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Weiner, Margery - The Sovereign Remedy : Europe after Waterloo

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Signed by the author on the title page and inscribed by her as follows: "For dearest Monty with all my love, Margery, October 18th 1971". "Monty" was Sir Compton Mackenzie. Pp.xii,272. Illustrated.
Published : Constable, London 1971, First Edition
£20.00

Wenyon Charles - Across Siberia on the Great Post-Road

A very good copy in light brown cloth lettered in gilt and black. A little wear to spine. Ownership inscription. Pp.xii,240 + 4pp adverts. Frontispiece and 26 illustrations including a folding map.
Published : Charles H. Kelly, London 1898,
£24.00

Wilbur, C. Martin - The Nationalist Revolution in China 1923-1928

Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,232. 6 maps. Described as "an overview of a key phase in China's turbulent modern history by one of the most distinguished western interpreters of China".
Published : Cambridge University Press 1984,
£12.00

Willard Joseph - An Address in Commemoration of the Two-Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of Lancaster, Massachusetts

A near very good copy in a full leather binding which is a little rubbed. Marbled endpapers. Inscribed presentation copy from the author with two page hand-written letter by him loosely laid in. Pp.vi,230. The Address is followed by a lengthy Appendix of speeches and letters concerning the two-hundredth anniversary of Lancaster, Massachusetts.
Published : John Wilson & Son, Boston 1853, First Edition
£58.00

Willis N. P. - American Scenery; or, Land, Lake and River Illustrations of Transatlantic Nature

Illustrated by W. H. Bartlett.
Hardback. 4to. Nd. Two volumes in one. A good plus copy in a full brown leather binding blocked and decorated in blind in darker brown and lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and upper board. Five raised bands on spine. A fair amount of scuffing to the spine and board edges. Bevelled edges. All edges gilt. Marbled end-papers. Gift inscription dated 1871 but it is clear from a letter loosely laid in that the book predates that year. Pp.iv,140; [iv],106. Vol.I has a map. a title-page vignette and 65 engravings. Vol. II has a title page vignette and 51 (of 52) engravings, lacking the engraving at page 92. The great majority of plates are clean, a few have a litle, mainly marginal, foxing and a very few are badly foxed.
Published : Virtue and Yorston, New York,
£220.00

Willoughby Barrett - Sitka

A very good copy. 248pp. Frontis. and 22 illus. The author's experiences while living in Sitka, Alaska.
Published : Hodder & Stoughton, London 1930, First Edition
£6.00

Wilson Monica and Thompson Leonard (Editors) - The Oxford History of South Africa; 1 South Africa to 1870; 11 South Africa 1870-1966

1969 and 1971. A very good two volume set in good dustwrappers. Vol.1, 502pp, maps, tables and plates. Vol. 11, 584pp, maps, tables and figures.
Published : Clarendon Press, Oxford, First Edition
£50.00

Windus John - A Journey to Mequinez; the Residence of the Present Emperor of Fez and Morocco. On the Occasion of Commodore Stewart's Embassy Thither for the Redemption of the British Captives in the Year 1721

Hardback. A decent looking copy in a modern quarter leather binding but unfortunately lacking the plates. New end-papers. Ownership inscription on title page crossed out. No other markings and not foxed. Pp.[xxxii],251,[1],[x]. Comprises Dedication, Preface, List of Subscribers, Text, Index. Windus was the historian of a mission sent to Morocco to conclude a truce with the Emperor and to arrange for the release of British prisoners. Windus spent four months in Morocco and used the time to collect materials for the account of the Moors which appears in this book which is the first full-length work on Morocco in English.
Published : Jacob Tonson, London 1725, First Edition
£120.00

Workman William Hunter and Workman Fanny Bullock - Through Town and Jungle; Fourteen Thousand Miles A-Wheel Among the Temples and People of the Indian Plain

Hardback. The red boards are lettered and decorated in gilt. Fading to the spine and boards including some superficial damp fading which does not affect the book internally. Top edge gilt. Internally the book is very good. Gift inscription on front end-paper. Pp.xxiv,380. 202 illustrations. Folding map. The story of a cycle tour through India.
Published : T. Fisher Unwin, London 1904, First Edition
£60.00

Wyld Padre [Francis St. Quintin Wyld] - 1865 1915 1965 in Assam Diaries Assembled By Padre Wyld

Nd. c.1965. A good copy in paper covers. No ownership inscription or other marking. Pp.vii,40. Colour frontispiece. Numerous black and white illustrations. Folding map which is a little frayed at edges. Episodes from life in Assam. Includes diary extracts from Novemebr 1962 when Assam was invaded by Chinese forces. The author was Archdeacon of Assam.
Published : Printed at the Don Bosco Press, Shillong,
£20.00

Yates Mrs. Ashton - Letters Written During a Journey to Switzerland in the Autumn of 1841

Hardback. Two volumes in one. In green blind-stamped boards which are darkened on the spine and with chipping to the spine ends. A very good clean copy internally. Pp.x,268. Pp.[i],227. The letters of a mother to her younger children narrating the events of a visit to Switzerland in the Autumn of 1841, including some Swiss history connected with the places visited.
Published : Duncan and Malcolm, London 1843, First Edition
£75.00

Young Egerton Ryerson - Stories from Indian Wigwams and Northern Camp-Fires

Hardback. A very good copy in pictorial blue cloth lettered in gilt. Bevelled edges. Browned end-papers. Decorative (and ordinary) title pages. 293 pages. Many illustrations. Native American tales and customs.
Published : Charles H. Kelly, London 1903,
£10.00

Young Kenneth - The Greek Passion a Study in People and Politics

Hardback. A very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which shows a little wear and tear at the spine ends. This is an inscribed presentation copy to Sir Compton Mackenzie from "E. Poulopoluos." Pp.x,542. A detailed study described as "a key book for lovers of Greece" and "the authentic story of Greece".
Published : J. M. Dent & Sons, London 1969, First Edition
£35.00