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  1. New edition. 8vo, engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette title page, 19 engraved plates, numerous wood engravings, contemporary tan morocco gilt, covers with Brighton College prize stamp, lightly rubbed, a very good copy.

    £350
  2. First edition. 2 volumes, folio, half-titles, additional chromolithographed title bound before plates in volume one, 152 lithographed plates (on 149 sheets), 8 of them coloured, modern brown half morocco gilt, plates 18 & 19 lightly browned, plate 147 with traces of old creases and short marginal tears closed, else a fine clean set.

    £25,000
  3. First edition, 2 vols; folio (38.5 x 28 cm); text translated by Thomas George Bonney, 63 lithographs, 7 folding (including a panorama of the city), some tinted, occasional minor spotting to some plates, original blue half morocco gilt, top edge gilt, light spotting to covers, a very good set.

    £1,950
  4. First edition. 8vo, inscribed presentation copy, xxxiii, [i], 560 pp., 2 maps (1 large folding, couple of short splits), 2 engraved folding plans, 6 lithographs by Westall, Harding, and others on india paper, contemporary russia gilt, covers with broad gilt borders, all edges gilt, neatly rebacked preserving spine, joints lightly rubbed, a very handsome copy.

    £3,000
  5. 3 volumes, first edition of second work, first work sixth thousand. First work: 2 vols, lithographed frontispiece in each volume, 20 plates, 4 folding plans, a folding map and numerous illustrations in the text; Second work: 14 engraved plates and plans, many folding, 2 folding maps, text illustrations throughout, occasional light foxing, uniformly bound in contemporary polished maroon half calf gilt, marbled sides and edges, lightly rubbed,gilt lettered direct, a very good set.

    £950
  6. 4to, edition limited to 265 (250 for sale) numbered copies signed by the author and specially bound by Zaehnsdorf; 312 pp., illustrated throughout including 75 colour photographs by F. L. Kenett, full tan morocco gilt, upper cover with scarab composed of black and green morocco onlays outlined in gilt, all edges gilt, original cream linen foldover box, a fine copy.

    £475
  7. Second edition. 8vo, x, 309, [7] pp index, engraved frontispiece, five engraved plates and plans, one folding chart, contemporary calf, spine gilt, an excellent example.

    £2,000
  8. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, xiv, [2], 360; xiv, [2], 275 pp., 41 plates and maps, some folding, original blind-stamped green cloth gilt, a fine set.

    £1,250
  9. Folio (57.5 x 44.2 cm), chromolithographic additional title, hand-coloured tinted lithographic frontispiece and 30 hand-coloured plates by Lemoine, Lehnert, Mouilleron, Le Roux and others after Prisse d'Avennes, printed by Lemercier, all mounted on card and loose as issued, titled in pencil below image. Letterpress title, dedication, plate list and 60 pp. of descriptive text by St. John with 35 wood-engraved illustrations, original plain wrappers. Original morocco-backed portfolio with gilt-lettered morocco cover label, rebacked, flaps with morocco renewed, new ties, minor wear to card edges and corners, old waterstain to end leaves, portfolio covers rubbed and a little worn, plates clean and fresh, an excellent copy.

    £40,000
  10. Ten parts, landscape elephant folio (39.4 x 51.7 cm), text in German and French, 60 hand-coloured lithographed plates, hand-coloured lithographed pictorial title and dedication page; hand-coloured pictorial wrappers, occasional light spotting.

    £20,000
 

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