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  1. Large framed colour printed map of the London Underground, designed by Paul Garbitt and dated March 1969; somewhat creased from storage but clean and bright; map size 102 x 126 cm, framed size 110 x 135 cm.

    £2,500
  2. 7 volumes bound in 6, 4to, additional engraved pictorial title, 40 Tallis maps, 7 portrait frontispieces, 24 engraved portraits, 7 engraved views, contemporary polished calf gilt extra, a choice set, clean and fresh.

    £3,750
  3. First edition. Folio. Erratic pagination as issued, but complete. Engraved frontispiece (soft crease, old tear repaired), title within double-ruled border with large woodcut crown above the imprint, text within ruled border with marginal column for side-notes, engraved plate of armorials by John Goddard, folding map of Palestine, 26 double-folding maps and plates, most signed by Thomas Cross, John Goddard, William Marshall, and Robert Vaughan. ýeighteenth century polished calf, covers bordered in blind, rebacked, tan morocco lettering piece, new endpapers, all edges gilt, large general map with tear repaired and some reinforcement to verso, page 235/36 with blank outer corner repaired, page 241 and 245 with small marginal repairs marginal restoration to plate at page 262, small marginal repairs to plate at page 288, wormtrack to margin of plate page 442 repaired,plate at page 18 part II laid down, plate page 72 part II with restoration to upper margin, tear to page 77 part II repaired with no loss of text but loss to page number, a very good copy.

    £4,500
  4. First English edition. Folio (54 x 37 cm. approx.), 12 large folding, and or double-page maps in original hand colour, a few with slighty dusty edges, modern red cloth-backed boards, morocco lettering piece, a very good copy.

    £850
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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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