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  1. First Burton edition, one of 1,000 small paper copies; 8vo; engraved frontispiece by William Blake, title-page printed in red & black with device, browning to free endpapers; publisher's parchment-backed boards, somewhat rubbed and marked, spine browned, uncut.

    £150
  2. One of 310 copies, from an overall limitation of 366; 4to; frontispiece, photographic portrait, illustrations and plates; later green crushed morocco backed green cloth by Morrell, original wrappers bound in, spine slightly sunned, t.e.g., others uncut.

    £250
  3. Limited edition, signed by the illustrator to Doctor Potel, on papier japon; large 4to, (27.5 x 21.5 cm); 27 wood engravings in-text by G. Aubert and 10 coloured etchings hors-texte by André Lambert all after original watercolours by Gerda Wegener, with an extra suite in black and yellow; original wrappers with covers, ink inscription to top left corner of cover, some wear to edges but internally fine.

    £2,000
  4. First Jarrolds edition, first printing; 8vo; publisher's dark blue cloth, spine slightly rolled, overall near fine, pictorial dust-jacket correctly priced at 'seven shillings & sixpence net', a little chipped fore-corners and spine ends, some slight rubbing to edges, but overall very good.

    £2,750
  5. Limited edition, one of 2500 copies; 4to (c.260 x 200 mm.); colour plates, pictorial title, vignettes and decorations by Brunelleschi; publisher's pictorial wrappers, minor splits at spine ends, otherwise very good.

    £135
  6. Limited edition, number 31 of 40 examples on japon imperial; 3 vols; 4to; illustrated with 16 colour plates in the text by Edmond Mallasis along with a suite of four states (colour, sanguine, bistre and blue) hors-texte, together with a second interpretation of the illustrations by Manuel Orazi (16 original lithographs in five states: sanguine, blue, monochrome, colour and colour with remarques), and also with 25 original etchings in three states by Carlo Farneti (monochrome with remarks, bistre with remarks and in sanguine with remarks); also included are 10 signed original warercolours and 11 original sketches by Malassis, 3 original pen drawings by Carlo Farneti and 5 watercolours by Manuel Orazi (slightly foxed and warer damaged); all housed in modern maroon morocco boxes.

    £7,500
  7. Limited edition, one of 50 copies on japon impérial, with with an extra suite and a copper plate by Courbouleix and extra volume of original drawings by Carlo Farneti and Andre Dignimont; 4to (35 x 28 cm); text illustrated with 30 in-text colour etchings a la poupée and a suite with four additional states (first state, sans remarque, avec remarque en noir and avec remarque en sanguine) both with the original publisher's wrappers , vol. II with 90 signed colour drawings avec remarque by Carlo Farnetti to illustrate an unpublished edition of the work, 6 watercolours on thick paper signed by Dignimont, 27 drawings (mostly signed some hand-coloured) by the same, and over 100 proof sheets (in colour and black and white) after Dignimont also to illustrate a previously published edition of the work; both housed in modern maroon morocco boxes.

    £12,500
  8. Limited edition, number 67 of 250 on arches velin paper from a total edition of 295; 2 vols, 8vo (23 x 15 cm); title page in each volume, limitation page in vol. II, 46 erotic illustrations and vignettes, enhanced with watercolour, including two frontispieces, beautifully bound in ornately gilt decorated tan morocco gilt, signed G. Miller in gilt in both volumes, both vols housed in beige cloth slip case; a fine example.

    £3,500
  9. Limited edition, one of 3500 copies; 4to (c.270 x 210 mm.); colour plates, pictorial title, vignettes, initials and decorations by Brunelleschi; publisher's pictorial wrappers, worn at head of spine, otherwise very good, in torn [ý]original glassine dust-jacket.

    £135
  10. Quarto (300 x 225 mm.); 20 splendid tipped-in colour plates by Umberto Brunelleschi, illustrations, decorative title in blue & brown and borders in blue; bound in dark blue morocco, by Stikeman & Co. of New York, covers with gilt-ruled borders and corner-pieces, spine gilt in compartments with five raised bands, grey morocco doublures ruled and tooled in gilt with small purple morocco onlays, cream moiré silk flyleaves, signed at foot of rear turn-in, top edge gilt, others uncut, original decorative upper wrapper bound in at end, very slight wear to head of spine, slip-case (a little rubbed).

    £1,500
 

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