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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
ADAMS, W. H. Davenport. Battle stories from British and European history. London. Swan Sonnenschein and Co., c.1900. Seventh edition. 8vo. x, [3], 14-464pp. With half-title, and illustrated frontispiece and numerous illustrated plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped pictorial red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, A.E.G. Slight loss and splitting to head and foot of sunned spine. Decorated endpapers, recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP alongside pencil ownership inscription of 'Raglan', lightly foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14665
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
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, [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
TAILLEFER, Nugent. Rondeaus of the British Auxiliary Forces. London. Stanley Lucas, Weber & Co., 1883. Ninth edition. 8vo. viii, 24, 24a-24z, 24aa-24xx, 25-168pp, [2] advertisements. Original publisher's red cloth, gilt. Ink staining and some fading to binding. Small split to spine and rubbing to extremities. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 10501
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
[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
EDMONDS, Charles. T. E. Lawrence. [Cambridge]. Peter Davies Limited, 1935. First edition. 8vo. 191pp, [1]. Original publisher's black buckram, top-edge dyed green, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, rubbing to head of boards, slight chipping to dustwrapper at edges, short tears to foot of spine panel with paper repairs to verso. Internally clean and crisp. Jeremy Wilson's copy, with his characteristic inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21232
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
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
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
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
[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