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Traditional Bookbinder's Gilding and Finishing Tools, a selection in fine condition. (41)
Folio Society publications in fine condition, all in VG/VF slipcases. (18)
Folio Society publications including illustrated works by Arthur Rackham and Detmold, all in slipcases. VG/VF (13)
Softback publications, chiefly topography, including 1940s Ordnance Survey Maps (16) mostly 1”, others 2½”, plus many guides 1920s to 1960s, some 1940s Pelicans, and few others. Mainly good to fine. (72)
Interesting accumulation including several Third Reich prints, some relating to the Berlin Olympics, 1922 Swiss Railways folding Map, 1900s Algeria Tourist brochure, illuminated certificates, few stereoscopic photos, 1966 World Cup Final set of colour slides, etc. Fair to VF (Qty)
Crests, Arms and Monograms, an extensive, mainly 19th Century accumulation in 10 traditional albums, in large modern folder and plastic container. Many attractive items. (Many 1000s)
Leather bound Victorian photo album with brass clasp, in fine condition, containing 15 cabinet photos and 22 carte-de-visite, all bar one portrait photos, Manchester, Southport and West Bromwich photographers noted.
WWI Correspondence and photographs relating to the Clark brothers of Worsley, Manchester, nicely presented in four modern cover albums. The collection comprises letters (64) from Cpl. Fred Clark of the Royal Engineers, 1914-19, mostly from Egypt and Palestine, each letter three or more pages; plus various Photos & 3 PCs relating to George Clark R.N. who spent most of the war interned in Groningen Camp, Holland. In addition are photographs from Italy, one showing the execution of Cretan Prisoners of War; and a number of family photos.
Admiral Jellicoe The Grand Fleet 1914-1916, Cassell, 1919, and The Crisis of the Naval War, Cassell, 1920, complete with plates and charts; together with The Songs of the late Charles Dibdin, 1850, cartoons by Cruikshank, frontispiece foxed; all original gilt cloth. (3)
G. Tyrrell Versions and Perversions of Heine and others, Elkin Mathews, 1909, gilt quarter cloth in plain d/jkt; Rafael Sabatini Torquemada and the Spanish Inquisition 1913; and William Andrews Bygone Punishments, 1899 (cloth discoloured). Good to VG (3)
Charles Edmonds A Subaltern's War Peter Davies Ltd, 1929 1st Edn, octavo, original gilt cloth, spine rolled o/w VG; autographed on half-title by Maj.Gen. Sir George Jeffreys, with contemp. ownership signature of Christopher Heseltine on facing page. Maps as endpapers show some browning.
C.J.Wilber Medicolegal Investigation of the President John F. Kennedy Murder, C.J. Thomas, 1978; tall octavo, fine hardback in a very good complete dustjacket, the jacket a little crumpled at top of spine; fine internally, without inscriptions; 318pp
Andre Leri Shell Shock: Commotional and Emotional Aspects University of London Press, 1919, octavo, original printed cloth, near fine; browning to endpapers, half-title and final page of text; fox marks to edge of text block; a scarce first edition; no internal inscriptions; 249pp plus publisher's catalogue of Military Medical manuals.
Richard Harrison Recollections of a Life in the British Army During the latter half of the Nineteenth Century, Smith, Elder & Co, 1908, 1st Edn; octavo, original gilt cloth, near fine; very fine internally, with all plates; publisher's catalogue at rear; viii,382,pp + 14pp of plates
J. Butterworth An Historical and Descriptive Account of the Town and Parochial Chapelry of Oldham, J. Clarke, 1817, octavo, modern quarter cloth, gilt, marbled boards, new endpapers; complete with 3 folding linen-backed Maps, all showing repairs; text block uncut; repairs to three leaves of the Directory; xii,211,(2)pp.
J.P. Earwaker East Cheshire Past and Present, or a History of the Hundred of Macclesfield, London 1877-1880, tall quarto, two volumes, original cloth, gilt decoration, recased with new endpapers, fine; VG internally with all photo plates; some occasional minor spotting to plate margins. (2)
Whitham's Illustrated Historic Almanac and Barnsley Commercial Advertiser 1883, octavo s/back, original printed wraps, very good; disbound with remains of leather backstrip intact; illustrated adverts and magazine articles with woodcuts. 124pp
H.C. Smart Australia in the Great War, Cassell 1918, quarto, h/bk in d/jkt, front panel slightly chipped o/w VG; illustrated throughout, half-tone plates with descriptive captions; 192pp. The last page is partly toned o/w internally fine.
J. Bartholomew Post-Office Bolton Directory for 1876-1877, Tillotson & Son, Bolton, 1876; octavo, original blind-tooled and gilt cloth, spine a little faded, old ownership label on front paste-down; folding-map removed o/w VG; viii + 264pp + 76pp of advertisements
Joel Wainwright Memories of Marple, Manchester, 1899, quarto, orig. pictorial cloth, gilt, hinges partly frayed with small repair, a.e.g.; neat presentation inscription from the author; complete with all plates including tissue-guarded photograph. 112pp + plates