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  1. First edition, 8vo, xii, 265 pp., 68 photographic illustrations, folding map, original plum cloth gilt, gilt vignette to upper cover, top edge gilt, a very good copy.

    £950
  2. First edition. 8vo,. Original red cloth, titles and decoration to spine gilt, decorative frame blocked in blind to rear cover, in black to front cover, gilt vignette to front cover, all edges gilt, yellow coated endpapers. Housed in a custom blue slipcase. A fine copy.

    £1,500
  3. First edition, royal 8vo, xiv, 415 pp., 112 illustrations, folding map in rear pocket, original red cloth gilt, spine faded, lightly rubbed, an excellent copy.

    £900
  4. First edition, 4to, xii, [iv], 506 pp, lxxv (appendix) pp., half-title, 28 engraved plates on 27 leaves, 7 engraved maps and charts on 6 sheets (4 folding, 1 hand-coloured,), 2 vignettes, contemporary calf, rebacked, repairs to corners and edges, new endpapers, large folding map with clean tear to fold, and with 'Chapter IV' contents leaf laid down to verso, pages 13-15 with ragged fore-edges, a good copy.

    £1,250
  5. Second edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xiv, 300; x, 316 pp., 2 frontispieces (lightly foxed), 2 title-page vignettes, 1 map, original purple blind-stamped cloth gilt, spines faded, neat repairs to extremities, a very good set.

    £850
  6. First edition, 3 atlases bound in 2 vols; folio; 203 plates plates comprising: [Album Historique, Ethnologique et Archéologique] large folding map mounted on linen, 59 lithographed plates (3 of which are folding) most coloured, part-coloured or tinted bound with [Album Zoologie:] 40 hand-coloured engraved plates of mammals, birds, reptiles and fish, and insects, separately bound [Atlas Botanique:] 103 engraved plates, some light foxing throughout; half green morocco over green cloth boards, gilt title blind stamped to covers, spine gilt ruled with title and tooling, a fine copy.

    £22,500
  7. First edition, folio, 78pp., tinted portrait frontispiece and half-title with portrait of Theodore, numerous engraved plates, original pictorial gilt red straight-grained cloth, bevelled edges, neat repairs to spine, lightly marked, an excellent copy.

    £1,500
  8. First edition. 8vo, [viii], 123 pp., original green cloth blocked and lettered in black, light toning, lightly rubbed, a very good copy.

    £650
  9. First edition, 8vo, xvi, 397 pp., original blue cloth gilt, pictorial gilt vignette to upper cover, bevelled edges, neat repairs to hinges and spine extremities, lightly soiled. a very good copy.

    £475
  10. First edition. 8vo., viii, 322 pp., folding map frontispiece, 8 full-page wood-engraved plates, illustrations in text, original pebble-grained blue cloth gilt, neat repair to lower joint, an excellent example.

    £750
 

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