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HOLMES, John. The art of rhetoric made easy: or, Elements of Oratory Briefly stated, and fitted for the Practice of The studious youth of Great-Britain and Ireland: In two books... London. Printed by A. Parker, 1739. 8vo. In two parts. [18], 96, 71pp, [7]. With a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Title page in red and black. Contemporary sheep. Extremities marked and worn, joints split. Recent bookplate of Eric Gerald Stanley to FEP, very occasional ink-spotting, light damp-staining to head of text-block. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 20314
DAVIES, Charles. First lessons in geometry: with practical applications in mensuration, and artificers' work and mechanics. Hartford [Connecticut]. Published by A. S. Barnes & Co. et al., 1839. First edition. 8vo. xiv, 252pp. With numerous engraved illustrations in the text. Contemporary sheep, morocco lettering-piece, ruled in gilt. Extremities worn. Book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, early inked ownership inscriptions of Eugene Griffin Homer to front fly-leaves, occasional damp-staining, foxed. More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 22537
STEVENS, Beriah. A new and concise system of arithmetick, containing vulgar, decimal, and logarithmical arithmetick; calculated for use of the inhabitants of the united states... Saratoga Springs, N. Y.. Printed for the author, by G. M. Davison, 1822. First edition. 8vo. [9], 14-423pp, [1]. Contemporary gilt -ruled sheep, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece. Extremities worn, surface loss and scoring to boards, chipping to head and foot of spine. Recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, loss to FFEP, early inked ownership inscription of James Gould to front blank fly-leaf, occasional loss/chipping to lower margins, heavily foxed. This copy was used by a former owner as a flower ... More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 22535
SMILEY, Thomas T.. The new federal calculator, or scholar's assistant: containing the most concise and accurate rules for performing the operations in common arithmetic...for the use of schools and counting houses. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1856. 12mo. viii, [1], 180pp. Original publisher's black roan-backed printed paper boards, gilt, housed in recent cloth clamshell case. Extremities heavily worn and marked, substantial surface loss, horizontal split to upper board. Hinges exposed, without free-endpapers, recent book-label of Erwin Tomash to FEP, damp-stained, foxed. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23386
BAEDEKER, Karl. The Eastern Alps... Leipsic [i.e. Leipzig]. Karl Baedeker, Publisher, 1903. Tenth edition, revised and augmented. 8vo. 571pp, [1]. With 53 maps, 10 plans, and seven panoramas. Original publisher's blind-ruled red cloth, lettered in gilt, marbled edges. Extremities rubbed and spotted, spine sunned. Later bookplate of George Lowe, beneath earlier inked ownership inscriptions, to FFEP, small holes and tape repairs to initial map. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23432
LOWE, George. Letters from Everest. London. Silverbear an imprint of Polarworld, [2013]. 8vo. Limited to 60 copies of which this copy is out of series. Signed by Jan Morris, Huw Lewis-Jones and Peter Hillary on a special limitation page. 174pp, [2]. With an original unpublished black and white photo of George Lowe and a small clipping from the sleeping bag Lowe used on the 1953 expedition. Numerous monochrome photographic illustrations in the text. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered ... More > £ 200.00 Antiquates Ref. 23438
WOOD, G. Arnold. The voyage of the Endeavour. Melbourne. Macmillan & Co. Limited, 1933. 8vo. 116pp. Original publisher's limp orange cloth, ruled and lettered in black. Extremities rubbed, marked, damp-stained and sunned. Bookplate and ink-stamp of George Lowe to FEP, lightly stained. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23620
HILLARY, Edmund, Sir. DOIG, Desmond. Expedicion al Himalaya (En busca del fabuloso Yeti, el "Abominable Hombre de las Nieves"). Buenos Aires. Editorial de Ediciones Selectas S. R. L., [1964]. 8vo. 336pp. With numerous monochrome photographic illustrations. Original publisher's grey cloth boards, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Light rubbing/bumping to extremities, dustwrapper heavily worn, separated into component panels/flaps, with some browned naive tape repairs. Bookplate of George Lowe to FEP. Flat signed by Sir Edmund Hillary to title page. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 23425
FUCHS, Vivian, Sir. HILLARY, Edmund, Sir. Over sydpolen. Bergen. J. W. Eides Forlag, [1958]. First Norwegian edition. 8vo. 275pp, [1]. Illustrated with 32 pages of monochrome photographs and 16 pages in full colour. Original publisher's red cloth-backed decorated paper boards, pictorial dustwrapper. A trifle rubbed and marked, some slight shipping to dustwrapper. Endpapers browned, bookplate of George Lowe to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23431
BELSHAW, Patrick. A Kind of Private Magic. [London]. Andre Deutsch, [1994]. First edition. 8vo. 240pp. Original publisher's black cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear. Bookplate of George Lowe to FEP. Presentation copy, inked inscription to FFEP: 'For my good friends Mary and George Lowe, with whom I have been privileged to share a different kind of magic. Thank you for your interest and support. Best Wishes, Pat'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23621
HURLEY, Frank. Sydpolsfarere. KĂžbenhavn [i.e. Copenhagen]. H. Aschehoug & Co., 1928. First Danish edition. 8vo. 203pp, [3]. With 71 photographic illustrations and two charts. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered and decorated in gilt. Lightly rubbed and marked. Foxed. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23456
BARBER, Noel. The white desert. [London]. Hodder and Stoughton, [1958]. First edition. 8vo. 205pp, [3]. With a sketch-map frontispiece and 31 photographic illustrations. Original publisher's navy cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Very minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper rubbed, marked, chipped, and torn, spine panel sunned. Bookplate of George Lowe to FEP. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 23429