Antiquates Limited - Logo

Naval and Military

[JURIEN DE LA GRAVIERE, Jean Pierre Edmond]. Sketches of the last naval war. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848. First edition in English. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxvii, [3], 240, 32; [4], 300pp. With nine engraved folding charts/maps predominantly depicting the battles of St. Vincent and Trafalgar. Original publisher's blind-stamped burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and marked, spines sunned. Later bookplates of R. C. Fiske to both FEPs, occasional spotting. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23826
[LIGHT HORSE VOLUNTEERS]. General regulations and instructions for the Light-horse Volunteers of London & Westminster. [London]. Printed for the Corps, by Bunney, thompson, and Co., 1797. Second edition, with alterations and additions. 24mo. vii, [1], 232, [5], 238-264, [8], 277-281pp, [1]. With six leaves (partially misbound), blank but comprehended in the pagination. Contemporary gilt-ruled dark green calf, A.E.G. Rubbed, marked, and bumped. Marbled endpapers, very occasional inked corrections to text. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23156
MACKAY, John. Life of Lieut.-Gen. Hugh Mackay of Scoury... London. Edward Bull, 1842. New edition, revised. 8vo. lxxvi, 228pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, lightly marked, spine sunned. Foyles booksellers ticket pasted to FEP, receipt from the same loosely inserted, upper hinge partially exposed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23938
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Seven pillars of wisdom: a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, [1935]. First trade edition, fifth impression. Quarto. 672pp. Original publisher's brown buckram, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper dulled, lightly rubbed and marked. 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 > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23921
GLUBB, John Bagot, Sir. A Soldier with the Arabs. London. Hodder & Stoughton, [1957]. First edition. 8vo. 460pp. With 26 photographic plates and 28 maps (including illustrated endpapers. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Sir Philip Lee Brocklehurst to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23781
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Revolt in the desert. London. Jonathan Cape, 1927. First edition, fifth impression. Quarto. [2], 445pp, [1]. With a frontispiece, a further 15 plates, and a folding map. Partially unopened in original publisher's tan buckram, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed and marked, dustwrapper price-clipped, browned, chipped, and marked, several closed tears, loss to head of spine panel. Foxed. More > £ 60.00 Antiquates Ref. 23748
LAWRENCE, T. E. . The Mint. Notes made in the R.A.F. depot between august and december, 1922, and at cadet college in 1925 by T. E. Lawrence (352087 A/c Ross). Regrouped and copied in 1927 and 1928 at aircraft depot, karachi. New York. Doubleday & Company, 1955. Second American edition. 8vo. Limited edition, number 255 of 1,000 copies. 250pp, [2]. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, housed in original cardboard slipcase. Lightly rubbed, slipcase marked and sunned. More > £ 65.00 Antiquates Ref. 23747
NICOLAS, Nicholas Harris. A history of the royal navy, from the earliest times to the wars of the french revolution. London. Richard Bentley, 1847. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxv, [3], 469, [1]; viii, 534pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume. Titles in red and black. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Rubbed and sunned. Armorial bookplates of Tollemache to both FEPs, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FFEP of Vol. I. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20618
VIMONT, Charles. Histoire d'un navire. Paris. Librairie Hachette et Cie., 1879. Septi√®me √©dition [i.e. seventh edition]. 8vo. [4], 367pp, [1]. With numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary red buckram boards, stamped in gilt and blind, later rebacked to style, gilt supralibros of the Lycee de Lille to upper board. Extremities rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to verso of FFEP, foxed, ink-stain to lower corner of latter half of text-block. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23302
SCHEER, Admiral. Germany's High Sea Fleet in the World War. London. Cassell and Company, Ltd., 1920. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 375pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a further 28 planes. Original publisher's blue, lettered in gilt and navy. Heavily rubbed, spine sunned. Endpapers browned, lower hinge exposed, inked inscription to FFEP: 'Viscount Jellicoe O. M. / with Sir Arthur Spurgeons best wishes. / Easter 1920. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23210
PEEL, Sidney. Trooper 8008 I Y. London. Edward Arnold, 1901. Second impression. 8vo. xi, [1], 168, 31pp, [1]. With a frontispiece and a further seven plates of photographs taken by F Hoare, 40th Company, I. Y., a folding map to rear, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt and black. Very slight rubbing. Foxed. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 22164
DUNALLEY, Lord. Khaki and rifle green. London. Hutchinson & Co., [1940]. First edition. 8vo. 255, [1], 24pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Rubbed and soiled, edges spotted, dustwrapper worn and marked, with significant loss. Contemporary pencilled ownership inscription of Captain R. Ford to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22255
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Revolt in the desert. New York. George H. Doran Company, 1927. First American trade edition. 8vo. xvi, [4], 335pp, [1]. Pictorial endpapers after Kennington; with 16 plates and a folding map. Partially unopened in original publisher's brown cloth, stamped and lettered in black, pictorial dustwrapper (horse variant). Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper heavily worn and marked, with substantial loss and several tape repairs. Short tear to margin of p.9-10, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22256
[BRITISH ARMY]. A list of the officers of the army and marines, with an index; a succession of colonels; and a list of the officers of the army and marines on half-pay. Also with an index. [London]. [s.n.], [1792]. Fortieth edition. 8vo. [2], 438pp. With a final leaf of errata. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, marked, and sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and book-label of William Robert Wellesley, Viscount Peel to FEP, leaf Ff1 browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20616
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Selection from seven pillars of wisdom. London. Methuen & Co. Ltd., [1940]. Abridged school edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 148pp. Original publisher's tan cloth, lettered and decorated in dark brown. Extremities marked and a trifle rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned, embossed stamp Plymouth based bookseller Sellicks top FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22182