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La Foce A Garden and Landscape in Tuscany
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La Foce A Garden and Landscape in Tuscany

By Origo, Benedetta; Livingston, Morna; Olin, Laurie & Hunt, John Dixon

Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2001 Hardback, 260mm x 260mm {10.25" x 10.25" approx.). Pp viii, 302, with profuse illustrations throughout in b/w, line, and colour, and with the colour-printed, multi-folding plan loosly inserted. All fine, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title and unclipped, colour-photo-illustrated dust-wrapper. Please note that additional postage will be required for overseas mailing.. First Edition First Issue. Cloth. Fine/Fine.

$49.46

The Thursday Shop. An Antique Dealer's Diary
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The Thursday Shop. An Antique Dealer's Diary

By Summers, Anne

Kineton, Warwick: The Roundwood Press Limited, 1969 Hardback, 145mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 223pp. Very good, in the original light-brown buckram-covered boards/gilt spine title, and with the unclipped & almost fine illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Almost Fine. 8vo..

$10.95

The Ancient White Cattle of Britain and Their Descendants
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The Ancient White Cattle of Britain and Their Descendants

By Whitehead, G. Kenneth

London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1953 Hardback, 180mm x 245mm tall (7" x 9.75" approx.). 174pp plus 46 plates containing a total of 91 b/w photographs. Ex-library copy with neat stamp impressions to the front endpapers and verso of title-leaf. Otherwise very good, in later light-brown cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 4to..

$105.98

A Short History of Nottinghamshire Cricket, Including the Season of 1887
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A Short History of Nottinghamshire Cricket, Including the Season of 1887

By Browne, E. Assistant Sec., Notts. County C.C.

Nottingham: Printed by George Richards, Lower Parliament Street., 1887 Hardback, 130mm x 190mm tall (5" x 7.5" approx.). Pp 60 with decorated head & tail-piece, plus an advert leaf, printed on pink stock; 3 full-page portraits [of George Parr, Richard Daft & Alfred Shaw], and advert endpapers. Rubs to spine, esp. to head & tail, otherwise very good, in the original brown cloth-covered boards, with black title and cricket logo.. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No d/w.

$127.18

A History of the North Wales Slate Industry
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A History of the North Wales Slate Industry

By Lindsay, Jean

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1974 Hardback, 145mm x 223mm tall (5.75" x 8.75" approx.). 376pp, with 31 b/w photo illustrations and a map. Fine, in the original black boards/gilt spine title and with the fine, unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First & Only Edition. Cloth. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$49.46

The Royal Charters of Waterford
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The Royal Charters of Waterford

By Walton, Julian C. & others [ for Michael Doody, City Manager and Town Clerk, Waterford Corporation ]

Waterford: Printed by the Criterion Press, Dublin for Waterford Corporation, 1992 Landscape format hardback, 265mm x 230mm tall (10.5" x 9.25" approx.). Pp viii, 56, with illustrated endpapers [incl. maps] & 25 coloured and 2 b/w illustrations. Fine, in the original green cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title, with coloured illustrations laid down to both front and back, and with the original slipcase.. First Edition. Boards. Fine/Vg Slipcase. Illus. by Butler Claffey Design.

$31.79

Chains on the River. The Thames Embankments and the Construction of Nature.
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Chains on the River. The Thames Embankments and the Construction of Nature.

By Oliver, Stuart

Twickenham: Stuart Oliver, 2002 148mm x 210mm tall (6" x 8.25" approx.). Pp (ii), 101, with a b/w photo frontispice plate. Fine, in the original black-printed, photo-illustrated, white card covers. Published as No. 31 in the "Historical Geography Research Series". First Edition. Photo-illustrated Card Covers. Fine/N/A. 8vo..

$16.96

Dean Forest Footplate Memories [signed by Author & three of his colleagues]
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Dean Forest Footplate Memories [signed by Author & three of his colleagues]

By Barnett, Bob

Great Addingon, Kettering: Silver Link Publishing Ltd, 2007 175mm x 240mm tall (7" x 9.5" approx.). 208pp with a frontispiece map; a double-page plan of of the stations and layout at Lydney Junction, and b/w photos throughout [including photographs and short biographies of thirty-eight of the Author's fellow workers at the Railway, three of which have been signed by their subjects]. Very good, in the original photo-illustrated soft-card covers, with the laid-down, colour-printed label "This copy is an Autographed First Edition signed by the Author at The Dean Forest Railway, Norchard, Gloucester, Easter 2007". Inscribed & Signed by Author. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/N/A. Lge 8vo..

$28.26

A Manual of Universal History on the Basis of Ethnography: Containing a Relation of the Most Remarkable Events That Have Taken Place Among the Principal Nations of the Earth; with Descriptions of Their Most Interesting Characteristics. The Primeval Period
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A Manual of Universal History on the Basis of Ethnography: Containing a Relation of the Most Remarkable Events That Have Taken Place Among the Principal Nations of the Earth; with Descriptions of Their Most Interesting Characteristics. The Primeval Period

By Wright, J.B.

Bath, London & Edinburgh: Binns & Goodwin - Whittaker & Co. - Oliver and Boyd, 1852 Hardback, 118mm x 180mm tall (4.5" x 7" approx.). Pp xi, 220 + (xii) Catalogue of 'Some of the Works Published by Binns and Goodwin, Bath. Map frontispiece plate and colour-illustrated title-page "Printed in Body Colours by Binns and Goodwin, Bath". Spine cloth darkened, with rubs to edges and corners, including small areas of loss to cloth at head & tail of spine. Small losses to upper blank margins of four leaves due to careless opening, otherwise good, in the original blind & gilt-decorated, blue cloth-covered boards/gilt titles, and with the binder's small ticket to the rear pastedown, of Bone & Son, Fleet Street, London. Undated, but stated by COPAC [where only four copies are recorded) as having been published in 1852.. First Edition. Decorated Cloth. Good/No d/w. Sm 8vo..

$91.85

The Origin and History of the English Horse-shoe

By Murray, R.W., F.R.C.S.

Gloucester: Printed for the Cotteswold Naturalists' Field Club by John Jennings, 1928 165mm x 280mm tall (6.5" x 10.25" approx.), Contained in Vol XXIII of the Club's Proceedings and comprising pages 79 to 105 incl. plus 4 single-sided plate leaves containing a total of 33 illustrations in b/w photo or line. Fine and partially unopened. This learned article is only one of ten contained, the whole volume having pp vii, 124 with further b/w photo plates, some tissue-guarded, plus a folding plan, printed in red & black, of Roman Caerleon. Withdrawn and sold from the holdings of Keele University, the volume has only one stamp impression and is otherwise almost fine, in the original black-printed, thin card covers.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$42.39

Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
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Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]

By Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A.

Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Prelims lightly foxed, otherise very good, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title & colour illustrated dust-wrapper.. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo..

$21.20

Walks Round Loughborough, with Numerous Illustrations
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Walks Round Loughborough, with Numerous Illustrations

By Potter, T.R. [ Thomas Rossell Potter ]

Hamilton, Adams and Co.; R.Allen, Nottingham; E. Allen, Leicester & Lee, Smith, and Cartwright, Loughborough, 1840 Hardback, 105mm x 175mm tall (4.25" x 7" approx.) Pp xii, 108 [incl. Errata]; title-page printed in red & black; decorated capitals and tail-pieces, and with 9 steel-engraved vignette illustrations, Contemporary ownership label of Anne Frances Huskisson [1825-1886], of 30, Mecklenburgh Square to the front pastedown. Light external rubs, otherwise very good, in the original cloth-covered boards/gilt spine title & rulings.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good.

$91.85

Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]
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Peter Stubs and the Lancashire Hand Tool Industry [ Sometimes misspelled as Stubbs ]

By Dane, E. Surrey, B.Com, M.A.

Altrincham: John Sherratt and Son Ltd, 1973 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). Pp xi, 291 + colour-plate frontispiece, a text figure, a map, and plus 16pp plates with 18 b/w photo illustrations. Fine, in the original blue boards/gilt spine title & colour illustrated dust-wrapper.. First ( & Only) Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 8vo..

$28.26

The Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley & Dukinfield Tramways and Electricity Board. Souvenir of the Opening of the Scheme, May, 1904
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The Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley & Dukinfield Tramways and Electricity Board. Souvenir of the Opening of the Scheme, May, 1904

By Stalybridge Historical Society

Broxbourne, Herts.: The Light Rail Transit Association, 1980 215mm x 315mm tall (8.5" x 12.25" approx.). 12pp with 22 b/w photographs, 14 text figs. and a map. A few minor external marks, otherwise good, in the original black soft card covers/gilt title. Reprint. Soft Cover. Good. Sm Folio.

$12.01

The Mersey, Ancient and Modern
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The Mersey, Ancient and Modern

By Blower, Benjn. [ Benjamin Blower ]

Liverpool: Edward Howell, 1978 Hardback, 125mm x 185mm tall (5" x 7.25" approx.). Pp vii, 88, plus an engraved frontispiece plate, 22 further engraved plates and three maps [two double-page and one multi-folding.]. Endpapers toned, otherwise very good in the original blind-ruled, olive cloth-covered boards/gilt spine titile.. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Later Glassine d/w. Sm 8vo.

$77.72

The Highgate Brewery Walsall
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The Highgate Brewery Walsall

By Lloyd, Keith J. Prepared for press by Harold Parsons, Editor The Blackcountryman

49, Victoria Road, Tipton, West Midlands: The Black Country Society, 1981 140mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5" approx.). 20pp, with nine black & white photographs and two plans. Fine, in the original black-printed, illustrated soft-card covers.. First (& 0nly?) Edition. Soft Cover. Fine.

$9.19

Salter. The Story of a Family Firm 1760-1960
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Salter. The Story of a Family Firm 1760-1960

By Bache, Mary

West Bromwich: Geo. Salter & Co. Limited, 1960 Hardback, 140mm x 220mm tall (5.5" x 8.75" approx.). 95pp, with a double-page Family Tree, plus a frontispiece and 14 further plates giving a total of 33 b/w photos. Fine, in the original dark-green rexine-covered boards/dulled gilt spine title, and with the very good and unclipped, illustrated dust-wrapper.. First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Very Good. Sm 8vo.

$25.44

The History of Appleby-Frodingham - An Outline

By Walshaw, G.R. & Behrendt, C.A.J.

The Appleby-Frodingham Steel Co. Branch of United Steel Companies Limited, 1950 Hardback, 208mm x 287mm tall (8.25" x 11.25" approx.). Pp x, 172 with text figs. plus a double-page frontispiece & 18 further plates containing a total of 30 b/w photographs; 2 double-page photographs of 272 members of staff and management [with printed transparent overlays naming each individual], and 6 colour-printed maps. The original binding of dark-blue cloth-covered boards/gilt titles is somewhat damp-marked to the upper tenth, but the book remains very good internally, with the neat signature of another Walshaw to the front free endpaper. The dust-wrapper is unclipped although edge-chipped and age-toned. Limited Ediition, this being No. 104 of 2,000,. First Edition. Cloth. Good/Fair. 4to.. Limited Edition.

$17.66

The Knight Rides Out. The Myth & Legend of Ashton-under-Lyne's Black Knight and the rise & fall of the once popular Black Knight Pageants
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The Knight Rides Out. The Myth & Legend of Ashton-under-Lyne's Black Knight and the rise & fall of the once popular Black Knight Pageants

By Williams, Philip, Martin & Williams, David L.

Ashton-Under-Lyne: Hoyd Publications [ History on Your Doorstep ], 2009 Softcover, 145mm x 200mm tall (5.5" x 8" approx.). Pp viii, 129 with b/w illustrations plus 1p Publisher's advert. Almost fine, in the original illustrated soft-card covers.. New Edition. Very Good/N/A. 8vo..

$21.20

British Duck Decoys of Today, 1918 [actually given on the titlepage as 'To-Day' ]

By Whitaker, J., F.Z.S., of Rainworth, Notts., Vice-President of the Selborne Society

London: The Burlington Publishing Co., Ltd.,, 1918 145mm x 215mm tall (5.5" x 8.5"). Pp (vi), 138 with a b/w frontispiece plate, plus 9 further b/w photographs, 6 illustrations in line & 22 plans of named decoys. Very minor rubs to hd/tl of spine and a small repaired snag to the foot of the back board. Otherwise good, in the original blind-ruled, green cloth-covered boards/darkened gilt spine title. With the colour-printed bookplate of the Author Thorsten Sjölin to the front pastedown. First Edition. Cloth. Good. Sm 8vo.

$317.95

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