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  1. Limited edition, one of 350 examples on verge, from a total edition of 358; 8vo, (20.4 x 14 cm); woodcut frontispiece and initials after Edward Burne-Jones, printed in black and red; finely bound in green morocco by Leonard Mounteney, elaborate gilt tooling and red morocco flowers, spine in five parts with raised bands, corresponding flower design and title in gilt, rose-coloured watered silk doublures and flyleaves, top edge gilt, enclosed in patterned paper board slipcase, spine slightly faded, an excellent example.

    £8,000
  2. 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.

    £2,250
  3. First edition thus, one of 2 copies on red Florentine 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 silver foil wrappers, brick red label to upper cover, with Prokosch's manuscript 'Bibliographical Note' on blue paper, preserved in black folding case and quarter morocco slipcase. A fine example.

    £2,250
  4. 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 light brown 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.

    £2,250
  5. First edition thus, special copy on blue vellum, from a total edition of 20, 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, light marginal toning; original green marbled wrappers, silver label to upper cover, with Prokosch's manuscript 'Bibliographical Note' on blue paper, preserved in marbled folding case and quarter morocco slipcase. A fine example.

    £4,000
  6. First edition thus, number one of 5 copies on Sicily paper, 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, light spotting to prelims; original pictorial wrappers in blue, orange and white, white label to upper cover, with Prokosch's manuscript 'Bibliographical Note' on blue paper, preserved in marbled folding case and quarter morocco slipcase. A fine example.

    £4,000
  7. Illustrated Benares edition, number 12 of 1000 sets; 17 vols, 8vo, (24.7 x 16.5 cm); numerous photogravure plates from etchings, drawings and paintings, with tissue-guards, titles in red and black, marbled endpapers, endpapers a little toned; contemporary half blue morocco, spines gilt in compartments, gilt lettering to spines, spines faded, top edges gilt, others uncut, boards slightly marked, corners a little rubbed, overall a very good set.

    £3,750
  8. 3 vols, 8vo; 105 reproductions of woodcuts after Bernard Salomon; original green cloth gilt with original clear wrappers, a fine set.

    £150
  9. One of 200 copies on paper, presentation copy from Cobden-Sanderson; small 4to; printed in red & black; original limp vellum lettered in gilt to spine, a fine example.

    £2,000
 

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