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Historical Dictionary of the Elizabethan World: Britain, Ireland, Europe, and America

By: Wagner, John A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, Oryx Press: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036303

ISBN: 1573562009

Condition: Fine


Pictorial paper covered boards. xxxix,392 pp., illus. Slight soil mark to lower fore-edge of approx. last 60 pages, otherwise as issued. View more info

The Wearing of the Green: The Lore, Literature, Legend and Balladry of the Irish in Australia

By: Wannan, Bill (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia and London, Lansdowne Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035048

Condition: Very Good


Dark green cloth-effect paper covered boards, spine panel decorated in white. xviii,328 pp. Mildly rubbed corners and spine extremities, a few light surface marks to covers. Text block edges toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's address label mounted at top corner of front pastedown. View more info

Army Life in the '90s

By: Warner, Philip

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London and New York, Country Life Books/Hamlyn Publishing: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017612

ISBN: 0600302342

Condition: Near Fine


Rust-brown cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Very slightly rubbed edges, virtually as issued. 144 pp., illus. w/ sepia toned plates. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear, almost as issued. View more info

The Life of the Rev. John Wesley, A. M., Sometime Fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, and Founder of the Methodist Societies. . First American Official Edition, With Translations and Notes

By: Watson, Richard; John Emory (transl., notes)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, George Lane: 1841

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016551

Condition: Good


Brown cloth, decorated in blind, lettered in gilt on spine panel. Cloth faded toward top edges, with surfaces mottled and rubbed, underboards exposed at corners and along bottom edges, chipped with mild loss at spine extremities. Likely lacking front flyleaf, with engraved frontis. portrait of Wesley serving as front pastedown in a manner that would not appear to be consistent with issue; final text leaf (p. 323) similarly serving as rear pastedown. Frontis. with abrasion resulting in loss to part of fascimile signature below portrait; former owner's address label and private library inventory... View more info

Fenland Rivers: Impressions of the Fen Counties

By: Wedgwood, Iris; Henry Rushbury, R.A. (illus.)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Co.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034119

ISBN: B00087OJXY

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, green cloth covered boards, spine panel lettered in gilt. xii,164 pp., illus. w/ numerous tinted and/or colored plates, [4] double-page maps at rear. Lightly rubbed corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding. Endsheets toned along both hinges. Neat gift inscription dated 1946 on front flyleaf, otherwise unmarked. Accompanied by color pastedown illus. and descriptive text clipped from front panel of dust jacket, which is otherwise lacking. View more info

Warwickshire Countryside Reflections [SIGNED]

By: Weeks, Roy; Norman Painting (fwd.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Kineton, Warwick, England, Self-Published [Printed by Roundwood Press]: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 042182

Condition: Very Good


Stiff illus. wraps. 5th ptg.: May 1979. Covers are somewhat foxed, with surface soiling to portions of rear cover. Signed by author on half-title, which also shows two gift inscriptions. View more info

The Grand Tour of Norman England

By: Weigall, Arthur

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033979

Condition: Very Good


Brown cloth, bordered in blind, spine panel lettered in gilt. Modest shelf wear, a few surface marks to cloth, a bit rubbed at corners and spine extremities, text block edges a bit toned by age. Firm binding, clean interior. Former owner's signature/date on front flyleaf, book plate mounted on front pastedown. 352 pp., illus. w/ sepia plates. View more info

The New Guide to Westminster Abbey with Historical Introduction - 24 Illustrations and 6 Plans

By: Westlake, H. F. [Custodian of the Abbey]

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, A. R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd.: 1923

Seller ID: 035613

Condition: Good


Tannish-gray paper covered boards, lettered in black. June 1923 ptg. Ex-library copy, minimally marked/stamped, modest handling wear. Covers somewhat toned/soiled, contents clean. 56 pp., illus. w/ plans, b&w plates, large folding floor plan frontis. (intact). View more info

The New Guide to Westminster Abbey with Historical Introduction - 24 Illustrations and 6 Plans

By: Westlake, H. F. [Custodian of the Abbey]

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, A. R. Mowbray & Co. Ltd.: 1920

Seller ID: 035614

Condition: Good


Light blue-gray wraps, lettered in black. Aug. 1920 ptg. Ex-library copy, minimally marked/stamped, modest handling wear, perforation stamps to main title and final leaf of text. Covers somewhat toned/soiled, contents clean. 54 pp., illus. w/ plans, b&w plates, large folding floor plan frontis. (intact). View more info

The Wits and Beaux of Society [Two Volumes]

By: Wharton, Grace, and Philip Wharton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Porter and Coates:

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 012053

Condition: VG+


Dark blue cloth, decorated with ornate border in silver foil, front panel device and lettering in gilt, top edges in gilt, silk pagemarkers bound in. Complete in two volumes. 395 + 396 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates with captioned guards. Modestly rubbed at corners and spine extremities, a few light surface marks. Approx. 1/8" tear to cloth at head of spine of each volume. Each pastedown shows a small area of surface loss/soiling. View more info

Visions of Love and Life: Pre-Raphaelite Art from the Birmingham Collection, England

By: Wildman, Stephen; Marsh, Jan; Christian, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alexandria, VA, Art Services International: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018986

ISBN: 0883971135

Condition: Near Fine


Color illus. stiff paper wraps. Mild binding lean appears original to issue, otherwise only the slightest shelf wear, with hints of rubbing at corners. 372 pp., illus. w/ many color plates, additional b&w illus., notes, catalogue, artists' biographies, chronology, bibliography. View more info

Down with Skool!: A Guide to School Life for Tiny Pupils and their Parents

By: Willans, Geoffrey (text); Ronald Searle (illus.)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, The Vanguard Press: 1954

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 034045

Condition: VG+


Black cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered and with front cover illus. in silver. Mild shelf wear, rubbed corners and spine extremities, slight binding lean. Text block edges slightly dulled by age, with slight foxing along top edge. Firm binding, clean interior beyond former owner's signature and inscription "Thou shalt not steal!" along top edge of front flyleaf; rear pastedown a bit age-toned. 106 pp., illus. Yellow illus. dust jacket is mildly soiled on both covers, with tanned spine panel, several short closed edge tears and a few small chips, mild loss at head of spine... View more info

Folk-Songs of the Upper Thames, with an Essay on Folk-Song Activity in the Upper Thames Neighbourhood

By: Williams, Alfred (editor)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Duckworth and Co.: 1923

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 041506

ISBN: B00087JWWW

Condition: Near Fine


Light green cloth, lettered in gilt. Mild shelf wear, a bit rubbed along joints and at extremities, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior. 306 pp. View more info

History of the Liverpool Privateers and Letters of Marque with an Account of the Liverpool Slave Trade 1744-1812

By: Williams, Gomer [David Eltis (intro.)]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Liverpool and Montreal, Liverpool University Press/McGill-Queen's University Press: 2004

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008698

ISBN: 0773527451

Condition: Fine


Originally issued in 1897. xxvi,718 pp., foldout b&w frontis., foldouts, illus. As issued. Immaculate. View more info

Genealogy for Beginners

By: Willis, Arthur J.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn Limited: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023941

Condition: VG+


Purple cloth, lettered in silver foil. Light shelf wear, sunned spine panel. Former owner's address stamp on both pastedowns, otherwise unmarked. 144 pp., folding charts and maps, b&w plates. Aimed primarily at the researcher in the British Isles. Relatively scarce 1st edition. View more info

Oxford Words and Watercolours [SIGNED]

By: Wilson, Elaine (editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford Ltd.: 1997

Edition: First Thus

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Seller ID: 046372

ISBN: 0953153606

Condition: Fine


Dark blue cloth-effect paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color illus. dust jacket shows light surface wear, 3" closed tear along upper rear panel joint, now in mylar. Signed by illustrator Petts on title page, full signature with no inscription or date. View more info

Virginia Woolf, Life and London: A Biography of Place

By: Wilson, Jean Moorcroft; McDermid, Leonard (illus.)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton and Co.: 1988

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 029649

ISBN: 0393026159

Condition: Near Fine


Black 1/4 cloth, pale yellow paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. Foxed text block edges, slightly foxed endpapers, otherwise basically as issued. Dust jacket shows slight shelf wear. 256 pp. View more info

A Cockney Camera: London's Social History Recorded in Photographs

By: Winter, Gordon

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, U.K., Penguin Books: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016835

ISBN: 0140040110

Condition: VG+


Pictorial stiff paper wraps. 128 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Lightly rubbed edges and joints, light crease along portion of front joint. View more info

Milton and His England

By: Wolfe, Don M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 036856

ISBN: 0691062005

Condition: Fine


Rust cloth, lettered in gilt. As issued. Dust jacket shows mild shelf wear, lightly rubbed joints and flap folds, price clipped front flap, now in mylar. More than 120 illus. View more info

Stained Glass in Somerset 1250-1830

By: Woodforde, Christopher

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press/Geoffrey Cumberlege: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009304

Condition: Good-VG


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. Ex-library, typically marked/stamped, perforation stamps through color frontis. and title page. xii,314 pp., illus. w/ 51 color + b&w plates, additional figures in text. Modestly soiled cloth, rubbed a bit at corners. Intact interior, beyond library stamps. View more info

Sheffield: A Photographic Journey Through Yorkshire's Greenest City

By: Woodhead, Sheena (photographs); Melvyn Jones (text)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Myriad Books Ltd.: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 042433

ISBN: 1847461395

Condition: Fine


Glossy color pictorial boards. Gift inscription on front flyleaf, otherwise as issued. Color pictorial dust jacket as issued, now in mylar. 128 pp., illus. w/ color photographs. View more info

Autobiography: Sowing (1880-1904) / Growing (1904-1911) / Beginning Again (1911-1918) / Downhill All the Way (1919-1939) / The Journal Not the Arrival Matters (1939-1969) [Complete in 5 Volumes]

By: Woolf, Leonard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Diego and New York, Harvest/HBJ: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037653

ISBN: 0156839458

Condition: Near Fine


Complete in five (5) volumes, uniformly bound in stiff color pictorial wraps. All 5 volumes show very slight shelf wear, with square, uncreased bindings (minor stress crease to Vol. 3 binding), clean interiors -- nearly new. 206 + 256 + 263 + 259 + 217 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. All 5 volumes are "First Harvest edition 1975" with BCDEF letter line, meaning first printings (2nd printings dropped the explicit First mention and retained the B). Seldom found as a set. Lacking slipcase. View more info

Battles of the English Civil War: Marston Moor - Naseby - Preston

By: Woolrych, Austin

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1961

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 046307

ISBN: B0000CL931

Condition: Very Good


Royal blue cloth, spine panel lettered in gold foil. Front cover cloth spotted toward edges, otherwise only minor wear. Illus. dust jacket shows light shelf wear, now in mylar. 200 pp., illus. View more info

In Search of Christopher Marlowe: A Pictorial Biography

By: Wraight, A. D., and Virginia F. Stern

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Chichester, Sussex, England, Adam Hart Ltd.: 1993

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 037648

Condition: Near Fine


Stiff color illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear, nearly as issued, with square, uncreased binding, clean interior. xiv, 376 pp., illus. Very scarce. ASIN: B01K0RX7F2 View more info

Joseph Spence: A Critical Biography

By: Wright, Austin

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Chicago, IL, University of Chicago Press: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034769

Condition: VG+


Green cloth, lettered in gilt. MIld shelf wear, light soiling to covers. Former owner's address inscription on front pastedown. Toning along inner hinges, interior otherwise clean. ix,265 pp. View more info