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Inventory No.31216 Author: Wainwright, A.; Illustrator: A. Wainwright.
A Pictorial Guide to the Lakeland Fells. Book Seven; The Western Fells
Published Westmorland Gazette (Kendal) Type:
Edition:Reprint ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Rexine
Book / wrapper condition:Good/Very Good + Price: £4.5
A few pages wavey, most likley used in rain!
Walking Climbing Lake District

Inventory No.30713 Author: Wainwright, Peter
Memories of Mining Industry
Published 1998 Peter Tuffs & Peter Wainwright Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Pictorial Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £10
Covers rubbed else nice clean copy. Illustrated. pp. 54.
Mining

Inventory No.32938 Author: Waite, Peter Barry
Railways of Nottingham: Incorporating the Nottingham Colwick Estates Light Railway and the L N W R Colwick Shed: A History of the Great Northern Colwick Motive Power Depot and Marshalling Yards
Published 2004 Book Law Publications (Nottingham.) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1901945316 Size:Landscape: Binding:Laminated Boards
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine/Near Fine Price: £12
Bright and clean

Inventory No.31720 Author: Walker, Captain Benjamin S.
Through the Darkness
Published Tudor Publishing Company (London) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine Price: £8
Excellent clean copy
Second World War 2 II Durham Light Infantry

Inventory No.26124 Author: Walkley, Frank
Clogs Were My Life
Published 1998 Book Guild Publishing Ltd Type:
Edition: ISBN: 1857762339 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £10
Nice clean copy.

Inventory No.24658 Author: Wall, Rev. G. W.
S. St. Saint Helen's Church, Sephton. a Paper Read Before the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, 7th March, 1895
Published 1896 Thomas Brakell (Liverpool.) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £12
Covers a little rubbed but contents excellent
Local History Sephton Liverpool Lancashire Church History

Inventory No.31796 Author: Wallace, Edgar
The Valley of Ghosts
Published 1953 Hodder & Stoughton (London) Type:
Edition:New Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Paper Covered Boards
Book / wrapper condition:Good+ Price: £6.5
Covers slightly creased, pages browning decent copy

Inventory No.32524 Author: Wallace, Kathleen
Immortal Wheat
Published 1951 Heinemann (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £8
Clean bright copy, signed on ffep, d/w slightly chipped and faded on spine
BRONTE

Inventory No.29454 Author: Walter, Rev. J. Conway
The Ayscough Family and Their Connections
Published 1896 W. K. Morton (Horncastle) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Wrappers
Book / wrapper condition:Good+ Price: £12
Marks, stamps and writing on cover, which is partly detached, contents very good

Inventory No.31183 Author: Warburton, L. G.
Wartime LMS
Published 2012 Noodle Books (Southampton) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Pictorial Laminated Boards
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £24
pp. 184. Numerous illustrations. Complete with the 4 large fold-out maps in rear pocket. A very nice clean bright copy.
Railways London Midland Scottish Railway Company

Inventory No.32024 Author: Ward, John
W.B.Ferrand: The Working Man's Friend, 1809-89
Published 2002 Tuckwell Press (East Linton, East Lothian) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1898410704 Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £15
Very nice clean copy

Inventory No.16386 Author: Ward, Mrs Humphry
Robert Elsmere
Published 1888 Smith, Elder, & Co (London) Type:3 Volumes
Edition:Fourth Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Original Green Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Good+ Price: £36
Ex-Mudie's with corresponding signs of wear and labels on front boards, spines starting to split but quite good set

Inventory No.30824 Author: Waters, Laurence
Around the Great Western Then and Now
Published 2009 Heathfield Railway Publications Type:
Edition:Reprint ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Pictorial Laminated Boards
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good Price: £5
Dust jacket a little rubbed but clean bright copy.
Railways

Inventory No.30402 Author: Watkins, George
Traction Engines & Other Portable Engines
Published 2003 Landmark Publishing Ltd (Ashbourne, Derbyshire) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 184306104x Size:8vo Binding:Laminated Boards
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £17.5
Corners slightly bumped else very good clean copy

Inventory No.32267 Author: Watson, Michael
Shropshire, an Archaeological Guide
Published 2002 Shropshire Books Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0903802805 Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine Price: £12
Excellent clean copy

Inventory No.32332 Author: Watson, White
The Strata of Derbyshire (1811)
Published 1973 Moorland Publishing (Ashbourne, Derbyshire) Type:
Edition:Facsimile Reprint ISBN: 0903485060 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Good+ Price: £7
Bookplate on fep, d/w faded and slightly creased else nice clean copy

Inventory No.32114 Author: Watts, Sylvia
Shropshire Almshouses
Published 2010 Logaston Press (Herefordshire) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 9781906663315 Size:Landscape Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £4.5
Nice clean copy

Inventory No.32173 Author: Watts, lorna; Rahtz, Philip
Mary-le-port Bristol Excavations 1962/63
Published 1985 City of Bristol Art Gallery Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0900199261 Size:4to Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
Clean copy

Inventory No.31590 Author: Wells, Stanley
Shakespeare: For All Time
Published 2003 Macmillan (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0333904990 Size:8vo Binding:
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good But Price Clipped. Price: £12
Tiny split on edge of rear of d/w else nice clean copy. Heavy book which may incur additional postage for overseas order

Inventory No.32663 Author: Wes Butters; Russell Davies
Kenneth Williams Unseen: The private notes, scripts and photographs
Published 2008 HarperCollins Entertainment Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0007280858 Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £10
Dust jacket price clipped but appears unread.
Comeby Humour

Inventory No.31847 Author: Westerman, John F. C.
The Secret Island
Published 1936 Ward Lock (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Original Decorated Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £10
Name and abrsion on ffep else very good clean copy

Inventory No.33014 Author: Westerman, Percy F.; Illustrator: Paget, Wal
A Lively Bit of the Front: a Tale of the New Zealand Rifles on the Western Front
Published Blackie and Son (London) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Original Decorated Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £6.5
Sunday School prize label on fep, else nice clean copy, just slight wear to spine, attractive pictorial boards

Inventory No.32393 Author: White, Patrick J.
The Complete Mission Impossible Dossier (A Channel Four book)
Published 1996 Boxtree Ltd Type:
Edition:First UK Edition ISBN: 0752202103 Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £12
Light crease to bottom corner of rear cover, otherwise a very nice clean copy.

Inventory No.32521 Author: White, W. Bertram.
The Miracle of Haworth. A Bronte Study.
Published 1937 University of London Press. (London.) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Good+ Price: £15
Original blue cloth, gilt. Very bright copy. Name on ffep.
BRONTE BIOGRAPHY

Inventory No.29181 Author: Whitworth, G. T.
'Bobbins' a Short History of the Textile Industry in Rochdale
Published 2009 George Kelsall (Littleborough) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 9780946971321 Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £14
Booksellers label to ffep. Nice clean copy
Textiles Lancashire Local History Rochdale

Inventory No.26922 Author: Whone, Clifford. Compiled By
Where the Brontes Borrowed Books
Published 1950 Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Wrappers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
Wrapper a little rubbed. Inscribed and signed on inside of front cover. pp. 17. A nice clean copy.
Bronte

Inventory No.32882 Author: Wicls, Robert
Heathrow Airport 1929 Onwards Operations Manual
Published 2014 Haynes Publishing (Yeovil) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 9780857333537 Size:4to Binding:Laminated Boards
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine Price: £9.5
Excellent clean copy, looks new. Immediate despatch

Inventory No.32210 Author: Wiggin, Maurice; Illustrator: Pezare, John
The Passionate Angler
Published 1951 Country Book Club (London) Type:
Edition:Book Club ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £10
Spine dulled, sign of bookplate removal from fep else nice clean copy

Inventory No.29176 Author: Wilding, Roy
Miller of Dee: Story of Chester Mills and Millers, Their Trades and Wares, the Weir, the Water Engine and the Salmon
Published 1997 Gordon Emery (Chester.) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1872265952 Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £5.5
pp. 128. Illustrated. Nice clean copy.
Chester Local History

Inventory No.27717 Author: Willeford, Charles
The MacHine in Ward Eleven
Published 1963 Belmont Books (New York) Type:
Edition:First Printing ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £4.49
Pages yellowing, half-title page torn else very good clean copy

Inventory No.29001 Author: Williams, C. J.
Great Orme Mines, from the Bronze Age to the Victorian Age: British Mining No. 52
Published 1995 Northern Mine Research Society Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 090145043x Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £8
pp. 57. Illustrated. Nice clean copy.
Wales Llandudno Local History Mining

Inventory No.24852 Author: Williams, G. A.
Rachel Kay-Shuttleworth 1886-1967 : a Short Account of Her Life and Work
Published 1994 Type:
Edition:Reprint ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine Price: £6
Very nice clean copy
Local History Lancashire Burnley Gawthorpe Hall Family History Genealogy

Inventory No.32012 Author: Williams, Jack. Capt.
The History of the Mumbles Lifeboat. From the First to the Present Day
Published Keith Pryer and Co. Ltd. (Swansea) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Good Price: £5
No date, circa 1950/60s. Covers rubbed. Staples rusted. Centre fold map loose. Inscribed and signed by author on title-page.
Wales

Inventory No.32309 Author: Williams. G Haulfryn
RAILWAYS IN GWYNEDD
Published 1979 Gwynedd Archives Service Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0901337234 Size:Square Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Good+ Price: £4.5
Bi-lingual. Covers creased else very good

Inventory No.33088 Author: Williamson, J. Bruce
The History of the Temple, London from the Institution of the Order of the Knights of the Temple to the Close of the Stuart Period
Published 1925 John Murray (London) Type:
Edition:Second Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £20
Very slight wear to spine else clean bright copy

Inventory No.30887 Author: Willies, L. M; Roche, V. S; Worley, N. E; Ford, T.d.
The History of Magpie Mine Sheldon, Derbyshire. Special Publication No. 3
Published 1971 Peak District Mines Historical Society (Matlock) Type:
Edition:Third Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £9.5
Pictorial card covers, blue cloth spine. pp. 56. Illustrated.
Derbyshire Local History Magpie Mine Sheldon Mining

Inventory No.30748 Author: Willies, Lynn; Illustrator: Damon Mitchell
Magpie Mine. A Guide for Visitors to Magpie Mine, Sheldon, Derbyshire
Published 1990 Peak Mining Museum Type:
Edition:Revised Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Wrappers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
pp. 16. Illustrated. Nice clean copy.
Mining

Inventory No.30405 Author: Wills, Dixe
Tiny Stations
Published 2014 AA (Basingstoke) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 9780749575618 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £12
Tiny closed tear to back of d/w else nice clean copy

Inventory No.32394 Author: Wilson, Alastair; Callo, Joseph F.
Who's Who in Naval History: From 1550 to the Present
Published 2007 Routledge Type:
Edition:Reprint ISBN: 0415308283 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine/Near Fine Price: £8
Looks unread.

Inventory No.29743 Author: Wilson, Anne
Midst Mills and Meadows : a Mill Town Family Memoir
Published 2007 Pollitt Publishing (Brierfield, Lancashire) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 9780955737701 Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £9
Laminate just starting to peel off front cover else very good clean copy
Barnoldswick

Inventory No.32410 Author: Winder, Robert
The Little Wonder: The Remarkable History of Wisden
Published 2013 Bloomsbury (London) Type:
Edition:Reprint ISBN: 9781408136263 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good + Price: £8
Slight creasing to top of spine of d/w else near fine
Cricket

Inventory No.31917 Author: Windrow, Martin; Embleton, Gerry
Military Dress of the Peninsular War, 1808-14
Published 1974 Ian Allan Ltd (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0711005095 Size:Square Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £7
Slightly bumped, name on ffep, decent copy

Inventory No.18111 Author: Winter, W. P.
Shipley Glen An Exploratory Outline of Its Physical Features for the Interested Lover of Our Country
Published Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £8
With folding map. Reprinted from the Bradford Scientific Journal. Covers slightly browned, some wear to spine but clean copy

Inventory No.31964 Author: Wolters, John
Just a Little Charity: A Social History
Published 2006 Phillimore (Chichester) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1860773982 Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £9
Very nice clean copy, just a faint scratch on back of d/w

Inventory No.28393 Author: Womack, Jean
Well-Dressing in Derbyshire
Published 1977 Dalesman (Clapham) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 085206411x Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
Name on titlepage, signed "With all good wishes" by author inside cover
FOLKLORE Derbyshire Local History

Inventory No.31222 Author: Wood, Stephen
Scottish Soldier. An Illustrated Social and Military History of Scotland's Fighting Men Through Two Thousand Years
Published 1987 Archive Publications Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0948946113 Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £7.5
Previous owners name to top edge of ffep. Dust jacket just a little rubbed on top edge.
Scotland Scottish Military History

Inventory No.31996 Author: Woodcock, Benjamin; Gear, Gillian
The Diary of Benjamin Woodcock Master of the Barnet Union Workhouse 1836-1838
Published 2010 Hertfordshire Record Society Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 9780954756178 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine/Near Fine Price: £25
Excellent copy

Inventory No.31952 Author: Woodcroft, Bennet
Alphabetical Index of Patentees of Inventions
Published 1969 Augustus M. Kelley (New York) Type:
Edition:Facsimile Reprint ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good Price: £13
First published 1854. Nice clean copy, d/w has small closed tear on rear. Heavy so extra postage needed for overseas order

Inventory No.33132 Author: Woodfine, Philip
The Industrial Revolution
Published 1993 University of Huddersfield Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 090543434X Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
Card covers a little rubbed. 25 pages. nice clean copy.
Industrial History

Inventory No.32192 Author: Woodruff, C. Eveleigh; Danks, William; Illustrator: Weirter, Louis
Memorials of the Cathedral & Priory of Christ in Canterbury
Published 1912 Chapman and Hall (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Good Price: £12
Corners bumped and repaired, spine worn with small piece missing at top, slight foxing throughout, name on ffep but good solid volume

Inventory No.32333 Author: Woodward, Jennifer
The Theatre of Death: The Ritual Management of Royal Funerals in Renaissance England 1570-1625
Published 1997 Boydell Press (Woodbridge) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0851157041 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good + Price: £36
Clean unread copy

Inventory No.32788 Author: Woolf, Virginia
A Moment's Liberty: The Shorter Diary Abridged and Edited By Anne Olivier Bell
Published 1997 Pimlico (London) Type:
Edition:First Thus ISBN: 0712673040 Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £12.5
Nice clean copy

Inventory No.32787 Author: Woolf, Virginia
The Complete Shorter Fiction Edited By Susan Dick
Published 1985 The Hogarth Press (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0701206438 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good Price: £30
Spine of d/w faded, pages browning (cheap paper) else nice clean copy

Inventory No.29241 Author: Worden, Peter; Whalley, Robin
Blackburn in Old Picture Postcards
Published 1997 European Library (Zaltbommel, Netherlands.) Type:
Edition:Eighth Edition ISBN: 9028830936 Size:Landscape Binding:Pictorial Laminated Boards
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £7.5
reprint of the original 1984 edition. 140 illustrations with text description. Nice clean copy.
Lancashire Blackburn Local History

Inventory No.31989 Author: Wordsworth, William; De Sélincourt, Ernest
The Illustrated Wordsworth's Guide to the Lakes Edited By Peter Bicknell
Published 1992 Select Editions (Devizes, Wiltshire) Type:
Edition:New Edition ISBN: 185648033x Size:Small Binding:Laminated Boards
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine/Near Fine Price: £7
Lovely clean copy
Lake District Wordsworth

Inventory No.32946 Author: Wragg, David W.
Boats of the Air: An Illustrated History of Flying Boats, Seaplanes and Amphibians
Published 1984 Robert Hale (London) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0709015534 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £6

Inventory No.32820 Author: Wright, Christopher J.; Anderson, Glenda M. (Editors)
The Victoria Cross and the George Cross: The Complete History Volumes I, II and III
Published 2013 Methuen (London) Type:3 Volumes in Slip-case
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 9780413777522 Size:4to Binding:Rexine
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine Price: £250
Excellent set

Inventory No.32453 Author: Wyatt, Woodrow; Curtis, Sarah
The Journals of Woodrow Wyatt Edited By Sarah Curtis Volumes One, Two and Three
Published 1998 Macmillan (London) Type:3 Volumes
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0333741668 Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £25
Very good set, slight edgewear to dustwrappers, mark on fore-edge of vol. 2, which is a reprint. 3 large vols so rather heavy and extra postage will be needed for overseas order

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