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  1. First edition. 8vo, viii, 199 pp., original (ý) brown pebble-grain cloth, a very good copy.

    £2,250
  2. 4 volumes bound in 2, 4to., engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom. Contemporary green full morocco gilt, borders and decorative rolls gilt to covers, letters gilt to centre of upper cover, rebacked to style, spine in six compartments, brown morocco labels gilt with letters to second and fourth, raised bands, all edges gilt, occasional spotting, a very attractive set.

    £2,500
  3. Four volumes bound in two, 4to, engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom. Contemporary red half-morocco gilt, spine in five compartments, letters to second and fourth, raised bands. An excellent copy.

    £2,500
  4. 4 volumes bound in 2, 4to., engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom. Contemporary aubergine full morocco gilt, borders and geometric designs gilt to covers, spine in five compartments, letters to second and fourth, others richly gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt. light spotting and damp staining, an attractively bound set.

    £2,500
  5. First edition, 4to, 1211 pp., four maps, 17 colour plates, numerous photographic illustrations, original tan morocco gilt, all edges gilt, joints repaired, lightly rubbed, a very good example.

    £3,000
  6. Second edition, 4to (29.5 x 24.5 cm), xxviii, 378 pp., portrait frontispiece, folding map, 15 plates (11 of which are folding), some offsetting from plates to text, occasional light foxing, contemporary calf gilt, red morocco lettering piece, raised bands, a very handsome example.

    £1,250
  7. Two text volumes 4to and an atlas folio (56.8 x 41cm). Text with 2 engraved portrait frontispieces of Emperor Tchien Lung and the Earl of Macartney and 26 illustrations of which one full-page; atlas with 44 plates, including one folding, most after W. Alexander, and 7 double-page folding maps; occasional browning and spotting, heavier on 2 plates. Text volumes in contemporary calf, atlas volume in half calf over marbled boards; rebacked in lighter calf to style, a bit rubbed.

    £15,000
 

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