Terentius (Terence) Pub. Terentii Afri Comoediae Sex… A.J. Valpy, London, 1824, octavo, four volumes, full calf, gilt, hinges rubbed, some wear to backstrips, a.e.g.; bookplates of Sir Robert Shafto Adair; fine internally; neat 19th Century ownership signatures at top pf title pages. (4)
Bookplates from 18th Century to 1930s, including Thomas Bewick types (2), mostly 19th Century armorial designs plus some interesting 20th Century including proof engravings and erotic. Also few items of unrelated ephemera. Fair to VF (74 items)
Report from the Select Committee of the House of Lords on the Elementary Education Provisional Order Confirmation (No.1 Bill); together with the Proceedings of the Committee, and Minutes of Evidence, bound with Report from the Select Committee on Endowed Schools Act (1869) with the Proceedings of the Committee; and related Government reports; 1873-74, tall quarto, full buckram, gilt leather title, fine; endpapers browned o/w fine internally. Includes Schemes for the Management of Grammar Schools at Wakefield & Rivington. 412pp
Report from the Select Committee of the House of Lords, on University Tests, together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix. 1870, tall quarto, full buckram, gilt leather title, fine; one leaf loose o/w fine internally. 361pp
Christopher Ailsby Combat Medals of the Third Reich, 1987, in d/j; Owen The British South Africa Company Medal Roll, printed cloth, 211pp; Belden Indian Peace Medals issued in the United States, 1958, printed wraps grubby; The Medal of Honor of the United States Army, 1948, gilt cloth; Werlich Orders and Decorations of all Nations, 1965, gilt cloth; and five related titles. Mostly good to fine. (10)
The Monthly Army List for November 1918, War Office, 1918, half-leather, requires rebinding, over 3000 pages; plus The Naval Who’s Who 1917, Hayward, 1981 reprint, VF. (2)
Fevyer, Wilson and Cribb The Order of Industrial Heroism, 2000, tall quarto s/bk, fine, 197pp; and two others. (3)
George Tancred Historical Record of Medals and Honorary Distinctions conferred on the British Navy, Army & Auxiliary Forces, Spink & Son, 1891, quarto, rebound in two-tone leather, gilt, fine; original bookplate of Francis Buchanan; private library stamp top of title page; b/w & colour plates.
Irwin War Medals and Decorations…from 1888 to 1889, Upcott Gill, 1890; Tozer The Insignia and Medals of the Order of St.John, 1975; Hawkes A Collection of Georgian Medals, 1994, in d/jkt; Abbott Recipients of the Distinguished Conduct Medal 1855-1909, 1975; Balmer British and Irish Regimental & Volunteer Medals 1945-1895, Vol.1, Regular Army, 1988 (2 copies); all VG/VF; and 3 related titles. (9)
Shadbolt The Afghan Campaign of 1878-1880, J.B.Hayward, fine, in d/jkt; four others on 19th Cent. Campaigns in Asia/Africa, all in d/jkt; and Manchester University Roll of Service, 1922, cover badly faded. (6)
B. R. Mullaly The South Lancashire Regiment, White Swan, , VG, in torn d/jkt, folding maps; 520pp
Wilfrid Miles The Durham Forces in the Field 1914-18: Vol.II, The Service Battalions of the Durham Light Infantry, Cassell, 1920, orig. cloth, faded; pencil annotations on Preface page o/w VG internally, complete with 5 folding maps in rear pocket. Publisher’s publicity leaflet loosely inserted.
Poulsom The White Ribbon, 1968, in d/jkt; Kingham London Gunners, 1919; Atkinson The Seventh Division 1914-1918, 1927; The History of the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry in the Great War, 1925; Crookenden The History of the Cheshire Regiment in the Great War, poor binding; The History of the Old 2/4th (City of London) Battalion, the London Regiment Royal Fusiliers, 1919; and 7 others, all military. Mixed condition. (13)
Manchester Corporation Transport Tram and Motor Bus Ticket dispenser, complete with two rows of tickets to 1s3d of varying quantity, some used, 14” in length. Good condition
Foreign Tram & Rail history & nostalgia, plus some maritime, mainly softback publications 1960s to 2000s, many large format; also few related journals. Much Europe and USA noted. Good to VF (50
Chiefly Foreign transport leaflets, pamphlets, soft-back histories, timetables, excursions publicity, etc, 1950s to 2000s, wide variety, good to VF (abt. 140). Also modern PPCs and photos.
Bus & Coach photos 1950s/70s, all b/w, PC size, chiefly Southdown and Timpson’s, all fine close-ups, largely single-decker. Fine (37)
South of England Bus Timetables, 1966-78, chiefly Portsmouth, Bournemouth and Isle of Wight, eight with folding maps, fair to VF (13)
South West of England Bus Timetables, 1966-1983, mainly Devon, Somerset and Bristol district, nine with folding maps, good to VF. (12)
North West of England Bus Timetables 1961-1977, chiefly 1970s, including Ribble, Crosville & Selnec; three with folding maps. Fair to fine. (8)