A Relation of Apparitions of Spirits, in the Principality of Wales;

[JONES Edmund] 1702-1793

AS RARE AS HEN'S TEETH! A book of notorious rarity and a most interesting text. First edition, in contemporary worn half calf over green marbled boards, corners & edges bumped & worn. Spine, gilt tooling & titles, worn at edges. Internally,…

£2200 | Published: 1780 | Publisher: Unknown

Memoirs of an Infantry Officer

[SASSOON Siegfried] 1886-1967

Signed by the author, and with his Wellington boot footnote and his initial. [SASSOON Siegfried] 1886-1967 Limited Edition, Signed and with drawing by Sassoon. In blue cloth, faded at spine, gilt titles. Internally, limitation leaf, half title,…

£1300 | Published: 1930 | Publisher: Faber & Faber Limited

AEI Arabia Egypt India A Narrative of Travel

BURTON Isabel [Lady] 1831-1896

First edition, complete and in Very Good condition. In the original pictorial gilt silver cloth, bevelled edges, corners rubbed. Spine, gilt and silver tooling & titles. Internally, half title, frontis, [7], (viii) only, 488 pp, 12 pls, 2…

£1100 | Published: 1879 | Publisher: William Mullan and Son

Falconry in the Valley of the Indus

BURTON Richard F [Francis] Sir 1821-1890

A nice copy of a rare falconry title by the famous explorer. Re-backed in navy blue goatskin over original embossed purple cloth boards, corners bumped. Spine, gilt tooling & titles, raised bands. Internally, half title, frontis, [7],…

£2500 | Published: 1852 | Publisher: John Van Voorst

Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to El-Medinah and Mecca

BURTON Richard F [Sir] 1821-1890

First edition, 1855, complete, 18 plates, including maps, plans, coloured & tinted lithographs. Three octavo volumes, in modern half red morocco over red marbled boards, some blind tooling. Spines, raised bands, gilt tooling, gilt titles to…

£4000 | Published: 1855 | Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans

To the Gold Coast for Gold A Personal Narrative

BURTON Richard F 1821-1890. and CAMERON Verney Lovett 1844-1894

First edition, 2 coloured maps & 1 coloured plate 2 volumes in brown half morocco (by H Southeran), over green marbled boards, gilt tooling, some wear to extremities. Spines, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles. Interiors; Vol 1, half title,…

£3500 | Published: 1883 | Publisher: Chatto & Windus

The Story of the Malakand Field Force An episode of Frontier War

CHURCHILL Winston L Spencer 1874-1965

VG, First edition, 2nd issue of Winston's 1st book In the original green cloth, gilt title, corners & edges rubbed. Spine, a little soiled, gilt tooling & titles. Internally, half title, frontis, [7], (viii-xiv), [2], [2] errata, 336 pp, (32)…

£1500 | Published: 1898 | Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co

Painting As A Pastime

CHURCHILL Winston S [Spencer Sir] 1875-1965

Presentation copy, signed by Churchill (the Painter) on the front free end paper. With a TLS from Churchill's secretary laid in. [1948] First edition in book form. Original fawn cloth lettered in gilt on front cover & spine. Minimal foxing to…

£4750 | Published: Unknown | Publisher: Ernest Benn Limited

Travels in Arabia Deserta

DOUGHTY Charles M [Montague] 1843-1926

The First and Indispensable Work Upon the Arabs of the Desert Two volumes in their gilt pictorial green cloth. Spines, lacquered & re-backed with original back strips preserved, gilt titles. Vol 1, half title, [5], (vi-xx), 623 pp, map…

£4000 | Published: 1888 | Publisher: C.J. Clay and Sons