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Vol. 7. Fielding's Joseph Andrews.

Vols. 8, 9. Fielding's Amelia.

Vol. 10. Goldsmith's Vicar of Wakefield and Smollett's Sir Lancelot Greaves.

Vols. 11, 12. Sterne's Tristam Shandy.

Vols. 13, 14, 15. Cervantes' Don Quixote.

Vols. 16, 17. Le Sage's Gil Blas.

Vols. 18, 19. Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.

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FIRST EDITION. Very fine set of this notable Cruikshank item. The last two volumes, "Robinson Crusoe,' are not illustrated by Cruikshank; the plates in these two volumes are on India paper.

185. CRUIKSHANK. Illustrations of Smollett, Fielding, and Goldsmith, in a Series of Forty-one Plates, designed and engraved by George Cruikshank. Accompanied by descriptive extracts. 12mo, full red levant morocco, gilt back and sides, gilt edges.


London, 1832

186. CRUIKSHANK. A History of Egyptian Mummies, and an Account of the Worship and Embalming of the Sacred Animals. By Thomas J. Pettigrew. Frontispiece by George Cruikshank, and other illustrations, some in colors. 4to, boards, cloth back, uncut, loose in covers. London, 1834

FIRST EDITION. Scarce in original binding.

187. CRUIKSHANK. Burford Cottage and its Robin-RedBreast. [By E. A. Kendall]. Frontispiece and title vignette by George Cruikshank. FIRST EDITION. 12mo, cloth, uncut (slightly foxed). London, 1835

188. CRUIKSHANK. George Cruikshank's Omnibus. Edited by Laman Blanchard. Illustrated with 100 engravings on steel and wood by George Cruikshank. Royal 8vo, full dark red morocco, gilt back, gilt top, uncut. London: Tilt and Bogue, 1842

FINE COPY OF THE RARE FIRST EDITION, with all the "points,”—The Table of Contents, list of Etchings, "Our Preface," and "A Few Words to the Public."'

189. CRUIKSHANK. George Cruikshank's Table-Book. Edited by Gilbert Abbott A 'Beckett. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. 8vo, full red levant morocco, gilt back and sides, broad gilt inside border, with inlaid corner ornaments, gilt top, uncut, original wrappers and advertisements bound in. London, 1845

Very fine copy of the FIRST EDITION.

190. CRUIKSHANK. "The Greatest Plague of Life"; or, The Adventures of a Lady in search of a good Servant. By the Brothers Mayhew. With 12 full-page engravings by George Cruikshank. 12mo, in the original 6 parts, with pictorial wrappers, enclosed in a full levant morocco slip-case. London, [1847]

FIRST EDITION. In very desirable shape. A few of the wrappers are worn, but the copy is unusually good. This is one of the very popular Cruikshank books, both because of the fine plates, and for the humor of the text.

191. CRUIKSHANK. The Bottle. In 8 plates; [also] The Drunkard's Children. A Sequel to "The Bottle." In 8 plates. 2 vols. folio, stitched. London [1848]

FIRST EDITIONS. Scarce. The imprint on "The Bottle" differs from that recorded in Douglas, being published by W. Tweedie, for the Artist.

192. CRUIKSHANK. The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman. With 11 plates by George Cruikshank. 16mo, original gilt cloth (loose in covers). London, 1851

193. CRUIKSHANK. 1851: or, The Adventures of Mr. and Mrs. Sandboys and Family, who came up to London. By Henry Mayhew and George Cruikshank. 10 etchings by Cruikshank. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, original half leather (some plates repaired in folds). London, [1851]

194. CRUIKSHANK. The Life of Sir John Falstaff. Illustrated by George Cruikshank. With a Biography of the Knight from Authentic Sources by Robert B. Brough. Royal 8vo, full red levant morocco, gilt top, uncut, doublures and flys of red moire silk, original front cover bound in.. London: Longmans, 1858


195. CRUIKSHANK. Original Etched Copper Plate, by George Cruikshank, entitled "A Journeyman Printer's Description of the Art of Etching on Copper." 8vo.

UNPUBLISHED. VERY RARE. This plate was etched by Cruikshank when describing the process of etching at a Hampstead Conversazione on the 4th of May, 1859.

"O! I've seen etching! It's easy enough! You only rub some black stuff over the copper plate, and then take a etching needle and scratch away a bit and then clap on some a-ke-tarke (aqua fortis)—and there you are!"

The portrait on the plate is that of Cruikshank himself.

196. CRUIKSHANK. A Pop-Gun fired off by George Cruik shank in defence of the British Volunteers. Illustrated with cuts by George Cruikshank. 8vo, original wrappers.

London, n. d. [1860]

FIRST EDITION, with the woodcut of Cruikshank pulling Brook's nose at page 38, omitted in later issues.

197. CRUIKSHANK. Coila's Whispers. By Sir William Fraser. 5 etched plates by Cruikshank, on India paper. 12mo, full green levant morocco, gilt edges, by Rivière (slightly rubbed).

London, 1874

198. CRUIKSHANK. A Handbook for Posterity: or Recollections of Twiddle Twaddle" by George Cruikshank. 62 "etchings on glass." Royal 8vo, cloth, leather back, gilt top, uncut.

London, 1896

Only 200 copies printed. This copy is one of 50 with the plates colored. A Very Scarce Cruikshank item.

199. CRUIKSHANK. A Complete set of the 26 illustrations to Oliver Twist, including "The Fireside Plate," All beautifully colored, after the Water-color drawings by Cruikshank. With pictorial title. In royal 8vo, portfolio.

200. CRUIKSHANK. Catalogue of the Collection of the Works of George Cruikshank, the property of the late Edwin Truman. Portrait and facsimile title. 8vo, buckram. London, 1906

With many bibliographical notes of importance.

201. CUNARD (SIR SAMUEL, English Engineer). A. L. S., 2 pp. 8vo; Horace Salisbury Cotton, A. L. S., 1 p. 8vo; Henry Cotton, Irish Divine, A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to; John Cumming, Scotch Divine, A. L. S., 2 pp., and one other. 5 pieces.

202. CUNNINGHAM (PETER). The Story of Nell Gwyn: and the Sayings of Charles the Second. Illustrated. 12mo, full brown levant morocco, gilt top, uncut, by Rivière. London, 1852

FIRST EDITION. Extra-Illustrated by the insertion of 69 interesting old portraits and an A. L. S. of the Author. With the A. H. Joline bookplate.

203. CUNNINGHAM (PETER). A. L. S., 3 pp. 8vo, St. Albans, Dec. 23, 1866. To Leopold C. Martin regarding his allowance, and stating that his only literary work of late has been a review of David Robert's life. Inlaid.

204. CURIOUS. The Wonderful and Scientific Museum; or, Magazine of Remarkable Characters; including all the Curiosities of Nature and Art, from the remotest Period to the Present Time. Illustrated with curious full-page engraved plates. 6 vols. 8vo, full calf, rebacked. London, 1803-20

205. CURRIER (ANDREW F.). A Study relative to the Functions of the Reproductive Apparatus of American Indian Women. 8vo, wrappers. Philadelphia, 1891

Very Scarce.

206. CUSICK (DAVID). Sketch of Ancient History of the Six Nations. Illustrations. 8vo, half blue polished morocco, gilt top, original covers bound in. Lockport, N. Y., 1848 Scarce.


207. DALZIEL. The Brothers Dalziel. A Record of Fifty Years' Work in Conjunction with many of the most distinguished Artists of the Period 1840-1890. Illustrated. 6 vols. 4to, full brown levant morocco, gilt backs, inside borders, gilt edges, by Rivière. London, 1901

EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED by the insertion of 841 specimens of wood engraving by the Brothers Dalziel, some of which are proofs, and 83 autograph letters, mainly of Artists and Authors of the period. The letters include specimens by Douglas Jerrold (2), Henry Mayhew, Haydon, David Wilkie, Mulready, Millais (2), George Cruikshank (6), Richard Doyle (2),

Anthony Trollope, W. Holman Hunt (5), William Allingham (2), Christina Rossetti, Ford Madox Brown (4), John Tenniel (5), G. A. Sala, John Ruskin (2), Robert Buchanan, Burne-Jones, Charles Keene, George Du Maurier (2), Frederick Walker (7), Hubert Herkomer (2), Edward J. Poynter, Sir Frederick Leighton, G. F. Watts and others of interest. The text of the original work has been carefully inlaid and ruled with green ink borders and the work extended from 1 to 6 volumes.

208. DANIEL (GEORGE). Merrie England in the Olden Time. Illustrations by John Leech. 2 vols. 12mo, original cloth, uncut and unopened. London, 1842

FIRST EDITION. Scarce. A remarkable fine copy.

209. D'AUBIGNE (J. H. MERLE). History of the Great Reformation of the Sixteenth Century in Germany, Switzerland, &c. 11 vols. 8vo, full tree-calf, gilt backs, by Bickers.

London, 1843-48

Large Type Library Edition. The last volume is entitled "Germany, England, and Scotland.'

210. D'AUMALE (M. LE DUC). History of the Princes de Condé in the XVIth and XVIIth Centuries. Frontispieces and map. 2 vols. 8vo, half blue calf, gilt tops, by Zaehnsdorf.

London, 1872 211. DAWSON (HENRY B.). The Assault on Stony Point, by General Anthony Wayne, July 16, 1779. Map, facsimiles, etc. 4to, half brown morocco, gilt top, uncut. Morrisania, N. Y., 1863

One of 250 copies.

212. DEANE (JOHN B.). The Worship of the Serpent traced throughout the World, etc. Illustrated. 8vo, cloth, leather back, gilt top. London, 1833

213. DE BRY (THEODORE). Admiranda Narratio fida tamen, de commodis et incolorarum Ritibus Virginia. Engraved title, plate of Adam and Eve, Map of Virginia, and 22 plates, including 5 of the ancient Picts. Folio, full crimson levant morocco, gilt back, wide inside borders, silk doublures and ends, gilt edges, by Rivière. Francoforti ad Moenum, 1590

FIRST ISSUE OF THE FIRST EDITION of Part I of America, in Latin, and the First of De Bry's Grand Voyages. First Issue of the Latin Translation of Hariot's "Virginia" 1588. This copy has the privilege on title "Cum gratia et privilegio Cæs.," etc., engraved on the copper. On page 7 the page number is in the upper right corner and the head-piece has the winged figure with wreaths. The blank leaf D 6 has been substituted. A very fine copy of this rare volume.

214. DEE (DR. JOHN). A True & Faithful Relation of what passed for many Yeers between Dr. John Dee . . . and Some Spirits: Tending (had it Succeeded) to a General Alteration of most States and Kingdomes in the World. Frontispiece and 3 plates. Folio, mottled calf, gilt edges, by F. Bedford (worn). London, 1659

FIRST EDITION. Fine copy of this curious book, whose author was reputed to be a magician.

215. DEERFIELD, MASS. A Brief Sketch of the First Settlement of Deerfield, Mass. Together with a few of the events which took place there in early times. Frontispiece. 16mo, limp cloth. Greenfield, 1833

FIRST EDITION, with the slip of Errata. Very Scarce.

216. DE FOE (DANIEL). The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. Embellished with engravings from designs by Thomas Stothard. 2 vols. 8vo, full red levant morocco, gilt backs and sides, gilt tops, uncut, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. London, 1820

Fine copy of the FIRST EDITION with the Stothard plates. 217. DE FOREST (JOHN W.). History of the Indians of Connecticut from the earliest known period to 1850. Map and illustrations. 8vo, cloth. Hartford, 1853

218. DE HASS (WILLS). History of the Early Settlement and Indian Wars of Western Virginia. Illustrated. 8vo, original cloth. Wheeling, 1851

FIRST EDITION. Scarce. A very fine copy.

219. DELAFIELD (JOHN, Jr.). An Inquiry into the Origin of the Antiquities of America. With an Appendix, etc., by James Lakey. Folding frontispiece and 10 full-page plates, some in colors. 4to, original full leather, gilt edges (slightly foxed).


Cincinnati, 1839


220. DICKENS (CHARLES). A. L. S. by Charles Dickens. 1 p. 12mo, with his address stamped at the top. Thursday, March thirty-first, 1859; A Lock of Dickens' hair, with note signed by his sister-in-law, Georgina Hogarth, attesting to the genuineness of the hair; small photograph of Dickens, seated in a fancy chair, with his hat in hand. The three items enclosed in a brown levant morocco folder.

* The three items described above form a most interesting souvenir of the great novelist-reformer.. The letter refers to a watch he has selected and a clock which had not kept good time.

221. DICKENS (CHARLES). Bleak House. With illustrations by H. K. Browne. 20 parts in 19, 8vo, original green wrappers, uncut. In a red polished morocco slip-case. London, 1852-53

FIRST EDITION in the original parts. A fine and clean copy, with the advertisements. The backs have been repaired, as usual.

222. DICKENS AND THACKERAY. The Readings of Charles Dickens, as condensed by himself, Boston, 1877; Charles Dickens, the Story of his Life, London, n. d.; Mr. Brown's Letters to a Young Man about Town (Thackeray), Cambridge, 1901: The Second Funeral of Napoleon (Thackeray), in Cornhill Magazine for Jan. 1866. 4 vols. 12mo and 8vo, various bindings.

223. DICKENSIANA. Pickwick Abroad; or, The Tour in France. By George W. M. Reynolds. Illustrated with 41 steel

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