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COOPER, J[ames] Fenimore. The history of the navy of the United States. London. Richard Bentley, 1839. First British edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxv, xii, 456; xii, 558pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed and a trifle marked, spines sunned, corners bumped. Near contemporary inked gift inscriptions to FFEPs, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP of Vol. I, foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21953
[CORBETT, Thomas]. An account of the expedition of the British fleet to Sicily, in the years 1718, 1719, and 1720. Under the command of Sir George Byng... London. Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1739. Second edition. 8vo. 96pp. With a folding table. Contemporary calf, recent paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript, further titles and shelf marks in correction fluid, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints, loss to foot of spine. Bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, coloured pencil annotation to title, else clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13909
CREASY, E[dward]. Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World. London. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent, & Co., c.1890. Forty-second edition. 8vo. 419pp, [1]. With a half-title, an illustrated frontispiece, and plates. Original publisher's maroon cloth, gilt. Light rubbing to sunned spine, slight soiling to boards. Upper hinge split with board working loose, leaves a trifle toned, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13631
[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
CRUIKSHANK, George. A pop-gun fired off by george cruikshank, in defence of the british volunteers of 1803, against the uncivil attack upon that body by general w. napier; to which are added some observations upon our national defences, self-defence, etc. etc. etc. London. Published for the Author by W. Kent & Co. , [1860]. First edition. 44pp. Margins closely trimmed. Presentation copy, inscribed to head of title-age; 'Monckton Milnes Esq. M.P. &c. &c. &c. / with the compliments and regards of / Geo. Cruikshank'.

[Bound with:] PETO, Sir S. Morton. Observations on the report of the defence commissioners, with an analysis of the evidence. London. W. Mitchell, [s.d., c.1862]. First edition. 96pp. With half-title.

[And:] LEFROY, J[ohn] H[enry]. A reply to ... More >
£ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 17249
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
DUVAL, Elizabeth W.. T. E. Lawrence: A bibliography. New York. Arrow Editions [The Spiral Press], [1938]. First edition, limited to 500 copies. 8vo. [2], 95pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's canvas-backed blue-black paper boards, lettered in black, glassine wrapper, housed in original publisher's brown card slipcase. A very fine copy. Slipcase a trifle marked and sunned, some splitting to joints, loss to foot. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 15378
FITZGERALD, C[harles] C[ooper] Penrose. From sail to steam: naval recollections, 1878-1905. London. Edward Arnold, 1916. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 303, [1], 12pp. With half-title, a terminal publisher's catalogue, a photographic portrait frontispiece and 15 plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing and bumping to extremities. Armorial bookplate of 'Geoffrey Ronald Codrington' to FEP, foxed throughout. An association copy, inscribed to FEP 'J.E.U.P. Fitzgerald / 1916', that is John Uniacke Penrose Fitzgerald, the author's second son. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 15327
FORBES, John. Memoirs of the earls of granard. London. Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1868. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 293pp. With a half-title and a folding plate illustrating the Granard family tree. Original publisher's blind-tooled blue cloth, gilt. Slight wear and soiling to extremities, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of the Raglan family at Cefntilla Court, with the armorial bookplate of the estate to recto of FFEP. With gift inscription to FEP, 'The Lord Raglan from Granard. 4 ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13122
FULLOM, S. W.. The life of general sir howard douglas...from his notes, conversations, and correspondence. London. John Murray, 1863. First edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 431pp, [1], 32pp publisher's catalogue. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-tooled blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight wear and to odd spot of soiling, spine sunned. Offsetting to title, sporadic foxing. From the Raglan family library of Cefntilla Court, with the recent armorial bookplate of the estate, and the earlier bookplate of Lord Raglan to FEP. Presentation copy, with ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13101
GIBSON, R[ichard] H[enry]. Three years of naval warfare. London. William Heinemann, [1918]. First edition. 8vo. xii, 326pp, [2]. With a half-title and a portrait frontispiece of Admiral John Jellicoe. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed, corners a trifle bumped. Marking to REP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 18946
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
[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
JAMES, Lawrence. Imperial warrior: The Life and Times of Field-Marshal Viscount Allenby 1861-1936. London. Weidenfield and Nicolson, [1993]. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 279pp, [1]. With seven plates of black and white photographs/illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear. Internally immaculate. A fine copy. With a loosely inserted bookplate inscribed: 'To Mike Reskin / with best wishes / Lawrence Jones / 29.vi.93'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22169