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OF THE

Valuable and Interesting Library

Formed during the past 40 years by

MR. JOHN PEARSON

(Sold in consequence of declining health).

THE SECOND PORTION,

COMPRISING

LONG SERIES OF FIRST EDITIONS OF THE WRITINGS OF JOHN DRYDEN AND ALEXANDER POPE;

FIRST EDITIONS OF THE WRITINGS OF BROWNING, BUNYAN, BURNS, SIR THOMAS BROWNE, BYRON, CONGREVE, JOHN EVELYN, FIELDING, DR. JOHNSON, CHARLES Lamb, MILTON, SMOLLETT, STERNE, SWIFT, ETC.;

OLD ENGLISH POETRY; BOOKS ILLUSTRATED BY BLAKE, CRUIKSHANK, ROWLANDSON, ETC.;
THIRTY-THREE ORIGINAL DRAWINGS TO ROWLANDSON'S "DANCE OF
DEATH" (SEVEN UNPUBLISHED);

Early Woodcut Books of the XVth and XVIth Centuries;
ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS;

FRENCH ILLUSTRATED BOOKS WITH PROOF PLATES;

A VOLUME OF AUTOGRAPH LETTERS FROM LORD NELSON, &C. WITH PORTRAITS AND ENGRAVINGS RELATING TO HIM AND LADY HAMILTON;

BEAUTIFUL SPECIMENS OF FINE OLD BINDINGS;

PRESENTATION COPIES OF BOOKS.

A large portion bound by F. Bedford, including Examples of his unrivalled Exhibition Books;

SEVERAL HUNDRED BOOK-PLATES (Ex-Libris), Dated, Chippendale, Jacobean, Foreign, etc. THE WHOLE IN FINE PRESERVATION.

WHICH WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION
BY MESSRS.

SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE,

Auctioneers of Literary Property & Works illustrative of the Fine Arts, AT THEIR HOUSE, No. 13, WELLINGTON STREET, STRAND, W.C. On WEDNESDAY, 28th JANUARY, 1914, and Two following Days,

AT ONE O'CLOCK PRECISELY.

MAY BE VIEWED TWO DAYS PRIOR.

CATALOGUES MAY BE HAD.

Dryden Press: J. Davy & Sons, 8-9, Frith-street, Soho-square, W.

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