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  1. First edition, 4to (35 x 26 cm), 81 pp., stamp on title-page, with 17 (4 folding) copper plates (five plates by Antonio Visentini), all numbered, some spotting throughout, bound in contemporary green morocco backed boards, some wear.

    £800
  2. First editions, royal 8vo, x, [i], 347; xii, 542, [i]pp. First work: with original drawing, etched frontispiece, double-page map and twenty lithographic plates (one large folding, 1 hand-coloured) numerous illustrations in text. Second work: engraved frontispiece, 37 lithographed plates (3 folding, one double-page), 2 maps. Some foxing to plates, uniformly bound in contemporary tan half morocco gilt by S. Hogg, marbled boards and edges, a fine set.

    £5,000
  3. First edition, deluxe format, number 1 of 250 numbered copies signed by the author; photographic colour frontispiece and 29 similar plates of which 9 folding and including 2 plates on one sheet, 50 half-tone plates, captioned tissue guards, hinges reinforced [ý]as issued; publisher's brown pigskin with gilt roundel device to upper cover and lettered in gilt spine, t.e.g., others uncut, slightly rubbed at spine ends and fore-corners, but overall a very good, handsome copy.

    £1,950
  4. Four works in one volume, large folio (53 x 39.5 cm). Opere varie: title printed in red and black with engraved vignette (Robison's second issue), Prima Parte, second edition, second issue, engraved frontispiece, and 16 plates, complete; 10 plates on 5 sheets from the Opere Varie [Wilton-Ely 45-50]; Two single plates: Pianta di ampio magnifico Collegio: A single plate, third state (of seven). [Robison 25] & Parte di ampio magnifico Porto: A single plate, fourth state (of eight). [Robison 26]. These 2 plates are here unnumbered, for later versions of the 1761 issue these plates have numbers added. (see Hind pg. 81); Grotteschi: 4 plates. Second or third states, [Robison 21 - 24]. Carceri: Second edition, second Issue. double-page engraved title, and 15 double-page plates (numbered II-XVI). Trofei di Ottaviano Augusto. First edition. Rome: G.G. Salmoni, 1753, title printed in red and black with engraved vignette, and 8 (of 9) unnumbered plates, 4 double-page, lacking one plate (the view of the Castello), title spotted. Antichita Romane de' Tempi della Republica. First edition, (1748), 30 engraved plates (including 2 titles, dedication, and 2 plates of inscriptions), eighteenth-century half calf, marbled boards, neat repairs to joints and extremities, a very handsome collection.

    £125,000
  5. First edition, French text issue, large folio (55 × 38cm), 57 engraved plates by P. Fourdrinier, J. Muller and T. Major after drawings by Borra, on 59 sheets (3-sheet panorama not joined), light toning as usual, occasional light offsetting, contemporary catspaw calf gilt, rebacked preserving spine, expert repairs to edges, red morocco lettering piece, a very handsome example.

    £8,500
 

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