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NORTH, F. J.. The Slates of Wales. Cardiff. Published by the National Museum of Wales, 1927. Second edition. 8vo. iv, 84pp. With a monochrome photographic frontispiece and seven further plates. Original publisher's plain paper wrappers, lettered in black, later paper lettering-piece to spine. Lightly rubbed and slightly sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 14498
[CHARLES, Elizabeth Rundle]. Wanderings over bible lands and seas. London. T. Nelson and Sons, 1866. Second edition. 8vo. [2], 301pp, [1]. With half-title, a photographic frontispiece, an additional title-page with photographic vignette, and an engraved folding map and a illustrated folding panorama of Jerusalem. Original publisher's maroon cloth, stamped in gilt and blind. Lightly rubbed and marked, heavily sunned. Later armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, contemporary ink gift inscription to FFEP, occasional light spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 17057
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
CORBET, Henry. Tales and traits of sporting life. London. Rogerson and Tuxford, 1864. First edition. 8vo. [8], 202pp. With half-title and an extra engraved title with hand-coloured vignette. Lacking frontispiece. Original publisher's black buckram, lettered in gilt. Very slight wear to extremities. Hinges cracked, very short closed tears to gutter margins of additional title and title, leaves toned with occasional foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 13008
FIELDING, C[harles] H[enry]. Memories of malling and its valley: with A fauna and flora of Kent. West Malling. Henry C. H. Oliver, 1893. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 291pp, [1]. With half-title, a photographic frontispiece, two plates, and a folding map. 6pp booklet listing subscribers loosely inserted. Original publisher's blue buckram, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed, loss to head of spine, slightest of splitting to upper joint. Decorated endpapers, light spotting to frontispiece and title, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14916
LORRAIN, Reginald A[rthur]. Five years in unknown jungles for god and empire... London. Lakher Pioneer Mission, [1913]. First edition. 8vo. xii, 274pp, [2]. With half-title, a monochrome photographic frontispiece, 29 monochrome photographic illustrations, and a map. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Extremities a trifle rubbed and sunned. Short tear to head of leaf B8, lightly spotted. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16343
GIBSON, T. A. GIBSON, G. M.. Etymological geography; being a classified list of Terms & Epithets of most frequent Occurrence, entering, as postfixes of prefixes, into the composition of geographical names... Edinburgh. Adam and Charles Black, and Fraser and Crawford, 1840. Second edition. 12mo. xii, 163, [3], 2pp. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Original publisher's navy roan, lettered in gilt. Rubbed, splitting to upper joint. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14858
[NORTH AFRICA]. Marocco, Algeria and Tunis with parts of Senegal and the military territories of the Western Sudan. London. Edward Stanford, [1908]. Dimensions: 650 x 520 mm, Scale: 1:5,977,382. Printed folding map mounted on cloth, pasted into original publisher's green buckram boards, printed paper lettering-piece. Boards a trifle marked, ink-stamps and shelf numbers of the Board of Customs Library to lettering-piece and verso of map, lightly browned, single ink annotation marking Cefalu, Sicily. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 17109