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LANKESTER, Edwin. An account of Askern and its mineral springs; together with a sketch of the natural history, and a brief topography, of the immediate neighbourhood.
London: John Churchill, 1842. 12mo in sixes. [viii], 151[1]pp, folding colour map. Original blind-stamped mauve grained-cloth gilt, uncut. Cloth rubbed with light wear and partly browned. With the book-plates of James Comerford and James Lees to front endpapers. Boyne 166. (Book ref. 42236) £55.00
WHELLAN, William. the history and topography of the counties of Cumberland and Westmorland. Comprising their ancient and modern history, a general view of their physical character, trade, commerce, manufacture, agricultural condition, statistics, etc., etc.
Pontefract: W. Whellan & Co.; London: Whittaker & Co.; Manchester: Galt & Co., 1860. 4to. vi, 896[8]pp. Original green half morocco gilt, patterned brown cloth sides, recent green buckram reback, paper label, coloured eps. Text lightly age-browned. One of the standard Cumbrian histories. (Book ref. 42082) £44.00
GREGSON, Matthew. Portfolio of fragments, relative to the history and antiquities, topography and genealogies of the county palatine and duchy of Lancaster. ... with additions and improvements, containing a copious general index, and a special index to the coats of arms. Edited by John Harland.
London: George Routledge and Sons; Manchester: L C Gent, 1869 large paper 3rd edition. Tall 4to. xii, dedication leaf, [2]pp subscribers list, 426pp, litho portrait frontis, decorated title-page printed in gilt, red and black, plates, genealogies and plans (some engraved and folding or multi-folding), text illustrations and pedigrees. Later quarter green crushed-morocco gilt, green grained-cloth sides, later endpapers. Spine browned. Ex-reference library with the following evidence: Dewey number in gilt tp spine-tail; blind-stamp to front board; pictorial bookplate with small oval ink-stamp ‘withdrawn stock’ to front paste-down; evidence of label removal from front free endpaper recto; small round blind-stamps to plate and title-page margins. A bright crisp copy. (Book ref. 41961) £95.00
BULMER, T. & Co. History, topography, and directory of Cumberland. Comprising its history and archaeology; A general view of its physical and geological features; with separate historical and topographical descriptions of each town, parish, manor, and extra-parochial liberty.
Preston: printed for T. Snape & Co., 1901. 8vo. 983[1]pp. Original publishers red cloth gilt, sprinkled leaf-edges. Endpapers age-browned. Lacks map. (Book ref. 41988) £50.00
ROBERTS, George. Topography and natural history of Lofthouse and its neighbourhood. With the diary of a naturalist and rural notes.
London: David Bogue; Leeds: Richard Jackson, 1882. 8vo, xii, 419[1]pp, frontis, plates. Original green cloth gilt, pictorial gilt-tooling to front board, coloured eps. Cloth rubbed to extremes; hinge paper repaired; text lightly age-browned. (Book ref. 41406) £38.00
ROBERTS, George. Topography and natural history of Lofthouse and its neighbourhood. With the diary of a naturalist and rural notes.
London: David Bogue; Leeds: Richard Jackson, 1882. 8vo, xii, 419[1]pp, frontis, plates. Original green cloth gilt, pictorial gilt-tooling to front board, coloured eps. Cloth rubbed to extremes; hinge paper repaired; text foxed and lightly age-browned. (Book ref. 41403) £36.00
WHELLAN, Francis, & Co. History, Topography, and Directory of the County Palatine of Durham, comprising a general survey of the county and the history of the city and diocese of Durham, with separate historical, statistical, and descriptive sketches of all the wards, towns, boroughs, parishes, villages, hamlets, and manors. Also articles on the geology, pre-historic remains, and Roman roads and a variety of archaeological, architectural, agricultural, and biographical information, to which is subjoined a list of seats of the nobility and gentry.
London: Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. Sunderland: Hills & Co. and Smith & Taylor. Newcastle and Darlington: North of England School Furnishing Co. Durham: C Thwaites, 1894 2nd edition. 8vo. xvi, 1297[1]pp, [2], 12pp local adverts printed on green paper. Modern half morocco gilt, black calf gilt spine label, marbled sides, modern eps. Board edges rubbed with light wear. (Book ref. 40276) £80.00
ROBERTS, George. Topography and natural history of Lofthouse and its neighbourhood; with the diary of a naturalist and rural notes.
London: David Bogue. Leeds: Richard Jackson, 1882. 8vo. xii, 419pp, frontis, 5 further plates, 3 double-sided plates, text tables, pedigrees and figure, head and tail-pieces, decorated capitals. Original blind-stamped pebble-grained pictorial green cloth gilt, yellow eps. Extremes rubbed with very slight wear; lacks ffep; scattered light stains to leaf-edges. (Book ref. 39468) £40.00
[MAGRIDGE, George] Old Humphrey’s Country Strolls.
London: The Religious Tract Society, ND [c1840?] iv, 304pp. Tp vignette. Original maroon blindstamped cloth gilt, uncut. Spine and board edges slightly faded, text age browned. (Book ref. 5951) £20.00
BUCKNILL, John A. The Birds of Surrey.
London: R.H. Porter, 1900. 8vo. lvi (including subs list), 374pp including index, 6 photogravure plates, woodcut text ills, multifolding coloured map. Original maroon cloth gilt, floral eps, teg o/w uncut. Some rubbing to spine, library stamps to plate versos & map. (Book ref. 6801) £40.00
CARY, John. Cary’s New Itinerary: or an accurate delineation of the great roads, both direct and cross throughout England and Wales; with many of the principal roads in Scotland. From an actual admeasurement by John Cary ...
London: printed for J Cary, 1810 4th improved edition. Small 4to. Engraved title and dedication leaf, unpaginated prelims and index, 936pp, 12pp publisher’s list of works, text illustration, 4 folding engraved maps. Original blue paper sides, printed paper spine label, uncut. Re-backed with later white paper; spine label browned and chipped; board edges rubbed and worn; occasional light spotting; maps lightly browned and spotted; upper fore-edge corner of one map torn away with slight loss of engraved area. (Book ref. 38057) £70.00
Shapter, Thomas. On the Medical Topography of Exeter and the Neighbourhood, being a sketch of the geology, climate, natural productions, and statistics of that district. Medical Topography Part II Article III [Bound With} Article IV. On the Medical Topography of Exeter and the Neighbourhood, being a sketch of the geology, climate, natural productions, and statistics of that district [Continued from Vol VI].
No printer or publisher, [c1838]. Pp [123]-250 pp. [283]-314 pp. Multifolding coloured map, text tables. Modern 1/4 maroon calf, printed paper spine label, marbled boards, contents lightly age browned, ink stamp to title page. Sharper wrote History of Cholera in Exeter in 1832. (Book ref. 37234) £60.00
GOMME, George Laurence (Editor.) The Gentleman’s Magazine Library: ... English Topography, Part III. (Derbyshire [Devonshire] Dorsetshire.)
London: Elliot Stock, 1893. 8vo. xi[i], 361pp, head and tail-pieces. Original white cloth gilt, uncut/partly unopened. Cloth soiled; very slight soiling to prelims. (Book ref. 35865) £18.00
DAVIES, Hunter. Wainwright, the biography.
London: Michael Joseph, 1995 2nd impression. 8vo. xi[i], 355[1]pp, title-page device, 4 double-sided plates, text illustrations. Original black cloth gilt, d/w. (Book ref. 28495) £10.00
LEE, Sidney L. Stratford-on-Avon from the earliest times to the death of William Shakespeare. With forty-five illustrations by Edward Hull.
London: Seeley & Co, 1885. Fo. [viii], 77[3]pp, etched frontis, title-page device, 13 etched plates with tissue-guards, text illustrations, plans and maps. Original decorated blue pebble-grained cloth gilt, bevelled edges, aeg. Extremes lightly rubbed with very slight wear; small snag to cloth on rear board; very light spotting to prelims. (Book ref. 28490) £30.00
GEDDIE, John. The Fringes of Fife.
London: W & R Chambers, N.D. [1927] new and enlarged edition. 8vo. 288pp, 16 colour plates, text illustrations, folding colour map at rear. Original maroon cloth gilt. Extremes rubbed with wear; spine sun-faded; ‘presentation copy’ blind-stamp to title-page (Book ref. 28483) £10.00
CRAIG, Sterling. Secrets of the Hills, and how Ronald read them.
London: George G Harrap & Co, N.D. [1911.] 8vo. 320pp, frontis, pictorial title-page, plates, text figures, decorated capitals. Original decorated green cloth gilt, plate on-laid to front board, uncut. Extremes very lightly rubbed; cloth slightly faded; a few small stains to cloth; very light spotting to prelims. (Book ref. 28481) £12.00
BARNETT, T. Ratcliffe. The Road to Rannoch and the Summer Isles.
Edinburgh: John Grant Booksellers, 1946 reprint. 8vo. xv[i], 184pp, frontis, 23 plates, ep maps. Original blue cloth gilt, lettered in blue to front board, te coloured. Spine and part of boards sun-faded (Book ref. 28478) £6.00
STIRLING, R. M’D. Inveresk Parish Lore from Pagan Times.
Musselburgh: printed by T C Blair, 1894. 8vo. [viii], 234pp, portrait frontis and further plates with tissue-guards. Original decorated brown cloth gilt, uncut. Cloth damp marked; front hinge easing; light stain to lower gutter-margin of first few leaves; frontis guard loose. (Book ref. 28470) £28.00
MACINTYRE, Dugald. Nature Notes of a Highland Gamekeeper.
London; Seeley, Service & Co, 1960. 8vo. 164[2]pp, frontis, 12 plates. Original green cloth gilt, te coloured. (Book ref. 28468) £12.00