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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
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
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
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
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
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
SOUTHEY, Robert. The Life of Nelson...with twelve illustrations by westall, printed in woodburytype, plans, &c. London. Bickers and Son, 1883. 8vo. xiv, [2], 351pp, [1]. Frontispiece and a further 13 illustrations, 11 of which are Woodburytypes, one a facsimile of Nelson's signatures, and one a folding plan of the Battle of the Nile. Contemporary gilt-tooled burgundy calf, gilt supralibros of Hillbrow School, Rugby to upper board, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed, lower board, spine, and top-edge heavily sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 16487
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
MUNDY, Lieut.-General [Godfrey Basil]. The life of rodney. London. Printed for James Carpenter and Son, 1836. New edition. 8vo. xvi, 283pp, [1]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, extra-illustrated with two engraved plates. Contemporary gilt-tooled black morocco, A.E.G. Rubbed. Silk endpapers, armorial plate depicting Rodney's coat-of-arms pasted to head of p.1, engraved portrait of Captain Bazeley pasted to foot of p.89, lightly foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 15331
MAXWELL, W[illiam] H[amilton]. The life of wellington. London. Bickers & Son, 1883. New edition, revised, condensed and completed. 8vo. viii, [2], With a portrait frontispiece, a further 10 plates in permanent photography, and an engraved folding plan of the Battle of Waterloo. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, gilt supralibros of Hillbrow School, Rugby to upper board, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, marbled edges. Lightly rubbed, upper board, spine, and top-edge heavily sunned. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 95.00 Antiquates Ref. 16486
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
[NAVAL]. The naval and military magazine Vol I[-II]. London. T. Clerc Smith, 1827. Second Edition. 8vo. First two volumes only. viii, 672pp. [3], 722pp. With an engraved frontispiece to Vol. I one depicting 'The Duke of York, Commander in Chief' and an engraved plate to Vol. II showing 'His Royal Highness the Lord High Admiral'. Later blue cloth, lettered in gilt to spines. Marginal tears to Vol, I at p.179-180, p.381-382, p.389-390 - in no instance touching text, browning to titles ... More > £ 225.00 Antiquates Ref. 12195
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
[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