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Monkeys & Apes rare books and prints

 

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  1. Folio, 2 vols bound in 1, titles in red and black, 100 hand-coloured engraved plates, most with tissue-guards, 2H1 vol. 1 bound back-to-front, 2E1 vol. 2 with tear running into text, scattered spotting, contemporary diced calf, rebacked retaining original backstrip, a little rubbed, bumping to corners and extremities, inner hinges strengthened with tape, all edges gilt, a very good copy.

    £2,850
  2. First edition, second issue (without the errata to verso of title of vol. II and errors in vol. I corrected). 8vo., viii, 423; ix, 47 5pp., ads to verso of title, 16 pages ads dated January 1871 at end of both volumes, illustrations in text, publisher's green cloth, rules in blind to boards, titles to spines gilt. Contemporary ownership inscription to each front free endpaper, minor rubbing to extremities, hinges repaired, trivial spotting early and late. An excellent set.

    £3,500
  3. First edition, signed by the author & illustrator; folio; colour illustrations throughout; publisher's boards, pictorial dust-jacket, an excellent copy.

    £135
  4. First edition. 2 volumes in 1, folio (52 x 34.5 cm). 63 copper engraved plates, including 61 printed in colour and finished by hand, contemporary veau blond gilt by Bozerian (signed at foot of spine), flat spine with monkey tools in compartments, all edges gilt, a fine copy.

    £16,500
 

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