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Wilson's Historical Traditionary and Imaginative Tales of The Borders and of Scotland with an Illustrative Glossary Volume III

By: Wilson, John Mackay

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Ainsworth: 1837

Seller ID: 7056

Condition: Good


This volume contains Numbers 105 to 156, which is dated Saturday October 28 1837. Blind stamped cloth covered boards with a loss to the bottom half of the spine. Internally clean. Interesting stories of scots life, including an account of the snowstorm of 1825, recollections of the poet Robert Ferguson and recollections of Robert Burns etc. View more info

Queen Elizabeth

By: Wilson, Mona

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Daily Express Publications: 1111

Seller ID: 15086

Condition: Very Good


Early 1930s. 152pp, brown paper covered leather look boards, a little rubbed to edges of spine. A couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. A biography of Elizabeth I. View more info

Britain B C

By: Winbolt, S E

Price: £2.50

Publisher: Pelican Penguin.: 1945

Seller ID: 14018

Condition: Very Good


160pp, the edges now browning with age, blue and white softback covers. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to flyleaf, otherwise clean and tight. The story of the Romans in Britain. View more info

A King's Story

By: Windsor, HRH The Duke Of

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cassell: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13627

Condition: Very Good


440pp, dark red cloth covered boards with royal arms in gilt, a little rubbed to edges of spine. B + w photographs, endpaper maps. Gift inscription to flyleaf, a couple of small spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The autobiography of the former King Edward VIII. View more info

I Never Knew That About England

By: Winn, Christopher

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Ebury Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12052

ISBN: 009190207X

Condition: As New


278pp, complete dustjacket. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. Facts, legends and anecdotes about each county of England. View more info

Sir Richard Steele M P The Later Career

By: Winton, Calhoun

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Johns Hopkins Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14459

ISBN: 0801811627

Condition: Very Good


265pp, complete dustjacket in removeable plastic cover. B + w illustrations. Ex library - stamp to title page, back flyleaf, and foredge, otherwise internally clean. Steele's career from the death of Queen Anne in 1714 to his own death in 1729. View more info

The Recent History of St Peter's School York

By: Wiseman, F J

Price: £6.60

Publisher: Herald: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16737

Condition: Fine


173pp, complete dustjacket, a litle rubbed to the edges. Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations. A clean copy. A history of the school from 1844 to the 1960s, with photographs and accounts of the staff, famous old boys, notable sportsmen etc. View more info

The Art of Albrecht Durer

By: Wolfflin, Heinrich

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Phaidon: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16444

ISBN: 0714814679

Condition: Fine


First English edition in the translation by Alastair and Heide Grieve of the 1963 edition, edited and annotated by Kurt Gerstenberg. 311pp, black boards with silver title to spine. Colour and b + w illustrations. A clean copy. The classic study of Durer's Life and Art, originally published in 1905. View more info

North Country Profile

By: Wood, G Bernard

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Country Life: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5484

Condition: Fine


Tall format. 96pp, dustjacket with a little edgewear. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. Essays on the North of England, including William Wilberforce, Mediaeval York, Tower Houses, the Banking Houses of old Whitby, the Vale of Eden, village pumps, haunted houses, vicarages etc. View more info

Factotum Newsletter of the XVIIIth Century STC February 1988

By: Wood, J L (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: British Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15678

ISBN: 01413635

Condition: Very Good


A4 size. 31pp, illustrated soft covers. A newsletter designed to give news of the activities and progress of the ESTC catalogue to librarians, this isssue contains articles on the growth of the 18th century concept of publisher, aspects of music and the London Press 1670 - 1700, dual biographies Marlborough and Eugene, the Spencers and booksellers, Richard Blacow and the Evening Advertiser etc. View more info

Factotum Newsletter of the XVIIIth Century STC July1988

By: Wood, J L (ed)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: British Library: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15679

ISBN: 01413635

Condition: Very Good


A4 size. 27pp, illustrated soft covers. A newsletter designed to give news of the activities and progress of the ESTC catalogue to librarians, this isssue contains articles on George Bickham, early use of sale catalogues, Indifference and Attachment a poetic debate, Blomefield's History of Norfolk, John Vine Hall's Return to Maidstone etc. View more info

The Diary of a Country Parson 1758 -1802

By: Woodforde, James and Beresford, John (ed)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Oxford: 1949

Seller ID: 16725

Condition: Very Good


Pocket sized World's Classics Edition. 622pp, blue cloth covered boards, dustjacket with short closed tears to the bottom edge. Fold out family tree. Internally very clean. Passages selected and edited by John Beresford covering each of the 44 years of the diaries written in 1758 - 1802, originally published in five volumes. View more info

Queen Victoria Her Life and Times 1819 1861

By: Woodham-Smith, Cecil

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Book Club Associates: 1973

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 412

Condition: Fine


574 pp, purple cloth boards, b + w photographs. A readable account of Queen Victoria's early years, up to the death of Prince Albert. View more info

Guisborough A Pictorial History

By: Woodhouse, Robert

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Phillimore: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14532

ISBN: 0850337887

Condition: As New


A tall book. The priceclipped dustjacket is otherwise complete and clean. Many b + w photographs. A very clean copy. A short history, and 1590 years of photographic record of the Priory and town of Guisborough in Cleveland View more info

The True Story Of Captain John Smith

By: Woods, Katharine Pearson

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Doubelday, Page & Co: 1907

Seller ID: 5943

Condition: Very Good


382pp, olive green cloth covered boards. Frontispiece portrait and B + w illustrations. Internally clean. The life and adventures of the famous governor of Virginia. View more info

Maunder's Treasury of Knowledge and Library of Reference

By: Woodward, B B (preface)

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Longmans Green & Co: 1984

Seller ID: 14370

Condition: Fair


Dated from the publisher's catalogue at the back. Revised edition. 899p, brown cloth covered board to front, board missing to back. Preface detached. Shaky but generally clean - a good 'reading copy' only. Includes Grammar, Dictionary, Universal Gazetteer, population and statistical tables, products and their origins, privileges of peers etc. View more info

King Richard III

By: Woodward, G W O

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Pitkin: 1977

Seller ID: 5585

ISBN: 085372162924

Condition: Very Good


Card covers,a little faded to edges. 24pp, many colour and b + w illustrations. Internally clean. A sympathetic but balanced account of the reign of this controversial monarch. View more info

King Richard III

By: Woodward, G W O

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Pitkin Pictorials: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8498

ISBN: 0853721629

Condition: Very Good


24pp, illustrated card covers. Many b + w illustrations. A clean copy. The life of one of the most maligned kings of England. View more info

Reformation and Resurgence England in the Sixteenth Century 1485 - 1603

By: Woodward, G W O

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Blandford Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15667

Condition: Very Good


246pp, blue and marroon boards. B + w illustrations and maps. Original owner's name to inner board, otherwise internally clean. The church, government, trade and the arts in England under theTudors. View more info

After The Deluge A Study of Communal Psychology

By: Woolf, Leonard

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Penguin Pelican: 1937

Seller ID: 7443

Condition: Very Good


278pp, the edges browning with age. Blue and white softback covers with a tape repair to the spine. Internally clean. How ideas of Democracy and Liberty led to the catastrophe of the First World War. View more info