A romantic chapter in family history.
London: privately printed, 1911. Small square 8vo. [vi], 55pp, portrait frontis. Original wraps lettered in red, uncut. Wraps very lightly soiled; light off-set from frontis to title-page. An account of Godfrey, third Baron Macdonald of Slate, and his descendants. COPAC: Aberdeen, BL, NLS. (Book ref. 42240) £20.00
Family, lineage and civil society: a study of society, politics and mentality in Durham region 1500-1640.
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1974. 8vo. x, 233pp, frontis, double-sided plates, double-page text map, text pedigrees. Original blue cloth gilt, lightly rubbed and soiled price-clipped d/w. Front free endpaper upper fore-edge corner excised. (Book ref. 40438) £16.00
Who's Who in County Durham.
Worcester: printed and published by Ebeneezer Baylis & Son, 1936 limited edition number 189. Tall 8vo. [iv], 204pp. Original quarter cream cloth gilt, blue sides. Cloth soiled and stained; neatly repaired horizontal crack to rear board; title-page spotted; very occasional light soiling to margins. (Book ref. 41955) £32.00
The Habingtons of Hindlip and the Gunpowder Plot. A paper read to the Birmingham Archaeological Society, December 13th, 1905.
Walsall: W Henry Robinson, The Walsall Press, 1906. 31cm. [ii], 20pp, 5 text illustrations. Original printed green-card wraps. Wraps spotted. (Book ref. 41774) £30.00
The Society of Friends in Bradford: a record of 270 years. Also A transcript of the Bradford registers 1650-1926, and Notes on several meeting and burial places in the district.
Bradford: Percy Lund, Humphries & Co, 1926. 8vo. [viii], 155pp, frontis, 19 plates, text figures. Original black cloth, printed paper spine label. Scattered light stains to cloth. (Book ref. 41573) £22.00
Hardwicke, of Co. Stafford.
Sheffield: Clark and Greenup, 1878. Small 8vo in fours. 146pp, 2 printed leaves (appendix and addenda) bound-in at appropriate positions in the text, paginated blanks at rear, pp addenda (duplicated) bound-in, 4 MS. letters tipped or bound-in, 6 coats-of-arms printed on 3 blanks bound-in, 2 further coats-of-arms laid down to text leaves. Contemporary quarter red morocco gilt, blue grained-cloth sides, sprinkled leaf-edges. Title-page browned and spotted with light occasional spotting thereafter. Author’s signature to foot of tp and his ink amendments to text in a small neat hand. * The author was the son of William Hardwicke, the Staffordshire antiquary; this copy, “intended for the Hardwickes of Pattingham,” contains addenda and corrigenda up to April 1896. (Book ref. 41568) £70.00
The Registers of St. Mary-le-Bow, in the City of Durham. Baptisms, 1571-1812. Marriages, 1573-1812. Burials, 1571-1812. [Publications of the Durham and Northumberland Parish Register Society. Vol. 27.]
Newcastle: privately printed for the Society by M S Dodds, 1912. 8vo. [viii], 190pp. Original printed wraps, uncut. Wraps chipped, spotted and lightly soiled with archival tape repairs to spine tips. (Book ref. 41274) £30.00
The Parish Register of Buckland Newton.
Dorchester: Dorset County Chronicle Printing Work. 1889. 15 pp, 1 plate, with note by “H. Cokayne.” Original printed green paper wraps, 21 cm x 14 cm. Sympathetic spine repair, minor loss of paper to corners. (Book ref. 40607) £12.00
Some pictures from the past history of the Berners family.
Ipswich: printed for private circulation by W E Harrison, 1907. 4to.[viii], 39pp, portrait frontis, full-page text illustrations, text pedigrees. Original green cloth gilt, teg o/w uncut. Eps spotted; occasional, isolated and light spotting to text; light off-set from title-page to frontis. * Author’s signed presentation inscription to foot of frontis. (Book ref. 40571) £32.00
The History of the Parish of Witton-le-Wear, in the County Palatine of Durham.
[Newcastle-on-Tyne: printed by Patrick and Page,] 1924. 8vo. 31pp, 4 plates, 4 multi-folding pedigrees, errata slip tipped-in. Original printed green card wraps, recently stab-sewn. Wrap edges browned with small closed tear to spine head (Book ref. 40559) £28.00
Primitive Paternity: the myth of supernatural birth in relation to the history of the family (2 Vols).
London: David Nutt 1910. viii, 325; 328pp Original brown cloth gilt, decorative black stamping to boards, gilt emblem to front board, 22.5 cm x 15.5 cm. Ex library with minimal evidence. (Book ref. 40393) £50.00
Records of the Lumleys of Lumley Castle. Edited by Edith Benham.
London: George Bell & Sons, 1904. Tall 4o. xii, 380pp, gravure frontis with printed tissue-guard, title-page device, 17 further plates (some with printed guards and others laid down on printed sheets), multi-folding pedigree at rear, text pedigree, head and tail-pieces, decorated capitals, title-page printed in red and black. Original red cloth gilt, teg o/w uncut. Re-backed with original spine laid down; corners rubbed with wear; occasional very light spotting. (Book ref. 40182) £65.00
A companion to the Lakes of Cumberland, Westmoreland, and Lancashire; in a descriptive account of a family tour, and excursions on horseback and on foot. With a new, copious, and correct itinerary.
London: Simpkin and Marshall, et al, 1834 3rd edition. 12mo. viii, 352pp, 2pp critical notices of the first and second editions bound in before the main work, steel-engraved frontis with tissue-guard, multi-folding hand-coloured-in-outline engraved map. Original brown cloth sides re-backed in matching cloth, printed paper spine label, pink eps, uncut. Cloth to rear board creased and stained; frontis spotted. (Book ref. 40172) £110.00
Upper Nidderdale, with the Forest of Knaresborough, being a record of the history, antiquities, scenery, old homes, families, etc., of that romantic district. [With] Appendix I, a short account of the family of Inman of Nidderdale, by Alfred H. Inman; II, royal descents of Le Page, Bayles, and Inman, by John F. Le Page.
London: Elliot Stock, 1906. 8vo. 367pp, lxxii pp; pp subs list, index and publisher’s adverts; folding frontis map, 41 full-page text illustrations, 28 text illustrations, multi-folding pedigree, text pedigrees, decorated capitals. Original pictorial green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and black. Eps lightly browned. (Book ref. 40165) £65.00
The early ecclesiastical history of Dewsbury, in the West-Riding of the County of York: including a sketch of the introduction of Christianity into Northumbria. To which are added, with notes, Dr. Whitaker's account of Dewsbury, from his "Loidis and Elmete;" and his dissertation on the origin and progress of domestic architecture: from his "History of Whalley:" and an account of the Savile family of Lupset, Thornhill, and Howley.
London: John Russell Smith; Dewsbury, J. Ward, 1859. 8vo. xiii[i], 253pp, frontis with tissue-guard, text tables. Original decorated navy cloth gilt, brown eps uncut. Extremes lightly rubbed; small neat repairs to spine tips; front hinge-paper cracked but binding holding firm; small ink ‘??’ to side of one footnote. (Book ref. 40163) £55.00
Dwelly’s Parish Records. Vol. 10. North Petherton Registers, annoted with the Bishop’s Transcripts at Wells.
Hants: Fleet 1922-23. 5 Vols. Complete set. Vol 1 [1-256 pp] Vol 2 [257-512 pp] Vol 3 [513-768 pp] Vol 4 [769-1024 pp] Vol 5 [1025-1143 pp] Original green cloth gilt, 21.5 cm x 15 cm. Ex library with minimal evidence, minor loss of cloth to spine tips, edps age browned, Vol 1. ffep clipped. (Book ref. 40156) £90.00
Dwelly’s Parish Records. Vol. 9. Bishop’s transcripts at Wells, Vol.6. Bath 1768-1802, Durston, Chipstable, Raddington, Northover, Ilchester and Broadway 1598-1628.
Hants: Fleet 1922. 253 pp. Original green cloth gilt, 22 cm x 14.5 cm. Ex library with minimal evidence, minor loss of cloth to spine tips, small closed tear to spine. (Book ref. 40155) £15.00
Report of Proceedings on the Claim to the Earldon of Devon in the House of Lords. With notes, and an appendix containing copies of patents, and cases illustrative of the claim.
London: J. & W.T. Clarke / William Pickering / M. Stevens & Sons. 1832. xiii, 199 [cc] pp, folding pedigree, large appendix to rear. Modern blue cloth gilt, 22.5 cm x 15 cm. Minor foxing to some pages, bookplate to fpd. (Book ref. 40139) £50.00
Abstracts of Yorkshire wills ... illustrative of Sir William Dugdale’s visitation of Yorkshire in 1665-6. ‘The Yorkshire Archaeological and Topographical Association. Record Series. Vol. IX. for the year 1890.’
[Worksop: printed for the Society by Robert White,] 1890. 8vo. iv, 208pp. Original decorated brown cloth gilt, yellow eps. Extremes very lightly rubbed. (Book ref. 40081) £22.00
Family Origins and Other Studies. Edited with a memoir and bibliography by William Page.
London: Constable & Co. Ltd. 1930. lxxiv, 303 pp, portrait frontis. Original blue cloth gilt, 22.5 cm x 16 cm. Minor discolouration to spine, very fine copy. (Book ref. 39731) £20.00