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590. VACARESCO (HELENE). ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT, signed, of "Myrta.' 115 pp. 4to.

Autograph presentation copy from the author to Mr. Young.

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591. VACARESCO (HELENE). Original Manuscript of "Petits Poemes Inedits." 22 pages of 12mo size, enclosed in a fancy satin cover. Signed at the beginning.

592. VACARESCO (HELENE). ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT, signed, of "Chansons du Fuseau" (Songs of the Spindle). About 170 pages, small 4to, full red roan.

Autograph presentation copy from the author to Mr. Young. On the first fly-leaf, the author has written: "Every one of these small poems collected from the mouths of our peasants were written under the eyes of Her Majesty the Queen of Roumania who immediately translated them into German. I little dreamt then that they would bring renown and glory to me as well as to my country, yet the Queen had felt and openly declared their grandeur and beauty. Thus the glory belongs to Her and not one joy, not one praise has this book brought me which my heart and speech have not immediately poured at the feet of Carmen Sylva, Our Queen.''

593. VACARESCO (HELENE). Songs of the Valiant Voivode and other Strange Folk-Lore for the first time collected from Roumanian Peasants. 8vo, cloth, gilt top, uncut. New York, n.d. With autograph presentation inscription by the author.

594. VACQUERIE (AUGUSTE). Le Fils. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, original wrappers, uncut. Paris, 1866

Inscribed on the half-title by the author.

595. VACQUERIE (AUGUSTE). Depuis. FIRST EDITION. 8vo, wrappers, uncut. Paris, 1894

Inscribed by the author on the half-title.

596. VALDES (A PALACIO). ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT of "La Hermana San Sulpicio." Written on 494 8vo pages (one page missing).

Accompanying the manuscript is the following inscribed page: "Manuserito original de La Hermana San Sulpicio que dedica el autor a 'm amigo James C. Young. A Palacio Valdes. Madrid, 26 Feb. 1902.''

597. VANDAL (ALBERT). Une Ambassade Française en Orient sous Louis XV. FIRST EDITION. 1887; Louis XV et Elisabeth de Russie, 1896; Les Voyages du Marquis de Nointel, 1900. 3 vols. 8vo, wrappers, uncut and unopened. Paris, v.d.

With autograph inscription by the author in each volume.

598. VAN DYKE (HENRY). The Builders and other Poems. 12mo, cloth, half vellum, gilt top, uncut. N. Y., 1898

With an autograph inscription by the author.

599. VAN DYKE (JOHN C.). Books and How to Use Them, N. Y., 1883; Principles of Art, N. Y., 1887; Nature for its Own Sake, N. Y., 1898; A Text-Book of the History of Painting, N. Y., 1899. Together 4 vols. 12mo, cloth.

With autograph inscription by the author in each volume.

600. VAN MUYDEN (B.). Lausanne a travers les Ages. Profusely illustrated. 4to, parchment wrappers, uncut. Publié par la Municipalite de Lausanne, [1906]

FIRST EDITION. With a full-page, 4to, autograph inscription to James Carleton Young.

601. VAULX (ANDRE FOULON DE). Le Veuvage, 1899; La Vieillesse de Louis XV, 1900; Jamais plus, 1902; L'Allee du Silence, 1904; Jeunesse blonde, 1901. 5 vols. 12mo, wrappers, uncut. Paris, v.d.

FIRST EDITION. With autograph inscription in each volume by the author.

602. VERHAEREN (EMILE). La Multiple Poemes. 12mo, wrappers, uncut and unopened.

Splendeur. Paris, 1906

FIRST EDITION. With autograph presentation inscription from the author to James Carleton Young.

603. VERLAIN, von Stefan Zweig, n. d.; Mythen and Mysterien (Heyse), 1904; Gedichte von Paul Verlaine (Zweig), 1902; and others, by Lejeune; Ermatinger, Platzhoff, etc. 13 vols. 8vo and smaller, wrappers and boards. V.p., v.d.

Some FIRST EDITIONS. With author's autograph inscription in each volume.

FIVE MANUSCRIPT GROUPS BY VERLAINE

604. VERLAINE (PAUL). A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH SONNETS AND BALLADS, inlaid, and accompanied mainly with the printed text. Bound in one volume, 4to, full crimson levant morocco, gilt, doublures of blue levant morocco, gilt borders, white moire silk flys, gilt top.

Most of the poems in this collection were written at the Hospitals Broussais and As. de Vincennes. There are included: "Ballade Sappho"; "Ballade de la Mauvaise Reputation"; and Sonnets to Henri Bossanne, A. F. Cazals, Emile Le Brun, Paterne Berrichon, Saint Therese, Ernest Raynaud, etc. Typewritten translations accompany some of the pieces.

605. VERLAINE (PAUL). A COLLECTION OF ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT IN PROSE, 6 pieces, two of which are UNPUBLASHED. Inlaid, with printed text, and bound in one volume, 4to, full crimson levant morocco, gilt, doublures of blue levant morocco, morocco, gilt borders, and white moiré silk flys, gilt top.

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This collection consists of: "La Bonne Goutte, 4pp. (undoubtedly an autobiographical sketch); "Au Pays du Muffle," 4pp. of prose and

verse (expurgated in the printed text); Quelques-uns de mes Reves, 10pp.; Conte de Fées," 4 quarto pages; "Café de Lettres,'' 2pp. (unpublished); and one without title, 21⁄2 pages (unpublished).

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606. VERLAINE (PAUL). Manuscript Draft of a Poem or Poems, written on three sheets of paper of different sizes and texture, signed at the end of one page.

UNPUBLISHED MATERIAL, entirely in the handwriting of Verlaine. One of the sheets has many corrections and changes, in pencil, evidently of a different date.

607. VERLAINE (PAUL). Elégies. Written on 21 octavo pages, with the printed text, inlaid. In one volume, 4to, full crimson levant morocco, gilt back and sides, doublure of blue levant morocco, gilt borders, and white moiré silk flys, gilt top.

This includes all but the first two numbers of Verlaine's famous work Elégies." printed under the title of "" They are all written on the hospital paper during the period when his genius was at his height. The 9 Elegies all bear Verlaine's signature.

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608. VERLAINE (PAUL). ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT OF four poems in "Amour. Written on 15 octavo pages, four of which are signed. Bound in full crimson levant morocco, gilt back and sides, inside doublures of blue levant morocco, gilt borders, white moiré silk flys, gilt top.

The volume contains about one-half of the volume entitled "Amour" and comprises: "Bouquet a Marie,' 88 lines, written shortly after Verlaine's release from prison in Belgium; "Prière du Matin," 100 lines; "Portrait Official" (Gambetta); printed in Verlaine's Complete Works under the title "Statute pour Tombeau"; "Nebuleuses,'' 14 lines; "Paul Bert," 14 lines; "There, " 26 lines; "L'Exile," 10 lines, with pen sketch by Verlaine. Signed by Verlaine with the name "F. Coppée''; "Passage Historique, "A VERY EARLY UNPUBLISHED SONNET, and others.

609. VIE MANQUÉE (Bouchard), 1895; L'Enfant a la Balustrade; Le Beau Fernand (Bovet); L'Heureux Village (Blondel), 1892; Le Roman Nuptial (Barracand), 1901, and others. 10 vols. 12mo, wrappers, uncut. Paris, v.d.

MAINLY FIRST EDITIONS. Each volume is inscribed by the author.

610. VILLON (FRANÇOIS). The Poems of Master Francis Villon of Paris now first done into English Verse in the original forms with a Biographical and Critical Introduction by John Payne. Square 12mo, parchment, uncut. Portland, 1900

Limited edition.

611. VISIONS ROUGES (Forest), 1897; La Confession de Jacques (Chaperon), 1896; Les Frères d'Election (Dornis), 1896; Willy et Colette (La Hire), n. d., and others, by Dagan, La Jeunesse, Hermant, etc. 20 vols. 12mo, wrappers, uncut. Paris, v. d.

Mostly FIRST EDITIONS. With presentation inscription by the author, to Emile Zola, James Carleton Young, and others, in each volume.

612. VIVIEN (RENE). Original Manuscript of Evocations. Written on 49 pages of folio size, entirely in the handwriting of the author.

613. VOGUE (E. MELCHOIR DE). The True Story of Mazeppa, The Son of Peter the Great. 12mo, cloth, uncut. Lond., n.d. Inscribed by the author.

614. WALLACE (LEW). The Wooing of Malkatoon. Commodus. Illustrations. 8vo, cloth, gilt top, uncut. N. Y., 1898

With 6-line poem in author's autograph, signed.

615. WARNER (CHARLES DUDLEY). The Pilgrimage. Illustrations. 8vo, half leather, gilt top, uncut (stamp on title). N. Y., 1895

With autograph inscription by the author.

616. WELLS (DAVID A.). Robinson Crusoe's Money. With illustrations by Thomas Nast. 8vo, cloth. N. Y., 1876

Signature of Nast on fly leaf.

617. WILKINS (MARY E.). Six Trees. Illustrated. 12mo, cloth. New York, 1903

FIRST EDITION. Autograph presentation copy from the author, with a quotation from the book.

618. WILKINS (MARY E.). N. Y., 1894; Jerome, N. Y., 1897.

Madelon, N. Y., 1896; Pembroke, Illustrated. 3 vols. 12mo, cloth. New York, v.d. FIRST EDITION. Each volume bears an autograph inscription by the author, two of the inscriptions being quotations from the books; the third refers to the character of Barnabas Thayer in "Pembroke❞ as being drawn from life.

619. WINTER (WILLIAM). Thistle-Down. Lyrics. 12mo, cloth, uncut.

A Book of
London, 1878

FIRST EDITION. Inscribed by the author, with three lines from his poem "The Requiem.''

620. WINTER (WILLIAM). Shadows of the Stage. Three Series; Gray Days and Gold. Together 4 vols. 18mo, cloth. New York, 1891-95

Each volume has an interesting inscription by the author, either original or quoted, and the last mentioned volume has two.

621. YOUNG (ULIA DITTO). ORIGINAL AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT, of "Glynne's Wife." 246 pp. 4to.

Autograph presentation copy from the author to Mr. Young.

622. ZAHN (ERNST). Schattenhalb, Die Clari-Marie, Erni Behaim, Neue Bergnovellen, and others. 8 vols. 12mo, cloth.

V.p., 1902-05

Each volume with inscription by the author.

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