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KENNEDY, John F.. Why England Slept. London. Hutchinson & Co., [1940]. First U.K. edition. 8vo. xxiii, [3], 37-256, 40pp. With a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed and marked, chipping and creasing to price-clipped dustwrapper, some loss to head and foot. Endpapers browned. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23566
BARRY, George, Rev.. The history of the Orkney Islands: in which is comprehended an account of their present as well as their ancient state; together with the advantages they possess for several branches of industry, and the means by which they may be improved. Edinburgh. Printed for the Author by D. Willison, 1805. First edition. Quarto. viii, 509pp, [3]. With an engraved folding map and 11 engraved plates. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, tooled and lettered in gilt. Very minor shelf-wear. Ink library stamp to title page, foxed, occasional offsetting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23297
W[RIGHT], J[ames]. A Compendious View Of the late Tumults & Troubles In This kingdom, by way of annals For seven years: viz. From the beginning of the 30th to the End of the 36th Year of the Reign of His late Majesty King Charles II of Blessed Memory. London. Printed by Edw. Jones, 1685. 8vo. [16], 135 [i.e. 134], 137-209pp, [15]. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements. A reissue of the through-paged edition of the same year, with leaves K3-5 (pp. 133-138) cancelled and replaced with cancellans K3-4 (paginated 133, 135, 137-138). Contemporary blind-ruled speckled calf. Rubbed, joints split, loss to head of spine, corners bumped. Later inked ownership inscriptions to title page and head of first page of ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 22105
[CLASSICAL GREEK LITERATURE]. Poikile historia; sive, novus historiarum, fabellarumque delectus; ex Aeliano, Polyæno, Aristotele, Max. Tyrio...Versione et notis illustravit Jacobus Upton...Accessere tres orationes funebres Periclis, Lysiæ et Platonis... Etonae [i.e. Eton]. J. Pote, 1785. Editio altera recognita et aucta [i.e. revised and enlarged edition. 8vo. [16], 198; 107pp, [1]. The first two words of title transliterated from the Greek. Contemporary gilt-ruled sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints starting. Scattered foxing. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 24018
[UNIVERSAL MAGAZINE]. The Universal Magazine of Knowledge and Pleasure: containing News, Letters, Debates...And other Arts and Sciences; Which may render it Instructive and Entertaining to Gentry, Merchants, Farmers, and Tradesmen... London. Published Monthly according to Act of Parliament For John Hinton, [1758]. First edition. 8vo. 365pp, [11]. With an engraved frontispiece, an engraved general title page, and 16 engraved plates (eight folding, two hand-coloured). Without half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn. Occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 24028
KELTIE, John S. [editor]. A history of the Scottish highlands, Highland clans and highland regiments... Edinburgh and London. A. Fullarton & Co., 1875. First edition. Quarto. In two volumes. xxxvi, 776; vi, 818pp. With two maps (one folding), a lithographed plate, 17 engraved plates, 30 mounted colour plates of tartans within gilt borders & titles, and 205 engravings in the text.Partially unopened in original publisher's green cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed, spines dulled. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23981
ADAM, Colin Forbes. Life of Lord Lloyd. London. Macmillan & Co., 1948. First edition. 8vo. x, 317pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece, and a further seven photographic plates. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, spine sunned. Endpapers foxed. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of T. E. Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23983
SMITH, Janet Adam. John Buchan. London. Rupert Hart-Davis, 1965. First edition. 8vo. 524pp. With a photographic frontispiece and a further 16 photographic plates. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, some slight chipping to dustwrapper. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of T. E. Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23984
BEATTIE, William. Caledonia illustrated in a series of views taken expressly for the work, by W. H. Bartlett, T. Allom, and others. The descriptive text by William Beattie. London. George Virtue, [s.d., c.1840] First edition. Quarto. In two volumes. viii, [2], 200; [4], 172pp. With an additional engraved title page to each volume, an engraved map, and 168 engraved plates. Contemporary dark-green half-morocco, brown cloth boards, tooled and lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Heavily rubbed. Armorial bookplates of J. Lambert Hood to both FEP,s, with his inked ownership inscriptions to both title pages. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 23980
FERGUSON, James. FERGUSON, Robert Menzies. [editors]. Records of the clan and name of Fergusson, Ferguson and Fergus. Edinburgh. David Douglas, 1895. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxx, 618, [16]; xi, [1], 215pp, [1]. Two black and white plates, eight colour plates, and 40 black and white illustrations within the text. with a publisher's advertisement catalogue to rear of Vol. I. Recent calf-backed brown cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Very minor shelf-wear. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23515