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202. LITERARY AUTOGRAPHS. Wilkie Collins, A. L. s., 3 pp. 8vo; Julian Hawthorne, A. L. s., 1 p. 8vo; Henry Hallam, A. L. s., 1 p. 8vo, and other specimens of John Lubbock, William Wordsworth, George Eliot, etc. 16 pieces
203. LOCKER (FREDERICK). London Lyrics. Frontispiece by R. Caldecott and an illustration by Kate Greenaway, both on India paper. 8vo, original parchment, uncut. London, 1881
LARGE PAPER COPY, one of 50 copies privately printed. A FINE UNOPENED
204. [LOWELL (JAMES RUSSELL).] The Biglow Papers. Edited with Notes, etc., by H. Wilbur. 12mo, original cloth.
With 2 A. L's. s., one page each, from the author to Dr. Furnivall, attached to fly-leaves.
205. LUMINALIA, or The Festivall of Light. Personated in a Masque at Court, By the Queenes Majestie, and her Ladies. On Shrovetuesday Night, 1637. Small 4to, crushed brown morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. (Some marginal names cut into).
London: Printed by Iohn Haviland, 1637 FIRST EDITION. From the Arbury Library, with label.
206. MANDEVILLE (SIR JOHN). The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville, Knight. Black Letter, cut of a ship on title and 68 cuts in the text. Small 4to, polished calf, gilt back, line tooled, inside dentelles, gilt edges, by Bedford.
London: Printed for R. Scot, etc., 1684 FINE COPY OF A VERY RARE EDITION. With the Huth bookplate.
207. MANUSCRIPT. The Book of Esther. HEBREW MANUSCRIPT on a scroll of vellum, 132 x 11 inches, the text enclosed in an ornamental border of birds, fruit, flowers and animals in colors, a sign of the Zodiac on the top of each column; numerous small vignettes in illustration of the work at the bottom of the whole length of the scroll. The text is written in 19 columns of 22 lines each.
208. Biblia Latina. Manuscript on Vellum, 158 leaves. Gothic letters, double columns, 35 lines to a page, large illuminated initial ornament at the beginning, 18 large pen letters in several
colors and one small pen letter. Folio, modern stamped brown calf, with old clasps. Sæc. XV
A FINE DUTCH MANUSCRIPT, with bookplate "From the Library of William Morris."
209. MARCELINE (GEORGE). Epithalamium Gallo-Britannicum: or, Great-Britaines, Frances, and the most parts of Europes unspeakable Ioy, for the most happy Vnion and blessed Contract of the High and Mighty Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, And the Lady Henriette Maria, Daughter to Henry the Fourth. With the excessively rare large folded plate containing portraits of Charles I. and Henrietta Maria, surrounded with coats-of-arms and genealogies of both families, the royal arms above, and 22 lines in verse underneath. Small 4to, crushed blue levant morocco, richly tooled. back and sides, gilt edges, by Bedford.
London: Printed for Thomas Archer, 1625 FINE COPY. VERY RARE.
210. MARCO POLO. The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the Kingdoms and Marvels of the East. Newly translated and edited, with Notes, Maps, and other illustrations, by Col. Henry Yule. 2 vols. 8vo, full calf antique, gilt edges.
London, 1875 Second and best edition, with added matter. Bookplate of Sir Philip Rose.
211. MARKHAM (GERVASE). Markham's Master-Piece : containing all Knowledge belonging to the Smith, Farrier, or HorseLeach, touching the curing of all Diseases in Horses. Title within woodcut border in compartments, with explanation on verso, woodcuts. Small 4to, old panelled calf. London, 1717
212. MARLOWE (CHRISTOPHER). The Famous Tragedy of the Rich Ievv of Malta. Small 4to, crushed brown levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. Small rust hole in B3.
London: Printed by I. B., 1633 THE VERY RARE FIRST EDITION. Fine copy, with the genuine blank leaf before title (writing on same). From the Arbury Library, with label.
213. MARVELL (ANDREW). The Rehearsall Transpros'd. The Two Parts in one volume. Thick small 8vo, full maroon levant morocco, line-tooled panels on back, rich gilt border on sides, gilt edges. London, 1672-1673
FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION.
214. Miscellaneous Poems. Portrait trimmed and mounted. Folio, half roan (rubbed).
London: Printed for Robert Boulter, 1681
FIRST EDITION. With bookplates of James Wyllie Guild and Maurice Baring. On the fly-leaf Baring has written: "This book belonged to Andrew Lang."
215. [MASON (WILLIAM).] Musaeus: A Monody to the Memory of Mr. Pope, in Imitation of Milton's "Lycidas." En
graved vignette on title, by Grignion after Hayman. 4to, polished mottled calf, gilt edges, by Rivière.
London: Printed for R. Dodsley, 1747 FIRST EDITION, with the half-title. From the Arbury Library, with label.
216. MASSINGER (PHILIP). The Pictvre. A Trage Comedie. Small 4to, crushed brown levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. London: Printed by I. N., 1630 FIRST EDITION. Fine copy. From the Arbury Library, with label. 217. — The Emperovr of the East. A Tragæ-Comœdie. Small 4to, crushed blue levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. London: Printed by Thomas Harper, 1632 FIRST EDITION. Fine copy, with the genuine blank leaf at the end. From the Arbury Library, with label.
218. A New Way to pay Old Debts. A Comœdie. Small 4to, crushed crimson levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. Slight repairs to two leaves.
London: Printed by E. P. for Henry Seyle, 1633 FIRST EDITION. Fine copy. From the Arbury Library, with label.
219. The Bond-Man. An Ancient Storie. Second Edition. Small 4to, crushed crimson levant morocco, gilt edges, by Bedford. London: Printed by John Raworth, 1638
With the Huth bookplate.
220. MATHIEU (P.). The Heroyk Life and Deplorable Death of The most Christian King Henry the fourth. Small 4to, crushed brown levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière.
London: Printed by George Eld, 1612 Translated by Ed. Grimeston. From the Arbury Library,
Fine copy. with label.
221. MAY (THOMAS). The Reigne of King Henry the Second, written in Seaven Bookes. Fine portrait of Henry II, engraved by R. Vaughan. 8vo, original calf, line tooled, with center ornament (some margins wormed and Ei repaired on bottom margin). London: Printed by A. M., 1633
THE RARE FIRST EDITION, with the rare blank leaves preceding the prose "Description of Henry the Second" before "Description of Henry and Richard," and at the end.
222. MAYNE (JASPER). Two Plaies, The City Match, a Comedy, and The Amorous Warre, a Tragy-Comedy, both long since written by J. M. of Ch. Ch. in Oxon. Separate titles. Small 4to, crushed brown levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. Small rust hole in K3 repaired. Oxford: Re-printed by Hen. Hall, 1658 From the Arbury Library, with label.
223. MEREDITH (GEORGE). Poems. 8vo, original cloth (lower cover slightly stained).
London: John W. Parker & Son,  THE EXCESSIVELY RARE FIRST EDITION, with errata slip at the end, but wanting the half-title. WITH AUTOGRAPH OF THE AUTHOR ON TITLE.
Mr. Locker wrote on the fly-leaf in pencil: "At p. 101 you will find a poem called Love in the Valley, and at the end of the volume you will find the same poem (inserted) revised and amplified. It came out in a Mag. twenty-five years after the first was given to the public. Tennyson and I both very much admired this poem, as you will see in my Patchwork,' and we were both sorry, very sorry, he tampered with it." With Mr. Locker's bookplate.
224. MERRY DEUILL OF EDMONTON (THE). 4to, crushed red levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. London: Printed by T. P., 1631
VERY SCARCE. Fine copy, with the genuine blank before title. From the Arbury Library, with label.
225. MERRYMOUNT PRESS. The Life of Michelagnolo Bvonarroti. By Ascanio Condivi. Small 4to, boards, uncut and unopened. Boston, 1904
226. MIDDLETON (THOMAS). The Familie of Love. Acted by the Children of his Maiesties Reuells. Device on title. Small 4to, crushed blue levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière.
At London: Printed for Iohn Helmes, 1608 THE EXTREMELY RARE FIRST EDITION, with the genuine blank leaf at the end. From the Arbury Library, with label.
227. The Inner-Temple Masque. Or, Masqve of Heroes. Presented (as an Entertainement for many worthy Ladies :) By Gentlemen of the same Ancient and Noble Hovse. Small 4to, crushed red levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière.
London: Printed for Iohn Browne, 1619 FINE COPY OF THE EXTREMELY RARE FIRST EDITION. Not in Huth. From the Arbury Library, with Label.
228. A Game at Chesse as it hath bine sundrey times Acted at The Globe on the Bank side. Engraved title. Small 4to, crushed blue levant morocco (last leaf in facsimile and margin of penultimate leaf restored). Leyden, n. d. [162-]
A SPLENDID COPY, WITH A MOST BRILLIANT IMPRESSION OF THE TITLE. From the Arbury Library, with label.
229. MORE (SIR THOMAS). Utopia. La Repvblica nvovamente ritrovata (tradotta da Doni). Device on title, woodcut initials. 12mo, crushed brown levant morocco, gilt ornaments on back and sides, inside dentelles. In Vinegia (Per il Doni), 1548
EXCESSIVELY RARE. Fine copy.
230. A Dialogue of Cumfort against Tribulation, which he wrote in the Tower of London, 1534; and entitled thus: made by an Hungarian in Latin and translated . . . out of french into English; now newly set forth, with many places restored and corrected.... BLACK LETTER, woodcut portrait (title scraped and slightly mended). Small 8vo, new red russia, inside dentelles, gilt edges. Antwerpiæ apud Johannem Foulerum Anglum, 1573
231. The Life and Death of Sir Thomas Moore [sic], Lord High Chancellor of England, written by M. T. M. and dedicated to the Queen's most Gracious Majesty (by Cresacre More). Small
4to, limp vellum, with the crest and monogram of the Duke of Queensbury in gilt, on sides.
No place or date [Paris, 1626] With bookplate of George Dunn.
THE VERY RARE FIRST EDITION.
Epigrammata Thomæ Mori Angli. Engraved portrait by Marshall. Square 16mo, crushed brown levant morocco, line tooling, gilt edges. Londini: Typis I. H., 1638 FINE COPY, with brilliant impression of the portrait, and leaf of imprimatur.
Utopia, translated by Ralph Robynson, to which is added the Life of the Author, by William Ropes. Title within woodcut border, portrait and woodcut initials. Printed in red and black. Folio, cloth, uncut. London: Printed at the Chiswick Press, 1903
One of 220 copies.
234. MORLEY (T.). A Plaine and easie Introduction to Practicall Musicke. Woodcut title. Folio, old brown calf (a few margins wormed). London: H. Lownes, 1608
Rare bookplate of John Stanley.
235. MORRIS (WILLIAM). The Defence of Guenevere, and other Poems. 8vo, crushed green levant morocco, panelled back and sides, gilt edges. London: Bell and Daldy, 1858
FIRST EDITION. Autograph presentation copy from the author, inscribed: "Georgiana Macdonald from her friend William Morris."
236. [MULCASTER (RICHARD).] In Mortem Serenissimac Reginæ Elizabethæ. Naenia Consolans. Device on title. Small 4to, crushed brown levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière.
Londini: Pro Edwardo Aggas, 1603
OF THE GREATEST RARITY. Printed in italics. Mulcaster was the first master of Merchant Taylors' School, and it is said that Edmund Spencer was one of his earliest pupils. From the Arbury Library, with label.
237.  The Translation of certaine latine verses written vppon her Maiesties death, called A COMFORTING COMPLAINT. This onely way I could declare my thankefull mind. Small 4to, crushed brown levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière.
Printed at London by Edward Aggas, 1603 EXCESSIVELY RARE, and a choice copy. Not in Huth nor Hoe. From the Arbury Library, with label.
238. MUSIC. A short Explication of such Foreign Words, as are made use of in Musick Books; An Account of Printed Musick for Violins, Hautboys, Flutes, and other Instruments by Several. In one volume. Woodcut ornaments. Small 12mo, crushed purple levant morocco, line tooled, inside dentelles, gilt edges.
London: Printed for J. Brotherton, 1724 VERY RARE. At the end is a 3 pp. list of books printed for J. Brotherton.
239. NAPOLEON. L. s., "Bonaparte." 1 p., folio. au Caire, le 26 fructidor, an 6. To J. Vial, about a contribution of 150,000 francs levied on the town of Damietta.