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111, THACHER (JOHN BOYD). The Continent of America, Its Discovery and Its Baptism. An Essay on the Nomenclature of the Old Continents. Numerous facsimiles of rare early maps, etc. 4to, cloth, uncut.
New York, 1896 ONLY 281 COPIES PRINTED. 112. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. André's Journal: an Authentic Record of the Movements and Engagements of the British Army in America from June, 1777, to November, 1778, as recorded from day to day, by Major John André. Edited by Henry Cabot Lodge. With 2 portraits of André, one etched by Bicknell, proof on India paper, the other engraved on wood by Hopson, proof on Japanese paper, both signed; title in two states, on vellum and India paper, and 44 facsimile reproductions of original maps, and plans drawn by Major André. 2 vols. royal 8vo, vellum, gilt tops, uncut.
Boston, 1903 WITH RED MOROCCO DOUBLURE 113. BINDING. Q. Horatii flacci Odarum sive Carminum Libri Quatuor, Epodon Liber unus, cum annotatiunculis quæ antea auctioribus in margine adjectis, que brevis commentarii vice esse possint, N. Perotti libellus non infrugifer de metris Odarum Horatianarum. Ruled in red throughout, Colines's device on title, blank top corner of title repaired. Small 8vo, old French red morocco, triple gold fillet with fleur-de-lys at each angle on sides, lined with red morocco (doublé de Maroquin), and deep lace inside borders, lightened here and there with touches of pointillé work, back richly gilt in compartments, gilt and marbled edges, by Augustin du Seuil.
Parisiis, apud S. Colinæum 1539 A beautiful book, bound in the Boyer style, but, judging from the admixture of pointillé work, by the hand of Du Seuil about 1710. The full lining or doublure is a feature of great rarity in books bound at that time, being only found on volumes which were esteemed to be of
the highest value and worthy of the decorator's best effort. SPECIAL EXTRA ILLUSTRATED COPY OF L'ESTRANGE'S ÆSOP
1694 114. BINDING. Fables of Æsop and other eminent Mythologists: with Morals and Reflections. By Sir Roger L'Estrange, Kt. The Second Edition Corrected and Amended. With portrait of Sir Roger, after Kneller by White. Illustrated by the very rare 31 large engravings by Thomas Dudley 'Discipulus W. Hollar' dated 1678, a large plate by W. Hollar, 107 of the rare engravings by Barlow and 75 of Hollar's large plates, done to illustrate the edition of 1652, mounted and inlaid, where necessary. Thick small folio, finely bound in green morocco, rich gold border on the sides enclosing a scroll border with animals, birds, insects and dolphins and an owl as centrepiece, back tooled in a similar manner, by Gosden.
London: R. Sare and others, 1694 A choice example of Gosden's emblematic binding AS WELL AS A VERY DESIRABLE EXTRA ILLUSTRATED AESOP, The engravings by Thomas Dud
ley are particularly difficult to meet with. 115. — The Tryal of Dr. Henry Sacheverell, before the House of Peers, for High Crimes and Misdemeanors, Published by Order.
Folio, title and imprimatur leaf mounted, else fine copy, contem-
London, J. Tonson, 1710
FROM THE LIBRARY OF LE CHEVALIER D'AGUESSEAU, 1668-1751
116. BINDING. Chimie Médicinale, contenant la Manière de
Guigard remarks that the Chevalier d’Aguesseau formed one of the
SPECIALLY PRINTED AND BOUND FOR THE DAUPHIN,
SON OF LOUIS XVI
117. BINDING. Odes, Cantates, Epitres et poesies diverses de
In a remarkable state of preservation, beautiful specimen of printing
118. —- Pennant (T.). Of London. Brilliant impressions of
London: R. Faulder, 1790
FINE BINDING BY BOZERIAN LE JEUNE WITH HIS NAME ON VOL. 1
119. BINDING. Helvetius (C. A.) Euvres Complettes d'Hel-
A Paris : Chez Serviere, 1795
DAUGHTER OF LOUIS XV
AN EXCEEDINGLY FINE SPECIMEN OF 18TH CENTURY BINDING, executed
HOLLAND PAPER Copy of this famous catalogue, with an etched por-
dour, Count Hoym, Louis XIII, Henri II, etc., etc. With printed prices.
123. BLAIR (ROBERT). The Grave. A Poem. Small 4to,
London: Printed for M. Cooper, 1743
In an old MS. inserted, it is declared
ARCHBISHOP LAUD'S OWN PRAYER BOOK
Numerous large ornamental initials. Small folio, in the original calf, with the large arms in gold of the famous Archbishop on the sides, joints of binding cleverly repaired, holes for tie-strings.
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker, Printer to the Kings most Excellent Majestie: And by the Assignes of John Bill, 1638
A unique relic of the celebrated William Laud. His own Pray r Book showing signs of his own diligent handling.
Bound with it is a copy of the Whole Book of Psalmes. Collected into English Meeter by T. Sternhold, J. Hopkins and others, London, Print:d by I. H., for the Company of Stationers, 1638, with woodcut border to title and musical notation. It is very rarely indeed that an item of such historical interest occurs for sale. As an association book it is a volume that cannot be surpassed. A fine large copy.
BOOKS ON SILVER
125. AMERICAN CHURCH [AND DOMESTIC] SILVER of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries, with a few pieces of Domestic Plate, exhibited at the [Boston] Museum of Fine Arts, 1911. (With Historical Introduction by Mr. Geo. M. Curtis and an extended list of Silversmiths at end.] 38 full-page plates illustrating many hundreds of specimens. Svo, half cloth (faint traces of stamp-clean copy).
Boston, 1911 This important catalogue illustrates and describes over a thousand beautiful specimens of early American made silver. 126. BIGELOW (FRANCIS H.). Historic Silver of the Colonies and Its Makers. Numerous facsimile illustrations of American-made silver from the earliest times. 8vo, cloth. New York, 1917
127. BUCK (J. H.). Old Plate, Ecclesiastical, Decorative and Domestie, Its Makers and Marks. Numerous illustrations. 8vo, cloth.
New York, 1888
128. CALDICOTT (J. W.). The Values of Old English Silver and Sheffiield Plate, from the 15th to 19th Centuries. Edited by J. Starkie Gardner. Numerous illustrations. 4to, art cloth, gilt.
London, 1906 The only book published which affords a true basis for arriving at the actual value of specimens of antique silver. It illustrates thousands of sp.cim ns and is made up from auctioneers' catalogues for years back, giving not only expert letter-press descriptions of the pieces noted, but The p:ices realized at the sales as well. It also contains facsimile Hall Marks and useful hints to collectors, and the illustrations are arranged chronologically for purposes of study.
129. CATALOGUE of an Exhibition of [American Silver of the 17th to 19th Centuries, Early American Furniture, Ceramics, Paintings, etc.] held in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, N. Y. City. Hudson-Fulton Celebration. Numerous fine full-page illustrations. 2 vols. Imp. 8vo, half cloth and boards, uncut.
New York, 1909 130. CHAFFERS (WILLIAM). Gilda Aurifabrorum. А History of English Goldsmiths and Plateworkers, and their Marks
stamped on Plate copied in facsimile. 2,500 facsimiles of Makers' Marks. 8vo, cloth.
London, 1883 This work contains' interesting biographical data regarding English Goldsmiths--the whereabouts of their shops, etc.—some of whom later came to America.
131. - Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate (England, Ireland and Scotland) and A History of l'Orfevrerie Française. Frontispiece and numerous facsimile marks. 8vo, cloth. London, 1905
132. Handbook to Hall Marks on Gold and Silver Plate. 4th Edition, extended by C. A. Markham. Frontispiece and hundreds of facsimiles. 12mo, cloth.
London, 1913 133. CRIPPS (W. J.). Old French Plate, Its Makers and Marks. Numerous facsimile marks. SECOND AND BEST EDITION. 8vo, cloth. Scarce.
London, 1893 134. - Old English Plate (Wrought Silver), Ecclesiastical, Decorative, and Domestic: Its Makers and Marks. 123 illustrations and over 2,600 facsimiles of plate marks. 6th Edition, enlarged. 8vo, half morocco.
New York (London), 1899 135. CURTIS (GEO. M.). Early Silver of Connecticut and Its Makers. [With a biographical catalogue of the early Makers of Connecticut) and numerous fine half-tone illustrations chronologically arranged. Small 8vo, half cloth and boards, uncut.
Meriden, 1913 136. [DE LANCEY (EDWARD F.).] The Burghers of New Amsterdam and the Freemen of New York, 1675-1866. (Lists of SILVERSMITHS, BLACKSMITHS, CABINET MAKERS, PEWTERERS, GUNSMITHS, & other tradesmen from 1675.)] 8vo, cloth.
New York, 1886 N. Y. Hist. Society Collections for 1885. An important hand-book for students of American antiques. 137. FAIRHOLT (F. A.). An Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue of the Collection of Antique Silver Plate (Objects Wrought in Solid Silver) formed by Albert, Lord Londsborough. Small 4to, cloth.
London: Privately Printed, 1860 THE RARE PRIVATELY PRINTED CATALOGUE of Lord Londsborough's famous collection of extraordinarily rare and valuable pieces of 16th and
17th century wrought silver. 138. FRENCH (HOLLIS). A List of Early American Sil. versmiths and their Marks. With a Silver Collector's Glossary. Numerous facsimiles. 8vo, original boards, and label, uncut.
New York: For the (Walpole] Society, 1917. The most complete and valuable book on the Marks of American Silversmiths. Only a small number of copies were printed for members of the Society and it is now practically impossible to obtain, being entirely out of print. 139. HALSEY (R. T. H.). American Silver. The Work of 17th and 18th Century Silversmiths. Exhibited at the Museum of