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PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author; together with an autograph dedication inserted. Limited issue on vélin de Hollande.

1014. UZANNE (OCTAVE). La Française du Siècle: Modes -Mœurs-Usages. Aquarelle illustrations by Albert Lynch etched in colors by Eugène Gaujean. Royal 8vo, original pictorial wrappers, uncut. In leatherette cover, with ribbons.

PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed by the author.

Paris: Quantin, 1886

1015. VALE PRESS. Shakespeare (William). Sonnets. Reprinted from the Edition of 1609. Ornamental woodcut borders and initials by Charles Ricketts. 8vo, salmon crushed levant morocco, gilt wave and fillet borders, gilt top, uncut.

Fine copy.

London: Ballantyne [Vale] Press, 1899

1016. VAUGHAN (SIR WILLIAM). The Golden Fleece Diuided into three Parts, under which are discouered the Errours of Religion, the Vices and Decayes of the Kingdome, and lastly the wayes to get wealth, and to restore Trading so much complayned of. Transported from Cambrioll Colchos, out of the Southernmost Part of the Iland, commonly called the Newfoundland, by Orpheus Junior, for the Generall and perpetuall Good of Great Britaine. With the rare engraved map of "Newfoundland described by Captain John Mason." Small 4to, full crimson levant morocco. London: Printed for Francis Williams, 1626

THE RARE ORIGINAL EDITION, with the map in splendid condition. The work was written to encourage emigration to Newfoundland, where the author owned a large tract of land.

1017. VINCENT OF FERRARA. Sermones Sancti Vincentii de Valentia fratris deii ordinis predicatorum Sacre theologiae professoris eximu detempore pars Hyemales. The Two Parts Complete. Folio, full pigskin, with stamped ornaments.

Basil: Nicolaus Kessler, 1488 Excessively rare. Only a few copies are recorded of these famous Sermons of Vincent of Ferrara. A very fine copy in the original pigskin binding.

1018. VIRGIL. Publius Virgilius Maro. Bucolica, Georgica, et Aeneis. Splendidly illustrated with a large number of full-page engravings on copper by Copia after the designs of Gerard and Girodet. Imperial folio, full crimson morocco, gold line borders on sides, gilt panelled back, doublures of blue levant with broad gold-tooled dentelle borders, gilt edges, by Capé.

Parisiis: In Aedibus Palatinis, excudebam Petrus Didot,
Natu Major, 1798

A MAGNIFICENT PRODUCTION, limited to 250 copies, signed by the publisher. The text is printed in very large type, with ample margins, and the engravings are very beautiful.

1019. VIRGINIA. A True and Since [re] declaration of the purpose and [ends] of the Plantation begun in Virginia] of the degrees which it hath receiued; and mea [nes] which it hath beene advanced: and the resoluti[on and] conclusion of his Maiesties Councel of that [Colo]ny, for the constant and patient prosecution [there] of, vntill by the mercies of God it sh[all] retribute a fruitful haruest to the kingdome of heauen, and this Common-Wealth. Sett forth by the authority of the [Go]uernors and Councellors established for that Plantation. Small 4to, full olive levant morocco, by Rivière.

London: Printed for I. Stepneth, [1610]

THIS VOLUME IS OF THE UTMOST RARITY, BUT THREE COPIES OTHER THAN THE PRESENT ONE BEING KNOWN. It is not to be confounded with the work published the same year with the somewhat similar title "A True Declaration of the Estate of the Colonie in Virginia," of which a number of copies are recorded.

THIS IS THE FIRST TRACT BEARING THE ENDORSEMENT, “Sett forth by the authority of the Gouernors," etc., as in above title, and explains the unsatisfactory condition of the colony by reference to the incompetency of the previous governors, and furnishes perhaps the best historical narrative which was issued by the company during the first period of the plantation.

Brown, in his "Genesis of the United States' believes that THIS WORK




1020. VIRGINIA. Godwyn (Morgan). Trade preferr'd before Religion, and Christ made to give place to Mammon: Represented in a Sermon Relating to the Plantations. First Preached at Westminster-Abby. Small 4to, boards.

London: Printed for B. Took and Isaac Cleave, 1685 An extremely rare work by Morgan Godwyn, who was a Minister to Virginia in the time of Sir William Berkeley. Godwyn was one of the earliest defenders of the Negroes and Indians. He is best known by his "Negro & Indians Advocate,' printed in 1680. The above is a fearless attack on the condition of the Slaves and Indians in Virginia and other Plantations. It is dedicated to the King, and the sermon is preceded by a Preface of 12 pages. Clayton-Torrence gives a long notice of Godwyn but does not mention this work. Not in Church. 1021. VOLTAIRE. La Henriade: frontispiece, title, and 20 brilliant plates and vignettes by Eisen, engraved by De Longueil. 2 vols., 8vo, half green calf. Printed by Barbou, 1770 Fine impressions of the plates.


1022. VRIES (S. de). Ausfuhrliche Beschreibung des teils bewohnt theils unbewohn so genannten Gronlands etc. ... Mit ausfugung des Tagebuchs die Durchfahrt zwischen Gronland und

America. Frontispiece and 2 maps. Small 4to, boards (frontispiece mounted; and some pages lacking at end).

Nurnberg: Riegels, 1679

These voyages to Greenland, to investigate whether there was a passage to East India through the Hudson Straits, contain descriptions of the manners and conditions of the inhabitants, etc.; by J. Monnick, Frobisher and Lindenau.

The margins of the two folding maps are ornamented with ten etchings exhibiting whaling, polar bear hunting, sealing natives at Greenland and Iceland, etc.



1023. [WAGNER (RICHARD)]. Haydn's Second Symphony; Complete Manuscript Score. MANUSCRIPT ENTIRELY IN THE HAND OF RICHARD WAGNER (1813-1883). "Joseph Haydn's Sinfonien. Partitur. Zweite Sinfonie (Dmoll). Richard Wagner, Leipzig, 1831." Small folio, boards, the leaves uncut, 111 pages, in fine condition; Wagner's signature on the title page.

A MUSICAL MANUSCRIPT OF THE HIGHEST IMPORTANCE such as has not appeared in the auction rooms for many years. There is a full orchestral arrangement for wind and string instruments. It was copied by Wagner in Leipzig at the age of 18 years, is in contemporary binding and was presented by Wagner to Prof. J. V. Hamm, of Würzburg, a well-known musician and composer of his day. Haydn's period, 1732-1809, immediately preceded that of Wagner. In 1831 Wagner was studying in Leipzig, and this is one of the Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven Symphonies produced by him for the purpose of study. Ten years after copying this manuscript, Wagner produced his "Tannhäuser.'

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1024. WALLER (EDMUND), DRYDEN (JOHN), SPRAT (THOMAS). Three Poems Upon the Death of his late Highnesse Oliver Lord Protector of England, Scotland, and Ireland. Small 4to, full brown levant morocco, gilt, gilt top, PARTLY UNCUT, by Riviere.

London: Printed by William Wilson, 1659 FIRST EDITION. Extremely rare. Dryden's own poem was published separately in the same year. It was his first production.

A very fine and large copy.

1025. WALLER (EDMUND) and GODOLPHIN (SIDNEY). The Passion of Dido for Aeneas. As it is Incomparably exprest in the Fourth Book of Virgil. Small 8vo, full blue levant morocco, gilt back, gilt edges, by Stikeman.

London: Printed for Humphrey Mosely, 1658

FIRST EDITION. The last ten leaves are "Books Printed for H. Moseley." A most interesting catalogue. A very scarce little volume of prerestoration poetry. With bookplate of Charles B. Foote.

1026. WALLER (EDMUND). A Poem on St. James's Park As lately improved by his Maiesty. Device on title. Small folio, full crushed crimson levant moroco, gilt lettered back, gilt lined inside borders, gilt edges, by Club Bindery.

London: Printed for Gabriel Bedel, 1661

FIRST AUTHORIZED EDITION. Extremely scarce. A note at the end of the poem states that ". . . a false Copy of these verses was surreptitiously and very imperfectly printed in one Sheet,' &c. With the Beverly Chew bookplate.

1027. WALLER (EDMUND). The Second Part of Mr. Waller's Poems. Containing his Alteration of the Maids Tragedy, And whatever of his is yet unprinted: Together with some other Poems, Speeches, &c., that were printed severally, and never put into the First Collection of his Poems. Small 8vo, full crimson levant morocco, gilt back, gilt edges, by David.

London: Printed for Tho. Bennet, 1690

FIRST EDITION. This version differs from "The Maid's Tragedy Altered," published in the same year, and it would appear from the prefatory note that this collection was unauthorized by Waller's heirs or representatives. With the Beverly Chew bookplate.

1028. WALPOLE (HORACE, EARL OF ORFORD). The Letters of. Edited by Peter Cunningham. Now First Chronologically Arranged. Finely extra illustrated with three hundred and twenty-four plates, many of which are colored, depicting the personages and places associated with Walpole. 18 vols. (9 vols. extended to 18). 8vo, three-quarters brown levant, gold panelled backs, gilt tops, uncut. London: Richard Bentley, 1857

1029. WALPOLE (HORACE). Anecdotes of Painting in England: additions by Dallaway, revised by Wornum: many steel portraits, &c. 3 vols., 8vo, calf extra, citron edges.

London, 1876 Contains the valuable catalogue of English engravers by Vertu. 1030. WALTERS' COLLECTION OF ORIENTAL ART. Bushell (S. W.). Oriental Ceramic Art, Illustrated by examples from the collection of W. T. Walters. With 116 Plates in Colors, and over 400 reproductions in black and white. Texts and notes by S. W. Bushell. 10 sections, imperial folio, decorated yellow boards, silk backs, enclosed in 5 padded silk cloth portfolios, with ties. New York, 1897

Limited to 500 numbered and registered copies.

One of the most beautiful of the several works on Oriental ceramie art. The full-page plates in color are all inlaid on Japanese vellum paper, and are remarkable examples of accuracy in the reproduction of the original color or shade. Skilled artists were employed for more than seven years in making the drawings for these plates.

The volume of text in 8vo, which sometimes accompanies the work, is not present.

1031. WALTON (IZAAK). The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson. To which are added, the Autographs of those Eminent Men, now first collected; an Index, and Illustrative Notes. Illustrated with numerous fine engraved portraits and plates by Heath, Finden, etc., on India paper. 8vo, full olive morocco, fillet paned back, fillet borders on sides, with a flying fish in gilt in centre of front cover, gilt edges, by Riviere.

London: John Major, 1825

A handsome copy.

1032. WALTON (IZAAK). The Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr. George Herbert, and Dr. Robert Sanderson. Portraits and Illustrations on India paper. 8vo, contemporary morocco, emblematically tooled with fishing ornaments by Gosden (?), gilt edges. London: Major, 1825

India proof copy of Major's beautiful edition. With the bookplate of Thomas Gosden.

The Lives of Donne, Wotton,

1033. WALTON (IZAAK). Hooker, Herbert and Sanderson. Frontispiece portraits. 24mo, full morocco, gilt edges. London: Pickering, 1827

Pickering's Diamond Edition.



1034. WALTON AND COTTON. The Complete Angler, or The Contemplative Man's Recreation, being a Discourse of Rivers, Fish-ponds, Fish and Fishing. Written by Izaak Walton; and Instructions How to Angle for a Trout or Grayling in a clear stream, by Charles Cotton. With Original Memoirs and Notes by Sir Harris Nicolas. Embellished with 61 engravings by noted artists, and EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with 110 plates, being portraits, views, &c. 2 vols., thick royal 8vo, finely bound in full green crushed levant morocco, the sides and backs gold-tooled with piscatorial emblems, gold dentelle inside borders, gilt edges, by Zaehnsdorf.

London: Wm. Pickering, 1836

Very beautiful copy of the favorite LARGE PAPER PICKERING EDITION of Walton's great classic. Made UNIQUE by a large number of wellselected plates which genuinely extra-illustrate the work.

1035. WARD (MRS. HUMPHRY). Collected set of FIRST EDITIONS of the Works of. 41 volumes, uniformly bound in threequarters red polished calf, gold-tooled backs, leather labels, gilt tops. (3 vols. in original cloth.) The set consists of the following: Miss Bretherton, 1884; Amiel's Journal, 2 vols., 1885; Robert Elsmere, 3 vols., 1888; The History of David Grieve, 3 vols., 1892; Marcelle, 3 vols., 1894; Unitarians and The Future, 1894; Bessie Costrell, 1895; Sir George Tressaday, 1896; Helbeck of Bannisdale, 1898; Eleanor, 1900; The Bookman (Mrs. Ward Number), 1903; Lady Rose's Daughter, 1903; Fenwick's Career, 1905; The Marriage of William Ashe, 1905; The Play-Time of the Poor, 1906; Diana Mallory, 1908; Daphne (Marriage a la Mode), 1909; Canadian Born, 1910; Letters to my Neighbors, 1910; The Case of Richard Meynell, 1911; Mrs. Humphry Ward. Her Work and Influence. By J. Stuart Walters, 1912; The Mating of Lydia, 1913; The Coryston Family, 1913; Delia Blanchflower, 1915; Delia Blanchflower, 1914 (the English Edition did not appear until 1915, several months after the American Edition, on account of the War). Milly and Olly: or, A Holiday Among the Mountains. By Mrs. T. H. Ward (this is Mrs. Ward's first book), 1881; Eltham House, 1915; The Book of the Homeless. Edited by Edith Wharton. Mrs.

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