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NUGENT, Nicholas.. The Case of Nicholas Nugent, Esq. Late Lieutenant in the First Regiment of Foot Guards. With Copies of the Letters Which Passed Between Him and General Craig, Lord Barrington, and the Judge Advocate, on Mr Nugent's Application for a Court Martial.... London. Printed for J.Almon., 1776. Second Edition. 8vo. vii,[1], [5], 106pp. Finely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe in half calf, contrasting lettering piece, gilt titling, top edge gilt, with the fore and lower edges uncut. A fine copy but for slight wear to upper joint and extremities. Neat marginal paper repairs to final leaf. More > £ 225.00 Antiquates Ref. 10479
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
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
PERCY, Henry. Cautions for company and battalion drill. London. John W. Parker and Son, 1860. 12mo. 64pp. Partially unopened in original publisher's printed paper drab wrappers. Extremities rubbed, dust-soiled and a trifle creased, illegible ink inscription to upper panel that gives mention to Henry Percy. Very occasional ink marking to margins, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 16699
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
POOLEY, A. M.. The secret memoirs of Count Tadasu Hayashi G.C.V.O.. London. Eveleigh Marsh, 1915. First edition. 8vo. [8], 327pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and three plates. Original publisher's red cloth, title lettered in black. Lightly rubbed. Some foxing to endpapers, overall clean and crisp. Ink inscription to recto of FFEP 'Lucy Jellicoe' mother of Admiral of the Fleet John Jellicoe. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 12879
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
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
ROSS-OF-BLADENSBURG. The coldstream guards in the crimea. London. A. D. Innes & Co., 1897. First edition. 8vo. xii, 312pp, [8] ads. With half-title. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Some rubbing to extremities, spine sunned, corners bumped. Recent bookplate of Cefntilla to FEP, occasional spots of foxing, overall internally clean and crisp. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 13071
[ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY, WOOLWICH]. Treatises on mechanical drawings: on the arms in use: on permanent fortification: the attack and defence of fortresses: and on military marines. Compiled by the professor and instructors, and printed for the use of The Gentlemen Cadets, at the royal military academy, woolwich. Woolwich. Printed by E. Jones, Library, Thomas Street, January, 1847 [4], 144pp. Some marking and occasional marginal annotations/drawing.

[Bound with:] GORE, R[alph]. Notes on fortification. Manuscript on paper, [2], 39pp. With decorative title and 15 hand sketched fortification diagrams.

Quarto. Contemporary burgundy half morocco, cloth, gilt, lettered 'Fortification Notes. / R.M.A. / R. Gore. Rubbing to extremities, marking to boards. More >
£ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 16293
[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
[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
[ROYAL NAVY]. The proceedings at large of the court-martial, on the trial of The Honourable Augustus Keppel...for the admiral, and published by his permission. London. Printed for J. Alomn, 1779. First edition. [2], 184, 10pp.

[Bound with:] Minutes of the proceedings at a court-martial, Assembled for the trial of Vice-Admiral Sir Hugh Palliser, Bart....Published by order of The Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty. London. Printed for W. Strahan; and T. Cadell, 1779. First edition. [4], 95pp, [1].

Folio. Contemporary calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities rubbed, surface loss to boards, joints split ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16016
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
SAMUEL, Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert. The Second Lucien Wolf Memorial Lecture. Great Britiain and Palestine, Delivered in the Great Hall of University College. London. The Jewish Historical Society of England., [1936]. First Edition. Quarto. 29pp, [3]. Single photographic plate of the platform from which the original speech was delivered. Publisher's wraps within publisher's red cloth, gilt. A near fine copy with only the slighest of wear to extremities. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to the FEP 'With Gustave Tuck's Kind Remembrances, to Frank G. Salisbury Esq. 27 - 1 - 36'. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 10045
SOCIETY OF NAVAL GENTLEMEN. Britannia triumphant: or, An Account of the Sea-Fights and Victories of the English Nation, From the earliest Times, down to the Conclusion of the late War...to which is prefixed, A Large Introduction, Containing the History of Navigation... London. Sold by R. James, 1766. Second edition. 8vo. li, [1], 224pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and five engraved plates. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Heavily rubbed, joints cracked, ink inscription to lower board. Overall internally clean and crisp, later ink inscription to recto of FFEP, marginal ink annotation to title, ink-stamped initials to front blank fly-leaf and top margin of first page of text. More > £ 225.00 Antiquates Ref. 13453