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  1. 16 leaves, watercolours on fibrous paper, each depicting a scene from the Jain vision of heaven or hell, each circa 115 x 265 mm; each image framed within red painted border, reverses blank, some light finger soiling and rubbing, overall bright and attractive examples; paired into two groups of 8, each mounted and framed under glass.

  2. First edition, 4to; 206pp, music score with text in French and Russian, preface by Belsky, contemporary gift inscription in Russian to the Russian title-page, stamp for the Russian Musical Publishing House on the French title-page, Art Nouveau style patterned endpapers, contemporary Russian bookseller's stamp and ink notations to lower pastedown, margins trimmed; near contemporary beige cloth, title in black to spine, original chromolithographed upper wrapper designed by Bilibin pasted to the cover, some small losses to edges, corners bumped, internally very fresh, an excellent copy.

  3. Fifth edition, revised and enlarged; small 8vo (155 x 120 mm); decorative headpiece vignettes, the odd, minor spot and pencil marginalia, else very good; publisher's grey cloth with black titles repeating title-page, extremities a little worn and stained, otherwise a very good copy; ink manuscript 'Chapatty recipe' loosely inserted.

  4. 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 19th-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.

  5. 6 volumes; 8vo; specially printed titles, extra-illustrated with circa 270 engraved views and portraits, some coloured; contemporary green half morocco gilt by M. Wood, spines decorated in the Art Nouveau style, top edge gilt, a fine set.

  6. First edition thus, one of 2 copies on Imperial vellum numbered xx, from a total edition of 22, Prokosch's own copy with his signed bookplate, also signed by him on the colophon; 12mo; original hand-coloured illustration by Frederic Prokosch signed by him in pencil and mounted as frontispiece; original patterned brick red and gilt wrappers, gilt label to upper cover, with Prokosch's manuscript 'Bibliographical Note' on blue paper, preserved in blue marbled folding case and quarter morocco slipcase. A fine example.

  7. First edition, colonial issue; 8vo, (23 x 16 cm); frontispiece, letter from Government House (Australia) tipped in, leaves a little toned but otherwise unmarked internally; publisher's blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, dark topstain, watermark to top edge, earliest state pale blue dust jacket, UK price clipped from jacket, Australian label applied to spine, some spotting to jacket, spine toned, overall a very good copy; 466pp.

  8. First combined edition, first printing, signed by the author; 8vo; publisher's grey cloth, title to spine in black on a brown ground, photomontage dust-jacket, somewhat browned with a couple of minor scuffs, otherwise a near-fine copy.

  9. Single leaf, ink and gouache pigments on card, heightened in silver and gold, depicting a lady standing with a vina, feeding two deer with an attendant in waiting, standing on a pavilion with a pond and flower beds in the foreground and tall trees with parrots and monkeys in the background, panel of nagari script along the top edge, 328 x 265 mm; single column of nagari script in panel at top of the image, with 6 lines of black script with accents in red, image framed within painted red border, some very slight finger soiling and slight chips to paint, Christie's lot sticker to reverse else blank, unframed, a bright and and attractive painting.

  10. First edition in book form ('latter' for 'letter', p. 160; 'flys' for 'flies', p. 245; 'visiters' for 'visitors', p. 272); 8vo (234 x 154 mm, 12¾ x 6 in); half-title, engraved portrait of Dickens after Daniel Maclise, 39 engraved plates by H.K. Browne [Phiz], frontispiece and first four illustrations in first state with imprint of Chapman and Hall (cf. Smith I, 5, p. 42), some minor toning and a few spots to plates, portrait of Dickens spotted (as usual) with transfer onto title-page opposite, plate 37 ('The breaking up at Dotheby's Hall') bound out of sequence after p. 620, small closed tears to list of plates professionally repaired at outer margin, very small loss to upper corner of pp. 501-502 (not affecting text); publisher's dark olive green cloth, front and back covers stamped in blind, recased with new yellow endpapers, spine slightly sunned, small closed tear at foot, extremities slightly bumped, othewise very good.

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