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D. s., "Bonaparte.'
1 p. folio, April 1, 1801, granting a request by Martin Lagrenee to be put on the list of "agents de change.'
241. D. s., on vellum, 1 p. large oblong folio, Sep. 27, 1807. Being a pardon to a deserter; [also] A. L. s., by Maret, afterwards Duc de Bassano, an XI.
L. s., "Bonaparte," as General in Chief of the army of Italy. 1 p. folio, Milan, le 9 Nivose. Sending a military order to the General of Artillery.
243. NAUNTON (SIR ROBERT). Fragmenta Regalia; or, Observations on the late Queen Elizabeth, Her Times and Favorits. Small 4to, polished mottled calf, gilt edges, by Rivière.
Printed Anno Dom. 1641 SECOND EDITION. Fine copy. From the Arbury Library, with label.
244. NAVAL SIGNAL BOOK used on H. M. S. "Caroline, MS. on 52 leaves of paper. 4 pp. of pennants in colors. Small 4to, limp pigskin. Circa 1800
245. NEWCASTLE (WILLIAM CAVENDISHE, Duke of). A New Method, and Extraordinary Invention to dress Horses, and work them according to Nature. Folio, old calf (a few leaves slightly wormed in lower and upper margins).
London: Printed by Tho. Milbourn, 1667 FIRST EDITION. A very large copy.
246. NORTH (FRANCIS). A Philosophical Essay of Music. Copperplate of musical diagrams. Small 4to, half brown levant morocco, gilt edges by Rivière.
London: Printed for John Martyn, 1677
FIRST EDITION. A large copy, with the slip of "Mistakes," and leaf at the end headed "A Scheme."
247. PAGEANT. The Magnificent, Princely, and most Royall Entertainments giuen to the High and Mightie Prince, and Princesse, Frederick, Count Palatine, Palgraue of the Rhyne; and Elizabeth, sole Daughter to the High and Mighty King of England, Iames, our Soueraigne Lord. Together with a true Relation of all the Gifts, Presentations, Showes, Pageants, Fire-workes, etc. Small 4to, crushed olive levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière (a few small holes repaired). London: Printed for Nathaniel Butter, 1613 With bookplate of Sir Richard Newdigate, dated 1709.
248. PAXTON (SIR J.) AND LINDLEY (J.). Paxton's Flower Garden. Profusely illustrated with numerous fine colored plates and woodcuts. 3 vols. 4to, half green morocco, gilt edges. London: Bradbury and Evans, 1850-53
249. PEELE (G.). Merrie Conceited Iests of George Peele Gentleman, sometimes Stvdent in Oxford. BLACK LETTER. Small
4to, full dark red straight-grain morocco, blind tooling (headlines cut close). London: Printed for Henry Bell, about 1620
OF EXCESSIVE RARITY. ONLY THIS AND THE HOE COPY SEEM TO BE AT PRESENT KNOWN. This is the copy from which Singer took his fac simile reprint. With bookplates of Mathew Wilson, Miss Currer and
250. PEMBLE (WILLIAM). A Briefe Introduction to Geography, containing a Description of the Grounds, and general part thereof. Woodcuts. Small 4to, polished mottled calf, gilt edges, by Rivière. Oxford: Printed by William Hall, 1669 Fine copy, with the genuine blank leaf at the end. From the Arbury Library, with label.
251. PERRAULT. Les Hommes illustres qui ont paru en France pendant ce siecle. Illustrated with 100 fine portraits. 2 vols. folio, original calf (a little worn). Paris, 1696
A good clean copy of the EARLIEST ISSUE, with the portraits of Arnauld and Pascal, which are found only in this issue.
252. PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT. S'adi. Pand Nameh (Book of Counsels). PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT, 46 leaves, written in large characters, 4 lines to a page, within illuminated borders. Three fine Miniatures painted in gold and colors. Royal 8vo, native binding of gilt stamped leather, with a loose cover of old red silk.
Maarij-al-Nubuwah. Lives of the Mohammedan Saints. PERSIAN MANUSCRIPT, written on native glazed paper, within red rules, with marginal notes. Vol. II. Folio, stamped morocco binding, with flap. A. H. 1043-A. D. 1633 Tales and Jests. Collected in one Small 4to, crushed brown levant Last leaf partly in facsimile. London: Printed for S. D., 1660
FIRST EDITION. From the Arbury Library, with label.
254. PETERS (HUGH). volume. Frontispiece portrait. morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière.
255. PIOZZI (HESTER LYNCH). A. L. s., 3 pp., 4to, Bath, July 18, 1816. Mentions Lord Byron, an intended marriage, etc.
256. A. L. s., 4 pp. 4to, April 1820, to Miss Francis; S. T. Coleridge, A. L. s., 4 pp. 4to, Oct. 16, 1803, to Sir George Beaumont; others of Sydney Smith, Maria Edgeworth (2), etc. (10)
257. PRYNNE (WILLIAM). The Unlovelinesse of LoveLockes, or, a Summarie Discovrse, proouing: The wearing and nourishing of a Locke or Love-Locke, to be altogether unseemly and unlawful unto Christians. Small 4to, crushed red levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. London: Printed 1628
FIRST EDITION, with the genuine blank before title containing autograph of Julian Leigh. From the Arbury Library, with label.
258. RACKHAM ILLUSTRATIONS. Barham (R. H.). The Ingoldsby Legends. With colored plates by Arthur Rackham. Imp.
OF GEORGE PEELE GENTLEMAN, SOMETIMES STV DENT IN OXFORD.
Wherein is fhewed the courfe of his life, how heliued a man very well knownc in the City of LONDON, and elsewhere.
Printed for Henry Bell, dwelling in the Little
8vo, vellum gilt, gilt top, uncut, with ties. ONE OF 560 COPIES ON LARGE PAPER.
259. RANDOLPH (THOMAS). The Jealous Lovers. Comedie. Small 4to, crushed red levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière.
Printed by the Printers to the Universitie of Cambridge, 1632
FIRST EDITION, with the genuine blank leaves at front and end. With bookplate of Sir Richard Newdigate, dated 1709.
260. REYNARD THE FOX. History of Reynard the Fox, with some account of his Family, Friends, and Associates, with Glossarial Notes in Vulpine Verse, and an Index-Summary by F. S. Ellis. Illustrations by Walter Crane. Small 4to, blue linen, uncut. London, 1894 PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE EDITOR TO DR. FURNIVALL, with an A. L. s. (same to same) inserted.
261. ROCHESTER (EARL OF), and others. The Works of the Earls of Rochester, Roscommon and Dorset: the Dukes of Devonshire, Buckinghamshire, etc., with Memoirs of their Lives. [The Cabinet of Love.] Portraits and plates. Small 8vo, old mottled. calf, rebacked. London, 1731 262. ROGERS (SAMUEL). Recollections of the Table-Talk of Samuel Rogers, to which is added, Porsoniana. Extended to two volumes, 8vo, crushed dark green morocco, gilt tops, uncut.
London: Moxon, 1856 EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED by the insertion of 130 fine
FIRST EDITION. portraits.
263. ROSSETTI (DANTE GABRIEL). The Early Italian Poets from Ciullo d'Alcamo to Dante Alighieri (1100-1200-1300) in the original metres, together with Dante's Vita Nuova, translated by D. G. Rossetti. 8vo, original cloth, uncut.
London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1861 FIRST EDITION. Autograph presentation copy, inscribed: "To Lady Ashburton, with kind regards, D. G. Rossetti, 1864."
Poems. 8vo, original cloth, uncut. A little shaken.
FIRST EDITION. Autograph presentation copy from the author, with inscription on half-title: "To J. T. Nettleship with friendly regards. D. G. Rossetti, April, 1870."
265. ROUS (FRANCIS). Thvle, Or Vertues Historie. To the Honorable and vertuous Mistris Amy Avdely. The first Booke [and the Second]. Small 4to, old polished calf, morocco back, gilt edges (title in splendid pen-and-ink facsimile, and wants 13 [second title] and N4). London: Printed by Felix Kingston, 1598
FIRST EDITION. VERY RARE.
266. ROWLEY (SAMUEL). The Noble Souldier; or, A Contract broken, justly reveng'd. A Tragedy. Small 4to, crushed red levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière.
London: Printed for Nicholas Vavasour, 1634 FIRST EDITION, with genuine blank before title. From the Arbury Library, with label.
267. RUSKIN (JOHN). Of Kings' Treasures. Woodcut borders and red initials. 8vo, vellum, uncut, with silk ties.
Edinburgh: Printed at the Ballantyne Press, 1902
268. Of Queens' Gardens. Woodcut borders and red initials. 8vo, vellum, uncut, with silk ties.
Edinburgh: Printed at the Ballantyne Press, 1902
269. Unto this Last. Woodcut borders and red initials. 8vo, vellum, uncut, with silk ties.
Edinburgh: Printed at the Ballantyne Press, 1902 One of 400 copies.
270. 4 A. L's. s., 12 pp. 8vo, to Clarkson Stanfield; J. M. W. Turner, A. L. s., 1 p. 8vo, June 3, 1844, to same, making an appointment to meet Dickens.
Ruskin's letters are of considerable interest. In one he says he is suffering under German Art, and sends a sketch of the falls of the Rhine; others describe Continental Galleries, and give accounts of travel incidents, etc.
271. [RYVES (BRUNO).] Mercurius Rusticus. The Country's Complaint Recounting the Sad Events of this unparralled Warr. [Printed title]: Angliæ Ruina: or, England's Ruine, Represented in the Barbarous and Sacreligious Outrages of the Secretaries of this Kingdome, etc. Frontispiece by Wm. Marshall in 10 compartments, representing scenes in the Civil War. 12mo, crushed blue levant morocco, line tooled, gilt edges. [London] 1647
272. SAMPSON (WILLIAM). The Vow Breaker or the Faire Maide Clifton. Full-page woodcut. Small 4to, crushed red levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière.
London: Printed by Iohn Norton, 1636 FIRST EDITION. RARE. From the Arbury Library, with label.
273. Another copy, small 4to, crushed olive levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière (some slight wormings repaired).. London: Printed by Iohn Norton, 1636 FIRST EDITION. RARE. From the Arbury Library, with label.
274. SCARRON. Scarron's City Romance, made English. Small 8vo, crushed red levant morocco, line tooled, inside dentelles, gilt edges. In the Savoy: Printed by T. N. for Henry Herringman, 1671 FIRST EDITION. VERY RARE.
275. SCOT (REYNOLDS). A Perfite Platforme of a Hoppe Garden, and necessarie instructions for the making and mayntenaunce thereof, etc. Black Letter. Small 4to, smooth russet moImprinted at London by Henrie Denham, 1574 A FINE COPY OF THE VERY RARE FIRST EDITION, with the rare first blank leaf marked Aj with an ornament.