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  1. First edition. Two volumes, 8vo., xxx, 377; vii, 388 pp., 32 pages ads at end vol. i, dated January 1881, 9 maps (including large folding map in pocket), 3 facsimiles, and 131 wood-engravings, some full-page, contemporary calf gilt by Relfe Brothers, dark morocco labels, gilt school stamp to upper covers, a very good set.

    £950
  2. First English edition. 8vo., xv, 462 pp., frontispiece, 4 chromolithograph plates, 11 wood-engraved plates, folding map, near contemporary burgundy half calf, morocco label, lightly rubbed, light soiling to half-title, a very good copy.

    £1,250
  3. Octavo. Original dark green cloth, titles to spine gilt, decorative frames blocked in blind to covers, yellow coated endpapers, top edge untrimmed.

    £500
  4. First editions, 5 vols including Blaikie's Life, 8vo, uniform half calf gilt by Henry Young of Liverpool, tan and black labels, a fine set. 'Missionary Travels' - folding tinted lithographed frontispiece and 2 plates, engraved portrait, folding table, 2 folding engraved maps at end with routes supplied in red, wood-engraved plates and illustrations, 1857; 'Narrative of an Expedition to the Zambesi...', folding wood-engraved frontispiece and 12 plates, illustrations, folding engraved map with route in red, 1858; 'The Last Journals...' 2 vols, wood-engraved portrait, 20 plates, mostly wood-engraved, one double-page, folding map with routes in red (second larger map loose in pocket at end of Blaikie's Life, short tear to fold), illustrations, 1874; BLAIKIE (W.G.) 'The Personal Life of David Livingstone', engraved portrait, folding hand-coloured map, with map from Last Journals loose in pocket at end, 1880, together 4 works in 5, first editions, with loosely-inserted advertisement for Lett's Extract Book inscribed in ink at head 'Presented to Dr. Livingstone with the Publisher's best wishes'.

    £5,000
  5. First edition, 8vo, xxvi, 293 pp., frontispiece portrait, additional wood-engraved title, coloured folding map, wood-engravings in text, original red blind-stamped cloth gilt, gilt pictorial vignettes to upper cover and spine, a fine copy.

    £850
  6. First edition, folio (56.5 x 38.5 cm), 13 tinted lithographed views finished by hand by Day & Son after sketches by Darell, one plate with short marginal tear repaired not affecting image, some margins trimmed, no title page (not issued ý), modern red half morocco gilt, a very good copy.

    £7,500
  7. Two volumes, large 8vo, xii, 572; xii, 580 pp., 600 maps and illustrations including large folding coloured map end vol. I, original red pictorial cloth gilt, light fade to spines, (vol. II with inner hinges strengthened and spine extremities neatly repaired), a very good set.

    £450
  8. First edition. Small folio, illustrations, original cloth, dust-wrapper, minor wear but internally fine.

    £32
  9. First edition, 8vo, Original terracotta sand-grain cloth, title gilt to the spine, blind panels to spine and boards, brown coated endpapers. Folding tinted lithograph frontispiece, and 22 other plates including lithograph opposite page 225, illustrations to the text, 3 folding maps, one of them in pocket at end. A fine copy.

    £1,250
  10. First edition. 8vo, xvi, 299 pp., 2 pages ads at end, Folding map, 3 hand-coloured plates ( 1 with short tear to blank inner margin), contemporary tree calf, spine richly gilt morocco label, a fine copy.

    £850
 

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