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450 GAYTON (Edmund). Pleasant Notes upon Don Quixot. Sm. folio, several
leaves at the beginning wormed; old calf

451 [GENEST (John)]. Some Account of the English Stage, from the
Restoration in 1660 to 1830. 10 vols., 8vo., very fine clean copy in the
original cloth, uncut

452 GODFREY OF BULLOIGNE: or the Recovery of
English Heroical Verse, by EDWARD FAIRFAX.
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"A work of great labour and research, which forms the basis of most exact
knowledge concerning the stage. Few books of reference are equally trustworthy, the
constant investigation to which it has been subjected having brought to light few
errors and none of grave importance."—Dictionary of National Biography.


453 GRAMMONT. Memoirs of the Life of Count de Grammont: containing, in
particular, the Amourous Intrigues of the Court of England in the
Reign of King Charles II. Translated from the French by Mr. Boyer
. . . 8vo., calf neat, red edges

Jerusalem. Done into
Together with the life

454 GRAY'S ODES, First Edition. (Half title:) | ODES | BY | Mr. GRAY. |
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state as when issued, the sheets loosely stitched together without a wrapper.
comprises the splendidly resonant Progress of Poesy, perhaps the poet's really greatest
work, and The Bard. Besides being the first edition of the Pindaric Odes, it has also
the distinction of being the first work issued by the Strawberry Hill Press.

155 GREENE (ROBERT). COMPLETE WORKS in Prose and Verse (with Life)
for the first time collected and edited with Notes and Illustrations by
Alexander B. Grosart. 15 vols. post 8vo., with a facsimile of Greene's
handwriting, cloth
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456 HALLAM (Henry). Introduction to the Literature of Europe, in the
15th, 16th, and 17th centuries. 4 vols., 8vo., calf gilt, gilt edges, by
Clarke and Bedford

View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages. Eighth
edition. 2 vols., 8vo., calf gilt, marbled edges

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Constitutional History of England from the accession of Henry VII
to the death of George II. Fourth edition. 2 vols., 8vo., calf gilt,
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Letter-Book of Gabriel Harvey, A.D. 1573-1580. Edited by
E. J. L. SCOTT. Sm. 4to., cloth
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100 HAYWARD. Annals of the first 4 years of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth,
by Sir John Hayward. Edited from a MS.. by John BRUCE.
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461 HAZLITT (W. Carew). English Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases collected
from the most authentic sources, alphabetically arranged and annotated.
8vo., xxx and 505 pp.; cloth


Edition limited to 350 copies.

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403 HOOKHAM (M. A.). The Life and Times of Margaret of Anjou, Queen
of England and France. 2 vols., 8vo., pp. xii, 435, xii, 446, and
portraits; cloth
464 [HOPE (Thomas)]. ANASTASIUS: or, Memoirs of a Greek, written at the
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462 HERRICK (Robert). The Hesperides, and Noble Numbers; edited by
Alfred Pollard, with a Preface by A. C. Swinburne. Revised Edition.
2 vols. 12mo., with portrait; fancy cloth The Muses Library, 1898 0 7 6


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465 HIGDEN'S POLYCRONICON. Fol. 1a, title:) | poly-
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englysshe tongue (Then follows the text, commencing on fol.
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466 JOHNSON (Rhard) [The Crown Garland of Golden Roses]. 12mo.,

soiled and wanting leaves 1-3 and 56-64; black morocco


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468 BOSWELL (James). Life of Samuel Johnson. Eighth edition, revised and augmented. 4 vols. 8vo., with portrait and facsimiles; half calf gilt 1816 469 KEATS (John). Poems, edited by G. Thorne Drury with an Introduction by Robert Bridges. 2 vols. 12mo., with portrait, fancy cloth

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473 LANDOR (Walter Savage). | POEMS FROM THE | ARABIC and PERSIAN; |
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Theodosius: or, The Force of Love, a
Mithridates, King of Pontus, a Tragedy


Sophonisba or, Hannibal's Overthrow,
a Tragedy


The Duke of Guise. A Tragedy.
Written by Mr. Dryden and Mr. Lee

Oedipus a Tragedy. The Authors
Mr. Dryden and Mr. Lee


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41 LOLLARD DOCTRINES. An Apology for the Lollard Doctrines attributed to
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42 MACAULAY (T. B.). The History of England from the Accession of
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477 LAPPENBERG (J. M.). History of England under the Anglo-Saxon Kings, translated by Thorpe. 2 vols., 8vo., cloth 1845 478 LEE (Nathaniel). A Collection of his Plays. 11 vols., sm. 4to., fine large copies, uniformly half bound in calf neat 1675-87 500


The Tragedy of Nero. First Edition


Gloriana, or the Court of Augustus
Cæsar. First Edition
Cæsar Borgia, a Tragedy. First Edition
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Brutus, a Tragedy. First Edition 1681
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485 MILTON (John). The Works of Iohn Milton in verse and prose, printed from the original editions, with a life of the author by the Rev. John Mitford. 8 vols., 8vo., portrait, and facsimile of the agreement for Paradise Lost; calf antique, gilt edges 1867 486 MIRROR FOR MAGISTRATES. | A | MIROVR | FOR MAGISTRATES: | BEING A TRVE CHRONICLE HISTORIE OF THE VNTIMELY falles of such vnfortunate Princes and men of note, as haue happened since the first entrance of Brute | into this Iland, vntill this our latter Age. | NEWLY ENLARGED WITH A LAST part, called A Winter nights Vision, being an addition of such Tragedies, especially famous, as are exempted in the former Historie, with a Poem annexed, called Englands Eliza. | (Here a device) | AT LONDON | Imprinted by Felix Kyngston. | 1610. |

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the top of the Title- Page-G. L. Way, 1782."

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488 MONASTERIES. Three chapters of Letters relating to the SUPPRESSION OF MONASTERIES. Edited by THOMAS WRIGHT. Sm. 4to., cloth

Camden Soc. 1843 489 MONTAIGNE. Essays of Michael Seigneur de Montaigne, Translated into English by Charles Cotton. The Seventh Edition. 3 vols., 8vo., old calf


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491 MORE (Sir Thomas). | UTOPIA: | Written in Latin by Sir THOMAS
MORE, CHANCELLOR OF ENGLAND: | Translated into English. |
LONDON, Printed for Richard Chiswell; and to be sold by George
Powell . | . . . | . . . 1685.

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493 MUNCHAUSEN. The Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen. Illus

trated by William Strang and J. B. Clark, with an Introduction by
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492 MOXON (Joseph). MECHANICK EXERCISES. (Vol. I, title:) |
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Most Excellent Majesty. | LONDON. | Printed for Joseph Moxon. 1683. [
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Joseph Moxon...|......LONDON. | Printed for Joseph Moxon
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494 NASHE (THOMAS). COMPLETE WORKS for the first time collected and

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499 PASTON LETTERS (The), 1422-1509 A.D. A reprint of the edition of

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[PEACOCK (T. L.)]. Rhododaphne: or the Thessalian Spell. A Poem.


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501 PEELE (George). Works. Edited by A. H. Bullen. 2 vols., 8vo.,



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