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  1. First edition. 2 volumes only (vols I and II only of 4), 4to (25.8 x 20 cm); 2 engraved titles, and 18 engraved plates (one with contemporary hand-colouring), book labels, new endpapers, light wear to extremities, occasional light staining and foxing sometimes heavier, repaired tear to plate V in vol. II; contemporary half calf sometime neatly rebacked, marbled boards, edges sprinkled blue; overall a good set

    £250
  2. Hand coloured continuous folding strip view of London and the Thames (30 x 236 cm), engraved key to panorama at end, (expert repairs to edges as required), publisher's red cloth gilt cover flap (advertisement to verso), on original wooden roller (lower wooden knob with small loss), an excellent example.

    £2,500
  3. First edition, 4to (41 x 33 cm), large paper copy, early issue with pre-publication watermarks, folding map, 24 aquatint plates in 2 states, monochrome on india paper and hand coloured, 2 hand coloured vignettes, by R.G. Reeve (13), C. Bentley (5), J. Bailey and J. Fielding, after Westall (19) and Owen; usual light offsetting to plates, contemporary green half russia gilt, rebacked preserving spine, rubbed, all edges gilt, an excellent example.

    £7,500
 

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