New York: Sotheby's, 1989-1990. small 4to. cloth, paper cover labels. 9 volumes. The complete set of this magnificent sale including the more elusive fourth volume which describes the sale held in Monaco. Sales devoted to Audubon, ornithology, Selby, French literature, American literature, Americana, English literature and illuminated manuscripts. Filled with illustrations.
(Storrs-Mansfield: Maurizio Martino, n.d. but circa 1996). small thick 8vo. cloth. 324; 359; 256; 260 pages. 4 volumes bound in 2. Reprint of the very scarce first edition privately printed in London over the period 1928 to 1937. (Besterman 5881) About 3,000 items are carefully described including information on plates. Especially useful when collating periodicals such as The Sporting Magazine. The cost of this set was kept down by not reproducing the hundreds of full-page plates in the original printing of this reference work.