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"AND BEING ABOUT FIFTY ONE OF HIS AGE, WHEN HE SUBDUED THIS KINGDOM, IT SEEMS BY HIS CONTINUAL ACTIONS, HE FELT NOT THE WEIGHT OF YEARS UPON HIM"

RALEIGH, Walter. An Introduction to a Breviary of the History of England with the Reign of King William the I. London, 1693.

First edition of this unfinished biography of William the Conqueror, purportedly written by Raleigh and then discovered posthumously in the library of a "Person of High Quality," with frontispiece portrait of Raleigh by Frederick Hendrik van Hove. $2500.

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RALEIGH AND JONES’ THE WAR IN THE AIR, 1922-28 FIRST EDITIONS OF THE FIRST TWO VOLUMES, IN SCARCE ORIGINAL DUST JACKETS

(WORLD WAR I) RALEIGH, Walter, and JONES, Henry Arthur. The War in the Air. Oxford, 1922-28. Two volumes. First edition of the first two volumes of Raleigh’s analytical history of the Royal Air Force’s contribution during the First World War (continued by Jones after Raleigh’s untimely death), with numerous folding maps printed in color. In scarce original dust jackets. $600.

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