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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
[NAVAL]. The naval and military magazine Vol I[-II]. London. T. Clerc Smith, 1827. Second Edition. 8vo. First two volumes only. viii, 672pp. [3], 722pp. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I one depicting 'The Duke of York, Commander in Chief' and an engraved plate to Vol. II showing 'His Royal Highness the Lord High Admiral'. Later blue cloth, lettered in gilt to spines. Marginal tears to Vol, I at p.179-180, p.381-382, p.389-390 - in no instance touching text, browning to titles ... More > £ 225.00 Antiquates Ref. 12195
BRENTON, Edward Pelham. The naval history of Great Britain from the year MDCCLXXXIII. to MDCCCXXXVI. London. Henry Colburn, 1837. A new and greatly improved edition. 8vo. In two volumes. [3], vi-xxiv, 640; [4], 728pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume, and 21 further engraved plates and plans. Contemporary black half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Some rubbing, particularly to joints, corners bumped. Recent armorial bookplates to both FEPs, light foxing to plates, upper hinge of Vol. I exposed with board working loose, gathering D of Vol. I separating from text-block, clipping ... More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 13905
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
[ROYAL NAVY]. The proceedings at large of the court-martial, on the trial of The Honourable Augustus Keppel...for the admiral, and published by his permission. London. Printed for J. Alomn, 1779. First edition. [2], 184, 10pp.

[Bound with:] Minutes of the proceedings at a court-martial, Assembled for the trial of Vice-Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser, Bart....Published by order of The Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. London. Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1779. First edition. [4], 95pp, [1].

Folio. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, surface loss to boards, joints split ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16016
[ROYAL NAVY]. The Royal Navy list or who's who in the Navy... London. Witherby & Co., 1915. 8vo. lxiii, [1], vii, [1], 312pp. With a 7pp 'War Supplement to the Royal Navy List'. Original publisher's blind-tooled navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Sunned, with some marking. Clean and crisp internally but for slight loss to blank FFEP. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 14396
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
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
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
HAMLEY, General Sir Edward. The war in the crimea. London. Selley and Co., Limited, 1891. First edition. 8vo. vi, [2], 312pp, [1] ads. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and eight further plates. Original publisher's maroon cloth, gilt. Some slight rubbing to extremities, corners bumped. Hinges cracked, recent armorial bookplate to FEP of Cefntilla, family seat of the Raglan baronetcy. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'Cavendish Fitzroy from Edward Hamley' with the addition of a date in pencil below of ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 13072
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
[ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY, WOOLWICH]. Treatises on mechanical drawings: on the arms in use: on permanent fortification: the attack and defence of fortresses: and on military marines. Compiled by the professor and instructors, and printed for the use of The Gentlemen Cadets, at the royal military academy, woolwich. Woolwich. Printed by E. Jones, Library, Thomas Street, January, 1847 [4], 144pp. Some marking and occasional marginal annotations/drawing.

[Bound with:] GORE, R[alph]. Notes on fortification. Manuscript on paper, [2], 39pp. With decorative title and 15 hand sketched fortification diagrams.

Quarto. Contemporary burgundy half morocco, cloth, gilt, lettered 'Fortification Notes. / R.M.A. / R. Gore. Rubbing to extremities, marking to boards. More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 16293
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
POLLOCK, John. War and revolution in Russia. London. Constable & Co. Ltd., 1918. First edition. 8vo. xviii, 280pp, [4]. With half-title, photographic frontispiece, and two terminal advertisement leaves. Original publisher's tan cloth, lettered in black. Very slight rubbing and bumping to extremities. Occasional pencil annotations to text, else an internally clean and crisp copy. Signed by the author 'John Pollock' to recto of FFEP, ink manuscript correction to a single word of preliminaries likely in the author's hand. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 14322
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