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[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Tuesday, the 10th of February, 1948: Published by Authority...The attack on the Tirpitz by midget submarines on 22nd September, 1943. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 993-1008pp. With two plans (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. 12168
[LONDON GAZETTE]. Supplement to The London Gazette of Friday, 8th October, 1948: Published by Authority...Naval operations in the Aegean between the 7th September, 1943 and 28th November, 1943. [London]. [Printed and Published by His Majesty's Stationery Office], [1948]. First edition. Folio. 5371-5379pp, [1]. 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 > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 12166
[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
LAWRENCE, T.E.. Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First trade edition (i.e. third English edition), fifth impression. Quarto. 672pp. With portrait frontispiece, 53 plates and four maps. Original publisher's [variant] blue hard-grained morocco, gilt. With marbled endpapers. Some rubbing/chipping to extremities, a little light scuffing, head and foot of spine, small tear at top corner of upper board. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 21503
LAWRENCE, T.E.. Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First trade edition (i.e. third English edition), fifth impression. Quarto. 672pp. With portrait frontispiece, 53 plates and four maps. Original publisher's [variant] green hard-grained morocco, gilt. With marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities and spine, corners a little bumped, else a crisp copy. With previous owner's ink inscription to FEP and verso of FFEP. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 21504
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
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
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
DOUGLAS, Sir Howard. On naval warfare with steam. London. John Murray, 1858. First edition. 8vo. 155, 32pp. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, lightly spotted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20625
ROSCOE, William. Occasional tracts relative to the war between great britain and france, written and published at different periods, from the year 1793, including brief observations on the address to his majesty, proposed by earl grey, in the house of lords, june 13, 1810. London. Printed by J. M'Creery, for T. Cadell, and W. Davies, 1810. First edition. 8vo. vi, [2], xxi, [4], 26-336pp. With half-title. Bound by B. Frye of Halifax in contemporary gilt-tooled diced calf, recently rebacked and recornered, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and marked, some surface loss and cracking to lower board. Marbled endpapers, lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to recto of blank fly-leaf; 'Mr. Wm. Rathbone / from his friend / the author. / 31st Oct. 1810'. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15146
[ROYAL NAVY], [HOUSE OF COMMONS]. Navy. Return to an Order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 20 March 1840;- for, statistical reports on the health of the navy, for the Years 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835 and 1836. (South american, west indian and north american, mediterranean and peninsular commands.). [London]. [s.n.], [1840]. xxii, 323pp, [1].

[Bound before:] [HOUSE OF COMMONS]. Navy. Return to an Order of the Honourable The House of Commons, dated 5 October 1841;- for, statistical reports on the health of the navy, for the Years 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833, 1834, 1835 and 1836...Part II. (Cape of good hope and west coast of africa, and east india commands, home, and various forces, together with the ... More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 15427
MAYDMAN, Henry. Naval Speculations, and Maritime Politicks: Being a Modest and Brief discourse of the Royal Navy of england:of Its Oeconomy and Government, and A Projection for an everlasting Seminary of Seamen, by a Royal Maritime Hospital. With A Project for a royal fishery. Also Necessary Measures in the present War with France, &c.. London. Printed by William Bonny, and sold by Sam. Manship, 1691. First edition. 8vo. [32], 348pp, [2]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a terminal errata leaf. Without terminal blank. Contemporary gilt-tooled speckled calf, later rebacked, later contrasting black morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, particularly to joints. Later plain endpapers, armorial bookplate of 'Thomas Foley' to FEP, with his ownership inscription to verso of frontispiece, very short closed tear to title - not touching text, worm-trail to upper margin throughout - ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15511
[GLASCOCK, William Nugent]. Naval sketch book: or, the service afloat and ashore; with characteristic reminiscences, fragments, and opinions. London. Printed for Whittaker & Co., 1834. Second series. 12mo. In two volumes. [5], viii, 293, [1]; [4], 288pp. Without half-titles. Contemporary navy half-morocco, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Extremities rubbed, slightest of chipping to lettering-pieces. Armorial bookplates of Richard Harington to both FEPs, slight creasing to leaves of second gathering of Vol. II, some marginal loss to foot of I3-4 of same, sporadic spotting/browning. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 15280
[NORRIS, Richard]. Minutes Taken at a Court-Martial, assembled On Board His Majesty's Ship Torbay...Being an Enquiry into the Conduct of Captain richard norris. London. Printed fro W. Webb, 1745. First edition. 8vo. 92pp. Uncut and unopened. Stitched, as issued. Slight marginal loss to head of title-page, some spots of marking, very occasional light dust-soiling.

[Together with:] An appendix to the minutes Taken at a Court-Martial, Appointed to Enquire into the Conduct of Captain richard norris... London. Printed for W. Webb, 1745. First edition. 48pp. Recent cloth-backed marbled paper boards. A trifle rubbed. Light dust-soiling to title-page, damp-staining ... More >
£ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 15514