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1801 ( 12 0 2 Denham and CLAPPERTON, Travels and discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, 2 vols. in 1, 4to. maps and plates, calf
1826 0 120 3
Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central
1826 0 5 0 4 GLEICHEN (Count) With the Mission to Menelik, 1897, 8vo. map and plates, cloth
1898 0 13 6 Contains the text of the treaty between Gt. Britain and King Menelik, also an interesting epitome of Abyssinian History. 5 Park (Mungo) Travels into the interior districts of Africa, 1795-7, 4to. portrait and maps, hf. calf
1799 0 6 0 6
Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa in 1805, 4to, map, hf. calf
1815 0 4 0 Ascus's (W.) Seats of the Nobility and Gentry in Great Britain and
Wales, oblong 4to. 63 Views after Drawings by eminent Artists, with
1787 1 1 (0) Arctics : 8 FRANKLIN (J.) Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, 1819-22, 2 vols. 8vo. maps, bds.
1824 0 5 0 9 Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea, 1825-7, 8vo.
Philadelphia, 1828 5 ( Armour: 10 MUSEO-ARMERIA DE D. JOSE ESTRUCH Y CUMELLA, 4to.
166 plates, with descriptive text of every variety of Early Spanish
Barcelona, 1896 0 0 0 Only 100 copies privately printed. Specimens of Moorish and Spanish Armour exist in few European Collections. 11 SCHRENCK. AUGUSTISSIMORUM IMPERATORUM, serenissimorum Regum
atque Archiducum, illustrissimorum Principum, necnon Comitum,
1601 10 0 0 In this copy some extra notes, etc. are inserted, also a bibliographical account of the works, and an Index to the 126 Portraits (1870), both by Sir W. Stirling-Maxwell. 12 another copy, large folio, original old olive morocco, gilt edges 1601 12 0 ()
A beautiful copy in a fine, old, well-preserved binding.
made on the spot, both series, impl. folio, 171 plates in outline, some
tures during a residence in that country between 1831-7, 2 vols. 8vo.
1838 16 ROWAN, A Flower-Hunter in Queensland and New Zealand, 8vo. map and illustrations, cloth
1898 17 AYEEN AKBERY: or, the INSTITUTES of the EMPEROR AKBER, translated
from the original Persian by Francis GLADWIN, 3 vols. roy. 4to. best
Calcutta, 1783 18 BALZAC (H. de) Euvres complètes, 24 vols. 8vo. portrait and facsimile, half calf, uncut, top edges gilt
Paris, 1875 19 BEAUMONT (Sir John) Bosworth-field : | with | A OF THE
VARIETY OF OTHER POEMS, LEFT | by Sir John Beaumont, Baro- | net,
12mo. a slight waterstain at the top of a few leaves, nevertheless a
The Ashburnham copy fetched £5. 178 6d.
COLLATION : 11 preliminary leaves, including the title (which had been preceded by a blank, now cut away); text, pp. 1-180, 183-208.- Collation of signatures : À 7 leaves, a 4 leaves ; B-M in eights, N 7 leaves ; and ( 8 leaves. The leaf wbich which was N 3 and contained pp. 181-182, has been cut out of every extant copy of
the book. Among the preliminary verses are pieces by Ben Jonson and Drayton,
spondence, edited by Dr. Bowring, fine portrait, 11 vols. large 8vo.
21 BALE. The first two ! partes of the Actes' or vnchast examples |
of the Englysh votaryes, gathered out of their own legenades (sic)
At foot : Imprinted at London, for Ioban Bale, in the yeare of
2 vols. in 1, 12mo. having a small hole through the first three
Senarclé (Claude) Histoire d'vn Meutre . . i.e. the account of the murder of Jnan
and is no doubt the original text of Sénarclé.
Edinburgh, 1869 ? The Book of Deer is a vellum MS. of the ninth century written in Irish characters and containing a defective copy of the Gospels in the ante-Hieronymian Latin text. Mr. Stuart believes it to have been produced in a Pictish monastery, but it will be safer to ascribe it to some Gaelic house founded by the monks of Iona.--Some of the facsimiles give portions of the text; others reproduce the decorative features of the ancient book.
British Museum Publications:
£ d. 25 Reproductions of Prints, Part I (early Italian). 30 plates.
30 plates. Out of print
1882 7 10 0 26 Part II (early Italian). 30 plates. Out of print
1883 4 0 0 27 Part III (early German). 32 plates
1884 3 0 0 New series. Part I (early Italian). 20 plates
1886 2 0 0 29 Part II (early German). 22 plates
1889 2 0 0 Part III (German, Dutch, and Italian). 18 plates 1890 2 0 0 31 Part IV (Italian, 16th century). 18 plates
1892 2 0 0 32 Part V (Specimens of early mezzotint engraving).
1895 2 0 0 33
Part VI (Specimens of line-engraving by Masters of Germany and the Low Countries, 1530-1620). 15 plates 1896 2 0 0 34 Catalogte of the ADDITIONS to the MANUSCRIPTS. 1846 to 1893.
8 vols., thick royal 8vo. (published at £8.); six vols. in half calf gilt,
1864-94 4 10 0 Contents : 1846-47, 1 vol. ; 1848-53, 1 vol. ; 1854.75, 2 vols. ; Index to 1851-75,
1 very thick vol. ; 1882-87, 1 vol. ; 1888-93, 1 vol. 35 Early Printed Books in the British Museum, Facsimiles from, 32 plates, with descriptive text, in portfolio
1897 0 7 6 Selected pages from representative specimens of Early Printed Books of Germany,
Italy, France, Holland, and England, exhibited in the King's Library.
British Museum in the years 1891-1895, compiled by FORTESQUE, 8vo.
1897 2 0 0 Vols. I and II for 1880-1890 with the above comprise 124,700 entries. 37 Facsimiles of Royal, Historical, Literary and other AUTOGRAPHS
in the Department of Manuscripts, British Museum. Edited by
1897 0 7 6
Des. Erasmus; etc. etc.
BUCKINGHAM, LARGE PAPER, fine Proof Views, pedigrees, woodcuts, etc.,
Robins, 1847 22 10 0 The Standard History of Bucks. 39 BURKE (John) Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, 8th Edition, royal 8vo. cloth
1845 0 5 0 40 Peerages Extinct, Dormant, and in Abeyance, 8vo. cloth 1831 0 15 0 41 BURKE (J. and J. B.) Dictionary of the Landed Gentry, 2 vols. royal 8vo. full bound calf
1846 1 15 0 42 Dictionary of the Landed Gentry with Supplement, 3 vols. royal 8vo. half bd. calf extra
1846-48 2 2 0 43 Bưrke (Sir Bernard) History of the Landed Gentry; sixth Edition, 2 vols. royal 8vo. cloth
1879 2 2 0 44 BURLINGTON FINE ARTS CLUB: Catalogue of a Collection of European
Enamels, from the Earliest date to the End of the XVIIth Century,
The Catalogue und Introduction are by J. Starkie Gardner ; the Frontispiece is a
facsimile, in gold an i colours, of a Triptych attributed to Nardon Penicand, circa 1490. ti Burton's ARABIAN Nights. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian
Nights Entertainments, entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights