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COLLATION-48 leaves, with signatures A-F in eights. The detail is: title,
1 leaf; To the Reader, 21 pp.; Calvyn, 441 pp.; The Denmark Order, 271 pp.—
Myles Coverdale was the translator.

398 CAREW. An Apology for the Life of Mr. Bampfylde-Moore Carew,
commonly called the King of the Beggars... (by Robert Goadby).
Sixth edition, with additions. 12mo., with large folding portrait;
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399 CARLETON (Capt. George). The Memoirs of an English Officer, Who
serv'd in the Dutch War in 1672. to the Peace of Utrecht, in 1713.
Containing Several Remarkable Transactions both by Sea and Land,
and in divers Countries... On the Bull-feasts, and other publick
Diversions; as also on the Genius of the Spanish People, amongst
whom he continued several Years a Prisoner of War .. 8vo., FIRST
EDITION; a fine copy in old English red morocco, dentelle borders, gilt

No better testimony to the interest and merit of these memoirs can be adduced
than the fact that for long they were attributed to Defoe. They are now, however,
believed to be genuine memoirs with which Defoe had nothing whatever to do. Such
competent authorities as Lord Stanhope and Dr. John Hill Burton have gratefully
acknowledged their importance as historical evidence on a period for which trust-
worthy evidence is scarce.


Here begynneth a lityll treatise shorte and abredged spekynge of the arte and crafte to knowe well to dye (1490). Sm. folio. Rodd's facsimile reprint from Lord Desart's copy, with facsimile of the original covers in which that copy was bound, one having a large woodcut of the Crucifixion on its recto, sewed

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Only a few copies issued. Inserted is a leaf with a facsimile of W. Caxton's mark. 401 CERVANTES. Don Quixote, a New and Accurate English Translation, with Life, by H. E. Watts. 5 vols. 4to., half vellum (£4.) 1888-9

Only 250 copies printed, all on handmade paper.

This is considered by all competent critics to be the best of all the English Trans-
lations of the great Spanish romance. The life of Cervantes by Mr. Watts, which
forms the first volume, is a masterpiece, based throughout upon sound historical
research. The Index which terminates the work is most exhaustive, and is the only
complete Index ever added to any English edition of Don Quixote.

402 CHAUCER. The Workes of our Ancient and Learned | English Poet
GEFFREY CHAUCER, | newly Printed. Small folio, old calf
London, Printed by Adam Islip at the charges of Thomas Wright, 1598

This Edition of Chaucer was edited by Thomas Speght, and its importance lies in
the fact that it contains Chaucer's Dream, and The Flower and the Leaf, which were
here printed for the first time.

403 CHRONICLE OF CALAIS, in the Reigns of Henry VII and Henry VIII to the
year 1540.
Edited from MSS. in the British Museum, by JOHN
GOUGH NICHOLS. Sm. 4to., cloth
Camden Soc. 1846

404 CHRONICLES. A Collection of the principal English Chronicles.
15 vols., impl. 4to., uniformly bound in russia gilt; A FINE SET 1807-15


Holinshed's Chronicles of England, Scot-
land and Ireland. 6 vols., 1807-8.
Grafton's Chronicle or History of Eng-
land. 2 vols., 1809.
Hall's Chronicle during the Reigns of
Henry IV-Henry VIII. 1 vol.,


Fabyan's Chronicles of England and
France. 1 vol., 1811.

Arnold's Chronicle-Rastell's The Pas-
time of People.-in 1 vol., 1811.
Froissart's Chronicles (Lord Berner's
Translation). 2 vols., 1812. (Sold
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Hardyng's Chronicle, with Continuation
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William of Malmesbury, History of the
Kings of England. 1 vol., 1815.






5 CHRONICLES AND MEMORIALS OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND during the Middle Ages. Nos. 1-74, in 187 vols. roy. 8vo., with facsimiles; half bound (pub. £93. 10s); SCARCE

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Master of the Rolls, 1858-1900 60 0 0 A consecutive series, as the above, is very difficult to obtain, many of the vols. being out of print and scarce.

The following vols. are offered at the reduced prices affixed. 405*13. CHRONICA Johannis de Oxenedes. Edited by Sir Henry Ellis. Roy. 8vo., half bound

1859 406 19. PECOCK. The Repressor of over much blaming of the Clergy. Edited by Churchill Babington. 2 vols. roy. 8vo., half bound 1860 407 28. CHRONICA Monasterii S. Albani :

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409 39. WAURIN. Recueil des Chroniques et anciennes Istories de la Grant Bretaigne. par Jehan de Waurin. Vols. I and II. Edited by W. Hardy. Roy. 8vo., half bound

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410 40.
Chronicles, translated by W. Hardy. Vol. I (from Albina
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1 [CLARKE (J.)]. Glances at Character (London Cousins, the Bounce, Hair Quackeries, the Old Maid, the Gad Fly (and other satirical sketches, in verse). 8vo., 8 humourous plates coloured by hand, polished calf extra, uncut, by Riviere


2 COLERIDGE (Samuel Taylor). Poems; edited by Richard Garnett. 12mo.,
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The Muses Library, 1898

3 CONGREVE (William). The Works of.. in three volumes, consisting
of his Plays and Poems. Fifth Edition. 3 vols. 12mo., old calf
J. Tonson, 1730
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Baronet, DATED 1711.

4 COTGRAVE. A DICTIONARIE of the French and English Tongves.
Compiled by RANDLE COTGRAVE. Whereunto is also annexed a most
copious Dictionarie of the English set before the French, by R. S. L.
London printed by Adam Islip. Anno 1632. Sm. folio, engraved title
mounted, otherwise a good sound copy in old calf (neatly repaired) 1632
COURTHOPE (W. J.). Life in Poetry: Law in Taste. 8vo., 452 pp., cloth
Mysteries formerly represented at Coventry on the Feast of Corpus
Christi. Edited by James Orchard HALLIWELL. 8vo., cloth; SCARCE
Shakespeare Soc. 1841
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This is the best edition, as regards completeness, as it is the only one in which
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the same. In two volumes. Eleventh edition. 1710-The Third
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old calf
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421 COWLEY. THE WORKS OF Mr Abraham Cowley



LONDON: Printed for J. Tonson . . . 1710. 3 vols., 8vo., with portraits and plates; old panelled calf 1710-11 422 CRASHAW (William). FISCUS PAPALIS. A part of the Popes Exchequer. That is, A Catalogue of the Indulgences and Reliques belonging to the seven principall Churches in Rome. . . Taken out of an ancient MS. and translated by WILLIAM CRASHAW. Sm. 4to. in Latin and English; half calf 423 DAVISON'S Poetical Rhapsody, edited by A. H. Bullen. 2 vols., 8vo., LARGE PAPER; morocco super-extra, richly tooled sides, doublé, silk linings, with monogram, thistles, etc. in gold, gilt uncut edges; from the Library of the late R. T. Hamilton Bruce 1890 Only 250 copies of this large paper edition were printed. 424 DEFOE (Daniel). Religious Courtship: being Historical Discourses, on the Necessity of Marrying Religious Husbands and Wives only. As also of Husbands and Wives being of the same Opinions in Religion with one another . . . London: Printed for E. Matthews MDCCXXII.

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425 DENTON (W.). England in the 15th Century. 8vo., cloth (pub. 12s) 1888 426 DIGBY (Kenelm Henry). MORES CATHOLICI; or Ages of Faith, XI books, in 11 vols. 12mo., half blue morocco, gilt edges 1831-42

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11 vols. in 9, half morocco, with backs fully gilt, gilt tops,

by Larkins


1831-42 COMPITUM; or the Meeting of the Ways at the Catholic Church. Second edition, with Additions. 7 vols. 12mo., half red morocco, fully gilt backs, gilt tops

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429 DISRAELI (Rt. Hon. Benjamin). Curiosities of Literature. 3 vols. Fifth Edition,--The same, Second Series. 3 vols. First Edition.together, 6 vols. 8vo., LIBRARY EDITION, half calf 1807-23 430 [DOD (CHARLES), i.e. Rev. Hugh Tootel]. THE CHURCH HISTORY OF ENGLAND. From the year 1500 to the Year 1688, chiefly with regard to CATHOLICKS. . . in Eight Parts. 3 vols. in 1, folio, half calf

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431 DRAMATIC CHARACTERS, or Different Portraits of the English
Stage. London: Printed for Robt. Sayer... MDCCLXX. Engraved
titles in English and French, one leaf of list of contents, and 38 fine
COLOURED plates, showing Garrick, Foote, Mrs. Clive, and other eminent
actors of the time, in their principal parts-The Metamorphoses of
Melpomene and Thalia, or Dramatic Characters of the French and
Italian Comedies. London: Printed for Robert Sayer, No 53, Fleet-
Street [1772]. Titles in English and French, one leaf of list of
contents, and 30 fine COLOURED plates showing the chief French and
Italian actors of the time, in their principal parts


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432 DRYDEN (John). Dramatick Works. 6 vols. 1735-62-Miscellaneous Works, 4 vols. 1767-Works of Virgil: translated into English Verse. 3 vols. 1763-together 13 vols. 12mo., portraits, and plates, uniformly bound in old calf gilt 1735-67



Miscellany Poems. Containing Variety of New Translations of
the Ancient Poets: Together with Several Original Poems. By the
Most Eminent Hands. Publish'd by Mr Dryden... 6 vols., 18mo.,
with a frontispiece to each vol.; old red morocco
Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1716
Dramatick Works. 6 vols. 12mo., with portrait, and plates, old



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436 DRAYTON. POEMS by MICHAEL DRAYTON Esquyer Collected into one Volume. With sondry peeces inserted neuer before Imprinted LONDON printed for John Smethwick This title engraved within figures. Letterpress title: POEMS BY MICHAEL DRAYTON ESQVIRE.. Printed by W. Stansby for Iohn Swethwicke . reverse. Portrait of Drayton by Wm. Hole.


Leaves 3, 4: Dedication to Sir Walter Aston, etc. Leaf
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n. d. (1619-20)
The contents are: The Barons Warres; Eaglands Heroicall Epistles; Idea in
sixtie three Sonnets (with one to the reader prefixed); Odes with other Lyric Poesies;
the Legends of Robert, Matilda, Pierce Gaveston, and Thomas Cromwell; The Owle;
Pastorals containing Eglogues with the Man in the Moone. This is Drayton's own
revision and augmentation, and is decidedly the best form of the collection.

COLLATION:-Titles (2), Dedication and Verses,-4 leaves; Sig. B-Qqq in fours.
NIMPHIDIA, the Court of Fayrie. The Quest of CINTHIA. The
Shepheard's SIRENA. The Moone-Calfe. Elegies vpon sundry occasions.
BY MICHAELL DRAYTON Esquire . . Printed for WILLIAM LEE. . 1627.


COLLATION:-Portrait (missing), title, dedication, 3 leaves; preliminary verses,
4 leaves; text, 109 leaves, paged 1-218. (Sig. B 6 leaves, C-Ee3 in fours).
the two works in 1 vol. sm. folio. FINE LARGE COPY IN CONTEMPORARY


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another copy (BOTH WORKS) 2 vols. in 1, sm. folio, fine copy in old red morocco, CHARLES II's COPY with his crown, monogram and wreath repeated on the back and sides

COLLATION:-The same as the copy above.

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Drayton's portrait with verses is impressed on the back of the letterpress title in the 1619 Poems. Another impression of the same plate was published with the Agincourt in 1627, but was cancelled in this volume by the King's binder, as supererogatory.

The royal binding of this volume, executed about 1670, is a gratifying evidence
that Drayton's poetry was prized by the "Mutton-eating King." Inside the cover is
the bookplate of Sir Henry Hope Edwards.

48 EDWARD IV. Historie of the Arrivall of Edward IV. in England, and the
finall reconerye of his Kingdomes from Henry VI. A.D. MCCCCLXXI.
Edited by John BRUCE. Sm. 4to., cloth; SCARCE Camden Soc. 1838
More then Conquerour, &c. | Bona agere, & mali pati, Regium est.
(Here a device) | M.DC.XLVIII.

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and repaired), the signature "Dan: Fleming. 13: 2 [17]18." on
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1648 440 ELIZABETH (QUEEN). (Title, within woodcut border :) | Iniunctions giuen by the Queenes Maiestie. | Anno domini. 1559. | The first yere of the raigne of our soueraigne La- die Queene Elizabeth. | Cum priuilegio Regime | Maiestatis. |

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441 ENGLISH DIALECT DICTIONARY (The), being the Complete Vocabulary of
all Dialect Words still in use, or known to have been in use during
the last two hundred years. Founded on the Publications of the
English Dialect Society and on a large amount of material never before
printed. Edited by JOSEPH WRIGHT, M.A., PH.D. Parts 1-5 (A-CYUT)
completing Vol. I, 4to. (pub. £3. 15s), in parts as issued
442 FELLTHAM (Owen). RESOLVES. A Duple Century. Ye 4th
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With inscription Thomas Sotherne his booke. Ao. 1631.


443 FIELDING (Henry). Works; with a Life of the Author. 12 vols.
12mo., with plates, old calf



. MDCCXLIX. 6 vols. 12mo., FIRST EDITION; in the original calf, fine
445 FORD (John). 'TIS Pitty Shee's a Whore | Acted by the Queenes
Maiesties Ser- uants, at The Phoenix in | Drury-Lane. | LONDON. |
Printed by Nicholas Okes for Richard | Collins, and are to be sold at
his shop in Pauls Church-yard, at the signe | of the three Kings.

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VERY RARE. It is the drama to which Macaulay alludes as being "painful to
read, and scarcely decent to mention."
446 FROISSART, in English. Vol. I, fol. 1 (the title in facsimile): Here
begynneth the first volum of sir Johan Froyssart: of the cronycles
of Englande, Fraunce, Spayne, Por: | tyngale, Scotlande, Bretayne,
Flauders and other places adioynynge. | Träslated out of frenche
into our maternall englysshe tonge, by Johan Bourchier knight |
lorde Berners At the comaundement of oure moost! highe redouted
souerayne lorde kyng Henry the .viii. | kyng of Englande and of
Fraunce, & highe defender | of the christen faythe. . Fol. 2a, head-
line: The preface, column 1: The preface of Iohan Bour- | chier
knyght lorde Berners, translatour of this pre- | sent cronycle. . . .
Foll. 3-10 contain the Table. Fol. 11a, heading: The prologue of
Froissart. Fo. primo. Fol. 332a (foliated CCC.xxii), column 2: ...
Imprinted at London in Fletestrete | by Richarde Pynson, printer to
the kynges no ble grace. And ended the .xxviii. day of Ianua | ry:
yere of our lorde .M.D.xxiii. Cum priuilegio a rege indulto. On
the reverse the arms of Lord Berners-Vol. II, fol. 1, title (within a
woodcut border): Here begynneth the thirde | and fourthe boke of
sir Iohn Froissart of the cronycles. . . On the reverse the royal arms.
Fol. 2a contains the preface; 2b-8a the Table; 8b blank. Fol. 9a
(numbered Fo. Primo), headline: The cronycle of Froissart. Col. 1:

Howe sir Iohn Bourchier gouer- nour of Gaunt . . . Fol. 334a
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sir Iohn Fro- | issart . . . Fourth line from bottom: Imprinted at
London in Fletestrete by Rycharde Pynson, printer to the kynges
moost noble grace. And ended the last day of August: the yere of
our lorde god. M.D.xxv. | Cum priuylegio a rege in dulto. On the
reverse the arms of Lord Berners

2 vols. small folio, printed in double columns; 54 lines in Vol. 1 and
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First edition of each volume, in excellent condition, with no other drawback than
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remargined, and the title of Vol. I is, as mentioned above, a reprint.

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The signatures are as follows:-Vol. I: A6 and B4 ; a-v, aa-vv, aaa-nnn, all in
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447 FULLER (THOMAS; D.D.). The History of the Worthies of England,
with Index. FIRST EDITION, folio, fine portrait by Loggan, russia; FINE


448 GALE (Norman). Orchard Songs. 12mo., beautifully printed on handmade
paper, vellum gilt (pub. at 21s)


Only 150 copies of this Special Edition were printed.
Poetical Works, edited with a Life, and Notes by John

449 GAY (John).
Underhill. 2 vols. 12mo., with portrait, fancy cloth




The Muses Library, 1893

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