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Rare Books, Maps & Manuscripts

by Lyon & Turnbull

Platinum House

239 lots with images

May 14, 2013

Live Auction

33 Broughton Place

Edinburgh, EH1 3RR United Kingdom

Phone: +44 (0)131 557 8844

Fax: +44 (0)131 557 8668

Email: info@lyonandturnbull.com

239 Lots
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Architectural sketches - France

Lot 1: Architectural sketches - France

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Description: Architectural sketches - France 2 volumes, small folio (358 x 234mm.), c. 1829, approximately 144 pages of mounted pencil architectural drawings, sketches and watercolours, on paper or tracing paper, engraved plan of Lyon (1827) tipped in at end of one volume, uniform green half morocco, bindings slightly rubbed (2)

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Caracci, Annibale

Lot 2: Caracci, Annibale

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Description: Caracci, Annibale Aedium Farnesiarum tabulae. Rome: Venantii Monaldini, 1753. Folio, engraved portrait, title in red and black, 33 engraved plates on 30 sheets, contemporary vellum, rubbed and soiled, two small holes

Condition Report: small hole to plate 10 and to margin of plate 11, a few marginal holes and closed tears to leaves with no loss of text, some slight darkening, a little ink staining to final engraved vignette, some pages slightly wrinkled Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Castell, Robert

Lot 3: Castell, Robert

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Description: Castell, Robert The villas of the ancients illustrated. London, 1728. Folio, contemporary half calf, 13 engraved plates, 9 double-page, covers rubbed and spine very worn, some internal foxing and dampstaining

Condition Report: Dampstaining to margins of most plates, part of the out edge of the margins of 7 plates slightly friable as a result, 1 plate wtih slight marginal loss, bindings worn, joints split. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Cipriani, Giovanni Battista

Lot 4: Cipriani, Giovanni Battista

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Description: Cipriani, Giovanni Battista A collection of prints after the sketches and drawings of Giovanni Battista Cipriani... engraved by Mr Richard Earlow. London: J. & J. Boydell, 1789. Folio, portrait, engraved title, 49 engraved plates, some tinted, contemporary half calf, rubbed, joints split, binding crudely repaired

Condition Report: bookplate of Swinton C. Holland, , upper covers re-attached with strips of black calf, some foxing Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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[Dalí, Salvador] - Leymarie, Jean

Lot 5: [Dalí, Salvador] - Leymarie, Jean

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Description: [Dalí, Salvador] - Leymarie, Jean Picasso - métamorphoses et unité. Geneva: Editions d'Art Albert Skira, 1971. Folio, numerous colour illustrations, original cloth, dustwrapper, dustwrapper protected with acetate featuring scribble in biro adding glasses, moustache, beard and cross on a necklace to a photograph of Picasso, marks to free endpapers, inside of acetate with ownership signature, extremities slightly worn

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Dresden Royal Gallery

Lot 6: Dresden Royal Gallery

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Description: Dresden Royal Gallery Die vorzüglichsten gemälde der königliche Galerie in Dresden. Dresden: François Hanfstaengl, 1836. Very large folio, 1 engraved portrait, 1 engraved title and 193 engraved plates, possibly 3 volumes in one but lacking engraved titles and frontispieces for second and third volumes, bookplate of Malcolm of Poltalloch, contemporary morocco gilt with gilt doublures, some foxing, darkening, slight offsetting, dampstain to most plate margins, rubbing and scraping to boards and spine, upper joint splitting; sold not subject to return

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Falda, Giovanni Baptista

Lot 7: Falda, Giovanni Baptista

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Description: Falda, Giovanni Baptista Der römischen fontanen... Nuremberg: In Sandrartischem Verlag, 1685. Folio (354 x 235mm.), woodcut and engraved illustrations in the text, 42 engraved plates, most double-page, later morocco, some leaves with repaired tears at foot, occasional dampstaining

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Guiffrey, Jules

Lot 8: Guiffrey, Jules

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Description: Guiffrey, Jules Antoine Van Dyck, sa vie et son oeuvre. Paris: A. Quantin, 1882. Folio, 27 plates ( including 1 large folding plate), original cloth, bookplate of Lord Gretton, soiled, spine splitting and frayed at base, corners bumped, some spotting; Strong, Arthur S. Reproductions in facsimile of drawings of the Old Masters. London: P. & D. Colnaghi & Co., 1900-1903. Folio, 65 (of 66 plates, plate 1 lacking), in 6 parts, plates and explanations loose in wrappers inside orange portfolio case with ties, case faded with two sides detached, wrappers a little soiled, explanations of plates 43, 46, 62 and 65 lacking; Gower, Ronald, Lord Three hundred French portraits... by Clouet. London: Sampson, Low, [&c.], 1875. Folio, 2 volumes, 302 plates, plate 269 not present, contemporary blue cloth gilt, bookplates of Lord Cheylesmore and Lord Gretton, covers a little soiled, occasional spotting, most plates loose (4)

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Porcelain and Ceramics, a quantity including Reily, Robin

Lot 9: Porcelain and Ceramics, a quantity including Reily, Robin

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Description: Porcelain and Ceramics, a quantity including Reily, Robin Wedgwood. New York: Stockton Press, 1989. 4to, 2 volumes, blue cloth gilt, marbled slip case; Sassoon, Adrian Vincennes and Sevres porcelain, catalogue of the collections. Malibu: J. Paul Getty Museum, 1991. 4to, cloth gilt, dustwrapper; Williams, Sidney B. Antique blue and white Spode. London: Omega, 1987. Small 4to, blue cloth, dustwrappert; Haggar, Reingald G. The Masons of Lane Delph. London?: Geo. L. Ashworth & Bros. [n.d.] Small 4to, red cloth gilt, dustwrapper; Blunt, Reginald, editor The Cheyne book of Chelsea china and pottery. London: Geoffrey Bles, [n.d.] Small 4to, original? boards, library stamps; Young, Hilary and Walford, Tom British ceramic design, 1600-2002. Beckenham: English Ceramic Circle, 2003. 4to, red cloth gilt, dustwrapper; Hillier, Bevis Master potters of the industrial revolution. London: Cory, Adams & Mackay, 1965. Small 4to, orange gloth, dustwrapper repaired; Mackenna, Severene Champion's Bristol porcelain. Leigh-on-Sea: The Tithe House, 1947. Small 4to, orange cloth gilt; and a quantity of others (63)

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Porcelain, silver, metalwork, etc., a quantity, including

Lot 10: Porcelain, silver, metalwork, etc., a quantity, including

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Description: Porcelain, silver, metalwork, etc., a quantity, including Hackenbroch, Yvonne English and other silver in the Untermeyer Collection. London: Thames and Hudson, 1963; Nocq Orfèverie civile française... Paris: Albert Lévy, [n.d.]; Harvard Histoire de l'orfèverie française. Paris: Ancienne Maison..., 1896; Hefner-Alteneck Eisenwerke oder ornamentik der schmeiderkunst... Frankfurt: Heinrick Keller, 1870; Snowman, Kenneth A. Gold boxes of Europe. London: Faber & Faber, 1966; Ducret, S. Porcelaine de Saxe. Fribourg: Office de Livre, 1962; [Idem] Fürstenberger porzellan. Braunschweig: Klinkhardt & Bierman, 1965. 3 volumes; [Meissen Pottery] Dissertation-programme de la plus ancienne manufacture de porcelaine. Meissen: 1910; and 72 others, various sizes (81)

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Winkelmann, Johann Joachim

Lot 11: Winkelmann, Johann Joachim

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Description: Winkelmann, Johann Joachim Histoire de l'art chez les anciens... Paris: Seguy-Thiboust, 1790. 4to, volumes 1-2 only (of 3), engraved portrait, engraved frontispiece, volume 1 with 25 engraved plates, volume 2 with 37 engraved plates, contemporary mottled calf with gilt tooled spine and labels in red and black, spines a little rubbed and chipped, some slight foxing and several pages darkened in volume 2; Jomini, Général Baronde Traité des grandes opérations militaires, et histoire critique des campagnes de la révolution. [Paris: [N.p.] 1811-1813?] 4to, 2 atlas volumes only, first volume complete with 29 folding maps and plans, second volume has 13 folding maps, contemporary half calf, upper boards detached and rubbed, a little dust soiling and spotting to the maps; Fontenelle, Bernard le Bovier de Oeuvres... The Hague: Gosse & Neaulme, 1728-1729. 3 volumes, engraved frontispiece with portrait, titles in red and black, 5 engraved plates, contemporary calf, bookplates, covers rubbed, spines lacking, slight spotting and solme marginal dampstaining, small hole to upper margin of page 65 in volume 2 with loss of page number (5)

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A collection of four maps of Scotland and Ireland

Lot 12: A collection of four maps of Scotland and Ireland

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Description: A collection of four maps of Scotland and Ireland Kitchin, T. A new map of the Kingdom of Ireland... [London: John Cary, after 1799?] Hand-coloured in outline, 355x442mm (engraved area 290x364mm), some very slight marginal darkening, lower left corner a little creased, a couple of small marks in purple pen; Blaeu, J. and Blaeu, C. Lothian and Linlithquo. [Amsterdam: after 1654], 620x503mm (engraved area 550x380mm), Latin text on reverse, some marginal browning, dampstain to centre of upper margin, slightly affecting the engraved area, a few short closed tears; Thomson, John [A map of part of Dumfries and Galloway (Kirkconnel, Morton, Closeburn, Glencairn)]. Edinburgh: 1828. Hand-coloured in outline, 741x217mm (engraved area 196x628mm), a little dust-soiling, a few small chips and closed tears; Cary, John A new and correct map of the south part of Scotland. London: John Stockdale, 1805. Hand-coloured in outline, 427x552mm (engraved area 380x522mm) (4)

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Alexander, William

Lot 13: Alexander, William

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Description: Alexander, William Two hand-coloured engravings, each depicting a Chinese warrior in traditional costume, taken from Alexander's The Costume of China, 1805, framed and glazed in single frame with double-windowed mount, plates 13 and 20, visible engraved area of each plate c.200x135mm

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Collins, Captain Greenville

Lot 14: Collins, Captain Greenville

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Description: Collins, Captain Greenville The east coast of Scotland with the Isles of Orkney and Shetland. [London:] 1738. Hand-coloured, engraved area 445x560mm, laid down within mount, a little browned; [Idem] The Firth of Murry. [London:] 1738. Hand-coloured, engraved area 440x560mm, laid down within mount, slight spotting (2)

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† Edinburgh, attributed to Mary Stewart

Lot 15: † Edinburgh, attributed to Mary Stewart

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Description: Edinburgh, attributed to Mary Stewart Edinburgh and the surrounding country as seen from Calton Hill, c.1840-50[?], framed and glazed, hand-coloured lithographed panoramic view of Edinburgh with printed marginal labels indicating major landmarks, small amount of repair work to upper left corner and some very slight marginal darkening, dimensions of engraved area c.2240x230mm

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Map Bibliographies: Olaus Magnus & Martin Behaim - Ravenstein, E.G.

Lot 16: Map Bibliographies: Olaus Magnus & Martin Behaim - Ravenstein, E.G.

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Description: Map Bibliographies: Olaus Magnus & Martin Behaim - Ravenstein, E.G. Martin Behaim, his life and his globe. London, 1908. Folio, number 9 of 510 copies, with facsimile of Behaim's globe in 4 sheets printed in colors in pocket at end, original cloth-backed boards, uncut, slip case, bookplate of John Bartholomew, slip case rubbed; Brown, Basil Astronomical atlases, maps and charts. London, 1922. 4to, plates, original vellum, small tear to head of spine; Lynam, Edward The carta marina of Olaus Magnus, Venice 1539 & Rome 1572. Jenkintown: Tall Tree Library, 1949. 8vo, plates, original cloth; Rylands, Thomas G. The geography of Ptolemy elucidated. Dublin, 1893. 4to, plates, cloth, dustwrapper (4)

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Pont, Timothy

Lot 17: Pont, Timothy

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Description: Pont, Timothy A selection of 7 maps of Scotland after Timothy Pont, comprising of: Blaeu Sterlinensis praefectura. Amsterdam: after 1655, 550x621mm (engraved area 520x410 mm), Latin text on reverse, closed tear along central fold, slightly dampstained; [Blaeu] Buthe insula. Amsterdam: after 1655, 500x623mm (engraved area 500x388mm), Latin text on reverse, a little dust-soiled with slight dampstaining; [Blaeu] Skia... the Yle of Skie. Amsterdam: after 1655, 616x500mm (engraved area 525x410mm), Latin text on reverse, a little dust-soiled with dampstain to upper centre; [Blaeu] Arania. Amsterdam: after 1655, 621x506mm (engraved area 520x386mm), Latin text on reverse, a little dust-soiled with slight dampstain; [Blaeu] Vistus insula [Uist]. Amsterdam:after 1655, 620x530mm (engraved area 580x447mm), Latin text on reverse, slight dust-soiling and darkening; [Blaeu] Cunninghamia. Amsterdam: after 1655, hand-coloured in outline with impressive hand-coloured cartouche and vignette, 562x440mm (engraved area 550x423mm), no text on reverse, some darkening, chipping around edges with some loss to map border; [Blaeu] Nithia vicecomitatus, the Shirifdome of Nidis-Dale. Amsterdam: 1654, hand-coloured in outline with elaborately hand-coloured cartouches and vignette, 626x523mm (engraved area 581x385mm), Latin text on reverse, very browned with some spotting, masking tape on reverse where map has been mounted (7)

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Ptolemaeus, Claudius

Lot 18: Ptolemaeus, Claudius

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Description: Ptolemaeus, Claudius [Geographiae libri octo recogniti iam et diligenter emendati.] [Cologne: typis Godefridi Kempensis, 1584]. Folio, 26 [of 27], double page maps and 1 single page map, nineteenth century calf-backed boards, lacks 1 map, the engraved title-page and dedication leaf, some fore-margins inkstained, waterstained at inner and upper margins and upper section of most maps, wormhole at head of inner margin, some staining/discolouration to centre of maps from (later) guards, extensive worming of index inner margin, binding worn and soiled

Condition Report: collates, [120]; 59 leaves (including maps), [30] (index). Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Speed, John

Lot 19: Speed, John

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Description: Speed, John The kingdome of Scotland. Bassett and Chiswell?: [c.1676], framed and glazed map with insert map of Orkney, strapwork title cartouche and four vignettes of Scottish 'commoners' around margins, English text on verso, some very slight surface dust-soiling, engraved area c.520x382mm

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Balzac, Honoré de

Lot 20: Balzac, Honoré de

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Description: Balzac, Honoré de Oeuvres complètes. Paris: M. Levy, 1875-76. 24 volumes, 8vo, contemporary maroon quarter morocco, slightly spotted, a few volumes slightly rubbed, spines faded

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Baïf, Lazarede

Lot 21: Baïf, Lazarede

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Description: Baïf, Lazarede Annotationes in legem II... Basil: Froben, 1537. 4to, numerous woodcut illustrations and initials, publisher's device to colophon, contemporary black calf, rebacked, panelled with blind tooled acorns, bookplate of John Rowden Freme, upper cover detached, lower joint split, covers rubbed, clasps broken, a few annotations in ink, some spotting [USTC 671791]

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Belidor, Bernard Forest de

Lot 22: Belidor, Bernard Forest de

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Description: Belidor, Bernard Forest de La Science des Ingenieurs dans la Conduite des Travaux de Fortification et d'Architecture Civile. Paris: Charles-Antoine Jombert, 1739. 4to, engraved frontispiece, 53 plates, occasional spotting and small ink stain on verso of plate 27, original boards with chewing at corners, pages frayed and browning at edges, occasional mild spotting and staining, binding decayed

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Brice, Germain

Lot 23: Brice, Germain

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Description: Brice, Germain Description de la ville de Paris. Paris, 1752. 4 volumes, 12mo, 40 (of 41) folding engraved plates and maps, contemporary calf, rubbed; [Bauche, publisher] Memorial de Paris et de ses environs. Paris: Bauche, 1749. 2 volumes, 12mo, engraved titles, frontispieces, folding plan, folding map, contemporary calf, rubbed; [Dezallier d'Argenville, A.N.] Voyage pittoresque de Paris. Paris: De Bure, 1752. 12mo, additional engraved title & 4 plates, 2 folding, contemporary calf, rubbed; [Idem] Voyage pittoresque des environs de Paris. Paris: De Bure, 1755. 12mo, engraved frontispiece, contemporary calf, rubbed; Montesquieu, C. de S. De l'esprit des loix. Geneva: Barrilot & fils, 1753. 3 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf, worn; Sevigné, Mme. de Recueil de lettres. Paris, 1786. 8 volumes, 12mo, calf, worn; Lafayette, Mme de. Oeuvres. Amsterdam, 1786. 8 volumes, 12mo, calf, worn; Rousseau, J.J. Lettres de deux amants. Amsterdam: M.-M. Rey, 1775. 6 parts in 3 volumes, 8vo, engraved plates, calf, rubbed; and 23 others, 18th century French, volumes, worn; sold not subject to return (67)

Condition Report: others include worn set of Sully Memoires. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Carracci, Annibale

Lot 24: Carracci, Annibale

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Description: Carracci, Annibale Imagines Farnesiani cubiculi cum ipsarum monocromatibus et ornamentis Romae in aedibus Sereniss. Duciss Parmensis. Rome, [c. 1690]. Oblong folio, 12 plates and title page engraved by Petro Aquila, half morocco gilt, some light foxing and dampstaining to plates, one endpaper torn, hinges splitting and rubbing to spine and covers, cover detached

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Fireworks - Frezier, Amédée François

Lot 25: Fireworks - Frezier, Amédée François

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Description: Fireworks - Frezier, Amédée François Traité des feux d'artifice pour le spectacle. Paris: Nyon, 1747. 8vo, frontispiece and 13 folding plates, contemporary calf, first gathering, frontispiece and upper board detached, rubbed

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Herbelot, Barthélemy d'

Lot 26: Herbelot, Barthélemy d'

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Description: Herbelot, Barthélemy d' Bibliotheque orientale, ou dictionnaire universel. Maestricht: J.E. Doufour & P. Roux, 1776. Folio, title printed in red and black, half-title, contemporary calf, crudely rebacked, head and foot of spine, corners and upper joint rubbed

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l'Academie Royale des Médailles & des Inscriptions

Lot 27: l'Academie Royale des Médailles & des Inscriptions

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Description: l'Academie Royale des Médailles & des Inscriptions Médailles sur les principaux evenements du regne de Louis le Grand... Paris: l'Imprimerie Royale, 1702. 4to, engraved frontispiece, 297 engraved vignettes showing coins, contemporary calf, upper cover detached, rubbed, occasional dampstaining, small sticker to upper cover and another to spine

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Le Cabinet des Fées

Lot 28: Le Cabinet des Fées

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Description: Le Cabinet des Fées Ou collection choisie des contes des fées et autres contes merveilleux... Amsterdam: Rue et Hôtel Serpente, 1785-1789. 8vo, 41 volumes, contemporary mottled calf, bookplates of Mr A. Holmes and Lord Gretton, some covers and spines detached, rubbed, joints splitting; Gibbon, Edward The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. London: A. Strahan, 1788-1790. 8vo, 12 volumes, contemporary calf, bookplates with previous owner's name scratched out, rubbed, joints splitting, several labels lacking; Sold not subject to return (53)

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[Liger, Louis]

Lot 29: [Liger, Louis]

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Description: [Liger, Louis] Le ménage des champs, et de la ville, ou nouveau cuisinier françois accommodé au goût du temps. Paris: Damien Beugnié, 1714, engraved frontispiece, 5 folding engraved plates; [Idem] Le ménage des champs, et de la ville, ou nouveau jardinier françois accommodé au goût du temps. Paris: Damien Beugnié, 1715 , woodcut illustrations, together 2 volumes, 12mo, uniform contemporary calf gilt, occasional slight staining, printing flaw affecting headline on Aa2 in volume II, bindings rubbed, spines chipped; Eliot, T.S. Dust jackets for 'What is a Classic?' (London: Faber and Faber, ca.1944-1950. 8vo., cream with red and black title) and 'Ash Wednesday' (London: Faber and Faber, 1930?. 8vo., green with red foliate border around black title) (4)

Condition Report: Provenance: Brunon, inscriptions on title-pages dated March 1723; Paul Moreau à Dun-le-Roi, booklabel. Note: Vicaire col.523 The popularity of these works is reflected in the number of editions that appeared in close succession, starting with the first edition of the first work in 1710. Liger was a prolific writer on agricultural and horticultural matters, horses, hunting and estate management. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Mercurialis, Hieronymus

Lot 30: Mercurialis, Hieronymus

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Description: Mercurialis, Hieronymus Opuscula aurea & selectoria... Venice: Iuntas & Baba, 1644. 4to, title in red and black, half-title, contemporary calf, rubbed, spine peeling, half-title dust-soiled, pages 367-368 lacking

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Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

Lot 31: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques

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Description: Rousseau, Jean-Jacques Oeuvres complettes. Paris: Bélin, Caille, Grégoire & Volland, 1793. 12mo, 37 volumes, contemporary speckled calf, gilt tooled spines, covers rubbed, some volumes soiled around covers and edges, several volumes lacking labels; Voyages imaginaires, songes, visions et romans cabalistiques... Amsterdam: Rue et Hotel Serpente, 1787-1789. 8vo, 39 volumes, 75 (of 76?) engraved plates, contemporary mottled calf with gilt tooled spines, bookplates of Lord Gretton and Lady Ashburton, some spines and corners chipped, some soiling, some gouges to covers of volumes 1, 7 and 34 (76)

Condition Report: Voyages Imaginaires: Contains 75 (of 76?) engravings, some gouges to covers, spines chipped in places, occasional spotting, mostly light. Oeuvres Complettes: Many labels lacking, bindings rubbed and soiled with dusty residue around edges of pages of many volumes, some instances of damp-staining, slight foxing, some worming (especially in volume 23 - wormed p.179 to end) with loss of several words, a few instances of darker marginal spotting. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Sanchez, Thomas

Lot 32: Sanchez, Thomas

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Description: Sanchez, Thomas Disputationum de sancto matrimonii sacremento. Antwerp: Henricus Aertssius, 1626. Folio, 3 volumes in one, contemporary vellum with embossed floral motif to covers, title painted in red on spine, binding a little soiled, repair to page 403 of volume 1, a few small holes in volumes 2 and 3 with loss of a couple of letters, darkening to some pages; Domenichi, Lodovico Dialoghi. Venice: Gabriel Giolioto, 1562. 8vo, publisher's device to colophon, contemporary? vellum, a small amount of spotting, collates [28], 364, 385-399, [1] (Z7-AA8 possibly never bound in), [USTC 827379]; [Scudéry, Madeleine] Nouvelles conversations de morale... Paris: Sebastien Mabre-Cramoisy, 1688. First edition, 12mo, 2 volumes, engraved frontispiece, contemporary red calf gilt, g.e., covers and spines a little rubbed and soiled, some dampstaining, predominantly marginal; Terentius Afer, Publius Les comédies... Paris: Louis Cellot, 1771. 2 volumes (of 3), 2 engraved frontispieces, 3 engraved plates, contemporary mottled calf, bookplates of Joseph Knight, spines a little rubbed and cracked; Fontaine, Jean de la Contes et nouvelles en vers... Paris: Libraires Associés, 1791 and 1796. 8vo, portrait, engraved frontispiece, 84 engraved plates, contemporary calf, bokplates, slightly rubbed, spines darkened; Misson, Maximilien Voyage d'Italie. Amsterdam: (to be sold in Paris) Clousier, David, Durand, & Damonneville, 1743. 8vo, 2 volumes, frontispiece, titles in red and black, 63 engraved plates (37 folding), contemporary calf, spines and covers a little rubbed and bumped, a couple of closed closed tears to plate 1 in first volume and small hole to p.330 with loss of a couple of letters, very occasional spotting and offsetting, closed tears to plates 57 and 60 in volume 2 (10)

Condition Report: Notes [36], 1-364, 385-399, [1] (Z7-AA8 possibly never bound in) Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Tasso, Torquato

Lot 33: Tasso, Torquato

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Description: Tasso, Torquato Il goffredo, ovvero Gerusalemme liberata. Venice: Antonio Groppo, 1760-1761. Folio in sixes, 2 volumes, engraved frontispiece, portrait, red and black title in volume 1, 20 engraved plates, other engraved vignettes, contemporary vellum, covers a little soiled and faded (2)

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17th century English works - Butler, Samuel

Lot 34: 17th century English works - Butler, Samuel

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Description: 17th century English works - Butler, Samuel Hudibras. London: H. Herringman, 1684. 3 parts in one volume, 8vo, contemporary calf, inscriptions on title, pencil annotations, rebacked, rubbed, [Wing B6319]; Allestree, Richard The gentleman's calling. London: T. Garthwait, 1660. First edition, 8vo, 2 engraved titles and 2 engraved plates, contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, [Wing A1115]; [Perrinchief, Richard] The life and death of King Charles the First. London: J. Hindmarsh, 1693. 8vo, 3 parts in one volume, engraved plates, later calf, [Wing P1595], rebacked; [Baron, William] A just defence of the royal martyr K. Charles I. London: A. Roper [&c.], 1699. 8vo, 3 parts in one volume including supplement, eighteenth century panelled calf, [Wing B897], rebacked, corners worn; [Garth, Sir Samuel] The dispensary, a poem. London: J. Nutt, 1699. First edition, 8vo, engraved frontispiece, near contemporary calf, [Wing G273], upper cover detached (5)

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Barclay, John

Lot 35: Barclay, John

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Description: Barclay, John Argenis. London: R. Meighen & H. Seile, 1628. 8vo, contemporary calf, rubbed, covers detached, slight marginal worming, some spotting and darkening, portrait lacking [ESTC S100796; STC 1393]; 'Junius' Letters. London: H. S. Woodfall, 1772. 8vo, 2 volumes, contemporary red morocco, g.e., spines a little rubbed, some very slight soiling to covers [ESTC T001830] (3)

Condition Report: Barclay: note attached to inside of upper board; tear in lower margin of page 485 with no loss of text; boards rubbed and coming away from boards in places with a couple of gouge marks Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Barriffe, William

Lot 36: Barriffe, William

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Description: Barriffe, William Militarie discipline... London: John Dawson, 1643. Small 4to, engraved portrait, armorial plate ('Arma Pacis Fulcra'), and one folding plate (of 2), contemporary calf, bookplate, binding a little rubbed and soiled, some dust and dampstaining, slight spotting, a few annotations in ink in an early hand, very small tear to foremargin on page 100 [ESTC R6178] [Wing (2nd edition) B918]

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Bindings - Pepys, Samuel

Lot 37: Bindings - Pepys, Samuel

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Description: Bindings - Pepys, Samuel The diary, edited by H.B. Wheatley. London, 1899. 10 volumes, 8vo, brown half calf, t.e.g., some joints splitting; Gibbon, Edward The history of the decline and fall of the Roman Empire. London, 1802-07. 12 volumes, 8vo, engraved portrait, folding maps, contemporary tree calf, spines gilt, head and base of spines rubbed, lacks some labels (22)

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Blanckley, Thomas Riley

Lot 38: Blanckley, Thomas Riley

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Description: Blanckley, Thomas Riley A naval expositor. London: E. Orven, 1750. 4to, engraved title, engraved illustrations in page margins, contemporary calf, bookplate, rubbed, some soiling to covers, upper cover detached, offsetting from title to endpaper, [ESTC T131269]

Condition Report: endpapers and title a little darkened, Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Boethius, Hector

Lot 39: Boethius, Hector

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Description: Boethius, Hector Scotorum historiae a prima gentis origine. [Paris: De Puys, 1527] First edition, folio, engraved title in red and black ink, sectional title in black, some woodcut initials, [USTC 145871] some marginal annotations, slight spotting to fol. XCVI-XCVIII and hole in fol. CCXXV with loss of several words, very clean copy, contemporary calf with slight rubbing to covers, lacking A2 and possibly a couple of other leaves

Condition Report: Some ink scribbles in the bottom of one lower margin, otherwise nothing to add to catalogue description. Condition Disclaimer Under the Conditions of Sale applicable to the sale of the lot, buyers must satisfy themselves as to each and every aspect of the quality of the lot, including (without limitation) its authorship, attribution, condition, provenance, authenticity, age, suitability and origin. Lots are sold on an 'as is' basis but the actual condition of the lot may not be as good as indicated by its outward appearance. In particular parts may have been replaced or renewed and lots may not be authentic or of satisfactory quality. Any statement in relation to the lot is merely an expression of opinion of the seller or Lyon & Turnbull and should not be relied upon as an inducement to bid on the lot. Lots are available for inspection prior to the sale and you are strongly advised to examine any lot in which you are interested prior to the sale. Our condition report has not been prepared by a professional conservator, restorer or engineer.

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Brenton, Edward Pelham

Lot 40: Brenton, Edward Pelham

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Description: Brenton, Edward Pelham The naval history of Great Britain. London: C. Rice, 1823-1825 8vo, 5 volumes, 33 portraits, maps and plates (lacking map of Santa Cruz and portrait of Admiral Rainer), contemporary calf gilt, bookplates, spines and covers a little rubbed and faded, upper joint of volume 3 split, some spotting & offsetting; Fearne, Charles The trial of the honourable Admiral John Byng at a court martial... London: R. Manby, [&c], 1757. Folio, modern half calf, bookplate of Lord Gretton, spine a little faded and rubbed, title foxed [ESTC N549]; Hatsell, John Precedents of proceedings in the House of Commons... London: T.Payne [&c.], 1796. Third edition, 4to, 4 volumes, contemporary green morocco, gilt tooled borders, g.e., bookplates of Lord Gretton and the Earl of Bandon, a few marginal tears, some rust-holes affecting several letters, some dampstaining to volume 3, spines faded [ESTC T144009]; James, William A full and correct account of the chief naval occurrences of the late war between Great Britain and the United States of America. London: T. Egerton, 1817. 8vo, 3 engraved plates, contemporary marbled calf, spine gilt, a little rubbed, internal spotting; [Idem] A full and correct account of the chief naval occurences of the late war between Great Britain and the United States of America. London: T. Egerton, 1817. 8vo, 3 engraved plates, original blue boards, bookplate of Lord Gretton, covers and spine a little rubbed and soiled, upper joint splitting, some spotting to edges (12)

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Hedderwick, Peter

Lot 41: Hedderwick, Peter

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Description: Hedderwick, Peter A treatise on marine architecture... Edinburgh: printed for the author, 1830. 4to, text volume only, 8 engraved plates, nineteenth century half calf, bookplate of Lord Gretton, spine and corners a little rubbed and bumped, some slight foxing but mostly clean; Steel, David The elements and practice of naval architecture... London: W. Simpkin and R. Marshall, 1822. Third edition, 4to, text volume only, engraved frontispiece, folding table, 15 plates (some folding), contemporary half calf, bookplate of Lord Gretton, very occasional light spotting, a couple of minor closed marginal tears with no loss of text; [Idem] The elements and practice of naval architecture. London: P. Steel, 1805. First edition?, 4to, text volume only, engraved frontispiece, 9 engraved plates, contemporary half calf, bookplate of Lord Gretton, a little rubbed, pages 93-96 misbound, occasional slight spotting and a few plates a little browned (3)

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Langon, Baron

Lot 42: Langon, Baron

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Description: Langon, Baron Evenings with Prince Cambacérès... London: H. Colburn, 1837. 8vo, 2 volumes, engraved portraits, contemporary purple morocco with gilt tooled portrait of Napoleon to covers, g.e., bookplates of Lord Gretton, occasional slight spotting, spines and corners a little rubbed; Neale, Adam Letters from Portugal and Spain. London: R. Phillips, 1809. 4to, engraved map laid down, 12 engraved plates, contemporary calf, bookplate of Lord Gretton, rubbed, joints splitting, some spotting and darkening to plates and text, a few plates laid down (3)

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Leather bindings - Reynolds, Sir Joshua

Lot 43: Leather bindings - Reynolds, Sir Joshua

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Description: Leather bindings - Reynolds, Sir Joshua The works. London, 1798. Second edition, 3 volumes, 8vo, contemporary tree calf gilt; Watson, Robert The history of the reign of Philip the Second. London, 1803, 3 volumes, 8vo, contemporary tree calf, rebacked; Anquetil, M. Memoirs of the court of France. Edinburgh, 1791. 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary tree calf, neatly rebacked; Campan, Madame Memoirs of the private life of Marie Antoinette. London, 1823. 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary half calf, spines gilt; Sheffield, John, Duke of Buckingham The works. London, 1740. Third edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, spines gilt; Robertson, W. The history of the reign of the Emperor Charles V. London, 1806. 4 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf, very worn; Salmon, W. The chronological historian. London, 1747. 2 volumes, 8vo, calf, one cover detached; [Idem] The life and reign of King William III and Queen Mary. London, 1742. 8vo, calf, slightly rubbed; Plutarch Plutarch's lives. London: J. Tonson, 1703. 5 volumes, 8vo, engraved plates, contemporary calf, spines gilt, worn, slightly spotted; [Idem] Plutarch's lives, in eight volumes. London, 1770. 8 volumes, 12mo, engraved frontispiece, engraved portraits in text, contemporary calf, rubbed (32)

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Military - Prussia and England

Lot 44: Military - Prussia and England

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Description: Military - Prussia and England Regulations for the Prussian Infantry. London, 1754. 8vo, 7 folding engraved plates, 6 folding tables, contemporary calf, binding broken; [British Army] A list of the General and Field-Officers, in the several regiments of Horse, Dragoons and Foot, on the British and Irish establishments. London: J. Millan, [c.1765]. 8vo, 5 smaller engraved tables, partly hand-coloured, bound in, 2 further tables [?only] for Militia 1761, numbered 5 & 6, also bound in, contemporary calf, rubbed, upper cover detached; Lediard, Thomas The life of John, Duke of Marlborough. London, 1743. 2 volumes, 8vo, engraved portrait, plates, folding battle plans, contemporary calf gilt, rubbed (4)

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Military history - Marlborough, Duke of

Lot 45: Military history - Marlborough, Duke of

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Description: Military history - Marlborough, Duke of The life and military history of his grace the Duke of Malborough. London: M. Cooper, [&c.], 1754. 4to, engraved portrait, title in red and black, 9 folding engraved plates, boards and spine a little soiled, some internal dampstaining, some tears and repairs to plates; Montgomery, Sir A., Major-General The story of the Fourth Army. London: Hodder and Stoughton, [1920]. 4to, 2 volumes, 19 folded maps, 5 (of 7, 2 and 3 lacking) folding panoramic plates, original red cloth gilt, bookplate of Lord Gretton; Murray, Sir George, editor The letters and dispatches of John Churchill, First Duke of Malborough. London: John Murray, 1845. 8vo, 5 volumes, red cloth gilt, bookplates of Lord Gretton, covers and spines soiled, spines a little chipped; Jones, Sir John T. Journal of the sieges carried on by the army under the Duke of Wellington, in Spain... London: John Weale, [N.d., 1856?]. Third edition, 8vo, 3 volumes, 26 (of 27) folding maps, green cloth gilt, faded, some spotting.Napoleon Memoirs of the history of France during the reign of Napoleon. London: H. Colburn, 1823. 8vo, 2 volumes, purple cloth, bookplates of Lord Gretton, cloth faded and soiled; Hachette & Co. La guerre, racontée par l'image d'apres les sculpteurs les graveurs et les peintres. [N.p.] Hachette et Cie., 1903. 4to, original calf, g.e., bookplate of Lord Gretton, spine faded, covers a little rubbed Moore, James A narrative of the campaign of the British army in Spain. London: J. Johnson, 1809. 4to, engraved portrait, plate, 2 folding maps, contemporary half calf, bookplate of Lord Gretton, rubbed, joints split; And 7 other titles; sold not subject to return (23)

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Napoleon Bonaparte, a collection, including O'Meara, Barry E.

Lot 46: Napoleon Bonaparte, a collection, including O'Meara, Barry E.

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Description: Napoleon Bonaparte, a collection, including O'Meara, Barry E. Napoleon in exile. London, 1827. 2 volumes, 8vo, additional engraved titles, frontispieces & 1 plate, contemporary half calf gilt; Bourrienne, M. de Memoirs of Napoloen Bonaparte. Glasgow, [c.1880]. 2 volumes, large 8vo, modern half calf retaining original boards, occasional dampstains; Segur, General Count P. de History of the expedition to Russia. London, 1827. 2 volumes, 8vo, additional titles, folding map, contemporary half calf; Scott, Sir W. The field of Waterloo. Edinburgh, 1815. Third edition, 8vo, half morocco by Birdsall, original wrappers bound in; Goldsmith, LewisThe secret history of the cabinet of Bonaparte. London, 1811. 8vo, red half morocco, head of spine rubbed; Oudinot, Marshall Memoirs. London, 1896. 8vo, plates, blue half calf gilt, spine faded; Wilson, Sir R.T. A narrative of the expedition to Egypt. London, [1803]. 12mo, engraved portrait, folding map torn at fold without loss, modern calf, some spotting; Horne, R.H. The history of Napoleon. London, 1841. 2 volumes, 8vo, plates, half calf, rebacked; Gourgaud, Général Napoleon et la Grande Armée en Russie. Londres, 1825. 8vo, half calf, cover detached; Roland, Madame Mémoires. Paris, 1820. 2 volumes, 8vo, half calf gilt; Sévigné, Mme. de Lettres inédites. Paris, 1814. 8vo, folding genealogy, red half morocco gilt, slightly rubbed; Stael, Mme. la Baronne de Considérations sur les principaux événemens de la Révolution françoise. Paris, 1820. 3 volumes, 8vo, red morocco gilt, neatly rebacked retaining original spines; Marbot, Général Baron de Mémoires. Paris, [n.d.]. 3 volumes, 8vo, red half morocco gilt; [Code Napoleon] Codes de l'empire français... réunis en un seul volume. Paris, P.J. Voglet, 1812. Second edition, 12mo, engraved portrait, later calf, portrait partly hand-coloured, somewhat spotted; and 32 others, mostly cloth, relating to Napoleon or the French Revolution; sold not subject to return (55)

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Royal land holdings

Lot 47: Royal land holdings

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Description: Royal land holdings An account of all the manors, messuages, lands, tenements, and hereditaments in the different counties of England and Wales, held by lease from the Crown. London: S. Hooper and Messrs. Robinson, 1787. Oblong folio, gilt tree-calf, neatly rebacked retaining original spine, marbled endpapers, Earl of Stradbroke copy with his signature and bookplate, fine copy with some light foxing

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Schefferus, Joannes

Lot 48: Schefferus, Joannes

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Description: Schefferus, Joannes Argentoratensis, de militia navali veterum... Uppsala: Johannes Jansson, 1654. Small 4to, engraved frontispiece, 4 engraved plates, contemporary calf, a little rubbed and soiled, upper joint splitting, margins of pages 98 and 191 trimmed with loss of a small amount of engraving, occasional very light dampstaining

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Stevenson, J.R.H.

Lot 49: Stevenson, J.R.H.

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Description: Stevenson, J.R.H. Heraldry in Scotland. Glasgow: J. Maclehose, 1914. 4to, 2 volumes, number 158 of 540 copies, etched frontispiece by D.Y. Cameron, coloured frontispiece in volume 2 and 36 plates (9 coloured), original quarter vellum gilt, bindings a little soiled, occasional spotting, plate 26 loose, previous owner's bookplates on paste-down endpapers; Marwick, Sir James D. Early Glasgow... Glasgow: J. Maclehose, 1911. 4to, number 43 of 60 copies, 2 folding maps, 32 plates, original red quarter morocco gilt, binding a little faded and soiled, some small wormholes around joints, bookplate, slight spotting; Innes, Sir Thomas Scots heraldry... Edinburgh: Oliver and Boyd, 1956. Second edition, 4to, frontispiece, plates, original blue cloth, spine a little faded; Smollett, T. The history of England... London: T. Cadell, 1800. 8vo, 3 volumes, 8 engraved portraits, contemporary calf, gilt tooled spines, spines rubbed, joints weakening, some slight rubbing to boards; Buckle, H. T. London: Longmans, Green, 1882. 3 volumes, 8vo, contemporary calf, gilt tooled spines; Prescott, W. H. History of the conquest of Mexico. London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1865. 8vo, 2 volumes, 2 portraits, map, 2 plates, contemporary tree calf gilt, spine slightly faded, joints cracking, occasional spotting; [Idem] History of the conquest of Peru. London: R. Bentley, 1850. 8vo, 3 volumes, folding map, contemporary half calf, gilt tooled spines, spines a little faded, some slight bumping, occasional foxing; [Idem] History of the reign of Ferdinand and Isabella the Catholic. London: G. Routledge, [n.d.] 8vo, 2 volumes, 2 portraits, 4 plates, contemporary purple calf gilt, spines rubbed and faded, boards slightly scratched; Sykes, Sir Percy A history of Persia. London: Macmillan & Co., 1963. 8vo, 2 volumes, contemporary blue cloth, very slightly rubbed; Thomas, Bertram Alarms and excursions in Arabia. London: G. Allen & Unwin, 1931. First edition, 8vo, frontispiece, plates and maps, original red cloth, some fading and soiling to spine and boards, some internal foxing and dampstaining; and 2 other titles; Scott, Sir Walter Waverley novels. Edinburgh: A. & C. Black, 1871. Centenary edition, 8vo, 25 volumes, red half morocco gilt, portrait, frontispieces, engraved title vignettes, occasional light spotting, some rubbing, fading and soiling to boards and spines (37)

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Universal History, An

Lot 50: Universal History, An

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Description: Universal History, An from the earliest account of time. London. London: T. Osborne, A. Millar, J. Osborn, 1747-48. Volumes 1-20. 8vo, 110 engraved plates and maps, some folding, list of subscribers, contemporary calf, a few short tears to maps, one plate detached, head and tail of most spines rubbed, most joints split, one cover detached

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