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“Much Ado About Nothing.” (1600), first edition, Wickliffe's Testament of Moses” (1532), £100. "£155.

Wycliffe's “Small Pogines to the Common People" Higden's “Polychronicon,” Caxton (1482). Iacking

(1532), £100. (These four volumes, considered two'leaves, £477, 138. (Peffected later by Dodd, unique, were purchased by Samuel Addington, Mead & Co.) 41

who was bidding against the Bodleian Library.

At the Addington sale in 1886 they brought re, George Smith Library. Sold by Sotheby, Julg 10 spectively, £37, 427, 436 and £33.it 11 August 4, 1867, First Folio 1212 by 836, red

March 187077!!1:. morocco, by Clarke & Bedford, 4to. n11.!

First Folio, verses inlaid, red morocco, by Bed Epis

.- ford, size not given, 4360. Benjamin Godfrey Wivdus Library. Sold by

Third Folio, second issue, fine copy (the largest mi Sotheby, March 23-26, 1868pit was pret

known"), but size not given, £200. Dibdin's "Tour in France and Germany,' ex

1873tended to six volumes, 30 drawings, 242 plates Smith's: General History" (1632) large paper, +240 (From the libraries of Sir G. H. Freeling

measuring 872 by 123 inches on the leaf. (The and J. W. K Eyton. Resold at Rice sale, in

dedication copy, with the arms of the Duchess 1870, for $1,920,, and again on February 6, 1896,

of Richmond and Lenox, Resold at Brinley 17

sale for $1,$oo and now in Lenox Library.) Rev. Thomas Corser Library. Sold by Sotheby, Bolton Corney sale. 185r. on July 28-30, '1868; March 17-20, August 6'9; 1869; ris February 23-26, July 11:15, 1870; February Vespucius' “Paesi Novamente Retroati" (1307), 7" 1315, July 10 12, 1871, and June' 25-28, 1873.

£157

) Final part sold in Manchester by Capes, Dunn 5. & Pilcher, December 13-15, 1877. TH": 1

Henry Perkins Library.' Sold by Gladsdeil, Ellis

& Co. at Hanworth Park, June 3-6, 1873, 850 Walton's: iki Angler,"s' first five editions 6140,

lots, realizing £26,149 145. (Rev. H. S. Cotton's copies, first three in origival binding... "70; I

Gutenberg Bible, vellum,'t wo'leaves said to be in 1. Bankes! " Maroccus Extaticis".(1595), calf, £iio.

erii fac simile, £3.400.' ('Resold at Ashburnham sale

for £4,000, the highest re, orded price:) Block book, "Historia Sancti Johannis Evangelvilistæ,"ietc., green morocco, 4445.9 (The Brienne Gutenberg Bible (paper); £2,690. (Now in Huth

ju Library. Cost Perkins £175.). 11 Laire,i Roscoe and Gardner copy. Brought £94 at Gardner sale in '1854.) nil ito .PL! 07,

Nichols" i "Leicesterslire," large paper. £260. Chute's; «?“ Beauty Dishonored:"; (1593), purple Hein

(Highest recorded price.) morocco, by Lewis, £131.

Vitas Patrum, de Worde (1495), 6180. (Resold at :“ Dives and Pauper," Pyrison (1493brown mo- j Ives sale in 1891 for $360) HD rocco, by Bedford: 6104270 0931.j"}}

Sir William Tite Library. Sold by Sotheby, May "Guy de Warwick, roniance, red morocco, by 34. Purgold, £282. !!!!!!! NE

18 to June 18, 1874; 3.937 lots; realizing £19,

. ilgos) First Folio, letter press of title page in fac simile,

Block book, - Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis,”: 24 13, 125/2 by 84,£160: !134) hii, subitri

ni sheets, morocco, by Lortic, £285. Venus and Adonis" (1636), blue morocco," by , Bedford, 155. (Only other perfect copy in

Caxton's “Polychronicon” (1482), four leaves in

fac simile, brown morocco, by Bedford, £150., ... British Museum Resold-at Ives sale for $1,150.) Warren's ', Nursery of Names" (1981), "%100.

Caxton's "Tayt of Arms" (1489), two leayes in y 1 (Steevens, Roxburghe and Jolley copy:): 71

f' fac simile, morocco, by Clarke, £190. (The

Crawford copy, which sold £77 in 1849.); ,

morocco, Caxton's "Mirror of the World” 10% by 778,4143,1 T

1953.) Caxton's Knight of the Tower" (1484), dark First Folio, 122 by 7 15-16, 6440. (Resold at green mprocco, by Lewis, £ 560,.". Trini

Cooke sale in 1883, with a set of the folio for Caxton's "Life of Our Lady" (1484), lacking nine be for $2 900 and separately at the Ives sale in

leaves, blue morocco, by Lewis, £110. (Fetched 1891 for $4,200; the largest sum yet paid at v L2155. at Farmer sale in 1798. 217 at Blandford auction for a first folio.) risale and £32 at Utterson sale:) (virgin Shakespeare's“ Ļucrece" (1594), red morocco, by Caxton's "Fayt of Arms" (1489), olive morocco,

Zaelinsdorf, £110. by Lewis, title page inlaid, 1.250. :

Calouel Robert Tait Library. Şold by Sotheby,

inti; 3:12 "Golden Legend" (1493), printed by de Worde,

February, 1878.

13.1Tring 99:-1 .;with Caxton's types, Jacking six leaves, morocco, by. Lewis, £147, (Brought £29 at Utter- ,

First Folio, 13 3.16 by 812 £480.*"","icon.)

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teriitil son sale in 1852.)

David Laing Library. Sold by Sotheby, Decemames Dis Library. Sold by Sotheby, February

iber 4-12, 1879; April 5.16, 1880; 27880, aird

February 21-24; 1881; – tots; tealizing 416,11.12, 1870; 442 lots, realizing 1870 185., 6d.

536 lgs.

Pinili ni Wycliffe's Creede, l'ater Noster and Ave Maria Buza's Confession of Faith," :I Mary Queen of Explained" (1527), L100.

!!" Scot's copy, 4-149.5,101 2ndtijd sila log!!i( i Wycliffe's “Consolation for Troubled Consciences"

st 31,14,16;":/? pegi 10% ] wille?! i Kilmarnock Burns, calf, £90. (1527); 2 105...

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Lyndsey's “Dialogue Betwixt Experience and Livy, "Vindelin de Spira," Venice (1470), vellum,

Ane Courteour' (1554), blue morocco, by £520.
Lewis, £121.

L'Orme's "Architecture" (1567), bound for Henri

Duc d'Orleans in black morocco, £125. Henry Stevens sale ; Sotheby, July 11:15, 1881;

Martial, Venice, Aldus (1501), £175. 1,625 lots; realizing £2,387 16s. 6d.

Maximus, Schoeffer (1471), vellum, £194. De Bry's "Great Voyages," £125.

Nicolas I., "Epistolae (1542), Grolier's copy, Hakluyt's “Voyages" (1599-1600), with the £215.

“Voyage to Cadiz” and the very rare map, Petrarch, Vindelin de Spira, Venice (1470), velthree volumes in two, red morocco, by Riviere, lum, £280. €131.

Petrarch, Venice (1488), with the engravings,

£1.950.
Sunderland or Blenheim Library. Sold by Puttick. Pliny, Jensen, Venice (1472), vellum, £220.
& Simpson, December 1.12, 1981; April 17-27,

Rabelais, first edition, with two others, £320.
July 17-27, November 6-17, 1882, and March
IO 22, 1883.

Rabelais (1542) £360. “Anacreon" (1554), vellum, £221.

Grolier's copy of Sannazaris (1533), £150. Appollonius, Florence (1496), vellum, £160.

Maioli's copy of Symeoni (1548), £140. Ariosto (1516), £300.

Thuanus (Paris, 1569), vellum, £131. Augustinius, Vindelin de Spira's edition (1470), Grolier's copy of the first Aldine Valerius, £225. vellum. £280.

Virgil, de Spira (1470), vellum, £810. (First Virgil Augustinius, Jepson's edition (1475), vellum, with a date; resold at Ives sale in 1891 for £1,000.

$3,000.) Gutenberg's “ Catholicon” (1460), £285. (Resold Virgil (1472), £220.

at Ives sale in a Matthews binding for $1,700.) "Vocabularium," Alta-Villa (1469), printed by First Latin Bible with a date, £1,600. (Now in

Bechtermuntze, £290. Lenox Library.)

Maioli's copy of the Xenophon of 1550, £180. Great Bible (1541), £115.

Cicero, Aldus (1514), £151.
Biblia Angelica, Oxford (1717), vellum, £255. First Aldine, Homer (1504), £525.
Mansion's Boccaccio, £920.

Ptolemy, “Cosmographia” (1490), illuminated,
Valdarfer Boccaccio, lacking five leaves, £585, £450.
Boccaccio (1472). £400.

Libro del Danese Uggieri," Venice (1480), Boniface VIII., "Decretals," Fust and Schoeffer

unique, £211. (1465), £170. (Resold at Ives sale in a Matthews Grolier's copy of Castiglione, £58. (Resold at binding for $450.

Ives sale for $900.)
Bouchet's “Amoureaux Transy Sans Espoir,"
Paris (1503), £640.

Frederick Onvry Library, Sold by Sotheby, March

30-April 5, 1882; 1,628 lots; realizing £6,169 2s. De Bry's "Grand Voyages,” nine parts in three volumes (1590-1602); “Grand Voyages," thir

First Folio, 12/2 by 874, red morocco, by Clarke & teen parts in two volumes; "Small Voyages,"

Bedford, £420. (Apparently the George Smith twelve parts in three volumes, £720. Cæsar, “Opera,” Sweynbeym and Panpartz February 15, 1881, Gutenberg Bible, Old Testa(1409), £195.

ment only, £760. Caxton's "Chronicles," Machlinia's Press, mended,

William Beckford Library. Sold by Sotheby, June £226.

30-July 13, December 11-23, 1882; July 2-14, Cicero's “De Officiis,” etc., first (1465), vellum,

November 27.30. 1883. £100. (First classic printed.)

Vespucius, "Paesi Novamenti Retrovati" (1507), Cicero, Sweynheym and Pannartz, Rome (1467),

red morocco, by Payne, £270. £295.

Grolier and de Thou's copy of Apuleius (1521), Clemens V., "Constitutiones," Fust and Schoeffer

£158. (1460), £240.

Du Fresnoy's copy of Aretino (1535), £175. “Constitutiones," Schoeffer (1467), £170.

Arfeville's “Navigation" (1583), £140. Dante (Naples, 1475), £ 205.

Anne Douglas's St. Augustine (1622), Catherine “Durandus," Fust and Schoeffer (1459, £790.

of Braganza's copy, later Webb's and Horace Gellius, "Noctes Atticæ," Sweynheym and Pan. Walpole's, £102. nartz (1469), vellum, £790.

Grolier's copy of Argurellius (1505), £250. Gower's “Confessio," Pynson (1513), £145.

“Imitation de Jesus Christ" (1690), beautifully Horace, Florence (1482), vellum, £150.

bound by Le Monnier, £356. Horace, Caen (1480), vellum, £290.

Jenson's Latin Bible (1476, vellum, oak boards, Josephus, Verona (1480), vellum, £196.

£330. (Willett's copy, which brought £168. Justinianus, “Institutionum," Schoeffer (1468), Blake's “Milton,” blue morocco, by Mackenzie, vellum, £140.

£230. Lacantius, Sweynbeym and Pannartz (1465), Chanıplain's "Voyages" (1620), calf, by Kalthoe£210.

ber; £166.

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De Bry, "Emblamata Nobilitati” and “Emblemata Marguerite de Valois' copy of Ronsard, bound in

Sæcularia ” (1593-96), £290. Chauncey's, which brown morocco by Clovis Reeve, £430. brought £12 12., later Heber's.)

Smith's “Virginia" (1624), large paper, said to Marguerite de Valois' copy of “Poetarum Italo be the dedication copy. rum" (1579), £242.

Canevari's copy of Tiorante il Bianco, Aldus Catullus (Paris, 1543), bound by Le Monnier in (1538), £111. citron morocco, £141.

“Virgilles des Mors, Paris (1500), blue morocco, Frobisher's “Three Voyages,” bound with Key by Derome, £345. (Brought 150f. at the Le mis' "Second Voyage," £300.

Valliere sale, 225t. at the MacCarty and £20 at

the Hibbert.) Grolier and de Thou's copy of Franchini's “Poemata" (1554), £230.

Voltaire (1785 9), large paper edition of the works

in red morocco by Kalthoeber, £161. Gohory's “Prince Jason's Conquest" (1553),

1884— brown morocco, by Nicholas Eve, with arms of

First Folio, £750.
Duc de Guise on sides, £405.
Gringore's “Fantasies” (1516), blue morocco, by
Padeloup, £180. (Brought £9 gs. at Hibbert

Sir John Thorold Library, with editions by the sale in 1829.)

son, Sir John Hayford Thorold. Sold by Soth

eby, December 12-20, 1884; 2,110 lots; realizing Marguerite de Valois' copy of Guerini's “Opere Poetiche" (1601), £175.

£28,000 155. 6d. Giradot de Prefon's copy of Harrisli, bound by Gutenberg Bible, paper, £3,900. Le Monnier in citron morocco, £ 136.

Fust and Schoeffer's Bible (1462), Prince Eugene's Grolier's copy of Herberstain (1551), £161.

copy, £1,000. Book of Hours, Paris (1508), bound by Clovis Gutenberg's “Catholicon,” red worocco, by HerEve, £135.

ing. £400. (Sykes' copy, which fetched £65 28. Henri III.'s copy of “Historie de Barlaam" (1578),

1824.) bound by Nicholas Eve, £195.

Boccaccio, Paris, Verard (1500), vellum, £670. “Apocly pse" (1541), with arms of Louis III. and Caxton's "Mirror of the World" (1481), lacking a Apne of Austria, £255.

blank leaf, £335. De Thou's copy of Jovii (1549), £189.

Hieronymi “Epistolæ, Schoeffer (1470), vellum, Lactantius (1465). Sweynheym and Pannartz,

blue morocco, by Staggemeier, £149. (Fetched £285. (Resold at Ives sale for $540.)

£52 ios. at Sykes sale in 1824.) “Livre de Bien Vivre,” Paris (1492), vellum, £330.

“Josephus,” Paris (1492), vellum, blue morocco, (Sold for £27 at Hibbert sale.)

by Boyet, £275. (Only other vellum copy is in

National Library, Paris. Resold at Ives sale for "Longi Pastoralia," Paris, Dido Press (1802), with

$725. Now in Lenox Library.) the original drawings, blue morocco, by Lewis, £900. (Fetched £73 1os. at Duke of Abrantes

Lascaris of 1476, Milan; red morocco, by Lewis, sale.)

£105. (The first book printed in the Greek Entree Triomphante du Roy et Anne d'Autriche"

language. Resold at Ives sale for $340.) (Lyons, 1723), dedication copy to Louis XIII.,

Grolier's copy of "Lucanius,” Venice (1516), £235.

£132. Grolier's copy of Lucanus (1515), £290.

Natalles' “Cathalogue des Saincts et Sainctes," De Thou's copy of Marcolino's “Le Sorti," etc.

Paris (1523-4), vellum, de Bourbon copy, later

Count Hoym's, £530. (1440), £140. (Brought £6 155. at Hibbert's sale.)

Psalter of 1459, £4,950. (The most costly of "L'Heptameron des Nouvelles" (1559), Louis

printed books. MacCarthy and Sykes copy). XIV.'s copy, £400.

First Folio, title page and verses inlaid, 1336 by Grolier's copy of Marulli (1497), £275.

85/8, red morocco, by Payne, £590.

Verardus, drama, with Columbus Letter (1494), Maioli's copy of Massucchio's “Cinquanta Novelle," bound with another work, £365.

£125. Mocenico's “Guerra de Cambrai,” bound for the The Earl of Jersey Library. Sold by Sotheby, Marquis de Menars, £395.

May 6-13, 1885; 1,937 lots; realizing £13,007 gs. Montaigne, Paris (1588), first edition, containing Caxton's “ King Arthur” (1485), £1,950. (One of third book, red morocco, by Deseuil, £120.

two known copies; the other being in the SpenMonlaine, Elenir (1659), beautifully bound by cer-Rylands Library; purchased for Mrs. Pope.) Deseuil, £200.

Coverdale' "Bible," dated 1536 on title page and Mornay's own copy of his “Verite de la Religion 1535 at end; blue morocco; by Lewis; £680. Chrestienne" (1581), £245.

Caxton's “Tully of Old Age” (1481); Harley Grolier's copy of Philostrati (1501-2), £300. copy, slightly wormed, £350.

(Brought 255f. at MacCarthy sale, £21 ios. at Caxton's “Confessio" (1483), with blank leaves; Hibbert sale.)

£810. Poliphili (1499), £ 130..

Caxton's "Recuyell" (1472-4), with original blauk Queen Louise de Lorrain's copy of “Poliphile," leaves; green morocco; by Lewis; £1,800.

Paris (1561), bound with another book, by Nich Ovid, Paris, Verard (1493); vellum; illuminated olas Eve, £220.

(for Henry VII.?); £510.

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Rev. John Fuller Ru-sell Library. Sold by Soth Poliphili; morocco; by Bedford; £137. eby June 26-30, 1885, and February 1-4, 1886.

Shakespeare's Poems”; morocco; by Lewis ; Caxton's “ Mirror" (1450); second edition; £265. £106.

(Brought £6 at Farmer sale in 1798; £55 135. at Blandford sale in 1819; £36 4s. 6d. at Hibbert Lord Chancellor Hard wicke Library. Sold by sale in 1829.)

Christie, June 29, 1888. Verardus, Drama, with Columbus Letter (1494); First issue of Brereton, bound with Hamor's " Vir$110.

ginia" Smith's “New England Trials," Cotton's

"Abstract" and others, thirteen in all; 6555. F. S. Ellis sale; Sotheby, November 1628, 1885; (Now in John Carter Brown Library.) 3,201 lots; realizing £15.996 18s.

Eliot's "Bible" (1663); original dark blue moFirst Folio, verses inlaid, 12 7.16 by 8; morocco;

rocco; size of leaf 778 by 778; £580. (One of by Bedford; £105.

the largest and finest known.) Michael Wodhull Library. Sold by Sotheby, Jan- Caxton's "Game of Chess” (1475-6); six leaves uary 11-21, 1886; 2,804 lots; realizing £11,973

lacking; £260. Gutenberg's “Catholicon"; russia; by Roger

Earl of Hopetown Library. Sold by Sotheby, Payne; £310.

February 25-28, 1889; 1,263 lots; realizing

£6,117 6s. Bruno's "Speccio de la Besta Trionfante" (1584), citron morocco; by Boyet; £360.

Gutenberg Bible, on paper; first three leaves in

second volume damaged and wormed; £2,000. Bruno's "Cena de la Ceneri” (1584); citron morocco; by Le Monnier; £365.

Petrarch (1501); vellum; first Aldine edition; moCaxton's "Tully" (1481); slightly wormed; russia;

rocco; by Padeloup; £300. (Resold at Howard by Mrs. Weir; £250.

Wills sale in 1894 for £165.) Homer of 1488; blue morocco; by Derome; £200.

Virgil, Rome (1469); Sweynheym and Pannartz;

£ 590. First Aldine Virgil (1501); blue morocco; by Kalt

hoeber; slightly wormed and mended; £145. John Mansfield Mackenzie Library. Sold by Soth(Resold at Ives sale for £260.)

eby, March 11, and seven days, 1889; 2,368 lots;

realizing £7,072. Samuel Addington Library. Sold by Sotheby, Tuer's “Bartolozzi"; two volumes extended to May 24-25, 1886.

five, with 397 plates and 76 letters; morocco; First Folio, verses inlaid, 125/8 by 874; red mo by Bedford; £215. (Resold at Howard Wills rocco; by Belford; £280.

sale in 1894 for £176.) Third Folio, second issue; original calf; many rough leaves; 1338 by 878, £130.

Duke of Buccleuch Library. Sold by Sotheby,

March 25-27, 1889; 1012 lots; realizing £3,705 Earl of Crawford Library. Sold by Sotheby, June

13-24, 1887, and June 19-22, 1889; 3,254 lots; Caxton's “Dictes” (1477); morocco; by Lewis; realizing £26,397 145.

£650. Tyndale's “ Pentateuch"; morocco; by Lewis; Caxton's "Chronicles” (1480); morocco; by Her$225.

ing; 6470. New Testament, Lyons (1474); morocco; by Lortic; "Description of Britain,” Caxton (1480); made-up £200.

copy; £195. Block Book, fourth impression; £500.

Caxton's “Royal Book” (1487); lacked one leaf, Gutenberg Bible, on paper; original boards; in others mended; £365. two brown morocco cases; £2,650.

Frederick Perkins Library. Sold by Sotheby, July James T. Gibson Craig Library. Sold by Sotheby,

10-16, 1889; 2,086 lots; realizing £8,222 78. June 27 July 7, 1887; March 23, 14 days, 1888, First Folio, title page and verses niounted; moand November 15-17, 1888; 9,283 lots; realizing rocco; size not given; £415. £30,219 14s.

“Romeo and Juliet” (1599); headlines cut into, Burns, Kilmarnock; some uncut leaves; £111.

title mounted; £164. Camerarii, “Prædestinatione”; bound for Henri Richard the Third " (1594); £100. (Only porII. and Diane de Poitiers; €146.

fect copy known.)

“Merchant of Venice" (1600); J. Roberts; £121. Earl of Aylesford Library. Sold by Christie,

'Henrie the Fourth ” (1600); £225. (Heber March 1888; 1.983 lots; realizing

copy, which in 1834 fetched £9 128.) £10,575 145.

- Henrie the Fifth” (1608); £99. Fabian's Chronicles of England," Pyson (1517); "Othello” (1622); £130.

morocco; by Hering; £250. First Folio, title page mounted; verses from sec

“ Lucrece" (1594); small hole in two leaves; ond folio; five leaves stained; 12 by 8; £200.

£200. Robert Samuel Turner Library. Sold by Sotheby,

Earl of Crawford Library; 1889 sale. June 18-30 and November 23 and eleven days Gutenberg's “Catholicon” (1460); vellum, origfollowing, 1888; 7,568 lots; realizing £17,376. inal boards; £300.

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Budæi, “Commentarii Linguæ Graccæ"; bound

for Diane de Poitiers; £305. Caxton's “Tulle” (1481); morocco; £320. Pliny of 1472; vellum; Jensen; morocco; £119. Caxton's "Book of Chivalry” (1483-5); table in

laid, £235. Petrarch of 1570; vellum, Vindelin de Spira; mo

rocco, by Belford; £121. Thomas Gaisford Library. Sold by Sotheby, April

23-30, 1890; 2,290; 2,218 lots; realizing £9,182

“Merchant of Venice” (1600), J. Roberts, hole in

one leaf, morocco, £146. First Folio, nearly all the verses in fac simile, title

page and four other leaves mended and restored, morocco, by Bedford, 1276 by 8, 1255.

June 19, 1894. Haklupt (1599-1600); wanting “ Voyage to Cadiz,”

but with the map, of “which twelve copies are

known," £375. Third Folio, first issue, with spurious plays at end

of volume, preceded by 1664 title page, old calf, 1338 by 878, £435.

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Sir Joseph Hawley Library. Sold June 24, 1894. Third Folio, second issue, portrait, verses, with

two preliminary leaves inlaid, leaf of verses from 1663 edition inserted, morocco, by Bedford, 1338 by 85/8, £ 205.

Kilmarnock Burns; morocco, in Payne style; by

Bedford; £120. Shakespeare's "Love's Labors Lost” (1598); few

headlines cut into; morocco; by Bedford; £140. “Midsummer Night's Dream” (1600); £116. “Much Ado About Nothing" (1600); V. S. for

Wise and Aspley; morocco; by Belford; £130. “Merry Wives" (1602); nuorocco; by Bedford;

£385. Frederick William Cosens Library. Sold Novem

ber 11-22, 1800; 4,995 lots; realized £5,571 6s 6d. “Merchant of Venice" (1600); J. Roberts; mo

rocco; by Bedford; £270.

Wm. Stuart Library. Sold March 6, 1895. Biblia

Pauperum, two leaves in fac simile, morocco, by Thouvenin, £355.

W. H. Crawford Library. Sold by Sotheby, March

12-23, 1891; 3,528 lots; realizing £21,255 195. 6d. Valdarfer Boccaccio, lacking five leaves; £230. Caxton's "Mirror of the World" (1481), lacking

blank leaf; Ar; morocco; by Bedford; £160. Dante, Florence (1481); morocco; by Lewis;

£360. Caviceo, vellum (1527); morocco; by Jerome;

£355. Shakespeare's "Lucrece" (1594), morocco, by

Bedford, £250. Virgil of 1472, morocco, £120. Caxton's “Golden Legend" (1484), imperfect, morocco, by Pratt, £465.

May, 1892. Milton's "Paradise Lost," first (or second) issue

original binding, £120. Goldsmith's “Vicar of Wakefield,” original calf,

94. Walton's "Angler" (1653), title page mended, some leaves shaved (5 7-16 by 338), £210.

June, 1892.

Earl of Orford Library. Sold June 10-11. 1895. Ariosto (1556). Catharine de Medici's copy, calf,

£130. “Le Patissier Francois," (1655) the very rare

Elzevir, modern French morocco, Yemeniz copy, £100. (5 by 2 15-16.)

April, 1895. Third Folio, first issue, with 1664 title page and

portrait inserted, morocco, by Clarke, £280. (1234 by 8 9-16).

July 18, 1895. Ovid (1333-34), Grolier's copy, three volumes,

large paper, beautiful edition, £425. Second Folio, original calf, £540. ("Largest and

finest copy known.” 1373 by 974.) Stelia, “ Meditations,” declaration copy to Henry

III., Paris (1586), £145. “New Testament,” Paris (1712), bound by Le

Monnier, £345. Third Folio, second issue, original calf, with extra

leaf, with verses, £350. (13 by 8 14 16.) Voltaire's Works (1785-89), 70 volumes, large

paper, morocco, by Derome, with letters, extra

plates, etc, £2565. John Tudor Frere Library. Sold Feb. 14.18, 1896. Ames' "Typographical Antiquities," Sir John

Fenn's copy (1785-90), 4 vols., fourth volume made up of specimen leaves from early English printed books, from Caxton to Waldegrave, £248.

Feb., 1826. Kilmarnock Burns, morocco, by Bedford, 8% by 5,

£121. Goldsmith's "Traveller" (1774), morocco, by Riv

iere, £96. (Only other copy of this edition is in Locker Library.)

Feb., 1896. Chaucer's "Tales," Caxton (1478), 353 leaves out

of 372, 61.320. H. J. F. Atkinson's Library. Sold March 11-14,

1896. Cloverdale's "Bible,” imperfect morocco, by Pratt,

£165.

The Rev. William Edward Buckley Library. Sold

by Sotheby, February 27 to March 8, 1893. Columbus Letter (1493), thirty-three lines edition, with “Mundus Novus” (1502), £315.

December, 1893. Brereton's “Relation,” first issue, corners of title page and three leaves mended, £179.

February, 1894.

April, 1894. Thackeray's “Flore et Zephyr," stained, £99. (Highest recorded price.)

June, 1894. Shakespeare's "King Lear” (1608), headlines of

one leaf cut into, morocco, by Lewis, £100. “Midsummer Night's Dream” (1600), J. Roberts,

large copy, £122.

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