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LAWRENCE, T. E. . Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. Third English edition. Quarto. 672pp. Four folding maps, 48 plates, with further line illustrations throughout the text. Third English edition, the first for general circulation after two prior privately printed editions. Original publisher's brown buckram cloth boards stamped in gilt, with the functional cream dustwrapper lettered in black. Fore and bottom edges uncut, with some leaves remaining unopened towards the end of the text block. Boards somewhat faded with ... More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 27998
LALLOU, William J. The fifty years of apostolic delegation washington, d. c. 1893-1943. [Paterson, N.J.]. [St. Anthony Guild Press], [1943]. First edition. 8vo. vi, 41pp [4]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's red morocco, lettered in gilt. Boards a little marked and stained, though internally bright, fresh and clean throughout, with the gift inscription 'To David Alexander Lockhart, on the happy occasion of his Baptism, with ever good wish. A. G. Cicognani, Archbishop of Laodicea, Apostolic Delegate. Washington D. C. - January 1944'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 30649
BRIDGES, Robert. Collected essays papers &c. vols i - v.. London. Oxford University Press: Humphrey Milford, 1927-30 8vo. Five volumes bound as four (instalments two and three together). Partially unopened in original publisher's blue cloth-backed paper boards. Fore and bottom edges foxed and untrimmed, some pages unopened. Armorial bookplates of Oliver Sylvain Baliol Brett, third Viscount Esher (1881-1963) to all FEPs, scattered spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 30648
[STOKER, Bram]. Our new house [the theatre annual]. London. Carson & Comerford, 1895. First edition. Large 8vo. 34pp, [6]. Original publisher's decorative colour wrappers, staple bound, with contemporary cloth repair to spine. Cloth detaching, wrappers marked and stained with some losses to the edges. Internally bright, with contemporary monochrome advertising throughout, and the original perforated subscription slips intact. Colour advertising bound in at rear. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 31011
PAGNOL, Marcel.. La femme du boulanger. Paris. Les Editions Marcel Pagnol, 1938. First photoplay edition. 8vo. 148pp,. With seven leaves of photographs. Original publisher's brown card wrappers, lettered in red and black. Wrappers stained and marked, the lower detached, spine and edges chipped. Presentation inscription to FFEP: 'au plus grand acteur vivant, a Sir Lawrence Olivier [sic], avec mon admiration et mon amitie, MarcelPagnol, Juin 1960'. More > £ 240.00 Antiquates Ref. 31091
BRITTEN, Frederick James. Old clocks and watches and their makers. London. E. & F. N. Spon Limited, 1932. Sixth edition. 8vo. viii, 891pp. With a frontispiece and 934 illustrations in the text. Bound by Bumpus of Oxford in navy morocco, lettered in gilt, A.E.G. Spine a little chipped and worn, boards lightly rubbed. Upper hinge starting, otherwise internally bright and clean. From the library of Laurence Olivier, without any indication of such. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 31085
COLLISSON, Nora W.. By Royal Command: A Pageant Play of English Church History. Adelaide. Hunkin, Ellis and King, Ltd., 1947. First edition. 8vo. 51pp. Stapled, as issued, in original publisher's blue wrappers, lettered in red. Extremities faded and toned with minor tearing. Internally bright and fresh, with several annotations to the text. Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: 'Sir Laurence Olivier, with Miss Collisson's compliments'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 31090
BEHRMAN, Samuel Nathanial. Biography. New York. Farrar & Rinehart, 1933. First edition. 8vo. xii, 241pp, [3]. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in black. A trifle cocked, spine sunned with additional staining to boards. Internally bright and clean. Presentation copy, inked inscription to FFEP: 'For Laurence Olivier, whom I look forward, one day to being in a play of my own. From Bernie. Beverly Hills, Cal, Aug. 15, 1933'. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 31081
COUNSELL, John. Counsell's opinion. London. Barrie and Rockliff, 1963. First edition. 8vo. pp. [viii], 216, with a frontispiece photograph of the author and three plates. Original publisher's orange cloth, lettered silver. Inscribed by the author, ‘For Larry
Olivier to whose inspiration and example all in the theatre owe so much. With
affectionate good wishes. John Counsell’. More >
£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 31082
GITTINGS, Robert. Wentworth place. London. William Heinemann Ltd, 1950. First edition. 8vo. [viii], 75pp. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered silver. A little rubbed and bumped, though internally bright and clean. Inscribed on the FFEP 'From the Author in deepest admiration for the first Chichester season and gratitude for the recording, Robert Gittings'.’ More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 31092
LEECH, Clifford. John ford and the drama of his time.. London. Chatto & Windus, 1957. First edition. 8vo. 144pp. Original publisher's blue cloth boards, lettered gilt. With the publisher's blue and red printed dustwrapper, unclipped. Boards bright with very minor rubbing, dustwrapper toned and a little scuffed. Inscribed by Leech on the FFEP: ‘To Sir Laurence Olivier in token of admiration, Clifford Leech 23 March 62'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 31088
ATKINSON, Henry. Shakespeare in Lypiatt. London. E. T. Heron & Co., 1946. First edition. 8vo. [iv], 80pp. Original publisher's beige cloth, lettered in gilt. Cloth faded and toned, corners and spine ends bumped. Internally bright and clean with the inked gift inscription: 'Presented to Laurence Olivier, May 12, 1946, Robert B. Abbot'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 31089
SHERWOOD, Jane. Post-mortem journal. London. Neville Spearman, 1964. First edition. 8vo. 128pp. Original publisher's ochre cloth boards, lettered in black, unclipped pictorial dustwrapper. Boards sharp and bright, a little foxing to top and fore-edge. Wrapper a little scuffed, marked, and foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 28571
[COMBE, William]. The tour of doctor syntax, In Search of the Picturesque. A poem. [London]. [Printed by J. Diggens], [1812]. Second edition. 8vo. 276, [2], 4pp. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, a hand-coloured engraved title page, 29 hand-coloured engraved plates from etchings by Thomas Rowlandson, and two terminal leaves of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities heavily rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, horizontal tear to leaf U4 - touching text without loss - occasional short tears to plates, advertisement leaves shaved, scattered spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 31003
[DEVONSHIRE]. The Two Widecombe Tracts, 1638 giving a Contemporary Account of the great Storm, reprinted with an introduction. Exeter. James G. Commin, 1905. vi, [4], 37pp.

[Bound with:] Richard Peek of Tavistock: His three to one, The Commendatory Verses and the Play of dick of devonshire. Exeter. James G. Commin, 1905. [4], x, 100pp.

[And:] CLAYDEN, Arthur W. The history of devonshire scenery: an essay in Geographical Evolution. Exeter. James G. Commin, 1906. [6], 202pp. With a photogrpahic frontispiece and a further 42 photographic plates.

[And:] An Old ... More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 31020