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London: Thomas M'Lean (Sydney, Australia: A. H. & A. W. Reed). Fine. 1847 (1966). Hardcover. This fine facsimile edition, limited to 750 copies (which had long been sold out) , this being #47 is an exact reproduction of the original 1847 edition. Three quarter maroon leather bound cover with marbled boards is in Fine condition. Gilt top edge has some very minor scuffs. Boards and spine are straight. Binding is tight. Marbled end sheets and paste downs pristine. Pages absolutely pristine and book has never been fully cracked open. Elephant folio 22" x 15". Contents include everything from the original 1847 edition including: Title page plus additional superbly reproduced color lithographic additional title page; lithographic dedication to Prince Albert; Preface; General Remarks; List of subscribers; 60 color lithographic plates with facing descriptive pages (all printed on one side only) ; followed by facsimile pages from the original 1846 edition that was original published in parts; facsimile publisher's descriptive page; laid-in page regarding "Plate LVIII"; signed certification by Kyodo Printing Company, Tokyo, Japan, dated Oct. 20th, 1966 laid in. Comes in facsimile publisher's original carton. ; 22" x 15" .
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