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  1. Folio (48.5 x 31.5 cm), engraved additional title dated 1821, coloured by hand, 50 hand-coloured engraved plates, text in English and French; nineteenth century green polished half calf gilt, red morocco label, presented in original cloth backed slipcase, a fine clean copy.

    £12,500
  2. First edition. small 4to, xii, 215 pp., numerous illustrations by Lt. General H. Hope Crealocke, handsomely bound for Hatchards in brown half morocco gilt, light soiling to title else an excellent example.

    £250
  3. Small 4to ( 28 ., edge-bound, the complete set of six hand-coloured etchings, red half morocco gilt by Zaehnsdorf, lightly rubbed.

    £2,500
  4. First illustrated edition, signed by the author and illustrator on the limitation page, number 13 of 300 numbered copies on English handmade paper; 8vo (231 x 160 mm); 7 lithographed plates, vignette half-title and title-page, head- and tail-pieces, all by William Nicholson, light spotting at extremities; original vellum binding, top edge gilt, others uncut, dust-jacket and scarce glassine wrapper, binding a bit bowed, dust-jacket lightly spotted at extremities with one small nick to upper panel, glassine wrapper creased with some tearing, very good condition overall.

    £2,500
  5. First edition; 8vo (195 x 130 mm); hand-coloured frontispiece illustration by John Leech, titled 'The Meet', offsetting from this to title-page, peripheral spotting to blank prelims and terminals, tone, otherwise fine; early twentieth century full tan calf, gilt panelled, green lettering-pieces, gilt hand-tooling to spine panels, gilt dentelles, original cloth covers bound in at rear, top edge gilt, a very handsome copy.

    £150
  6. 8vo (223 x 160 mm); 12 hand-coloured plates by Wildrake, Heath and Jellicoe, title-page printed in red and black with illustrated vignette; early 20th century half morocco over cloth gilt, top edge gilt, original cloth covers bound in, mild mark to upper board, rubbed at corners, otherwise very good.

    £200
  7. 8vo., first edition thus illustrated, hand-coloured plates by Wildrake, Heath and Jellicoe, original red vertical-ribbed cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt and blind.

    £250
  8. First edition. 4to (29 x 20.5 cm), 50 hand-coloured plates captioned within the plate. Uncut in original red boards; rebacked, original paper label to upper cover.

    £1,250
  9. First, first, second, & third editions; 4 works in 5 volumes, 8vo, The Horse & The Hound with frontipiece, 4 plates, 6 full-page illustrations & further illustrations in the text, uniformly bound in red half morocco for Hatchards, gilt ornaments on spines, marbled boards with matching marbled endpapers, spines slightly sunned / darkened, scattered light foxing, particularly to endpapers, some light waterstaining to preliminaries of Nimrod Abroad vol. I, very light waterstain to margin of titlepage of Northern Tour; light waterstain to margin of final pages of The Horse & the Hound; none-the-less a very attractive set. xvi, 598; ix, [1], 285, vii, 306; [ii], 427, [1], [4](index];

    £1,650
  10. First edition, 8vo., 235pp, extra illustrated, including 25 engravings coloured by hand, [bound together with] Observations on Dog-Breaking, [by] Willliam Floyd, London, 1828, 22pp.,+ 2 advertisements, 6 engraved plates; occasional light spotting, mostly to preliminary pages but predominantly clean throughout, early 20th century full morocco by Tout, gilt shooting motifs to covers and spine panels, foliate dentelles, top edge gilt and others untrimmed.

    £950
 

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