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

By: N/A

Price: £78.00

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 paper wrapper otherwise in very fine condition. A large heavy item so will need extra postage. View more info

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

By: Butler, Samuel

Price: £110.00

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 of this satire View more info