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6383 MARTIN (Benj. N.). Choice Specimens of American Literature. 8vo.,
another copy, in 2 vols., 8vo., interleaved, with autograph letter of
6387 [MASKELL (W.)]. Selected Centuries of Books from the Library of a
Selected with reference to studying or illustrating Anglo-Saxon language and literature; English ballads; early English and French literature; English Bibles, catechisms, and liturgies; bibliography, palæography, Shakesperiana, etc.
6391 MENDHAM (Rev. Joseph). The Literary Policy of the Church of Rome exhibited, in an Account of her Damnatory Catalogues or Indexes both prohibitory and expurgatory. Second Edition, much enlarged. 8vo., half calf
1830 6392 MIDLETON. A Catalogue of the Library of the Lord Viscount Midleton. 2 vols., sm. folio, MS. of about 300 neatly written pages, arranged alphabetically and in classes; old calf 1761 6393 MILLER. Specimen of a proposed Catalogue of a portion of the Library at Britwell House, Buckinghamshire; collected by the late William Henry Miller. 4to., 24 pp., with a portrait of Sir D. Murray from a private plate, and an autograph inscription of D. Laing; sd.
Only 30 copies printed for private circulation. D. Laing's copy sold for £5. 10s. 6394 MOXON'S MECHANICK EXERCISES or the Doctrine of Handy-Works applied to the Arts of Printing. With Preface and Notes by THEO. L. DE VINNE. 2 vols., roy. 8vo., with numerous plates in facsimile; half 1896
A literal reprint by the Typothetæ of the City of New York of the very scarce first edition. Only 450 copies were produced, all on handmade Holland paper. 6395 NEW SOUTH WALES. Current Supplement to the Catalogue of the Public Library of New South Wales, Sydney, for 1896-97. 4to., sd.
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6396 NICHOLS (John). The Rise and Progress of the Gentleman's Magazine. Svo., with portrait of Edward Cave; bds.
It is a thousand pities the old, venerable and useful Gentleman's Magazine has been turned into a cheap popular shilling Journal. 6397 NICHOLS (John Gough). Historical Notices of the Worshipful Company of Stationers of London. 4to., with 4 plates; cloth 1881 6398 O'CALLAGHAN (E. B.). A LIST of EDITIONS of the HOLY SCRIPTURES, and parts thereof, printed in AMERICA, previous to 1860: with Introduction and Bibliographical Notes. Impl. 8vo., LARGE PAPER; half morocco, uncut Albany, 1861
Impl. 8vo., presentation copy to Archdeacon Cotton by James Lenox, Esq.; with an interesting bibliographical letter from the author to Mr. Lenox; half morocco, uncut
6400 OLD PLAYS. Catalogue of a small but highly interesting Collection of the
The work contains many very valuable details respecting early printed ENGLISH works.
6402 OSBORNE. A Catalogue of a farther Part of the Stock of T. Osborne,
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6404 PALMER (S.). A General History of Printing; from the first Invention
1440 to 1462.
Comprises Book I: Of its Origin, Improvement and Progress by John Faust from 6406 PATENTS for Inventions. Abridgments of Specifications relating to Printing. Sm. 8vo., 631 pages; bds. 1859 6407 PÈNE DU BOIS (Henri). Four Private Libraries of New York; a Contribution to the History of Bibliophilism in America. First Series. Preface by Octave UZANNE. 8vo., printed on Holland paper, with 13 plates, chiefly facsimiles of fine bindings, in colours or gold and colours; fancy cloth New York, 1892 6408 PERKINS. A Catalogue of the Library of Henry Perkins [sold at Hanworth Park, June 3rd-6th, 1873]. Impl. Svo., numerous facsimiles; with prices; half morocco gilt, uncut 6409 PINELLI. A Catalogue of the magnificent and celebrated Library of Maffei Pinelli, comprehending an unparalleled Collection of the Greek, Roman, and Italian Authors from the origin of printing. 8vo., 60 days' sale, with prices in MS.; hf. bd., binding broken
One of the best small libraries of modern times.
1789 6410 POWER (John). A Handy-Book about Books, for Book-Lovers, BookBuyers, and Book-Sellers. 8vo., with 8 plates of facsimiles; fancy boards
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1870 0 5 0
6411 PRICE. Catalogue of the valuable Library of the late Sir Charles Rugge,
the same. Vols. I-XI, 4to., cloth
These volumes comprise Bigmore and Wyman's "Bibliography of Printing,"
4 0 0 3 0
6415 PRYMER (The) or Prayer Book of the Lay People in the Middle Ages in
6416 QUANTIN (A.). Les Origines de l'Imprimerie et son Introduction en
6417 QUARITCH (Bernard). A General Catalogue of Books, arranged in
1868 0 5 0
GENERAL CATALOGUE OF BOOKS, with GENERAL INDEX.
together, 17 vols., impl. 8vo., LARGE PAPER, SCARCE
1887-97 12 12 O
Only 120 copies were printed on Large Paper; the work is now out of print and
A COLLECTION of FACSIMILES from EXAMPLES of HISTORIC or ARTISTIC BOOKBINDING, illustrating the History of Binding as a Branch of the Decorative Arts. Impl. Svo., with 103 superb plates in GOLD and COLOURS by Griggs; half green morocco, gilt top, uncut 1889
EXAMPLES of the ART of BOOK-ILLUMINATION during the MIDDLE AGES. Reproduced in Facsimile. Impl. 8vo., with 113 superb plates in GOLD and COLOURS by Griggs; half green morocco, gilt top, uncut 1889 6421 REED and Fox (late Robert Besley and Co.). A General Specimen of Printing Types. 4to., cloth (1873) 6422 RHODES. Bibliotheca Dramatica. A Catalogue of the entire Dramatic Library of William Barnes Rhodes. 8vo., 10 days' sale, with prices and purchasers' names; half calf
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6423 RIANO (Juan F.). Critical and Bibliographical Notes on Early Spanish
6426 ROXBURGHE. A Catalogue of the Library of John, Duke of Rox-
Forty-five days' sale produced £23,585. 3s 6d.
6428 RUSSELL. Catalogue of the Library of the Rev. John Fuller Russell.
6430 SALE CATALOGUES. Catalogue of the Bibliographical and other Col-
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6431 SAVAGE (William). Practical Hints on Decorative Printing, with Illustrations engraved on Wood and printed in colours at the Type Press. Folio, with numerous plain and coloured plates; half
morocco, g. t. uncut
A Dictionary of the Art of Printing. 8vo., viii and 815 pp., with numerous woodcuts; calf gilt 1841 6433 SENEFELDER (Alois) Inventor of Lithography. A COMPLETE COUrse of LITHOGRAPHY. To which is prefixed a History of Lithography from its origin to the present time. 4to., with portrait and specimens of the art; half calf
1819 6434 SEWALL. Catalogue of the large and valuable Library of Henry F. Sewall. 3 parts, 8vo., 13 days' sale; sd. Bangs, New York, 1896-97 6435 SIMONIDES (Constantine). A large Collection of Letters, Publications, Secret Papers, etc. written by the notorious Forger; with many AUTOGRAPH LETTERS from Joseph Mayer (of Liverpool), John Eliot Hodgkin, J. Sams, etc. In a roy. 4to. portfolio, half calf; AN INTER
1849-64 12 12 0
The publications include: The Panegyric of Constantine the Great, 1853; A brief
6436 SINGER (Samuel Weller). RESEARCHES into the History of PLAYING
6437 SION COLLEGE. Catalogus Universalis Librorvm omnium in Bibliotheca Collegii Sionii, apud Londinenses per J. S. . . . disposita
Sm. 4to., bd.
6438 SMITH (Adam). A Catalogue of the Library of Adam Smith author of 'The Wealth of Nations.' Edited with an Introduction by James Bonar. 8vo., with 2 facsimiles; buckram 1894 6439 SMITH. Catalogue of the extensive and very valuable Library formed by George Smith. Roy. 8vo., with prices and purchasers' names in MS.; Roxburghe binding Sotheby's, 1867 6440 SOTHEBY. A List of the Original Catalogues of the principal Libraries, sold by Baker, Leigh and Sotheby from 1744 (the date of the foundation of the firm) to 1818. 8vo., bds.
This fine collection realised £9817. 12s 6d.
the same, continued to the year 1828. 8vo., bds.
6442 SOUTHWARD (John). Practical Printing. A Handbook of the Art of Typography. Cr. 8vo., with numerous woodcuts and tables; cloth 1882 0 4 6 6443 STANLEY. Bibliotheca Stanleiana. A Selection of Rare and Fine Books from the Library of Colonel Stanley. 8vo., with prices and purchasers' names in MS.; hf. bd. R. H. Evans, 1813 0 2 6
Eight days' sale realised £7733. 15s.
6445 [STIRLING-MAXWELL (Sir W.)]. An ESSAY towards a COLLECTION of Books relating to PROVERBS, EMBLEMS, APOPHTHEGMS, EPITAPHS and ANA, being a Catalogue of those at Keir. Svo., Roxburghe binding; privately printed, 1860 the same-An ESSAY towards a COLLECTION of Books relating to the ARTS of DESIGN, being a Catalogue of those at Keir-together 2 vols., 8vo., half morocco, gilt tops, uncut
Only 75 and 25 copies were privately printed, respectively.
1860 6 6 0
6449 STONE. [Catalogue of] the valuable Historical Library and Collection of
1882 0 2 6
6451 STOWER (C.). The Printer's Grammar; or, Introduction to the Art of Printing. Svo., with plates and woodcuts; calf 1808
6452 SUSSEX LIBRARY. BIBLIOTHECA SUSSEXIANA. A Descriptive Catalogue with Historical and Biographical Notices, of the Manuscripts and Printed Books contained in the Library of the Duke of Sussex in Kensington Palace. By THOMAS JOSEPH PETTIGREW. 3 vols., impl. 8vo., with portrait and 25 plates of facsimiles; bds. ( pub. at £5. 58)
the same. 3 vols., impl. 8vo., half purple morocco gilt, gilt tops, uncut, from the Benzon library
Coloured facsimiles of some of the finest MSS. form the illustrations to Westwood's
This catalogue is valuable for the extensive collection of Bibles, very accurately
6454 SYKES. Sale Catalogues of the Collections of Prints, Books, Coins and
Catalogue of the Library of Sir Mark Masterman Sykes. 3 parts
John Hayford Thorold. Impl. 8vo., LARGE PAPER, eight days' sale;
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Early printed books, Aldines, Elzevirs, the Mazarin Bible, the famous Psalter of 1459; Bibles, Liturgies, etc.
the same. Impl. 8vo., without prices and names; sd.
6460 TITE. Catalogue of the Collection of Books, Manuscripts, Autograph Letters, and Engravings, of Sir William Tite. Roy. 8vo., 16 days' sale; hf. bd., uncut Sotheby's, 1874 6461 TOWNSHEND. A Catalogue of the magnificent Library of George, Marquis of Townshend. 16 days' sale, 1812-A Catalogue of the Library of Ralph Willett. 17 days' sale, 1813-and others-in 1 vol., 8vo., with prices in MS. calf
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