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261. DRYDEN (JOHN). Miscellany Poems. Containing Variety of New Translations of the Ancient Poets. Together with Several Original Poems, By the most Eminent Hands. 6 vols. in five. 8vo, old panelled calf, rebacked. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1702 Vols. 5 and 6 are FIRST EDITIONS, with engraved frontispieces by Burghers. With bookplate of Oliver Pemberton.
262. DRYDEN (JOHN), Poetical Works. 5 vols., 12mo, full green calf, gilt backs, leather labels, by Mudie. London, n.d.
263. DU BARRI. Memoirs of Madame Du Barri. Translated from the French, by the translator of "Vidocq." 4 vols., 16mo, cloth.
264. DUGDALE (SIR WILLIAM). The Antient Usage in Bearing of such Ensigns of Honour as are commonly call'd Arms. With a Catalogue of the present Nobility and Baronets of England. To which is added a Catalogue of the present Nobility of Scotland and Ireland, etc. The Second edition, corrected. Small 8vo, new panelled calf, gilt back, by Rivière.
This copy contains the folded leaf at p. 78, but does not contain the two leaves of advertisement to the reader which should be at p. 67. The 13 cuts of arms have been colored.
265. DUNLAP (WILLIAM). A History of the Rise and Progress of the Arts of Design in the United States. Edited with additions by F. W. Bayley and C. E. Goodspeed. Numerous portraits. 3 vols., 8vo, cloth, gilt tops, Boston, 1918
266. DUNSANY (LORD). The Gods of Pegana. With illustrations in photogravure by S. H. Sime. FIRST EDITION. Square 12mo, cloth.
London: [Privately Printed], 1905
267. DUTCH. The Present State of the United Provinces of the Low Countries; as to the Government, Laws, Forces, Riches, Manners, Customes, Revenue, and Territory, of the Dutch. In Three Books. Collected by W. A. 12mo, sprinkled calf (hinges weak).
London: Printed for John Starkey, 1669
268. DUYCKINCK (EVERT A.). Cyclopædia of American Literature from the Earliest Period to the Present Day. With portraits, autographs, and other illustrations. 2 vols., royal 8vo, full black morocco, gilt backs and sides, gilt edges. New York, 1856
269. DWIGHT (TIMOTHY). The Conquest of Canaan: A Poem in Eleven Books. 12mo, original sheep. Hartford, 1785
270. ECONOMICS. The Coming Reaction. A brief survey and criticism of the vices of our economic system. By Legislator. 8vo, full olive levant morocco, gilt edges. London, 1903
271. EDWARDS (JONATHAN). Selections from the Unpublished Writings of Jonathan Edwards, of America. Edited by Rev. A. B. Grosart. Facsimile. Large 8vo, cloth, uncut. [London], 1865
Limited to 300 copies printed for Private Circulation.
272. EGAN (PIERCE). Boxiana; or, Sketches of Ancient and Modern Pugilism from the days of Figg and Broughton to the Present Time, with Biographical Memoirs of all the Boxers. Engraved title and 47 portraits and plates, including 2 by Cruikshank (lacks two plates). 5 vols., 8vo, original printed boards (worn), uncut. London, 1823-1829
FIRST EDITION of the last volume, the other volumes are re-issues of the sheets and plates, the latter mostly with the original imprints and dates of 1812 and following years. The set lacks two plates, and volume five lacks the last four leaves. The work is scarce.
273. EMERSON (R. W.). The Conduct of Life. 12mo, cloth.
FIRST EDITION, and first issue, with the 17 pp. of advertisements, and a perfect impression of the last "C" in the imprint.
274. EMERSON (RALPH WALDO). The Complete Works of Emerson, with a Biographical introduction and Notes by Edward Waldo Emerson and a General Introduction. Portraits and other illustrations. 12 vols., 8vo, buckram, uncut.
Cambridge: Printed at the Riverside Press, 1903-04 The Autograph Centenary Edition, limited to 600 copies, signed by the Publishers. Each set has a page of Manuscript in the handwriting of Emerson.
275. EPISTOLARY CURIOSITIES, consisting of Unpublished Letters of the Seventeenth Century. With Notes, and an Appendix. Edited by Rebecca Warner. 2 vols. 8vo, half calf. Bath, 1818
276. ERASMUS. Epistola Nuncupatoria ad Carolum Caesarem. Exhortatio ad studium Euangelicae lectionis. Paraphrasis in Euangeliu Matthaei, per D. Erasmum Rot. nunc denuo recognita. Epistola ad R. D. Matthaeum Card. Sedun. 12mo, old calf (front cover lacking, many early manuscript annotations on margins, some leaves slightly stained). [Basileae, 1521]
277. ESTHER WATERS (Moore), London, 1894; Richard Yea and Nay (Hewlett), London, 1900; Adrian Savage (Malet), N. Y., 1911. 3 vols. 12mo,
278. ETCHINGS. A collection of 25 Etchings on Copper of Landscapes and Cattle scenes by E. F. Welles. Oblong 8vo, full cloth.
Fine set, only fifty proofs printed, plates destroyed.
279. [FANSHAWE (RICHARD).] Il Pastor Fido, the Faithful Shepherd. A Pastorall written in Italian by Baptista Guarini, a Knight of Italie and now Newly Translated out of the Originall. With portrait of Guarini by T. Cross, and the two leaves (a1-2) containing John Denham's poem to the Author, list of characters, and the full-page copper engraving. 4to, half dark blue calf, gilt back (wants blank for A1). Lond.: R. Raworth, 1647
THE RARE FIRST EDITION WITH THE ADDITION of the portrait, title, preliminary leaves and Gg to Rr 4, containing original poems by Fanshawe, from the second edition of 1648, thus rendering the volume AN ABSOLUTELY COMPLETE FIRST EDITION THROUGHOUT. Fanshawe's original poems include The Escuriall, with the lines "The Sallow late found Indian comes to worke, From a new world;"' On his Majesties Great Shippe lying almost finisht in Woolwick Docke, 1637; Sonnets; and a Translation of "The Fourth Booke of Virgill's Aeneis. On the Loves of Dido and Aeneas." Includes also two poems by Thomas Carew, with Fanshawe's Latin version of them. Contemporary signatures of W. and Mary Pawlett on titles.
280. FARRAGO. 8vo, old black English morocco, back impressed with gilt crown in six compartments, gilt sides, with border and centre ornament, gilt edges.
London: Printed for the Author, 1733
FIRST EDITION of this Rare Privately Printed work, consisting of long and short poems, letters, epitaphs, translations, etc. The Preface is signed Pilgrim Plowden" which is the only indication we have of the author. With the bookplate of Charles Butler of Warren Wood, Hatfield.
281. FIELDING (HENRY). The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling. 6 vols. 12mo, full contemporary calf, gilt backs.
London: Printed for A. Millar, 1749 Fine copy of the First Edition. The leaf of errata is wanting. 282. FIELDING (HENRY). The History of Tom Jones. A Foundling. Illustrated with etched plates by Rowlandson. (One plate wanting.) 3 vols., 8vo, half maroon morocco, gilt backs, gilt tops, uncut. Edinburgh, 1791 FIRST EDITION with the Rowlandson plates.
283. FIELDING (HENRY). Leevensbeschryving van wylen den heere Jonathan Wild, den Grooten. Engraved frontispiece. 12mo, original boards, morocco back, uncut. Te Amsteldam, by Pieter Meyer, 1757
FIRST EDITION IN DUTCH.
284. FIELDING (HENRY). The Works of Henry Fielding, Esq. Edited, with a Biographical Essay by Leslie Stephen. Illustrations on India paper. 10 vols. royal 8vo, full polished calf, gilt tops, uncut, by Zaehnsdorf (slightly worn). London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1882
Limited to 250 copies for the United States.
285. FIELDING (HENRY). The Complete Works of Henry Fielding. With an Essay by William Ernest Henley. Illustrations in two and three states, one of which is colored. 16 vols. 8vo, half maroon levant morocco, gilt and inlaid backs, gilt tops, uncut, by Stikeman.
New York: Croscup & Sterling, n.d. Edition de Bibliophile. One of 20 copies printed throughout on Japan paper.
286. FIELDING (MANTLE). American Engravers upon Copper and Steel. Biographical Sketches and Check Lists of Engravings. A Supplement to David McNeely Stauffer's American Engravers. 3 portraits. 8vo, boards, cloth back, uncut. Philadelphia, 1917
Only 220 copies printed for subscribers.
287. FINDLEY (WILLIAM). History of the Insurrection in the Four Western Counties of Pennsylvania: in the Year M.DCC.XCIV. With a reeital of the circumstances specially connected therewith, and an historical review of the previous situation of the Country. 8vo, half calf (name cut from title otherwise fine copy). Philadelphia, 1796
288. FIREWORKS. Manuel de l'Artificier. Illustrated with numerous engraved folding plates of fireworks, also printed folding tables. Second edition, revised, corrected and augmented. Small 8vo, old mottled calf. Paris, 1757
289. FITZGERALD (PERCY). The Good Queen Charlotte. Four portraits. Extended to 2 vols. 8vo, half claret levant morocco, gilt tooled backs, gilt tops, uncut. London, 1899
EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED COPY. Bound in are seventy etched and other views and portraits, some inlaid and some tinted, including two folding plates and one wash drawing portrait.
290. FOLKLORE. Specimens of Bushman Folklore. Collected by W. H. I. Bleek and L. C. Lloyd. 2 colored portraits and numerous illustrations. 8vo, cloth, gilt top. London, 1911
291. FORSTER (HENRY R.). The Stowe Catalogue. Priced and annotated. Illustrations. 4to, half morocco.
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.
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. 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 ticket.
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 Journal 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).
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
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, 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 over 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., 8vo, 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 issued.
312. GOMARA (FRANCISCO LOPEZ DE). The Pleasant Historie of the Conquest of the Weast India, now called new Spayne. Atchieued by the vworthy 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.