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Hare Raising Recipes

by Andrea F. Glover

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Riley Books
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Very Good
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$8.20

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Lancashire: Holcombe Hunt A recipe book that was produced by the subscribers and followers of the Holcombe Hunt. No date but circa 1960. There are 117 pages - each with a recipe and one to the last extra page from Margaret Thatcher M.P. The book is in excellent condition with no creases. Glossy covers. The recipes are printed as written… Read more
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Besom Ben Stories

by Edwin Waugh

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Good
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$8.20

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Manchester: John Heywood Black boards with gilt title to the spine and gilt signature to the cover. Rubbing to the bottom corner tips. The spine is complete and in good condition. 354 clean firm pages. neat names (2) to inner board. Some Lancashire dialect throughout.. Hard Back. Good. Fiction - Lancashire Dialect.
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History of the Forest of Rossendale

by Thomas Newbigging

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Riley Books
Published
1893
Condition
Good
Edition
Second Edition
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$91.60

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Rawtenstall: J. J. Riley, 1893. Black cloth boards. Gilt title to the cover. Gilt title to the spine. Gilt banding to the spine at top and base. Some light softening to spine ends and light rubbing to the edges. Board corners rubbed. White/cream endpapers with some light age spotting. Beautiful script owners name to ffep. Front and rear hinges very… Read more
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$91.60
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Yorkshire: True North Books, 1997. No creases to the covers or to the spine. Very clean pages packed with photographs and text. Would be classed as 'fine' except price clipped to the ffep.. Large Glossy Card Covers. Very Good. 11.5in x 8.5in. Topography.
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$10.25
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The River Wyre People and Places

by Eddie And Catherine Rothwell

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Riley Books
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781872226507
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$6.49

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The Authors Pictorial glossy cover. No creases. 64 clean, firm pages. Illustrated.. Stapled Glossy Covers. Fine. Topography.
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History of the Distress in Blackburn, 1861 - 5 and the Means Adopted for the Relief

by William Gourlay Dedicated to Robert Hopwood Hutchinson and James Barlow Stewardson Sturdy

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Riley Books
Published
1865
Condition
Very Good
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$170.89

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Blackburn: J. Neville Haworth, 1865. Clean green boards with gilt title to the spine. The only date found is on the title page under printing details of 1865. This book has been in blackburn library, and has a white 'ibrary sticker to the inner board. Four printed library numbers to the title page, and a stamp with a small neat… Read more
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Lancashire's Most Notorious Murders

by Mike Hill and Nicola Adam

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Riley Books
Published
2008
Condition
Good
ISBN
9781845472108
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$9.91

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U K: Lancashire Evening Post and at Heart Publications, 2008. No creases to the spine or to the back cover. Small corner storage crease to the front bottom corner. 206 clean and bright well illustrated pages.. Trade Paperback. Good. True Crime.
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Passages in the Life of a Radical

by Samuel Bamford Preface By Tim Hilton

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Riley Books
Published
1984
Condition
Very Good
ISBN
9780192814135
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$6.84

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Oxford University Press, 1984. A very good copy of thia trade paperback. No creases to the spine or to the covers. 368 firm pages. Pages darkening slightly to the edges. - this book covers the years between 1816- 1821 - a time of catastrophic recession for Lancashire weavers,. Trade Paperback. Very Good. Political History.
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The Broken Biscuit

by John Cowell

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Riley Books
Published
1999
Condition
Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9781898722250
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$9.57

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U K: Cremer Press, 1999. No creases to the front cover or to the spine. One small corner crease to the back bottom corner. Light shelfwear. 357 bright, clean pages. .poverty, tragedy, love and humour are all found in abundance in this book. Set in the Lancashire town of Burnley in the first half of the 20 century.. First. Trade… Read more
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The Real Lancashire

by Kathleen Eyre

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Riley Books
Published
1983
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780852067406
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$8.89

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U K: Dalesman Books, 1983. A signed copy of this very interesting and lavishly illustrated book. 145 bright pages. Signed by the author - a well known broadcaster and lecturer.. By the Author. First. Large Paperback. Very Good. 7in x 91/2in. Lancashie.
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The Bobbinmaker's Craft

by John D. Blundell

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Riley Books
Published
1973
Condition
Very Good
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$4.78

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U K: Lancashire County Museum Service, 1973. A stapled booklet giving the history of bobbinmaking in Lakeland and North Lancashire, a local and rural industry of national importance. 12 illustrated pages in a clean, uncreased condition.. Stapled Leaflet. Very Good. Illus. by L. Cross. History.
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Accrington's Public Transport 1886-1986

by Robert Rush

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Riley Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fine - New Book
Edition
First
ISBN
9781872895536
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$8.20

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Landy Publishing, 2000. A new book direct from the publishers. 60 pages. Illustrated.. First. Trade Paperback. Fine - New Book. Transport.
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Troublemaker - the Life and History of A. J. P. Taylor

by Kathleen Burk

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Riley Books
Published
2000
Condition
Fair
ISBN
9780300087611
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$17.09

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Yale University Press, 2000. An ex-library copy of this book. Withdrawn stamp. ffep neatly removed. 491 pages inc. index. A bright a clean jacket. A very heavy book, priced to include any extra postage.. Hard Back. Fair/Good. Biogaphy.
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Confessions of a Night Porter

by Fraser Smith

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Riley Books
Published
1997
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$4.10

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Lancashire: Greenleaf Publications, 1997. A very good copy of this book. No creases to the covers.33 clean and bright pages. - a collection of amusing stories and anecdotes arising out of the various jobs the author did before becoming a Methodist Minister.. First. Stapled Card Covers. Very Good. 8in x 6in. Anecdotes Public Speaking.
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Be Still

by Mary Boothman

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Riley Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
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$4.10

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Barnoldswick: The Author, 1976. Pale blue card cover. 32 clean pages. Poetry. No creases to the covers.- originally written to raise money for cancer research and church funds. - reduced postage. First. Stapled Booklet. Very Good. 7in x 5in. Poetry.
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Pennine Tales

by Henry Livings

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Riley Books
Published
1983
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780413536006
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$5.13

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London: Methuen, 1983. 122 clean, tight pages, browning lightly to the edges. There is some light edge wear to the jacket, and the remains of a price sticker to the back cover. Excellent art-work of a Pennine hill town to the cover. Illustrated throughout with lovely sketches. - Reduced postage as this is a lighter book.. First. Hard Back. Near… Read more
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Sexton's Daughter Comes Home and Fleet Air Arm Memories

by Teresa Travis and Robert Travis

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Riley Books
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780951164228
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$8.89

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Preston, UK: Claughton Press No creases to the spine or covers. 136 tight clean pages. No date but must be after the authors first book - Sexton's Daughter - which was published in 1990. Beautifully illustrates with sketches and art work. - Coloured country cottage and garden to the front cover. A view of Houghton Tower to the back cover.(painted… Read more
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The Straggling Town - Hilarious Tales of Lancashire Folk

by Phil Smith

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Riley Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good +
Edition
First
ISBN
9781859360798
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$5.13

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UK: Carnegie Publishing, 2000. Some minor wear to corners, otherwise bright and clean. 169 very clean, firm pages. - Set somewhere in ' real ' Lancashire. This book is full of stories featuring the entertaining antics of these larger-than-life characters, all depicted with the same winning combination of humour, wit and poignancy. Full with specially commissioned cartoons.. First. Large Laminated… Read more
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The Straggling Town - Hilarious Tales of Lancashire Folk

by Phil Smith

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Riley Books
Published
2000
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9781859360798
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$5.13

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UK: Carnegie Publishing in Association with Hutton Parish Council, 2000. No creases to the spine or covers. There is a very light small rubbed area to the ffep - poss. a sticker being removed. 169 very clean, firm pages. - Set somewhere in ' real ' Lancashire. This book is full of stories featuring the entertaining antics of these larger-than-life… Read more
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A Part of Me.

by Elizabeth A. Scholes

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Riley Books
Published
1994
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
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$6.84

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Blackburn: Cremer Press, 1994. A collection of poems by a local Lancastrian poet. Inscribed by the author. A copy of the cover is avialable via e-mail on request.. Signed by Author. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Fine.
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