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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 Profusely illustrated with monochrome photographs by the author (many previously unpublished), facsimiles of pages of the author's diary, and a line-drawn map.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
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
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
[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
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
FORBES, John. Memoirs of the earls of granard. London. Longmans, Green, Reader, and Dyer, 1868. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 293pp. With a half-title and a folding plate illustrating the Granard family tree. Original publisher's blind-tooled blue cloth, gilt. Slight wear and soiling to extremities, spine sunned. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of the Raglan family at Cefntilla Court, with the armorial bookplate of the estate to recto of FFEP. With gift inscription to FEP, 'The Lord Raglan from Granard. 4 ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13122
LOCKER, Edward Hawke. Memoirs of celebrated naval commanders, illustrated by engravings from original pictures in the naval gallery of greenwich hospital. [London]. Harding and Lepard, 1832. First edition. Quarto. [12], 12, 13, [1], 19, [1], 13, [1], 13, [1], 11, [1], 15, [1], 11, [1], 16, 12, 8, 11, [1], 16, 13, [1], 22, 41, [1], 8, 3, [1], 15, [1], 12pp. With 20 engraved plates. Contemporary navy calf tooled in gilt and blind, marbled boards, A.E.G. Some rubbing. Short marginal tear to one leaf, light foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 15557
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
[CRIMEAN WAR]. [Manuscript accounts of Lord Wodehouse of Kimberley, Minister Plenipotentiary to St. Petersburg just after Crimean war]. [St. Petersburg and London]. [s.n.], 1856-58 Folio. Manuscript on paper. 52ff, the remainder unused. Contemporary red sheep, ruled in gilt and lettered 'COMPTE GENERAL' to upper board. Marbled endpapers and edges. Some rubbing to spine, extremities, small hole to upper joint.

[With: Three others manuscript notebooks, related, including one in a contemporary Russian binding with cyrillic lettering] More >
£ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 14084
BRUCE, H[enry] A[ustin]. Life of General Sir William Napier, K. C. B.. London. John Murray, 1864. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. vii, [1], 556; v, [1], 578pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Original publisher's blue cloth, gilt. Slight rubbing to extremities, spines sunned. Upper hinge of volume II cracked, short marginal tear to Z2 of Vol. I, otherwise internally clean and crisp. Bookplate of Lord Raglan and recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP of each volume. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13099
ROSELER, David. Lawrence: prince of mecca. Sydney. Cornstalk Publishing Company, 1927. First edition. 8vo. [8], 227pp, [1]. With a colour portrait frontispiece and a further six black and white illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Lightly rubbed, spine a trifle sunned. Label of the Book Lovers' Library, Melbourne to FEP, contemporary inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21495
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