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  1. Second French edition of the first work, first French edition of the second, together 3 volumes, 4to. I. Folding chart, large engraved folding map of the Yemen, 24 engraved plates, 5 folding; II. 2 engraved titles, 124 engraved plates (many folding), folding map of Yemen, old stamps to titles, modern calf-backed boards, uncut and partly unopened, complete with half-titles, internally clean and fresh, a very good set.

    £4,500
  2. First edition. 2 vols, 8vo, vii, 461; viii, 458 pp., 175 (mostly photographic) illustrations, diagrams, plans and maps (including 2 folding maps), original pictorial red cloth gilt, lightly rubbed, an excellent set.

    £650
  3. First edition. 8vo, xiv, 279 pp., 4 coloured reproductions from Persian paintings, photographic plates, illustrations in text, original pictorial blue cloth gilt, dust-wrapper, a fine copy.

    £385
  4. First edition. 8vo., xvi, 393 pp., 22 pages of ads dated February 1875 at end, light spotting to title, folding coloured map, original green blind-stamped cloth gilt, neat repairs to extremities, a very good copy.

    £1,250
  5. Second edition, revised. 2 volumes, 8vo, xxx, 356; xvi, 347 pp., 9 lithographed plates, occasional light foxing, contemporary polished calf gilt, spine in six compartments, red and green morocco labels to second and third, others richly gilt, marbled edges, a fine set.

    £1,750
  6. First edition. 2 vols, 8vo, xxiii, 306; [vi], 291 pp., facsimile letter in Vol. I, original blue blindstamped cloth gilt, floral gilt centrepice to covers, light fade to spines, a fine set.

    £4,500
  7. First edition, first impression, first issue binding; presentation copy inscribed by the author. 8vo; 2pp. advertisements, photographic frontispiece and 15 full-page illustrations. Publisher's blue cloth, titles to spine gilt. Boards lightly marked, spine just a touch faded and slightly rolled. Very good indeed.

    £3,750
  8. First edition, 8vo, numerous illustrations, 2 maps, publisher's red cloth, some minor wear, edges frayed; overall a good copy.

    £85
  9. First edition, 8vo, xviii, 564 pp., bound without half-title, 2 maps (1 in the rear cover pocket), 45 lithographed plates, contemporary half calf, morocco label, a bit worn, scattered light foxing (more so to plate at page 424), light wear overall a good copy.

    £2,750
  10. Third thousand, 8vo, xvii, 427 pp., additional chromolithograph title page, portrait frontispiece, contemporary half roan gilt, marbled boards, a very good copy.

    £450
 

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