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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

The Parish Church of St. Nicholas, Bradfield : a little guide for Visitors

By: WILSON, John C. - Churchwarden

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Bradfield, Yorks, Parish Church of St. Nicholas:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037709

Condition: Fine


Guide to the Parish Church of St. Nicholas at Bradfield, West Yorkshire. Includes a list of ministering priests of St. Nicholas from 1490 to 1968 on p. [23]. OCLC Number: 236098782. [24] p. : ill., plan ; 22 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. Weight, 52g. View more info

Wilson's Historical, Traditionary and Imaginative Tales of the Borders, and of Scotland : with an Illustrative Glossary of the Scottish Dialect; Volume VI

By: WILSON, John Mackay

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, William MacKenzie:

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 053862

Condition: Near Fine


This is ONE VOLUME ONLY of a six volume edition of Wilson. his is Volume VI. First published 1835-40 - this edition is undated but circa 1900. Seventy-five stand-alone tales. 412pp in double columns, plus, 16pp Glossary in triple columns. Several full page engravings. Attractive engraved title page.Very handsome binding - blue cloth, embossed and gilt. 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 1.264kg unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size ... View more info

Portrait of the Isle of Wight

By: WILSON, Lawrence

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Robert Hale, London, 1972:

Seller ID: 4009


Historical background and modern attractions of one of Britain's most attractive locations. 2nd edition, 1st printing, 8vo, 190pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in blue cloth with price-clipped dustjacket. Solid copy, clean and tight. Dustjacket shows edge wear, nicks. VG+/G+ View more info

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 overcharging. Unpacked weight 224g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calc... 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 weight, size and distance; Rates to the USA calculated by weight alone. World rates based on specific destination and weight. 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