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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.


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 WOODCUTS 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, in

valuable to artists.

209. COUNCILS OF CONSTANCE AND BASLE. Acta Seitu 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.


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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



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.


London Oddities, or the Theatrical Cabinet. Being Neat Tit-Bits of Humour and Eccentricity. 12 numbers in 1 vol. Svo, each with a highly humorous colored frontispiece, all but one signed I. R. Cruikshank or 1. R. C. Original boards, cloth back, with label (the label soiled and slightly defective).

London: Hodgson and Co., n. d. [1823]

THE VERY RARE FIRST EDITION, hardly ever found with the 12 numbers complete and in the fine and uncut state of the present copy. According to George Cruikshank's note in the Truman copy one of the plates is by him. Fine uncut copy.


Dolly and the Rat, or the Brisket Family. A Burlesque, Tragic, Comic, Operatic Parody on the Maid and Magpie, with Songs, &c., &c., in two acts. With colored frontispiece (backed) of Vale as Dickey Scrag, by George Cruikshank, signed G Ck. 8vo, half red morocco, fancy gilt sides, edges rough gilt.

London: Duncombe, 1823

Practically uncut copy, with the 2 leaves of Duncombe's list of publications at end.


George Cruikshank's Omnibus. Edited by Laman Blanchard. 22 full-page etchings and numerous woodcuts by G. C. 8vo, half roan. London: Tilt & Bogue, 1842


The Rose and The Lily. blems of England and France. etched by G. C. at 83 years of age.

How they became the EmBy Mrs. O. Blewitt. Frontispiece Small 8vo, cloth, gilt.

London, 1877

218. CURIOUS. La Gorge de Mirza, sujet proposé au Concours et dont un baiser a été le prix. Finely engraved frontispiece of a bust portrait, half nude, of a young girl, by Bonville. 12mo, full red levant morocco, artistically tooled. Paris, 1802


219. CUVIER (GEORGES). Le Regne Animal distribue d'après son organisation, pour servir de base a l'Histoire Naturelle des Animaux. Illustrated with hundreds of superbly colored plates. 20 vols. royal 8vo, boards, calf backs. Paris, n. d.

The set comprises: Mollusques, Poissons, Reptiles, Mammiferes, Oiseaux, Zoophytes, Crustaces, Insects, Arachnides, and Annelides. The plates to each subject are in separate volumes.

220. DALRYMPLE (SIR JOHN). Memoirs of Great Britain and Ireland, from the Dissolution of Parliament of Charles II. till the Capture of the French and Spanish Fleets at Vigo. Engraved frontispiece. 3 vols. 8vo, Cambridge calf, gilt backs. London, 1790 With bookplate of William Twopeny.

Fine copy.

221. DAUDET. Euvres Completes de Alphonse Daudet. Illustrée de gravures à l'eau-forte. 18 vols. 8vo, new half straightgrain morocco, gilt back, gilt tops, uncut, original covers bound in. Paris, 1899

FINE SET OF DAUDET'S COMPLETE AND FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, consisting of Romances, Dramatic pieces, Novels and Tales, etc., illustrated with the exquisite etchings after the designs of Emile Adan.

222. DAVIS (MATTHEW). Memoirs of Aaron Burr. With Miscellaneous Selections from his Correspondence. 2 portraits. 2 vols. 8vo, half calf. New York, 1858

223. [DEFOE (DANIEL).] Memoirs of the Life and Adventures of Signor Rozelli. Done into English from the French. FIRST EDITION. Curious copperplates. Small 8vo, old calf (joints cracked). London, 1709

224. The Political History of the Devil, as well ancient as modern: In two Parts. Frontispiece. 8vo, old panelled calf (worn, some margins water-stained, portion of blank margin torn off p. 19, and a few worm-holes).

London: Printed for T. Warner, 1726

"The great Milton, after all his fine images,' p. 65; An exalted criticism of the poet. Andrew Marvel is "honest'' (p. 259). Gives a description of the "Pawaw's'' of the Indians of North America; amongst the sorcery witchcraft, etc. (p. 386), and refers to Quebeck.

225. [DEFOE (DANIEL).]

LARGE PAPER COPY IN FINE CONTEMPORARY MOROCCO BINDING The Memoirs of an English Of ficer, who serv'd in the Dutch War in 1672 to the Peace of Utrecht in 1713. With a Description of many Cities, Towns, and Countries, in which he resided. By Capt. George Carleton. 8vo, paper agediscolored, fine copy, old English red morocco, ornamental gold border on the sides, back gilt in compartments, inside borders, gilt edges, few old scratches and upper joints cracked, but well preserved. London for E. Symon, 1728 FIRST EDITION ON LARGE PAPER. Extremely rare on large paper and in old morocco. A valuable and interesting work which was a great favourite with Dr. Samuel Johnson. The authorship has been attributed to Dean Swift, but it is always included in the standard editions of Defoe.

226. The History of the Remarkable Life, and Extraordinary Adventures, of the truly Honourable Colonel Jack, . . . who flourished Six and Twenty Years as Thief, was kidnapp'd to Virginia, was five times married to Four Whores, etc. Copper frontispiece. Small 8vo, old calf (joints cracking). London, 1738

227. DE KOVEN (MRS. REGINALD). Life and Letters of John Paul Jones. Portraits and illustrations. 2 vols. 8vo, cloth, gilt tops, uncut. New York, 1913

228. DIBDIN (THOMAS F.). The Bibliographical Decameron; or, Ten Days Pleasant Discourse upon Illuminated Manuscripts and subjects connected with Early Engraving, Typography, and Bibliography. Numerous illustrations on steel and wood from old sources. 3 vols. royal 8vo, half dark green morocco, gilt tops, uncut, in cases. London: Printed for the Author, 1817 FIRST EDITION. A pleasing copy of this most interesting work.


229. DIBDIN (THOMAS FROGNALL). A Bibliographical Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany. With

original impressions of the 83 beautiful engravings and 63 vignettes, many on Indian paper, after G. Lewis, and further illustrated by the insertion of 517 portraits, views, engravings, after Old Masters, etc. 3 vols. royal 8vo, extended to 6 vols., specially printed titles to 3 vols. contemporary russia, gold borders on the sides, gilt backs and inside borders (joints of 4 vols. repaired). London: for the Author, 1821

FIRST EDITION. A choice copy of this fine work, extra illustrated shortly after its publication with a large number of scarce portraits and other appropriate illustrations, including Lewis's complete set of Groups, 1823, 60 plates, proofs on India paper and 13 fine circular coloured acquatint views of Paris after Sergent, Durand and others, engraved by Janinet, Guyot, and others.

230. DICKENS (CHARLES). The Posthumous Papers of The Pickwick Club. Woodcut frontispiece. 12mo, half calf.

London, 1847

Laid down on the fly-leaf is an A. N. s., from Charles Dickens to Augustus Mayhew, dated Gad's Hill Place. Twenty Fourth October, 1866, 1 p. 12mo. On the fly-leaf at the end is laid down an A. L. s., 1 p., 12mo., from George Augustus Sala to his "Beloved." This latter is of quite a humorous character.


Works. Edited with Introduction by Richard Garnett. Over 1,000 illustrations, many on Japan paper, with colored frontispieces. 30 vols. Also the Life of Dickens by John Forster. Together 32 vols. 8vo, buckram, gilt tops, uncut.

London: Merrill & Baker, n. d. Edition de Grande Luxe, one of 500 copies printed.

232. DICTIONARY. A Standard Dictionary of the English Language. 2 vols. 4to, morocco (slightly rubbed). New York, 1898

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233. DOBSON (AUSTIN). Collected Poems, 2 vols. N. Y., n. d.; The Unknown Guest (Maeterlinck). N. Y. 1916; Parables of Life (Mabie), FIRST EDITION. N. Y. 1902; and others. Together 14 vols. various sizes, cloth.

234. DOBSON (MRS). The Life of Petrarch. Engraved plates by Ridley after Kirk. 2 vols. 8vo, red straight-grain morocco, gilt backs and borders, gilt edges. London, 1805

Fine copy.

235. DODSLEY'S OLD PLAYS. A Select Collection of Old Plays. A New Edition: with Additional Notes and Corrections, by the late Isaac Reed, Octavius Gilchrist, and the Editor (John Payne Collier). 12 vols. 12mo, half morocco, gilt tops (backs slightly rubbed and some pages slightly foxed).

London: Septimus Prowett, 1825-27

236. DONNE (JOHN). Encaenia. The Feast of Dedication. Celebrated at Lincolnes Inne, in a Sermon therevpon Ascension day, 1623. Small 4to, sewn. London: Printed by Avg. Mat., 1623 FIRST EDITION. EXCESSIVELY RARE, and a superb copy, with the genuine blank leaf at the end.

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