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  1. First edition, second issue. 8vo, xxxviii, 648 pp., 4 coloured plates, 7 illustrations in text, 2 maps, occasional light spotting, original brick red cloth gilt, neat repairs to extremities and inner hinges, a very good copy.

    £2,350
  2. First edition, 3 vols, 8vo (24 x 17cm), xvi, 231; xxxiv, 269; xvi, 247pp., profusely illustrated with photographic plates, original pictorial cloth gilt, a very good set.

    £4,000
  3. First English Edition, 8vo, viii, 77 pp., original green cloth gilt, double gilt fillet borders to upper cover, extremities lightly worn, an excellent example.

    £750
  4. First edition. 2 vols, 8vo, viii, 447; viii, 588 pp., 2 portrait frontispieces, numerous wood-engraved plates, 2 maps (1 large folding), contemporary crimsion morocco gilt extra, cream silk doublures, all edges gilt, a fine set.

    £2,500
  5. First edition. 3 volumes, folio (66 x 52 cm), [viii]; [viii]; [viii] pp., with 200 lithographed plates, 130 in colour, 48 tinted (all mounted on tabs) some light scattered foxing throughout, text volume with 34 plates and 73 text illustrations; bound in contemporary brown morocco backed marbled boards, spine gilt lettered with raised bands; overall a very attractive example.

    £25,000
  6. First edition. 5 volumes, 4to., uncut, engraved title vignettes, three large folding maps, 55 engraved plates including 53 natural history studies, four leaves of Ethiopian script, modern half tan morocco gilt, marbled boards, some old water staining, occasionally heavy, a good set.

    £4,750
  7. Second edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xiv, 300; x, 316 pp., 2 frontispieces (lightly foxed), 2 title-page vignettes, 1 map, original purple blind-stamped cloth gilt, spines faded, neat repairs to extremities, a very good set.

    £850
  8. First edition, 8vo, xxxi, [1], 658 pp., 32 pages ads at end (one dated April june 1863), engraved frontispiece portrait of Speke (lightly foxed), engraved portrait of Grant, 24 engraved plates, 2 maps (1 folding), illustrations in text, original brown cloth gilt, gilt pictorial vignette to upper cover, light wear, an excellent copy.

    £2,400
  9. First edition. 8vo., xi, 315pp., frontispiece, 46 photographic illustrations, 2 folding maps, original blue cloth lettered in gilt, upper cover decorated and lettered in black, small stain to upper cover else an excellent example.

    £1,100
  10. First edition, large folio (63 x 45 cm), in the original parts, 1-21, complete in 13 fascicles as issued, 3 vignette-titles and 121 lithographs by Louis Haghe after Roberts, in the scarcest form, with original hand-colour, cut to the edge of the image and mounted on card in imitation of water-colours, as issued, engraved map (foxed), bookplate and stamp; loose in the original tan leather backed gilt pictorial cloth boards (occasional minor defects to spines), occasional dusty margins, plates clean and fresh; all housed in modern brown boxes, gilt lettered to spines; a fine set

    £150,000
 

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