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CATALOGUE

OF THE

FIFTH AND FINAL PORTION OF THE

Extensive and Valuable Library

OF THE LATE

CHARLES BUTLER, Esq.

(of Warren Wood, Hatfield, and Connaught Place, W.)

COMPRISING

EDITIONES PRINCIPES AND EARLY PRODUCTIONS OF THE ENGLISH AND CONTINENTAL PRESSES;

BOOKS WITH THE EARLIEST SPECIMENS OF THE Engraver's ART ;

A LONG SERIES OF WORKS BY PIRANESI;

Fine Elluminated and other Manuscripts;

EIGHTEENTH CENTURY FRENCH ILLUSTRATED BOOKS; SUPERB COPIES OF THE GREEK AND LATIN CLASSICS; PRODUCTIONS OF THE ALDINE AND ELZEVIR PRESSES; EARLY ITALIAN WOODCUT Books;

BIBLICAL AND LITURGICAL LITERATURE; REPRINTS OF RARE BOOKS; BIBLIOGRAPHICAL WORKS;

PUBLICATIONS OF THE ROXBURGHE CLUB;

HISTORICAL AND TOPOGRAPHICAL WORKS; VOYAGES AND TRAVELS; ARCHEOLOGY; CATALOGUES; ETC.

Many in fine Bindings, including specimens of the work of Roger Payne, J. Clarke, Bedford, Derome, Padeloup, Bozerian, etc.; selected from the most famous Libraries dispersed during the last fifty years.

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, 25th FEBRUARY, 1914, & Two following Days,

AND

On MONDAY, 2nd of MARCH, and Three 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.

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 108. in the pound, if required, in part payment of the purchase-money, in default of which the lot or lots purchased will be immediately put up again and re-sold. 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 same 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 re-selling 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 wormholes, 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 sustaine in the re-selling 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 this Sale may have their Commissions faithfully executed by their humble Servants,

SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE,

Telegraphic Address: "Abinitio, Rand, London."

13, Wellington Street, Strand, London. Telephone: 3852 Gerrard.

In sending Commissions please refer to this Catalogue as

66 HEBE."

COMMISSIONS CANNOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE.

CATALOGUE

OF THE

VALUABLE LIBRARY

OF

EARLY & RARE PRINTED BOOKS

AND IMPORTANT

Elluminated and other Manuscripts

FORMED BY THE LATE

CHARLES BUTLER, ESQ.
Warren Wood, Hatfield, and 3, Connaught Place, W.

THE FIFTH AND FINAL PORTION.

SEVENTEENTH DAY'S SALE.

SIZES MIXED.

LOT 3432.

BRAVANEL (Isaac ben Judah) [On the Thirteen Articles of the Faith of Maimonides, in Hebrew], large square Rashi characters, woodcut border to first page composed of various animals among intertwining floral ornaments and branches, green morocco extra, g. t. first page re-margined at back

sm. folio. (Constantinople, 1505)

3433 Académie Royale des Sciences. Liste de Messieurs depuis 1666 jusqu'en 1699, MANUSCRIPT, neatly written and ruled in red and black, on 55 leaves, old French red morocco, gilt border lines, on sides, with floral ornaments in corners, full gilt back, g. e. by DEROME, with arms of H. Bertin, Ministre d'État, in gold on folio. SEC. XVIII

sides

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3434

3435

3436

3437

Achilles Tatius. Erotica (Graecè), engraved title (mounted), leaf of errata inserted from another copy, red morocco gilt, dotted lines, g. e. (Roger Payne), book-plate of Syston Park library

Acts.

12mo. Lugd. Batavorum, F. Hegesum, 1640

Anno XXXI Henrici VIII, Parliament begonne xxviii daye of Aprill, continued til the xxviii day of June, black letter, a portion of a larger work, half calf, n. d.--Certain relation of the Hog-face Gentlewoman called Mistris Tannakin Skinner, who was bewitched in her Mothers Wombe in the yeare 1618, woodcut on title, calf extra, reprint, n. d.-Trial of Admiral John Byng at a Court Martial, half roan, 1757; and others folio. (6)

Acts during the Commonwealth: For renouncing and disanulling
the pretended title of Charls Stuart; For continuing the Subsidic
of Tunnage and Poundage; For the security of the Lord Protector:
Preventing multiplicity of buildings in London; Setling Lands and
Estates in Ireland; and twenty-two other Acts, with two Petitions
to Oliver Cromwell; in 1 vol. old calf
folio. v. y.

Adam (R. and F.) Works in Architecture, 4 parts in 1 vol. text in English and French, 32 plates, one coloured, half brown morocco atlas folio. 1773-6

3438 Emylius (Paulus) De Rebus Gestis Francorum ad Regem Franciscum Valerium, eius nominis primum, additum est De Regibus item Francorum Chronicon, 2 parts in 1 vol. ruled in red, old brown calf, gilt line frame borders, with arms in gold on sides, gilt gauffred edges folio. Lutetia, 1550

3439

Æneas Sylvius. Historia rerum ubique gestarum, roman letter, long lines, 35 to a page, large initial on first page finely painted and illuminated, other capitals in red and blue, slightly wormed, modern vellum gilt [Proctor 4322] folio. Venice, Johann of Köln, 1477

3440 Eschines Socraticus. Dialogi tres, Græcè, recensuit J. F. Fischerus, red morocco extra, inside borders gilt, g. e. arms of Rev. T. Williams in gold on sides 8vo. Lipsia, 1786

3441 Eschines, etc. Oratorum Veterum Orationes, Eschinis, Lysiae, Andocidis, Isaei, Dinarchi, etc. [Graecè] cum interpretatione Lat quarundam, old French red morocco gilt, inside dentelle borders, folio. (Paris), excud. Henr. Steph. 1575

g. e.

3442 Æschines et Demosthenes, Gr. et Lat. red morocco extra, gilt inside borders, joints, g. e. arms of Rev. T. Williams in gold on sides 8vo. Oxon. 1695

3443 Eschylus. Teutamen de Metris ab Eschylo in Choricis Cantibus adhibitis (per C. Burneium), LARGE PAPER, russia gilt, broad gilt tooled borders on sides, full gilt back, g. e. 8vo. Cantabrigia, 1809

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