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  1. First edition, landscape 4to (32 x 25 cm), 73 sepia photogravure images on 50 plates; internally clean and crisp; original imitation crocodile boards with bright, gilded lettering, an attractive example.

    £750
  2. First edition. 4to, xvi, 571 pp., engraved folding map, lithographed plan and plate, wood-engraved illustrations, a little light damp-staining to plates, contemporary burgundy morocco gilt, lightly rubbed, an excellent example.

    £1,850
  3. First edition. 4to, 3 parts and appendix in 1 volume, xvii, [iii], 176, 138, 181, 9 pp., uncut in original boards, sometime rebacked and cornered in cloth, morocco label, small stain to lower margin first three leaves, an excellent copy.

    £1,000
  4. First edition, 8vo, 358, vi, [ii] pp., original printed wrappers, photographic illustrations, light wear, a very good example.

    £750
  5. First edition in Italian; 8 parts in 4 vols, 12mo (162 x 90 mm); woodcut title decorations, initials and other decorations, folding letterpress table, vol.I lacking initial [ý]blank, light damp-staining towards end of vol.IV, but overall internally very good; bound in full contemporary red morocco with elaborate foliate decorations and decorative roll borders to covers, spines with decorative gilt designs & lettering in compartments within gilt roll-tooled bands, all edges gilt, plain silk doublures, minor rubbing to edges but a fine set; LXXII, 297, [1]; 300; 305, [1]; 268.

    £3,000
  6. First edition, folio, 2 parts in 1 vol., engraved additional pictorial title, title in red and black and with woodcut ornament, 13 double-page or folding engraved plates, 3 double-page maps and 22 half-page illustrations, short worm trace diminishing in size within text on ff. of Pp1-Ss4, affecting the odd letter, occasional spotting, a few small stains, contemporary blind-stamped vellum, lightly soiled and marked. A very good copy.

    £3,750
  7. First octavo edition, 2 volumes, 8vo., xx, [ii], 479; vi, [ii], 538, 2(ads) pp., engraved folding map, folding lithographed plan and plate, 27 wood-engraved plates, lacks half-titles as often, occasional spotting, heavier to map and engraved plates, contemporary dark blue half calf, spines gilt, slightly rubbed.

    £1,650
 

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