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  1. First editions, 5 vols including Blaikie's Life, 8vo, uniform half calf gilt by Henry Young of Liverpool, tan and black labels, a fine set. 'Missionary Travels' - folding tinted lithographed frontispiece and 2 plates, engraved portrait, folding table, 2 folding engraved maps at end with routes supplied in red, wood-engraved plates and illustrations, 1857; 'Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi...', folding wood-engraved frontispiece and 12 plates, illustrations, folding engraved map with route in red, 1858; 'The Last Journals...' 2 vols, wood-engraved portrait, 20 plates, mostly wood-engraved, one double-page, folding map with routes in red (second larger map loose in pocket at end of Blaikie's Life, short tear to fold), illustrations, 1874; BLAIKIE (W.G.) 'The Personal Life of David Livingstone', engraved portrait, folding hand-coloured map, with map from Last Journals loose in pocket at end, 1880, together 4 works in 5, first editions, with loosely-inserted advertisement for Lett's Extract Book inscribed in ink at head 'Presented to Dr. Livingstone with the Publisher's best wishes'.

    £5,000
  2. First edition. 8vo. xii, 493 pp., 2 pages of ads at end, 2 maps, 8 plates, illustrations in text, original green blindstamped cloth gilt, gilt roundel to upper cover, upper inner hinge split, a very good copy.

    £400
  3. First edition. 8vo, xxii, 417 pp., 14 plates, 3 folding maps, Stoneyhurst College prize binding, full burgundy morocco gilt extra, all edges gilt, a fine example.

    £1,650
  4. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxiv, 320; viii, 323 pp., 32 pages ads end vol ii., half-title to vol. i., 2 photographic portraits of Thomson and Johnston, 2 coloured folding maps. Original brown cloth, titles to spines gilt, titles and decoration to front covers in black, publisher's device to rear cover in black, green floral endpapers, edges untrimmed, an excellent example.

    £3,000
  5. First edition. 8vo. xii, 493 pp., 22 pages of ads dated 1866 at end, 2 maps, 8 plates, illustrations in text, original green blindstamped cloth gilt, gilt roundel to uppper cover, lightly soiled, neatly recased.

    £400
 

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