Messages will go here
Stella and Rose's Books Logo

Stella & Rose's Books

Specialists in Rare & collectable books

LANCASHIRE

You are viewing all stock in the "LANCASHIRE" category. We currently have 72 books in this category in stock.

72 records found. If you are looking for a specific book which we do not have in stock, then please get in touch and we'll let you know just as soon as it comes in.

THE OLD CHURCH CLOCK
Written by Richard Parkinson; John Evans.
Stock no. 1814826
Published by Simpkin, Marshall & Co.; Abel Heywood & Son Ltd.. 5th 1880. Good condition.

Fifth Edition. Edited with a Biographical Sketch of the author by Evans. Olive green cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w illustrations. xcvii + 267 pages includes index. Top & tail of spine worn with fraying. A few marks to rear board. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Joints and hinges pulled, binding fragile.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £15.00 Enquire about this book

SHADE AND SHADOW
Written by John Lunn.
Stock no. 1814824
1950. Almost very good condition.

Sketches of life in a Lancashire village. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. 68 pages. Title to spine faded, base of spine worn and frayed with loss of cloth. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. One or two foxspots to contents.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £25.00 Enquire about this book

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £35.00 Enquire about this book

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £50.00 Enquire about this book

A HISTORY OF TYLDESLEY
Written by John Lunn.
Stock no. 1208791
Published by P & D Riley. 1st thus 1995. Nearly fine condition.

A fascinating account of the development and continuity of English Civic life from the earliest days. Green pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 120 pages. Name and date in ink on title page else a fine copy.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £30.00 Enquire about this book

ECHOES OF OLD LANCASHIRE
Written by William E.A. Axon.
Stock no. 1208784
Published by William Andrews & Co.. 1st 1899. Good condition.

A volume intended for those who find it pleasant to wander in the byways of topography and local literature. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Floral endpapers. 263 pages includes index. Plus booklist at rear. Top and tail of spine worn. Edges and corners rubbed. Covers a little marked. Browning to endpapers. Name and date in ink on front endpaper. Contents very good.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £30.00 Enquire about this book

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £38.00 Enquire about this book

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £16.00 Enquire about this book

LANCASHIRE FOR ME A LITTLE AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by T. Thompson.
Stock no. 1208781
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1940. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

In this book the author leaves his dialect stories to give us an account of his early days and later literary and other adventures including his experiences in film writing and broadcasting. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w frontis. 237 pages. Spine bumped. Names and dates in ink on front endpaper. Light foxing to prelims and page margins. Price-cut wrapper is foxed and torn at edges with slight loss.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £12.00 Enquire about this book

A SHORT HISTORY OF MANCHESTER AND SALFORD
Written by F.A. Bruton.
Stock no. 1208758
Published by Sherratt & Hughes. 2nd 1927. Almost very good condition.

Second edition with corrections and additional illustrations. Red cloth, gilt titles to spine. Numerous b/w illustrations. 312 pages includes index. Spine and corners rubbed and slightly bumped. Covers a little grubby. Nameplate on front pastedown. Name and date in ink on front endpaper. Front joint cracked. Contents clean.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £25.00 Enquire about this book

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.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £15.00 Enquire about this book

BALLADS AND SONGS OF LANCASHIRE
Written by John Harland; T.T. Wilkinson.
Stock no. 1208754
Published by John Heywood. 3rd 1882. Almost very good condition.

Ballads and Songs Ancient and Modern. Corrected, Revised and Enlarged by Wilkinson. Brown decorative cloth, gilt titles., Portrait frontis. 554 pages. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Corners rubbed and bumped. Covers slightly scuffed. Names and dates in ink to verso of front endpaper and half-title. A few pages have corner creases. Some margins browned else contents clean.
Located at: Stella Books, Tintern

Buy now for £30.00 Enquire about this book