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COLLECTION of BOOKS, BOD)
Of a very LARGE and CariTAL
In all LANGUAGES and Sciences,
and PAINTINGS in WATER COLOURS;
Anely illuminated, collected lately from different Parts of
In this Collection are also included the LIBRARIES of
Prebendary of CANTERBURY ;
of GREAT BADDOW, Essex ;
And, the elegant Part of the LIBRARY of
all lately deceased."
Volumes of the best and scarcest Books in the
Royal Paper, in various elegant Bindings.
Money, the Prices printed in the Catalogue, on this Day,
in New Bond Street,
Books, Books of Prints, &c. &c.
Booksellers : Mr DODSLEY, Pall Mall; Mr BLAMIRE, Corner
THE want of Room rendering
it impoflible to place the Books in proper Order for viewing, it is requested that Gentlemen would mark their Catalogues, or deliver their Orders on separate Pieces of Paper.
To the CURIOUS.
TO BE DISPOSED OF
CURIOUS and valuable Collection of IMPRESA
SIons in SULPHUR, taken from the most celebrated antique Gems and Stones now in the Cabinets of many Princes in Europe; particularly the King of France, the King of Naples, and the Duke of Tuscany. This Collection, which contains most of the famous Gems, that attracted the Attention of BARON STOCH, in his Researches through the different Cabinets of Europe, and from which he took Drawings, and had engraved at a great Expence, consists of upwards of fixteen hundred Impressions, neatly framed round with Gold Paper, numbered and all properly assorted in twenty Boxes, in the following Order.
1. The Mythology of the Ancients.
II. The Philosophers, Poets, and Orators, of ancient Greece and Rome.
III. The Kings of Macedonia, Syria, and Egypt. IV. Egyptian and Greek History. V. The War of Thebes and Troy. VI. The Roman History. VII. The Kings, Consuls, Senators, and other Illustrious Persons of Rome.
VIII. A compleat Series of the Emperors of Rome, from Julius Cæfar to Conftantine, with their Empresses, Children, and other illustrious Persons of their families.
IX. Their Masques, Fancies, and Vases.
X. A Collection of Animals and Birds, with a few modern Engravings of ancient Persons.
Lastly, A very curious, scarce, and valuable Collestion of Priapi.
A MSS Catalogue will be delivered with the Collection, describing the Stone, the Subject, and Cabinet, each respectively belongs to.
F O L I Ò.
of Maps, Atlases, Archite&ture,
upor Imperial and Royal Paper, Libri Classici, Græci & Latini,
Hiftorici, Antiquit. Numismata, Medici, & Miscellanei,
of various nations, Voyages, &c.
QU ART O.
Med. Hist. Nat. Math. & Miscell.
Theologia & Hift. Ecclef.
*70 O C T AV O.
Rojat Paper in various Languages,
Historici, Poetici, & Miscel!unei
DU O DECIMO. Libri Claffici, Giæci et Latini
Hiftorici et Mijeellanei, Gr. et Lat.
d'Amu fement, Poesie, Nouvelles, Romances, Biblioth.
Tleciogique & Medicine
Appendix Quarto Appendix Očiavo Appendix Duodecimo
197 196 204
The following elegant and beautiful Paintings in Water
Colours upon Vellum, of Landskips, Flowers, Insects, &c. bave just been received from a very eminent Artist abroad; the Drawings and Views are all made immediately after Nature, illusninated with the most exquisite Tafte and Judgment, in the finest Preservation.
A pair ditto, with water, windmill & shipping, 41148 6d 3 A pair ditto, with figures, sheep, romantick views, trees, &c.
51 58 4 A winter scene, with a town on fire at midnight, highly
finished, 5158 5 Two ditto, a sharp froft, and pleasing landskip, 41 148 6d 6 Two pleasing landskips, with bridges, tower, and church, 51 58 9 Two romantick views, with water fall, &c. finc, 61 6s Two beautiful views thro' a ruin, with figures highly finished
61 68 9 Two ditto, a moonlight, and warm landskip, exceedingly beau
tiful, 61 6s
N. B. The above paintings are about 10 inches by 8. 10 A thistle and peach bloffom, with butterflies and other insects,
I! A pair of tulips, with butterflies and insects, 41 45 12 A pair of thistles, with caterpillars, beautiful insects, &c. fine, 13 A dandylion, a peach tree in blossom, with insects, 41 48 14 A flower de lys and an auricula, fine, 31 13s 6d 15 A pair of jeisimies, highly finished with insects, 41 148 6d
The above drawings of flowers are about 12 inches by 10. 16 A collection of 105 masterly drawings after nature, being the
studies of Italian, Flemish, and other great masters, 71 78 17 A collection of drawings and etchings after life by various
masters, 61 6s 18 A curious and well preserved collection of drawings, designed
for the Cardinal de Medicis in 1551, by Giorgio, Vafari,