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SLIM, Field-Marshal Sir William. Defeat into Victory. London. Cassell and Company Ltd., 1956. Second edition. 8vo. xi, [1], 576pp. With a photographic portrait frontispiece and 21 folding maps. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. Inked gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf: 'To Daddy with lots of love from, Patrick & David. 25/12/1959'. With four T.L.S. composed by Field Marshal Slim pasted to front endpapers. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 25953
SLIM, Field-Marshal Sir William. Unofficial history. New York. David McKay, 1962. First American edition. 8vo. ix, [1], 242pp. Original publisher's grey cloth, lettered in blue. Without dustwrapper. Rubbed and spotted. Bookplate of Irving R. Saum to FEP, armorial bookplate of Field Marshal Slim to FEP (likely later pasted-in by his son, John Douglas Slim), newspaper clipping relating to Slim pasted to rear fly-leaves/endpapers. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 25936
HUISH, Robert. Memoirs of Her Late Royal Highness Charlotte Augusta, Princess of Wales, &c. And of Her Illustrious Consort Prince Leopold of Saxe-Coburg Saalfeld; including a Variety of Anecdotes, Hitherto Unpublished, with Specimens of Her Royal Highness' Compositions in Prose, Poetry, and Music. London. Printed for Thomas Kelly, 1818. First edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 696, [1], 3pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece, an additional engraved title page, a further nine engraved plates (one folding), and three final pages of publisher's advertisements. Contemporary calf, recently rebacked to style, lettered in gilt. Boards worn, corners bumped. Occasional highlighting in coloured pencil, plates browned, scattered foxing. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 24897
SCAPULA, Johannes. Lexicon Graeco-Latinum novum: in quo ex primitivorum & simplicium fontibus derivata atque composita ordine non minus naturali, quàm alphabetico, breviter & dilucidè deducuntur. Basileae [i.e. Basel]. Per Sebastianum Henricpetri, [1600]. Editio ultima, priori locupletior & correctior. Folio. [5] leaves, 1856 columns, [62, 30] leaves, 188 columns, [1] leaf. Contemporary blind-tooled vellum, title in manuscript to spine. Lightly rubbed and discoloured, corners bumped. Light damp-staining to upper corner of text-block, scattered foxing. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 25288
[JAMES II]. The Severall Debates Of the House of Commons Pro et Contra. Relating to the Establishment of the Militia, Disbanding the New-Raised Forces And Raising a Supply for his Majestie beginning the Ninth Day of November 1685. And Ending The Twentieth of the same Month, Being the Day of the Prorogac[i]on of the Parliament. [s.l.]. [s.n.], [s.d., c. 1700] Quarto. Manuscript on paper watermarked 'A. J.' under a large royal seal and 'GLC'. Paginated by hand [2], 70pp. Red ruled borders to title page, calligraphic headings throughout. Disbound, marbled paper strip to spine. More > £ 1,250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19576
FRANCHETTI, Raimondo. Nella dancàlia etiopica: spedizione italiana 1928-29. [Milano]. A. Mondadori, [1930]. First edition. 8vo. 426pp, [2]. With a photographic portrait frontispiece, a further 177 photographic plates. Without the geographical map. Later blue buckram, lettered in gilt. Original publisher's pictorial wrappers bound-in. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Armorial bookplate of Henry Courtney Brocklehurst to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf: 'To Colonel Brocklehurst / who understands the charm / of Africa unsploit by white people ... More > £ 375.00 Antiquates Ref. 23734
HAWKER, R. S., Rev.. The Cornish ballads and other poems. Oxford and London. James Parker and Co., 1869. First edition. 8vo. viii, 214, [2], 3pp, [1]. With two final leaves of publishers advertisements. Handsomely bound by Riviere and Son in contemporary gilt-tooled polished marbled burgundy calf, red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Slightly rubbed. Gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Thomas Gaisford to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 25051
HARTE, Bret. The poetical works. Boston. James R. Osgood and Company, 1877. Complete edition. 12mo. [3], 6-336pp. Without half-title. Handsomely bound by Riviere and Son in contemporary gilt-tooled polished marbled burgundy calf, red morocco lettering-piece, A.E.G. Slightly rubbed. Gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, armorial bookplate of Thomas Gaisford to FEP, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 25035
LAMOTTE-FOUQUE, [Friedrich Heinrich Karl]. Ondine, suivie de vingt et un ans, ou le prisonnier. Paris. Chez Arthus Bertrand, 1822. 8vo. [2], 204pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Bound by W. Dearden of Nottingham in contemporary gilt-tooled navy half-calf, burgundy cloth boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Lightly rubbed and marked. Marbled endpapers, binder's ticket and recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, offsetting to title, scattered foxing. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21064
VIRGIL. Publii virgilii maronis opera quae exstant omnia ex heynio-brunckiana recensione edidit j. a. amar. Parisiis [i.e. Paris]. Apud Lefevre Bibliopolam, 1826. 16mo. In two volumes. [3], vi-xx, 247, [1]; [2], 326pp, [2]. Without half-titles. Contemporary gilt-tooled green morocco, A.E.G. Rubbed, some scoring to boards. Marbled endpapers, bookplates of R. J. Dickinson to verso of both FFEPs, inked ownership inscriptions of 'Rob. Wilkinson / 1839' to front blank fly-leaves, foxed. Booksellers tickets to both FEPs of Weymouth based printed and binder John Commins. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 16609
TRIMMER, Mary, Mrs.. A natural history of the most remarkable quadrupeds, birds, fishes, serpents, reptiles, and insects. Chiswick. Printed by C. Whittigham, 1830. 12mo. In two volumes. viii, 240; viii, 240pp. With half-titles. Numerous wood-engravings in the text. Bound by Hodgson of Liverpool in contemporary blue calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting red morocco lettering-pieces, marbled edges. A trifle rubbed. Marbled endpapers, scattered foxing. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 21158
CHATEAUBRIAND, François-Auguste. Atala, ou les amours de deux sauvages dans le désert. Paris. Chez Migneret, 1801. Troisieme edition [i.e. third edition]. 12mo. xxiv, 207pp, [1]. With a half-title. Bound by T. J. Farndell of Windsor in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Lightly rubbed. Binder's ticket and contemporary inked gift inscription to FEP: 'Wm. Danby / the gift of his sister / Mary Harcourt / May 1803'. More > £ 450.00 Antiquates Ref. 17383
GENLIS, [Stéphanie Félicité], Comtesse de. Tales of the castle: or, stories of instruction and delight... London. Printed for G. G. J. and J. Robinson, 1793. Fourth edition. 12mo. In five volumes. Bound by Roberts of Helston, Cornwall, in contemporary half-calf, marbled boards, tooled in gilt and blind. Extremities rubbed and a trifle marked. Binder's tickets and early armorial bookplates of Rev. Henry Grylls to all FEPs, contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of J. W. Grylls to all FFEPs, scattered foxing. More > £ 625.00 Antiquates Ref. 24712
CELLINI, Benvenuto. The life of Benvenuto Cellini. London. John C. Nimmo, 1888. Second edition. 8vo. In two volumes. lxv, [3], 284; [2], 340pp. With an engraved portrait frontispiece to each volume. Bound by Fazakerley of Liverpool in contemporary gilt-tooled red straight-grain morocco, A.E.G. A trifle rubbed and sunned. Gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers, armorial bookplates of Geoffrey Ecroyd to both FEPs (each with the later inked ownership inscription of Kathleen Speight at head), bookseller's tickets of Adam Holden to same. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20712
TENNYSON, Alfred Lord. Becket. London. Macmillian and Co., 1884. First edition. 8vo. [8], 213pp, [1]. With a half-title. Bound by Mudie in contemporary gilt-tooled calf, contrasting black and brown morocco lettering-pieces, A.E.G. Minor shelf-wear. Marbled endpapers, recent bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst to FEP, binder's ink pallet on front free endpaper, internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 25811