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  1. First edition, 4to, xvi, 222, cxxx, [lxxii] pp., 7 aquatint plates, all but one hand-coloured, 5 engraved maps, contemporary calf gilt, black morocco lettering piece, lightly rubbed, an excellent example.

    £2,500
  2. First edition, 4to (41 x 33 cm), large paper copy, early issue with pre-publication watermarks, folding map, 24 aquatint plates in 2 states, monochrome on india paper and hand coloured, 2 hand coloured vignettes, by R.G. Reeve (13), C. Bentley (5), J. Bailey and J. Fielding, after Westall (19) and Owen; usual light offsetting to plates, contemporary green half russia gilt, rebacked preserving spine, rubbed, all edges gilt, an excellent example.

    £7,500
  3. First edition, folio (57 x 39.5 cm), viii, 82, [ii] pp., engraved map, 10 fine aquatint plates after drawings by the author, uncut in contemporary calf-backed marbled boards.

    £2,500
  4. Second edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, x, 541; viii, 319, [1], 163pp., large folding map, 2 plans (1 folding), 6 aquatint plates (4 folding), 5 vignettes in text, contemporary polished calf gilt, raised bands, apparently lacking half-titles, scattered spotting, map repaired, slight wear to extremities.

    £1,500
  5. First edition. 2 volumes, folio (59.5 x 47.5 cm). Title and text in English and French. One engraved map, 48 aquatint plates by and after William Hodges, contemporary red morocco gilt, neat repairs to extremities, a most handsome example.

    £19,500
  6. Folio (37.5 x 26.5 cm.), plates watermarked 1808-1817, 105pp., 38 plates and plans comprising 10 hand-coloured aquatints, 4 of these folding, 28 uncoloured line engravings, 2 of these with touches of aquatint, and 5 folding, light soiling plate 5, large folding plate of Tew Lodge with dusty fore-edge and neat archival repairs to edge, modern green half morocco gilt over marbled boards, an excellent example.

    £3,750
  7. 4to. 36 issues, With manuscript title page, 36 aquatint plates, including one folding and 33 hand-coloured, some heightened with gum arabic, each acompanied by an engraved portrait of the artist and text with biographical information and mostly with separate title page which states year of publication; occasional light spotting. Contemporary half calf over marbled boards, flat spine gilt; lightly rubbed.

    £2,750
 

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