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Webster, James - Haydn's 'Farewell' Symphony and the Idea of Classical Style: Through-Composition and Cyclic Integration in his Instrumental Music (Cambridge Studies in Music Theory and Analysis)

Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. Pp.xix,402. Numerous musical examples. Tables. A study of Haydn's instrumental music with a detailed and comprehensive analysis of his "Farewell" symphony.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1991, First Edition
£50.00

Whistler Laurence - Scenes and Signs on Glass

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. No ownership inscription. 30 pages text + 80 plates showing engraved glass. This is no. 59 of 1200 copies and is signed by the author. This book illustrates work done by Whistler between 1975 and 1985.
Published : The Cupid Press, Woodbridge 1985, First Edition
£18.00

Wilcox R. Turner - Five Centuries of American Costume

4to. A very good copy in a good, clean, complete dustwrapper which has smallish edge tears at the top of the spine and on the lower panel. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xv,207. Many illustrations. Four of the ten chapters cover military dress and there are other chapters on the dress of the earliest settlers in America, on children's dress in the 16th to 20th centuries etc.
Published : Adam & Charles Black, London 1963, First Edition
£15.00

Wilkinson Peter (Editor) - Photography Yearbook 1995

4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 224pp. A superb collection of colour and black and white photographs.
Published : Fountain Press 1994, First Edition
£12.00

Wilkinson Peter (Edotor) - Photography Yearbook 1994

4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 224pp. A superb collection of colour and black and white photographs.
Published : Fountain Press 1993, First Edition
£11.00

Willetts Pamela J. - The Henry Lawes Manuscript

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little torn at corners. A couple of small ink annotations. 83pp + 22 plates at end. Frontispiece. This is a reassessment of Lawes' place in English music and song.
Published : The Trustees of the British Museum, London 1969, First Edition
£15.00

Williams Ioan - A Straitened Stage a Study of the Theatre of J. Saunders Lewis

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 208pp. A study of the greatest Welsh language playwright of the 20th century.
Published : Seren Books, Bridgend 1991, First Edition
£12.00

Wills Geoffrey - English and Irish Glass

A very good copy in a good, complete, dustwrapper browned on spine and edges. Profusely illustrated including colour.
Published : Guinness Signatures, London 1968, First Edition
£9.00

Wintersgill Donald - English Antiques 1700-1830

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Spine lettering on wrapper faded but readable. 256 pages. Many illustrations including colour. A study of English antiques in "the age of elegance".
Published : William Morrow, New York 1975, First USA Edition
£7.00

Wood Melusine - Some Historical Dances (Twelfth to Nineteenth Century) Their Manner of Performance and Their Place in the Social Life of the Time

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with chips to the upper edge. 184pp. 10 illustrations. Alternate chapters on dances (with steps and music) and historical notes.
Published : C.W. Beaumont for the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing, London 1952, First Edition
£35.00

Worsthorne Simon Towneley - Venetian Opera in the Seventeenth Century

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which has a couple of small closed edge tears. Small ownership inscription on front free end-paper otherwise a clean copy internally. Pp.xi,194. 23 plates. Music examples. This reprint has a Supplementary Bibliography.
Published : Oxford University Press 1968, Reprint
£25.00

Wylie Gus - The Complete Photographer

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 255pp. Numerous illustrations including more than 300 photographs.
Published : Pyramid Books, London 1989, First Edition
£9.00

Yerbury Trevor; Cant Malcolm - Yerbury: A Photographic Collection, 1850-1993

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Gift inscription on half-title. 192 pagres. Foreword by Richard Demarco. A book of photographs, many of Edinburgh but including some portraits, taken by four generations of the Yerbury family of photographers.
Published : Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
£27.00

Yerbury, Trevor; Cant, Malcolm - Yerbury: A Photographic Collection, 1850-1993

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 192 pages. A fascinating collection of Edinburgh photographs taken by four generations of the Yerbury family of photographers, the earliest dating from the 1850s.
Published : Mercat Press, Edinburgh 1993, First Edition
£30.00