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  1. First collected edition, 2 volumes, folio, half-title in volume 1, 21 engraved plates including frontispieces, bookplates; contemporary mottled calf gilt, red morocco lettering piece, Marquis of Stafford gilt arms to covers, joints cracked but firm, corners worn, a very good set.

    £5,000
  2. First edition in English. Folio (32.5 x 20.5 cm), [2], 2, [18], 184, 195-264, [2], 214, [8], 119, [3] pp., 24 engraved plates (2 folding, 1 with short split to fold), contemporary sprinkled calf, neatly rebacked preserving old red morocco lettering piece, lower outer corner upper board repaired, a very good copy.

    £4,500
  3. First edition. 4to, viii, 266, [10] pp., 16 engraved folding plates (complete), modern tan morocco-backed marbled boards, new endpapers, light offsetting from plates to text, a very good clean copy.

    £1,100
  4. First edition in English. 12mo, xii, 175, [1], 84, 67, [17] pp., complete with initial imprimatur leaf, title page in red and black, frontispiece portrait of Imre Thököly signed: P. Bouche scul:, modern half calf gilt, couple of pages lightly toned, a very good copy.

    £1,250
  5. First edition. 4to, [6], lxxviii, [2], 208 pp., special dedication copy with additional dedication leaf printed in gold on green paper in Ottoman Turkish, occasional light spotting, 5 lithograph plates pasted in at rear, modern half calf gilt, red morocco lettering piece, a very good copy.

    £2,500
  6. First edition, 2 vols, 8vo, xii, 8, 168; 169-416 pp., 6 folding engraved maps, contemporary tree calf gilt, a fine copy.

    £2,500
  7. First English edition, 2 vols, 4to, xlii, 402; [iv], 398, [xviiii] pp., folding engraved map by Senex (not present in the French edition) and 152 engraved plates & maps, 6 folding, folding map and one or two folding plates neatly laid down on linen, vol.1 with title creased and map of Thermia stained in lower margin, vol.2 lightly water-stained towards end, later half tan morocco, by Zaehnsdorf, spines ruled in gilt with raised bands and green morocco labels, t.e.g., light wear, a very good set.

    £3,500
  8. First edition, 8vo (20 x 13 cm), title-page, dedication page, [2] 520 pp., engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown, discreet numbered label on rear pastedown, decorated endpapers; contemporary purple half calf, mottled boards, gilt lettered and ruled on spine, binder's signature, marbled edges; a fine copy.

    £4,500
  9. First edition, 4to, engraved title, folding plan of Jerusalem (old repair to verso with small area of loss), and 5 double-page charts and plans, 5 illustrations in the text, all but one full-page, small worm track to upper blank margin pp 465-470, tear to p283/4 going into text, contemporary vellum, a very good copy.

    £5,000
  10. First edition, 2 vols; 4to, [xviii], 544; [iv], 526, [xl] (index) pp., 152 engraved plates and maps (some folding), tiny marginal burn hole to plate opposite p.379 in vol. II, occasional light browning and spotting, Contemporary calf, gilt spine, red morocco gilt lettering-pieces, gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers, red edges, extremities faintly rubbed, a fine set.

    £3,500
 

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