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The Hamlyn Guide to Military Aircraft Markings

By: Wheeler, Barry C

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Hamlyn: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15533

ISBN: 0600574482

Condition: Fine


Long format. 160pp, illustrated laminated boards. Over 400 colour illustrations and photographs. A very clean copy. 140 different aircraft, from the Sopwith Camel to the F-16 - the RAf, USAF, Luftwaffe and Soviet AIr Force. View more info

Napoleon 1769 - 1827

By: Wheeler, Harold F B

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Harrap: 1921

Seller ID: 15438

Condition: Very Good


New and enlarged edition. 319pp, red cloth covered boards with gilt title with a couple of small marks. Colour and b + w illustrations. Map. Internally clean. The life and career of Napoleon. View more info

Walls Of Jericho

By: Wheeler, Margaret

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Chatto & Windus: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9644

Condition: Fine


167pp, dustjacket with edgewear. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. Lady Wheeler's entertaining account of life at the archaeological dig at Jericho. View more info

London Museum Medieval Catalogue

By: Wheeler, R E M (Keeper)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: HMSO: 1975

Seller ID: 15198

ISBN: 0112901816

Condition: Fair


4th impression of the 1940 edition. 320pp, orange soft covers with old sellotape marks to the spine. Tape strengthening to the gutters of the first few pages, not affecting the text, previous owner's name to flyleaf and bottom edge, some biro marking mainly to the section on swords - a good 'reading copy' only of a useful reference work. Weapons, horse furniture, domestic and agricultural objects, pilgrim badges etc. View more info

Mwaziona A Study of an Unofficial Housing Area

By: White, Carole et al

Price: £78.50

Publisher: Zambia, Department of Town and Country P;lanning Lusaka: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16835

Condition: Very Good


Large format. A heavy book of 201pp. Illustrated soft card covers in a plastic ring binding. Fold out plans and B + w illustrations. Appendix of tables. Occasional pencil notes, otherwise internally clean. Information gathered by the Department of Town and Country Planning Development Planning and Research Unit on the facilities, population, housing etc of an unauthorised housing area, with a view to upgrading. View more info

Low Cost Residential Development in Lusaka

By: White, Carole et al

Price: £68.50

Publisher: Zambia, Department of Town and Country P;lanning Lusaka: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16836

Condition: Good


Large format. A heavy book of 205pp. Illustrated soft card covers with a little wear to the edges in a plastic ring binding. Fold out plans and B + w illustrations. Appendices and Bibliography. One fold out plan, although complete and clean, is now in two parts, previous owner's name to the title page, otherwise internally clean. Information gathered by the Department of Town and Country Planning Development Planning and Research Unit on the development and characteristics of low cost housing in Lusaka, Zambia, the policy decisions which have influenced them and the physical and socio-econom... View more info

Rembrandt

By: White, Christopher

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Thames and Hudson: 1984

Seller ID: 16844

ISBN: 0500201951

Condition: Fine


216pp, laminated illustrated softback covers without creases. 171 illustrations of which 16 are in colour. A clean, tight copy. A revealing study of Rembrandt's life and development as an artist. View more info

Roman History Life and Literature

By: White, G W and Kennedy, E C

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Macmillan: 1950

Seller ID: 11501

Condition: Very Good


335pp, red cloth covered boards, fold-out maps. Previous owner's name on inner board, education committee stamp on title page, a couple of light spots of foxing on foredge, otherwise internally clean. Parts I and II History are by White, Part III Life and Literature is by Kennedy View more info

John Woolman Quaker

By: Whitney, Janet

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Harrap: 1944

Seller ID: 13907

Condition: Very Good


432 pp, library binding in brown cloth. B + w illustrations. Ex library - flyleaf removed, stamp to rear of title page, otherwise a clean 'reading copy'. A biography of the American Quaker who opposed slavery. View more info

Waiting For The All Clear

By: Wicks, Ben

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Guild: 1990

Seller ID: 10704

Condition: As New


209pp, complete dustjacket. B + w photographs. A very clean copy.True stories from the survivors of the Blitz. View more info

Francis Towne

By: Wilcox, Timothy

Price: £18.50

Publisher: Tate Gallery Publishing: 1997

Seller ID: 16730

ISBN: 1854372149

Condition: Fine


Large format. 176p, illustrated soft covers. Colour and black and white illustrations. A very clean copy. Introduction, and catalogue of the exhibition of the work of the landscape painter Francis Towne 1739 - 1816 at the Tate Gallery in 1998. View more info

Fanfare For A Witch

By: Wilkins, Vaughan

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 1300

Condition: Very Good


286 pp, blue cloth boards with red leather label. Previous owner's name on inner board, a couple of spots of foxing to foredge, otherwise internally clean. The story of Frederick, Prince Of Wales. View more info

Fanfare For A Witch

By: Wilkins, Vaughan

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Reprint Society: 1954

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 5183

Condition: Very Good


286pp, complete dustjacket with one closed tear to edge. Previuos owner's name on inner board, otherwise internally clean. The story of King George II's son, Prince Frederick. View more info

Ripon Cathedral

By: Wilkinson, Canon W E

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Pitkin Pictorials: 1974

Seller ID: 6193

Condition: Fine


Guidebook and history of 34pp. Illustrated softback covers. Many colour illustrations. Very clean. Ripon cathedral, North Yorkshire, was founded by St Wilfrid and has a Saxon crypt. View more info

Diana & Fergie Shocking Tales of the Merry Wives of Windsor Vol 2 No 5

By: Wilkinson, Philip (ed)

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Star Magazine: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15684

Condition: Very Good


72pp large format magazine. 200 colour photographs. One tear to the spine, otherwise clean and complete. A scandal mag published in the USA when Princess Diana and the Duchess of York were recently divorced, ' was bodyguard murdered' 'sex romp in the hay' etc. Very rare. View more info

A Sermon Preach'd Before the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual & Temporal at Westminster Abby on January the xxxth 1710 Being the Day of the Martyrdom of the Blessed King Charles the First

By: William, Lord Bishop of Chester

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Anne Speed: 1711

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16360

Condition: Very Good


22pp and one page catalogue of the books printed for Anne Speed. Sewn, but unbound. A very thin strip has been neatly cut from the front top corner of the title page, presumably to remove a previous owner's name. A sermon preached against the execution of Charles I. Very Rare. View more info

Wedgwood A Collector's Guide

By: Williams, Peter

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Apple Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14394

ISBN: 1850764107

Condition: Fine


Large format. 128pp, complete dustjacket. Many colour illustrations from the Wedgwood Museum. A clean copy. The whole range of Wedgwood pottery throughout its history, the wares, the materials and the techniques. View more info

RA Royal Academy of Arts Magazine No 101 Winter 2008

By: Williams, Rowan and Burroughs, William S, and Hughes, Bettany et al

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Royal Academy of Arts: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16674

Condition: Very Good


Tall format. 98pp, colour illustrated softback covers. Colour illustrations. Light creases to the front corner, otherwise clean and tight. The Byzantine Exhibition at the RA. Contents also include Rowan Williams (the former Archbishop of Canterbury) on Byzantine icons, Bettany Hughes Postcard from Istanbul, William S Burroughs on The Cult of the Writer and Palladio, an architectural colossus. View more info

The Foundation And Growth Of The British Empire

By: Williamson, J A

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1950

Seller ID: 2013

Condition: Very Good


Revised 4th edition. 356pp, red cloth covered boards with design in black. Maps. A clean Near Fine copy. Covers the Commonwealth to the Second World War View more info

Here They Dug The Gold

By: Willison, George F

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Readers Union and Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1952

Seller ID: 4948

Condition: Very Good


237pp, yellow boards, a little creased to front board. B + w illustrations and endpaper map. One corner removed to front flyleaf, otherwise internally clean. The Colorado Gold Rush of 1858-60 View more info