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  1. 4to (35 x 26 cm); 309pp, profusely illustrated throughout with colour and monochrome illustrations, many full page; bound in red cloth gilt, cream dust-wrapper lettered in red and black. NEW.

    £265
  2. 4to (35 x 26 cm); 298pp, profusely illustrated throughout with colour and monochrome illustrations, many full page; bound in red cloth gilt, cream dust-wrapper lettered in red and black. NEW.

    £265
  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; 4to, [xviii], 544; [iv], 526, [xl] (index) pp., 152 engraved plates and maps (some folding), tiny marginal burn hole to plate opposite p.379 in vol. II, occasional light browning and spotting, Contemporary calf, gilt spine, red morocco gilt lettering-pieces, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, red edges, extremities faintly rubbed, a fine set.

    £3,500
  5. First edition. 4to (27.5 x 22 cm)., xvi, 596 pp., folding engraved frontispiece, folding firman, 2 maps (1 large folding), 20 plates (including 16 hand-coloured aquatints), contemporary half calf, marbled boards,neatly rebacked, a large, well-margined copy.

    £3,500
  6. First edition, 2 volumes, 4to, [xviii], 544; [iv], 526, [xl] (index) pp., 152 engraved plates and maps (some folding), printed on fine paper, occasional light foxing, contemporary calf gilt, royal arms to covers, neat restoration to extremities, corners worn, a very good set.

    £3,500
  7. First edition, 8vo, viii, 215 pp., 19th-century half calf over marbled boards, spine with raised bands, red morocco label lettered in gilt; rebacked to style retaining label, corners a bit rubbed.

    £2,850
  8. First (only) edition, folio (31.4 x 20 cm.), title printed in red and black, additional engraved title, 3 folding maps, 8 double-page plates and maps, 6 single-page plates, illustrations in the text, contemporary calf, gilt stamp on upper cover 'Military Depot' with Royal Arms of the United Kingdom, Zante plate bound upside down, rebacked retaining original spine, a very good copy.

    £4,000
  9. First edition, folio (47 x 37.7 cm), title-page and 12 magnificent hand-coloured aquatint plates by R. Havell after Cartwright, plate of Ali Pacha mounted within ruled border, contemporary dark blue polished half calf gilt over cloth boards, lettered in gilt to upper cover, occasional light marginal soiling and spotting, rubbed.

    £35,000
  10. First English edition, folio (335 x 222 mm), engraved allegorical title after R. du Val, engraved portrait of the author after Sir Godfrey Kneller, folding engraved general map and 213 engravings on 98 plates (many folding or double-page) showing costumes, views, including panoramas, antiquities, numerous engraved illustrations in text, contemporary calf, rebacked, some edge-wear, corners worn, lightly rubbed, plate 4, Smyrna, with small area of loss to blank margin, plate 21, Magnesia, with small area of loss to blank fore-margin and slightly to image, usual creasing to large panoramas, generally a clean, attractive example.

    £7,500
 

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