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Oliver Cromwell

By: WOOLRYCH, Austin

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1968

Edition: Canadian Reprint of 1964

Seller ID: 2391

Condition: Good Very Good


One of the celebrated 'Clarendon Biographies'. 64pp, illustrated. Bright, clean copy, unmarked. Tight, sound binding. Very minor wearto the boards at some edges. Eligible for inexpensive Canada Post Lettermail rates within Canada, slightly more to the USA and other Countries. View more info

Early Broadstairs and St. Peter's in Old Photographs (Britain in Old Photographs)

By: WOOTTON, Barrie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Sutton Publishing Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Author Signed Copy

Seller ID: 27232

ISBN: 0750900547

Condition: About 'As New'


A volume in the series, 'Britain in old photographs'. A fascinating collection of old photographs of Broadstairs in Kent, England and also the village of St. Peter's. 159 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 22 cm. Signed by the author on the title page. Gift inscription to the htp, otherwise unmarked. Bright and clea, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no spine creases. Weight, 318g. View more info

Royal State Procession, May 13, 1903: The Start from Holyrood

By: WR&S

Price: $5.00

Publisher: WR&S: 1903

Seller ID: 22550

Condition: Good VG


Printed postcard [not a photo card] of the Royal Procession of King Edward VII in Scotland at Holyrood House. WR&S, Reliable Series. Postally unused. No message or writing on either side. Sharp corners, no creases. Reverse a little browned. To be shipped via in expensive lettermail. View more info

Royal State Procession, May 13, 1903: Waterloo Place

By: WR&S

Price: $5.00

Publisher: WR&S: 1903

Seller ID: 22551

Condition: Good VG


Printed postcard [not a photo card] of the Royal Procession of King Edward VII in Scotland at Waterloo Place. WR&S, Reliable Series. Postally unused. No message or writing on either side. Sharp corners, no creases. Reverse a little browned. To be shipped via in expensive lettermail. View more info

Hastings

By: WRIGHT, Peter Poyntz

Price: $6.75

Publisher: UK, Windrush Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037989

ISBN: 0900075791

Condition: About 'As New'


A Military History Classic - a detailed incisive re-telling of the momentous Battle of Hasstings in England in 1066. ix, 118 p., [4] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 24 cm. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a tight, square binding and an uncreased spine. About 'as new'. Weight, 228g. View more info

Biographia Britannica literaria : or biography of literary characters of Great Britain and Ireland ; arranged in chronological order ; Anglo-Norman Period

By: WRIGHT, Thomas

Price: $100.00

Publisher: London, John W. Parker: 1846

Edition: Later Edition

Seller ID: 046610

Condition: VG+


Literature of the Anglo-Norman period of Englishe medieval literary history. [6], xxiii, 491pp. Inerior of the book is very bright and clean. There is a stamp to the ffep indicating that the book was 'Sold...by the State University of Iowa Libraries'. No other library markings of n any kind. Binding is tight and square, no cracking etc to the hinges. Maroon cloth, with blindstamped designs, clean and unmarked. The spines, with gilt titles, is somewhat sun-faded. Attractive copy. Weight, 731g. View more info

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London to the Nore

By: WYLIE, W. L.; WYLIE, Marian Amy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Montreal, Cambridge Corporation:

Edition: Royal Canadian Edition

Seller ID: 31592

Condition: Good to Very Good


Scenes, descriptive and illustrative, of the River Thames, from London Eastwards to the Nore. Illustrations painted by W. L. Wylie, A.R.A. and described by Marian Amy Wylie. Royal Canadian Edition, Limited to 1000 sets of which this is Number 140. Undated, but 1905 from external evidence. ix, 259pp, 60 colour plates, 28 head & tail pieces to chapters, in b&w. ' All the Illustrations in this volume have been engraved in England by Carl Hentschel Ltd., London' [Page ix]. Text block is in near Fine condition - bright, clean and unmarked. Silk paper endpapers. Top edge gilt. Boards are in black le... View more info

South East England

By: WYNDHAM, Richard: JESSUP, Ronald

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1951

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 34299

Condition: Very Good


Travel through South-East England. First published in 1940. This revised edition published in 1951. 120pp, photo illustrated, endpaper maps. Bright, clean interior. Ink name/address to margings of front endpaper. Slight wear only to card wrappers. Dustjacket shows wear at tips and to spine edges, but is generally clean and quite bright. Weight, 356g. View more info

The History of Hampshire County Cricket Club

By: WYNNE-THOMAS, Peter

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, Christopher Helm: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 09327

ISBN: 0-7470-0001-8

Condition: Fine


History of England's celebrated Hampshire County Cricket Club. With a personal view by John Arlott. 275pp, photo illustrated, statistics by Victor Isaacs. Near new copy, bright, fresh and tight. View more info

The Sea Shore

By: YONGE, C. M.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34182

Condition: Very Good


Study of British sea shore. 'The New Naturalist Library No. '. 311pp, illustrated with 61 colour photographs, 62 b&w photographs, and 88 text figures. Clean, unmarked interior. Tiny signature to ffep. Tight, square binding. Minor wear to green cloth. A solid copy. Weight, 730g. View more info

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The Yorkshire Post Guide to Bradford

By: YORKSHIRE POST

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bradford, Yorkshire Post:

Edition: Not Stated

Seller ID: 31374

Condition: About Fine


Undated Guide book to the Yorkshire City of Bradford. Circa mid-1930s from internal evidence. Art Deco, orange wrappers. 115pp, photo illustrated, advertising, maps. Very bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to spine. Bright, clean and unmarked wrappers. Beautiful copy. Weight, 130g. View more info

The Story of Bournemouth

By: YOUNG, David S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Robert Hale Limited: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20143

Condition: Good VG


History of the Town and Environs of Bournemoth by its long-time librarian. 260pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a sound binding. Bookplate, unmarked, to ffep. Minor shelf wear to cloth. Solid, sound 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. This item weighs 520g 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 and weight... View more info

Sir Arthur Sullivan

By: YOUNG, Percy M.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 17524

Condition: Near Fine


Life of British composer, Sir Arthur Sullivan [1842-1900]. 304pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean copy with a sound binding. Previous owner's signature/date on ffep. Dustjacket is clean and with only minor wear but with fading to spine and part of front panel. Weight, 660g. View more info

A. D. 500: A Journey Through the Dark Isles of Britain and Ireland

By: YOUNG, Simon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 34262

ISBN: 0297848054

Condition: Fine


History of the 6th century AD in Britain and Ireland written as a sort of 'survival travel guide' for a sophisticated Greek traveller. xi, 260pp, maps. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, still quite fresh. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar. Weight, 441g. View more info

British Royal Commemoratives, with Prices

By: ZEDER, Audrey B.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Wallace-Homestead Book Co: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 33856

ISBN: 0870694529

Condition: Near Fine


Guide to all types of British Royal Commemoratives. Stiff wrappers, 1st printing, 8.5"x11", 116pp, photo illus in color and in b&w. Clean, tight copy with minimal wear evident. Near Fine. Weight, 375g. View more info

The Opium War

By: Zhongguo jin dai shi cong shu bian xie Zu

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Languages Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition in English

Seller ID: 051148

Condition: As New


History of the Opium War in China, 1840-42. By the Compilation Group for the "History of Modern China" Series. 131 pages, [5] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 19 cm. An 'as new' copy - bright, fresh and unmarked. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. This item weighs 139g and qualifies for inexpensive Lettermail postage within North America. View more info

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Osbert Sitwell

By: ZIEGLER, Philip

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 2000

Edition: First American Printing

Seller ID: 041043

ISBN: 0679446508

Condition: As New


Biography of Osbert Sitwell, 1892-1969, poet, novelist, essayist and legendary eccentric. OCLC Number: 42435034. Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 1998. xiii, 444 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. Bright, fresh, unmarked copy, quite as new. Weight, 841g. View more info

The Diaries of Lord Louis Mountbatten 1920-1922: Tours with the Prince of Wales

By: ZIEGLER, Philip - Editor

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, Collins: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 036878

ISBN: 0002176084

Condition: About Fine


Diaries of Lord Mountbatten, assassinated member of the Royal Family, Admiral, WWII hero and Viceroy of India, focusing on his tours with the Prince of Wales [Edward VIII] in 1921/2. Near mint copy. Weight, 670g. View more info

Flying and Popular Aviation: September, 1942

By: ZIFF, W. B. Editor

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Chicago, Ziff-Davis: 1942

Edition: Vol XXXI, No 3

Seller ID: 048166

Condition: VG+


Single issue of Popular Aviation magazine for September of 1942. This is a Special, bumper Issue featuring 'The Royal Air Force'. Huge, 278pp issue, profusely photo illustrated, ads etc. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. This issue has survived in excellent. Wrappers a little dusty. Scan available. Weight, 704g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight, box... View more info

Flying and Popular Aviation: September, 1942

By: ZIFF, W. B. Editor

Price: $27.50

Publisher: Chicago, Ziff-Davis: 1942

Edition: Vol XXXI, No 3

Seller ID: 048167

Condition: About Fine


Single issue of Popular Aviation magazine for September of 1942. This is a Special, extra-large Issue features wartime 'Royal Air Force'. Huge, 278pp issue, profusely photo illustrated, ads etc. Bright, clean, unmarked copy. This issue has survived in excellent, near Fine condition. Scan available. Weight, 704g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. Images always available. Shipped well packed. [Maximum postage to anywhere within Canada is now approx US$15.00- up to 5kg total weight,... View more info