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All books are sold as catalogued, and are assumed to be in good SECOND-HAND condition. If material defects are found, not mentioned in the catalogue, the lot may be returned. Notice of such defects must be given promptly and the goods returned within ten days from the date of the sale. No exceptions will be made to this rule. Magazines and other periodicals, and all miscellaneous books arranged in parcels, are sold as they are, without recourse.
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1. ACT. Anno sexto Georgii III. Regis. An Act to amend and render more effectual, in His Majesty's Dominions in America, an Act past in this present Session of Parliament, intituled, An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters. Text in black letter, title and pp. 311-28. Folio, unbound.
London: M. Baskett and Assigns of R. Baskett, 1766
FINE LARGE COPY. Contains minute details of the regulations for billeting soldiers in America, etc.
2. ADAMS (W. H. DAVENPORT). Works. Comprising: English Party Leaders and English Parties, 2 vols. 1878; Women of Fashion, 2 vols. 1878; Good Samaritans, 1883; The Merry Monarch; or, England under Charles II., 2 vols. 1885; Good Queen Anne, 2 vols. 1886. Together 9 vols. 8vo, half brown morocco, gilt tops. London, 1878-85
Mainly First Editions.
3. AESOP. Aesopi Phrygis Fabulae, Elegantissimis iconibus veras animalium species ad viuum adumbrantibus. Woodcuts. 18mo, mottled calf. Apud: Joan. Tornæsium, 1594
4. ALDINE PRESS. Angeli Politiani miscellaneorvm centvriæ primæ ad Laurentivm Medicem praefatio. 4to, boards, with small arms in gilt on front cover. Imperfect.
Venetiis in ædibus Aldi Romani, 1498
A RARE EDITION, and one of the most beautiful specimens from the early Aldine Press. Several signatures wanting, and a few stains and wormings. Old writing on margins.
Cæsar. Map, colored, and woodcuts. 12mo, half calf (writing on title). Venetiis in ædibus Aldi & Andree Soceri,  A fair copy of a very scarce Aldine.
6. Gregorii Nazanzeni Theologi Orationes novem elegantissimæ. Aldine device on title and last page. 12mo, half vellum (writing on title). 1536
Catechismo cive instruttione, secondo il decreto del Concilio di Trento-tradotto in lingua volgare. Thick 12mo, vellum (name on title and corners of a few preliminary leaves worn).
RARE. The first Italian translation of the Catechism of the Council of Trent. Interesting example, having the Aldine Anchor, with the reversed dolphin of Aldus the younger on title.
8. AMES (FISHER). Works. Compiled by a number of Friends, etc. Portrait by Edwin. Large 8vo, half morocco, gilt top. FIRST EDITION, scarce. Boston, 1809
9. AMBROSS (MISS). Life and Memoirs of the late Miss Ann Catley, the Celebrated Actress, etc. Two medallion portraits of "The Temple Toast" and "The Amorous Advocate" on one sheet inserted. Fine copy. 8vo, half green morocco, gilt top, with many uncut leaves, by Pratt. London: J. Bird, n. d. 
A rare and very curious dramatic item.
10. ANTIQUE WATCHES. [Catalogue of a] Collection of Watches . . . formed by Mrs. George A. Hearn with Historical Introduction. Numerous fine plates, illustrating a large number of the most exquisite specimens of antique watches. Large 8vo, half morocco, gilt. [N. Y.:] Privately Printed, 1907
11. ANTONINUS ARCHIEPISCOPUS FLORENTINUS. Tractatus notabilis de excommunicationibus Suspensionibus interdictis, irregularitatibus et penis. Idem de Sponsalibus et Matrimonio. Gothic Letter, double columns, 40 lines to a full column, 136 leaves, signatures a to r, decorative initial on first page, other initials supplied by hand in red, rubricated throughout. 4to, limp vellum.
Venetiis: ducta et impensis J. de Colonia Agripinensi: ac J. Manthen de Gherretzem, 1474
EDITIO PRINCEPS. A fine copy of the VERY RARE FIRST EDITION, with the blank leaf for ai not mentioned in Hain's collation. ONE OF THE FIRST BOOKS FROM THIS CELEBRATED EARLY VENETIAN PRESS, no dated work before 1474 being known.
12. ARABIAN NIGHTS (The). Translated from the Arabic by Sir R. F. Burton. Reprinted from the original (with some expurgations) by Leonard C. Smithers. 12 vols. full gilt cloth, demy 8vo. London, 1893
13. ARCTURUS: A Journal of Books and Opinion. [Edited by E. A. Duyckinck and C. Mathews & containing original contributions by Nathaniel Hawthorne, Longfellow & others.] Dec., 1840, to May, 1842, complete & all published. 3 vols. 8vo, half calf. New York, 1840-'42
PRESENTATION COPY FROM E. A. DUYCKINCK, one of the editors, with autograph inscription. The complete work is rare.
14. ARMENGAUD (M. J. G. D.). Les Galeries Publiques de l'Europe. Profusely illustrated with woodcuts. 3 vols. 4to, full green levant morocco, gilt backs and sides, gilt edges. Paris, n. d.
15. ARTIST BIOGRAPHIES. Portraits and reproductions of celebrated paintings. 5 vols. 12mo, half brown levant morocco, gilt backs and tops, uncut. Boston, 1882
16. ASCHAM (ROGER). The The Schoolmaster, etc. Text mostly in black letter, woodcut border to title, initials, and ornaments, leaf of printer's device with colophon at end (title soiled,
otherwise a fine large copy). Small 4to, panelled calf tooled in blind and gold, gilt back, inside borders, gilt edges, by Zaehnsdorf. At London: Printed by Abell Jeffes, 1589 The last of the old quarto editions, which Hazlitt says is much rarer than those of 1570 and 1571.
17. AUGUSTINE (ST.). Of the Citie of God: with the Learned Comments of Io. Lod. Vives. Englished by J. II. [ealey]. Woodcut on title (wormed in lower blank margins and a few other tiny wormholes, pp. 811-12 bound out of place), small folio, original calf, old rebacking (worn).
[London] Printed by George Eld, 1610 THE RARE FIRST EDITION in English of St. Augustine's most celebrated work.
18. BACON (SIR FRANCIS). Two Bookes of Francis Bacon. Of the proficience and aduancement of Learning, diuine and humane. To the King. Small 4to, slight waterstain in top corner of some 11. at beginning and faint early writing on title, original calf. London: Henry Tomes, 1605 THE RARE FIRST EDITION. A fine, large and genuine copy.
19. BANCROFT (GEORGE). History of the United States, from the Discovery of the American Continent. Portraits and maps. 10 vols. 8vo, cloth (stamp on 2 titles). Boston, 1839-74
20. BANK NOTE PORTRAITS. A set of Portraits of the Presidents from Washington to Benjamin Harrison, with engraved views of the White House and Capitol. Small 4to, full green morocco, gilt edges. Washington, n. d.
VERY SCARCE. These portraits are on India Paper, and were engraved by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Autograph presentation copy from the Chief of Bureau to Gen. George S. Batcheller.
In a note from Mr. Meredith which accompanies the item, he says that "since that time the regulations of the Treasury have been changed, and such engravings are neither sold nor presented to any one.”
21. BARTOLOZZI'S ENGRAVINGS. Tuer (A. W.). Bartolozzi and his Works. Lists of his engravings, with prices realized at auction, etc. Fine full-page reproductions of his works. 2 vols. 4to, vellum, gilt, uncut. Fine copy. London, 
22. BASKERVILLE PRESS. Works of William Congreve. Engraved portrait by Chambers after Kneller, and beautiful plates by Grignion after Hayman. 3 vols. tall 8vo, crushed brown levant morocco, gilt backs, line tooled, with corner fleurons, gilt edges by Zaehnsdorf. Birmingham, 1761
A CHOICE COPY OF THIS SPLENDIDLY PRINTED EDITION. RARE, especially in this state.
23. BEAUCHESNE (A. DE). Louis XVII. His Life-His Suffering His Death. Translated and edited by W. Hazlitt. Vignettes, autographs and plans. 2 vols. 8vo, original decorated cloth, uncut. London, 1853
24. BEWICK (THOMAS). Complete Set of His Most Charming Works. With fine impressions of the numerous wood engravings. 5 vols. roy. 8vo, bound by Rivière in full polished calf extra gilt, gilt edges. Newcastle, 1791-1820
LARGE PAPER COPIES. History of British Land and Water Birds. First Edition, Newcastle, 1797-1804, and with the two Supplements issued in 1821.
General History of Quadrupeds, Newcastle, 1791. This is the Second and Best Edition, having 212 figures and 168 tail-pieces and with the extra chapter on "" "Bats." The First Edition only had 200 figures and 104 tail-pieces.
Fables of Esop and others, Newcastle, 1818.
The Bewick's Birds" is the First Issue of the First Edition; the woodcut of the Sea Eagle before the addition of Wycliffe, 1791; the woodcut of the Magpie with two branches; the woodcut on page 285 of Vol. 1 before the bars; and the advertisement of the third edition of the Quadrupeds on the last leaf. Such copies are very scarce, and are highly esteemed for the proofs they possess that the impressions are of the earliest.
25. BIBLIÆ ICONES. Stimmer (Tobias). Noua Tobiæ Stimmeri Sacrorum Bibliorum Figuræ: versibus Latinis et Germanicis exposita. Title within elaborate woodcut border with figures, ornamental woodcut border to every page, including one of the two last leaves (wants the other), printer's device on last page, which have neither woodcut nor text, with 170 fine woodcuts illustrating Bible History, by Tobias Stimmer. Small 8vo, old mottled. calf gilt (worn and joints weak).
Strassburg: Bernhart Jobin, 1590 RARE. Stimmer's fame as an artist is chiefly based upon the designs in this work. Bookplate of Frederick Symonds.
26. AMERICAN BOOK-PRICES CURRENT. Vol I for 1895. 8vo, cloth. New York, 1895
The earlier volumes of Book Prices Current, up to 1904, have the Subject Index at the end, which renders them of great practical utility in many ways. They also contain, in many instances, bibliographical notes, which are important, especially when they relate to items that have appeared at auction only at long intervals. Complete sets of the work, therefore, are quite indispensable to those who would make a thorough study of rare books, etc.
The Same for 1896.
The Same for 1897.