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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 INGOLDSBY LEGENDS
Written by Thomas Ingoldsby. Illustrated by George Cruikshank; John Leech; et al..
Stock no. 1208862
Published by Frederick Warne & Co.. 1st thus 1892. Slightly better than very good condition.
The Albion Edition. Full brown tree calf binding. Gilt titles, decorations and raised bands to spine. Marbled endpapers. All edges gilt. B/w illustrations. 520 pages. A beautiful binding just slightly rubbed at top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to first blank page. Occasional light foxspots to contents.
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.
LANCASHIRE CHARACTERS AND PLACES
Written by Thomas Newbigging.
Stock no. 1208782
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.. 1st 1891. Very good condition.
Maroon cloth, gilt titles, gilt border to front cover. 153 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A few margin marks to contents but generally clean.
LANCASHIRE BRIEF HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE NOTES
Written by Leo H. Grindon.
Stock no. 1208757
Published by Seeley and Co. Limited. 1st 1892. Very good condition.
Includes the cotton district and manufacture of cotton, miscellaneous industrial occupations, dialect and pastimes and much more. Maroon cloth, gilt titles, gilt crest to front cover. Numerous b/w illustrations. 355 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A couple of small marks to rear cover. Technical School prize stamp plus name and date in ink on front endpaper. Foxing to half-title. Occasional foxspots to contents. Overall a bright copy.
THE WORKS OF JOHN TRAFFORD CLEGG
Written by John Trafford Clegg.
Stock no. 1208756
Published by James Clegg. 1st 1895. Almost very good condition.
Stories, Sketches and Rhymes, Chiefly in the Rochdale Dialect. Two Volumes. Maroon cloth, black spines with gilt titles. The Works of John Trafford Clegg (Th' Owd Weighver). 17 b/w photos plus portrait frontis of the author. 479 plus 488 pages includes index. Volume 1 SIGNED and numbered 33 by the author. Volume 1 is 1st 1895, Volume 2 is 1st 1898. Both volumes rebacked with original spines laid down. Corners bumped and rubbed. Covers scuffed. Some loss to original spines. Names and dates in ink to both volumes. Pale foxing to prelims. Light page browning else contents clean.