William Curtis The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed, Stephen Couchman, 1791-1792, Vols. III and IV, bound together in a worn half-leather binding, hinges reinforced; fine internally, uncut, complete with 72 plates, one folding, all hand-coloured (bar one).
F.O. Morris A History of British Butterflies, Routledge, 1908, 10th Edition; fine later half-leather, gilt, over marbled boards; 79 fine hand-coloured plates (3 loose, another bound inverted). 234pp + plates
F. B. Kirkman The British Bird Book: An Account of all the Birds, Nests and Eggs found in the British Isles, T.C. & E.C.Jack, 1911-1914, complete in four volumes, tall quarto, uncut 2 sides, 200 colour plates; rebound in fine modern half-leather bindings, gilt titles. (4)
Adolf Hitler Mein Kampf, NSDAP, Munich, 1939, original gilt cloth, some minor wear; fine internally; photo portrait, 782pp + adverts
19th Century Stereographs of Chester, either photographs (11) or photogravures, most with captions, a few with annotations on reverse. (21)
19th Century photographic Stereographs, three hand-coloured by the London Stereographic Company, comprising Warwickshire (4), Shalford (Surrey), Ireland, Durham, Southport, Vale Crucis Abbey (2). 1870s/80s/ (10)
Francis Bedford: Views of Chester, a selection of 19th Century carte-de-visite photographs, fine lot. (10)
Rev. H. Jutsum Jubilee Memorial being the Historical Sketch read by the Rev.H. Jutsum at the Celebration of the Jubilee of Tiviot Dale Wesleyan Chapel, H. Foggitt, Stockport, 1876, original gilt decorated cloth; photo montage as frontispiece; three litho plates (one folding). 104pp
Lady Newton The House of Lyme, from its Foundations to the end of the Eighteenth Century, Heinemann, 1917, and Lyme Letters 1660-1760, Heinemann, 1925; both in VG original gilt cloth bindings with coat of arms to front board, former uncut two sides and with fox marks to margins; complete with plates and folding pedigrees. (2)
Guide Books from 19th Century and related softbacks, British and Foreign including London Underground guide 1924, English Lakes 1887 (spine repaired), Guide to Padua 1935, Cook's Summer Holidays 1931, etc. (39 items)
William Arthur Shaw Manchester Old and New, Cassell & Co., 1894, tall quarto, three volume set, gilt cloth, VG; numerous illustrations by H.E. Tidmarsh
Brockbank Sketches of the Lives and Work of the Honorary Medical Staff of the Manchester Infirmary,1904; Science Lectures Delivered in Manchester 1873 and 1874, John Heywood, 1874; Manchester Faces and Places, Oct. 1890-1894 (in 2 volumes); & a related work. (5)
Edward Fairholme & Wellesley Pain A Century of Work for Animals: The History of the R.S.P.C.A., 1824-1924, John Murray, 1924, 1st Edition, original printed cloth, VG; some pages affected by foxing. 298pp + 8pp of photo-plates.
T. Swindells Chapters in the History of Eccles, James Wilkinson, 1914, original gilt cloth, some wrinkling to boards; and Manchester Streets and Manchester Men, 5 volume set, the Morten reprint, VG; ownership stamps to front endpapers.
Wingfield Watson The Book of Mormon: An Essay on its Claims and Prophecies,1899, a 1975 reprint, 18pp; together with reprints of nineteen other 19th Century Mormon publications; plus Research in Mormonism, 1992, 248pp, and two related modern titles. (23)
Peter Ryan Fear Drive My Feet, Angus & Robertson, 1960, 1st Edition, original cloth, gilt, VG - an account of Australians in WW2 New Guinea; together with Paul Brickhill The Great Escape. Faber. 1st Edn. (2)
Clemence Dane (pseud. for Winifred Ashton) The Shelter Book, Longmans, 1940, 1st Edn in scarce slightly chipped d/w; small stain to fore-edge o/w VG.
A. Vayssiere Le Pas des Armes de Sandricourt. Relation d'un Tournoi donne en 1493, Leon Willem, Paris 1874, small octavo, full calf, gilt, with coat of arms to front & rear boards, slightly scuffed o/w VG; marbled endpapers; original printed wraps bound in; text embellished with woodcuts of scenes from the tournament; xxxii+80pp. No.180 of 250 printed.
L. MarionSpringall Labouring Life in Norfolk Villages 1834-1914, London, 1936, 1st Edition, original printed cloth, rear hinge weak, front endpaper removed, half-title foxed. 158pp incuding Map.
F. Eldin Haiti: Treize ans de Sejour aux Antilles, Toulouse, 1878, 1st Edition; small octavo, 19th Century cloth discoloured, gilt title; prize bookplate; folding map (border frayed along fore-edge); clean text. 243pp