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  1. First edition; 8vo; 290 illustrations (3 colour plates, the rest duotone and line drawings); handsomely bound in decorative red cloth, lacking original slipcase; a very good copy, in archival acetate jacket, lightly rubbed spine, worming to p.271 touching text; 381pp.

    £750
  2. First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the author; 8vo; publisher's red boards, titles to spine gilt, dust jacket, somewhat worn and faded but still a very good copy.

    £750
  3. First edition thus; 4to (285 x 230 mm); 12 mounted colour plates by Edward J. Detmold; publisher's cream gilt boards after a design by Detmold, edges uncut, as published, contemporary ink gift presentation to balnk verso of upper front free endpaper, spine darkened (as usual) some surface soiling, mostly to rear, spine ends and corners light bumped, otherwise very good and internally fine.

    £575
  4. First edition, first impression, presentation copy inscribed by the author; 8vo; publisher's red cloth, titles to spine gilt, pictorial dust jacket, somewhat tanned and spotted, otherwise very good.

    £975
  5. First edition, 8vo. Contemporary publisher's calf, gilt, rebacked, front cover detached, marbled edges; pages crisp and clean. [6], 53 pp.

    £750
  6. 8vo (19 x 13.5 cm); xii, 296pp., frontispiece and numerous illustrations throughout, text in English, translated from Russian by B.C. Baskerville; original black cloth gilt, elaborate vignette in gilt to upper cover, spine slighty rubbed and cockled, a fine copy.

    £750
  7. Second edition; 3 vols, thick 8vo (230 x 170 mm); vol. I: xvi, 507pp, frontis. & 29 full-page illustrations, with many illustrations in the text; vol. II: 544pp, frontis. & 17 full-page illustrations, with many in the text; vol. III: 534pp, frontis. & 12 full-page illustrations, with many text illustrations, fore-edge to two leaves in Preface of vol. I roughly cut but not affecting text, contents in each very clean save for some light foxing in each volume( as usual), particularly to preliminary and terminal pages and page edges but relatively minor; publisher's brown cloth decorated in black and gilt with gilt vignettes of pugilists in action to upper boards, bumping to spine extremities and corners, minor rubbing, otherwise very good-plus, an attractive set.

    £750
  8. Small folio (32 x 24.5 cm); 13 black and white illustrations; original stapled wrappers with pochoir illustration by Nikolai Remisov, an excellent example.

    £650
  9. Number 234 of a limited edition of 500 copies, signed by Thomson; 4to (290 x 235 mm); 40 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards, some light peripheral spotting, mostly to endpapers; publisher's full vellum gilt, silk ties, discolouraton to spine from glue reaction (as is common), upper board slightly bowed, otherwise very good.

    £750
  10. First editions, 6 vols, 8vo; small contemporary ownership name to each front free endpaper, else fine, publisher's orange cloth, printed dust-jackets, slight age-toning, otherwise a very fine set.

    £975
 

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