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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
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Seven pillars of wisdom: a trumph. London. Jonathan Cape, [1940]. Fifth English edition. 8vo. 700pp. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Endpapers browned, booksellers ticket 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. 22045
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
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. Stockholm. The Continental Book Company AB, 1946. Fifth edition, eigth Impression. 8vo. 699pp. With fourteenth illustrations and four maps. Original publisher's buff cloth, dustwrapper. Wrapper slightly chipped to extremities, spine, some browning, small stain to head of upper board panel. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22012
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Revolt in the desert. New York. George H. Doran Company, 1927. First American trade edition, second issue. 8vo. xvi, [4], 335pp, [1]. Pictorial endpapers after Kennington; with 16 plates and a folding map. Original publisher's brown cloth, stamped and lettered in black, pictorial dustwrapper (camel variant). Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper heavily worn and marked, substantial loss to head of spine panel, inked numerals to upper wrapper, tape repairs to verso. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 21970
TORENO, Conde de. Historia del Levantamiento, Guerra y Revolucion de Espana. Madrid. Imprenta de don Tomas Jordan, 1835. First Spanish edition. 8vo. In five volumes. Contemporary marbled calf, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt, marbled edges. Rubbed, with surface loss to spines. Marbled endpapers, Armorial bookplates of 'De Kimberley' and 'Edwardi Craven' to FEPs, with the latter's blind-stamped device to head of all titles, recent ink ownership inscriptions to blank fly-leaves, ink shelf-marks to endpapers and Vol. I title, occasional spotting. More > £ 400.00 Antiquates Ref. 11456
CHACK, Paul. Deux batailles navales: Lepante - Trafalgar. Paris. Les editions de France, 1935. First edition. 8vo. [4], 349pp, [3]. Bound by Emilio Brugalla in contemporary gilt-stamped navy half-morocco, marbled boards, T.E.G., original publisher's pictorial upper wrapper bound-in. Very minor shelf-wear to extremities, a trifle sunned. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, leaves toned. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21716
[BEGBIE'S HELIOSTAT]. A description of begbie's heliostat. Bangalore. Printed at the Morning Star Press, 15, Infantry Lines. October 1885 Second edition. [2], 23pp, [1]. With a folding lithographed diagram, with three figures, at end. Stitched within original tan printed paper wrappers. Some tearing and chipping to wrappers. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 18699
FITZGERALD, C[harles] C[ooper] Penrose. From sail to steam: naval recollections, 1878-1905. London. Edward Arnold, 1916. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 303, [1], 12pp. With half-title, a terminal publisher's catalogue, a photographic portrait frontispiece and 15 plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of rubbing and bumping to extremities. Armorial bookplate of 'Geoffrey Ronald Codrington' to FEP, foxed throughout. An association copy, inscribed to FEP 'J.E.U.P. Fitzgerald / 1916', that is John Uniacke Penrose Fitzgerald, the author's second son. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 15327
WELLBELOVED, C[harles]. Memoir of Thomas Thrush, Esq., formerly an officer of rank in the royal navy: who resigned his commission on the ground of the unreasonableness of war. London. Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1845. First edition. 8vo. [4], 116pp. With a facsimile portrait frontispiece and a tipped-in errata slip. Original publisher's blind-stamped brown cloth, lettered in gilt. Slightest of loss and splitting to head and foot of spine. Light offsetting to title, very short marginal tear to F8, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 13856
JOHNS, W.E.. Fighting planes and aces. London. John Hamilton, [1932]. First edition. Quarto. 90pp, [6]. With frontispiece and 30 plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, title stamped in black to spine and upper board (i.e. the second issue binding, without the stamped image of plane to upper board), with the fabulously evocative rare Howard Leigh dustwrapper displaying the original 5s price. An almost fine copy, but for the slightest of fading at head and foot of spine, in a ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21501
ASTON, George, Sir. Memories of a marine: an amphibiography. London. John Murray, 1919. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 302pp, [2]. With a photographic frontispiece and a further seven photographic plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt and red. Extremities rubbed. Endpapers browned, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21497