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THE NESTS AND EGGS OF BRITISH BIRDS: WHEN AND WHERE TO FIND THEM
Written by Charles Dixon.
Stock no. 1815863
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1893. Almost very good condition.
Being a Handbook to the Oology of the British Islands. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. xii and 371 pages including index plus publisher adverts to rear. No illustrations. Top edge gilt. Boards rubbed and stained. Contents a little grubby.
THE PRACTICE AND SCIENCE OF MINING ENGINEERING
Written by W. Fairley.
Stock no. 2124589
Published by James Fairley. 1st 1896. Very good condition.
Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. vi + 366 pages. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. top and tail of spine and corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Some grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.
HUNTING SONGS AND MISCELLANEOUS VERSES
Written by R.E. Egerton Warburton.
Stock no. 2124519
Published by Longman, Green, Longman And Roberts. 2nd 1860. Very good condition.
2nd edition. Red leather spine and corners; raised bands to spine and gilt decorations and gilt title to dark title block. Marbled boards and endpapers. Spine has faded. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few to some page margins internally.
THE USE OF THE BLOWPIPE IN THE EXAMINATION OF MINERALS, ORES, FURNACE PRODUCTS, AND OTHER METALLIC COMBINATIONS
Written by Charles Frederick Plattner.
Stock no. 1815625
Published by Taylor and Walton. 1st 1845. Almost very good condition.
Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. xvii and 364 pages including index. Uneven fading to boards, corners bumped and worn. Name in ink to front pastedown. New Endpapers (bright yellow bible paper). Some pages unopened at top edge. Some foxing to text block.
LANCASHIRE WORTHIES (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Francis Espinasse.
Stock no. 1814823
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1st 1874. Good condition.
Two volumes, second series first published date is 1877. People of note from Lancashire including Samuel Crompton who invented the spinning-mule. Red cloth boards with black & gilt titles. Bevelled edges. B/w frontis to volume one. Volume one top of spine is fraying with a little loss of cloth. Inscriptions in ink to prelims. Joints splitting and therefore binding fragile but holding. A few damp stains to margins.
THE COMPLETE ANGLER, OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION
Written by Izaak Walton; Charles Cotton; Edward Jesse.
Stock no. 1814801
Published by Henry G. Bohn. 1861. Almost very good condition.
Edited by Edward Jesse. Full blue leather binding with gilt borders to sides, raised bands to spine with elaborate gilt tooling , red title block with gilt title. Marbled endpapers and text block. 203 Wood engravings. 2 volumes in 1 with b/w frontis to both volumes. Boards scuffed and marked. Joints worn, leather starting to crack at joints. Small label stuck to front pastedown. Inscriptions in ink to first blank page. Newspaper cutting re: a bust of Izaak Walton dated 1878 tipped in to rear . A few grubby marks to margins. Some browning. A few pencil annotations. Leather binding is fragile but holding.
JENKINSON'S PRACTICAL GUIDE TO NORTH WALES
Written by Henry Irwin Jenkinson.
Stock no. 1814795
Published by Edward Stanford. 1st 1878. Good condition.
Green boards. Gilt titles. Pocket for map to front pastedown. Fold out map as frontis. Adverts to end of volume. Boards lightly scuffed. Front endpaper & map frontis detached but present. Large fold-out map that is contained in the pocket is worn and browned, has been pasted on to stiff pink cloth to help preserve it by previous owner, some folds worn. Binding is fragile.
THE CAPTAIN'S YOUNGEST PICCINO AND OTHER CHILD STORIES
Written by Frances Hodgson Burnett.
Stock no. 1208841
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1905. Almost very good condition.
Blue/green and orange decorated cloth. B/w plates. 183 pages. All plates present. Top and tail of spine and corners bumped and rubbed with slight loss of colour. Covers marked, mainly at edges. Bookplate and name in ink to front endpaper. Light foxing to prelims. Contents clean.
THE GIRLS AND I
Written by Mrs. Molesworth. Illustrated by L. Leslie Brooke.
Stock no. 1208826
Published by Macmillan & Co.. 1st 1892. Almost very good condition.
Red cloth with black title and vignette plus gilt border to front. Gilt title and decorations to spine. 192 pages. 7 full-page b/w illustrations. One plate missing. Spine browned. Covers slightly soiled. Endpapers browned, rear endpaper soiled. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents very good.
THE FOLK-SPEECH OF SOUTH LANCASHIRE
Written by Francis Edward Taylor.
Stock no. 1208793
Published by John Heywood. 1st 1901. Very good condition.
A glossary of words which are, or have been, during the last hundred years in common use in that portion of the county palatine situated between Bolton and Manchester. Includes dialect words, children's words, local mispronunciations, colloquialisms and local slang with an appendix of quaint sayings. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Not paginated. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Covers rubbed. Corners bumped. Name and date in ink on front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Occasional pencil annotations to contents.
BALLADS AND SONGS OF LANCASHIRE
Written by John Harland.
Stock no. 1208787
Published by Whittaker & Co.. 1st 1865. Very good condition.
Chiefly Other Than The 19th Century. Collected, compiled and edited with notes by Harland. Green cloth, glt title to spine and vignette to front cover. 281 pages plus booklist. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed with small split at top of spine. Small bookplate on front pastedown. Light page browning.
THE WORTHIES OF YORKSHIRE AND LANCASHIRE
Written by Hartley Coleridge.
Stock no. 1208783
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. Circa 1899. Good condition.
Being lives of the most distinguished persons that have been born in, or connected with, those provinces. Red embossed cloth, gilt title to spine. Portrait frontis plus one other b/w portrait plate. 480 pages. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Corners bumped. Covers soiled. Names and dates in ink on verso of front endpaper. Prelims very browned. Some margin marks and foxspots but contents generally clean.