DIBDIN, Thomas Frognall (1776-1847). The Bibliographical Decameron. London: for the author by W. Bulmer, Shakespeare Press, 1817. 3 volumes, 4° (280 x 186mm). 38 plates. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED with a further 10 plates. (Some spotting.) Red calf gilt by W. Pratt, gilt edges (rebacked). Provenance: 'This copy formerly belonged to Mr. Inglis -- and contains his notes, also, extra plates, etc.' (pencil inscription on front blank); Ralph Edward Lambton (armorial bookplate). FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 50 LARGE PAPER COPIES. Jackson 40; Windle and Pippin A28.
T.F. DIBDIN. Bibliotheca Spenceriana; or, A descriptive catalogue of the books printed in the fifteenth century, and of many valuable first editions, in the library of George John Earl Spencer. London: for the author by W. Bulmer, Shakespeare Press, 1814-1815-23. 5 volumes (including the index printed by William Nicol). 22 plates. Jackson 36; Windle and Pippin A25 -- Aedes Althorpianae. London: W. Nicol, Shakespeare Press, 1822. 2 volumes. 33 plates. Jackson 37; Windle and Pippin A26 -- A Descriptive Catalogue of the Books printed in the fifteenth century, lately forming part of the library of the Duke di Cassano Serra. London: for the author by William Nicol, Shakespeare Press, 1823. Jackson 38; Windle and Pippin A27. Together 7 volumes in 6, 4° (262 x 164mm)., illustrations (some spotting), unformly bound in contemporary russia by C. Lewis, gilt edges (rebacked). FIRST EDITIONS, EACH ONE OF 50 (OR 55) LARGE PAPER COPIES; together with an EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED copy of Dibdin The Bibliomania, London: 1809, 8°, [bound with:] The Bibliomania. An Epistle to Richard Heber, London: 1809, 8°, both works inlaid, extra-illustrated with 150 plates, crimson morocco gilt by Holloway, John Burns's copy. (10)