Christopher Alisby Waffen-SS: The Unpublished Photographs 1923-1945, in d/jkt; When all our brothers are silent: the Book of Photographs of the Waffen-SS, 1988, in d/jkt; and related titles, mostly concerning Germany in WW2. Good/VF (8)
Homer Croy Trigger Marshal: The Story of Chris Madsen, 1958, in d/jkt; Leon Metz Dallas Stoudenmire: El Paso Marshal, 1979, in d/jkt; Glenn Shirley Guardian of the Law, 1988, in djkt; and other biography including seven additional Western Frontier subjects. Good to VF (15)
John Watson The History and Antiquities of The Parish of Halifax, in Yorkshire, T. Lowndes, 1775, quarto, full calf, rebacked with gilt title label & raised bands, and new endpapers; title page has signature cut away at top; complete with 10 plates (4 folding); some light browning, largely confined to margins.
Brassey and Leyland (Eds.) The Naval Annual 1919, William Clowes, 1919, tall octavo, orig.gilt cloth, good; endpapers browned o/w fine internally with all photo-plates, diagrams, and adverts at rear.
Letters of General C.G. Gordon to his sister M.A. Gordon, Macmillan, 1888, original gilt cloth, VG; cut signature of General Gordon laid down at top of half-title, additionally signed by his sister at top of title page; related newscuttings affixed to rear of front endpaper and rear of half-title; title page browned; some inked annotations by M.A. Gordon, and literary extracts tipped in.
J. Horsfall Turner Halifax Books and Authors, 1906; Claridge Origin and History of Bradford Grammar School, 1882; Prehistoric Remains in Barkisland, Longbotham, ; Sedbergh School Record of War Service 1914-1918, 1925, full vellum, gilt; and other Yorkshire local history; all h/bks, two in d/jkt. Fair to VF (10)
Jack DeMattos Mysterious Gunfighter, 1992; C. & M. Parsons Bowen and Hardin, 1991; Castel & Goodrich Bloody Bill Anderson, 1998; all fine 1st Editions in d/jkt; plus a related title. VG/VF (4)
John Harland The Lancashire Lieutenancy of the Tudors and Stuarts, Chetham Soc., 1859, 2 Vols, the plates affected by foxing; Abraham Stansfield Poems, Sonnets & Translations, 1903, 1st Edn, b/w frontispiece, VG; Frederick Overend History of the Ebenezer Baptist Church Bacup, 1912, VG, 19 plates, presentation bookplate of 1948 signed by the Pastor & four others;and other local history, chiefly Lancashire. Fair to Fine. (15)
Theodore Armstrong The Hazel Grove Industrial & Equitable Co-Operative Society Ltd 1860-1910: An Historical Sketch, CWS, Manchester, 1910; small octavo, original gilt cloth, spine faded; light browning to endpapers o/w fine internally; 64pp including 11 full-page photo-plates. Scarce
Thomas W. Thompson The Spen Valley: A Local History, Heckmondwike, 1925, small octavo, printed cloth, a.e.g., VG, bound by Clifford Peel of Heckmondwike; previous owners’ labels front pastedown. No.23 of 100 issued, numbered and signed by the author on limitation page; light browning to endpapers with few other pages showing fox marks; largely fine internally. 355pp + 31 half-tone plates.
John Sugden Slaithwaite Notes of the Past and Present, John Heywood, 1905, First Edn., original printed cloth, VG; ownership signatures to front pastedown; fine internally; xvi,220pp, 10 plates.
John Holt Occasional Verses, Stand, nr. Bury, printed at the Radcliffe Times, 1912; small octavo, original gilt cloth, fine; a selection of verses written during the 1870s to 1890s, mostly in Lancashire Dialect. B/w portrait. 75pp + prelims. Rare title. A single copy held at the Bodleian library.
The Barbadian Diary of Gen. Robert Haynes 1787-1836, edited M.W. Cracknell, 1934, 1st Edn, published by The Azania Press, Medstead, Hampshire; octavo, original cloth, gilt, boards slightly bowed o/w VG; 70pp + 6 half-tone plates. [Robert Haynes, born in Barbados in 1769, became a plantation estate owner, and was a member of the House of Assembly during the time the diary was written]
A.Stanley Carruthers & R.C. Reid Records of the Carruthers Family , Elliot Stock, 1934, quarto, original gilt cloth, slightly chipped at foot of spine o/w fine; includes Subscribers List and 23pp of Genealogical Charts. 198pp. Pages for Notes at rear. Some typed biographical notes by J.E. Carruthers loosely inserted.
Veronica Fiorata, et al: Blood Red Roses: The Archaeology of a Mass Grave from the Battle of Towton, AD 1461, Oxbow Books, 2000, large format h/bk, 277pp; and 6 others on British Archaeological sites 1948 to 1998, good to VF (7)
The Park School Glasgow 1880-1930, W.Hodge, 1930; Merchiston Castle School 1855-58, Maclehose, 1915; Merchiston Castle School Roll of Honour 1939-1945, Pillans, 1948; Merchiston Castle School Unveiling and Dedication of War Memorial, 1948; The Eton School Lists from 1791 to 1850, Williams, 1863; and other school history; all h/bk, a few in d/jkt, good to VF (16)
Domesday Book Studies: Sussex 1987-88, and Domesday: Surrey, 1987-90, each in 3 volumes, the latter lacking the large folding county map. (6) Fine
Transactions of the Cumberland & Westmorland Antiquarian & Archaeological Society, bound volumes for 1930 to 1936, 1938, 1939, 1950 and 1951; uniform gilt cloth, fine. (11)
John Stabb Some Old Devon Churches, Simpkin Marshall 1911-1916, 3 volumes, octavo, original gilt cloth, spines a little faded, complete with 500 photo-plates; college library handstamps to front endpapers; endpapers browned o/w fine internally. (3)
These Were the Vaqueros: Collected Works of Arnold R. Rojas, 1975, in d/jkt; Harold Preece The Dalton Gang, 1963, in d/jkt; and 4 related Wild West histories. VG/VF (6)