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  1. First edition, folio (315 x 213 mm). [12] pp., including title page with woodcut device, 635, [33], double-page woodcut map, 42 woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary blind-stamped calf, morocco lettering piece and gilt compartments to spine. Old ownership signatures to title page. Text in German.

    £8,000
  2. First Latin edition. Small oblong folio, [30]; [10] ff., engraved plate to title-page, 10 further plates & 5 maps, with initial letter and colophon; engraved plate to title-page, map of Bali, 24 coastal profiles and a woodcut showing a pair of emu-like birds, with initial letter. Contemporary vellum, slightly cockled, with some light soiling, some early underlinings in the text, and neat ownership signature to title-page dated 1600.

    £25,000
  3. Third edition; 4to, (220 x 160 mm); a wide-margined copy; [45] ll. Title within ornamental border; modern chestnut blind-tooled calf boards, gilt title in English to spine, housed in matching slip-case.

    £3,750
  4. 8vo. (14.5 cm x 90 cm), ff. 40, including 17 pictorial woodcuts, title within architectural woodcut border and printed in red and black, title shaved at front margin, last three leaves with minor worm damage removing several letters, full 19th century calf, discreetly rebacked with labels laid on, marbled page ends, board ruled in gilt and blind and devices of William Stirling-Maxwell to boards in blind, some rubbing to ends and corners.

    £3,850
  5. Double-page engraved plan with contemporary full hand-colour (33.5 x 48 cm), French text to verso; light marginal repairs, central fold flattened. Framed and glazed; framed dimensions: 46 x 59cm.

    £1,950
  6. Uncoloured double-page copper engraved map.

    £600
 

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