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W. Holman Bentley - The Life and Labours of a Congo Pioneer

by Bentley, H.M.:

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First edition. A biography of W. Holman Bentley by his widow H.M. Bentley. With a photogravure portrait, map and 16 other illustrations. xx, 446 pp + 14 pp ads. Tissue-guarded frontispiece - photogravure of Bentley. Colour fold-out map of Congo at rear. A biography of the christian missionary Bentley who was stationed in Central Africa in the late 19th century. New spine with original spine cloth laid on. Original boards. New eps. Very clean throughout text. Top edge gilt. Green boards faded to brownish green. Gilt lettering on front board and spine. Edges of boards and corners rubbed in places. Overall condition VG-.
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Waggie and Wattie, or, Nothing in Vain

by S.T.C.:

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First edition. 170 pp + 2 pp ads. Frontispiece & 2 other plates in text. One plate missing. A children's story of two brothers with a moral theme. ffep missing. Previous owner's inscription on fep dated 1866. Hinges splitting internally. Frontispiece loose. Intermittent spot of light foxing in text. Rear free ep missing. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Blindstamp decoration on boards. Corners bumped and rubbed. Boards patchily faded. Overall condition Good+.
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Waifs and Strays - Verses

by Munster, Mrs Alfred M.:

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196 pp. A collection of 45 verses. Very occasional annotation in pencil in text. Light foxing and some damp staining on eps. Previous owner's inscription dated 1879 on ffep. Front hinge reinforced with old white paper tape. Front hinge cracked at half-title page. A little damp staining along front edge of ffep, half title and title page. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Considerable damp staining along front edge of boards. Top and bottom of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Overall condition Good+.
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by Knappett, Rachel:

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First edition. 208 pp. An account of the author's farming experiences in Ireland. Frontispiece - b/w photograph of author. Some browning on free eps only. Brown cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG+. In VG- green dust wrapper.
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The Wakes - A Guide to the Oates Memorial Library and Museum and the Gilbert White Museum

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28 pp pamphlet. The Wakes is a private museum administered by the Oates memorial Trust. The Wakes was a private house until 1953. In 1954 an appeal was launched in The Times for funds to enable the house and grounds to be purchased and endowed as a perpetual memorial to Gilbert White, the 18th century clergyman-naturalist and author of The Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, who lived most of his life in the house. The property was purchased with a donation from Mr Robert washington Oates. The Wakes was opened as a museum in 1955. The collections are therefore in two parts: those relating to Gilbert White and Selborne, and those of the Oates family. Line drawing illustrations by J.Y. Streeter. Cream paper covers with illustration of swallow on wire on front. Overall condition near Fine.
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Wales - A Nation Again - The Nationalist Struggle For Freedom

by Berresford Ellis, P.:

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First edition. With a foreword by Gwynfor Evans. 224 pp. Frontispiece - b/w photo of Gwynfor Evans. An account of Welsh struggle to gain their independence, Welsh battles and chapters on other Celtic peoples. Maroon boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG+. In VG illustrated dust wrapper.
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Walkabout

by Chauvel, Charles and Elsa:

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3rd reprint. xiii, 258 pp. Frontispiece, & 50 other illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. A story of exploration and of Aboriginal lifestyles in Australia. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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Walks After Wild Flowers; or, The Botany of the Bohereens

by Dowden (Richard), Richard:

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First edition. viii, 232 pp including index of plants. The author describes this work as "the botanical appropriation of some half-hours of husbanded leisure" or a "botanical chit-chat". The notes for this work were gathered during the spring of 1847, the second year of the Irish famine, subsequent to which the author caught famine fever and almost died. He used his convalescence making notes for this title and upon recovery was most grateful to be able to partake in Walk After Wildflowers once more. The volume is intended as a familiar description of native plants, containing from the Crowfoots to the Crossworts inclusive in a letter-like style. Light browning around margins of title page, otherwise text clean. Black eps. Binding tight. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG to VG+. A Scarce title.
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The Wall Has two Sides - A Portrait of China Today

by Greene, Felix:

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First English edition. 416 pp. An account of the author's 10,000 mile journey through China in the late 1950's and early 1960's 'to take a closer look at her social and economic awakening'. Accounts of visits to communes, factories, schools, hospitals, prisons and law courts, talking to peasants, workers, intellectuals and civil servants. Purple boards with silver lettering on spine. Top edge yellow. Overall condition VG+. In VG illustrated dust wrapper.
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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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Waltzing Matilda - A Background to Australia

by Haskell, Arnold L.:

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xx, 266 pp. With 16 b/w photographic illustrations. Contents include accounts of South Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Canberra, New South Wales, Sydney, The Arts, Queensland, Brisbane, Tasmania, Van Diemen's Land, etc. Previous owner's inscription on ffep. Green cloth boards with red lettering on spine and black vignette on front board. Top edge red. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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A Wanderer in Paris

by Lucas, E.V.:

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Nineteenth edition. With 15 illustrations in colour by Walter Dexter and 32 reproductions from Works of Art. xiv, 264 pp + 8 pp ads. Contents include account of Notre Dame, Saint Louis, The Louvre, The Place de la Concorde, the Champs Elysées and the Bios, The Latin Quarter, The Grand boulevards, Montmartre, The Bastille etc. etc. Previous owner's inscription on two ffeps. Map of paris on feps. Bottom edge untrimmed. Some spots of foxing on edges. Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Top and bottom of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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A Wanderer's Trail - Being a Faithful Record of Travel in Many Lands

by Ridger, A. Loton:

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Illustrated With 60 Reproductions From Photographs. 403 pp. Frontispiece, & 59 other b/w photographic illustrations. Accounts of the author's travels in San Francisco, Oregon, Canada, Alaska, Klondyke, Japan, Korea, Manchuria, China, South Africa, Kalahari Desert, Okavango, Zanzibar, Bombay, Ceylon, Burma & Calcutta etc. Many plates of photos loose. Front hinge cracked. Frontispiece almost loose. two pages of index loose. Binding loosening internally. some pages of text finger-soiled. Red cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine. Boards and spine patchily damp-stained. Overall condition Good.
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Wanderings in Corsica: Its History and Its Heroes

by Gregorovius, Ferdinand:

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Volume II. Book VI - X. Translated from German by Alexander Muir. viii, 291 pp + 4 pp ads. Small piece missing from top of title page. Previous owners' inscriptions on fep and ffep. brown cloth boards with gilt decoration and blindstamp decoration on front board, gilt lettering on spine and blindstamp decoration on rear board. Top and bottom of spine and corners lightly rubbed. Internally text clean. Binding tight and sound. A few spots on boards. Overall condition VG.
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Wanderings in The Land of Israel and Through The Wilderness of Sinai, in 1850 and 1851 with an Account of the Inscriptions in Wady Mokatter, or the Written Valley. and Bible Light From Bible Lands

by Anderson, Rev. John:

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Two books bound in one volume. Published same year. 304 pp, 344 pp. Chocolate endpapers. Heavy purple bevelled boards. Blind stamp decoration on both boards. Gilt titling on spine. Spine much darkened. Boards rubbed in spots on edges. Corners rubbed. Overall condition VG-.
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The Wanderings of Animals

by Gadow, Hans:

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An early account of the distribution of animals. viii, 150 pp. With 17 maps. Contents: History of Geographical Distribution, Features of Environment, Spreading, Numbers and Density of Species, Former Configurations of Land and Water, Distribution of Selected Groups. Text clean throughout. Previous owner's inscription on top of ffep. Red cloth boards with black lettering and decoration. Spine faded. Overall condition VG.
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The War and Colonel Warden

by Pawle, Gerald:

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First edition. Based on the Recollections of Commander C.R. Thompson - Personal assistant to the prime Minister 1940 - 45. With a Foreword by W. Averell Harriman. 427 pp. Frontispiece, & 46 b/w photographic illustrations & 6 illustrations in text. Red cloth boards with silver lettering on black background on spine. Spine faded. Overall condition VG. No dust wrapper.
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War at the Top

by Leasor, James:

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First edition. War at the Top by James Leasor based on the Experiences of General Sir Leslie Hollis. 306 pp. With 14 b/w photographic illustrations. This is a book about the people who took the decisions on which victory rested in the Second World War. What happened behind the scenes at the great international conferences and the daily top-level meetings at Whitehall. General Sir Leslie Hollis was Assistant Secretary to the War Cabinet and the Chiefs of Staff Committee and was privy to all the great decisions. A little browning on half-title page only. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Top and bottom of spine and corners very lightly rubbed. Overall condition VG+. In VG red illustrated dust wrapper.
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The War in the Far East 1904-1905 By the Military Correspondent of 'The Times'

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With numerous maps and plans by Percy Fisher. xvi, 656 pp. Frontispiece & 11 other b/w photographic illustrations. With large folding loose map - Map of Port Arthur and its Defences (soiled at edges). An account of the Russo-Japanese War taken from a series of articles contributed to The Times. Intermittent foxing in text especially in vicinity of maps. Front hinge cracked. Previous owner's signature 'Hugh Dawnay' March 1906 on ffep. Major Hon Hugh Dawnay was the son of Viscount Downe. He was killed in action in the first Battle of Ypres on 6 November 1914. He was decorated with the Distinguished Service Order (D.S.O.) Blue cloth boards with gilt lettering on front board and spine.Top edge gilt. Overall condition VG.
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The War in the Air - and Particularly How Mr. Bert Smallways Fared While it Lasted

by Wells, H.G.:

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Penguin books no. 343. "War in the Air" was written in 1907, and it began to appear as a serial story in the Pall Mall Magazine in January 1908. This was before the days of the flying machine! Futuristic fiction. 254 pp+ 2 pp ads. Frontispiece - photo of H.G. Wells. Ads on eps. Orange and white penguin paper covers. Covers darkened. Overall condition VG.
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