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A HISTORY OF FLAMBOROUGH
Written by Frank Brearley. Illustrated by Frank Brearley.
Stock no. 1822231
Published by The Ridings Publishing Company. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The author lived in Flamborough for a happy dozen years where he came to love this part of the Yorkshire coast and to explore its fascinating history. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and a few colour plates. Ink stamp of 'Fond Brigg Lodge Bridlington' to front endpaper and large bookplate of same to front pastedown. Text block browned with some foxing to top edge. Contents generally clean, just a little browning. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby with light browning and small water spots to spine.
IN WELL BEWARE: THE STORY OF NEWBURG PRIORY AND THE BELASYSE FAMILY 1145-1977
Written by Geoffrey Ridsdill Smith.
Stock no. 2134852
Published by Roundwood Press. 1st 1978. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0900093684. SIGNED by author to half-title page and to some letters enclosed. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is torn and chipped with some tape repairs to verso; a little loss.
THE OLD HALLS & MANOR HOUSES OF YORKSHIRE WITH SOME EXAMPLES OF OTHER HOUSES BUILT BEFORE THE YEAR 1700
Written by Louis Ambler.
Stock no. 2134791
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1913. Very good condition.
Green cloth boards, gilt titles and vignettes. 91 b/w plates from photographs, 20 plates of measured drawings and numerous illustrations in the text. Subscribers list to front. xv and 97 pages including index. Top edge gilt. Spine is very browned with fading/dulling of gilt title. A few marks and scuffs to covers, with a little uneven fading at edges. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.
Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 96 Pages. ISBN: 0950869171. SIGNED by author with dedication to a previous owner to title page. Small nicks to top of spine and bottom corner of front cover.
Brown leather spine and corners, marbled boards. Raised bands and gilt titles to spine. Contains 736 pages + booklist, index. B/w plates. Durham, Essex and Glocestershire (sic). Part of Beauties of England Series. Leather spine has faded, with a few marks. Browning to cover edges; some foxing. Browning and foxing to pages throughout. A few pages have margin edge loss.
Large oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0902907433. Rear cover lightly scuffed. A few minor foxspots.
BALLOONS TO BUCCANEERS: YORKSHIRE'S ROLE IN AVIATION SINCE 1785
Written by Brian Catchpole.
Stock no. 1820744
Published by Maxiprint. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Ever since the first aeronauts reached for the skies Yorkshire's role in the history of aviation has been of supreme importance, although too often overlooked. This book redresses this and places the role squarely in the national context of aviation. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 187112512X. Grubby mark to page xiv bleeding through to page xiii and also slightly to page 1. Small amount of surface paper loss to grubby mark.
THE BEAUTIES OF ENGLAND AND WALES VOL. XVI: YORKSHIRE
Written by John Bigland.
Stock no. 2134135
Published by J. Harris; Longman And Co.; J. Walker; Sherwood & Co.; Cadell & Davies. 1ST 1812. Almost very good condition.
Leather spine and corner; raised bands to spine with gilt titles. Marbled boards. Or Delineations, Topographical, Historical, and Descriptive, of Each County. Embellished With Engravings. Spine is unevenly faded, with some wear. Browning to covers. Some foxing/wrinkling to pages throughout; some pages of prelims have corner creases.
Yellow and green pictorial cardwraps. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 1899624333.
ADVENTURES OF A YORKSHIRE FARMER AND HIS SCAPEGRACE NEVVY
Written by Timothy Goorkrodger.
Stock no. 2133863
Published by F.M. Fetherston. Circa 1885. Good condition.
The adventures of a Yorkshire farmer in London. Brown cloth spine, green boards. Text in dialect. 144 pages. Boards worn at edges with loss of paper covering at corners. Lower corner tip lost from rear cover. Tear to gutter between index and first page. Spine has a couple of black marks. Pages browned.
Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 0711022259. Couple of small knocks to top and tail of spine, which is also lightly browned.