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LAWRENCE, T.E.. Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First trade edition (i.e. third English edition), fifth impression. Quarto. 672pp. With portrait frontispiece, 53 plates and four maps. Original publisher's [variant] green hard-grained morocco, gilt. With marbled endpapers. Some rubbing to extremities and spine, corners a little bumped, else a crisp copy. With previous owner's ink inscription to FEP and verso of FFEP. More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 21504
LAWRENCE, T.E.. Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First trade edition (i.e. third English edition), fifth impression. Quarto. 672pp. With portrait frontispiece, 53 plates and four maps. Original publisher's [variant] blue hard-grained morocco, gilt. With marbled endpapers. Some rubbing/chipping to extremities, a little light scuffing, head and foot of spine, small tear at top corner of upper board. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 21503
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
[SURTEES, Robert Smith]. Mr Facey Romford's Hounds. London. Bradbury and Evans, [1865]. First edition. 8vo. In original 12 monthly parts. With 24 hand-coloured etched plates by John Leech and Halbot Knight Browne. Original publisher's brick-red pictorial wrappers, housed in recent custom red morocco pull-off case by W. Root & Son of London. Case a trifle rubbed, with bookplates of Samuel Henry Austin and Lucius Wilmerding. Very slight chipping to spines, upper panel of part I detached from text-block. Internally clean ... More > £ 650.00 Antiquates Ref. 10191
JOHNS, W.E.. Fighting planes and aces. London. John Hamilton, [1932]. First edition. Quarto. 90pp, [6]. With frontispiece and 30 plates. Original publisher's blue cloth, title stamped in black to spine and upper board (i.e. the second issue binding, without the stamped image of plane to upper board), with the fabulously evocative rare Howard Leigh dustwrapper displaying the original 5s price. An almost fine copy, but for the slightest of fading at head and foot of spine, in a ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21501
[STAFFORDSHIRE AUCTION]. To be sold by auction, By Mr. Shorthouse, At the plough in endon, in the County of Stafford, on Thursday the 20th Day of October. Leek. Hilliard...Printer, [s.d., 1794?] Dimensions 430 x 270mm. Single leaf broadside. Folded, with old creasing, some browning, tears and slight loss at folds. A single manuscript correction in ink: 'The Turnpike Road from Newcastle to Leek passes thro' the Village of Endon, and Lot (3 corrected to) 5 adjoins such Road'. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20595
IRVING, Washington. Astoria; or enterprise beyond the Rocky Mountains. London. Richard Bentley, 1836. First British edition. 8vo. In three volumes. xvi, 317, [3]; ix, [1], 320; vii, [1], 294pp. With half-title and terminal advertisement leaf to Vol. I., half-titles not called for in other volumes. Original publisher's plain tan paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces, housed in custom grey cloth slipcase with brown morocco lettering-piece. Rubbing to joints and head and foot of spines, some wear and loss to lettering-pieces, slight surface loss ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 14326
ROSCOE, William. The life and pontificate of leo the tenth. London. Henry G. Bohn, 1846. Fifth edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xxxi, [1], 502; [2], 540pp. With an engraved frontispiece to each volume and one further engraved plate. Attractively bound in contemporary gilt-tooled turquoise morocco, contrasting morocco lettering-pieces, gilt device with motto 'Sunt sua praemia laudi' to boards, marbled edges. Marbled endpapers, slight foxing to plates, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 300.00 Antiquates Ref. 15149
LEE, Nat[haniel]. Lucius junius brutus; father of his country. A tragedy. London. Printed for Richard Tonson, 1681. First edition. Quarto. [8], 72pp, [1]. With a final epilogue leaf. Later half-calf, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. extremities rubbed. Marbled endpapers, later paper repairs to margins and verso of title page, and lower margins of leaves A4 and I1, pen-trials to p.[8] and fore-edge of p.2, paper flaw to p.5 - with very slight loss of sense, spotted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20338
FERMOR, Patrick Leigh. Between the woods and the water: On Foot to Constantinople from The Hooks of Holland: The Middle Danube to the Iron Gates. [London]. John Murray, [1986]. First edition. 8vo. 248pp. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Some staining and surface loss to lower panel of dustwrapper, spine a trifle sunned. Internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Elizabeth / We all hail! / Paddy' More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 17194
NAUGHTON, Bill. Alfie. [London]. Macgibbon & Kee, [1966]. First edition. 8vo. 208pp. Original publisher's purple cloth lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear to dustwrapper, a trifle dusty. A near fine copy. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20965
[YORKSHIRE AUCTION]. To be Sold. In the following Lotts and Subject to such Conditions as will be Produced at the House of Joseph Lodge near the Church in Thornhill, on Monday the 9th of November 1778. between the Hours of four and six in the afternoon of the same day. [s.i., Dewsbury?]. [s.n., Mr Sykes?, 1778] Dimensions 165 x 160mm. Single leaf handbill. Fore- and gutter margin edges uncut. Creased, with some marginal tearing, marking and early manuscript notes to verso. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 21439
MACLEAN, Fitzroy. Eastern approaches. London. Jonathan Cape, 1949. First edition. Small 8vo. 543pp, [1]. With three folding maps (of Central Asia, the Western Desert, and Yugoslavia), photographic frontispiece, and 11 further photographic plates (the final plate containing four illustrations). Original publisher's red cloth, gilt, with original dustwrapper displaying 15s price. Corners slightly bumped, else a fine copy. Some foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper with some light spotting and marking, chipping and creasing to extremities. More > £ 175.00 Antiquates Ref. 21188