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  1. First edition. 8vo, viii, 348 pp., contemporary calf guilt by Nutt, Winchester, covers ruled in gilt, spine in six compartments, tan morocco label to second, others richly gilt within frames, raised bands, marbled edges, light spotting to upper cover, a very good copy.

    £250
  2. 6 volumes bound in 4, large folio, 6 lithographed pictorial titles, 121 tinted lithographed plates, 120 half-page tinted lithographs by Louis Haghe after Roberts, lithographed portrait of the author by C. Baugniet on India paper, 2 engraved maps, contemporary green half morocco gilt, marbled sides, some foxing to plates, a very handsome set.

    £50,000
  3. First edition. 8vo, inscribed presentation copy, xxxiii, [i], 560 pp., 2 maps (1 large folding, couple of short splits), 2 engraved folding plans, 6 lithographs by Westall, Harding, and others on india paper, contemporary russia gilt, covers with broad gilt borders, all edges gilt, neatly rebacked preserving spine, joints lightly rubbed, a very handsome copy.

    £3,000
  4. First edition, 3 vols, 8vo (24 x 17cm), xvi, 231; xxxiv, 269; xvi, 247pp., profusely illustrated with photographic plates, original pictorial cloth gilt, a very good set.

    £4,000
  5. First English Edition, 8vo, viii, 77 pp., original green cloth gilt, double gilt fillet borders to upper cover, extremities lightly worn, an excellent example.

    £750
  6. First edition. 2 vols, 8vo, viii, 447; viii, 588 pp., 2 portrait frontispieces, numerous wood-engraved plates, 2 maps (1 large folding), contemporary crimsion morocco gilt extra, cream silk doublures, all edges gilt, a fine set.

    £2,500
  7. Second edition, revised. 2 volumes, 8vo, xxx, 356; xvi, 347 pp., 9 lithographed plates, occasional light foxing, contemporary polished calf gilt, spine in six compartments, red and green morocco labels to second and third, others richly gilt, marbled edges, a fine set.

    £1,750
  8. First edition. 5 volumes, 4to., uncut, engraved title vignettes, three large folding maps, 55 engraved plates including 53 natural history studies, four leaves of Ethiopian script, modern half tan morocco gilt, marbled boards, some old water staining, occasionally heavy, a good set.

    £4,750
  9. First edition, 8vo, viii, 488 pp., coloured frontispiece map, 12 plates, original dark grey decorated cloth with bevelled edges, ruled and lettered in silver and gold, a fine copy.

    £950
  10. Folio (57.5 x 44.2 cm), chromolithographic additional title, hand-coloured tinted lithographic frontispiece and 30 hand-coloured plates by Lemoine, Lehnert, Mouilleron, Le Roux and others after Prisse d'Avennes, printed by Lemercier, all mounted on card and loose as issued, titled in pencil below image. Letterpress title, dedication, plate list and 60 pp. of descriptive text by St. John with 35 wood-engraved illustrations, original plain wrappers. Original morocco-backed portfolio with gilt-lettered morocco cover label, rebacked, flaps with morocco renewed, new ties, minor wear to card edges and corners, old waterstain to end leaves, portfolio covers rubbed and a little worn, plates clean and fresh, an excellent copy.

    £40,000
 

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