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  1. First edition; folio (58 x 42.5 cm); two title-pages, dated 1837 and 1839, engraved title, 100 plates (of which 30 are lithographic views); some spotting; contemporary red leather spine over marbled boards, spine in seven parts, corners bumped, loose joints.

    £12,500
  2. First edition. 4to (34 x 27.5 cm), 49 fine original hand-coloured aquatint plates, uncoloured aquatint vignette of a fakir on verso of leaf 38 of text; small marginal waterstain to title and succeeding few pages, plate II with small marginal repair and fraying to one margin, occasional light offsetting from plates to text, generally clean and fresh, contemporary red half morocco gilt over marbled boards, marbled edges, lightly rubbed, edges and corners worn, rebacked preserving spine, tipped-in obituary notice of the author, a very good copy of a scarce book.

    £12,500
  3. New edition. 8vo, 26 steel-engraved plates including frontispiece, engraved title page and map, numerous wood engravings, marginal staining to title and frontispiece, contemporary green morocco gilt, covers with wide gilt orders all edges gilt, lightly rubbed, a very good copy.

    £400
  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. Large folio, 21 engraved plates, scattered marginal spotting, 6 being hand-coloured, grey wrappers, paper label on upper cover, housed in modern black cloth foldover box wiith gilt lettered spine.

    £2,200
  6. Second edition. Folio (58 x 41.5 cm). Double-page engraved allegorical title page, engraved dedication, engraved map, 24 double-page etched and engraved plates numbered I-XXIV, engraved by Corsi, Franceschini, Gabuggiani, Gregori, Papini, Muller, Marieschi, Monaco, Pazzi Pfeffel, Seuter, Sgrilli, Vasi, after drawings by Zocchi. Contemporary red morocco gilt by Derome (ticket to title); small hole (50 mm) to blank outer margin outside plate plate mark of plate VII, tiny area of restoration to verso plate XXIII outside plate mark.

    £37,500
  7. One volume (of two), large folio (67 x 51 cm). Plate volume only, tinted lithographed plate of a Byzantine cross, chromolithographed title, and 39 numbered plates, including 13 chromolithographs, 4 tinted lithographs and 22 engravings (of which two double page plates), with an additional lithograph of Saint Sophia bound in; some light spotting, mainly marginal. Without the 2 leaves of list of plates. Publisher's printed boards with stylized Greek cross on front board, blue cloth spine; board edges slightly rubbed.

    £6,500
  8. First edition, second issue, ONE OF A FEW PROOF COPIES PRINTED ON AN EXTRA LARGE SIZE ON IMPERIAL PAPER, folio, 57.5 x 39cm, 36, 8 pp., one hundred and twenty-three plates from original drawings by John Coney, George Shepherd &c. etched by J. Skelton, W. Wise &c. , uncut, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, original paper label to upper cover, rebacked and recornered to style, red morocco lettering piece, an excellent copy.

    £2,000
  9. First edition. 8vo, 343, [16](ads dated September 1838)pp., lithograph frontispiece (foxed), title-page vignette, folding map, 3 large folding hand-coloured geological sections, 2 vignettes in text, foxing to title, coriginal blindstamped blue cloth gilt, small chip to head of spine, a very good copy.

    £1,350
  10. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, xvi, 463; xi, 465, [2](ads)pp., half-title vol. i., hand-coloured frontispiece, 3 engraved maps and plans, 2 folding, contemporary red polished half calf gilt,lightly rubbed, an excellent set.

    £875
 

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