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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
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
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
[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
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
MACPHAIL, Sir Andrew. Three persons. London. John Murray, 1929. First edition. 8vo. viii, [4], 240pp. With three photographic portraits (that of Lawrence a photographic representation of a pencil sketch, by Augustus John, of the Colonel in an Arabian headdress). Original publisher's blue cloth, gilt. Extremities lightly rubbed. Two ink stamps of 'Achalader' and an ink inscription of 'Campbell' to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22010
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
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
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
KNIGHTLY, Phillip. SIMPSON, Colin. The Secret Lives of Lawrence of Arabia. [London]. Nelson, [1969]. First edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 293pp, [1]. With five plates of black and white photograph. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in blue, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, wrapper lightly creased and dust-soiled. From the London reference library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his book-label to FEP and distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP above an annotation regarding the publication of the ... More > £ 65.00 Antiquates Ref. 22140
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
[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
[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
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
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
[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
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