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  1. First edition in English. 2 volumes, 4to, complete with half-titles, xlii, 339; ix, 373 pp., 2 pages ads at end, engraved portrait frontispiece, 4 folding maps, 86 plates and plans by Michallon after Badia (a number folding or double-page), a little light foxing, occasional neat repairs to large folding maps, modern half calf gilt, a very good set.

    £5,000
  2. First edition. 8vo, xxxiii, [i], 560 pp., 2 maps (1 large folding), 2 engraved folding plans, 6 lithographs by Westall, Harding, and others, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, rebacked, an excellent copy of a scarce work.

    £1,500
  3. First edition, 8vo, 6 lithographed plates (incl. folding frontispiece & 4 double-page), 2 wood-engravings in text, original grey cloth gilt, decorated in blind with gilt roundel to upper cover, light foxing to plates, generally clean and fresh, binding fine. xxiii, [5], 480 pp.

    £950
  4. First edition, 3 volumes comprising: 2 vosl. 8vo. Half-title, title, pp. 109 and 3 plates with hieroglyphs printed in orange on china paper laid; half-title, title, pp. 167. 1 atlas vol. 4to. Original printed wrappers, vol. II in plain wrappers as published, plates loose in atlas vol.; atlas with spine partially split.

    £1,000
  5. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, xx, 352; xvi, 336, 16 (ads) pp., 9 lithographed plates, volume 1 largely unopened, original green cloth gilt, light wear, an excellent example.

    £2,000
  6. First edition. 8vo., xii, 482pp., 4 page subscription list at beginning, 16 pages ads at end, large folding map at end, original red blind-stamped cloth gilt, spine faded, lacks free endpaper, inner hinges repaired, a very good copy.

    £600
  7. First edition; folio (58 x 42.5 cm); two title-pages, dated 1837 and 1839, engraved title, 100 plates (of which 30 are lithographic views); some spotting; contemporary red leather spine over marbled boards, spine in seven parts, corners bumped, loose joints.

    £12,500
  8. First edition. 2 vols, 8vo, viii, 447; viii, 588 pp., 2 portrait frontispieces, numerous wood-engraved plates, 2 maps (1 large folding), original green cloth gilt, light wear to extremities, a fine example.

    £1,250
  9. First edition. 5 volumes, 4to., engraved title vignettes, three large folding maps, 55 engraved plates including 53 natural history studies, four leaves of Ethiopian script, small paper flaw to blank margin page 27 volume V, very occasional light foxing, contemporary calf gilt, neat repairs to extremities, a fine, fresh set.

    £6,500
  10. First edition. 4to, vi, 333 pp., 16 lithographed plates, one folding, 2 engraved folding maps, occasional foxing, contemporary calf gilt, green morocco label, a fine copy.

    £2,000
 

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