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1163. NAPOLEON I. An Exposition of Transactions at St. Helena since the appointment of Sir 'Hudson Lowe, Governor, in answer to an Anonymous Pamphlet entitled "Facts Illustrative of the Treatment of Napoleon Bonaparte. By Barry E. O'Meara. 8vo, half calf (slightly rubbed).
1164. Memoires de la Vie Privée, du régne de Napoleon en 1815, par M. Fleury. calf (joints weak).
Mémoires pour servir à l'histoire de la Vie Privée, du Retour, et du Regne de Napoléon en 1815. Par M. Fleury de Chaboulon. 2 vols. 8vo, catspaw calf (few leaves stained). Lond. 1819
Armorial bookplates of Sir John McNeill.
1166. NATURAL HISTORY. Pennant (Thos.) Arctic Zoology, 3 vols. ; Indian Zoology; British Zoology, 4 vols. ; History of Quadrupeds, 2 vols.; Genera of Birds. Together 11 vols. Hundreds of plates. 4to, old calf (rubbed and joints cracked). Lond. 1776-93
retour et du 2 vols. 8vo, Lond. 1819
1167. NATURALIST'S WANDERINGS (A) in the Eastern Archipelago, 1878-83. By H. O. Forbes. Colored front., maps and other illusts. 8vo, cloth. N. Y. 1885
1168. NEW BRITAIN. Wanderings in a Wild Country; or, Three Years amongst the Cannibals of New Britain. (Archipelago in the Pacific Ocean, discovered by Dampier in 1699.) By Wilfred Powell. Best edn. Fully illust. 8vo, cloth. Lond. 1883
1169. NEW GUINEA. Work and Adventure in New Guinea. By James Chalmers and W. W. Gill. Illust. Post 8vo, cloth. Lond. 1885
1170. An Account of the Establishment of the British Protectorate. By Chas. Lyne. Illusts. Crown Svo, cloth. Lond. 1885
The Western Pacific and New Guinea. Notes on the Natives, Christian, and Cannibal, etc. By H. H. Romilly. Map. 12mo, cloth. Lond. 1887
1172. From My Verandah in N. Guinea; Sketches and Traditions. By Hugh H. Romilly. With an Introduction by ANDREW LANG. Map. 8vo, cloth. Lond. 1889 1173. Two Years among the Savages of N. Guinea. By W. D. Pitcairn. Map. Post 8vo, cloth (library label on side). Lond. 1891
1174. NEW ZEALAND. Round About New Zealand. Notes from a three years' Journal. By E. W. Payton. 20 illusts. 8vo, cloth. Lond. 1888
1175. NEW ZEALAND ALPS (Climbs in). An Account of Travel and Discovery. By E. A. Fitz-Gerald. Numerous interesting full-page illusts. Royal 8vo, buckram, unN. Y. Scribner, 1896 1176. NUREMBERG. Whitling (H. J.) Pictures of Nuremberg; and Rambles in the Hills and Valleys of Franconia. Fronts. (spotted). 2 vols. crown 8vo Lond. 1850 1177. O'CONNOR (M. P.) The Life and Letters of. Edited by his Daughter. Portrait. 8vo, cloth. N. Y. 1893 1178. ODD VOLUMES. The History of Mankind [Ratzel], Vol. 3, royal 8vo, cloth, fully illust., Lond. 1898; The Memoirs of Barras, edited by Geo. Duruy, Vols. 1 and 2 only, illust., N. Y. 1895; The Writings of Thomas Paine, Vol. 1 only, N. Y. 1894; and others. 20 vols. 4to and smaller.
1179. OLD ENGLISH LAW. Rastell (Wm.) A colleccion of entrees, of declaracions, barres, replicacions, reioinders, issues, verdits, iudgements, executions, proces, contynuances, essoynes, & diuers others matters. BLACK LETTER, double column, title within architectonic woodcut border. Folio, old calf (back restored, and fore-margins of preliminary leaves frayed, contemporary writing on title). Lond. Richard Tottell, 1566
Scarce early edition of one of the old standard treatises for students of English law.
1180. OLD LAW. Three Learned Readings upon three very useful Statutes [on Wills, Jointures and Forcible Entry, by Sir Jas. Dyer, Sir John Brograne, and Thos. Risden]. Small 4to, (new) cloth. Lond. 1648
1181. Duncombe (G.) Tryals per Pais; or, The Law of England concerning Juries by Nisi Prius, &c. Very Useful and Necessary for all Lawyers, Attorneys, etc. BLACK LETTER. 12mo, old calf, gilt (back joint split, head margin of title cut off, and little stained). Lond. 1682
1182. Reports of Cases adjudged in the King's Bench since the Death of Lord Raymond. By [Sir] James Burrow. 3 vols. thick folio, old calf. Lond. 1771
The author was master of the Crown office, and was a barrister of the Inner Temple.
1183. OLD RED SANDSTONE [Hugh Miller], 1875; Donaldson's Theatre of the Greeks, 1875 [Bohn's Library]; Memories of Olivet [Macduff], 1868; and others. 15 vols.
1184. OLD SCHOOL BOOK. AABIAH EMMETPOΣ, sive Metaphrasis Libri Psalmorum Græcis versibus contexta. Per J. Duportum. View of the Sheldonian Theatre on title. Old calf. Oxonii, 1712 A Greek verse paraphrase of the Psalms "in usum Scholæ Westmonasteriensis."
1185. ON SLEDGE AND HORSEBACK to Outcast Siberian Lepers [Marsden], illust. [Lond.]; Gen. Butler in New Orleans [Parton], 1864; Akbar (Life, etc.); Rulers of India Series [Malleson]; and others. 12 vols.
1186. OSSIAN. The Poems of Ossian. Transl. by James Macpherson. Plates by Heath and others. 2 vols. post 8vo, boards, uncut (worn). Lond. 1806
1187. OTTOMAN DYNASTY (THE) [Hidden], N. Y. 1895; The Anabasis of Xenophon, transl., 1869; The Orations of Demosthenes, Vol. 2, transl., 1879; and others. 12 vols.
1188. PALESTINE. Stebbing (Henry). in Palestine; or, Scenes of Sacred History. plates of views from sketches taken on the BARTLETT. 4to, original cloth, gilt edges.
1189. The Land and the Book; or, Biblical Illustrations drawn from the Manners and Customs, the Scenes and Scenery of the Holy Land. By William M. Thomson. Illust. Thick 8vo, cloth.
N. Y. 1882
The Christian Map and 80 spot by W. H. Lond. [183-]
1190. Palestine under the Moslems. Syria and the Holy Land, 650-1500. Transl. from the Medieval Arab Geographers by G. Le Strange. Maps and illusts. Post Svo, cloth. Bost. 1890
1191. PALGRAVE (WILLIAM G.) Personal Narrative of a Year's Journey through Central and Eastern Arabia. Maps. Post 8vo, cloth. Lond. 1871
Dutch Guiana (History, Account of the Natives, etc.). Best edn. Map and plan. 8vo, cloth (cover slightly damaged). Lond. 1876
1193. PAMPHLETS. Miscellaneous. In 2 vols. 8vo, half bound (some pieces having been extracted).
v. p., 1823-41
1194. PAPER. Munsell (Joel). Chronology of the Origin and Progress of Paper and Paper-making. Illusts. Crown 8vo, cloth. Albany, 1876
1195. PARIS. Histoire Generale de Paris: La Seine. I. Le Bassin Parisien aux Ages antéhistoriques par E. Belgram. 87 COLORED and other palaeontological plates. 2 vols. royal 4to, half crimson morocco gilt, gilt top edges. Paris, 1869 An invaluable work, published by order and under the patronage of Napoleon III.
1196. The Churches of Paris from Clovis to Charles X. By S. S. Beale. Illust. Post 8vo, cloth. Lond. 1893
1197. PEACE OF UTRECHT (THE). An Historical Review of the Great Treaty of 1713-14, and of Events of the War of the Spanish Succession. By Jas. W. Gerard. 8vo, cloth. N. Y. 1885
1198. PEARY'S EXPEDITION TO JAPAN. Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan under the Command of Comm. M. C. Perry. Compiled from original notes by Francis L. Hawks. With numerous plates, some of which ARE FINELY COLORED. 3 vols. thick 4to, and an extra vol. of charts, each one backed with linen, making 4 vols. 4to, half morocco. FINE SET. Wash. 1856
1199. PERSIAN. The New Testament transl. into Persian. By Henry Martyn. 8vo, sheep. Lond. 1837
1200. Book on Military Tactics printed in Persian characters, with illusts., 8vo, boards; and another book in Persian. Together 2 vols.
1201. PERSIA AND THE PERSIANS. By S. G. W. Benjamin. Portrait and numerous full-page and text illusts. Imp. 8vo, cloth. Lond. 1887
1202. PETRIFICATIONS and their Teachings; or, A Hand-Book to the Gallery of Organic Remains of the British Museum. By G. A. Mantell. Engraved front. and numerous cuts. 12mo, cloth. Lond. 1851
1203. PIEDMONT. Histoire Ecclesiastique des Eglises Reformees, recveilles en qvelqves Valees de Piedmont, par Pierre Gilles, Pasteur de l'Eglise Reformee de la Tour. Small 4to, old calf (water-stained).
A Geneve: Par Iaques Remondet, 1655 A scarce history, published in the midst of the butcheries recorded by Sir Samuel Moreland, which raised the ire of Cromwell and inspired Milton to write one of his noblest sonnets.
1204. Boyer (Peter). The History of the Vaudois; wherein is shewn their Original, the Wonder He has done for their Preservation, etc., etc. 12mo, original calf.
Lond. At the Three Bibles, 1692
Rare. An interesting account of the Christian community who inhabit a mountain tract on the Italian side of the Cottian Alps.
1205. Jones (Wm.) History of the Waldenses. Maps. 2 vols. 8vo, boards, uncut (backs broken). Lond. 1816
1206. Narrative of an Excursion to the Mountains of, 1823, and Researches among the Vaudois or Waldenses. By W. S. Gilly. Maps. 8vo, boards, uncut. Lond. 1821
1207. Peyran (J. R.) An Historical Defence of the Waldenses or Vaudois, with Introduction and Appendixes by Rev. Thos. Sims. 8vo, boards, uncut. Lond. 1826
Authentic Details of the Valdenses in Piemont and other Countries. [By C. H. Bracebridge.] Fullpage etchings. 8vo, cloth. Lond. 1827 Acland (H. Dyke). The Glorious Recovery of the Vaudois, of their Valleys, from the original of Henri Arnaud, with a compendious history of that people. Map and many plates of views by E. FINDEN, after the editor. 8vo, calf, gilt. Lond. 1827 Gilly (W. S.) Waldensian Researches during a Second Visit to the Vaudois of Piemont. Many plates of views, and map. 8vo, cloth (back joint split and interior little spotted). Lond. 1831
Monastier (Ant.) History of Church from its Origin, and of the Vaudois From the French. 12mo, cloth.
the Vaudois of Piedmont. Lond. 1848
Muston (Dr. A.) The Israel of the Alps. A Complete History of the Waldenses and their Colonies. Transl. by Rev. John Montgomery. Maps and plates of views. 2 vols. 8vo, cloth. Lond. 1875 1213. PIEDMONT PERSECUTIONS. History of the Persecution of the Valleys of Piedmont. Containing an Account of what hath passed in the Dissipation of the Churches and the Inhabitants of the Valleys, which happened in the year 1686. Small 4to, new cloth. Lond. 1688 Events brought about at the instigation of Louis XIV.
1214. PIEDMONT VIEWS. Illustrations of the Vaudois, in a Series of Views. 12 plates by FINDEN, after H. DYKE ACLAND, and map. Royal 8vo, cloth. Lond. 1831 1215. PITT (RT. HON. WILLIAM). The Will of. Facsimile of the Original Document. Small 4to, cloth. n. p., 1873
1216. PLANTIN PRESS. Johannis Bernarti De Vtilitate legendæ Historiæ. Device on title and last page. 12mo, original limp vellum (paper bronzed). Antverpiæ, 1593 1217. PLINY. The Letters of Pliny. Edited by William Melmoth. 2 vols. 8vo, calf. Lond. 1757
1218. PLUTARCH, XENOPHON, ETC. Xenophon's Defence of the Athenian Democracy, transl. from the Greek, with Notes and Appendix [by Henry James Pye], Lond. 1794; Plutarchus and Theophrastus on Superstition, with various Appendices and Life of Theophrastus [by Julian Hibbert], Lond. [Printed at Hibbert's Private Press], 1828. Together in one vol. 8vo, calf, gilt.
Two scarce and curious pieces. The first is the poet laureate's veiled warning to his compatriots to avoid the horrors of revolution. Very few copies of the other were circulated.