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CHURCHILL, Winston S.. The world crisis 1915. London. Thornton Butterworth Limited, [1923]. First edition. 8vo. 557pp, [1]. With seven maps, and one further illustrated plate. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed. Scattered foxing. Inked ownership inscription of Vereker M. Hamilton to recto of FFEP. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25961
CHURCHILL, Winston S.. The world crisis 1911-1914. London. Thornton Butterworth Limited, [1923]. First edition. 8vo. [4], 536pp. With six maps, a further two illustrated plates, and a tipped-in errata slip. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed. Pencilled gift inscription to recto of FFEP: 'Vereker Hamilton / from I. B. M. H. Feb. 1923'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25960
STEWART, George. The white armies of Russia: A Chronicle of Counter-Revolution and Allied Intervention. New York. The Macmillan Company, 1933. First edition. 8vo. xiii, [3], 469pp, [1]. Numerous photographic illustrations and maps. Original publisher's red cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed and bumped. Internally immaculate. Armorial bookplate of Field Marshal Slim to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of FFEP: 'To Field Marshall Sir William Slim / with deep affection / George Stewart'. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25834
CLEMENS, Cyril. The man from limehouse: Clement Richard Attlee. Missouri. International Mark Twain Society, 1946. First edition. 8vo. xiv, [2], 157pp, [1]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece. Original publisher's blind-stamped burgundy cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dust-wrapper. Minor shelf-wear. Without FFEP. Flat-signed by the author to title page. Armorial bookplate of Field Marshal William Slim to FEP, likely pasted-in by his son John Douglas Slim (1927-2019), as was his custom. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 25933
[CHURCHILL, Winston]. SKYES, Adam. SPROAT, Iain [compilers]. The Wit of Sir Winston. London. Leslie Frewin, 1965. First edition, second impression. 8vo. xi, [1], 13-93pp, [3]. With numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Minor shelf-wear. Internally immaculate. Armorial bookplate of Field Marshal William Slim to FEP, likely pasted-in by his son John Douglas Slim (1927-2019), as was his custom. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 25934
BEAMISH, Tufton. Battle royal: a new account of Simon de Montfort's struggle against King Henry III. London. Frederick Muller Limited, [1965]. First edition, second issue. 8vo. 285pp, [1]. With a frontispiece and eight plates. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Internally immaculate. Presentation copy, inked inscription to title page: ''Bill' Slim / with my kindest regards / and special respect / Tufton'. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25848
[WALLACE, Robert]. A dissertation on the Numbers of Mankind in antient and modern Times: in which The superior Populousness of Antiquity is maintained. With An appendix, Containing Additional Observations on the same Subject, And Some Remarks on Mr. Hume's Political Discourse, of the Populousness of antient Nations. Edinburgh. Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1753. First edition. 8vo in 4s. iv, 331pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt-tooled sprinkled calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed to spine and extremities, short splits at head of spine, with remains of small paper shelf-label. Bookplate of an Earl of Suffolk and Berkshire to FEP, with a few pencilled calculations to endpapers, and a single inked note in an early hand (to E4v). More > £ 950.00 Antiquates Ref. 25625
RIDER, Cardanus. Rider's British Merlin: For the Year of Our Lord God 1775... London. Printed by R. and M. Brown, 1775. [60]pp. Initial gathering printed in red and black. ESTC T45015.

[Bound with:] The royal kalendar; or complete and correct annual register for England, Scotland, Ireland, and America for the year 1775... London. Printed for J. Almon et al., [1775]. [4], 270pp, [2]. ESTC T45299.

12mo. Contemporary richly gilt-tooled red morocco, metal clasps, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, internally clean and crisp. More >
£ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 24254
WHITCHURCH, James Wadham. An essay upon education. London. Printed for T. Becket, and P. A. De Hondt, 1772. First edition. 8vo. [4], 220pp. Contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, recently expertly rebacked preserving earlier red morocco lettering-piece. Boards heavily rubbed. Prize-plate of Swansea Training College to verso of FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23772
[FREDERICK II, King of Prussia]. A letter upon education. Translated from the French of a royal author. London. Printed for J. Nourse, 1777. First edition in English. 8vo. 130pp. Later blind-ruled half-calf, buff paper boards, lettered in gilt, armorial blind-stamps to both boards. Rubbed and marked, joints split, some loss to head of spine, paper library shelf-label to foot. Bookplate of the Swansea Training College to FEP, manuscript shelf-marks to FFEP, occasional spotting. More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 23759
MOON, William. Light for the blind: a history of the origin and success of Moon's System of Reading (Embossed in Various Languages) for the blind. London. Longmans & Co., 1873. First edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 175pp, [1]. With a half-title, a mounted albumen photograph portrait frontispiece, and one plate - a copy of Dr. Moon's embossed alphabet for the blind. Original publisher's navy cloth, stamped in gilt and blind, later expertly rebacked, preserving original spine panel, A.E.G. Extremities rubbed and marked. Bookplate of Swansea Training College to FEP, manuscript shelf-marks to recto of FFEP, scattered foxing. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 24341
KNOX, Vicesimus. Liberal education: or, a practical treatise on the methods of acquiring useful and polite learning. London. Printed for Charles Dilly, 1782. Fourth edition. 8vo. [3], vi-xxiii, [1], 486pp, [2]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Without half-title. Contemporary gilt-tooled calf, recently rebacked, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, all edges green. Board lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, Bookplate of the Swansea Training College reference library to FEP. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23768
MACKAY, John. Life of Lieut.-Gen. Hugh Mackay of Scoury... Edinburgh. Laing and Forbes, 1836. First edition?. Quarto. xii, 213pp, [3]. With an engraved portrait frontispiece and a final errata leaf. Recent brown cloth-backed blue paper boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Closed tears to foot of leaf B4 (touching text without loss), scattered foxing. Inked ownership inscription and pencilled note of Andrew Jervise to recto of front blank fly-leaf. More > £ 325.00 Antiquates Ref. 23520
[HOGARTH, Richard]. Thesaurium Trilingue Publicum: being an introduction to english, latin and greek. In Two parts. The First, Teaching Orthography, and the exactest Way of Pointing yet extant: Also Two Lessons for every Day in the Week for Children, and an Alphabetical Table of most Primitive words, both Grammatically and truly divided; with a Catalogue of such words, as being the same in Sound differ in Spelling and Signification. The Second, Containing a Method for the more Speedy attaining the Greek Tongue..... London. Printed by J.L. and are to be Sold by Randal Taylor..., 1689. First edition. 8vo. [8], 165pp, [3]. Contemporary panelled sheep, expertly rebacked, with portion of the earlier spine and contrasting morocco title lettering-piece laid down. A trifle rubbed to extremities, a little tearing to (later) endpapers), hinges exposed. Book-label of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP; unintelligible biro inscription to FFEP; early initials (R.L) inscribed to head of title. More > £ 1,500.00 Antiquates Ref. 20280
FLEMING, J[ames] S[turk]. Ancient castles and mansions of Stirling Nobility. Paisley and London. Alexander Gardner, 1902. First edition. Quarto. xiii, [4], 18-475pp, [3]. With a half-title, an illustrated frontispiece, and numerous vignettes and full-page illustrations in the text. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt to spine. Lightly rubbed. Scattered foxing. Presentation copy, inked inscription to head of title: 'To Standish Hayes O'Grady Esquire / with the compliments of the Authors / J. S. Fleming / F. S. Aveor & M. K. J. A. ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 25545