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  1. First edition. 8vo, [xxxii], 251, [x]pp., 5 folding plates, folding plan, modern calf antique, new endpapers, text lightly toned, a very good copy.

    £1,250
  2. Second edition, 4to, xcii, 543 pp., etched portrait frontispiece, 3 maps (2 folding), bound without half-title, a little spotting to plates, contemporary half calf gilt, marbled edges and sides, green morocco lettering pieces, a very handsome copy.

    £950
  3. First edition in English. 2 volumes, 4to, complete with half-titles, xlii, 339; ix, 373 pp., 2 pages ads at end, engraved portrait frontispiece, 4 folding maps, 86 plates and plans by Michallon after Badia (a number folding or double-page), a little light foxing, occasional neat repairs to large folding maps, modern half calf gilt, a very good set.

    £5,000
  4. First edition. 4to, xvi, 287 [i] pp., two engraved folding maps, 11 aquatint plates (2 in colour), several folding, glossary at end, scattered light foxing, offsetting from plates, contemporary tree calf, sometime rebacked, red morocco lettering piece, a very good copy.

    £1,250
  5. 2 volumes, 8vo, I viii, 432; viii, 408 pp., 7 lithographs on india paper after drawings by the author (light spotting), original green paper over drab boards, paper labels, short splits to joints repaired, an excellent set.

    £950
  6. First edition. 8vo, xix, 264 pp., engraved frontispiece (lightly foxed), original brown blind-stamped cloth gilt, a fine, fresh copy.

    £275
  7. First edition. 28 x 19 cm., xii, 183 pp., 24 pages ads at end, 2 portraits, 4 tinted lithographs, one monochrome illustration of an obelisk, original green cloth gilt, upper cover decorated in gilt and blind to a Moorish design, all edges gilt, bevelled edges, corners bumped else a fine clean copy.

    £1,100
  8. First edition, folio (35.5 x 23 cm. approx.), xv, [i], 442, [ii], 60, [viii], [ii], xvi, 112pp., title-page printed in red and black with engraved vignette, 11 engraved maps and plans (incl. 6 folding, 2 double-page), 1 prospect, 20 engraved plates on 17 leaves (3 leaves have plates on rectos and versos), one folding table and one page of engraved music, other illustrations in text; contemporary calf gilt mottled in red and black, spine gilt with golden fleece motif, title with two small holes in vignette, rebacked retaining original spine, an excellent example.

    £2,000
  9. First edition. 8vo, xii, 441pp., frontispiece, large folding map, folding route plan, 6 wood-engraved plates, contemporary half calf gilt, red morocco lettering piece, marbled boards, a fine fresh copy.

    £650
  10. 2 pages (30.6 x 21.5 cm) on a bifolium, Algiers, 1 June 1763, to an unknown recipient, docketed on verso of integral blank 'Algiers 1 June 1763 Consul Bruce'; a bit faded, some short fold separations.

    £4,000
 

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