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  1. First Dublin edition. 8vo., [2], x, 244 pp., slightly spotted and slightly soiled, contemporary calf, a very good copy.

    £600
  2. First edition. 4to, 3 parts and appendix in 1 volume, xvii, [iii], 176, 138, 181, 9 pp., uncut in original boards, sometime rebacked and cornered in cloth, morocco label, small stain to lower margin first three leaves, an excellent copy.

    £1,000
  3. First edition. 4to (26 x 20 cm), [20], 417, [3] pp., 42 copper-plates (mostly folding), complete with the 12-page subscriber list and 'directions to binder', contemporary mottled calf, rebacked preserving spine, later red morocco label, light edge-wear, a very good copy.

    £3,000
  4. First English edition, 8vo (21.4 x 14.4 cm), xx, 118, 2 (publisher's ads) pp., engraved folding map by Thomas Kitchin hand-coloured in outline and engraved title vignette and half title, contemporary half calf with armorial crest on the spine, neat repairs to extremities, an attractive example.

    £4,000
  5. First edition, 8vo., xx, 236pp., 16 pp. adverts, folding map of Kerguelen (small repair at fold), one plate, 53 illustrations in the text, original dark blue cloth, spine gilt, yellow endpapers, an excellent example.

    £950
  6. 4to (27 x 20 cm)., engraved frontispiece portrait of Lord Amherst, 3 engraved maps (1 browned), 1 folding, 7 hand-coloured aquatint plates (1 with a couple of small ink splashes), half calf over marbled boards, spine tooled in gilt, scattered spotting and notes in pencil, maps browned (folding map with small tear), a few minor repairs to calf, a nice fresh copy.

    £2,400
  7. Second edition, 4to (29.5 x 24.5 cm), xxviii, 378 pp., portrait frontispiece, folding map, 15 plates (11 of which are folding), some offsetting from plates to text, occasional light foxing, contemporary calf gilt, red morocco lettering piece, raised bands, a very handsome example.

    £1,250
  8. 4to.. [1],xi-xxi,[1],xxxiii-xxxiv,[6],6-231,[1]p. With large folding map as frontispiece. Later half calf gilt by Winstanley of Manchester, morocco lettering piece, a fine example

    £2,250
 

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