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English Books - 1801 onwards

BARKER, Cicely Mary. Fairies of the trees. London. Blackie & Son Limited, [1940]. First edition. 12mo. [28]pp. With 24 plates of colour illustrations by the author. Original publisher's decorated boards with pictorial inlay to upper board, title to both spine and upper board in brown, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper price-clipped, and a trifle chipped and marked, inked initials to front flap. Pictorial endpapers, upper hinge partially exposed, inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 17406
BARKER, Cicely Mary. Flower Fairies of the Autumn: With the Nuts and Berries they bring. London. Blackie & Son Limited, [1926]. First edition. 22mo. [16]pp With 12 plates of colour illustrations by the author. Original publisher's decorated boards with pictorial inlay to upper board, title to both spine and upper board in black, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, dustwrapper lightly rubbed and damp-stained. Pictorial endpapers, inked inscription to verso of FFEPin Danish dated 1930, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22172
LIDDELL HART, [Basil]. 'T. E. Lawrence' In Arabia and After. London. Jonathan Cape, [1948]. Second edition, ninth printing. 8vo. [2], 491pp, [1]. With nine maps. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in silver, printed paper dustwrapper. Minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper marked and lightly creased, short closed tear to foot of front panel, tear to fold of front flap (tape repair to verso). Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22197
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Selection from seven pillars of wisdom. London. Methuen & Co. Ltd., [1940]. Abridged school edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 148pp. Original publisher's tan cloth, lettered and decorated in dark brown. Extremities marked and a trifle rubbed. Endpapers lightly browned, embossed stamp Plymouth based bookseller Sellicks top FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22182
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Crusader castles. Oxford. Clarendon Press, [1988]. New edition. 8vo. xl, 154pp. With a black and white photographic frontispiece and numerous black and white photographs and illustrations in the text. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Slight fading to head of wrapper. Contemporary ownership label pasted to recto of FFEP, else a clean and crisp copy. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22070
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Oriental assembly. New York. E. P. Dutton & Co. Inc., 1940. First American edition. 8vo. xii, [2], 291pp, [1]. With a half-title. Profusely illustrated with monochrome photographs by the author (many previously unpublished), facsimiles of pages of the author's diary, and a line-drawn map. Original publisher's red buckram, lettered in gilt, dustwrapper. Wrapper marked and chipped, two closed tears to head. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22192
GARDNER, Brian. Allenby. London. Cassell, 1965. First edition. 8vo. xx, 314pp. With numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear. A fine copy. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22185
BONSAL, Stephen. Suitors and supplicants: The Little Nations at Versailles. New York. Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1946. First edition. 8vo. xiii, [5], 301pp, [1]. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in silver, printed paper dustwrapper. Light rubbing to extremities, wrapper chipped and torn, paper repairs to verso. Internally clean and crisp. From the library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of T. E. Lawrence, with his distinctive inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22170
JAMES, Lawrence. Imperial warrior: The Life and Times of Field-Marshal Viscount Allenby 1861-1936. London. Weidenfield and Nicolson, [1993]. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 279pp, [1]. With seven plates of black and white photographs/illustrations. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in silver, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear. Internally immaculate. A fine copy. With a loosely inserted bookplate inscribed: 'To Mike Reskin / with best wishes / Lawrence Jones / 29.vi.93'. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22169
GOLDING, Louis. In the steps of moses the conqueror. London. Rich & Cowan, Ltd., [1938]. First edition. 8vo. [10], 426pp. With a photographic frontispiece and a further 24 photographic plates (many by the author). Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt. A trifle rubbed. Endpapers browned, inked gift inscription to recto of FFEP. From the London reference library of the late Jeremy Wilson (1944-2017), the authorised biographer of Lawrence, with his book-label to FEP and distinctive inked ownership inscription to FFEP More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22168
GOSSE, P[hilip] H[enry]. The ocean. London. Printed for the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1845. 8vo. xii, 360pp. With an engraved frontispiece and a further 51 engraved illustrations. Original publisher's blind-stamped navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Armorial bookplate to FEP, frontispiece a trifle creased, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22161
PEEL, Sidney. The binding of the nile and new soudan. London. Edward Arnold, 1904. First edition. 8vo. viii, [2], 288, 16pp. With a photogravure frontispiece, a folding amp to rear, and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Very minor rubbing and marking to extremities. Bookseller's ticket of Henry Sotheran to FEP, frontispiece and title page foxed, else internally clean and crisp. A fine copy. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22166
WOOD, Evelyn, Sir, General. The Crimea in 1854, and 1894. London. Chapman & Hall, 1895. First edition. 8vo. xii, 400p. With a portrait frontispiece of Captain William Peel, and a further 26 illustrations from sketches 'taken on the spot' by Colonel the Hon. W. J. Colville. Original publisher's red cloth, ruled and lettered in black and gilt. A trifle rubbed, edges foxed. Decorated endpapers, booksellers ticket of Henry Sotheran to FEP. Mervyn Lloyd Peel's copy, with his armorial bookplate to FEP and inked ... More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22163
GOODMAN, George. The church in victoria during the episcopate of the right reverend charles perry first bishop of melbourne, prelate of the order of st. michael and st. george. London. Seeley and Co. Limited, 1892. First U.K. edition. 8vo. xxiv, 476pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and a folding map to rear. Original publisher's red buckram, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed and marked. Inked stamps and paper labels of the Church Missionary Society Circulating Library (with attendant cancelation stamps) to front endpapers and title page, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22174
GARNETT, Richard. The twilight of the gods and other tales. London. T. Fisher Unwin, 1888. First edition. 8vo. 346, 6, 24pp. A remainder copy with two terminal publisher's advertisement catalogues, the latter dated 1891. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt and black. Lightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers, hinges exposed, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22155