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LONDON: Printed for I.B. and H.G. and are to be fold at the figne of the Marigold in Pauls Church-yard. 1631.



The Cup. 8vo, original wrappers, uncut, in half morocco slip case. London: Printed for the Author, 1881 THE EXCESSIVELY RARE PRIVATELY PRINTED FIRST EDITION, probably for stage purposes. It was reprinted in "The Cup and the Falcon" in 1882, and again in 1884.


329. TENNYSON (ALFRED). Seven Poems and Translations. Printed in red and black. Small 4to, limp vellum, uncut. One of 25 copies. Hammersmith, 1902


Another copy, printed on hand-made paper. Small 4to, limp vellum, uncut. Hammersmith, 1902

331. - A. L. s., 3 pp. 8vo, Cheltenham, Oct. 2, [1847]. To Coventry Patmore.

"I got your letter, by 'r lady, some weeks ago, and I have been ever since in a state of self-reproach for not answering you, every day intending to do it, but my purpose always being nipt in the bud by the fat finger of sloth, or washed out by the sight of great lochs or crushed by Ben Cruachan and Ben Lawers, and other Bens which emboss the land of Cakes. However, I now thank you very much for your able inauguration essay on Architecture, etc.

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332. [THACKERAY (WILLIAM M.).] Catulli, Tibulli, et Propertii Opera. Small 12mo, contemporary polished calf, gilt back. London, 1822 THACKERAY'S SCHOOL CATULLUS used at Charterhouse, with his autograph: "W. M. Thackeray'' on fly-leaf, by the side of which is written in another hand: "Carthus: hunc librum acceptum refert: Wentworth Huysshe Schol. Harrov, August 2, 1828."

With an Autograph Letter, 2 pp., 8vo, from George Pryme, the Political Economist, who married Thackeray's Aunt, addressed to Dr. Thackeray, W. M.'s grandfather, dated August, 1818, with postal wrapper and seal.


333. THACKERAY (WILLIAM M.). Mrs. Perkins's Ball, by M. A. Titmarsh. Colored illustrations by the author. Small 4to, crushed red levant morocco, gilt back, line tooling, gilt edges, by Jenkins and Cecil. London: Chapman and Hall, 1847

A CHOICE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Inserted, is an A. L. s., 1 p. small 4to, dated May 17, 1858, to Frederic Locker. An ORIGINAL INK AND PENCIL DRAWVNG (with other sketches by Thackeray on the back), in reference to which Locker has written "Anne Thackeray gave me this drawing because her father had written my name upon it.” With the Locker bookplate.


A. L. s., with initials. 1 p. small 4to, March 16, no year. To "My dear O."

"We are in print for this month. I have my doubts about Military Operations in China, but all depends on the article itself.”

335. THOMSON (JAMES). The Castle of Indolence: An Allegorical Poem, written in Imitation of Spenser. 4to, polished mottled calf, gilt edges, by Rivière.

London: Printed for A. Millar, 1748

FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. From the Arbury Library, with label.

336. [TILNAY (EDMOND, Master of the Royal Revels, 1579).] A Briefe and pleasant discourse of duties in Mariage, called the Flower of Friendship. BLACK LETTER, title within woodcut border, the Royal arms on verso. Small 8vo, polished modern calf, gilt edges (some marginal notes slightly cut into).

Imprinted at London by Henrie Denham, 1577

RARE. From the Heber collection. With bookplate of Charles Butler.

337. TOM THUMB. The Tragedy of Tragedies; or, the Life and Death of Tom Thumb the Great. . . . With the Annotations of H. Scriblerus Secundus. Frontispiece by Vandergucht after Hogarth. 8vo, polished calf, gilt back, gilt edges, by Rivière.

FIRST EDITION. With bookplate of Sir Roger Newdigate.

London, 1731

338. TOPSELL (EDWARD). The Reward of Religion, delivered in sundry lectures upon the Booke of Ruth. Small 8vo, crushed red levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. (A few side notes trimmed into.) London: Printed by John Windet, 1597

From the Arbury Library, with label.

339. TOWNSEND (A.). Tempe Restord. A Masque. Small 4to, crushed red levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière.

London: Printed by A. M., 1631

FIRST EDITION. From the Arbury Library, with label.

340. TRIUMVIRADE (The), or, Broad-Bottomry. A PanegyriSatiri-Serio-Comi-Dramatical Poem. By Porcupinus Pelagius. Third Edition. 4to, polished mottled calf, gilt edges, by Rivière.

[London]: Printed for Mr. Cooper, n. d.

From the Arbury Library, with label.

341. TUKE (SIR SAMUEL). The Adventures of Five Hours. A Tragi-Comedy. Small 4to, crushed brown levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière. London: Printed for Henry Herringman, 1664


342. TURNER (J. M. W.). Picturesque Views in England and Wales. Illustrated with numerous fine engraved plates. 2 vols. 4to, half red morocco, gilt tops. London, 1838

343. USSHER (JAMES, Archbishop of Armagh). The Principles of Christian Religion, summarily set downe, according to the Word of God, etc. Engraved portrait of Ussher by Marshall. Small 8vo, blue morocco, gilt edges.

London: Printed for George Badger, 1649

This volume contains many MS. notes signed "Marie Jones' [née Powell, the aunt of Milton's first wife, Mary Powell.] There are entries of her birthdays from 1650 to 1660, her age being then 77. Ten entire pages are occupied by her Pious Observations, and most of the margins have been similarly utilized. The volume passed from the libraries of Drs. Burton and Bliss into that of C. J. Wyatt, who was Vicar of Forest Hill, near Oxford, the birthplace of Mary Powell, who is responsible for the attribution of the MS. notes to Milton's aunt by marriage.

344. VALE PRESS. Coleridge (S. T.). The Rime of the Ancient Mariner. Woodcut border and initials by Charles Ricketts. 8vo, boards, paper labels, uncut.


One of 210 copies.

London, 1899

Rossetti (D. G.). Hand and Soul. Woodcut borders and initials. Small 4to, boards, paper labels, uncut. London, 1899

One of 210 copies.

346. Browne (Sir Thomas). Religio Medici, Urn Burial, Christian Morals, and other Essays. Woodcut border of vine leaves designed by Charles Ricketts. Folio, half holland, paper labels, uncut. London, 1902


One of 310 copies.

Meinhold (William). Mary Schweidler, the Amber Witch. Woodcut border. Folio, half holland, paper labels, uncut. One of 300 copies.


London, 1903

The Parables from the Gospels. With woodcuts, designed by Charles Ricketts. Small 4to, limp vellum, uncut.

One of 300 copies.


London, 1903

349. VALE PRESS. The Parables from the Gospels. With 10 original woodcuts designed and engraved on wood by Charles Ricketts. 8vo, limp vellum, uncut.

London, 1903



350. VALE PRESS. Moore (T. S.). Danae: A Poem. With 3 illustrations designed and engraved on wood by Charles Ricketts. 8vo, limp vellum, uncut.



London, 1903

Bibliography of the Vale Press Publications. Frontispiece, border, and initial by Charles Ricketts. Printed in red and black. 8vo, half holland, paper label, uncut.


One of 250 copies.

London, 1904

Ecclesiastes; or, The Preacher and The Song of SoloPrinted in red and black. Folio, half holland, paper label, uncut and unopened. [London, n. d.]


One of 300 copies.

353. The Early Poems of John Milton. Frontispiece, border, and woodcut initials by Charles Ricketts. 4to, buckram, uncut and unopened.

London, n. d.

One of 310 copies. The first book issued by the Vale Press. 354. VILLON (FRANCOIS). Les Œuvres de Francois Villon. 8vo, old marbled calf, gilt back, gilt edges. Paris, 1723

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Fine copy, in a neat contemporary binding. Bound in: Lettre a Monsieur de ; and Les Repues Franches le Franc Archier de Baignollet, with separate pagination.

355. VIVES (JUAN LUIS). A very fruteful and pleasant booke called the Instructions of a Christen Woman . . tourned out of Latyne into Englishe by Rycharde Hyrde. BLACK LETTER, woodcut border on title. Small 4to, old calf.

Imprinted at London in Flete-strete by Henry Wykes, 1557


356. VOLTAIRE. La Henriade. Illustrated with numerous beautiful plates by Depuis, Cochin and others. 4to, old calf (worn). A Londres, 1728

357. VORAGINE (JACOBUS DE). The Golden Legend. Reproduced in facsimile from a copy in the Manchester Free Library. With an Introduction by Alfred Aspland. With illustrations. Folio, half brown morocco, gilt top, uncut. London, 1878

The Holbein Society's facsimile reprint.

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358. [WALKINGTON (THOMAS).] The Optick Glasse of Humors: or the touchstone of a golden temperature, or the Philosophers stone to make a golden temper by T. W., Master of Artes. Frontispiece containing views of Oxford and Cambridge Universities above a zodiacal sphere, engraved title containing fulllength figures of Oxford and Cambridge M. A's. Small 8vo, old Oxford: Printed by W. T., [1605]


THE VERY RARE FIRST EDITION. Fine clean copy. Farmer refers to this book as having been used by Shakespeare in connection with Shylock. 359. WALLER (EDMUND). Poems, &c. 8vo, crushed purple levant morocco, line tooled, gilt edges.

London: Printed for Henry Herringman, 1664

FIRST AUTHORIZED EDITION, with imprimatur leaf facing title. In this edition three poems which were included in the earlier editions are omitted, and eleven new ones added.

360. [WALPOLE (HORACE).] Miscellaneous Antiquities; or, A Collection of Curious Papers either republished from scarce Tracts, or now first printed from original MSS. Nos. 1 and 2 [all published]. Small 4to, original wrappers (loose), uncut.

Strawberry Hill: Printed by Thomas Kirgate, 1772 VERY SCARCE. A fine clean copy, except for the torn wrappers.

361. A Description of the Villa of Mr. Horace Walpole, at Strawberry Hill, near Twickenham, Middlesex. With an Inventory of the Furniture, Pictures, etc. 4to, half red morocco, gilt top. Strawberry Hill: Printed by Thomas Kirgate, 1784

THE PROOF SHEETS OF THIS WORK (wanting pp. 25-32). WITH CORRECTIONS IN WALPOLE'S HANDWRITING, and also by Kirgate, his printer, duplicate title-page, one in red and black.


Essay on Modern Gardening. Vignette on title (torn). Text in English and French. Sheets roughly folded.

Imprimé à Strawberry Hill, par T. Kirgate, 1785 363. A. L. s., 2 pp. 4to, Berkeley Square, June 13, 1789. To Mrs. Elizabeth Carter, the scholar and writer. (Mutilated.)

AN INTERESTING LETTER, severely criticising Mrs. Piozzi's travels and alluding to his gout, his fortune, and his correspondent's virtues.

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