ADVENTURES OF DOCTOR COMICUS, or The Frolicks of Fortune. A Comic Satirical Poem for the Squeamish & The Queer. In Twelve Cantos, by a Modern Syntax. Lond., Printed for B. Blake, (1815). (2), 269 pp. W. 15 hand-colored full-p. aquatint plates, including front. and engr. ti., partly signed 'Illman sculp.' Bound c. 1940 (?) by the Bayntun-Rivière bindery (stamp-signed) in full red cf. with double gilt fillet borders along sides, spine gilt in compartments, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. (Moderately foxed throughout, but in perfect condition).
CARICATURE -- CHÉYÈRE, A. "La Famille des Jockos", "L'Éducation des Jockos", "Le Concert des Jockos", etc. N.pl. (=Paris), Genty Éditeur, n.d. (1820's). Series of 12 lithogr. plates (numbered 1-12), all cold. by hand, of monkeys ('monkey business') dressed as men and performing human activities, each c. 330 x 250 mm. -- Bound with 20 o. cold. lithogr. plates, published by Genty, for the greater part lithogr. by Alexandre Chéyère. -- And 13 similar caricature and resemblance prints, of which 6 in colours. -- Tog. 45 prints in old h. mor. binder w. dec. paper sides. (Spine dam., margins of plates rep. in places, but in good condition).
DONGEN -- LECLÈRE, P. Venise seuil des eaux. Paris, A la Cité des Livres, 1925. W. 40 lvs. (all blanks incl.), of which 10 fine full-p. pochoir cold. plates by Kees van Dongen under tissue guards. Sm-fol. Owrps. w. pochoir cold. illustr. on front side, uncut. In or. cardboard slipcase. (Lower 'spine end' of slipcase a bit dam./bumped).
GRANDVILLE, I.A. (=J.-I.-I. Gérard/J.J. Grandville). Métamorphoses du jour. Par., Bulla, 1829. W. plain lithogr. ti. and 37 (of 73) lithogr. plain plates, all nicely cold. by hand, each plate followed by the same plate, but in uncoloured condition. 4°-obl. 19th c. green h. mor. w. marbled paper sides, spine gilt dec. and lettered (annotated "I"). (Spine dam., espec. top end, minor foxing throughout).
GRANDVILLE, J.J. Les fleurs animées. Text A. Karr, T. Delord & Cte. Foelix. Nouv. ed. avec planches très soigneusement retouchées p. M. Maubert. Par., Garnier frères, 1867. 2 vols. (4), 339, (5); (4), 390, (2) pp. W. 2 handcold. engr. front., 50 handcold. & partly gommé engr. plates by Ch. Geoffroy after Grandville, all tissue guarded, 2 plain engr. plates, num. text-ill. & musical scores. Lge-8°. In very fine cont. h. red mor. binds., blind tooled sides w. mor. lozenge shaped inlay monogrammed 'P.G.' on front board, spines in compartments and gilt, a.e.g. (Outer corners slightly rubbed/worn, some foxing marks in places throughout as usual).
(JOHNS(T)ON(E), Ch.). Chrysal; or the Adventures of a Guinea: by an Adept. A new ed., to which is now prefixed a Sketch of the Author's Life. Lond., Printed for H. M'Lean by Howlett & Brimmer, 1821. 3 vols. viii, 319; (2), 321; (2), 326 pp. W. 15 full-p. aquatint plates by Burney, Read, a.o., all beautifully cold. by hand. Bound in late 19th c. full red mor. binds. by Morell (stamp-signed) w. triple fillet border along sides, spines raised in compartments and richly gilt, gilt inner dentelles, marbled endpapers, t.e.g. (Bookplates on upper paste downs, but in very good condition).
NAUDIN, B. Les tambours. Lithographies. N.pl., 1920. (10) lithogr. lvs., loose as issued: ti.-page, dedication "a mes fils", 7 plain full-p. lithogr. signed/monogrammed on the stone, colophon. Lge-fol. Clothbacked brds. w. dust-j., 'tricolore' ribbons/ties, and lithogr. on front cover. (Spine ends of dust-j. and upper left corner front side a bit dam.).
NIEUWENKAMP, W.O.J. Een boekje met houtsneden. (Edam, Zwerver Uitgave, 1905). (32) lvs. (endpapers included). W. 31 woodcuts in brown, green or black w. decorations in orange, incl. 12 woodcut town views (c. 170/180 x 118 mm each). Fol. Or. vellum, lettered in gilt and w. large gilt vignette on each side, uncut. (Foxing in places, espec. first and last blank lvs., but else a good copy).
RENOIR -- MALLARMÉ, S. Pages. Bruxelles, E. Deman, 1891. (10), 192 pp. W. etched front. by Pierre-Auguste Renoir. 4°. Exquisite cont. blue mor. binding, w. hand marbled sides, hand marbled endpapers, uncut, owrps. bound up, t.e.g. (Top edge back side unobtrusively rubbed).
ROBERTS, P. The Cambrian Popular Antiquities; or, an Account of Some Traditions, Customs, and Superstitions, of Wales with Observations as to their Origin, &c, &c. Lond., Printed for E. Williams, 1815. viii, 353 pp. W. 10 engr. plates of which 9 aquatints cold. by hand. Later full cf. bind. by Rivière (stamp-signed) w. double fillet border along sides, spine gilt and in compartments, gilt inner dentelles, marbled edges. (Spine and back side slightly sunned, some age-toning to interior).
THORNTON, A. Don Juan; containing his Life in London, or a True Picture of the British Metropolis. Lond., Printed for Th. Kelly, 1821-22. 2 vols. xii, 619; xi, 660 pp. W. 31 full-p. tissue-guarded aquatint plates, all handsomely cold. by hand. Later red full mor. binds. by Root & Son binders (stamp-signed), sides w. triple fillet border along sides w. gilt cornerpieces, spines gilt and raised in compartments, gilt inner dentelles, a.e.g. (Front board vol. 2 unfortunately detached, other joints w. cracks, some moderate foxing throughout, but altog. a good set).
VONDEL, J. v.d. Gysbrecht van Aemstel. d'Ondergang van syn stad en syn ballingschap. Treurspel. (Met inl. d. L. Simons). Haarlem, Erven F. Bohn, 1893(-1901). 2 vols. (8), 63, 88, (18); (2), 122, (2) pp. W. cold. lithogr. half-ti. & ti., full-p. cold. lithogr. plts. (at the end of vol. 1) & num. cold. & tinted text-vign. Fol. Or. dec. cl. (Binds. a bit soiled, but internally clean, apart from some light foxing in places (as usual)).