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(Stafford) Castle Church with some account of its Parish and Manor and of its Escheat tempore Henry viii

Anon. (but T.J. de Mazzinghi). printed Harrison and  Sons London. n.d. (but 1877). Marbled boards. Half leather binding. Slight loss to head and base of spine. Internally clean and tight. 152pp + addenda + index. Originally part of ‘Historical Collections for Staffordshire’.

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A Popular History of Newbury

Walter Money.  pub. Simpkin,Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co. London and W.J.Blacket Newbury. 1905. 244pp. Original dark blue cloth with gilt design to top cover and gilt titling to spine. 24 b/w illustrations and 4 folding plates. Virtually unmarked – a fine copy.

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A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Salop.

Rev. Nightingale.  pub. Sherwood, Neely and Jones.  nd.  338pp. + index, etc.  Original paper covered boards. Cloth spine with 2″ split and remains of old paper label. Folding map and 21 copper plate engravings. Occasional spotting. Accompanying receipt from 1925 for 3/6d.

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A Topographical Dictionary of the United Kingdom

Benjamin Pitts Capper. pub. Geo. B. Whittaker. London 1825. Original marbled boards with cloth spine and paper label. Some wear but still tight. 1060pp + 26pp prelims. 44 maps on 46 plates (Wales as one not two as called for). Very pale offsetting from maps to facing text pages. Final page with 2″ crease/tear – no loss. An honest copy.

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Architectural Sketches, Ecclesiastical, Secular and Domestic, in Worcestershire and its Borders.

J.Severn Walker. 1862. Vol 1 (parts 1 and 2 – all published). Printed for the Author by Deighton and Son Worcester.  42pp. descriptive text. 31pp. illustrations.  Large paper copies to subscribers only. Original card boards, worn and somewhat discoloured. Spines poor. Internally better with occasional pale foxing.

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Bibliotheca Staffordiensis

Rupert Simms.  pub. A.C.Lomax Lichfield. 1894.  no. 206 of 450.  Original blue cloth.  Slightly rubbed to top and bottom of spine.  Contains tipped-in hand written note signed by  Simms to a Mr. G.T.Lawley concerning confusion over the works of William and James Amphlett and other matters.

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Bygone Liverpool

Henry and Harold Young. pub. Henry Young and Sons Liverpool. 1913. Original cloth with gilt decoration and titling. Slightly darkened and bumped. Uncut. Frontis + 96 plates with descriptive text. Ink signature of   ‘x.x. Young Dec. 1913’ to ffep.

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Christopher Wood.Exhibition of Complete Works.The New Burlington Galleries March 1938.

arranged by The Redfern Gallery. 10pp catalogue listing 530 oils,water colours and drawings (donors include A.L.Rowse,John Gielgud and J.B.Priestley).

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Cook’s Practical Guide to Algeria and Tunisia

pub. Thomas Cook & Son. 1908. Original light blue cloth picture boards, somewhat used. Gilt titling. 420pp + 20pp of prelims. 11pp of adverts. Eps missing. 4 folding maps and photographic ills.

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Cumberland and Westmorland Leaders-Social and Political

Ernest Gaskell. privately pub. The Queenshithe Printing and Publishing Co. n.d. Original half leather with gilt titling to upper cover and spine. Boards a little faded in places, spine rubbed to edges and slightly chipped at top. Internally clean and tight. Gilt edges. Unpaginated.  Contains biographies of over 100 local figures – from barbers and huntsmen to politicians and proprietors of drug rehabilitation centres – with photographic portraits. Ink inscription dated 1911 from James Gurney of Ireby Grange(one of the featured worthies)to his son Norman.  SOLD

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Delineations, graphical and descriptive, of Fountains Abbey

J. & H.S.Storer. pub. Longman,Rees and Co. and C.Tilt London; T.Stevenson Cambridge and E.Langdale Ripon. n.d. Cloth boards(detached) with gilt titling. Cancelled library stamp to ffep. A few pages becoming loose, occasional pale discolouration. One plate heavily foxed. 158pp + index. 15 engraved plates + engraved frontis. and 2 vignettes.

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Domesday Studies: an analysis and digest of the Staffordshire Survey

Rev. Robert W. Eyton. pub. Trubner & Co. 1881. Original decorated cloth boards. Gilt titling to spine. Some rubbing and weakening. 135pp inc. index and errata + subscibers list + 8 tables. Subscriber copy – bookplate of James Henry Stone JP (brother of John Benjamin Stone MP and photographer).

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History of Caerphilly Castle

“Morien” (O.Morien Morgan). pub. Jones Bros. Treforest. 1905. Original red cloth boards with gilt titling to spine. Slight sunning to edges. 158pp. B/w illusts. + plan. Neat marginal notes to pp. 83 and 133.

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History of the Castle, Priory and Town of Tutbury

Sir Oswald Mosley. pub. Simkin and Marshall London, Hobson of Tutbury and others. 1832. 10pp prelims. + 386pp inc. appendix. Engraved frontispiece + 5 other plates. Modern half calf with gilt titling to spine and new endpapers. Early ownership inscriptions to original ffep.

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John Speed’s England. Part One: Southwestern Counties.

ed. John Arlott. pub. Phoenix House. 1953. Decorative boards with paper label to upper cover and gilt titling to contrasting spine. Contained in matching slip case with slight edge wear. 7pp. of notes and 10 coloured, full size, facsimile maps with descriptive text verso. Some pale discolouration to endpapers and a little light spotting not affecting maps. Covers the south west quarter of England.

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John Speed’s England. Part Three: Midland Counties.

ed. John Arlott. pub. Phoenix House. 1954. Decorative boards with paper label to upper cover and gilt titling to contrasting spine. Contained in matching slip case with slight edge wear. 5pp. of notes and 11 coloured, full size, facsimile maps with descriptive text verso. Some pale discolouration to endpapers and a little light spotting not affecting maps. Covers middle England.

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John Speed’s England. Part Two: Southeastern Counties.

ed. John Arlott. pub. Phoenix House. 1953. Decorative boards with paper label to upper cover and gilt titling to contrasting spine. Contained in matching slip case with slight edge wear. 5pp. of notes and 10 coloured, full size, facsimile maps with descriptive text verso. Some pale discolouration to endpapers and a little light spotting not affecting maps. Covers the south east quarter of England.

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London-Yorkshire Motorway

Ministry of Transport.  pub. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office  1959. 23 pp.  2 maps (1 fldng.) 1 photograph.  Stapled paper covers a little time-stained, with some separation to the spine.

Covers the first section:  London to Birmingham.

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Medieval Tutbury

Rev. Norman Edwards. pub. Lomax’s Successors, Lichfield. 1949. 189pp. Photographic ills. by Sidney A. Jeavons. Original cloth boards with gilt titling to spine and upper board. Addendum slip p.103.  Author’s dedication on ffep.

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Nidderdale and the Garden of the Nidd

Harry Speight. pub.Elliot Stock. 1894. 514pp. + adverts. Original brown cloth. Gilt titling to spine. Picture and gilt upper cover. Slight bumping and rubbing to edges. Internally very good. Folding map with tissue guard. 14 full page and folding illustrations with many more in the text.

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