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  1. First edition, 8vo, xiv, [ii], 407, [i] pp., 16 pages ads dated January 1847 at end, pictorial half- title, engraved map, 3 tinted lithographed plates (lightly foxed), 12 other illustrations, original reddish brown cloth gilt, pictorial gilt vignette to upper cover, neat repair to spine, a very good copy.

    £1,250
  2. First edition. 4to., title and 24 tipped-in photographs, arranged 1 or 2 per page, captioned below image, original illustrated wrappers, small loss to head o spine, a very good copy of a scarce title.

    £850
  3. Second edition. 8vo., xxiv, [ii], 420, [i]pp., pictorial half- title, engraved map, 3 tinted lithographed plates (lightly foxed), illustrations in text, full red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, spine with raised bands, gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers and edges, expert repairs to spine, slight marks to binding, a very handsome example.

    £1,350
  4. 4 volumes bound in 2, 4to., engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom. Contemporary green full morocco gilt, borders and decorative rolls gilt to covers, letters gilt to centre of upper cover, rebacked to style, spine in six compartments, brown morocco labels gilt with letters to second and fourth, raised bands, all edges gilt, occasional spotting, a very attractive set.

    £2,500
  5. Four volumes bound in two, 4to, engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom. Contemporary red half-morocco gilt, spine in five compartments, letters to second and fourth, raised bands. An excellent copy.

    £2,500
  6. 4 volumes bound in 2, 4to., engraved title-page to each volume, 124 finely engraved steel-plates after Allom. Contemporary aubergine full morocco gilt, borders and geometric designs gilt to covers, spine in five compartments, letters to second and fourth, others richly gilt, raised bands, all edges gilt. light spotting and damp staining, an attractively bound set.

    £2,500
  7. First edition, 4to, 1211 pp., four maps, 17 colour plates, numerous photographic illustrations, original tan morocco gilt, all edges gilt, joints repaired, lightly rubbed, a very good example.

    £3,000
  8. First edition. 8vo, xvi, 255pp., original green cloth gilt, fine.

    £250
 

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