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CATALOGUE

OF

THE FIRST PORTION

OF

THE FAMOUS LIBRARY

OF THE LATE

SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS, BART. F.R.S. &c.

Of Middle-Hill, Worcestershire, and Thirlestaine House, Cheltenham ;

INCLUDING

A COMPLETE SET OF THE PUBLICATIONS PRIVATELY

PRINTED BY HIM AT MIDDLE-HILL; Important Heraldic and Genealogical idtorks;

COUNTY HISTORIES & TOPOGRAPHY; WELSH BOOKS ;

VALUABLE DICTIONARIES AND GRAMMARS ; A LARGE COLLECTION OF RARE ARTICLES RELATING

TO AMERICA;

History, Ooyages and Travels; VARIOUS CLUB-BOOKS AND PUBLIC RECORDS;

And Standard Literature.

WHICH WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION,

BY MESSRS.

SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE,

Auctioneers of Literary Property & Works illustrative of the Fine Arts,

AT THEIR HOUSE, No. 13, WELLINGTON STREET, STRAND, W.C. On TUESDAY, the 3rd of AUGUST, 1886, and Seven following Days,

AT ONE O'CLOCK PRECISELY.

May be Viewed the Friday and Saturday preceding. Catalogues may be had

price 2s. 6d. each.

DRYDEN PRESS: J. DAVY AND SONS, 137, LONG ACRE, LONDON, W.C.

HARVARD Bullet
UCL2/ 1916
LIBRARY

B372 6.2

CONDITIONS OF SALE.

I. The highest bidder to be the buyer; and if any dispute arise between

bidders, the lot so disputed shall be immediately put up again, provided

the Auctioneer cannot decide the said dispute. II. No person to advance less than 18.; above five pounds, 28. 6d. ; and

so on in proportion. III. In the case of lots upon which there is a reserve, the Auctioneer shall

have the right to bid on behalf of the Seller. IV. The purchasers to give in their names and places of abode, and to pay

down 108. in the pound, if required, in part payment of the purchasemoney; in default of which the lot or lots purchased to be immediately

put up again and resold. V. The lots to be taken away at the buyer's expense immediately after

the conclusion of the sale; in default of which Messrs. SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE will not hold themselves responsible if lost, stolen, damaged, or otherwise destroyed, but they will be left at the sole risk of the purchaser. If, at the expiration of ONE WEEK after the conclusion of the sale, thé books or other property are not cleared or paid for, they will then be catalogued for immediate sale, and the expenses the same as if re-sold, will be added to the amount at which the books were bought. Messrs. SOTHEBY, WILKINSON and HODGE will have the option of reselling the lots uncleared either by public or private

sale without any notice being given to the defaulter. VI. All the books are presumed to be perfect unless otherwise expressed;

but if upon collating, any should prove defective, the purchaser will be at liberty to take or reject them, provided they are returned within ONE WEEK after the conclusion of the sale, when the purchase-money will

be returned. VII. The sale of any book or books is not to be set aside on account of

worm-holes or of any stained or short leaves of text or plates, want of list of plates, or on account of the publication of any subsequent volume, supplement, appendix or plates. All the manuscripts, autographs, all magazines and reviews, all books in lots, and all tracts in lots or volumes, will be sold with all faults, imperfections, and errors of description. The sale of any illustrated book, lot of prints or drawings is not to be set aside on account of any error in the enumeration of

the numbers stated, or error of description. VIII. NO IMPERFECT Book will be taken back, unless a note accompanies

each book, stating its imperfections, with the number of lot and date of

the sale at which the same was purchased. IX. To prevent inaccuracy in the delivery, and inconvenience in the settle

ment of the purchases, no lot can on any account be removed during the

time of sale. X. Upon failure of complying with the above conditions, the money

required and deposited in part of payment shall be forfeited; and if any loss is sustained in the reselling of such lots as are not cleared or paid for all charges on such re-sale shall be made good by the defaulters at this sale.

Gentlemen who cannot attend the Sale may have their Commissions faithfully

executed by their humble servants,

SOTHEBY, WILKINSON & HODGE,

13, Wellington Street, Strand.

CATALOGUE

OF

THE FIRST PORTION

OF

THE LIBRARY

OF THE LATE

SIR THOMAS PHILLIPPS, BART. F.R.S. &c.

OF

Middle Hill, Worcestershire, & Thirlestaine House, Cheltenham.

FIRST DAY'S

DAY'S SALE.

OCTAVO ET INFRA.

Lot 1.
BINGDON (T.) Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of
Worcester; an Account of Great and Little Malvern
Priory ; also the Antiquities of the Cathedral Churches
of Chichester and Lichfield, wormed at end

1717

2 Addison (G. A.) Indian Reminiscences, or the Bengal Moofussul Miscellany

1837 3 Addison. Another copy

1837 4 Addison (J.) Miscellaneous Works, Travels, Freeholder, Guardian,

and Spectator, 15 vol. old calf gilt, uniform Tonson, 1726 5 Addison (J.) Works; with Notes by Bp. Hurd, 6 vol. portrait, and plates of medals, fine copy in Etruscan calf, gilt

1811 6 Adelung (F.) Historical Sketch of Sanskrit Literature ; with

copious Bibliographical Notices of Sanskrit Works and Translations; trans. by D. A. Talboys

Oxford, 1832 7 Adelung. Another copy

ib. 1832 8 Adolphus (J. H.) The Royal Exile ; or, Memoirs of the public and

private Life of Q. Caroline, with History of the Charges against her in Parliament, 2 vol. portraits

1821

B

9 Ælfric Society. Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church. The Ser

mones Catholici or Homilies of Ælfric, in the original AngloSaxon, with an English Version by B. Thorpe, 2 vol. in 10 parts

1844-46 10 Ælfric Society. The Dialogue of Salomon and Saturnus, in the

original Anglo-Saxon, with an historical Introduction, Translation, &c. by J. M. Kemble, 3 parts, complete

1848 11 Aikin (Lucy) Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth, 2 vol. portrait, half calf

1819 AMERICANA12 Account of the European Settlements in America [by the Rt. Hon. E. Burke] 2 vol. maps, calf

1760 13 Another edition, 2 vol. maps, calf

1765 America and the Americans, by a Citizen of the World 1833 15 Another copy

1833 16 America; or an exact Description of the West Indies, more

especially of those Provinces which are under the Dominion of the King of Spain, by N. N. map, 1655 (not 1665, as in Lowndes)—AMERICA, the Second Part, containing the topographicall Description of the several Provinces, both of the

Northern and Southern part, n. d. russia, g. e. 17 Allen (Dr. W.) American Biographical and Historical Dictionary,

with a summary History of the several Colonies, second edition

Boston, 1832 18 Anglerii (Petri Martyris) de Rebus Oceanicis et Novo Orbe

decades tres-Ejusd.de Babylonica Legatione libri tres. Damiani à Goes de Rebus Æthiopicis, Indicis, Lusitanicis et Hispanicis opuscula, calf

Colonice, 1574 19 Another copy, title and first 3 leaves wormed, original stamped pigskin binding

ib. 1574 20 Apollonii (Levini) De Peruviæ Regionis, inter Novi Orbis Pro

vincias celeberrimæ, Inventione, et Rebus in eadem gestis, libri V. Brevis exactaque Novi Orbis et Peruviæ regionis chorographia, map, original stamped pigskin binding

Antverpice, J. Bellerus, 1567 Divided into 5 books, detailing successively the first expeditions of Pizarro and Almagro into the interior of Peru, the battles between Pizarro and the Inca Atabila, the siege of Cuzco, the arrival of Alvarado, his junction with Almagro, and their differences with Pizarro. In the last book the author gives an account of the mission of the Licentiate Gasca to Peru to pacify the country, the exe

cutions that he ordered, and the death of Pizarro. 21 Armitage (J.) History of Brazil, from the Arrival of the Bra

ganza Family, 1808, to the Abdication of Don Pedro, 1831, 2 vol. portraits

1836 22 Baird (Rev. R.) Religion in the United States of America : the

Origin, Progress, Relation to the State, and present Condition of the Evangelical Churches

Glasgow, 1844

AMERICANA-continued. 23 Barlæi (C.) Rerum per Octennium in BRASILIA et alibi gestarum,

sub præf. Com. J. Mauritii, Nassoviæ, etc. Historia : cui acces. Gul. Pisonis Tractt. de Aëribus, Aquis et Locis in Brasilia ; de Arundine saccharifera, &c. front. brilliant port. of Prince Maurice, with his arms, also folding plates, half vellum

Clivis, 1660 23* Another copy, no portrait, vellum

ib. 1660 *** The Chilian and Latin Vocabulary occupies pp. 474-491. 24 Barrère (P.) Nouvelle Relation de la France Equinoxiale, cont.

la Description des Côtes de la Guiane, de l'Isle de Cayenne, &c. plates and charts

Paris, 1743 25 Beaufoy (M.) Mexican Illustrations founded upon Facts, indica

tive of the present Condition of Society, Manners, &c. among the Spanish and Native Inhabitants of Mexico, map and plates

1828 26 Belknap (Jeremy) History of New Hampshire; also its Geography,

Natural History, Productions, Society and Manners, &c.

3 vol. map, binding cracked, Philadelphia and Boston, 1784-92 27 Benzoni (Girolamo) Nova Novi Orbis Historia, id est, Rerum

ab Hispanis in India Occidentali hactenus gestarum, et acerbo illorum in eas Gentes dominatu libri tres, Urbani Calvetonis opera industriaque ex Italicis Hier. Benzonis, Commentariis descripti, Latini facti, &c. in the original boards, covered with stamped pigskin, clasps

[Genevæ] Eust. Vignon, 1578 28 Beverley (R.) History and present State of Virginia, frontispiece

and 14 engravings by Gribelin copied from De Bry 1705 29 Another copy, plates

1705 30 Bisselii (Jo.) Argonauticon Americanorum, sine Historiæ Peri

culorum Petri Govei de Victoria, ac sociorum ejus, lib. XV, frontispiece and map, by W. Kilian, vellum Monachii, 1647 A very interesting volume for the narrations it affords concerning VESPUTIUS and COLUMBUS. DRAKE, who is here termed “Thalassiarchus Anglus," and his companions, are spoken of as audacious English pirates, for their attack upon Lima. There are notices of Sir Humphrey Gilbert, William Winter, and others; as also an account of

the fight between the English and Spaniards at Panama. 31 Bonnycastle (R. H.) Spanish America ; an Account of the

Dominions of Spain in the Western Hemisphere, 2 vol. in 1, maps

1818 32 Bubbles of Canada, by the author of “The Clockmaker" (T. C. Haliburton]

1839 33 Cartier (J.) Bref Recit et succincte Narration de la Navigation

faite en 1535-6, aux Iles de Canada, Hochelaga, Saguenay, &c. Réimpression figurée de l'éd. de 1545, avec les var. des MSS. précédée d'une Introd. par D'Avezac Paris, 1863

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