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"Much Ado About Nothing" (1600), first edition, 22 42 #£155. 1921 PHO194 AUDIR DE Higden's "Polychronicon," Caxton(1482), lacking two leaves, £477 138. (Peffected later by Dodd, Tol Mead & Co.) Leo1 6%). George Smith Library Sold by Sotheby, July 10August 4, 1867; First folio, 121⁄2 by 83%, red morocco, by Clarke & Bedford, £410.0 14 -Leid) but did 26, ++420 2.odi Le'szol Benjamin Godfrey Windus Library. Sold by Sotheby, March 23-26, 1868, si vinsH" Dibdin's "Tour in France and Germany, extended to, six volumes, 130 drawings, 242 plates,

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Rev. Thomas Corser Library. Sold by Sotheby, -om July 28-30, 1868; March 17-20, August 6 9; 1869; 1 February 23-26, July 11-15, 1870; February 13 15, July 1o 12, 1871, and June 25-28, 1873.

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Final part sold in Manchester by Capes, Dunn & Pilcher, December (13-15, 1877, 1911.3 1žnių Walton's Angler," first five editions, 140, (Rev. H. S. Cotton's copiés, first three in original binding.)." "toelo. # 13 297W gall Bankes' "Maroccus Extaticus" (1595), calf, io. Block book, "Historia Sancti Johannis Evangel-Gutenberg Bible (paper), 2,690. (Now in Huth vista, etc., green morocco, 445. Laire, Roscoe and Gardner copy. Brought 94 at Gardner sale in 1854.) ad 15 241 07). Chute's " Beauty Dishonored?" (1593), purple morocco, by Lewis, £131.

Bolton Corney sale.
1871.
Vespucius' "Paesi, Novamente Retroati" (1507),
£157. 2017 PLACA to asemoiÁJT
Henry Perkins Library. Sold by Gladsden, Ellis
& Co. at Hanworth Park, June 3-6, 1873, 850
lots, realizing 26,149 148.
Gutenberg Bible, vellum, two leaves said to be in
i fac simile, 3.400. (Resold at Ashburnham sale
for £4,000, the highest recorded price.)

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Block book, Apocalypsis Sancti Johannis," 24 sheets, morocco, by Lortie, £285.

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Caxton's "Polychronicon" (1482), four leaves in
fac simile, brown morocco, by Bedford,
Caxton's "Fayt of Arms" (1489), two leaves in
fac simile, morocco, by Clarke, 190. (The
Crawford copy, which sold £77 in 1849.)
Caxton's Mirror of the World" (1490), 455.
(Brought 91 at Hurt sale in 1853-)
First Folio, 122 by 715-16, 440. (Resold at
Cooke sale in 1883 with a set of the folio for
for $2 900 and separately at the Ives sale in
1891 for $4,200; the largest sum yet paid at
auction for a first folio.)

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Shakespeare's Lucrece" (1594), red morocco, by
Zaehnsdorf, £110. Chol at dost do polides
Calouel Robert Tait Library. Sold by Sotheby,
February, 1878.

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Dives and Pauper," Pynson (1493) brown morocco, by Bedford, 104207 „ons), eɔiqon "Guy de Warwick, romance, red morocco, by Purgold, 282. NOW OPEN-qo

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1. Venus and Adonis" (1636), blue morocco, by
Bedford, £55. (Only other perfect copy in
Resold at Ives sale for $1,150.)
British Museumiy
Warren's Nursery of Names" (1581), 100.
(Steevens, Roxburghe and Jolley copy.)

"Vitas Patrum," de Worde (1495), blue morocco,

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101⁄2 by 778, 142 T H 31S7 4Go Caxton's Knight of the Tower" (1484), darkgreen morocco, by Lewis, 569,"id Caxton's "Life of Our Lady" (1484), lacking nine

leaves, blue morocco, by Lewis, 110. (Fetched

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Caxton's Fayt of Arms (1489), olive morocco, by Lewis, title page inlaid, 250.

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"Golden Legend" (1493), printed by de Worde, with. Caxton's types, lacking six leaves, morocco, by Lewis, 147, (Brought 29 at Utterson sale in 1852.)

James Dix Library. Sold by Sotheby, February
11-12, 1870; 442 lots, realizing 870 18s. 6d.
Wycliffe's "Creede, l'ater, Noster and Ave Maria
Explained" (1527), 100. Visul LditBri
Wycliffe's "Consolation for Troubled Consciences"
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~2(1527), £105."

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Wickliffe's "Testament of Moses" (1532), 100. Wycliffe's "Small Pogines to the Common People" (1532), £109. (These four, volumes, considered unique, were purchased by Samuel Addington, who was bidding against the Bodleian Library. At the Addington sale in 1886 they brought respectively, £37, £27, 36 and £33 Hous

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March 1870 \- if 100 First Folio, verses inlaid, red morocco,, by Bedford, size not given, 360.

Third Folio, second issue, fine copy ("the largest known"), but size not given, £200.

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Smith's "General History" (1632) large paper, measuring 81⁄2 by 1234 inches on the leaf. (The dedication copy, with the arms of the Duchess of Richmond and, Lenox. Resold at Brinley sale for $1,800 and now in Lenox Library.)

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artis 127) (65) First Folio, 13 3-16 by 8%, £480. Wytod ev bani! David Laing Library. Sold by Sotheby, December 1-12, 1879; April 5-16, 1880; 1880, and February 21-24, 1881; Tots; realizing £16,536 1gs. Jer Loca zipsilian Beza's "Confession of Faith," Mary Queen of Scot's copy, £149.00 tot ewardt 5 je Tginne „210072 Kilmarnock Burns, calf, £90. the trigio,olled emon,"

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Lyndsey's "Dialogue Betwixt Experience and
Ane Courteour' (1554), blue morocco, by
Lewis, £121.

Henry Stevens sale; Sotheby, July 11-15, 1881;
1,625 lots; realizing £2,387 16s. 6d.
De Bry's "Great Voyages," 125.

Hakluyt's "Voyages" (1599-1600), with the "Voyage to Cadiz" and the very rare map, three volumes in two, red morocco, by Riviere, £131.

Augustinius, Jenson's edition (1475), vellum, £1,000.

Sunderland or Blenheim Library. Sold by Puttick, & Simpson, December 1-12, 1981; April 17-27, July 17-27, November 6-17, 1882, and March 10 22, 1883.

"Anacreon" (1554), vellum, £221.
Appollonius, Florence (1496), vellum, £160.
Ariosto (1516), £300.

Grolier's copy of Sannazarius (1533), £150.
Maioli's copy of Symeoni (1548), £140.
Thuanus (Paris, 1569), vellum, £131.

Augustinius, Vindelin de Spira's edition (1470), Grolier's copy of the first Aldine Valerius, £225. Virgil, de Spira (1470), vellum, £810. (First Virgil with a date; resold at Ives sale in 1891 for $3,000.)

vellum. £280.

Gutenberg's "Catholicon" (1460), £285. (Resold
at Ives sale in a Matthews binding for $1,700.)
First Latin Bible with a date, £1,600. (Now in
Lenox Library.)

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Livy, "Vindelin de Spira," Venice (1470), vellum,
£520.

L'Orme's "Architecture" (1567), bound for Henri
Duc d'Orleans in black morocco, £125.
Martial, Venice, Aldus (1501), £175.
Maximus, Schoeffer (1471), vellum, £194.

Nicolas I., "Epistolæ (1542), Grolier's copy,
£215.

Petrarch, Vindelin de Spira, Venice (1470), vel-
lum, £280.
Petrarch, Venice (1488), with the engravings,
£1,950.

Pliny, Jensen, Venice (1472), vellum, £220.
Rabelais, first edition, with two others, £320.
Rabelais (1542). £360.

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Virgil (1472), £220.

"Vocabularium," Alta-Villa (1469), printed by
Bechtermuntze, £290.

Maioli's copy of the Xenophon of 1550, £180.
Cicero, Aldus (1514), 151.

First Aldine, Homer (1504), £525.

Ptolemy, "Cosmographia" (1490), illuminated, £450.

"Libro del Danese Uggieri," Venice (1480),
unique, £211.

Grolier's copy of Castiglione, £58. (Resold at
Ives sale for $900.)

Frederick Onvry Library, Sold by Sotheby, March

30-April 5, 1882; 1,628 lots; realizing £6,169 2s. First Folio, 1221⁄2 by 84, red morocco, by Clarke & Bedford, £420. (Apparently the George Smith copy.)

February 15, 1881, Gutenberg Bible, Old Testament only, £760.

William Beckford Library. Sold by Sotheby, June 30-July 13, December 11-23, 1882; July 2-14, November 27.30. 1883.

Vespucius, "Paesi Novamenti Retrovati" (1507), red morocco, by Payne, £270.

Grolier and de Thou's copy of Apuleius (1521), £158.

Du Fresnoy's copy of Aretino (1535), £175.
Arfeville's "Navigation" (1583), £140.
Anne Douglas's St. Augustine (1622), Catherine
of Braganza's copy, later Webb's and Horace
Walpole's, £102.

Grolier's copy of Argurellius (1505), £250.
"Imitation de Jesus Christ" (1690), beautifully
bound by Le Monnier, £356.

"Constitutiones," Schoeffer (1467), £170. Dante (Naples, 1475), £205.

"Durandus," Fust and Schoeffer (1459, £790. Gellius, "Noctes Atticæ," Sweynheym and Pannartz (1469), vellum, £790.

Gower's "Confessio," Pynson (1513), £145. Horace, Florence (1482), vellum, £150. Horace, Caen (1480), vellum, £290. Josephus, Verona (1480), vellum, £196. Justinianus, "Institutionum," Schoeffer (1468), Blake's "Milton," blue morocco, by Mackenzie, vellum, £140. £230.

Jenson's Latin Bible (1476, vellum, oak boards, £330. (Willett's copy, which brought £168.

Lacantius, Sweynheym and Pannartz (1465), Champlain's "Voyages" (1620), calf, by Kalthoe£210. ber, £166.

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Marguerite de Valois' copy of Ronsard, bound in brown morocco by Clovis Reeve, £430.

Smith's "Virginia" (1624), large paper, said to be the dedication copy.

Canevari's copy of Tiorante il Bianco, Aldus (1538), LIII.

"Virgilles des Mors, Paris (1500), blue morocco, by Derome, £345. (Brought 150f. at the Le Valliere sale, 225f. at the MacCarty and £20 at the Hibbert.)

Voltaire (1785 9), large paper edition of the works. in red morocco by Kalthoeber, £161.

1884First Folio, £750.

Sir John Thorold Library, with editions by the son, Sir John Hayford Thorold. Sold by Sotheby, December 12-20, 1884; 2,110 lots; realizing £28,000 15s. 6d.

Gutenberg Bible, paper, £3,900.

Fust and Schoeffer's Bible (1462), Prince Eugene's copy, £1,000.

Gutenberg's "Catholicon," red morocco, by Hering, £400. (Sykes' copy, which fetched £65 2s. 1824.)

Boccaccio, Paris, Verard (1500), vellum, £670. Caxton's Mirror of the World" (1481), lacking a blank leaf, 335. Hieronymi "Epistolæ, Schoeffer (1470), vellum, blue morocco, by Staggemeier, £149. (Fetched £52 10s. at Sykes sale in 1824.) "Josephus," Paris (1492), vellum, blue morocco, by Boyet, £275. (Only other vellum copy is in National Library, Paris. Resold at Ives sale for $725. Now in Lenox Library.)

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Lascaris of 1476, Milan; red morocco, by Lewis,

105. (The first book printed in the Greek language. Resold at Ives sale for $340.) Grolier's copy of "Lucanius," Venice (1516), £132.

Natalles' "Cathalogue des Saincts et Sainctes," Paris (1523-4), vellum, de Bourbon copy, later Count Hoym's, £530.

Psalter of 1459, £4.950. (The most costly of printed books. MacCarthy and Sykes copy). First Folio, title page and verses inlaid, 133% by 85%, red morocco, by Payne, £590. Verardus, drama, with Columbus Letter (1494), £125.

The Earl of Jersey Library. Sold by Sotheby, May 6-13, 1885; 1,937 lots; realizing £13,007 9s. Caxton's "King Arthur" (1485), £1,950. (One of two known copies; the other being in the Spencer-Rylands Library; purchased for Mrs. Pope.) Coverdale' "Bible," dated 1536 on title page and 1535 at end; blue morocco; by Lewis; £680. Caxton's "Tully of Old Age" (1481); Harley copy, slightly wormed, £350.

Caxton's "Confessio" (1483), with blank leaves; £810.

Caxton's "Recuyell" (1472-4), with original blank leaves; green morocco; by Lewis; £1,800. Ovid, Paris, Verard (1493); vellum; illuminated (for Henry VII.?); £510.

Rev. John Fuller Ru-sell Library. Sold by Sotheby June 26 30, 1885, and February 1-4, 1886.

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Caxton's Mirror" (1490); second edition; £265. (Brought £6 at Farmer sale in 1798; £55 13s. at Blandford sale in 1819; £36 4s. 6d. at Hibbert sale in 1829.)

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; £555. (Now in John Carter Brown Library.)

F. S. Ellis sale; Sotheby, November 1628, 1885;
3.201 lots; realizing £15.996 18s.
First Folio, verses inlaid, 12 7-16 by 8; morocco;
by Bedford; £105.

Michael Wodhull Library. Sold by Sotheby, January 11-21, 1886; 2,804 lots; realizing £11,973 4s. 6d.

Gutenberg's "Catholicon"; russia; by Roger
Payne; £310.

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

Bruno's "Cena de la Ceneri" (1584); citron morocco; by Le Monnier; £365.

Caxton's "Tully" (1481); slightly wormed; russia; by Mrs. Weir; £250.

Homer of 1488; blue morocco; by Derome; £200. First Aldine Virgil (1501); blue morocco; by Kalthoeber; slightly wormed and mended; £145. (Resold at Ives sale for £260.)

First Folio, verses inlaid, 125% by 84; red morocco; by Belford; £280.

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John Mansfield Mackenzie Library. Sold by Sotheby, 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; by Bedford; £215. (Resold at Howard Wills sale in 1894 for £176.)

James T. Gibson Craig Library. Sold by Sotheby, June 27 July 7, 1887; March 23, 14 days, 1888, and November 15-17, 1888; 9,283 lots; realizing £30,219 14S.

Burns, Kilmarnock; some uncut leaves; £111.
Camerarii, "Prædestinatione"; bound for Henri
II. and Diane de Poitiers; £146.

Poliphili; morocco; by Bedford; 137. Shakespeare's "Poems"; morocco; by Lewis ; £106.

Earl of Aylesford Library. Sold by Christie, March 6-16, 1888; 1.983 lots; realizing £10,575 14S.

Fabian's "Chronicles of England," Pyson (1517); morocco; by Hering; £250.

First Folio, title page mounted; verses from second folio; five leaves stained; 12 by 8; £200.

Robert Samuel Turner Library. Sold by Sotheby, June 18-30 and November 23 and eleven days following, 1888; 7,568 lots; realizing £17,376.

Lord Chancellor Hardwicke Library. Sold by
Christie, June 29, 1888.

Eliot's "Bible" (1663); original dark blue mo-
rocco; size of leaf 75% by 7%; £580. (One of
the largest and finest known.)
Caxton's "Game of Chess" (1475-6); six leaves
lacking; 260.

Earl of Hopetown Library. Sold by Sotheby, February 25-28, 1889; 1,263 lots; realizing £6,117 6s.

Gutenberg Bible, on paper; first three leaves in second volume damaged and wormed; £2,000. Petrarch (1501); vellum; first Aldine edition; morocco; by Padeloup; £300. (Resold at Howard Wills sale in 1894 for £165.)

Virgil, Rome (1469); Sweynheym and Pannartz; £590.

New Testament, Lyons (1474); morocco; by Lortic; "Description of Britain," Caxton (1480); made-up
£200.
copy; £195.

Block Book, fourth impression; £500.
Gutenberg Bible, on paper; original boards; in
two brown morocco cases; £2,650.

Caxton's "Royal Book" (1487); lacked one leaf,
others mended; £365.

Duke of Buccleuch Library. Sold by Sotheby, March 25-27, 1889; 1012 lots; realizing £3,705 4s. 6d.

Caxton's "Dictes" (1477); morocco; by Lewis; £650.

Caxton's "Chronicles" (1480); morocco; by Hering; £470.

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