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. . tender") Francis I P'rederick the Great 136 La Reynie (N.. .. (Fr.. 67 54 155 . 128 ... . NO. .. 44 100. de) de) . Bishop of Nismes) Fleury (Cardinal de) Fouquet (Marquise de) Grolier) 33. 123 Fouquet-Belle-Isle . .IV FOREWORD NO.. 35 105 200 125 17 15 Henry VIII Henry.. . t/ie Poet) Derwentvvater (3rd Earl of) Dibdin (T. H.. . . 32 Grolier 124 195 Guise (Chas. loi Lomdnie (L. 70 de) . Prince of Wales Henri II Henri III Henri IV Henri IV and Gabrielle d'Estrees . .. Davies (John. . . . . . 24 87 55 13 62 Henrietta Maria (Queen of Two . de) Coligny 28 61 Conde (Claire Clementine de) Conde (le Grand) 64. . . 4 42 7. 21 .. . 199 16 Ligne (Prince de) Locke (John) . Marquise de) . . Charles Dreux (Catherine Ang^lique.. 8 Edward VI Elizabeth (Queen) ...) . .. George III George IV Goulx de la Berchere (Le. . Bishop of Narbonne) Gramont (Duchesse de) Gray (Thos. F.) 113 Cranmer 3 . 169 . 23 Elizabeth de France . . Eugene de Savoie Evelyn (John) Ferdinand I of the lies 108 Sici- ^^ iii Henrietta Charles Anne I) of England . . Polish (Esprit.) Dickens. 190. . . Cardinal de) 74 98 22 . Hoby (Sir Thos.. 157 189 89 150 137 i . 65 Conde (Prince de) 156 Congreve (Wm. Frederick William IV Frobishcr (Martin) Gentian . t/te Fitzjames (Due de) Fl^chier 132 71 Hoym James James James (Comte I de.. 191 Eu (Comte d') . t/ie Poet) . 129 .. La Val (Marie G. . .. George George I II 117 Longpierre (Baron de) Lorraine (Louis. 96 158 120 5 II 34 72 III (the "Old Pre122. Comte 73. .. Due de) Harley (Robert) .. . .

Marlborough (Sarah. 104 75. . . Matthaeius (Cardinal Hier56 11 ^'f Pembroke Earl of) (Wm. Due .FOREWORD NO. M.. Sheffield the Poet). d') . Duchess of) 102 and Adelaide de Bourbon-Penthievre 165. d'). Nodier (Charles) 198 Northumberland (Henry Percy. brother of Louis Philip II Philip 57 86 XIV 85 12 118. . " La Grande Mademoiselle " . . . 47 Mulgrave (Lord. 119 V 68 Pius VI 139 . 164 . Due d') The " wicked " Regent 115 Paulmy (Marquis de) 145 . Archduke of Philippe de France. .. .. Herbert. Duchesse de). Egalite^ J. Earl of) . J. . .26 Maria Theresa (Empress) 138 Marie Adelaide Clotilde de France 184 Marie Antoinette 181 Marie Josephe de Saxe 151 Marie Leczinska 131 Marie Therese de Savoie (Queen of Charles X) 183 . . Louis XIII Louis XIII and tria 45. de Gonzague. .. Penthievre (Due de) Austria . Bishop of) Montespan (Marquise de) Montpensier (A. Marat 76 6 160 Orleans (Charlotte Elisabeth de Baviere. . d').. XIV Napoleon XV XVI XVI le (when Dauphin) 135 178 Nivernois (L. d'Aubusson de la Feuillade. .. Philippe Due P.. Orleans (L. Anne of Aus46 71 to%i 133 ^(^ (Duke of Buck90 193. .. NO. .. 38 148 197 53 Peter Leopold. .. . . onymus) Maximilian II (Emperor) Mazarin (Cardinal) 51 Metz (G. Madame de Mansfelt (Count of) . Egalite 162 to . 179 182 103. Due de) 18 XVIII Grand Dauphin .. . (Louis Due 147 Orleans Joseph. 95 107 Marguerite de Valois 25... . Duchesse d') Orleans (Elizabeth d') . 166 Orleans (Philippe. . 194 inghamshire) Louis Louis Louis Louis Louis Louis. 31 Maintenon. Orleans (Louis Philippe. Louise d'Orleans..

. 36 97 180 114 41 84 63 121 Ventadour (Duchesse de) Verrue (Comtesse de) Victoire .. 154 Just (Merard de) Sancroft (Archbishop) 168 58 Walton (Izaak) Wesley (John) William III William IV of Orange William IV. NO. . . 196 116 Hesse-Cassel Reduced facsimiles are given of a certain number of the all bindings. de) de) Valois (Charles de) Vendome (Due . ... (Madame) . . 94 167 14 Seguier (Pierre) Sixtus (Pope) . . 39 10 V . .VI FOREWORD NO. Saint Aignan (Due de) St. Thou (J. . Pompadour (Madame de) Sully (Due de) to 30 19 27 140 144 192 106 Tasso Provence (Comtesse de) 170 Prysler and Hooghart Oueensberry (Duke of) Racine Rignac . but exact photographic reproductions of nearly of the most important volumes can be sent on application. 130 Sartine (Gabriel de) 149 . Sophia (Princess) Stanislas Leczinski . . A. 153... Landgrave of .

Pj-inted i^t red and black. Folio. ^160 CATHERINE OF ARAGON (1485-1536) et vestigiis POLICRATICI DE NUGIS CURIALIU 5 philosophom Joanis Salesberiensis. with her . with Grolier's Autograph on the Title-page. Calf.SANTA BARBARA GROLIER (1479-1565) NSTITUTIONDELADISCIPLINEMILITAIRE AU ROYAUME DE FRANCE. vice Veli'iun. Lyon. Grolier de Serviere was the grandson of the famous bibHophile. An extremely gives precious joint-provenance. Bound for Catfierine of Aragon. 1559. and the arms of Grolier de Seron the sides of the binding. Guigard an account of the only other example of GroHer de Serviere's library that can be traced.

exactly similar to the one in the National Portrait Johannes Oecolampadius (Johann Hausschein)." . . LIBRI DUO. He was one of the most learned as well as one of the most moderate of the reformers. the celebrated reformer. Cratander. that when they wrote well nobody wrote better. in a letter connection with the present volume a passage from Cranmer to Joachim Vadian (1537): "I have seen almost everything that has been written and published either by Oecolampadius or It is interesting to notice in Zuinglius. Catherine's library and an extraordinarily A splendid example of Queen rare provenance. by Fliccius. the remark of Jerome respecting Origen.riti^jh Museum binding ARCHBISHOP CRANMER OECOLAMPADIUS. 1530. and not without reason. Paris. And. is exactly similar to No. 15 13. but his great influence was owing more to his character than to his works. 4to. Basle. etc. This binding is shown in Cranmer's famous portrait. those anus impressed on and ^/ Henry VIII on the reverse cover. This binding catalogue. 1527. In postremos tres prophetas. And perhaps one might apply to these men. And I wish that they had not trodden down the wheat together with the tares. . Th. and I have come to the conclusion that the writings of every man must be read with discrimination. PEARSON & the front cover. CO. Wolff. mainly biblical commentaries and treatises on the Eucharist. and died at Basle in 1531.J. 8vo. 4to. Original calf binding with Basle. . was born at Weinsberg in 1482. 6 in the P. Archbishop Cranmer's copy. Gallery. (1489-1556) IN DANIELEM clasps.

The great interest of the volume lies in the inscription oji the title-page. transferred to the nation in 1757. The present book never came into Lord Lumley's hands. who invariably wrote his name in his books. PALL MALL PLACE The period. In 1892 the Rev. enumerating 42 manuscripts and 369 printed volumes." A printed description. Mainwaring 5^. who gave them to his son-in-law. Earl of Arundel. Lord Lumley. both connected with Cheshire and It also retains its clasps Lancashire. was bound by Roffet and almost certainly presented to Henry VIII by Francis I when they met at the " Field of the Cloth of Gold. It contains an early autograph. E. There are also signatures of members of the families of Stanley and Smallwood. or of his nephew. ^150 4 HENRY HENRY A This It is VIII (1491-1547) VlirS "FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD" ANTIPHONARY. bought a large part of his Hbrary which thus became part of the Royal Library." probably that of Sir Philip Mainwaring (i 589-1 661) of Over Peover. " Thomas Cantuarien" shoiving that it was originally in the library of Thomas Cranmer.5. can be seen upon appHcation. "Ph. on his tutor's death in 1609. binding is a remarkably fine specimen of the English roll-work of the which are usually wanting in such bindings. . The majority of Cranmer's books fell into the hands of Henry FitzAIan. but the present book escaped him. by Professor Bradley. Burbidge issued a list of all volumes known from Cranmer's collection. Cheshire. believed to be absolutely the finest Renaissance binding in the world. superb Manuscript with lovely miniatures attributed to Fra Benedetto. of this wonderful volume with a full-size coloured reproduction of the beautiful binding. Lord Lumley was tutor to Prince Henry who.

The first book. " De Linguae " is the original edition of Erasmus' translation of the great philologist's (Theodore Gaza) second book of Grammar. livres sont chaque livre a un titre separe. Bound i7t a magnificent Mosaic binding for Peter Ernest. 15 18. Louis XII. Algid. et Parisiis.' and herFrancis I. 15 18. — '' '' The tools employed by the binder upon this volume were also used to decorate the bindings of his predecessor. iniiie Louvanii apud Theodoricu Martinu7n Ahistensem. PEARSON & CO. abeilles'. 6 COUNT OF MANSFELT (1517-1604) VINCENT DE BEAUVAIS." See Illustration. Count of — . Gourmontius 1516. Bound for matices libri quatuor (Grsece) 15 16. qui est fort rare. with the ''fleurs-de-lis^' " impressed in the centre panels on the sides. The " Litroductivae " is described by Brunet as very rare: "Dans cette edition. Erasmo Roterodami Interprete. Introductivse GramCa//.J. et les deux premiers imprimes en plus petits caracteres que les deux autres. In one volume. 4to. FRANCIS (1494-1547) ALPHABETUM HEBRAICUM ET GR^CUM— I Theodori Gazae de Hnguse graecee institutione liber secundus. LE QUART VOLUME de Vincent miroir hystorial Le cinquiesme volume de Vincent miroir hystorial.

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from the curious note on the fly-leaf states that this et Count of Mansfelt. library of the A most magnificently bound volume. The librarian of that college has written upon the title-page.'" Rene de Chalon has the written his name upon the title-page. " Collegij Dono Dnae de Chalon. 1607. Ora pro Ilia. A Chalon a vwti ajue Anne de Gros.with his Force m'est trop" and "Mansfelt. PLINII 15 19-1559) SECUNDI VERONENSIS NATURALIS HISTORIAE Lib. One of the most remarkable and jnost gorgeous bindings that has ever occurred for sale. Paris. title. Jleurs-de-lis and ermine. — tools . the celebrated general of Charles-Quint ("the Emperor "). with motto: "M 1 arms on the sides together'." Folio. stamped with the c7^ozv7ied dolphin. Francis I. i-xxxvij. £zoo HENRI PLINY. II (when Dauphin. collection. book " apertient a Rene de De feu gran pere k Later he gave princ et conte de Mansfelt Pier Erjiest. 15 16. 1627. Folio." This was one of the finest bindings in the Didot Soctis Jesu Nivellis. volume to the College of the Society of Jesus at Nivelles. Woodcut CAII Calf. This volume was almost certainly bound for Henri II exactly similar were also used to decorate volumes bound for his father.5. Bound for Henri II when Dauphin. PALL MALL PLACE his Mansfelt. Paris. and it is figured in the illustrated catalogue of that extraordinary collection. 4'"^ de ATars. 53 1.

635 CHARLES DE BOURBON (1520-1590) STAPLETON (THOS. Authore Thoma Stapletono Anglo S. coiiromd) impressed on the sides. De S. Duaci Ex officina Joannis Bogardi cio. 1588. by Clovis Eve. In Lione.id. Numerous woodcuts. 8 HENRI ARIOSTO. Calf.J. i6mo. TRES THOMAE SEU DE S. on the sides with a treble fillcl. Con giunta di cinque canti d'un nuovo libro del medesimo. /i?. post epistolam dedicatoriam proxima indicantur. I II (1519-1559) XVI. Summa rerum singularum Capita pag. PEARSON & CO. Olive morocco. . Bound. THOMAE APOSTOLI REBUS GESTIS. Thomae Mori Angliae quondam Cancellarii Vita. Arnoldi de Ganthois Abbatis Marchennensis. 1556. Botind /br Henri II (of France).^ Charles de Bourbon [Cardinal Archbishop of Rouen). Lodovico Arlosto Ferrarese. " Charles X" of the League. P. His adjecta est Oratio Funebris in laudem R. Doctore. the back also framed . ULTIMI CANTI D'ORLANDO la FURIOSO di M. with his device [H.lxxxviii. Theolog. D. gilt Olive morocco. Thoma Archiepiscopo Cantuariensi & Martyre. with his arms impressed on the back.). 8vo.

Written and Illuminated in gold for presentation to the Pope. "Superat candore et odore. within an oval. PALL MALL PLACE a simple gold line along the edges of the covers.1 5. was the first who took to this plain binding of Thou had first already begun to the title. the Crucifixion. written in Italian. The Cardinal. 1 5 full-page pen-and-ink drawings of the Papal arms. Poem. a natural surrounded by a motto. with his arms. the with a treble gold fillet. On the flat and bandless back there is hat surmounting the Bourbon arms (the lilies lily with a bendlet). and further down. TUS. the Cardinal's modern style. inlaid on the sides. einbkmatical subjects. etc. A portrait of the Pope. in Florilegium diversorum Epigrammatum Vellum ve- septem libros divisum. richly tooled. who died in 1594. ANTHOLOGIA GRAECA. Bound for Sixtus V." 10 SIXTUS V (1521-1590) MANUSCRIPT BY BARTHOLOMEUS GUIDDOand occupying 26 pages. Folio. stamped on vellum. edges of the book of the Bourbons plain-gilt. which De affect. . 1587. ^45 1 EMPEROR MAXIMILIAN II (1527-1576) STEPHANUS (HENRICUS). terum.

i. Caesaraugustae (Saragossa). 4to. name as He was born about 15 10 at . who in the fashion Vulteius. 12 PHILIP II (1527-1598) BLANCA (HIERONYMO). gilt. With numerous woodcuts of coats of arms. Comitum Depictas Effigies. Jean Faciot. VOULTE Xeniorum Sir INSCRIPTIONUM LIBRI libri libellus Hendecasyllaborum IV. 1538. (1530-1566) II. 1587. atq. is now generally known as of the times Voultd. the Emperor Maximilian 1566. in Regia Caesar-AugusQuae tanensi Deputationis Aula positas. An excessively rare provenance. aetatum capita complectuntur. Paris. PEARSON & CO. Sek Illustration. 13 SIR THOMAS HOBY (JEAN). Ad Regum Aragonum : veter- umq. Original gilt calf 2 vols in Simon de Colines. with his arms impressed in gold on the sides. Inscriptiones summa uniuscuiusq. with his arms on 4to. rerum. temporum. Latinized his Thomas Hoby's copy. II. Bound for the sides. The Dedication Copy to Philip II of Spain. is An original letter from the Emperor (with his sign-manual) inserted. Vellum.8 J.

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John's College. Briconnet. issued his two books of epigrams. In 1537 he published a further two books of epigrams. It also throws a great deal of light upon the disturbances in the University of Toulouse. especially Italy and France. printed at Lyons by J. He matriculated at St. spent some years in travelling in foreign countries. though not of great merit from a poetical point of view. his The present copy the corners. Thomas Hobeiis Anglus. and beyond these he is only known to have written one small at tract.5. Pierre Duchatel and Guillaume Sceve. H. which has escaped the notice of bibliographers. Farisiis" showing that it formerly belonged to He was born in 1530. On the fly-leaf is the inscription "1553 mense Febr. son of William Hoby. and by the advice of his friends. Lyons.^4S . and frequently reprinted. Barbous. though little use seems to have been made of it by University. and was the second the celebrated Sir Thomas Hoby. and of which the only known copy is in the Christie collection in Manchester Lyons in Voulte was assassinated by an unsuccessful opponent in a law on 30th Dec. which were printed by Gryphius. when no doubt he bought this book. . He was greatly esteemed by his contemporaries for his literary knowledge and elegance of style. PALL MALL PLACE He Guyenne studied at Paris." first issued in 1561. and of the lives of his contemporaries others. suit — historians. His work. of Leominster. and. has much value for the small biographical details which it gives Dolet. is in the original brown calf-binding with giltfleurons at and a Renaissance design in gold in the centre. The present two works followed. as a lecturer at the College of Toulouse at In 1536 he was to study law. but died at Paris in July of the same year. Cambridge. after going through his course. in the upper part of either side are the initials T. in 1545. but gave it up in favour of literature. and went as ambassador to France. Later he migrated to Vandy-sur-Aisne near Rheims. Duchatel. He was knighted in 1566. most important publication being a translation of the " Cortegiano of Baldassare Castiglione. printed 1537. a funeral oration on Jacques de Minut. and in 1533 was engaged in Bordeaux. Marot. 1542.

A Joanne iji Lerio Burgundo Gallice Nunc vero primum Ruled red. 1586. is This splendid binding of the sixteenth century. See Illustration. I'ed. HISTORIA NAVIGATIONIS IN BRASI LI AM. gilt leaves. to the The Dedication Copy Founder of the princely house of Hesse-Cassel an excellent example of the best Venetian work obviously a notable volume. An is extremely fine and interesting copy of this most rare piece oi Americana. atque herbae. et variis Niunerous curious woodcuts. with the insignia in gold on the binding. and black. Above and below the arms Calf.'' with his arms in mosaics of green. reliquaque singularia et nobis penitus incognita. LANDGRAVE OF HESSE(1532-1592) CASSEL BRAZIL. Latinitate donata. Qua describitur aiitoris quaeque in marl gagnonis in America gesta navigatio. and back elaborately tooled in gold with floral arabesques. Genevae.10 J. Landgrave of Hesse-Cassel. nostris admodum alieni. 8vo. H WILLIAM IV. The Dedication Copy to William IV. figuris illustrata. the sides is a chej^ub's head in gold. memoriae prodenda VillaBrasiliensium victus et mores a cum eorum linguae dialogo: anividit : : malia etiam. . surnamed " The Wise. quae et America dicitur. PEARSON & CO. scripta. arbores.

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and not quite correctly it described by bibliographers). Knight Lord of Argenton (translated by Thomas Danett). and was naturally led to look Italy. 1596. PALL MALL PLACE ii 15 QUEEN ELIZABETH (1533-1603) COMMINES. FoHo. and it picturesque way of narrating scenes and experiences which would impress Shakespeare. In the drama the author introduces the banishment of Mowbray. ^84 PICTURE COLIECTION PUBLIC LIhRaRY SANTA BARBARA . Imprinted Norton. This is the earliest English version of " is De Commines. that appeared time when Shakespeare had in hand his "Tragedy of King in Richard II. has the just at the point of powerful interest." The is impression of 1596 (which far rarer than that of 1601.5. and death there." De Commines. Capel reprinted a portion of this edition of De Commines in his " School of Shakespeare" (pages 201-3). his settlement at Venice. by Ar. whose manners still our tardy apish nation Limps after in base imitation. and with Venice itself. Hatfieldfor J ." ". ." printed the relations had then the following year. book in flattering colours. the Tudor rose sicrmounted by the royal crown. and he elsewhere refers to the " fashions of proud about for information concerning Italy. . sta^nped on the sides of the binding. Duke of Norfolk. between which country and England grown regular and intimate. Calf. Boimd for Queen Elizabeth. THE HISTORIE OF PHILIP DE COMMINES. who was describes the country well acquainted with Italy in his and the place was just that sort of personal. with her arms.

Frobisher. however. As regards the volume itself its preservation is admirable." fact that just as an interesting his friend Frobisher (in 1588) fought against the Armada. Palermo. On Wednesday the 24th. who. The Autograph of Sir Martin Froeisher (the great Elizabethan Admiral and Navigator) is contained in this. with Drake and Hawkins. when the English fleet was augmented from the Thames. MEDESIML 8vo. 1584. so velli) George Day (to whom he gave his copy of Machia- figures in the list of those Essex gentlemen who contributed money . later in the day he with Hawkins engaged Don Pedro de Valdez. Frobisher led one of the four newly-formed squadrons. George Day. "In 158S Frobisher commanded fight. and never before we had the good fortune to be able to offer one for sale. The famous navigator presented this copy of Machiavelli to his friend. in 1585. On Monday the 29th.' and Hawkins in the Victory. i6 FROBISHER MACHIAVELLI. very much to Frobisher's annoyance. his copy of Machiavelli. 21 July (Old ' Style). and the original binding is just as it was when Sir Martin Frobisher wrote his autograph Sir Martin Frobisher's aiitograpJi in it.12 J PEARSON & CO. gave their final blows to the leader of the Andalusian squadron. and at the same time wrote with his own hand the following inscription upon the fly-leaf: "To Maijster George Dave FFROM 1585-" his this book of Machiavell his woorkes grte (great) ffrende Martin Ffrobisher ve 26 March have is of stipe? lative rarity. ' the 'Triumph' in the great Armada On Sunday. did not yield until remains of the It is Armada while in difficulties on the shoals off Gravelines. in conjunction with Drake in the Revenge. Drake came to their assistance next morning. (i535?-i594) I (NICOLO).' he first beat the Spanish rear- admiral.

Paris. £2^. &c. Calf. As a February. Title within luith his VI (1537-1553) for Edward VI. with the monogram '* l & h" (Louis and Henrietta. PALL MALL PLACE Day principally 13 subscribed towards the cost of England's defence at that stirring period. woodcut border. his De Nanthoiie: wife) impressed on the sides. Due de Nivernois. Bound arms stamped on the sides. navigator. 4to. This is Simon Colinaeus' beautifully printed edition. .5. 1588. 1579. Calf Bound for Louis de Gonzague. ^150 17 EDWARD LUCANUS. et Duchesse de Niuernois: Princes Contes de Rethellois & dAuxerre. les (1540-1595) LA FONDATION FAICTE PAR MES SEIGNEUR Due. 12 mo. Sir Martin Frobisher is known to posterity by his three voyages in search of a North-West passage. in An exactly similar binding is to be found the Bibliotheque Nationale. 18 DUG DE NIVERNOIS ET DAME. 1543.

from Hibbert's late This splendid of the great Italian Poet passed from the possession of Professor Rossini (Tasso's world-famous library into that of Sir William Tite. From Tasso's Library. bel & pays estranges. ^200 20 CHARLES IX (1550-1574) MONSTRELET. The volume in a is in its old binding just as Tasso handled it. LE Venice. PROSE (rivedute da Varchi). exemple & de grand fruict aux Francois. biographer) to George Hibbert.14 J. This important Tasso manuscript has never been published. LES CHRONIOUES D'ENGUERRAN DE MONSTRELET GENTIL-HOMME jadis demeurant a Cambray en Cambresis. commenceant . I'expulsion d'iceux. and finally to the Lady Currie (better known under her ?iom de phime of " Violet Fane "). TASSO (1544-1595) BEMBO Folio. is annotated throughout by Tasso. Contenans les cruelles guerres civilles entre les maisons d'Orleans & de Bourgongne. This most precious copy of the great Italian Poet Bembo's works. roccupatlon de Paris & Normandie par les Anglois. but preserved morocco case. (PIERRE).& autres choses memorables advenues de Histoire de son temps en ce Royaume. enriched with his manuscript notes and annotations. 1525. The present famous volume was in Tasso's possession whilst he was confined in the Hospital of Saint and literally every leaf relic is Anne between the years 1579 and 1586. PEARSON & CO.

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printed on large paper and preserved in a magnificent binding by Clovis Eve.5. Philippes de Commines. Oltre a cio. tutte le cose fatte da loro per terra. A matchless copy. & enrichie d'abbregez pour introduction d'icelle. gli ufficii. covered with the leaf fanfare motive of 07^namentatio7t. without doubt. richly tooled in 1572. PALL MALL PLACE 15 en Tan m.cccc. lxvii. & de Three vols. (1467) pen outre le commencement de celle de Mess. in diverse parti del Mondo. . etc. Magnificently BOUND FOR Henri III in red morocco. bound in olive morocco. fino al presente Sultan Selim II. and. Paris.cccc. . cominciando dal primo che fondo il Regno. Con le vite particolari de Principi Othomani. & per mare. & i costumi di quella natlone. III (1551-1589) SANSOVINO. in two. (1400) ou finist celle de lean Froissart & finissant en Tan m. Nella quale si contengono le leggi. Dedication Copy to Charles IX. The backs are the centre-piece beiiig a wreath of leaves. the sides entirely . ^300 See Illustration. Guillaume Chatcdiere. HISTORIA UNIVERSALE dell'origine. . 21 HENRI et imperio . the Probably the finest example extant of this famous Chronicle. de Turchi. ReveUe & corrigee sur I'exemplaire de la Librairie du Roy. Magnificently tables fort copieuses. i . Bound by Clovis Eve. Folio. gold with large panels enclosing corner decoration of a leafy fanfare design. .

porti'aits of the Duke and Cardinal. This most is figured in Techener's " Histoire de la Bibliophile. wood- CardinaT s tomb. in ab eode postea latine plenius expHcata. Mary Stuart and her Royal husband occur on folios 25" atid 94*. bound for Henri III by Nicolas Eve. He was assassinated at Copy. Printed on Large Paper. Ruled in red. Federici Morelli. 22 CARDINAL DE LORRAINE LORRAINE. of these two brothers. Venetia. ET FRANXISCI DUCIS GUYSII. with his arms imcut of the pressed in gold on the '577. 1573. woodc2it border. Francois de Lorraine. Pilois in The Dedication i 1588. Bocherio Theologo. This famous man (a first cousin of Mary. form an important page in the history Rffcremesio lives The of France. and Charles. A remarkable binding most splendid volume. Vellum. Title within funebri Oratione habita Nancij a N. Bound for Louis. sides.i6 J. covered with a semis of fleur-de-lis^ and having the Kings arms impressed in the centre of each cover and his chiflre repeated on the sides and back. Queen of Scots) was created Archbishop of Reims in 1574 and Cardinal in 1578. &c. PEARSON & CO. second Due de Guise. 4to." ^250 See Illustration. Cardinal de Cluisc. and zuoodcut borders to the pages co7nprising the epitaph. & (1552-1588) CAROLI LOTHARINGI CARD. Cardinal de Lorraine. Literae et Arma. Littetiae. 4to. I I .

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and hitherto unknown. Attached to the library of the Vatican he was one of the first to appreciate the import- I . etc. PEARSON & his CO. This excessively rare volume. Gabrielle d'Estrees. notice of Mary Stuart. 1600. is was formerly in the The remarkable binding illustrated in the Didot collection.i8 J. by Duph-ac. ac Libri II..1 599) PANVINIUS (ORNUPHRIUS). tritwiphs. with for Henri W their joint device impressed on the sides. Ornuphrius Panvinius was a professor of theology at Florence. Olive morocco. Finely engraved title depicting Roman games. CENSIBUS. A splendid example of binding by Clovis Eve. /250 24 HENRI IV AND GABRIELLE D'ESTREES (1570. of ajicient Rome. with 1570- covered with fleurs-de-lis. An excessively rare provenance. Lyon. which contains a very early. Universa fere Romanorum Veterum sacra ritusq. DE LUDIS Liber unus. brown morocco. a vignette and numerous fine foldi7igplates of sacrifices andgames. arms on the sides. Folio. Bound and his mistress. 8vo. CIRQui- De Triumphis Illustrantur. bus declarantur. which are entirely Sm. Venice. Figuris Ad Serennissimus Franciscum Mariam secundum Urbini Ducem Sextum. Didot catalogue. Clement Baudin.

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A fine Urban VII's from his collectors. Frangois de Coligny escaped from the " Massacre of St. 1538. He was the contemporary of Grolier. ET AENEIDOS vocum omnium ac rerum Sylvae. Venice. Bartholomew" and lived mainly abroad." 22 d'Heures " itself is J." 07ie of the finest volumes in the Didot collection and illustrated in the famous in silver catalogue.^I20 . He remained faithful to Henri IV. edition of 1496. example of Demetrio Canevarius' library. One striking point about this binding is that it is tooled entirely on black morocco.' Nouvelle Marine. Cal/. Bomid for Canevarius.' "The binding is of great interest and quite unusual in style.' In them the figures go in sets of three. 8vo. PEARSON & CO. of the greatest beauty and rarity. JC250 29 CANEVARIUS P. quo Nicolaus Erythraeus. set of cuts. GEORGICON.'' stamped in relief in the cent^'e of each cover. In this 1496 edition first occurs La Theologienne. and held several appointments. (1559-1625) VERGILII MARONIS BUCOLICON. The sides are divided into numerous small diamond-shaped compartments by means of ' ' ' dotted lines. being the Simon Vostre " It was in this year that Pigouchet began to use a second ' and also introduced his well-known borders of the Dance of Death.' and La Femme Grosse. with his emblem the " Car of Apollo. Sm. Canevarius was Pope physician. Index Certissimus. and volumes library are not only far rarer but held in even higher esteem by .

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PEARSON & CO. An etc. Davis. called the Grisons country." on E 8. Gordon-Duff considers that the present volume was with him in the Tower. Engraved title-page by Hole. ^28 See Illustration. Davies was the poetical the author of the five pages of "Commendatory Verses" and description of the frontispiece to the " Crudities. In addition to these five pages of manuscript." This is a most precious copy. because the manuscript " Continental Itinerary " on the fly-leaves. London. Mr. Northumberland. Davies has added several manuscript notes in the margins throughout the text. alchemy. 161 1. printed by W." the souknown because of his love for astronomy. ^175 . Newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe in the County of Somerset. are all in navies's autograph. some parts of high Germany.24 J. and a printed title Original beginning " Three Ci'-ude Veines" aiid plates. S. A unique and very important copy. being that which was given by Coryat to his friend. This is \. Da. was imprisoned in the Tower of London from 1606 to 1621. John Davies of Hereford. the Elizabethan poet. Italy. 4to. an original Quatrain signed "Jo. interesting briquet by which he was example of the library of " The Wizard Earl. and the Netherlands. 32 JOHN DAVIES CORYATS CRUDITIES Moneths Trauells in (i565?-i6i8) gobled up in five Rhetia comonly Helvetia alias Switzerland.\\Q first edition of Ptolemy's treatise on the Analemma. Hastily France Savoy. sheepskin." and the signature "Jo. who was the close friend of Sir Walter Raleigh. numer- ous satirical and emendatory remarks in the margins.

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DUC DE GUISE (1571-1640) HORDAL (JOANNE). HEROINAE NOBILISSIMAE JOANNAE DARC LOTHARINGAE VULGO AURELIANENSIS PUELLAE HISTORIA. 1589. PEARSON & CO in A copy of the Life of Laing containing the portrait it. scholijsq. Due de Guise. Bound for Charles. with his . with his arins impi'essed the sides. 071 codicibus emendati. 35 CHARLES. Engraved Lotharingiae Consiliario.26 J. manu exaratis Bound for 8vo. and portraits of Joan of Arc by Leonard Gaultier. Ex Variis gravissimae atque incorruptissimae fidei scriptoribus excerpta Eiusdem Mavortiae Virginis Innocentia a calumniis vindicata Authore Joanne Hordal Serenissimi Ducis in I. James I. Calf. Annaebergensis Studio I (1566-1625) LUCANUS (MARCUS ANNAEUS). Et publico title Vellum. V.f200 See Illustration. 34 JAMES CIVILI. Doctore ac professore alma universitate Ponti-Mussana. Gregorii Bersmani & opera ex quatuor illustrati. DE BELLO vel Pharsaliae Libri Decern. which he is seen holding this volume accompanies .

Ponti-Mussi. 4to. per discoprir tutte le Sententie sparse per rOpera. Francesco Guicciardini Gentirhuomo Fiorentino." Villerieuve Catalogue. per Thomaso Porcacchi da Castiglione Arretino. "John Hordal Et qui a ecrit cette histoire de la Pucelle descendait du troisieme frere de Jeanne d'Arc par les femmes. & Auttori. Charles de Valois was the son of Charles IX and Marie Touchet. scritta da M. with his arms impressed on the sides. Remigio Fiorentino. dal Con un Giudicio fatto medesimo. surrounded by his motto. Bound for Charles de Valois. Riscontrata con tutti gli altri historici. & I'altra delle cose notabili. Et con due Tavole: una de gli Auttori citati in margine. che dell' istesse cose habbiano scritto. (1573-1650) di LA HISTORIA D'lTALIA M. 1612. and repeated on the back. 1599. 36 CHARLES DE VALOIS GUICCIARDINI. his chiffre {two C's interlaced^ at the four corne^^s.5. Aggiuntoui la Vita deir Auttore. adhuc spes durat avortimy 4to. Divisa in venti Libri. Duke Charles was the son of Duke Henri " le Balafr(^." who was assassin- — ated at Blois in 1588. Due dAngouLEME. ^20 . In Venetia. Appresso Girolomo Polo. Citron morocco. PALL MALL PLACE " 27 arms impressed on the sides.

Title in red mid black. 1530. 1536. Paris. 8vo. sive Contemplantes. (i573?-i637) IVood- LUCIANI SAMOSATENSIS DIALOGI OCTO. Dialogi. Marini Dialogi XV. lb. with the inscription "Nobilissimo Honoratissimoque Viro . PariMortuorum 1535. with his fine bold as AUTOGRAPH SIGNATURE. title.28 J. Earl of PemCalf.. notis Seldeni. Deorum Dialogi 1535. HISTORIAE NOVORUM.. 1530-36. lb. Earl of Pembroke. EARL OF PEMBROKE (1580-1630) SELDEN (JOHN). Dialogi Quinque. BEN JONSON cut siis. XXIIII. Ben Jonson's beautiful copy of Lucian's works. 1623. whole of the great poet's possessions were destroyed by fire in Jonson wrote his famous " Execration against Vulcan " in consequence of this calamity. Folio. PEARSON & 37 CO. Londini. Para- lb. 1622. siue sui VI res gesta sub Gulielmis I et II et HenAngliae Regibus ab 1066 ad 11 22. Lutetiae. Volumes from " Ben " Jonson's library are of extraordinary practically the rarity." on the title-page. 1536. 1536. Morocco. Guilielmi Stanesbeij. Charon situs. 38 WILLIAM. ubi artem esse parasiticam astruit. broke's copy. Lutetiae.. 1535. William. EADMERI MONACHUS CANTUARIENSIS. lb.. Saeculi rico I libri The unique presentation copy from John Selden to William Herbert. " Sum Ben: Jonsonii.

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serait qu'il encore bien rare et bien pr^cieux. T/ie \o 1620. 7. une relique de la vie privee de Louis XIII. est en quelque sorte un monument hislorique. car tous les livrets de musique de chambre que vilege du roi. This charming book was afterwards possessed by the celebrated monastery of La Trappe. 1624. The arms of Gentian occupy the centre of each volume. 1608. Sm. 1621. The Dedication Copy to Louis XIII. in 5 parts. script songs. quatre et cinq parties. AIRS DE COUR. DE COUR. Ptzr/^. in 5 parts. the end fly-leaves. Bound in brown mo7'occo. — AIRS Guedron. de cuisine. guere a la les Ballard publiaient seuls a cette epoque. par P. 1 a 61 8. written in the Louis XIII's pocket song-book. outre son incontestable merite de rarete et de curiosite. par Anthoine Boesset. meme que les livres de Mais ce recueil. 161 2. et ne survivaient chasse. the sides and back entirely covered with the Kings crowned chiffre and the fleur-de-lis.32 J. 1620. en vertu d'un pri- etaient bientot gates et detruits par I'usage. 161 1628.^600 See Illustration. Tallemant generation qui les avait vus naitre. 1608-28. de jardinage et de predictions. one being to his " Amarillis " (Madame de The following note by Monsieur Paul Lacroix is inserted: " Ce recueil d'airs de cour n'aurait pas appartenu au roi Louis XIII. of his library that has survived. . 16 17. de i . PEARSON & CO. and probably the most interesting example This precious volume contains two manu- King's own autograph on Hautefort). 45 LOUIS XIII (1601-1643) GUEDRON ET BOESSET. 8vo. parts bound in one volume. a quatre et cinq parties. and has the words "Ex libris B''" Mariae de Trappe" in the librarian's {possibly the Abbe de Ranc^) autograph upon each of the title-pages.

I'intendant de la musique de la chambre du roi et de ordinaire. Tu le vois. y a plusieurs autres airs manuscrits qui sont certainement de ceux que celle aimait a chanter lui-meme en basse-contre. Herouard.' Nous sommes done fondes a lui attribuer les vers et la musique de deux chansons qii'il a ecrites et notees de sa propre main a la fin du recueil. 246) a place ce roi dans la t.! 5. Et ne sgais I'arrest des cieux Qui m'eslongne de " le roi II ses yeux. dont il des Reaux (edition de M. mais qui ont ete copies par une autre main. Cette Amarillis pourrait bien etre madame de Hautefort. le compositeur favori du roi. me vaudroit bien mieux tristesse N'avoir point revue tes yeux! Dans quel goufre de Mes Las ! jours sont ensevelis malgre moy je te laisse. Tune sur I'eloignement d'une dame qu'il ne nomme pas. composait en musique et ne s'y connaissait pas mal. Paulin. peut-etre de Moulinid. musiciens: confrerie des s'etait fait le chaste adorateur. qui I'a tenu plus d'une fois entre ses mains royales dans les concerts intimes que dirigeait Antoine Boesset. I'autre sur le depart ^Amarillis." This ext?'ao7'dinariiy interesti?ig volume was one of the gems of the great Didot collection^ and is described at great length in his catalogue. p. ! vy? que pui-je entreprendre? Helas tu Ah ! qu'il me I'as ravy. forme et relie expres pour Louis XIII. que Louis XIII entonnait de si gaillarde humeur quand il etait dans ses bonnes. N'oublions pas d'indiquer dans ce fascicule la fameuse chanson du Petit pon. Voici deux couplets de cette touchante chan- son d'amour: Quels Sans lauriers pui-je pretendre je Dans I'amertume ou coeur. du premier fascicule. Amarillis. On voit cela et bien d'autres choses dans le Journal de son medecin qui semble avoir mis son paraphe sur la dedicace Peut-etre y decouvrira-t-on quelque passage relatif a ce de cour. recueil d'airs la reine. Paris. PALL MALL PLACE 'II 33 ii. ^300 F .

the sides entirely covered with rich gold tooling.2(^ Anne d'Autriche.1 666) LUSIGNAN ont ESTIENNE DE). princes et seigneurs. PEARSON & CO. de Courtanvaux. P. gilt. Bound by Mad Ruette for Louis XIII ^. en Parle. de Bure. XIII (1601-1643) verifiez RECUEIL DES EDICTS DU ROY. et des (R. This truly magnificent volume. 47 LOUIS ment. Avec Privilege de sa Majcste. tant commande en-icelle. was formerly in the Le Tellier. P^m. payens que chrestiens qui Contenant I'entiere histoire de tout ce qui s'y est passe depuis le Deluge universel Fan 142 et du monde 1798 jusqu'en Tan de I'incarnation et nativite de Jesus-Christ 1572. It is in matchless preservation. /250 See Illustration. DESCRIPTION DE TOUTE L'ISLE DE CYPRE. . and Lacarelle collections. 46 LOUIS XIII(i6oi-i643)and ANNE D'AUTRICHE (1602. 4to. Vellum. Chambre des Comptes & Cour des Aydes Le vingtieme Decembre mil six cens trente cinq. Blue morocco. roys. a masterpiece of Ruette (the King's binder). Bound for Louis XIII.34 J. 1579-80.

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410. riinr r~ r\\ \ Z.r"T\r\K. The Dedication Copy/o Cardinal Mazarin. with his arms impressed on the sides. Sm. 52 CARDINAL MAZARIN Red morocco. Avec Privilege du Roy. This volume bears the Cardinal's large arms. Apud Carolum du Mesnil. Bound in con- rxi.\ .— 5. created Cardinal by pupil of Richelieu. Jules Mazarin. pres r Hostel de A M^ le Premier President. 1645. See Illustration. STILICON. 53 CARDINAL MAZARIN CORNEILLE (THOMAS). Dedicated to Cardinal Mazarin. with his arms impressed on the sides. Pope Urban VIII in 1642. Paris. See Illustration. PALL MALL PLACE 37 morocco. LETTRES ET DISCOURS Sur Diverses Matieres Curieuses. Chez Francois Clotisier. juxta sanctum Juonem. was the and on the death of his master inherited all his power. dans la Court du Palais. 1660. 8vo. (1602-1661) Tragedie. (1602-1661) SORBIERE (SAMUEL). 4to. sub Signo Samaritanae. This volume bears the Cardinal's small arms. Parisiis. via Jacobaed. The Dedication Copy to Cardinal Mazarin.

Probably the Dedication copy to Cardinal Mazarin. at the back of the two very ingeniously designed secret drawers. (1607. " covered with elaborate tooling. with Anno of front cover. A beautiful little volume 54 MARIE DE LA VAL {fl. First edition. and the date 1 607 in the centre of the other cover. hnprime a Rouen. and can only be . This beautiful ohjet d^art forms a cedar-wood casket entirely covered with embroidery and needlework of the best Stuart period. there are. with her name on the back.) HENRIETTA MARIA. Oblong 4to.1 669) I THE QUEEN'S JEWEL CASKET. 1607) Calf. 1 660. QUEEN OF CHARLES (1609. Bo^md for Marie de la Val. surrounded by the Lion of England and the casket. PEARSON & CO. In addition to the ordinary jewel drawers. et se vend a Paris.38 J. the sides entirely covered with fleursde-lis. Fleur-de-lis of France. preservation The of the casket is quite wonderful. The scheme of decoration portrays Charles and Henrietta Maria. the sides " in the centre AN ALBUM OF BLANK LEAVES. temporary red morocco. in quite faultless preservation.

Bernardus Caesius & Mutinensis. i6io) ANTONIO DE AMATIS (MARCO). The Dedication sides within Copy. Proderit haec pretiosa supellex non Philosophiae modo. DECISIONES ROTAE PROVINCIAE MARCHIAE. i6io. concretorum succorum tinentur. terrarum pretium. colorum & pigmentorum apparatus. 57 THE BISHOP OF METZ CAESIUS (R. Brownmorocco.5. verum etiam sacrae humanioris literaturae studiosis. . lapidum atque gemmarum dignitas con- Hoc publici juris fecit R. MINERALOGIA. a gilt oval frame. in quibus Metallicae Concretionis medicatorumque fossilium miracula. Ve7iice. A set of six p holographs of the casket sent on application. sive Naturalls Philosophiae Thesauri. virtus. P. e Societate Jesu. (1612-1697) BERNARDUS). ^375 56 CARDINAL HIERONYMUS MATTHAEIUS (/. ac Medicinae. with Boimd for Cardinal Hieronymus arms painted in the centre of the Folio. PALL MALL PLACE it 39 accounted for by the fact that has always been preserved in a strong cati be oak box. his Matthaeius. Cum Privilegio Regis. P.

1670. arid back. . With a tispiece revival! of the first Discoverer of America. 58 ARCHBISHOP SANCROFT (1616-1693) HERBERT (THOS. SOME YEARES TRAVELS INTO DIVERS PARTS OF ASIA AND AFRIQUE. 7 vols. Marshall. Jacobi & An inscription on the fly-leaf dated July.40 J. 1636. nature upon the Bancroft was one of the Seven Bishops committed II. to the Bancroft's (Archbishop of Canterbury) copy with his autograph sigfly-leaf. Lugduni^ Petri Pro st. PEARSON & CO. Wm. £\2 125.). ^10 \QS. Brown morocco. 1638. OPERA OMNIA. Sumptib. richly tooled sides Bound for Georges d'Aubusson de la Feuillade (Bishop of Metz) with his arms impressed on the sides. by Wm. Folio. Red Bound for ]KMi Baptiste Colbert. Original calf . FronFolio. This inscription bears the seal of the Society of Jesus. 59 COLBERT (1619-1683) LUTHER morocco. Marquis de (MARTIN). Tower by James interesting An volume of Americana. states that the volume was bequeathed to the Jesuits of Metz.

the latter in the Bibliotheque Nationale. He formed. 1558. PALL MALL PLACE sides 41 Seignelay. almost entire. It passed later into the collection of the Rev. Lord Dover (i 797-1833). and next. with kneeling figures at the sides of At the base is a Martin Luther and the Elector of Saxony. Colbert was still preserved. Mar" and produced loi livres. Theodore Williams. and the finest collection of manuscripts ever brought together. and spared neither trouble nor expense in trying to prove it. The present was lot 792 in the first volume of the catalogue "Martini Lutheri opera. edited known copy of the first collected edition of Luther's under the patronage of John Frederick. the celebrated minister of Louis XIV. This copy belonged to Jean Baptiste Colbert. On his death his library passed to his eldest son. figure of the Crucifixion. with his arms impressed on the volume. This Saxony. Elector of is The title-page a finely executed woodcut. and was sold at his sale in 1827 for fifty guineas. 7 vol. needless to say without result. even going so far as to per- suade Louis XIV to write to Charles to have the Scottish archives searched.5. Johann Ltifft. assisted by the taste of his librarians. Wittenberg. his bookbindings from He is also asserted to have obtained the moroccofor ^ certainly what an extraorditiary fine quality. being purchased by the Hon. who sold the printed books in 1728. 1558. Witeb. containing medaUions with figures of the four evangelists surrounded by clouds. whose book-plate it abroad by a special clause in a treaty and was used for his books is contains. who in turn bequeathed it to his nephew. Charles Eleonor Colbert. an immense library of printed books. George James Welbore Agar Ellis. Marquis de Seignelay (16 1 9-1 683). is of each Folio. the finest Latin works. obsessed by the idea that he was descended from the Scottish kings. to his second son. ^175 . Archbishop of Rouen. Carcavi and Baluze.

Officina Joan. and her chiffre at the corners.1 694) * FLORUS. 61 CLAIRE CLEMENTINE DE CONDE (1620. Item De Japoniorum & Siamensium. with his arms impressed on the sides. D. notis integris CI. PEARSON & CO. Salmasii additus etiam L. 60 JEAN BAPTISTE COLBERT (1619-1683) BERNHARDI VARENI MED. Rerum publicarum £\o los. and his Ca7itabrigicB. Bound for Claire Clementine de Conde. Impensis Samuelis Simpson Bibliopoles Cantab. Ex chiffre five times repeated on the back.ki^ Baptiste Colbert. with herarrns impressed on the sides. L ANNAEI Flori Hist: Rom: Lib: IV. celeberrimis Academics Typograhhi. De Diversis omnium Gentium Quibus. 1673.42 J. Engraved title. Marquis de 7norocco. DESCRIPTIO Religione REGNI JAPONIC ET SIAM. Ampelius Cum Ex \ eiusdem bibliotheca. Seignelay. Religionibus. praemissa Dissertatione de variis generibus. Hayes. adduntur qusedam de Priscorum Afrorum fide excerpta ex Leone Africano. and repeated on . Red 7norocco. J^ed Botmd for ]¥.

8vo. (the Diarist) John Evelyn's title-page. ex praecipuis Historicojure-peritis. exhibentur. PALL MALL PLACE Lugduni Batavorum Ex-Officina the wife of the " 43 Elzeviri- the back. 1650. 63 FRANCOIS DE RIGNAC (/. Original 4to. 1622. calf. & Roi). This famous woman was Grand Conde. Oxoniae. Paris." An extremely rzx& provenance. zvith his autres CEuvres.5. ana. 1620) PASQUIER (ESTIENNE). Qua Quae ad Pacem Bellum inter diversos Principes. Red morocco. Bound for Francois de Rignac (Procureur-General au arms hnpressed on the sides. Gentes & Quaestionum de eodem Explicatio. ^5 S^' . with his autograph signature on the ^665. Copy. 62 JOHN EVELYN et (1620-1706) sive. LES RECHERCHES DES RECHERCHES. aut Populos spectant. 8vo. A°. 1655. juris inter JURIS ET JUDICII FACIALIS.

Y con Privllegio. with his arms impressed on the sides. Prince DE CoNDE. Per Pedro Lacavaleria. 1 65 LE GRAND CONDE Mauros. Due d'Enghien {dit Le Grand Conde). a Consejo de los muy Ilustres Sefiores conselleres. nunc (1621-1686) I Im- MARTINUS(RAYMUNDUS). F. Por Mandado de los Sefiores Dep7itados. Dedicado a los muy ilustres Seiiores Deputados y Ohi- Ciudad de Barcelona. PUGIO FIDEI RAYMUNDI MARTINI Ordinis Praedlcatorum adversus et primum in lucem editus. Caledratico de Teologia de Barcelono. Sm. y Letor Magistral de la Santa Iglesia de Lerida. Judaeos. 4to. Y. Bound foi^ Louis Ano 64 1.44 J PEARSON & CO 64 LE GRAND CONDE (1621-1686) EPITOME DE LOS PRINCIPIOS. y senala da vitoria de Monjuyque Escrivelo el P. la dores. En Barcelona. Y PROGRESSOS DE LAS GUERRAS DE CATALUNA IN LOS ANOS 1640 Y 1641. Gaspar Sala del la Orden de San Universidad de Augustin. pensis Ordinis: Cura vero. y Sabio Olive morocco. M. & Auspiciis felicis memoriae Reverendissimi Thomae Turco: Subindeque Reverendissimi . II de Bourbon.

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The sides e7itirely covered with the chiffre of Vialard. Editio Postrema. Apud Joannem 8vo. et Aquitaniae Pro Regem Optatissimum. Portrait of the Prince de CondL Olive morocco. librarian to Colbert) copy. Prince de Conde dit le Grand. ISOCRATES ORATIONES & TOLAE. ac ReverencHssimi D. de Maussac Comitis Josephi lensis. 165 1. and his arms Parisiis. recognita. The sides ajid back of the dividing are entirely covered with Parisiis. Consistoriani: Cum Observationibus Domini de Voisin Presbyteri. Libert. apud Mathtirimun Henanlt. The Dedication Copy to Louis II de Bourbon. 66 VIALARD. Cum et Latine. EVEQUE DE CHALON {/. fleurs-de-lis. morocco. See Illustkation Brown . Folio. vidjacobaed sub signo Angeli Custodis. PALL MALL PLACE 45 Joannis Baptistae de Marinis Magistrorum Generalium: Ope.) 1621) EPIS(Graece Latina I nterp relatione Hieronymi Wolfii. ISOCRATES. & ExSenatoris BurdegaAd Serenissimum Regiae Stirpis Primum Prin- cipem Ludovicum Borbonium Condaeum. & a mendis purgata. Episcopi Lodovensis: & Illustrissimi Praesidis D. This was also Etienne Baluze's (historian and and bears his signature. Burgedalae. et Opera Illustrlssimi. via Divi Joa7t7tis Lateran e regione Atiditorii Regii. Eveque de Chalon.5. 1621. impressed in the centre.

-General of the police during Louis XIV's reign. Jusques a le 2 Paix de Vervins. inclusivement. 8vo. in vols. HISTOIRE DES GUERRES CIVILES DE FRANCE. Paris. Paris. Paris. HISTOIRE DE Escrite en Latin par LA GUERRE DE FLANDRE. Mise en Fran9ois par P. Du-Ryer.— STRADA. PEARSON & CO. Engraved plate of La Rey7iie s coat of arms with an epigram befieatk. Henry la Regne de Francois II. 68 DUCHESSE DE MONTPENSIER plus (1627-1693) DAVILA. Sm. fly-leaf. Titles Huret. 1657. 1650- . Brown morocco. de la Compagnie de Jesus Premiere Decade. Professeur en Arithmetique. Barreme. Contenant tout ce qui s'est passe de memorable sous III. Henry IV. Surnomme Le Grand. with his arms i7i centre and monogram in the cor7iers of the De La sides. red and black. Reynie's signature also on the He was Lieut. Famianus Strada. 67 DE LA REYNIE (1625-1709) par ODE A MONSEIGNEUR DE LA REYNIE. Charles IX.46 J. is 1670. The Dedication Copy to Nicolas Gabriel de La Reynie. Frontispiece and portrait by L^rge Paper.

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Folio.000 francs for her copy of " L'Histoire de la Princesse de Paphlagonae. PALL MALL PLACE in 47 red and black. 69 CHARLES RUSSIA. daughter of Gaston d'Orleans (brother of Louis XIII). his chififre is stamped on the title-pages.5. was the greatest heiress in Europe. The four volumes in red morocco. Fleurons on titles by Daret. These four splendid volumes are without doubt the finest examples OF THIS famous WOMAN'S LIBRARY THAT CAN EVER OCCUR FOR SALE. Duchesse de MontPENSIER. Large Paper. Superb copies printed on Large Paper. 2 vols. E de Sued. Bound 1654. e memorabili Imprese dell' Invittissimo SigisIII. GottI. There is scarcely any rarer or more esteemed provenance than that of the Duchesse de Montpensier. Paris. and numerous portraits. They afterwards formed part of the magnificent library of Prince Radziwill. See Illustration." Anne Marie Louise d'Orleans. Titles for Anne Marie Louise d'OrlEans. " La Grande Mademoiselle." that at the Turner sale Baron La Roche-Lacarelle paid 14. Dell' Atloni Heroiche. gilt leaves by Boyet. and one of the most brilliant and famous Frenchwomen of the age of Louis XIV. zvith her arms impressed on the sides of each of the volumes. fic2irs-de-lis at the angles and on the backs. 1650-57. mondo II (1630-1685) HISTORIA DI MOSCOVIA. Re di Pollonia. e Vandali ." At the death of the Duchesse de Montpensier the present volumes passed into the possession of the Regent d'Orleans. So rare are examples from the library of " La Grande Mademoiselle. and magnificently bound BY Boyet.

ENES. par Messire Esprit Flechier." ESPRIT FLECHIER. CO. 1661. Fl£chier's own copy with his arms impressed 1693. morocco. Re Hereclitario. Esprit Flechier (1632-17 10).704) DOUBDAN (JEAN).48 J- PEARSON & 4to. II. zvith his 70 JOHN LOCKE (1632. printed on Large Paper for Flechier's own library. HISTOIRE DU CARDINAL XIM4to. his John Locke's copy with autograph signature on the inside of the front Locke was the author of the celebrated " Essay on Human Understanding. Red morocco. LE VOYAGE DE LA TERRE1 SAINTE. and bound for him by Duseuil. splendidly Sek Illustration . Beneath the monogram stamped 07i the bottom panel the letters C. was the greatest pulpit orator in France during the reign of Louis XIV. cover. First Edition. BISHOP OF NISMES {1632-1710) FLECHIER. Red on the sides. 4to. II. are impressed. Bound for Charles crowned chiffre iinpressed in each of the panels on the back. R. Bishop of Nismes. Eveqiie de Nismes.

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XIX . 73 COMTE DE LOMENIE A PRIMA GENTIS ORIGINE. fait elle C'est aussi la premiere qui soit complete. Gentium Illustratione non vulgari. 2 mo. 1 1697- for The King's copy of the First Complete Edition of Racine. recens & ipsa scripta & edita. Accessit & huic editioni eiusdem Scotorum Historiae continuatio. Bound him when he was in exile at St. his II 2 (1633-1710) vols.— 5. priced a copy {y<\i\\Q)Vii provenarice) at 1. ." Fontaine. Germains. SCOTORUM HISTORIAE cum Aliarum Libri et Rerum . Calf. in revue evidemment par Racine. Red morocco^ H . qui y Jules le Petit. Cette edition . modifie un peu le texte. Frontispieces by Le Brun and \2 plates by Chaiiveaii. CEUVRES. per Joannem Ferrerium Pedemontanum. et dans laquelle on ait entrer sous une pagination suivie Esther et Athalie. These arms differ from those used by him before his abdication. Bound for James II with arms impressed on the sides of each vohtme. Duo postremi huius Historiae libri nunc primum emittuntur in lucem. " Cette excellente edition est la derniere qui fut donnee par Racine. et a fixe le texte de toutes les editions posterieures. . . 1875.800 francs. PALL MALL PLACE 49 72 JAMES RACINE. Paris. et (1635-1698) BOETHIUS (HECTOR).

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It was formerly in the De Bure and Lignerolles collections. omnibus lingua auctoribus collectum explicati. 285. Avec une Preface Cambray. correctly Thoma Dempstero. zuith his arms impressed on the sides. Citron morocco. . .. Ex . Red morocco." vol. PALL MALL PLACE zvoodcuts. p. Bozmd for Madame de Maintenon. Folding plans and zvoodcuts. . Bound for Louis XIV. en Latin. 1650. 1697.5. with her device {the Cross of St. sur I'instruction pastorale donn^e a . and his criticis et . (1635-1719) DIVERS ECRITS OU MEMOIRES la sur le livre intitule. (J. 77 LOUIS XIV (1638-1715) ROSINUS (JOANNES). Explication des Sommaire de Frangois. 76 MADAME DE MAINTENON BOSSUET etc. Doctrine de ce Livre. 51 and numerous Maintp:non. ANTIQUITATUM ROMAN- ARUM Corpus Absolutissimum in Quo Praeter ea Quae Joannes Rosinus. le 15 de Septembre. 1698. Quentin Bauchart in " Les i. This beautiful volume recorded by M. Calf. . ivith her arms impressed on the 4to. Paris. Femmes Bibliophiles de France. Cyr^ impressed on the is sides. Bound for Madame de sides. 8vo. Maximes des Saints.). B. et en Declaration des Sentimens de crois Evesques. Rome.

Bound for Louis XIV. CO.. Paris. Engraved title by Poussin. charming vignettes. PEARSON & Geneva. broad borders of gold on sides. with his arms impressed Folio. Red morocco. ^18 79 18. 1642. [by Poussin). title (1638-1715) I PUBLII VIRGILII MARONIS OPERA. (1638-1715) QUINTI HORATII FLACCI OPERA. bound (for presentation to the King) at the same time. on the sides. Engraved on sides. Folio. LOUIS XIV HORACE. J. ^18 185. Paris. ornamental capitals a7id culs-de-lampe. 1642. This and the preceding copy of Horace are similar both in type and The two volumes were. The broad border motif oi decoration is of a spiral character. LOUIS XIV VIRGIL. binding. and fleurs-de-lis entirely covering the sides Thick 8vo. broad gold borders Bound for Louis XIV. as exactly similar tools have been used in both cases. .52 crowtied chiffre ajid back. Charming vignette of the Royal Arms and three culs-de-lampe. with his arms i7npressed on the sides and his crowned fleur-de-lis at the corners and repeated on the back. Red morocco. ^10 78 10^. 1602. no doubt. An unusual binding.

Severiani Gabal. Praedicatorum Provinciae sancti Ludovici strictioris observantiae. S. Manuelis Calecae. 1672. PaiHsiis Venundat Sebastianus MabreCramoisy. P. Opuscula. S. suaque vena Latio reddidit. pleraque nova produxit : omnia recensuit. Fr. Monitum Lectorem pagina indicat. via Jacobaed. Bibliop. Didymi Alexandrini. Prsed. Nicetae Paphlagonis. Alex- Episc.). andri Lycopolit. PALL MALL PLACE 80 53 LOUIS XIV (1638-1715) BIBLIOTHECAE GRAECORUM PATRUM Flavii Josephi. the sides and back Louis entirely covered with fleurs-de-lis XIV alternately and the L couronni of arranged and his arms impressed in the centre. Bound for Louis XIV. Ord. & Mart. & Mart. ou I'Art d'Escrire aussi viste qu'on parle. Et Aliorum quorum Tractatus proxima post . Antiquioris. TACHEOGRAPHIE Two engraved . ac continuis Notis Excudit Aegidius Hotot. Aurelian. Auc- tarium Novissimum.5. Ordinis FF. C. sub Ciconiis. Methodii Episc. Franciscus Combefis. medii & vergentis aevi. dementis Stromatei. Photii Patriarch. illustravit. Hipolyti Episc. Orange morocco. Regis lypographics. 81 LOUIS XIV (1638-1715) RAMSAY (CHARLES AL. Folio. in quo varia Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum.

minister. Paris. The Dedication Copy to Louis XIV. 1 68 1. and the fulsome dedication of is his " Tacheographie to Louis XIV. Red morocco. 12 mo. with his arms impressed on the sides and his chiffre couronni at the corners and in the panels on the back. Paris. An interesting account of " Ramsay. given in the "Dictionary of National Biography. LOUIS XIV (1638-1715) DEZ (JEAN). Bound for Louis XIV. collars. etc. PEARSON & CO. apud Danielem Societatis Jesu. Portrait of Confuciiis Horthemels. a7id crown within an oval wreath. fleurons occupy the panels on the back. Red morocco. Prosperi Christiani Studio et Opera Herdtrich. Scientia Sinensis. Folio.54 folding J. sive Latine Exposita. tables. Patrum and charming vignettes. 1687. Also from the library of Jean Baptiste Colbert. Intorcetta. Louis XIV's famous £\2 83 \2S." 82 LOUIS XIV (1638-1715) SINARUM PHILOSOPHUS CONFUCIUS. with fleurs-de-lis as corner ornaments. On the sides ai^e the royal arms. LA REUNION DES PROTESTANS DE STRASBOURG a I'Eglise Romaine egalement .

& Superieur de la Maison de Navarre.o\i\^YAV with his arms impressed on the sides and jieurs-de-lis and crozvned dolphin in the pajiels on the back. 8vo. & facile selon leurs principes. with his signature on Magnificently bound by Duru in 1S69. the title-page. I \ (1639-1699) Very Fine Copy OF THE Genuine Elzevir Edition. PALL MALL PLACE 55 necessaire pour leur salut.5. Imprimee de nouveau par I'ordre de Messire FranQois de Harlay Archevesque de Paris. 1689. Boundfor \. LA MANIERE DE BIEN ENTENDRE LA MESSE DE PAROISSE. Commandeur des Ordres du Roy. 1665. Strasburg. Redmorocco. pour . Racine's (the great French Poet) beautiful copy. RACINE BOCCACCIO. IL DECAMERONE. Svo. Examples of the great dramatist's library are of the rarest occurrence. Proviseur de Sorbonne. £zo PHILIPPE DE FRANCE (1640-1701) HARLAY (FRANCOIS DE). Brown morocco^ double with red morocco. Due & Pair de France. £10 84 \Q>S. Faite par feu Messire Francois de Harlay Archevesque de Rouen. The Dedication Copy. Amsterdamo. From the Villeneuve Collection.

Botmd for the MhRquiSY. Marquise de Montespan. repeated at the carriers and also i^z the panels on the back. Paris. I' Archevesque. selon De la Traduction Missel & le Breviaire Remain. MugtLct. . MARQUISE DE MONTESPAN DISCOURS HISTORIQUE (1641-1707) de I'Election de I'Empereur et des Electeurs de I'Empire. £\2 86 \2S. Athenais. 1658. Due d'OrlEans {^'Monsieur" brother of Louis XIV). became the mistress of Louis XIV in 1668.56 J. rue de la A HarpCy 1685. She was the mother (by the king) of the Due de Maine and the Comte de Toulouse. with her chiffre cou7''omii im- pressed in the centre of the sides of the bindi7ig. ivith his arms iinpi^essed on the sides Paris. Chez Frangois andfieu7's-de-lis on the back. le . A very rare provenance. . de . Red morocco. Imprimeur de Monseig. Red mo7'occo. servir d'instruction a ses diosesains. de Montespan [mistress of Louis XIV). Bound for Philippe de France.1 670) OFFICE (L') DE LA SEMAINE SAINTE. 8vo. PEARSON & CO. Par le Resident de Brandebourg. 87 HENRIETTA ANNE OF ENGLAND (1644. 410.

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and became M." fly-leaf.D. he intensely disliked. Bound for Paul Hippolyte de Beauvilliers. where he died in October.1 765) PITCAIRNE (ARCHIBALD). terian church. DISSERTATIONES 4to. being the magnificently bound presentation copy to James Edward Francis Stuart. The binding is an extremely fine example of the very distinctive Scottish school century. Robei^t Freebairn. several medical students he joined them in their studies. the University there in 1668. issued at various dates. and reprinted at Edinburgh in 1713. " Regi Scotorum Jacobo Octavo." H an unequivocal statement of the author's political opinions. He is perhaps best known by his satirical verses attacking the Presby1 7 13. chiffre at the corjters Due DE Saint Aignan. which flourished at Edinburgh in the early years of the eighteenth The material used was almost invariably a very deep blue-green . 171 J* at Archibald Pitcairne was born Edinburgh in 1652. after which he took up practice in Edinburgh. commonly known as the "Old Pretender. Pitcarnius. The present copy is of great interest." son of James and half-brother to Queen Anne. n. Edinburgh. " Premier tirage de cette charmante suite de Vues de 122 JAMES MEDICAE. On each side is the bold inscription. graduated in 167 1. PALL MALL PLACE 79 and shells. were collected together and issued in one volume at Rotterdam in 1701. in 1680.5. zvitk and crowned folio. Oblono- Note on Venise. his native and having entered Soon afterwards he probut making friends with After a few years in I town he returned to study medicine abroad. which. ceeded to Paris for the purpose of studying law. I III (1688. and on the back.d. To the Jacobites he was James HI of England and James VHI of Scotland. His various medical dissertations. his ai^ms impressed on the sides. with his strong Jacobite sympathies.

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PALL MALL PLACE 83 128 COUNT DE HOYM. . The " Life " of the Count de Hoym. J. by Baron Jerome Pichon. the "Polish Grolier" (1694-1736) Pearson and Co.5. and will be sent on application. A special catalogue of these is in preparation. have for sale the largest collection extant of splendidly bound volumes from the library of Count de Hoym. was one of the most noted publications of the Grolier Club.

interesting volumes to his nephew Samuel Wesley. The latter has written underneath his celebrated uncle's inscription "S. The Gift of the Author. 1750. £6 6s. 8vo. Reponse aux principales difficultes qui ont ete proposees contre son execution. Johnson. Charles DE Bourbon. Black morocco. Wesley by Dr. Poj^trait. 4 vols. De r Imprimerie de P. Son Utilite. i) in Wesley's autograph. with his arms impressed on the sides. 129 COMTE D'EU FLOQUET : (1701-1775) ou Canal (J. Red morocco. a la Provence & a la Compagnie des Propri^taires. Wesley the legacy of his This book was given to The unique Presentation Copy from the Author .84 J. A. 1781. d'Aix et de Marseille. CANAL DE PROVENCE. 8vo. and has the inscription " on the back of the portrait (in "J. PEARSON & CO. with critical observations on their Works. Wesley. to John Wesley. Dediee a Monseigneur le Due de Richelieu.). London. 1781 The great evangelist bequeathed these most vol. Paris. Sa Possibilite. FoldBotind for Louising plan of the canal. Comte d'Eu. Sa Nature Avantages qui en reviendront au Roy. 130 JOHN WESLEY (1703-1791) JOHNSON (SAMUEL). The Lives of the most eminent English Poets. Le A Mercier. G.

and plates by Scotin. Maison du Roy. A work presented by the great lexicographer to the great evangelist and founder of Methodism is a unique possession. **S. 1728. Imprime par expres Commandement de Sa XV and his Queen atprayer. much honored Uncle MARIE LECZINSKA (1703-1768) OFFICE DE LA SEMAINE SAINTE et en Latin & en Fran9ois a I'usage de Rome & de Paris avec des Reflexions et Meditations. probably in 132 DUG DE FITZJAMES Majeste. on the Charming ejtgraved title. gilt richly gilt border of shells a?id fleurs- on marbled leaves and an elaborate book- marker of green. Prieres et Instructions pour la Confession Communion. John Wesley. the autograph of Louis At page 281 a contemporary manuscript prayer XV's Queen. is with her arms impressed on the sides and fleurs-de-lis on the back. Wesley: the Legacy of the Revd. Bound for Marie Leczinska (Queen of Louis XV)." Samuel Wesley has written upon the top of the title-pages. Wesley 1791. . placed.5. 8vo. white. tions." The value and importance of this precious " Association " book needs no herald. Paris. Frontispiece of Louis (1709-1764) a I'usage de la L'OFFICE DE LA SEMALNE SAINTE. and 7^ed ribbons and silver wi^-e. de-lis Red morocco. PALL MALL PLACE 85 Besides these two autograph inscripJ. sides.

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Gray. portrait. with her arms hnpresssed on the sides. by Clarke and Bedford. ou les et en vers. red morocco extra. g. y 139 TRONCON. Paris chez la Veuve Duchesne. (1717-1788) (DE). This copy formerly belonged to Thos. A Repr^sente a la Comedie Fran^oise le 13 Mai 1776. emplar Londinense. 1776. the Poet. EMPRESS MARIA THERESA FALBAIRE DE QUINGEY MCEURS. Empress of Germany. et chez Ruault. PEARSON & CO. 137 THOMAS GRAY (1716-1771) juxta ex- MATHEW PARIS. Redmorocco. Albani Vitae. . Verbatim recusa et duorum Offarum Merciorum Regum et viginti trium Abbatum S. etc. L'ECOLE DES drame en cinq actes suites du libertinage. Edited W. Botindfor Maria Theresa of Austria. HISTORIA MAJOR . PIUS VI (1717-1799) ESAMI PARTICOLARI sopra diversi soggctti Proprj agli Ecclesiastici ed a tutte quelle persone. and contains very numerous and interesting notes in his minute autograph. 8vo.e.88 J. 1571. Wats. 1640. £\2 \2S.

1634. L. Small 8vo. 1778. de . Francesco Rovira Bonet. Sulpizio. contre Charles 2. 140 MADAME DE POMPADOUR rendu a la (1721-1764) ARREST DU PARLEMENT DE PARIS donne et Requeste du Procureur General du Roy. TURES dessinees par J. andfloral corner orna7nents. Parte Prima.YiM^W. Due de Lorraine. N (1721-1764) RECUEIL DE CARICASaly et gravees par A. etc. with her moj^occo. 8vo. Red morocco. jour d'Aoust 141 2. In Roma.5. Bound for Vove. & les Remarques qu'en a fait Jean Juvenal des Ursins. with his arms impressed on the sides within borders of leafy decoration. Paris. Fatti stampare in Italiano dal Reverendo Signer D. arms impressed on the sides. & autres complices & accusez Avec une commission de la cour le I. Sm. du mesme jour pour I'entiere execution dudit Arrest. PALL MALL PLACE 89 che vogliono avanzarsi nella perfezione del Signer Trongon Superlore del Semlnario di S. ^21 141 MADAME DE POMPADOUR LA LIVE DE JULLY. Red Bound for Madame de Pompadour.

artists' 8 engravings. Louis Bontems. It is No.: : go J. PEARSON & by CO." was unable to trace this fine book when describing the Marchioness' library. This work was unknown to Cohen and Brunet. after Boucher. Madame de Pomsides. 36 (p. A plate Vase. etc. . 7 Recueil de Caricatures dessinees par Saly. {Paris. La 1 Live. with names etched in. with inscription on the Proof. after De Nyers. Red morocco. with name etched in. and had to be content with a catalogue description. after Saly. Proof before Letters. Monsieur Quentin Bauchart. ssissimo et amicissimo del autore La Live D. after Denyer. Dedicata Signorina di Mazade. After Rigaud. 74. Les Elemens a ia) L'Air. padour's 754-) with her arms on the Folio. {d) L'eau. Proof. Proofs before Letters. of the most important and most superb examples of Madame de Pompadour's library extant. after Boucher. One Tome II) in Bauchart's book. The plates comprised in the volume are Portrait of Dionysius La Live de Bellegarde 1 (the father of the engraver). Studio di Paesi Dedicato al 111"" Dupin de Franceuil Sig" VirtuoJ. Three are Proofs before Four peasant girls. La Terre. and artists' names etched Pierre Gilbert de Cange. copy. 6 are Proofs before Letters. with inscription on After Boucher. plates. Proof before Letters. Engraved title by La Live and 4 plates after Natoire as follows {c) Le feu. in his " Les Femmes Bibliophiles de France. Derome. with names etched in. Proof. A Vase. in. Letters with artists' names etched in. the plate and artists' names etched alia in. (J)) Madame De Roissy. La Correzione. A Pastoral Scene.

PALL MALL PLACE Proof before Letters. of the greatest beauty and rarity. 2 vols. etched etched in." in all. & insieme col remedio opportuno per liberarsi da tali difficolta. all' aggrandimento de' Del bene.5. Small 8vo. 1667. after Saly. Delia causa perche le Famiglie de' Pontefici non sono durate lungo tempo in grandezza. mdc lxvii. with artists' 91 names Another. impressed on the sides. His work is ^300 142 MADAME DE POMPADOUR NIPOTISMO raggioni che Nipoti. dopppo Sixto IV sino contrano i Delle difficolta che in- Ministri de Prencipi nel trattare con loro. d'Houdetot. he had the talent for miniature painting and etching. Two in. e male che hanno portato alia Chiesa al presente. -^30 . Vases. Proofs before Letters. E. after Pater. He became introducer of ambassadors to the French court. with names 45 engravings padour. /^F/V/^ ///^ ^r?. A distinguished amateur. Marquise de Pompadour.^^^/ Jeanne Antoinette PoissoN. (1721-1764) DI ROMA (IL) o vero Relatione Delia muovono i Pontefici. Moi-occo. Inserted are three holograph notes of " La Pom- The author was the brother of La Live d'Epinay and Mme.

Madame de Pompadour. It was especially designed by the most delightful French artist of his day for Madame de Pompadour. Eisen (signed). The arms of Madame de Pompadour are also impressed In this unique copy the printed . Sold 144 MADAME DE POMPADOUR ETAT DES TROUPES Anno an " (1721-1764) et des 1759. 1759. cy devant rois de la Grande Red morocco. gilt leaves. signed A. Marteau. dont ce Roiaume a et^ afflige depuis le regne de Jacques I. with her arms impressed on the Cologne. with the Pompadour arms in blind a7id gold on back and sides. Eisen inv. etf. silk linings and fly-leaves. PEARSON & CO. France et Irlande. 1689. enriched with Drawing in sepia by Eisen." Bound in olive morocco. et la desertion de Jacques II. 143 MADAME DE POMPADOUR et (1721-1764) SOURCE DES MALHEURS D'ANGLETERRE (LA).92 J. Bound for Bretagne. Madame de Pompadour's Etats-Majors des Places copy. et qui ont cause la perte de Charles I. 1 2 mo. 1759. P. whose arms are introduced. exquisite Original C. sides. exquisite title is replaced by an original and drawing by Ch. de tons les maux.

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MARQUIS DE PAULMY (1722-1787) ETAT DES TROUPES et des Etats-Majors des Places.
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THE ORIGINAL HOLOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT (SIGNED) of his "HIDE SEEK. this A splendid and quite complete manuscript in the autograph of famous composer. Roi de Prusse. 200 CHARLES DICKENS AND and At the " Finished (1812-1870) WILKIE COLLINS. C" It is dedicated to the author's gifted Charles Dickens.. signed at beginning and end. compose et respectueusement dedie a Sa Majeste PVcdcric Guillaume IV. Covering 1 97 pages folio 2ip(^S^^ ^^^ (200 pages)." end of Vol I Quite complete. THE ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH SCORE of his "Concerto pourle Violon.5." Consisting of 156 pages. Red to morocco.2/^^^r. elegantly tooled sides. PALL MALL PLACE 125 199 FREDERICK WILLIAM IV (1795-1861) VIEUXTEMPS (HENRI). W. Botcnd for prese^itation King William IV of Prussia. Folio. had famous novel was "The Hair Bracelet. Accompanying edition of this this unique Manuscript is a copy of the original printed famous Concerto." and Wilkie Collins to give this . Wilkie Collins has written the date and signed it: May 3i/'53 W. The title which the author originally intended FRIEND. C^. and dated 1852.

is It is in away the cleverest novel I have ever seen some respects masterly." latter portion is evidently the original rough draft of a part of the Novel." "17 Hanover Writing to Miss Hogarth on the 22nd July. written by a as original. Valentine Blyth is and as well done. as anything can be. " Regent's Park. and Charles Dickens' bookplate and book-ticket in the first and second volumes. and contains some of Collins' the third leaf of Vol. 1854. Wilkie Collins. H first ideas for the story. In short I call it a very remarkable book. Wilkie Collins.126 J. Old Mat admirably done." On the verso of the second and third leaves of the second volume is a page and a half of Manuscript in Wilkie Collins' autograph under the title of decided upon " The Hair This Bracelet. The verso of bears his autograph signature.. full The scene where he shows is of an admirable humour. Dickens) did justice to CoUins's book ('Hide and Seek'). Dickens said: "Neither you nor Catherine (Mrs. ^325 . PALL MALL PLACE written those words finally upon the title-page. his pictures I think it far new hand." Vol. 5. afterwards replacing them by the title " Hide and Seek. and have been very much surprised by its great merit. PEARSON & — CO." Accompanying this precious Manuscript is the Presentation Copy TO Charles Dickens of the First Edition of the Novel with Wilkie Collins' holograph inscription (signed). Terrace. " W. Ill is signed in the top left-hand corner by the author: "W.

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