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7819 Rogers (Samuel). Columbus, first edition (without title-page

or date), an early draft of the Poem printed solely for the author's private use, with manuscript suggestions for alterations, calf extra, uncut, by Bedford (1808), 4to. (187)

Shepherd, £1.9. 7820 Rogers (Samuel). Jacqueline, a Poem, first edition, original boards, uncut, in a morocco case, 1814, 12mo. (188)

Maggs, £3 ios. [Earliest issue. Presentation copy from the author. At the end of Canto i. is an addition of 14 lines in the handwriting of Samuel Rogers, and an autograph letter of 3

pages is inserted.- Catalogue.) 7821 Scott (Sir Walter). Two Folio Pages and Six Lines of the

Original Autograph Manuscript of Waverley, being vol. ii., chapter xvii., pages 266, 267, 268 and 269, and chapter xviii.,

pages 270 and 271, morocco gilt, folio (189) Maggs, £40 7822 Swift (Dean). Gulliver's Travels, first edition, LARGE PAPER,

portrait and maps, plate i. (part i.) rtly supplied in facsimile, some of the leaves from a small paper copy, 2 vol. in 1, morocco super extra, B. Motte, 1726, 8vo. (190)

Quaritch, 652 [The first issue, paged separately. Inscription under the

portrait.- Ed.] 7823 Tennyson (Lord). Poems, chiefly Lyrical, first edition, original calf, in a morocco case, 1830, small 8vo. (191)

Knott, 1,18 [Hallam's Poems are included in this copy, and on the title-page has been added in MS. after Tennyson's name, “and Arthur Hallam,” while on page 1 of the second part has been written, “ Poems by Arthur Hallam, Esqre.” Probably a unique proof copy of the work as it was intended to publish it originally, belonging to Hallam

himself.-Catalogue.] 7824 Tennyson (Lord). Morte d'Arthur, Dora, and other Idyls, first edition, morocco super extra, 1842, small 8vo. (192)

Quaritch, £,20 [One of the “ Trial” books. There are but 6 copies

known.-Catalogue.] 7825 Tennyson (Lord). Enoch Arden, etc., first edition, with

3 corrections in the poem of Enoch Arden and u in the Northern Farmer, in the handwriting of the poet, presentation copy from the author to C. R. Weld, original cloth, uncut, Moxon, 1864, small 8vo. (193)

Knott, £14 7826 Tennyson (Lord). The Window, first edition, limp morocco,

with inscription on title, “ John Simeon from A. Tenny

son,” in a morocco case, 1867, 4to. (194) Madden, £49 7827 Tennyson (Lord). Lucretius, first edition, original cloth, ,

uncut, in a morocco case, Cambridge, Mass., printed for private circulation, 1868, small 4to. (195) K’nott, £5

[But few copies (20) were printed in the United States. When the poem was published in England in 1870 many alterations were made.- Catalogue.]

7828 Tennyson (Lord). The Last Tournament, morocco super extra, uncut, 1871, small 8vo. (196)

Quaritch, £18 [One of the “ Trial" books. There are but six copies

known.- Catalogue]. 7829 Tennyson (Lord). The Foresters. Robin Hood and Maid

Marian, Souvenir Edition," printed for Augustin Daly, portrait, morocco, uncut, t.e.g., New York, 1892, small 8vo. (197)

Shepherd, jos. 7830 Tennyson. A Collection of Poems and Stanzas, which have

appeared in various Publications, many never included in any volume or edition of the Poet's Works. A proof of the Poem, “Hands all Round," has the Author's MS. corrections, arranged in a vol., half morocco extra, g. e., 4to. (198)

Soames, £13 ios. [The volume was formed by Mr. R. H. Shepherd, who

has added extensive MS. notes.- Catalogue.] 7831 Psalter verteutscht ausz der heyligen sprach. Verklerung

des Psalters, etc., lit. goth., with marginal annotations in the handwriting of Martin Luther, old pigskin, Busil., Adam Petri, 1526, 8vo. (206)

Reid, £9 ios. (Some of Luther's annotations were used by Sotheby in his work on the handwriting of the Reformation Period. At the end is a manuscript of 36 leaves probably written

by Luther's secretary.- Catalogue.] 7832 Barham (R. H.) Ingoldsby Legends, all first editions,

plates by George Cruikshank, etc., 3 vol., original cloth, Bentley, 1840, 1842, 1847 (224)

Sotheran, £14 (Vol. i., first issue, with page 236 blank, and vol. iii. has

the error on page 350.Catalogue.] 7833 Westmacott (W.) The English Spy, first edition, coloured plates and woodcuts, 2 vol., half calf, 1825-6, 8vo. (235)

Edwards, £18 5s. 7834 Alken (H.) Symptoms, 8 plates—Tutor's Assistant, 5 plates

- Shakespeare's Seven Ages, 7 plates-Master George, 12 plates, together 32 coloured plates, original impressions, in i vol., half calf, with label, McLean, 1823-4, oblong folio (236)

Hornstein, £7 55. 7835 Sporting Prints. Billesdon Coplow Hunt. Indispensable

Accomplishments, a series of 6 coloured plates, Humphrey, 1815-Qualified Horses and Unqualified Riders, 25 coloured plates, S. and J. Fuller, 1815-16, together 31 plates, half calf,

with label, in i vol., oblong folio (239) Hornstein, 420 7836 Blake (William). Ilustrations of the Book of Job, title and 21 plates (all proofs), with label, 1825-6, folio (241)

Rimell, £10 ios. 7837 Goldsmith (Oliver). Vicar of Wakefield, 24 coloured plates by Rowlandson, half calf, R. Ackermann, 1817, Svo. (251)

Maggs, £10 7838 Locker (Frederick). London Lyrics, LARGE PAPER, title

and dedication printed in violet, frontispiece by Randolph Caldecott in two states, and plate by Kate Greenaway, vellum gilt, uncut, [Privately printeid,] 1881, 8vo. (257)

J. Grant, £3 ios. 7839 Pater (Walter). Essays from “ The Guardian,” first edition

(100 copies printed), original boards, uncut, Printed for

private circulation, 1896, 8vo. (259) B. F. Stevens, £3 7840 Swift (Jonathan). Works, by Sir Walter Scott, LARGE

PAPER, portrait of Swift, 19 vol., calf gilt, Edinburgh, 1814, 8vo. (266)

Hornstein, £6 175. 6d. 7841 Tennyson (Alfred). Enoch Arden, etc., first edition, presenta

tion copy from the author, original cloth, Moxon, 1864, 8vo. (269)

B. F. Stevens, £10 7842 Tennyson (Alfred). The Holy Grail and other Poems, first

edition, presentation copy with author's inscription, original cloth, 1870, 8vo. (270)

Sabin, £7 7843 Thackeray (W. M.) Vanity Fair, first edition, woodcut of

the Marquis of Steyne on page 336, half morocco, 1848, 8vo. (271)

Maggs, £2 125. 7844 Kirton (H.) The Mirror of Mans lyfe, black letter (wanted

page 8, one leaf defective), old calf, Imprinted by Henry Bynneman, 1576 (277)

Hamlett, £i is. [Taken from the Latin Treatise of Pope Innocent III. The last 2 pages are occupied by a poem of six eleven-line stanzas, entitled “Speculum Humanum made by Stephen

Gosson.”--Catalogue.] 7845 Crofts (Robert). The Terrestriall Paradise (Prose and

Verse), original edition (front loose and soiled, leaf split), original vellum, T. Harper for W. Aderton in Duck Lane, 1639, 8vo. (279)

Gascoigne, £1 8s. 7846 Hall (Bishop Joseph). Virgidemiarium Sixe Bookes, both

parts, blank for part i. marked A, and 3 blanks at end of part ii. (some leaves mended), in 1 vol., morocco, g. e., by Clarke, Richard Bradocke for Robert Dexter, 1598, 8vo. (280)

Gascoigne, £5 5s. (The second edition of the first three books, and the first edition of the last three. The first edition of the first three

books (1597) was condemned to the flames.- Catalogue.) 7847 [Isidorus Hispalensis (S.)] Here be the gathered Counsailes

of Saincte Isidorie, black letter (16 leaves including title), signature of Wm. Herbert on title, morocco extra by W. Pratt, In aedibus Thomae Bertheleti typis impress., 1544, 8vo. (281)

Savage, £4 155. 7848 Gordon (Patrick). The first Booke of the famous Historye

of Penardo and Laissa (wanted one leaf of the Introductory which Heber's copy had signed on recto “ Jhone Wrren," and on verso Mr. Robert Gordone,” being the last leaf of signature A a, title washed and mended), morocco extra, g.e., by Lortic frères, Dort, George Waters, 1615, 8vo. (282)

Gascoigne, & 1 55. 7849 Drayton (Michael). Poemes, Lyrick and Pastorall, first edi.

tion (some headlines cut), (autograph note of T. Park to R. Heber relating to this “undescribed ” edition), morocco, Printed by R. B. for N. L. and 1. Flasket, n. d. (1605), 8vo. (283)

Page, £30 (With the blank A 1 (a printed capital) and a leaf marked


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A 5 containing two poems by Selden and E. Hayward

inserted from another edition (? that of 1610).—Catalogue.] 7850 Davies (Richard). Chester's Triumph in Honor of her

Prince, original edition (14 leaves), title with Prince of Wales's feathers on reverse inlaid (some fore-edges cut close and soiled), modern morocco, Printed for J. B., 1610, 8vo. (284)

Gascoigne, £4 7851 Chaucer (Geoffrey). Workes, black letter (imperfect, having

10 loose preliminary leaves shorter than the body of the book and wanting end after folio ccc.lxxix, wormed, stained and several leaves defective), (13 by 834 inches), old boards,

Thomas Godfray, 1532, folio (285) Leighton, £4 175. 6d. 7852 Sidney (Sir Philip). The Countess of Pembrokes Arcadia

(last leaf defective), “ Henerici Pomfrett” on title, old calf,

H. L. for S. Waterson, 1613, folio (287) Ellis, £i 135. 7853 Herbert (George). The Temple, the third edition (no por

trait), iall copy, original morocco, g. e., probably Little Gidding binding (?) Cambridge, Buck and Daniell, 1634, 8vo. (289)

Quaritch, £3 7854 Indulgence. An Indulgence probably printed by Wynkyn

de Worde, a single woodcut leaf, with black letter text, a crucifix in centre with a border of crucifixion details (5 by 3 inches). “To al thé Yt devoutly say V. Pr. Nr. V. Aves & a Crede afor such a figr ar granted xxxII. M. VII. C. Lv. Yês of Pdo", etc. (top corner defective), mounted on white paper, bound in morocco, filled with blanks (Wynkyn de Worde, 1507], 8vo. (293)

Reed, 25 7855 Evelyn (John). A Character of England, first edition, old

calf, the sides entirely covered with a design, a most unusual piece of contemporary binding, London, Jo. Crooke, 1659, 8vo. (296)

Leighton, 24 7856 Horae Beatae Mariae Virginis Secundum Usum Sarum,

lit. goth., printed throughout within woodcut borders, 17 full-page woodcuts, small initial woodcuts, etc. (wanted title, first leaf of Calendar, a ii, X 8 and last leaf of Table with imprint, Calendar defective, some of the suffrages erased), original Cambridge binding, panels stamped with griffins and Aowers with mark of Nicolas Sperinck (worn), no imprints (Paris, Byrckman, 1521 ?), 8vo. (297)

Barnard, £10 7857 More (Margaret). Erasmus. A Devoute Treatise upon the

Pater Noster, black letter, title within woodcut border (margins of 2 leaves mended), T. Berthelet (1524), 4to. (298)

Maggs, £2 9s. [The translator was Margaret, daughter of Sir Thomas More. There seems to be no other copy known of this

edition.- Catalogue.] 7858 America. Book of Common Prayer, translated into the

Mohawk Language, a new edition to which is added the
Gospel according to St. Mark, translated by Joseph Brant,
19 copperplates including frontispiece, original calf, y. e.,
C. Buckton, 1787, 8vo. (308)

Godwin, £10

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7859 America. Mather (Increase). Ratio Disciplinæ Fratrum

Nova-Anglorum, Discipline professed and practised, in the
Churches of New England, original calf, Boston, S. Gerrish

in Cornhill, 1726, 8vo. (310) B. F. Stevens, £3 125. 7860 America. Jones (Hugh). The Present State of Virginia,

half calf, J. Clarke, 1724, 8vo. (312) H. Stevens, £ii 5s. 7861 Charlevoix (P. F. Xavier de). La Vie de la Mère Marie de

l'Incarnation, Institutrice des Ursulines de la Nouvelle France, portrait of La Mère Marie, calf, Paris, 1724, 8vo. (309)

Maggs, 42 . 7862 Wilkes (John). Speeches, with John Wilkes' bookplate and

many manuscript notes, 2 vol. in 1, original calf, London, 1777, 8vo. (320)

Boade, £•r. 55, 7863 Franklin (Benjamin). M. T. Cicero's Cato Major, original edition, outer margins cut down to 8vo. size (8 by 5 inches),

5 Philadelphia, printed and sold by B. Franklin, 1744-Plan of the French Encyclopædia, folding printed "Analytical View of Human Knowledge, 1752 "--Horner (H.) Enquiry into the Means of Preserving and Improving the Public Roads of this Kingdom, Oxford, 1767, together in i vol., half bound, 8vo. (342)

Leighton, £,8 1os. 7864 Sowerby (James). English Botany, second (“ small”) edi

tion, coloured plates, 12 vol., cloth, uncut (1832).1846, 8vo. (343)

Edwards, £5 155. 7865 Varillas (Sieur de). Anecdotes of Florence, or secret History

of the House of Medicis, autographs of Sir Isaac Newton, calf, R. Bentley and S. Magnes, 1686, 8vo. (348)

Maggs, £i us. 7866 Browning (Robert). Selections from the Poetical Works of

Robert Browning, first edition, original cloth, uncut, 1863, 8vo. (349)

Shepherd, £5 125. 6d. [Presentation copy, with the author's inscription, "Frederick Leighton from his affectionately, R. B.,

London, Dec. 18, '62.”Catalogue.] 7867 Browning (Robert). Poetical Works, 3 vol., original cloth, 1863, 8vo. (350)

Quaritch, 48 [Presentation copy, with the author's inscription, “ Frederick Leighton from his affectionately ever, R. B.,

London, July, '63.”Catalogue.] 7868 Browning (Robert). Jocoseria, first edition, original cloth, 1883, 8vo. (351)

Robson, £9 [Presentation copy with inscription, “Sir Frederick Leighton from his old friend, R. B., March 9, '83.”—

Catalogue.] 7869 Shelley (Percy B.) Queen Mab, first edition, original title

page and imprint and Verses to Harriet ******, half calf, Printed by P. B. Shelley, 23, Chapel Street, Grosvenor Square, 1813, 8vo. (362)

Spencer, £25 7870 De Foe (Daniel). Robinson Crusoe, first Dublin edition,

frontispiece of Crusoe engraved by James Gwim, original calf, Dublin, printed for J. Gill, etc., 1719, 8vo. (389)

Pickering, £2 18s.

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