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  1. First edition. 8vo, xviii, 272, ads at end, folding map, 77 colour plates, original pictorial cloth gilt, spine just faded else a fine copy.

    £175
  2. First edition. Folio, viii, 484 pp., 16 folding maps (occasional short tears to folds), 16 plates, illustrations in the text, contemporary blue half roan, marbled boards, lightly faded, neat restoration to extremities, an excellent copy.

    £2,500
  3. Landscape album (230 x 300 mm) containing 98 albumen prints (190 x 240 mm); most with manuscript title to blank verso, all very bright with the minimum of toning, save first two that may have been removed and resinserted since the images have slightly more discolouration and versos spotted, fore-edges of a couple of others bumped from standing proud of others, otherwise in fine condition; bound on linen tabs in contemporary morocco album, presentation manuscript on upper pastedown: 'Hon. Dr Paige/Souvenir of visit to/Windsor Ontario, Canada/Feb. 20th 1925', blind-stamp below: 'Tatum/Post Price Book/Pat. July 13 1909/No 5086, exterior worn and rubbed, edges chipped, otherwise sound.

    £2,500
  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. Three volumes 4to (30.8 x 23cm.), engraved frontispiece, folding engraved map of the Americas (slightly torn), vol. I: 29 engraved plates and maps (6 folding, lacking plate Baja di Campeggio but with a duplicate of the isthmus of Panama), vol. II: 23 engraved plates and maps (11 folding), vol. III: 24 engraved plates and maps (8 folding), contemporary calf-backed patterned paper boards; a bit rubbed.

    £5,000
  6. First edition. Text in Latin. Folio (31.5 x 20 cm), 32pp. (including pictorial engraved title page), + Icones, seu Tabulae Chorographicae with separate title page decorated with printers flowers, 3 leaves of illustrations, the first 2 with text to recto, image to verso, the third with text beneath image (verso blank), and 3 double-page engraved maps, full green morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, a fine copy.

    £25,000
  7. First edition. Large paper copy, 4 volumes, 4to (32.5 x 24 cm), 15 folding engraved charts (light foxing), 1 engraved plate, contemporary mottled calf gilt, neatly rebacked, red morocco lettering pieces, an excellent set.

    £10,000
  8. First edition. 4 vols comprising 3 vols 4to text, 1 volume atlas folio, 34 engraved plates and maps (17 engraved views and one map in text vols, atlas with 10 maps and 6 coastal profiles, all folding); text volumes modern tree calf gilt preserving old labels, atlas modern half calf to match, some browning to text.

    £22,000
  9. Fine engraving, 235 by 485mm (plate size), with vertical folds, mounted.

    £1,500
  10. First French edition. 8vo, xvi, 200 pp., fine, uncut in contemporary boards, with contemporary ms label to spine, protected in a scarlet drop-back box, this with red morocco gilt label.

    £10,000
 

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