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Shelley. [Illuminated manuscript on vellum paper. London, 1910.1 37 1. sq. 8°. Title-page adorned with an illuminated initial and frame around a miniature of the author, bearing the monogram A. S. and the date 1910. Following the title-page, a water-color of the Lady in the garden, surrounded by an illuminated frame. Text on 34 pages, with 7 large illuminated initials, 4 borders, and 95 smaller initials in gilt and colors. At p. 25, a second title, in gilt. Following the text, a water-color landscape within an illuminated frame. Colophon reads: This manuscript...was designed, illuminated, and bound by Messrs. Robert Rivière & Son, London...and will not be duplicated.

Binding of brown crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides inlaid with bands of green and blue, two forming at the centre a large club-shaped ornament enclosing a twig of the sensitive plant inlaid in brown and green; the space between the round and straight bands filled with a mosaic of branches, leaves, and flowers in leather of six different colors; the whole surrounded by two fillets inlaid in green enclosing a border of alternate red hearts and blue forget-me-nots. Doublé with three shades of green morocco within fillets of gilt and light blue. Centre panel tooled and inlaid with a twig of the sensitive plant in a circular compartment at the centre, and butterflies and sprays of snowdrops in four contiguous compartments, each compartment outlined with a fillet in light blue within a border of violet leaves with flowers in each corner and in four pendant semicircular groups. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid in colors. With gilt edges and lining of dark green watered silk. Inserted in slip

case.

Silvestre, Paul Armand. Le conte de l'archer, par Armand Silvestre. Aquarelles de A. Poirson, gravées par Gillot. Impression chromotypographique par A. Lahure. Paris: A. Lahure, 1883. 4 p.l., 193 p., 2 1., 5 pl. 103 extra pl. 8°.

At head of title: Chroniques du temps passé. no. 30 of fifty copies on Japan paper.

Illustrations: original cover design, with progressive plate proofs in eleven states; title-page design, 40 vignettes in the text, and 5 plates, all with plate proofs in one tone, and in colors. In all, 150 illustrations.

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

Sonnets by Coppée, Gautier, Houssaye, Sainte-Beuve, Catulle Mendès, Verlaine, and others, et_eaux-fortes [by Haden, Corot, Millet, Bracquemond, Daubigny, Manet, and others]. Paris: A. Lemerre, 1869. 46 1., 43 pl. 42 extra pl. fo.

One of 350 copies. This copy on large paper. Illustrations: engraved title-page by A. Pru naire after E. Renard; and 42 plate etchings in bistre, each with plate proof in black mounted on India paper. In all, 85 illustrations.

Binding, by Reymann, three-fourths dark blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Back lettered; panels mitred and cornered, with centre tool. With marbled end papers and rough edges; gilt top. From the Hoe library. Bookplates of W. A. Spencer, and of Robert Hoe.

Stendhal, de, pseud. of M. H. Beyle. Chroniques italiennes, par de Stendhal (Henry Beyle). Paris: M. Lévy frères, 1855. 349 p., 1 1. 12°.

Half-title: Oeuvres complètes de Stendhal.

On cover: Bibliothèque contemporaine. 2e série. Binding, by Stroobants, 1911, three-quarters light blue crushed levant morocco, gilt. Back tooled and lettered. With marbled end papers and gilt top. Original covers bound in.

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Illustrations: 45 lithograph reproductions, together with the original water-color drawings, and plate proofs of the same mounted on satin. In all, 135 illustrations. 19 pages of text on satin mounted and inserted.

Binding, by Lortic, of maroon crushed levant morocco. Sides within three two-line fillets enclosing a border embossed with diamond-shaped lozenges, small ornaments in the interstices and at the intersections, and a single unit at the outer corners. Doublé with green morocco within a border of small tools. Centre panel surrounded Back by four fillets and a border of small tools. tooled, lettered, and embossed. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of green watered grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. Inserted in slip case.

From the Hoe library. Bookplates of W. A. Spencer, and of Robert Hoe.

Theocritus. L'oaristys. Texte grec et traduction de M. André Bellessort. Précédée d'une lettre de Sicile par M. Anatole France. Illustrations de Georges Bellenger, gravées par E. Froment. Paris: É. Pelletan, 1896. 4 p.l., xi p., 11., (1)16-46 p., 2 1., 4 pl. 25 extra pl. ̄ 4°.

no. 16 of twenty-five copies on Japan paper; this copy printed for M. le Comte Werlé.

Illustrations: 4 head-pieces, 4 plates, and 4 tailpieces, all with signed artist's proofs on Japan and on China paper; inserted before the half-title, an original aquarelle by Bellenger. In all, 37 íllustrations.

Binding, by Champs, of fawn color crushed levant morocco. Front panel stamped with a lyre, back panel with the pipes of Pan, on a mosaic of brown surrounded by a fillet inlaid in brown and a border in black tooled with a Greek fillet. Inside borders of fillets and small tools. With marbled end papers and rough edges; gilt top. Original covers bound in.

Bookplates of W. A. Spencer, and of M. le Comte

Werlé.

Theuriet, André. Nos oiseaux. Aquarelles de Hector Giacomelli. Paris: H. Launette et Cie., 1886. 6 p.l., (1)x-xii p., 2 1., 86 p., 1 1., 20 pl. 4o.

no. 477 of 500 copies on tinted Marais paper. Illustrations: 76 head-pieces, ornamental frames, initial letters, and other designs in the text, and 20 plates. In all, 96 illustrations.

Binding, by Mercier, 1896, three-fourths light green crushed levant morocco. Back lettered; panels tooled in gilt and inlaid in leather of four different colors. With marbled end papers and rough edges; gilt top. Original covers bound in.

Les oeillets de Kerlaz, par André Theuriet. Édition originale, illustrée de quatre eaux-fortes de Rudaux, de huit entêtes et culs-de-lampe de Giacomelli, gravés par T. de Mare. Paris: L. Conquet, 1885. 3 p.l., vii, 77 p., 4 pl., 1 port. 25 extra pl. 12°.

Autograph presentation copy to the publisher, on Japan paper. Two autograph letters of Rudaux inserted.

Illustrations: original cover vignette, handcolored; frontispiece portrait of the author, in two states; 8 vignettes in the text, and 4 plates, with plate proofs in two states, making 30 plates. On the half-title, an original design by Rudaux, and

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in the text, 2 aquarelles by Giacomelli. In all, 42 illustrations.

Binding, by Marius Michel, of black crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within four fillets; the front cover inlaid with a spray of pinks in leather of different colors. Doublé with terra-cotta grosgrain silk within a border of six fillets. Back tooled and lettered. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of terra-cotta grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in.

Bookplate of W. A. Spencer, and a second bookplate with the monogram L. C., and inscribed: Giacomelli à son ami Conquet.

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Thomas Hæmmerlein à Kempis. tation de Jésus Christ. Traduction de F. de Lamennais. L'imitation de IésvsChrist. Historiqve de l'ornementation des manuscrits & explication des planches par H. Michelant.] Paris: Gruel & Engelmann [1883. cii p., 1 1., 128 p. illus. 4°.

Originally issued in 24 parts. Text, illuminations, and miniatures in imitation of mediaeval manuscripts. Appended, a list of 402 subscribers. Illustrations: 4 full-page miniatures and 98 borders, frames, etc., lithographic reproductions from 13th and early 14th century manuscripts.

Binding, by Gruel, of full tan-colored calf. Sides covered with foliage, compartments of fillets and bands, and allegorical figures, the entire ornamentation except the fillets and lettering chiselled and repoussé on a stippled background. Front panel adorned with a border of leaves and heraldic roses, with bosses, surrounding compartments containing the letters I H S interwoven and the emblems of the apostles. Back panel adorned with a border resembling that on the front, surrounding a large escutcheon in a frame of olive branches. Doublé with red brocaded satin within a border of small tools. Back tooled, chiselled, and lettered. With gilt edges and lining of red brocaded satin. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip case.

Toudouze, Gustave. La vengeance des Peaux de Bique, par Gustave Toudouze. Illustrations de J. Le Blant. Paris: Hachette et Cie., 1896. 3 p.l., 313 p., 1 1., 16 pl. 156 extra pl. 4°.

Unique copy, on wove paper.

Illustrations: 36 head- and tail-pieces, and 16 plates, all with plate proofs on thin wove paper and plate proofs before letters on India paper, mounted; 52 original designs by Le Blant, 16 intended for the plates, in water colors, and the remaining 36 in India ink. In all, 208 illustrations. Binding, by Marius Michel, of green crushed levant Sides within a morocco. fillet of light brown, and inlaid with a mosaic figure of dark brown and with branches of holly with dark blue leaves and red berries. Doublé with dark green brocaded silk of Japanese pattern. Centre panel within three fillets tooled in blind, with a leaf of holly inlaid at the corners. Back inlaid and tooled in gilt. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of dark green brocaded silk of the same pattern as the doublure. In loose leather protective cover, lettered in gilt, and inserted in slip case.

Valon, Alexis de, comte. Nos aventures pendant les journées de février; récit publié par Alexandre de Laborde. Paris: H. Leclerc, 1910. 2 p.l., xix, 88 p., 1 1., 1 pl., illus. 4 port. sq. 8°.

no. 20 of 150 numbered copies.

Illustrations: 5 aquarelles by Mme. G. Delessert, Eugène Giraud, and Mme. Ed. Odier, photomechanically reproduced, and 17 vignettes in the text by Viollet Leduc. Mounted on the original cover, a plate bearing the title illuminated by hand. In all, 23 illustrations.

Binding, by Stroobants, 1912, three-fourths red crushed levant morocco. Back tooled and lettered. With marbled end papers and rough edges; gilt top. Original covers bound in.

Verlaine, Paul. Fêtes galantes. Illustrations de A. Robaudi, gravées à l'eauforte en couleurs et reproduites à la poupée. Paris: C. Meunier, 1903. 2 v. 4°.

no. 1 of 125 copies; unique copy on Japan paper. Illustrations: v. 1, front and back cover vignette, frontispiece, title-page vignette, 22 borders, and 23 tail-pieces in bistre; appended, 49 plate proofs of the same in black or bistre. Inserted before the

half title, an original aquarelle by Robaudi. v. 2, 49 original aquarelles by Robaudi used for the illustration of the printed book, and 9 others. In all, 157 illustrations.

Text of v. 1 engraved in script. Text of v. 2 supplied in manuscript; plates, inlaid. Leaves in both volumes mounted on guards.

Binding, by Meunier, of red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within a frame of two fillets and a deep dentelle border, with the monogram A. B., i. e., Albert Bélinac, in the corners. Doublé with citron morocco. Centre panel tooled with trophies repeated in compartments enclosed in scrollwork frames; the whole surrounded by an inlaid border of olive green tooled with small flowers. Backs tooled and lettered. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of reddish-brown watered silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective covers, lettered, and inserted in slip cases.

Vie de Lazarille de Tornès. See Hurtado de Mendoza, Diego.

Villon, François. Euvres de François Villon. Texte revisé et préface par Jules de Marthold. Quatre-vingt-dix illustrations en deux teints de A. Robida. Paris: L. Conquet, 1897. 2 p.l., xxxiv p., 2 1., 3-339(1) p., 1 1., 3 pl. 180 extra pl. 4°. no. 6 of 150 copies on India paper. by the publisher.

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Illustrations: 87 vignettes in the text, and 3 plates, tinted blue-gray, and repeated twice on plates, one set in one tone, and the other in colors on Japan paper.. On the half-title, an original aquarelle by Robida. In all, 271 illustrations.

Binding, by Mercier, 1908, of light brown crushed levant morocco. Sides inlaid with a frame intertwined with scrollwork, both of dark reddish-brown morocco outlined in black. Doublé with blue-gray morocco. Centre panel within a double link border inlaid with light reddish-brown and intertwined with scrollwork inlaid in citron morocco, with small gargoyles at the corners extending from a circle and quatrefoil inlaid in crimson; at the bottom, the monogram of Mr. Spencer. Back inlaid and lettered with wine-colored morocco. With gilt edges, marbled end papers, and lining of blue-gray grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, lettered and inlaid, and inserted in slip case.

Voltaire, François Marie Arouet de. Zadig; ou, La destinée; histoire orientale par Voltaire. Paris: Imprimé pour les Amis des livres, 1893. 4 p.1., 154 p., 1 1., 8 pl. 35 extra pl. 4°.

One of 25 copies on wove paper, numbered 89 to 115; this copy no. 112. Appended, a list of the members of the society.

Illustrations: 8 engravings in colors by Gaujean after J. Garnier, F. Rops, and A. Robaudi, with 29 plate proofs of the same in from three to four successive states, appended; and 6 original aquarelles by Robaudi. In all, 43 illustrations.

Binding, by Lortic, 1900, of red crushed levant morocco, gilt. Sides within a frame of six fillets enclosing a border inlaid with a small circular ornament of red and white on a background of green,

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and an inner frame of vine pattern with leaves inlaid in green. Doublé with orange morocco. Centre panel inlaid with a frame in red enclosing irregular compartments of black and orange inlaid in an intricate design of foliage and small flowers of many colors; the whole within a broad border inlaid with a running design of conventionalized leaves and flowers. Back tooled, lettered, and inlaid. With edges gilt over rough, marbled end papers, and lining of burnt orange watered grosgrain silk. Original covers bound in. In loose leather protective cover, tooled and lettered, and inserted in slip

case.

Voragine, Jacobus de, archbishop of Genoa. See Jacobus, de Voragine, archbishop of Genoa.

Westall, Richard. Illustrations to Gray's poems, comprising five original watercolor drawings by Richard Westall, accompanied by the engravings made from them by W. Radclyffe, J. H. Robinson, George Corbould, R. Rhodes, and W. Finden; also, a portrait of Gray, proof before letters on India paper, mounted, by Anker Smith after E. F. Burney. En

gravings dated 1819-21. n.t.-p. 10 pl., 1 port. sq. 8°.

Binding, by W. Matthews, of dark green moroc co, gilt. Sides within a roll-produced border and a frame of four fillets with small ornaments in the corners. Inside border of fillets and small tools. Back tooled and lettered. With marbled end papers and gilt edges.

From the Hoe library; on front fly-leaf, a manuscript note and autograph of Mr. Hoe. Bookplates of W. A. Spencer, and of Robert Hoe.

Westmacott, C. M. See Blackmantle, Bernard, pseud. of C. M. Westmacott.

Witt, Henriette Guizot de. Les chroniqueurs de l'histoire de France depuis les origines jusqu'au xvie siècle. Texte abrégé, coordonné et traduit par Mme. de Witt, née Guizot. Paris: Hachette et Cie., 1883-86. 4 v. 36 pl. illus. 4°.

One of ten copies on India paper.

Illustrations: 36 chromolithographs on Japan paper, mounted; 187 plate wood engravings, paged in; and 1256 woodcut designs in the text. In all, 1479 illustrations.

Binding, by Affolter, three-fourths red crushed levant morocco. Backs lettered in gilt. With marbled end papers and rough edges; gilt top.

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