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commencing with signature b (bj blank), Colon., H. Quentell, 1479, folio (207) Leighton, 3 35. 5600 Chronicon Nurembergense. Libri Cronicarum cum Figuris et Imaginibus ad initio Mundi, the first edition of the Nuremberg Chronicle, lit. goth., woodcuts by Wohlgemuth and Pleydenwurff, title soiled and backed, with the blank and unnumbered leaves, old English russia, gilt ornaments on back, line frame sides, y. e., Nuremberga, Ant. Koberger, 1493, royal folio (208) Sabin, £36
[This copy formerly belonged to Lord Chief Justice Coke (temp. James I.), and had his signature, "Edw. Coke,” on title.-Catalogue.]
5601 Chronicle. The Cronycle begynnynge at the VII. Ages of the Worlde with the Comynge of Brute, black letter, 16 leaves with 3 titles, each containing a cut, and Wyer's device at end; the cronycle of the Kinges since the Conquest ends with Richard first, and therefore probably wanted 2 leaves, unbound, Imprynted for Rober Wyre (sic) in Saynt Martyns Parysshe in the Felde in the bysshop of Norwytche rents, n. d., 12mo. (211) Leighton, £13 5s. 5602 Clyomon. The Historie of the two Valiant Knights, Sir Clyomon Knight of the Golden Sheeld, sonne to the King of Denmarke, and Clamydes the White Knight, sonne to the King of Suavia, as it hath bene sundry times acted by her Majesties Players (text cut into in front margins and wanted a j, a blank leaf), unbound, Printed by Thomas Creede, 1599, small 4to. (216) Quaritch, £10 5603 Cockayne (Sir Aston). The Obstinate Lady, a New Comedy never formerly published: the Scene, London, first edition, unbound, W. Godbid for J. Pridmore, 1657, small 4to. (217) Maggs, £10 5s. 5604 [Columna (Fr. de).] Hypnerotomachia Poliphili, ubi humana omnia non nisi somnium esse docet, etc., editio prima et aldina, with the woodcuts attributed to Gio. Bellino, Carpaccio and Botticelli, the Priapus unmutilated, title mended, a few leaves soiled and wormed, wanted leaf at end with errata and imprint (supplied in MS.), otherwise a fair copy, old morocco, g. e., Venet., Aldus, 1499, small folio (218) Tregaskis, £36 5605 Commines (Philippe de). Cronicque et Histoire, lettres bâtardes, titles in red and black, ornamental woodcut initials, old English russia extra, g. e., Paris, Alain Lotrian, 1539, 8vo. (221) Leighton, £1 12s. 5606 Congreve (William). Works. Plays and Poems, first collected edition, LARGE PAPER, 3 vol., old russia gilt, sprinkled edges, Jacob Tonson, 1710, imperial 8vo. (223)
Pickering, £3 5s. 5607 [Constable (Francis).] Pathomachia, or the Battell of the Affections, shadowed by a faigned Siedge of the Citie of Pathopolis (corner of a leaf defective), unbound, T. and R. Coats for Fr. Constable, 1630, small 4to. (224) Maggs, £3 5s. 5608 Coryat (Thomas). Coryats Crudities hastily gobbled up in
five Moneths travells in France, Savoy, Italy, Rhetia, commonly called the Grisons Country, Helvetia, alias Switzerland, some parts of High Germany and the Netherlands, newly digested in the hungry aire of Odcombe, in the County of Somerset, etc., first edition, engraved title by Hole, and printed title beginning "Three Crude Veines," and all the plates, large copy, with some rough bottom edges, the margins of the plates (except a slight piece of the top of the Strasburg clock) intact (measures 8/2 inches by 5% inches), lower plain margin of f and lower corner of f2 cut off, slightly injuring a letter, and the head of the title is a little shaved, old panelled calf, gilt back, sprinkled edges, Printed by W. S., 1611, 4to. (229) Cartwright, £41 5609 Cotterell (Sir Charles). Cassandra, the fam'd Romance, the Whole Work, in five parts, written originally in French and now elegantly rendred into English, old calf, H. Moseley, 1661, small folio (233) Maggs, £3 5610 Cotton (Charles). Scarronides, or Le Virgile Travesty, being the First Book of Virgil's Æneis in English Burlesque, E. Cotes for H. Browne, 1664-Scarronides, or Virgile Travestie, in imitation of the Fourth Book of Virgil's Æneis, ib., 1665, both first editions, in 1 vol., old calf, small 8vo. (234) Maggs, £3 8s. 5611 Coverdale (Bp.) A Spiritual and most Precious Perle, teachynge all men to love and imbrace ye Crosse, as a most Swete and necessarye thinge unto the Soule, etc. [translated from the Latin of Otho Wermylierus by Miles Coverdale, with Preface by the Lord Protector Duke of Somerset], black letter, contains 8 preliminary leaves and pp. 272 (small hole in Q8), old calf, no name, date or place [printed abroad, 15-], 24mo. (236) Sotheran, £5 5612 Cox (Nicholas). The Gentleman's Recreation, in four parts, viz., Hunting, Fowling, Hawking, Fishing, third edition, with the addition of a Hunting-Horse, frontispiece and 3 plates, wanted plate to Fowling, the plate before Hunting torn and defective, old calf, Fr. Collins for N. Cox; Oxford, L. Lichfield for N. Cox, 1685, 8vo. (238) Hornstein, £2 25. 5613 Cox (Robert). Actæon and Diana, with a Pastorall Story of the Nymph Enone, followed by the several concerted humors of Bumpkin the Huntsman, Hobbinall the Shepheard, Singing Simpkin, and John Swabber the Seaman, unbound, Printed by T. Newcomb for the use of the author Robert Cox, n. d., small 4to. (239) Peters, £20 [A second edition, now extremely scarce, was published in 1566.-ED.]
5614 Cries of London. The Cryes of the City of London drawn after the Life (with some Remarkable London Characters), drawn by Mauron, engraved by P. Tempest, 75 plates, including 2 titles, original impressions before the numbers and before the publisher's name on title, text in English, French and Italian, old calf [H. Overton, 1711], small folio (242) Pickering, £9 5s.
5615 D. (J.) The Knave in Graine, new Vampt, a Witty Comedy, acted at the Fortune, many dayes together with great applause, written by J. D. Gent, first edition, half bound, J. O. for J. Nicholson, 1640, small 4to. (243)
Quaritch, £9 55. 5616 Daniel (Samuel). The Civile Wares betweene the Howses of Lancaster and Yorke, corrected and continued, first edition of the eight bookes complete, engraved title containing portrait by T. Cockson, very clean copy, but 2 or 3 leaves wormed, old calf, S. Watersonne, 1609, small 4to. (245)
La Divina Commedia, col comento di Benvenuto da Imola, lit. goth., double columns of 49 lines, with signatures (the 15 leaves containing the Life of Dante by Boccaccio are not in this copy), old French morocco, full gilt ornamental back, line sides, g. e., fine, clean and sound copy [Venet., Vindelin de Spira, 1477], folio (246) Sotheran, £32 5618 Dante. La Divina Commedia, cum Commento di Christophoro Landino, roman letter, long lines, some plain top margins stained, old English russia extra, full gilt ornamental back, panelled sides with crowned dolphins and fleurs-de-lis, blue edges, a large and generally sound copy, Firenze, per Nicholo di Lorenzo della Magna, 1481, royal folio (247) Quaritch, £325 [The first edition of Dante with Landino's Commentary, containing all the nineteen designs for the Inferno by Sandro Botticelli and B. Baldini, being the greatest number ever found in a copy. The first two designs are impressed in the spaces left on the paper for that purpose, the others being impressed separately and mounted on the blank spaces. Eight of the plates slightly damaged, and the lower margin of that to Canto I., as usual, cut into. Copies with all these nineteen original designs are excessively rare, and none have been sold by auction since that of the Duke of Hamilton, which realised £500, and sold again at a later date for £300.-Catalogue.]
5619 Dante. La Divina Commedia, con Comento di Christophoro Landino, with 68 full-page Italian outline woodcuts within renaissance borders, vellum, Brixia, B. de Bonninis da Raguxi, 1487, folio (248) Pickering, £72
5620 Dante. Divina Commedia col Sito et Forma dell' Inferno tratta dalla istessa Descrittione del Poeta, edizione d'Aldo, 2 woodcuts, headlines shaved, old English morocco, full gilt back, line sides with centre ornaments, g. e., Veneg., Aldo, 1515, small 8vo. (249) Allatine, £7 5s.
5621 Dante. [Inferno] traducido de lengua Toscana en Verso Castellano, Comentado allende de los otros Glossadores, y hecha por Don Pedro Fernandez de Villegas Arcediano de Burgos, lit. goth. (title and E1 wanting, supplied in MS.), russia extra, m. e., Imprimiose esta Obra en Burgos por Fadrique Aleman de Basilia, 1515, small folio (253)
Quaritch, £19 105.
[The first edition of Dante in the Spanish language.— Catalogue.]
5622 D'Avenant (Šir William). Workes, now published out of the Author's Original Copies, first edition, portrait by Faithorne (mounted), old calf, T. N. for H. Herringman, 1673, folio (254) Pickering, £4 16s. 5623 Davenport (Robert). King John and Matilda, a Tragedy, as was acted... by her Majesties Servants at the Cockpit in Drury-Lane, first edition, unbound, Printed for Andrew Pennycuicke, 1655, small 4to. (255) Pickering, £7 15s. 5624 Death. A most Frutefull, Pithye and learned Treatyse howe a Christen mā ought to behave himself in the danger of death [at end "An Exhortacion wrytten by the Lady Jane the night before she suffred," etc.], black letter, 8 preliminary leaves and A-Q7 in 8's, old calf, I leaf damaged, no printer's name, place or date [printed abroad, 15—], 24mo. (259) Pickering, £5 10S. 5625 Decker (Paulus). Architectura Civilis, wie grosser Fürsten und Herren Palläste mit ihren Höfen, Lust-Häussern, Gärten, Grotten, Orangerien, etc., 132 large architectural plates, 3 parts in I vol., old calf gilt, m. e., Augspurg, Peter Detleffsen, 1711-J. T. Lotter, 1716, royal folio (260) L. Rosenthal, £8 10s. 5626 Decker (Thomas) and John Webster. North-Ward Hoe, sundry times acted by the Children of Paules, first edition, unbound, clean and perfect copy, Imprinted by G. Eld, 1607, small 4to. (261) Pickering, £51 5627 Decker (Thomas) and John Webster. West-Ward Hoe, as it hath beene divers times acted by the Children of Paules, first edition, unbound, fine, clean and perfect copy, Sold by John Hodgets in Paules Churchyard, 1607, small 4to. (262) Pickering, £90 5628 De l'Orme (Philibert). Nouvelles Inventions pour bien bastir et a Petits Fraiz, première édition, ruled in red, large woodcuts and ornamental initials, old Lyonnese calf, with gilt ornamental scroll borders, the panel covered with semis of quatrefoils, with corner ornaments and centre cartouches, the upper cover bearing a cardinal's coat of arms (partly erased), back damaged, Paris, F. Morel, 1561, folio (265) Leighton, £8 5s. 5629 Devonshire Gems. Collectio Figuraria Gemmarum Antiquarum ex Dactyliotheca Ducis Devoniæ, 99 plates engraved by Gosmond, old morocco extra, g. e., n. d. [17—], upright 4to. (272) Ridler, £5
[Of this work it is said no more than eight copies exist, and none seems to have been sold by auction since Lord Bessborough's in 1848. It is a presentation copy, as were all the others, from the Duke of Devonshire. Some copies have a portrait of the Duke, which this wanted.-Catalogue.] 5630 Devotional Books. Crumbs of Comfort and Godly Prayers, with thankful Remembrances of God's Wonderfull Deliverances of the Land, woodcut title and folding plates at end,
M. Sparke (date cut off)-Steps of Ascention unto God, or a Ladder of Heaven, by E. G., D.D., engraved title by Marshall, R. Meighen, 1636—Du Moulin (P.) The Right Way to Heaven, Prayers and Meditations of the Faithfull Soule, etc., engraved title by T. Cross, G. Edwardes, at the Old Baily, 1637-Foode from Heaven, or Nourishment for the Soule, being Prayers and Meditations for every Day of the Week, engraved title by Marshall, T. Harper, 1639Bayly (Lewis). The Practice of Pietie, the last edition, dedicated to Charles Prince of Wales, engraved title, Delf, by Abr. Jacobs, n. d.-Private Devotions digested into Six Letanies, frontispiece by T. Cecill, J. Marriott, 1640, together 6 vol., uniformly bound in contemporary English morocco, inlaid in diamond-shape compartments in blue, yellow and red and very richly tooled in acorns, tulips and other floreate and scroll ornaments, the edges gilt and gauffred and richly painted in flowering tulips, etc., enclosed in a contemporary small 4to. wooden case covered in morocco with similar inlayings and rich toolings, 12mo. (273) Tregaskis, £160 [A remarkable set of books, in the richest possible binding of Charles I.'s time. In first-rate preservation, except one volume, of which a corner is slightly broken.-Catalogue.] 5631 Dialogues. Hereafter followeth a Dyaloge in Englysshe betwyxt a Doctoure of Dyvynyte and a Student in the Lawes of Englande, etc., first edition (?), black letter, cut of royal arms on title, leaf at end with the same cut and Wyer's device, ornamental initials, Rob. Wyer, n. d.-The Secude Dyaloge in Englysshe bytwene a Doctour of Dyvynytye and a Student in the Lawes of England, first edition (?), black letter, title within woodcut border, Imprynted in Southwarke by Peter Treverys, 1530, in 1 vol., sewed together, 12mo. (275) Leighton, £18 10s. 5632 Dialogues in Englishe betweene a Doctor of Divinitie and a Student in the Lawes of Englande, newely corrected and imprynted with new additions, black letter. title within woodcut border, MS. notes in end fly-leaves, russia gilt, y.e., In ædibus R. Tottelli, anno 1575, 12mo. (276)
Ridler, £2 12s.
5633 Diaz del Castello (Capitan Bernal). Historia Verdadera de la Conquista de la Nueva España, sacada a luz par Fr. Alonso Remon, first edition, half calf, sprinkled edges, Madrid, impr. del Reyno, 1632, small folio (277) Maggs, £2 45.
5634 Digges (Leonard). A Prognostication everlasting of right good effect, fruitfully augmented by the Author, containing Rules to Judge the Weather by the Sunne, Moone, Starres, Comets, Rainbow, etc., lately corrected and augmented by Thomas Digges, his Sonne, black letter (title in roman), woodcuts and diagrams, unbound, Felix Kyngstone, 1605, small 4to. (278) Quaritch, £5
5635 Diogenes Laertius. Vitæ et Sententiæ eorum qui in Philosophia probati fuerunt (e greco in latinum translatæ a fratre Ambrosio ex recens. B. Brognoli), roman letter,