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  1. Second edition; 8vo; illustrations by John Minton, gift inscription to front pastedown, light toning to leaves; publisher's orange cloth, gilt lettering to spine on a brown ground, with the pictorial dustjacket by John Minton, light toning to edges, slight spotting, spine slightly darkened, light edge-wear, front panel chipped with loss, overall a very good copy.

    £275
  2. First edition; 4to, (20.3 x 15.5 cm); woodcut printer's device to title, woodcut headpieces, tailpieces and initials, some light marginal waterstains, title page slightly browned; later full calf, gilt lettering to spine on red and black morocco labels, spine in compartments, ruled in gilt, some light rubbing to extremities, red speckled edges, housed in a modern brown card slipcase, overall an excellent copy; [16], 268, [4], 269-547 [i.e. 549], [3]pp.

    £9,500
  3. 8vo (250 x 150 mm); main text in double columns, illustrated with 6 colour chromolithographic plates, including frontispiece and numerous engravings, some full-page, the occasional spot, otherwise near-fine; publisher's red cloth gilt, with decorated boards and spine, some wear to extremities, browning of flyleaves and edges, otherwise a very good copy in a handsome binding.

    £250
  4. Third edition, revised; 8vo (140 x 220 mm); occasional minor spotting orfinger-soiling but in the main very good; bound in contemporary half leather over marbled boards, some wear to extremities, ownership signatures to upper endpapers and at head of titles, otherwise very good and sound.

    £1,500
  5. Fifth edition, revised and enlarged; small 8vo (155 x 120 mm); decorative headpiece vignettes, the odd, minor spot and pencil marginalia, else very good; publisher's grey cloth with black titles repeating title-page, extremities a little worn and stained, otherwise a very good copy; ink manuscript 'Chapatty recipe' loosely inserted.

    £350
  6. First edition, first impression, inscribed by the author; oblong 4to; publisher's pictorial boards, printed endpapers, with the original polythene dust jacket with the price label intact. An excellent copy in the somewhat nicked and lightly baggy jacket. This is the first example in the dust jacket we have handled.

    £475
  7. First edition, 3 works in one vol., 8vo; woodcut printer's device to titles, woodcut head-pieces and decorative initials, each work with errata at end, some browning mostly confined to margins, occasional spotting, bookplate and ownership markings to front pastedown, old ink initials to first title; 18th century calf, edge wear, spine rubbed, upper cover detached; collates as complete.

    £450
  8. Tenth edition; 8vo; 3 folding engraved plates, two with offsetting from folding, a few recent and older marginal repairs, numerous old pencil annotations. Rebound in twentieth century half black calf, marbled paper boards. Contents a little marked and toned, spine slightly faded, a very nice copy.

    £675
 

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