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22891 LAMB (Charles) Elia: Essays which have appeared under that signature in the London Magazine; the last Esssay of Elia, a sequel; 2 vols. sm. 8vo. first collective edition, hf. bd. £4. 1823-33 John Woodvil, a tragedy, to which are added fragments of the author of the Anatomy of Melancholy, 12mo. First edition, calf, with Lamb's autograph inscription to Edward Moxon, £10. 10s 1802 Works, 2 vols. 12mo. calf, with Lamb's autograph inscription to Miss Isola (afterwards Mrs. Moxon), £7. 15s 1818 Elia, 2 vols. sm. 8vo. calf gilt, gilt edges, with Lamb's autograph inscription to E. Moxon, £7. 10s 1823-35



see ante Nos. 21887 and 21904.


22895 LAMB (Sir James Bland) Birth and Triumph of Love, a poem, sm. 8vo. 27 pretty engravings by P. W. Tomkins, after the designs of the Princess Charlotte, bds. 10s 22896 LAPPENBERG (J. M.) History of England under the Anglo-Saxon Kings, and England under the Norman Kings, both from the German, by B. Thorpe, 3 vols. 8vo. cloth, 36s


22897 LEIGHTON (Alexander) APPEAL TO THE PARLIAMENT; or Sion's Plea against Prelacie, sm. 4to. brilliant impressions of the two plates, £4. 15s Printed within the year & moneth wherein Rochell was lost (September, 1628)

Very scarce. For writing this work the author was twice publicly whipped and pilloried in Cheapside, had his ears cut off, his nose twice slit, his cheek branded S. S. (Sower of Sedition) with a red-hot iron, and was imprisoned eleven years in the Fleet. Crawford's copy sold for £7.

22898 LEGENDÆ CATHOLICE: a Lytle Boke of Seyntlie Gestes (edited with Preface by W. D. Ď. Turnbull), sq. 12mo. boards, presentation copy to David Laing, £5. 10s Edinburgh, 1840

Only 40 copies printed. These Hagiologies are selected from the Auchinleck MS., which is supposed to have been written in some North of England monastery, about the latter end of the thirteenth century.

22899 LEWES (George Henry) Biographical History of Philosophy, 4 vols. in 2, 18mo. cloth, 3s 6d


22900 LEWIS (George Cornewall) on the Influence of Authority in matters of Opinion, 8vo. bds. 32s




the same, 8vo. hf. calf gilt, 32s



Inquiry into the credibility of the early Roman History, 2 vols. 8vo. 30s

1855 Letters of the R. H. Sir George H. Cornewall Lewis, Bart. to various friends, edited by his brother the Rev. Sir G. F. Lewis, 8vo. fine portrait, 450 pp. with a good Index, cloth, 10s 1870 This great and learned statesman was born in 1806, and died in 1864; he was all his life a hard student, and distinguished for his practical good


22904 LEYCESTER'S COMMON-WEALTH: conceived, spoken, and published, with most earnest protestation of all dutifull good will and affection towards the Realme, 12mo. two portraits of

Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester by Marshall, fine impressions, russia, gilt edges, £2. 1641

The above title (preceded by the first portrait) with three leaves containing Epistle and Preface, forms the first sheet which has the appearance from its type of being added independently to the real work which succeeds. The latter is in two parts, each with separate title. The first is thus Leicesters Common-Wealth by Robert Parsons, Jesuite. Whereunto is added Leicesters-Ghost, London, 1641 (183 pp.). The second part (preceded by a duplicate of the portrait) has the same title as the other part, and contains Leicester's Ghost, a poem in seven-line stanzas, 34 pp.

The book was printed abroad in 1583 or 1584, for the first time, under the title of "A copy of a Letter written by a Master of Arts of Cambridge to his friends in London, concerning some talk . . . about the present state..." 22905 LEYCESTERS COMMON-WEALTH: conceived, spoken and published with most earnest protestation of all Dutifull good will and affection towards this Realme, with portrait of the Earl of Leicester by Marshall, 1641-Leycesters Ghost (a poem), 1641— NAUNTON (Sir R.) Fragmenta Regalia, or observations on the late Queen Elizabeth, her times and favourites, 1641-A Discourse of The most Illustrious Prince Henry, late Prince of Wales, written anno 1626, by SIR CHARLES CORNWALLIS, 1641 -in 1 vol. sm. 4to. fine clean copies in the original binding, £2. 2s 1641

Collation of the Leycester's Commonwealth: Portrait; Title, Epistle and Preface, 4 leaves; the work, pp. 1-182. Collation of the Ghost: Title and 31 pp. 22906 LEYLAND'S (John) Learned and True Assertion of the original, Life, Actes, and death of the most Noble, Valiant, and Renoumed Prince Arthure . . . translated into English by Richard Robinson, smallest 4to. black letter, fine copy in red morocco, gilt edges, from Mr. Corser's library, RARE, £10. John Wolfe, 1582

Sold years ago in Mr. Bindley's sale for £17. 6s 6d. In its connection with Old English poetry, and with the legend of King Arthur, this volume has of recent years acquired an additional interest and value in the eyes of the collector. The poetical element consists in the numerous pieces of verse which occur throughout the text. The Assertio was the first book ever written, to put forward a clear and professedly historical exposition of the Arthurian legend. Hearne was unable to meet with any copy of this original edition of Robinson's translation, although the works of Leland were objects of his perpetual study and research.

22907 LILLY or LYLY (John) the Euphuist.

[EVPHVES, the Anatomy of Wit], no title, probably first edition, unique, Thomas East for Gabriel Cawood, 1579-EUPHUES AND HIS ENGLAND. Containing his voyages and aduentures By Iohn Lyly, complete at beginning, but concluding with leaf 136, therefore wanting probably three leaves at end, first edition, unique, Gabriell Cawood, 1580 -2 vols. in 1, sm. 4to. fine copy in limp vellum, £10. 1579-80

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Although it was known that these editions had been printed in 1579-80, no bibliographer was hitherto aware of the existence of any copies perfect or imperfect; and this is the first time the book has appeared for sale for at least two hundred and fifty years. There is an undated copy in the British Museum of the first part, which in the new catalogue is referred with a quære to the year 1578, but of the second part there is no edition in the B. M. of earlier date than 1597.

22908 LYLIE (John) EVPHVES the Anatomie of Wit, very pleasant for all gentlemen to reade, and most necessary to rememberEvphves and his England, containing his voyage and adventures: Mixed with sundry pretty discourses of honest Loue, the description of the country, the Court, and the manners of the Ile-two parts in 1 vol. small 4to. black letter, calf extra, gilt edges, £4.4s London, John Beale for John Parker, 1623 The date appears only on the title of Euphues and his England. The first title bears the printers' names, but no date.



the same, 2 parts in 1 vol. sm. 4to. black letter, blue morocco, gilt edges, fine copy, £6. London, by John Haviland, 1636 "Our nation are in his debt for a new English which he taught them. Euphues and his England began first that language; all our ladies were then his scholars; and that beauty in Court who could not parley euphuism, that is to say, who was unable to converse in that pure and refined English, which he had formed his work to be the standard of, was as little regarded as she which now there speaks not French."-Sir H. Blount, 1632.

22910 LILLY (Wm.) Student in Astrology. Monarchy or no Monarchy in England: Grebner his prophecy concerning Charles son of Charles, his greatnesse, victories, conquestes, etc. sm. 4to. with 19 curious hieroglyphic woodcuts at end, somewhat soiled and title a little defective, old calf, from the Sunderland library, 28s 1651 Christian Astrology: 4to. title mounted, without the proper portrait (a later impression inserted), and Catalogue of Authors and tables, calf, 20s 1659 (third part dated 1647) 22912 LINDSAY (Alexander, Lord [afterwards Earl of Crawford] Sketches of the History of Christian Art, 3 vols. 8vo. £6. 10s 1847


This branch of knowledge was materially advanced in 1847 by the publication of Lord Lindsay's History of "Christian Art," the introductory portion of which was devoted to a learned and elaborate exposition of what the writer appropriately termed "Christian Mythology," and his work will long be appealed to upon questions connected with the mental development of the Middle Ages.

Lives of the Lindsays, or a memoir of the houses of Crawford and Balcarres, 3 vols. 8vo. facsimiles, cloth, 20s 1849 This delightful work has a much wider interest than the books ordinarily classified under "Family History."

22914 LINDSAY (John) Earl of Crawford. ROLT (Richard) Memoirs of the life of the late John Lindesay, Earl of Craufurd and Lindesay, 4to. portrait and maps; the dedication copy to the Duke of Hamilton, in red morocco extra, gilt edges, £3. 15s 1753 Valuable as a contribution to the history of the wars between 1739

and 1747.

22915 LINGARD (John) History of England from the first Invasion by the Romans to the Accession of William and Mary, 14 vols. 8vo. hf. calf neat, £5. 1825-31 the same, fifth edition, considerably enlarged and revised, 10 vols. 8vo. portrait, cloth, £5.



22917 LIVES, behaviour and dying words of the most remarkable Convicts from the year 1700 to the present time, fronts. 2 vols. 12mo. old calf, 32s


22919 LOCKE'S (John) Works, 3 vols. folio, fine portrait by Vertue, old English red morocco extra, borders of gold, gilt edges, from Dr. Chauncey's library, £5.



Some Thoughts concerning Education, fifth edition, sm. 8vo. blue morocco extra, gilt edges, with the autograph of S(amuel, afterwards Lord) Masham, £3. 1705 22921 KING'S (Lord) Life of Locke, with extracts from his Correspondence, Journals and Common-place Books, 2 vols. 8vo. portrait, bds. 10s


22922 LODGE (Thomas) Dramatist and Actor (1557 ?-1625). AN ALARUM AGAINST VSURERS. Containing tryed experiences against worldly abuses, Wherein gentlemen may finde good counsells to confirme them and pleasant Histories to delight them. . . Hereunto are annexed the delectable historie of Forbonius and Prisceria, etc. small 4to. black letter, without the last signature (L, 4 leaves), fine copy, black morocco, gilt edges, £15. T. Este for Sampson Clarke, 1584 Only two perfect copies are known, one at Britwell and one in the Bodleian. and the few imperfect copies that have occurred for sale have fetched very high prices. There is no copy in Mr. Huth's noble library.

The tale of Forbonius and Prisceria is partly in heroic verse. The Alarum for Usurers is in prose and full of episodic stories which contain curious descriptions of London manners in Elizabeth's time.

22923 LONG (J.) Farming in a small way, sm. 8vo. cloth, 2s 6d 1881 22924 LONGUS. Pastoral Amours of Daphnis and Chloe, translated by J. Craggs, 12mo. portrait of Craggs after Kneller, and 9 plates, including the curious "Petits Pieds," which is very rare, and seldom found, hf. calf, £3. 3s


22925 LOPERUS (Christianus) Laniena Paswalcensis; that is a tragicall Relation of the plundering, butchering, ravishing of the Women and fyreing of the Towne of Pasewalke in Pomerland, small 4to. fine copy in olive morocco, gilt edges, by C. Lewis, from the Beckford library, £5. 58


VERY RARE; having been printed probably in a News-letter. 22926 LOUISA, Queen of Prussia, Memoirs of the private life and opinions of, by Mrs. Charles Richardson, 8vo. portrait, cloth, Chevalier Bunsen's copy, 78 6d 22927 LUDLOW (John Malcolm) Popular Epics of the Middle Ages of the Norse-German and Carlovingian cycles, 2 vols. 12mo. cloth, 7s 6d



22928 LUTTRELL (Narcissus) Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs (1678-1714), 6 vols. 8vo. calf extra, £3. Oxford, 1857

A work largely used by Lord Macaulay for his History of England. 22929 MCCARTHY (Justin) History of our own Times from the accession of Queen Victoria to the Berlin Congress, 4 vols. 8vo. (pub. £2. 8s), cloth, 30s 1879

22930 MACAULAY (T. B.) History of England, 5 vols. 8vo. cloth, 1849-61

£3. 10s

22931 MACAULAY (T. B.) Life and Letters of, by his nephew G. O. Trevelyan, 2 vols. 8vo. portrait (pub. at 36s), cloth, 16s 1876 22932 MACKAY (Charles) Medora Leigh, with commentary on the charges brought against Lord Byron by Mrs. Beecher Stowe, 12mo. cloth, 10s 1869

22933 MACKINTOSH (Sir James) History of England, continued by Wallace and Bell, 10 vols. 12mo. (pub. unbound at 35s), hf. red morocco, gilt tops, uncut, 258 1830-40

22934 M LENNAN (J. F.) Primitive Marriage, an inquiry into the Origin of the Form of Capture in Marriage Ceremonies, sm. 8vo. cloth, 208 Edinburgh, 1865 22935 MACQUEEN (John) British Valour triumphing over French Courage: under the conduct of the Duke of Marlborough, Prince of the Empire, 8vo. fine copy in old English black morocco, ornamented with gold tooling, gilt edges, £2.


22936 MAHON (Lord, afterwards Earl Stanhope) History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Versailles (1713-83), 7 vols. 8vo. hf. russia, very neat, £6. 6s

1839-54 22937 MAITLAND'S (S. R.) Dark Ages, Essays intended to illustrate the state of Religion and Literature in the 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th centuries, 8vo. cloth, 12s

1845 22938 MANCHESTER (Duke of) Court and Society from Elizabeth to Anne, edited from the papers at Kimbolton, 2 vols. 8vo. portraits (pub. 30s), cloth, 12s


22939 MANNING (Robert) Roberd of Brunnè's Handlyng Synne (written A.D. 1303) with the French treatise on which it is founded, Le Manuel des Pechiez, by William of Waddington; now first printed from MSS., edited by Furnivall, 4to. woodcuts, hf. bd. £2. 10s Roxburghe Club, 1862

In this religious treatise, more majorum, a number of curious tales are inset by way of pointing morals. The deadly sins are illustrated by stories, many of them purely English in character, of lecherous priests, dishonest executors, wily women, hard judges, unscrupulous lords.

22940 MARCUS AURELIUS, The Golden Booke of Marcus Aurelius Emperour and eloquent oratour . . . translated out of Frenche into English by JOHN BOURCHIER KNYGHTE, LORDE BARNERS, thick 16mo. black letter, old calf, £4. T. Berthelet, 1546

22941 MARKHAM (Gervase) Cavalarice, or the English Horseman contayning all the Art of Horse-manship, 8 parts, woodcuts, two leaves wanting, 1617-Country Contentment, or the Husbanman's Recreations, hunting, hawking, coursing, angling, and the use of the fighting-cock, by G. Markham, 1683-A Way to get Wealth, 6 parts, woodcuts, 1683-together 3 vols. sm. 4to. 20s 1617-83

The Way to get Wealth" is composed of five separate treatises by Markham and one by Will. Lawson.

22942 MARLBOROUGH (John Churchill, first Duke of) Letters and Dispatches, from 1702 to 1712, edited by General Sir George Murray, 5 vols. 8vo. portrait (pub. £5.), cloth, 24s


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