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An Edwardian Observer: The Photographs of Leslie Hamilton Wilson

By: WILSON, Leslie Hamilton; WORSWICK, Clark

Price: $15.00

Publisher: USA, Penwick Pub: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041004

ISBN: 0517533766

Condition: As New


The photographs of British photographer, Leslie Hamilton Wilson [1883-1968] in particular his work during the Edwardian era. introd. by Edwin Newman ; text by Clark Worswick ; edited by Marilyn Penn. 149 p. : ill. ; 24 x 29 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy in a simialr, price-clipped dusjacket, in brodart. Weight, 968g. View more info

The Big Ships

By: WILSON, R. M.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co.: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15397

Condition: About VG


Story of Britain and her large Ocean Liners of the first half of the 20th century. x, 246pp, photo plates. Interior is clean and quite bright. Binding is sound. Small ink signature to fpde. Blue cloth boards have a little wear at extremities and spine is somewhat faded. Weight, 480g. View more info

Winchester Rural District, with District Map and 17 Photographs

By: WINCHESTER

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Century Press Ltd.:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 30701

Condition: Very Good Plus


Undated, circa 1948 from internal evidence. Officially authorised by the Winchester Rural District Council. 79pp, photo illustrated, centr-page map, advertising. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Similar card wrappers. Sound, stapled binding. Scan available. Shipped shrink-wrapped on stiff card. Weight, 110g. View more info

John Dryden and His World

By: WINN, Professor James Anderson

Price: $12.50

Publisher: U.S.A., Yale University Press: 1989

Edition: Second Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 1922

ISBN: 0300045913

Condition: Near Fine


A biography of the poet, dramatist, critic, and translator who dominated Engl literature for forty years and earned the positions of Poet Laureate and Historiographer Royal at the English court of the seventeenth century. xviii, 651 pages, [2] pages of plates : genealogical table, portraits ; 26 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior pages still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creasing. A 'near new' copy. Large, heavy paperback weighing 1.19kg. View more info

Lays and Legends of the Weald of Kent [in verse]

By: WINSER, Lilian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Elkin Mathews: 1897

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052400

Condition: Very Good


'Of this Edition 500 copies have been printed' [verso of tp]. 77pp, [3pp], illustrated by Margaret Winser - frontis, title page and five plates in b&w. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square. Green cloth shows a few small marks and solme darkening of the colour. Gilt titles and decoration remain bright. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without ... View more info

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Winter Garden Theatre Program; Tell Me More, C1925

By: WINTER GARDEN THEATRE

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, UK, Winter Garden Theatre: 1925

Seller ID: 043622

Condition: VG+


Magazine-Program from London, England`s, Winter Garden Theatre. For the Musical Comedy, `Tell Me More`, starring Leslie Henson. Not dated, but circa 1925. 20pp, articles, program, advertising. Bright, clean and unmarked with a sound, stapled binding. See scan. Weight, 32g. View more info

The Ultra Spy: An Autobiography

By: WINTERBOTHAM, F. W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Papermac: 1991

Edition: 1st Trade Paperback

Seller ID: 09901

ISBN: 0-333-55881-2

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of an MI6 officer at the heart of the Ultra project during WWII. 258pp, photo illustrated. Bright and fresh, as new. View more info

The Ultra Spy: An Autobiography

By: WINTERBOTHAM, F. W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Macmaillan & Co.: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 052056

ISBN: 0333514254

Condition: Fine


Autobiography of an MI6 officer at the heart of the Ultra project during WWII. 258pp, photo illustrated. Bright and fresh, as new. Unmarked except for a carefully 'whited-out' name label to the ffep - nearly invisible. Flawless, unclipped dustjacket. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 561g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weigh... View more info

Silver Jubilee of King George V and Queen Mary; Souvenir Program, May 6th, 1935

By: WISBECH, Borough of

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, Borough of Wisbech: 1935

Seller ID: 046636

Condition: VG+


Program for a celebration of the Silver Jubilee of King George V, in 1935, held in the Cambridgshite Town of Wisbech. Silver-foil card wrappers, 8pp printed. Bright, cean and unmarked. Weight, 23g. View more info

Autograph Letter Signed

By: WODEHOUSE, John. First Earl of Kimberley

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, 1881

Inscription: ALS

Seller ID: 18432

Condition: About Fine


Letter Signed, July 25, 1881 to Lord Eleytesbury on Colonial Office notepaper, embossed. In the hand of Early of Kimberley - British statesman, supported military operations in the Boer War. Namesake of both Kimberley, South Africa and of the Kimberley diamond. View more info

Winter in England

By: WOLLASTON, Nicholas

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Readers Union: 1966

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 29819

Condition: Fine


Book recounts a journey undertaken in the Winter of 1963-4 to seventeen parts of England. 192pp, photo illustrated. Bright, fresh copy. Unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to cloth. Similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 290g. View more info

Further Indiscretions

By: WOMAN of NO IMPORTANCE

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12169

Condition: Good


Woman author's memoirs of celebrities and noteables of late Victorian and Edwardian times in Britain. Author is Amy Charlotte Bewicke Menzies. 294pp, illustrated. Binding is good, but with a bit of a forward lean. The interior is clean. Old bookplate to fpde. Cloth is well worn particularly on edges and extremities. Cup-ring mark to front cover. Weight, 700g. View more info

Ferries & Ferrymen

By: WOOD, G. Bernard

Price: $12.50

Publisher: London, Cassell: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14128

ISBN: 304-93402-X

Condition: VG+


A trip through the British Isles examining Ferries and Ferrymen, past and present. 162pp, photo illustrated. Bright interior with a sound binding. Dustjacket has minor edge wear. Weight, 425g. View more info

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Cavalry in the Waterloo Campaign

By: WOOD, General Sir Evelyn

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston and Co.: 1895

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 047079

Condition: Good Plus


'The Pall Mall magazine library'. OCLC Number:2211629. xvi, 203, [1] p. incl. front. (port.) ill., plates. folded maps, folded plans. 20 cm. Interior is generally clean and quite bright. There is a small,light stain affecting the first few leaves near the fore-edge. Unmarked. Binding is tight. Maroon cloth shows a little wear at the tips & extremities of the spine. The gilt lettering to the spine is faded and the cloth a little rippled. Weight, 467g. View more info

Mountain Trail: The Pennine Way from the Peak to the Cheviots

By: WOOD, John

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Blackfriars/Allen & Unwin: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038750

Condition: Very Good


Topographical description of walking the Pennine Way in Northern England. 1st printing, 8vo, 240pp, illustrated by Donald Foster, endpaper maps. Hardcover in cloth, lacking dustjacket. Clean tight copy, VG/-. Weight, 350g. View more info

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Domesday: A Search for the Roots of England

By: WOOD, Michael

Price: $13.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Facts on File: 1986

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 21551

ISBN: 0816018324

Condition: Fine


Wood uses the Domesday Book, a survey of the population, landownership, class structure and economy of England in 1086, as a starting point for an exploration of Engglish history from the Roman times to the 15th century. Reprint. Originally published: London : BBC Books, 1986. 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy still quite fresh. Tight, square binding. No wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is very nearly similar showing ... View more info

In the Finest Tradition: The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards [Carabiniers & Greys]

By: WOOD, Stephen

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Edinburgh, Mainstream Publishing Company: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18557

ISBN: 185158174X

Condition: Fine


History of the Royal Scots Dragoons, Scotland's only cavalry regiment. John Dewar and Sons Limited Special edition. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel M. S. Jameson. Preface by Lietenant-General Sir Norman Arthur. 160pp, illustrated in color and in b&w. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Dustjacket is nearly similar but with a little creasing to top edge. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on ... View more info

Guide to Llandrindod Wells

By: WOODALL et al

Price: $29.50

Publisher: Oswestry and Wrexham, UK, Woodall, Minshall, Thomas and Co.: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 27843

Condition: Good or Better


A volume in the 'Gossiping Guide Series'. Title on front cover reads - 'Llandrinndod - Its Walks, Waters & Drives: Cycling Notes for District'. 112pp, illustrated maps, folding maps. Clean interior, unmarked. Weak binding, last signature mostly detached along spine at rear. Complete and interesting! Weight, 125g. View more info

Who Killed the British Empire? An Inquest

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07046

ISBN: 0-88902-020-5

Condition: Fine


The author seeks to uncover the conspiracy of human wills and impersonal circumstances that brought the Second British Empire [c1930] to its sudden end. 356pp, endpaper maps. Weight, 586g. View more info

Who Killed the British Empire?

By: WOODCOCK, George

Price: $14.50

Publisher: Toronto, Fitzhenry & Whiteside: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08501

ISBN: 0-88902-020-5

Condition: Fine


Book by a Canadian Professor on the causes of the decline and fall of the British Empire from 1930. 356pp. Bright, ffesh copy with solid binding. Dustjacket is bright and almost 'as new'. Weight, 586g View more info