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  1. 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
  2. Octavo. Original reddish-brown cloth, titles to spine gilt, blind panels to the boards, green coated endpapers, binder's ticket of Edmonds & Remnants to the rear pastedown. Frontispiece, folding map of the Somali coast and double-page map of Eastern Africa. Complete with the publisher's 32-page catalogue to rear. Tips and headcaps very lightly bumped and rubbed, a few minor abrasions to front board, small indentation to top edge of rear, customary mild spotting to prelims and advertisements. An excellent copy.

    £3,250
  3. First edition. 8vo., xii, 482pp., 4 page subscription list at beginning, 16 pages ads at end, large folding map at end, original red blind-stamped cloth gilt, spine faded, lacks free endpaper, inner hinges repaired, a very good copy.

    £600
  4. Second edition in French, 8vo, *, **8, A-Zz8, a-e8, f4, g-i8,[xxxii], 413, [xlviii] pp., woodcut printer's device on title and verso of final leaf, woodcut head-pieces, initials and 20 woodcut illustrations, contemporary ink inscription to foot of title, light water-stain mostly at beginning and end, paper flaw hole to L2 with loss of catchword, short tear to lower margin of Tt2, contemporary limp vellum, lacking ties, an excellent example.

    £12,500
  5. First edition, landscape 8vo (28.5 x 19 cm), pictorial lithograph title, 20 original photographs mounted on beige surrounds, printed captions beneath image, tissue guards, all edges gilt, original red cloth decorated in gilt and blind, upper cover and spine utterly faded and lightly soiled, photographs clean and fresh with good tonal range.

    £6,500
  6. Three-page autograph letter, signed, to an unnamed correspondent. Together with a photograph of Baker, framed and glazed.

    £1,750
  7. First U.S. edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, inscribed presentation copy. xv, 529; xv, 472 pp., 2 pages ads at end, 2 frontispieces, 3 folding maps (2 large with tears to folds), 37 plates, numerous text illustrations, modern brown half morocco gilt over old marbled boards.

    £5,000
  8. First edition. 2 vols, 8vo, viii, 447; viii, 588 pp., 2 portrait frontispieces, numerous wood-engraved plates, 2 maps (1 large folding), original green cloth gilt, light wear to extremities, a fine example.

    £1,250
  9. First edition. 5 volumes, 4to., engraved title vignettes, three large folding maps, 55 engraved plates including 53 natural history studies, four leaves of Ethiopian script, small paper flaw to blank margin page 27 volume V, very occasional light foxing, contemporary calf gilt, neat repairs to extremities, a fine, fresh set.

    £6,500
  10. First edition. 4to, vi, 333 pp., 16 lithographed plates, one folding, 2 engraved folding maps, occasional foxing, contemporary calf gilt, green morocco label, a fine copy.

    £2,000
 

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