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other so well that they can communicate--each to his predecessor, nor observation and study of social each--the secrets of their hearts. It is the only psychology as in those of his successors, Hervieu, one of our sensations which does not live on illu Rod, and Bourget. It is a study of society, but of sions, the only one which Nature counsels us to a society where libertinage and pleasure sail along adopt without forcing it on us.” Suddenly, in the with flying colours, overthrowing every obstacle full vigor of his talent, Montegut leaves Paris and in their onward course. One of the peculiarities retires to the country. When he died his name of Feuillet's heroes is to be placed in situations was only known as one who had long since disap where they are thwarted neither by laws, like the peared.
heroes of Paul Hervieu, nor by their conscience, Even after his death the "spirit” of Buloz did like Bourget's characters. not for an instant abandon his work, and the Julia de Treceur and M. de Camors accept no Revue continued to be the "academy of excel curb on their actions; they go straight on, conlence.” The influence of the philosopher Caro sulting nothing except their own desires. It is on the eighteenth century and on the encyclo not passion, but satiety, which leads them to pædists had given Cousin's successsor a notoriety suicide. In their estimation, laws exist only to be which made up in a measure for certain rather set aside. In "Les Tenailles," as in "La Loi de harsh criticisnis on his lectures at the Sorbonne. l'Homme" (Paul Hervieu), we are in the presence Caro's best work is a study, in six volumes, on of people who try to elude the rigors of that law Auguste Comte. The preface is almost exclusively which trammels them, the text of the novel being devoted to the glory of Littre: "Littre who remains the suffering entailed by legalized life. They one of the finest types of humanity-a character would like to change it, yet at the same time take marked in relief by the most elevated morality, an it into account. It is the same with the romantic absolute sincerity, and the greatest effort of an school. They fling moral considerations to the active, regular, and fruitful mind."
winds when under the empire of passion, but are We will characterize this second stage of the conscious that they do so. The characteristic of Revue as the "Philosophical Stage." The first was Feuillet's heroes, on the contrary, is their apparthe Romantic stage, and the third, the contemp ent ignorance of legal or social checks; the only orary, the stage of criticism.
guidance they accept is that of their good pleasure. First: Romantism. The collaborators of this Between Feuillet and the more serious psycholperiod were: in fiction, Mme. Sand; in poetry, ogists we find a whole procession of “sub-FeuilMusset and Vigny; in history, Amadee Thierry. lets” writing the story of "sub-Camors.”
The second period, which reflected the second Time has passed; the ancient landmarks remain. Empire, had for philosophers Renan and Caro. As in the beginning, the Revue is still the for politicians Forcade and Mazade.
rendezvous of the leaders of every group. It still The modern and contemporary period is charac has its sailor, its great lady, its Academican, its terized by the predominance given to criticism specialist in every branch: here alone are so many and science-Fouillet himself introduces criticism varieties of excellence to be found. Loti has taken into his scientific articles. A critic Ferdinand the place of Riviere, while Cousin and Ste. Beuve Brunetiere, a critic Jules Lemattre, a critic Anatole are replaced by Hanotaux; it is still history, philFrance, a critic Emile Faguet, a critic Edouard osophy and science. The original plan, the conRod quite as much as he is a novelist; even ception of an organ which should gather together Cherbuliz, one of the first, and long before Bour all the intellectual superiorities of the country, get, to introduce Cosmopolitanism in novels, is al . that is the paternal inheritance which, left by the so of the school of critics.
founder to his creation, remains impervious to There is little of the fire and transports of roman
changes. tism in Feuillet's first works of fiction; the novel
“Magazines" may spring up and magazines
may thrive; indeed, they do thrive, according to which depicts passions had worked itself out dur
the ableness of their editors in choosing their ing the romantic movement. Society individuals, staff. But the Revue des Deux Mondes is not propand the laws which govern them, having been erly a "magazine”; it is the meeting ground for sufficiently altered and modified by unbridled all formulated worths, whether scientific, political, passion let loose, the kind of fiction which come
or critical. The Revue des Deux Mondes is the
"literary salon” of Europe. She cannot be deaster would necessarily be the fiction of observa
throned or replaced. tion. Thus Feuillet was destined to be the Abbe
YETTA BLAZE DE BURY. Prevost of his time, and give us in “M. de Camors" the synthesis of his century, as Abbe Prevost had
“READING MAKETH A FULL MAN.” summarised his in "Manon Lescaut." Feuillet's
Why should reading make a man "full"? novels give an exact picture of elegant Parisian
Unless by possible chance society during the Second Empire. The character He managed to addle his skull istic of them is neither passion as in the novels of
By "intoxicating romance."
--Ballads of a Book-Worm.
Museum. In 1794, at Edwardes sale, it had,
fetched £ 5 5s.) Those Which in Great Britain Have Brought That Sum
“Mirror of the World," Caxton (1481), 6351 155. or More in the Past Hundred Years.
(Now in Devonshire Library. The Duke paid An attempt has been made in the following list
£9 gs, for it.) to include all books of importance and value “Recuil," Caxton (1476), lacking 33 leaves, £116 which have brought kioo at English book sales
ris.' (Cost the Duke £5 5s. 'at'the Payne sale,
1794. Spencer bought it at Roxburghe sale, from 1790 to 1899, though in it figure a few rari
discared it when he secured Taylor's copy ties fetching smaller sums. No book of great
(1823, £ 205 16s.) and put it in one of his dupli: bibliographical interest has been omitted, and
cate sales in 1833, when it fetched £73 yos; refrom the beautiful Pliny, of 1472, sold at the sold next at Dent sale, 1827, for £36 ios.; at Chauncey sale, down to the Kilmarnock Burns Havrott sale, 1833; for £27, and at Ashburnham
sale for £600.) the list 'shows emphatically some of the luxuries of collecting. Prices given are in pounds sterfing.
"Recuyell," Caxton (1472-4), last leaf in fac simile, Prices for the Ashburnham' books are not in
£1,060, IOS;' (Cost the Duke of Roxburghe. £50.)
.!! cluded in these lists, but will be given later:
Book of St. Albans" (1486), 'imperfect, £147.
(Resold at Blandford sale, 1819, for £84; purCharles and Nathaniel Chauncey Library. Sold chased later by Earl of Ashburnham and perby Leigh and Sotheby, April 15, 1790, and four
fected by him at much expense; resold, at his teen 'following days, 3,153 lots, realizing sale for £385.) £1,650 IIS, 6d.
“Calendar of the Shepherds," Paris (1503), £180. Pliny of 1472, velluni, Harlem copy, £652: (Cost "Tully of Old Age," Caxton (148 1), lacking seven
the Earl of Oxford, it is said, ' 116011guineas at • leaves, £115; Frst Folio, 2100. (Cost the Duke private sale. Resold at Count MacCarthy sale,
in 1790 £35 143.) 1.0 1817, for 705f.; priced later by Payne and Foss
Valdarfer Decameron, Venice (1471); £2,260. (Sold' at £65; resold at Sir M. M. Sykes' sale. 1824, for 472 gs., at Duke of Sussex sale, 1845, for 190,
on June 17, 1812, to the Marquis of Blandford;
resold at the Blandford sale, June 17, 1819, to avd at Earl of Ashburnham sale, final part,
Earl Spencer for £918 155. Now in Spencer, 1898, for £ 150.)
Rylands Library.) Paris de Meyzieux Library. Sold by James Edwards, March 28-April 2, 1791, 636 lots, realiz
Cot. Thomas Stanley Library. "Sold by Evans, ing 7,098 ios 9d.
April 30-May 8, 18'13; 1;136 lots, realizing:
£8,232. Biblia Pauperum, block book, forty leaves, £51, Monstrelet's "Chroniques" (1572), large paper, the (Resold at' Willett sale, 1813, for £257 58.; at
de Thou copy, 6136 1os. (Resold at Sykes sale, Roscoe sale, 1816, for £52 ros!;' at Hanrott sale,
for only £36 6s.) 1833, for £36 155., and at Ashburnham sale, 1897, for £1,050.),
De Bry, "7: vols. folio, blue morocco, 1790-1,'
£546. Jenson's Bible, 1476, vellum. £59. 175. (Resold at .. Willett sale for £168.)
Ralph Willett Library. Sold by Leigh and Sotheby John Brand Library.' Sold in 1807.
December 6, 1813, and sixteen following days,
2,906 lots, realizing 613,500., i, Caxton's "Knight of the Tower" (1484), £166 55. Caxton's "Chess Book" (1481). 6173 58. (Costi (Now in Spencer. Ryland's Library.)'
Willett £16 at Ratcliffe sale in 1776.). with John Duke of Roxburghe Library. Sold by R... Caxton's "Tully of Old Age” (1481), 6210. (Per. H, Evans, May 18-July, 4, and July 13-15, 1812, :;:
fect, having all the blanks, 1034 by 734.
Brought 55. 'at' Rawlinson sale in 1756, and was 10,121 lots, realizing £23,241
secured by Willett at Askew sale in 1775 for "Blanchardin," Caxton (1489), lacking fifth leaf of it,
£13.13. Resold at Blandford sale, 1819, for i preliminary matter, and all after, m iiii, £215 58. 287.35.;, at Brockett sale, 1823, for £47 58.;, at in (Purchased by Spencer. Had brought £3 6s.ru îaylor sale, 1823, for £47 155. 6d., and in 1857, at Ratcliffe sale, 1776, and £21. at George Mason-... for £275. Now in Huth Library.) sale, 1799.)
"Caxtou's Dictes” (1477), £262 ios." (Brought “Chastising,"Caxton (1491), £140. (Purchased by
£15 '155. at Ratcliffe sale in 1776. Now in Spencer.)
Spencer-Rylands Library.) "Confessio," Caxton (1483), £336.
Caxton's "Confessio" (1483), table in fac simile, i “Fayts of Arms,” Caxton (1489), £336. (Now in £315. (Resold at Blandford sale, 1819. for Devonshire Library.)
4205 16s., and at Perkins sale, 1873, for £2453 "The Festial,” Caxton(1491), second edition, lack apparently the copy which brought £57. 155. at ing sig. a ii, £105. (Now in Spencer-Rylands
Taylor sale in 1823.) Library.) Tip
Caxton's "Mirror of the World" (1490), 2136 Ios. "St. Katherine" (1493), attributed to Caxton's (The Harley copy, which sold for Er is. in 1751 press, 695. (Resold at Towneley sale, 1814,
at Osborne sale, and for £9 155. at West' sale in " for £231, and in 18e7 for 28 78.;' at latter sale 1773. Now in Spencer-Rylands Library.) Grenville bought it, and it is now in British “Speculum Humanæ Salvationis," block book,
bli's.; at '
Heros.; at Taylor
blue morocco, £315.,(Resold, at Blandford sale; early printed on wooden blocks or type.” One 1819, for £42.)
of two known copies, but long thought to be "Speculum Humanæ Salvationis, Belgice," block unique. Now in Spencer-Rylands Library.) book, red morocco, 6252." (The Gaignat
' and ” “ Pilgrimage of the Soul.” Caxton (1483), lacking MacCarthy copyj Resold at Hibbert sale, 1829, 1 three leaves, bound withi Art and Craft to for £80.)
know well to Die," Caxton (1491), 1152 5s. "Book of Divers Ghostly
Ghostly Matters," Caxton, ("Pilgrimage made perfect later by Spencer.) (1490?); £1945. (Now in 'Spencer-Rylands Li!
putinh holin_lrit too restriil fristil brary. Lacks' part of first leaf. Only auction John Philip Kemble Library.' Soldi'in 18226; of a good copy.),
First Folio, £112 7$. John Towneley Library. Sold by Evans, June
George Watson Taylor Library
Sold in 1823. 8.53, 1814, and Iune 19-29, 1815, 2,608 lots, realizing £8.597,168.1.1
First Latin Bible with a date, Fust, and Schoeffer
(1462), 3215 5s. (Brought 3,200f. at Gaigoat Chaucer's - Troylus and Creside," Caxton (1814), 1
sale, 4,085f. at de la Valliere sale, and 4.7 50f. at one leaf lacking, £252 25. (Brought £2 at Katí.
MacCarty sale. Reşold at Pent sale in 1827 for.. cliffe sale. 1776, resold at Blandford sale, 1819, for £162 , 155., and at Taylor sale, 1823, for
£173 5s., at Perkins sale, 1873, for £780, and at : £66 38. Now in Grenville Collection, British
Earl of Crawford's first sale, 1887, for £1,025.). Museum.)
Caxton's " Recuyell” (147,6), perfect, and upcyt, , Caxton's "Dictes," second edition (1480), not first £205 16s. (Now in Spencer Rylands Library.) according to catalogue, £189.)
George Nassau Library. Sold by Evans, February
16, 1824, and eleven following days, and March Dr. Vincent Library. Sold in 1816,
8 and seven following days, 4.264 lots, bringing Caxton's "Godfrey of Bologne (1481), 42155S.
£8,506 135. (Highest recorded price and last copy, sold at
Hariot's “ Virginia” (1590), £100, sahildi! auction. Same copy fetched 18. 2d. at Smith, sale in 1682.)
Sir Mark Masterman Sykes, Library, Sold by . )
Evans, May 11-21, May 28, June 2, June 21-28, J. Roberts Library. Sofd in 1816.
1824, 3,691 lots, realizing £18,815 3$, 6d. Caxton's "Chronicles" (1480), 4105. (Resold at
Aristotelis “De Historia Animalium Libri. Venice Milnor sale. 1829, for £70 75., and at Higgs sale,
(1476), vellum, printed by John of Cologne,,, 1830, for £73 ios.)
£52 nos. (Only other copy is in National Li
brary, Paris. This copy was resold at Wodhull Lloyd Library. Sold in 1816.
| sale in 1884'for 105, and at Ives sale, 1891, for Caxton's "Recuyell (1472-4), lacking (ortynine
$800.Y. leaves, £126, (Resold at Hibbert sale, 1829,
Guttenberg Bible, vellum, £199 'ros. for £157 pos.; at Wilks sale, 1847, for £165; at Utterson sale, 1852, for £55 (Blades says £15.5), Bible, Fust and Schoeffer (1462), blue morocco, is and at Ashburnbam sale, 1897, for £950.)
18, Caxton's "King Arthur” (1485), ten leaves in fac Matthew's
(1537), title page, inlaid, simile, L320. (Now in Spencer-Rylands Li
£78 15. (Gulston's copy, Resold at Perkins brary.)
sale, 1873, for £195, and at Crawford sale, 18872
for £161.) John Erskine Library. Sold in 1817.1
Livy of 1469, vellum, Rome, Sweynheym and Caxton's : Jason " (1477?),fipe.copy, 6165.455.
IOS. (From Edwards salę .) (The Harley, copy. Resold at Osborne, sale,
New Testament," Basel (1519), vellum; £ 140.11.2010 1751, for £i is.; at West sale, 1773, for £4 45.; 'Missale, Montasticum,”: , Florence, Junta Presse
(1503), velluny, £78 15$is (Resold at Hibbert,
, , £87, and at Ashburnham sate for £2,100.) ) £290) 11
Virgil, of 1479, Vindelin de Spira, A105001 Saunders Library. Soid'in 1818.
Psalter, Fust and Schoeffer (1459), vellum, red First, Folio, Shakespeare, £126.-(“The highest) morocco, £136 IOS (Second book printed' with .! price ever given, or likely to be given, for the
a date; the third (or perhaps, the fourth) book! volume.”—Dibdin.)
produced by typography. Resold at Thorold ,
11:!! sale for £4;950—the highest price yet paid at British Museum duplicate sale, 1819.
auction for a printed book. It" had brought Caxton's Pilgrimage of the Soul" (1843), .. 3,3'50f!' at the MacCarthy sale!) £155 Los., (Now, in Spencer. Rylands Library.),
riter: ??hiil ...is Inglis Library Sold in 1826.11.1 Marquis of Blandford Library, Sold by Evans, Caxton's "Reynard” (1481), 6184 16s. (Now in June 7-19, June 22, July 3, 1819, 4,701 lots, Grenville Collection, British Museum,) 1!...ST
realizing' 47,077. Luther's Bible (1541), vellum; £220 i os.
The Revi Theodoft Williams Library. Sola byline Caxton's "Propositio" (147-), £126. (Cost Blanda Stewart, Wheatley 'and' "Adlard, April 5-11,
ford 42 5s, at, Brand sale, 1807, where it was 1 April 23 ito: May, 2., 1827, 1948. lots, realizing! sold as a work on theology and religion, very, £10,213.175. 60. ?'
Rapin's "England,” with Tindal's “Continuation” British Museum. Other copies in Bodleian and
(1743–7), 5 vols. in 7, one of six copies on large Huth Libraries.)
Wilks Library. Sold in 1847.
two copies on vellum, £178 ios. (The copy £500. presented by Pius V. to Philip II., and taken from the library of the Escurial during the oc. John Dunn Gardner Library. Sold by Sotheby cupation by Spain by Napoleon.)
and Wilkinson, July 6, 1854, and ten following Zenophon, Oxford (1691-1705), 6 vols., the sixth
days, 2,457 lots, realizing £8,171. volume containing the “Socrates" of 1705, Tyndale's "Pentateuch" (1530), three leaves in large paper, red morocco, by Clarke, £173 5s.
fac simile, £159. (To make this set Williams bought the Hamp Mathew's Bible (1537), title page and last leaf den copy (£158 11.), the MacCarthy (1,520f.), inlaid, £150. (The Lea Wilson copy.) and the Sykes (26 58.)
The Great Bible (1539), first edition, title page
and first four leaves inlaid, £121. (The Lea John Dent Library. Sold in 1827.
Wilson copy.) First Folio, perfect, 13%2 by 874 inches, £110 5S. Coverdale's Bible (1535), title page and first leaf (Resold at Perkins sale, 1873, for £585.)
of dedication in fac simile, 6365. “Polychronicon,” Caxton (1482), morocco, by Caxton's "Reynard” (1481), 6195. (Copy bas Lewis, £103 198. (Resold at Perkins sale, 1873,
been sold since at auction.) for £365, and at Ives sale, 1891, for $1,300. Now in Lenox Library.)
Caxton's "Golden Legend" (1484), lacking fifth
leaf, £230. (Not the Blandford copy, as stated A. A. Renouard Library. Sold by Evans, 1828,
in the catalogue, but the better of the two Rox1828 and 1830.
burgbe copies, which sold for £31. Purchased
at Gardner sale for the Duc d'Aumale.) Cicero, Valdarfer, Venice (1471), vellum, £420.
Chaucer's "Tales,” de Worde (1488), several
leaves repaired, £245. (The Maskell copy. George Hibbert Library. Sold by Evans, March
Grenville's was once thought unique.) 16, April 4, May 4-16, May 25, June 6, 1829, 8,786 lots, realizing £21,560.
De Bry's “Great and Small Voyages,” nine volGutenberg Bible, on paper, £215.
umes, morocco, by Clarke and Bedford, £240.
(Perhaps the copy that fetched $900 at "he Ives First Folio, morocco, by Montague, 485 IS. (Re
sale in 1891.) sold at Wilks sale, 1847, for 6155, and at Gard
ner sale, 1851, for £250. Now in Huth Library.) J. O. Halliwell Library. Sold by Sotheby and Luther's own copy of his translation of the Bible, Wilkinson, May 23, 1856, May 21-23, 1857,
£267 155. (The James Edwards copy. (Resold June 14, 1858, and June 13, 1859. at Hurd sale, 1832, for £98 ros.)
"Second Part of Henrie the Fourth" (1600), first Bible, Fust and Schoeffer (1462), vellum, £128 2s. edition (1857 sale), £100. (The Giradot de Prefond and Count MacCarthy
"Sonnets" (1609), John Wright imprint, some copy. Resold at Perkins sale, 1873, for £296, headlines cut into, morocco, by Bedford (1858
and at Earl of Crawford sale, 1889, for £370.) sale), £154 75. (Found in 1857 by Professor Psalter of 1459, Fust and Schoeffer, blue morocco Mommsen in the Bentinck Library at Varel, (MacCarthy copy), £90 6s.
near Oldenberg, bound in a volume of tracts.
Now in Huth Library. One of three known Richard Heber Library. Sold in thirteen sales by copies with the imprint. "By G. Eld for T. T.”
Sotheby, Evans and Wheatley, three different and are to be solde by John Wright.")
Bishop of Cashel Library. Sold in 1858. “The Taming of a Shrew” (1594), morocco, by Gutenberg Bible, paper, £ 596.
Lewis, the only copy known, £94. (Purchased
for the Duke of Devonshire. The Inglis copy.) E. James Library. Sold in 1859. George Chalmers Library. Sold in 1842.
Caxton's “Eneydos" (1490), £100. (Highest re"True Tragedie of Duke of York” (1600), first
corded price). edition, £131.
Henry Stevens sale, Puttick & Simpson, July Shakespeare's "Sonnets" (1609). Aspley imprint,
12–20, 1860. £105. (Sold first in 1800 as a supposed dupli
Caxton's "Chronicles” and “Description," four cate from the Earl of Ellesmere's collection at
leaves in the former, six in the latter, in facBridgewater House, but repurchased for the library at the Chalmers sale.)
simile, morocco, by Bedford, £180. (Resold at
Ashburnham sale for 4,610.) Thomas Jolley Library. The portion sold in 1844. Hulsius' “Voyages and Travels,” 26 parts, in 27
volumes, red morocco, by Pratt, £335. Shakespeare's “Venus and Adonis" (1594), one
of three known copies, £116. (Purchased by Joseph Lilly sale, 1861. Jolley in Lancashire "for a mere trifle." Se Chaucer's “Tales” (1478), Caxton, sixteen leares (ured hy Grenville at Jolley sale and now in in fac simile, £300. (Now in Huth Library.)
Henry Stevens sale, Puttick & Simpson, March “ Richard the Second" (1597), £341 58. (Now in
Huth Library.) Coverdale's Bible (1535), imperfect, brown mo. “Richard the Second" (1598), £108 3s. (The Ste
rocco, by Bedford, £140. (Resold at George veps copy. Resold at Tite sale, 1874, for Llvermore sale, 1894, for $800.)
“Richard the Third” (1597), morocco, by Lewis, Guglielmo Libri Library. Sold by Sotheby, 1859, 6351 155. Now in Huth Library. Cost Daniel 1861, and 1862. Libri had a sale in 1849.
£41 6s. at Heber sale.) Grolier's copy of Macchiavelli (1540), 1862 sale,
“Love's Labors Lost” (1598), £346 ros. (Bind£150.
ley's copy, also Heber's, which fetched £40.) Block book, "Biblia Pauperum” (1470), 1862 sale, · Henry the Fourtb” (1999), second edition, £220.
£115 10. Caxton's “Fayts of Arms" (1489), morocco, by " Henry the Fifth" (1600), parchment covers,
by Bedford, 1862 sale, 6255. (Once Mario's £231. Now in Huth Library. Brought 6243 copy. Now in Huth Library.)
at Heber sale.)
“Merchant of Venice" (1600), green morocco, by Miss Mary Richardson Currer Library. Sold by
Lewis, £99 155. (Now in Huth Library. Cost Sotheby, July 30, August 7. 1862, 2,681 lots,
Daniel £17.) realizing £5,984 13s. 6d.
“Much Ado About Nothing" (1600), green moCoverdale's Bible (1535), nine leaves in fac-simile, blue morocco, by Lewis, £250.
rocco, by Lewis, £267 155. (Resold at Lewis
sale, 1868, for €235. Cost Daniel £18 at Heber “Chronicles of England,” St. Albans (1483), vel sale). lum, six leaves in fac-simile, russia, by Lewis,
“Midsummer Night's Dream" (1600), Thomas £365.
Fisher, 6241 ios. (Bindley and Heber copy.
Cost Daniel £21 in 1857.) Congregation Society sale, July, 1862.
“Merry Wives of Windsor” (1602), £346 ros. Caxton's "Servitum" (1491), £200. (Now in the
• Troylus and Cresseid” (1609), 6114 9s. (Sold British Museum; the only known copy.)
for £50 at Heber sale.) Shakespeare's “Venus and Adonis" (1627), one
“Othello" (1622), £155. (Now in Huth Library. of two known copies, uncut, £115. (Found by
Fetched £28 at Heber sale; had brought a bookseller at a country sale in a lot of worthless books; has leaf Ai, not in the other copy
456 14s. at Bindley sale in 1819.) in British Museum, which fetched £37 ios. at
Lucrece" (1594), brown morocco, by Lewis, Chalmers sale, 1842, and £35 at Bright sile,
£157 Ios.) 1845. In 1879 the present copy was in the " Venus and Adonis" (1594), one of three known Griswold Library.)
copies, £240. (Now in Huth Library.)
“Venus and Adonis" (1596), one of two known George Daniel Library. Sold by Sotheby, July copies, £336. (Now in British Museum. Brought
20-29, 1864, 2,278 lots, realizing £15,855 25. 691 at Bollaud sale, in 1840, and £91 ios. at Chester's “Love's Martyr" (1601), morocco, by
Bright sale, in 1845. Other copy is in Bodleian.) Lewis, £138. (Resold at Tite sale, 1874, for
Sonnets" (1609), John Wright imprint, the best 4,68.)
of the three known copies, £225 155. (Cost Gray's “Odes," with notes by the poet, £110.
Narcissus Luttrell is.; brought £3 195. at George Hannay's “Philomela" (1622), old vellum wrap
Steevens sale, in 1800; £21 at Roxburghe sale,
in 1812, and £21 ios. 6d. at a sale in January, per. £96.
1830. Purchased at Daniel sale for Almon W. Herbert's "Temple," one of two copies of the
Griswold, and priced a few years ago by Dodd, original undated edition, the other being now
Mead & Co. at $5,000. The other copies are in in the Huth Library, £30 ros. (Resold at J. British Museum and Huth Libraries.) Delaware Lewis sale, 1868, for £32, and at
“Lochrine" (1595), light green inorocco, by Lewis, Foote sale, 1895, for $1,050; had brought £3 at
6105. (Resold at Tite sale, 1874, for £45.) Brand sale, 1807, £10 at Heber sale, and £19 155. at Pickering sale, 1854.)
George Offor Library. Announced to be sold by Book of St. Albans, de Worde, n. d., quarto, £108.
Sotheby June 27-July 8, 1865, but early in the (Considered by Daniel earlier than de Worde's
morning of June 29 the auctioneers were edition of 1496, in folio.)
burned out, and nearly the whole of this won. Jonson's “Sejanus” (1605), large paper, original derful collection of Bibles, Testaments, Bunyan vellum, presentation copy to Francis Crane,
and Bunyaniana was destroyed. £106. (Non in Huth Library.)
Cranmer's New Testament (1547), blue morocco, Munday's “ Banquet of Dainty Conceits" (1588),
by Murton, “supposed to be unique,” £215. £225. First Folio, old russia 1378 by 874, beautiful copy, Lord Charlmont's Library. Sold by Sotheby, Wil
£716 25. (Owned successively by David Moore, kinson & Hodge, August 11, 1865; 278 lots,
First Folio, verses mounted, but fine copy, 6455. Second Folio, origual calf, 1374 by 974, £148.
(1234 by 8 5-16.)