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19923 [TOUSTAIN (Dom C. F.) ET DOM TASSIN] NOUVEAU TRAITÉ DE DIPLOMATIQUE PAR DEUX RELIGIEUX BENEDICTINS (Toustain et Tassin), 6 vols. royal 4to. LARGE PAPER, numerous facsimiles, fine copy in green morocco extra, gilt edges, by Derome, scarce, £25. Paris, 1750-65 19924 VERGILII MARONIS CODEX ANTIQUISSIMUS in Bibliotheca MediceoLaurentiana adservatus, 4to. PRINTED ON VELLUM IN FACSIMILE OF THE MANUSCRIPT, citron morocco, gilt edges, with arms of Amelot in gold on sides, £28. Florentio, 1741 19925 VILLE-HARDOUIN (G. de) Histoire de l'Empire de Constantinople avec la Suitte par P. Mouskes et l'Histoire de l'Empire sous les Empereurs François (par C. F. Du Fresne Du Cange), 2 vols. in 1, folio, red morocco, broad borders of gold, gilt edges, by Ruette, with arms of Louis XIV in gold on sides, £3. 16s Paris, 1657 19926 VITRUVIUS per Jocundum solito castigatior factus, folio, numerous woodcuts, fine copy, with initial letters and arms of D'Orgereux, richly illuminated in gold and colours, in blue morocco, gilt edges, by Derome, £5. 58 Venetiis, 1511

19927 WOOD (R.) Ruines de Palmyre et de Balbec, 2 vols. royal folio, fine impressions of the plates, red morocco, g. e. by Derome, £4. 58 1753-57 19928 XENOPHONTIS Opera, Græce, cum notis H. Stephani, excudebat H. Stephanus, 1581-Herodoti Historia, Græce, ib. 1570: in 1 vol. folio, citron morocco, gilt edges, by Derome, £3. 10s 1570-81 19929 ZENOBII EPITOME PROVERBIORUM TARREI ET DIDYMI, Græce, small 4to. FIRST EDITION, fine large copy, with rough leaves (including the two blank usually deficient), red morocco extra, Harleian gold tooling, gilt edges, by J. Clarke, £8. Florentiæ, P. de Zunta, 1497

Excessively rare, and considered the first book printed by P. de Giunta. The type, however, is identical with that used for the first Edition of Homer issued by the Brothers Nerli in 1488, and as the imprint merely states "Impensis ac Cura Phylippi de Zunta," in all probability it was printed for but not by him. Sir Mark Sykes's copy sold for £34. 13s.

19930 EPISCOPII (Ioh.) PARADIGMATA GRAPHICES VARIORUM ARTIFICUM SIGNORUM VETERUM ICONES, 2 vols. in 1, engraved titles and 157 plates of Ancient Sculpture and Art, printed on blue paper, red morocco extra, covered with gold tooling, UNIQUE, £12. 12s

Amst. s. a.

Jan de Bisschop (this artist's real name) was an engraver and etcher of exceptional merit and dexterity. This collection represents chiefly a number of ancient works on statuary after the designs of Salviati, De Gheyn, Poelenburg, J. de Bakker, Annibale Carracci, Domenichino, Sebastian del Piombo, D. da Volterra, Vasari, and others. No other copy on blue paper

has been recorded.


Cicero: THE REPUBLIC of CICERO, in Latin, reprinted from the


third edition of Cardinal Mai (Rome, 1846) and translated into English, with notes, by G. G. HARDINGHAM, Esq., Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law, Svo. bust, facsimile of Palimpsest, xl and 388 pp. cloth, 158 "Saturate yourselves with Cicero."-Macaulay. "His was the system of a practical man, as the Roman Constitution was that of a practical people.”—Browne's History of Roman Class. Lit. "In pondering over the fragmentary remains of Cicero's Republic, and deploring the loss of so much that has disappeared, I have, as I before observed, imagined him to be laying down the very principles on which the free constitution of the British Empire rests. This, and the patriotic sentiments he breathes throughout all his writings, have been to me the great charm and solace of some years of labour. If I have indulged in a delusion, it has at least been a pleasant one; and I would urge young politicians and students of English Constitutional History to read the original and judge for themselves."-Preface (see page xix).


"This is a new paginal translation, from the text of the third edition of Cardinal Mai, Rome, 1846, and comes before us both pleasant to look at and good to read. It is known to scholars and students how the famous Cardinal found in a palimpsest of St. Augustine on the Psalms a portion of the long missing treatise of Cicero, De Republica.' It had long been held that, like a so far lost work of his, the 'De Glora,' the 'De Republica,' was also irretrievably lost, Even now Mr. Hardingham tells us only about one-third of the real work remains, and that patched and put together in fragments from different sources. Mr. Greville is quoted in vol. i, 367, May, 1830, as recording, amongst the most curious of the literary treasure we saw (at the Vatican library) was a manuscript of some of St. Augustine's works written upon a palimpsest of Cicero's "De Republica." This treatise was brought to light by Mai; the old Latin was as nearly erased as possible, but by the application of gall it has been brought out faintly, but enough to be made out and completely read.' This interesting work of Mai's has been translated into French by Villemain and Gendre de Mancey, into Italian by Marchesi, into English by Featherstonehaugh, Barham, and Yonge, and Latin editions have been issued by Orsannus, Gottigen; Noble, Leipsic; and Orille and Halm, Zurich. Mr. Hardingham's translation appears to us to be a very good one, and to err neither in too great diffusiveness nor too slavish representation of the original. The name, as the works of Cicero always do, call up pleasurable thoughts to the English classical student. There is something so large and free in his coup-d'œil' of men and things, something so patriotic and English in all his ideas and opinions, that he is ever a grata persona' to those who in a very ignorant age do not affect to despise the memories of Greece and Rome, or to dive into the recesses of that wondrous store of culture and wisdom, sound learning and true philosophy, which may undoubtedly still be found by earnest and loyal seekers amid the thoughts which burn,' the


'words which linger,' the 'memories which supervene,' and the esoteric teaching which still happily survives the fleeting episodes of centuries and the destroying hand of Time. As we pore over Cicero's old world words today, the evidence he displays of wide reading, gracious studies, and soundest lore, we feel how much we still have akin with the ancient Roman. We still form part, as we read, of these Latin personalities which crowd the streets of Roma antiqua, saunter, in the Forum, or climb the summit of the Capitoline Hill.' His words still can move us as they moved his spellbound listeners of yore; his patriotic emotions still are ours; his recurrent imaginings and then his calm survey of things still harmonize with our sentiments and motives of action; and, above all, the kindly and reasoning nature of the man, his attachment to law, order, and a settled state of things are entirely in accord with the lucubrations of our soundest thoughts as regards social, family, and public life. We owe to Cicero many noble ideas, many happy sentences, much that can move the cold and callous nature of statesmen, theorists, and publicists, as well as can appeal to all that constitute the realization of true progress and civilizing influences. times, as we surrender ourselves to the charms of his style and eloquence, we almost think that his teaching suits our own 'disjointed times,' and many are the lessons of warning, truth, or acute experience which the statesmen of to-day can gain from thoughts laden with wisdom, and words abounding in reality. Mr. Hardingham truly says, "Of all the prose writers of the Roman world Cicero was the most varied in matter and the purest in style. Of transcendant eloquence he excelled as jurist, orator, statesman, and philosopher. He urges youth to duty and devotion to his country, and charms old age with the consolations of philosophy. To the jurist he gave laws based on the indisputable rights of mankind; to the orator, lessons both by precept and example; to the statesman, principles and government applicable to any nation.' Middleton says, in his preface to the Life of Cicero,'' How much soever people may differ in their opinion of his conduct, yet all have constantly agreed in their judgment of his works, and there are none now remaining to us from the heathen world that so truthfully display and so forcibly recommend all those generous principles that tend to exalt and perfect human nature, the love of virtue, liberty, our country and all mankind.' We therefore bail Mr. Hardingham's effective translation, and congratulate the publisher on a work so worthy of his wellknown name."-The Freemason, March 1, 1884.

Cox, Monograph of Australian Land Shells, Sydney, 1868

Crowe's Italian Painters, 3 vols.

Curtis' Botanical Magazine, Second Series
Daunsey's Crusaders, 4to.

Desmarais, Archeologie du Violon, Paris, 1836 Devotionis Augustiniane Flammia, or certain devout, godly, and learned Meditations, folio, 2nd edition, 1635

Dickens' Pickwick Papers, 1st edition, in
original paper wrappers as issued
Diruta (Girol.) Il Transilvano, Vent. 1593
Dolby, Church Vestments, 8vo.
Dublin Review, a complete set

Dulwich Gallery, folio

Durham, Visitation of (1575), folio
Dyer, The Fleece, 4to. 1757-or

English Catalogue of Books, 1835-1882, with
index of Subjects, vol. II, 1856-75
Eusebii Pamphili ecloga propheticæ, ed Gais-
ford, roy. 8vo. Parker, 1842

Fletcher's Russe Commonwealth, 12mo. 1591 Forbes, Observations on Chaturanga, 1855 Gentleman's Journal,-Recreator Supp. Nov. '69 to Nov. '72 inclusive

Gevartius, Pompa Triumphalis Introitus Ferdinandi Austriaci, folio, Antwerp. 1642 Glamorganshire Pedigrees from the MSS. of Sir Isaac Heard, ed. Sir Thomas Phillipps, folio, Worcester, 1845

Goldsmith (O.) Memoirs of a Protestant, 2 vols. 1758

-Present state of Polite Learning, 1st edition, 1759

Gordon (Lindley) Bush Ballads and galloping Rhymes (Melbourne)

Gore, Catalogus de re Heraldica, Oxoniæ, 1668 or 1674

Gouin, Essai historique sur l'etablissement des postes en France, 4to. Paris, 1823 Gould's Handbook of Birds of Australia, 2 vols. roy. 8vo.

Gratiani canones genuini. ed. Berard, 3 vols.

4to. 1752

Hallam's History of the Literature of Europe, 8vo. 1872

Hassel, Memoirs of the Life of George Morland, 4to. 1810

Herrick's Hesperides, 1648 (fine copy, with portrait)

Holbein, Imagines Mortis, Lugd. 1545, with 12 additional woodcuts

Howitt's Collection of British Field Sports, folio, 1809

Hutton, Sketch of the Theory of the Earth, 1788 Ibis, Series I Vol. 2, uncut

Oct. 1881


Indian Courrier Extraordinary, Proceedings of Parliament relating to Warren Hastings Esq. &c. compiled by Major Mitchell, 6 vols. sm. folio, 1786

Inman's Ancient Faiths, Vol. I only

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Letters on the British Museum, 12mo. 1767 Lewis (J. H.) Historical Account of Stenography, 8vo. 1816

Liverpool Mercury, Vols. III and IV

Locke's Works, 4 vols. roy. 4to. 1768-only a first-rate copy, well bound, will do

Lyell's Principles of Geology, 12th edition, 2 vols.

McBane, Expert Swordsman's Companion, 12mo. 1728

Mailliet Catalogue descriplif des Monnaies Obsidionales, Bruxelles, 1873

Malayan Miscellany, 2 vols. 8vo.

Marsden, Numismata Orientalia, 2 vols. 4to.
Mayer, Handbook for Chinese Readers
Meyer and Plieninger, Beiträge z. Paläon-
tologie Württenbergs, Stuttgardt, 1844
Memorials of the Rebellion of 1569, 8vo. 1840
Mitford, Tales of Old Japan, 2 vols. 8vo.
Moore (Thos.) Life and Letters of Byron, 8vo.
Murray, 1866

Nedelec (L.) Cambria Sacra, 8vo.

Neil (Ross) Inez, or the Bride of Portugal,


Norman, Newe Attractive, with additions for

finding the true variation of the compass, by W. Borroughs, 1614

Nuttall, N. American Sylva, 5 vols. roy. 8vo. Ockham. Summa totius logica, folio

Oratio Dominica (Lord's Prayer in 100 Laguages) London, 1700

Ossianic Society Publications, Vols. I-II Ossianic Society Transactions, 6 vols. 8vo. Dublin

Ouwaroff, Antiquités du Bosphore Cimmérien, 3 vols. folio, St. Petersburg, 1854 Overstone's Tracts

Palestine Exploration Fund :

1870, Oct.-Dec.

1871, July-Sept.

1872, Jan.-March

Phillips' Mining and Metallurgy, 8vo.

Pictorial Times:-July 14, 1845, Jan. 2, and Aug. 28, 1847

Playfair, Illustrations of the Huttonian Theory
Price, Illustrations of Fungi, 2 series, royal
4to. 20 coloured plates, 1864-5
Primrose (D.) Scotland's complaint upon the
Death of King James, 4to. 1625

Scotland's welcome to K. Charles, 4to.


(Diana) Chaine of Pearle, 4to. 1630 (Gilbert) Vow of Jacob, 4to. 1617 Panegyrique à très grand Prince Charles, 8vo. 1624

The Righteous Man's Evils, 4to. 1625
Christian Man's Tears, 8vo. 1625

(James) Popular Errours of People,

8vo. 1651

Raleigh (Sir W.) Books on

Regli, Storia del Violino Piemonte, 8vo. Torino, 1863

Reynolds, the Pixy

Revista de Madrid, 21 vols. 8vo. 1835-45
Rinaldi (B. G. di) Classica Fabbricazione di
Violini in Piemonte, 1873

Roberts (Cyprien) Slaves de Turquie, 1852
Robinson's Eastern Carpets, folio
Rodriguez, Hindu Pantheon, Madras, 1841-5
Rossetti, Dante and his circle, Early Italian
Poets, 8vo. 1873

Rousseau, Traité de la Viole, Paris, 1687 Rowe More's Dissertation in English Typographical Founders, 1778

Rowe's Shakespeare, 6 vols. Tonson, 1709
Royal Society Philosophical Transactions-a
cheap set, with the Early vols. abridged
Sanchez, de Sancto Matrimonii-
Tom. I-Genuæ, 1602

Tom. II-III-Matriti, 1605
Saviolo, His Practice treating of the use of

the Rapier and Dagger, sm. 4to. 1595 Schröder Devrient, Memoiren, Geheim-Druck, Septallian Museum, 4to. (a description of the Museum of Signor Septaller)

Shakespeare's Plays, with notes by Samuel Johnson, 8 vols. 8vo. Tomson, etc. 1765 Shaw, Zoology of New Holland, Vol. I, roy. 4to. 1794

Speculum Linnæum, 4to. 1790 Sherbourne Hospital, Durham, Collections relating to, Darlington press series, 1711 Siberi Chelonomie, Paris, 1806

Smith's Catalogue Raisonné, Vols. I and IV Smith, Strata identified by organised fossils,

4to. 1816

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Spectator, original folio edition,-perfect or imperfect

Stephen's Runic Monuments, Vols. I-II, folio Strong, Heraldry of Herefordshire, thin folio, 1848

Sweet's British Flower Garden, 7 vols. 8vo. Tessereau, Histoire de la Reformation à la Rochelle, Amst. 1688

Teniers Theatrum Pictoricum, folio, a good copy, Bruxellis, 1660

Thomas à Kempis, Opera Omnia, 4to. 1798 Thomson (?), The Man in the Moon, original cloth, uncut

Thorpe's Northern Mythology, 3 vols. 8vo. Times, 1820, 1829, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1837—or any of them

Utrecht Psalter, autotype facsimile, 4to. 1875 Vegetius, Distempers of Horses, 8vo. 1748 Visitation of Durham in 1575 by Glover and Flower, thin small folio, Newcastle, 1820 Visits to the Leverian Museum, sm. 12mo. Tabart, 1805

Walpole (Horace) Letters, Collective edition, by Cunningham, 9 vols. 1861

and his World, Large Paper Walton's Complete Angler, 12mo. First edition, 1653

Whitby, a Poem, occasioned by Mr. Andrew Long's recovery, from Jaundice, by drinking of Whitby Spa Waters, 8vo. 1718 Whitehead (Chas.) Richard Savage, First edition, 3 vols. p. 8vo. 1842

Jack Ketch

Smiles and Tears, 3 vols. 1847

or any other works of this author

Wit restor'd in several select Poems, 1658 Williams' Syllabic Dictionary of Chinese, Shanghai, Mission Press, 1874

Wordsworth's Poems, Aldine Edition-a wellbound copy preferred

Wyatt's Artists' Sketches in Spain, Svo. Zoological Record, Vols. 6, 10, 11, 12 13, 17

Now ready, Vol. II of

A Bibliography of Printing, with notes and illustrations,

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