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RUSSELL, W[illiam] H[oward]. The british expedition to the crimea. London. G. Routledge & Co., 1858. Revised edition. 8vo. vi, [4], 629pp, [3]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, a further nine engraved plates (several folding), four folding maps and plans housed in rear pocket, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's blind-stamped red cloth, lettered in gilt, recently expertly rebacked to style preserving remnant of spine panel. Rubbed and marked. Near contemporary inked ownership inscriptions to FFEP and head of title page, ... More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 22603
PEEL, Sidney. Trooper 8008 I Y. London. Edward Arnold, 1901. Second impression. 8vo. xi, [1], 168, 31pp, [1]. With a frontispiece and a further seven plates of photographs taken by F Hoare, 40th Company, I. Y., a folding map to rear, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt and black. Very slight rubbing. Foxed. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 22164
DUNALLEY, Lord. Khaki and rifle green. London. Hutchinson & Co., [1940]. First edition. 8vo. 255, [1], 24pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Rubbed and soiled, edges spotted, dustwrapper worn and marked, with significant loss. Contemporary pencilled ownership inscription of Captain R. Ford to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22255
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Revolt in the desert. New York. George H. Doran Company, 1927. First American trade edition. 8vo. xvi, [4], 335pp, [1]. Pictorial endpapers after Kennington; with 16 plates and a folding map. Partially unopened in original publisher's brown cloth, stamped and lettered in black, pictorial dustwrapper (horse variant). Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper heavily worn and marked, with substantial loss and several tape repairs. Short tear to margin of p.9-10, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22256
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
[BRITISH ARMY]. A list of the officers of the army and marines, with an index; a succession of colonels; and a list of the officers of the army and marines on half-pay. Also with an index. [London]. [s.n.], [1792]. Fortieth edition. 8vo. [2], 438pp. With a final leaf of errata. Handsomely bound in contemporary gilt-tooled red morocco, brown morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, marked, and sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst and book-label of William Robert Wellesley, Viscount Peel to FEP, leaf Ff1 browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20616
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Selection from seven pillars of wisdom. London. Methuen & Co. Ltd., [1940]. Abridged school edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 148pp. Original publisher's tan cloth, lettered and decorated in dark brown. Extremities marked and a trifle rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned, embossed stamp Plymouth based bookseller Sellicks top FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22182
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Oriental assembly. New York. E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc., 1940. First American edition. 8vo. xii, [2], 291pp, [1]. With a half-title. Profusely illustrated with monochrome photographs by the author (many previously unpublished), facsimiles of pages of the author's diary, and a line-drawn map. Original publisher's red buckram, lettered in gilt, dustwrapper. Wrapper marked and chipped, two closed tears to head. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22192
GARDNER, Brian. Allenby. London. Cassell, 1965. First edition. 8vo. xx, 314pp. With numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear. A fine copy. 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. 22185
JAMES, Lawrence. Imperial warrior: The Life and Times of Field-Marshal Viscount Allenby 1861-1936. London. Weidenfield and Nicolson, [1993]. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 279pp, [1]. With seven plates of black and white photographs/illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear. Internally immaculate. A fine copy. With a loosely inserted bookplate inscribed: 'To Mike Reskin / with best wishes / Lawrence Jones / 29.vi.93'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22169
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
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Oriental assembly. London. Williams and Norgate Ltd., [1939]. First edition. 8vo. xii, [2], 291pp, [1]. Illustrated with 111 photographs by the author. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Some rubbing marking to boards, wrapper rubbed and a trifle soiled. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22068
LAWRENCE, T.E.. Revolt in the desert. London. Jonathan Cape 30 Bedford Square, 1927. First English edition (Limited edition, no. 63/300). Quarto. [2], 445pp, [1]. With half-title/limitation, coloured frontispiece portrait of Lawrence, eighteen further illustrations, nine of which are coloured, and a large folding map to rear. Original publisher's brown quarter-pigskin over sand-coloured buckram boards, gilt. Dustwrapper. T.E.G., others uncut. A remarkably preserved copy, with only the slightest of shelf-wear externally, bookplate (a skull with the initials PMF) and slight marking to FEP, else fine. Dustwrapper (correctly ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22016
LIDDELL HART, [Basil]. 'T. E. Lawrence' In Arabia and After. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First edition, fifth impression. 8vo. [2], 491pp, [11]. With 12 black and white photographic plates, nine maps (five folding). Original publisher's maroon cloth, lettered in yellow, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear, chipping, tearing, and marking to dustwrapper, with tape repairs to verso. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22041
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