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  1. First (only) edition, folio (31.4 x 20 cm.), title printed in red and black, additional engraved title, 3 folding maps, 8 double-page plates and maps, 6 single-page plates, illustrations in the text, contemporary calf, gilt stamp on upper cover 'Military Depot' with Royal Arms of the United Kingdom, Zante plate bound upside down, rebacked retaining original spine, a very good copy.

    £4,000
  2. First edition, 8vo (21 x 14 cm), xii, 252 pp., 3 folding maps, 32 pp. publisher's catalogue, original fine ribbed green cloth gilt, spine faded, neat repairs to extremities, occasional light spotting and soiling, a good example.

    £300
  3. Folio (46.5 x 34 cm), 24 hand-coloured lithographed plates and 2 monochrome proof plates on india paper, colour plates captioned in French and English, all portraits dated 1827, contemporary green polished half calf over marbled boards, red morocco lettering piece, upper cover with green morocco lettering panel, 1 plate (Madon) with short marginal tear, rather worn and rubbed.

    £13,500
  4. First edition in French, landscape folio (28.5 x 40 cm), 17 lithographic plates with original tissue guards, original printed boards, a little stained, repair to lower corner of cover and joints, a very good copy of a scarce work.

    £2,500
  5. First English edition, small folio (26.8 x 18.2 cm), [10], 356, [28] pp., lacking first blank leaf, contemporary mottled calf, speckled edges, minor staining, upper joint repaired, edges of binding slightly worn, a very good example.

    £4,000
  6. First edition, folio (47 x 37.7 cm), title-page and 12 magnificent hand-coloured aquatint plates by R. Havell after Cartwright, plate of Ali Pacha mounted within ruled border, contemporary dark blue polished half calf gilt over cloth boards, lettered in gilt to upper cover, occasional light marginal soiling and spotting, rubbed.

    £35,000
  7. Folio (49 x 33 cm approx.), engraved throughout, comprising: title with preface by Cars on verso, 'Anecdotes' (pp.I-II), 'Explication des figures' (pp.III-XIV), leaf of music (printed recto only), and 102 engraved plates (3 double-page), all with fine contemporary hand-colouring, 30 plates heightened with gold and mica . Bound in full contemporary French red morroco, gilt tooled. Some restoration to spine extremities. A fine example.

    £95,000
  8. First English edition, folio (335 x 222 mm), engraved allegorical title after R. du Val, engraved portrait of the author after Sir Godfrey Kneller, folding engraved general map and 213 engravings on 98 plates (many folding or double-page) showing costumes, views, including panoramas, antiquities, numerous engraved illustrations in text, contemporary calf, rebacked, some edge-wear, corners worn, lightly rubbed, plate 4, Smyrna, with small area of loss to blank margin, plate 21, Magnesia, with small area of loss to blank fore-margin and slightly to image, usual creasing to large panoramas, generally a clean, attractive example.

    £7,500
  9. New edition. 8vo, 26 steel-engraved plates including frontispiece, engraved title page and map, numerous wood engravings, marginal staining to title and frontispiece, contemporary green morocco gilt, covers with wide gilt orders all edges gilt, lightly rubbed, a very good copy.

    £400
  10. First edition. The plate volume (text not present), large folio (65 x 50 cm). Engraved title, 3 double-page maps and 48 double-page etched plates after Melling by Schroeder, Bertaux, Le Rouge, Pillement, Desaux, Dessaulx, Desmaisons, Duparc, Dequevauviller, Née, and others, some before numbers; first map slightly soiled at margins, with 15cm. tear through engraved area and smaller tear at bottom margin, plate 37 with 15.5cm. tear through bottom margin, some shorter tears to folds, some plates a little spotted. Near contemporary full green straight-grained morocco by Fairbairn and Armstrong, panelled in gilt and blind, spine richly gilt, raised bands, large turn-ins decorated in gilt and blind, all edges gilt; a little rubbed at extremities.

    £57,500
 

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