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OF

A SELECTED PORTION OF

BOOKS,

FROM THE LIBRARY OF

LIEUT.-COL. H. B. L. HUGHES,

of Kinmel Park, Abergele, North Wales
(SOLD WITH THE SANCTION OF THE COURT),

COMPRISING

TOPOGRAPHICAL WORKS,

INCLUDING

EYTON'S ANTIQUITIES OF SHROPSHIRE; HODGSON'S HISTORY OF NORTH-
UMBERLAND; THOROTON'S HISTORY OF NOTTINGHAMSHIRE; BAKER'S
HISTORY OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE; HOARE'S HISTORY OF WILTSHIRE;
HASTED'S HISTORY OF KENT; Manning and BRAY'S HISTORY OF SURREY;
ORMEROD'S HISTORY OF CHESTER; SURTEES AND RAINE'S HISTORY OF
DURHAM ; ETC.
I;

EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED BOOKS,

LAFONTAINE'S FABLES, OUDRY'S EDITION IN FINE RED MOROCCO GILT BY DEROME;

J. KIP, NOUVEAU THÉÂTRE DE LA GRANDE Bretagne ; Collection of Tracts relating to Northamptonshire; GENEALOGICAL WORKS; ETC.

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, the 6th of MAY, 1914,

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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I. The highest bidder to be the buyer; and if any dispute arise between bidders, the lot so disputed shall be immediately put up again, provided the Auctioneer cannot decide the said dispute.

II. No person to advance less than 1s.; above five pounds, 2s. 6d. and so on in proportion.

III. All lots are sold subject to the right to impose a reserve; and subject to the right to bid by, or on behalf of, the seller.

IV. The purchasers to give in their names and places of abode, and to pay down 10s. in the pound, if required, in part payment of the purchase money; in default of which the lot or lots purchased to be immediately put up again and resold.

V. The lots to be taken away, at the buyer's expense immediately after the conclusion of the sale; in default of which Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge will not hold themselves responsible if lost, stolen, damaged, or otherwise destroyed, but they will be left at the sole risk of the purchaser. If, at the expiration of One Week after the conclusion of the sale the books or other property are not cleared or paid for, they will then be catalogued for immediate sale, and the expenses, the saine as if re-sold, will be added to the amount at which the books were bought. Messrs. Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge will have the option of reselling the lots uncleared either by public or private sale without any notice being given to the defaulter. VI. All the books are presumed to be perfect, unless otherwise expressed: but if upon collating, any should prove defective, the purchaser will be at liberty to take or reject them, provided they are returned within Ten Days after the conclusion of the sale, when the purchase-money will be returned.

VII. The sale of any book or books is not to be set aside on account of any worm holes, stained or short leaves of text or plates, want of list of plates, or blank leaves or on account of the publication of any subsequent volume, supplement, appendix, or plates. All the manuscripts, autographs, all magazines and reviews, all books in lots, and all tracts in lots or volumes, will be sold with all faults, imperfections and errors of description. The sale of any illustrated book, lot of prints or drawings is not to be set aside on account of any error in the enumeration of the numbers stated, or error of description.

VIII. No Imperfect Book will be taken back, unless a note accompanies each book, stating its imperfections, with the number of lot and date of the sale at which the same was purchased.

IX. To prevent inaccuracy in the delivery, and inconvenience in the settlement of the purchases, no lot can on any account be removed during the time of sale.

X. Upon failure of complying with the above conditions, the money required and deposited in part of payment shall be forfeited: and if any loss is sustained in the reselling of such lots as are not cleared or paid for, all charges on such re-sale shall be made good by the defaulters at this sale.

Gentlemen who cannot attend the Sale may have their Commissions faithfully executed by their humble servants, SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE,

13, Wellington Street, Strand, London. Telegraphic Address: "Abinitio, Rand, London." Telephone: 3852 Gerrard.

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The Property of Lieut.-Col. b. B. L. Hughes, of Kinmel Park, Abergele, North Wales.

(Sold with sanction of the Court.)

OCTAVO.

LOT 1.

NCESTOR (The) A Quarterly Review of County and Family
History, Heraldry and Antiquities, 12 vol. illustrations
and indexes, uncut
imp. 8vo. 1902-5

2

Arabian Nights Entertainments, translated from the Arabic, with copious notes by Edward W. Lane, edited by E. S. Poole, 3 vol. illustrations after W. Harvey, red morocco gilt, g. e.

1859

3 ARCHAEOLOGIA CAMBRENSIS. Complete set to 1911. Six series, with indexes to first five series and 6 extra vol. together 74 vol. plates, polished calf gilt, g. e. (2 vol. in parts), FINE SET

1846-1911

4 Ashmole (Elias) Antiquities of Berkshire, with large Appendix of Valuable Original Papers, Pedigrees, etc. 3 vol. portrait, map, etc. brown morocco, r. and g. e.

.5

1723

Baker and Francis. Surveys of Gower and Kilvey and of several
Mesne Manors within that Seigniory, front. etc. half calf.
imp. 8vo. 1870

B

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6 Bewick (T.) History of British (Land and Water) Birds, FIRST EDITION, 2 vol. royal paper, woodcuts by Bewick, calf, m. e. roy. 8vo. Newcastle, 1797-1804

7 Bewick (T.) General History of Quadrupeds, imperial paper, woodcuts by Bewick, calf, m. e.

imp. 8vo. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1800

8 Brut y Tywysogion or The Chronicle of the Princes, edited by I. Williams ab Ithel, facsimiles, half morocco, gilt, m. e.

9

1860 Burke (Rt. Hon. Edmund) Works. New and improved edition, 9 vol. calf, gilt, m. e.

1846

10 Burke (J.) Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland, 4 vol. portrait and coats of arms, half calf, m. e.

11

Burke (J.) The Patrician, 6 vol. half morocco, t. e. g.

12

1836

1846-48

Burke (J. B.) Visitation of the Seats and Arms of Noblemen and Gentlemen of Great Britain, 4 vol. plates and coats of arms, crushed red morocco, gilt, g. e,

roy. 8vo. 1852 Burke (J. and J. B.) Encyclopædia of Heraldry or General Armory of England, Scotland and Ireland, woodcuts, half morocco, m. e. roy. 8vo. 1847 Burke (J. and J. B.) Genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, with Index, 3 vol. crushed red- morocco extra, gilt borders, g. e. by Hayday and Mansell 1846

15 Burke (J. and J. B.) Heraldic Illustrations, with Pedigrees and Annotations, 3 vol. plates of arms, etc. crushed crimson morocco, gilt, tooled borders, g. e. by Hayday and Mansell

roy. 8vo. 1844 Burke (J. and J. B.) Royal Families of England, Scotland and Wales with their Descendants, 2 vol. portrait, crushed red morocco, gilt, tooled borders, g. e. by Hayday and Mansell

imp. 8vo. 1848

17 Burke (Sir B.) Royal Descents and Pedigrees of Founders' Kin, pedigrees, crushed red morocco extra, gilt borders, g. e. by Hayday and Mansell

imp. 8vo.

1858

Burke (Sir B.) Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed
Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, 2 vol. half red morocco,

t. e. g.

roy. 8vo. 1879 19 Burke (Sir B.) Vicissitudes of Families and other Essays. Three Series, 3 vol. 1860-Anecdotes of the Aristocracy, 2 vol. 1849-Romantic Records of Distinguished Families, 2 vol. 1850-Family Romance, 2 vol. 1853-Reminiscences, Ancestral, Anecdotal and Historic, n. d. uniform in half calf gilt, 1849-60

m. e.

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