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  1. 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
  2. First edition, first impression, with illustrated title page by Edward Bawden. 8vo. Publisher's grey boards printed in green and red after a design by Bawden. In the Bawden designed dust jacket. Bookshop label to front pastedown, some minor foxing early and late but a superior copy in the price-clipped dust jacket with a trace of the all too typical rubbing.

    £200
  3. First edition thus; 8vo, (22.8 x 16 cm); 52 original etchings by A. Lalauze, including portrait frontispiece and head- and tail-pieces, occasional light offsetting, contemporary ownership inscription in pencil dated 1888, marbled endpapers; contemporary half morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, corners rubbed, overall a very good copy; xvi, 516pp.

    £650
  4. 6 items. Sole edition. Single card sheets folded once, Colour illustrations to front, printed menu inside and a single chapter to rear completing the story across the 6 issues. An excellent set.

    £1,750
  5. Sixth edition; 12mo; publisher's cloth-backed boards, some darkening, minor edge wear, overall very good.

    £150
  6. First edition, first impression, with illustrated title page by Edward Bawden. 8vo. Publisher's grey boards printed in green and red after a design by Bawden. One or two pages tuned down at the corners, name to front paste dwon, rear board marked, spine tanned. Very good.

    £125
  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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