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  1. Broadsheet (51.25 x 31.4 cm), printed in blue and tan, horizontal centre fold (short split), short split to head, an excellent example.

    £1,150
  2. First edition. 4to (34 x 27.5 cm), 49 fine original hand-coloured aquatint plates, uncoloured aquatint vignette of a fakir on verso of leaf 38 of text; small marginal waterstain to title and succeeding few pages, plate II with small marginal repair and fraying to one margin, occasional light offsetting from plates to text, generally clean and fresh, contemporary red half morocco gilt over marbled boards, marbled edges, lightly rubbed, edges and corners worn, rebacked preserving spine, tipped-in obituary notice of the author, a very good copy of a scarce book.

    £12,500
  3. First edition thus, 4to, vii, 237, [16](ads)pp., 30 photogravure plates and 1 folding map, modern green half morocco gilt.

    £300
  4. First edition. 3 volumes, 8vo, 256; [4] 257-754; [4], 755-1135, 140pp., contemporary brown cloth gilt.

    £950
  5. First edition. 8vo., [52] pp., 13 lithograph plates, publisher's printed blue paper wrappers, spine defective, some light wear to extremities of upper cover, an excellent example.

    £1,500
  6. 4to, 59pp., illustrated with 28 photographs on 7 leaves (2 per side, verso and recto), card covers sewn with cord, some chipping and loss, internally fine. Modern blue morocco-backed clamshell box.

    £4,500
  7. First edition. Text in Latin. Folio (31.5 x 20 cm), 32pp. (including pictorial engraved title page), + Icones, seu Tabulae Chorographicae with separate title page decorated with printers flowers, 3 leaves of illustrations, the first 2 with text to recto, image to verso, the third with text beneath image (verso blank), and 3 double-page engraved maps, full green morocco gilt by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, a fine copy.

    £25,000
  8. First edition. 8vo., xvi, 308, xxvi pp., 8 pages of ads at beginning dated March 1842, 2 pages ads at end dated August 1841, folding map in pocket at front, original brown blind-stamped cloth, spine darkened, repairs to extremities, a very good copy.

    £2,250
  9. First edition, 4to, [12], 148; [4], 253, [1] pp., contemporary tree calf gilt, red morocco lettering piece, lightly rubbed, short splits to joints but firm, head of spine worn, a very good copy.

    £950
  10. Second edition. Landscape folio (62 x 45.8 mm). 12 hand-coloured aquatint plates by John William Edy after R.H. Colebrook, with watermarks dating 1801 and 1804, descriptive letterpress interleaved with the plates; some neat repairs to margins of plates, with occasional staining or foxing to margins. Bound in later half-black calf over marbled boards, spine with decorative gilt bands, red morocco label with gilt title.

    £12,500
 

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