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  1. First edition. 8vo, viii, 421 pp., frontispiece, original grey cloth gilt, decorative panels to upper cover and spine, lightly soiled, spine slightly darkened, a very good copy.

    £475
  2. First edition. 8vo, xvi, [i], 361 pp., 6 plates, 2 folding maps, original blue cloth gilt, neat repairs to extremities, a very good copy.

    £295
  3. First edition, 2 volumes, 8vo, xxxii, 308; xii, 327, [i] pp., folding engraved map, 14 plates (3 hand-coloured aquatints) including a sheet of music, wood engraved illustrations in text, contemporary half calf gilt, morocco labels, marbled sides and edges, an excellent set.

    £1,250
  4. First edition, 2 vols; folio; 2 tinted lithographed titles with hand-coloured vignette, 79 hand-coloured lithographed plates, 36 key plates, complete with dedication and list of plates. Publisher's half red sheep over red cloth; with the rare text volume, 4to. ,x, 112 pp., original cloth-backed boards (a little stained, endpapers very foxed), the folios preserved in modern cloth boxes, an excellent set.

    £17,500
  5. First edition, 4to, xxx, 276pp., large folding map, 7 engraved battle-plans, modern half calf gilt, red morocco label, light foxing to title, an excellent copy.

    £600
  6. First edition. 2 volumes bound in one, 4to; viii, 272 pp., 6 aquatint plates; iii-viii, [iv] (table of contents to chapters 1 & 2), 158 pp., engraved folding map and folding plate, lacking half-title, map offset. Contemporary half calf, flat raised bands, double dark red labels, marbled boards, mottled edges, a fine example.

    £2,250
  7. First edition. Four text volumes, 4to (31 x 23.5cm) and folio atlas (61.5 x 45cm). Engraved portrait of La Pérouse after Tardieu, all half-titles, colophon leaf in vol. I-III, vol. IV colophon following index. (vol. IV with a few minor marginal chips repaired.) Atlas with engraved allegorical title-page by Moreau le Jeune, titled Atlas du voyage de La Pérouse without imprint, and 69 engraved plates comprising folding world map, 35 views and natural history plates,33 maps or coastal profiles (20 double-page). Original pink paper covered boards, unopened and uncut, neat repairs and restoration to bindings, spines faded, covers with old residual dampstaining, modern red morocco labels, a fine set.

    £17,500
  8. Three parts in four volumes, 8vo., xxviii, 743, xxxiv, 1087, x, 776pp, 2 folding maps by E.G. Ravenstein. original green cloth gilt, well preserved in attractive morocco-edged slip cases, an excellent set.

    £2,500
  9. Second English edition. Royal 8vo. xvii, 370; v, 335, 8 pages ads at end, 2 large folding maps, engraved portrait, 23 wood-engraved plates, illustrations in text, Original green blind-stamped cloth gilt, volume 1 rebacked preserving spine, a very good set.

    £650
  10. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo., xxxii, 368; ix, 369-640pp., 8 maps, 18 illustrations, original blue cloth gilt, dust-wrappers, a fine set.

    £25
 

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