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  1. Large folio (72.5 x 54.7 cm); 50 hand-coloured plates and 2 original watercolours, plate 9 with light damp stain to upper margin not affecting illustration, plate 49 soiled in upper margin (affecting plate number but not illustration), a few plates with a tiny water stain to very edge of lower margin not affecting illustration, plate 50 creased at extremities and with light damp stain, loose as issued in original morocco-backed cloth portfolio, joints worn.

    £19,500
  2. Second edition; large folio (46.8 x 32.7 cm); manuscript title page, 264 watercolours numbered in pencil (of which 2 folding) by Ferdinand and Franz Bauer, very occasional light marks, light crease to corner of plate 85, slight foxing at head of plate 101, short closed tear to fold of both folding plates (not affecting images), contemporary diced russia by C. Kalthoeber (binder's orange ticket to front free endpaper), richly gilt, gilt lettering to spine, gilt and marbled edges, marbled endpapers, neatly rebacked with original spine laid down, slight wear to upper board and extremities, repairs to corners; an excellent copy; [2], 136, [4, list of plates].

    £175,000
  3. Large paper copy, 4to, (31.7 x 23.4 cm); hand-coloured engraved title page vignette, 59 hand-coloured engraved plates, some plates weakening at platemarks, plate 30 dust-soiled in upper margin; contemporary green half morocco gilt, spine with raised bands in five compartments, gilt edges, spine faded, extremities rubbed, a very good copy.

    £3,750
  4. First editions; 5 vols, 8vo; 200 colour plates, tissue guards, numerous black and white illustrations in text, scattered light foxing; publisher's pictorial blue cloth gilt, gilt lettering to spine, flower design on gilt background to upper cover of each volume, inset 'window' on upper covers of vols 3 and 4, flower designs rubbed on 3 vols, all edges gilt, black endpapers, an attractive set.

    £575
  5. First edition; 4 vols, large 8vo; colour frontispieces, colour plates throughout, additional black and white illustrations in text, two folding chromolithographs on rear pastedowns of vols I and IV, scattered light foxing; publisher's blue pictorial cloth, gilt lettering to spines and upper covers, spine ends slightly bumped, corners slightly rubbed, otherwise an attractive set.

    £300
  6. Group of six mezzotint engravings, printed in colour and finished by hand.
    Framed and glazed, overall size: 48 x 36 cm.

    £9,000
  7. Second edition; 2 vols, folio, (67.1 x 51.2 cm); engraved author portrait, 86 hand-coloured engraved plates, 2 plain engraved folding plates, 3 further plates loosely inserted in volume 2 (comprising duplicates of author portrait, 'Pinus Lambertiana', and 'Araucaria Imbricata'), scattered spotting, transfer from illustrations onto facing leaves, both folding plates creased with closed tears at folds; contemporary red half morocco over marbled boards, leaves uncut, extremities rubbed.

    £30,000
  8. First English edition, 2 vols, 4to, xlii, 402; [iv], 398, [xviiii] pp., folding engraved map by Senex (not present in the French edition) and 152 engraved plates & maps, 6 folding, folding map and one or two folding plates neatly laid down on linen, vol.1 with title creased and map of Thermia stained in lower margin, vol.2 lightly water-stained towards end, later half tan morocco, by Zaehnsdorf, spines ruled in gilt with raised bands and green morocco labels, t.e.g., light wear, a very good set.

    £3,500
  9. A group of six hand-coloured mezzotint engravings of Cabbages.
    Framed and glazed in gilt frames, overall size: 28cm by 42.3cm by 3.5cm.

    £5,250
  10. Six hand-coloured mezzotint engravings of Vegetables, including turnips, onion, endive and broccoli.
    Framed and glazed in gilt frames, overall size: 28cm by 42.3cm by 3.5cm.

    £4,750
 

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