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  1. First edition, 2 volumes 8vo, x, 303; vi, 295 pp., folding map as frontispiece to volume I, plate of the JuJu House as frontispiece to volume II, original purple-brown pebble-grained cloth, title gilt to the spine, triple blind panel to the boards, yellow surface-paper endpapers, neat repairs to spine extremities, an excellent set.

    £2,750
  2. First edition. 8vo, inscribed presentation copy, xvi, 743 pp., 8 pages ads at end, frontispiece, 2 lithographed plates, 15 full-page photographic plates, illustrations in text, original red cloth gilt, lightly rubbed, slight fade to spine, a very good copy.

    £1,500
  3. 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
  4. First Irish edition. 2 vols in one, 12mo, xiii, [1 (blank)], 146; (147)-310 pp., engraved portrait frontispiece by Bartolozzi, contemporary calf, smooth spine panelled by gilt fillets, dark maroon morocco label gilt, bound as issued with no separate title page to second volume (both pagination and register are continuous through the volumes), nice copy.

    £2,250
  5. First edition. 2 volumes, 8vo, xviii, 509; viii, 511 pp., 18 engraved plates (one folding), numerous illustrations in text, 3 maps (2 folding), Original blue cloth, the preferred deluxe binding, spines and boards elaborately lettered and decorated in gilt and blind, all edges gilt. Housed in the blue cloth slipcase. A fine set.

    £3,000
  6. First edition. Royal 8vo, 675 pp., profusely illustrated throughout, contemporary red half morocco gilt, a fine copy from the library of H.M. Stanley, without bookplate.

    £450
  7. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 413 pp., 10 aquatint plates including frontispiece, 4 lithographed botanical plates, 1 folding map, contemporary half calf, spine gilt in compartments with foliate motifs, red label, marbled boards, some slight offsetting and foxing in places, an excellent copy.

    £1,750
  8. First edition. 8vo (19.5 x 11.5 cm.), x, 146 pp., folding map (depicting the countries between Sierra Leone and Liberia), pale half calf, marbled boards and endpapers, full gilt spine, flat raised bands, red leather label, map strengthened at folds, occasional light spotting, an excellent copy.

    £1,750
  9. First edition. 8vo (18.6 x 11cm.), viii, 3-128pp., original dark green blindstamped cloth, slipcase, a fine copy.

    £2,500
  10. First edition. 4to (2.62 x 20cm.), [viii], 218pp., half-title, 3 lithographed plates, polished black morocco by T. Lloyd, inner dentelles, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, plates slightly spotted, a fine copy.

    £2,500
 

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