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  1. New edition. 8vo, engraved frontispiece, engraved vignette title page, 19 engraved plates, numerous wood engravings, contemporary tan morocco gilt, covers with Brighton College prize stamp, lightly rubbed, a very good copy.

    £350
  2. 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
  3. First English edition, 2 vols, 4to, xlii, 402; [iv], 398, [xviiii] pp., folding engraved map by Senex (not present in the French edition) and 152 engraved plates & maps, 6 folding, folding map and one or two folding plates neatly laid down on linen, vol.1 with title creased and map of Thermia stained in lower margin, vol.2 lightly water-stained towards end, later half tan morocco, by Zaehnsdorf, spines ruled in gilt with raised bands and green morocco labels, t.e.g., light wear, a very good set.

    £3,500
  4. First edition. 2 vols, 8vo, xxii, [ii], 399, [iii]; xiv, [ii], 437 pp., 20 engraved plates by Lizars after drawings by the author, contemporary polished calf gilt, chip to lower spine vol i, lacking 3 labels, marbled edges, offsetting from plates to text, light browning to some plates, joints cracked but firm, a good set.

    £475
  5. First edition. 8vo, xiv, [1], 344pp., 5 maps and plans (1 folding), original blue cloth gilt, spine richly gilt, gilt vignette to upper cover, all edges gilt, front free endpaper sometime renewed, a very good copy.

    £875
  6. 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
  7. Second edition, 12mo, engraved folding map (short tear), and engraved folding plate, small marginal stain to pages 10 & 11 not affecting text, occasional light browning, contemporary calf, slightly rubbed, head of spine worn, a very good copy.

    £950
  8. First edition, 8vo, xiv, [1], 344pp., 5 maps and plans (1 folding), contemporary calf gilt, gilt arms of Rugby School on upper cover, red morocco lettering piece, a fine copy.

    £1,350
  9. First edition, folio (41 x 29.5 cm), pp 9-30, [2] publisher's list, 6 hand-coloured aquatint plates including frontispiece by G. Hunt after Davenport, all captioned, uncut in original brown boards, original lettering label to upper copy, neatly rebacked, light marks to boards, an excellent example.

    £3,500
  10. First edition, 8vo (20 x 13 cm), title-page, dedication page, [2] 520 pp., engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown, discreet numbered label on rear pastedown, decorated endpapers; contemporary purple half calf, mottled boards, gilt lettered and ruled on spine, binder's signature, marbled edges; a fine copy.

    £4,500
 

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