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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 just slight edge wear. Weight, 786g. We ship Worldwide, at cost, using both Canada Post and the United States Postal Service,... 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 our actual costs, without overcharging. This item weighs 575g. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and dist... 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

Steam Engines and Waterwheels: A Pictorial Study of Some Early Mining Machines

By: WOODALL, Frank D.

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Buxton, Derbyshire, Moorland Publishing Co: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 833

ISBN: 0903485354

Condition: About Fine


Steam engines and waterwheels : a pictorial study of some early mining machines - with particular reference to Great Britain. 96pp, photo illustrated, diagrams. Two items of related ephemera laid-in. Bright, clean interior, unmarked. Tight, square binding. No wear to the blue cloth. The unclipped dustjacket show a little edge wear and a 2cm closed tear to the top edge of the front panel, otherwise very bright and clean. Unpacked weigjht, 576g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging. I... 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

A Country Parson: James Woodforde's Diary 1759-1802

By: WOODFORDE, Kames

Price: $12.00

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 1985

Edition: First Printing this Edition

Seller ID: 050484

ISBN: 0195204883

Condition: Fine


Originally published in 5 v.: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1924-1931. This selection - foreword by John Julius Norwich : introduction by Ronald Blythe : drawings by Rosalind Caldecott. 224 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 27 cm. The book is Fine - bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding, no wear to the cloth. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similare with just minor wear present. Unpacked weight, 868g. We use both the Canada Post and the United States Postal Service and offer very competitive postal charges - based on actual costs, no overcharging.... View more info

Queen Victoria. Her Life and Times. Volume I, 1819-1861

By: WOODHAM-SMITH, Cecil

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton, London (1972):

Seller ID: 2283


Important biography by a leading British woman historian. Vol. I was published by itself. 1st ed, 8vo, 486pp, photo illus. Hardcover in blue cloth with dustjacket. Good copy, VG+/VG View more info

Queen Victoria: Her Life and Times. Volume 1, 1819-1861

By: WOODHAM-SMITH, Cecil

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Hamish Hamilton: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14144

ISBN: 241-02200-2

Condition: Near Fine


First volume of a two volume biography of Queen Victoria. This volume covers the years 1918 to 1861. 486pp, photo illustrated. Not a Book Club edition. Bright copy with a sound binding. Unmarked copy. old bookplate on fpde. Dustjacket has very minor points of edge wear otherwise bright, clean and unclipped. Heavy book, 1kg. View more info

The Great Hunger : Ireland, 1845-49

By: WOODHAM-SMITH, Cecil

Price: $9.50

Publisher: New York, Old Town Books: 1989

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 037966

ISBN: 0880293853

Condition: Fine


'The story of the potato famine of the 1840s which killed one million Irish peasants and sent hundreds of thousands to the new world'. Originally published in 1962. 510pp, photo illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked copy with a similar dustjacket. About 'as new'. Weight, 832g. View more info

Florence Nightingale 1820-1910

By: WOODHAM-SMITH, Cecil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, McGraw Hill:

Edition: Later Printing

Seller ID: 1852

Condition: Fine


A biography based on private papers and letters never before made public. Originally published in 1951, this edition is not dated and is possibly from the 1980s-1990s. 382 pages : illustrations. Interior is bright, clean and unmarked. Binding is tight and square, n wear to the boards. The unclipped dustjacket is nearly similar - very clean and very bright. Weight, 640g. View more info

Florence Nightingale 1820-1910

By: WOODHAM-SMITH, Cecil

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, Constable: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2235

Condition: VG+


Classic biography of Florence Nightingale, 1820-1910, English social reformer and statistician, and the founder of modern nursing. vii, 615pp, illustrated. Bright, clean, unmarked interior, pages bright white. Tight, square binding, sound hinges. Slight wear to blue cloth at edges of spine.. Silver ink titles to spine are 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. This item weighs 816g unpacked. Canadian domestic postal rates rise with weight, size and distance; Rates to the... View more info

Malta Convoys, 1940-1943

By: WOODMAN, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., John Murray Publishers Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Trade Paperback Printing

Seller ID: 25641

ISBN: 0719564085

Condition: Near New


From the day Italy declared war on Britain in June 1940, the island of Malta was under siege. The Axis powers wanted to bomb it out of existence; the British to preserve it at all costs. This review of the contest of air-power against sea-power emphasizes the part played by the Merchant Navy. Originally published: 2000. 560 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., maps, ports. ; 24 cm. Bright, clean and unmarked. Tight, square binding no creases to the spine. 'As new' except for minor corner creasing to the rear wrapper. Thick, heavy paperback weighing 880g. View more info

British Gentlemen in the Wild West: The Era of the Intensely English Cowboy

By: WOODS, Lawrence M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 1989

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 038032

ISBN: 086051658X

Condition: As New


Story of English Gentlemen who went to make their fortune in the Old West. 1st British printing, 8vo, 245pp, photo illustrated. Hardcover in brown cloth with unclipped dustjacket. As new copy. Weight, 604g. View more info