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  1. 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
  2. First edition, 2 volumes 8vo, x, 303; vi, 295 pp., folding map as frontispiece to volume I, plate of the JuJu House as frontispiece to volume II, original purple-brown pebble-grained cloth, title gilt to the spine, triple blind panel to the boards, yellow surface-paper endpapers, neat repairs to spine extremities, an excellent set.

    £2,750
  3. First editions. 2 volumes, 4to, xxii, viii, 615; xxi, [iii], 603, 8 pp., first work with 14 engraved plates including the 4 folding plates that form a panorama of Athens, second work with 13 engraved plates and an engraved vignette, uniform contemporary dark blue half morocco gilt, light foxing, a handsomely bound set.

    £2,500
  4. First edition, 3 vols, 8vo, signed by the author on title page, engraved frontispiece to each volume, original reddish brown blind-stamped cloth gilt, rebacked preserving spines, occasional light spotting, a very good set.

    £2,250
  5. First edition. 8vo, [xxxii], 251, [x]pp., 5 folding plates, folding plan, modern calf antique, new endpapers, text lightly toned, a very good copy.

    £1,250
  6. First edition, 8vo, xxxi, [1], 658 pp., 32 pages ads at end (one dated April june 1863), engraved frontispiece portrait of Speke (lightly foxed), engraved portrait of Grant, 24 engraved plates, 2 maps (1 folding), illustrations in text, original brown cloth gilt, gilt pictorial vignette to upper cover, light wear, an excellent copy.

    £2,400
  7. First edition, folio, 78pp., tinted portrait frontispiece and half-title with portrait of Theodore, numerous engraved plates, original pictorial gilt red straight-grained cloth, bevelled edges, neat repairs to spine, lightly marked, an excellent copy.

    £1,500
  8. 8vo, ix, 309 pp., engraved folding map by Samuel Neele (very light waterstain), contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, vellum tips, red morocco lettering piece, light wear, an excellent copy.

    £2,750
  9. Third Dutch edition, large paper copy, 2 volumes in 2 parts in 4 volumes, folio (59 x 37 cm); Dutch text; 4 letterpress titles printed in red and black, 4 engraved titles in 3rd state, 4 engraved portraits (one of which double-page), engraved plate of coat-of-arms, double-page genealogical table, 136 engraved maps, plans, bird's-eye views, or plates, together with the additional single-page plate of the monument to Charles Emmanuel II on the Voie Sarde, engraved head- and tailpieces and initials (occasional very light and insignificant browning, a few plates with some scattered light spotting confined to extreme margins). Contemporary Dutch panelled mottled calf, richly gilt, spine with raised bands forming 9 compartments, morocco labels in second and third, gilt edges.

    £30,000
  10. Ten parts, landscape elephant folio (39.4 x 51.7 cm), text in German and French, 60 hand-coloured lithographed plates, hand-coloured lithographed pictorial title and dedication page; hand-coloured pictorial wrappers, occasional light spotting.

    £20,000
 

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