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Bibliotheca Stanleiana, A Splendid Selection of Rare and Fine Books, from The Distinguished Library of Colonel Stanley

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Disbound auction catalogue with ms prices. The sale contained 'All his rare Italian and Spanish poetry, novels and romances', 'An extraordinary collection of voyages and travels, including A unique copy of De Bry's Voyages; All the old chronicles, with a matchless copy of holinshed upon large paper; splendid books of natural history; very fine classic; a singular collection of facetiae And various important and magnificent articles in every department of Literature, chiefly upon large paper, and in splendid bindings' ' The books will be sold by Auction, by R.H.Evans at his house, No.26, Pall Mall, Friday 30th April and Seven Following Days, (Sunday excepted) at 12 o'clock 1813. p48 Lot 763. Art of Cuckoldom, or Intrigues of the City Wives, 1697. Life of a Satyrical Puppy, called Nin, who worrieth all those Satyrists he knows, and barkes at the rest, (A writer in the Monthly Magazine asserts, that Sterne borrowed largely from this work in his Life of Tristram Shandy) 1657. Le Grand's Divine Epicurus, or Empire of Pleasure, 1676. Vision of Purgatory, with frontispiece, 1680, 8vo. See also, p38 lot 20 ; p39, lots 630 and 631 ; p41 lot 684.
 
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CCWSH:1426
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Width:
13.5cm

Height:
21.3cm