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Hare Raising Recipes

By Andrea F. Glover

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 by the people who sent them to Andrea Glover. A lovely book with recipes from Stirrup Cups to Sweets. We have 3 copies in total. 8in x 5.5in


Besom Ben Stories

By Edwin Waugh

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.


History of the Forest of Rossendale

By Thomas Newbigging

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 good. 369 pages. Pages darkening slightly to the edges. Frontispiece of author portrait protected by tissue guard, with sketch of Hareholme Mill facing. 9 illustrated plates - all with tissue guards. 10in x 7.5in


Memories of Burnley - Nostalgic Photographs of Local Places, People and Events - 1930 to 1970
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Memories of Burnley - Nostalgic Photographs of Local Places, People and Events - 1930 to 1970

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.


The River Wyre People and Places

By Eddie And Catherine Rothwell

The Authors Pictorial glossy cover. No creases. 64 clean, firm pages. Illustrated.


Garth Dawson's Accrington

By Garth Dawson and Darren Woodhead

Lancashie: Darren Woodhead Publications A new and unread copy of this book. 60 pages, fully illustrated.


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

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 set of numbers in red ink and black ink, 180 clean pages. facts and figures of the cotton industry in Blackburn and the forming of The Relief Commitee during the famine in Blackburn due to the war in America and the lack of cotton being imported to the Lancashire cotton mills. This book gives details of costs, food used and the releif of the poor and the setting up of soup kitchens and poor relief. Dedicated to Robert Hopwood Hutchinson - whose term as Mayor fell in this period, and he gave the first £200 then a furthur £1000 to the general fund besides guaranteeing part of the total required for the erection of Blackburn and East Lancashire infirmary. Computer print out information about him, and (pale) portrait print-outs of James Barlow Sturdy, and William Gourlay loosely laid into the book. I caan find no other copies of this book.


Lancashire's Most Notorious Murders

By Mike Hill and Nicola Adam

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.


Passages in the Life of a Radical

By Samuel Bamford Preface By Tim Hilton

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,


The Broken Biscuit

By John Cowell

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.


The Real Lancashire

By Kathleen Eyre

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.


The Bobbinmaker's Craft

By John D. Blundell

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.


Accrington's Public Transport 1886-1986

By Robert Rush

Landy Publishing, 2000 A new book direct from the publishers. 60 pages. Illustrated.


Troublemaker - the Life and History of A. J. P. Taylor
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Troublemaker - the Life and History of A. J. P. Taylor

By Kathleen Burk

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.


Accrington Life

By Garth Dawson and Darren Woodhead

Lancashire: Darren Woodhead Publications A new copy of this book direct from the publisher. Photographs and text of old Accrington, Lancashire. 48 pages.


Poems and Songs ( in the Lancashire dialect)

By Edwin Waugh - Edited By George Milner

London: John Heywood A very poor copy of this book. Heavy soiling ( very dusty marks ) to the fist few pages and to one or two pages, and 'dusty marks' throughout the book. Hinges cracked. The editors essay and the poems can still be read easily, but this book is sold for study/reading copy only. Some of the pages look as if they have been smoke damaged. Only placed for sale for the Local interest and Lancashire Dialect interest.


Confessions of a Night Porter

By Fraser Smith

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.


Be Still

By Mary Boothman

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


Pennine Tales

By Henry Livings

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.


Sexton's Daughter Comes Home and Fleet Air Arm Memories

By Teresa Travis and Robert Travis

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 in 1735. - The bonds of beauty which bind the writer of this diary to an unspoiled corner of the Lancashire countryside, the bonds of friendship, of home,above all, of a life-long romantic love, will enmesh every reader. particularly those who were enchanted by Teres's account of her girlhood and marriage published as Sexton's Daughter. Also in this book is Robert Travis's war-time overseas notebook.


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