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JOHNS, W.E.. Fighting planes and aces. London. John Hamilton, [1932]. First edition. Quarto. 90pp, [6]. With frontispiece and 30 plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, title stamped in black to spine and upper board (i.e. the second issue binding, without the stamped image of plane to upper board), with the fabulously evocative rare Howard Leigh dustwrapper displaying the original 5s price. An almost fine copy, but for the slightest of fading at head and foot of spine, in a ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21501
ASTON, George, Sir. Memories of a marine: an amphibiography. London. John Murray, 1919. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 302pp, [2]. With a photographic frontispiece and a further seven photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt and red. Extremities rubbed. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21497
WILLIAMS, G. Valentine. With our army in flanders. London. Edward Arnold, 1916. Second impression. 8vo. xi, [1], 34, 8pp. With a frontispiece, a further 15 plates, a a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, spins sunned. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21511
MACLEAN, Fitzroy. Eastern approaches. London. Jonathan Cape, 1949. First edition. Small 8vo. 543pp, [1]. With three folding maps (of Central Asia, the Western Desert, and Yugoslavia), photographic frontispiece, and 11 further photographic plates (the final plate containing four illustrations). Original publisher's red cloth, gilt, with original dustwrapper displaying 15s price. Corners slightly bumped, else a fine copy. Some foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper with some light spotting and marking, chipping and creasing to extremities. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 21188
REPINGTON, C. a Court, Lieut.-Col.. The first world war 1914-1918. London. Constable and Company Ltd., 1921. Tenth impression. 8vo. In two volumes. xvii, [1], 621, [1]; xiii, [1], 581pp, [1]. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher' green cloth, ruled in black and blind, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and a trifle spotted. Endpapers browned. Admiral Jellicoe's copy, with his inked ownership inscriptions to FEPs. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21507
HAY, George Jackson, Colonel. An epitomized History of The Militia (The "Constitutional Force") together with the origin, periods of embodied service, and special services (including south africa, 1899-1902), of militia units existing october 31, 1905. London. United Service Gazette, [s.d., 1906?] First edition. 8vo. [4], 444pp, [2]. Original publisher's red cloth lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed and sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Later armorial bookplate of the Baron's Raglan, bearing the name 'Cefntilla', to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to FEP: 'From the Author'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21498
MAXWELL, W[illiam] H[amilton]. The life of wellington. London. Bickers & Son, 1883. New edition, revised, condensed and completed. 8vo. viii, [2], With a portrait frontispiece, a further 10 plates in permanent photography, and an engraved folding plan of the Battle of Waterloo. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros of Hillbrow School, Rugby to upper board, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed, upper board, spine, and top-edge heavily sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 16486
SOUTHEY, Robert. The Life of Nelson...with twelve illustrations by westall, printed in woodburytype, plans, &c. London. Bickers and Son, 1883. 8vo. xiv, [2], 351pp, [1]. Frontispiece and a further 13 illustrations, 11 of which are Woodburytypes, one a facsimile of Nelson's signatures, and one a folding plan of the Battle of the Nile. Contemporary gilt-tooled burgundy calf, gilt supralibros of Hillbrow School, Rugby to upper board, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, lower board, spine, and top-edge heavily sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 16487
LAWRENCE, T.E.. Seven pillars of wisdom: a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, [1965]. Fifth edition, fourth impression. 8vo. 700pp. With a portrait frontispiece, seven further plates, seven illustrations in the text, and four maps. Original publisher's blind-stamped blue cloth, lettered in gilt, top-edge blue, printed paper dustwrapper. Very slight browning to dustwrapper, else clean and crisp. A fine copy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21505
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Oriental assembly. London. William and Norgate Ltd., [1947]. Sixth impression (reset) [i.e. second edition]. 8vo. xii, 227pp, [1]. With numerous black and white photographs and illustrations by the author in the text. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper with 'First cheap edition' on backstrip and front flap. Dustwrapper a trifle creased and dust-soiled, some very short tears to edges. Booksellers label of Galignani, Paris to FEP, endpapers lightly browned. More > £ 65.00 Antiquates Ref. 21463
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Revolt in the desert. Garden City, New York. Doubleday, Doran & Company, [1927]. First American trade edition, later impression. 8vo. xvi, [4], 335pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece, a further 15 plates, and a folding map. Original publisher's brick-red buckram, decorated and lettered in black, later printed dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear, dustwrapper a trifle marked. Pictorial endpapers after a watercolour, hinges exposed, inked ownership inscription to half-title, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21487
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Revolt in the desert. London. Jonathan Cape, 1927. First edition, fifth impression. 8vo. [2], 445pp, [1]. With a portrait 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 browned, soiled, and a trifle creased, paper repairs to verso. Endpapers toned. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription ... More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 21488
ROSELER, David. Lawrence: prince of mecca. Sydney. Cornstalk Publishing Company, 1927. First edition. 8vo. [8], 227pp, [1]. With a colour portrait frontispiece and a further six black and white illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Lightly rubbed, spine a trifle sunned. Label of the Book Lovers' Library, Melbourne to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21495
THOMAS, Lowell. With lawrence in arabia. London. Hutchinson & Co., Ltd., [s.d., c.1927] Eighth ediiton. 8vo. 317pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece and a further 64 illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, one plate detached. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP and bookplate to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21489
LAWRENCE, T.E.. Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First trade edition (i.e. third English edition), fifth impression. Quarto. 672pp. With portrait frontispiece, 53 plates and four maps. Original publisher's [variant] blue hard-grained morocco, gilt. With marbled endpapers. Some rubbing/chipping to extremities, a little light scuffing, head and foot of spine, small tear at top corner of upper board. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 21503
LAWRENCE, T.E.. Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First trade edition (i.e. third English edition), fifth impression. Quarto. 672pp. With portrait frontispiece, 53 plates and four maps. Original publisher's [variant] green hard-grained morocco, gilt. With marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities and spine, corners a little bumped, else a crisp copy. With previous owner's ink inscription to FEP and verso of FFEP. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 21504
[CRIMEAN WAR]. [Manuscript accounts of Lord Wodehouse of Kimberley, Minister Plenipotentiary to St. Petersburg just after Crimean war]. [St. Petersburg and London]. [s.n.], 1856-58 Folio. Manuscript on paper. 52ff, the remainder unused. Contemporary red sheep, ruled in gilt and lettered 'COMPTE GENERAL' to upper board. Marbled endpapers and edges. Some rubbing to spine, extremities, small hole to upper joint.

[With: Three others manuscript notebooks, related, including one in a contemporary Russian binding with cyrillic lettering] More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14084
[HONOURABLE ARTILLERY COMPANY]. [A collection of largely eighteenth-century pamphlets and broadsides relating to the Honourable Artillery Company]. London. [vs.], 1786-1813 Folio, 8vo and others. This collection consists of:

- Lists of the chiefs, officers, court of assistants, members, &c. of the honourable Artillery Company. In the year 1788. London. Printed by Stephen Clark, [1788]. 20pp. With extra-engraved title page. ESTC T301314. And two similar, for the years 1797 and 1816. All in contemporary marbled paper wrappers, some light staining.

- An address to the inhabitants of london from the ... More >
£ 3,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 14449