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Napoleonic Wars rare books

 

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  1. Four volumes, 4to; 4 colour frontispieces, 276 plates (colour, tinted and black and white), and 15 maps; publisher's green half morocco, raised bands, gilt lettered direct, top edges gilt, others uncut. An excellent set.

    £800
  2. First edition. 2 vols, 8vo, illustrated throughout by Raffet and Vernet, contemporary red half morocco gilt, light rubbing and fading, a very good set.

    £225
  3. Two volumes, 4to, edition limited to 500 numbered copies, Portrait frontispiece, map endpapers, title page vignette and binding designs by John Buckland Wright, original green cloth gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut, minimal soiling to covers, a very good set.

    £400
  4. Second edition; 4to (246 x 182 mm); half-title, frontispiece portrait, 21 further plates; publisher's maroon cloth, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, residue of label removal at foot of spine, otherwise very good condition overall.

    £125
  5. 12mo., half-title, engraved frontispiece and title, 3 engraved plates, original printed boards with ornamental borders and royal coat-of-arms, lacking backstrip, gilt edges, with original printed slip-case replicating elements of the cover designs, some darkening and rubbing, but overall a very good example.

    £180
  6. Folio (42 x 34 cm). Decorated title page, IX, 41 plates with colour illustrations tipped in, each plate with a printed sheet of text. Publisher's cloth folder with decorative colour embossing on upper board; slightly spotted.

    £2,750
  7. First edition, first impression, signed by the author on title-page; publisher's boards, dust-jacket, unclipped and without fading, a fine copy.

    £400
  8. Folio (36.5 x 27 cm). Title, 608, [2], with 27 plates with tissue guards, 11 of which are in colour, 221 tipped-in illustrations; as issued with gaps in pagination between pp. 167-177, 298-306 and 447-458, small marginal tears to a few leaves. Contemporary beige cloth, gilt double-eagle crest and gilt lettering to upper cover, white moire endpapers; darkened, one hinge slightly starting.

    £7,000
  9. One part (of 2, but all published) in one volume 4to (27.3 x 19.5 cm). Title, xvi, 182, [18] pp. Near contemporary half calf over marbled boards, gilt rules to covers and spine; neatly rebacked to style.

    £1,750
 

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