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English Books - 1801 onwards

SOUTHEY, Robert. The Life of Nelson. London. Printed for John Murray, 1813. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. viii, 253, [3]; viii, 280pp. With three final pages of publisher's advertisements to both volumes, an engraved portrait frontispiece to Vol. I, and a plate of facsimile signatures to Vol. II. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Lightly rubbed, spines a trifle sunned. Twentieth-century inked ownership inscription of Owen Goddard to FFEP of Vol. I, contemporary inked ownership inscriptions ... More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 20890
LAWRENCE, T.E.. Revolt in the desert. London. Jonathan Cape 30 Bedford Square, 1927. First English edition (Limited edition, no. 63/300). Quarto. [2], 445pp, [1]. With half-title/limitation, coloured frontispiece portrait of Lawrence, eighteen further illustrations, nine of which are coloured, and a large folding map to rear. Original publisher's brown quarter-pigskin over sand-coloured buckram boards, gilt. Dustwrapper. T.E.G., others uncut. A remarkably preserved copy, with only the slightest of shelf-wear externally, bookplate (a skull with the initials PMF) and slight marking to FEP, else fine. Dustwrapper (correctly ... More > £ 2,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22016
SUMMERS, Montague. The werewolf. London. Keegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co, 1933. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 307pp, [1]. With eight plates. Original publisher's turquoise cloth, gilt, with original dustwrapper (showing a price of 15s, net). Some browning to text block, and wear/browning to wrapper, especially at the extremities, and spine. More > £ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 22014
LIDDELL HART, [Basil]. 'T. E. Lawrence' In Arabia and After. London. Jonathan Cape, 1935. First edition, fifth impression. 8vo. [2], 491pp, [11]. With 12 black and white photographic plates, nine maps (five folding). Original publisher's maroon cloth, lettered in yellow, printed paper dustwrapper. Very light shelf-wear, chipping, tearing, and marking to dustwrapper, with tape repairs to verso. Contemporary inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22041
LAWRENCE, T. E.. The mint. London. Jonathan Cape, [1973]. 8vo. 205pp, [1]. With a portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, some spotting to dustwrapper. Publisher's review request slip pasted to FEP. 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. 22042
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Seven pillars of wisdom: a trumph. London. Jonathan Cape, [1940]. Fifth English edition. 8vo. 700pp. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Endpapers browned, booksellers ticket to FEP. 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. 22045
LAWRENCE, T. E.. Seven pillars of wisdom a triumph. Stockholm. The Continental Book Company AB, 1946. Fifth edition, eighth impression. 8vo. 700pp. With fourteenth illustrations and four maps. Original publisher's buff cloth. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22038
WORTH, Claud. Yacht cruising. London. Published by J. D. Potter, 1910. First edition. 8vo. [8], 272pp. With numerous illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22036
MURRAY, Richard Paget. The flora of somerset. Taunton. Published for the Society by Barnicott and Pearce, 1896. First edition. 8vo. lxi, [1], 437pp, [1]. With an illustrated frontispiece and a folding map of the county.

[Bound with:] MARSHALL, Edward Shearburn. A supplement to the flora of somerset. Taunton. Published by the Somersetshire Archaeological and Natural History Society, 1914. First edition. iv, 242pp.

8vo. Contemporary green cloth, lettered in gilt. Rubbed lower joint split.Inked ownership inscription to FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22039
[GREEN, Geoffrey]. The history of the football association. London. Published for the Football Association by the Naldrett Press, [1953]. First edition. 8vo. [8], 691pp, [1]. With a black and white photographic portrait frontispiece of Queen Elizabeth (patron the the association), and 98 black and white photographic plates. Original publisher' red cloth, lettered in gilt, dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper worn, chipping and shorts tears. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22040
GREEN, Emanuel. Some Bath love letters of John Wilkes... Bath. George Gregory, 1918. First edition. 8vo. 54pp, [2]. With a final leaf of advertisements. Stitched, as issued, in original publisher's printed grey wrappers. Inked ownership initials to upper wrapper, lightly sunned. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22008
GREEN, Emanuel. John Wilkes and his visits to Bath. Bath. Printed at the Herald Office, 1905. First edition. 8vo. 39pp, [1]. Unopened. Stapled into original publisher's printed green wrappers. Extremities dust-soiled and lightly rubbed, stapled rusted. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22007
[PARTRIDGE, Eric]. The window: a quarterly magazine. London. Eric Partridge Ltd., [1930]. First edition. 8vo. Volume I, four numbers. All published. Original publisher's cloth, printed paper lettering-pieces to upper boards. Extremities rubbed and sunned, pen-trials to lettering-piece of first number. Endpapers browned, foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22005
MUNULLOG [DERFEL, Robert Jones]. Hymns and songs, for the church man. Manchester. Printed and published for the author by R. J. Derfel, [1890]. First edition. 8vo. 118pp, [10]. Original publisher's printed powder blue wrappers. Extremities marked and worn, loss to head and foot of spine. Later armorial bookplate to FEP, very occasional light spotting, one leaf (second contents leaf) working-loose. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 22006
RASK, Erasmus. A grammar of the anglo-saxon tongue... London. Trubner & Co., 1865. Second edition. 8vo. vi, 191pp, [1]. Original publisher's blind-stamped green cloth, lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked, slight chipping to head and foot of spine. Hinges exposed, recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, later inked ownership inscription to recto of FFEP, title page browned, occasional spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 20306
PRICE, Richard. Observations on reversionary payments; on schemes for providing annuities for widows, and persons in old age; on the method of calculating the values of assurances on lives; and on the national debt... London. Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies, 1812. Seventh edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xlviii, 414; [8], 515pp, [1]. Contemporary calf boards, recently rebacked and recornered, contrasting black morocco lettering-pieces, gilt. Boards heavily rubbed. Inked withdrawal stamps of Lincoln's Inn Library to front blank fly-leaves, occasional spotting. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 22043
MACPHAIL, Sir Andrew. Three persons. London. John Murray, 1929. First edition, second impression. 8vo. viii, [4], 240pp. With three photographic portraits (that of Lawrence a photographic representation of a pencil sketch, by Augustus John, of the Colonel in an Arabian headdress). Original publisher's blue cloth, gilt. Extremities lightly rubbed, fading to spine and a small gash to upper board. Jeremy Wilson's copy, with his 'J.M. Wilson' bookplate to FEP and inked ownership inscription to head of FFEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22011
[BADMINTON LIBRARY]. Shooting by Lord Walsingham and Sir Ralph Payne-Gallwey, Bt....with contributions by Lord Lovat and Lord Charles Lennox Kerr. Moor and Marsh.. London. Longmans, Green, and Co, 1887. Second edition. 8vo. xiii, [1], 348pp. With half-title and frontispiece. Original publisher's decorative cloth. Some rubbing and marking to extremities and spine, some foxing to text. Later armorial bookplate of the Barons Raglan, bearing the name 'Cefntilla', to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 15458