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exquisite Diamond Edition of Shakespeare, 9 vols., PLEASANT it is to leave the daily press for a while, 18mo, calf extra, 1825, 31. 38., scarce. The catalogue with its accounts of wars and rumours

of wars, also includes a choice set, to 1897, of the Shropshire and quietly to turn over the pages of these new Archæological Society's Transactions, 201. ; Alesius,

• Responsio ad Cochlæi Calumnias,' 161. 16s. (this catalogues.

is excessively rare, and there is no copy in the Mr. Cleaver, of Bath, has the original issue of British Museum); and Transactions of the Biblical Punch, 1841-1902, 251. ; "The Royal Military Chro- Archæological Society, 21 vols. A large portion of nicle,"1811-15, with portraits, 21. 108. ; 'The Battle the catalogue is devoted to works on theology and Abbey Roll,' 1889; Costumes,' 1802-18, 6 vols. ; philosophy, some of them very rare. Under Shelley's 'Essays,'Moxon, 1840 ; several sets of the Political and Social Economy we find John Bright, * Antiquarian Itinerary', and a number of works Canning, Cobden, Grattan; the Economic Journal, on Somerset, Hampshire, Berkshire, and Scotland.

13 vols. ; Mayhew's 'London Labour and the Lon. From Mr. Dobell's good general list we pick out don Poor'; an extensive collection of Remarkable the following: -A folio Shakespeare, 135l., Thos. Trials,' 68 vols., 1757-1857, 551. General Literature Cotes for Robert Allot, 1632, Fleay's London includes Milton's 'Paradise Lost,' the rare first Stage'; Omar Khayyam, Edward FitzGerald's edition, $. Simmons, 1668, 301. ; Stow's 'London, fourth (and final) version, 41. 48., 1879; FitzGerald's 1720, and another copy, 1754-5; George Smith's * Poems,' 31. 3s., presentation copy; FitzGerald's Household Furniture,' 1808, very scarce ; Bon Ton Literary Remains, édition de luxe, 41. 48. ; Cole- Magazine,

6 vols., 1818-21 ; the first English transridge's paper the Friend, Nos. 1 to 27 (all pub- lation of Seneca, 1581, very rare, 71. 108. ; a choice lished), and The Plot Discovered,'original edition, copy of Ştirling-Maxwell's Annals of the Artists very rare ; . Dr. Syntax in Paris,' 1820; and 'Life of of Spain,' first edition, 1848 ; 'Life of Stothard." Blake,' first edition.

with personal reminiscences, by, Mrs Bray, 200 We have from Mr. Francis Edwards one of his engravings, 1851 ; Thackeray's Vanity Fair, first “short lists,” in which we find Adam's work on edition, 1848, scarce, 61. 158.; Tuer's ' History of the 'Architecture (1778-1822), price 101. 103. ; *New Hornbook '; and The Turner Gallery,' 1859-61. Not France,' by Charlevoix, translated by Dr. Shea ; the least interesting item is Charles Molloy WestDumas's Celebrated Crimes,' 8 vols., 1895; Flet- macott's “The English Spy,' 18:25-6, 2 vols., bound cher's English and Foreign Bookbindings'; Foster's in crushed crimson Levant morocco extra by ‘Miniature Painters'; Garnier's 'Soft Porcelain of Riviere, 301. Sèvres'; Perrot and Chipiez's History of Ancient Mr. Winter, Charing Cross Road, has a collection Art'; Roberts's 'Memorials of Christie's '; Racinet's of Latin, French, and Italian MSS. among his recent * Le Costume Historique,',201. ; and “Fauna Japo- purchases. His catalogue contains a good general nica' (Leyden, 1833-50), 311. 108.

list-among other items, first edition of Ingoldsby; Messrs. George's Sons, of Bristol, have a list in The Social Day,' by Peter Cox, with water-colour cluding Dr. Grosart's private issues, works on painting on the fore edges; Martin Chuzzlewit,' ceramics, architecture, and drama.

first edition, &c. Mr. Charles Higham's catalogue dated the 20th inst. contains a large collection of theological works, those specially Roman Catholic occupying eighteen

Notices to Correspondents. pages.

Mr. Macphail, of Edinburgh, bas a first edition We must call special attention to the following of Kay’s ‘Original Portraits, 1837. This is a good notices :sound copy and contains upwards of 400 portraits, On all communications must be written the name price 41. 178.

6d. There is also Nisbet's Heraldry, and address of the sender, not necessarily for pubin perfect condition, 71. 158. ; this has the full lication, but as a guarantee of good faith. complement of the rare 53 large full-page plates. Slezer's Theatrum Scotiæ,' 1814, a very choice spondents must observe the following rules. Let

To secure insertion of communications correcopy, is 6 guineas. A complete set of the Pro: each note, query, or reply be written on a separate ceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, slip of paper, with the signature of the writer and from its commencement in 1851 to 1900, 34, vols., is such address as he wishes to appear. When auswer. 10. 103. ; and Archæologia, from

1800 to 1844, 21. 158. ing queries, or making notes with regard to previous There are also many interesting items classed as entries in the paper, contributors are requested to Jacobite, Edinburgh, Highland, Occult, &c.

put in parentheses, immediately after the exact Messrs. Maggs, of the Strand, have a list of heading, the series, volume, and page or pages to engraved portraits and decorative engravings in which they refer. Correspondents who repeat mezzotint, stipple, and line.

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