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AN ACCOUNT OF RARE, CURIOUS, AND USEFUL BOOKS, PUBLISHED
IN OR RELATING TO GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND, FROM THE
INVENTION OF PRINTING; WITH BIBLIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL
NOTICES, COLLATIONS OF THE RARER ARTICLES, AND THE PRICES
AT WHICH THEY HAVE BEEN SOLD IN THE PRESENT CENTURY

BY

WILLIAM THOMAS LOWNDES.

NEW EDITION, REVISED, CORRECTED, AND ENLARGED,

BY HENRY G. BOHN.

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BELL & DALDY, 6, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN,

AND 186, FLEET STREET.

1865.

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2000 .1979 1857

LONDON: PRINTED BY W. CLOWES AND SONS, STAMFORD STREET.

NOTICE TO THE TENTH PART.

The present part concludes my bibliographical labours on the nucleus furnished by Lowndes—but does not complete the work. An Appendix is to follow immediately, which will contain, inter alia, a complete list of all the books printed by the Literary and Scientific Societies of Great Britain, with such particulars respecting them as are likely to be useful to the scholar and collector.

What I shall have to say in taking a retrospective and prospective view of an undertaking which has already cost me seven years of anxiety and application, may conveniently be deferred till then.

In the meantime, I will venture to assert, and I do so conscientiously, that I have largely exceeded, in fulfilment, my self-imposed contract with the reader ; and so far from having flagged as I approached the completion of my task, I have gone on to the end with increased exertion, in evidence of which, as well as in conformity with my previous practice, I cite a few principal articles :

VIRGIL; VOLTAIRE ; WALPOLE, Horace; WALTON, Isaac; WARBURTON, Bp.; WARD, Ned; WABE, Sir James ; WASHINGTON; WEBSTER, Noah; The WESLEYS ; WHATELEY, Abp.; WHEWELL, William; WHITE, Gilbert; WHITE, Richard ;

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WHITTINGTON, Robert ; WIGHT, Robert; WILD, Charles ; WILKINSON, Sir Gardner ; Wilson, Alexander; WIT; WITCHCRAFT ; WITHER, George; WOMAN; Wood, Anthony; Wood. WARD, Dr. John; WOBDSWORTH, Christopher; XENOPHON ; YOUNG, Arthur; YOUNG, Edward.

HENRY G. BOHN.

YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN,

March 15, 1864.

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printer was formerly thonght to have V. G. L.–Bri- been the compiler; but it is now said to tish Lightning

be written by Thomas Harman - Lond.

1603, 4to. 1643. See Bri- collection.

A copy is in Earl Spencer's

Reprinted, Westminster, tish Lightning 1813, 8vo.

V. J. See VI- VAGNE. See VAUGHAN. CARS, John.

VAGRANTS. V. R.- England's Joy, a lauda- to be executed in the Cittie of Lon

Orders appointed tory Poemon Queen Elizabeth, don for setting Roges and Idle occasioned by Lord Mount-Joy's Persons to worke, and for releefe of Defeat of the Irish Rebels, under the Poor. Lond. Hugh Singleton, the Earl of Tyrone, by R. V. 4to. A copy in a bookseller's late catalogue

(1588), 4to.

In the Grenville Collection. was priced 121. 12s. V. R.–The True Testimonie of

VAILLANT. See LE VAILLANT. a Faithful Subject. Lond. n. p. or VALDENSES. See WALDENSES. d. 8vo.

VALDES, Francisco. The SerIn prose and verse. V. R.—New Court Songs and Office of a Sergeant Maior, en.

geant Maior ; or, a Dialogue of the Poems. Lond. 1672, 8vo.

glished by Iohn Thorius. Lond. V. R.-See VEEL, Robert. VER- 1590, 4to. STEGAN, Richard.

A translation from the Spanish. V.T. - See VINCENT, Thomas. VALDESSO, John. The Hundred V.V.Bas.— See WHITE, Richard. and Ten Considerations treating of V. W.-See VALLANS, William. those things most profitable in our

VADE MECUM ; a Manuall of Christian Profession. (Translated Essayes Morall and Theologicall. from the Spanish by N. Ferrar.) Lond. 1629, 8vo

Oxford, 1638, sm. 4to.
Heber, pt. ii. 6088, 8s. 6d.

Bliss, pt. ii. 88. 6d. VAGABONDS.—The Fraternitye of VALENTIA, George Annesley, Vacabondes, with a Description of Viscount. Voyages and Travels to the crafty Company of Cousoners India, Ceylon, the Red Sea, Abysand Shifters : whereunto also is ad. sinia, and gypt 1802-6. By ioyned the xxv Orders of Knaues, George Viscount Valentia. Lond. other wise called a Quartern of 1809, 4to. 3 vols. Knaves. Confirmed for ever by With plates. This work contains much Cocke Lorell.

information of a novel and important Lond. by John

kind; but it might advantageously have Awdeley, 1575, 4to.

been comprised in less compass. BLACK LETTER, nine leaves. One of the read through the press by Mr. Salt, who

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