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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
SITWELL, Osbert. Escape with me! An oriental sketch-book. London. Macmillan & Co. Ltd., 1939. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 339pp, [1]. With a photographic frontispiece and a further 15 photographic plates. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper spotted, short tears and chipping to edges, some loss to head of sunned spine. Decorated endpapers, internally clean and crisp. Presentation copy, inked inscription to verso of half-title: 'For Peggy, with affection from Osbert. November 1939'. With a ... More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21469
DOUGLAS, Norman. Summer islands: ischia and ponza. London. Desmond Harmsworth, [1931]. First edition. 8vo. Limited to 500 copies, of which this is number 353. 79pp, [1]. With a frontispiece. Original publisher's blue cloth, printed paper lettering-piece, pictorial dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper rubbed, marked, and chipped, priceclipped. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21482
TOMLINSON, H. M.. Old junk. London. Andrew Melrose Ltd., 1918. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 227pp, [1]. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in yellow, pictorial dustwrapper. Rubbed and a trifle marked, dustwrapper lightly soiled, some chipping and short tears to edges. Lightly browned. Bookplate of American bibliophile Frederick Baldwin Adams Jr. (1910-2001), director of the Pierpont Morgan Library between 1948-1969, to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21509
O'BRIEN, Frederick. Mystic isles of the south seas. London. Hodder and Stoughton, 1921. First edition. 8vo. xv, 534pp. With a black and white photographic frontispiece, a further 74 black and white photographic illustrations, and a folding colour map of the South Sea Islands. Original publisher's decorated green cloth. Lightly rubbed, paper and glue residue to lower board. Upper hinge exposed, else internally clean and crisp. Admiral Jellicoe's copy, with his inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21519
MACDOUGALL, Arthur R.. Dud Dean and his country. New York. Coward-McCann, Inc., [1946]. Limited edition. 8vo. Signed limited edition, number 12 of 450 copies. xi, [1], 171pp, [1]. With an illustrated colour frontispiece and numerous vignettes by Milton C. Weiler. Original publisher's two-tone red and tan cloth, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, gilt decoration to upper board, housed in custom gilt-tooled red morocco-backed cloth slipcase. Bookplate of M. L. Biscotti to FEP. A fine copy. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 21526
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
FORBES, Rosita. The Secret of the Sahara: Kufara. London. Cassell and Company, Limited, 1921. First edition. 8vo. xvi, 350pp. With 76 black and white illustrations from photographs by the author, and a map. Original publisher's grey cloth, decorated and lettered in blue, burgundy, and gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Bookplate to FEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21512
[WOODWARD, Samuel]. The Barclay Tract in Pennsylvania: Surveyed & Described by Samuel Rhoads Jr. 1835. [s.i.]. [s.n.], [1835]. Folio. Manuscript on paper. [2], 25pp, [2], with eight further blank leaves. With a hand-illustrated and coloured folding plan of the Barclay Tract. Contemporary red half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt. Extremities rubbed. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, short tear to centre fold of map, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 16126
FLOWER, Robin. The western island or the great blasket. Oxford. Clarendon Press, 1973. 8vo. vi, [2], 141pp, [1]. With four full-page illustrations. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very slight shelf-wear, dustwrapper sunned. Illustrated endpapers, internally immaculate. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21247
MCCURE, John Bunyan. Life in england and australia. Reminiscences of Travels and Voyages over One Hundred Thousand Miles; or, forty years in the wilderness. A Memorial of the Lovingkindness of the Lord. London. Robert Banks, 1876. Second thousand. 8vo. xii, 524pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's brick-red decorated cloth, stamped in black, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Hinges exposed, inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21237
BELL, John. Observations on Italy. Naples. Printed by Fibreno, 1840. 8vo. Two volumes bound as one. xx, 202, [2]; [2], 260pp, [2]. With two errata leaves. Contemporary (original?) gilt-tooled vellum. Extremities discoloured and a trifle rubbed. Recent inked annotation to Vol. I title, occasional light spotting/dust-soiling. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to verso of front blank fly-leaf: 'To Mrs. Taylor / with every sentiment / of regard and esteem / from the Editor / Naples ... More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 20895
TIPPLE, S[amuel] Augustus. A summer visit to scotland. Norwich. Charles Muskett, 1847. First edition. 8vo. [2], v, [1], 104pp. With a half-title. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Upper hinge exposed, board held by cords only, recent bookplate of R. C. Fiske to FEP, contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, lightly spotted. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21033
NICHOLSON, William. KIPLING, Rudyard. An Almanac of twelve sports. London. Published by William Heinemann, 1898. First edition. Quarto. 12 Lithographs in colour on cartridge paper Original publisher's cloth-backed pictorial paper boards, contemporary (original?) glassine dustwrapper. A trifle marked, short tears to dustwrapper at spine. Endpapers browned, light offsetting, else internally immaculate. A fine copy. More > £ 1,450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20407
[JENNINGS' LANDSCAPE ANNUAL]. ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in switzerland and italy. London. Robert Jennings, 1830. First edition. [8], 278pp, [2]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 24 engraved plates.

[Together with:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in italy. London. Published for the proprietors, by Robert Jennings and William Chaplin, 1831. First edition. vi, [2], 271pp, [1]. With an engraved frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, and 24 engraved plates.

[And:] ROSCOE, Thomas. The tourist in italy. London. Jennings and ... More >
£ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 20453