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  1. Second edition, second issue, 4to (36 x 27 cm), title-page in French and English, pp. iii, iii, 73 handcoloured aquatint plates each with text page in French and English; some minor offsetting to text. Contemporary red morocco, lavishly gilt decorated spine and boards, gilt lettered, ex-libris with coat of arms and the name 'John Wild' to upper pastedown; corners bumped, slightly rubbed.

    £3,000
  2. Four volumes bound in two, 12mo (14.5 x 9.5 cm). With 72 hand-coloured plates; light offsetting from plates to text. Contemporary cloth, gilt decorative elements to upper vovers titles in gilt to spines; slightly sunned.

    £1,450
  3. Quarto. 41 etched plates (of 49, lacking engraved title and plates 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 31, 35 & 41), captions printed in German and French; light marginal soiling and water-staining to some plates, corner tear to plate 30, but images clean. Loose in recent cloth solander box.

    £3,950
  4. 2vols; 4to, four parts of text in the first volume, and plates volume (27.5 x 22.5 cm). Text: volume I-III in French, volume IV. in German; title, [2] ll. dedication and introduction, 108 pp., with head- and tail-piece vignettes engraved by Roth; title, introduction leaf, 228 pp., with two more vignettes engraved by Roth; title, introduction leaf, 164 pp., with two more vignettes engraved by Roth; title, 'Nachricht' leaf, general introduction I-XII, [4] table of contents, 397-530, [10] index pp., with a headpiece engraved vignette, and tail-piece engraved musical notes; some light marginal browning and spotting, occasional light waterstain, mostly marginal, two leaves with a marginal tear. Plates volume with 95 plates engraved by Roth with fine contemporary hand colouring, with Russian, German and French captions, most numbered in the plate, some by hand only; some plates bound out of order. Modern green calf over contemporary green morocco boards, boards gilt ruled, flat spines with red morocco labels with gilt lettering and gilt decorative ornaments.

    £17,500
  5. 3 parts in 2 volumes, 8vo., 579, [v]; 224; 87; 104pp, 126 lithograph plates (127 listed but apparently plate 1 not published), including 10 hand-coloured, contemporary dark blue morocco-backed marbled boards gilt, an excellent copy.

    £1,500
  6. A collection of 65 costume watercolours on card, some double-page, numbered in crayon from 1-33, 1-32, all signed by the artist in pencil, all with captions in Hungarian, some with pencilling on reverse, 2 watercolours lack part of the borders, cut close to the image.

    £3,750
 

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