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  1. Limited edition, number 67 of 250 on arches velin paper from a total edition of 295; 2 vols, 8vo (23 x 15 cm); title page in each volume, limitation page in vol. II, 46 erotic illustrations and vignettes, enhanced with watercolour, including two frontispieces, beautifully bound in ornately gilt decorated tan morocco gilt, signed G. Miller in gilt in both volumes, both vols housed in beige cloth slip case; a fine example.

    £3,500
  2. Limited edition, one of 3500 copies; 4to (c.270 x 210 mm.); colour plates, pictorial title, vignettes, initials and decorations by Brunelleschi; publisher's pictorial wrappers, worn at head of spine, otherwise very good, in torn [ý]original glassine dust-jacket.

    £135
  3. Quarto (300 x 225 mm.); 20 splendid tipped-in colour plates by Umberto Brunelleschi, illustrations, decorative title in blue & brown and borders in blue; bound in dark blue morocco, by Stikeman & Co. of New York, covers with gilt-ruled borders and corner-pieces, spine gilt in compartments with five raised bands, grey morocco doublures ruled and tooled in gilt with small purple morocco onlays, cream moiré silk flyleaves, signed at foot of rear turn-in, top edge gilt, others uncut, original decorative upper wrapper bound in at end, very slight wear to head of spine, slip-case (a little rubbed).

    £1,500
  4. 2 vols, 8vo. in 4s, I: [4], xxvi, 374 pp., with copper-engraved frontispiece; II: [4], 375-775, [1] pp.; bound with 39 contemporary copper-engraved plates, each in two states (two plates appear in three states), and 12 pen and ink drawings dated variously 1821-2, trimmed and mounted, one with copper-engraved portrait inset; later straight-grained red morocco gilt by Noulhac, signed and dated 1918 in gilt at foot of spine, edges gilt, silk endleaves and doublures; minimal rubbing at extremities, otherwise a very fine extra-illustrated set.

    £9,500
  5. First edition; 4to (29 x 20 cm), 361pp., text printed in purple reproducing the author's manuscript, 20 full page engraved illustrations including frontispiece (with slight spotting on two plates), original paper spine bound in at rear, bound by 'G.Mativet', binder's name stamped on front free endpaper, marbled endpapers, half brown morocco gilt, marbled boards, brown calf label gilt lettered; an excellent copy.

    £1,650
  6. Limited edition numbered no 19 of 95 on papier Impérial Japon (total number of copies 475); folio (37 x 29 cm), 312 pp, signed by both the author and the illustrator on half title, one manuscript letter by the illustrator and a manuscript poem from the author inserted loose before half title, interleaved pages of various sizes, 28 plates in five colours with 28 additional black and white plates at the rear; bound in contemporary brown calf, art deco style spine with gilt lettering and flower design, slight wear on spine, overall a fine copy.

    £3,000
  7. 4to (30 x 23 cm). 471 pp, with numerous facsimile reproductions in text. Dark blue cloth gilt. A clean fresh copy.

    £70
  8. 18mo. Engraved frontispiece, engraved portrait of Jeanne d'Arc and 18 engraved plates (the so-called 'suite anglaise' by Marillier), tissue guards; mild foxing scattered throughout, ink ownership stamp 'Charron' on blank recto of frontispiece, contemporary blue silk endpapers. Contemporary red morocco, gilt fillet borders to covers, spine with gilt decorative compartments, gilt edges; slightly marked and rubbed with superficial wear to head of spine and one corner.

    £2,200
  9. 2 vols, small 4to (20.7 x 15.4 cm). Fully engraved: hand-coloured title numbered 1, pp. 10 preface in red with black borders, plates numbered 2-30, hand-coloured, each with a leaf or two of text in red within red border; hand-coloured title and 35 hand-coloured plates with text leaves as before - in all 66 hand-coloured plates including two titles. Contemporary marbled calf, spines with raised bands gilt in compartments, brown morocco labels lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, red edges; a bit rubbed, hinges a bit weak.

    £12,500
  10. 4to (30 x 23 cm). Half-title, title, pp. [3], xxx, 159, 60 hand-coloured plates engraved by A. Delvaux and protected by tissue guards; foxing to text, only light and marginal to plates. Later red half straight-grained morocco gilt.

    £2,500
 

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