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  1. First edition, first issue. Folio (42.7 x 29 cm), 24 hand-coloured lithographed plates, all numbered and captioned, certain plate numbers corrected by hand in ink, 4 supplementary plates numbered 6, 27,28,29 inserted loose at rear, (28 plates in total) publisher's printed wrappers bound in, 8pp list of plates, some marginal staining to the text, some browning of paper not affecting the plate image; bound in late nineteenth century half green morocco, decorated boards, spine gilt decorated and lettered; a very attractive copy.

    £4,750
  2. First edition. 2 volumes only (vols I and II only of 4), 4to (25.8 x 20 cm); 2 engraved titles, and 18 engraved plates (one with contemporary hand-colouring), book labels, new endpapers, light wear to extremities, occasional light staining and foxing sometimes heavier, repaired tear to plate V in vol. II; contemporary half calf sometime neatly rebacked, marbled boards, edges sprinkled blue; overall a good set

    £250
  3. First edition; 4to (28 x 23 cm); presentation inscription by photographer on half title page reads 'To Mohamed and Aicha Ouda, with friendship and much affection. Paul Strand. Cairo. April. 1965.', numerous black & white photographic illustrations; publisher's printed grey cloth, pictorial dust wrapper, chipped and worn; overall a very good copy.

    £1,950
  4. First edition; 8vo (225 x 155 mm); 12 tissue-guarded, colour illustrations by Harry Morley and a further 8 in sepia, neat gift presentation to half-title; near contemporary half morocco by Hatchards, Piccadillly, top edge gilt, others untrimmed, as published, spine darkened, rubbed at extremities, otherwise very good.

    £150
  5. Second edition, revised, folio, xvi, 464 pp., 37 engravings including large folding map, most full page, 1 double-page, contemporary russia, rebacked, later endpapers, corners worn, a very good, clean copy.

    £1,750
  6. First edition. 8 volumes bound in 4, 4to, with an aquatint dedication and 308 hand-coloured aquatint plates by and after Daniell bound at rear of volumes, the deluxe issue with all the plates mounted on card, with the frequently missing large folding engraved index map (strengthened to verso), occasional spotting (chiefly marginal), a few plates a little toned, some offsetting from plates to next plate versos, contemporary green half morocco gilt, bound as usual without the uncoloured engraved plate of Kemaes Head Pembrokeshire, an excellent set.

    £19,500
  7. First edition, 4to (41 x 33 cm), large paper copy, early issue with pre-publication watermarks, folding map, 24 aquatint plates in 2 states, monochrome on india paper and hand coloured, 2 hand coloured vignettes, by R.G. Reeve (13), C. Bentley (5), J. Bailey and J. Fielding, after Westall (19) and Owen; usual light offsetting to plates, contemporary green half russia gilt, rebacked preserving spine, rubbed, all edges gilt, an excellent example.

    £10,000
  8. First edition. 2 volumes 8vo, large paper copy (25 x 16.5 cm), xxxv, 268; iv, 464 pp., engraved frontispiece, 32 engraved plates (complete), occasional light spotting, ight old damp-staining to text, contemporary calf, rebacked, edges and corners worn, a very good set.

    £375
  9. First edition. 8vo., x, [1], 48, [1]pp., page of ads at end, 21 original photographs mounted as issued with printed captions including frontispiece and on title-page, image size 15 x 10cm. or smaller, images generally in good condition, mounts generally slightly browned and with occasional light foxing, large 1869 presentation inscription to verso of dedication leaf, original green cloth gilt, a little shaken and worn, spine repaired, all edges gilt.

    £2,500
  10. 4to. 28, [2] pp., 12 mounted photographs. Original beveled cloth, gilt. A Very Good copy.

    £125
 

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