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PARTINGTON, J. R.. A history of greek fire and gunpowder. Cambridge. W. Heffer & Sons, [1960]. First edition. Quarto. xvi, 381pp, [1]. With a photographic frontispiece and numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Dustwrapper a trifle rubbed and marked. Armorial bookplate of William Scott Curtis to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26190
STANLEY, Henry Morton. The autobiography of Sir Henry Morton Stanley... London. Sampson Low, Martson and Co. Ltd., 1909. First trade edition. Quarto. xvii, [1], 539pp, [1]. With sixteen photogravures (including frontispiece portrait) and a folding map. Original publisher's dark green cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. upper hinge exposed, armorial bookplate of Sir John Mac Alister to FEP, label of the Times Book Club to REP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 26191
WILKINSON, Henry. Engines of war: or, historical and experimental observations on ancient and modern warlike machines and implements, including the manufacture of guns, gunpowder, and swords with remarks on bronze, iron, steel, &c. London. Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1841. First edition. 8vo. viii, 268, [2], 32pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Later rebacked and recornered, preserving original spine panel. Lightly rubbed. New endpapers, armorial bookplate of William Scott Curtis to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26203
SHACKLETON, Ernest. South: the story of Shackleton's last expedition 1914-1917. London. William Heinemann, [1919]. First edition, new impression. 8vo. xxi, [1], 375pp, [1]. With a coloured photographic frontispiece, 87 half-tone photographic plates, and a folding map. Original publisher's navy buckram, stamped and lettered in silver. Light rubbing to extremities. Internally clean and crisp but for occasional light spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 25695
STANLEY, Arthur Penrhyn. Historical memorials of Westminster Abbey. London. John Murray, 1890. Seventh edition. 8vo. 36, 540pp. With an engraved frontispiece and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary Harrow School prize binding, richly gilt-tooled diced calf, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Marbled endpapers, prize plate to FEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26196
HUDSON, W. H.. The naturalist in la plata. London. Chapman and Hall, 1892. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 388pp. With a frontispiece, a further three plates, and 23 illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed, spine dulled. Marbled endpapers, scattered foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26201
GOSSE, Philip Henry. A manual of marine zoology for The British Isles. London. John van Voorst, 1855-56 First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xi, [1], 203, [5]; iv, 239pp, [5]. With half-titles, terminal publisher's advertisement leaves, and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed, marked, and bumped, spines sunned. Early inked ownership inscriptions to FEPs, scattered foxing. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 26184
TAYLOR, J. E.. Half hours at the sea-side; or, recreations with marine objects. London. Robert Hardwicke, 1875. Second edition. 8vo. xii, 260pp. Numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary Elstree School prize binding, bound by John Bumpus of London in richly gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros to upper board, marbled edges. Minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, prize plate to FEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26239
FLEMING, John. A history of British animals... Edinburgh. Printed for Bell & Bradfute, 1828. First edition. 8vo. xxiii, [1], 565pp, [3]. With a half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26186
GREEN, John Richard. The making of England. London. Macmillan and Co., 1882. First edition. 8vo. xxviii, 447pp, [1]. With an engraved folding map (frontispiece) and a further 28 line maps in the text. Handsomely bound by Bickers and Son in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red and green morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, binder's stamp and inked prize inscription to verso of FFEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26194
MASON, William. Poems. York. Printed by A. Ward, 1774. Fourth edition. 8vo. [4], 294pp, [2]. Contemporary sprinkled calf, morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and sunned, small worm-hole to foot of upper joint. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26192
WOLLASTON, [Wiiliam]. The religion of nature delineated... London. Printed for J. and P. Knapton, 1750. Seventh edition. 8vo. xxx, [2], 413pp, [11]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Contemporary gilt-ruled sprinkled calf. Without lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed, chipping to foot of spine. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26193
[BOREMAN, Thomas]. A description of more than three hundred animals... London. Printed for Baldwin and Cradock, 1833. New edition. 8vo. xvi, 516pp. With an engraved frontispiece and numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, marbled edges. Heavily rubbed, some chipping to spine. Marbled endpapers, upper hinge exposed, scattered foxing. Inked gift inscription, addressed to Standish Hayes O'Grady from his father, to recto of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 26187