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  1. First edition. 4to, (32.9 x 25.3 cm); text printed on Whatman paper dated 1794, hand-coloured engraved title page, 86 hand-coloured aquatint costume plates by Thomas Rowlandson, most heightened with gold and silver (plates dated 1798-1799), closed short marginal tear to Infantry plate 4, Cavalry plate 4 with some staining not affecting image, scattered spotting, mainly to text; later red half morocco, dampstain to upper board, extremities rubbed, a very good copy.

    £4,000
  2. First edition. 8vo, viii, 421 pp., frontispiece, original grey cloth gilt, decorative panels to upper cover and spine, lightly soiled, spine slightly darkened, a very good copy.

    £475
  3. First edition, 2 vols 8vo, xxii, [i], 462; x, [iii], 499 pp., 2 frontispieces, 45 illustrations, 34 maps and plans (some folding), original dark grey cloth gilt, gilt vignettes to upper covers and spines, occasional light foxing as usual, inner hinges neatly repaired, an attractive set.

    £6,500
  4. First edition, 8vo, xii, 265 pp., 68 photographic illustrations, folding map, original plum cloth gilt, gilt vignette to upper cover, top edge gilt, a very good copy.

    £950
  5. First edition. Small folio, illustrations, original cloth, dust-wrapper, minor wear but internally fine.

    £32
  6. First edition, 8vo, viii, 227 pp., folding aquatint frontispiece engraved by William Daniell after General Monteith, large folding map hand-coloured in outline, original reddish-brown cloth, covers faded, rebacked preserving original label, an excellent copy.

    £3,500
  7. First edition, folio, 78pp., tinted portrait frontispiece and half-title with portrait of Theodore, numerous engraved plates, original pictorial gilt red straight-grained cloth, bevelled edges, neat repairs to spine, lightly marked, an excellent copy.

    £1,500
  8. First edition. 8vo, [viii], 123 pp., original green cloth blocked and lettered in black, light toning, lightly rubbed, a very good copy.

    £650
  9. 4to (25.75 x 21 cm), 111 leaves typed on recto only, finely bound by Riviere & Son for Henry Sotheran, polished half calf gilt, spine in six compartments, green morocco labels to second and third, others richly gilt, raised bands, top edge gilt.

    £6,500
  10. First edition, 8vo, [20], 93 pp., engraved frontispiece portrait, 2 double-page engraved maps by Hollar, lacking final blank f., E4 with neat marginal repair, light damp-staining to first few ff., bookplate to pastedown, contemporary calf, gilt, neatly and sympathetically rebacked.

    £2,750
 

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