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  1. First edition, 3 volumes, 4to (31.5 x 25.5 cm.), large paper copy, half-titles, 3 engraved vignettes, 69 engraved plates and maps, 11 double-page or folding, plate list at beginning of volume 1, advertisement leaf at end of volume 3, modern half calf gilt, a fine clean set.

    £2,750
  2. Second edition in French, 8vo, *, **8, A-Zz8, a-e8, f4, g-i8,[xxxii], 413, [xlviii] pp., woodcut printer's device on title and verso of final leaf, woodcut head-pieces, initials and 20 woodcut illustrations, contemporary ink inscription to foot of title, light water-stain mostly at beginning and end, paper flaw hole to L2 with loss of catchword, short tear to lower margin of Tt2, contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties, an excellent example.

    £12,500
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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,contemporary mottled calf, gilt corners and edges, sometime rebacked, red and brown morocco labels, endpapers spotted, old light waterstain to lower fore-corner volume V, a good set.

    £3,750
  6. First edition. 4to., vi, 333pp., 16 lithographed plates, one folding, 2 engraved folding maps, contemporary half calf gilt, an excellent example.

    £1,350
  7. First edition. 8vo, xii, 488 pp., folding tinted lithograph frontispiece, 12 plates including 6 coloured lithographs bird plates by Keulemans (a little spotted), folding coloured map, original green cloth gilt, inner hinges strengthened, a very good copy.

    £950
  8. First edition, 4to, vi, 333pp., 16 lithographed plates, one folding, 2 engraved folding maps, light spotting to plates, contemporary (original ý) green ribbed cloth gilt, neat repairs to spine extremities, an excellent copy.

    £1,650
 

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