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Treasures of Art in Great Britain: Being an Account of the Chief Collections Paintings, Drawings, Sculptures, Illuminated Mss., &c &c

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In Three Volumes. By Dr Waagen - Director of the Royal Gallery of Pictures, Berlin. Vol I - lx, 430 pp. Contents: Physiognomy of London, The British Museum, Townley Collection, Byzantine MSS, Anglo-Saxon and English MSS, German MSS, Drawings by the Old Masters in the British Museum, Niello Plates, The National Gallery, Pictures of the English School in Marlborough House, Works of Art at the Royal Academy. Vol II - v, 503 pp. Contents include: Buckingham Palace, Stafford House, Devonshire House, Lansdown House, Mr. Holford's Collection, Apsley House, Collections in the Environs of London etc. Vol III - vi, 486 pp + 20 pp ads (Mr. Murray's List of New Works (April, 1854). Contents include: Stanstead House, Oxford, Winchester Cathedral and College, Bath, Birmingham, Edinburgh, York Cathedral, Chatsworth - seat of Duke of Devonshire, Alton Towers - seat of the Earl of Shewsbury, Holkham House - seat of Earl of Leicester, Cambridge. binding sound and tight in all three volumes. Text of all three… Read more
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Chemicals From Petroleum - An Introductory Survey

by Waddams, A.L.:

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First edition. Copyright Shell Chemical Co. Ltd. ix, 179 pp. Frontispiece, & 16 other b/w photographic plates. 8 diagrams. Contents: Background to Petroleum Chemicals, Petroleum Chemical Products and Their Applications, The Industrial Pattern. Black cloth boards with blue lettering on spine. Overall condition VG+. In VG illustrated dust wrapper.
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Cricket Scores, Notes, &c. From 1730-1773 - Written as Reported in the Different Newspapers - To Which are Added Two Poems, With Remarks, Published in 1773, On Kent v. Surrey, Also Rules of the Game When Betting was Permitted

by Waghorn, H.T.:

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Compiled by H.T. Waghorn. xiv, 126 pp. Frontispiece - tissue-guarded engraving of Game of Cricket. Interesting facts about the great game of cricket including accounts of some of the earlier matches played for large sums of money, of bets, the first military single-wicket and first military double-wicket matches, ladies' matches (with accounts of dress), prices of admission, the evolution of the cricket-card, evolution of cricketer's dress & anecdotes about old matches. Text clean throughout. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Blindstamp illustration of cricket bats and ball on front cover. Spine a little faded. Top and bottom of spine bumped. Rear board lightly stained towards bottom. Overall condition VG to VG+.
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A Sportsman's Rhymes

by Wagner, Rev. F.W.E.:

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By Rev. F.W.E. Wagner, M.A., D.D., D Sc., Strandhill, Sligo. A collection of 22 sporting verses including Grouse Shooting, The Wildfowler, My Guns, Dry Fly Fishing, Dhu Lough, Snipe Shooting, The Wild Geese, The Big Pike, To a Favourite Spaniel etc. 22 pp. Rusted staples. Contents loose from covers. Top corners dog-eared. Green paper covers with black lettering. Top corner of front cover creased and short closed tear at top. Text clean internally but covers somewhat grubby. Overall condition Good. Extremely rare Sligo publication.
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Gallimaufry

by Wakefield, H.R.:

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First edition. By author of "They Return at Evening". A novel. 320 pp. Navy blue cloth boards with gold lettering on spine and gold ruled margin to front board. Top and bottom of spine and corners very lightly rubbed. Boards lightly faded in patches. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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Months of Misery, Moments of Bliss - The Biography of Hampshire Trainer Bill Wightman

by Walker, Alan:

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vii, 138 pp. Paperback. Signed by Bill Wightman. Overall condition Fine.
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The Romance of Building

by Walker, Allen S.:

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Philips' New Era Library, Edited by Ernest Young. Second edition. A Short Outline of Architecture in England. With 16 plates and 23 illustrations in text. Text clean throughout. Inscription from author to previous owner on ffep. Green cloth boards. Boards damp stained. Overall condition VG-. In Good+ dust wrapper.
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The Modern Smuggler

by Walker, David E.:

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First edition.252 pp. Some foxing on back end papers. Spine faded. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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Selections From Lucian, By John Walker, With Copious Notes, to which are subjoined, A Mythological Index, and A Much Improved Lexion, Adapted to the Work by Henry Edwardes

by Walker, John & Edwardes, Henry:

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Machen's Improved Edition of Lucian. 110 pp greek text, 251 pp. Small 12 pp pamphlet advertising Standard School and College Books in Hebrew, Greek, Latin, French and English published by S. J. Machen bound in at back. Pages 23 & 24, 71 & 72 of Greek text missing, pages 97 & 98, 106 & 107 missing from English notes. Some underlining of text in pencil. Previous owner's inscription on ffep. Dark brown leather boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Top and bottom of spine rubbed. Edges and corners rubbed. Small nick at edge of spine. Blindstamp decoration on both boards.
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My Dog and Yours

by Walker, Joe:

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With many illustrations in colour by G.L. Stampa. Fourth impression. 96 pp. A collection of 56 touching poems about man's best friend. "If you love your dog you'll love this book". Frontispiece and many charming colour illustrations throughout text. Dark green cloth boards with black lettering and small illustration of dog on front board. Gilt lettering on spine. Top edge green. Front and bottom edges untrimmed. Top and bottom of spine and corners very lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG+. In VG- browned dust wrapper.
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The Problem of Reunion - Discussed Historically in Seven Essays

by Walker, Leslie J.:

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xxii, 255 pp. An account of reunion of the Churches - The Need for Reunion, The Triple Nature of the Problem ( Growth of the Desire for Reunion, Problem of Reunion between East and West, Problem of a Catholic-Protestant Reunion), The Problem of Polity, The Ambiguity of Anglicanism, The Reformation and Righteousness, The Root of Diversity, Exclusive Claims - Catholic and Roman. Text clean apart from spots of foxing on edges. Previous owner's inscription on ffep. Red cloth boards. Spine faded. A few faded patches on boards. Overall condition VG.
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The Cabinet

by Walker, Patrick Gordon:

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First edition. 191 pp. An account of the history and workings of the British Cabinet, the functions of the Inner Cabinet, Committees, and the Secretariat, its relation to Parliament, the Civil Service and the Crown, and the role of the Prime Minister. Brown boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top edge blue. Overall condition VG. In VG illustrated dust wrapper.
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The Winter of Enchantment

by Walker, Victoria:

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First edition. 150 pp. This is Victoria Walker's first children's novel. Numerous charming line illustrations in text also by Victoria Walker. "A magic mirror enables Sebastian to travel from his Victorian world of winter snow to a magic world where a girl is held prisoner by a wicked Enchanter". Text spotless throughout. Purple boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG+. In VG+ illustrated dust wrapper.
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1904 Stallion Register Containing Tabulated Pedigrees and Family Numbers, Performances, Fees and Other Information of Horses at the Stud in England and Ireland

by Walker, William Hall:

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Compiled and Edited for Private Circulation by Willaim Hall Walker, Gateacre Grance, Liverpool. xxxii, 362 pp. Frontispiece - portrait of stallion 'Count Schomberg'. The second edition of the Stallion Register containing fully tabulated pedigrees of some 320 sires and short pedigrees of 367 others. Contents: Bruce Low Family Figures, Index to all Sires, List of Sires of Male Lines, Index to Stallions of Each Family, Tabulated Pedigrees + Appendix. Foxing intermittently in text. Volume has been recased in dark green cloth with original cloth of boards and spine very neatly laid on. New eps. Gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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Keeping a Dog - Its training and care in health and sickness

by Wall, Major R. F.:

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Third edition. Foreword by Sir Frederick Hobday. 2 pages of photographs and 6 line drawings.138 pp. Light foxing on prelims. Orange cloth boards. Overall condition VG. No dust jacket.
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The India-Rubber Men

by Wallace, Edgar:

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312 pp + 4 pp ads. A novel by Edgar Wallace. Previous owner's inscription on ffep. Front hinge cracked. Name stamp on ffep, title page and first page of text. A few pages of text finger-soiled. Yellow cloth boards with black lettering on front board and spine. Top, bottom and edges of spine rubbed. Corners rubbed. Boards grubby. Overall condition VG-. No dust wrapper.
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The New Boy - Being Talks With Christian Boys on "How to Endure"

by Wallis, Captain Reginald:

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With a Foreword by Lieut.-Colonel Seton-Churchill, Preface, Contents. 123 pp. Text clean throughout. Grey paper covers with black lettering on front cover and spine. Overall condition VG.
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Walpoliana

by Walpole, Horace & Pinkerton, John (editor):

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Second edition. 4 x 6.25 inches. In two volumes. Volume 1 - lii, 143 pp. Small portrait of Walpole on title page. Fold-out fac simile of the handwriting of Gray the poet, and of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, opposite title page. Preface, Biographical Sketch in Fugitive Crayons of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford, Walpoliana. Volume II - 182 pp + 23 pp index. Vignette of Strawberry Hill on title page. An autobiographical collection by Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford - "a lounging miscellany, a mere transcript of literary chit-chat". A haphazard collection of anecdotes, remarks, & letters by Walpole. "To borrow a metaphor from his favourite art, the slightest sketch by a master-painter will always be highly valued by connoisseurs". Vol I - spots of browning on title page. Both volumes - Stamp of 'Minerva Rooms, Cork' on title, fold-out facsimile, preface page and occasionally in text. Internally clean and bright. Previous owner's nameplate on fep and small signature at… Read more
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Portrait of a Man With Red Hair - A Romantic Macabre

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xi, 264 pp. Text clean. Foxing on prelims. Previous owner's bookplate on fep. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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John Cornelius - His Life and Adventures

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First edition. xiv, 522 pp. Poems by Hugh Walpole, Piers Plowman & W. B. Yeats on pg v & vii. A little foxing on prelims. Previous owner's bookplate on fep. In decorated green cloth boards. Gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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