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  1. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, centre fold as issued, cartouches for the title and scale, Latin text on verso; sheet size: 49 x 56 cm.

    £2,500
  2. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, centre fold as issued, cartouches for the title and scale, Latin text on verso; sheet size: 49 x 56.5 cm.

    £1,250
  3. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, centre fold as issued, cartouches for the title and scale, Latin text on verso; sheet size: 49 x 57 cm.

    £1,750
  4. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, centre fold as issued, cartouches for the title and scale, Latin text on verso; sheet size: 49 x 57 cm.

    £2,500
  5. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, centre fold as issued, cartouches for the title and scale, Latin text on verso; sheet size: 49 x 58.5 cm.

    £1,250
  6. Hand-coloured double-page engraved map, centre fold as issued, cartouches for the title and scale, Latin text on verso; sheet size: 49 x 57 cm.

    £2,000
  7. Second edition in Latin. 4to, (213 x 155 mm); [16], 628, [10] pp. (pp. 626-628 misnumbered as 606-608); engraved title page including a map of China, folding letterpress plate with woodcut diagram (repaired with minor loss), faint damp-staining to first five leaves, Contemporary blind-stamped calf, raised bands, carmine edges, expert restoration to corners and edges, a very good copy.

    £7,500
  8. First edition; folio (30.5 x 19.5 cm); text in Latin, woodcut title device and large woodcut arms on verso, one folding plate, 87 woodcuts in text of which 4 are full-page, decorative woodcut initials and head- and tail-pieces, title page trimmed, partially restored and washed (possibly from another copy), scattered light foxing; later calf with unidentified gilt armorial device to covers, gilt lettering to spine, short split to spine, extremities slightly rubbed, otherwise an overall very good copy; [xvii], 240, [2](blank)pp.

    £30,000
  9. Second edition; 4to, (21.5 x 16.5 cm); frontispiece, 6 woodcut plates (4 folding), 17 woodcuts in text, 2 folding engraved maps, scattered light foxing, some toning to leaves; contemporary blindstamped vellum-backed boards, spine lettered in manuscript, boards marked and rubbed, faded blue edges, corners slightly rubbed, metal clasps removed, overall a very good copy.

    £6,500
  10. [Greek and Latin text] Second edition, first bilingual edition, folio, (33.5 x 21.6 cm); title page in red and black with printer's device, numerous woodcut mathematical diagrams in text, ornamental head- and tailpieces and initials, pages browned, evidence of wormholes at the top centre of R, S, T very close to the seam and Kk - Mm along the seam but not interfering with the text; 18th-century full vellum with gilt lettering to spine, edges in blue, mild wormholes on upper board and spine, some soiling to boards, corners slightly rubbed; [44] 549 pp. (i.e. 551 with frequent misnumberings).

    £6,300
 

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