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  1. Fourth edition, 2 vols, 8vo, half-titles, folding engraved map frontispiece with the usual light offsetting and spotting, bookplate on front pastedowns, further bookplate on vol. I front fly-leaf, contemporary polished half calf with marbled boards, a fine set.

    £450
  2. First edition. 8vo, title-page and list of maps on conjoined sheet, 8 large folding maps drawn by Chas. C. Smith under the direction of J. G. Barnard, loose as issued in original blindstamped green cloth gilt, occasional short tears to folds, light stains to covers, an excellent example.

    £1,250
  3. First edition. 2 volumes, 4to (28.5cm), xviii, 476; x, 580pp., 2 additional engraved titles, 2 frontispieces, 16 maps (most folding), 80 engraved plates, foxing to titles and a little elsewhere, contemporary tree calf gilt, red and green morocco lettering pieces, a fine fresh set.

    £2,500
  4. 8vo, one of only 350 copies, viii, 176pp., large folding map in pocket, original printed boards, rebacked, ex-libris Royal Artillery Institution, Woolwich with bookplate and stamps, covers worn.

    £650
  5. Hand coloured engraved map. The map shows the extent 30° north and south of the Equator in which sugar is grown. Australia is still shown as New Holland. 29.8 cm x 23.7 cm (11¾' x 9¼'). Framed and glazed.

    £1,000
  6. First edition. 8vo, x, 447 pp., 19th-century half calf gilt by Winstanley of Manchester, marbled sides and edges, an attractive example.

    £750
  7. 2 volumes, 8vo, xl, 772; xxiv, 760pp., 3 maps (1 folding, 1 large folding with short tear to fold), frontispiece vol II (lightly foxed), 7 plates, 2 vignettes, full tan crushed morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, all edges gilt, a fine attractive set.

    £1,250
  8. First edition. 8vo, viii, 194, c, pp., folding frontispiece map. Original drab boards with spine label, uncut (rubbed, label slightly chipped), a fine copy.

    £650
  9. Three volumes 4to (30.8 x 23cm.), engraved frontispiece, folding engraved map of the Americas (slightly torn), vol. I: 29 engraved plates and maps (6 folding, lacking plate Baja di Campeggio but with a duplicate of the isthmus of Panama), vol. II: 23 engraved plates and maps (11 folding), vol. III: 24 engraved plates and maps (8 folding), contemporary calf-backed patterned paper boards; a bit rubbed.

    £5,000
  10. Second Italian edition. 2 vols in one, small 4to. in 8s, [10], 200, [7], [1 (blank)], 228 ff., woodcut device to titles, woodcut initials throughout; short marginal paper-flaw to 2a7, occasional light browning; late 19th-century red morocco gilt, all edges marbled and gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon page-marker; a little darkened, minimally rubbed, short splits to hinges, nonetheless a very good copy.

    £2,850
 

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