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  1. 4to (35 x 26 cm); 309pp, profusely illustrated throughout with colour and monochrome illustrations, many full page; bound in red cloth gilt, cream dust-wrapper lettered in red and black. NEW.

    £265
  2. 4to (35 x 26 cm); 298pp, profusely illustrated throughout with colour and monochrome illustrations, many full page; bound in red cloth gilt, cream dust-wrapper lettered in red and black. NEW.

    £265
  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. 8vo, 2 items bound in one, xii, 85; [iv], 48 (i.e., 46, last leaf misnumbered) pp., second work inscribed at head of half-title, contemporary morocco-backed blue cloth, a very good copy.

    £2,000
  5. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, xiv, [2], 360; xiv, [2], 275 pp., 41 plates and maps, some folding, original blind-stamped green cloth gilt, a fine set.

    £1,250
  6. First edition, 8vo (20 x 13 cm), title-page, dedication page, [2] 520 pp., engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown, discreet numbered label on rear pastedown, decorated endpapers; contemporary purple half calf, mottled boards, gilt lettered and ruled on spine, binder's signature, marbled edges; a fine copy.

    £4,500
  7. 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
  8. First edition, 2 parts in 1 volume, 8vo, [2], 171, [1]; [4], 235, [1] pp., 22 engraved plates and plans (some folding), contemporary tree calf gilt, lightly rubbed, spine head and corners worn, a very good copy.

    £850
  9. Second edition. 2 parts in 1 volume, small 8vo (14.5 x 10.5 cm)., 1st part: engraved title, [iv] pp., engraved coat-of-arms, 106 engraved plates including 2 folding panoramas (1 with small hole with loss to image), 1 with overslip; 2nd part: engraved title, [iv] pp., engraved coat-of-arms, 79 engraved plates including 1 folding panorama, 2 with overslips, plate 26 signed'H. R.', plates 63 & 64 'execudit de Franco', occasional light waterstain, occasional light soiling, generally in excellent condition, contemporary vellum, lightly shaken.

    £6,750
  10. First edition, folio (35.5 x 23 cm. approx.), xv, [i], 442, [ii], 60, [viii], [ii], xvi, 112pp., title-page printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 11 engraved maps and plans (incl. 6 folding, 2 double-page), 1 prospect, 20 engraved plates on 17 leaves (3 leaves have plates on rectos and versos), one folding table and one page of engraved music, other illustrations in text; contemporary calf gilt mottled in red and black, spine gilt with golden fleece motif, title with two small holes in vignette, rebacked retaining original spine, an excellent example.

    £2,000
 

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