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  1. Second edition. 4to., [4], xviii, [3], xx-cxl, [2], 428 pp., 5 maps (4 folding, 1 with tear to fold), light foxing to title and first few pages, offsetting from maps to text, contemporary tree calf gilt, brown morocco label, light wear to head of spine, short split to upper joint but firm, a handsome copy.

    £1,250
  2. Third edition. Folio (46 x 30 cm), [12], 49[i.e.52], 293, [1]; 103, [1] pp., engraved frontispiece, title printed in red and black, 5 engraved maps, 259 engraved plates on 130 sheets, printed verso and recto, contemporary panelled calf, rebacked preserving old label, edges and corners repaired, a handsome copy.

    £2,500
  3. 8vo [12], 91, 96-173, [3] pp., additional engraved title, 15 engraved plates and maps, (2 folding), some cut close, by Van der Gucht after drawings by Froger; lightly browned, scattered spotting. Contemporary calf, worn, rebacked, a very good copy of a scarce title.

    £3,500
  4. 16mo (105 x 68 mm.); double-page frontispiece and title engraved by Lobeck after Eichler, 33 hand-coloured double-page engraved maps, double-page engraved index, later ownership markings on preliminary blank leaf, blue marbled endpapers; contemporary calf, gilt borders to covers, gilt rules to spine, some rubbing, gilt edges.

    £1,500
  5. First edition, number 9 of 100 specially bound copies, from an overall limitation of 750; folio (310 x 190 mm.); printed in dark green throughout, wood-engraved frontispiece, title vignette, 6 chapter headings and device, all by John Buckland-Wright, one full-page map of the east coast of Australia; full green morocco, gilt, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, top edge gilt, others uncut, spine very slightly lightened, but otherwise an excellent copy; housed in original cloth slip-case, lightly marked.

    £1,650
  6. Third Dutch edition, large paper copy, 2 volumes in 2 parts in 4 volumes, folio (59 x 37 cm); Dutch text; 4 letterpress titles printed in red and black, 4 engraved titles in 3rd state, 4 engraved portraits (one of which double-page), engraved plate of coat-of-arms, double-page genealogical table, 136 engraved maps, plans, bird's-eye views, or plates, together with the additional single-page plate of the monument to Charles Emmanuel II on the Voie Sarde, engraved head- and tailpieces and initials (occasional very light and insignificant browning, a few plates with some scattered light spotting confined to extreme margins). Contemporary Dutch panelled mottled calf, richly gilt, spine with raised bands forming 9 compartments, morocco labels in second and third, gilt edges.

    £30,000
  7. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, lxxxiv, 357; vi (but iv, mispaginated, complete); 509 pp., 2 large folding maps, large folding plate of inscriptions, contemporary half calf, marbled boards, rebacked preserving spines, rubbed, internally clean and fresh.

    £1,250
  8. 8vo (98 x 69 cm), lithograph with hand-colouring ,dissected into 25 sections and mounted on linen, minor offsetting and browning, folding into red straight-grain morocco gilt by 'Wickwar Binder London', upper cover decorated with Royal coat of arms and lettered 'Plan of Lucknow, fine.

    £3,500
  9. Third edition, 4 volumes: (3 vols 8vo text & folio atlas of engraved plates), 37 numbered plates on 29 sheets of which 16 double-page or large folding,text contemporary tree calf gilt, red and green labels, atlas contemporary calf-backed boards, calf tips, a very good set.

    £3,750
  10. folio, (48 x 13 cm), Theatrum: 70 double-page engraved maps; rebound later Dutch gilt vellum, the covers with thin panels at the edges, the central panel with gilt-tooled arabesques in the corners and the central figure of Atlas carrying an armillary; the spine and covers remboitaged from different bindings;

    £50,000
 

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