The Ancient Crosses at Gosforth, Cumberland
Elliot Stock, 1896 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Somewhat rubbed. Size: 9" x 6" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Archaeology; Inventory No: 0037073. (Book ref. 0037073) £30.00
The Buildings Of England. Cumberland And Westmorland.
London: Penguin, 1967. B001UL7P4M. 1st edition, 7¼" x 4½". Hardback no wrapper, 339 pages. Illustrated with black-and-white photographs, diagrams, maps and plans. A very good copy. VG. (Book ref. 15821) £7.50
Ships of West Cumberland
Whitehaven: The Friends of Whitehaven Museum, 1992. Reprint. Ringbound/Card Covers. Very Good/No d/j as Published. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall (Book ref. 028313) £10.00
ENGLISH LAKE COUNTRY
(Batsford 1969 1st edn) Demy 8vo 223pp. bw photos. Inscr. Price snipped. VG/G (Book ref. 2949) £7.50
The Northmen (North Men) in Cumberland and Westmoreland.
London and Carlisle: Longman; R. & J. Steel. 1856. First edition. Pp. x, 228 ,  errata. 11 chapters which include Pagan Worship, Sepulchral Remains of the Northmen, Runic Inscriptions, Scandinavian Names of Mountains, Rivers Lakes, Proper Names, Dialect. The work owes much to the facts in Mr. Worsaae's "Danes and Norwegians in England".Bound in original blind stamped brown cloth with gilt titles. Scans available. Very good copy. (Book ref. 16214) £85.00
The Worthy Communicant : or, A discourse of the nature, effects, and blessings consequent to the worthy receiving of the Lords supper., [ & A sermon added Preached at the funeral of Sir G. Dalston(e) in Dalston, Cumberland, Sept 28, 1657]. LONDON : 1686
London: Gilbert Cownly, at the Popes-head, at the east end of the lower walk of the New-Exchange in the Strand, 1686. Illustrated by Engraved Title-page. Twenty-fourth Edition. Hard Cover (leather binding). Acceptable. 8vo LONDON : 1686. [ First published in 1660 ]. Hardback. Original full calf leather binding. Raised bands and old paper label. Engraved title-page opposite main title is present; 'With engraved additional title-page/frontispiece on verso of first leaf (giving main title and imprint ('Sold by Gilbert Cownly'; with symbolic illustration of church with communion table flanked by angels)., [ Title page neatly repaired and a few words replaced in 19th century hand. Owner name dated; 'Walter Field, Oxon, 1849'. [ Title continues; to which is added a sermon, never printed with the folio volume of sermons ]. Nice old copy. Covers rubbed and worn, but and GOOD sound condition. Paper foxed and browned over time. Tight copy. No internal markings. (xvi), 436 Referenced by: Wing, (2nd ed.) T422 and by: ESTC, R20284. [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Theology and Church History. ] (Book ref. 0015962) £65.00
A Collection of the Sufferings of the People called Quakers. INCLUDES; Cumberland 1653-1690, Durham 1658-1690, Isle of Man 1656-1690, Lancashire 1652-1690. From the time of their being first that name in year 1650 By Joseph Besse. LONDON : 1753. Vol. 1.
London: Printed and Sold by Luke Hinde, at the Bible, 1753. First Edition. Hard Cover (leather binding). Very Good Plus. Folio - over 11 x 14 Inches Tall FIRST EDITION : 1753. Large Folio. First volume of two. **THE FIRST EDITION** CONTEMPORARY CALF BINDING. Dark red & dark green morocco labels. Raised bands. Original end-papers. SCARCE. Rubbed slightly. Foot of spine worn. Minor wear else very clean and crisp. VERY GOOD INDEED. (lv), 767 pages. No ownership name or marks. Tight, bright and clean. **HEAVY; extra postage required. ASK if you have any questions** A Collection of the sufferings of the people called Quakers. Sufferings of early Quakers. Includes; Cumberland 1653-1690, Durham 1658-1690, Isle of Man 1656-1690, Lancashire 1652-1690. From the time of their being first distinguished by that name in the year 1650, to the time of ... the Act of Toleration, granted ... in the year 1689. Taken from original records and other authentick accounts. English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT143288.[ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, Literature, Theology and History ] (Book ref. 0015959) £199.00
A Help to the Knowledge of the New Testament History. By W. P. Mann Late of St. Bees' College, Cumberland. LONDON : 1861 [ Grammar School, Middleham ]
London: Routledge, Warne and Routledge, 1861. Second Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus. 12mo LONDON : 1861. [ Second printing. No copies recorded in nay UK library]. Printed by R.A.L. Warne, Richmond, Yorkshire. Preface to 'second edition' dated 'Grammar School, Middleham, Christmas 1860'. ]. Hardback. Brown textured cloth, blind lettered to both covers. Pink end-papers. Minor wear only. Bright, tight and clean. No owner name or internal markings. VERY GOOD INDEED. 126 pages. VERY SCARCE. **Book now in an archival quality clear protective jacket.** Scarce. [ Rosley Books - for Antiquarian books, Theology, Literature & History ] (Book ref. 0015909) £45.00
HMS (H.M.S.) Cumberland A Classic British Cruiser in War and Peace
Periscope Publishing, 2006. First Edition. Original Card. As New. 1904381375 120pp, illus, the Cumberland served in all theatres of WWII, present when the Graf Spee was scuttled, Arctic convoys, Mediterranean, European theatres and at the end of WWII against Japan. As new. (Book ref. AB006925) £24.95
From Cumberland to Cape Horn, The Sailing Fleet of Thomas & John Brocklebank of Whitehaven and Liverpool 1770 - 1900
Fairplay Publications, 1984. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New. Signed by Author 204pp, index, biblio, ship lists, illus, original pictorial laminated boards, shipping fleet + history of Brocklebanks (Book ref. AB000619) £19.49
The Story Of The Lakeland Diocese 1933-1966
1st Edition, Carlisle Diocesan Board of Finance, 1966 Foreword by the Bishop of Carlisle; Hardback: green cloth lettered in gilt on spine; Near fine in dustwrapper. (Book ref. 6223) £6.00
The Greater House In Cumbria
1st Edition, Westmorland Gazette, Kendal, 1978 44 illustrations; Paperback, 4to; Wrappers unevenly faded, else near fine. (Book ref. 6221) £9.00
A Companion to Wainwright's Pictorial Guides to the Lakeland Fells
Michael Joseph,  Sm. 8vo., First Edition, with a frontispiece, illustrations throughout and endpaper plans; burgundy cloth, gilt back, a near fine copy in unclipped dust wrapper. (Book ref. 18830) £12.00
GRASMERE'S GIANTS OF TODAY.
Liss. Spur Publications. 1975. lst edn. Hardback. 94 pages. Line drawings by Gwenllian Woods and b.w. and colour photographs by the author. Fine in teal cloth with gilt lettering to front board and spine, in a good unclipped d.w. No markings or inscriptions. ISBN: 0904558053. (Book ref. 4697) £5.95
MEMORIES OF THE FLEET AIR ARM - Recollections of Petty Officer Jim Little.
Published by the author. June 1992. Paperback. 93 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in a near-fine slightly scuffed papercover (shelfwear). Unread book from new stock. Born in Barrow-in-Furness the author joined Kendal Borough Police in 1936 and served in the Fleet Air Arm from 1942-45. He rejoined the police force in 1946 becoming a member of the Cumberland and Westmorland Constabulary, retiring after 30 years service. These are his memoirs. (Book ref. 6184) £15.00
THE CORRESPONDENCE OF SIR JOHN LOWTHER OF WHITEHAVEN 1693-1698 - A Provincial Community in Wartime. Records of Social and Economic History, New Series, VII.
London. Published for The British Academy by The Oxford University Press. 1983. HEAVY hardback which will require extra postage. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote. 739 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in dark green boards with gilt lettering to spine, in a fine d.w. with slight fading to spine. Unread book from new stock. The bulk of the letters here reproduced are from William Gilpin, a Cumberland lawyer, and John Gale a Whitehaven merchant, and constitute an extraordinarily rich source on a very diverse range of topics in the social and economic history of the reigns of William and Mary. ISBN: 0-19-726016-0. (Book ref. 2664) £45.00
THE MEDIEVAL FORTIFIED BUILDINGS OF CUMBRIA - An Illustrated Gazetteer and Research Guide.
Carlisle. Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society. 1998. Extra Series Volume xxix. First edn. Large format heavy paperback. Before ordering please contact us direct for a postage quote (01493 750534). 416 pages. B.w. illustrations and plans. Fine in fine papercover. Ex shop stock. Unread book. A comprehensive study of all the various types of defensible structures in the county from complex castles to dykes in the period 1066-1603, this latest volume in the Record Series is an essential reference for those interested in this field. It is the first such census since John F. Curwen produced Volume XIII in the Extra Series in 1913. This study increases the number of sites reviewed from 150 to over 490 and adds much detail to that revealed by Curwen. ISBN: 1-873124-23-6. (Book ref. 7271) £75.00
THE FOLK-SPEECH OF CUMBERLAND And Some Districts Adjacent: Being short stories and rhymes in the dialects of the west border counties.
Carlisle. G. & T. Coward. 1910. Paperback. 112 pages. V.g. in a green papercover with black lettering on front and spine and some slight sunning to extremities. Previous owners name on front cover. This book has been professionally rebound, the spine having been reinforced with matching green cloth to which the original titled spine piece has been fixed. New matching endpapers have been fitted to front and rear. The book is now a sound tight clean copy. (Book ref. 4936) £12.99
COCKERMOUTH, CUMBERLAND - OFFICIAL GUIDE 1970-71 EDITION AND SOUVENIR OF THE WORDSWORTH BICENTENARY 1970.
The Cockermouth Urban District Council. Paperback. 93 pages. B.w. illustrations. Map at front-piece and fold-out map at rear. V.g. in a good papercover with crease down length of front cover. (Book ref. 6602) £4.95
Thirty-Six Hours Before Appomattox: The Battles of SIlver's Creek, High Bridge, Farmville and Cumberland Church
Farmville Herald, 1998. Soft cover. Very Good. Stapled booklet with 80 pages. Illustrated in b/w including photos & sketch maps. VG clean and sound condition but the cover is lightly sunned & the staples are rusty. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. (Book ref. 022271) £6.50