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CATALOGUE OF THE SPENCER COLLECTION

BY CHESTER March Cate, uNDER THE DIRECTION OF WILBERFORCE EAMES

AUTHORS

Adam, Paul. Basile et Sophia. Dessins de C.-H. Dufau, gravés sur bois par G. Lemoine. Paris: P. Ollendorff, 1900. 3

p.1., 325 p., 1 1. 8°.

no. 33 of forty copies on wove paper. Illustrations: 27 vignettes in the text and 13 plates, paged in. On the leaf preceding the halftitle, mounted, the cover of the ordinary edition, printed in colors. In all, 41 illustrations.

Binding, by Stroobants, 1910, three-fourths brown crushed levant morocco. Back tooled and lettered in gilt. With marbled end papers and rough edges; gilt top. Original covers bound in.

Alexandre, Arsène. Les reines de l'aiguille; modistes et couturières. (Étude parisienne.) Illustrations dessinées et gravées par François Courboin. Paris: T. Belin, 1902. 2 p.l., 189 p., 1 1., 5 pl. 76 extra pl. 8°.

no. 65 of 100 copies on Japan paper.

Illustrations: 3 vignettes, 15 head-pieces, 5 plates, and 15 tail-pieces, with proofs of all, in two states, on 74 plates; appended, plate proofs in two states of a design not used. In all, 114 illustrations.

Binding, by Gruel, of white crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within two frames of fillets inlaid in olive green, the inner adorned with small flowers in gilt and with semicircular_indentations at the corners, containing the arms of Paris in gold and silver on a mosaic of blue and red, and small ornaments composed of thimbles, scissors, needles, and thread. Doublé with white morocco. Centre panel within two fillets inlaid in olive green, and an inner frame of two fillets in gilt interlacing and entwined with delicately tooled foliage and small flowers in gilt and colors. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid. With gilt edges and lining of green grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.

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Anne of Brittany. Book of hours of. See Catholic Church, Roman.

Aucourt de Saint Just, Claude Godard d', baron. See Godard d'Aucourt de Saint Just, Claude, baron.

Audsley, George Ashdown, and J. L. BowES. Keramic art of Japan, by George Ashdown Audsley and James Lord Bowes. London: published for the subscribers by the authors, 1875. 2 v. 63 pl. illus. fo. One of 1000 copies printed.

v. 1. Introductory essay on Japanese art, p. I-LXXI, illustrated by 13 photo-lithograph and autotype plates and numerous wood engravings printed in colors; text, p. 1-61. v. 2, 35 plates printed in gold and colors, and 15 plates in autotype, each preceded by a leaf with descriptive text.

Originally published in 7 parts. Appended, in v. 2, a list of the subscribers.

Binding, by Champs, three-fourths dark green crushed levant morocco. Back lettered; panels

tooled with a vine in gilt and inlaid with flowers in red. With marbled end papers and rough edges; gilt top.

Aumale, Henri Eugène Philippe Louis d'Orléans, duc d'. La bataille de Rocroy, par Henri d'Orléans, duc d'Aumale. Paris: Société des bibliophiles françois, 1899. 3 p.l., 87 p., 3 1., 7 pl., 1 port. 66 extra pl. 4°.

no. 3 of thirty copies on Japan paper printed for members of the society; this copy printed for M. le duc de Fitz-James. Appended, a list of the members of the society, December 30, 1899.

Illustrations: etchings by Adolphe Lalauze from original aquarelles by his son Alphonse Lalauze, consisting of a frontispiece and a portrait of the author, each in two states; title-page vignette portrait of Auguste de Thou; initial head-piece, 6 plates, and final tail-piece, in colors, and with plate proofs in one tone and in colors; following the text, an original aquarelle by Alphonse Lalauze designed for the tail-piece, but refused by the society; mounted on the leaf preceding the original cover, a manuscript note of M. Germain Bapst referring to the cancelled tail-piece; inserted following the halftitle, a second original aquarelle by Lalauze; appended, 46 plate proofs in colors in various states, including 17 with remarques or notes by the artist in the margins. In all, 77 illustrations.

Binding, by Mercier, 1909, of red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within fillets and an ornamental frame inlaid in blue and tooled in the manner of Derôme. Doublé with white morocco within a border of small tools. Centre panel surrounded by a deep dentelle border in the style of Derôme. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of red grosgrain silk. Original covers, dated 1900, bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.

Aurora australis. [Published at the winter quarters of the British Antarctic expedition, 1907, during the winter months of April, May, June, July, 1908. Illustrated with lithographs and etchings; by George Marston. Printed at the sign of "The Penguins;" by Joyce and Wild. Latitude 77° 32′ south, longitude 166° 12' east. Antarctica, 1908. 99 1., 10 pl. 4°. David, T. W. E., The ascent of Mount Erebus. Nemo, Midwinter night. A messman, Trials of a Putty, F., Erebus. watch. Lapsus linguæ, Southward bound. M., Shellback, An ancient manuscript. Murray, J., Life under difficulties. Mawson, D., Bathybia.

messman.

One of ninety copies printed. Title within ornamental border, with vignette in colors. At head of title: 1908-09.

Text said to have been partly printed in the south Polar regions; edited by E. H. Shackleton. Loose sheets, laced in. Plate called for in the text of "Life under difficulties," by J. Murray, omitted; said never to have been published.

Illustrations: 10 plates (3 etchings and 7 lithographs), and one lithograph in the text.

Binding: covers made from the wood of packing. cases which contained the provisions; leather back.

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B., L. La tribu indienne; ou, Édouard et Stellina. Par le citoyen L. B. i. e., Lucien Bonaparte, prince of Canino.j Paris, An vii [1799]. 2 v. in 1. 5 pl. 12°. One of the few copies printed on wove paper, and reputed to be the only one recorded in that

state.

Illustrations: 5 plate proofs before letters (including the rare Soif de l'or) by Roger and Godefroy after Prud'hon, three bearing the signatures of the artist and the engraver. For a detailed account of these plates, see: Cohen, Henry. Guide de l'amateur de livres à gravures du XVIIIe siècle. Paris, 1886. 5. ed. 8°.

Binding, by Mercier, of red straight-grain morocco, gilt. Sides tooled with a frame in the manner of Bozérian. Doublé with pale blue watered silk within a border of the Greek key pattern. Back tooled and lettered. With edges gilt over marbled and lining of light blue watered silk. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.

From the library of M. Lebarbier de Tinan and of M. Montgermont. Bookplate of W. A. Spencer.

Badauderies parisiennes; les rassemblements; physiologies de la rue; observées et notées par Paul Adam, Alfred Athys... et Eugène Veek. Prologue par Octave Uzanne. Gravures hors texte de Félix Vallotton. Vignettes dans le texte par François Courboin. Paris: Imprimé pour les Bibliophiles indépendants, chez H. Floury, 1896. 2 p.l., xii, 232 p., 30 pl. 8°.

no. 124 of 200 copies on hand-made Japan paper; plates on machine-made Japan paper. Edited by Octave Uzanne.

Illustrations: 126 vignettes in the text, and 30 plates. In all, 156 illustrations.

Binding, by Carayon, 1897, three-fourths dark red crushed levant morocco. Back lettered in gilt. With marbled end papers and rough edges. Original covers and outside wrapper bound in.

Baisers, Les. See Dorat, Claude Joseph.

Balzac, Honoré de. Les contes drolatiques, colligez ez abbayes de Touraine et mis en lumière par le sieur de Balzac pour l'esbattement des Pantagruelistes et non aultres. Cinquiesme édition. Illustrée de 425 dessins par Gustave Doré. Paris: Société générale de librairie, 1855. xxxi(i), 614 p., 1 1. 8°.

First impression. One of the few copies on India paper.

Binding, by Marius Michel, 1909, of black crushed levant morocco. Sides surrounded by a three-line fillet tooled in blind, enclosing an inlaid panel of gutta percha; front panel embossed with an oak leaf scroll intertwined at the top with a ribbon lettered: Une drachme de joyeulsetez; pendant from the scroll, a shield stamped with a figure from the vignette on the title-page; back panel embossed with a vine and clusters of grapes. Doublé with red morocco, gilt. Centre panel plain. within a border of conventionalized oak leaves inlaid in black, and surrounded by an inlaid frame of black morocco with an inner and outer fillet in gilt. Back lettered in blind. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of black figured silk. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.

Bookplates of W. A. Spencer and the Bibliothèque de Paul de Saint-Victor.

Histoire de l'empereur, racontée dans une grange par un vieux soldat. Pré

face de Henry Houssaye. Les eauxfortes en couleurs gravées par Adolphe Lalauze d'après les aquarelles originales de son fils Alphonse Lalauze. Paris: H. Leclerc, 1904. 3 p.l., (i)iv-viii, 59 p., 11., 1 pl. 31 extra pl. sq. 8°.

no. 76 of 100 copies on wove paper.

Illustrations: frontispiece, and 14 vignettes in the text, with one of five sets of 15 artist's proofs (no. 2), autographed by the engraver; appended, 15 impressions in black from the original plates; inserted following the half-title, an original aquarelle by Alphonse Lalauze. In all, 46 illustrations.

Binding, by Joly fils, 1906, of green crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides inlaid with bands of dark brown morocco forming a frame and a large diamond-shaped centre panel, both outlined with fillets in gilt. Centre panel tooled with a border of curved fillets and small ornaments in the angles; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer; corners tooled with the Napoleonic eagle within a victor's wreath and small ornaments surrounded by two-line fillets. Mosaic doublure consisting of large circular compartments outlined by fillets of dark brown and gilt intersecting at right angles; the interspaces tooled with a victor's wreath on a mosaic of blue and adorned with small ornaments in gilt on a mosaic of orange. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid. With edges gilt over marbled and lining of dark brown silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.

Les proscrits. Dix-neuf compositions dessinées et gravées à l'eau-forte par Gaston Bussière. Paris: A. Ferroud, 1905. 2 p.l., 80 p., 11., 5 pl. 37 extra pl. sq. 4°.

no. 17 of twenty large paper copies reimposed on Japan or wove paper; this copy on wove paper. Initialed by F. Ferroud.

Illustrations: original designs, consisting of a title-page vignette, initial head-piece, 10 vignettes in the text, 5 plates, and final tail-piece, all with plate proofs in two states; inserted before the titlepage, an original aquarelle by Bussière. In all, 55 illustrations.

Binding, by Mercier, 1909, of green crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within three frames of three, three-, and one-line fillets respectively, the Doublé second with small ornaments at the corners. with maroon grosgrain silk within an ornamental border of fillets and small tools; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. Back tooled and letWith edges gilt over rough, marbled end papers, and lining of maroon grosgrain silk. iginal covers bound in. Inserted in slip case.

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Banville, Théodore de. Les princesses. Compositions de Georges Rochegrosse, gravées à l'eau-forte par E. Decisy. Paris: A. Ferroud, 1904. vi p., 1 1., 42 p., 2 1., 20 pl., 1 port. 49 extra pl. 8°.

no. 23 of forty-five copies on Japan paper. Initialed by F. Ferroud.

Illustrations: frontispiece portrait of the author, title-page vignette, initial head-piece, 20 plates, and final tail-piece, all with plate proofs in two states; inserted before the half-title, an original aquarelle by Rochegrosse. In all, 73 illustrations.

Binding, by Joly fils, 1908, of black crushed levant morocco. Sides within a frame of two double fillets. At the centre an ornamental circle within a wreath, and at the corners quadrants of the same design; the intervening space divided into compartments of irregular size and shape, four filled with dots, and the remainder tooled with branches of foliage and small ornaments. Doublé with red morocco within a border of small tools. Centre panel within a frame of fillets and tooled with a Grolieresque pattern; the interspaces part stippled and part plain. Back tooled and lettered. With edges gilt over marbled and lining of red

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silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.

Barbey d'Aurevilly, Jules Amédée. Le chevalier Des Touches, par J. Barbey d'Aurevilly. Dessins de Julien le Blant, gravés par Champollion. Paris: Librairie des bibliophiles, 1886. 2 p.l., 239 p., 2 1., 6 pl., 1 port. 14 extra pl. 8°.

no. 92 of 100 large paper copies on wove Holland paper.

Illustrations: frontispiece portrait of the author, and 6 plates, all with plate proofs in two states. In all, 21 illustrations.

Binding, three-fourths dark reddish-brown crushed levant morocco. Back stamped with a small ornament and lettered in gilt. With marbled end papers and rough edges. Original covers bound in.

Bookplates of W. A. Spencer, and of Ch. Bouret.

Bastide, Jean François de. La petite maison. Préface d'Abel Patoux. Seize aquarelles dessinées et gravées en couleurs par Ad. Lalauze. Paris: H. Leclerc,

1905. 2 p.l., (i) vii-xiv p., 1 l., 51(1) p., 1 1. 48 extra pl. 8°.

no. 1 of 150 copies. On wove paper.

Illustrations: original cover vignette, title-page vignette, 2 head-pieces, 10 vignettes in the text, and final tail-piece, with the original aquarelles for the same, and an additional original design for a frontispiece omitted in this copy; appended, plate proofs in two states for all 16 designs. In all, 63 illustrations.

Binding, by Gruel, of blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within ornate borders of small tools, fillets inlaid in olive green, and an inner frame tooled with three-line fillets forming a diaper of diamond-shaped lozenges alternately inlaid in olive green and each stamped with a small tool. Double with green morocco. Centre panel tooled with a repeat pattern of small flowers and enclosed by six fillets. Back tooled and lettered. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of blue grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.

Bayard, Histoire du gentil Seigneur de. See Mailles, Jacques de, called "le Loyal serviteur."

Beraldi, Henri. Estampes et livres. 1872-1892. Paris: L. Conquet, 1892. xiii, 277 p., 1 1., 42 pl. (12 col.) 8°.

no. 20 of 390 copies on wove paper. Autograph presentation copy from the author to M. Chambolle.

A descriptive account of the Beraldi collection of 12,000 portraits and prints, catalogues of which were issued under title "Mes estampes" (1. ed., 1884; 2. ed., 1887); and 400 illustrated books (about 1,000 volumes) in fine bindings, forming the greater part of the Paillet collection, a catalogue of which was issued by Beraldi in 1885 under title "Bibli othèque d'un bibliophile."

Illustrations: frontispiece and 41 facsimiles of bindings, consisting of 12 chromotypes by Danel, and 29 heliogravures by Dujardin; following the text, a vignette portrait of Cuzin. In all, 43 illus

trations.

Binding, by Chambolle-Duru, of light brown crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within a fillet inlaid in olive green and an inner frame of fillets of red and olive green interlacing in a Greek pattern. Inside border of two fillets enclosing three twoline fillets intersecting at the sides and corners. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid in colors. With marbled end papers and gilt edges. Original covers bound in. Inserted in slip case.

La reliure du xixe siècle. Partie 1-4. Paris: L. Conquet, 1895-97. 4 v. 10 fac., 283 col. pl., 8 port. on 2 pl. illus. 4°.

no. 266 of 295 copies on hand-made wove paper. Large paper copy.

Illustrations: 10 facsimiles of letters, 283 heliogravure reproductions of rare bindings, and 8 portraits of modern French binders. In all, 301 illustrations.

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Binding, by Mercier, 1899-1902, of red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within two frames of six- and five-line fillets respectively, and an inner frame of three-line fillets intersecting at the corners. Doublure by four different binders, viz. v. 1, by Lortic, 1902; orange morocco within a border of small tools; three-line fillets forming a repeat pattern of rectangular compartments, each taining a rose inlaid in red and adorned with small tools; interspaces inlaid in blue and adorned with small tools on a stippled ground. v. 2, by Gruel, 1901; olive green morocco; oriental mosaic in brown and blue, with stippled and blind-tooled ornamentation. v. 3, by Mercier, 1900; blue morocco within a border of small tools; borders of fillets in gilt and inlaid in dark blue surrounding a Louis XVth frame inlaid in dark blue and adorned with fillets in gilt, small tools azuré, and sprays of small flowers inlaid in red and pink. v. 4, by Marius Michel, 1899; citron morocco within a border of small tools; large flowers, buds, and leaves inlaid in green and two shades of blue tooled in gilt and entwined with a ribbon inlaid in dark blue. Back tooled and lettered; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. With edges gilt over rough, marbled end papers, and linings of colored silk. Original covers bound in. Inserted in slip cases.

Béranger, Pierre Jean de. Dernières chansons de Béranger, de 1834 à 1851, avec une préface de l'auteur. Illustrées de 14 dessins de A. de Lemud, gravés sur acier par MM. Balin, Brunet and others]. Paris: Perrotin, 1860. 2 p.l.. iii, 374 p., 14 pl., 1 port. 14 extra pl. 8°.

At head of cover title: Euvres posthumes de Béranger.

Illustrations: frontispiece portrait of the author, and 14 plates with plate proofs before letters on India paper and mounted. In all, 29 illustrations.

Binding, by Lortic, 1898, of red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides tooled with three fillets. Doublé with light green morocco within four fillets; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. Back tooled and lettered. With edges gilt over rough, marbled end papers, and lining of red grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. Bound in at the end, the covers to parts 27-41 of Perrotin's 1847 edition of Béranger's "Euvres complètes." Binder's title: Béranger. Œuvres.

Ma biographie, écrite par Béranger; avec un appendice et des notes. Ornée d'un portrait en pied dessiné par Charlet, d'une photographie d'après le marbre de M. Geoffroy-Dechaume, et de huit gravures d'après d'Aubigny, Sandoz et Wattier, exécutées par Durond, Massart, Lalaisse, Nargeot et Ruhierre. Paris: Perrotin, 1860. 2 p.l., 416 p., 1 1., 7 pl., 4 port. 10 extra pl. 8°.

At head of title: Euvres posthumes de Béranger. Illustrations: frontispiece portrait of the author, 2 other portraits, and 6 plates, each with plate proof before letters on India paper and mounted; one double plate, and one photograph, together with a second copy not retouched. In all, 21 illustrations.

Binding, by Lortic, 1898, of red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides tooled with three fillets. Doublé with light green morocco within four fillet; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. Back tooled and lettered. With edges gilt over

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