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Datum der Auktion: 18.04.2019

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Mercenaries.- Francis I Agreement signed by Philip Tretefleur...

Mercenaries.- Francis I (King of France, 1494-1547).- Agreement signed by Philip Tretefleur, Captain-General of 1500 mercenaries to serve the Comte de Saint-Pol, Lieutenant of the king (Francis I) serving in Italy for 100 livres tournois per day, D.s., manuscript in French, on vellum, 11 lines, in

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Bacon (Sir Francis) Opera Omnia, Frankfurt, Johann Baptist Schonwetter...

Bacon (Sir Francis) Opera Omnia, edited by Schonwetter, half-title, engraved portrait frontispiece, title in red and black with large engraved printer's device, with the final blank, very browned, near contemporary calf, worn, joints split, Frankfurt, Johann Baptist Schonwetter, 1665 § Felltham

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Hippocrates. Aphorismi, additional engraved pictorial title, Greek & Latin...

Hippocrates. Aphorismi, edited by A.Vorst, additional engraved pictorial title, Greek & Latin title and text, woodcut ornaments and initials, with final blank but partly torn away, very light water-staining to first few leaves, engraved bookplate of William Constable F.R.S. & F.A.S., contemporary

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Mauger (Claude) Le Tableau du Jugement Universel, ?first edition, Londres...

Mauger (Claude) Le Tableau du Jugement Universel, ?first edition, woodcut initials and typographic ornaments, small correction in ink to H2, cropped, later calf, rebacked, [Wing M1351a], by T.D. for Matthew Turner..., 1675 § Farrer (Lucy E.) La Vie et les Oeuvres de Claude de Sainliens alias

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Defoe (Daniel) La Vie et les Avantures surprenantes de Robinson Crusoe...

Defoe (Daniel) La Vie et les Avantures surprenantes de Robinson Crusoe, vol.1 only (of 3), first French edition, engraved frontispiece, title in red & black, 6 engraved plates and folding map, lacking final blank, contemporary ink inscription to title, small stain to lower margin of frontispiece

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Batteux (Charles, editor) Les Quatre Poëtiques: d.Aristotle, d'Horace, de...

Batteux (Charles, editor) Les Quatre Poëtiques: d.Aristotle, d'Horace, de Vida, de Despréaux, 2 vol., half-titles, engraved frontispiece by St.Aubin after Cochin, contemporary mottled calf, Paris, 1771 § Montesquieu (C.S. de) Il Tempio di Gnido, engraved pictorial title, contemporary tree calf

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Erotica.- Louys (Pierre) Histoire du Roi Gonzalve et des Douze Princesses...

Erotica.- Louys (Pierre) Histoire du Roi Gonzalve et des Douze Princesses, one of 110 copies, from an edition limited to 171, hand-coloured plates, some staining to inner margins, contemporary roan, uncut, worn, lacking spine, Liege, 1935; and another, 4to (2

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Law.- Skene (John) De verborum significatione. The Exposition of the Termes...

Law.- Skene (John) De verborum significatione. The Exposition of the Termes and Difficill Wordes, conteined in the Foure Buikes of Regiam Majestatem... , second edition, title with woodcut head-piece and coat-of-arms, lacking folding table, contemporary ink inscription on verso of final leaf crossed

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Wither (George) [Wither's Motto. Nec habeo, nec careo, nec curo], first...

[Wither (George)] [Wither's Motto. Nec habeo, nec careo, nec curo], first edition, issue with Postscript beginning on F2v & "For, it is" in A7r line 3, with initial letterpress 'Explanation of the Embleme' leaf but lacking the engraved title, tyographical ornaments, water- and a few other stains

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Wither (George) Juvenilia. A Collection of those Poemes..., first edition...

Wither (George) Juvenilia. A Collection of those Poemes..., first edition, second issue, engraved pictorial title, lacking blank A1 & A8, title soiled, [Pforzheimer 1083; STC 25911a], printed [by Thomas Snodham] for Robert Allot [and John Budge], 1626; Wither's Motto, Nec habeo, nec careo, nec curo

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 250 £ - 350 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Title and dedicatory leaves.- Wood (William) Nevv Englands prospect· A...

Title and dedicatory leaves.- Wood (William) Nevv Englands prospect· A true, lively, and experimentall description of that part of America, commonly called Nevv England: discovering the state of that countrie, both as it stands to our new-come English planters; and to the old native inhabitants, two

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 80 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Standfast (Richard) Clero-laicum condimentum. Or, a Sermon preached at a...

Standfast (Richard) Clero-laicum condimentum. Or, a Sermon preached at a Visitation in Saint Nicholas Church in Bristol, Aprill 16. An.D. 1644, first edition, rather soiled and stained, modern calf, rubbed, [Wing S5207], Bristol, Thomas Thomas, 1644 § Tenison (Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury) A

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Bayly (Thomas) Witty Apophthegms..., additional engraved title, by W.R. for...

[Bayly (Thomas)] Witty Apophthegms..., additional engraved title, with final blank, browned, H11 lacking lower outer corner with loss to catchword, a few other marginal tears or defects, old sheep, [Wing W3237], by W.R. for Matthew Smelt, 1669 § Owen (John) John Owen's Latine Epigrams Englished by

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Capel (Arthur, Lord Capel of Hadham) Excellent Contemplations, Divine and...

Capel (Arthur, Lord Capel of Hadham) Excellent Contemplations, Divine and Moral, first edition, lacking initial blank, with engraved portrait before letters mounted on stub (unobtrusive loss to inner edge from old stab-holes), 7pp. advertisements at end, a little cropped, small paper flaw hole to

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Trade.- Act of Tonnage and Poundage (The), and Book of Rates, by Charles...

Trade.- Act of Tonnage and Poundage (The), and Book of Rates, partly printed in black letter, with the final blank, light water-staining to first few leaves, contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, new endpapers, [Wing E1148], by Charles Bill, and Thomas Newcomb, 1689 § Short Account (A) of the late

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Stepney (George) An Epistle to Charles Montague Esq; on His Majesty's...

Stepney (George) An Epistle to Charles Montague Esq; on His Majesty's Voyage to Holland, [2], 10pp., first edition, lightly water-stained, later marbled boards with calf label, [Wing S5467], for Francis Saunders, 1691 § Monro (Maj.-Gen. Robert) The Scotch Military Discipline learned from the Valiant

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Coinage.- Lowndes (William Thomas) A Report Containing an Essay for the...

Coinage.- [Lowndes (William)] A Report Containing an Essay for the Amendment of the Silver Coins, only edition, short tear to upper margin of F3 & 3, contemporary panelled calf, spine gilt, paper label at head, rubbed, corners worn, spine ends chipped, [Wing L3323], 8vo, Charles Bill, 1695

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Blackmore (Richard) King Arthur. An Heroick Poem., first edition, for...

Blackmore (Richard) King Arthur. An Heroick Poem. In Twelve Books, first edition, contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt with red morocco label, a little worn, upper cover detached, split to lower joint, [Wing BB3077], for Awnsham & John Churchill...and Jacob Tonson, 1697; and 2 others, folio & 4to

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Waterman (Hugh) A Sermon preached before the Court of Guardians of the Poor...

[Waterman (Hugh)] A Sermon preached before the Court of Guardians of the Poor in the City of Bristol...April the 13th 1699, title soiled, some browning or staining, first two leaves a little short at foot, final leaf defective at lower margin (repaired), later ink inscription by Alfred J.Waterman on

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Juvenal. The Satires, translated by Dryden, fifth edition, Jacob Tonson...

Juvenal & Persius. The Satires, translated by Dryden, fifth edition, several contemporary ink signatures of Herbert Bowen and John Swift to title, later half calf, Jacob Tonson, 1713 § Dryden (John) The Wild Gallant: a Comedy, with final Epilogue leaf, modern boards, [Wing D2401], by H.Hills for

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Brathwait (Richard) Drunken Barnaby's Four Journeys to the North of...

[Brathwait (Richard)] Drunken Barnaby's Four Journeys to the North of England...to which is added Bessy Bell, second edition, engraved frontispiece, woodcut head-pieces and large tail-piece, a little soiled and stained, old calf with borders in blind, g.e., rubbed, rebacked and corners repaired, new

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Fielding (Henry) The Modern Husband. A Comedy, 1732; The Universal Gallant...

Fielding (Henry) The Modern Husband. A Comedy, first edition, first issue with "obedient" at end of last line p.6 and 5pp. advertisements at end, for J.Watts, 1732; The Universal Gallant: or, The Different Husbands. A Comedy, first edition, cropped affecting a few head-lines, slight worming to inner

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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New History (The) of the Trojan Wars and Tory's Destruction, 4 books in 1...

New History (The) of the Trojan Wars and Tory's Destruction, 4 books in 1 vol., 4 full-page woodcut illustrations, contemporary sheep, rubbed, spine ends chipped, 12mo, for Sarah Bates, at the Sun and Bible in Giltspur-Street ; and James Hodges, at the Looking-Glass on London bridge, 1735. ⁂ A

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Calligraphy.- Nicholas (Abraham) The Pen-man's Assistant & Youth's...

Calligraphy.- Nicholas (Abraham) The Pen-man's Assistant & Youth's Instructor. A New Copy-Book, engraved throughout, title and 15 plates by G.Bickham, with engraved publisher's advertisement of other similar works on inside of rear wrapper, rather stained, stitched in original wrappers, signature

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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[Victor (Benjamin)] The Widow of the Wood, first edition, for C.Corbett, 1755.

[Victor (Benjamin)] The Widow of the Wood, first edition, issue with woodcut squirrel device on title, "St." in italics in imprint and woodcut bust within scrollwork on p.206, half-title, with final advertisement leaf for the state lottery, C9 with small portion torn away from outer margin, some

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Wycherley (William) The Dramatic Works, engraved plate, attractive...

Wycherley (William) The Dramatic Works, engraved plate, light spotting towards end, attractive contemporary calf, spine gilt in compartments with red and green roan labels, spine ends slightly rubbed, for J.Rivington [& others], 1768 § Goldsmith (Oliver) Poems and Plays, engraved portrait, title and

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Sheridan (Richard Brinsley) The Critic or A Tragedy Rehearsed, ?first...

Sheridan (Richard Brinsley) The Critic or A Tragedy Rehearsed, engraved title, lacking half-title and final advertisement leaf, modern morocco-backed marbled boards, spine faded, [Rothschild 1847], for T.Becket, 1781; and another edition of the same, 8vo (2) ⁂ This copy conforms to that in

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Sterne (Laurence) The Works, 7 vol., engraved titles, contemporary calf...

Sterne (Laurence) The Works, 7 vol., engraved portrait and frontispieces in vol.2 & 3, engraved decorative titles, vol.1 with 2 marbled paper samples pasted to pp.269 & 270, some light browning, engraved bookplate of Major Louis Grant, contemporary calf, spines ruled in gilt and with red and black

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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[Broome (Ralph)] Letters from Simkin the Second to his dear brother in...

[Broome (Ralph)] Letters from Simkin the Second to his dear brother in Wales, first edition in book form, half-title, 4pp. advertisements at end, B3-6 torn and repaired, contemporary marbled boards, uncut, rubbed, rebacked, for John Stockdale, 1790 § Life of a Norfolk Dumpling (The)...written by

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 150 £ - 200 £

Datum: 18.04.2019

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Knight (Ellis Cornelia) Dinarbas; a Tale: being a continuation of Rasselas...

[Knight (Ellis Cornelia)] Dinarbas; a Tale: being a continuation of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia, first edition, marginal water-staining to a few leaves, modern boards, for C.Dilly, 1790 § Johnson (Samuel) The Lives of the most eminent English Poets, 4 vol., lacking engraved portrait and

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 300 £ - 400 £

Datum: 18.04.2019