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  1. 6 volumes bound in 4, large folio, 6 lithographed pictorial titles, 121 tinted lithographed plates, 120 half-page tinted lithographs by Louis Haghe after Roberts, lithographed portrait of the author by C. Baugniet on India paper, 2 engraved maps, contemporary green half morocco gilt, marbled sides, some foxing to plates, a very handsome set.

    £50,000
  2. First edition. 8vo, inscribed presentation copy, xxxiii, [i], 560 pp., 2 maps (1 large folding, couple of short splits), 2 engraved folding plans, 6 lithographs by Westall, Harding, and others on india paper, contemporary russia gilt, covers with broad gilt borders, all edges gilt, neatly rebacked preserving spine, joints lightly rubbed, a very handsome copy.

    £3,000
  3. First edition. 8vo, xxxiii, [i], 560 pp., 2 maps (1 large folding), 2 engraved folding plans, 6 lithographs by Westall, Harding, and others, contemporary half calf over marbled boards, rebacked, an excellent copy of a scarce work.

    £1,500
  4. First edition. Large folio (59.5 x 41.5 cm), [4] leaves (including half-title, title, dedication and preface) 87, [1] pp., with [1] leaf plate list at rear; the title page with vignette illustration (on India paper), and with 68 plates (most on India paper) and a large folding map. The lithography is mostly by Adam for Engelmann, after drawings by Laborde. Contemporary olive green half morocco gilt, neat repairs to joints and extremities, slightly rubbed, an excellent copy.

    £19,500
 

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