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  1. First edition, 8vo, viii, 215 pp., 19th-century half calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, red morocco label lettered in gilt; rebacked to style retaining label, corners a bit rubbed.

    £2,850
  2. First edition, folio (35.5 x 23 cm. approx.), xv, [i], 442, [ii], 60, [viii], [ii], xvi, 112pp., title-page printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 11 engraved maps and plans (incl. 6 folding, 2 double-page), 1 prospect, 20 engraved plates on 17 leaves (3 leaves have plates on rectos and versos), one folding table and one page of engraved music, other illustrations in text; contemporary calf gilt mottled in red and black, spine gilt with golden fleece motif, title with two small holes in vignette, rebacked retaining original spine, an excellent example.

    £2,000
  3. First edition in Italian; 8 parts in 4 vols, 12mo (162 x 90 mm); woodcut title decorations, initials and other decorations, folding letterpress table, vol.I lacking initial [ý]blank, light damp-staining towards end of vol.IV, but overall internally very good; bound in full contemporary red morocco with elaborate foliate decorations and decorative roll borders to covers, spines with decorative gilt designs & lettering in compartments within gilt roll-tooled bands, all edges gilt, plain silk doublures, minor rubbing to edges but a fine set; LXXII, 297, [1]; 300; 305, [1]; 268.

    £3,000
  4. First edition, 2 vols, 8vo, [vi], [v]-xxiv, [ii](errata), 448; [iv], [iii]-xiv, [ii](errata), 426pp., half-titles, 17 lithographed plates, 2 folding maps printed on linen, illustrations in text, modern calf-backed marbled boards gilt, occasional light foxing, a very good set.

    £1,500
  5. Second edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, ix, [iii], 283; 273 pp., folding map (a bit foxed), 14 plates, illustrations in the text, 32 pages of advertisements at end dated December 1880, some foxing particularly at beginning and end of vols, original pictorial grey cloth decorated in black and gilt, a very good copy.

    £950
  6. First edition; folio (58 x 42.5 cm); two title-pages, dated 1837 and 1839, engraved title, 100 plates (of which 30 are lithographic views); some spotting; contemporary red leather spine over marbled boards, spine in seven parts, corners bumped, loose joints.

    £12,500
  7. First edition, folio, 2 parts in 1 vol., engraved additional pictorial title, title in red and black and with woodcut ornament, 13 double-page or folding engraved plates, 3 double-page maps and 22 half-page illustrations, short worm trace diminishing in size within text on ff. of Pp1-Ss4, affecting the odd letter, occasional spotting, a few small stains, contemporary blind-stamped vellum, lightly soiled and marked. A very good copy.

    £3,750
  8. First edition, 8vo, 90pp., folding map, original linen boards, lettered in black to upper cover, floral endpapers, edges red, pencil annotations to map, apposite annotation to first page, an excellent copy.

    £850
  9. First edition, 8vo, vi, 71pp., 7 photographic plates, 3 maps (1 double-page and another torn with slight loss), contemporary morocco-backed boards, an excellent example.

    £850
  10. First edition, French text issue, large folio (55 × 38cm), 57 engraved plates by P. Fourdrinier, J. Muller and T. Major after drawings by Borra, on 59 sheets (3-sheet panorama not joined), light toning as usual, occasional light offsetting, contemporary catspaw calf gilt, rebacked preserving spine, expert repairs to edges, red morocco lettering piece, a very handsome example.

    £8,500
 

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