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From the Mediterranean to the Himalayas

 

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  1. Single volume, illuminated manuscript on paper with fine marbled paper borders, in Farsi, 119 leaves, complete, 336 x 230 mm; single column, 11 lines to the page written in neat nasta'liq script in black ink, occasional headings and significant words in blue, inner margins ruled in gold and blue, outer borders throughout decorated with fine marbling, one illuminated opening headpiece, one further illuminated heading; contemporary burgundy leather binding, blind-stamped with corner pieces to covers, a very handsome volume.

    £30,000
  2. First edition, copy number 9 of 30 copies on Canute paper of an edition limited to 203 copies (150 for sale); 4to; illustrated with 13 photographs taken by the author; publisher'sl brown morocco, spine and upper cover lettered in gilt, pictorial gilt vignette of bird with worm in beak to lower cover, top edge gilt others uncut, upper joint lightly rubbed, a very good example.

    £8,750
  3. First edition. 8vo, xx, 464 pp., 24 pages ads at end, tinted lithograph frontispiece and numerous other illustrations both full-page and in the text, original pictorial green cloth gilt, large pictorial gilt vignette to upper cover, an exceptionally fine example.

    £1,750
  4. First edition. 2 volumes, folio, half-titles, additional chromolithographed title bound before plates in volume one, 152 lithographed plates (on 149 sheets), 8 of them coloured, modern brown half morocco gilt, plates 18 & 19 lightly browned, plate 147 with traces of old creases and short marginal tears closed, else a fine clean set.

    £25,000
  5. First edition, 8vo, viii, 227 pp., folding aquatint frontispiece engraved by William Daniell after General Monteith, large folding map hand-coloured in outline, original reddish-brown cloth, covers faded, rebacked preserving original label, an excellent copy.

    £3,500
  6. Second edition. 8vo, x, 309, [7] pp index, engraved frontispiece, five engraved plates and plans, one folding chart, contemporary calf, spine gilt, an excellent example.

    £2,000
  7. 8vo, 2 items bound in one, xii, 85; [iv], 48 (i.e., 46, last leaf misnumbered) pp., second work inscribed at head of half-title, contemporary morocco-backed blue cloth, a very good copy.

    £2,000
  8. 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
  9. First edition. 8vo, viii, 421 pp., frontispiece, original grey cloth gilt, decorative panels to upper cover and spine, lightly soiled, spine slightly darkened, a very good copy.

    £475
  10. First collected edition, 2 volumes, folio, half-title in volume 1, 21 engraved plates including frontispieces, bookplates; contemporary mottled calf gilt, red morocco lettering piece, Marquis of Stafford gilt arms to covers, joints cracked but firm, corners worn, a very good set.

    £5,000
 

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