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40. BENNETT (ARNOLD). Polite Farces for the Drawing-room. 12mo, cloth, gilt top, uncut (front cover bent). London, 1900


41. BENNETT (ARNOLD). Hilda Lessways. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, original cloth, uncut. London, [1911]

42. BENTLEY (SAMUEL). Poems on Various Occasions: Consisting of Original Pieces and Translations. Engraved vignette on title. 8vo, full calf (hinges weak). London, 1774

FIRST EDITION. Printed on thick paper.

43. BEWICK (THOMAS). A Memoir of Thomas Bewick, Written by Himself. Embellished by Numerous Wood Engravings, designed and engraved by the author for a work on British Fishes, and never before Published. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, calf, gilt back. London, 1862

44. BEWICK WOODCUTS. The Progress of Man and Society; From the Cradle to the Grave, and from the Infancy of Things to their present State. By Rev. Dr. Trusler. Illustrated with woodcuts by Bewick. 8vo, full polished ealf, gilt back, canary edges, by Pratt. No imprint.

Fine copy.

45. BIBLE. The Holy Bible. Translated according to the Ebrewe and Greeke. Square 8vo, full black morocco, carmine edges.

Imprinted at London by Robert Barker, 1603

Fine copy of "The Breeches Bible."

46. BIBLE IN ENGLISH. The Holy Bible. Illustrated with engravings from pictures and designs by the most eminent English artists. 7 vols. folio, full straight-grain morocco, gilt and blind-tooled backs and sides, gilt edges. London: Thomas Bentley for Thomas Macklin, 1800-1816

A fine copy of Macklin's sumptuous edition. Vols. 1-4 contain the Old Testament; Vols. 5 and 6, the New Testament, and Vol. 7, the Apocrypha. The text is printed in very large type, and the words generally printed in italics are distinguished in this edition by a dot placed under the first vowel. Very scarce.

With very large armorial bookplate of Rowland Hunt.

47. BIBLIOGRAPHY. American Book-Prices 8vo, cloth. One of 625 copies.

Current for 1908-1909.
New York, 1909

48. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Book Sales of 1895, 1897, and 1897-8. Notes and Index by Temple Scott. 3 vols. square 8vo, cloth, gilt tops, uncut.

London, 1896-99

49. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Book-Prices Current. A Record of the Prices at which Books have been sold at Auction. 1905, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909 and 1911. Together 6 vols. 8vo, cloth. London, 1905-11

50. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Bibliographer's manual of William Thomas Lowndes. 4 vols. 8vo, half leather. Indispensable work to the Collector or dealer.

English literature by
London, 1858
Fine copy.

51. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Thomas Love Peacock. Letters to Edward Hookham and Percy B. Shelley, with fragments of unpublished MS. Portrait and plate. 8vo, cloth, parchment back, uncut. Boston, 1910

One of 483 copies.


52. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Shelley (P. B.). Note Books of Percy Bysshe Shelley, from the Originals in the Library of W. K. Bixby. Deciphered, transcribed and edited by H. Buxton Forman. Portrait and facsimiles. 3 vols., royal 8vo, half parchment, uncut and unopened.

Boston, 1911

One of 465 copies.

53. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Goldsmith (Oliver). The Deserted Village. Engraved title by A. N. Macdonald and etched illustrations by Bicknell, each signed. 8vo, calf, uncut. Boston, 1912

One of 469 copies on Japan paper.

54. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Gray's Elegy. Title and text from copperplates, by A. N. Macdonald; illustrations etched by W. H. W. Bicknell, each signed by the artist. Royal 8vo, calf, gilt top, uncut. Boston, 1912

One of 469 copies on Japan paper.

55. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Swinburne (A. C.). Border Ballads. Edited by Thomas J. Wise. 8vo, cloth, parchment back, uncut.

Boston, 1912

One of 477 copies.

56. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Facsimile of the Original MS. of Swinburne's Essay "Mr. Whistler's Lecture on Art." 13pp. small folio, in buckram portfolio. n.p., n.d. Issued privately by the Bibliophile Society. This Essay is said to have caused the estrangement between Whistler and Swinburne, which continued until Whistler's death.

57. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. The Early Life of John Howard Payne. With Contemporary Letters, heretofore unpublished. By William T. Hanson, Jr. Portrait. 8vo, half calf, uncut and unopened. . Boston, 1913

One of 483 copies.

58. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Lincoln Letters. Reproduced from Originals in the collection of William K. Bixby. Facsimiles. 4to, half parchment, [Boston, 1913]


Privately printed for Members.

59. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Ode to Mazzini; The Saviour of Society; Liberty and Loyalty. Unpublished MSS. By A. C. Swinburne. Facsimiles. Svo, cloth, parchment back, uncut. Boston, 1913

One of 477 copies.

60. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Browning (Elizabeth Barrett). Hitherto Unpublished Poems and Stories, with an Inedited Autobiography. Engraved portrait and titles, facsimiles. 2 vols. tall 8vo, full calf, gilt tops, uncut and unopened. Boston, 1914

One of 435 copies.

61. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Browning (Elizabeth Barrett). The Poet's Enchiridion, with an Inedited Address to Uvedale Price; An Early Invocation to Sleep, and a preliminary draft of the renowned Poem, Catarina to Camoens. 8vo, cloth, parchment back, uncut. Boston, 1914

Privately printed for Members.

62. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Field (Eugene). Penn-Yan Bill's Wooing. Small 4to, half parchment, uncut. N.p.: Privately printed, 1914

Limited number issued for members of the Society. This poem is printed here for the first time.

63. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. To Mary in Heaven. By Robert Burns. With facsimile. Introduction by William K. Bixby. 8vo, boards, uncut. Boston, 1916

Privately printed for Members.

64. BIBLIOPHILE SOCIETY. Year Books. Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Fifteenth. Engraved plates, facsimiles, etc. 3 vols. 8vo, boards, uncut and unopened. Boston, v.d.

Limited to 500 copies.

65. BIBLIOPHIST'S LIBRARY (The). Comprising: The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio. 2 vols; The Heptameron of Marguerite d'Angouleme. 2 vols; The Persian Letters of Charles de Secondat Montesquieu. 2 vols; The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau. 2 vols; Master Francis Rabelais. 2 vols. Illustrated with portraits and etched illustrations, in two states. Together 10 vols. 8vo, buckram, uncut. Phila: George Barrie, n.d. Printed throughout on Japan Paper. Only a limited number were so printed.

66. BICKHAM (GEORGE). The British Monarchy: or, a New Chorographical Description of all the Dominions subject to the King of Great Britain. Text, maps, head-pieces, etc., engraved on 190 plates. Folio, old calf, rebacked. London, 1748

Scarce. A good copy of this interesting work, of which part III, with the title-page dated 1747, relates to America, giving short historical and geographical descriptions, with vignettes of Indians, settlers, views, etc.

67. BIERCE (AMBROSE). Fantastic Fables. 16mo, original pictured cloth. New York, 1899

FIRST EDITION. Inserted is the following sentiment, in the autograph of Bierce: "Twice we see Paradise. In youth we call it Life; in age, Youth. Ambrose Bierce."

68. BIERCE (AMBROSE). The Shadow on the Dial and other Essays. Title within ornamental border. 8vo, buckram, uncut. San Francisco, 1909 FIRST EDITION. Inserted, is the following sentiment, in the autograph of Bierce. "If there was a world before this we must all have died impenitent. Ambrose Bierce."

69. BINDING. Theodori Bezae Uezelii Poemata varia. Emblematic plates. 16mo, blue velvet, covered with back and hinged sides of pierced silver, handsomely carved and hammered in raised design of conventional flowers and sprays, with silver clasp. N.P., Jacob Stoer: 1614

A splendid specimen of workmanship in silver.

70. BINDING. Pia Desideria Emblematis, Elegiis & affectibus SS. Patrum Illustrata. Authore Hermanno Hugone. Numerous woodcuts. 16mo, full silver covers, with clasp. Antwerp, 1628 A very elaborate specimen of Flemish workmanship. The front cover depicts the Crucifixion and the back cover the Resurrection, both of the center groups being surrounded with figures of Kings and Saints.

71. BINDING. Traité de la vocation a l'etat ecclesiastique. 12mo, contemporary French red morocco, gilt back, corner fleur-de-lys ornaments, and Arms of Henri-Jules de Bourbon, son of the Great Condé, stamped in the centre of the covers, gilt edges. Paris, 1695

With the bookplate Bibliotheque de M. J. Renard."

72. BINDING. Geistliche Lebens-Quelle, voll Göttl. Erquickung. 24mo, contemporary German binding in velvet, floral borders and centre pieces of engraved and pierced silver, engraved and pierced silver clasps, gilt edges. Leipzig, 1702

A handsome and genuine specimen of silver binding of the period with the Grigsby bookplate.

73. BINDING. Geistliche Lebens-Quelle, etc. Illustrated. 16mo, the back and sides formed of three pieces of tortoise shell, with rims, corners and elasps of silver, chased and pierced in floral patterns. Leipzig, 1702

74. BINDING. German Catholic Prayer Book. With woodcut illustrations. Small 8vo, bound in black morocco, with 4 corner pieces and a large center ornament on each side, and a clasp, all of silver. Augsburg, 1773


A very handsome and elaborate specimen of silver ornamented binding of German workmanship. The designs are chiselled in heavy silver and in deep relief, with an openwork background; birds, fruits, flowers, crowns, and religious emblems being used in the decorations.

75. BINDING. Bijbel, dat is: De Gansche Heilige Schrift, etc. Illustrations. 12mo, contemporary leather, the sides with borders and rims of silver, and with clasps of the same metal. Amsterdam, 1849

A very good specimen of Dutch workmanship. The silver clasps are of openwork and the side ornaments are heavily embossed, in a conventional design of flowers.

76. BINDING. Die Gedachtniss feier des Christen, etc. Illustrated. 12mo, stamped leather, corner ornaments and clasp ornaments of silver filigree, with clasp to match. Regensburg, 1852

77. BINDING. The Church Service: containing the Book of Common Prayer, etc. Illustrated. 16mo, velvet back, ivory sides, the front cover being decorated with a handsome panel and center ornament of silver. The covers are held together with a silver clasp. New York, 1853

78. BINDING. The Book of Common Prayer. Illustrations. 12mo, velvet back, each side cover formed of a piece of mother of pearl, with corner ornaments of chased silver and panels of tortoise shell, gauffred gilt edges, silver clasp. New York, 1863

79. BINDING. No Name: A Drama in Four Acts. By Wilkie Collins. 12mo, bound in a piece of embroidered linen executed in Smyrna about 100 years ago. London, 1870 This unusual cover is done in gold and silver thread, and in colored silks. The design is one of flowers and spray in an Oriental effect.

80. BINDING. Silver Book Cover, with hinged back, the sides decorated with raised design of children in fancy dress, with border of scrolls, silver clasp.

81. BINDING. Hymn Book and Testament in German. 12mo, brown velvet, gilt edges, with silver-gilt clasps and side ornaments, handsomely chased and with porcelain centers bearing miniature paintings of the four Evangels.

82. BIOGRAPHY. Balzac. By Ferdinand Brunetiere, London, 1906; Jane Austen and her Times (Mitton), London, n.d.; Life and Remains of Rev. R. H. Quick (Storr), Cambridge, 1899; Rahel Varnhagen (Key), N. Y., 1913. 4 vols. 12mo, cloth.

83. BIOGRAPHY. Records of Shelley, Byron, and Author (Trelawny), London, 1887; Charles Dickens (Kitton), N. Y., 1908; Henry Irving (Daly), London, 1884; and others. 5 vols. various sizes, cloth.

84. BJORNSON (BJORNSTJERNE). Writings in Norwegian, including his stories, plays, etc. 33 vols. 12mo and 8vo, cloth.

Kobenhavn and Kristiania, v.d.

85. BLANC (CHARLES). Histoire des Peintres de toutes les Ecoles. Profusely illustrated. Folio, half morocco (rubbed), gilt edges. Paris, 1870

86. BLITH (WALTER). The English Improver, Or a New Survey of Husbandry. Small 4to, full brown calf. London: J. Wright, 1649


87. BLOUNT (SIR THOMAS P.). De Re Poetica: or, Remarks upon Poetry. Small 4to, original calf (cracked). London, 1694

Fine copy of the First Edition.

88. BOHN'S LIBRARIES. Livy's History, 4 vols. London, 1892; Butler's Analogy and Sermons, London, 1893; Montaigne's Essays, 3 vols. London, 1892. 8 vols. 12mo, cloth.

89. BONNYCASTLE (SIR RICHARD HENRY). Newfoundland in 1842. Map and illustrations. 2 vols. 12mo, cloth, uncut. London, 1842

FIRST EDITION. From the library of Mr. Eames, with his autograph and note on fly-leaf.

90. BORROMEE (ST. CHARLES). Vita Caroli Borromei Card. S. Praxedis Archiepiscopi Mediolani item opuscula du Episcopus & Cardinalis ab Augustino Card. Veronae Conscripta. Printer's device on title. Small 4to, original vellum. Veronae, 1586

91. BORROW (GEORGE). Works, comprising: Lavengro; The Bible in Spain; The Zincali; The Romany Rye; Wild Wales. 5 vols. 12mo, half blue calf, by Riviere. London, 1896

92. BOSTON PORT BILL. An Act to discontinue .. the landing and discharging, lading or shipping, of Goods, Wares, and Merchandise, etc. Folio, stitched. London, 1774

93. BOSWELL (JAMES). The Life of Samuel Johnson. Engraved portrait by Worthington, after Sir Joshua Reynolds. 4 vols. 8vo, cloth, uncut. Oxford, 1826

Very fine copy, in the original binding.

94. BOUCHER (JONATHAN). A View of the Causes and Consequences of the American Revolution; in Thirteen Discourses, Preached in North America between the Years 1763 and 1775. With an Historical Preface. 8vo, half morocco (covers loose). London, 1797 Very Scarce.

95. BOURCARD (GUSTAVE). Essai de Bibliographie 1540-1910.

Graveurs et Gravures. France et Etranger.
Royal 8vo, wrappers, uncut.

Paris, 1910

Edition limited to 400 copies.

96. BOURGUET (J. B. E. DU). Traité de Navigation. 3 folding plates. 4to, original sheep. Paris, 1808

The genuine edition, signed by the author.

97. BOURRIENNE (M. DE). The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte. Illustrated with portraits, battle scenes, etc. 3 vols. 12mo, half straight-grain morocco, gilt edges. London, 1831

Bookplate of Henry C. Keene.

98. BREREWOOD (EDWARD). A Learned Treatise of the Sabaoth. To Nicholas Byfield. With Mr. Byfield's answer and Mr. Brerewood's Reply. Small 4to, old panelled calf. Oxford, 1630

Bound in, is: "A Second Treatise of the Sabbath," Oxford, 1632. First Edition of each part.

99. BRIDGES (ROBERT). The Growth of Love. 4to, full parchment boards, uncut and unopened. Portland: Printed for Thomas B. Mosher, 1894 One of 50 copies on LARGE PAPER.

100. BRIEFS for Debate (Brookings and Ringwalt), London, 1911; Justice and Liberty (Dickinson), N. Y., 1908; The Martyrdom of Man (Reade), London, 1912, and 2 others. 5 vols. 12mo, cloth.

101. BRINE (LINDESAY). Travels amongst American Indians, their ancient Earthworks and Temples. Maps and illustrations. 8vo, half morocco, gilt top, uncut. London, 1894 FIRST EDITION. Includes account of a journey in Guatemala, Mexico, and Yucatan, and a visit to the Ruins of Patinamit, Utatlan, Palenque and Uxmal.

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