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  1. First edition, 4to (276 x 224 mm); contemporary marbled calf, rebacked to style with red morocco label, endpapers renewed. housed in a custom dark red cloth flat-back box, bookplate of the banker Thomas Coutts, 'Strand, London' to front pastedown, extremities worn, a couple of small nicks to boards, the very occasional faint mark or spot to contents, tiny nick to top edge of K4, else a notably bright, clean copy.

    £7,500
  2. 2 volumes, 8vo, xxxii, 510; xiv, 495, xxvi pp., folding chart, contemporary sprinkled calf calf gilt, spines in six compartments, red and black labels to second and fourth, others gilt, broad gilt dividers, scuff to lower board vol i, a fine set.

    £950
  3. First edition. 8vo, xii, 634 pp., 2 pages ads at end, wood-engraved folding frontispiece, numerous wood-engraved plates, original mauve blind-stamped cloth gilt, neatly rebacked preserving spine, spine and covers faded, small chip to head of title, a very good copy.

    £575
  4. 5 volumes, small 8vo (16 x 10.5 cm). Original green printed wrappers. Housed in a cream cloth chemise and matching slipcase. Engraved folding map to rear of volume 1. Early gift inscription to half-title of volume 1. Wrappers a little soiled, chipped, and creased, with some staining to front wrapper of volume 5, contents occasionally spotted and foxed, else a very good set.

    £2,750
  5. First edition, second issue with woodcut device to title, woodcut head-piece (angels) on p. 3, and woodcut tail-piece (rod with leaves). 8vo., 222, [2 (blank)] pp., extensive mid-19th century ink annotations on endpapers, minimal spotting, gutter of title page and last printed leaf recently reinforced; untrimmed in contemporary paste-paper boards, manuscript label to spine, sewn two-up on sunken cords, corners a little bumped, extremities rubbed, some paper loss to spine, otherwise a very good copy.

    £950
  6. First edition. 4to. pp. xxi, [3], 220, 188. Contemporary mottled calf gilt, red morocco label; neat repairs to joints.

    £1,750
  7. Small 8vo (13 x 8.25cm) pp.( [1-112], 1-19, two stylish ink bird drawings on front endpapers, with drawing on ffep recto and previous owner's annotations, library stamp upon title page and at top margin of page [39]; ink notation at bottom of page [5], ink annotations on pages [35], [93], [97], and rear free endpaper verso. Original purple cloth gilt rubbed and worn, shelf number handwritten in white ink at spine heel; a good firm copy.

    £350
  8. Fifth edition, 8vo., 511pp., 8 pages of ads at end, original yellow printed wrappers, an excellent copy.

    £250
  9. First edition. 4to, xii, lxxvi, 590pp., errata leaf, contemporary half calf gilt, marbled boards, joints repaired, a very good copy.

    £1,250
  10. First Edition. 2 volumes in one, folio (33 x 20cm), engraved allegorical frontispiece by Daniel Theobald, some engraved initials and in-text illustrations throughout; some errors in pagination, occasional browning to later leaves. Contemporary vellum with red morocco label to spine; a fine copy of this very scarce work.

    £5,750
 

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