Lt. General Pitt Rivers Excavations in Cranborne Chase, near Rushmore on the borders of Dorset and Wilts, privately published, 1887-98, 4 large volumes, original gilt cloth; Vol. I with backstrip detached & in two pieces, covers loose, other volumes with small faults to top & foot of spine; text, plates and maps complete; VG internally and suitable for restoration. (4)
A.H. Clough (Ed.) Plutarch's Lives: The Translation called Dryden's, John Nimmo, 1893, 5 volumes, original gilt cloth, wear to top & foot of spines (esp. Vol.5); uncut two sides; armorial bookplates. Clean texts. (5)
Fred Harrison Brady & Hindley: Genesis of the Moors Murders, 1986 in d/jkt; Winifred Duke The Stroke of Murder, Robert Hale, 1937; and a collection of other true crime titles, all (bar one) h/bk,1902 to 1980s, many in d/jkt. Mainly Good to VF (36)
Francis Grose Military Antiquities respecting a History of the English Army from the Conquest to the Present Time, T. Egerton, 1801, New Edition (enlarged) including the supplement on armour and weapons; tall quarto, full leather, gilt, worn, very weak hinges, requiring restoration; 142 plates including frontispieces and plans, plus engraved titles; some spotting to the plates, mostly of a minor nature and affecting the occasional margin, the frontispieces and title pages most noticeably affected; clean text throughout.
T. Rice Holmes The Roman Republic and the Founder of the Empire, Oxford, 1923, 3 Volumes, all in d/jkts; spines of jackets darkened o/w VG; fine internally, folding maps complete. (3)
Edward Gibbon The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Methuen, 1896-1900, 7 vols, edited by J. B. Bury; original gilt cloth, folding maps, VG set. (7)
John Parris Scapegoat: the inside story of the trial of Derek Bentley, 1991 in d/jkt; C.Wendy East The Green Bicycle Murder, 1993 in d/jkt; and a collection of other true crime titles from early 20th Century, all (bar one) h/bk with many in d/jkt. VG/VF (38)
William Anderson The Speeches and Judgement of the Right Honourable the Lords of Council and Session in Scotland upon the important cause, His Grace George James Duke of Hamilton and other, pursuers; against Archibald Douglas, Esq.; Defender. J. Balfour & others, Edinburgh, 1768, octavo, rebound in fine modern half-calf, gilt, marbled boards; uncut two sides, slight staining to margins of some leaves, few contemp. marginal annotations in ink, generally VG internally. vi,,620pp.
Sydney Tremayne (Ed.) The Trial of Alfred Arthur Rouse, 1931; Pearce Unsolved Murder Mysteries, 1924, in d/jkt; Bennett The Amazing Case of the Baron von Schauroth, 1966, in d/jkt; John Rowland The Wallace Case, 1949; and other crime history, from early 20th Century; all h/bks, some with spine faded, many others in good to fine d/jkt. Varied condition. (23)
John Frederic Bateman History and Description of the Manchester Waterworks, Manchester & London, 1884, large 4to, original gilt cloth, fine, new endpapers, red sides; plates and maps complete; fine internally.
Roger Wilkes Wallace: The Final Verdict, 1984 in d/jkt; Paul Capon The Great Yarmouth Mystery, 1965, in d/jkt; Joan Paisnel The Beast of Jersey, 1972, in torn d/jkt; Robert Hancock Ruth Ellis, Arthur Barker, 1963, in d/jkt; and other true crime, 1930s to 1990s, all h/bk, many in d/jkts. Mainly good to VF (25)
William Hodge's Famous Scottish Trials series including Trial of Dr. Pritchard 1906, Trial of James Stewart 1907, The Douglas Cause 1909, and other early 20th Century. Fair to VG. (9)
William Hodge's Notable British Trials series, early to mid-20th Century, including Trial of Sidney Fox, Trial of William Joyce, Trial of Jean Pierre Vaquier, Trial of J.T. Straffen, and similar. Fair to VF (20)
William Hodge's Notable British Trials series, early to mid-20th Century, including Trial of Frederick Nodder, Trial of George Chapman, Trial of August Sangret, Trial of Jeannie Donald, and similar. A few ex-library. Fair to VF (22)
Charles Singer The Earliest Chemical Industry, Folio Society, 1948, large format h/bk, original cloth, a little faded, gilt leather title label, colour plates, some laid down; No.113 of 1100 issued, publisher’s descriptive leaflet loosely inserted; fine internally.
Irlam Steel Works in the 1930s, an excellent collection of Photographs arranged in 3 modern binders, many annotated in pencil, contained in plastic sleeves or in corner mounts, showing industrial processes, rail connections, staff groups, manufactured items, etc. Mostly 4.5 x 6.5” but some PC size. VG/VF (approx. 260)
Various including 1937 Southport Coronation Souvenir Programme; 1953 Liverpool Cathedral Coronation Programme plus 8 identical pamphlets celebrating the Acclamation of the Children of Wallasey for the same occasion; album of photographic views of Leeds 1920s; a WW2 Star Identifier in original pouch; and two other items. VG/VF
[Samuel Parr, and William Beloe] A Free Translation of the Preface to Bellendenus containing Animated Strictures on the Great Political Characters of the Present Time. T. Payne and others, 1788, First Edition; octavo, contemp. quarter leather, gilt title label, front board near detached; good internally; contemp. inscription top of title page; x,159pp. [A political tract supporting the Whig cause and attacking Pitt and his government]
Thomas Whitaker The History and Antiquities of the Deanery of Craven, in the County of York, edited Morant, 1878, Third Edition with many Addtions and Corrections, large quarto, contemp. gilt cloth binding damaged, the boards near detached; VG internally with all plates, maps and pedigrees.
Marshal-General Plantagenet-Harrison The History of Yorkshire, Volume 1: The Wapentake of Gilling West, London, 1885, folio, original boards and darkened title label, recased with new endpapers and cloth backstrip; fine internally with all text illustrations, pedigrees etc.