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[CRIMEA]. [Two manuscript journals composed by Thomas Munn Hall, second-mate aboard first (i) the transport ship Mary Anne during the summer of 1856 by the first for the voyage from London to Balaklava, June 1856, and later (ii) the Elizabeth for a voyage from London to St Paul de Loanda (October 1856-July 1857).. 8vo. Two volumes. Manuscript on paper. 109; 119pp. Contemporary half- morocco and morocco-backed marbled paper boards respectively. Cocked and a little soiled, remaining tight, some rear leaves removed from earlier volume. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 29397
B[RETON], [W[illiam]. Militia Discipline. The Words of Command, and directions for Exercising the Musket, Bayonet, and Carthridge: And the exercise for the Soldiers of the Militia Horse, Arm'd with Carbine, Pistols, and Sword... London. Printed by R. Harbin, and Sold by J. Morphew, 1717. Fourth ediiton. 8vo in 4s. [8], 67pp, [1]. Contemporary panelled calf, Later rebacked. Boards worn. Recent book-label of Peter Stewart Young to FEP, title browned, terminal leaf and rear endpapers dampstained. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 30264
BEATSON, Robert. A political index to the histories of great britain & ireland: or, a complete register of the hereditary honours, public offices, and persons in office, from the earliest periods to the present time. London. Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1806. Third edition. 8vo. In three volumes. With half-titles. Uncut and unopened in original publisher's two-tone paper boards, title in manuscript to spines. Extremities worn and marked, loss to backstrips. Scattered spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 31010
DICKENS, Charles. Dombey and son. London. Bradbury and Evans, 1848. First edition. 8vo. [vi-xi], xii-xvi. 624pp. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and a further 38 engraved plates by H. K. Browne. Without half-title or errata leaf. Contemporary half-morocco, marbled paper boards, tooled in gilt and blind, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate to FEP, near contemporary inked ownership inscription of Sir James Clark Brook to verso of FFEP, scattered ... More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 30820
CASTLEREAGH, Robert Stewart, Viscount. Substance of a second speech of the marquis of londonderry...on the subject of the agricultural distress of the country, and the financial and other measures proposed for its relief... London. Printed for John Hatchard and Son, 1822. First edition. 8vo. 78pp, [2]. With half-title and a terminal advertisement leaf. Unopened, stitched, as issued. Lightly spotted, dust-soiling to margins. From the recently dispersed library of Newbattle Abbey - though not identified as such. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 18214
CAMDEN, William. PHILIPOT, John.. Remaines concerning britaine... London. Printed by Thomas Harper, for John Waterson, 1637. The fift Impression, with many rare antiquities never before imprinted. Quarto. [8], 420pp, [4]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a terminal blank leaf. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, later rebacked and recornered, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Boards worn. Recent paper label to FEP: 'From the library of D. M. Richards ("myfyr dar") 1853-1913 of Y Wenallt, Aberdare.', recent ink-stamp of Pontypridd Public Library to title page, scattered spotting. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 28254
DE GRANADA, Luis. R. P. Fr. Lodoici granatensis de oratione et meditatione libri tres posteriores... Coloniae Agrippinae [i.e. Cologne]. In officina Birckmannica, sumptibus Arnoldi Mylii, 1588. 12mo. 834pp. Contemporary vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Marked and discoloured, lightly rubbed, later paper shelf-label to foot of spine. Text-block held in binding by upper hinge only, pastedowns sprung, early ownership inscription of Richard Banastre to title, very occasional minute marginal worm-trails, dampstained. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 17305
FREZZA, Fabio. Massime, regole, et precetti, di Stato, & di Guerra... Venetia. Evangelista Deuchino, 1614. First edition. 382pp. Without terminal blank leaf. Title within engraved ornamental border. Later calf-backed marbled paper boards, contrasting black calf lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marginal worm-tracks, very occasional early manuscript annotations. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22742
NOY, William. The Compleat Lawyer; or, A Treatise concerning Tenures and Estates in Lands of Inheritance for Life, and other Hereditaments, and Chattels real and Personal. And how any of them may be conveyed in a Legal form by Fine, Recovery, Deed of Word, as the Case shall require. London. Printed for John Benson, 1661. 12mo. [2], 60, 63-124pp, [2]. Text continuous despite pagination. Contemporary blind-ruled calf, recently rebacked. Boards rubbed and marked. Without pastedowns, near contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, small worm-track to initial four gatherings - touching text at times without loss of sense. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 25197
A YOUNG GENTLEMAN OF TRURO SCHOOL [POLWHELE, Richard]. The Fate of Lewellyn; or, the druid's sacrifice. A legendary tale. To which is added, The genius of carnbre', a poem. Bath. Printed by R. Crutwell, for the Author, 1777. First edition. Quarto. [6], 5-55pp, [1]. Modern green wrappers. Book-label of J. O. Edwards to verso of upper wrapper. Small marginal worm-track running throughout, blank lower margin of leaf F1 shaved, ink-stamps of Merton House to terminal leaf, scattered spotting. More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 30003
AN OFFICER [BEVER, Samuel]. The cadet. A Military Treatise. London. Printed for W. Johnston, 1756. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 244pp. Preliminary leaves misbound. With an engraved folding plate. Contemporary gilt-ruled calf, morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints starting, some loss to head of dulled spine. Bookplate of Teston Library to FEP, scattered spotting. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 22807
[ENGLISH ARMY]. The exercise of the foot; With the Evolutions, According to the Words of Command, As they are Explained. As also The Forming of Battalions, with Directions to be Observed by all colonels, captains, and other Officers in Their Majesties Armies. London. Printed by Charles Bill and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, 1696. 8vo. [2], 235pp, [1]. Contemporary blind-tooled speckled calf. A trifle rubbed, small worm-track to foot of spine. Loss to lower corner of leaf M3. Recently dispersed from the Cottlesloe Military Library 'probably the most extensive private collection of early printed books focused on military matters', with the bookplate of Thomas Francis Fremantle, 3rd Lord Cottesloe (1862-1965) to FEP. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 22713