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  1. Limited edition, number 7 of 250 copies; 4to; half-title, mounted colour frontispiece, additional plates throughout (some colour and mounted, some photogravure), captioned tissue guards, maps, text clean and bright; later half red morocco, spine gilt in compartments, upper cover slightly sunned, spine slightly faded, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers, an excellent copy.

    £475
  2. First edition, first printing; colour illustrations throughout by Ursula Koering, text clean and bright; publisher's dark green cloth, gilt lettering to spine and upper cover, pictorial endpapers, with the unclipped pictorial dust jacket, jacket extremities slightly worn, otherwise an attractive copy.

    £750
  3. First edition, first printing; 8vo; publisher's black cloth, design and titles to spine gilt; with the pictorial dust jacket, contemporary ownership signature to front free endpaper, text block just a touch 'sagged' as often but a bright, sharp copy in the spectacular dust jacket, one of two tiny nicks at the head of the spine panel, a very short tear at the bottom of the lower panel with a small associated scuff just effecting the image but a remarkably good copy of a book almost never found in anything approaching this condition; preserved in a red buckram slip-case very similar to the boxes made for the famous Goodwin collection of modern American literature.

    £32,500
  4. First edition, first impression; 8vo; Publisher's orange cloth, titles to spine in black. With the dust jacket. Cloth a little marked and a trifle rubbed at the tips but a very good copy in the rather frayed and creased dust jacket with very minor loss here and there.

    £250
  5. First edition. 8vo (23 x 15cm),3-184pp,24 illustrations after photographs (some coloured), signed by Tenzing on front free endpaper, small mark on front free endpaper, publisher's green cloth, spine lettered in silver; original pictorial dust-wrapper, a little wear to the corners; a very good copy.

    £800
  6. 4to, original printed wrappers, browned, with some closed tears to spine and back cover; clean crisp pages. 686 pp.

    £650
  7. Limited edition numbered 57 of 150; folio (48 x 35 cm ; complete with 10 drypoints printed in colours, each signed by Dali in pencil, each numbered 57/150 on Richard de Bas paper; each protected by transparent sheet, text in Italian, printed title and justification pages, printed cream dust wrapper, slightly marked, all loose and housed in red cloth foldover box with title lettered in silver; a fine copy.

    £6,500
  8. First edition; 8vo; 290 illustrations (3 colour plates, the rest duotone and line drawings), handsome bookplate on front pastedown, some pages lightly bumped at edges; handsomely bound in decorative red cloth, lacking original slipcase; a very good copy, spine lightly bleached with slight rubbing to white decoration, rear hinge slightly cracked; 381pp.

    £650
  9. First edition; 8vo; frontispiece by Graham Robertson, occasional spotting and browning, slightly worn at extremities, otherwise very good; publisher's pictorial blue-green cloth stamped in gilt, leaves uncut (as published), some marks to binding, head and foot of spine bumped with minor tears, upper joint splitting, otherwise, also very good; preserved in a modern, bespoke dark blue morocco solander box.

    £4,750
  10. Limited edition, number 4 of 200 large paper copies, signed by both the author and the illustrator; 4to (230 x 190 mm); printed on hand-made paper, illustrations by E.H. Shepard, folding map at rear; publisher's green cloth-backed boards, paper label on spine, leaves uncut, printed dust-jacket, endpapers slightly browned, extremities and spine label slightly spotted, dust-jacket with two small closed tears at spine ends, otherwise a fine copy preserved in a custom made blue cloth solander box.

    £13,500
 

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