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calf (several catchwords and head rules cut away, blank corner torn off k3, but generally a good sound copy).
London: for T. Thorpe, 1611 A RARE AND IMPORTANT early account of travels in the East, of which an abridged version was published in Purchas, and again in the Oxford Collection of Voyages and Travels. 181. CARVED IVORIES. [Catalogue of] The George A. Hearn Collection of Carved Ivories. With Historical Introduction. Numerous fine plates. Large 8vo, half morocco, gilt.
[New York:] Privately Printed, 1908 182. CAVALLO (TIBERIO). Trattato completo d’Elettricità teorica a pratica con sperimenti originali. Tradotto in Italiano dall' originale Inglese, con addizioni e cangiamenti fatti dall' Autore. 3 folding plates at the end. Thick 8vo, original limp boards, uncut (name on title).
Firenze, 1779 183. CAVENDISH (GEORGE). Life and Death of Cardinal Wolsey. Illustrated with portraits by Holbein. Folio, boards, cloth back, uncut.
Boston, 1905 One of a limited number printed at the Riverside Press. 184. CAXTON CLUB. Officers, Committees, Constitution Members. 1895, 1897-1910, 1912. 16 vols. 12mo, cloth, uncut. Volumes for 1895 and 1897 bound in boards. Chicago, 1895-1912
185. CENTURY ASSOCIATION. Catalogue of the James Lorimer Graham Library. 8vo, boards, cloth back, uncut.
New York: Printed for the Association, 1896 186. CHAP BOOK. The History and Adventures of Jack Mansong, the Famous Negro Robber, and Terror of Jamaica. Vignette on title and at end. 12mo, uncut and unopened, as published. RARE.
Otley ; William Walker, n. d. [c. 1820] 187. CHARLES I. Holograph Letter of Charles I. Facsimile and portrait. Royal 8vo, boards, uncut.
St. Louis: W. K. Bixby, 1915 Privately printed from the Original in Mr. Bixby's collection. Inscribed from Mr. Bixby to Mr. Forman. 188. CHARLES II. An Act for Renouncing and Disanulling The Pretended Title of Charls Stuart, &c. At the Parliament begun at Westminster, 17 Sept., 1656. Three leaves. Black letter, title in roman with the large woodcut seal of the Commonwealth. Folio, unbound, preserved in a specially made cloth case.
London: H. Hills and J. Field, Printers to His Highness the Lord Protector, 1657
THE RARE ORIGINAL ACT renouncing allegiance to “Charls Stuart, eldest son of the late King Charls, James Stuart, second son of the said late King, Henry Stuart, third son of the said late King,'' or any other of his posterity.
Fine copy 189. CLARKE (MARY ANNE). The Rival Princes; or, a Faithful Narrative of Facts relating to Mrs. M. A. Clarke's politi
cal acquaintance with Colonel Wardle, Major Dodd, etc., etc., who were concerned in the charges against the Duke of York, etc. Frontispiece portrait by Freeman. 2 vols. 8vo, polished calf, gilt backs, gilt tops, uncut, by Rivière.
London : Printed for the Author, 1810 FINE TALL COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION, IN UNCUT CONDITION. Very Searce.
Another copy. 2 vols. 8vo, half red levant morocco, gilt edges, by Root. London: Printed for the Author, 1810
190. CLASSICS. Don Quixote of La Mancha. By Cervantes. 4 vols.; The Life and Adventures of Lazarillo de Tormes; The Life and Adventures of Guzman d'Alfarache (Aleman), 2 vols.; The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane (Le Sage), 3 vols.; Asmodeus (Le Sage) : The Bachelor of Salamanca (Le Sage); The History of Vanillo Gonzales (Le Sage). Illustrated with numerous fine etchings. Together 12 vols. 8vo, cloth (1 volume shaken).
London and New York, v. d.
191. CLAUDIANUS (CLAUDIUS). C. Claudiani Alexandrini, Poetæ illustriss, quotquot nostra hac tempestate extant opuscula. Small 8vo, name on title, old French red morocco extra.
Parisiis : apud Simonen Colinæum, 1530 A rare early edition from the celebrated Paris press of Simon Colines.
192. COLERIDGE (SAMUEL TAYLOR). Fifteen lines in the Poet's Autograph in Eulogy of Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress and probably written on an end paper of the same. 8vo, n. d., signed in full.
An interesting item.
193. COLORED CARICATURES. A series of 27 Humorous Colored Political Caricatures by W. Heath, J. Doyle, and R. Seymour, satirising the King, the Duke of Wellington, Irish Affairs, etc., etc. Bound together in 1 vol., oblong folio, half red morocco extra, gilt edge, by Root.
London, T. McLean, 1829-31 Fine original impressions.
194. COLORED COSTUME PLATES. Galerie Dramatique Costumes des Theatres de Paris. Par M. Mrs. Dollet, Lacauchie et L. Lassalle. Illustrated with 459 fine colored full-page plates. 5 vols. (lacks vol. 3). Royal 8vo, half red morocco, gilt tops.
Paris, n. d.
195. Costumes, Meurs, et Habillemens, dans le Royaume des Pays-Bas. Illustrated with 20 beautiful colored plates. 12mo, boards (hinges cracked and name cut from title).
Amsterdam, n. d.
196. COLORED PLATE. Johnny New-Come in the Island of Jamaica. A large humorous colored print in 21 compartments, with text beneath each, representing his adventures in Jamaica
from his arrival to his death in the Island. “A. J. 67 Reg* invent et pinxit.” Engraved surface measures 12 by 19 inches.
London: Published by William Holland, 1 Oct., 1800 FINE COPY. VERY RARE. Evidently the source which gave Rowlandson his idea for the illustrations to Burton's Military Adventures of Johnny Newcome, published in 1816. Interesting also for its delineation of Life in Jamaica at the beginning of the nineteenth century.
A Grand Jamaica Ball ..or the Creolean Hop a la Muftee, as exhibited in Spanish Town. Graciously Dedicated to the Hon. Mrs. R—n Custodi morum, &c. A large humorous colored plate in the style of Woodward, with numerous figures taking part in various dances, on-lookers, attendants, etc., all in the costume of the period. Engraved surface measures 1134 by 19 inches.
London: Published by William Holland, 1802
198. The History of the Abbey Church of St. Peters, Westminster, Its Antiquities and Monuments. Full-page colored plates, portrait, plans, etc. 2 vols. 4to, half russia (joints cracking and some leaves here and there time-spotted).
London: R. Ackermann, 1812 WITH 80 LARGE FULL-PAGE COLORED AQUATINT PLATES. The text was written by Wm. Combe. ORIGINAL EDITION, with List of Subscribers.
199. — A Nineteenth Century and Familiar History of Lives, Loves, and Misfortunes of Abeillard and Heloisa, a matchless pair, who flourished in the Twelfth Century. By Robert Rabelais, the Younger. Illustrated with brilliant impressions of the ten aquatint plates by Lewis, printed in colors after the designs by Thurston. 8vo, full green levant morocco, gilt back and sides, gilt over rough edges, gilt inside borders by Ruban.
London, 1819 AN UNUSUALLY CHOICE COPY IN A VERY HANDSOME BINDING OF THIS
EXTREMELY RARE WORK.
200. Women of the Old and New Testament. A series of portraits in beautiful coloring, with characteristic descriptions, by several American Clergymen. Imp. 8vo, lacquer binding, with a view in gold and inlays of mother-of-pearl representing Mt. Carmel, gilt edges. A few pp. loose.
New York, 1850 An interesting specimen of American binding.
201. COMMONWEALTH ACT. An Act for the Exportation of Several Commodities of the Breed, Growth and Manufacture of this Commonwealth. At the Parliament begun at Westminster 17 Sept. 1656. Woodcut of Commonwealth Seal on title, tert printed in bold black letter. Small folio.
London: H. Hills and J. Field, Printers to His Highness, 1657
202. CONGREVE (WILLIAM). The Way of the World. A Comedy. Small 4to, half brown calf (some stains).
FIRST EDITION. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1700
203. COPPEE (FRANCOIS). Euvres complètes de Francois Coppée, de l'Academie Francaise. Edition illustrée par Francois Flameng et Tofani, gravures au burin par Boisson, Boutelié, Dubouchet, Leopold Flameng et Jules Jacquet. 16 vols. 8vo, new half levant morocco, gilt backs, gilt tops, uncut. Paris, 1888-1904
FINE SET, comprising Poesies, Theatre, Prose. Illustrated with the beautiful plates in two states, Proofs BEFORE ALL LETTERS, and with the titles, engraved by Boutalié, etc. COMPLETE SETS ARE VERY RARE, as this edition was published during a period of 16 years. 204. — Henriette. 12mo, original wrappers (shaken), uncut.
Paris, 1889 FIRST EDITION. Autograph presentation copy from the author. 205. Le Coupable. 12mo, half maroon morocco, gilt top, uncut, original wrappers bound in.
Paris, 1897 FIRST EDITION. Autograph presentation copy from the author. 206. COSTUME PLATES. A Collection of the Dresses of Different Nations, Antient and Modern, particularly Old English Dresses, after the designs of Holbein, Vandyke, Hollar and others. Illustrated with 240 very fine engraved plates. 2 vols. 4to, old half russia (worn).
London: Thomas Jefferys, 1757 207. CORNWALLIS (LORD). A. L. S. to Edward Hey on Military Affairs. 1 page 4to, March 16th, 1790.
208. COSTUME IN THE XVITH CENTURY. Vecellio (C.) De Gli Habiti Antichi et Moderni di Diuerse Parte del Mondo Libri dve. Fine woodcut border to title, AND 420 INTERESTING WOODCU'TS OF THE COSTUME OF THE DIFFERENT NATIONALITIES OF EUROPE, ASIA, AND AFRICA, FROM DESIGNS BY TITIAN, WITHIN ORNAMENTAL WOODCUT BORDERS, including 3 views in Venice. Title creased, and margins slightly discolored, large copy, thick 8vo, red morocco, gilt edges.
In Venetia : Presso D. Zenaro, 1590 FIRST EDITION. Very rare. An elegant and highly esteemed work, invaluable to artists.
209. COUNCILS OF CONSTANCE AND BASLE. Acta Scitu dignissima docteque concinnata Constantiensis celebratissimi (edited by Zacharius Ferrerius, Bishop of Guardia-Alferia]-Decreta et acta Concilii Basiliensis [edited by the same]. Two parts in 1 vol. Headings and titles in GOTHIC LETTER, text in roman, long lines, FINE FULL-PAGE WOODCUT of the Council, repeated 4 times, BEAUTIFUL ORNAMENTAL BORDER, WHITE on BLACK to TITLES and FIRST PAGE of Text in EACH PART, two different designs, that to the titles enclosing the printer's fine device, the others containing a shield on which in two cases the arms of the original owner are supplied by hand, a different device of the printer at the end of each part, several large pictorial and ornamental woodcut initials. Slightly wormed, chiefly in the back margin at end. Fine large copy. Small folio, old vellum (covers a little wormed).
Mediolani: per Gotardum Ponticum, 1511 Extremely rare. There is no copy in the British Museum nor can we find any record of the sale of a copy. Remarkable for the beauty
of its border work, decorative initials, and spirited full-page woodcut, four times repeated, it is one of the finest of the works issued from the early Milan Press of Gotardus de Ponte, who printed in that city from 1500 to 1535.
210. COVERDALE (MILES, Bishop of Exeter). . Certain most godly, fruitful, and comfortable letters of such true Saintes and holy Martyrs of God, as in the late bloodye persecution here within this Realme, gaue their lyues for the defence of Christes holy gospel : written in the tyme of theyr affliction and cruell imprysonment. Black letter and italics, title within ornamental border, woodcut of a Burning on reverse, numerous woodcut initials and ornaments. Wormhole in lower margin of pp. 479-93 and a few other slight wormholes, chiefly in lower margins, names of early owners and other writing on some margins, slightly discolored by age and use, but a remarkably fine large copy, sprinkled calf.
Imprinted at London by John Day, dwelling ouer Aldersgate, beneath St. Martines, 1564
FIRST EDITION. VERY RARE and a fine example of John Day's celebrated press. The letters are by Archbishop Cranmer, Ridley Bishop of London, Hooper Bishop of Gloucester, John Bradford the Martyr, L. Saunders, John Careles, Lady Jane Grey, and others. Ritson does not notice the verses by Saunders and Careles found at pp. 215 and 634-40. The “certayne godly verses” by Saunders consist only of 14 long lines in rhyming couplets. The "sweet and heavenly exercise'' by Charles is in 28 four-line stanzas, and a little further on are some verses which he wrote in Mistress Jane Glascock's book. The Preface is by Miles Coverdale, the translator of the first English Bible. The last 4 leaves are wrongly bound up at the beginning. 211. COWPER (WILLIAM). Works. Comprising his Poems, correspondence and translations. With a life of the author. Edited by Robert Southey. 15 vols. 16mo, full cream-colored morocco, very richly gilt tooled, gilt edges, by Hayday.
London, 1836 THE BEST EDITION IN A VERY HANDSOME BINDING.
EXTRA ILLUSTRATED 212. CROMWELL. [Kimber (Isaac).] The Life of Oliver Cromwell, Lord-Protector of the Commonwealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland, impartially collected from the best Historians and several Original Manuscripts. With portrait by Vertue, EXTRA ILLUSTRATED by the insertion of 65 scarce old portraits of the notable personages mentioned in the book, carefully inlaid where necessary to size, 8vo, old half green morocco, top edge gilt.
London: J. Brotherton and T. Cox, 1743 A genuine old piece of grangerizing executed before 1827 when scarce old portraits were much more easily met with than at the present day. 213. CRUIKSHANK. Egan (Pierce). Life in London; or, the Day and Night Scenes of Jerry Hawthorne, Esq., and his Elegant Friend Corinthian Tom, accompanied by Bob Logic, the Oxonian in their Rambles and Sprees through the Metropolis. Illustrated with the series of colored plates and woodcuts by I. R. and George Cruikshank (wants the music). 8vo, crushed red levant morocco, gilt top, uncut, emblematic tooling on back. London, 1821
A GOOD COPY. Wants the half-title.