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ABDULLAH, King of Jordan. Memoirs of king abdullah of transjordan. London. Jonathan Cape, 1950. First edition in English. 8vo. 278pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece, and a further two plates. Original publisher's red buckram, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, some soiling and chipping to dustwrapper, neat paper repair to verso of spine panel at head. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to recto ... More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21514
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
AUSTEN-LEIGH, J[ames] E[dward]. A memoir of jane austen...to which is added lady susan and fragments of two other unfinished tales by miss austen. London. Richard Bentley and Son, 1871. Second edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 364pp. With a half-title and an engraved portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, spine sunned. Adhesive and ruled paper remnants to gutter of front blank fly-leaf, one leaf (preface) detached, occasional light spotting/browning. From the library of a relative of Ralph Vaughan Williams, inked ownership to front blank fly-leaf: 'Vaughan Williams / North Tidworth'. This is likely Ralph's ... More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 21530
BACON, Francis. History Naturall And Experimentall, Of Life and Death. Or Of the Prolongation of Life. London. Printed by John Haviland for William Lee, and Humphrey Mosley, 1638. 12mo. [30], 395 [i.e. 435]pp, [3]. With an initial imprimatur leaf, an additional imprimatur on p.395 [i.e.435], and a terminal blank leaf. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, recently rebacked to style, recent contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards a trifle marked, some wear to corners. Recent plain endpapers, nineteenth-century ownership inscription to verso of title, light damp-staining throughout, single instance of ink underlining and marginal annotation. More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 15562
BOOTHBY, Guy. Doctor Nikola. London. Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, [1896]. First edition. 8vo. viii, 322pp, [4]. With a black and white frontispiece, 21 plates, and numerous illustrations in the text by Stanley L. Wood, and two final leaves of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, illustrated colour inlays bordered in gilt to upper board and spine. Rubbed, and lightly marked, spine sunned. Endpapers browned. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 16929
BURNS, Robert. Poems, chiefly in the scottish dialect. Kilmarnock [i.e. Toronto]. Printed by John Wilson [i.e. Printed by James McKie for J. Campbell], 1786 [i.e. 1870] 8vo. 240pp. Original publisher's two-tone paper boards, printed paper lettering-piece to spine. Extremities marked and lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Signed by James Mckie to verso of title page. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 13780
[CHARLIE AND JEANIE]. Charlie and jeanie in the country. London. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, [1859]. First edition. 8vo. 45pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece and three engraved vignettes. Original publisher's printed pictorial powder blue wrappers. A trifle rubbed and creased, slight chipping to spine. Near contemporary inked gift inscription to FEP, frontispiece spotted, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 20990
CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Q-ships and their story. London. Sidgwick and Jackson Ltd., 1922. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 276pp. With a black and white photographic frontispiece, a further 31 black and white plates, and 16 diagrams in the text. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, some soiling to upper board and spine. Upper hinge exposed, lightly spotted. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 21506
CONRAD, Joseph. Last essays. London & Toronto. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd., 1926. First edition. 8vo. xvii, [1], 253pp, [1]. With a frontispiece: 'A facsimile of the last page written by Conrad'. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear, dustwrapper sunned and spotted, some loss to foot of spine panel. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 18286