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SAMUEL, Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert. The Second Lucien Wolf Memorial Lecture. Great Britiain and Palestine, Delivered in the Great Hall of University College. London. The Jewish Historical Society of England., [1936]. First Edition. Quarto. 29pp, [3]. Single photographic plate of the platform from which the original speech was delivered. Publisher's wraps within publisher's red cloth, gilt. A near fine copy with only the slighest of wear to extremities. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to the FEP 'With Gustave Tuck's Kind Remembrances, to Frank G. Salisbury Esq. 27 - 1 - 36'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 10045
SHARE, Hamnet, Sir. Under great bear and southern cross: forty years afloat and ashore. London. Jarrolds Publishers Limited, 1932. First edition. 8vo. 299pp, [1]. With 47 black and white plates. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and bumped. Lightly foxed. Presentation copy: 'Admiral of the Fleet The Earl of Jellicoe. G.C.B., O.M., G.C.V.O. with the happiest recollections of ten years service, from his olf secretary and friend, the author Hamnet H. Share. 1932'. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21944
FIENNES, Gerard. Sea power and freedom: a historical study. London. Skeffington & Son, Ltd., [1917]. First edition. 8vo. ix, [3], 324pp. With 17 illustrations. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, spine sunned. Endpapers browned, occasional spotting. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Admiral / Sir John Jellicoe / from / Gerard Fiennes / Nov. 1917'. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21922
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
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
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
HART, H[enry] G[eorge] Major. The New Army List, exhibiting the rank, standing, and various services of every regimental officer in the army serving on full pay, including the ordnance and royal marines; distinguishing those who have served in the peninsular, who were at waterloo, who have received medals and other distinctions, and who have been wounded, and in what actions... London. John Murray, 1853. First edition. 8vo. [16], 249pp, [21]. With preliminary and terminal advertisements. Unopened in original publisher's pink printed paper wrappers, later rebacked in brown mottled cloth. Light rubbing and some dust-soiling to extremities. Recent armorial bookplate of Cenftilla to verso of upper wrap, short tear to top corner of first leaf of ads, occasional loss to top margins, in no instance touching text, short marginal tear to leaf K, ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13594
POOLEY, A. M.. The secret memoirs of Count Tadasu Hayashi G.C.V.O.. London. Eveleigh Marsh, 1915. First edition. 8vo. [8], 327pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and three plates. Original publisher's red cloth, title lettered in black. Lightly rubbed. Some foxing to endpapers, overall clean and crisp. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP 'Lucy Jellicoe' mother of Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12879
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.. Revolt in the desert. New York. George H. Doran Company, 1927. First American trade edition, second issue. 8vo. xvi, [4], 335pp, [1]. Pictorial endpapers after Kennington; with 16 plates and a folding map. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped and lettered in black, pictorial dustwrapper (camel variant). Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper heavily worn and marked, substantial loss to head of spine panel, inked numerals to upper wrapper, tape repairs to verso. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 21970
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