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  1. First edition. 26.5 x 18 cm., 8 leaves printed on recto only, original printed wrappers, text and wrappers on thick cream paper, printed in blue with fancy gold borders, 12 original sepia photographs arranged 2 per page with text beneath, original tissue guards, a fine copy well preserved in original captioned envelope (this soiled).

    £2,250
  2. 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
  3. Tall narrow 8vo (232 x 126 mm); comprising 60 double-page charts for locomotive specifications, 14 with ms. additions, 13 original hand-coloured drawings of G.N.R. locomotives, a few others with unfinished pencil sketchings; original roan, rubbed at extremities, upper hinge pulling slightly with some splitting.

    £850
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  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 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
  10. First edition. 8vo., vi, 238pp., four folding coloured maps, original green cloth gilt, Library of Congress duplicate with their stamp, 1 corner defective, light wear to spine.

    £450
 

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