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  1. First edition. 8vo ( 23 x 15 cm); 224pp, black and white illustrations after photographs by the author, decorated endpapers, foxing to the fore-edge; publisher's green cloth, original pictorial dust wrapper, slightly worn at edges and some brown marks inside; a very good copy.

    £185
  2. First edition. 8vo (23.5 x 16 cm), xv, 299pp., inscribed by author in ink on front free endpaper 'To Diana with love from Eric', 50 illustrations on 36 plates, 3 maps, including folding map at rear, small tear not affecting the image at join, bookplate, slight foxing to the fore-edge; publisher's black cloth lettered in red, some wear to the corners; a very good copy.

    £3,500
  3. First edition, 2 vols, 8vo, viii, 306; vi, 300 pp., 2 wood-engraved frontispieces, titles with pictorial vignettes, original pebble-grained purple cloth gilt, neat repairs to extremities, a very good set.

    £1,500
  4. First edition, folio (56.5 x 38.5 cm), 13 tinted lithographed views finished by hand by Day & Son after sketches by Darell, one plate with short marginal tear repaired not affecting image, some margins trimmed, no title page (not issued ý), modern red half morocco gilt, a very good copy.

    £7,500
  5. First edition, 8vo, viii, 488 pp., coloured frontispiece map, 12 plates, original dark grey decorated cloth with bevelled edges, ruled and lettered in silver and gold, a fine copy.

    £950
  6. First edition. 8vo, xii, [ii], 328, [1], [2](ads)pp., colour lithograph frontispiece, 2 engraved portraits, folding chart, 3 plans, 2 lithograph plates, 2 folding tables, original red cloth gilt rebacked preserving spine.

    £500
  7. First edition, 4to, xii, 364, [xii] pp., 2 large folding maps, contemporary red and green morocco labels, light fade to upper cover, an excellent copy.

    £750
  8. First edition, 13th printing, February 23 (first issue was January 2nd the same year, prior to publication); 2 vols, 8vo (220 x 150 mm); various plates, maps and plans, the odd, very random spot, else
    fine; mid-twentieth century full tree calf, gilt panelled, tooled spine panels corresponding lettering-pieces, marbled endpapers and matching edges, a superbly bound set.

    £650
  9. First edition. 8vo, xxiii, [3], 408 pp, frontispiece, title-page vignette, folding map, 3 plates, 5 illustrations in text, ex libris to pastedown and corresponding ink ownership inscription to endpaper; original green cloth gilt, spine slightly bumped, in a modern green moire slipcase with green morocco corners and entry, gilt ruled, an excellent copy.

    £2,000
  10. 8vo (98 x 69 cm), lithograph with hand-colouring ,dissected into 25 sections and mounted on linen, minor offsetting and browning, folding into red straight-grain morocco gilt by 'Wickwar Binder London', upper cover decorated with Royal coat of arms and lettered 'Plan of Lucknow, fine.

    £3,500
 

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