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  1. First edition, first impression, author's presentation copy; 8vo; publisher's brown boards, titles to spine gilt, red topstain, map endpapers, with the dust jacket. A superb copy in the dust jacket.

    £225
  2. Second impression. 8vo ( 24 x 25 cm); xi, 233pp., 2 pages ads at end, folding map, 72 photographic illustrations by the author, previous bookseller's bookplate on front pastedown, several pages detached, inner hinges cracked; publisher's tan cloth gilt, vignette to upper cover, top edge gilt, worn and rubbed ; a fair copy.

    £40
  3. First edition, 8vo, 358, vi, [ii] pp., original printed wrappers, photographic illustrations, light wear, a very good example.

    £750
  4. First edition, 8vo, xii, 432pp., folding map, 3 folding tables in pocket at end, 104 photographic illustrations on 74 plates, original green cloth gilt, an excellent copy.

    £1,250
  5. First edition. 8vo, title-page and list of maps on conjoined sheet, 8 large folding maps drawn by Chas. C. Smith under the direction of J. G. Barnard, loose as issued in original blindstamped green cloth gilt, occasional short tears to folds, light stains to covers, an excellent example.

    £1,250
  6. First edition, the preferred deluxe binding. Octavo. Original red cloth, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, front board with elaborate vignette of a man and camel within a decorative panel in black, panel repeated to rear board in blind.

    £2,250
  7. First edition. 8vo, xvi, 198 pp., folding map, 11 plates, illustrations in text, original yellow cloth gilt, lightly soiled as usual, a very good copy.

    £650
  8. First edition. 8vo., xvi, 383 pp., 21 plates (some photographic), folding map, several illustrations in the text, original green pictorial cloth gilt, with design of convict on upper board in gilt, corners bumped, a very good copy.

    £300
  9. First edition. 8vo, xiii, 381, 2(ads) pp., large folding coloured map, numerous photographic plates, original pictorial red cloth, a very good copy.

    £475
  10. First English edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, xxxi, 352; xi, 397pp., translated by Mrs Percy Sinnett with an introduction by Alexander von Humboldt, folding map, 11 chromolithographed plates, some captions cropped, 12 woodcuts, bound as an Eton College leaving present in contemporary tan calf gilt, spines in six compartments, red and green labels to second and third, others richly gilt, raised bands, small repair to foot of spine, a fine set.

    £2,500
 

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