix,[],23,[2],4to.( ESTCT2246;CBEL670; Hilles290,Rothschild40)  [and] Huddesford (George)Salmagundi;aMiscellaneousCombinationofOriginalPoetry: consistingofIllusionsofFancy;Amatory,Elegaic,Lyrical,Epigrammatical,andother palatableingredients.T.Bensley,79,pp.[viii],5,[2],4to.( ESTCT47038;Lowndes33; CBEL660)contemp.half-boundtancalf,marbledboardslightlyrubbed(lesssoonfront board),weartocornertips,giltletteredanddecoratedredmoroccolabel,backstripgilt ruledbetweenraisedbands,giltnumeral‘5’inthirdcompartment,engravedbookplateofJ. ComynsWood,good £550.00 Ogilvie’searliestworkswerepublishedin753,thesewerebriefinlengthandincludedodes,elegies andprose.By777Ogilvie’sstylehadchangeddramaticallyandnowfocusedonepicscenarios.The artofpainting( Deartegraphica )wasoriginallywritteninLatinbytheFrenchpainterDuFresnoy inaround640.ItwaslatertranslatedintoFrench,andsubsequentlyintoEnglishversebyDryden. ThisversionbyMasonfollowed,towhichisaddednotesbyReynolds,andanadditionalnoteby Mason.Salmagundicontainsodes,elegies,songsandballads:Huddesfordwaseditorand‘principal contributor’tothebook.

200. [Ovid] Ovidius Naso (Publius) Quaehocvoluminecontinentur.AnnotationesinomniaOvidii opera.Indexfabularum,&caeterorum,quaeinsunthoclibrosecundumordinemalphabeti. OvidiiMetamorphoseonLibriXV.Venice:inaedibushaeredumAldi,etAndreaeSoceri.533, Aldinedevicetotitleandfinal(otherwiseblank)leaf,alittleminorbrowningnearendandafew spotselsewhere,struck-througholdinscriptionandItalianlibrarystamptotitle,otherstamps tofrontendpaper,ff.[3],204,[],8vo.,earlylimpvellum,lowercoversometimeexpertly re-covered,titleinkedonbackstrip,theremainsofthreetiespresent,somewhatsoiled,atouch wornwithsmalllossatbaseofbackstrip,good(Renouardp.09#8;AdamsO489;Goldsmid 233;DibdinII263;CNCE27209) £950.00 ThethirdAldineeditionoftheworksofOvidwasproducedbetween533and534inthreevolumes, oftenfoundindependently.This,thefirstvolume,containstheentireMetamorphoseswithanindex, andacollectionofnotestoallofOvid’sworks.

20. (Oxford. University.) ANONYMOUS . MicrocosmofOxford.WhittockandHyde.[c.830],ornate title-pageand3viewsofOxfordColleges,oncontinuousfoldingstrip,eachviewwoodengravedwithindecorativeframe(exceptforonemountedsteelengravedvignette),eachview 20x95mm.,pastedinsidelowercoveroforig.horizontally-ribbedredclothfolder,withblind stampedvoluteborderonsides,gilttitledincentreofupperside‘APresentfromOxford’withina cartouche,verygood £150.00 Rare.NottracedinCordeaux&Merry,Clary,ortheClaremontCollegescollectiononline.COPAC locatesonecopyinUKinstitutions,whilstOCLCrevealsonlyonemorecopyinUSAlibraries.The suggestionmadebyOnlineComputerLibraryCentreisthatthepresentworkwaspublishedin830. Othersourcesstatethattheitemisan860sreworkingofNathanielWhittock’sslightlylargerthirtynineplatework(ofc.830)ofthesametitle.Theconclusiondrawnfromallofthisisthattherewere probablytwoissuesin830,eachofaslightlydifferentformat.

202. (Oxfordshire.) BLAEU (Willem & Jan) OxoniumComitatus,vulgoOxfordshire.[Amsterdam] [c.663],hand-colouredengravedmap,showingwoodland,hills,andrivers,withtheRoyalarms attheheadand6fully-handcolouredshieldsofCollegearmsatthesides,decorativecartouche atthefootsurroundedbytwoscholarsfromtheCity,Frenchtextonverso,390x50mm,framed andglazed,good £600.00 AnattractivemapofOxfordshirebythefamousDutchcartographers.

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203. (Oxfordshire.) LONGMATE (L., engraver) NewMapoftheCityofOxford[fromAnthonyáWood’s ‘TheancientandpresentstateoftheCityofOxford,773,engravedmap,numberedkeywith54 entriestoindicatetheColleges,churchesandotherplacesofinterest,380x450mm.,framed andglazed,good £850.00 Showsthecityoftheperiodintown-planstyledetailingstreetsandindividualbuildings.

204. (Oxfordshire.) WOOD (Antony a) [et al.] Oxfordshiremonumentalinscriptions,fromthemss.of AntonyaWood,Dr.Hutton,andMr.Hinton.Evesham:[MiddleHillPress.]825,FIRSTEDITION, [ONEOF50COPIES] ,title-pageinproofformasasingletonlooselyinserted,pp.[ii],[iv],[3]-98, folio,orig.greyboards,jointscrackedbutfirm,minimallossofpaper,slightweartoedges,good (CordeauxandMerryOxfordshire272;Holzenberg26;Martinp.449;Horblit26) £200.00 Scarce.AdderburytoEynshamonly.Allpublished.Thetitlewasprintedlaterthanthetextandis customarilyfoundlooselyinserted,when,thatis,itisfoundatall.Thetitle-pageisinfactsomething ofararity.Horblitsays‘thatthe‘workisapparentlyfoundwithoutthet.-p.,andisreferredtounder thecaptiontitleinbothMartinandinLowndes.’ThetextisprecededbytwoleavesofOxfordshire pedigrees.

205. (Pacific Voyage.) [COPPINGER (R.W.) et al., Editors] Reportonthezoologicalcollectionsmade intheIndo-PacificOceanduringthevoyageofH.M.S.‘Alert’88-2.PrintedbyOrderofthe Trustees[oftheBritishMuseum].884,54lithographedplates(2withsomecolour,8folding), library’sunobtrusiveblindembossedstampontitle-page,pp.xxiii,[i],684,8vo.,orig.moroccograinnavybluecloth,backstripslightlyfrayedathead,giltlettereddirect,blindstampedtriple lineborderonsides,librarybookplate,good £480.00



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‘Withtheexceptionofthe‘Challenger’Expedition,noneoftherecentvoyageshascontributedso muchtoourknowledgeoftheLittoralInvertebrateFaunaoftheIndo-PacificOceanasthatofthe ‘Alert.’Irrespectiveofanumberofspecimenssetasideasduplicates,notlessthan3700,referable to300species,wereincorporatedintheNationalCollection...’(Preface).RichardCoppinger,an Irishman,andanavalsurgeonandconsiderablenaturalist,wasappointedsurgeontoAlertin875 whensheleftonavoyageofexplorationtotheArctic.Heservedwithheragainonherfouryearvoyage exploringPatagonian,Polynesian,andMascarenewatersbetween878and882.Thisreportstands astestimonytohisknowledgeandskill.Everyaspectofpreserving,labelling,cataloguing,andpacking thespecimenswashiswork,andwas,asAlbertGunther,theKeeperoftheDepartmentofZoology, observed,‘doneintheleisurehourswhichDr.Coppingercouldsparefromhisstrictlyofficialduties.’

206. Papworth (John B.) SelectViewsofLondon;withhistoricalanddescriptivesketches...R. Ackermann.86,75of76hand-colouredaquatintplates,lackingtheplatedepictingtheinterior ofBullock’sLondonMuseum,theissuewithPapworth’snameonthetitle,severalplatesand textleavesboundoutoforder,text-leavestoned,someoffsettingfromplates,afewleavespartly sprung,buttheplatesallcleanandbright,pp.[viii],59,8vo.,contemp.treecalf,rebackedwith sheep,somewhatrubbed,bookplateofWilhelmGrafHardenberg,sound(AbbeyScenery27; Tooley36) £500.00 AccordingtoAbbeytheissuewithPapworth’snameis‘somewhatscarcer’thanthatwithout.

207. [Paris (Matthew)] FloresHistoriarumperMatthaeumWestmonasteriensemcollecti,praecipue derebusBritannicisabexordiomundiusqueadAnnumDomini.307.ExofficinaThomae Marshii.570,finalblankdiscarded,gathering3Twithextraleafpresentbutboundoutoforder, onesmallwormholetofirstfewleaves(notaffectinglegibility)andarustholetogutteroftwo leavesinNnn(onelinenumberaffected),somespotting,pp.[x],440,466(i.e.468),[20],sm. folio,earlynineteenth-centuryrussia,blinddentellewithindoublegiltfilletborder,marbled edgesandendpapers,recentlyrebacked,backstripwithfourraisedbandsbetweendouble giltfillets,redlabel,hingesrelinedwithbuckram,armorialbookplate,good( ESTCS9447;STC 7653a) £950.00 Thesecondprintededitionofthishistoricalchronicle,afterthefirstof567.Itwaslongattributedto anotherwiseunknown‘MatthewofWestminster’,whoisnowacceptedtobeMatthewParis,andthis editionprintsthetextaseditedbyMatthewParker.Medievalchroniclesareusuallyahodgepodgeof copying,abridgement,andmisattribution,andsothosethatremainhistoricallyvaluablearethoselike thisonewithcontemporary(i.e.3th-century)historyaddedtothechaptersborrowedoradaptedfrom earliersources. ThebookplateisofEdwardHerbert,ViscountClive,whichdatestheplate(andprobablythebinding) tobetween807,whenEdwardCliveadoptedhisuncle’ssurname,and839,whenhisfatherdiedand hebecame2ndEarlofPowis.Herbertdiedatthefamilyseat,PowisCastle,afterbeingaccidentally shotbyoneofhissons.

208. [Patterson (Mrs.)] FlowerLore.TheTeachingsofFlowers,historical,legendary,poetical &symbolical.Belfast:McCaw,Stevenson&Orr.[874],titlewithinelaborateborder, illustrations,redheadlinesandcapitals,pp.[viii],233,[2],8vo.,contemp.tancrushedhalf morocco,thebackstripwithgiltruledraisedbandsandgiltlettering,marbledboards,t.e.g., bookplate,good £75.00 ThisworkhasalsobeenattributedtoMissCarruthers.

209. [Peacock (Thomas Love)] Rhododaphne:orTheThessalianSpell.APoem.T.Hookham...and Baldwin,Cradock,andJoy.88,FIRSTEDITION ,half-titlepresent,pp.xi,8,[i],8vo.,early nineteenthcenturylightlywornblueboards(seenote),spineandback-labelalittledarkened

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withsmalllossathead,fronthingecrackedatfootbutfirm,cornertipsrubbed,earlytwentieth centurycataloguecuttingstippedtofrontpastedown(lightlyoffsettofrontfreeendpaper)with author’snameabove,additionalcuttingslaidin,roughtrimmed,topedgedust-dulled,good £200.00 (AshleyLibraryIII/p.202:Wolff5482;CBELIII,70) ThomasLovePeacock(785-866)wasalreadyawell-establishedauthorbythetimethissmallvolume waspublishedinFebruary88;theauthorhaddiscoveredhistalentforsatiricfictionatthistime, andthisperiodbecamethemostproductiveofhisliterarycareerwiththepublicationofHeadlong Hallin85,Melincourt ,anovertlypoliticalthree-volumesatirepublishedin87,TheRoundTable (achildren’sbook)publishedlaterthatyear,andRhododaphnecompletedbyNovember87.This wasmostambitiousofPeacock’spoems,andwasimmediatelydescribedbyShelleyinareviewforThe Examiner(whichwasneverpublished)as‘thetransfusedessenceofLucian,PetroniusandApuleius,’ andlaterbyEdgarAllanPoeasa‘brimfulofmusic’afterhehadarrangedareprintinTheSouthern LiteraryMessengerin843. Thiscopybearsaspinelabelwithasevenshillingpricemarked;thisandthestyleoftheboards suggestsaslightlylaterbindingofperhapsthe830s,andthereforeitispossiblethiswasaremainder copy.

20. Pechey (John) TheCompleatHerbalofphysicalPlants. ContainingallsuchEnglishandforeignHerbs,Shrubs,asare usedinPhysickandSurgery.AndtotheVirtuesofthosethatare nowinuse...TheDosesorQuantitiesofsuchasareprescribedby theLondon-Physicians...AlsoDirectionsformakingCompoundWaters,Syrups...Pills,PowdersandotherSortsofMedicines. Moreover,theGums,Balsams...andthelike,whicharesoldby ApothecariesandDruggists...theirVirtuesandUsesdescribed. HenryBonwicke.694,FIRSTEDITION ,EdwardSchunck’scopy withhissignatureandthedate848ontheendpaper,the endpaperswithearlynotesofremedies,printedintwocolumns, finalblankdiscarded,alittledampstainingtoedges,pp.[viii], 349,[33],8vo.,contemp.sheep,thejointsandheadcapsskillfully repaired,bookplateofEdwardSchunck,verygood(WingP02; ESTCR9033:HenreyI,p.92) £1,300.00 Thefirsteditionofthisusefulherbalwiththeentriesfortheplantsarrangedinalphabeticalorder, includingmanydetailsastothehabitsandformsofplantsandseeds,andoftheremediesderived fromthemandtheireffects.TheauthoracknowledgeshisdebttoJohnRay,butproducedasignificant synthesisofcontemporarypractice.JohnPechey(654-77)waseducatedatNewInnHall,Oxford. HegraduatedBachelorofArtsin675andMAin678.In684hewasadmittedasaLicentiateofthe CollegeofPhysiciansandpracticedintheCityofLondon. ThebookplateisthatofDr.HenryEdwardSchunck(820-903),awell-knownchemist,who undertookimportantresearchonnaturaldyestuffs.Heengagedinalonginvestigationintothe colouringpropertiesofthemadderplant.Madderwasoneofthemostcommerciallyimportant dyestuffsofthenineteenthcentury,buttheprocessofdyeingwithmadderwasnotproperly understoodbeforeSchunck’swork.

2. Persius Flaccus (Aulus) ...Satyraesex.Cumposthumiscommentariis,IoannisBond.Excudebat FelixKingstoniusimpensisGulielmiAspley,&NatanielisButterii.64,FIRSTBONDEDITION& FIRSTSEPARATEPRINTINGINENGLAND,afewspots,oneortworunningheadsshaved,eighteenthcenturyowner’snameexcisedfromheadmarginoftitle-page(andfromupperfreeendpaper) althoughassociateddate79survives,firstgatheringblanks(AandA8)discarded,pp.[xii], 35,f’cap8vo.,earlyeighteenthcenturypanelledsheep,slightlychipped,cornersworn,rebacked withunletteredsprinkledbackstripwithraisedbands,endpapersstainedbyturn-ins,good (Morgan242;STC9777;ESTCS0425;SchweigerII7) £400.00



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JohnBond(c.550-62)wasaschoolteacher,physician,MP,andscholar,perhapsbest-knownin hislifetimeforthefirstthree,butwithhislastingreputationformedbyhiseditionsofHorace(first published606)andPersius(posthumouslyseenthroughthepressbyhisson-in-lawRogerProwse). Persius’sworks,comprisingonly6difficultsatires,areoftenfoundtogetherwithJuvenal’s(almostlike anafterthought);Bond’seditionwasthefirstseparateeditionprintedinEngland,and,likehisHorace, wassoonandoftenreprintedontheContinent.

22. (Petrarch). DOBSON (Susanna) TheLifeofPetrarch.CollectedfromMemoirespourlaviede Petrarch.ThirdEdition.Intwovolumes.T.Bensley.797,8engravedplatesbyRidleyafterKirk, manuscriptpoemonthefrontendpaper,afewfoxmarkstotheplates,half-titlesdiscarded,pp. xviii,388,[2];[ii],40,[8],8vo.,nineteenthcenturyvellumoverboards,thebackstripsruled ingiltandwithbrownmoroccolabelswithgiltlettering,boardssprung,marbledendpapersand edges,bookplatesofMichaelPepper,good( ESTCT4438) £180.00 ThisisSusannahDobson’sfirstwork,anabridgedtranslationintwovolumesofMemoirespourlavie deFrancoisPetrarquebyJacquesFrancoisPaulAldonce,AbbedeSade.Itprovedtobeacontroversial workasdeSadeclaimedtoprovethetrueidentityofPetrarch’sLauraandidentifiedherwiththeLaura deNoves,wifeofHuguesdeSade,onthebasisofasonnetfoundinhertombintheDelaCroixChapel inAvignon. Thetranslationwaspraised:Dobson’sreviewerintheGentleman’sMagazinepraisedDobson’s translationformaintaining‘thatpathosandspiritoftheoriginal’.

23. Plato. OmniaDiviniPlatonisOperatralationeMarsiliiFicini.Lyon:ApudAntonium Vincentium.548,woodcutprinter’sdevicetotitle,lightfoxingandbrowning,intermittentlya bitheavier,somecreasingtotitle,lightdampmarkingtogutteroffinalleaves,pp.[xl],646,folio, seventeenth-centurysheep,boardspanelledinblind,neatlyrebackedwithpartsoforiginalspine andlabelpreserved,somesignificantbutexpertrepairstocornersandboardedges,oldleather scratched,hingescracked(showingmanuscriptbinder’swaste)butsound,good(SchweigerI 248;GraesseV320) £1,100.00 ThiseditionnotinAdams.Itreprintsthe532BaseleditionbyFroben,containingtherevisionof FicinobySimonGrynaeus(493-54).Ficino’stranslation,thefirstcompletetranslationofPlato’s worksintoLatin,wasfirstpublishedin483-4,andGrynaeus,professorofGreekatHeidelbergand Basel,producedthefirsteditedversionofthattranslation,collatingitagainsttheAldineGreektext andrevisingtheLatininaccordancewithhisownpreferenceforamoreclassicalstyle.Grynaeus’s editionwasreprintedbyFrobentwicebeforethiseditionappearedinLyon,andwouldbereprinted nearly0moretimesinLyon,Basel,andVenicebeforetheendofthe6thcentury.

24. Plato; Jowett (Benjamin) and Lewis Campbell, editors. Plato’sRepublic.TheGreekText. Threevolumes.Oxford:ClarendonPress.894,FIRSTEDITION ,foldingfacsimilemanuscript frontispiece,oneortwominorspots,pp.xv,[i],490;[vi],xxxiv,[iv],356;[vi],52,8vo., contemp.tancalfprizebindings,doublefilletgiltbordertoboards,backstripswithfivegilt-ruled raisedbands,redmoroccolabelsinsecondcompartmentsandgreenmoroccolabelsinthird, therestwithgiltcentralfloraltoolsandcornervolutés,giltcrestoftheMerchantTaylors’School tofrontboard,marblededgesandendpapers,prizebookplatetofrontpastedownofvol.I,very good £400.00 Jowett,masterofBalliolCollege,isperhapsnowbetterknownbystudentsofGreekforhistranslations ofPlato,whichremaininprint,butthisGreektextoftheRepubli’wasinhismindthemoreimportant: ‘theeditionoftheRepublic ,whichhadbeeninasensethefoundationandstartingpointofallhiswork asaneditorandtranslatoroftheGreekclassics,wasstillunfinishedathisdeathandwascompleted andpublishedbyhisfriendandbiographerLewisCampbell.Forthirtyyearstheworkhadoccupied thechiefplaceamonghisinterests’( ODNB ).

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25. (Plautus.) PAREUS (Johann Philipp) LexiconPlautinuminquoelegantiaeomniumsimplicium vocabulorumantiquelinguaeRomanae...Frankfurt:apudNicolaumHoffmannum,sumptibus IonaeRosae.64,FIRSTEDITION ,printedindoublecolumn,uniformlybrowned,ff.[278] (includingblanks(?)8andLl6),8vo.,contempvellum,smoothbackstriptitledinink,yappedges, abitsoiled,smallcracktoupperjoint,good( VD73:609063W) £200.00 ThefirsteditionofPareus’simportantlexiconofPlautus,followingonfromhiseditionand commentaryof60.PareusproducedthefirstaccuratecollationofthePalatinemss.,and‘did permanentservicetothestudyofPlautusbythepublicationofhisLexicon’(SandysIIp.362).

26. Plautus (Titus Macchius) ComoediaeQuaeSupersunt.[3volumes.]Paris:TypisJ.Barbou. 759,half-titlesandengravedfrontispieceineachvolume,woodcuthead-andtailpieces,a littlelightfoxinginplaces,frontispiecesfaintlyoffsetontohalf-titles,pp.[iv],8,548;[iv], 564,[iv],558,2mo.,contemp.Frenchredmorocco,sidesborderedwithtriplegiltfillet, backstripsdividedbydoublegiltfillet,greenandyellowmoroccolabelsinsecondand thirdcompartments,therestwithcentralandcornerfleuronsandsidetasseltools,marbled endpapers,a.e.g.,giltbooklabelsofJamesHartmanntofrontendpapers,verygood(Schweiger II767;BrunetIV709;GraesseV329) £900.00 Anelegantlyprintededitioninalovelybinding.JosephBarbouwasamemberofafamilyofprinters andbooksellerswhotookonhisuncle’sprintingofficein750.Hisbestproductionswerehisclassical texts,whichweretheresumptionofanearlierprojectbyM.LengletDufresnoytocreateaseries thatwouldrivaltheElzevirsinaccuracyandelegance.Thesebooksweresomewhatlargerthantheir modelsbutdidnotdisappointintheircorrectnessandsimpletypographicalbeauty.ThisPlautus, theeighthbooktobeproducedintheseries,is‘unedesplusjoliesédit.delacollectiondeBarbou’ (Brunet).TheeditorwasJ.Capperonier,whoworkedprimarilyfromearlierprintededitions(alistof whichisincludedattheend).

27. (Playbill. Jersey. St. Helier.) THEATREROYAL . JerseyVolunteerFireBrigade.Grandsoirée dramatique,bytheFireBrigade,inaidoftheirequipmentfund,onTuesday,November28,87 ...PrintedbyC.LeFeuvre...87,printedonpinksilk,withtassellededges,85x320mm.,folded fourties,verygood £120.00 UnderthepatronageoftheMajor-GeneralP.M.N.Guy,theLieuteneant-Governor,LordSuffield,and ColonelT.H.Pakenham,Colonelofthe30thRegimentwhosebandperformedatthesoirée.Twoplays wereperformedbythebrigade.

Harlequin 28. (Playbill.) THEATREROYAL,DRURYLANE . ByHisMajesty’sCompanyattheTheatreRoyal,in DruryLane,thispresentTuesday,Dec.26.786,GeorgeBarnwell.GeorgeBarnwellbyMr. Bannister,Jun.TruemanbyMr.Barrymore...Towhichwillbeadded(notactedthesefiveyears) thepantomimeentertainmentofHarlequin’sInvasion.Withalterations,andrestorations, particularlytheadmiredshadesandtransparencies,representingtheamusementsofHarlequin ...Tomorrow,Shakespeare’sTempest.[TheTheatreRoyal.]786,browned,edgesfrayed, 45x235mm.,mounted,framedandglazed,good £500.00 NotlocatedinESTC ,COPAC ,orWorldcat.

29. Pope (Alexander) Onethousandsevenhundredandthirtyeight.Adialoguesomethinglike Horace....DialogueII.[Twovolumes]T.Cooper.[738,]FIRSTEDITION ,half-titlepresentin vol.i(expertpaperrepairathead),pagesatsometimefoldedlaterallyonce,D2invol.ian advertisementleaf(6titles),ownershipsignaturesatthefootofoneleaf,pp.[iv],0,[],folio



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 [Togetherwith] --------. --------. DialogueII.R.Dodsley.738,FIRSTEDITION ,half-titlenotcalledfor,title-page slightlysoiled,pagesatsometimefoldedlaterallyonce,pp.6,foliomodernbrownhalfmorocco, spineslongitudinallygiltlettereddirect,unmatchedmarbledboards,good(Griffith484and494: Rothschild642-3:FoxonP932andP938) £240.00 ThefirstvolumeisGriffith’s‘EditionA,varianta’.

220. Priestley (Joseph) Afreediscussionofthedoctrinesofmaterialism,andPhilosophicalNecessity, InaCorrespondencebetweenDr.Price,andDr.Priestley.PrintedforJ.Johnson.778,FIRST EDITION ,lightlytonedanddustsoiled,afewfoxmarksandmarginalpencilmarks,pp.[viii],xliv, [4],428,[4],8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,smartlyrebackedwithbackstripwithfiveraisedbands betweendoublegiltfillets,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,therestplain,latermarbled endpapers,lightdampmarktolowerboard,cornersrenewed,good( ESTCT4075) £700.00 Priestley,althoughmostfamousforhisnaturalphilosophyandscientificdiscoveries,wasequally interestedintheologicalandspiritualphilosophy.Twoofhismetaphysicalworks,takingpositionsin favourofmonismandmechanisticdeterminism,bothpublishedin777,‘startedafloodofcriticism whichPriestleyattemptedtoanswer’inthisbook( ODNB ).Thebooktakestheformoflettersbetween Priestley,arguingformaterialism,andhisfriendRichardPrice,adoptingamorelibertarianpointof view.

22. Prior (Matthew) PoemsonSeveralOccasions.London:JacobTonson.78,FIRSTEDITION THUS ,engravedfrontispiece(onecornerrepaired),somelighttoning,afewleavesmoderately browned,pp.[xl],506,[6],folio,contemp.darkbrowncalf,scratchedandsomewhatdriedout, cornersworn,recentlyrebacked,backstripwithsevenraisedbands,redmoroccolabelinsecond compartment,good( ESTCT75639) £650.00 AfterPrior’sreleasefrompoliticalcustodyin76,havingbeenheldformorethanayear,heplanned asubscriber’seditionofhispoemstorestorehisfinances.Hetookcarefulpainsovertheeditionand madegreatdemands(hewasdisappointedatnotbeingabletoproducetherunonvellum);theresult wasthisenormousvolume,morethan8inchestall(andthisisaregularsubscriber’scopy–afew wereonlargerpaper)elegantlyprinted,andaresoundingsuccess:somestorieshavehimraising4000 guineasfromsubscriptions,enoughtokeephimincomfortfortherestofhislife.Itprintsforthefirst timehislongpoems‘Alma,ortheProgressoftheMind’and‘Solomon’,aswellasthepoemsinhis earlierbooks(the707piracy,709,7,etc.)withthesamegeneraltitle,revisedandreordered.

Bound by Anthony Gardner, O.B.E. 222. (Proctor Types.) THEFOURGOSPELS intheOriginalGreek.Oxford,ClarendonPress.932, printedusingRobertProctor’sGreek‘Otter’type,thetextprintedinblackwiththetitleand running-headsprintedinred,pp.[iv],307,[3],sm.folio,finelyboundbyAnthonyGardner infullcrushedmaroonNigermorocco,thebackstrippanelledinblindandenclosinggilt letteringandsmallsinglegiltflowerheadsbetweenraisedbandswithsinglegiltrules;threequartersinglegiltrulebordertosidesencompassingsingleindentedblindruleborderwith giltdotsatindentations,theheadofbothcovershavingdecorativeblindtoolingincorporating semi-circlesanddots,innerinvertedblindtooledshieldandgiltdotssurrounding(onfront cover)withinagiltcircle,aturquoisemoroccoinlayonwhichistooledapairofprayinghands, afterDürer,thehandssurroundedbyascollopedblind-tooledcircleandpartlysurroundedby afurthergiltcircle,rearcoverwithasmallcentralgiltMaltesecrossandblinddots,palegrey endpapers,printedlabelfromorig.bindingpastedtofrontpastedown,topedgespaleyellow, othersuntrimmed,fine £1,250.00 AnthonyGardner’straditionalbinder’snoteispresent,writteninacalligraphichandinredinkinthe shapeofaspiralonafinalblankleaf.Gardnernumberedallofhisbindings,andthisishis,09thand finalwork,completedinOctober973.Ahandwrittennotefromthefirstownerislooselyinserted,

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explainingthatthebookwascollectedfromGardneronOctober29th,973,andthatGardner sufferedaheartattackthenextdayand‘diedpeacefullyathome,aged86,earlyonNovemberth, 973.Thiswasthereforethelastpieceofworkhecompleted.’Gardnerbeganbindingprofessionallyat theageof66,afterafullcareerintheMinistryofWorks,andwasnotableforhisuseofcolour,inlays, andfree-drawnlines–alldisplayedtoadvantageonthisbinding–aswellashispreservationofanArts andCrafts-likebeliefinsimple,lastingcraftsmanship. ProctorbasedhistypeontheGreekfaceusedintheComplutensianPolyglot,whichwasstylistically oppositetothecalligraphictypeoftheAldineeditions.Scholdererregardeditas‘thefinestGreek faceevercut.’Thisisthethirdandfinalbooktousethesetypestotheirfulladvantage,followingthe Oresteiaof904andtheOdysseyof909.Sadly,Proctorneversawthefinishedversionofanyofthese, ashediedinaclimbingaccidentin903.

223. Rabelais (François) TheworksofFrancisRabelais,M.D.Nowcarefullyrevised,andcompared throughoutwiththelatenewEditionofM.LeDuChat,byMr.Ozell.Whohaslikewiseadded atthebottomofthepages,atranslationofthenotes,historical,critical,andexplanatory,ofthe saidM.duChat,andothers:inwhichnotes,neverbeforeprintedinEnglish,thetextisnotonly explained,but,inmultitudesofplaces,amended,andmadeconformabletothestandbest editionsofthislearnedandfacetiousauthor.Adornedwith5veryneatcopper-plates.5vols. PrintedbyJ.Hughs(notnamedintheimprintofvols.iii-v)...forJ.Brindley,etal.737,titlepagesinredandblack,wood-engravedheadandtailpieces,pictorialinitialletters,4copper engravedplates(missingaplateentitled“Hearsay”,whichoccursinsomecopiesopposite p.48invol.v,butwhichwasinthiscopyperhapsneverboundin)someofwhichfolding(minor handlingtearstotwoplates),vol.vbearsinobtrusiveholeintitle-pagewithfrontandrearfree endpapersdiscarded(vol.iiilacksrearfreeendpaper),pp.[i-iv],v-xxii,iii-viii,[i],ii-cxxxiv, [35]-384;[i]-x,[]-25;[i-iv],v-xx,[i],22,3-367,[i-v](ads.);[i-v],vi-xc,[],2-28,[iviii](contents),[i-iv](ads.);lxiv,[]-267,[i-v](contents),2mo.,orig.browncalf,backstrips dividedintosixcompartmentsbygiltraisedbands,giltletteredredmoroccolabelsinsecond, giltvol.numeralsinthird,remainderwithdecorativegiltfloraldevicessurroundedbyfoliate giltcornerpieceswithinaquadruplegiltfilletborder,minorrubbingtoexternaljoints(but firm),sideswithdoublegiltfilletasborder(minorstainscommensuratewithagetosomevols.), boardedgesdecorativelystampedinblind,frontpastedownswithanonymousmid-nineteenth centurybookplates(depictingavasedesign)andauctioneer’sticket(?),vols.i,iii,andivwith nearcontemp.ownershipinscriptionofJohnBrakenbury,redspecklededges,good( ESTC T3265) £300.00 SirThomasUrquhart’sfamouspart-translationformsthebasisforthisrevisededition.Translations ofbooksI,II,andaportionofthethirdhadbeencompletedatthetimeofUrquhart’sdeathinc.660. ResponsibilityfortheremainingbooksthenfelltoPeterAnthonyMotteux,whereupontheywereduly issuedin693-4.Thirtyyearsafterfirstpublication,translatorJohnOzellrevisedandre-editedthe text;hisworkwaslatertogaintheapprovalofthehistorianAlexanderFraserTytlerwhonotedinhis EssayonthePrinciplesofTranslation(of79)that‘TheEnglishversionofRabelaisthusimprovedmay beconsidered,initspresentform,asoneofthemostperfectspecimensoftheartoftranslation.The bestcriticsinbothlanguageshavebornetestimonytoitsfaithfultranslationofthesenseandhappy imitationofthestyleoftheoriginal;andeveryEnglishreaderwillacknowledgethatitpossessesallthe easeoftheoriginaltranslation.’

224. [Radcliffe (Ann)] TheItalian,ortheconfessionaloftheblackpenitents.Aromance...Inthree volumes.Thesecondedition.T.Cadelljun.andW.Davies...797,half-titlesnotpresent,pp.380; [ii],360;444,2mo.,contemp.qtr.redroan,extremitiesrubbed,smoothbackstripsdividedby singlegiltrules,giltlettereddirectinsecondandfourthcompartments,marbledsides,edges rubbed,good(SummersGothicBibliographyp.370;seealsoRothschild703andTinker704 [firsteditions]) £300.00 Thesecondeditionisentirelyreset.Thetitle-pageisAinvolumeone,andthoseinvolumestwoand threearesingletons.



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225. [Radcliffe (Ann)] ASicilianromance.BytheauthoressofthecastlesofAthlinandDunbayne.In twovolumes.Thesecondedition...HookhamandCarpenter.792,preliminaryandfinalleaves foxed,half-titlesdiscarded(?),smallpiecemissingfrombottomoutercornerfirstthreeleavesvol. ii,pp.[ii],239;[ii],26,2mo.,latenineteenthcenturyhalfmottledcalf,slightlytheworsefor wear,jointscrackedbutfirm,smoothbackstripsgiltlettereddirect,lossatheadandfootofboth vols.,greensilkmarkers,t.e.g.,sound £250.00 Rareinanyearlystate.

226. (Radicalism.) THEBIRMINGHAMINSPECTOR ; aperiodicalworkpublishedintheyear87.No., Jan.4th,87-No.6,Saturday,August23,87[Allpublished.]Birmingham:printedand publishedbyW.HawkesSmith.[87],foxed,pp.iv,344,8vo.  [Boundwith] Edmonds (George)AddresstothepayersofleviesintheparishofBirmingham,onthesubjectof Mr.Spry’sclaims.Birmingham:J.Osborne.[89,]SOLEEDITION ,pp.60,8vo.  [and] --------.TheSaturdayregister.Vol.,Saturday22,820[-Nos.2,4,5,7Saturday,April5,820.] (Cataloguedfromdrop-title.),[Birmingham:Edmonds.820,]foxed,8vo.  [and] [--------.] TheManchestermeeting,Anaccountofthedreadfulattackofthemilitary,uponthe reformers...[Drop-title.Birmigham:Edmonds.89,]pp.6,8vo.  [and] [--------.]AparticularaccountoftheSmithfieldmeeting[Drop-title.Birmingham:Edmonds. 89,]pp.6.8vo.  [and] (Wright.)REPORTofthetrialofMrs.SusannahWright,forpublishing,inhisshop,thewritingsof R.Carlile...Monday,July8,822.IndictmentattheinstanceoftheSocietyfortheSuppressionof Vice.R.Carlile.822,pp.59,[5],8vo.contemp.halftancalf,smoothbackstripcreased,divided intocompartmentsbydoublegiltrules,giltlettereddirectinsecondcompartment;marbled sides,good(Kress3736) £700.00 ThisvolumecontainsacompleterunofTheBirminghamInspector,whichwasissuedasabi-monthly periodicalandincludesawealthofdetailonwhatwasrelevanttothecitythen,includingitemson poorrelief,Americanlettersandpanoramicpainting.Inadditionthereissimilarcontemporary material,allbutthelastreportpublishedinBirmingham.

227. (Railways.) [GRAY (Thomas)] ObservationsonageneralironRail-way:(withplatesandmaps illustrativeoftheplan),showingitsgreatsuperiority,bythegeneralintroductionofmechanic power,overallthepresentmethodsofconveyance...Fourthedition,considerablyimproved. Balwin,CradockandJoy.823,4engravedplates,includingonefoldingandoneofasteam engine,occasionalspotting,oneortwosmallmarksonthehalf-title,pp.xii,3,8vo.,orig. greyboards,rebacked,edgesworn,sound(Ottley,BibliographyofBritishRailwayHistory,256; Goldsmith23898) £280.00 Graywasapromoterofrailways,andsonofanengineer.Inthisworkheenvisagedthathorseswould beentirelysupersededbysteamtraction.Healsosuggestedthedesirabilityofmakingarailway betweenLiverpoolandManchester.Thetreatisewentthroughfoureditionsintwoyears.In822he addedadiagramshowinganumberofsuggestedlinesofrailwayconnectingtheprincipaltownsof England,andanothersuggestinglinksbetweentheleadingIrishcentres.

228. (Railways.) MEASOM (George S.) TheofficialillustratedguidetotheLondonandSouth-Western, NorthandSouthdevon,Cornwall,andWestCornwallRailways.Includingthemostimportant ManufactoriesintheTownsontheLines....Embellishedwith280engravingsandMap.Griffin andCo.[864],frontispieceofWindsorCastle,foldingmap(minimallyrepairedatedges),

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engravedhead-andtail-pieces,hundredsofillustrationsinthetext,ownershipinscriptionon therectoofthefrontispieceandthetitle,advertisements,pp.lii,475,[i],64,8vo.,orig.wrappers, printedanredandblackwithanelaboratefrontcover,thebackstriptitledverticallyinblack,the £220.00 footneatlyrepaired,somerubbing,smallabrasiontofrontcover,sound ArevisionofMeasom’sfirstOfficialRailwayGuideissuedin852.Hewasaskilledengraverand theguidecontainshundredsofexamplesofhiswork,theserangefromattractiveviewsofOxford architecturetoexamplesofthelatesttechnology(suchasSamuelson’sPatentBritanniaMeadowMowingMachine).TheprefacebearsadateofJune864.

229. (Railways.) TREDGOLD (Thomas) ApracticalTreatiseonRail-roadsandCarriages,shewing thePrinciplesofEstimatingtheirStrength,Proportions,ExpenseandannualProduce,andthe Conditionswhichrenderthemeffective,economicalanddurable;JosiahTaylor.825,FIRST EDITION ,4engravedplates,includingonefoldingofrollingstock,ownershipsignatureofPeter Cromptonattheheadofthetitle,20-pagepublisher’scatalogueattheend,pp.xi,[i],84,8vo., orig.greyboards,neatlyrebacked,ex-librisAnthonyTredgold,good(Ottley,Bibliographyof BritishRailwayHistory,293) £480.00 Tredgoldwasanengineerofextraordinaryapplication,somuchsothatitimperilledhishealthinhis youth.Hisfascinationwithengineeringconstructionledhimtopublish,amongstotherworks,on thepropertiesoftimberandthestrengthofmetals,andprovidethefirstseriousattemptinEngland todeterminepracticallyandscientificallythedataofresistance,ratherthanrelyingonformulae calculatedinthepreviouscentury.TheaboveworkshowsTredgold’spreoccupationwiththe engineeringissuesassociatedwiththeconstructionofrailways,steamlocomotivesandrolling-stock, butitalsocomprisesausefulsurveyoftherailwaysatthetime.



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Field Botany 230. Ray (John) MethodusPlantarumnova,brevitatis&perspicuitatiscauseSynopticeinTabulis exhibita;cumnotisGenerum...&IndiceCopisoso. ImpensisHenriciFaithorne&Joannis Kersey.682, FIRSTEDITION ,additionalengravedtitleasfrontispieceofanallegoricaldesign showingtheGoddessofFertlilityinaformalgarden,slightlychippedattheedgesand withtinyrepairtomargin,engravedplateillustratingthegerminationofseeds,firstblank discarded,pp.[xxiv],66,[34],small8vo., polishedspeckledcalfantique,backstripwith threeraisedbandsandgiltlettering,good(WingR396; ESTCR33770;Keynes40;Henrey35; Pritzel7435) £800.00 JohnRay,627-705,naturalisttheologianandphilologist,wasthefirstgreatfieldbotanist.Helaid thefoundationsofscientificbotanicalclassification,onwhichbasisLinnaeuswaslatertobuild.In thisworkherejectsclassificationbasedonlocalitiesandpropertiesinfavourofthatdependingon structure,andforthefirsttimelaysdownthedivisionbetweendicotyledonsandmonocotyledons.It wasreprintedinAmsterdaminthesameyear,andsubsequentlyin703.

23. (Roman Catholic Church. Liturgy.) MISSALEROMANUM , exdecretosacro-sanctiConcilii Tridentinirestitutum,PiiV.PontMax.iussueditum,etClementisVIIIauctoritaterecognitum... Paris:exofficinaJoannemHenault.635,title-pagewithengravedpapalarms(soiled),printed doublecolumnandredandblackthroughout,dividionaltitleto‘CanonMissae’withengraved crucifixiononverso,6otherfull-pageengravedillustrations,woodcutfloriatedinitial,sold paperrepairstofewfore-margins,somebrowning,pp.[lxiv],695,[],cxiii,[iii],44,4to.in8’s, modernmid-browncalf,backstripwithgiltrolldecoratedflattenedraisedbandsbetweenblind rules,giltlettereddarkredleatherlabelinsecondcompartment,remainderblindpanelled,with giltroseheadtoolincentre;narrowgiltrollbetweenblindfilletsborderonsides,blindrollson £650.00 boardedgesandturn-ins,mod.endpapers,a.e.g.,good 570sawthepublicationofthefirsteditionoftheTridentineMissalasreformedbytheCouncilof Trent.ItwasbasedontheMissal’sfirstprintededition(474)andJohnBurchard’sdetailedrevision of502.Themasswasoriginallyderivedfrom‘theCurialMissalasadoptedbytheFranciscansand imposedontheDioceseofRomebyNicolasIIIin277’( NCE ).Itwasinessencethemassasusedby St.GregorytheGreatandmanyofhispredecessorswhich,withminorchanges,remainedtheofficial riteformostoftheWesternChurchuntiltheimpositionoftheNovusOrdoMissaein970.There weremanyeditionsoftheTridentineMissalinthe400yearsitwasinfullforce,andisstillprinted today.

232. (Russo-Turkish War.) SUTHERLAND(Capt. [David]) ATouruptheStraits,fromGibraltarto Constantinople,withtheleadingeventsinthepresentwarbetweentheAustrians,Russians,and theTurks,totheCommencementoftheYear789.PrintedfortheAuthor.790,FIRSTEDITION , inkhighlightstolistofsubscribers,cornersofb-3lightlycreased(withminordust-soilinga result),pp.xlvii,[i](blank),372,8vo.,contemp.straight-graindarkredmorocco,extremities rubbed,smoothbackstripdividedbygiltopentwist,arabesque,andflowerandlozengerolls, author’snamelettereddirectinsecondcompartment,largeornamentsinremainder,sideswith wideswagrollborderbetweendoublefillets,singlefilletonboardedges,opentwistrollonturnins,marbledendpapers(alittlerubbed),inkstampedstag’sheadonversooffrontfreeendpaper, ownershipinscriptiononblankprecedingtitle,a.e.g.,verygood(Blackmer623;BlackmerSale 032;CoxI,p.236;FrancisEdwards’MilitaryCatalogue907-8,item290,p.289;PineCoffin 787.4) £400.00 FromthelibraryofLordHesketh. CaptainSutherlandservedwiththe25th(Sussex)Regt.ofFootstationedatGibraltarfrom782to ’93.Hishighlyreadableaccountofevents,places,andpeopleencounteredduringthetour,presented inletterform,warrantednotonlyasecondedition,butalsoatranslationintoGerman.Thiscopy bearstheownershipmarkofHenryRamus,perhapsarelativeoftheL.Ramusmentionedinthelistof subscribers.

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17th-century French prize binding 233. [Sallust] Sallustius Crispus (Gaius) Opera,quaeextant,omnia: cumselectissimusvariorumobservationibus,etaccurata recensioneAntoniiThysii.Leiden:ApudFranciscumHackium. 649,titlepageengraved,someminorspotting,contemp. inscriptionsintitlemargin,pp.[xxxii],556,[52],8vo.,contemp. brownmorocco,backstripwithfourraisedbandswithgilt dentellerolls,compartmentsborderedwithadoublegiltfillet, centralgiltlozengesandcornervolutés,theboardswithathick bordercomprisingdoublegiltdentellerollsenclosingadouble giltfillet,theinsidecornersfilledwithvinetools,atthecentre agiltwreathincorporatingacrownandan‘L’andsurrounding ‘ EXDONOD.ANTONIIDRUOT654’,thearmsofFranceabovethe wreathandthearmsofChalon-sur-Saônebelow,theremaining spacewithscatteredlozengeandfleur-de-lystools,a.e.g.,later marbledendpapers,veryslightlyrubbedatextremities,verygood (SchweigerII878;DibdinII385) £1,650.00 AfineprizebindingonthefirstofthebestvariorumeditionsofSallust,‘enrichedwiththeexcellent notesofGronovius’(quot.inDibdin);therewouldbehalfadozenfurtherprintingsofSallustinthis lineinLeidenwithintheseventeenthcentury. AntoineDruot,sommeliertoLouisXIVandcapitainedeGermoles,donatedlandtotheCollège deChalon-sur-Saône,inBurgundy,theincomefromwhichestablishedaprofessorshipandalso afundforbooks.Thebookspurchasedinthiswaywereoftengivenasprizes(asperFoylesale,pt. IIlot29),althoughitappearsthatsomewereheldinthelibraryoftheCollege;all,however,were eachgivenelaboratebindingsthatrecordDruot’snameandtheyearinthegiltdecoration,aswellas incorporatingthearmsofFranceandofChalon-sur-Saône. OtherexamplesofDruot’ssponsorshipcancurrentlybefoundintheBritishLibraryandLyon, whileafewremaininChalon-sur-Saôneitself.Similarbindingsalsoappearonbookssponsoredby otherdonors,includingClaudeTapinandClaudeTisserand–cf.Gumuchian82,84–thoughthe distributionofthesurvivingbookssuggeststhatDruotwasthemoregenerousbenefactor.

234. Savioli (Lodovico Vittorio) Amori.Crisopoli[Parma]:Co’tipiBodoniani.795,finestippleengravedmedallionportraitontitle,justatouchoffaintdustsoiling,pp.[viii],33,[3],4to., contemp.mottledpaperboardsbackedwthmottledsheep,backstripdividedbytriplegilt fillets,brownlabelinsecondcompartment,therestwithcentralgiltportraittools,marbled pastedowns,stitchingstrainedaftertitle,abitscuffedinplaces,bookplateofSirGoreOuseley, £400.00 Bt.,good(Brooks597) PoemsinimitationofOvidbytheItalianhistorianandpoetLodovicoSavioli(729-804),which werefirstpublishedcompletelyin765(selectionshadcirculatedearlier).Thiseditionwaselegantly printedbyGiambattistaBodoni,usinganitalictypewithscriptcapitalsfortheprefaceandaromanfor themaintext,andthiscopyisfromthelibraryofSirGoreOuseley,firstbaronet,Englishambassador toPersiaandRussiaandtherecipientofhonoursfromallthreenations,whowasalsoanamateurof (mostlyOriental)languagesandliteratures.

235. (Scotland.) [HIGHLANDSOCIETYOFSCOTLAND] PrizeEssaysandTransactionsoftheHighland SocietyofScotland.Towhichisprefixed,anaccountoftheInstitutionandprincipalProceedings oftheSociety.[Twovolumes].Edinburgh:byC.StewartforT.Cadell[etc.].799,FIRSTEDITION ,3 engravedfoldingplates,includingonewithdetailsofbuildingaship,and2plansofvillages,pp. [ii],ii,[ii],cxxi(),(6),394;[viii],xxix,[3],478,47,8vo.,contemp.halfcalf,backstripspanelled ingilt,withredmoroccolabelsandgiltlettering,marbledsides,armorialbookplates,upperjoint ofvol.iicrackingbutstillstrong,good(cf.Perkins797,thelaterseriesonly) £300.00



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Thefirsttwovolumesinwhatwastobecomealongseriesofagriculturalessays.Thefirstvolumehere includesessaysonkelp,linenmanufacture,inclosures,pastures,meadows,fisheries,canalnavigation, cropssuitablefortheHighlands,etc.Involumetwoarearticlesonpeat,blackcattle,corn,theplan ofaninlandvillage,herringfisheries,salmonandpotatoes.Ofparticularnotearethelongprefatory contributionsbyHenryMackenzie,amanofmanyinterestsandabilitieswhoisnowbestremembered forhisnovels,particularlyTheManofFeeling ,publishedin77,whenhewas26. Theseearliestvolumesareveryuncommon.

Chancellor George Cornwall Lewis’ copy 236. (Scotland.) JAMIESON (John) AnetymologicaldictionaryoftheScottishlanguage:illustrating thewordsintheirdifferentsignificationsbyexamplefromAncientandModernWriters; shewingtheiraffinitytothoseofotherlanguages,andespeciallythenorthern;explainingmany termswhichthoughnowobsoleteinEnglandwereformerlycommontobothcountries;and elucidatingNationalRites,CustomsandInstitutionsandtheirAnalogytothoseofothernations; towhichisprefixedaDissertationontheOriginoftheScottishLanguage.Thesecondedition, carefullyrevisedandcollated,withalltheadditionalwordsinthesupplementincorporated... 4vols.Edinburgh:WilliamTait.840,printedindoublecolumn,preliminaryandfinalleaves lightlyfoxed,library’sroundstamponversooftitle-pages,4to.,contemp.mid-browncalf, rubbed,backstripswithraisedbandsbetweengiltrules,giltletteredredleatherauthor/titlelabel andbluevol.labelinsecondandfourthcompartmentsrespectively,singlegiltfilletborderon sides,greyendpapers,lightlyfoxed,library’ssmallstamponbinder’sblanks,bookplateofthe BritishstatesmanandphilologistGeorgeCornewallLewis(modestfoxing),asoundset(Cordell CollectionJ-2;Kennedy227;LowndesII90) £300.00 TheScotslanguage,anorthernvarietyofEnglishandthenationallanguageofmodernScotland,can boastanhistoricalpedigreeasancientasitssoutherncousin.Jamiesonbroughthisknowledgeofthis toawideraudienceintheearly9thcenturythroughthepublicationofhismuch-praiseddictionary. Lowndesconsideredit‘atrulyexcellentwork.’Jamieson’sground-breakingworkwasimprovedupon bysubsequenteditorsafteritfirstappearedin808(animportantsupplementfollowedin825).Here, volumesthreeandfourconsistofthesheetsofthe825supplementre-issuedwithTait’s840general title-page. Itiswell-knownthattheformerownerofthisbook,GeorgeCornewallLewis(laterBart.),had anextensiveknowledgeofphilology.BeforeleavingChristChurch,Oxford,hehadpublished observationsonWhately’sdoctrineofthepredictables,hethenassistedThirlwallandHareinthe foundingofthePhilologicalMuseum.HeisbestrememberedasChancelloroftheExchequerand latterlyHomeSecretaryunderLordPalmerstoninthe850s.

237. (Scotland. Parliamentary Acts.) MACKENZIE(George, editor) Thelawsandactsmadeinthe firstParliamentofourmosthighanddreadsovereignJamesVII.[and5othersimilartitles, fromJamesVIItoQueenAnne.]Edinburgh:PrintedbyRobertFreebairnandCompany.73, eachsectionwithitsowntitlepage,brownedandsoiled,afewrust-spotsobscuringoneortwo characters,someheadlines(andonepage’sfinallineoftext)shaved,oneleafwithamarginal closedtear(noloss),inktableofcontentsoninitialblankleaf,pp.875,[],2mo.,modernmidbrowncalf,backstripwithfiveraisedbands,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,therest withcentralgiltlozenges,onecornerjustatouchchipped,sound( ESTCT34395) £75.00 AcollectionofactsfromParliamentsunderJamesVII,WilliamandMary,andQueenAnne,between 685and705.

238. Shakespeare (William) ThePictorialEditionoftheWorksofShakespeare.EditedbyCharles Knight.[Ineightvolumes].[Boundwith]:ConcordancebyMrsCowdenClarke.[Ninevolumes inall].CharlesKnight.[Prefacedated839],withwood-engravedtitlepages,vignettes,and numerousillustrationsafterW.Harvey,T.Creswickandothers,printedintwocolumns,8vo.,

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nineteenthcenturypolishedcalf,thebackstripspanelledingiltwithvolutésandmaroonand blackmoroccolabelswithgiltlettering,thesideswithdoublegiltfilletborders,marblededges andendpapers,vol.iofTheHistoriesandbothvols.ofTheComedieswiththeupperhinge cracked, £500.00 Comprises:TheHistories ,2vols.;TheComedies ,2vols.;TheTragedies ,2vols.;DoubtfulPlays ; BiographybyCharlesKnight,843;andMrs.CowdenClarke’sCompleteConcordanceto Shakespeare,845.

239. Shakespeare (William) [Volumeof5plays.][TheBooksellers.]734-86,4engraved frontispieces,thatofTwoGentlemenlacking,pp.72;7;48;9,[5];72,2mo.,earlynineteenth centuryhalfcalf,extremitiesrubbed,marbledboards,good(SeeJaggardp.483) £400.00 IncludesJuliusCaesar(786);TheTwoGentlemenofVerona(734);TheWinter’sTale(785);Othello (784);MeasureforMeasure(784). Thesecondplayisnoticeablyearlierthantheothers,anduntilthisedition,andthatofTonson’srival RobertWalkerinthesameyear,noearlierseparateeditionofTwoGentlemenisknown.Itcontains theChetwood’spiracynoticeagainstWalker. He declared that Moses could not be the author of much in the writings attributed to him

240. Simon (Richard) TheCriticalHistoryoftheReligionsandCustomsofEasternNations...now doneintoEnglishbyA.Lovell.J.HeptinstallforHenryFairthorneandJohnKersey.685,First EditioninEnglish,contemporaryownershipsignatureofDan[iel]Flemingandafewofhis markingstothetext,smallpaperflawholetothesidenoteofF2,publisher’sadvertisementleafat theend,pp.[viii],90,[2],8vo.,contemp.mottledsheep,paperlabeltothebackstrip,bookplate ofBentJuel-Jensen,good(WingS3797;ESTCR39548;cf.Blackmer543) £600.00



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‘Simon’sworkwasofgreatimportanceintransmittingtotheWestthecorrecttenetsoftheEastern churches.Simonpointsoutthatthesebeliefswereeithernotknownorelseweredistortedby missionariesinordertomaketheirworkmoreimportant’(Blackmer).Heexpressedaninterestinthe orientalfromanearlyageandpreparedacatalogueoforientalbooksfortheCollegeoftheFathers oftheOratoryinParis.ThisearlyworkonthereligionsandritesoftheLevantwasfirstpublishedin Frenchin684.Simon(638-72),aneminentFrenchtheologian,wasattheobjectofvilification forhisfirstpublishedworkHistoireAntiqueduVieuxTestamentandthebookwassuppressed.The Protestantsfelttheirstronghold,aninfallibleBible,wasassailedbythedoubtswhichSimonraised againsttheintegrityoftheHebrewtext.Hiswritingsarecharacterisedbygreatscholarshipand originalspeculation. ThiscopywasthatoftheantiquaryandbookcollectorDanielFleming(633-70),whostudiedat Queen’sCollege,Oxford.

24. Smith (Matthew) MemoirsofSecretService.PrintedforA.BaldwinneartheOxford-Arms.699, FIRSTEDITION ,endpaperstoned,afewspots,pp.60,24,8vo.,earlysprinkledcalf,backstripwith fiveraisedbands,theimpressionofalostlabelinsecondcompartment,frontjointcrackedwith theboardheldbycords,atouchrubbedatextremitieswithsmalllosstoheadcap,bookplateof HenryMassingberdofGunby(78),sound( ESTCR0305;WingS43) £550.00 The‘memoirs’ofMatthewSmith,whoservedasaspyontheJacobitesforthedukeofShrewsburyand wasinvolvedinanumberofintriguesandsquabblesbetweenShrewsburyandtheearlofMonmouth. Thebook,partlyintendedasleveragetoobtainmoreworkoratleastapayoffforSmith,‘set[s]his correspondencewithShrewsburyandVernon,fairlyfaithfullyreproduced,inaframeworkoffalsified “minutes”oftheirmeetingsanddistortedcommentary’( ODNB ).Althoughaccusationsoftreason andotherthreatswerethrownabout,Smithseemstonothavebeenaparticularlyeffectivespyor blackmailer,causingnosignificantdisruptiononeitherside.Neverthelessthebookwasreprinted twiceandsparkedabriefbattlebypamphletwithRichardKingston,anotherformerspy.

242. Smith (Thomas) AnAttempttodefinesomeoftheFirstPrinciplesofPoliticalEconomy.J.M. Richardson.82,PRESENTATIONCOPY,FIRSTEDITION ,inscribedbytheauthor‘RobertAuldEsqr withbestrespects&warmestregardsoftheAuthor’inaslightlyshakyhand,pp.xi,[],222, 8vo.,contemp.polishedtreecalf,flatbackstripwithgiltrulesandredandblackmoroccolabels withgiltlettering,alittlerubbedandstained,upperjointcracked,bookplateof‘MrAuld’,sound (Goldsmiths’2342;Kress2342) £700.00 ThomasSmith,anaccountantbyprofession,setoutamodeofascertainingandmeasuringvaluein thisuncommonwork( COPACrecordstheBritishLibrarycopyonly).Smithisnotableforpublishinga responsetoRicardo’sideas,writingonmoneyandexchange,thebullionquestionandnewcoinage. Hebelievedinanimaginarytruestandardofvaluerepresentedbymetals.

243. Solleysel (Jacques de) Thecompleathorseman:or,perfectfarrier.Intwoparts...Writtenin FrenchbytheSieurdeSolleysell...AbridgedfromthefoliodoneintoEnglishbySirWilliam Hope.Withtheadditionofseveralexcellentreceipts,byourbestfarriers:anddirectionstothe buyersandsellersofhorses...PrintedforH.Bonwicke[etal.]702,foldingengravedadditional title-pageand6plates(5folding),somewithclosedtearsonfolds,somemisfolded,pp.[xvi], 376,[6],8vo.,contemp.‘Cambridge-pane’calf,backstripunlettered,repairedatheadand foot,cornersrepaired,extremitiesrubbed;sidespanelled,upperfreeendpapercreased,hinges £750.00 strengthened,redsprinklededges,good( ESTCT02426) 244. Spelman (Henry) ReliquiaeSpelmannianae.TheposthumousworksofSirHenrySpelmanKt. relatingtotheLawsandAntiquitiesofEngland.Oxford:PrintedattheTheaterforAwnshamand JohnChurchill.698,FIRSTEDITION ,engravedfrontispieceportraitandlargetitle-pagevignette, twofoldingtables,titledusty,lightbrowningelsewhere,finaltwoleavesoftexttransposed,pp.

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[xxxii],24,[2],folio,latercalf,boardswithadoublegiltfilletborder,neatlyrebackedwith spinewithfiveraisedbandsbetweenblindfillets,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,old leatherflaked,cornersrenewed,good( ESTCR2267;WingS4930) £350.00 PosthumouslypublishedworksbythehistorianandantiquarySirHenrySpelman(563/4-64), whowroteprolificallybutpublishedrelativelylittleinhislifetime.Thiscollection,whichincludes importantpapersonthefeudalsystemandEnglishlegalhistory,wasproducedbyEdmundGibson fromfivebundlesofpapersheacquiredin694,alongwithselectionsfrompaperspreservedby Spelman’sdescendants.

245. St. John (Bayle) TheLouvre,or,abiographyofaMuseum.ChapmanandHall.855,FIRST EDITION ,2plansoftheMuseum,pp.xxiii,366,8vo.,originalwavegrainbrowncloth,backstrip letteredingilt,coversembossedinblind,yellowendpapers,fine £120.00 Adetailedaccount,intendedforawidereadership,ofthehistoryofthegreatParisMuseum,with extensivedescriptionsofitscontents,andthoughtsontheroleandmanagementofMuseums.

246. Stains (V.D. de) Phonography;orthewritingofsounds.Intwoparts,viz.Logography,or universalwritingofspeech;andmusicography,orsymbolicalwritingofmusic;withashort handforboth.Secondedition...EffinghamWilson.842,9plates(8folding),pp.[viii], 208,8vo.,orig.blindstampedgreencloth,backstripgiltlettereddirect,creamendpapers, bookseller’sticket,good £150.00 247. [Stretton (Hesba, i.e. Sarah Smith)] Bede’sCharity.TheReligiousTractSociety.[872,]engraved frontispieceand6otherplates,plateslightlytoned,somefinger-soilingelsewhereandafew minorcreases,ownershipinscriptiontoinitialblank(dated873),pp.vi,228,8vo.,laterhalf olive-browncalfwithpurpleclothboards,backstripwithfiveraisedbands,redmoroccolabelin secondcompartment,therestwithcentralgiltfleuronstamps,somewhatrubbed,good £30.00 248. (Surrey.) JEKYLL (Gertrude) OldWestSurrey,someNotesandMemories.Longmans,Green. 904,upwardsof320illustrationsfromphotographs,ownershipsignaturetohalf-title, occasionallightspotting,pp.xx,320,8vo.,orig.greenbuckram,thebackstripwithgiltfloral spraysandlettering,gilttiletofrontcoverwithingiltwreath,slightlylooseandshaken,afew £160.00 lightmarksandalittlerubbing,good GertrudeJekyll’srichportraitoftheareainwhichshegrewup,withmanydetailsoflocalcraftsand artefacts,architectureandcustoms.

249. (Switzerland.) BONNEY (Thomas G.) TheAlpineRegionsofSwitzerlandandtheneighbouring Countries;apedestrian’sNotesontheirphysicalFeatures,Scenery,andNaturalHistory. Cambridge:DeightonBell;London:BellandDaldy.868,FIRSTEDITION ,5platesand5 illustrations,theplatesand9vignettesafetrE.Whymper,half-title,errataleaf,pp.xvi,35, 8vo.,orig.greencloth,thebackstripletteredingiltandstampedwiththeimageofaclimberat thefoot,theuppercoverwithacentralgiltpaneloftwoclimbersontheascent,thehingesand £200.00 extremitiesofthebackstirpneatlyrepaired,good(NeateB36) BonneywasanimportantAlpineclimber,geologist&PresidentoftheAlpineClub88-3.

250. Symson (Andrew) LexiconAnglo-Græco-LatinumNoviTestamenti.Or,acompletealphabetical concordanceofallthewordscontainedintheNewTestament,bothEnglish,Greek,andLatine ...Togetherwiththeseveralsignifications,etymons,derivation,forceandemphasis...Printedby



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W.GodbidforJ.Clark[etal.]658,title-pageprintedinredandblack(brownedandfrayedat corners,SignetLibrary’ssmallovalstamp),generallybrowned,printedindoublecolumn(table atendprintedinthreecolumns),pp.[ii],[xvi],334,[50],[8],[2](blank),folio,  [with(asissued)] --------.HGHSKAINHSDIAQHKHSSUMFWNIA :oranalphabeticalconcordanceofalltheGreekwords containedintheNewTestament...I.Clark[etal.].658,printedindoublecolumn,browned, pp.[viii],266,folio,modernmidbrowncalf.,backstripwithraisedbandsbetweengiltrules, giltletteredblackleatherlabelinsecondcompartment,giltfleuronincentreofremainder;sides withdarkbrownreversedcalf(withnapwornrightdown)fromearlierbindinglaiddown,new endpapers,sound( ESTCR224;WingS6367,S6368) £600.00 25. Tacitus (Publius Cornelius) CorneliusTacitusexactacurarecognitus,etemendatus.Copiosus indexrerum,locorum,etpersonarum,dequibusinhislibrisagitur.Variolectio,incalce operisimpressa.[Venice:inaedibushaeredumAldiManutii...MenseNovembri.]534,SOLE ALDINEEDITION ,somelightspotting,titleslightlydusty,afewearlymarginalnotes,washed, twosmallpaperrepairstoblankareasoffinalleaf,leavesn2andn3boundoutoforder, ff.[xii],260,8vo.,lateeighteenthcenturystraight-graintanroan,backstripwithdotroll decoratedraisedbands,giltlettereddirectinsecondandthirdcompartments,remainder giltdecoratedwithlargedotrollquatrefoilscontainingfleuronsandsemédots;sideswith foliageandberryspraysincorners,blindandgiltpelmetrollsonturn-insandroanhinges, slightlyrubbedatextremities,drabdoubluresandfreeendpapers,armorialbookplateofJohn WyndhamBruce,a.e.g.,good(AdamsT25;Goldsmid245;Renouard534.8;CNCE27227; Ebert2243;DibdinII450) £2,000.00 Althoughthisbookiscriticisedbysomebibliographiesforonlyreproducingthe533Baseledition (‘amerereprint’,Dibdinsniffs),whichwaseditedbyRhenanusandbasedonBeroaldus’stext,one maysuspectthemofquibbling.Rhenanus’seditionhad‘justlyassumeditsplaceasthestandardtext’ (Robinson,Germania935),andthefactthattheAldine‘sellsataconsiderableprice;whiletheBasil [sic]editionmaybeobtainedatapricelittleabovethatofwastepaper’(Dibdin)probablyhadmore todowithitsrelativescarcityandeleganceofprinting,qualitieswhichunderothercircumstances DibdinandRenouardfindpleasing.Theunexceptionaltextaside,thisisstilltheonlyAldineeditionof amajorRomanauthor,andspecificallyanamply-marginedandattractivelyboundcopy.

252. Tacitus (Publius Cornelius) TheWorksofTacitus;VolumeI:containingtheAnnals.Towhich areprefixed,politicaldiscoursesuponthatauthor.VolumeII:Containinghisfivebooksof History,hisTreatiseofGermany,andLifeofAgricola.[byThomasGordon.]Tho.Woodward. 728-3,FIRSTEDITION ,woodcutvignettetovol.ititle,woodcutinitials,onesmallwormholein gutterofsecondhalfofvol.ii(clearoftext),afewminorspotselsewhere,verycleanandbright, pp.[xii],24,479[i.e.49],[];[xx],45,[],39[i.e.40],[4],folio,contemp.Cambridgestylepanelledcalf,rebackedinaslightlylightercalf,backstripswithsixraisedbands,red moroccolabelsinsecondandfourthcompartments(abitfaded),cornersandendpapers renewed,afewsmallrepairselsewhere,verygood( ESTCT96042;SchweigerII023;Lowndes 669) £700.00 ThefirsteditionofthistranslationofTacituswithpoliticalessaysbyThomasGordon(d.750),a notableWhigauthorandfounder,withJohnTrenchard,ofTheIndependentWhig .Hisworkwasto influenceleadingmembersoftheAmericanRevolutionarymovement,whosawthat‘Gordonusedthe historyprovidedbyTacitustowriteaboutthedangersoffactions,theevilsoftyranny,thenaturalright ofliberty,freedomofreligion,freedomofspeech,andthepowerofthepeople,amongothersubjects thatfurtherdefinedRadicalWhigthoughtandwouldeventuallydefinetheAmericanRevolution’ (Bregman,‘ReadingUndertheFolds’,2008UPennHons.Thesis). Thetranslationitselfwouldofcoursebesuperseded,butasLowndestellsus,quotingtheQuarterly Review :‘Gordon’s“translationisnotinferiortoMurphy’s:itslatinismsevengiveitapeculiaritywhich representsthestrongmannerismoftheoriginalbetterthancanbedonebymereidiomaticEnglish.”’

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253. Tasso (Torquato) LeLettere..disposteperOrdinediTempoedillustratedaCesareGuasti.[Five volumes].Florence:FeliceleMonnier.852/55,HarvardUniversityLibrarycopywithstamps tothetitles,includngthewithdrawnstampontheversos,blindstampstothefirstleaves,8vo., contemp.vellum,backstripsdecoratedingilt,blackmoroccolabels,sprung,theupperjointsjust crackingbutstillstrong,bookplateoftheHenryWareWalesBequestandtheLamontLibrary (againwithwithdrawnstamp),tracesoflabelsonbackpastedowns,specklededges,stamped, sound £100.00 AworkingsetofTassoeditedbythewell-knowntranslatorandeditorCesareGuastiwhowasarchivist attheCathedralinPrato.HenryWareWales,whobequeathedalargecollectiontohisalmamater, Harvard,wasthebasisforacharacterinLongfellow’sTalesofaWaysideInn.

254. Taylor (Arthur) Thegloryofregality:anhistoricaltreatiseoftheanointingandcrowning oftheKingsandQueensofEngland.R.andA.Taylor.820,FIRSTEDITION ,woodengraved illustrationontitle-page,otherwoodcutsontheletterpress,pp.xvi,424,8vo.,contemp.half tancalf,extremitiesrubbed,backstripwithraisedbandsbetweenwidegiltrules,giltlettered blackleatherlabel,horizontallyfine-ribbedbrownclothsides,Marquess’sgarterbookplate (‘T’),good £200.00 John Drinkwater’s copy 255. Tennyson (Alfred) Poems...Intwovolumes.Edward Moxon.842,FIRSTEDITION ,integraladvertisementleafvol. idiscarded,pp.vii,[i](blank),233;vii,[i],23,[],8vo., latenineteenthcenturytancalf,bySangorskiandSutcliffe, backstripswithfineroperolldecoratedraisedbandsbetween giltrules,giltlettereddarkredleathertitleanddarkgreen vol.labelsinsecondandthirdcompartmentsrespectively, narrowdarkredleatherimprintlabelsatfootofeachvol., remainingcompartmentswithfloralsprayborderand centralfleuron;sideswithtriplefilletborder,doublefillet onboardedges,widefleuronrollonturn-ins,marbled endpapers,smallgiltondarkgreenleatherbooklabelofJohn Drinkwaterinbothvols.,t.e.g.,nearfine(AshleyLibraryVII, pp.-2;Sterling96;Tinker2064;Wise2) £550.00 Signedanddatedby‘JohnDrinkwater99’onbothhalf-titles. Eighthundredsetsprinted(Wise).Volumeonereprintsthe Poems,ChieflyLyrical(830),andPoems(833),withimportantrevisions;volumetwocontainssome ofMorted’Arthur(842),oftenwithrevisionsoradditions,inadditiontoseveralpoemspublishedfor thefirsttime.

256. [Terence] Terentius Afer (Publius) Comoediae.[editedbyCharlesOldGoodford.][Excudebat CarolusWhittingham.]854,titleandcolophonwithprinter’sdevice,woodcuthead-andtailpieces,somelightspotting,pp.[iv],463,[],4to.,modernhalfbrowncalfovermarbledboards, backstripwithfiveraisedbands,redmoroccolabelinsecondcompartment,centralgiltlozenge inothers,a.e.g.,verygood £150.00 Goodford(82-884)becameheadmasterofEtonin853,andin854heproducedthisedition ofTerence,chieflyinordertopresentitasaleavinggifttohissixth-formstudents.Itincludesa printedpresentationleafwithablankspaceforastudent’sname;thiscopywasgiventoRobert LowtherBridger(whowentontoNewCollege,Oxford)in859.GoodfordwiselyemployedCharles Whittingham,‘thefinestEnglishcommercialprinterofthenineteenthcentury’( ODNB ),whowas knownforhisworkwithWilliamPickering,andtheresultissimplybutelegantlylaidoutandprinted toWhittingham’susualhighstandard.



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257. [Terence] Terentius (Publius Afer) [Camus (Nicolas), ed.] Comoediaesex.Interpretatione& notisillustravisNicolausCamus,[...]JuxtaeditionemnovissimamParisiensem.TypisMariae Clark:ProstantapudR.Clavell,700,alittlespotting,rearfreeendpapertorn,oldinknotesto pastedowns,contemporaryownershipinscriptiontotitle,pp.[x],clxii,288,[88],8vo.,contemp. Cambridge-stylepanelledcalf,withplainandspeckledpanels,backstripwithfiveraisedbands, compartmentsentirelygiltwithrepeateddrawer-handletoolsandvolutés,redlabelinsecond compartment,hingescrackedandjointssplittingatheadandtailbutstillstrong,boardsslightly bowed,modernbookplatestofrontendpapers,sound( ESTCR339;WingT746;SchweigerII 066;Lowndes2605) £175.00 Areprintofthe688LondonversionofTerence’scomediesfromtheDelphinseries,editedbyNicolas Camus(60-677)andoriginallypublishedin675.

258. [Terence] Terentius (Publius Afer); Hoole (Charles, translator) ComeodiaesexAnglo-Latinae. SixComedies[...]inEnglishandLatin.PrintedbyE.F.fortheCompanyofStationers.676, facingpagesofEnglishandLatin,firstandlastleavesdustywithslightrumplingtoedges,a fewsmallstainstotitle,somelightsoilingelsewhere,oneleafwithasmallrusthole(touching acharacterbutnotaffectinglegibility),earlyownershipinscription(WilliamRobinson,77) tofinalleafandinitialstotitle,pp.[iv],395,[],8vo.,contemp.blind-ruledcalf,floralblind stampsatcorners,backstripwithfourblind-ruledraisedbands,newredgiltlabel,jointsandtwo cornersrepaired,hingesre-lined,laterendpapers,oldleathersomewhatscratchedandcracked, sound( ESTCR37883;WingT74) £500.00 ThethirdeditionlistedinESTCofschoolmasterCharlesHoole’seditionofTerenceinLatinandEnglish ‘fortheuseofyoungscholars,thattheymaythemorereadilyattainthepurityoftheLatineTonguefor commondiscourse’(title).

259. Thucydides. TheHistoryoftheGrecianWar:inEightBooks.Faithfullytranslatedfrom theoriginalbyThomasHobbesofMalmsbury,withmapsdescribingthecountry.Thethird edition,correctedandamended.Intwovolumes.PrintedbyB.Motte;forD.Brown[etal.] 723,engravedportraitfrontispiecebyJ.Clark,5engravedmaps/diagrams(4folding), gatheringCcboundbeforeBb,finalblankdiscarded,foxedinplacesandbrowned(mostly lightly),oneleafwithmarginalpaperflaws(notaffectingtext),pp.[c],403,[];[ii],[], 406-732,[22],8vo.,contemp.Cambridge-stylepanelledcalf,backstripswithfivegilt-ruled raisedbands,redmoroccolabelsinsecondcompartments,giltnumberinginthird,central giltlozengestoothers,extremitieslightlyrubbed,frontjointstender,bookplatesofthe NorthLibraryofShirburnCastleandtheembossmentoftheEarlsofMacclesfield,sound (MacDonald&Hargreaves5;ESTCT30569;MossII699;Fosterp.7;SchweigerI329; BrüggemannI23;Lowndes2680) £1,750.00 ThisthirdeditionwasthefirstproducedafterHobbes’deathandthefirstinoctavoform.‘Blount, Schurzfleisch,andothershighlyextolthistranslation;Smithblameshisobscurebrevity,findsfault withtheoldEnglish,callsHobbesverylearned,andatlastdoesnotappeartoknowwhathehassaid’ (Moss).‘Readhiminthefamousspeeches...andJowettseemsanervelessparaphrase’(Phillimore,quo. inSeymourSmith).

260. Tommaseo (Nicolo) and Bernardo Bellini. DizionariodellaLinguaItaliana.[4vols.boundin 8.]Torino:dallaSocietal’unionetipografico-editrice.865-79[pref.dated86,]FIRSTEDITION , lightfoxing,afewleavescreased,pp.XI,[],824;[iv],825-877;[ii],978;[iv],979-924;[iv], 702;[iv],402;336;[iv],XIII-LII,337-2052,4to.,contemp.Italianquartercalf,marbled boards,backstripswithfiveraisedbands,gilt-lettereddirectinsecondandfifthcompartments, marbledendpapers,somewhatrubbedatextremities,backstripsabitchippedinplaces, bookplates,good £400.00

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ThemostimportantItaliandictionaryfromthetimeofUnification.Itisinstructivetocomparethe DizionariowiththefiftheditionoftheAcademiadellaCrusca’sVocabolario :thelatter,basedin Florenceandintendedto‘purify’theItalianlanguage,wasbegunin83,sawitsfirstfullvolume in863,andwashalted,stillincompleteafter0yearsofeffort,in923.TommaseoandBellini’s dictionary,aprojectofTurin(stillacentreoflexicography)thatgaveaninclusivepictureofcurrent usage-evencitingrecentauthorslikeLeopaldiandFoscolo-easilyoutstrippedtheAcademia’stroubled effortsandremainsanimportantreferenceoftheItalianlanguage,seeinganissueonCD-ROMin2004.

26. (Trinity House.) [JAMES II , King of England) Theroyalcharterofconfirmationgrantedby hismostexcellentMajestyKingJamesII.TotheTrinity-HouseofDeptford-strond;forthe governmentandincreaseofthenavigationofEngland,andthereliefofpoormariners,their widows,andorphans,&c.London:printedintheyear763,titleprintedwithindoublerule border,pp.[iv],78,[],8vo.,contemp.‘Cambridge-pane’calf,backstripwithraisedbandsand panelledingiltenclosingrepeatedstartool,giltletteredredmoroccolabel,alittlerubbed,foot ofupperjointandcornersrepaired,sidesofdarkmottledcalf(pitted),giltrollborderrubbed,tan centralpaneloutlinedwithnarrowgiltopenroll,onlayedatthecentrearethegiltarmsofTrinity Houseonredmoroccotoformacircularcentrepiece(apparentlyremovedfromearlierbinding), redpolishedandsprinklededges,hingesstrengthened,sound(WingJ38;ESTCT45826; Goldsmiths’994) £550.00 TrinityHouse’sinvolvementwithpilotagestretchedbackto53whenHenryVIIIgranteditpowers toregulatepilotsontheThames.In687theCorporationwasalsogivenpermissiontotestthesepilots afterSamuelPepys’visittoSpain.Pepys’involvementwiththeAdmiraltyhadwonhimthepositionof YoungerBrotherin662.HelaterbecameMasterofTrinityHousein685.Inthepreviousyear,Pepys hadgonetoSpaintostudytheSpanishsystemofexamination.Aspiringpilotswerequestionedontheir knowledgeofnavigationandseamanagement.Onlythebestwouldachieveacertificateofcompetence andbecomepilots.Pepys’reportwasacceptedbyJamesIIwhoacknowledgeditinanewCharterin685. ThisistheenlargededitionoftheRoyalCharterrelatingtoTrinityHousewhichincludescharters, grants,andactspertainingtoTrinityHousefrom52-687,andalistofElder-BrethrenofTrinity Housein763.

‘I regard this as the best novel I have written’ 262. Trollope (Anthony) ThelastChronicleofBarset.Smith,Elder.867,FIRSTEDITION ,second issue,32platesbyGeorgeH.Thomas,occasionallightbrowning,pp.[iv],384;[iv],384,8vo., contemp.darkbluestraight-grainedhalfroan,thebackstripswithgiltlettering,rubbed,marbled £600.00 sides,bookplatesofStanleyBlow,sound(Sadleir,Trollope26;Wolff6784) ThelastofthesixchroniclesoffictionalBarsetshire,thisworkseveredhisworkingrelationshipwith Millais,whowasrejectedinfavourofGeorgeSmithasillustrator.Itismostfamousforthesurprising deathofMrs.Proudie,aliterarycoupdegracethatTrollopelaterclaimedtoregret,despiteits enormousimpactonreaders.

Errors put right 263. Urquhart (George) TheexperiencedSolicitorinProceedingsunderthe appellantJurisdictionof...theHouseofLordsonAppealsandWritsin Error,andtheJurisdictionexercisedbytheHouseinMattersofPeerage.W. StrahanandM.Woodfall[etc.].773,LargePapercopy,pp.[xiv],55,[], folio,contemp.mottledcalf,thebackstripletteredverticallyingiltonared moroccolabel,giltbordersonsides,theupperjointjuststartingtocrackbut stillstrong,marbledendpapers,good( ESTCT38228) £500.00 AscarceworkbyGeorgeUrquhartwhodescribeshimselfas‘ofGray’sInn’.An historicalrecordofwritsoferroruntil698hadbeenpublishedinthatyear, andanothersimilarin74,butnothing‘fullandsatisfactoryforpracticeonthe



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subject...itconatinsallthematerialrules,formsandprecedentsinpractice,thatoughtorcouldwith proprietybeexhibitedtothepubliconthissubject’(preface).

264. [Vanbrugh (Sir John)] AshortvindicationoftheRelapseandtheProvok’dWife,from immoralityandprophanenessPrintedforH.Walwyn...698,FIRSTEDITION ,title-page printedwithindoublelineborder,slightlysoiled,earlyowners’namesatheadandcentre,halftitlepresent,pp.[iv],79,8vo.,laterdrabwrappers,good(ArnottandRobinson39;Grolier 895) £200.00 WritteninanswertoJeremyCollier’sAshortviewoftheimmorality,andprofanenessoftheEnglish stage.CollierhadsingledoutthesetwoVanbrughcomedies,whichheregardedasspeciallyindecent, forparticularcensure.

265. Vergil (Polydore) AnglicaeHistoriaeLibriVigintiseptem.Abipsoautorepostremumiam recogniti.Basel:ApudMich.Isingrinium.555,FIRSTEDITIONTHUS ,thirdeditionoverall,title reinforcedatgutter,titleandlastleafdustsoiled,alittlesoilingandafewsmallstainselsewhere, alittleearlymarginalia(oftenshaved),twoearlyownershipinscriptionsstruckthroughatfoot oftitle,bookplateoftheEarlofEssexontitleverso(dated70),pp.[ii],69,[39],folio,later darkbrowncalf,rebackedandrecornered,backstripwithsixplainraisedbands,secondand thirdcompartmentsgiltlettereddirect,therestplain,marblededges,oldleatherflakedbutsince £900.00 polished,hingesrelined,good( VD6V7;AdamsV448) ThethirdprintededitionofPolydoreVergil’shistoryofEngland,begunintheearly6thcenturywith theencouragementofHenryVII,andthefirsteditiontoincludethefinalpart,whichextendsthetime coveredtoincludethereignofHenryVIIIupto537.ItwasalsothelasteditionrevisedbyVergil himself,whodiedintheyearofitspublication.‘Vergil’streatmentofthefifteenthandearlysixteenth centuries,atleast,remainedauthoritativedowntothenineteenthcentury....Surprisingly,theAnglica historiastillawaitsacompletecriticaleditionandmoderntranslation’( ODNB ).

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ThiscopybelongedtoAlgernonCapell(654-70),thesecondEarlofEssexinthattitle’sninth creation.Thereareshortmarginalnotesinahandwhichmaybehis,aswellasafewinadifferent hand.ThemajorityofthenotesmarkpassagesconcerningEnglishcollegesandtheirfoundations, mostlythoseofOxford,includingMagdalene,Balliol,andNewCollege.Itdoesnotappeartobe recordedwhereCapellwaseducated.

266. Vergil (Polydore) Dereruminventoribuslibriocto.Eiusdemindominicamprecem commentariolum.Basel:apudIsingrinium.546,finalblankdiscarded,dampmarkingtolower outercornerandupperinnercornerappearingintermittently,smallneatrepairtoblankarea oftitle,alittlefaintbrowningelsewhere,pp.[xliv],524,2mo.,eighteenth-centurymottled sheep,rebacked,backstripwithfiveriasedbandsbetweendoublegiltfillets,redmoroccolabel insecondcompartment,jointsandbandsrubbed,anareaofsurfaceabrasiononlowercover, marbledendpapers,a.e.r.,sound(AdamsV432) £650.00 Thefamous‘Deinventoribusrerum’,ahumanistencyclopaediasopopularitsawmorethanthirty Latineditionsintheauthor’slifetime(ofwhichthisisone)-includingvernaculartranslationswould morethantreblethetotal.MichaelIsingrinproducedanumberofthoseeditions,averagingnearlyone neweditioneverytwoyearsbetween540and560.PolydoreVergil(470-555)isalsoknownfor hisHistoryofEngland ,firstpublishedin534(seeabove),butitisthisencyclopaedia,themedonthe originsofscientificandculturalknowledgeandrituals,thatisadefiningtextofhisage.

267. Vinnius (Arnold) Selectarumjurisquaestionumlibriduo.AdditaesuntSimonisVinii,arn. fil.orationes...Editioquartaprioriemendatior. Rotterdam:exoffocinaArnoldiLeers.672, title-pageprintedinredandblack,withwoodcutprinter’sdevice,lightlydustsoiled, pp.[xvi], 556,2mo., contemp.vellum,slightlywarped,smalllossatbottomofbackstrip,ms.lettered direct,nineteenthcenturyowner’sdatedsignatureonupperpastedown,bluesprinklededges, good £180.00 268. Viollet-le-Duc (Eugene) LecturesonArchitecture.TranslatedfromtheFrench...byBenjamin Bucknall,Architect.[TwoVolumes].Sampson,Low,Marston,Searle[etc.].877/8.FIRST ENGLISHEDITION ,36double-pageplates,2tinted,oneortwowithcaptionsshaved,pp.viii,487; viii,468,roy.8vo.,contemp.halfcalf,thebackstripselaboratelypanelledingilt,brownmorocco labelswithgiltlettering,slightlysunned,marbledsidesandendpapers,nearfine £400.00 Frencharchitectandtheorist,famousforhis‘restorations’ofmedievalbuildings,Viollet-le-Duc wasascentralafigureintheGothicRevivalinFranceashewasinthepublicdiscourseon‘honesty’ inarchitecture,whicheventuallytranscendedallrevivalstyles,toinformtheemergingspiritof Modernism.

An early history of mathematics 269. Vossius (Gerardus Johannis) Dequatuorartibuspopularibus,dephilologia,etscientiis mathematicis,cuioperisubjungitur,chronologiamathematicorum,libritres.[Editedby FrançoisDuJon.].[3partsinonevol.]Amsterdam:extypographeioJoannisBlaeu.650,general anddivisionaltitle-pageswithprinter’swoodcutdevice,someneatunderlining,browned,3 worksseparatelycollatedandpaginated,errataleafpresentatendfirstandsecondworks,pp. [xvi],94,[3],[viii],83,[3],[xvi],467,[35],sm.4to.,modernbrownmorocco,byHales, backstripwithgiltdecoratedraisedbands,giltlettereddirectinsecondcompartment,remainder giltandblindpanelledwithquatrefoildesign;singlefilletborderonsides,marbledendpapers, greenmoroccoedgedmarbledslipcase,good £650.00 OneofthefirsthistoriesofmathematicsbytheDutchscholarandtheologian,Vossius,whoalso distinguishespureandappliedmathematics.Vossiusestablishedagreatreputationasascholar,not onlyintheNetherlands,butalsoinFranceandEngland,wherehewasawardedaDoctorofDivinityat Oxford.



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270. (Wales.) [NICHOLSON (George)] TheCambrianTraveller’sGuideineveryDirection;Containing RemarksmadeduringmanyExcursions,inthePrincipalityofWales,andborderingDistricts, augmentedbyExtractsfromthebestWriters....,Secondedition,augmentedandconsiderably enlarged.Stourport:printedbytheeditor,andpublishedbyLongman[etc.]83,hand-coloured foldingengravedmapofWalesasfrontispiece,shorttearatinnerfold,offsetting,engravedtitle vignette,printedintwocolumns,frontendpapersspotted,pp.xix,468(columns),[2](blank), 8vo.,contemp.halfcalf,recentlyrebackedpreservingoriginalspine,andcornersrepaired, specklededges,good £150.00 Anauthoritativeandusefulguidewithawealthoffactualandhistoricalinformation,includingnotes onWelshpronunciationandaglossaryofwordsfrequentlyusedinplacenames.

27. (Wales.) [PENNANT (Thomas)] TheHistoryoftheParishesofWhitefordandHolywell.B.and J.White.796,FIRSTEDITION,LARGEPAPERCOPY,engravedtitlepagewithvignetteofBychton (spotted),22plates,offsetting,pp.[viii],72,85-328,4to.,contemp.polisheddicedrussia,the backstripwitheightraisedbandsinpairsseparatedbyGreekkey-patternborders,ropetoolsand singlefillets,thepanelsinfilledwithfleurons,letteringingiltinthesecondcompartment,the sideswithwidegiltbordersofarabesques,andinnerblindbordersofscallops,marblededges £500.00 andendpapers,good(Lowndesp.824;Rowlands796.2) AbeautifullyboundcopyofPennant’sworkontheplaceofhisbirth,WhitfordinFlintshire.The vignettesonthetitlepageshowsthelong-standingfamilyhomeandtheworkoffersadetailedlocal historyandgenealogicalinformationonthePennantfamily.Ofparticularinterestarethedescriptions ofeighteenthcenturyworksandmills.

272. (Wales.) WIGSTEAD (Henry) RemarksonaTourtoNorthandSouthWales,intheyear797... WithplatesfromRowlandson,Pugh,Howitt,&c.PrintedandPublishedbyW.Wigstead.799, 800,SOLEEDITION ,22hand-colouredaquatintplates,aquatintedbyI.Hill,additionalengraved titlepagedated‘800’,withthehalf-titlebutwithouttheprintedtitle,alittlesoiling,theplates tightlyboundobscuringoccasionalcaptions,offsettingontothetext,pp.vii,69,[i],[ii](ads.), 8vo.,modernstraight-grainedgreenmorocco,thebackstripwithraisedbandsandredmorocco labelletteredingilt,thelowercoverlight-stained,edgesuntrimmed,bookplateofFitzEugene Dixon,sound(AbbeyScenery56;Rowlandsp.727) £550.00 WigsteadleftLondoninAugust797,withtheartistThomasRowlandson,intendingtoviewthe ‘romanticandpicturesquesceneryofNorthandSouthWales’(Preface).Thisworkwasthefruitofthat journey,accompaniedbyRowlandson’sevocativeplates.

273. [Wallace (Robert)] ADissertationontheNumbersofMankindinAntientandModern Times:inwhichthesuperiorPopulousnessofAntiquityismaintained. Edinburgh: PrintedforG.HamiltonandJ.Balfour.753, FIRSTEDITION ,alittlelightpage-toning, pp.iv, 33,[],8vo., contemp.sprinkledsheep,boardswithadoublegiltfilletborder,abit rubbed,rebacked,backstripwithfiveblind-milledraisedbandsbetweendoublegiltfillets, blacklabelinsecondcompartment,verygood( ESTCT45322;Goldsmiths’8782; Kress538) £1,100.00 RobertWallace(697-77),aPresbytarianminister,tooktomorescholarlypursuitsashefound himselfideologicallyisolatedfromdevelopmentsinchurchpolitics.Hisresearchesintohistorical populationgrowthledtothisbook,whichheshowedwhileinprogresstohisfellowPhilosophical SocietymemberDavidHume.Hume’sdisagreeingresponsetoWallace’sideasappearedinhis PoliticalDiscourses,in752,withthankstoWallace’sinspiration;theessayisreprintedasan appendixhereinWallace’swork,whichsawprintayearlater.Wallace’sideaswouldbeanimportant influenceonMalthus,andasecondeditionofthisbookwasproducedin806afterMalthus rekindledinterestinit.

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Wallace,perhapspresciently,arguesthatthepopulationofthemodernworldisnotreachingits potential,largelybecauseofdevelopmentsinindustryandculturaltastesforluxury.Farming-based societieshavesimpleneedsandpeoplemarryyoungandproducelargenumbersofchildren,whilein modernindustrialsocietiestheeconomyandtastesshifttowardsluxuries,marriageisdelayed,and theaveragenumberofchildrendecreases.

274. Wallis (John) ...GrammaticalinguæAnglicanæ.Cuipræfigitur,deloquelasiveSonorum Formatione,tractatusgrammatico-physicus.Et(nuncprimum)subjungitur,praxisgrammatica. EditioQuarta...Oxon:Leon.Lichfield.674,woodcuthead-andtail-piecestoPræfatio,Index andErrata;endpapers;preliminaryandfinalleavesstainedbyturn-ins,ratherbrowned,pp. [xix],[i],90,8vo.,contemp.sprinkledcalf,rebacked,backstripgiltpanelledanddecorated ingiltbetweenraisedbands,maroonmoroccotitlelabelwithgiltletteringinthesecond compartment,r.e.,earlyowner’s(?)ms.pressorownershipcodeonfrontpastedown,good( ESTC R347;WingW586;MadanIII,3028) £495.00 JohnWallis(66-703)isrecognisedprimarilyasamathematician,academic,andbysomeasthe Fatherofmoderncalculus.Thisbookonetymologyandgrammar(firstpublishedin653)describes theEnglishlanguage,itsformsandorigin.Itincludesashorttractentitled‘DeLoquela’,which describesindetailthevariousmethodsofproducingarticulatesounds.ThisessayledWallisto deviseamethodforteachingthedeaftospeak,testedsuccessfullyontwopatients.HisGrammatica representedanimportantshiftawayfromLatinbasedgrammar.Between643and689heserved Parliamentaschiefcryptographer,interceptinganddecodingnumerousRoyalistciphersduringthe CivilWar.

275. [Ward (Robert Plummer)] IllustrationsofHumanLifebytheauthorof“Tremaine”and“De Vere”...AtticusSt.Lawrence.Inthreevolumes.HenryColburn.837,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.viii, 359;viii,324;[iv],30,8vo.,contemp.darkgreenhalfmorocco,thebackstripspanelledwith giltfilletsandrepeatedleafyanddrawer-handletools,marbledboards,slithlyrubbed,a.e.g., bookplatesofThomasSmith,good(Sadleir3299;Wolff70290) £300.00 WarwaseducatedatChristchurch,Oxfordandtrainedinthelaw.Onthepersonalrecommendation ofWilliamPitthewasofferedaseatintheHouseofCommonsfortheLowtherpocketboroughof CockermouthinJune802.

‘The most famous novel about the law’ 276. [Warren (Samuel)] TenThousanda-year.Inthreevolumes.WilliamBlackwood.84,FIRST ENGLISHEDITION ,half-titlesdiscarded,pp.[iii-viii],403;[ii],39;[ii],429,8vo.,contemp.black pebblegrainroan,thebackstripspanelledandinfilledwithgilttooling,giltlettering,marbled boardsandendpapers,a.e.g.,bookplatesofThomasSmith,good(Wolff7072) £450.00 TenThousandA-Yearprovedextraordinarilypopularandbecameabest-sellingVictoriannovel,not leastbecauseitsdealswithlawyersandthelegalprofession.Itrecountsthetaleofadraper’sassistant whocomesintoalargefortuneasaresultofdocumentsforgedbylawyers,andtheriseandfallof fortunesastheyareaffectedbylegalcorruption.SamuelWarren(807-77)wasanEnglishnovelist andlawyerwhogainedfameforhisargumentsagainsttheinsanitydefense.Afterstudyingmedicine inEdinburgh,hetookuplaw,becomingabarristerandwritingseveraltext-booksonthesubject. HebecameanMPin856butresignedonbeingappointedMasterinLunacy,apositionwhichheis reportedtohavefilledadmirably.

277. (Warwickshire.) JAFFRAY (James) GraphicIllustrationsofWarwickshire.Birmingham:Thos. Underwood.862,FIRSTJAFFRAY-EDITEDEDITION ,woodengravedfrontispiece,3woodcut engravedplatesprotectedbytissueguards,3woodcutvignettesintext,titlewithafewfoxmarks, pp.[viii],9,4to.,contemp.greenhalfcalf,backstrippanelledingiltwithrepeatedtoolingand gitlrules,marbledsides,edgesandendpapers,boardsalittlerubbed,good £280.00



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PrintersBeilby,Knott,andBeilbyofBirminghamfirstpublishedaversionofthiswork(insevenparts) from823-829.ThewoodengravingsarebythenotedengraverWilliamRadclyffe(783-855)after sketchesmadebyD.Cox,J.V.Barber,P.DeWint,andothers.Theyarereissuedinthisedition;Dr. Blair’searlierdescriptivetextwaseditedandupdatedbyJaffray.

278. (Warwickshire.) LUCY (Mary Elizabeth) BiographyoftheLucyfamily,ofCharlecotePark, inthecountyofWarwick.PrivatelyprintedbyEmilyFaithfull&Co.,VictoriaPress,9,Great CoramStreet...862,SOLEEDITION ,engravingofCharlecoteasfrontispiece(withillustrationof Charlecotechurchtippedtorecto),vignetteofLucyfamilycoatofarmsontitle-page,pp.vii, 208,4to.,  [with,tippedtorectoofrearendaper] “IntheNightofthe6thofMayinstant,theancientmansioncalledCharlecoteHouse..the residenceofMrs.Lucywasfeloniouslybrokenopen,andthefollowing,withotherproperty solen,...etc.”Stratford-upon-Avon:F.&E.Ward.850,Broadsheetadvertisingpropertystolen withanofferforareward.orig.redcrushedmoroccobyLeighton,backstripdividedbygilt raisedbands,giltlettereddirectinsecondcompartment,remainderwithgiltpanelledwith floralcornerpieces,giltdatedatfoot,frontboardwithcirculargiltstampedarmorialdevice withingiltborderdesigns,giltruleonboardedges,giltfloraldecorationsonturn-ins,marbled endpapers,modernportraitofLucy(?)onfrontpastedown,letterfromtheauthortippedto versooffrontfreeendpaper,broadsheet(folding)tippedtorectoofrearendpaper,a.e.g.,very good £600.00 Copiesofthissomewhateccentricprivately-printedworkvarywithregardtoplates.Ratherthanthe commonlyseenfiveplates,thisparticularcopyhasanumberofillustrationstippedtoblanksatfront andrear,andtothefrontpastedown.Tippedinisamanuscriptletter(dated874)fromMaryElizabeth LucytoaMrShirley,thankinghimforabookhehadgivenher,whichsheintendedtoread‘withmuch interest.’ItseemsentirelypossiblethatthepresentworkwasgiftedtoShirleyfromtheauthor.Atthe rearofthebook,ascarcebroadsheetistippedin.Worldcatlocatesonlytwoexamplesofthissheet worldwide.

279. Wharton (Edith) & Ogden Codman. TheDecorationofHouses.NewYork:Charles Scribner’s;London:B.T.Batsford.[904],56platesfromphotographs,pp.vii,204,small4to., orig.marooncloth,giltletteringtothebackstripandfrontcover,theuppercoverdeoratedin blind,thelowercoversunnedattheedges,engravedarmorialbookplateofSirBourchierWrey ofTrebitch,good £400.00 Firstpublishedin897,thisisWharton’ssecondbookandherrealdebutasawriter.Itprovedan immediatesuccessandwasre-publishedinthefollowingyear.Theauthor’sdesireforreforminthe styleofhousedecorationwasverymuchinkeepingwiththetimes,andarevoltagainsttheelaborate tasteoftheVictorianera.Theworkwasstillpublishedin998. ThebookplateisthatofSirAlbanyBourchierSherardWreyofTrebitch,86-948.TheBaronecywas conferreduponSirWilliamWreyofTrebitch,Cornwallin628.

280. Whatley (Richard) Introductorylecturesonpoliticaleconomy...beingpartofacoursedelivered inEasterTerm,MDCCCXXXIB.Fellowes,LudgateStreet,83,FIRSTEDITION ,printedbyBaxterof Oxford;minimalfoxingtopreliminaryandfinalleaves,pp.[xv],238,[](ads.),8vo.,orig.grey andbluepaperboards,backstripwithdefectivepapertitlelabel,lossatbackstripheadandtail, cornersandedgesofsidesworn,engravedbookplateoverremovalscarsofearlierplate,dustdulledroughcutedges,good £200.00 Aseriesofeightlectures,hereissuedforthefirsttime;writtenanddeliveredbytheProfessorof PoliticalEconomyandprincipalofSt.Alban’sHall,(incorporatedwithMertonCollegein882) andheldattheUniversityofOxfordintheyearofpublication.RichardWhatley(787-863)wasa philosopher,educator,theologian,socialreformerandeconomistofthenineteenthcentury.After

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graduationfromOrielCollege,Oxfordin808,Whatleyembarkedonacareerinacademia.Hewas electedafellowofOrielin8,buttaughtasanunconventionaltutor,independentoftheUniversity. HisearlycontemporarieswereEdwardCopleston,JohnHenryNewmanandJohnKeble.Whatleylater returnedtoOxfordwhereNewmanwastoassisthiminthepublicationofElementsofLogic(826),a ground-breakingtreatisethatdefendedlogicasafieldofstudy:anextremelyradicalnotioninBritain atthetime.Onthesuccessofthispublication,Whatleyproducedasecondsimilarlyimportantwork entitledElementsofRhetoric.Twoyearslater,in828,hefollowedthiswithIntroductorylectures whichcontainstheseedsofasubjectivetheoryofvalue.Whatelywouldarguelaterthat‘Itisnotthat pearlsfetchahighpricebecausemenhavedivedforthem;butonthecontrary,mendiveforthem becausetheyfetchahighprice.’Whately’stimeatOxfordendedin83whenhebecame(Anglican) ArchbishopofDublin,thoughhemaintainedhislinkswiththecityandisregardedasthefounderof theOxford-Dublinschoolofproto-Marginalists;healsoestablishedtheWhatelyChairinPolitical EconomyatTrinityCollege,Dublin.ThisassociationcopycomesfromthelibraryofJamesEndellTyler (789-85)theChurchofEnglandclergyman,andbearshisbookplate;TylergraduatedfromOriel in805andbecamedeanofthesamecollegein822,andremainedatutor(duringWhately’stenure) beforerelinquishinghisfellowshipin826.

28. [Woodrooffe (Anne)] Michael,themarriedMan;or,aSequeltotheHistoryofMichaelKemp. [2partsinonevol.]JohnHatchardandSon.827,FIRSTEDITION ,engravedfrontispiece,tightly boundinhidingthecaption,pp.[ii],579,8vo.,earlygreenembossedcloth,giltletteringtothe spine,slightlyrubbed,verygood(Wolff7303;Block,p.256) £150.00 MrsWoodroofewasasuccessfuleducator.‘Herprosefictionwasremarkableinitsdayforthe lightnessoftouchandtechnicalskillswithwhichincidentandcharacterweredeveloped’( ODNB ). Michaelreflectstheeconomicandsocialproblemsensuingfromatransitioninclass.Itisalsonotable foritscharacterisationofgood-heartedbutfoolishmothers,whichmayowesomethingtoJane Austen.

282. (Worcester, Chichester & Lichfield). ABINGDON (Thomas) TheAntiquitiesoftheCathedral ChurchofWorcester...towhichareaddedtheAntiquitiesoftheCathedralChurchesof ChichesterandLichfield.ForE.Curll.77,FIRSTEDITION ,3engravedplates,including2folding, oftheCathedrals,pp.[iv],xxxvi,240,xlvii,62,[8],8vo.,nineteenthcenturydicedrussia, rebacked,thebackstripwithfiveraisedbandsandgiltlettering,thesideswithouterblindGreek key-patternbordersandinnergiltpanel,a.e.g.,bookplate,good £180.00 Thisattractivevolumeprovidesextensivehistoricalinformation,includingnotesonGreatMalvern Priory.ItwaspublishedbytheinfamouspublisherandbooksellerEdmundCurll,whoantagonised bothSwiftandPopewithhiscounterfeitprintings.

283. Wordsworth (William) MemorialsofaTourontheContinent,820.Longman,Hurst,Rees, OrmeandBrown.822,FIRSTEDITION ,half-title,afewfoxmarks,pp.viii,03,8vo.,laterpolished calf,doublegiltfilletbordersonsides,rebacked,spinegiltwithblackandredmoroccolabels, good,(CornellWordsworthCollection70;Wisepp.25-26) £750.00 OneofWordsworth’sscarcertitles.Thetextbeginswiththirty-fiveshortautobiographicalpoems, mostlysonnets,followedbytwolongerpoems:‘ToEnterprise’and‘DesultryStanzas’.Theworkalso includesapoementitled‘TheEclipseoftheSun82’.

284. Wordsworth (William) Theproseworks...forthefirsttimecollected,withadditionsfrom unpublishedmanuscripts...Inthreevolumes.EdwardMoxon.876,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.xxxviii, [ii],360;[iv],347;xii,56,[2],8vo.,orig.greencloth,verylightrubbingatendsofbackstrips, smoothbackstripsgiltlettereddirect,sidesblind-stamped,chalkedcreamendpapers,verygood (Wise,TwoLakePoetsp.39) £250.00



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285. Yarrell (William) AHistoryofBritishBirds.Inthreevolumes.SecondEdition.JohnVanVoorst. 845,535wood-engravings,half-titles,pp.xxxviii,587:vi,655:vi,65,8vo.,fullgreenmorocco, thebackstripspanelledingiltandwithgiltlettering,thesideswithdoublegiltfilletborders, £600.00 a.e.g.,marbledendpapers,byLeightonofBrewerStreet,fine

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Section Two: Modern First Editions and Illustrated Books 286. (Allen Lane.) COLERIDGE(Samuel Taylor) TheRimeoftheAncientMariner.InSevenParts.Allen Lane.945,ONEOF700COPIESprintedonBarchamGreenhandmadepaper,5colourplatesby DuncanGranteachprintedonArnoldhandmadepaper,titleandmarginalnotesprintedinred, pp.[ii],38,cr.8vo.,orig.midbluemoroccolightlyrubbed,backstripletteringandfrontcover designallgiltblocked,t.e.g,othersuntrimmed,good £400.00 SignedbyDuncanGrantonthetitle-pagebeneathhisprintedsignatureandinscribedbyAllenLane onthefrontfreeendpaper‘TomHarrisonfromAllenLaneXmas946’.

287. (Auden.) SPENDER (Stephen) AMemorialAddressdeliveredatChristChurchCathedral,Oxford, 973.PrivatelyPrintedforFaber.973,SOLEEDITION ,pp.2,cr.8vo.,orig.sewnprintedcream wrappers,fine £125.00 Accompanyingsliplooselyinserted:‘W.H.Auden.Acommemorativestone...’.AnneRidler’scopy, withtheRidlers’embossedaddressonthetitle-leaf.

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288. Barnes (Julian) ThePedantintheKitchen.AtlanticBooks.2003,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[viii],36, f’cap.8vo.,orig.blackboards,backstripprintedinsilver,dustjacket,fine £20.00 289. Bates (H.E.) WhentheGreenWoodsLaugh.Joseph.960,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.60,cr.8vo.,orig. midgreencloth,lightlyfadedbackstripgiltlettered,dustjacketatouchbrownedatbackstrip panel,verygood(EadsA90a) £100.00 ThethirdintheLarkinseriesandinscribedbyH.E.Batesonthefrontfreeendpaper,tohispublisher’s wife:‘Anthea[Joseph]withmuchlove,asalwaysH.E.960’.Bateshadanexceptionallygood relationshipwithhispublisher,mostofhispost-warbookswerepublishedbyJosephs.

290. Bawden (Edward) ABookofCuts.(IntroductionbyRuariMcLean).ScolarPress.979,FIRST EDITION ,76pagesillustratingreproductionsofBawden’swoodcuts,pp.[iv],84,sm.folio,orig. greencardwrappers,coversprintedinblackandpink,includingreproductionsofworkby Bawden,fine £20.00 29. Bennett (Arnold) TheOldWives’Tale.ReproducedinFacsimilefromtheAuthor’sManuscript.2 Vols.Benn:NewYorkDoran.927,ONEOF500SETSprintedonjapanesepaperandwiththe‘Note’ forthiseditionsignedbytheauthoronpageviofvol.i,theauthor’shandwritingisextremelyneat andclearandhisnumerouscorrectionsaddagreatofinterest,facsimileofthetitle-pagesprinted inblueandred,theinitiallettertoeach‘Book’printedinred,pp.xiv,52,[ii],69;[iv],70,[iii], 55,4to.,orig.qtr.whitevellum,backstripsgiltlettered,blacklinensides,t.e.g.,owner’ssmall neatinitialsanddateonthefrontfreeendpaperofvol.i,bookplates,verygood £140.00 292. Brown (George MacKay) TheSixthStation.AStory.ClarionPublishing,Alton,Hampshire. [997],FIRSTEDITION,26/200COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)signedbytheartist,5full-page illustrationsbyAdrianWiszniewski,allprintedinblue,pp.6,f’cap.8vo.,orig.printedpalegrey sewnwrappers,fine £25.00 293. Brown (George MacKay) TheSixthStation.AStory.ClarionPublishing,Alton,Hampshire. [997],FIRSTEDITION,5/49COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)signedbytheartist,5full-page illustrationsbyAdrianWiszniewski,allprintedinblue,pp.6,f’cap.8vo.,orig.printedpalegrey boards,fine £50.00 294. Burns (Christopher) Giacomo’sJuliet.ClarionPublishing,Alton,Hampshire.[996],FIRST EDITION,62/49COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)signedbytheauthorandartistandprinted inblackandblue,2illustrations,onefull-page,printedinblack,blueandbrown,byGeorge Mackie,pp.6,f’cap.8vo.,orig.printedmidblueboards,fine £20.00 295. Byron (Robert) AppreciationofArchitecture.AdelphiQuartoNo..Wishart.932,FIRST EDITION ,20monochromereproductionsofphotographs,pp.64,roy.8vo.,orig.blackclothbackedcreamboardspatternedoverallinorange,backstripgiltlettered,cornersalittlerubbed, freeendpaperswithfourtapestains,good £100.00 296. Byron (Robert) TheByzantineAchievement.AnHistoricalPerspectiveA.D.330-453. Routledge.929,FIRSTEDITION ,plates,full-pagemap,printedinblackandred,pp.xiv,346, cr.8vo.,orig.midbluecloth,letteringonbackstripandcentralfrontcoverdesignallgiltblocked, nearfine £140.00



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297. Byron (Robert) FirstRussiathenTibet.Murray.933,FIRSTEDITION ,colourfrontispiece,tissueguardpresent,24plates,pp.xvi,328,8vo.,orig.darkgreencloth,giltletteredbackstripalittle darkened,author’sinitialsgiltblockedtofrontcover,rearheadoutercorneralittlebumped,very £150.00 good(YakushiB35) 298. Byron (Robert) HowweCelebratetheCoronation.ArchitecturalPress.937,FIRSTEDITION , reproductionsofphotographsinthetext,hingesweak,withthelistoftelephonenumbers,as usual,pp.[vi],32,[2](advertisements),f’cap.8vo.,orig.paleyellowwrappersfadedandalittle soiled,thefrontcoverletteredandwithadesignallinred £150.00 AnattackonthoseintentonthedestructionofLondon’shistoricmonuments.Publishedinthesame yearashisclassicworkTheRoadtoOxiana .

299. Byron (Robert) ImperialPilgrimage.LondoninYourPocketSeries.LondonTransport.937, FIRSTEDITION ,7plates,pp.72,6mo.,orig.printedtanwrappers,fracturedfrontfoldtospineof sunneddustjacket,verygood £35.00 ‘Noordinaryguidebookthis,whereinRobertByrontakestheLondonerandvisitoronanImperial PilgrimagetoplaceslittleandbigconnectedwithfiguresfamousinbuildingupBritainhereand overseas’(blurb).

300. Byron (Robert) ImperialPilgrimage.LondoninYourPocketSeries.LondonTransport.937, FIRSTEDITION ,7plates,fourtapestainstoinitialandfinalpagesoftext,pp.72,6mo.,orig. printedtanwrappersalittledustsoiled,good £25.00 ‘Noordinaryguidebookthis,whereinRobertByrontakestheLondonerandvisitoronanImperial PilgrimagetoplaceslittleandbigconnectedwithfiguresfamousinbuildingupBritainhereand overseas’(blurb).

30. Byron (Robert) TheRoadtoOxiana.Macmillan.937,FIRST EDITION ,6plates,full-pagemaps,pp.x,342[2](advertisements), cr.8vo.,orig.cleanbrightpalebluecloth,giltletteredbackstrip,faint tapestainstofreeendpapers,owner’snameonfrontfreeendpaper, verygood £450.00 A‘sacredtext’toBruceChatwin,aviewechoedbymanymodern travellers.

302. [Byron (Robert) and Christopher Sykes]. Innocence&Designby ‘RichardWaughburton’.Macmillan.935,FIRSTEDITION ,2full-page mapsandotherline-drawingsinthetext,pp.[iv],32,cr.8vo.,orig. darkgreencloth,backstripgiltlettered,blind-stampedtwigpattern tocovers,frontcoverwithadecorativeblind-stampedborder,very good £200.00 303. Cary (Joyce) AHouseofChildren.Joseph.94,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.287,f’cap.8vo.,orig.black cloth,silverletteredbackstrip,minoredgefoxing,verygood(Makinen&HarrisA.8) £150.00 Signedbytheauthoronthetitle-page.

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304. Clarke (Arthur C.) 200aSpaceOdyssey.ANovel.BasedontheScreenplaybyArthurC. Clarke&StanleyKubrick.Hutchinson.968,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.224,cr.8vo.,orig.blackboards, backstripletteredinsilver,dustjacketallbutfine,overallnearfine £275.00 Signed by the Author 305. Coetzee (J.M.) Life&TimesofMichaelK.Secker&Warburg.983,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[vi],350, 8vo.,orig.blackboards,backstripgiltlettered,dustjacketwithjustfaintfadingtobackstrip £265.00 panel,nearfine Signedbytheauthoronthetitle-page.

306. [Creasey (John)] BlueMaskVictoriousby‘AnthonyMorton’.Lippincott,Philadelphia,New York.940,FIRSTAMERICANEDITION ,pp.32,cr.8vo.,orig.skybluecloth,backstripandfront coverletteredinorange,dustjacketwithbackstripandfrontpaneledgesalittlefrayed,rearpanel lightlysoiled,good(Hubinp.292) £75.00 Inscribedbytheauthoronthetitle-page‘Sincerely,JohnCreaseyasAnthonyMorton’.Asmallpaper labelonthetitle-pagenotes(byCreasey?)‘EnglishtitleCALLFORTHEBARON’.TheEnglishtitleis incorrectlyprinted‘SendfortheBaron’onthetitle-pageverso,andhasbeencorrected(inballpoint pen)withtheinsertionof‘Call’beneaththescoredthrough‘Send’.

Signed by Roald Dahl 307. Dahl (Roald) TwoFables:(ThePrincessandthePoacher,PrincessMammalia).Viking. 986,FIRSTEDITION,08/300COPIESsignedbytheauthor,colouredphotogravurefrontispiece, illustrationsthroughoutbyGrahamDean,pp.64,cr.8vo.,orig.qtr.brightredsheep,giltlettered backstripandfrontcover,blacklinensides,fine £250.00 308. Davie (Donald) BridesofReason.ASelectionofPoems.FantasyPress,Swinford.955,FIRST EDITION ,pp.[x],42,f’cap.8vo.,orig.printedstapledbrightyellowwrapperswithverysmallstain torearwrapper,spinefaded,verygood £30.00 Theauthor’ssecondbookofpoems.

309. Day Lewis (Cecil) FromFeatherstoIron.HogarthLivingPoetsNo.22.93,FIRSTEDITION ,pp. 60,f’cap.8vo.,orig.printedyellowboardsatriflespotted,backstripsomewhatdarkened,good (HandleyTaylor&d’ArchSmithA4:Woolmer25) £65.00 Thepress’sfilecopy,penned‘ FILE’inmauveinkbetweentwolines(butnotinVirginiaWoolf’shand) acrosstitle-page.

30. de Bernières (Louis) CaptainCorelli’sMandolin.FIRSTEDITION ,usualfaintedgebrowningto leaves,pp.[x],438,8vo.,orig.blackboardsissue,backstripgiltlettered,dustjacket,fine £225.00 3. (de la Mare.) Behold, this Dreamer ofReverie,Night,Sleep,Dream,Love-dreams,Nightmare, Death,theUnconscious,theImagination,Divination,theArtist,andkindredSubjects.[Edited andwithalongIntroductionby]WalterdelaMare.Faber.939,FIRSTEDITION,34/50COPIESsigned byWalterdelaMareandprintedonhandmadepaper,title-vignetteandthecolourprinted lithographicfrontispiecebyBarnettFreedman,pp.viii,702,8vo.,orig.canary-yellowvellum, backstripletteredanddecoratedingilttoadesignbyFreedman,t.e.g.,othersuntrimmed,cloth slipcase,fine(‘ NBLExhibitionCatalogue’0b) £600.00



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32. de la Mare (Walter) DesertIslandsandRobinsonCrusoe.Faber:NewYork,FountainPress. 930,FIRSTEDITION,523/650COPIESsignedbytheauthor,engravedtitle-page,2head-piecesand 2tail-piecesbyRexWhistler,pp.[vi],288,roy.8vo.,orig.sea-greenlinen,backstrip(atrifle darkened)andfrontcoverletteredanddecoratedingilttoadesignbyWhistler,endpapers lightlybrowned,t.e.g.ontherough,othersuntrimmed,verygood(‘NBLExhibitionCatalogue’ 78b) £175.00 33. de la Mare (Walter) TheLordFish.[SevenStories].Faber.[933],45/60COPIESsignedbythe authorandprintedonhandmadepaper,with4full-pageyellowtintedlithographs,ahead-piece toeachstoryandwiththedesignsforthedustjacket’sbackstrippanel(thislatterreproducedon afinalfly-leaf),allbyRexWhistler,pp.[ii],294,cr.8vo.,orig.limpmauvevellumwithyapped fore-edges,backstriplettering,incorporatedwithinadesign,andwithafrontcoverdesignof theLordFish,alsobyRexWhistler,thedesignoftheLordFishreproducedontheendpapersin green,faintpartialendpaperbrowning,t.e.g.ontherough,othersuntrimmed,minorchippingto Whistlerdesigneddustjacket,nearfine(‘ NBLExhibitionCatalogue’95b) £600.00 34. de la Mare (Walter) StoriesfromtheBible.Faber&Gwyer.929,FIRSTEDITION,297/300COPIES printedonEnglishhandmadepaperandsignedbytheauthor,title-vignette,pp.xvi,400, roy.8vo.,orig.qtr.whiteparchment,soiledbackstripgiltlettered,brownlinensides,untrimmed andpartlyunopened(‘ NBLExhibitionCatalogue’74b) £100.00 35. Dexter (Colin) DeathisNowMyNeighbour.Macmillan.996,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[xi],349,8vo., orig.blackboards,backstripgiltlettered,bluecotton-marker,dustjacket,fine £30.00 36. Dexter (Colin) DeathisNowMyNeighbour.Macmillan.996,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[xi],349,8vo., orig.blackboards,backstripgiltlettered,bluecotton-marker,dustjacket,fine £50.00 Signedbytheauthoronthetitle-page.

37. Dexter (Colin) Morse’sGreatestMysteryandotherStories.Macmillan.993,FIRSTEDITION , pp.[viii],240,8vo.,orig.blackboards,backstripgiltlettered,bluecotton-marker,dustjacket, fine £40.00 38. Dexter (Colin) TheRemorsefulDay.Macmillan.999,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[x],374,8vo.,orig. blackboards,backstripgiltlettered,dustjacket,fine £55.00 Signedbytheauthorattheheadofthetitle-page.

39. Dexter (Colin) ServiceofalltheDead.Macmillan.979,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.256,cr.8vo.,orig. paleblueboards,backstripletteredinsilver,dustjacket,verygood £300.00 320. Dexter (Colin) TheWayThroughtheWoods.Macmillan.992,FIRSTEDITION ,full-pagemap ofBlenheimanddistrictandadouble-pagemapofWythamWoods(situatedjusttothewestof Oxford),marginsofpoorqualitypaperwithveryfaintbrowning,pp.[xv],296,8vo.,orig.mid greenboards,backstripgiltlettered,dustjacket,fine £55.00 Signedbytheauthorattheheadofthetitle-page.

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32. Dexter (Colin) TheWenchisDead.Macmillan.989,FIRSTEDITION ,full-pagemap,pp.[viii], 200,cr.8vo.,orig.midbrownboards,backstripgiltlettered,dustjacket,fine £100.00 Signedbytheauthoronthetitle-page.

Life in the Trenches 322. Dos Passos (John) OneMan’sInitiation-97.Allen&Unwin.920,FIRSTEDITION ,issue withbrokentypecorrectedonpage35,faintpartialbrowningtoflyleavesfromflaps,pp.28, f’cap.8vo.,orig.palebluecloth,lightlyfadedbackstripandthefrontcoverprintedinblack, dustjacketnearfine,withbackstrippanelatrifledarkened,overallverygood £500.00 PrecedesthefirstAmericaneditionbytwoyears. Oneofthefinestaccounts,infictionalisedform,oflifeinthetrenches.‘Avividimpressionistpictureof what“oneman”sawandfeltinthewar’(blurb).

323. Durrell (Lawrence) DeusLoci.(PrivatelyPrinted...handsetandprintedbyDtMatoVitoforthe author...Forio)Ischia.950,FIRSTEDITION,3/200COPIES ,followingtheprintedstatement‘andwas madefor’theauthorhasinscribed‘Anne&VivianRidlerbyLawrenceDurrell’,pp.[8],6mo., orig.printedpinkstapledwrapperswithsomefading,good £350.00 324. Eliot (T.S.) AnAddresstoMembersofTheLondonLibrary.Ontheoccasionofhisassumingthe officeofPresidentoftheLibrary.(PrintedforTheLondonLibrarybytheQueenAnnePress). (September952),FIRSTEDITION,ONEOF500COPIES(ofaneditionof50copies),pp.[8],cr.8vo., orig.palebluesewnwrapperswiththefrontcoverprintedinblackandred,coversfaintlyfoxed, good(GallupA59a) £1,100.00

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Inscribed,tongueincheek,attheheadofthefrontcover,byT.S.Eliot,‘toAnneRidlerwiththe President’sCompliments’.Therearealsotwocorrectionsinhishandonpage[4]:‘survive’pennedin themarginand‘bepreserved’crossedthroughontheadjacentlineoftext,andsomewhatbelowthis, ‘as’pennedinthemarginand‘so’againcrossedthroughontheadjacentlineoftext.

An F&F Pot Boiler 325. Eliot (T.S.) TheCultivationofChristmasTrees.ArielPoems(NewSeries).Faber.954,FIRST EDITION ,2illustrations(onecolourprinted,full-page),bothbyDavidJones,pp.[4],cr.8vo.,orig. printedpalebluesewnwrappers,fine(GallupA66a) £1,500.00 Thetitle-pageinscribedbyT.S.Eliot‘forAnneRidleranF.&F.potboiler–thedoctrineisbetterthan theverse.T.S.Eliot954’.

326. Eliot (T.S.) TheDrySalvages.Faber.94,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.6,8vo.,orig.printedpaleblue-grey stapledwrappers,spinefaded,untrimmed,good(GallupA39) £3,500.00 AnneRidler’scopy,giftedtoherbyEliotandinscribedbyhimonthehalf-titleatthetimeof publication,‘toAnneRidlerfromT.S.EliotSep.94’.AnneRidlerhaspencilledthrough‘hermit’ (hermitcrab)andplacedinthemargin‘horse-shoe/’.

Inscribed for Anne Ridler 327. Eliot (T.S.) TheDrySalvages(Drop-Title).TheNewEnglishWeekly.Feb.27,94,FIRST PRINTING ,singlefolioleaffoldedoncetoformfourprintedpages,pin-holeswherestapleshave beenremoved,pp.[4],sm.folio,withoutcover,asissued,foldedtwice,faintbrowningalong verticalfold,nearfine(GallupC465) £5,000.00 AninsertwithinTheNewEnglishWeeklyissuedpriortotheFabereditionof4thSeptember94 and,therefore,constitutingthefirstprintingofthis,thethirdofTheFourQuartets.Eliotpresumably receivedanumberofcopies,withthestapledinsertextracted,foruseaspresentationcopies.Thiscopy isinscribedbyhimforthepoetAnneRidler‘forAnneRidlerfromT.S.Eliot’abovethetitleonthefirst page.

328. Eliot (T.S.) FromPoetoValery.(PrivatelyPrintedforFriendsoftheAuthorandhisPublishers) Harcourt,BraceandCompany,NewYork.948,FIRSTEDITION,ONEOF,500COPIESprintedin blackandgreen,pp.32,f’cap.8vo.,orig.blackboards,frontcoverlettered,andwithdesignsto coversingreenandwhitebyE.McKnightKauffer,fine(GallupA52a) £185.00 Inscribedbytheartistonthefrontfreeendpaperataboutthetimeofpublication‘ForHughforhis poetry,forhisfriendshipwithaffectionfromTed.E.McKnightKauffer.vii.i.49’.

329. Eliot (T.S.) LittleGidding.Faber.942,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.6,8vo.,orig.printedmulberrysewn earlyissuewrappers,untrimmed,nearfine(GallupA42) £120.00 AnneRidler’scopy,withtheRidlers’addressembossedinblindonthefrontflyleaf.

330. Eliot (T.S.) TheMusicofPoetry.Glasgow,Jackson.942,FIRSTEDITION ,faintfoxingthroughout, pp.28,cr.8vo.,orig.printedbrownstapledwrappers,nearfine(GallupA4) £50.00 ThepoetAnneRidler’scopy,withherpennedsignatureattheheadofthetitle-pageandoccasional pencillednotationonoutermarginsinthetext.

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33. Eliot (T.S.) ReunionbyDestruction.ReflectionsonaSchemeforChurchUnioninSouthIndia. CouncilfortheDefenceofChurchPrinciples.943,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.24,f’cap8vo.,orig.stapled tanprintedwrappers,fine(GallupA44) £200.00 AnneRidler’scopy.GiftedtoherbyEliot’sclosefriendthebookcollectorJohnHayward,onthe insidefrontcover,wherehehasinscribed‘ForAnneRidler,thisrarepieceofElioteana,withlove.John Hayward.Christmas943.’

Design by Manolo Blahnik 332. Flaubert (Gustave) MadameBovary.Penguin.2006,ONEOF,000NUMBEREDCOPIES ,8vo.,orig. bluecloth,dustjacketwithasuperbdesignbyManoloBlahnikofpartoftheanatomyofMadame Bovary,clearperspexslipcasewithlimitationlabel,plasticcellophaneseal,orig.whitecard protectiveboxwithlimitationlabel,fine £300.00 Oneoffivetitles,selectedbyPenguin,eachwithadustjacketdesignbyanotablemodernartist,issued tocelebrate60yearsofPenguin.

333. [Ford] (Ford Madox, i.e. Hueffer) LadiesWhoseBrightEyes.ARomance.Constable.9, FIRSTEDITION ,pp.364,[2](advertisements),cr.8vo.,orig.midbrowncloth,headcornersatrifle bumped,giltletteredlightlyfadedbackstrip,frontcoverwithadesignoverallandincorporating authorandtitle,endpapersfoxed,owner’snameonfrontfreeendpaper,roughtrimmed,very £200.00 good(HarveyA33a) 334. Forster (E.M.) PassagetoIndia.Arnold.924,FIRSTEDITION,35/200COPIESsignedbytheauthor, title-pageprintedinblackandred,pp.[iv],328,8vo.,orig.qtr.mauveclothatriflespottedatthe backstriptail,printedlabel(thesparelabeltipped-in),palegreyboardsalittlefadedatthehead, bookplateofA.brookeWinch,t.e.g.,othersuntrimmed,giltletteredqtr.redmoroccoandred £2,000.00 clothprotectivebox,good(KirkpatrickA0a) 335. Fowles (John) Mantissa.Little,Brown,Boston.982,FIRSTAMERICANEDITION ,pp.[x],98,8vo., orig.lime-greencloth,giltletteredbackstriplightlyfaded,dustjacket,verygood £200.00 InscribedbyJohnFowlesonthefrontfreeendpapertoFayGodwin,whosecreditedreproduced photographofJohnFowlescompletelyencompassestherearpanelofthedustjacket:‘FayWho‘wrote’ thelastpage...seebackjacket!John’.

336. (Gibbings.) BENNETT (Richard) TheStoryofBovril.BovrilLimited.953,FIRSTEDITION , frontispieceand7wood-engravingsinthetextallbyRobertGibbings,withandappendixof 8reproductionsofBovrilpostersattheend,pp.34,[8](Appendix),8vo.,orig.midgreencloth, backstripandfrontcovergiltletteredandwithaGibbingsdesigngiltblockedonthefront cover,endpapersfoxed,bookplate,dustjacketwithrepairsandinternaltapestrengthening, good £70.00 337. (Gibbings.) POWYS (Llewelyn) TheTwelveMonths.BodleyHead.936,FIRSTEDITION ,woodengravedfrontispieceandwood-engravedhead-andtail-piecesbyRobertGibbings,pp.[xiv], 89,roy.8vo.,orig.halflightbluecanvas,fadedbackstripgiltlettered,palegreenclothsideswith giltblockedinitialsincentreoffrontcover,faintlybrownedfreeendpapers,untrimmed,good (Kirkus,Empson&Harris56(b)) £40.00



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‘Dawn crept over the downs like a sinister white animal’ 338. Gibbons (Stella) ColdComfortFarm.Longmans.932,FIRSTEDITION ,p.xii,308,cr.8vo.,orig. paleblueclothlightlyrubbedatedges,backstripandfrontcoverprintedinwhite,backstrip faded,giftinscriptiononthefrontfreeendpaper,good £600.00 339. (Gill.) ANAND (Mulk Raj) TherLostchildandOtherStories.(PrintedbyHague&Gill,High Wycombe.PublishedbyAllen.)934,FIRSTEDITION,05/200COPIESsignedbytheauthor,full-page wood-engravingbyEricGill,textlightlyfoxed,pp.[vi],24,6mo.,orig.stichedwrappersover £60.00 card,untrimmed,good 340. (Gill.) DONNE (John) TheHolySonnets.IntroductionbyHughI’A.Fausset.DentforHague& Gill.938,FIRSTGILLEDITION,ONEOF550COPIESprintedinGill’sBunyantypeface(thefirstwork usingthistypeface)onBarchamGreenhandmadepaperandsignedbyGillusinghismore typicalsignatureof‘EricG’,4full-pagewood-engravingsandatail-piece(thislatterrepeatedon thefrontcover)byEricGill,pp.xiv,[26],8vo.,orig.blackcloth,backstripandfrontcovergilt letteredandwithagiltblockedGilldesignalsoonthefrontcover,endpaperslightlybrownedin part,bookplateofW.F.Lyle(printedatthePearTreePress?),untrimmed,dustjacketwithaneatly internallytaperepairedtear,nearfine(Gill,Corey&MacKenzie298) £350.00 34. Gill (Eric) Engravings.EditedbyChristopherSkelton.(Preface:GilltheEngraver:aSurvey byChristopherSkelton).Godine,Boston.990,FIRSTAMERICANEDITION ,Prefaceprintedin double-column,containstheentirecorpusofGill’swork,asmallnumberprintedintwoormore colours,2reproductionsofphotographs(onefull-page),pp.4,480,lge.4to.,orig.lime-green cloth,backstripgiltlettered,theGilldesignedusedforthefrontpanelofthedustjacketstamped inblindonthefrontcover,dustjacketwithfadedbackstrippanellettering,nearfine £50.00 Anexcellentreferencetool,reproducinghisallofhisrecordedworkfullsize.

342. Gill (Eric) FirstNudes.WithanIntroductionbySirJohnRothenstein.Spearman.954,FIRST EDITION,SPECIALISSUE ,thelimitationstamenthandwritten:Thisspecialeditionofmyfather’sfirst studiesinthenudeislimitedtoonehundredcopies.Number56;signedbyGordianGill(Eric Gill’sson)andSirJohnRothenstein,24platesbyGill,eachonapalegreytintedbackground,pp. [viii],(24Plates),roy.8vo.,orig.whitemorocco-graincloth,backstripgiltlettered,Gill’sinitials blockedingiltonthefrontcover,freeendpapersbrowned,nearfine £250.00 ‘FirstNudes[begunin926]containstwenty-fouroriginalandhithertounknownsketches...inview ofhislaterdevelopment,thesefirstlifedrawingsofmenandwomenareofparticularinterest’(blurb).

343. Grahame (Kenneth) WindintheWillows.Methuen.908, FIRSTEDITION ,frontispiecebyGrahamRobertson,tissueguardpresent,lightfoxingtopreliminaryleaves,pp.[vi], 304,cr.8vo.,orig.blue-greenclothinbrightcleanstate, letteringanddesignsonthebackstrip(whichhasavery smallchiptohead)andthefrontcoverallgiltblocked,free endpaperslightlybrownedasusual,t.e.g.,othersuntrimmed, £3,000.00 verygood 344. (Grant.) FRY (Roger) DuncanGrant.[LivingPainters,Vol. I.]HogarthPress.923,FIRSTEDITION ,24plates,eachwitha monochromereproductionofDuncanGrant’sworkprinted oncoatedpaperandwithcaptionedinterleaves,pp.xii,(24

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plateswithcaptionedinterleaves),roy.8vo.,orig.ivorycloth-backedjapanvellumboards,the frontcoverprintedinblacktoadesignbyGrant,printedlabel,rearcoveralittlesoiled,owner’s neatembossedaddressonfrontfreeendpaper,good(Woolmer3) £250.00 ,000copies(400copiesissuedthus).Themajorityofcopieswereeachissuedwithacancelledtitleleafandboundincardwrappers.

345. (Grant.) FRY (Roger) DuncanGrant.‘NewEdition.’[LivingPainters,Vol.I.]HogarthPress. 930,FIRSTEDITION ,24plates,eachwithamonochromereproductionofDuncanGrant’swork printedoncoatedpaperandwithcaptionedinterleaves,firstfewleavesofletterpresslightly foxed,pp.xii,(24plateswithcaptionedinterleaves),roy.8vo.,orig.stiffcardwrappers,the frontcoverprintedinblacktoadesignbyGrant,giftinscriptiononthefrontflyleaf.,good (Woolmer3) £160.00 ,000copies(400copiesissuedinboards).Oneofthemajorityofcopies,re-issuedin930,usingthe remainingsheetsofthefirstedition,withacanceltitle-leaflistingthebookasa‘newedition’(itwasof coursenothingofthesort)andboundincardwrappers.

346. Graves (Robert) TheRealDavidCopperfield.Barker.933,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.424,8vo.,orig. palebluesecondissueclothwiththebackstripletteredinblack(notthegiltoftheinitialfirst issuebind-up),lightendpaperfoxing,ownershipnameonfrontfreeendpaper,dustjacketlettered inblue,notfadedtotan,asoften,chippedatheadandtailofbackstrippanelandwithshorttear tofrontpanel,good(Higginson&WilliamsA39a,variantissue) £100.00 Graves’reworkingofDavidCopperfield ,writtenwithasimplicityanddirectnessthatDickenscould notaffordtoexerciseinhisowntreatmentofthework.

347. Graves (Robert) ToWhomElse?SeizinPress,Deja,Majorca.93,FIRSTEDITION,ONEOF200 NUMBEREDCOPIES(this‘outofseries’andunnumbered),pp.[iv](blanks),20,sm.folio,orig.qtr. tanclothdarkened,backstripwithrubbedsilverlettering,theboardsides(rubbedasusual) decoratedwithadesignbyLenLyeinsilver,greyandblue,untrimmed(Higginson&Williams A37) £400.00 InscribedbyRobertGravesonthefrontfreeendpapertoLauraRiding’sfather,‘Nathanielwithlove fromRobert93’,presumablyatthetimeofpublication.GraveshadmarriedNancyNicholsonin 98.In926LauraRidingmovedinandthismenageatroissurviveduntilGraveseventuallymoved awaytakingRidingwithhim.TheytookupresidenceinDeja,Majorca,whereRobertGravesassisted inprintingeditionsofhispoetryincludingthepresentedition.

348. Greene (Graham) DearDavid,DearGraham,aBibliographicCorrespondence. Alembic PresswithAmatePress,Oxford.989, FIRSTEDITION,2/200COPIESprintedonArabFoolscap mouldmadepaper,2tipped-inmonochromereproductionsofphotographicportraits, pp.96, 8vo., orig.midbluecloth,backstripandfrontcovergiltlettered,tailedgesroughtrimmed, fine £115.00 AmostenjoyableandfascinatingcorrespondencebetweenGrahamGreeneandrarebooksdealer DavidLow,friendsoffiftyyearsstanding.Theletterscovertheperiodfrom5January97,withthe finalletterdated0thOctober984.

349. Gross (Philip) Coniunctio.ASpell.ProsperoPoets.[Alton,Hampshire.]995,FIRSTEDITION, 54/350COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)printedonStrathmoreGrandeepaper,2two-colour pochoirillustrationsbyVanceGerry,pp.[20],f’cap.8vo.,orig.stitchedwhiteprintedwrappers, fine £20.00



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350. Gross (Philip) Coniunctio.ASpell.ProsperoPoets.[Alton,Hampshire.]995,FIRSTEDITION, 69/49COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)signedbytheauthorandartistandprintedon StrathmoreGrandeepaper,4two-colourpochoirillustrationsbyVanceGerry,pp.[20], £25.00 f’cap.8vo.,orig.whiteprintedboards,fine 35. Harrison (Tony) AnnoFortyTwo.SevenNewPoems.ScargillPress.987,FIRSTEDITION,23/300 COPIES(ofaneditionof350copies)signedbytheprinterMichaelCaine,pp.[2],sm.4to,orig. sewnwhitecardwrappers,frontcoverwithredlettering,tailedgesroughtrimmed,fine £40.00 352. Heaney (Seamus) DoorintotheDark.Faber.969,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.56,cr.8vo.,orig.black cloth,backstripgiltlettered,faintfrontendpaperfoxing,dustjacketwithlightsoilingtorear panel,verygood £300.00 353. Heaney (Seamus) ALoughNeaghSequence.PhoenixPamphletPoetsPress,Didsbury.969, FIRSTEDITION,ONEOF950COPIES(ofaneditionof,000copies),pp.[iii],3,6mo.,orig.printed whitewrappers,fine £200.00 354. Hesse (Hermann) DasGlasperlenspiel.VersucheinerLebensbeschreibungdesMagisterLudi JosefKnechtsamtKnechtshinterlassenenSchriften.2vols.Zurich:Fretz&WasmuthVerlagAG. 943,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.452;442,f’cap.8vo.,orig.lightbluecloth,backstripslightlyfadedand giltletteredonablackbackground,frontcoversinitialledingilt,brightcleandustjacketswith backstrippanelsslightlybrowned,publisher’scardslipcase,verygood £500.00 Still in its Original Shrinkwrap 355. Hirst (Damien) IWanttoSpendtheRestofmyLifeEverywhere,withEveryone,OnetoOne, Alway,Forever,Now.(WithanEssaybyGeorgeBurn).Booth-Clibborn.997,FIRSTEDITION ,an amazing‘interactivebook’,withaverysubstantialnumberofillustrations,comprisingpopups,pulls,afolding-mapandmoveablewheels,posters,transparenciesofcowsandmuch, muchmore!lge.4to.,orig.redleatherette,giltandblind-blocked,dustjacket,completewiththe originalunbrokenshrinkwrapenclosureandrareinsuchstate,fine £600.00 With the Wrap-around Band 356. Hughes (Richard) AHighWindinJamaica.Chatto&Windus.929,FIRSTBOOK-FORM EDITION ,pp.[iv],284,cr.8vo.,orig.palegreencloth,foxedbackstripgiltlettered,tailedges roughtrimmed,darkenedbackstrippaneltodustjacket,tornandchippedwrap-aroundband present,good £175.00 FromthelibraryofJulianBarnes,withtheBarnes/Blackwellbookplate.

357. Hughes (Ted) TheCatandTheCuckoo.SunstonePress.[987],FIRSTEDITION,65/250COPIES signedbyauthorandartistandprintedonartpaper,28full-pagecolourprintedillustrationsby R.J.Lloyd,pp.[vi],28leaves,[2],6mo.,orig.bluecloth,frontcovergiltlettered,dustjacket, clothslipcase,fine £130.00 358. Hughes (Ted) CaveBirds.AnAlchemicalCaveDrama.Faber.978,FIRSTEDITION ,frontispiece andtherectoofeachpagewithanillustrationbyLeonardBaskin,pp.64,oblongimp.8vo., orig.blackcloth,backstripgiltlettered,dustjacketwithpublisher’sprice-clippingandrevised stampedpriceof£6.25net,atriflefaded,frayedattailandwithaminorinternaltaperepair, good(Sagar&TaborA46.b.) £100.00

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Thefrontfreeendpaperissigned‘LeonardBaskin.98’,theartistwhoseworkhascontributedso muchtothisbook.Withtheinscriptionbeneath:‘ToMr.andMrs.Frindley.torememberourfirst Baskinshow(00tofollow).-4-8.’ Thetextissorevisedfromthelimitededitionastoconstituteanewwork.

359. Hughes (Ted) ACrowHymn(CoverTitle).SceptrePress,Frensham,Farnham,Surrey.970, FIRSTEDITION,P/26LETTEREDCOPIES(ofaneditionof00copies)signedbytheauthor,pp.[2], f’cap.8vo.,orig.printedwhitestapledwrappers,thinstripoffoxingtothetophalfofthespine, untrimmed,good(Sagar&TaborA20) £185.00 360. Hughes (Ted) HenryWilliamson.ATribute...GivenattheServiceofThanksgivingattheRoyal ParishChurchofStMartin-in-the-FieldsDecember977.(Printed...attheRampantLions Press),RainbowPress.979,FIRSTEDITION,39/200COPIESsignedbytheauthorandprintedon Zerkallmouldmadepaper,tippedinfrontispieceportraitofWilliamsonbyBillThomson,pp. [20],4to.,orig.pinkprintedwrappers,untrimmed,fine(Sagar&TaborA68) £100.00 36. Hughes (Ted) PrometheusonHisCrag.RainbowPress.(PrintedattheDaedalusPress).973, FIRSTEDITION,/60COPIESprintedonItalianpaperandsignedbytheauthorandartist(with Baskin’ssignaturebeneaththefrontispieceasusual),thetitleprintedinred,thefrontispiece andcolophonprintedinblack,greenandredtoadesignbyLeonardBaskin,pp.[vi],2,[2], sm.4to.,orig.purplemorocco,giltletteredbackstripfaded,t.e.g.othersuntrimmed,greycloth slipcase,nearfine(Sagar&TaborA39) £185.00 362. (Hughes-Stanton.) HUGHES-STANTON (Penelope) Wood-Engravings.PrivateLibraries Association,Pinner.99,FIRSTEDITION,ONEOF,750COPIES ,withadetailedcheck-listto reproductionsof27wood-engravingson95pagesattheendofthebook,reproductionsof photographsandengravingsinthetext,somefull-page,pp.xii,84,folio,orig.blackcloth, backstripgiltlettered,fine £165.00 Withawood-engravingbyBlairHughes-Stanton,3.5x5.5inches,(signedinpencil‘BlairHS’) mountedonduskypinkcardandlooselyinsertedinthebook.

363. Huxley (Aldous) BraveNewWorld.Chatto&Windus. 932,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[viii],308,cr.8vo.,orig.paleblue cloth,backstripgiltlettered,tailedgesroughtrimmed, extremelylightweartotipsoffoldsofdustjacket,none thelessasuperbexampleofthedustjacket,nearfine (Eschelbach&Shober0) £3,750.00 Oneofthetwentiethcentury’sgreatworksoffiction,thefirst noveltoconsiderhumancloning,andHuxley’sdystopian masterpiececelebratingautopianfuturewhilstintruth illustratingthehorroritdelivers.HuxleywrotetoOrwell suggestingthatthefutureBraveNewWorldportrayedwas morelikelythanthatofNineteenEightyFour,‘anall-powerful executiveofpoliticalbossesandtheirarmyofmanagers controlapopulationofslaveswhodonothavetobecoerced becausetheylovetheirservitude’,buthewaslatertorevisethis view.



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364. Isherwood (Christopher) LionsandShadows.AnEducationintheTwenties.HogarthPress. 938,FIRSTEDITION ,photographicportraitfrontispiece,pp.32,f’cap.8vo.,orig.midbluecloth, backstripwithletteringinblack,lightbrowningtotriflefrayedgreydustjacket(withadesignby RobertMedleyprintedinbrown)atbackstrippanelandrearpanelathead,verygood(Woolmer 43) £250.00 365. Jenkins (Alan) FoundAmonghisPapers.ANewPoem.(ClarionPublishing,Alton,Hampshire.) 997,FIRSTEDITION,64/49COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)signedbytheauthorandartistand printedonSomersetpaper,two-colourlinocutsofblackandgreen,thegreatmajorityfull-page, byJohnGriffiths,pp.[6],f’cap.8vo.,orig.slate-blueboards,withdesignsbyGriffithsoverall, fine £40.00 366. Jenkins (Alan) FoundAmonghisPapers.ANewPoem.(ClarionPublishing,Alton,Hampshire.) 997,FIRSTEDITION,253/350COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)printedonSomersetpaper, two-colourlinocutsofblackandgreen,thegreatmajorityfull-page,byJohnGriffiths,pp.[6], £20.00 f’cap.8vo.,orig.stitchedslate-bluewrappers,withdesignsbyGriffithsoverall,fine 367. Johnson (B.S.) and Ghose (Zulfikar) StatementAgainstCorpses.ShortStories. Constable. 964, FIRSTEDITION , pp.204,cr.8vo., orig.blackboards,backstripgiltlettered,dustjacket withbackstrippanellightlyfaded,shorttearatheadofrearpanelinternallytaperepaired, good £60.00 368. Jones (Harold) TheVisittotheFarm.Faber.[94],FIRSTEDITION ,withdelightful4doublepageand4full-pagethreecolourprintedillustrationsandwithahead-andtail-piecetoeach oftheotherpagesoftext,allbyHaroldJones,pp.[32],4to.,orig.creamboardsprintedoverall inbrowntoadesignbyJones(repeatedondustjacketingreen),smallareaofinsectdamageto extremetailofrearhinge,freeendpaperslightlybrownedinpart,dustjacketwithafewshort tears(oneinternallyrepaired),good £250.00 369. Kafka (Franz) TheTrial.NewYork,Knopf.937,FIRSTAMERICANEDITION ,orig.tanclothlightly faded,backstripandfrontcoverblockedinblackandgrey,endpapersbrowned,price-clipped dustjacketalittlerubbed,backstrippaneldarkened,good £300.00 370. Kay (Jackie) ChristianSanderson,aPoem.ProsperoPoets.[Alton,Hampshire.]996,FIRST EDITION,65/49COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)signedbytheauthorandartistandprintedon Hahnemühlepaper,withasilkscreenillustrationbyPeterArkletoeachpage,pp.[20],f’cap.8vo., orig.coffee-brownboardswithanoveralldesigninwhite,tailedgesuntrimmed,fine £40.00 37. Kay (Jackie) ChristianSanderson,aPoem.ProsperoPoets.[Alton,Hampshire.]996,FIRST EDITION,54/350COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)printedonHahnemühlepaper,witha silkscreenillustrationbyPeterArkletoeachpage,pp.[20],f’cap.8vo.,orig.stitchedcoffeebrownwrappers,withanoveralldesigninwhite,tailedgesuntrimmed,fine £20.00 372. (Keynes.) BIBLIOTHECA Bibliographici. ACatalogueoftheLibraryformedbyGeoffreyKeynes [Listingover4,000volumes].TrianonPress.964,ONEOF500COPIES ,title-pageprintedinbrown, numerousreproductionsofphotographsofpagesfromexamplesofbooksinthelibrary,pp. xxiv,444,imp.8vo.,orig.qtr.darkorangecloth,faintlyfadedbackstripgiltletteredbetweengilt £135.00 banding,orangelinensides,tailcornersatriflebumped,nearfine

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InscribedbyGeoffreyKeynesonthefrontfreeendpapertofellowbibliophile‘BentJuel-Jensenfrom hisgratefulfriendGeoffreyKeynes’andwitha2-pagenotefromKeynestoJuel-Jensendated‘7Nov 964’looselyinserted,makingreferencetohislibraryandownwritings.

373. Knox (Ronald A.) TheBodyintheSilo.Hodder&Stoughton.[933],FIRSTEDITION ,title-vignette andfull-pagediagrammaticmapbyBipPares,preliminaries,finalfewleavesandendpapers foxed,frontpanelofdustjacket(depictingsiloandcar)byBipPares,pastedonfrontflyleaf,pp. 320,cr.8vo.,orig.lightbluecloth,fadedbackstripandthefrontcoverprintedinblack,corners andatinyareaatheadoffrontcoverlightlybumped,owner’ssmallrubber-stampednameon frontfreeendpaper,good £150.00 374. Knox (Ronald A.) DoubleCrossPurposes.Hodder&Stoughton.937,FIRSTEDITION ,2full-page diagrams,pp.34,[4](adverts.),[2](blank),cr.8vo.,orig.palebluecloth,backstripandfront coverprintedindarkblue,coversrubbedandlightlyfaded,good £100.00 375. Knox (Ronald A.) TheFootstepsattheLock.Methuen.928,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.viii,248, 8(adverts.dated0.27),cr.8vo.,orig.midbluecloth,backstripgiltlettered,frontcoverletteredin blind,rearcoverfaintlyspottedinpart,endpapermap,tailedgesroughtrimmed,good £50.00 376. Knox (Ronald A.) TheThreeTaps,aDetectiveStorywithoutaMoral.Methuen.927,FIRST EDITION ,lightfoxing,mainlytowardsbeginningandendofletterpress,andtoedges,pp.[viii], 248,cr.8vo.,orig.orangecloth,darkenedbackstripalittlecocked,withgiltletteringandsmall stain,frontcoverletteredinblind,backstripheadandtailalittlerubbed,roughtrimmed £30.00 377. Koestler (Arthur) DarknessatNoon.TranslatedbyDaphneHardy.WithaNewPostscriptby theAuthor.DanubeEdition.SecondImpression.Hutchinson.976,pp.276,cr.8vo.,orig.black boards,letteringonbackstripandfrontcoverdesignallblockedinsilver,frontfreeendpapera littledarkened,dustjacket,verygood £400.00 ThefrontfreeendpaperwithKoestler’sinscriptiontoFayGodwinthephotographer:‘ToFayGodwin withkindregardsArthurKoestler.London7..979’.

378. Larkin (Philip) TheNorthShip.Poems.FortunePress.[945],FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[iv],36, f’cap.8vo.,orig.first-issueblackboards,giltletteringtobackstrip,reddustjacketwithalong closedtearupfrontflapfold,atriangularpiece5cm.wideatbaseand3cm.talltornfromfront panel,shortertearsatspineendswithsmallpaperlosses,backstripfaded,butthejacketstill unprice-clippedandwithnolaterpricesticker,good(BloomfieldA(a)) £700.00 Theauthor’sfirstbook. ThepoetW.J.Harvey’scopy,withhisownershipinscriptiononthefrontfreeendpaper‘W.J.Harvey. Chippenham.January946.’ W.J.Harvey’spoetrywaspublishedintheFortunePressanthologiesPoetryfromOxfordinWartime andMorePoetryfromOxford ,bothofwhichalsocarriedLarkin’spoetry.

379. (Lawrence.) ALDINGTON (Richard) D.H.Lawrence.Chatto&Windus.930,FIRSTENGLISH EDITION,6/260COPIESprintedonLargePaperandsignedbytheauthor,pp.[ii],46,f’cap.8vo., orig.qtr.greycloth,backstripgiltlettered,patternedblueandwhiteboards,t.e.g.,others untrimmed,nearfine(Kershaw42) £50.00



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Design by Paul Smith 380. Lawrence (D.H.) LadyChatterley’sLover.Penguin.2006,ONEOF,000NUMBEREDCOPIESprinted inpurple,pp.xxxvi,364,8vo.,orig.purplecloth,whitecottondustjacketwithanoverallsewn designofflowersandletteringbyPaulSmith,clearperspexslipcasewithlimitationlabel,plastic cellophanesealbroken,orig.whitecardprotectiveboxwithlimitationlabel,fine £600.00 Oneoffivetitles,selectedbyPenguin,eachwithadustjacketdesignbyanotablemodernartist,issued tocelebrate60yearsofPenguin.

The Complete 1922 Text 38. Lawrence (T.E.) SevenPillarsofWisdom.ATriumph.TheComplete922Text.4Vols. Fordingbridge,(Hampshire),CastleHillPress.997,44/75SETS(ofaneditionof752sets), numerousplates,anumberincolour,andreproductionsofphotographs,pp.xxii,434;[x],435880;[vi],28(Plates);[2](titleleaf),(Plates),4to.,orig.qtr.palegreycloth,greenleatherlabels, greyboards,(vol.iiiinmatchinglimpfullcreamcloth,withagiltletteredbackstrip),dustjackets, fine  [Togetherwith] SevenPillarsofWisdom.ATriumph.Illustrations.Fordingbridge,(Hampshire),CastleHillPress. 997,afolderof4plates,themajoritycolourprinted,4to.,orig.fullunletteredpalegreycloth withinternalgreencardpocket,fine £885.00 Thetextofthe922editionandamuchfullerversionoftheabridgedtradeedition.Itcontainsan additional83,000words,isaboutathirdlongerthanthegenerallyknownversionwhichcontained somesignificantomissions.Volumethreecontainstheillustrations,includingthecolourprinted andmonochromeillustrationsfromthe‘Subscriber’sEdition’andwithplates42-27containing reproductionsofalargenumberofphotographs.Volumefourcontainsproofpullsofportraits;the pennedpublisher’snotebeneaththelimitationstatement:‘Oneof75accompaniedbyaportfolioof proofportraits.’

382. Lee (Laurie) CiderwithRosie.HogarthPress.959,FIRST EDITION ,line-drawings,anumberfull-page,byJohnWard, pp.[iv],284,cr.8vo.,orig.midgreenboards,tailcorners justatriflebumped,backstripgiltlettered,dustjacketwith anoveralldesignbyWard,nearfine £200.00 Thedustjacketinunusuallyfinestate.

383. Levy (Andrea) SmallIsland.Review.2004,FIRSTEDITION , pp.[vi],442,cr.8vo.,orig.darkblueboards,backstrip letteredinsilver,dustjacketwith‘OrangePrize’stickeron frontpanel,fine £50.00 384. Lewis (Wyndham) TheHitlerCult.Dent.939,FIRST EDITION ,preliminariesandfinalleaflightlyfoxed,pp.x, 270,cr.8vo.,orig.blackcloth,faintwaterstainingtorear cover,backstripwithletteringblockedinsliverand blind,good(Morrow&LafourcadeA30;Pound&Grover A30a) £85.00 With the Allen Lane Christmas Card 385. Linklater (Eric) PrivateAngelo.PrivatelyPrinted(AllenLaneChristmasBook).957,ONEOF 2,000COPIESprintedonIndiapaper,decoratedpinkandwhiteendpapersfromdesignsbyDavid

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Gentleman,pp.[v],237,[],f’cap.8vo.,orig.cream,pinkandpalegreyboards,backstripgilt lettered,verygood £35.00 WiththeAllenLaneChristmasCardlooselyinsertedandsignedbyhim. Composedentirelywithoutmetaltype,thiswasthefirstbookproducedinBritainby photocomposition,onanIntertypeFotosetter.

386. Longley (Michael) CollectedPoems.CapePoetry.2006,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[xx],348,cr.8vo., orig.brownboards,backstripletteredinsilver,dustjacket,fine £70.00 SignedbyMichaelLongleyonthetitle-pagebeneathhisscoredthroughprintedname.

387. McCaughrean (Geraldine) PeterPaninScarlet.OxfordUP.2006,FIRSTTRADEEDITION ,signed bytheauthor,silhouetteillustrationsthroughoutbyDavidWyatt,pp.[xiii],276,cr.8vo.,orig. scarletboards,backstripandfrontcoverwithblockinginpink,dustjacket,fine £40.00 ThesequeltoJ.M.Barrie’sbookPeterPan.

388. McEwan (Ian) Saturday.Collins.2005,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.viii,280,8vo.,orig.blackboards, £30.00 backstripgiltlettered,dustjacket,fine Signedbytheauthoronthetitle-page.

389. McGough (Roger) PenPals.ANewPoem.ProsperoPoets(Alton,Hampshire).994,FIRST EDITION,46/49COPIES(ofaneditionof549copies)signedbytheauthorandartist,with9 delightfulcolourprintedpendrawingsbyAnnieNewnham,someoccupyingapage,pp.[20], cr.8vo.,orig.orig.boards,titleprintedonfrontcover,pen-and-inkdrawingdepictingthe £40.00 charactersinMcGough’spoemstridingacrossthefrontandrearcovers,fine 390. Mackenzie (David) TheCartographer.[AShortStory].(ClarionPublishing,Alton,Hampshire.) 997,FIRSTEDITION,40/249COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)signedbytheauthorandartist, printedonColorplanpaper,colourprinteddouble-pageillustration,2full-pageillustrations andafurtherillustrationsinthetext,allbyGeorgeLarge,pp.20,f’cap.8vo.,orig.printedorange £40.00 boards,fine 39. Mackenzie (David) TheCartographer.[AShortStory].(ClarionPublishing,Alton,Hampshire.) 997,FIRSTEDITION,254/250COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)printedonColorplanpaper, colourprinteddouble-pageillustration,2full-pageillustrationsandafurtherillustrationsinthe text,allbyGeorgeLarge,pp.20,f’cap.8vo.,orig.stitchedprintedorangewrappers,fine £20.00 392. Mackley (George) WoodEngraver.(ForewordbySirHughCasson.IntroductionbyMonica Poole.ABiographybyElizabethRomyn.)GreshamBooks.98,FIRSTEDITION ,numerous reproductionsofMackley’swood-engravings,pp.36,4to.,orig.midblueclothalittlesplayed, backstripgiltlettered,dustjacket,nearfine £100.00 InscribedbyRuariMcLeanonthefrontfreeendpaper‘...Christmas98,withlovefromR’.

393. MacLaren-Ross (J.) BittenbytheTarantula.AStoryoftheSouthofFrance.Wingate.945,FIRST EDITION ,pp.08,f’cap.8vo.,orig.redcloth,giltletteringtobackstrip,dustjacket(withadesignby JohnBanting)atriflefrayedandwithoneshorttear,verygood £110.00



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394. Maugham (W. Somerset) AshendenortheBritishAgent.Heinemann.928,FIRSTEDITION ,a littlelightbrowningtofinaltextpage,pp.[viii],304,f’cap.8vo.,orig.midbluecloth,backstrip andfrontcovergiltlettered,Maughamsymbolblockedindarkblueonthefrontcover,withthe uncommondustjacket,thebackstrippanellightlyfadedandjustahintofrubbingatitshead,but overallinoutstandingcondition;giltletteredqtr.darkbluemoroccoandblueclothprotective £4,000.00 box,nearfine(TooleStottA37a) Maugham’stalesofasecretagentbasedlooselyonhisownFirstWorldWarexperiencesonsecret serviceinSwitzerlandandRussia,andprecursorofthegenreofespionagenovelsmadefamousby Fleming,LeCarréandothers.

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395. Maugham (W. Somerset) CakesandAleortheSkeletonintheCupboard.Heinemann.930, FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[vi],270,f’cap.8vo.,orig.midbluecloth,backstripandfrontcovergiltlettered, Maughamsymbolblockedindarkblueonthefrontcover,edgesfoxed,frontfreeendpaperand flyleaffaintlybrownedinpart,dustjacket,verygood(TooleStottA40a) £1,000.00 InscribedbySomersetMaughamonthefrontfreeendpaper‘ForLeonDruckerfromW.Somerset Maugham’.

396. Maxwell (Glyn) TheWorldTheyMean.ANewPoem.ProsperoPoems,(ClarionPublishing, Alton,Hampshire.)997,FIRSTEDITION,254/350COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)printedon ItalianRivolipaper,drawings,includingonedouble-pagedrawing,byMaryGriffiths,pp.[20], f’cap.8vo.,orig.stitchedwrappers,illustratedoverall,frontcoverprintedinwhite,fine £25.00 397. Maxwell (Glyn) TheWorldTheyMean.ANewPoem.ProsperoPoems,(ClarionPublishing, Alton,Hampshire.)997,FIRSTEDITION,69/49COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)signedbythe authorandartist,printedonItalianRivolipaper,drawings,includingonedouble-pagedrawing, byMaryGriffiths,pp.[20],f’cap.8vo.,orig.boards,illustratedoverall,frontcoverprintedin white,fine £45.00

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398. Meredith (Isabel, i.e. Olivia and Helen Rossetti) AGirlamongtheAnarchists.(WithaPreface byMorleyRoberts).Duckworth.903,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.ii,x,302,cr.8vo.,orig.TimesBook ClubIssueinblue-greycloth,withtitleandTimesBookClublogoprintedinblackonthe backstrip,singleblackrulebordertofrontcover,backstriptailedgerubbed,coversatrifle stainedandwithtworingstainsonfrontcover,endpapersbrowned,owner’snameonfront £400.00 pastedownandblank Arareandstillverypopularwork.AfictionalisedaccountoftheactivitiesofOliviaandHelen Rossetti(daughtersofW.M.Rossetti)duringtheirdaysasnotableyoungBritishrevolutionaries, whentheirworkincludedfoundingandeditingtheanarchistjournalTheTorch.OliviaRossetti (born875)marriedAntonioAgrestiin897andsubsequentlymovedwithhimtoItaly.There shemetDavidLubinandbecameanenthusiasticsupporterofmovementforworldgovernment. EditorshipofseveraleconomicjournalsinthefollowingyearsbroughtherintocontactwithEzra Poundand,ultimately,alongcorrespondencebetweenthem,whichwassubsequentlypublishedin partin998.

399. Moorcock (Michael) TheStealerofSouls.Spearman.963,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[ii],28, f’cap.8vo.,orig.lime-greenboardswithverticallinescratchedinfrontcover,backstriplettered inblack,somefaintfoxingtoendpapersandedges,dustjacketmarkedbysomecreasingwith shorttearstotailandslightrubbingtoheadofbackstrippanel,someslightspottingtoback £40.00 panel,good AcollectionofshortstoriesoriginallypublishedinScienceFantasymagazinebetweenJune96and October962.

Unpublished translation 400. Mussolini (Benito) MyWarDiary95-7.TranslatedbyOrloWilliams.Harrap.930,PROOF COPY,8plateslisted,butneverpresent,preliminarieslightlyfoxed,pp.-4(preliminaries),5£125.00 222(text),cr.8vo.,unbound,asissued,threetearstoinitialleaf(half-title),good Neverpublishedinthistranslation.LettersaccompanyingthetextillustratethatHarrapagreeda BritishtranslationwiththeoriginalGermanpublisher.Aproblemoverrightsledtocessationof publicationattheproofingstage.Accordingtothetextoftheletters‘they[theproofsheets]were retrievedbymefromtheprinter’swarehousebeforethetypewasbrokenup’.Curiously,thetableof Contentslists‘AtMussolini’sBedside’(p.278)asthefinalchapter,butthetextstopsatthebeginning ofp.[222]andwouldseemtobetheextentofprintingbeforetheprojectwashalted.Hisdiarywas publishedinAmericain925withatranslationbyRitaWellman.

40. Naipaul (V.S.) HalfaLife.Picador.200,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[viii],228,cr.8vo.,orig.blackboards, backstripgiltlettered,dustjacket,fine £80.00 Signedbytheauthoronthetitle-page.

402. O’Brien (Edna) LovesLesson.(ClarionPublishing,Alton,Hampshire.)[997],FIRSTEDITION, 255/250COPIES(ofaneditionof499copies)printedonColorplanpaper,3illustrations(2fullpage)byCozettedeCharmoy,eachprintedinpurple,pp.[ii],8,f’cap.8vo.,orig.stitchedprinted purplewrappers,fine £20.00 403. Orwell (George) TheEnglishPeople.BritaininPicturesSeries.Collins.947,FIRSTEDITION ,8 colourprintedplateson4leavesand7otherillustrations,pp.48,roy.8vo.,orig.printedgreen boards,freeendpapersbrownedinpartasusual,backstrippaneltodustjacketalittlebrowned, nearfine(FenwickAa) £50.00



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404. Orwell (George) KeeptheAspidistraFlying.Gollancz.936,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.320,f’cap.8vo., orig.palebluecloth,darkenedbackstripprintedindarkblue,fourfaintfreeendpapertapestains, good(FenwickA.4a) £600.00 TheprewarOrwellnovelswereprintedinrelativelysmallnumbers(FenwicktellsusthatKeepthe AspidistraFlyingwaspublishedin2,500copies,ofwhich2,256weresold,and500setsofsheetsand 29boundcopiesdestroyedduringtheblitz). PublicationofKeeptheAspidistraFlyinginitiallywentwell,butcloserexaminationofthetextexposed thepossibilityofalibel,anotatalluncommonsituationforOrwellandoneheseemedresignedto.It ledtochanges.NormanCollinsatGollanczsawtheneedforfurtherchangeswhichOrwellalsomade, butastillfurtherrequest,tochangetheadvertisingslogans,broughtforthacurt,angrywiredreplyfrom Orwell:‘AbsolutelyImpossibleMakeChangesSuggestedWouldMeanCompleteRewriting’.Hewrote inlateFebruary936toRichardRees‘...Thisbusinessoflibelisbecominganightmare–itappearsthat therenowexistfirmsofcrooksolicitorswhomakearegularincomebyblackmailingpublishers.

405. Orwell (George) WhyIWrite[onpages5-0of]Gangrel.(No.4).EditedbyJ.B.Pick.Gangrel. [Summer945],SOLEEDITION ,pp.54,[2](advertisements),cr.8vo.,orig.printedwhitestapled wrappers,fine(FenwickC70) £100.00 Othercontributorsinclude:RaynerHeppenstall,NeilM.Gunn,DeniseLevertoff,JamesKirkupand ClaudeHoughton.

406. Orwell (George) WorldAffairs-945[onpages79-88of]Junior(Articles,StoriesandPictures). Children’sDigestPublications.945,SOLEEDITION ,numerousillustrationsandphotographic reproductions,pp.40,6mo.,orig.redboards,backstripandfrontcoverprintedinblack,priceclippeddustjacket,nearfine(FenwickB22) £25.00 407. Paolini (Christopher) Eragon.InheritanceBookOne.Doubleday.2004,FIRSTEDITION ,doublepagemapandfrontispiece,themapalsoreproducedontheendpapers,pp.[xiv],54,8vo.,orig. midblueboards,backstripgiltlettered,dustjacket,fine £30.00 408. (Petts.) SMITH (Alison) JohnPettsandtheCasegPress.Ashgate.2000,FIRSTEDITION ,with monochromereproductionsofphotographsandnumerousreproductionsofPetts’woodengravings,includingworkproducedfortheGoldenCockerelPress,pp.28,4to.,orig.paleblue boards,backstripprintedinblack,dustjacket,fine £60.00 409. (Piper.) DUNCAN (Ronald) Judas.Blond.960,FIRSTEDITION ,printedonpinkpaper,8plateson whitepaperbyJohnPiper,pp.[viii],42,sm.4to.,orig.sea-greenbuckramwithfore-edgeoffront coveralittledampstained,frontcoverletteredandwithadesignbyJohnPiper,allblockedingilt, good £50.00 SignedbyRonaldDuncanonthefrontfreeendpaper.

40. Rankin (Ian) DoorsOpen.OrienBooks.2008,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[x],262,8vo.,orig.black boards,backstripblockedinsilver,dustjacket,fine £25.00 Signedbytheauthoronthetitle-page.

4. Rankin (Ian) ResurrectionMen.Orion.200,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[viii],440,8vo.,orig.red boards,backstripletteredinsilver,dustjacket,fine £30.00 Signedbytheauthoronthetitle-page.

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42. Reid (Forrest) IllustratorsoftheSixties.Faber.928,FIRSTEDITION ,numerousplatesofwork bytheartistsoftheperiod,pp.xvi,296,4to.,orig.apple-greenbuckram,fadingtogiltlettered backstrip,giltblockeddesignonthefrontcover,t.e.g.,othersuntrimmed,endpapersbrowned, £80.00 bookplate,good ThearmorialbookplateisthatofPercyLancelotBabington,authorofBrowning&Calverley,orPoem andParody.

43. Sackville-West (Vita) AndrewMarvell.PoetsonthePoetsNo..Faber.929,FIRSTEDITION ,pp. 64,f’cap.8vo.,orig.palegreyboards,backstripandfrontcoverblockedinblue,freeendpapers brownedinpart,untrimmedandpartlyunopened,dustjacketwiththebackstrippaneldefective andthefrontpaneldetached,verygood £300.00 WithVitaSackville-West’sauthorialinscriptiononthefrontfreeendpaper‘FromVita/Sept.30929’.

44. Seth (Vikram) TwoLives.Little,Brown.2005,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.[viii],504,8vo.,orig.maroon boards,backstripandfrontcovergiltblocked,dustjacket,fine £30.00 Signedbytheauthoronthetitle-page.

45. Smith (Stevie) Harold’sLeap.Chapman&Hall.950,FIRSTEDITION ,line-drawingsbytheauthor printedinbrown,pp.88,cr.8vo.,orig.scarletcloth,backstripwithtarnishedgiltlettering,faded backstrippaneltodustjacket,verygood(Barbera,McBrien&BajanIa4) £65.00 46. Stallworthy (Jon) TheGuestfromtheFuture:aPoemPresentedtoSirIsiahBerlinOMonhis 80thBirthday6June989.PerpetuaPress,Oxford.989,FIRSTEDITION,5/20COPIESprintedin blackandredonZerkallmouldmadepaperandsignedbytheauthor,2tippedinreproductions ofphotographs,pp.6,[2],imp.8vo.,orig.printedpinkwrappersoverstiffpalebluecard,spine faded,bookticket,verygood £20.00 47. Storey (David) FlightintoCamden.Longmans.960,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.220,cr.8o.,orig.mid blueboards,backstripblockedinsilver,dustjacketwithfaintbrowningtobackstrippanel,near fine £100.00 Theauthor’ssecondbook.

48. Taylor (G.P.) Shadowmancer.Faber.2003,FIRSTTRADEEDITION ,full-pagemap,pp.[iv],300, 6mo.,orig.printedwrappers,illustratedoverall,fine £20.00 49. Thomas (R.S.) Destinations.(PrintedattheRampantLionsPressfor)TheCelandinePress, Shipston-on-Stour,Warwickshire.985,FIRSTEDITION,247/225COPIES(ofaneditionof300copies) printedonHahnemuhlemouldmadepaper,3tipped-incolour-printedreproductionsbyPaul Nash,pp.32,8vo.,orig.qtr.blackcloth,backstripgiltlettered,marbledyellowandgreenboards, untrimmed,fine £145.00 Inscribed by the author 420. Walker (Alice) TheTempleofmyFamiliar.TheWomen’sPress.989,FIRSTENGLISHEDITION ,pp. [viii],408,8vo.,orig.blackboards,backstripletteredinsilver,dustjacketwithfadedbackstrip pnael,nearfine £135.00 InscribedbytheauthortothephotographerFayGodwinonthehalf-title‘ToFay,insisterhood,Alice Walker9/9/89’.



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42. Walters (Minette) AcidRow.Macmillan.200,FIRSTEDITION ,full-pagediagram,pp.[viii],344, 8vo.,orig.blackboards,backstripletteredinsilver,dustjacket,fine £25.00 Signedbytheauthoronthetitle-page.

422. Waterhouse (Keith) BillyLiar.Joseph.959,FIRSTEDITION ,pp.92, cr.8vo.,orig.maroonboards,backstripgiltlettered,faintpartial freeendpaperbrowning,dustjacketinunusuallynicecondition, recentprotectiveqtr.tanmoroccoandclothboxwithgiltlettering, nearfine £400.00 Anunusuallynicecopy. Compared,uponpublication,withLuckyJimandwaspublishedin thesameweekasMacInnes’AbsoluteBeginners.Bothbookscapture theyouthcultureoftheperiod,shortlybeforethegoldendecadeofthe nineteensixties.

423. Woolf (Leonard) Co-Operation&theFutureofIndustry.Allen &Unwin.98,FIRSTEDITION ,firstissue,pp.4,[3](adverts.), f’cap.8vo.,orig.greycloth,backstripletteringandfrontcover borderallblockedinblue,faintfreeendpaperbrowning,nearfine (Luedeking&EdmondsA2a) £50.00 424. Woolf (Virginia) Mrs.Dalloway.HogarthPress.925,FIRSTEDITION , pp.296,cr.8vo.,orig.marooncloth,backstripgiltlettered,free endpapersbrownedinpart,thedustjacket(uncommoninany condition)withadesignbyVanessaBellencompassingthebackstrip andfrontpanels,highlyprofessionalinternalrestorationtothe jacketatitsheadandtailedgesandwithinternalreinforcement tofoldsandbackstrip;recentfelt-linedprotectivemidbluecloth boxwithsilverletteringtobackstrip,verygood(KirkpatrickA9a; Woolmer82) £14,000.00 425. Yeats (W.B.) TheKingoftheGreatClockTower,CommentariesandPoems.CualaPress, Dublin.934,FIRSTEDITION,ONEOF400COPIESprintedinblackwiththewoodcuttitle-vignette(by RobertGregory),DramatispersonaeandtheColophonallprintedinred,pp.[xvi],56,cr.8vo., orig.qtr.creamlinen,printedlabel,paleblueboards,authorandtitleprintedinblackonfront cover,faintfore-edgefading,untrimmed,verygood(Wade79) £350.00 ThecopyofEdward(‘Eddy’)Sackville-West(novelist,musiccriticandheirtoKnole),withhis bookplateonthefrontpastedown.

426. Yeats (W.B.) LastPoemsandTwoPlays.CualaPress,Dublin.939,FIRSTEDITION,ONEOF500 COPIESprintedinblackwiththeColophonprintedinred,woodcuttitle-vignette,pp.[viii],64, cr.8vo.,orig.qtr.creamlinen,printedlabel,paleblueboards,authorandtitleprintedinblackon frontcover,untrimmedandunopened,fine(Wade200) £325.00

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Section Three: Private Presses 427. (Essex House Press.) CEBES . ThePictureofKebestheTheban,beingaTranslationoftheonly extantWritingofKebes,DiscipleofPhilolausandFriendofSocrates(TranslatedbyHughE. Seebohm).PrintedfortheTranslatorattheEssexHousePress,ChippingCampden.906,46/50 copiesprintedonBatchelorhandmadepaperinblackwithtitle,sub-title,‘Note’andpress-mark allprintedinred,pp.[iv],60,f’cap.8vo.,orig.grey-greenboards,printedlabelsonthebackstrip andfrontcover,untrimmed,fine £150.00 PencilledinscriptionontheversoofthefrontfreeendpapertoF.W.Huntfromamemberofthe translator’sfamilyanddated‘Feb.6947’.

428. (Fanfrolico Press.) LINDSAY (Jack) Dionysus.NietzschecontraNietzsche,anEssayinLyrical Philosophy.ForewordbyR.L.Hall.[928],23/500COPIESprintedonArnoldhandmadepaperand signedbytheauthor,2collotypeplatesbyseveralartists,includingNormanLindsay,vignette ontitlealsobyNormanLindsay,title-pageprintedinblackandblue,pp.xii,243,imp.8vo.,orig. mauvepatternedcloth,letteringonfadedbackstripandLindsaydesignonthefrontcoverallgilt blocked,t.e.g.,othersuntrimmed,verygood £70.00 429. (Fanfrolico Press.) LINDSAY (Jack) HelenComesofAge,(Ragnhild,Bussyd’Amboise).Three Plays(inVerse).927,57/500COPIESsignedbytheauthor,fronthingealittleweak,pp.[viii],222, 4to.,orig.maroonbuckram,backstripgiltlettered,untrimmed,dustjacketsoiledchippedand withinternaltaperepairs,bookinfinestate,verygood £40.00 430. (Flint (W. Russell)) THEBOOKOFTOBIT andtheBookofSusanna,ReprintedfromtheRevised VersionofTheApocrypha.WithanIntroductionbyMontagueR.James.HaymarketPress.929, ONEOF875NUMBEREDCOPIES(thisout-of-series),4colourprintedplatesbyW.RussellFlint,the title,running-title,largeinitiallettersandruledborderstoeachpageprintedingreen,pp.xvi, 47,imp.8vo.,orig.whiteboardsalittledustsoiled,backstrip(lightlybrowned)andthefrontcover giltletteredandwithdoublegiltrulebordertofrontcover,greensilk-marker,endpaperslightly foxed,good £60.00 43. (Golden Cockerel Press.) BROWNING (Robert) PictorIgnotus,FraLippoLippi,AndreadelSarto. 925,26/360COPIESprintedinblackandredonArnold’shandmadepaper,twolargecapitals (‘B’and‘I’)designedbyEricGillandprintedinred,theletter‘B’alsorepeatedatthecentreof thefrontcover,pp.39,[],imp.8vo.,orig.qtr.whiteparchment,letteringonbackstripand‘B’ atthecentreofthefrontcoverofthemidblueboardsgiltblocked,topcornerslightlybumped andcoversalittlefadedinpart,bookplate,untrimmed,good(Chanticleer26;Gill,Corey& MackenzieEricGill,aBibliography322) £85.00 432. (Golden Cockerel Press.) CALDERON (V.G.) TheLotteryTicket.DoneintoEnglishbyRichard Phibbs.[945],23/300COPIES(ofaneditionof400copies)printedonBatchelorhandmadepaper, 6wood-engravings,including5full-page,byDorotheaBray,pp.3,[],cr.8vo.,orig.yellow buckram,letteringonlightlyfadedbackstripandBrabydesignonfrontcoverallgiltblocked, t.e.g.,othersuntrimmed,verygood(Cockalorum64) £90.00 433. (Golden Cockerel Press.) CLAY (Enid) SonnetsandVerses.925,359/450COPIESprintedon Kelmscotthandmadepaper,title-vignetteand7otherwood-engravingsbyEricGill,giltcockerel



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press-device,pp.[v],35,[],cr.8vo.,orig.qtr.fawnlinen,printedlabellightlychippedatone corner,midblueboardsalittlefadedasusual,bookplate,untrimmed,good(Chanticleer25; Gill,Corey&MackenzieEricGill,aBibliography274) £300.00 434. (Golden Cockerel Press.) COSMETICSFORMYLADY andGoodFareformyLord.RecipesCollected fromtheCommonplaceBookofaWestCountryGentlewoman.934,95/300COPIES ,orange typographicalborderrepeatedtoeachpage,pp.[iv](blanks),[ii],77,[5](blanks),8vo.,orig.qtr. scarletlinen,backstripgiltlettered,creamclothsidespatternedoverallwitharepeateddesign ingreenofcockerelsandtrees,edgeslightlyrubbed,lightendpaperfoxing,untrimmed,good (Chanticleer98) £40.00 435. (Golden Cockerel Press.) CYNWAL (Wiliam) InDefenceofWoman,aWelshPoem.Translated byGwynWilliams.[960],482/400COPIES(ofaneditionof500copies)printedonmouldmade paper,0colour-printedwood-engravings(includingadecoratedtitle-border)byJohnPetts,pp. 28,tallcr.8vo.,orig.darkbluecloth,letteringonbackstripandPettsdesignonthefrontcover blockedingilt,slightstainatthetailofthebackstripandadjacentareaofcover,untrimmed, good(Cock-a-Hoop20) £60.00 ThefirstGoldenCockereltobepublishedbyThomasYoseloff,althoughtoChristopherSandford’s design.Yoseloffdesignedthebinding.

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436. (Golden Cockerel Press.) DRYDEN (John) SongsandPoems.ChosenandIntroducedbyGwyn Jones.(TheTextPreparedbyJamesKinsley).957,97/400COPIES(ofaneditionof500copies) printedonhandmadepaper,full-pagereproductionsof8watercolourdrawingsandother pencildrawingsbyLaviniaBlythe(i.e.LeslieBlanche),pp.64,folio,orig.qtr.russetmorocco, darkenedbackstripgiltlettered,greycanvassides,t.e.g.,russetcanvasslipcasewithsome dampstainingtooneside;bookverygood(Cock-a-Hoop206) £300.00 437. (Golden Cockerel Press.) EDGEWORTH (Maria) and Letitia BARBAULD. Letters...Selectedfrom theLushingtonPapers,andEditedbyWalterSidneyScott.953,FIRSTEDITION,222/240COPIES(of aneditionof300copies)printedonArnold’smouldmadepaper,4pen-and-inkdrawingsby LetticeSandfordhandcolouredinblueandpink,pp.87,[],roy.8vo.,orig.paleblueandpink cloths,backstrip(faded)letteringandportraitsonthefrontcoverallgiltblocked,verygood (Cock-a-Hoop93) £60.00 WalterSidneyScotthasaddedshortmemoirsoftheauthorsofthelettersandashortaccountofthe chiefeventsofStephenLushington’slife.

438. (Golden Cockerel Press.) GILL (Eric) Art&Prudence,anEssay.928,FIRSTEDITION,398/500COPIES printedonKelmscotthandmadepaper,2full-pagecopperplate-engravingsandawood-engraved title-vignettebytheauthor,pp.[viii],9,f’cap.8vo.,orig.orangebuckram,usualfadingtogilt letteredbackstrip,alsotoheadofcovers,tinyredinkownershiprubber-stamponfrontfree endpaper,untrimmed,good(Chanticleer6;Gill,Corey&Mackenzie5) £225.00 439. (Golden Cockerel Press.) HARTNOLL (Phyllis) TheGrecianEnchanted.952,307/300COPIES(of aneditionof360copies)printedonArnoldmouldmadepaper,title-pageengraving,border and7aquatintplatesbyJohnBucklandWright,titleprintedinpastelpinkandgreen,pp.[i],80, sm.folio,orig.pinkandpalegreycloths,backstripletteringandsuperbCockereldesignonfront coverallgiltblocked,smallareaofsoilingtorearcover,faintfreeendpaperbrowning,t.e.g., othersuntrimmed,good(Cock-a-Hoop89) £160.00 440. (Golden Cockerel Press.) HUGHES (Richard) Gipsy-NightandotherPoems.922,FIRSTEDITION, ONEOF750COPIES ,frontispieceportraitbyPamelaBianco,tissue-guardpresent,errata-sliptipped in,pp.69,[],6mo.,orig.qtr.mauvecloth,printedlabelonfadedbackstrip,palegreenboardsa £60.00 littlesunned,endpaperslightlybrowned,untrimmed,good(Chanticleer8) Theauthor’sfirstbook. Itsufferedamaulingatthepress:someoftheformeswereaccidentallyknockedtothefloorandinthe confusionlinesweretransposed,etc.TheerrataHughesconsideredagrossunderstatement,onlytwo errors(ofmany)wereacknowledged.

44. (Golden Cockerel Press.) LINDSAY (Jack) StormatSea.935,FIRSTEDITION,4/250COPIESprinted onBatchelorhandmadepaperandsignedbytheauthor,4wood-engravingsbyJohnFarleigh, pp.76,[],8vo.,orig.qtr.bluemorocco,fadedgiltletteredbackstrip,greenandwhitepatterned boards,t.e.g.,othersuntrimmed,verygood(Chanticleer03) £90.00 442. (Golden Cockerel Press.) MALLARME (Stephane) L’Apres-midid’unFaune.TheTranslation byAldousHuxley.956,28/LESSTHAN00COPIES(ofaneditionof200copies)printedindark redonpalegreenBarchamGreenhandmadepaper,9collotypes,including4full-page,of washdrawingsbyJohnBucklandWright,printedinmossygreen,pp.2,[],sm.folio,orig. qtr.midgreenmorocco,letteringonbackstripandBucklandWrightdesignonfrontcoverall



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giltblocked,t.e.g.,fine(Cock-a-Hoop204:ReidACheck-listoftheBookIllustrationsofJohn BucklandWrightA74b) £275.00 443. (Golden Cockerel Press.) MARSTON (John) TheMetamorphosisofPigmalion’sImage.[The TexttakenfromtheEditionof598].926,46/325COPIESprintedonhandmadepaper,2 two-colourprintedfull-pagewood-engravingsbyReneBenSussan,decorativetypographic half-borderandalargeinitialletterprintedinbrown,pp.[i],8,[],f’cap.8vo.,orig.qtr.white canvas,backstripgiltlettered,orangeandbrowndecoratedbatikboards,untrimmed,fine (Chanticleer46) £110.00 444. (Golden Cockerel Press.) STRONG (L.A.G.) TheHansomCabandthePigeons,beingRandom ReflectionsupontheSilverJubileeofKingGeorgeV.935,FIRSTEDITION,ONEOF,000COPIES (ofaneditionof,22copies)printedonmachine-madepaper,wood-engravedfrontispiece and6otherengravingsinthetextbyEricRavilious,withfoxing(asusual),heretofore-edges andendpapers,pp.43,[],8vo.,orig.qtr.lightbluecloth,backstripgiltlettered,blueandgrey marbledboards,untrimmed,good(Chanticleer05) £80.00 445. (Golden Cockerel Press.) SUCKLING (John) ABallad UponaWedding.927,2/350COPIES(ofanedition of375copies)printedonKelmscotthandmadepaper, 8wood-engravings,includingonefull-page,byEric Ravilious,pp.[iii],,[],f’cap.8vo.,orig.qtr.white canvas,backstripgiltlettered,mauvebatikboards, untrimmed,fine(Chanticleer49) £200.00 446. (Golden Cockerel Press.) SWINBURNE (Algernon Charles) LucretiaBorgia.TheChronicleofTebaldeo Tebaldei-RenaissancePeriod.CommentaryandNotes byRandolphHughes.942,4/320COPIES(ofanedition of350copies)printedonArnoldmouldmadepaper, thetextprintedindouble-column,7wood-engravings byReynoldsStone,pp.9,[3],[],sm.folio,orig. whitecanvaswithsomelighthandlingsoiling,lettering onbackstripandStonedesignonfrontcoverallgilt blocked,t.e.g.,othersuntrimmed,verygood(Pertelote 52) £120.00 447. (Golden Cockerel Press.) THEWISDOM of the Cymry. TranslatedfromtheWelshTriadsby WinifredFaraday.[939],ONEOFANUNLIMITEDNUMBER ,title-pagedesignbyAverilMackenzieGrieve,pp.47,[],6mo.,orig.yellowcloth,backstripgiltlettered,dustjacketwithbackstrip £80.00 panelfaded,verygood(‘Pertelote’44) Therewasalsoalimitedissueof60copies.

448. (Golden Cockerel Press.) TOUSSAINT (Franz) TheGardenofCaresses.Translatedfromthe Arabic:nowRenderedintoEnglishbyChristopherSandford.PrintedforSubscribers.934, 4/275COPIES(ofaneditionof275copies)printedonMillbournhandmadepaper,8copperplateengravedhead-piecesbyGertrudeHermes,title-pageprintedinblackandgreen,pp.9,[], cr.8vo.,orig.qtr.stiffcreamvellum,backstripgiltlettered,paleblueclothsides,faintfoxingto freeendpapers,t.e.g.,othersuntrimmed,verygood(Chanticleer00) £225.00

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449. (Golden Cockerel Press.) WHITFIELD (Christopher) LadyfromYesterday.939,FIRSTEDITION, UNLIMITEDISSUE ,title-vignetteand5full-pagewood-engravingsbyLetticeSandford,pp.7,cr.8vo., orig.darkbrowncanvas,backstripgiltlettered,endpapersfaintlybrowned,t.e.g.,dustjacketalittle £35.00 soiledandchippedatbackstrippanelheadandtail,good(Pertelote43) 450. (Incline Press.) GOLDSMITH (Oliver) TheDesertedVillage.Oldham.993,39/60COPIES, double-pageline-drawingbyPeterCarter,pp.[x],26,f’cap.8vo.,orig.orangecloth-backed orangeboards,printedlongitudinallabel,frontcoverprintedingreen,untrimmed,fine £25.00 45. (Libanus Press.) [HOMER]. TheBattleoftheFrogsandMice.TranslatedbyT.Parnell. Marlborough.988, 97/70COPIES(ofaneditionof200copies)printedinconcertinaform,on Saundersmouldmadepaper,inEnglishandancientGreekusingthePoliphilusandAntigone typefaces,withexcellenthandcolouredillustrationsbyFionaMacVicar,printedacrossthe centreofeachpageandthusformingastripthroughtheentiretext,thefinalpageofthe concertinatippedtoanorangecardtablooselyinsertedinapocketontherearpastedown andthusallowingtheentireconcertinatobepulledouttooverfeetinlength, p.[32], tall6mo., orig.darkorangecloth-backedlightorangeboards,backstripgiltlettered,card slipcase,fine £150.00 452. (Limited Editions Club.) ARISTOTLE . Politics&Poetics.TranslatedbyBenjaminJowettandS.H Butcher.WithanIntroductionbyHoraceM.Kallen.(Printedat)theStinehourPress,Lunenburg, Vermont.964,682/,500COPIESprintedinblackandblueandsignedbytheartist,20platesof portraitsbyLeonardBaskin,eachtippedtopalebluepaper,pp.xxvi,334,4to.,orig.whitecloth, centralhorizontalinlayedblueclothbandtocovers(fadedonbackstrip),thebackstripandfront covergiltletteredandwitharepeatedtypographicornamentgiltblockedaboveandbelow, £60.00 boardslipcase,verygood 453. (Nonesuch Press.) DREYFUS (John) AHistoryoftheNonesuchPress.WithanIntroduction byGeoffreyKeynes&aDescriptiveCataloguebyDavidMcKitterick,SimonRendall& JohnDreyfus.98,498/950COPIESprintedonDalmoreMillmouldmadepaper,numerous reproductionsoftypographicaldesigns,title-pages,press-devicesandillustrationsusedin NonesuchPressbooksprintedinmonotonewithasmallnumberoftheillustrationsprinted intwocolours,the‘DescriptiveCatalogue’printedindouble-column,pp.xvi,322,folio,orig. maroonlinen,backstripletteringandtheNonesuchdevicesonbackstripandatthecentreofthe £195.00 frontcoverallgiltblocked,dustjacket,fine

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454. (Officina Bodoni.) MERCATOR (Gerard) TheTreatiseofGerardMercator.LiterarumLatinarum, quasItalicus,cursoriasquevocant,scribendarumratio.(Antwerp540).EditedinFacsimile withanIntroductionbyJanDenucéandaNotebyStanleyMorison.(PrintedbytheOfficina Bodonifor)DeSikkel,Antwerp.ThePegasusPress,Paris.930,3/200COPIESprintedonFabriano handmadepaper,afacsimileoftheTreatiseon28leaves,pp.[ii],[26],[56](Facsimile),[4], f’cap.8vo.,orig.lime-greenlinen,thebackstripandfrontcovergiltblocked,endpaperswith insignificantfoxing,t.e.g.,othersroughtrimmed,verygood(Mardersteig36) £500.00 AfacsimileofatreatiseonLatin,italicandcursivewriting,foruseasaworkofinstruction,bythegreat mapmakerMercatorandoriginallypublishedin540,whenhewasotherwiseknownonlyfortwo worksofcartography.

455. (Perpetua Press.) RIDLER (Anne) ItalianProspect.SixPoems.Oxford.February976,24/75COPIES printedonHead’shandmadepaperinblack,withasmallblockoftypographicornamentation toeachpageofverseprintedinred,pp.[20],4to.,orig.plainwhitesewncard,untrimmed, £35.00 dustjacket(spinefaded)withaprintedfrontcoverlabel,nearfine 456. (Saint Dominic’s Press.) SEWELL (Brocard) ThreePrivatePresses:SaintDominic’sPress,The PressofEdwardWalters,SaintAlbert’sPress.AnAccount.Wellingborough,Skelton.979,97/250 COPIESprintedonSt.Cuthbertmouldmadepaperandsignedbytheauthor,title-pageprintedin blackandred,9full-pageillustrations,colourprintedbroadsidefacsimilelooselyinsertedina pocketontherearpastedown,pp.54,[i],roy.8vo.,orig.qtr.darkgreenbuckram,backstripand frontcovergiltlettered,whiteboardwithfrontcovercarryingfloraldesignprintedinblack,blue, green,red,andyellow,darkredendpapersblockedwith2wood-engravingsinblack,t.e.g.,orig. £50.00 clearplasticjacket,fine ‘In976anexhibitionoftheworkofthesepresseswasheldattheNationalBookLeagueinLondon, organisedbyBrocardSewell.Thisbookisanenlargedandillustratedversionofthebookletproduced toaccompanytheexhibitioncatalogue’(Foreword).

457. (Shakespeare Head Press.) SHELLEY(Percy Bysshe) Epipsychidion.(PrintedattheShakespeare HeadPressfor)Selwyn&Blount.92,ONEOF500COPIESprintedonhandmadepaper,title, poem’stitleandtheinitialcapitalallprintedinred,pp.[viii],24,cr.8vo.,orig.limpcream vellum,warpedandalittlesoiled,backstripandfrontcovergiltlettered,untrimmed,very good £80.00

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458. (Society of Wood Engravers.) TWOBYTWO. A Noah’s Ark. Printed...byPaulKershaw,Skye), 2003,77/78COPIES(ofaneditionof85copies)printedonZerkallmouldmadepaperexhibiting 49wood-engravings,thegreatmajoritydisplayedtwotoapage,theengravingsandtextintwo booksbothattachedfacingtheotherandbackedtoblueclothandboards,withafurther2large engravingsonaleaffoldedtwiceandpastedtothebackboard,betweenthetwobooks,[Book One]:pp.[iv](blanks),[iv](text),leavesofengravings,[8](text),[BookTwo]:pp.[iv](blanks), [2]+2-22leavesofengravings,[8](textandcolophon),oblongnarrow8vo.,orig.qtr.mid blueunletteredcloth,marbledblueandbrownboards,bookhousedinitsorig.midbluecloth portfoliowithprintedlabel,fine £190.00 459. (Trianon Press.) BLAKE (William) SongsofInnocenceandofExperience.(Bibliographical Statement[asapostscript]byGeoffreyKeynes).(fortheWilliamBlakeTrust).955,2/240 COPIES(ofaneditionof526copies)printedonArchespureragpaper,55plates(includingthat reproducingtheoriginalinscriptionof863)reproducedbythecollotypeandstencilprocess, letterpresspagesprintedinorange,occasionallightfoxing,55(plates),[4]leavesoftext), f’cap.8vo.,orig.turquoisemorocco,backstripgiltlettered,backstripsunnedandcoversatrifle dampspotted,g.e.,boardslipcase,good £150.00 460. (Workshop Press.) ARMAN (Mark) Letterpress,Printer’sTypesandDecorations.FiveArticles. ..whichwereincludedintheWhittingtonPressAnnualPublicationMatrixbetween987 &99.Thaxted,Essex.993,82/0COPIESsignedbytheauthor,3foldingbroadsidesoftype specimensprintedoncolouredpapers,a4-pagetypespecimeninsertprintedinblackandred, afurtherinsertedpageandafurther5tippedinillustrations,4printedincolours,togetherwith areproductionofaphotographalsotippedin,pp.[viii],48,imp.8vo.,orig.qtr.marooncloth, lightlysoiled,printedlabelsonbackstripandfrontcover,patternedpinkboards,verygood  £50.00



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