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  1. Limited edition, number 585 of 1100 copies; 8vo; 6 copper engraved portraits by Charles Sigrist, 10 coloured text illustrations of fish; orignal full brown morocco, gilt 'I.W.' within oval frame to front cover, gilt lettering to spine, covers slightly marked, to edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers, overall a very good copy.

    £325
  2. 4 vols including supplement, 4to, engraved portrait, additional engraved titles, with additional hand-coloured engraved frontispiece and half-title, 72 engraved plates (68 with original hand-colour), 2 engraved tables, occasional spotting to supplement and title to supplement with soft crease, contemporary russia gilt, all edges gilt, neatly rebacked preserving spines, wear to supplement corners, a very attractive set.

    £2,500
  3. Limited edition, number 7 of 250 copies; 4to; half-title, mounted colour frontispiece, additional plates throughout (some colour and mounted, some photogravure), captioned tissue guards, maps, text clean and bright; later half red morocco, spine gilt in compartments, upper cover slightly sunned, spine slightly faded, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers, an excellent copy.

    £475
  4. First edition, ink presentation form the author to front free endpaper, photogravure fonrtispiece portrait of the author and numerous further illustrations, some full-page, very occasional mottling to head of page, most noticeable to title, otherwise good; handsome mid-twentieth century half morocco gilt, marbled endpapers and top edge gilt.

    £150
  5. First edition thus; 4to (245 x 195 mm; 123 colour plates with captioned tissue guards and 25 black & white illustrations by Arthur Rackham; publisher's green cloth, gilt, illustrated endpapers (toned), top edge gilt, a few small marks to cloth, spine ends bumped, otherwise very good and internally fine.

    £150
  6. 8vo, xiv, 445 pp., portrait frontispiece, illustrations in text, green half morocco gilt for Hatchards in Art Nouveau style, foxing to fore-edge else a very good example.

    £250
 

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