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  1. First edition. Folio. Erratic pagination as issued, but complete. Engraved frontispiece (soft crease, old tear repaired), title within double-ruled border with large woodcut crown above the imprint, text within ruled border with marginal column for side-notes, engraved plate of armorials by John Goddard, folding map of Palestine, 26 double-folding maps and plates, most signed by Thomas Cross, John Goddard, William Marshall, and Robert Vaughan. ýeighteenth century polished calf, covers bordered in blind, rebacked, tan morocco lettering piece, new endpapers, all edges gilt, large general map with tear repaired and some reinforcement to verso, page 235/36 with blank outer corner repaired, page 241 and 245 with small marginal repairs marginal restoration to plate at page 262, small marginal repairs to plate at page 288, wormtrack to margin of plate page 442 repaired,plate at page 18 part II laid down, plate page 72 part II with restoration to upper margin, tear to page 77 part II repaired with no loss of text but loss to page number, a very good copy.

    £4,500
  2. First edition, 2 vols; folio (38.5 x 28 cm); text translated by Thomas George Bonney, 63 lithographs, 7 folding (including a panorama of the city), some tinted, occasional minor spotting to some plates, original blue half morocco gilt, top edge gilt, light spotting to covers, a very good set.

    £1,950
  3. 6 volumes bound in 4, large folio, 6 lithographed pictorial titles, 121 tinted lithographed plates, 120 half-page tinted lithographs by Louis Haghe after Roberts, lithographed portrait of the author by C. Baugniet on India paper, 2 engraved maps, contemporary green half morocco gilt, marbled sides, some foxing to plates, a very handsome set.

    £50,000
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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 light 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
 

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