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DICKENS' (CHARLES) WORKS,
A CHOICE AND EXTENSIVE SERIES OF THE ORIGINAL EDITIONS, together 29 vols, UNIFORMILY AND NEWLY BOUND, half sage green morocco, flat backs, gilt edges, price £421837-77. Comprises:
ALL FIRST EDITIONS, except seven volumes. The copy of "Dombey" has the series of four extra portraits inserted.
A HANDSOME AND RARE COLLECTION OF THIS ESTEEMED AUTHOR'S WRITINGS, together 50 vols, various sizes as published, UNIFORMLY BOUND, half blue morocco extra, gilt edges (about half, gilt tops with edges uncut), £37 10s1802-55. Comprises the undermentioned works:
A SPLENDID SERIES, ON LARGE PAPER, OF
BEWICK (THOMAS) WORKS,
Together 7 vols in 5, royal Svo (the Supplements being inserted at the end of their respective vols), ELEGANTLY AND UNIFORMLY BOUND, smooth green morocco super extra, by Hayday, gilt leaves, £55-1791-1821.
A most beautiful set of Bewick's Great Works. · ALL FIRST EDITIONS, except the "Quadrupeds," which is the second, being issued the next year. The volumes are very large, and in many cases have been gilt on the rough edges.
A SPLENDID SET OF
RITSON (JOSEPH) WORKS, Twenty-six volumes, post 8vo (three demy and two 12mo), uniformly bound in 29, polished calf super extra gilt, gilt edges, by F. BEDFORD, £45, comprising:
and Life and Letters by Hazlewood and Nicolas, 3 vols-1824-33
EN VERS, Edition executee aux frais des FERMIERS-GENERAUX, avec une notice par D. Diderot, PORTRAITS OF EISEN AND LA FONTAINE, by Fiquet, 0 EXQUISITE PLATES BY EISEN AND 57 BEAUTIFUL TAIL-PIECES BY CHOFFARD, 2 vols, 8vo, very fine copy in old red morocco gilt, gilt leaves, by DEROME, £32 10s-Amst. (Paris, Barbou), 1762
LES BAISERS, précédés du Mois de Mai, poëme (par Dorat) frontispiece and plate by Eisen, engraved title, 22 vignettes, and 22 tail-pieces by CHARLES EISEN, 2 by Marillier, Svo, French calf, contemporarg bindingLa Haye et Paris, 1770 (SOLD)
Large paper copy, with title in red and black, of this splendid work, so rarely seen, with FINE PROOFS OF THE "Ravissantes illustrations." One of the most charming books issued from the press in the last century.
LES METAMORPHOSES d'Ovide en Latin et en François, de la Traduction de M. l'Abbé Banier, avec des Explications Historiques, 4 vols, 4to, illustrated with 140 BEAUTIFUL PLATES BY EISEN, MONNET, MOREAU, BOUCHER, GRAVELOT, and others, 30 VIGNETTES BY CHOFFARD, &c., calf, £18 18s-à Paris, chez Leclerc, 1767-70
HEPTAMERON Francois, les Nouvelles
de Marguerite Reine de Navarre, 73 VERY FINE PLATES BY FREUDENBERG, engraved by de Longueil, le Roy, Halbou, &c., also 144 CHARMING VIGNETTES AND TAIL-PIECES BY DUNKER, 3 vols, 8vo, cloth, £13 13s-Berne, 1792
VOLTAIRE. Euvres complètes de Voltaire, avec des Avertissements et des Notes par Condorcet, 70 vols, LARGE PAPER, royal 8vo, illustrated with frontispiece portrait of Voltaire, 93 EXQUISITE PLATES AND 12 PORTRAITS BY MOREAU, by the best engravers, calf, £10—Kehl, 1784-9
A fine clean copy of this beautiful edition of Voltaire, excellently printed, and with splendid impressions of the beautiful plates, but unfortunately the binding in very poor condition; in good library condition would be worth from £25 to £30.
Miscellaneous Collection of Interesting Books, including some Scarce First Editions of Esteemed Authors, Old and Curious Literature, Works illustrated by the most humorous Artists, &c., &c.,
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CATALOGUE 28, containing a most Choice Collection of Books, Rare Editions, Illustrated French Works of the last century, extensive series of Bewick, Ritson, Leigh Hunt, Dickens, Thackeray, Ruskin, Rowlandson, Cruikshank, and other Authors and Artists so eagerly sought after,
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ROWLANDSON. Combe (W.) The Dance of Life,
26 spirited coloured plates by ROWLANDSON, with Metrical Illustrations by the Author of "Doctor Syntax "-Ackermann, 1814 ROWLANDSON. Combe (W.) English Dance of Death, The, ILLUSTRATED WITH 72 MOST SPIRITED AND CHARACTERISTIC COLOURED PLATES BY ROWLANDSON, with Metrical Illustrations by the Author of "Doctor Syntax," 2 vols-Ackermann, 1815 ROWLANDSON. Combe (W.) History of Johnny Quæ Genus, the little Foundling of the Late Doctor Syntax, 24 most humorous coloured plates by Rowlandson-Ackermann, 1822
Together 4 vols, royal 8vo, uniformly bound, half russia neat, £16 16s-1814-22.
Three Tours of Doctor Syntax in Search of the Picturesque, Consolation, and a Wife, WITH SPLENDID IMPRESSIONS OF THE 80 HUMOROUS COLOURED PLATES BY ROWLANDSON, 3 vols, royal 8vo, half calf, £10-1819-21
Three Tours of
Doctor Syntax, another copy, 3 vols, half russia, original binding, with contemporary advertisements at end, £10 10s-1819-21
Combe (W.) Three Tours of Doctor Syntax, & SPLENDID COPY, clean as when issued in the publisher's boards, UNCUT EDGES, £18-1819-20
SECOND EDITION of Vols 1 and 2, and FIRST EDITION of Vol 3.
Combe (W.) Tour of Doctor Syntax through London, or the Pleasures and Miseries of the Metropolis, by WM. COMBE, 19 MOST HUMOROUS COLOURED PLATES BY ROWLANDSON, royal 8vo, EXCEPTIONALLY FINE COPY, in boards, UNCUT EDGES, £3 3s-1820
Tour to the Lakes, 31 humorous coloured plates by Rowlandson, FINE
ROWLANDSON. Combe (W.) Le Don Quichotte Romantique, ou Voyage du Docteur Syntaxe a la recherche du Pittoresque et du Romantique, traduit librement de l'Anglais, orné de 26 gravures par M. Gandais, royal 8vo, half calf, UNCUT Edges, £2 2s-Paris, 1821
A very scarce French Translation of William Combe's humorous work.
ROWLANDSON. Qui-Hi. The Adventures of Qui-Hi in Hindostan, a Hudibrastic Poem in 8 Cantos, illustrated with folding frontispiece, engraved title, and 26 highly humorous COLOURED PLATES, BY ROWLANDSON, royal 8vo, calf, £2 12s 6d-1816
The above Collection of Works illustrated by Rowlandson, recently purchased, and never before catalogued.