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  1. First edition, 4to; presentation copy, inscribed 'To the Hon.ble the Lord Woodhouselee from his sincere friend the Editor by the hands of his brother. Marie Guthrie' on front free endpaper, ownership inscription of Alexander Fraser Tytler on title, 2 folding engraved maps, 3 engraved plates, numerous illustrations in text of medals and 8 full-page, some very slight spotting, modern calf-backed marble boards, black label and gilt title, a very good copy.

    £1,800
  2. First edition; folio (38.5 x 16 cm); 111p., 55 partly coloured lithographed plates, some double page, large geological coloured map; contemporary quarter red morocco over marbled boards, label and gilt tooling to spine, a fine copy.

    £3,750
  3. Second edition. 4to, xxiii, [iii], 344, [xiv] index, [2] ads pp., folding plate and 4 folding maps, slight spotting, contemporary tree calf, expertly rebacked, original spine richly gilt, with red morocco label, laid down, a fine example.

    £2,250
  4. 8vo. xvi, 339, 16 [advertisement] pp. with one folding map, 9 lithographs of which 4 are chromolithographs including 1 folding; occasional light spotting; booklabel to upper pastedown and large library label to upper fly-leaf (Norfolk and Norwich Library). Red publisher's cloth blind stamped, spine lettered in gilt; spine faded, joints splitting.

    £550
  5. First edition, 8vo, viii, 280pp.; original green cloth gilt, a little light foxing, lightly rubbed, a very good copy.

    £1,000
  6. First edition; folio (53 x 34 cm); 100 lithographed plates on India paper, 1 unnumbered lithographed title (between plates 69 and 70) + 13 duplicates (plates 42, 44, 48, 73 other title and on china, 75 other title and on china, 77, 84, and 6 duplicates and other states in the portrait section): 114 plates in total; 19-century quarter brown morocco over marbled boards by Leon Lemardeley of Paris, spine in six compartments, letters gilt to second, raised bands, top edge gilt; extremities rubbed. Large damp-stain in the top margin of several leaves towards the end, otherwise a very clean copy.

    £8,000
  7. First edition; elephant folio (73.6 x 54 cm); title, dedication leaf, 4pp. of text, 10 plates with tissue guards on China paper with full margins by Cadolle lithographed by Deroy, Joly, Lemaitre, Fragonard, Renoux, Jacottet, Dupressoir and others, subscriber's list, text foxed, some spotting to plates; contemporary half red morocco and red boards, spine with gilt tooling, some wear to spine, corners bumped.

    £25,000
  8. First edition, 4 vols, 4to (26 x 21 cm), xx, 400; xvi, 374, [16]; xvi, 256; xvi, 302, [xx] pp., half-titles to volumes 3 and 4, with 9 engraved maps, 4 allegorical frontispieces and 15 plates; pp. misnumbered with gap in pagination 144 - 147 in vol. I, scattered annotations in ink, scattered spotting, minor tears to maps, neat repairs to joints, an attractive set.

    £3,000
  9. Two volumes folio (32.5 x 21 cm). First work with half-title, title, [32] pp., 560 columns on [280] pp., with engraved portrait of the author, 2 folding and 10 double-page engraved maps, 2 folding, 17 double-page and 2 full-page engraved plates, and 40 engravings in text; Second work with half-title, title, additional engraved title, 565-1108 columns on [272], [21] pp. table and privilege, with 8 double-page engraved plates and 19 engravings in text, some plates by Nicolas Witsen; contemporary blonde calf, spines in seven compartments, red morocco lettering piece to second, others others with gilt centre tool, broad gilt dividers, occasional light browning and offsetting, hinges a bit weak, overall a fine fresh set.

    £12,500
  10. Quarto (26.5 x 18.3 cm). 90 numbered plates coloured by hand, Russian, German and French captions in the plate; first plate spotted, small traces of mount to the versos. Later vellum with manuscript score; soiled.

    £6,500
 

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