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  1. Folio. 132 pp., original buff wrappers with royal coat of arms to upper cover and photographic illustration to rear, lightly spotted, photographic illustrations throughout, captions in Arabic and English, covers slightly separating from staples and holding, wear to spine extremities, a very good copy.

    £1,500
  2. First edition. 12mo, 193 pp., lithographed map, original green cloth gilt, light wear, a very good copy.

    £1,350
  3. First edition. 8vo (22 x 17 cm), pp. [iv], 42, with a frontispiece and 18 half-tone plates (65 images); original brown card boards, image of dhow on the upper cover, title and author lettered in gilt on upper cover; all extremities worn, spine repaired with brown cloth, a very good copy.

    £2,000
  4. 3 volumes, first edition of second work, first work sixth thousand. First work: 2 vols, lithographed frontispiece in each volume, 20 plates, 4 folding plans, a folding map and numerous illustrations in the text; Second work: 14 engraved plates and plans, many folding, 2 folding maps, text illustrations throughout, occasional light foxing, uniformly bound in contemporary polished maroon half calf gilt, marbled sides and edges, lightly rubbed,gilt lettered direct, a very good set.

    £950
  5. First edition, first impression, first issue binding; presentation copy inscribed by the author. 8vo; 2pp. advertisements, photographic frontispiece and 15 full-page illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Boards lightly marked, spine just a touch faded and slightly rolled. Very good indeed.

    £3,750
  6. First edition, landscape 4to (32 x 25 cm), 73 sepia photogravure images on 50 plates; internally clean and crisp; original imitation crocodile boards with bright, gilded lettering, an attractive example.

    £750
  7. Second edition. Small Folio, (25.7 x 34.4 cm); unpaginated, with more 200 photographic illustrations, captioned in English and Arabic; publisher's brown cloth gilt, neatly rebacked, a little discolouration to covers, a very good copy.

    £1,800
  8. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, xvi, 447; viii, 492 pp., 32 pages ads end vol. i, folding map, original blue cloth lettered in red, lightly rubbed, spines slightly soiled, foxing to end leaves, an excellent set.

    £1,150
  9. First edition, 8vo, 2 volumes, viii, 382; ix, 477pp., engraved frontispiece to each volume, later green pebble-grained cloth, morocco labels, tiny chip head of spine vol i, old illegible signature to verso of frontispiece with slight show through to recto else a clean fresh copy in excellent condition.

    £1,500
  10. First edition, folio, 2 parts in 1 vol., engraved additional pictorial title, title in red and black and with woodcut ornament, 13 double-page or folding engraved plates, 3 double-page maps and 22 half-page illustrations, short worm trace diminishing in size within text on ff. of Pp1-Ss4, affecting the odd letter, occasional spotting, a few small stains, contemporary blind-stamped vellum, lightly soiled and marked. A very good copy.

    £3,750
 

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