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  1. Small 4to. Folding double-page woodcut planisphere, text to verso, 2 globe diagrams, 3 tables in the text, decorative initial letters throughout. Fine french polished morocco, spine lettered in gilt, fine doublures, signed 'Atelier Laurenchet', with matching slipcase, a.e.g. Closed tear expertly repaired to first & last leaf, very occasional faded marginalia in a neat early hand. [33]ff.

    £85,000
  2. First edition, 8vo, xiii, 525 pp., large folding map frontispiece, folding map, 7 lithograph plates, key plate, contemporary green half roan, gilt, lightly rubbed, a very good example, early gift inscription to title, a very good example.

    £250
  3. First edition, 2 vols, 8vo (23 x 13.5cm.), xx, 592pp.; viii, 730pp., 2 large folding engraved maps, 13 aquatint or lithographed plates [most folding, 1 hand-coloured], contemporary black half morocco, full gilt spines, marbled boards and endpapers, top edges gilt, maps somewhat offset and with short tear, a fine set with good margins.

    £950
  4. First edition, the Beckford-Rosebery copy with 2 pages of notes in Beckford's hand, 8vo, [2], [v]-xx, 398pp., 7 aquatint plates, one coloured by hand, contemporary polished pale calf, dark blue label, a fine copy.

    £3,250
  5. FIRST EDITION.8vo., [2], v-xii, 532pp., with 2 folding engraved maps, folding table, 16 aquatint plates, 4 coloured by hand. Contemporary pale half calf, spine gilt in 6 compartments, green lettering piece, brown marbled boards and endpapers, a fine fresh copy.

    £1,450
  6. Folio. 3pp., unbound as issued, light fold mark to centre.

    £250
  7. Edition limited to 50 copies, 67pp., entry headings in red, contemporary blue half morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, top edge gilt, a fine copy.

    £350
  8. First edition, 8vo (21 x 12.5cm), iv, 395pp., hand-coloured engraved frontispiece map. Contemporary green hard-grained morocco gilt, gilt edges, Eton leavers present.

    £1,000
  9. First English edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, xxxi, 352; xi, 397pp., translated by Mrs Percy Sinnett with an introduction by Alexander von Humboldt, folding map, 11 chromolithographed plates, some captions cropped, 12 woodcuts, bound as an Eton College leaving present in contemporary tan calf gilt, spines in six compartments, red and green labels to second and third, others richly gilt, raised bands, small repair to foot of spine, a fine set.

    £2,500
  10. First edition in Spanish. 4to, 898, viii pp., profusely illustrated throughout with photographs, 2 coloured maps, original black morocco gilt, all edges gilt, a very good copy.

    £750
 

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