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  1. First edition in English. Two volumes, 8vo., vi, 321; vi, 315pp., wood-engravings in the text, some full-page, original green cloth gilt, neat repairs to extremities, an excellent set.

    £1,250
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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 in book form. 8vo., 32 pp., original pictorial wrappers, an excellent copy.

    £85
  8. First edition in French, 8vo., iv, 563 pp., title printed in red and black, translated from the Russian by Aug. Kuscinski, portrait, wood-engraved plates and illustrations, some spotting, contemporary tan morocco-backed boards, corners worn, spine lightly faded and rubbed.

    £650
  9. 4 volumes, folio (42.6 x 27.8 cm). Title-pages printed in red and black. Engraved title vignettes by M. Baquoy after A. Humbolt, 4 engraved head-pieces after Humbolt, 65 engraved plates, the majority of these maps, many folding or double-page (a few with contemporary outline-colouring), by Delahaye, Desbrulins, and Fonbonne after Humblot, Lucas, Le Parmentier and others, engraved and woodcut initials, woodcut head-pieces. (first half title creased with paper flaw to lower outer corner, some occasional pale spotting or minor browning, minor marginal hole in Aaaaaa1.) Contemporary French mottled calf, sides with central gilt-stamped arms, spines in seven compartments with six raised bands, each with red and brown gilt-lettered lettering pieces in two compartments, gilt-decorated panels in the rest, small repairs to extremities, a very handsome set.

    £35,000
  10. Second edition in English. 8vo (8 x 15cm) [10], 102, [4]pp., small paper flaw to page 86/87 affecting a couple of letters, contemporary calf gilt, sometime rebacked, lettering piece, a very good copy.

    £2,750
 

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