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  1. Limited edition, one of 100 numbered copies; small folio; original, signed colour giclée print in rear pocket, with 51 original illustrations; publisher's cloth, with illustration to upper cover, lettered in white.

    £295
  2. Limited edition, one of 2500 copies; 4to (c.260 x 200 mm.); colour plates, pictorial title, vignettes and decorations by Brunelleschi; publisher's pictorial wrappers, minor splits at spine ends, otherwise very good.

    £135
  3. A characteristic Steadman sketch of the then Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher with autograph dedication from the author, reproduced together on an A4 sheet, with original autograph signature & date by the artist below, light horizontal fold; with postcard depicting a Steadman illustration, inscribed by Steadman on the reverse.

    £195
  4. Unique extra-illustrated example, limited edition printed hors-commerce on japon imperial for Monsieur Dumouchel, from a total edition of 525; 2 vols; 4to; illustrated with 25 monochrome etchings (of which 22 are hors-texte by Charles Huard and with two original copper plates by Huard, colour drawings throughout the text by Theodore van Elsen, signed and dated 1933, also loose are 9 wash drawings and 4 watercolours signed by Huard and a set of prospectus; vol II contains a suite of 30 colour drawings to illustrate the work, loose in an illustrated wrapper by van Elsen, with each drawing with tissue guards and mounted on blue paper, a suite of 20 original watercolours also to illustrate the work signed and captioned in pencil by Louis Ibels loose in an illustrated wrapper, dated 1933; vol.3 contains over 100 original drawings signed by Carlo Farneti to illustrate the work, 4 original watercolours by Louise Ibels and 2 signed watercolours by Leon Courbouleix; all house in modern maroon morocco boxes with gilt detail and lettering; a fine copy.

    £15,000
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. Limited edition, number 192 of 500 copies, signed by the Thomson; 4to, (320 x 265 mm); 20 colour plates with engraved and captioned tissue-guards, further engraved illustrations and vignettes throughout, contemporary ink presentation to front fly-leaf toning to extremities, occasional, light spotting to endpapers and some text margins, worming holes to outer margins of final leaf and rear fly-leaf, otherwise near-fine; publisher's cream vellum, heavily gilt panelled and blocked to upper cover and spine, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, replaced tie ribbons to style, age-toned (as usual), more so to spine, slight abrasion to outer edge of upper cover and mark to rear one, otherwise very good-plus.

    £750
  8. Large-paper edition, number 40 of 560 copies, signed by Rackham, 4to., xix, (blank), 549, (blank)pp., 24 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue guards, 12 tinted plates, and 66 black & white drawings within the text, pictorial endpapers, browning to half-title and limitation leaf, otherwise near-fine, publisher's full vellum gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, as published, original silk ties, slight age-toning, otherwise a near-fine copy.

    £1,400
  9. Number 94 of 155 copies on Madagascar paper (of a total edition of 172) signed by the artist beneath the limitation ; 4to (35.5 x 28.5 cm); 12 double-page and 4 single-page colour wood engravings, two further suites of illustrations on japon paper, one in colour numbered 10, another in black and white numbered 9, signed by the artist; full brown crushed morocco with gilt ornament to covers and gilt lettering to spine, silk endpapers, contemporary card slipcase; front turn-in signed 'Trinckvel,' back turn-in - 'G. Camuset Doreur.'; contemporary card slipcase; upper panel detached.

    £12,500
  10. First edition, 8vo, [xvi], 120 pp., with frontispiece and 31 plates, headpieces throughout, partially unopened; publisher's maroon cloth gilt, bevelled edges, top-edge gilt, wood-engraved printed dust-jacket; slightly rubbed at extremities, dust-wrapper lightly chipped, back splitting slightly, otherwise nonetheless a very good copy.

    £575
 

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