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BORROW, George. The Romany Rye; a sequel to "Lavengro.". London. John Murray, 1857. First edition. 8vo. In two volumes. xi, [1], 372; vii, [1], 375pp, [9]. With half-titles and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue to Vol. II. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, contrasting brown and green morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23500
[SHERWOOD, Mrs. Mary Martha]. The red book. London. Printed for the Religious Tract Society, 1836. Fourth edition. 12mo. 36pp. With an engraved frontispiece and several engraved illustrations in the text. Original publisher's red roan-backed limp marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed. Hinges exposed, early inked gift inscription to verso of FFEP. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23400
STEFANSSON, Vilhjalmur. The adventure of Wrangel Island. London. Jonathan Cape, [1926]. First English edition. 8vo. With a photographic frontispiece, a further fifty photographs, maps and reproductions, and a folding coloured map. Original publisher's green cloth, ruled and lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Rubbed. Endpapers browned, armorial bookplate of Sir Philip Lee Brocklehurst to FEP More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23787
BURDSALL, Richard L., EMMONS, Arthur B.. Men against the clouds: the conquest of Minya Konka. London. John Lane The Bodley Head, 1935. First British edition. 8vo. xv, [1], 272pp. With a photographic frontispiece, 46 photographic illustrations, and seven maps and charts. Original publisher's purple cloth, lettered in blue. Without dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Decorated endpapers, bookplate of George Lowe to verso of FFEP, ink-stamp of J. Garfield Anderson to half-title, occasional light spotting. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23441
LUNN, Arnold. A century of mountaineering 1857-1957. London. George Allen & Unwin Ltd., [1957]. First edition. Quarto. 263pp, [1]. With numerous photographic illustrations. Original publisher's brown cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light shelf-wear, dustwrapper a trifle rubbed and marked. Bookplate of George Lowe to FEP, compliment slip of the Swiss Foundation for Alpine Research loosely inserted. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23428
POUND, Ezra. The Pisan Cantos. London. Faber and Faber, [1949]. First British edition. 8vo. 132pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Rubbed, a trifle marked, dustwrapper torn and chipped with loss to spine panel and flaps. Lightly spotted. From the library, though not identified as such, of English Movement poet and literary critic Donald Davie (1922-1995), with his occasional manuscript annotations to text. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23627
LA CAILLE, Nicolas Louis de. LALANDE, Jérôme Lefrancais de. Tables de logarithmes Pour les Sinus & Tangentes de toutes les minutes du Quart de Cercle, & pour tous les nombres naturels depuis 1 jusqu'à 10800. A Paris. Chez H. L. Guerin & L. F. Delatour, 1760. First edition. 12mo. [3], [217], [20]pp. Contemporary sprinkled calf, tooled in gilt and blind, morocco lettering-piece. Rubbed, joints split. Marbled endpapers, book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23681
[SCOTT, Walter]. Tales of my landlord, collected and arranged by Jedediah Cleishbotham. Edinburgh. Printed for William Blackwood, 1817. Second edition. 8vo. In four volumes. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, brown morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities heavily rubbed. Lightly spotted. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Charles Herries (1745-1819), Colonel of the Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster, to FFEP of Vol. I. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23636
[SCOTT, Walter]. Kenilworth; a romance. Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. et al., 1821. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [2], 320; [2], 339, [1]; [2], 348pp. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, brown morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed. Early inked ownership inscriptions of British politician John Charles Herries (1778-1855) to head of all titles. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23632
[SCOTT, Walter]. The pirate. Edinburgh. Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. et al., 1822. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [2], vii, [1], 322; [2], 332; [2], 346pp. Bound by Stephenson of London in contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, green morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, chipping to lettering-pieces. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23635
[SCOTT, Walter]. Guy Mannering; or, the astrologer. Edinburgh. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co., 1815. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes. [4], 341, [1]; [4], 346, [2], 358pp, [2]. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, brown morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, joints split. Foxed, several gatherings protruding from text-block. Contemporary inked ownership inscriptions of Charles Herries (1745-1819), Colonel Colonel of the Light Horse Volunteers of London and Westminster, to head of all titles. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23633
[SCOTT, Walter]. The antiquary. Edinburgh. Printed by James Ballantyne and Co., 1816. First edition. 8vo. In three volumes [3], vi-viii, 336; [2], 348; [2], 372pp. Without half-titles. Contemporary gilt-tooled half-calf, marbled boards, black morocco lettering-pieces. Extremities rubbed, chipping to lettering-pieces. Early inked ownership inscriptions of British politician John Charles Herries (1778-1855) to head of all titles. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23634
PONTING, H[erbert] G[eorge]. Het eeuwige ijs. De Zuidpool-expeditie van Kapitein Scott. Een verhaal van den laatsten tocht naar de Zuidpool door kapitein Scott en diens tragische einde, benevens een beschrijving van het natuurleven in het eeuwige ijs. Vertaald door M.P.C. de Gruyter. Amsterdam. J. M. Meulenhoff, [1924]. First Dutch edition. 8vo. 441pp, [1]. With 150 photographic illustrations. Original publisher's decorated brown cloth. Extremities rubbed. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a descendant of Arctic explorer George Back, with his bookplate to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23453
AMUNDSEN, Roald. Nordostpassagen... Kjøbenhavn, Berlin, London. Kristiania Gyldendalske Boghandel, 1921. First edition. Quarto. [8], 467pp, [1]. Numerous photographic illustrations and four folding maps. Later half-cloth, marbled boards, lettered in gilt. Minor shelf-wear. Decorated endpapers, bookplate of Caspar Holm to FEP. From the library of Eric Kenneth Prentice 'Kenn' Back (b. 1942), meteorologist with the British Antarctic Survey from 1963 to 2002, and a descendant of Arctic explorer George Back. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23448
NOYCE, Wilfrid. The gods are angry. London. Heinemann, [1957]. First edition. 8vo. 198pp. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in silver. Without dustwrapper. Binding cocked, lightly rubbed, and marked, Boots Library label to upper board. Signed by British mountaineers Mike Westmacott (1825-2012) and George Lowe (1924-2013) to title page, with the latter's bookplate to verso of FFEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23426