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Orme's Collection of British Field Sports Illustrated in Twenty Beautifully Coloured Lithograph Plates

By: N/A

Price: £92.00

Publisher: Guildford, Charles W Traylen: 1955

Seller ID: 004135


a superb full-size reproduction of one of the rarest colour plate sporting books, large elephant folio 44.5 by 55.5 cms (17.5 by 21.8 inches) with a pictorial coloured titlepage and 20 coloured plates printed from the original edition of 1805 in 8-colour lithography, the plates taken from designs by Samuel Howitt, original printed paper wrappers, pictorial title page has a few faint foxing spots, the first few leaves loose and a few small and faint foxing spots to the ... View more info

Hudibras, A Poem. A New Edition (coloured plates)

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: £86.00

Publisher: London, Akerman et al: 1822

Seller ID: 001717


two vlumes, octavo (8.5 by 5.5 inches) illustrated with 12 coloured aquatint plates drawn by John Heaviside Clark, nicely bound in old full maroon calf with gilt decoration, all edges gilt, new matching spines, covers with new sections inserted, two small pieces missing from front cover of volume 1, some offsetting from plates to title pages and facing text leaves, overall a very clean, sound and attractive set . £86.00. View more info

Nimrod's Hunting Tours interspersed with characterisitic anecdotes, sayings and doings of Sporting Men

By: Nimrod (Charles James Apperley)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul Trench Trubner & Co: 1903

Seller ID: 003552


limited to 500 copies. large thick octavo (27 by 18.5 cms) text of 400 pages illustrated with 18 hand coloured engraved plates, all with captions on the tissue guards, original green cloth, some wear to spine ends and joints, inscription on front end-paper, faint foxing to end-papers, a very clean, sound and complete copy. A heavy book so will need extra postage-please enquire £28.00 View more info