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(Boston, Houghton, Mifflin, 1906. 8) ix-187 pp.

JAMES (Thomas). 1593(?)-1635(?)

The strange and dangerous Voyage of Captain Thomas
James in his intended Discovery of the Northwest Passage into
the South Sea. London, J. Leggatt for /. Partridge, 1633. 4.
Folding map.

The map is often wanting.

There are two editions, the Advise at the end being signed "W.W." in
the first, and "XZ' in the second.

60 Huth (July 1914, n. 3990) mor., by C. Smith, resold $315 Robin-
son (Apr. 1917, n. 348) ; $350 Huntington (Jan. 1917, III, n. 169) pig-
skin; $610 same sale (n. 170) mor., by Bedford.

JAMES I. 1566-1625

The Essays of a Prentice in the divine Art of Poesy. Edin-
burgh, T. Vautroullier, 1584 (or 1585). 4.

$510 McKee (Dec. 1901, n. 3010) mor., 1584 issue; $1035 Hoe (Apr.
1911, I, n. 1828) mor., 1584 issue (now Huntington) ; $1350 H. V. Jones
(Jan. 1919, n. 930) mor., by Sangorski and Sutcliffe, 1584 issue (now
Pforzheimer) ; 460 Hamilton (Febr. 1920, n. 628) orig. veil., Lord
Burleigh's copy ; 235 Sotheby's, 9 June 1920, n, 446, mor.

His Majesty's Poetical Exercises at vacant Hours. Edin-
burgh, R. W aide grave [1591]. 4.

$350 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1829) mor., by Riviere (now Huntington) ;
81 Huth (July 1914, n. 3977) mor.



318 JAMES

Dsemonology in form of a Dialogue. Edinburgh, R. Wai-
degrave, 1597. 4.

$275 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1830) mor. (now Huntington) ; $250 H. V.
Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 931) mor., by Mackenzie (now Pf orzheimer) .

A Counter-Blast to Tobacco. London, R. B., 1604. 4.

Only two or three copies known.

Rodl.; $500 Anderson's, 9 Febr. 1920, n. 550, stitched (now Hunting-
ton).

Works. London, R. Barker and J. Bill, 1616. Fol. En-
graved title by Elstrack and portrait by S. De Pass.

$25-50. $92.50 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1831) mor., by The Club Bind-
ery (now Huntington) ; $75 Learmont (March 1917, n. 316) orig. calf
with royal arms; $135 Huntington (Dec. 1917, V, n. 233) calf (Halsey
copy) with pages 570-622 (often missing, as they were not printed until
1620).

JEFFERSON (Thomas). 1743-1826

Notes on the State of Virginia. [Paris], 1782. 8.

$200 Eames (Apr. 1910, n. 300) orig. calf, presentation copy to Bou-
tin; $400 Robinson (March 1917, n. 350) orig. calf (Lefferts copy) ; $320
American Art Association, 19 Nov. 1917, n. 445, orig. calf.

JENKINS (J.)

The Martial Achievements of Great Britain and her Allies
from 1799 to 1815. London, L. Harrison for J. Jenkins, 1814.
2 vols. 4. Engr. title and 53 coloured pi. by W. Heath.

$50-60. $130 Dunwoody (Apr. 1916, n. 724) old mor., plate proofs;
$80 Robinson (Apr. 1918, n. 192) half-mor. (now Huntington).

The Naval Achievements of Great Britain from the Year
1793 to 1817. London, L. Harrison for J. Jenkins [1816-1817],
4. Engr. title and 55 coloured pi.

$60-80. - $105 Robinson (Apr. 1918, n. 192) half-mor. (now Hunting-
ton) ; $125 Anderson's, 9 Febr. 1920, n. 245, old half-mor., uncut.

JERDON (Thomas Claverhill). 1811-1872

The Birds of India. Calcutta, 1862-1864. 3 vols. 8.
$15-25. The author's own copy with much MS. additional material,
many coloured drawings, etc., 250 Sotheby's, 20 Nov. 1907, n. 281.



JERROLD 319

JERROLD (William Douglas). 1803-1857

Men of Character. London, Henry Colburn, 1838. 3 vols.
12. 12 pi. by Thackeray.

In orig. boards with label $30-40. $300 Lambert (Febr. 1914, n.
799) mor., with the orig. proofs of the plates, the title to each in Thack-
eray's autograph; $21 Walpole Galleries, 10 March 1916, n. 313, mor.,
uncut, by Riviere.

A Man made of Money. London, Punch Office, 1849. I2 -
12 pi. by Leech.

In orig. cloth $6-8 and in 6 parts $20-25. $26 Wilson (Apr. 1916,
n. 79) in parts; $31 Osborne (Dec. 1916, n. 592) in parts.

JOHNSON (Charles)

A General History of the Lives and Adventures of the most
famous Highwaymen, Murderers, Street Robbers. London, J.
Janeway, 1 734. Fol. 26 pi.

$60-80 and more. 33 Hibbert (Apr. 1902, n. 426) mor., uncut;
$175 Borden (Febr. 1913, n. 362) mor., by Riviere; $135 H. V. Jones
(Jan. 1919, n. 942) calf, by Riviere.

Reprinted in 1736 and 1742.

JOHNSON (Edward). 1599(?)-1672

A History of New England, 1628-1652. London, for N.
Brooke, 1654. 4.

$150-200. 37.10.0 Ashburton (Nov. 1900, n. 14) sheep; $245 Hol-
lingsworth (Apr. 1910, n. 967) mor., by Zahn.

JOHNSON (James). 17.. -1811

The Scots Musical Museum. Edinburgh, 1787-1803. 6
vols. 8.

A set of vols. I to IV (1787-1790) with many MS. notes by Burns
fetched the high price of 610 Nichols (Oct. 1903, n. 70).

JOHNSON (Robert)

Nova Britannia, offering most excellent Fruits by planting
in Virginia. London, for S. Macham, 1609. 4.
Copies show variations.
$475 Crane (March 1913, n. 479) mor., by Bedford (Griswold-Ives-



320 JOHNSON

Lefferts copy); $475 Huntington (Jan. 1917, III, n. 171) half-mor.,
minor defects; 134 White Kennett (July 1917, n. 82) unbound; $550
Huntington (Dec. 1917, VI, n. 173) mor., by Bedford; $750 Anderson's,
6 Febr. 1920, n. 21, mor., by Matthews (A. T. White copy).

The New Life of Virginia . . . being the second Part
of Nova Britannia. London, F. Kyngston for W. Welby,

1612. 4.

$1100 Crane (March 1913, n. 480) mor. (Lefferts copy) ; $2200 Hunt-
ington (Jan. 1917, III, n. 172) mor., uncut, by Bedford (Christie-Miller
copy) ; $1250 Huntington (Dec. 1917, VI, n. 174) mor., by Bedford.

JOHNSON (Samuel). 1709-1784

See W. P. Courtney, A bibliography of Samuel Johnson. Revised by
D. N. Smith (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1915. 8) viii-186 pp.; Catalogue
of an exhibition . . . relating to Samuel Johnson (Yale, University
Library, 1909. 12) 12 and 24 pp. ; Catalogue of an exhibition commemora-
tive of the bicentenary of the birth of Samuel Johnson (New York, Gro-
lier Club, 1909. 12) viii-106 pp.

London, a Poem. London, for R. Doddesley, 1738. Fol.
Very scarce. T. J. Wise coll.

The Vanity of human Wishes. London, for R. Dodsley
and M. Cooper, 174.9. 4.

$49 Hermann (March 1919, n. 380) half-calf, by Riviere (stated to be
of 1748) ; $50 Lapham (Dec. 1908, n. 657) calf, by Riviere; $80 Hunt-
ington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 270) calf, by Bedford; $155 Hagen (May
1918, n. 662) mor., by Riviere (now A. E. Newton).

Irene, a Tragedy. London, R. Dodsley and M. Cooper,

1749. 8.

10 Grant (May 1900, n. 199), resold $100 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1877)
and 22 Pittar (Nov. 1918, n. 364) mor., uncut; $60 Hagen (May 1918,
n. 660) calf (now Huntington).

The manuscript is in the British Museum.

The Rambler, edited by Samuel Johnson. London, J.
Payne, 1753. 2 vols. Folio.

Published from 20 March 1750 to 17 March 1752 in 208 numbers.

$50 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1878) mor., by Bedford (now Huntington) ;
13 Huth (July 1914, n. 4045) calf, uncut, by Bedford (now C. W.
Clark) ; $235 Hagen (May 1918, n. 663) calf; the Wodhull copy in old
calf is in the A. E. Newton coll.



JOHNSON 321

A Dictionary of the English Language. London, W.
Strahan, etc., 1755. 2 vols. Fol.

$30-40 and more if uncut. 21 Stewart (March 1888, n. 385) mor.,
uncut; $76 Arnold (May 1901, n. 174) uncut (now A. E. Newton) ; $80
Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1879) mor., uncut, by Bedford (now Huntington).

The Prince of Abyssinia, a Tale. London, R. and J. Dods-
ley and W. Johnston, 1759. 2 vols. 12.

The first edition of "Rasselas."

$50-60. $50 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1880) orig. calf; $65 Hagen (May
1918, n. 665) mor.

JONES (John)

Adrasta, or the Woman's Spleen and Love's Conquest, a
Tragi-Comedy. London, for R. Royston, 1635. 4.
6 Huth (July 1914, n. 4056) old calf.

JONSON (Ben). 1573-1637

The Works of Benjamin Jonson [vol. I]. London, W.
Stansby for R. Meighen, 1616. Fol. Engraved title by Hole.

A few copies are known on large paper. There are three variations
of the title, two without Meighen's name.

$300-400. 49 Ashburnham (Dec. 1897, n. 2174) large paper, pre-
sentation copy; 61 Hibbert (Apr. 1902, n. 434) Charles I's copy; $3750
Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1901) mor., by Cuzin, large paper, with vol. II
(Griswold copy, now Huntington) ; 34 Sotheby's, 11 Dec. 1913, n. 504,
orig. sheep; 100 Huth (July 1914, n. 4061) mor., by Bedford, large
paper (now Beverly Chew) ; 175 Pearson (Nov. 1916, n. 191) mor.,
large paper ; 120 Sotheby's, 8 Apr. 1919, n. 699, orig. mor., two leaves
in dupl., with differences.

Presentation copies of vol. I, on large paper, are in the Pierpont Mor-
gan and W. A. White collections.

The Works of Benjamin Jonson, vol. II. London, for R.
Meighen, 1640. Fol.

Three plays bear the date 1631 and were doubtless already printed at
that date.

Exists on large paper.

Vol. I was reprinted in 1640 (London, R. Bishop for A. Crooke) to ac-
company this second vol. ; this reprint, which contains a portrait by
Vaughan, is also found on large paper.

The two vols. are worth $400-500 and a little less when vol. I is dated
1640.

$35 Hoe (Apr. 1912, III, n. 1734) mor., by Riviere, large paper, vol.



322 JONSON

I of 1640 ed. (now Beverly Chew); $525 Hagen (May 1918, n. 676)
mor., by Ramage.

The Works of Ben Jonson. London, T. Hodgkin, etc., 1692.
Fol. Portr. by Elder.

$60-80. $40 Hoe (Nov. 1912, IV, n. 1788) mor., by Riviere (now
Beverly Chew) ; $100 Hagen (May 1918, n. 682) orig. calf.

Single plays.

The Comical Satyre of Every Man out of his Humour. Lon-
don, for N. Linge (or for W. Holme}, 1600. 4.

i 122 Sotheby's, 14 July 1902, n. 63, half-calf, in poor condition ; $1750
Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1891) mor., Holme imprint, from the Halliwell sale,
1856 (now Huntdngton) ; $700 Huntington (Nov. 1918, IX, n. 338)
Holme imprint, inlaid throughout ( Kemble-Devonshire copy, now J. L.
Clawson); $1550 Henkels', 26 June 1919, n. 191, half-bound; $1600
Anderson's, 6 Febr. 1920, n. 55, mor., by Lortic, Linge imprint (McKee-
W. A. White copy).

Every Man in his Humour. London, for W. Burre, 1601.

4.

145 Huth (July 1914, n. 4062) half-mor., resold ( ?) $660 Groves
(Dec. 1917, n. 265) half-mor. (Halliwell copy) ; $310 H. V. Jones (Jan.
1919, n. 946) half-mor., last 2 leaves in facs. (now Pforzheimer) ; $510
Anderson's, 6 Febr. 1920, n. 55 A, half-mor. (Wolfreston-W. A. White
copy).

The Fountain of Self-Love, or Cynthia's Revels. Lon-
don, for W. Burre, 1601. 4.

Huntington (Roxburghe-Devonshire copy) ; $155 Ives (March 1891,
n. 518) mor. (now W. A. White) ; T. J. Wise (Rowfant copy).

Poetaster, or the Arraignment. London, for M. L., 1602.

4.

$500 Hoe (Jan. 1912, II, n. 1802) calf, resold $525 Huntington (Febr.
1918, VII, n. 456) now J. L. Clawson ; 275 Sotheby's, 4 Dec. 1913, n.
45, unbound, uncut (now T. J. Wise) ; $550 Anderson's, 13 May 1919,
n. 437A, mor. (Kemble-Devonshire copy).

His Part of King James his Royal and Magnificent Enter-
tainment. London, V. S. for E. Blount, 1604. 4.

Contains (with separate pagination and signatures) : A particular En-
tertainment of the Queen and Prince to Althorpe.

116 Sotheby's, 18 Apr. 1904, n. 1143, uncut, resold $1310 Hoe (Apr.
1911, I, n. 1892) mor., uncut, by The Club Bindery (now Huntington) ;
$175 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1893) mor., by Matthews (now Huntington),
the Althorpe Entertainment alone; 176 Huth (July 1914, n. 4063) mo*.,



JONSON 323

by Bedford (now J. L. Clawson) ; $710 Clawson (Jan. 1917, n. 328A)
mor., by Bedford; $900 H. V. Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 947) mor., by Riviere,
with the original blank leaves (now C. W. Clark).

Seianus his Fall. London, G. Elld for T. Thorpe, 1605. 4.

106 Daniel (July 1864, n. 951), resold 900 Huth (July 1914, n.
4064), large paper, with autograph dedication (now Huntington) ; $410
Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1894) mor., by Lortic, resold $370 Huntington
(Dec. 1917, V, n. 236) ; $410 Huntington (Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 274) half-
mor., inlaid throughout ( Kemble-Devonshire copy, now J. L. Clawson) ;
$775 H. V. Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 948) mor., by Hall (Cope copy, now
Pforzheimer).

Hymenaei or the Solemnities of Masque. . . London, V.
Sims for T. Thorp, 1606. 4.

Performed at the marriage of the Earl of Essex.

$610 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1895) mor., by Bedford (now Hunting-
ton) ; $1010 Huntington (Febr. 1918, VII, n. 458) calf (Bridgewater
copy), resold $910 H. V. Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 949) now J. L. Clawson.

Ben Jonson, his Volpone or the Fox. London, for T.
Thorpe, 1607. 4.

27 Sotheby's, 21 Dec. 1907, n. 48, rough edges; $320 Hoe (Apr. 1911,
I, n. 1896) mor., by Riviere, title mended (now Huntington) ; 95 Hodg-
son's, 21 March 1917, n. 449, half-calf (Corser copy).

The Characters of two Royal Masques, the one of Black-
ness, the other of Beauty. London, for T. Thorp [1608]. 4.

$535 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1897) mor., by Chambolle (now Hunting-
ton) ; the McKee copy is in the W. A. White coll.

The Description of a Masque . . . celebrating the
Marriage of Lord Ramsey. [London, 1608]. 4.
Brit. Mus.; Cambr. (imperf.).

The Masque of Queens. London, N. Okes for R. Bonian
and H. W alley, 1609. 4.

Brit. Mus. ; Bodl. ; Huntington ; W. A. White.

The autograph manuscript is in the British Museum.

Ben Jonson, his Case is Altered. London, for B. Sutton
(and W. Barrenger), 1609. 4.
Two issues, one without Barrenger's name.

Catiline, his Conspiracy. London, for W. Burre, 1611. 4.

$540 Hoe (Jan. 1912, II, n. 1803) mor., by Leighton (Rowfant copy),

resold $550 Huntington (Febr. 1918, VII, n. 460) and $1050 H. V. Jones



324 JONSON

(Jan. 1919, n. 951) now J. L. Clawson; $650 Hagen (May 1918, n. 677)
mor., by The Club Bindery (Lefferts copy, now C. W. Clark).

The Alchemist. London, T. Snodham for W. Burre and /.
Stepneth, 1612. 4.

$445 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1898) mor., by The Club Bindery (now
Huntington) ; $725 H. V. Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 952) mor., by Sangorski
and SutclifFe (now Pforzheimer).

Lovers made Men, a Masque. London, 1617. 4.
Bodleian.

The Silent Woman, a Comedy. The third Edition. Lon-
don, W. Stansby for J. Browne, 1620. 4.

The earliest edition yet discovered.

$400 Hoe (Jan. 1912, II, n. 1804) mor., by The Club Bindery (now
Huntington).

The Masque of Augurs. London, 1621. 4.
Brit. Mus.; Bodl. ; T. J. Wise (Rowfant copy).

Neptune's Triumphs for the Return of Albion, celebrated
in a Masque. [London, 1623]. 4.
Brit. Mus. (imperf.) ; Bodleian.

The Fortunate Isles and their Union, celebrated in a
Masque. N. p., n. d. [London, 1624]. 4.

600 Mostyn (March 1919, n. 177) unbound (now J. L. Clawson).

Love's Triumph through Callipolis performed in a Masque
at Court. London, J. N. for T. Walkley, 1630. 4.

By Ben Jonson and Inigo Jones.

The Bridgewater copy is in the Huntington coll. ; $825 Huntington
(Febr. 1918, VII, n. 467) mor. (Devonshire copy), resold $775 H. V.
Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 956).

Chloridia, Rites to Chloris and her Nymphs. London, for
T. Walkley [1630]. 4.

145 Sotheby's, 18 Apr. 1904, n. 1144, uncut, resold $1550 Hoe
(Apr. 1911, I, n. 1899) mor., uncut, by The Club Bindery (now
Huntington) ; $500 Huntington (Dec. 1917, V, n. 236*) mor., by The
Club Bindery (now W. A. White) ; $775 Huntington (Febr. 1918,
VII, n. 462) calf (Bridgewater copy), resold $1110 H. V. Jones (Jan.
1919, n. 953) now J. L. Clawson; 200 Mostyn (March 1919, n. 178)
unbound.



JONSON 325

The New Inn or the Light Heart, a Comedy. London, T.
Harper for T. Alchorne, 1631. 8.

$510 Clawson (Jan. 1917, n. 328B) calf, by Pratt (now Huntington).

Execration against Vulcan. London, J. O. for J. Benson,
1640. 4. Portr. by Vaughan (the same as in Works, 1640).

$210 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1900) mor., by Bedford (Rowfant copy),
resold $200 Huntington (Dec. 1917, V, n. 238) now Beverly Chew; $350
H. V. Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 954) mor., uncut, by Bedford (now C. W.
Clark).

Q. Horatius Flaccus, his Art of Poetry. London, J. Okes
for J. Benson, 1640. 12. Engr. title by Marshall.

There are 3 cancelled leaves after e 12, missing from nearly all copies.

The engraved title is known in two states one bearing the name of an
additional publisher W. Ley.

$51 Hoe (Apr. 1912, III, n. 1733) calf, by Bedford (now Beverly
Chew) ; $140 Purdy (Apr. 1917, n. 504) mor.; $360 Hagen (May 1918,
n. 680) mor., by The Club Bindery (now Pforzheimer) ; $335 H. V.
Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 955) mor., by Bedford.

JORDAN (Thomas). 1612(?)-1685

Poetical Varieties. London, T. C. for H. Blunden, 1637.

4.

$17.50 Hoe (Nov. 1912, IV, n. 1789) calf (now Beverly Chew).

The Walks of Islington and Hogsdon . . ., a Comedy.
London, T. Wilson, 1657. 4.

Another issue bears the title: "Tricks of Youth . . .'.

$15 Hoe (Nov. 1912, IV, n. 1790) mor., by Riviere (now Huntington) ;
$55 Huntington (Febr. 1918, VII, n. 468) calf (Bridgewater copy), re-
sold $47.50 H. V. Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 957) ; 12.10.0 Mostyn (March
1919, n. 181) unbound; $105 Anderson's, 13 May 1919, n. 439A, mor.
(Kemble copy).

Fancy's Festivals, a Masque. London, T. Wilson, 1657. 4.
16.10.0 Mostyn (March 1919, n. 180) unbound.

Money is an Ass, a Comedy. London, P. Lillicrafc for F.
Kirkman, 1668. 4.

$40 Hoe (Nov. 1912, IV, n. 1795) half-mor., resold $72.50 Huntington
(Apr. 1918, VIII, n. 276) and $100 H. V. Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 958) now
J. L. Clawson; $115 Anderson's, 13 May 1919, n. 439B, mor. (Kemble
copy)



326 JORDAN

London in Luster . . . disposed into several Repre-
sentations of Scenes and Pageants. London, for J. Playford,

1679. 4.

$60 Huntington (Febr. 1918, VII, n. 470) half-mor. (Chew copy),
resold $65 H. V. Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 959).

JOUTEL (Henry)

A Journal of the last Voyage performed by Mons. de La
Sale to the Gulph of Mexico. London, A. Bell, 1714. 8.
Folding map with view of Niagara.

$100-150. $455 Huntington (Jan. 1917, III, n. 175) orig. blue wrap-
per.

JUVENALIS (Decimus Junius)

The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, translated into
English Verse by Mr. Dryden and several other eminent Hands.
London, for J. Tons on, 1693. Fol.

Dryden translated 5 satires of Juvenal and the whole of Persius.

$55 Hoe (Apr. 1912, III, n. 1002) old mor., large paper (Clayton copy,
now Hunting-ton) ; $32.50 Huntington (Febr. 1918, VII, n. 261) old calf;
$31 Hagen (May 1918, n. 453) orig. calf.



KEATS (John). 1795-1821

Poems. London, C. and J. Oilier, 1817. 8
In orig. boards with label $600-800. $500 Arnold (May 1901, n.
177) old mor., presentation copy to J. Byng Gattie, resold 90 Van Ant-
werp (March 1907, n. 131) and $1950 Hagen (May 1918, n. 687) now
W. A. Clark, Jr.; 177 Sotheby's, 4 Dec. 1902, n. 1029, presentation copy
to B. R. Haydon; 140 Brown (Apr. 1903, n. 755) orig. boards; $400
Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1922) mor., by Bedford; 101 Sotheby's, 4 Dec.
1911, n. 800, orig. boards; $275 Hoe (Jan. 1912, II, n. 1833) mor., by
Mercier (now Huntington) ; $600 Lovejoy (Nov. 1914, n. 289) old mor.,
presentation copy to G. A. Wylie ; $500 Anderson's, 17 Dec. 1906, n. 283,
resold $750 Ives (Apr. 1915, n. 534) orig. boards, Rowfant copy, with a
few autogr. corrections by Keats; $2400 H. V. Jones (Jan. 1919, n. 965)
mor., by Zaehnsdorf, presentation copy to C. Wells; $1060 Halsey (Febr.
1919, n. 563) orig. boards; $1750 Buxton Forman (March 1920, n. 357)
Fanny Brawne's copy, now Pforzheimer.



KEATS 327

Endymion. London, Taylor and Hessey, 1818. 8.

The first issue has only one line of erratum (not five) and at end two
leaves (not five) of advertisements.

In orig. boards with label $250-300. 58 Sotheby's, 27 March 1906,
n. 387; $1000 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1923) mor., by Riviere, autogr. add-
ed; 60 Arthur (July 1914, n. 372) mor., uncut; $350 H. V. Jones (Jan.
1919, n. 966) orig. boards ; $700 Anderson's, 28 Oct. 1918, n. 527, pre-
sentation copy to W. Haslam, resold $860 Brooks (Apr. 1919, n. 545).
Wordsworth's copy is now in the A. E. Newton coll.

The manuscript is in the Pierpont Morgan Library.

Lamia, Isabella, the Eve of St. Agnes and other Poems.
London, Taylor and Hessey, 1820. 8.

Copies should contain the half-title and 8 pages of advertisements at
the end.

In orig. boards, with label, $250-300. 96 Brown (Apr. 1903, n.
756) orig. boards; $300 Hoe (Apr. 1911, I, n. 1924) mor., by David; $405
Anderson's, 17 Dec. 1906, n. 284, boards, Rowfant copy, autograph in-
serted, resold $340 Ives (Apr. 1915, n. t 536) now C. W. Clark; $4050
Btaxton Forman (March 1920, n. 359) presentation copy to Fanny
Brawne (now Miss Amy Lowell).

The manuscript of Lamia is in the W. A. White coll.

See also KEXMSCOTT PRESS.

KEITH (George). 1639(?)-1716

Hjis numerous and valuable works may be found described in Sabin,
the Church catalogue and other lists of Americana. One of the most
desirable is:

A Journal of Travels from New Hampshire to Caratuck on
the Continent of North America. London, I. Downing for B.
Aylmer, 1706. 4.

$455 Huntington (Jan. 1917, III, n. 177) calf, by Riviere.

KELMSCOTT PRESS

Of all the publications of private presses, the Kelmscott Press books are
the most celebrated and although their value declined after a period of
very high prices (1895-1897), they all remain of permanent interest to
every collector of English books. The following list emibodies the 53
items which are reckoned to be necessary in a complete set, but specialists
add a number of leaflets, broadsides, advertisements and trial proofs.

A complete set of the publications brought 255, Sotheby's, 11 Dec.
1903, n. 776.

The finest set sold in late years was M. C. D. Borden's, beautifully



328 KELMSCOTT

bound by Zaehnsdorf and comprising no less than 42 items printed on
vellum.

The trial proofs for projected publications include the Froissart (for
which see infra n. 46) and single pages (all extremely scarce) of a re-
print of Wynkyn de Worde's Vitas Patrum, of an edition of Glower's
Confessio Amantis (a copy of this leaf on vellum 10 Sotheby's, 20 Apr.
1899, n. 1045) and of the plays of Shakespeare. The Shakespeare leaf is
a most valuable literary relic and one of the few copies in existence sold
for $625 Bangs', 7 May 1901, n. 254.

1. William MORRIS, The Story of the Glittering Plain.

London, Reeves and Turner, 1891. 4.

Printed 4 April 1891 (200 copies on paper and 6 on vellum).

In orig. vellum $30-40. $95 Robinson (Apr. 1918, n. 530) mor., by
Riviere. On vellum 114 Ellis (Nov. 1901, n. 33) ; 51 Sotheby's, 21
March 1905, n. 1296.

2. William MORRIS, Poems by the Way. London,
Reeves and Turner, 1891. 4.

Printed 24 September 1891 (300 copies on paper and 13 on vellum).

In orig. vellum $20-30. On vellum 39.10.0 Sotheby's, 21 May 1900,
n. 943; 60 Ellis (Nov. 1901, n. 34) ; 25 Sotheby's, 21 March 1905, n.
1297.

3. Wilfrid Scawen BLUNT, The Love-Lyrics and
Songs of Proteus and other Poems. London, Reeves and
Turner, 1892. 4.

Printed 26 January 1892 (300 copies on paper).

In orig. vellum $20-30. $45 Borden (Febr. 1913, n. 376) mor., by
Zaehnsdorf.

4. John RUSKIN, The Nature of Gothic. London, G.
Allen, 1892. 4.

Printed 15 February 1892 (500 copies on paper).
In orig. vellum $10-12. $25 Borden (Febr. 1913, n. 377) mor., by
Zaehnsdorf.

5. William MORRIS, The Defence of Guenevere and

other Poems. London, Reeves and Turner, 1892. 4.

Printed 2 April 1892 (300 copies on paper and 10 on vellum).

In orig. vellum $30-40. On vellum 40 Ellis (Nov. 1901, n. 37) ; 16
Humphries (May 1913, n. 73).

6. William MORRIS, A Dream of John Ball and a

King's Lesson. London, Reeves and Turner, 1892. 4.
Printed 13 May 1892 (300 copies on paper and 11 on vellum).



KELMSCOTT 329

In orig. vellum $30-40. On vellum $190 Peirce (March 1903, n.
146) ; 16 Hodson (Dec. 1906, n. 407).

7. Jacobus de VORAGINE, The Golden Legend, trans-
lated by William Caxton. London, B. Quaritch, 1892. 3 vols.
Fol.

Printed 12 September 1892 (500 copies on paper).
In orig. boards $40-50. $105 Borden (Febr. 1913, n. 380) mor., by
Zaehnsdorf.

8. Raoul LE FEVRE, The Recuyell of the Histories of
Troye, translated by William Caxton. London, B. Quaritch,
1892.

Printed 14 October 1892 (300 copies on paper and 5 on vellum).

In orig. vellum $50-60. $175 Anderson's, 9 Febr. 1920, n. 570, calf,
by Chivers; on vellum $155 Borden (Febr. 1913, n. 381) mor., by Zaehns-
dorf.

9. J. W. MACKAIL, Biblia Innocentium. London,
Reeves and Turner, 1892. 8.

Printed 22 October 1892 (200 copies on paper).
The last Kelmscott book issued with untrimmed edges.
In orig. vellum $25-30.

10. William CAXTON, The History e of Reynard the
Foxe. London, B. Quaritch, 1892. 4.

Printed 15 December 1892 (300 copies on paper and 10 on vellum).
In orig. vellum $30-40. On vellum i 12.10.0 Willard (July 1907, n.
173).

11. William SHAKESPEARE, Poems and Sonnets.

London, Reeves and Turner, 1893. 8.

Printed 17 January 1893 (500 copies on paper and 10 on vellum).

In orig. vellum $30-40. On vellum 61 Sotheby's, 21 March 1905.
n. 1302.

12. William MORRIS, News from Nowhere, or an
Epoch of Rest. London, Reeves and Turner, 1892. 8.



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