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Literary History and Biography, Reviews, Chalcography, etc.

The Reviews, and Literary Journals are placed at the end of this Class.

ACHARD, Cours de Bibliographie, ou la Science | AMES'S Typographical Antiquities, or an Historidu Bibliothécaire, 3 vols. 8vo. calf gilt, 10s 6d Marseille, 1806-7

ADELUNG'S Historical Sketch of Sanscrit Literature, translated from the German, with numerous Additions and Corrections, 8vo. cloth bds. 78 Oxford, 1832 the same, 8vo. printed on extra thick paper, (only ten copies printed) hf. bd. morocco, uncut, 10s 6d ib. 1832

Mithridates, containing a List of Lexicographical Works in all Languages and Dialects.-See page 381.

ADLER (J. G. C.) Bibliotheca Biblica Wurtenbergensium Ducis, olim Lorckiana, 5 parts in I vol. 4to. neat, 15s Altona, 1787

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A bibliographical account of Bibles, and biblical literature in all Languages. AGOSTINI Notizie istorico-critiche intorno la vita, e le Opere degli Scrittori Viniziani, 2 vols. 4to. hf. russia, 18s Venezia, 1752 AIKIN'S Biographical Dictionary. - See English Books.

AIMERICHII (M.) Specimen veteris Romanæ Literaturæ deperditæ vel adhuc latentis, 2 vols. in 1, 4to. sd. 12s. Ferrara, 1784

"There is a great mass of erudition in this work, which is designed to give an idea of Roman literature from the foundation of the city to the death of the Emperor Honorius. It includes also accounts of the most celebrated Libraries; the Pronunciation of the Romans, their manner of writing, &c."-Monthly Review. Novum Lexicon historicum et criticum antiquæ Romanæ Litteraturæ deperditæ, vel latentis, ac Romanorum eruditorum, etc. 8vo. sd. 12s Bassani, 1787 ALLACCI, Drammaturgia, accresciuta e continuata fino all' anno 1755, 4to. vellum, 10s 6d Venezia, 1755 ALLAN of Darlington.-Catalogue of Books and Tracts printed at the Private Press of, sm. 8vo. sa. 4s Newcastle, 1818 ALMELOVEEN Bibliotheca promissa et latens, 18mo. calf, scarce, 3s 6d Gaude, 1688 AMERICA.-RICH's Catalogue of Books relating to, from the earliest period to 1700, 8vo. cloth, 16s 1832

Bibliotheca Americana Nova, a Catalogue of Books relating to America, including Voyages round the World, and Collections of Voyages and Travels, printed from 1701 to 1834, 2 vols. 8vo. cloth, £1. 12s 1846

Bibliothèque Américaine; ou Catalogue des
Ouvrages relatifs à l'Amérique qui ont paru
depuis sa Découverte jusqu'à An 1700, par
H. Ternaux, 8vo. sd. 7s 6d Paris, 1837

cal Account of the Origin and Progress of Printing, in Great Britain and Ireland, containing Memoirs of our ancient Printers, and a Register of Books printed by them from 1471 to 1600; considerably augmented by Herbert, 3 vols. royal 4to. portraits and plates, neat in russia, marbled edges, £3. 3s 1785-90

the same, 3 vols. 4to. with Manuscript Notes and Corrections in the part relating to Scotland, from GEO. CHALMERS' LIBRARY, broken binding, £2. 12s 6d


the same, 3 vols. interleaved and bound in 6, royal 4to. CONTAINING A VAST QUANTITY OF CURIOUS AND IMPORTANT MANUSCRIPT ADDITIONS AND CORRECTIONS BY HERBERT HIMSELF; evidently prepared for a new edition, neat in russia, uncut, £12. 12s 1785-90

A portion only of the first volume of this Collection has been used by Dr. Dibdin in his new edition. The remainder has not been used by any Bibliographer. As Dr. Dibdin's work is now not likely to be completed, this collection of materials becomes the more important, and should be secured for some public library.

"A very valuable and accurate work, and as honourable to the British nation as to the deep critical researches of the original compiler, Mr. Ames, and his continuator, Mr. Herbert."-Dr. Clarke. enlarged by Dr. Dibdin-See Dibdin.

ANDRES (Giovanni) dell' Origine, Progressi e Stato attuale di ogni Litteratura, 20 vols. in 7, 8vo. hf. bd. calf, £2. 12s 6d Prato, 1806 the same, 22 vols. 8vo. (the first much stained), hf. bd. calf, £1. 10s Venezia, 1783-1800 the same, 8 vols. in 9, royal 4to. fine copy in Italian vellum, £5. 5s Roma, 1808-17

"A classical work upon universal literature, the completion of which has fully answered the high expectations formed at the publication of the first volume."


"The honour of first accomplishing a comprehensive synopsis of literary history in a more regular form, was the reward of Andres, a Spanish Jesuit, who, after the dissolution of his order, passed the remainder of his life in Italy. This work is an extraordinary performance, embracing both ancient and modern literature in its full extent, and, in many parts, with little assistance from any former publication of the kind. It is far better known on the Continent than in England, where I have not frequently seen it quoted; nor do I believe it is common in our private libraries."-Hallam. Origen, Progressos, y estado actual de toda la literatura, 8 vols. royal 8vo. hf. bd. calf, £1. 8s Madrid, 1784

This Spanish translation is made by the brother of the author, and has some additions respecting Spanish Literature.


nish calf, £3. 3s

Matriti, Ibarra, 1788

ANTONII (Nic.) Bibliotheca Hispana Vetus et | BALEI Scriptorum Illustrium Majoris Anglie e Nova, cura Bayerii, 4 vols. folio, neat in Spa- Scotia Catalogus, 2 vols. in 1, folio, very RA in old calf gilt (from Lord Anson's Library fine copy, £5. 5s Basilia, 1557-59 the same, 2 vols. in 1, fine clean copy, wanting title, old calf, £3. 13s 6d ib. 1557-59

"The master-key to unlock the treasures of Spanish Literature."-Dibdin.

ARGELATI (P.) Bibliotheca Scriptorum Mediolanensium, seu Acta et Elogia Virorum omnigena Eruditione illustrium, qui in Metropoli Insubriæ, Oppidisque circumjac. orti sunt; add. Literariis Monumentis post eorumdem obitum relictis, aut ab aliis memoriæ traditis: præmitt. Saxii Historia Literario-Typographica Mediolanensi, ab anno 1465, ad annum 1500, 4 vols. folio, hf. bd. uncut, £2. 28 Mediol. 1745 Bibliotheca degli Volgarizzatori, che scrissero in Lingue Morte prima del Secolo XV, coll' addizioni di A. T. Villa, 5 vols. in 3, 4to. neat vellum, 18s Milano, 1767 ARMENIAN LITERATURE-NEUMANN (K. F.) Versuch einer Geschichte der Armenischen Literatur, nach den Werken der Mechitaristen, 8vo. sd. 7s 6d Leipzig, 1836 ARNETT'S Inquiry into the Nature and Form of the Books of the Ancients; with a History of the Art of Bookbinding, 12mo. 30 plates, cloth bds. 7s 6d


On the Art of Bookbinding, 12mo. cloth, 6s ASHER'S Bibliographical Essay on the Collection of Voyages and Travels published by Levinus Hulsius, from 1598 to 1660, sm. 4to. bds. 7s Berlin, 1839 AUDIFFREDI (J. B.) Catalogus Historico-Criticus Romanarum Editionum Sæculi XV.-Ejusd. Specimen Hist. Crit. Editionum Italicarum Sæculi XV. 2 vols. royal 4to. hf. bd. calf, uncut, from the library of the Duke of Sussex, £1. 8s Roma, 1783-94

the same, 2 vols. 4to. neat in russia, uniform, (Mr. Heber's copy, who appears to have paid upwards of £7. 7s for it), £2. 2s

"These are productions of very great importance to the Bibliographer. Audiffredi appears to have had access to the first libraries in Italy; and his care, accuracy, and research, entitle him to a superiority over all his predecessors. These two volumes should be in every bibliographical collection. They are rare and dear."- Dibdin.

BAILLET (Adrien) Jugemens des Savans sur les principaux Ouvrages des Auteurs ; avec l'Anti

Baillet par Ménage : revûs, corrigés, et aug-
mentés par De la Monnoye, 8 vols. 4to. LARGE
PAPER, fine set in old French red morocco, gilt
edges, by De Rome, £4. 4s Par. 1722-30

Jugemens des Savans, par De la Monnoye;
avec l'Anti-Baillet par Ménage; et Gibert,
Jugemens sur les Auteurs qui ont traité de la
Rhétorique, 17 vols. 12mo. very neat and gilt,
Amst. 1725

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"Baillet's Jugemens des Savans, edited by De la Monnoye, is one of those works with which no man, fond of typographical and bibliographical pursuits, can comfortably dispense."-Dibdin. BAKER, JONES, and REED's Biographia Dramatica; containing Historical and Critical Memoirs, and original Anecdotes of British and Irish Dramatic Writers, with an Alphabetical List of all the Plays in the English Language, accompanied by Observations, together with an Introductory View of the Rise and Progress of the British Stage, 4 vols. in 2, 8vo. russia extra, marbled edges, £1. 4s 1812

BALBI'S (A.) Essai statistique sur les Bibliothèques de Vienne, 8vo. sd. 5s Paris, 1835

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the same, 2 vols. in 1, bds. edges cut, 5s "A profoundly learned work."-Peignot. Epistola de celeberrimo Codice Tacticorum Bibl. Laurent. 8vo. bds. 2s Florentia, 1766 BARBACOVI, Literary History of Italy, until the Formation of the Modern Italian_Language, sm. 8vo. cloth, 3s 6d Edinb. 1835

BARBIER (A. A.) Dictionnaire des Ouvrages

Anonymes et Pseudonymes, composés, traduits,
ou publiés en Français, avec les Noms des Au-
teurs, Traducteurs, et Editeurs; les Anonymes
Latins; accompagné de Notes Historiques et
Critiques, 4 vols. 8vo. last and best edit. (sells
at 31) bds. £1. 11s 6d
Paris, 1822-27

the same, 4 vols. calf, £2.2s ib. 1822-27

"Ouvrage le plus considérable, le plus detaillé, et le plus instructif, qui ait paru sur les anomymes. Il n'est pas possible de répandre plus d'érudition dans un ouvrage de cette nature; les notes nombreuses et savantes annoncent des recherches immenses."-Peignot.

Dissertation sur soixante Traductions Françaises, de l'Imitation de Jésus-Christ, 12mo. very neat, 4s Paris, 1812 et Beauvais, Dictionnaire Historique, ou Biographie Universelle, Classique, etc.; ouvrage entièrement neuf, 12 parts in 3 vols. 8vo. new and elegant in russia, marbled edges, £2.8s Paris, 1829

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Printed in very small but clear type, in one series of paging, to form "UN SEUL VOLUME DE 3500 PAGES," if any one chooses to bind it so. It is the best and most comprehensive Biographical Dictionary extant, excepting the Biographie Universelle. The Bibliographical part is compiled by Barbier.

et Desessarts Nouvelle Bibliothèque d'un homme de goût, contenant des jugemens tirés des journaux les plus connus, et des Critiques les plus estimés, sur les meilleurs ouvrages qui ont paru dans tous les genres, tant en France que chez l'Etranger jusqu'à ce jour, 5 vols. 8vo. very neat in calf, £1. 5s Paris, 1808-10

the same, 5 vols. 8vo. French calf extra, BARBOSA MACHADO (Diego) Bibliotheca Lu£1. 10s Paris, 1808-10

sitana, na qual se comprehende a Noticia dos Authores Portuguezes, et das Obras que compuseraon, 4 vols. folio, very neat, £10.10s Lisboa, 1741-59

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BARETTI'S (Giu.) Italian Library, containing an
Account of the Lives and Works of the most
valuable Authors of Italy, 8vo. calf, 5s

London, 1757
BARTOLOCCII (Jul.) Bibliotheca Magna Rab-
binica; de Scriptoribus et Scriptis Rabbinicis,
ordine alphabetico Hebraicè et Latinè digestis,
ed. C. J. Imbonatus, 4 vols.-Imbonati Biblio-
theca Latino-Hebraica, sive de Scriptoribus
Latinis, qui contra Judæos vel de Re Hebraica
utrumque scripsere-5 vols. folio, old vellum,
14s 6d
Roma, 1675-94
for the Supplementary Vol. separately-See


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BAUER (J. J.) Bibliotheca Librorum Rariorum
Universalis, cum Supplemento, 6 vols. 8vo. hf.
bd. 16s
Nürnb. 1770-74

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"I exhort the reader to seize hold of a work (whenever it comes across him-which will be rarely) entitled Bibliotheca Librorum Rariorum Universalis, by J. J. Bauer. It is an alphabetical Dictionary, like Vogt's, of rare books. The descriptions are compendious, and the references respectable, and sometimes numerous. My copy of this rare and dear book cost me £5 58."-Dibdin's Bibliomania.

BAYLE, DICTIONNAIRE HISTORIQUE et Critique, corrigée et augmentée par Prosper Marchand, 4 vols. folio, best edition, with the two Lives of David, old calf, £2. 12s 6d Rotterd. 1720 | the same, with both Lives of David, 4 vols. folio, fine copy, in Dutch calf, £4. 4s ib. 1720 the same, 4 vols, with both Lives of David, Rott. 1720-Chaufepié, Nouveau Dictionnaire Historique et Critique, pour servir de Supplément à Bayle, 4 vols. Amst. 1750-very neat in calf, nearly uniform, £6. 6s

Dictionnaire Historique et Critique, quatrième, édition, corrigée et augmentée, avec la Vie de l'auteur, par Des Maizeaux, 4 vols. folio, hf. bd. russia, binding cracked, £1. 16s Amst. 1730 Dictionnaire, quatrième edition, 4 vols. Amst. 1730-Chaufepié Nouveau Dictionnaire, 4 vols. Amst. 1750-together 8 vols. folio, very neat in calf, not quite uniform, £5. 15s 6d

Dictionnaire Historique et Critique, corrigée et augmentée, avec la Vie de l'auteur, par Des Maizeaux, 4 vols. folio, old calf, £2. 12s 6d Amst. 1740 le même, 4 vols. Amst. 1740 - Chaufepié, Nouveau Dictionnaire, 4 vols. ib. 1750 Marchand Dictionnaire Historique, 2 vols. in 1, La Haye, 1758-together 10 vols. in 9, folio, fine uniform set, in calf gilt, by Clarke, £10. 10s BAYLE, Dictionnaire Historique et Critique, augm. de Notes extr. de Chaufepié, Joly, la Monnoye, Le Clerc, La Duchat, Prosper Marchand, etc. (par Beuchot), 16 vols. 8vo. uncut, £3. 16s Paris, 1820 BAYLE'S HISTORICAL AND CRITICAL DICTIONARY, by Des Maizeaux, 5 vols. folio, best edition, old calf, £5. London, 1734-7 the same, 5 vols. folio, fine copy, brown calf extra, £6. 16s 6d BAYLE'S Historical and Critical Dictionary, with large additions: published under the title of 'A General Historical and Critical Dictionary,' by the Rev. J. Birch and others, 10 vols. folio, hf. bd. yellow morocco, uncut, arms gilt on sides, fine set, £7. 10s Lond. 1734-41

BAYLE'S Historical and Critical Dictionary, with large additions, 10 vols. folio, old calf, russia backs, neatly gilt, £8. Lond. 1734-41 "Gibbon's eulogy of Bayle is at once concise and just, and no one read him or loved him more than the eulogist himself. Bayle was a man of immense but desultory reading, of a subtle understanding, and of indomitable patience and industry. His Dictionary is a Cornucopia of flowers-bright, blooming, and captivating."-Dibdin.

"Bayle's Dictionary is a very useful work for those to consult, who love the bibliographical part of literature, which is what I love most." Dr. Johnson.-(Boswell's Life, i. 333. BELLARMINUS (Card.) de Script. Eccles.-See Greek and Latin Miscellanies.

BELOE'S Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books, 6 vols. 8vo. (pub. at £3. 8s) neatly hf. bd. russia, marbled edges, £1. 7s 1807-12 the same, 6 vols. 8vo. very neat in calf, £1. 11s 6d 1807-12 Sexagenarian; or Recollections of a Literary Life, 2 vols. 8vo. very neat in calf gilt, 14s 1818 the same, 2 vols. 8vo. with the names inserted in MS. very neat in calf, marbled edges, 16s 1817 the same, 2 vols. 8vo. with the names inserted in MS. calf extra, gilt edges, by Smith, 18s 1817 BERINGTON'S (Rev. Joseph) Literary History of the Middle Ages, 4to (pub. at £2. 2s in bds.) hf. bd. calf, 9s 1814

the same, 4to. hf. bd. calf, uncut, 10s 6d 1814 BERKENHOUT'S (Dr. John) Biographia Literaria, containing Lives of English, Scottish, and Irish Authors, (from the beginning of the Fifth to the end of the Sixteenth Century,) 4to. neat, 15s 1777

"A judicious and useful compilation."

Lowndes' Bibl. Manual. BIBLICAL Literature and Bibliography-See Adler -Cotton-Eichhorn- Lelong-Lewis-MeyerOrme-Panzer-Townley-Zorn.

BIBLIOGRAFIA od Elenco ragionato delle Opere contenute nella Collezione de' Classici Italiani, 8vo. calf extra, gilt edges, 10s 6d

Milano, 1814

This gives a detailed account of all the editions of the Italian writers published by the Classico-typographical Society of Milan, as well as of the principal early


BIBLIOGRAPHIE Agronomique, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Ouvrages sur l'Economie Rurale et Domestique et sur l'Art Vétérinaire: suivie de Notices biographiques, (par M. de MussePathay) 8vo. sd. 7s Par. 1810 BIBLIOTHECA Anglo-Poetica, or a Descriptive Catalogue of a rare and rich Collection of Early English Poetry, (formerly) in the possession of Longman & Co., illustrated by occasional Extracts and Remarks, Critical and BiographiBIBLIOTHECA Bernensis Librorum typis edical, (by A. F. Griffith,) royal 8vo. £1. 5s 1815 torum Catalogus, cum Supplemento, (redegit J. R. Sinner,) 3 vols. Berna, 1764-67-Sinner (J. R.) Catalogus Codicum MSS. Bibliothecæ Bernensis, annotationibus criticis illustratus, plates of fac-similes, ib. 1760—Ejusdem Syllabus Cod. MSS. ib. 1773-together 5 vols. 8vo. hf. BIBLIOTHECA Critica Nova, edentibus Bake, hd. and sd. scarce, l5s Geel, Hamaker, et Peerlkamp, &c. Vol. 4, 8vo. sd. 6s Lugd. Bat. 1828 Selecta Historiæ-Ecclesiasticæ cum veteris tum novi Testamenti, 8vo. limp veilum, 5s Venetiis, 1776

BIBLIOTHEQUE ITALIQUE, ou Histoire Lit- | BOECLERI de Scriptoribus Græcis et Latinis, ab téraire d'Italie, (par Bourguet, De Ruchat, De Bochat, etc.) 18 vols. in 9, 12mo. complete, calf neat, (Garrick's copy, with his book-plate) £1. 5s Genève, 1728-34 BIOGRAPHIA BRITANNICA, or Lives of the most eminent Persons who have flourished in Great Britain and Ireland, from the earliest ages to the present time, in the manner of Bayle, 7 vols. folio, neat in calf, £5. 5s Lond. 1747-66 "An indispensable work in every English historical library."-Lowndes.

the same, enlarged by Dr. Kippis, but completed only to the beginning of the letter F. 5 vols. folio, neat, £3. 13s 6d ib. 1778-93 "An exceedingly valuable work, which it is necessary to possess as well as the former."-Lowndes.

the same, completed to the end of the Alphabet by the addition of the five latter volumes, (taken from the previous edition,) together 10 vols. folio, very neat in calf, gilt leaves, £6. 16s 6d ib. 1778-93-50-66

BIOGRAPHICAL Dictionary of the Living

Authors of Great Britain and Ireland, with a List of their Works, 8vo. (pub. at 14s) bds. 5s1816 BIOGRAPHIE UNIVERSELLE, ancienne et moderne, ou Histoire, par ordre alphabétique, de la Vie de tous les hommes qui se sont fait remarquer par leurs Ecrits, leurs Actions, &c. ouvrage entièrement neuf, rédigé par une Société de Gens de Lettres, 52 vols. 8vo. sd. £10. 10s Paris, 1811-28

the same, 52 vols. 8vo. new calf gilt, contents ettered, £18. 18s

the same, LARGE PAPER, 52 vols. royal 8vo. sd. £14. 14s

The Biographie Universelle, which has an equal

claim to be called Bibliographie Universelle, is the best and most extensive work of the kind ever produced, and is absolutely necessary in every good library. Dibdin says of it: "I WILL LET NO WELL-EDUCATED YOUNG MAN REST TILL HE SECURE A COPY."

"Coincident nearly in order of time, but more distinguished in merit, is the Biographie Universelle. The eminent names appended to a large proportion of the names contained in its fifty-two volumes, are vouchers for the ability and erudition it displays. I must speak respectfully of a work to which I owe so much, and without which, probably, I should never have undertaken the present."-Hallam's Lit. Hist. BIOGRAPHY-See D'Alembert-Ladvocat-Marchand


BLACKWALL'S Introduction to the Classics, 12mo. calf, 2s 6d 1746 BLOUNT (Sir T. Pope) Censura Celebriorum Authorum, folio, with some MS. additions by PROF. TYDEMANN, neat in vellum, 15s Londini, 1690 the same, 4to. (1070 pp.) neat, vellum, 7s 6d Geneva, 1694 "This volume is a very convenient accession to any scholar's library."—Hallam.

"An erudite work, much esteemed by the curious." Lowndes.

bds. 15s

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BODONI (Giamb. Tipografo Italiano) Vita e Catalogo Cronologico delle sue edizio, 2 4to. Parma, 1816 Manuale Tipografico, 2 vols. royal 4to. LARGE VELLUM PAPER, portrait, containing upwards of 250 specimens of type, (pub. at 150 francs) bds. £1. 16s Parma, 1818

"Ce livre magnifique offre les échantillons de plus de 250 caractères différents, tant latins que grecs, russes, orientaux, et autres caractères étrangers, avec leurs italiques, majuscules, chiffres, signes typographiques et ornements de tous genres qui y correspondent."



Homero ad initium sæculi XVI. 12mo, interleaved, neat, 2s Utrajecti, 1700 BOOKBINDING-See Arnett-Denina-Horne. BOOKSELLERS.-Dr. Salter's Case against Mr. Payne, bookseller, the Names filled up in Manuscript, 8vo. hf. bd. uncut, from the libraries of Bindley and Mr. Heber, (prob. unique) 7s fid BOSWELL'S (J.) Method of Study; or an useful Library, two parts in 1 vol. 8vo. calf, 2s 6d London, 1738 BOSWORTH'S Scandinavian Literature, with short Chronological Specimens of the old Danish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish, and a notice of the Dalecarlian and Ferroe Dialects, royal 8vo. cloth bds. 4s 6d ib. 1836

BOUCHER de la Richarderie (G.) Bibliothèque Universelle des Voyages, ou Notice compète et raisonnée de tous les Voyages anciens et modernes, classés par Ordre de Pays; avec des Extraits des Voyages les plus estimés de chaque Pays, et des Jugemens motivés sur les Relations anciennes qui ont le plus de célèbrité, 6 vols. 8vo. hf. bd. russia, marbled edges, £1. 11s 6d Par. 1808

the same, 6 vols. hf. bd. calf, £1. 4s
the same, 6 vols. calf gilt, £1. 11s 6d
the same, 6 vols. in 3, very neat in russia, (from
Mr. Heber's library) £1. 11s 6d

"A work of considerable interest, executed with care and minuteness. Boucher has deserved well' of the book world, by this truly valuable, and almost indispensable performance."-Dibdin.

BOUTERWEK'S Geschichte der Poesie und Beredsamkeit, in Italien, Spanien, Portugal, Frankreich, England and Deutschland, vom 13ten bis zum 18ten Jahrhundert, 12 vols. 8vo. (pub. at 21 dollars) German bds. lettered, £2. 5s

Göttingen, 1801-19 the same, 12 vols. in 6, 8vo. hf. bd. calf, very ib. 1801-19 neat, £2. 15s

Volumes 7 and 8 are entirely devoted to the History of English Literature, from the end of the sixteenth century to Burke, Dr. Johnson, Blair, etc.


History of Spanish and Portuguese Literature, translated by Ross, vols. 8vo. (pub. at £1. 4s in bds.) hf. bd. morocco, gilt edges, 14s the same, 2 vols. in 1, 8vo. hf. bd. morocco, uncut, gilt top, 128 1823

Histoire de la Littérature Espagnole, trad. par Muller, 2 vols. 8vo. sd. 6s Paris, 1812 BOYD'S History of Literature; or, the Rise and Progress of Language, Writing and Letters, from the Earliest Ages of Antiquity to the present time, 2 vols. 8vo. cioth bds. 18s


These two volumes comprise the Greek, Roman and Oriental Literature.

BRAUN, Notitia historico-litteraria de Libris ab Artis Typographica Inventione usque ad annum 1500 impressis, parts in 1 vol. 4to. plates, hf. bd. russia, 128 Aug. Vind. 1788-89 the same, 2 vols. in 1, 4to. calf neat, 14s ib. 1788-89

"A scarce and interesting work. Independently of the fidelity of the descriptions, it has eleven plates, exhibiting seventy-six various types used by the first printers."-Horne.


BRUCKERI Historia Critica Philosophia-See p. 318. | BRYDGES' Cimelia; seu Examen criticum Li

"In the general history of Philosophy, omitting a
few older writers, Brucker deserves to lead the way.
Upon the whole he is of eminent usefulness; copious
in his extracts, impartial and candid in his judg-

BRUEGGEMANN'S (L. W.) View of the English
Editions, Translations, and Illustrations of the
ancient Greek and Latin Authors, with Re-
marks, thick 8vo. (850 pp.) calf neat, scarce,
Stettin, 1797
BRUNET, Manuel du Libraire et de l'Amateur de
Livres, 4 vols. 8vo. neat, russia, Par. 1820-
Nouvelles Recherches, ou Supplement,3 vols.-
together 7 vols. bound in 3, 8vo. russia, flexible
backs, £2. 12s 6d

le même, quatrième édition, entièrement
revue par l'auteur, qui y a refondu les Nou-
velles Recherches, et un grand nombre d'autres
recherches, 5 vols. in 10, royal 8vo. sd. £4 16s
ib. 1842-44
BRYAN'S Dict. of Painters and Engravers-See
page 261.
containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of
Old English Books, with original Disquisi-
tions, Articles of Biography, &c. SECOND AND
BEST EDITION, re-arranged and enlarged, with
a general Index, 10 vols. 8vo. (pub. at £12. 12s
and only 100 copies printed) 10 vols. in 5,
8vo. hf. bd. morocco, top edges gilt, £4. 14s
London, 1815
the same, 10 vols. 8vo. neat in russia, marbled
edges, £5. 18s
ib. 1815
BRITISH BIBLIOGRAPHER, 4 vols. 8vo. portraits.
bds. £3. 13s 6d



RESTITUTA; or Titles, Extracts, and Characters of Old English Literature, revived, 4 vols. 8vo. (pub. at £5. 12s) bds. £1. 13s 1814-16

the same, 4 vols. 8vo. hf. bd. uncut, £1. 15s the same, 4 vols. portrait inserted, hf. bd. morocco, uncut, (Haslewood's copy), £2 25

Res Literariæ: Bibliographical and Critical, for Oct. 1820, Jan. 1821, May, 1821, to Feb. 1822, 3 vols. 8vo. complete, (only 75 copies printed, of which only 25 came to England), bds. £2. 15s

Naples, 1821, Rome, 1821, Geneva, 1822
the same, 3 vols. in 2, calf, super extra,
marbled edges, by Lewis, only 25 complete copies
printed, £3. 3s
Naples, 1821, &c.
Complete copies of these 3 vols. have been sold by
auction for ten guineas and upwards.

the same, for Oct. 1820, forming Vol. 1, sd.
ib. 1821


the same, from May 1821 to Feb. 1822, forming Vol. 3, sd. 18s Geneva, 1822 the same, 8vo. calf gilt, uncut, £1. Is ib. 1822

"Its main object is Italian Literature. The bibliography of Italian Poetry is very extensive, and contains many notices of rare volumes, several of which have escaped the researches of the best Italian bibliographers. But French and Genevan literature have also in the third volume their share of attention," &c. Mr. Hanrott's set of the 3 vols. sold for £8. Anti-Critic; containing Literary, not Political, Criticisms and Opinions, royal 8vo. (only 75 copies printed), sd. 18s

Mr. Hanrott's copy sold for £3. 10s.

ib. 1822

brorum, ex Diariis Literariis, linguâ præcipue Gallicâ, ab Anno 1665 usque ad Annum 1792 scriptis, selectum, 8vo. (only 75 copies printed). sd. 188 Geneva, 1823

the same, 8vo. calf extra, marbled edges, £1. ib. 1823

Mr. Hanrott's copy sold for £3. 38, Gnomica: Detached Thoughts, sententious, axiomatic, moral, critical, and bibliographical, 8vo. (only 75 copies printed), bds. £1. ib. 1824

Mr. Haslewood's copy sold for £3. 23. It was not in Mr. Hanrott's collection.

Polyanthea Librorum Vetustiorum, Italicorum, Gallicorum, Hispanicorum, Anglicanorum, et Latinorum, thick 8vo. (only 75 copies printed), bds. 15s ib. 1822

Mr. Hanrott's copy sold for £3. 10s. edition of Phillips's (Milton's Nephew) Theatrum Poetarum Anglicanorum, containing brief Characters of the English Poets, to the year 1675, with additions and notes by Sir E. Brydges, royal 8vo. (only 100 copies printed), sd. 7s 6d ib. 1824

"There is good reason to suppose that Milton threw many additions and corrections in the Theatrum Poetarum, a book published by his nephew, Edward Phillips, in 1673. It contains criticisms far above the taste of that period. Among these is the judgment on Shakspeare, which was not then, I believe, the general opinion; and which perfectly coincides both with the sentiments and words of Milton in L'Allegro; 'Or sweetest Shakspeare, Fancy's child,

Warble his native wood notes wild.""-Warton.

Pierius Valerianus de Litteratorum Infelicitate, curante Brydges, imperial 8vo. LARGE PAPER, (only 25 copies printed), sd. 10s 6d ib. 1821 "Curious, containing many anecdotes not found elsewhere."-Roscoe.

Green Book; a Collection of Biographical Sketches of the eminent Literati of the day, etc. folio, complete, very few printed, cloth bds. 7s BURCKHARD Historia Bibliothecæ Augustæ Wolffenbutteli, 2 vols. 4to. hf. vellum, 10s 6d

Lipsia. CAMPBELL'S (A.) Introduction to the History of Poetry in Scotland, from the beginning of the XIII. Century to the present Time; with a Conversation on Scotish Song: to which are subjoined Songs of the Lowlands of Scotland, carefully compared with the original editions (with Music), and embellished with characteristic Designs by D. Allan, 2 vols. in 1, 4to. calf extra, gilt edges, (the late Mr. Huslewood's copy, who has added some cuttings from Newspapers, &c. illustrative of the subject), £2. 12s 6d Edinb. 1798

the same, 2 vols. in 1, 4to. hf. cf. £1. 11s 6d

ib. 1798 the same, 2 vols. in 1, royal 4to. LARGE PAPER, calf, with the Duke of Roxburgh's Arms on the sides; rare, £2. 18s ib. 1798

"A valuable work containing much interesting matter in a miscellaneous form."-Park. Only 90 copies are said to have been printed, and of these very few on Large Paper. 2 F

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