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148 Syriac. KETOBO EVANGELIŪN KUDĪSHO (Gospels in Syriac, in the SyroChaldaic character), 4to. calf

London, 1829 149 KETOBE KUDISHE (Old and New Testaments, in Syriac, edited by Dr. Lee), 2 vols. in 1, 4to. calf

18(23-)26 This edition-so far as the Old Testament is concerned-has become very scarce. 150 the same : Old Testament only, 4to. calf

1823 151 the same : New Testament only, 4to. calf

1821 152 KETOBO DEVANGELION . . Ketobo de Praksis (Evangelia necnon Acta, Syriace cum interpr. Latina), 4to. calf

Bro.bourne, 1815
This edition was suppressed, and is consequently rare.
153 HODY (Humphrey) Humfredi Hodii .. de Bibliorum textibus originalibus,

versionibus Græcis, & Latina Vulgata : libri iv .. small folio, portrait,

O.conii, 1705

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154 SARUM MISSAL. Title : Missale | Secundū vsum insignis

ecclesie Say. Under this intitulation, a fine woodcut of
St. George and the Dragon. Colophon on fol. 242, column 2
(marked Fo. ccxliiij.) : Anno incarnationis dominice
quingentesimo octauo supra mille- / simum. die vero xxvij
mensis maij | arte et industria Magistri Martini / morin
impressoris Rothomagi . Foll. 2426-244a contain the
Tabula. Foll. 245-256 contain the Accentuarium ; on the
reverse of 256 is the printer's mark impressed in red ink,
with the words Magister marinus morin under it in black.

Folio, 256 leaves (including four vellum leaves in the
Canon, two of which bear large woodcuts, coloured); having
a few small wormholes, but nevertheless a FINE AND VERY
LARGE AS WELL AS PERFECT COPY in the original stamped

Rouen, 1508 130 0 0 THE ONLY PERFECT COPY KNOWN. With the bookplate of “ Robert

Spearman of Oldacres, Esqr. Durham ” (about 1750).
155 SARUM MISSAL. Title, printed in red within a woodcut border, and over

a triple stage of woodcut figures : Missale ad vsū ac cösuetudinē Sarū.
On the reverse is a table of moveable feasts. Foll. 2-7 contain the
Kalendar; fol. 8 the Exorcismus aque, etc. The text, in double columns,
begins, under a woodcut, on Fol. 9, which is counted in the numeration as
Fol. 1. (Foll. 17-24, numbered ix-xvi, are missing ; and in the
foliation the numbers lxxxvii and lxxxviii are skipped). There are two
leaves of vellum in the Calendar, one of them containing the large wood-
cut of the Crucifixion, which bear no numbers, but are intended to repre-
sent foll. clv, clvi (which would be 161, 162 of the actual number). The
Temporale ends on fol. clxx (176 of the actual number of leaves). The
Proprium Sanctorum follows on 74 unnumbered leaves. The Com-
mune Sanctorum follows on 64 numbered leaves; the colophon being given
on lxiijb, col. 2: Missale ad vsum ecclesie Saris | buriensis Ti. in
alma Parisiorum | academia, opera vvolffgangi Ho- | pylij, impensis
vero Francisci byr | chman .. and on the eleventh line below this : 1514.
28 Novembris. The few lines of prayer which should follow the
colophon at the bottom of lxiij and the top of lxiiij are missing :

Folio, a marvellously fine and large copy in the original stamped
binding, rebacked

1514 63 0 0 Notwithstanding the imperfections specified above, this is a wonderfully desirable copy of a very rare book. It is 13] inches in height by 9 in. in breadth. Such another

£ 8. is hardly likely to be found.—The copy in the British Museum is described as very imperfect.

There are two MS. entries in the calendar, one of the birth of Foulk Haselwood in 1546, the other of the birth of his son William in 1570. This family was of

Wick in Gloucestershire, and related to the Grenvilles. 156 SARUM MISSAL. 1514. Another copy, not so fine but quite perfect, in gilt russia

1514 72 0 0 The Missal bearing the name of Prevost which came out in 1527 was only a reissue

of this book, 156*YORK MISSAL (The). Missale ad usum Insignis Ecclesiæ Eboracensis.

[Edited by the Rev. Dr. Henderson.] 2 vols. 8vo. Surtees Soc., 1874 1 10 157 MENOLOGIUM Græcorum jussu Basilii Imperatoris Græce olim editum,

nunc primum, Græce et Latine prodit, studio et opera Annibalis
Card. Albani, 3 vols. in 1, large folio, LARGE PAPER, 437 engravings in
facsimile of the miniatures in the original MS. ; sd. Urbini, 1727 7 7 0

The pictures, with their text, form an almost complete illustrated Martyrology of
the Greek Church. The MS. from which they were reproduced was written for the

Emperor Basilias II about the beginning of the eleventh century.
158 BREVIARIUM GOTHICUM secundum regulam beatissimi Isidori

Archiepiscopi Hispalensis jussu Cardinalis Francisci Ximenii de
Cisneros prius editum nunc opera excmi. D. Francisci Antonii
Lorenzana recognitum ad usum Sacelli Mozarabum, folio, printed
in black and red in double columns, with plates ; calf Matriti, 1775 4 0 0

For the first edition--see my catalogue of Typogr. Monuments. 159 BREVIARIUM ROMANUM. The Calendar, if it ever was printed in this

edition, is absent, but is supplied from January to October inclusive, on
five leaves of vellum in contemporary MS. Text begins on leaf Al, thus :
Innomine sanctissime trinitatis amē. Incipit ordo breuiarii siz morē
romane curie. In primo sabbato d aduentu . . Colophon on reverse of
leaf ee 7: Explicit breuiariuz secunduz morem romane curie: exactum
impēsa caractere iucudissimo optimor' Ioannis de Colonia Nicolai
Ienson sociorüq3: Impressum Venetijs Anno salutis
Mcccclxxxi. Die. 28. septēbr'. 16mo. printed in black and red, Gothic
letter; fine copy in red calf (or morocco), gilt edges, from Mr. Blew's

Venet. 1481 5 5 0
EXTREMELY RARE ; so rare, indeed, that I cannot ascertain whether it ever
had a Calendar or not. It consists of 260 leaves, thus signatured : A-X in eights ;
Y in 7 leaves ; a 8 leaves ; b 7 leaves ; c 7 leaves ; d 8 leaves; e 5 leaves ; f one leaf;
g 10 leaves ; aa-dd, 8 leaves each ; ee 7 leaves. Thus there would seem to be
wanting leaves b 6, c 4, e 6-8, f 1, f3-8. From the Service for the Dead, itis evident
that this Breviary was compiled for a congregation of the Franciscan order, although

the title does not mention the fact.
160 BREVIARIVM ROMANVM ex sacra potissimum scriptura, & probatis

sanctorum historijs nuper confectū, ac denuo per eundem autorem
VENETIIS APVD IVNTAS. MDXLVII. Colophon on last page: Venetijs in
officina heredum Lucæ Antonij Iuntæ Florentini. M.D.XLVII. mense
Martio. Beneath this colophon is the Giunta lily printed in red.
Foll. 2, 3, and 4a contain the dedication by CARDINAL QUIÑONES
(Francisci Quignonij) to Pope Paul III

4to. Roman letter, printed in double columns, in black and red, with
woodcuts ; fine copy in red morocco extra, gilt edges Venet, 1547

This celebrated Liturgy—the Reformed Roman Breviary by Cardinal Quiñones - was the book out of which Cranmer compiled the first Common Prayer of 1549.

COLLATION :—+, and + +, in eights ; +++ in four ; a-f in eights, g ten, h-z in eights ; A-Z in eights ; Aa-Rr in eights." The twenty leaves which consist of title and preliminary matter, are unnumbered ; the text then begins and is numbered

161 PONTIFICALE ROMANUM. Title, printed in black and red : PIO V.

PONT. MAX. (Here a small woodcut.) PONTIFICALE ROMANVM
Ad omnes Pontificias ceremonias T. . accommodatum at foot,
under the Junta lily: Venetijs, Apud Iuntas. MD LXXII.

Folio, printed in red and black in missal types, double columns ;
with the Music and a great number of pretty woodcuts, including a full-
page Crucifixion ; leaves 4 and 243; fine copy in a splendid Grolieresque
binding (modern work) bearing the arms of the Cardinal de Bourbon on
the sides, the edges gilt and goffered

1572 18 00

15 00

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£ s. d. 162 HORÆ ROM. Title : Hore virginis intemerate secüdum vsum | Romane

ecclesie. On the reverse : Tabula in hoc opere contentorum Fol.
2b, Kalendar begins, which ends on 14a. Fol. 146: De rosario
Colophon on fol. 112a : Apud Parrhisios per Guillermū le Rouge (the
words le Rouge printed in red)

Small 8vo. (12mo.) 112 leaves, PRINTED ON VELLUM, in Italic letter,
29 long lines to the page; with 62 engraved illustrations and a great
number of initials, all BRILLIANTLY ILLUMINATED; oak boards covered
purple velvet

Paris, about 1510 40 00
This is one of the rarest books of its kind and is very well coloured. On the title
is printed the escutcheon of some lady-vert, trois aiglettes or.—The picture in the
Calendar for December is a striking one.

Death enters a chamber in which a woman
is lying naked in bed. He takes her hand (or feels her pulse) unseen by the two ladies

who are kneeling at the foot of the bed.
163 HORÆ. Title (under the device and name of Simon Vostre): Ces psentes

henres a lusaige de Romme toutes au long sans reqrir : auec les signes
de lapoca | lipse : la vie du sainct home thobie 1..1..1.. faites
a Paris pour Symo | vostre libraire : demourāt pres la grand esglise.
Fol. 10+ obverse : Sensuyt la table de ses (sic) presentes heures. I . .
This table ends on the reverse of 104.

Roy. 8vo. 104 leaves (a, b, in eights ; c four ; d-i in eights ; k six ;
a, e, i in eights; o in six leaves); with 14 woodcuts of the largest size,
10 of medium size, and a large number of smaller dimensions ; every page
printed within figured borders comprising a Death-dance series and many
other sets of designs; two of the largest illustrations finely coloured, all the
rest uncoloured ; in the original gilt Parisian binding rebacked

First year in Almanac Mcccccxv (1515) 21 0 0
This is a fine and rare edition of Vostre's Grandes Heures. The binding was
done about 1525, and it bears on the sides a motto stamped lengthwise in gold :
Prene . en . gre. On the goffered edges of the book we read IEHANNE LA

With three bookplates : Dr. Rich. Rawlinson, Craven Ord, and Geo. Tho.


MARIE: secundum consuetudinem Ecclesie Parisiensis . Venales
habentur Parrhisiis, apud Magistrum Gotofredum Torinū Biturigicum:
sub insigni vasis effracti: gallico sermone Au Pot Casse. Colophon :
Ces presentes heures a lusage de Paris .. furēt acheuees dimprimer le
vingt deuxiesme iour Doctobre, Mil cinq cens vingt sept Par maistre
Simon du bois imprimeur pour maistre Geofroy Tori .

Small 4to. printed in black and red within elegant decorative borders,
with 13 beautiful outline woodcuts designed and executed by Tory (not
including the Pot cassé of which there are two impressions); olive
morocco extra, gilt edges

Paris, 1527 48 0 0 163B- another copy, having the last leaf mended, and some leaves a little waterstained, but large and sound in old calf

1527 42 0 0 A rare and charming volume. The borders comprise representations of birds, insects, flowers, and foliage, with other things such as the crowned monograms and escutcheons of Francis 1 and his Queen Leonore of Austria (not his mother Louise de Savoie as Bernard supposed); also of Henri d'Albret Roi de Navarre and his Queen Marguerite de Valois (sister of King Francis).

COLLATION : 140 leaves with signatures a-s in eights, except m which is in four

164 HEURES DE ROMME. Title : Heures de nostre

dame, EN FRANCOIS ET EN LATIN, a l'vsage de Rome, nouuelle-
ment Imprimees. Here a woodcut of the Coronation of the Virgin.
A PARIS Pour Jacques keraer, demeurant en la rue sainct iacques,
a l'enseigne des deux Cochetz. 1556. Small &vo. (12mo.) printed in
Roman letter on paper, with 13 woodcuts (multiplied to 19) done in the
outline style of Geoffroy Tory; fine copy in the original binding, bearing
the letters I D P and some mottoes in gold on the edges, edges gilt

Paris, 1556 28 0 0
The text is given collaterally in French and Latin, both in Roman types, but the

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Latin in smaller characters and in the marginal column. This is like an imitation of
the contemporary Saram books in English and Latin. It is a very pretty book with
Tory-like illustrations, and is rare. On the upper cover we find “Endvrer me plaist”
“Car Espoir me conforte"; on the lower “Tovt a Diev. Beavcovp avlx Parens”
“plvs a lamie."

The name of Kerver is on the title ; at end that of Jean Lescallier is substituted.
The book consists of 168 leaves, with signatures as follows : A-R in eights, S in four,
a-c in eights and d in four leaves.

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165 HORÆ SARUM. Fol. 1, title-page : the engraved mark of Pigouchet

comprising a shield bearing a monogram of pp and beneath it his name
PHILIPPE PIGOUCHET. Under the mark is the intitulation
Hore presentes ad vsum Sarum impresse fuerút Pa | risius per Philippu
pigouchet Anno salatis. M.CCCC. | xc. viii, die vero. xvi. Maii. pro
Symone vostre : librario ... On the reverse an almanack for 1488-1508.

Small 8vo. PRINTED ON VELLUM, with numerous illustrations large
and small; some leaves missing; old calf

Paris, 1498 15 0 0 Printed within borders full of small engravings including a set of the Dance of Death, and having also several larger illustrations. The book should consist of 128 leaves with signatures a-q in eights ; but the following nine leaves are lost: a 2, c 7, d 3, i 8, k 3, 4 ; 13, m 8, and p 1.- There are a good many rubrics and prayers in English and the list of contents is also in English. On one page there is a MS. note (written about 1540)

Euery when ye lok upon thes bok

I pray you pray for Élizabeth -(name unrecognizable). 166 HORÆ SARUM. Fol. la, within a border and under an

impression of the printer's escutcheon and name : Hore
Marie virginis scdm vsum Sarū: cū il lius miraculis :
vnacū figuris apocalipsis post | biblie hystorias insertis : ac
etiā mortis accidētia | here three lines cut away in which
the first owner's name was probably written.

PRINTED ON FINE VELLUM, within illustrated
borders ; the larger pictorial designs EXQUISITELY
century binding of red velvet

Paris, Simon Vostre, almanac 1512-30 (about 1514) 150 0 0

A VOLUME OF EXQUISITE BEAUTY, CONTAINING AN AUTOGRAPH INSCRIPTION BY HENRY VIII. The colouring and illumination are superbly fine, of a kind which can hardly be realised by those who are accustomed to admire the inartistic and glaring splendours of the prayerbooks produced by the Hardouins. The volume was, no doubt, the finest procurable example of a Book of Hours for the English Church which had been produced in Paris; and we are led to suspect, from the excision of some name or badge on the title, that its first owner was Margaret Pole, Countess of Salisbury. The King's inscription may have accompanied the bestowal of that title upon Reginald Pole's mother, and is found here under the picture of the Annunciation, in the following terms: “I pray yow pray for me your lowyng cousin Henry R”, in his well-known bold calligraphy.

The book consists of 120 leaves, with signatures a-p in eights, thirty lines to the page. Every page has a border filled with decorative and pictorial designs, among which there are two distinct sets of illustrations of the Dance of Death. Besides these there are many small designs in the text which we have not taken the trouble to count; eight paintings of medium size, and thirteen grand miniatures, of which each occupies a full page.—The list of contents (which occupies p. 4 and the obverse of p. 5), is in English, as well as many of the prayers in the text.--The size of the larger miniatures is 202 x 123 mm. The edition was unknown to Brunet and Didot.

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virginis ad vsum | insignis ac preclare ecclesie Sarum, tota liter ad
Longum ..1..1. parisius per Germanum Har- | douyn .

Small 8vo. PRINTED ON VELLUM, with 34 engraved illustrations, large and
small, RICHLY ILLUMINATED; bound in modern black morocco, in a case ;
from the Ashburnhum collection Almanac begins 1528 (Paris, 1528-30) 90 00

Divorced in 1533, Henry VIII's first Queen died in 1536 at Kimbolton Castle. " This book was good Queene Kat’in boke and she gave yt to (Ma)rge(ret) Coke hir woman, and sbe gave it Betryce Ogle hyr dowght' and she gave yt to Rich(ard)e Ogle hyr husband & I the said Richer wyll that in my dethe she shall have the sayd boke ageyn and non other to have yt.” This was written on the final flyleaf, and may be assigned to 1536-38. Close to it appears the obliterated signature of Mary Brown of about the same period ; and on the opposite page is a note by a woman, 6 Yours to har powre yf she coulde pleasure yow Andreas Man.” It would seem as though Mrs. Ogle were making a present of the book to this Andreas Mann. Next it passed through the hands of someone whose signature is obliterated to "the Reght Honorable and the most Reverend Father in God the Lord Archebushop of Yorckes grace hys synguler good lord and Master.” This was before 1544. The Archbishop (Edward Lee), who died in that year, may have bestowed it on Fairfax the dispossessed Prior of Kyme, and next possessor, who ultimately gave it to Sir Robert Dymock. This transaction is recorded in a note by Dymock—“ Sum Roberti Dymock ex dono Rodolphi farefax

quondam Prioris monasterii de Kyme.” Kyme was a priory in Lincolnshire.
168 HOURS, SARUM. Title (printed within a woodcut border which encloses

the royal arms and crown of England): ( Hore beatissime | virginis
Marie ad legitimü Sarisbu | riensis Ecclesie ritum ...::|:.
1535. Here a large woodcut, under which : Venādanť Parisius a
Frācisco Regnault | In vico Iacobi, sub signo Elephantis. On the
reverse a woodcut of the Annunciation. Foll. 2-7 contain the Calendar,
8 tables of feasts, 9a signs of the Moon, 9b the Anatomical man, 10 the
Duodecim Signa and the Complexiones. Fol. lla, under a woodcut of
St. John before the Latin Gate : Initium sancti euange- | lij secundum
lohannem ... The text ends with A deuoute prayer on fol. 170
(numbered clx). Fol. 171-174 comprise a table of Contents, and, on
1746, the colophon: Hore.. Say.... | Impresse Parrhisijs per
Frāciscum Regnault: im- | pensis è sumptibus eiusdē.... Anno
domini millesimo quin | gentesimo tricesimo sexto. Die vero. xxv.
Maij. under which is the printer's mark.

Imperial 8vo. Gothic Letter, printed in black and red, with 18 large
woodcuts and a great number of medium-sized and small ones, with a
woodcut to each of the large cuts; a large and magnificently fine copy,
hf. bd. enclosed in a morocco case

1535-36 72 0 0 169

another copy, also large and fine, in the original painted Grolieresque binding (done about 1555-60 for MARGARITE GUTHRE, whose name is stamped on the side

1535-36 84 0 0 169*. the same, PRINTED ON VELLUM, but wanting seven leaves ;

in the original (rebacked) binding with gilt ornamentation in the style of
Geoffroy Tory, the initials W. C. and E. C. stamped on the sides ; from
Lord Ashburnham's library

1535-36 63 0 0
EXCESSIVELY RARE, only two other copies on vellum being known to us, one in
the Bodleian, the other in the Spencer-Rylands library. Two leaves have part of the
margins cut away ; the absent leaves are those numbered xix, xxii, lv, lvi, xcir, xcv,
and cxxxi ; and part of lii is also cut away. Some of the rubrics are scored through
in red ink, in obedience to Henry VIIl's orders.

This is one of the finest of the printed Sarum Primers, and is decorated with unusual excellence.


170 SARUM HOURS; SARUM AND YORK HYMNS. Colophon on reverse

of “ Fo. clxxxv”: Expliciunt Hore diue virginis Marie, / secundum
ritum insignis ecclesie | Sarū. Anno. M.ccccc.xxiiij

. I die vero xix.
Augusti, Then follows one leaf beginning De laude, virtute, o efficacia
psalmo 2. Next follow the Liturgical Psalms on 148 leaves numbered
j-cælviij . with a picture of Bathsheba and David on the last page. Then,

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