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  1. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, xxvii, 528; x, 483 pp., 2 large maps in pockets at end of volumes, 3 further folding maps, 44 full-page engraved plates, including frontispieces, numerous text illustrations throughout, original brown pictorial cloth gilt, a fine set.

    £2,500
  2. Two volumes, large 8vo, xii, 572; xii, 580 pp., 600 maps and illustrations including large folding coloured map end vol. I, original red pictorial cloth gilt, light fade to spines, (vol. II with inner hinges strengthened and spine extremities neatly repaired), a very good set.

    £450
  3. First English edition, 8vo, vii, 586 pp., unopened, frontispiece, title-page vignette, numerous illustrations throughout, many full-page, large folding colour map, original green cloth gilt, pictorial vignettes to upper covers, original orange pictorial dust-wrapper, slight chips at edges, a fine example.

    £2,000
  4. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxvii, 528; x, 483pp., 2 large maps in pockets at end of volumes, 3 further folding maps, 44 full-page engraved plates, including frontispieces, numerous text illustrations throughout, original pictorial green cloth gilt, lightly rubbed, a very good set.

    £1,850
  5. 35 items bound in three volumes, folio, contemporary red half morocco gilt, original wrappers not present, a very handsome collection.

    £2,500
  6. First U. S. edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, viii, 559; x, 521pp., 6 pages ads at end, 2 frontispieces, 2 maps (1 folding), 24 full-page plates (1 in colour), numerous text illustrations throughout, original green cloth gilt, gilt pictorial vignette to upper cover, neatly recased, light wear, a very good set.

    £575
  7. First English edition. 8vo., xiv, 326pp., frontispiece and 31 plates, folding map, illustrations in text, contemporary prize calf, spine gilt, gilt stamp to upper cover, spine in six compartments, black morocco label to second, others richly gilt, raised bands, a very handsome copy.

    £950
 

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