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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
[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
[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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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
[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
LIDDELL HART, [Basil]. 'T. E. Lawrence' In Arabia and After. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First edition, fifth impression. 8vo. [2], 491pp, [11]. With 12 black and white photographic plates, nine maps (five folding). Original publisher's maroon cloth, lettered in yellow, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear, chipping, tearing, and marking to dustwrapper, with tape repairs to verso. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22041
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
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
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
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
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Oriental assembly. New York. E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc., 1940. First American edition. 8vo. xii, [2], 291pp, [1]. With a half-title. Profusely illustrated with monochrome photographs by the author (many previously unpublished), facsimiles of pages of the author's diary, and a line-drawn map. Original publisher's red buckram, lettered in gilt, dustwrapper. Wrapper marked and chipped, two closed tears to head. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22192