Catalogue of the choice collection of books, forming the library of Zelotes Hosmer, esq., of Cambridge, Mass., ... which will be sold by auction, on May 7, 1861, and three following days
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Page 6 - ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OF WRITING, as well Hieroglyphic as Elementary, Illustrated by Engravings taken from. Marbles, Manuscripts, and Charters, Ancient and Modern ; also Some Account of the Origin and Progress of Printing.
Page 69 - History of Latin Christianity ; including that of the Popes to the Pontificate of Nicholas V.
Page 24 - Vindida; or Clieveland's Genuine Poems, Orations, Epistles, &;c., purged from the many false and spurious ones which had usurped his name, and from innumerable Errours and Corruptions in the true Copies.
Page 21 - The Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, compared with the Former Editions and many valuable MSS. Out of which, Three Tales are added which were never before Printed ; By John Urry, Student of Christ-Church, Oxon, Deceased : Together •with a Glossary, By a Student of the same College.
Page 83 - The Arte of English Poesie. Contriued into three Bookes : The first of POETS and POESIE, the second of PROPORTION, the third of ORNAMENT.
Page 57 - London in Luster: projecting many bright Beams of Triumph : disposed into several Representations of Scenes and Pageants Performed with great Splendor on Wednesday, October ^.9. lti79, at the Initiation and Instalment of the Right Honourable Sir Robert Clayton, Knight, Lord Mayor of the City of London. Dignified with divers delightful Varieties of Presenters, with Speeches, Songs, and Actions, properly and punctually described.
Page 76 - The Oxford Sausage: Or, Select Poetical Pieces, Written by the most Celebrated Wits Of The University of Oxford.
Page 46 - Some account of a collection of several thousand bills, accounts, and inventories, illustrating the history of prices between the years 1650 and 1750. Presented to the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, by James Orchard Halliwell, esq., FRS, Hon. MRIA, Hon. MRSL, FSA, etc., Brixton Hill; printed for private circulation only: 1852.