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  1. 8vo, ix, 309 pp., engraved folding map by Samuel Neele (very light waterstain), contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, vellum tips, red morocco lettering piece, light wear, an excellent copy.

    £2,750
  2. 2 volumes in 1, 8vo, xii, 432; viii, 436pp., 2 engraved frontispieces, large folding map (small neat repair to verso), original blue blind-stamped cloth gilt, pictorial vignette to upper cover, all edges gilt, lightly rubbed, a very good copy.

    £850
  3. First edition, 4to (30 x 22.7cm.), engraved portrait frontispiece, 6 folding maps and charts, 13 plates. Contemporary tree calf, spine gilt with red morocco label, plates somewhat offset onto text, S2 with short marginal repaired tear, a very handsome example.

    £4,750
  4. 'Tacoma Edition'; 2 vols, large 8vo (225 x 155 mm.); decorative titles and borders by Margaret Armstrong, frontispieces, 28 plates with captioned tissue guards, mild toning to endpapers; publisher's signed white cloth with elaborate Amerindian motifs in burnt umber and gold within pointillé and single-rule borders and rules, t.e.g., an exceptional set.

    £475
  5. First edition. 8vo, x, 447 pp., 19th-century half calf gilt by Winstanley of Manchester, marbled sides and edges, an attractive example.

    £750
  6. First edition. 8vo, viii, 194, c, pp., folding frontispiece map. Original drab boards with spine label, uncut (rubbed, label slightly chipped), a fine copy.

    £650
  7. Three volumes 4to (30.8 x 23cm.), engraved frontispiece, folding engraved map of the Americas (slightly torn), vol. I: 29 engraved plates and maps (6 folding, lacking plate Baja di Campeggio but with a duplicate of the isthmus of Panama), vol. II: 23 engraved plates and maps (11 folding), vol. III: 24 engraved plates and maps (8 folding), contemporary calf-backed patterned paper boards; a bit rubbed.

    £5,000
  8. First English edition. 2 vols in one, 4to. 2 hand-coloured etched plates by Atkinson as frontispieces, some light spotting to title-pages, map, & 2 final leaves of text. Contemporary speckled calf, spine gilt, expertly rebacked with old spine laid down, a handsome copy. xxxvi, 314; [ix], [i](blank), 404pp.

    £13,500
 

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