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  1. First edition, 4to, 1211 pp., four maps, 17 colour plates, numerous photographic illustrations, original tan morocco gilt, all edges gilt, joints repaired, lightly rubbed, a very good example.

    £3,000
  2. Folio (53 x 39.5 cm), iv, 42 pp., 24 coloured maps (10 double-page), publishers brown half morocco over printed boards, covers lightly stained, 7 maps with small loss to blank upper margin only, a very good copy.

    £3,750
  3. First French edition. Folio. 2 parts in 1, bound without additional engraved title, printed title printed in red and black with engraved vignette (short tear to lower blank margin), engraved portrait of Colbert, large folding map (short tear to fold, lightly browned), 34 double-page engraved plates, engravings in the text, light old waterstain towards end, contemporary mottled calf gilt, joints and extremities neatly repaired, a little rubbed, a very good copy.

    £6,500
  4. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xl, 456; xvi, 512 pp., 4 pages ads end vol. i, 2 pages ads end vol. ii, 3 folding maps, numerous full-page and other illustrations, some double-page, original blue pictorial cloth gilt, light fading to spine, a very good set.

    £975
  5. First edition. 8vo, illustrated with 11 copper engravings (1 folding), contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt with red morocco label, plate 1 trimmed without loss to image, a little worming to front endpapers, small hole to E4, binding slightly rubbed, a very good copy.

    £1,750
  6. Second edition. 8vo., xviii, 532pp., double page map of China, hand-coloured in outline, 12 lithographed plates, original blindstamped cloth gilt, neatly recased with new endpapers, light spotting to plates, text clean and fresh, a very good example.

    £1,100
  7. First edition. 8vo., 62 pp., original printed wrappers, a very good copy.

    £350
  8. First edition. viii, 228pp., original printed blue wrappers, rebacked, light stains to covers, corner wear, a very good copy.

    £950
  9. First edition. 8vo, 312pp., frontispiece, 19 photographic illustrations, map, original black cloth, remains of pictorial dust-wrapper tipped-in, a very good copy.

    £325
 

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