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491 SCOTT. The discouerie of witchcraft, Wherein the lewde dealing of

witches and witchmongers is notablie detected ... by Reginald Scott ...
Small 4to. black letter, with woodcuts, FIRST AND RAREST EDITION, with the
two rare unnumbered leaves ; a sound but short copy, having some of the

headlines a little cropped ; calf neat, blind tooled W. Brome, 1584 12 10 492

the same, 4to., LARGE and THICK PAPER, an extraorilinarily large and fine copy; in the original vellum

1584 25 00 493 SCOT'S Discovery of V Vitchcraft . . wherein the lewde unchristian

practises of Witchmongers . . is notably detected, etc. Sm. 4to. second
edition, with woodcuts, bd.

Contains exactly the same matter as the first edition.
494 Scott (Sir Walter). Letters on Demonology and Witchcraft. 12mo.,
front.; hf. russia

1830 495 SINISTRARI. De la Démonialité et des Animaux incubes et saccubes ...

Par le R. P. Louis Marie Sinistrari ... (17e siècle)... traduit du

Latin par Isidore Liseux (en Latin et Francais). 8vo. sd. Paris, 1875 496 another copy, 8vo., morocco extra, uncut

1875 0 120 497 STRANGE and Wonderful News from Goswell street ... being a

Relation how a Person having for three years . . lain under an Evil
Tongue judged to proceed from Witchcraft With the
strange Noises heard at that time. (etc.) Sm. 4to. 8 pp.,

1678 ODO 498 A TRUE AND EXACT Relation Of the severall Informations, Examina

tions, and Confessions of the late Witches, arraigned and executed in
the County of Essex. Who were . . condemned at ... Chelmsford
before .:. Robert Earle of Warwicke . . . July 1645 . Wherein
the . murthers and · Witchcrafts, committed on the bodies of men,
women, and children, and . cattell are fully discovered. Sm. 4to.
hf. calf

1615 1 161 499 WEBSTER. The Displaying of supposed Witchcraft, wherein it is

affirmed that there are many sorts but that there is a Corporeal
League made betwixt the Devil and the Witch, or that he sacks on
the Witches body, has carnal copulation . or the like, is utterly
denied. By John Webster. Folio, old calf

1677 18 ! 500

another copy, folio, LARGE AND THICK PAPER, in old smooth red morocco, gilt edges, CHARLES II's copy, with his device in the cor


6 6 ) 501 Wier. De Praestigiis Daemonvm, et incantationibus ac ueneficiis, Libri V .. Authore Ioanne V Viero 12mo., hf. calf

Basil. 1564 502 another edition, 12mo. calf or vellum

Basil. 1566
Ioannis V Vieri des Praestigiis Dæmonvm

Libri sex
Sm. 8vo. russia

Basil. 1568

1 0 1 504 WINSOR (Justin). The Literature of Witchcraft in New England. 8vo. 25 pages ; sd.

Worcester, Mass. 1896 505 TRACTS on Witchcraft, etc. Ten exceedingly rare pieces in 1 vol., sm. 4to., calf

12 01
ContENTS :
A discovrsive probleme concerning Prophesies, How far they are to be valued ...
and directions in Diuinitie, Philosophie, Astrologie ... By I. H. Physition. Printed at
London, by Iohn Iackson, for Richard Watkins. 1588. BLACK LETTER, dedicated
to Sir Chr. Hatton, title within a woodcut border

The Triall of Witch-craft, shewing the trve and right methode of the Discovery
By John Cotta, Doctor in Physicke ... 1616 (headlines a little cropped)

The Wonderfvll Discouerie of the Witch-crafts of Margaret and Philip Flower,
daughters of Joane Flower, by Beuer-Castle, and executed at Lincolne, the 11. of
March 1618 [B to D 3 in fours; no title or preliminary leaves)

A modest defence of the caveat given to the wearers of impoisoned Amulets, as
Preseruities from the Plague. by Fr. Hering D. in Physicke ... London ... 1604

A briefe discovrse of a disease called the Suffocation of the Mother [against
imputing diseases to evil spirits) Written vppon occasion which hath beene of late
taken thereby, to suspect possession of an euill spirit ... By Edward Iorden Doctor in
Physicke ... 1603, title slightly defective

A True relation Of the araignment Of eighteene V Vitches That were tried, convicted, and condemned at ... St. Edmunds-bury in Suffolke ... also a List of the names of those that were executed ... London, 1645

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“The further we proceed the more clearly shall we realize the connection and interdependence of all departments of science. Year after year, as meetings of this Association take place, we may also forsee that 'many shall run to and fro and knowledge shall be increased.' Year after year advances will be made in science; and in reading that Book of Nature that lies ever open before our eyes, successive stones will be brought for building up that Temple of Knowledge of which our fathers and we have laboured to lay the foundations. May we not well exclaim with old Robert Recorde ?

"Oh woorthy temple of Goddes magnificence: Oh throne of glorye and seate of the lorde : thy substance most pure what tonge can describe ? thy signs are so wondrous, surmountinge mannes witte, the effects of thy motions so diuers in kinde: so harde for to searche, and worse for to fynde—Thy woorkes are all wonderous, thy cunning unknowen : yet seedes of all knowledge in that booke are sowen-And yet in that boke who rightly can reade, to all secrete knowledge it will him straighte leade' (Preface to Robert Recorde's Castle of Knowledge, 1556).”

Extract from Sir John Evans' Presidential Address to the British Association, Toronto, 1897.

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The printing and posting of my Rough Lists is a considerable expense to me. therefore appeal to the recipients to favour me occasionally with an order, Eherwise the sending of these Catalogues must be suspended.-B.O.

LONDON, 15 Piccadilly, September, 1897. The Honorable Alicia Amherst's History

OF GARDENING IN ENGLAND, in one volume royal 8vo. xiv and 404 pp. A New Edition. With 67 Illustrations of Old English Gardens and a revised text, extra cloth, cash 188

The First Edition was sold within two months of its publication, and many were the disappointments of unsuccessful would-be buyers.

A remarkable ceremony was performed at the meeting of the Worshipful Company of Gardeners,' on Thursday last, in the Grafton Gallery, in the bestowal of the freedom of the guild upon a young lady. The statement might seem curious were it not that the young lady was Miss Alicia Amherst, daughter of Lord Amherst of Hackney, whose new book on the History of Gardening in England has won for her celebrity as the chief authority on the subject. Even as to the records of the Company itself, Miss Amherst probably knew a great deal more than any of the officers who called the meeting in her honour. At least, they will admit that much of their early history (in the time of James I) was made clearer to them by her book, which has indeed achieved a success so sudden and so great (considering the nature of its subject) as to assume it a permanent place in English literature.”——The World.

Birdwood's First Letter Book of the East INDIA. COMPANY, 1600-1619, 8vo., cloth, £2. 28

1893 " The volume is a model of good work, and is worthy to rank with the Calendars of State Papers issued from time to time by the Rolls Office.

" The preface by Sir George Birdwood is delightful reading, and contains much new information on the subjects to which the documents relate."--The Athenæum, March 13th, 1897.

British Museum :
Early Printed Books in the British Museum,
Facsimiles from. Folio, 32 plates, with descriptive text, in portfolio, 78 6d

Selected pages from representative specimens of Early Printed Books of Germany, Italy,
France, Holland, and England, exhibited in the King's Library.
A Subject Index of the Modern Works added

TO THE LIBRARY OF THE BRITISH MUSEUM IN THE YEARS 18911895, compiled by FORTESCUE, stout 8vo., vi and 901 pp., double cols., cloth, £2.

1897 Vols. 1 and 2 for 1880-1890, with the above comprise 124,700 entries. Of each book the number of printed pages is given--but not the number of plates, a serious omission. BUSK (GEORGE). Catalogue of MARINE POLYZOA in the Collection of the

British Museum. 3 parts or vols. complete (the first two in 12mo., the third in 8vo.) bound in 2 vols., with 162 plates ; hf. calf and cloth, very scarce, £2. 188



MENT OF GEOLOGY. Part III. containing the BACTRITIDE and part of the suborder AMMONOIDEA. By Arthur H. FOORD and G. C. CRICK. 8vo., xxxiii and 303 pp., with woodcuts; cloth, 12s 6d

1897 " The interest attaching to the Goniatites as the direct ancestors of the Ammonites, and the conclusive evidence which the former afford of their almost imperceptible passage into the latter, will render this volume extremely important to all those who desire to study the phylogeny of this group."-Henry Woodward.

Part I, 1888, 108 6d, and part II, 1891, 158, can still be had. CATALOGUE OF TERTIARY MOLLUSCA IN THE DEPARTMENT

OF GEOLOGY. Part I. The Australasian Tertiary Mollusca. By George F. HARRIS. 8vo., xxvi and 407 pp., with 8 plates representing nearly 100 specimens ; cloth, 108








8. d.


1 Agassiz. Nomenclator Zoologicus, continens Nomina Systematica Generum

Animalium tam viventium quam fossilium. Auctore L. AGASSIZ.
4to., half calf

Soloduri, 1842-46 0 18 0 ? Agriculture. "SHARROCK (R.). The History of the Propagation & Improve

ment of Vegetables by the concurrence of Art and Nature
Sm. 8vo., calf

1660 0 5 0 With Arthur Young's bookplate. 3 Aikis (A.). Manual of Mineralogy. 1815-Werner's Nomenclature of

Colours. Coloured specimens. 1814-in 1 vol., 12mo., russia 1814-15 0 7 0 Alpine. WHYMPER (Edw.). Scrambles amongst the Alps, in 1860-69. 8vo., maps and illustrations ; cloth gilt

1871 2 2 0 Angling and Fishing: 5 [Brookes (Dr. R.)]. The Art of Angling, Rock and Sea-Fishing, etc.

12mo., illustrated with 133 cuts ; FIRST EDITION ; old calf J. Watts, 1740 1 16 0 6 COMPLETE TROLLER (The), or, the Art of Trolling ... By a Lover of the Sport. 12mo., calf, rare

1682 5 0 0 7 a reprint of the same, 12mo., hf. bd.

1682 (cir. 1800) 0 15 0 8 DUBRAVIUS. A New Booke of good Husbandry, very pleasaunt, and

of great profite both for Gentlemen and Yomen : Conteining The
Order and maner of making of Fish-pondes, with the breeding
of the Carpe, Tench, Pike, and Troute, and diuerse kindes of other
Fresh-fish. Written in Latine by Ianus Dubrauius, and translated
into English at the speciall request of George Churchey ... Imprinted
at London by William White, dwelling in Cow-lane. 1599. Sm. 4to.,
black letter, with woodcut initials; half morocco, VERY RARE

1599 20 0 0 9 Watson (J.). Sketches of British Sporting Fishes. 8vo., cloth (pub. 38 60)

1890 0 2 0 Anthropology: 10 BERTILLON (A.). Signaletic Instructions including the Theory and

Practice of Anthropometrical Identification, translated by McClaughry.
8vo., numerous plates ; half morocco

Chicago, 1896076 11 PICKERING (C.). The Races of Man and their Geographical Distribution. Roy. 4to., coloured plates, cloth

Boston, United States Exploring Expedition, 1848 2 5 0 12 BELON. Les OBSERVATIONs de plvsievrs singvlaritez et choses memor

ables, trouuées en Grece, Asie, Judée, Egypte, Arabie, & autres pays
estranges, redigées en trois liures. Par Pierre Belon du Mans
Sm. 4to., FIRST EDITION; woodcuts and ornamental woodcut initials ;
yellow morocco, gilt edges ; SCARCE

Paris, 1553 4 4 0 13 the Second Edition. Sm. 4to., old calf

1555 1.8 0 13*BLUNDEVIL (Mr.), his Exercises, contayning Eight treatises : Cosmographie, Astronomie, Navigation.

Stout sm. 4to., seventh edition ; folding plates ; original calf

1636 1 10 0



Botany: see also the June List.
14 De L'OBEL (Matthiæ) in G. Rondelletii . . . Pharmaceuticam

Officinam Animadversiones Sm. folio, many fine woodcuts; old
gilt calf ; with Ld. Petre's bookplate

1605 1 16 0 15 DILLWYN (L. W.). British Confervæ; or Figures and Descriptions of the

British Plants referred by Botanists to the Genus Conferva. 4to.,
more than 100 coloured plates ; hf. bd.; Cork Institution stamp on

1809 1 0 0 16 Bauhinus. Caspari Bavhini .. Theatri Botanici sive Historiæ Plant

ex vetervm et recentiorvm placitis propriaq. observatione
concinnatæ Liber Primvs Editus opera & cura Io. Casp. Baohini.
Folio, many woodcuts; old calf

Basilece, 1658 0 10 @ 16*BEDDOME (R. H.). Handbook to the Ferns of British India, Ceylon, and

the Malay Peninsula. Post 8vo., numerous plates and illustrations in
the text ; cloth

Calcutta, 1883 0 10 6 Bedford (Duke of). Publications and Privately Printed

17 HORTUS GRAMINEUS WOBURNENSIS: or, an Account of the Results of

Experiments on the Produce and Nutritive Qualities of different
Grasses and other Plants used as the Food of the more valuable
Domestic Animals. By G. SINCLAIR. Roy. 8vo., numerous coloured
plates; hf. bd.

1825 0 15 17* HORTUS ERICÆUS WOBURNENSIS: or a Catalogue of Heaths, in the

Collection of the Duke of Bedford. Roy. 4to., 2 vignettes, 2 views,
2 plans, and 6 coloured plates ; hf. bd.

privately printed, 1825 2 10 0 18 SALICTUM WOBURNENSE: or, a Catalogue of Willows, indigenons

and foreign, in the Collection of the Duke of BEDFORD. [By J. FORBES).
Impl. 8vo., frontispiece and nearly 150 coloured plates; half green

privately printed, 1829 14 09

Only 50 copies were produced.
19 HORTUS WOBURNENSIS, a Descriptive Catalogue of upwards of Six

Thousand Ornamental Plants cultivated at Woburn Abbey. By
J. Forbes. Royal 8vo., 24 plates (many being coloured) of views of the
estate, and plans and details of forcing houses, green houses, etc. ; half
green morocco

1833 1 10 0 The above have the Library stamp “Russell Institution" on the title. 20 PINETUM WOBURNENSE: or a Catalogue of the CONIFEROUS PLANTS

in the Collection of the Duke of BEDFORD, at Woburn Abbey. [By
J. FORBES]. Impl. 8vo., frontispiece, and 68 (1467 and 10 lis)
coloured plates ; boards, uncut

privately printed, 1839 12 12

Only 100 copies were produced.
21 Britton and Brown's ILLUSTRATED FLORA of the N. United States, Canada

and the British Possessions. Vol. I. Royal 8vo., with 4000 illus-
trations ; cloth

New York, 1897 0 16 0 Vols. II and III will appear this year. 21*CATALOGUS PLANTARUM, a Catalogue of Trees, Shrubs, Plants,

and Flowers, both Exotic and Domestic, which are propagated for
sale in the Gardens near London. By a Society of Gardeners.
Royal folio, fine frontispiece engraved by Fletcher (consisting of a View
of a Garden with figures in the foreground), and 21 coloured plates ; in
the original half binding


5 O Ú Coloured copies are exceedingly rare. 22 Clusius. Caroli Clysi ... Rariorym Plantarvm Historia . . . Folio,

with an engraved title and a very large number of fine woodcuts; in an
old stamped binding (mended)

Antverpiæ, ex Officina Plantiniana, apud Joannem Moretum, 1601


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