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  1. 8vo, xxxi, 662 pp., frontispiece, pictorial title, illustrations throughout by bJohn Pedder, H. Sheppard Dale, and H. H. Stanton, contemporary tree calf gilt, spine in six compartments, tan morocco label to second, others richly gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt, a fine copy.

    £450
  2. Hand-coloured zincograph map, (67 x 103.5 cm), dissected into 24 sheets and mounted on linen, yellow publisher's advertisements at endpapers, folding into original green boards, yellow label; a fine example.

    £2,500
  3. First edition. Large folio (69.5 x 50.5 cm.), hand-coloured lithograph title and 25 hand-coloured lithographs, one folding (tear repaired), two plates with 2 views, modern red half morocco gilt preserving original pictorial gilt upper cover vignette, an attractive example.

    £37,500
  4. First edition. Folio. 28 lithograph plates, original wrapper as title, modern half calf, marbled boards, an excellent clean copy.

    £9,000
  5. First edition. 8vo., vi, 119, cclxvi pp., folding tables, contemporary green polished half calf gilt over patterned cloth boards, by Martin of Calcutta with ticket, prize stamp to covers, spine rubbed, an excellent example.

    £1,150
  6. 6 parts in 2 volumes, landscape 4to (25.5 x 35.5 cm). Typographic titles to first and fourth parts serving as general titles to volumes. 158 engraved plates comprising 144 views, 6 title-pages and 8 plans. (Title and introductory leaf of text to vol. I creased and lightly soiled, tiny marginal worming to text-leaf to pl. II and pl. III, very short marginal tear to text-leaf to pl. VI, scattered spotting throughout). Contemporary half calf over marbled paper-covered boards (rebacked, extremities rubbed).

    £13,500
  7. First edition. 12mo, [iv], 305pp., lithograph frontispiece, original red cloth gilt, gilt pictorial vignettes to spine and upper cover, worn.

    £225
 

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