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  1. Second edition; 4to, (21.5 x 16.5 cm); frontispiece, 6 woodcut plates (4 folding), 17 woodcuts in text, 2 folding engraved maps, scattered light foxing, some toning to leaves; contemporary blindstamped vellum-backed boards, spine lettered in manuscript, boards marked and rubbed, faded blue edges, corners slightly rubbed, metal clasps removed, overall a very good copy.

    £6,500
  2. First edition in French, small quarto [xxiv], 191, [i], 235, [i], 230, [i] pp., engraved title vignette, 50 plates in the letterpress, 2 full-page, later (nineteenth/twentieth century) calf gilt, an excellent example.

    £6,500
  3. Second edition, 4to, engraved folding map and 16 double-page plates and plans (plate 1 a little frayed and browned), light marginal waterstain at beginning and occasionally elsewhere, contemporary calf, rebacked preserving spine, arms to upper cover, a very good copy.

    £2,750
  4. First edition, 4to, engraved title, folding plan of Jerusalem (old repair to verso with small area of loss), and 5 double-page charts and plans, 5 illustrations in the text, all but one full-page, small worm track to upper blank margin pp 465-470, tear to p283/4 going into text, contemporary vellum, a very good copy.

    £5,000
  5. 6 volumes bound in 3; 4to (29.5 x 21 cm); 250 lithographed plates including pictorial titles, tissues, all plates captioned, foxing to titles and some spotting throughout; text block detached from spine in vol.II, a.e.g.; contemporary publisher's blue cloth, richly gilt borders and arms of the city of Jerusalem to centre of boards, spines gilt in compartments, a little faded and worn, a good set.

    £6,500
  6. Ten parts, landscape elephant folio (39.4 x 51.7 cm), text in German and French, 60 hand-coloured lithographed plates, hand-coloured lithographed pictorial title and dedication page; hand-coloured pictorial wrappers, occasional light spotting.

    £20,000
  7. First edition, 8vo, 6 lithographed plates (incl. folding frontispiece & 4 double-page), 2 wood-engravings in text, original grey cloth gilt, decorated in blind with gilt roundel to upper cover, light foxing to plates, generally clean and fresh, binding fine. xxiii, [5], 480 pp.

    £950
  8. First edition, folio (315 x 213 mm). [12] pp., including title page with woodcut device, 635, [33], double-page woodcut map, 42 woodcut illustrations in text. Contemporary blind-stamped calf, morocco lettering piece and gilt compartments to spine. Old ownership signatures to title page. Text in German.

    £8,000
  9. First French edition; folio (335 x 250 mm); introduction and notes by Jean Leymarie; two original lithographs prepared for this work by Chagall and numerous chromolithographs; inscribed by Marc Chagall and Charles Sorlier to Robert Iweins; grey cloth boards and dust jacket in excellent condition.

    £1,500
 

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