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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
KING, C. Cooper. The story of the british army. London. Methuen & Co., 1897. First edition. 8vo. x, 426, 48pp publisher's catalogue. With a half-title, photographic portrait frontispiece, and 32 monochrome plates of maps, plans, and illustrations. Original publisher's gilt-tooled red cloth. Extremities a trifle soiled, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp but for foxing to blank endpapers and publisher's catalogue, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 13630
KOHL, J. G.. Austria. Vienna, Prague, Hungary, Bohemia, and the Danube; Galicia, Styria, Moravia, Bukovina, and the military frontier. London. Chapman and Hall, 1843. First edition. 8vo. [8], 532pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's brown blind-tooled cloth, gilt. Some rubbing and soiling to extremities, corners bumped. Hinges cracked, occasional spots of foxing, recent bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP, with the earlier bookplate of Lord Raglan to same. Inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'Richard Henry Fitzroy Somerset, from his affectionate sister Kathy, December 28th 1843'. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13077
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
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.. 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
LOCKER, Edward Hawke. Memoirs of celebrated naval commanders, illustrated by engravings from original pictures in the naval gallery of greenwich hospital. [London]. Harding and Lepard, 1832. First edition. Quarto. [12], 12, 13, [1], 19, [1], 13, [1], 13, [1], 11, [1], 15, [1], 11, [1], 16, 12, 8, 11, [1], 16, 13, [1], 22, 41, [1], 8, 3, [1], 15, [1], 12pp. With 20 engraved plates. Contemporary navy calf tooled in gilt and blind, marbled boards, A.E.G. Some rubbing. Short marginal tear to one leaf, light foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 15557
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 4th of May, 1948: Published by Authority...Action between British and Italian forces off cape Spartivento on 27th November, 1940. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 2799-2808pp. With two charts (one folding). Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 12167
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Friday, 8th October, 1948: Published by Authority...Naval operations in the Aegean between the 7th September, 1943 and 28th November, 1943. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 5371-5379pp, [1]. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, manuscript lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 12166
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 10th of February, 1948: Published by Authority...The attack on the Tirpitz by midget submarines on 22nd September, 1943. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 993-1008pp. With two plans (one folding). Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 12168
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 13th of January, 1948: Published by Authority...Operations in the Middle East from 1st November 1941 to 15th August 1942. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 309-400pp. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 12169
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Friday, the 15th of October, 1948: Published by Authority...Coastal Force actions. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 5493-5511pp, [1]. With a folding chart. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, manuscript lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 12171
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 2nd of March, 1948: Published by Authority...The capture of Diego Suarez. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 1589-1616pp. With two plans (one folding). Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 12173
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 25th of May, 1948: Published by Authority...The carrier borne aircraft attack on Kirkenes and Petsamo. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 3169-3177pp, [1]. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, typed lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 12174
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Friday, the 9th of July, 1948: Published by Authority...Action against raiders. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 4009-4015pp. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, manuscript lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, internally clean and crisp. A duplicate copy, stapled, is loosely inserted. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 12175
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 3rd of February, 1948: Published by Authority...The African campaign from El Alamein to Tunis, from 10th August, 1942 to 13th May, 1943. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 839-887pp, [1]. Contemporary green buckram-backed tan paper boards, manuscript lettering-piece, printed library shelf-label, and blind-stamp of the Foreign Office to upper board. A trifle rubbed and dust-soiled. Bookplate of the Foreign Office Library to FFEP, very occasional ink-spotting. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 12176