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THOMAS, Lowell. The boy's life of colonel lawrence. London. Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., [1927]. First edition. 8vo. 285pp, [1]. With 31 illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black, decorated endpapers (maps of Mecca). Without dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed, chipping to head and foot of sunned spine, lower joint split. Hinges exposed, free-endpapers working loose, book-label of the Cotton House Library to verso of FFEP, inked inscriptions and manuscript shelf-marks to recto of front blank fly leaf. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22069
NUGENT, Nicholas.. The Case of Nicholas Nugent, Esq. Late Lieutenant in the First Regiment of Foot Guards. With Copies of the Letters Which Passed Between Him and General Craig, Lord Barrington, and the Judge Advocate, on Mr Nugent's Application for a Court Martial.... London. Printed for J.Almon., 1776. Second Edition. 8vo. vii,[1], [5], 106pp. Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in half calf, contrasting lettering piece, gilt titling, top edge gilt, with the fore and lower edges uncut. A fine copy but for slight wear to upper joint and extremities. Neat marginal paper repairs to final leaf. More > £ 225.00 Antiquates Ref. 10479
ROSS-OF-BLADENSBURG. The coldstream guards in the crimea. London. A. D. Innes & Co., 1897. First edition. 8vo. xii, 312pp, [8] ads. With half-title. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing to extremities, spine sunned, corners bumped. Recent bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP, occasional spots of foxing, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 13071
WOOD, Evelyn, Sir, General. The Crimea in 1854, and 1894. London. Chapman & Hall, 1895. First edition. 8vo. xii, 400p. With a portrait frontispiece of Captain William Peel, and a further 26 illustrations from sketches 'taken on the spot' by Colonel the Hon. W. J. Colville. Original publisher's red cloth, ruled and lettered in black and gilt. A trifle rubbed, edges foxed. Decorated endpapers, booksellers ticket of Henry Sotheran to FEP. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22163
TOMKINSON, [William]. The Diary of a Cavalry Officer in the Peninsular War and Waterloo Campaign 1809-1815. London. Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1895. Second edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 356pp. With a photogravure portrait frontispiece, a further two photogravure plates, and five folding maps. Original publisher's red cloth, stamped and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked, a trifle cocked, spine sunned. Later armorial bookplate of the Baron's Raglan, bearing the name 'Cefntilla', to recto of FFEP, inked ownership inscription of of G. Robertson to verso of FFEP, leaves toned, first gathering ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22252
OSLER, Edward. The life of admiral viscount exmouth. London. Smith, Elder and Co., 1835. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 448pp, [16]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, four lithographic plates, an engraved folding plan, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's green cloth-backed drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Some rubbing, spots of marking, spine sunned, chipping to lettering-piece. Ink ownership inscription and armorial bookplate of 'Rear Admiral Sir Graham Hamond' to FEP, plates foxed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15555
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
SOUTHEY, Robert. The life of nelson. London. George Routledge & Sons, [s.d., c.1908] 8vo. 353pp, [1]. With numerous illustrations in the text by W. H. Overend. Bound by Relfe Brothers of London in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Prize binding of Market Harborough Grammar School, with their gilt supralibros to upper board. Rubbed and marked, spine sunned, chipping to lettering-piece. Marbled endpapers, prize plate to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 12535
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
MASON, George. The life of richard earl howe. London. Printed by C. Roworth, for John White et al., 1803. First edition. 8vo. [4], 111pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked with scorched remnants of richly gilt spine and contrasting morocco lettering-piece laid-on. Boards a trifle rubbed and marked. Recent blank endpapers, slightest of spotting to title-page, else internally clean and crisp. From the family library of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 15318
MUNDY, Lieut.-General [Godfrey Basil]. The life of rodney. London. Printed for James Carpenter and Son, 1836. New edition. 8vo. xvi, 283pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, extra-illustrated with two engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled black morocco, A.E.G. Rubbed. Silk endpapers, armorial plate depicting Rodney's coat-of-arms pasted to head of p.1, engraved portrait of Captain Bazeley pasted to foot of p.89, lightly foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 15331
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
LAWRENCE, T. E.. The mint. London. Jonathan Cape, [1973]. 8vo. 205pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, some spotting to dustwrapper. Publisher's review request slip pasted to FEP. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22042