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Puppets in Yorkshire

By: WILKINSON, Walter

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Geoffrey Bles: 1935

Edition: Eighth Printing Of1931

Seller ID: 052464

Condition: VG+


Anecdotes of a travelling Puppet Show in Yorkshire, England, in the early 1930s. vii, 245pp, endpaper maps. Clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Bllue cloth is very clean and shows only very slight wear to the head of the spine. Attractive copy. We ship Worldwide, use both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service, and offer postal charges based on our actual costs, without overcharging. Unpacked weight 401g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on sp... View more info

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The Royal Navy 1790-1970

By: WILKINSON-LATHAM, Robert

Price: $9.50

Publisher: London, Osprey Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 07489

ISBN: 0850452481

Condition: As New


Osprey 'Men-At-Arms' Series [65]. 40pp, color illustrated. A 'mint copy' - 'as new'. Probably printed later than 1977. Unpacked weight, 178g. Ships via inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail. Postage $4.00 to 6.00 within North America, in card sleeve. Enquire for rates to the Rest of the World. We ship at our cost. Image available. View more info

Between the Lights

By: WILLIAMS, Ada

Price: $8.95

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20983

Condition: Good VG


Childhood reminiscences of life in England's West Country. Book is clean and bright. Old signature to ffep, otherwise unmarked. Minor wear to cloth at extremities. Dustjacket, in a ew brodart, is clean but with several small pieces missing - to extremities of spine and to top edge of back panel. 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 480g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as p... View more info

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Ruling Britannia

By: WILLIAMS, Glyn; RAMSDEN, John

Price: $14.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd: 1995

Edition: Third Impression

Seller ID: 043057

ISBN: 0582490731

Condition: Near New


A political history of Britain from 1688 to1988. xii, 547 p. : maps ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Tight, square binding with a single, faint craese to the spine. Almost 'as new'. Weight, 836g. View more info

Byng of Vimy: General and Governor General (Reprints in Canadian History)

By: WILLIAMS, Jeffrey

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Toronto, Univ of Toronto Press: 1992

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 049249

ISBN: 0802069355

Condition: Fine


A volume in the series, 'Reprints in Canadian History'. Biography of Field-Marshal the Viscount Byng of Vimy - soldier and statesman, 1862-1935. First published in 1983. xvi, 398 pages, [12] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm. A very bright, clean copy, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no creases to the spine seemingly never opened. A very neraly 'as new' copy. Weight, 700g. View more info

Stewart Williams' Glamorgan Historian: Volume 10

By: WILLIAMS, Stewart - Editor

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Barry, UK, Stewart Williams: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Editor and an Author

Seller ID: 30136

Condition: Near Fine


Collection of 13 scholarly pieces on Glamorgan history. Signed in ink on the ffrp by the editor, Stewart Williams, and by the author of the first article in the book, David J. Francis. 224pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding. No wear to green cloth. Nearly similar, unclipped dustjacket. Weight, 550g. View more info

Wilkes, a Friend to Liberty

By: WILLIAMSON, Audrey

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Reader`s Gigest Press-Dutton: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 042843

ISBN: 0883490315

Condition: About Fine


Biography of John Wilkes, British politician, reformer, wit, rake and popular hero of the day, 1725-1797. 250 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked interior. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. Unclipped dustjacket is similar. Weight, 473g. View more info

The Daily Mail Year Book for 1933

By: WILLIAMSON, David - Editor

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Associated Newspapers Ltd: 1933

Edition: 1933 Edition

Seller ID: 09714

Condition: VG


Thirty-third Year of publication. Compact book of General Knowledge with particular, but by no means sole, reference to the United Kingdom. xxxii, 278 p., [xxxviii] : ill. ; 19 cm. Clean, unmarked interior except for a couple of personal stamps. Stamp of a Canadian, Depression-era 'Work Camp' to the front wrapper. Tight binding. Two reference numbers to the spine. Slight wear to red paper wrappers. 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 255g unpacked. Canadian dom... View more info

The English Channel: a History

By: WILLIAMSON, James A.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08607

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive study of the English Channel and the part it has played in the history of England. 381pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Book is clean and bright with no wear to cloth. Spine is vey tight and firm. Dustjacket has edge wear, chips and small closed tears View more info

The English Channel: A History

By: WILLIAMSON, James A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Readers Union/Collins: 1961

Edition: Readers Union Edition

Seller ID: 12750

Condition: Near Fine


A history of the English Channel from its pre-historic origins, the Ancient Britains, the Romans and so on down to WWII. 381pp, photo illustrated, maps, endpaper maps. Bright, clean copy of this English Book Club Edition. View more info

Great Britain and the Empire: A Discursive History

By: WILLIAMSON, James A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18974

Condition: VG+


Wartime account of the history of the British Empire. 213pp, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior with a sound binding. Virtually no wear to navy cloth. 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 350g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates based on specific destination and weight. View more info

The Northcountryman

By: WILLIAMSON, Stanley & BROWN, Kenneth - Editors

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Clapham, Dalesman Publishing Co.: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20598

Condition: VG+


A selection of items broadcast in the 'Northcountryman' programme from the North of England. 117pp, illustrated by Bert Harte. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding and no wear to blue cloth. Ink numerals to fpde, otherwise unmarked. 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 320g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. World rates are based on specific destination an... View more info

Portrait of York

By: WILLIS, Ronald

Price: $7.95

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21268

ISBN: 0709133766

Condition: Near Fine


History and description of the North of England City of York. 208pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Gift inscrption to ffep. No wear to cloth. Dustjacket has price clip and some, minor wear to edges. Weight, 500g. View more info

Spotted Dog [Pub], Upton Manor [Forest Gate]; Antique Postcard

By: WILSON'S BROTHERS

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London E., Wilson's Brothers:

Seller ID: 054537

Condition: About Fine


Photo postcard of the 'Spotted Dog' a Grade II listed public house at 212 Upton Lane, Forest Gate, London. B &W photo postcard. Unused and unmarked. Printed in Germany. Card manufactured in Germany. Wilbro Series. Divided back, unused and unmarked. Undated, circa 1910. Spotted Dog is a Grade II listed public house at 212 Upton Lane, Forest Gate, London.[It dates back to the late 15th or early 16th century, Divided back, white border. Undated, but printed in Germany. Image available. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countr... View more info

Norfolk Tales and Memories

By: WILSON, B. Knyvet

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norwich, Jarrold and Sons: 1931

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 19875

Condition: Good +


Stories of rural life in Norfolk, England. 71pp, map, photo illustration. Interior is bright. Some spotting to page edges. Green cloth has minor wear and is oddly discolored, possibly due to sun fading. Weight, 200g. 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 g unpacked and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within Canada. Other Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone as per the USPS. Wo... View more info

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Favourite sweets and toffees : traditional home -made Confectionary

By: WILSON, Carol - Compiler

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Sevenoaks, UK, J. Salmon: 1998

Seller ID: 048177

ISBN: 1898435995

Condition: As New


Recipes for Traditional English Sweets & Toffee. Beautifully illustrated with vintage scenes by artist Birket Foster. 47pp, sepia illustrations. A 'mint' copy - bright, clean, unmarked and still fresh. "As New'. One of a number from this series in stock. Weight, 57g. View more info

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Favourite Home Baking; Delicious Breads, Buns & Teacakes

By: WILSON, Carol - Compiler

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Sevenoaks, UK, J. Salmon:

Seller ID: 048182

ISBN: 1902842138

Condition: As New


Recipes for Traditional British Baking. Beautifully illustrated with vintage scenes by various artists. Undated,circa late 1990s. 47pp, sepia illustrations. A 'mint' copy - bright, clean, unmarked and still fresh. "As New'. One of a number from this series in stock. Weight, 57g. View more info

The Victorian Thames

By: WILSON, D.G.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: United Kingdom, Sutton Pub Ltd: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 037457

ISBN: 0750901837

Condition: Fine


Book seeks to recreate the environment on the River Thames in the nineteenth century. 132pp, , profusely photo illustrated, endpaper maps.Bright, clean, unmarked copy, in a similar, unclipped dustjacket, nearly 'as new'. Weight, 696g. View more info

Carte de Visite of the Albert Memorial, Edinburgh, C1880

By: WILSON, G. W. & Co.

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Aberdeen, G. W. Wilson & Co.:

Seller ID: 052810

Condition: About Fine


CDV of the Memorial to Prince Alberts in Edinburgh. Unveiled in 1876 this CDV probably originates from the same time period. Size - 6cm by 10cm, sepia tone. No hidden defects. Verso of CDV contains Royal Crest and lots of detail on the photographer. View more info

The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson: Written By Herself. Volume 1

By: WILSON, Harriette

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Navarre Society Limited: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15415

Condition: Very Good


First volme only of a two volume set. Memoirs of a society woman from the early 19th century in England, the period of the Regency. 347pp, illustrated, fixed silk page-marker. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Unmarked. Minor wear to extremities of brown cloth boards. Weight, 980g. View more info