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  1. Third English edition. number 118 of 750 copies, with a manuscript page of text III; 4to (26 x 20.5 cm); 4 folding maps, 54 portrait illustrations, patterned endpapers; publisher's pigskin-backed, brown buckram boards, gilt device on centre upper cover 'the sword also means clean-ness + death' between crossed swords, gilt lettering to spine, some wear to spine, corners rubbed, overall a very good copy.

    £2,000
  2. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, complete with half-titles, 10 colored lithographed plates after drawings by William Thackeray, old tape stains to verso of frontispieces with slight show through, original green cloth gilt, neat repairs to joints, a very good copy.

    £1,500
  3. First edition. 8vo., viii, 309 pp., 32 pages ads at end dated September 1844, original dark green blindstamped cloth gilt, an excellent example. Scarce.

    £1,500
  4. First edition, 4to, xvi, 670 pp., folding map (lightly foxed), 28 vignettes, offsetting from map to title as usual, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, neat repairs to joints, lightly rubbed, an excellent copy.

    £2,500
 

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