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  1. First volume only [all published]; 8vo; 6 folding maps and plans at rear, plan of Calcutta is a little frayed along fore-edge, some minor toning; twentieth century half maroon morocco over red cloth boards by Henderson and Bassett, gilt lettering to spine, top edge gilt, others uncut, marbled endpapers, overall a very good copy.

    £675
  2. 4to., [8], 342 pp., title page with engraved vignette, contemporary calf, unlettered, wear to joints but sound, scuffs to upper cover, a very good copy.

    £4,500
  3. First edition. 8vo., xx, 299pp., colour photographic frontispiece and 55 other photographic plates including 7 in colour, 3 maps and several other illustrations in the text, INSCRIBED by eight members of the team in ink on the title-page, loose ticket inserted, bookplate on front free endpaper; publisher's blue cloth, spine faded, publisher's dust-wrapper, small one cm tear at top of spine; a good copy.

    £4,500
  4. First edition. 8vo, 223 pp., frontispiece, map, 15 plates, light wear, original green cloth gilt, a very good copy.

    £750
  5. First edition. 8vo, viii, 174 pp., 10 pages of ads at end, photographic frontispiece, fine original green decorative cloth gilt, bevelled boards, edges red, short splits to rear inner hinge but firm, an excellent copy.

    £900
  6. First edition. 8vo, xxiv, 372 pp., original light blue wrappers, AS NEW.

    £25
  7. Single leaf, watercolour on fibrous paper, depicting a scene from the Jain vision of hell, circa 115 x 265 mm; image framed within contemporary red painted border, reverse blank, some light finger soiling and rubbing, overall bright and attractive example; floated in modern card mount.

    £500
  8. three leaves, watercolours on fibrous paper, each depicting a scene from the Jain vision of hell, each circa 110 x 265 mm; each image framed within red painted border, lower edges lacking, reverses blank, some light finger soiling and rubbing, overall bright and attractive examples; three together floated in a window mount.

    £1,750
  9. Second edition in English, with additions. 3 vols, 12mo, engraved portrait frontispiece, some very faint spotting to preliminaries otherwise very clean copy; contemporary tan calf, spines gilt in compartments with green and morocco labels, neatly rebacked preserving spines, covers a little stained and rubbed at extremities.

    £2,250
  10. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, pp. xl, 323; [iv], 9, 289, text to second volume in Farsi, first volume with blind stamp of Wigan Public Library, internally very clean and crisp; modern half calf, gilt spines and marbled edges. an attractive set.

    £2,000
 

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