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292. FORTIER (ALCEE). A History of Louisiana. Colored and other illustrations. 4 vols. Imperial 8vo, three-quarter levant morocco, gilt backs, gilt tops, uncut, by Stikeman.
New York, 1904 Edition Royale. One of 200 copies printed at the De Vinne Press.
293. FOSTER (J. J.). The Stuarts: Being Illustrations of the Personal History of the Family. Portraits, Miniatures, Relics, &c. from the most celebrated collections. 2 vols., folio, cloth, gilt tops, uncut. N. Y., 1902
294. FOUNTAIN (PAUL). The Great Deserts and Forests of North America. With a Preface by W. H. Hudson. 8vo, cloth, uncut.
London, 1901 FIRST EDITION.
295. FRANCIS II, Emperor of Austria. D. S., on vellum, 8 leaves. Patent Letters of Nobility granted to Mathias and Eimerich Fáczonyi. Signed also by Count Charles Pálffy, Chancellor for the Kingdom of Hungary. Vienna, Nov. 5, 1803.
The first page has the coat of arms of the Fáczonyi family finely painted in gold, silver and colors, and surmounted by the royal arms of Hungaria; each page surrounded by ornamental borders in pen and ink, and the first two pages of the text entirely written in gold letters. This document is a fine specimen of the art of penmanship.
296. FROM KORTI TO KHARTUM (Wilson), Edin. 1886; François Rabelais (Tilley), Phila. 1907; Plato (Fowler), Lond. 1914; and others. 5 vols., 12mo, cloth and morocco.
297. FRONTINUS (SEXT. JUL.). Libri Quatuor Strategematicon. Cum notis integris Francisci Modii, Godescalci Stewechii, Petri Schriverii, & Samuelis Tennulii. His accedunt, cum P. Schriverii, curante Francisco Oudendorpio. Engraved plate. 8vo, full old French morocco, gilt edges, by Derome, with his ket.
Lugduni Batavorum: Apud Samuelem Luchtmans, 1731 Fine copy of this beautiful and best edition.
298. FULLER (THOMAS). The Church History of Britain; from the Birth of Jesus Christ, until the year 1648. Engraved plates. Folio, full wine color levant morocco, richly gilt back and sides, gilt edges, by Clarke and Bedford.
London: Printed for Iohn Williams, 1655 FINE COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION. Douce cites this work in his Illustrations of “As You Like It.”
299. FUSS (J. D.). Roman Antiquities. Translated from the last edition, 8vo, half green calf, gilt, gilt top.
Oxford: D. A. Talboys, 1840
300. GAGE (THOMAS). The English-American his Travail by Sea and Land: or, a New Survey of the West-India's, containing a Journall of Three thousand and Three hundred Miles within the main Land of America. Wherein is set forth his Voyage from Spain to St. John de Ulbus, and from thence to Xalappa, to Tlaxcalla, the City of Angeles, and forward to Mexico, etc., etc. Folio, half calf (hinges weak, and 4pp. wanting, pp. 89-92).
London, 1648 The very rare First Edition of this remarkably entertaining and instructive work. The only extensive work by an English author upon the Spanish Indies, as seen from the inside. It contains the chapter relating to the author's journey to Rome, which was suppressed in later editions.
301. GALSWORTHY (JOHN). Plays. Vol. II. First EDITION. 12mo, cloth,
302. GAMES. The Panorama of Europe. A new Game. Large folding plate in Colors, mounted on linen with views of the principal Cities of Europe in 40 Compartments. Folded to 8vo.
London, Wallis, 1820 Interesting and decorative. Among the cities included are, London,
Edinburgh, Paris, Rome, Naples, Amsterdam, Venice, etc., etc. Rare, 303. GAMES. An explanation of, or Key to, learning in Sport. A newly invented game to promote improvement, and amuse a friendly party, to which are prefixed the rules of the game. With the large folding colored chart of the game mounted on linen. 16mo, full silk with gold tooled borders.
London, Darton, 1821 Rare. 304. GARAY (JOSE DE). Reconocimiento del Istmo de Tehuantepec, practicado en los Anos 1842 y 1843, con el objeto de una comunicacion Oceanica. Folding maps. 8vo, full morocco, gilt edges. Londres, 1844
305. GARCILASSO DE LA VEGA. Historia General del Peru. ... las Guerras Civiles, que huvo entre Pizarros, y Almagros, etc. Segunda impression, emendada, y anadida. 4to, half calf (worn).
Madrid, 1722 Best Edition of this important work. 306. GIBBON (EDWARD). The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. With Notes by Dean Milman, M. Guizot, and Dr. William Smith. Frontispiece portrait. 6 vols, royal 8vo, cloth, paper labels, gilt tops, uncut.
New York, n.d. 307. GILLRAY (JAMES). The Works of James Gillray, the Caricaturist; with the History of his Life and Times. Edited by Thomas Wright. With orer 400 illustrations. 4to, half morocco, gilt edges.
London: Chatto and Windus, n.d. 308. GODKIN (JAMES). Ireland and her Churches. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, cloth, uncut and unopened.
London, 1867 309. GOETHE. Berichtigung der Geschichte des jungen Werther's Etwas über die Leiden und die Freuden des jungen Werther's; Freuden des jungen Werther's; Leuden des jungen Werther's Des jungen Werther's zuruf aus der Ewigkeit; Briefe an eine Freindinn über die Leiden des jungen Werther's. 7 vols, 12mo, half morocco, gilt tops.
Frankfort, Leipzig, Carlsruhe, Freystadt, Schafhausen, 1775 Exceedingly rare extracts from Goethe's sorrows of Werther, seldom
found in such fine condition. 310. GOLDSMITH (OLIVER). The Works of Goldsmith. Edited by Peter Cunningham. 4 vols, The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith. By John Forster. 2 vols. Engraved titles. Together 6 vols. 8vo, half brown morocco, gilt tops.
London, n.d. and 1854 The Large Type Library Edition. 311. GOLDSMITH (OLIVER). Poems and Plays of Goldsmith. Edited by Austin Dobson. With etchings by John Jellicoe and Herbert Railton. 2 vols., 8ro, half vellum, uncut. In a cloth slip-case with blue levant morocco back.
London, 1889 Presentation copies from the illustrators, each volume bearing the inscription “To our mutual friend, Mrs. F. T. Davies, Herbert Railton, John Jellicoe." The Large Paper edition, of which only 250 were is
sued. 312. GOMARA (FRANCISCO LOPEZ DE). The Pleasant Historie of the Conquest of the Weast India, now called new Spayne. Atchieued by the worthy Prince Hernado Cortes Marques of the valley of Huaxacac, most delectable to Reade: Translated out of the Spanishe tongue, by T. N. Anno 1578. Printer's device on title. Printed in Gothic type. Small 4to, old calf (pp. 169-176 wanting, and portion of one leaf torn away).
Imprinted at London by Henry Bynneman, n.d. 
This work is frequently, but erroneously attributed to Bernal Diaz del Castillo. It is a translation of the Relation of the Conquest of Mexico, being Englished by Thomas Nicholas.
313. GOSSE (EDMUND W.). King Erik. Vignette on title. 12mo, cloth.
London, 1876 FIRST EDITION. Presentation copy, with inscription:
“Mrs. Trubner, with the Author's compliments & kind regards.'
314. GOUNOD (CHARLES). Bright Star of Eve. No. 4 of Six New Part-Songs Dedicated to the Royal Albert Hall Choral Society of 1872. [Words and score.] Thin royal 8vo, half crimson morocco. London, 1872
Presentation copy from the composer, with signed inscription on title.
315. GOUPIL MONOGRAPH. Oliver Cromwell. By Samuel R. Gardner. With colored portrait of Cromwell in armour, and a large number of portraits and other illustrations in photogravure, reproduced from contemporary works of art, together with facsimiles, etc. Royal 4to, original wrappers, uncut.
London, Paris, etc., Goupil & Co., 1899 Limited and numbered issue on fine paper.
316. GRAHAM (J. A.). A Descriptive Sketch of the Present State of Vermont, one of the United States of America. Portrait of the author by Evans and woodcuts by Bewick. 8vo, sprinkled calf (hinges weak).
London, 1797 FIRST EDITION. The work is beautifully printed. The author, at the time it was published, was in England, as agent from the Episcopal Church of Vermont to the Society for Propagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts.
317. GRAY (THOMAS). Poetical Works, English and Latin. Edited, with an Introduction, Life, Notes, and a Bibliography, by John Bradshaw. 12mo, half citron calf, gilt top, leather label, uncut. London: Bell and Sons, 1903
318. GREGOIRE (H.). De La Litterature des Négres, ou Recherches sur leurs facultes intellectuelles, leur litterature, etc. 8vo, old half calf.
Paris, 1808 Contains a very interesting reference to the possibilities of a canal at Panama.
319. GRIMMS' FAIRY TALES. A new translation by Mrs. Edgar Lucas. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham, London, n.d.; Stories of India's Gods and Heroes. By W. D. Monro. Mustrations in color by Evelyn Paul. N. Y., n.d. 2 vols. 8vo, cloth.
320. GROTE (GEORGE). A History of Greece With portrait, maps and Index. 12 vols., 8vo, half maroon morocco, gilt tops.
London: John Murray, 1846-56 The best large type Library Edition.
321. GROVE (SIR GEORGE). A Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Edited by George Grove. With illustrations and woodcuts. With Index. 5 vols. 8vo, cloth.
322. GUIGARD (JOANNIS). Armorial du Bibliophile, avec illustrations dans le texte. 8vo, 2 vols. in one, half morocco, gilt back, gilt top, uncut.
Paris, 1870-73 Indispensable work to the collector of old and historical Bindings. This work is illustrated with hundreds of reproductions of coats of arms of the most celebrated collections and royalty of France with a brief bibliographical sketch of each. Rare.
323. HAKLUYT (RICHARD). The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, made by Sea or Ouerland, to the remote and farthest distant quarters of the Earth, at any time within the compasse of these 1600 yeeres: Divided into three seuerall Volumes, according to the positions of the Regions, whereunto they were directed. 3 vols. in two. Folio, old russia (rubbed). Imprinted at London by George Bishop, Ralph Neuberie and Robert Barker,
1598-1600 A VERY SCARCE EDITION of these important narratives of voyages. The title to the first volume is slightly imperfect, and that to the third volume has been re-margined. As usual, the first volume ends with page 606, the “Voyage to Cadiz” having been suppressed by order of Queen Elizabeth after the disgrace of the Earl of Essex. There is no
map. 324. HALL (CAPTAIN BASIL). Travels in North America, in the Years 1827 and 1828. Folding map in colors. 3 vols. 12mo, half polished calf, gilt tops, uncut.
Edin., 1829 First Edition. Presentation copy from the author with inscription on fly leaf.
325. HALL (H. BYNG). The Bric-a-Brac Hunter; or, Chapters on Chinamania. Frontispiece. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, full morocco, blind tooling, gilt edges, by The Sandringham Bindery.
London, 1875 326. HALVORSEN (J. B.). Norsk Forfatter-Lexicon, 1814-1880. 6 vols. 8vo, half roan.
Kristiania, 1885-1908 327. HAMILTON (COUNT ANTHONY). Fairy Tales and Romances, London, 1849; Memoirs of the Court of Charles the Second. Frontispiece portrait of Nell Guynne. London, 1864. 2 vols. 12mo, half red morocco, gilt tops.
London: Bohn, 1849-64 Fine copies of Bohn's Extra Volumes. 328. HANSEN (P.). Illustreret Dansk Litteratur Historie. Profusely illustrated with woodcuts, and numerous facsimiles. 3 vols. in two, square 8vo, stamped pig-skin.
Kjobenhavn, 1902 329. HARDEN (MAXIMILIAN). Monarchs and Men, Phila., 1913; Word Portraits. Edinb., 1911. 2 vols. 8vo, cloth.
330. HARDIE (JAMES). The Description of the City of New York. . ..To which is prefixed a brief account of its First Settlement by the Dutch in the Year 1629, etc. Folding map. 12mo, sheep.
New York, 1827 FIRST EDITION,
331. HARINGTON (SIR JOHN, Translator). Orlando Furioso in English Heroical Verse. By Sr. Iohn Harington of the Bathe Knight. Now thirdly revised and amended with the Addition of the Author 's Epigrams. Engraved title and 46 engraved plates. Folio, contemporary blind panelled calf.
London: Printed by G. Miller, 1634 SCARCE. The second title reads: “The Most Elegant and Wittie Epigrams of Sir John Harington, Knight.” London: Printed by
George Miller, 1633. 332. HARPER (HENRY H.). A Journey in Southeastern Mexico. Frontispiece. 8vo, boards, cloth back, uncut.
New York: Privately printed for the Author, 1910 Issued privately for distribution among the author's friends. A narrative of experiences, and observations on Agricultural and Industrial conditions.
333. HARPER (HENRY H.). Random Verses. 8vo, half parchment and boards, uncut.
Boston: Privately Printed, 1914
334. HARRIS (STANLEY). Old Coaching Days; The Coaching Age. Illustrations by John Sturgess. 2 vols. 8vo, cloth, uncut. London, 1882-85
FIRST EDITIONS. Very Scarce. 335. HARRISON (FREDERICK). Memories and Thoughts, 1906; The Creed of a Layman, 1907; The Philosophy of Common Sense, 1907; Realities and Ideals, 1908; Autobiographic Memoirs, 2 vols., 1911,
ALL FIRST EDITIONS, two with publisher's blind presentation stamps on titles. 6 vols. 12 mo, and 8vo, cloth, uncut.
London, v.d. 336. HARTE (BRET). Gabriel Conroy. Illustrated. First Edition. 8vo, cloth.
Hartford, 1876 337. HAWKINS (FREDERICK). Annals of the French Stage from its Origin to the Death of Racine. 2 vols. 1884; The French Stage in the Eighteenth Century. 2 vols. 1888. Frontispiece portraits. Together 4 vols. 8vo, full new brown levant morocco, elaborately tooled backs, fine inside borders, gilt tops, uncut, by Riviere.
London, 1884-88 FIRST EDITIONS of these most interesting Dramatic Annals, in hand
some bindings. 338. HAWTHORNE (NATHANIEL). The Complete Writings of Haw. thorne. With Portraits, Illustrations, and Facsimiles. 22 vols.; Nathaniel Hawthorne. By George E. Woodberry, Portrait. Large Paper copy. 1 vol. Together 23 vols. 8vo, buckram, uncut.
Boston, 1900-02 The Autograph Edition, limited to 500 copies; signed by Rose Haw. thorne Lathrop, and Houghton, Mifflin & Co. The best and most com
plete set of Hawthorne, notable for its fine typography. 339. HEARNE (THOMAS). Eetypa Varia. Ad Historiam Britannicam illustrandam Aere olim Insculpta Studio et Cura. Frontispiece portrait by Vertue, engraved title, and 56 plates and facsimiles. 4to, old boards, corers loose.
London, 1737 Scarce. A note on the side cover, in the hand Gabriel Furman,
states that but 25 copies of this work were published. 340. HEGEL (G. W. F.). Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion. Translated from the Second German Edition. The translation edited by the Rer. E. B. Speirs. 3 vols. 8vo, cloth, uncut and unopened.
London, 1895 341. HEINE (Heinrich). The Works of Heinrich Heine. Translated from the German by Charles Godfrey Leland. 12 vols. 12mo, half red calf, leather labels, gilt tops, uncut, by Mansell.
London, 1892 Fine set.
342. HERALDRY. Honor rediviuus, or An analysis of Honor and Armory by Matt. Carter. Numerous plates. 12mo, half morocco.
London: Henry Herringman, 1660 343. HERODIAN'S History of the Roman Emperors, containing many Strange and Wonderful Revolutions of State in Europe, Asia, and Africa, etc. Done from the Greek, By a Gentleman at Oxford. 8vo, old sheep (covers loose).
344. HEWLETT (MAURICE). The Road in Tuscany. A Commentary. Profusely illustrated. 2 vols., 8vo, cloth, gilt tops, uncut. New York, 1904
345. HEWLETT (MAURICE). Fond Adventures Tales of the Youth of the World. First Edition. 8vo, original cloth, gilt top. London, 1905
346. HILDRETH (RICHARD). Japan as it was and Is. [3 copies.] 12mo, cloth.
Boston, 1855-60 Two of the copies are First Editions.