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[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
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
OSLER, Edward. The life of admiral viscount exmouth. London. Smith, Elder and Co., 1835. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 448pp, [16]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, four lithographic plates, an engraved folding plan, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Uncut in original publisher's green cloth-backed drab paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Some rubbing, spots of marking, spine sunned, chipping to lettering-piece. Ink ownership inscription and armorial bookplate of 'Rear Admiral Sir Graham Hamond' to FEP, plates foxed, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 15555
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
[ROYAL NAVY]. A proposal for the Encouragement of Seamen to serve more readily in His Majesty's Navy, for preventing of Desertion, supporting their Wives and Families, and for the easier and quieter Government of His Majesty's Ships. London. Printed for A. Millar, 1758. First edition. 8vo. [3], vi, [1], 8-32pp. Without half-title. Recent plain paper boards. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent endpapers, marginal pen-trials to p.32, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 15515
MASON, George. The life of richard earl howe. London. Printed by C. Roworth, for John White et al., 1803. First edition. 8vo. [4], 111pp, [1]. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked with scorched remnants of richly gilt spine and contrasting morocco lettering-piece laid-on. Boards a trifle rubbed and marked. Recent blank endpapers, slightest of spotting to title-page, else internally clean and crisp. From the family library of Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, with his armorial bookplate to front pastedown. More > £ 350.00 Antiquates Ref. 15318
[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
MENNENS, Frans. Deliciae Equestrium Sive Militarium Ordinum, et Eorundem Origines, Statuta, Symbola et Insignia, Iconibus additis Genuineis. Hac Editione, Multorum Ordinum, & Quot Quot Extitere, Accessione Locupletata, Serieq Temporum Distributa..... Coloniae Agrippinae, [i.e. Cologne]. Apud Joannem Kinckium, Sub Monocerote, 1613. First Edition. Small 8vo.. [16], 764pp, [i.e. 264pp], [8, including final blank R8]. With an additional 4pp chronological index in manuscript inserted at end. Vignette engraving to title, several woodcut head and tail pieces, decorated initials. Illustrated throughout with the arms of the chivalric orders discussed. Contemporary vellum, yapp edges, titled in manuscript to spine. Lacks ties. Light marking to binding. Occasional staining and tears to margins, one of ... More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 9272
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
ADAMS, W. H. Davenport. Battle stories from British and European history. London. Swan Sonnenschein and Co., c.1900. Seventh edition. 8vo. x, [3], 14-464pp. With half-title, and illustrated frontispiece and numerous illustrated plates. Original publisher's blind-stamped pictorial red cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, A.E.G. Slight loss and splitting to head and foot of sunned spine. Decorated endpapers, recent armorial bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP alongside pencil ownership inscription of 'Raglan', lightly foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14665
[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
[CORBETT, Thomas]. An account of the expedition of the British fleet to Sicily, in the years 1718, 1719, and 1720. Under the command of Sir George Byng... London. Printed for J. and R. Tonson, 1739. Second edition. 8vo. 96pp. With a folding table. Contemporary calf, recent paper lettering-piece with title in manuscript, further titles and shelf marks in correction fluid, gilt. Rubbed, slight splitting to joints, loss to foot of spine. Bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, coloured pencil annotation to title, else clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13909
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
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
FULLOM, S. W.. The life of general sir howard douglas...from his notes, conversations, and correspondence. London. John Murray, 1863. First edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 431pp, [1], 32pp publisher's catalogue. With half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-tooled blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Slight wear and to odd spot of soiling, spine sunned. Offsetting to title, sporadic foxing. From the Raglan family library of Cefntilla Court, with the recent armorial bookplate of the estate, and the earlier bookplate of Lord Raglan to FEP. Presentation copy, with ... More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 13101
KOHL, J. G.. Austria. Vienna, Prague, Hungary, Bohemia, and the Danube; Galicia, Styria, Moravia, Bukovina, and the military frontier. London. Chapman and Hall, 1843. First edition. 8vo. [8], 532pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's brown blind-tooled cloth, gilt. Some rubbing and soiling to extremities, corners bumped. Hinges cracked, occasional spots of foxing, recent bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP, with the earlier bookplate of Lord Raglan to same. Inscribed in ink to recto of FFEP, 'Richard Henry Fitzroy Somerset, from his affectionate sister Kathy, December 28th 1843'. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 13077