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  1. 5 volumes bound in 11, folio, comprising 10 vols of text (43 x 33 cm), and plate vol (47.5 x 34 cm), with the publisher's extra title pages as required, 194 (of 197) fine engraved plates by Bartolozzi, Fuseli, Hodges, Loutherbourg, Rigaud, Smirke, Westall, Wheatley, and others, light foxing to plates, occasional light scattered foxing to vol 4, text vols in nineteenth century red half morocco gilt, spines in six compartments, gilt lettered direct in second and fourth, others gilt, raised bands, marbled sides, carmine edges, plate vol. in full red morocco gilt, a fine fresh set.

    £6,500
  2. First edition inscribed by the author to upper blank fly-leaf of vol. II; 4to; illustrated with maps and charts, the odd peripheral spot to vols I & II, otherwise, near fine; modern half red morocco gilt, top edges gilt, housed in a leather-entry slip-case, a very handsome set.

    £4,750
  3. First edition, 2 vols; 8vo (19.5 x 14 cm), 326, [1]; 338, [1] pp., bound in blue cloth with original upper wrappers and spines pasted on, in excellent condition.

    £7,500
  4. The fourth edition, by the Rev. Francis Wrangham with Corrections and Additions. 6 vols. 8vo (22 x 13 cm). Engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary tan calf, spines decorated in gilt and blind, black labels, all edges gilt. Light rubbing to extremities, staining, a very good set.

    £575
  5. First edition; 4to (260 x 190 mm, 10 x 7 1/2 in); half-title signed by seven former Colditz prisoners of war, numerous colour and black & white portraits and illustrations; publisher's black cloth, gilt lettering, boards slightly bowed, small chip to long side of upper one, otherwise a very good and internally fine.

    £650
 

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