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1 BARROW (J.) An account of Travels into the Interior of Southern Africa, 1797-8, 4to. folding map, calf
2 DENHAM and CLAPPERTON, Travels and discoveries in Northern and Central Africa, 2 vols. in 1, 4to. maps and plates, calf
£ 8. d.
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Narrative of Travels and Discoveries in Northern and Central
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4 GLEICHEN (Count) With the Mission to Menelik, 1897, 8vo. map and plates, cloth 1898
Contains the text of the treaty between Gt. Britain and King Menelik, also an interesting epitome of Abyssinian History.
5 PARK (Mungo) Travels into the interior districts of Africa, 1795-7, 4to. portrait and maps, hf. calf
Journal of a Mission to the Interior of Africa in 1805, 4to. map,
ANGUS'S (W.) Seats of the Nobility and Gentry in GREAT BRITAIN and WALES, oblong 4to. 63 Views after Drawings by eminent Artists, with text, maroon morocco, gilt edges
8 FRANKLIN (J.) Journey to the Shores of the Polar Sea, 1819-22, 2 vols. 8vo. maps, bds. 1824 Second Expedition to the Shores of the Polar Sea, 1825-7, 8vo. maps, bds. Philadelphia, 1828 Armour:
10 MUSEO-ARMERIA DE D. JOSÉ ESTRUCH Y CUMELLA, 4to. 166 plates, with descriptive text of every variety of Early Spanish and Oriental Armour and Weapons, red morocco, gilt top, by Zahnsdorf Barcelona, 1896
Only 100 copies privately printed. Specimens of Moorish and Spanish Armour exist in few European Collections. 11 SCHRENCK. AUGUSTISSIMORUM IMPERATORUM, serenissimorum Regum atque Archiducum, illustrissimorum Principum, necnon Comitum, Baronum, Nobilium, aliorumq; clarissimorum virorum. . . verissimæ imagines, et rerum ab ipsis gestarum succinctæ descriptiones . . folio, portrait of Ferdinand, Archduke of Austria, also 125 fine full-length portraits of famous statesmen and warriors, surrounded by elaborately engraved borders, folio, fine impressions, russia extra, tooled sides, gilt edges
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In this copy some extra notes, etc. are inserted, also a bibliographical account of the works, and an Index to the 126 Portraits (1870), both by Sir W. Stirling-Maxwell. another copy, large folio, original old olive morocco, gilt edges 1601 12 0 0 A beautiful copy in a fine, old, well-preserved binding.
13 Assyrian. LAYARD (A. H.) the Monuments of Nineveh, from Drawings made on the spot, both series, impl. folio, 171 plates in outline, some coloured and tinted, with descriptive letterpress (pub. at £21.) 1849
15 POLACK (J. S.) New Zealand: being a narrative of Travels and Adventures during a residence in that country between 1831-7, 2 vols. 8vo. map and plutes, bds. uncut
16 ROWAN, A Flower-Hunter in Queensland and New Zealand, 8vo. map
12mo. a slight waterstain at the top of a few leaves, nevertheless a
COLLATION: 11 preliminary leaves, including the title (which had been preceded by a blank, now cut away); text, pp. 1-180, 183-209.-Collation of signatures: A 7 leaves, a 4 leaves; B-M in eights, N 7 leaves; and O 8 leaves. The leaf which which was N 3 and contained pp. 181-182, has been cut out of every extant copy of the book. Among the preliminary verses are pieces by Ben Jonson and Drayton.
20 BENTHAM'S (Jeremy) COMPLETE WORKS, with his Memoirs and Correspondence, edited by Dr. Bowring, fine portrait, 11 vols. large 8vo. cloth, FINE CLEAN SET, VERY SCARCE
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Edin., 1843 12 12 0 "Dr. Parr considered Bentham as the wisest man of his time, whose powerful mind had anticipated the improvements of coming ages."-FIELD'S LIFE OF PARR.
21 BALE. The first two partes of the Actes' or vnchast examples |
2 vols. in 1, 12mo. having a small hole through the first three
Such a copy as this is hardly ever seen.-The title and the last leaf bear the signature of Henry Lord Stafford (whose life was afterwards written by Bale himself in the volume on English writers). The end and fly leaves supply us with 10 pages of a French version of
Senarclé (Claude) Histoire d'vn Meutre. . i.e. the account of the murder of Juan Diaz, the Spanish reformer, by his own brother. This must have been printed in 1546, and is no doubt the original text of Sénarclé.
22 THE BOOK OF DEER, edited for the Spalding Club by John Stuart. 4to. with 22 plates giving facsimiles of the original MS.; bd.
The Book of Deer is a vellum MS. of the ninth century written in Irish characters and containing a defective copy of the Gospels in the ante-Hieronymian Latin text. Mr. Stuart believes it to have been produced in a Pictish monastery, but it will be safer to ascribe it to some Gaelic house founded by the monks of Iona.-Some of the facsimiles give portions of the text; others reproduce the decorative features of the ancient book.
British Museum Publications:
25 Reproductions of Prints, Part I (early Italian). 30 plates.
Part II (early Italian). 30 plates. Out of print
New series. Part I (early Italian). 20 plates
Part III (German, Dutch, and Italian). 18 plates 1890
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1846 to 1893.
16 plates Part VI (Specimens of line-engraving by Germany and the Low Countries, 1530-1620). 15 plates 34 CATALOGUE of the ADDITIONS to the MANUSCRIPTS. 8 vols., thick royal 8vo. (published at £8.); six vols. in half calf gilt, two in cloth, some of the vols. out of print 1864-94 Contents: 1846-47, 1 vol.; 1848-53, 1 vol.; 1854-75, 2 vols.; Index to 1854-75, 1 very thick vol.; 1882-87, 1 vol.; 1888-93, 1 vol. 35 EARLY PRINTED BOOKS in the British Museum, Facsimiles from, 32 plates, with descriptive text, in portfolio
1897 Selected pages from representative specimens of Early Printed Books of Germany, Italy, France, Holland, and England, exhibited in the King's Library.
36 A SUBJECT-INDEX of the MODERN WORKS added to the Library of the British Museum in the years 1891-1895, compiled by FORTESQUE, 8vo. vi. and 901 pp. double columns, cloth
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Vols. I and II for 1880-1890 with the above comprise 124,700 entries. 37 FACSIMILES of Royal, Historical, Literary and other AUTOGRAPHS in the Department of Manuscripts, British Museum. Edited by G. F. WARNER. THIRD SERIES. Royal folio. 30 leaves of facsimiles, each accompanied by a printed transliteration in modern type; in wrapper
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Including: Edw. IV; Hen. VII; Hen. VIII; Mary; Lady Jane Grey; Sir
38 Bucks. LIPSCOMBE (Geo.) HISTORY and ANTIQUITIES of the COUNTY of
The Standard History of Bucks.
Robins, 1847 22 10 0
39 BURKE (John) Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire, 8th Edition, royal 8vo. cloth
Peerages Extinct, Dormant, and in Abeyance, 8vo. cloth 1831 41 BURKE (J. and J. B.) Dictionary of the Landed Gentry, 2 vols. royal 8vo. full bound calf 1846 Dictionary of the Landed Gentry with Supplement, 3 vols. royal 8vo. half bd. calf extra
43 BURKE (Sir Bernard) History of the Landed Gentry; sixth Edition, 2 vols. royal 8vo. cloth
44 BURLINGTON FINE ARTS CLUB: Catalogue of a Collection of European Enamels, from the Earliest date to the End of the XVIIth Century, exhibited in 1897. Imperial 4to., Illustrated Edition, having 72 fine plates representing about 100 specimens, cloth Privately printed, 1897
The Catalogue and Introduction are by J. Starkie Gardner; the Frontispiece is a facsimile, in gold and colours, of a Triptych attributed to Nardon Penicand, circa 1490. 45 BURTON'S ARABIAN NIGHTS. A Plain and Literal Translation of the Arabian Nights Entertainments, entitled The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, with Introduction, Explanatory Notes, etc., on the Manners and Customs of the Moslem-Men and a Terminal Essay upon
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