T. Ormerod Calderdale: A Descriptive Account of the Streams Forming the Lancashire Calder and of Objects of Interest on or near them, Burnley, 1906, 4to, orig. gilt cloth, worn at extremites, map in rear pocket; Thomas Newbigging History of the Forest of Rossendale, 1893, 2nd Edn, rebound in modern gilt cloth, fine; and J.M. Mather Rambles Round Rossendale, 1894, 2nd Series, Ex-Library, orig.cloth. (3)
Henry Heginbotham Stockport Ancient and Modern, Sampson Low, 1882-1892, large quarto, 2 Vols, original gilt cloth, VG, plates and other illustrations complete. (2)
William Buchanan Reports of Certain Remarkable Cases in the Court of Session, and Trials in the High Court of Judiciary, Archibald Constable, Edinburgh, 1813; octavo, fine modern half-leather, marbled boards, gilt; t.e.g., uncut elsewhere; occasional library stamps of the Dundee Advertiser; contemp. ownership signature top of title page; clean text; [viii], 471,133,,8pp. Scarce
The Trial of Mungo Campbell, before the High Court of Justiciary in Scotland, For The Murder of Alexander Earl of Eglintoun. From an Authentick Copy, Extracted from the Records of the Court; bound with Information for Mungo Campbell, Late Officer of Excise at Saltcoats, in a Criminal Prosecution before the High Court of Justiciary in Scotland, for the Alleged Murder of the late Alexander, Earl of Eglinton; Archibald now Earl of Eglinton and James Montgomery Esq. His Majesty's Advocate, Prosecutors. D. Wilson & G. Nicol 1770; contemp. half-leather, very worn; very good internally; ,111,[6 including map],146pp
Memoir of the Life and Trial of James Mackcoull, Edinburgh, 1822, rebound in modern boards; The Trial of Patrick Herbert Mahon, New York, 1928; Hopkins Life and Death at the Old Bailey, 1935, in VG d/jkt; Deale Memorable Irish Trials, 1960; and related titles, all original cloth; plus a collection of newscuttings of late-19th Century Trials in a leather-bound volume. Good to VF (12)
Crime selection with emphasis on Forensic Science, Violent Crime, and Poisoners including Lefebure Evidence for the Crown, 1955; Illustrated Life and Career of William Palmer of Rugeley….Poisoner, 1856, half-leather, some foxing; John Glaister Final Diagnosis, 1964, in d/jkt; Eugene Block The Chemist of Crime, 1959, in d/jkt; and Roger Smith Trial by Medicine, 1981, in d/jkt. All h/bk, many in VG/VF d/jkt. (24)
G.D. Roberts Without My Wig, 1957; A.E. Bowker A Lifetime with the Law, 1961; A.E. Bowker Behind the Bar, 1947; Edward Grice Great Cases of Sir Henry Curtis Bennett, 1937; Jackson The Life and Cases of Mr.Justice Humphreys, 1951; The Last Serjeant: The Memoirs of Serjeant A.M.Sullivan Q.C., 1952; J.D.Casswell A Lance for Liberty, 1961; and other biographical or autobiographical works of Judges and Barristers, many First Editions in d/jkt. Good to VF (15)
"807" [Maude Onions] A Woman at War: Being experiences of an Army Signaller in France in 1917-1919, Liverpool Daily Post, n.d., original printed boards, fine. 60pp. Scarce
Enid Bagnold A Diary Without Dates, Heinemann, March 1918, complete with VG original dustjacket (slightly chipped at top of spine); contemp.ownership signature front endpaper; light tanning to text due to paper quality; some fox marks to prelims and lower edge of textblock. 146pp
Military History including Sheldon The German Army at Ypres 1914, 2010; Winston Churchill The River War, 1940, foxing to endpapers and half-title; Adams Nothing of Importance: A Record of Eight Months at the front with a Welsh Battalion, 1988; Histories of Two Hundred and Fifty-One Divisions of the German Army which participated in the War (1914-1918), 1989 reprint; and other mainly WWI titles. Largely h/bk in fine d/w. (18)
John Porter History of the Fylde of Lancashire, W. Porter, 1876, orig. gilt decorated cloth, VG; and Frederic Riley The Ribble from its Source to the Sea, J.W. Lambert, 1914, original cloth, 21 plates and 4 Maps, fine. (2)
Lease of a Brewery and premises, dated 1836 between the Borough of Liverpool and the Schofield brothers, with hand-drawn plan, on vellum, complete with tax stamp and impressive Seal of the Borough; plus 1850 document granting use of part of the land for a railway tunnel. Fine
Wilhelm Ihne Researches into the History of the Roman Constitution with an Appendix on the Roman Knights, William Pickering, 1853, octavo, later full chocolate-brown calf, gilt, near fine; xii,185,pp
Trial of Miss Madeline Smith…on the Charge of Poisoning, Edinburgh, 1857, fine modern quarter-leather, small hole in page 3 with loss of few words of text; Paul Harris The Garvie Trial: The Crime That Shocked Scotland, 1969 in VG d/jkt; and two other murder trials. Good to VF (4)
A Report of the Proceedings in Cases of High Treason [The Trial of John McCann for instigating a rebellion in Ireland], [Dublin], 1798, octavo, modern cloth, gilt, last few pages with some browning and small marginal tear to final leaf. VG. 82pp
Jonathan Goodman (Ed.) The Trial of Ian Brady & Myra Hindley, David & Charles ‘Celebrated Trials’ series, 1973, 1st Edn. in VG d/jkt; plus The Archer-Shee Case, Trial of Elvira Barney and The Trial of Ruth Ellis, all in the same David & Charles series, all in good to VF d/jkts. (4)
J.S. Bayldon The Art of Valuing Rents and Tillages, and the Tenants Right on Entering and Quitting Farms, London, 1824, 2nd Edition (revised), original boards, backstrip very worn; ownership inscription front endpaper; uncut; hand-coloured plan; VG internally. 192pp
The Regulations and Establishment of the Houshold of Henry Algernon Percy, the Fifth Earl of Northumberland, at his Castles of Wresillnd Lekinfield in Yorkshire. Begun Anno Domini M.D.XII, London, 1770, full 19th Century calf, gilt, chipping to raised bands and corners, hinges weak; armorial bookplate; gilt edged; few pages with minor browning o/w fine internally; xxvi,x,,464,pp.
Pigot and Dean’s Directory for Manchester, Salford, &c, for 1824-5, Manchester, 1824, contemp. leather, worn, front board near detached, endpapers browned; fine internally with the two folding Maps. Advertisements bound in at rear.
Henry Fishwick The History of the Parish of Rochdale, James Clegg and Elliot Stock, 1889, tall quarto, contemp. quarter leather, backstrip poor and partly detached; fine internally with all plates plus illustrations in text.