Naval and Military

DRAKE, Lawrence. The heroes of england: stories of the lives of the most celebrated british soldiers and sailors. Joseph Cundall. 1843.
viii, 312pp. With a hand-coloured engraved frontispiece, and seven hand-coloured engraved plates. Original publisher's gilt-tooled black morocco, A.E.G. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Very occasional light spotting, ink gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf; 'Douglas Edward Holroyd / given him by H.R.H. the Duchess of Gloucester / January 1843'.
Price
£ 125.00
FITZGERALD, William Thomas. Nelson's Tomb, A Poem...To Which is Added, An Address to England on Her Nelson's Death. By the Same Author. Printed By W. Bulmer and Co....and Sold By J. Asperne. 1805. First Edition.
18pp. With half-title. Recent paper boards, paper title label to upper board. Marginal paper repairs to gutter and edges throughout, browned. With ink-stamp of the Philadelphia Mercantile Library to title and dedication.
Price
£ 300.00
GIRAUD, P. F. F. J.. Campagne de Paris, En 1814, Precedee d'un coup-d'oeil sur celle de 1813... Chez A. Eymery. 1815. Seventh edition.
viii, 124pp. [Bound with;] MICHAUD, M. Histoire des Quinze Semaines, or Le Dernier Regne de Bonaparte. Paris, Chez Longchamps. Aout 1815. Twentieth edition. 80pp. [And;] TARDIEU, Ambroise. Relation Anglaise de la Bataille de Waterloo, ou du Mont Saint-Jean, Et des evenemens qui l'ont precedee ou suivie, accompagnee des Rapports francais, prussien et espagnol, d'un Plan tres exact de la Bataille, et d'une Carte generale du Theatre de la Campagine: ces deux Plances tres-bien coloriees... Chez A Tardieu, etc. 1815. Second edition. [2], iv, 5-87pp, [1]. With a folding plate of the Chateau d'Hougoumont and a detailed plan of the Battle of Waterloo, both hand-coloured, the latter with a 2" tear. [And;] DURDENT, R.S. Histoire Critique Du Senat-Conservateur depuis sa creation, en nivose an VIII, Jusqu'a sa Dissolution, en Avril 1814. Paris, A La Librairie...D'Alexis Eymery. viii, 166pp. With an engraved map of the theatre of war 1814. Vol II: CARNOT, M. Memoire Adresse au Roi, En Juillet 1814. Bruxelles, [i.e. Brussels], Chez tous les Libraires. 1814. x, 9-91pp, [1]. [Bound with;] [CARNOT, M]. Expose de La Conduite Politique de M. Le Lieutenant-General Carnot, Depuis le 1er Juillet 1814. [4], Paris, Mme Ve Courcier. 1815. Third edition. [4], 51pp, [1]. [And;] LEOPOLD DE MASSACRE, Du Ministere. Paris, C.F. Patris. Septembre 1815. 62pp. [And;] BORY DE ST. VINCENT. Justification de la Conduite et Des Opinions. Paris, Chez Les Marchands de Nouveautes. 1815. 110pp. [And;] OTRANTE, Le Duc. Rapport au Roi, Sur La Situation de la France et Sur Les Relations Avec Les Armees Etrangres. Fair dans le conseil des Ministres, le 15 Aout 1815... Paris. 1815. 64pp, [i.e. 54pp]. [And;] CHATEAUBRIAND, Le Vicomte de. Rapport sur L'etat de la France, Fait at Roi Dans Son Conseil. Paris, Chez Plancher. 5 Juillet 1815. [2], 7-38pp. With the verso of the title firmly affixed to the following leaf, presumably at the time of publication. [And;] HIPPOLYTE, M. Observations D'Un Francais, sur L'Enlevement des Chefs'D'Oeuvre du Museum de Paris, En Reponse a la lettre du Duc de Wellington au Lord Castlereagh... Paris, Pelicier. 1815. vi, 7-39pp, [1]. In two volumes. Contemporary morocco-backed boards. Rubbed, wear to corners. Some damp-staining throughout.
Price
£ 400.00
GOULBOURN, Edward. The Blueviad. A Satyrical Poem. Printed for J. Maynard...by Barker and Son. 1805. First Edition.
119pp, [1]. Folding engraved frontispiece. Uncut in later roan backed paper boards. Rubbed to extremities, some marking and bumping to boards. Bookplate of Anne and F.G. Renier to FEP, contemporary ink inscription to head of title. A handful of annotations to final leaf, an index of the characters, identifying the true identities of fictional counterparts.
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£ 125.00
HEBER, Reginald, M.A.. Europe: Lines on the Present War. Printed for J. Hatchard. 1809. First Edition.
[iii]-viii, 32pp. Disbound in later marbled paper folding wrappers, manuscript lettering piece to spine and title label to upper wrap. From the Nowell Smith collection, with book labels of Judith Adams and Simon to verso of upper wrap.
Price
£ 75.00
JAMES, William. A Reply to 'A Brief Statement Arising Out of a passage Contained in the Third Volume of James's Naval History of Great Britain, on the Conduct and Character of Lord William Fitz-roy in the Year 1805. Printed for The Author and Sold By J. Bigg. 1824. First Edition.
23pp, [1]. Recent paper boards. Presentation copy, with shaved ink inscription 'Command (?) Thomson, with Mr. James's respectful....' to head of title, presumably from the collection of John Deas Thomson (1763-1838), Accountant-General to the Royal Navy.
Price
£ 225.00
NAPIER, James R.. On Pressure Logs for Measuring the Speed of Ships. From the Proceedings of the Philosophical Society of Glasgow.. 1872. Offprint.
14pp, [2]. With illustrations throughout. Original publisher's pink wraps. Soiling to part of upper wrap, internally clean and tight.
Price
£ 75.00
PATTON, Philip. The natural defence of an insular empire, earnestly recommended; with a sketch of a plan, to attach real seamen to the service of their country. Printed by T. Skelton. 1810. First edition.
[2], viii, [2], 102pp. With a folding table showing a short view of the time each sea-officer presided at the admiralty since 1751. Later half red morocco, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Some wear to boards, heavy rubbing to spine. Light marginal browning throughout, otherwise internally clean and crisp, a very good copy.
Price
£ 475.00
PERING, Richard. A Reply to Some Strictures in the Quarterly Review, (No. XIX.) On Indian-Built Ships; to which are Annexed, Economical recommendations for Effectually Preserving the British Navy, on the Return of Peace, Whereby Millions of Money May be Saved..... Printed and Published By Congdon and Hearle. 1814. First Edition.
[4], 62pp. Recent paper boards. Presentation copy, with a slightly shaved inscription 'J.D. Thomson from the author', presumably John Deas Thomson (1763-1838), Accountant-General to the Royal Navy. Title slightly soiled.
Price
£ 200.00
PHILLIPPART, John. Memoirs &c.&c. Of General Moreau; Illustrated with a Portrait, a Fac Silile of General's Last Letter to Madame Moreau, and a Beautifully Engraved Plan of the Seige of Kehl, and Passage of the Rhine in 1796. A.J.Valpy. 1814. First edition.
viii, 293pp, (3), 2pp. Strongly bound in recent paper boards, retaining a 'Templemore' bookplate to FEP. Engraved portrait frontispiece, a folding facsimile letter and folding engraved map. Contemporary lettering piece affixed to REP.
Price
£ 100.00
SAMUEL, Rt. Hon. Sir Herbert. The Second Lucien Wolf Memorial Lecture. Great Britiain and Palestine, Delivered in the Great Hall of University College. The Jewish Historical Society of England.. [1936]. First Edition.
29pp, [3]. Single photographic plate of the platform from which the original speech was delivered. Publisher's wraps within publisher's red cloth, gilt. A near fine copy with only the slighest of wear to extremities. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to the FEP 'With Gustave Tuck's Kind Remembrances, to Frank G. Salisbury Esq. 27 - 1 - 36'.
Price
£ 150.00
TAILLEFER, Nugent. Rondeaus of the British Auxiliary Forces. Stanley Lucas, Weber & Co.. 1883. Ninth edition.
viii, 24, 24a-24z, 24aa-24xx, 25-168pp, [2] advertisements. Original publisher's red cloth, gilt. Ink staining and some fading to binding. Small split to spine and rubbing to extremities.
Price
£ 75.00
TILLOTSON, John. A sermon Preached before the king and queen white-hall, The 17th of october, Being the Day appointed for a Publick Thanksgiving to Almighty God, For the Signal Victory at sea: For the Preservation of His Majesty's Sacred Person, And for His safe Return to His People. By John, Archbishop of Canterbury. Published by Their Majesties Special Command. Printed for Brabazon Aylmer. 1692. First edition.
[4], 36pp. With half-title. Recent green paper boards. Marginal dust-soiling and foxing throughout.
Price
£ 150.00
[D'AUVERGNE, Edward]. A Relation of the Most Remarkable Transactions of the Last Campaigne, in the Confederate Army. Under the Command of His Majesty of Great Britain...In the Spanish Netherlands, Anno Dom. 1692. Printed for Dorman Newman. 1693. First Edition.
[8], 68pp. With imprimatur leaf, A1. A crisp copy in contemporary, blind ruled speckled sheep, with some cracking to spine, slight wear to extremities. Nineteenth-century bookplate to FEP. Some marking to front endpapers.
Price
£ 350.00
[NAPOLEONIC WARS], [DUKE OF WELLINGTON]. Campaigns of the Field-Marshal His Grace, the Most Noble Arthur, Duke of Wellington; Knight of the Most Noble Order of the Garter...Embellished with Twenty-Four Elegant Engravings, and a Superb Equestrian Portrait of His Grace... Printed By Didot Sen for Galignani...and Sold in In London By Booth, Egerton, Longman Etc. 1817. First Edition.
[6], Frontispiece and 24 plates, each accompanied by 4pp or 6pp of text, duplicated in both French and English language. Original pink paper-covered boards, with paper onlays. Some loss to paper boards, onlays, chip to head of spine. Some spotting throughout, and occasional very heavy browning to text. The French text accompanying the 24th plate is slightly misbound, but the entire volume collated and entirely complete.
Price
£ 750.00