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  1. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, 832 pp. (continuous pagination), numerous photographic illustrations, original red cloth gilt, light wear, spines faded, a very good copy.

    £1,250
  2. First edition, 8vo, vii, 136 pp., original blind-stamped brown cloth gilt, uncut, a fine copy.

    £1,250
  3. First edition, printed in Arabic type-set in red and black, complete, small 8vo (165 by 110 mm); Arabic text within ruled borders, key words and phrases printed in red, printed catch-words and wood-block printed devices, ownership and bibliographical inscriptions to front free endpapers (in Arabic and Italian, probably nineteenth-century), clean condition internally; contemporary blind embossed morocco, stamped in gilt with coptic-style central and corner medallions of a floral motif, upper cover a little darkened and soiled, otherwise a good copy.

    £8,500
  4. First English edition, folio (335 x 222 mm), engraved allegorical title after R. du Val, engraved portrait of the author after Sir Godfrey Kneller, folding engraved general map and 213 engravings on 98 plates (many folding or double-page) showing costumes, views, including panoramas, antiquities, numerous engraved illustrations in text, contemporary calf, rebacked, some edge-wear, corners worn, lightly rubbed, plate 4, Smyrna, with small area of loss to blank margin, plate 21, Magnesia, with small area of loss to blank fore-margin and slightly to image, usual creasing to large panoramas, generally a clean, attractive example.

    £7,500
  5. First edition, 8vo, 90pp., folding map, original linen boards, lettered in black to upper cover, floral endpapers, edges red, pencil annotations to map, apposite annotation to first page, an excellent copy.

    £850
 

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