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OF OMAR KHAYYAM, translated by EDWARD FITZGERALD, with fifty illustrations, by ELIHU VEDDER, and an ornamental title-page and cover designed by Mr. Vedder, 1 vol. 4to.
This is unquestionably the most original and striking illustrated book ever produced in America. For many years the wonderful verses of the Persian poet have haunted Mr. Vedder, and pictured themselves in his imagination; and now he has caught and reproduced the pictures in this volume. There are fifty full-page illustrations, largely figure-pieces, drawn with a force and grace altogether unusual. There is not a commonplace or petty picture in the book, but all have an originality of conception and a masterly sweep of execution which are in the highest degree impressive.
The binding of the book is admirably in harmony with the artist's designs, and the whole forms a gift-book of unsurpassed attractiveness.
CAROLI V POMPA CORONATIONIS ET POMPA FUNEBRIS, 77 plates from
Designs by J. N. Hogenberg, Lucas and John Dueticum, square folio,
**Pageant of extraordinary rarity.
The late Sir W. Stirling paid in 1877 £210. for an equally imperfect copy.
Annals and Magazine OF NATURAL
complete set from the beginning (including its Fore-runners) in 1829 down to June, 1867, inclusive-in all 74 vols. 8vo. numerous fine plates, some coloured, sixty-seven vols. in hf. calf, the rest uncut, RARE, £50.
The following are the titles and dates of the various series: The Magazine of Natural History, by Loudon, vols. 1829-36-Magazine of Natural History, by Dr. Edward Charlesworth, 4 vols. 1837-40-Magazine of Zoology and Botany, by Sir W. Jardine, P. J. Selby, and Dr. Johnston, 2 vols. 1837-38-Annals and Magazine of Natural History, conducted by Sir W. Jardine, P. J. Selby, Sir W. J. Hooker, and others. Series I, 20 vols. 1838-47; Series II, 20 vols. 1848-57; Series III, vol. I-XIX, 1858-67
Entomology: ANNALES de la
GIQUE de FRANCE, for the years 1834-36, 1841-49, 1856, 1859-80 inclusive (1861 wanting the first part, and 1866 the fourth),—in all 35 vols. 8vo. with a large number of fine plates, twenty-seven vols. bound, not all uniformly, the rest in parts, a bargain, £15. 1834-80
For books in and on the Cymric language, see Catalogue of European Philology.
24201 ACT for the better propagation and preaching the Gospel in Wales, and redress of some grievances, sm. 4to. calf, 10s 1650 ARCHEOLOGIA CAMBRENSIS, 1840 to 1878, with the Supplement to the First Series, and 3 extra works bound at the end of certain annual vols.-36 vols. 8vo. thirty-three vols. hf. calf, and three unbound, ALL UNCUT, £37. 10s
The three extra volumes are "the Lordship of Gower," 3 parts; Gesta Regum Britanniæ, edited by Fr. Michel, Bordeaux, 1862; and Brut y Tywysogion. 24203 BARDDAS; or BARDISM, a Collection of Original Documents, illustrative of the Theology, discipline and usages of the BardoDruidic System of the Isle of Britain, with translations and notes, by J. Williams ab Ithel, Vol. I, all published, thick 8vo. XXXV and 425 pp. with a portion of the second volume, containing "Privilege and usage," pp. 9-168, being all ever printed -together 2 vols. 8vo. cloth, 10s
1862-72 24204 BATTY (Capt.) Welsh Scenery, 8vo. 35 plates, engraved by E. Finden, with text, gilt roan, 5s 1823 24205 BERGAVENNY ESTATES: fifteen large plans of Lord Bergavenny's Estates near Abergavenny in the County of Monmouth, at Ewas Herold in the County of Hereford, and Inchborough in the County of Worcester, drawn in colours on vellum by Benjamin Fallowes of Maldon, Essex, atlas folio, boards, £10.
Carefully made Land Surveys are very rare in this country, especially as far back as 1718.
24206 Bible, Parry's Version, first edition. Y BIBL cyssegr-lan sef yr HEN DESTAMENT ar NEWYDD, 2 vols. in 1, stout large folio, a magnificently large and fine copy, quite perfect, with the autograph of Sir Richard Yonge, gentleman in ordinary to Kings James I and Charles I, dated 1630, and notes in English by him on fly-leaves, his initials R. Y. stamped on the sides of the old calf binding, £40.
Llundain, Bonham Norton ar Iohn Bill, 1620
The only indication of the translator's name appears in the signature "Richardus Asaphen." printed at foot of the dedication. This is the Editio Princeps of the standard Welsh Bible, having superseded the older version of Bishop Morgan. Perfect copies are singularly rare, although the book in a defective condition is not infrequently met with.
24206*BRIDGMAN (Rev. the Hon. G. T. O.) History of the Princes of South Wales, royal 8vo. (subscription pricę 21s), cloth, 18s
24207 BUSHELL (Thos.) A Just and True Remonstrance of His Maiesties Mines-Royall in the Principality of Wales by T. Bushell, Farmer of the said Mines Royall, small 4to. clean copy in original vellum wrapper, £5. 1641
A rare and curious Tract, mentioning the discovery of Gold and Silver in Wales, and giving the names of the adventurers and miners; it also contains a memorial to the King praying him to employ convict labour in the mines. 24208 CAMBRIAN Directory (the) cursory sketches of the Welsh territories,
8vo. bds. 2s
24209 CAMBRO-BRITON (The), 3 vols. complete, 8vo. hf. calf, £2. 2s
24210 CAMBRIAN JOURNAL (The), published under the auspices of the
24211 CAMBRIAN REGISTER, 3 vols. 8vo. complete, front. and maps, hf. calf,
A valuable periodical full of important contributions illustrating the Language, Literature, Antiquities and History of Wales. 24212 [CARADOC of Llancarvan] HISTORIE OF CAMBRIA, now called Wales; a part of the most famous Yland of Brytaine written in the Brytish Language above two hundreth yeares past, translated by H. LHOYD; corrected, augmented, and continued out of Records and best approved Authors by DAVID POWEL, very sm. 4to. black letter, Coats of Arms and woodcut portraits of the kings, without the Table, title mounted, bound in old English red morocco, gilt edges, from Ormerod's library, £5. London, printed by Rafe Newberie and Henry Denham (1584) the same, sm. 4to. very fine and large copy, in brown morocco extra, gilt edges, by Bedford, £6. 10s
A rare and valuable work.
Collation Title with woodcut border, dedication to Sir Philip Sydney and to the Reader, 8 leaves; Description of Cambria, A B, 12 leaves, the last blank; the History, Ci to Ff 1; Table Ff ii to Gg iii, 6 leaves; on the reverse of the last leaf is the printer's mark.
24214 CARTER (J.)
ECCLESIASTICAL, MONUMENTAL, AND CASTELLATED ANTIQUITIES OF SOUTH WALES, a collection of 208 MAGNIFICENT DRAWINGS IN SEPIA, by this celebrated architectural draughtsman, executed for Sir Richard Colt Hoare, in 4 vols. folio, russia extra, leather joints, gilt edges, by H. Walther, £200. 1803
24215 CHURCHYARD (Th.) the Worthines of Wales, a poem of the auncient Castles, famous Monuments, etc. 12mo. calf, 128
1776 24216 COLLECTION of Welsh Travels and Memoirs of Wales, containing: The Britof described, or a Journey through Wales, frontispiece; a Trip to North-Wales by a Barrister, frontispiece; a Funeral
Sermon preached by the Parson of Langwillin; Muscipula, or the Welsh Mouse-Trap, a Poem; in 1 vol. 8vo. hf. morocco, 15s J. Torbuck, n. d. 24217 COXE (W.) HISTORICAL TOUR IN MONMOUTHSHIRE, 2 vols. 4to. maps and 90 plates, being portraits and plans of ancient Castles, Encampments, Abbeys, and Ruins, by Sir R. C. Hoare, calf, £4.
the same, 2 vols. imperial folio, LARGEST PAPER, UNIQUE, ILLUSTRATED WITH 96 MAGNIFICENT DRAWINGS IN SEPIA BY SIR R. C. HOARE, without the map, russia super extra, leather joints, gilt edges, by H. Walther, £250.
"This Single Impression on Imperial Paper was printed for the use of Sir Richard Colt Hoare, Bart."-Note on back of title.
24219 CYMMRODOR (Yr) embodying the Transactions of the Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, Vols. I-IV, part 1, in 9 parts, 8vo. sd. £3. 38 1877-81 24220 DODRIDGE (Sir John) History of the Principality of Wales, Dutchy of Cornewalle and Earldome of Chester, sm. 4to. first edition, painting on vellum of the arms of the Duchy of Cornwall inserted, calf, gilt edges, 20s 1631 24221 DOSPĂRTH EDEYRN Davod Aur: Ancient Welsh Grammar, compiled in the 13th Century by Edeyrn, the Golden-tongued; with y Pum Llyfr Kerddwriaeth, or Rules of Welsh Poetry, and translation and notes by the Rev. J. Williams, ab Ithel, 8vo. cloth, £1. Llandovery, 1856 24222 ENDERBIE'S (Percy) CAMBRIA TRIUMPHANS, or Brittain in its perfect Lustro, showing the Origin and Antiquity of that illus trious Nation, folio, ORIGINAL EDITION, three engraved plates of Arms, fine copy, old calf, rare, £6.
Such was the rarity of this old book, and the estimation in which it was formerly held, that Bryant's copy sold for £30. 98; Heathcote's, for £29. 188 6d; and Montolieu's for £32. 108; 1881, Comerford's, £8. 88. Cambria Triumphans, or Britain in its perfect lustre, large folio, coats of arms, fine copy in tree-marbled calf extra, gilt top, uncut, £2. 16s 1661-reprint 1810 24224 EVANS (E.) yr Adgyfodiad, 1851-Davies (R.) Arweinydd i'r Anllythyrenog, Dinbych, 1820-Catecism yr Eglwys, Ngwrecsam, 1794-Joan Tegyd, Traethawd-Knight (W. B.) on Welsh, and its Orthography, 1830-an 8vo. parcel, sd. 6s
24225 EVANS (Rev. J.) Letters written during a Tour through North and South Wales, views of the history, antiquities and customs, 2 vols. 8vo. calf, 68
24226 FENTON'S (Richard) Historical Tour through PEMBROKESHIRE, 4to. portrait and 30 plates, boards, uncut, £2. 24227 GIRALDI CAMBRENSIS Itinerarium Cambriæ: Balduini Cantuarensis Archiepiscopi per Walliam legationis descriptio; cum annotationibus D. Poweli, 4to. portrait, £2. 2s