Railway Company publications and handbooks 1920s to 1960s, including L & Y. Map of Collieries in Lancashire, Railway Athletics Association Yearbooks 1920s (2); various LMS including Working Timetable Appendix 1931, Management of Stations 1931, Signalling 1947; etc. Also leaflets & ephemera. Large qty. (abt. 6.5 kilos) Generally good to fine.
Map of the London Midland and Scottish Railway showing areas of Associated Omnibus Undertakings, August, 1930, coloured, folding, 36 x 22”, complete Directory of Omnibus Services and depots on reverse.
Portfolio of Maps late-19th and early-20th Century, many of Railway interest, much Cumbria & Furness area, some Ireland and others; includes fine 1897 large hand-drawn Plan of Furness Railway showing distances between stations; attractive LNWR & Caledonian Map of England & Wales with vignettes (2, one partly soiled); LMS maps of Ireland; O.S. Maps with railway lines highlighted; LNWR Plan of Birkenhead, coloured (8, the same); etc. (abt. 52)
K. Hinde Fenland Pumping Engines 2006; Gale & Nicholls The Lilleshall Company Ltd: a history 1979; Stephen Hughes The Brecon Forest Tramroads, 1990; J.R.Harris The Copper King: Thomas Williams of Llanidan, 2003; all in d/jkt, together with other Industrial History titles. (10)
Cornish Mining selection including Jenkin Mines and Miners of Cornwall, Vols. I and XI, 1961-65; Bartlett The Mines & Mining Men of Menheniot, 1994, in d/jkt; and Moissenet The Mechanical Methods of Dressing Tin Ore Etc: Excursion in Cornwall 1857, 2010. Fine lot (10)
Collection of UK Mining titles including Trinder & Cox Miners & Mariners of the Severn Gorge, 2000, d/jkt; John Bentley Ingleton Coalfield, 2005; Bryan Chambers Out of the Pennines, 1997; Lindsey Porter The Copper & Lead Mines around the Manifold Valley, 2000, in d/jkt; and others, especially Yorkshire and Wales. (25)
Thomas Andrews A Paper on the Strength of Wrought-Iron Railway Axles Sheffield, 1890, 38pp, bound with 9 related essays by Andrews 1886-96, complete with the folding half-tone plates referred to in the text, fine; in a very worn half-leather & gilt 19th Century binding.
F. Claude Francis Milliet de Chales The Elements of Euclid Explain’d in a New but most Easie Method: Together with the Use of every Proposition through all Parts of the Mathematicks. J. Knapton & D. Midwinter, London, 1720, the 6th Edition; small octavo, full contemp. calf a little scuffed, lacking title labels; 18th Cent. ownership inscriptions to front pastedown; part of rear endpaper torn away; some light browning; , 380pp.
Richard Wiseman Several Chirurgical Treatises, Samuel Clement, 1692, the Second Edition, folio, contemp leather, worn, lacking index; the title, dedication and final leaf badly damp-affected, the upper-right portion of the final page missing. , 577pp.
Thomas Burnet The Theory of the Earth: Containing an Account of the Original of the Earth, and of all the General Changes Which it hath already undergone, Or Is To Undergo, Till the Consummation of all Things. The Two First Books Concerning The DELUGE, AND Concerning PARADISE. Walter Kettilby, 1684, First Edn, folio, contemp. polished calf, very worn with parts of backstrip missing, front board detached; (xviii), 327, (i),pp; lacks engraved frontispiece; 2 double-page plates [world maps, with the land masses in relief and California as an island], 9 engraved figures in Book One and 3 in Book Two.
Charles M. Lefferts Uniforms of the American, British, French, and German Armies in the War of the American Revolution, New York Historical Society 1926, tall quarto, original cloth, VG, complete with 50 tipped-in colour plates, the original signed artwork for two other unused plates loosely inserted, and some other items; together with John P. Langellier Hats Off: Head Dress of the U.S. Army 1872-1912, 1999, fine in dustjacket. (2)
Graham Hutchison The Thirty-Third Division in France and Flanders 1915-1919, Waterlow, 1921, quarto, rebound in modern cloth, plates, photos and maps complete; and Macdonald The History of the Dress of the Royal Regiment of Artillery 1625-1897, Sotheran, 1899, printed boards with some wear. (2)
Mockler-Ferryman The 43rd & 52nd Light Infantry Chronicle, 1894 and The Oxfordshire Light Infantry Chronicle, 1896, Eyre & Spottiswoode, latter with boards damp affected; plus O’Donnell Historical Records of the 14th Regiment, A.H. Swiss, 1893, fine colour plates intact, front board detached.
William Wolf Victory Roll! The American Fighter Pilot and Aircraft in World War II, 2001, in djkt; USA Airborne 50th Anniversary, Turner Publishing, 1990; G.E. Cross Jonah’s Feet Are Dry, 2001, signed limited edition in d/jkt; Jefford The Flying Camels: The History of No.45 Sqn, RAF, 1995, in djkt, signed by the author; and another. (5)
The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers: Being the History of the Regiment from December 1688 to July 1914, Constable & Co, 1934, fine hardback in damaged dustjacket. 673pp
Cromwell's Parliament An Act for an Assessment upon England, At the Rate of Sixty thousand Pounds by the Moneth, for Three Moneths; From the Twenty fifth day of March, 1657, to the Twenty fourth day of lune then next ensuing. London, 1657, folio, untrimmed; title page with coat of arms of the Commonwealth, some grime and small repair, ink notation to lower left border; 73pp of blackletter text, very good. Disbound with remains of leather backstrip preserved, original stitch holes evident. This tax was raised to maintain Britain's war effort against the Spanish.
[Samuel Saunders] A Letter to the Reverend Mr.Tong, Mr.Robinson,Mr.Smith & Mr.Reynolds Occasion'd by the late Differences Amongst the Dissenters. Wherein is Consider'd The Regard Dissenters ought to pay to Human Forms in Matters of Faith. John Clark, London, 1719 [First Edition]; octavo, disbound from a combined volume; 96pp including title; engraved head & tail pieces to text. (ESTC T11773)
Edward Stillingfleet An Answer to Some Papers Lately Printed, Concerning the Authority of the Catholick Church in Matters of Faith, and the Reformation of the Church of England. Richard Chiswel, London, 1686; octavo, bound in modern paper covered boards; dedication leaf, title, 72pp plus publisher's advertisement leaf at rear. Generous margins, the lower of which shows some worming. Advert leaf soiled o/w VG. (Wing 5562
[George Buchanan] Georgio Buchanano Rerum Scoticarum Historia George Mosman, Edinburgh, 1700, 12mo, contemp. leather binding, very worn; front endpaper decayed; frontispiece; index and appendix; , 592,, 51,  pp. Clean text
[Joseph Aston] Metrical Records of Manchester in which its History is traced (Currente Calamo) from the Days of the Ancient Britons to the Present Time London, 1822, 1st Edn, small 4to, half-leather, gilt, over marbled boards, VG; bookplate of William Garnett; 105pp + 3pp index; title page and final index page a little dust-affected.