The Industries of Yorkshire, Part First: Leeds and Bradford, Dewsbury, Batley, Keighley, &c, Historical Publishing Co. (c.1890), quarto, orig. gilt cloth, new endpapers, 348pp, VG; The Century’s Progress - Lancashire, London Printing & Engraving Co, 1892, quarto, orig. gilt cloth, 294pp, VG; and Robert Clough The Lead Smelting Mills of the Yorkshire Dales, Leeds, 1962, quarto, photo-plates & diagrams, fine. (3)
W. Hutton The History of Derby; from the remote ages of Antiquity, to the year MDCCXCI, London, 1791; octavo, lacking boards, backstrip and endpapers; complete with folding Map and folding East Prospect, and further 17 plates; inked date to title page, remaining text and illustrations VG. A good binder’s copy.
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
Henry Tennyson Folkard Works Relating to Freemasonry, Preserved in the … Wigan Free Public Library. Wigan, 1882, 2nd Edn, octavo, printed card wraps, VG, fine internally; 32pp
Wingfield Watson Prophetic Controversy No. 2, 1887, 28pp, and The Book of the Mormon, 1899, 18pp; Edward Couch The Sabbath and the Restitution, 1891, 81pp; all 1970s reprints, together with other reprinted 19th Century pamphlets of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. VF (20)
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)
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 Wresill and 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.
Suetonius (Suetonii) Opera Omnia, A. J. Valpy, 1826, 3 Volumes, octavo, full calf, gilt, backstrips a little rubbed, a.e.g., spotting to endpapers; Justinius (Justini) Historiae Philippicae, A. J. Valpy, 1822, 2 Volumes, full calf, backstrips a little rubbed, front hinge of volume 2 weak, a.e.g.; and Valpy’s scarce 1826 2 volume edition of Festus’ Latin Vocabulary/Dictionary in VG matching bindings. All seven with bookplates of Sir Robert Shafto Adair (7)
Jack Kerouac Big Sur, Andre Deutsch 1963, 2nd Impression, in VG dustjacket, gift inscription front endpaper; and The Dharma Bums, Andre Deutsch, 1973, 3rd Impression, in near fine price-clipped dustjacket, bookplate to front endpaper. (2)
Jack Kerouac selection including Vanity of Duluoz, Deutsch, 1969, 1st Edn, fine d/jacket; The Subterraneans, Deutsch, 1960, 2nd Impression, in fair d/jkt; and Beat Generation, Thunder’s Mouth Press, 2005, 1st Edn in fine d/jkt. Mainly VG/VF. (7)
Jack Kerouac selection including Book of Dreams, City Lights, 1961, 1st Edn, blue wraps, gift inscription; Satori in Paris, Deutsch, 1967, 1st Edn, in d/jkt, VF; Old Angel Midnight, Booklegger/Albion, [Brighton, 1973], card wraps, near fine; and Visions of Gerard, and Tristessa, Deutsch, 1964, 1st Edn, in d/jkt, near fine. VG/VF (6)
Jack Kerouac San Francisco Blues, Pacific Red Car 1991, wraps, VF; The Scripture of the Golden Eternity, Totem Press, 1960, First Edn, card wraps a little toned; Scattered Poems, City Lights, 1972, VF; and The Paris Review, 1968 (Issue 43) with Kerouac Interview. VG/VF (4)
Jack Kerouac selection including Desolation Angels, Deutsch, 1966, and Visions of Cody, Deutsch, 1973, both 1st Edns in VG/F d/jkts, gift inscriptions; Selected Letters 1940-1956 and 1957-1969, in VF d/jkts; and others including six in d/jkts. Fair to VF (15)
A collection of biographies of Jack Kerouac, hardbacks in d/jkt (4) and softbacks. Good to VF (16)
Folio Society publications, a collection in VG/VF condition, all in VG to VF slipcases. (18)
Allen Ginsberg Wales – A Visitation July 29th 1967, Cape Goliard, 1968, First Edition, one of 300 casebound in VG complete dustjacket and the scarce glassine wrapper; together with Ginsberg’s T.V. Baby Poems, Cape Golliard, 1967, 1st Edn in good complete d/jkt, some foxing to flaps of jacket and the endpapers; and 3 others. (5)