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  1. First illustrated edition; 8vo, 96 ll. No title leaf. Contemporary calf-backed boards. Old ink inscriptions, and previous owners' stamp and signatures, occasional stains and some browning to pages. Three engraved plates in text, with some old ink markings to two out of the three.

    £450
  2. First edition. 8vo, 0 x 14 cm), signed by author on endpapers, light marks to boards, spine faded, toning throughout, pictorial endpapers; publisher's blue cloth; a good copy

    £150
  3. 'Tacoma Edition'; 2 vols, large 8vo (225 x 155 mm.); decorative titles and borders by Margaret Armstrong, frontispieces, 28 plates with captioned tissue guards, mild toning to endpapers; publisher's signed white cloth with elaborate Amerindian motifs in burnt umber and gold within pointillé and single-rule borders and rules, t.e.g., an exceptional set.

    £475
  4. First edition. 8vo, viii, 194, c, pp., folding frontispiece map. Original drab boards with spine label, uncut (rubbed, label slightly chipped), a fine copy.

    £650
  5. 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
  6. 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
 

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