Joachim Graf von Pfeil Zur Erwerbung von Deutsch-Ostafrika, Karl Curtius, Berlin 1907; original cloth with pictorial onlay, spine a little faded; colour frontispiece; small libraray blindstamp foot of title page; inner hinges a little frayed o/w VG internally. 232pp + 3 plates.
John Arthur Gibbs The History of Antony and Dorothea Gibbs....and the Origin & Early Years of the House of Antony Gibbs and Sons, St.Catherine Press, 1922, quarto, original gilt cloth; armorial bookplate of Aldenham; front inner hinge cracked; some damp staining. 509pp + 2 plates
H.D. Jenkins Behind Turkish Lattices, Collins, 1920s, small octavo, gilt, VG; light browning to text due to paper quality; 6 fine plates. 222pp
Hugh Sellon Europe at the Crossroads, Hutchinson, 1937, limp cloth, 288pp. A work that anticipates the outbreak of World War 2 and the dangers of fascism.
Thomas Rigby The Origin and the History of Co-Operation in Bury.....1855-1905, Bury, 1905, original cloth, gilt, somewhat faded, fine internally, b/w frontispiece. 111pp
H. Moll A Chart of the Sea Coast from England to the Streights, c.1750, with inset of Cadiz harbour, 33.5 x 28cm. The border dust affected & slightly frayed, the map unaffected. Small fox mark.
[John Harrison] A Map of South Wales: Drawn and Engraved from an Actual Survey, and similar for North Wales, 1791, both 22.5 x 33cm, hand-coloured in outline, trimmed to the printed border, some ironed out creasing o/w VG. (2)
Eric Dingwall & others The Haunting of Borley Rectory, 1956, 1st Edition in good d/w, 181pp; and Paul Tabori & Peter Underwood The Ghosts of Borley, 1973, 1st Edition in VG d/w, 240pp. (2)
The Perfect Ceremonies of Craft Masonry, London, 1938, and range of related publications and certificates, some concerning the Order of Buffaloes (23 items)
William Simpson (1823-1899): A Christmas Dinner on the Heights Before Sebastopol, and Church in the Rear of the Redan; lithographs, published 1855, 22.2 x 35.2cm, library perforation in border; and Embarkation of the Sick at Balaklava, colour lithograph, 10.7 x 18.2cm. (3)
Edward Lear (1812-1888); Views on the Seven Ionian Islands, Edward Lear, 1863, Plates 1 and 10 only, showing Corfu and Santa Maura; lithographs, each 23.8 x 36.5cm plus border, faint diagonal crease o/w fine; together with the lithographed title page and a page of text.
Frank Meadow Sutcliffe (1853-1941): UK Topographical Photographs (4) including two of Whitby. Albumen prints and carbon prints. 5 x 8". Two laid down. FMS 517, 587, 667 and 808. Plus 3 other photographs including two small 1880s photos by Payne Jennings.
19th Century Photographs of Chester by Francis Bedford (14), Silvester Parry, and others, mostly mounted on old album pages; also some gravures and other photos. (Qty)
Thomas Rowlandson: A Lying in Visit. 1808. Hand-coloured etching. 11 x 16cm. In card mount.
William Sparrow: Design for a WWI In Memoriam Stained Glass Window, commissioned by Heaton, Butler & Bayne (1852-1953) the London based stained glass window manufacturers & decorators. Watercolour on paper, 38.5 x 19cm. In card mount. Inscribed on reverse.
Portfolio of Prints and Watercolours, early 19th Century to 1980s, including 19th Century chromo-litho flower plates, 1930s advert for Abdullah Cigarettes, signed limited edition prints, etc. (28)
Morten Muller (1828-1911): Fra Nordfjord. Coloured print. Chromolithograph. Together with 6 others by Muller, published by John Fredrikson. 15.7 x 23.7cm. In original cloth bound folder, c.1900. (7)
Picture Show 1932-33 (7 issues), one with rear cover partly torn away, and Film Weekly 1932 (6 issues). Granada TV library stamps of 1962 upper right corner. (13)
Fred W. Burgess Silver: Pewter: Sheffield Plate, Tudor Publishing, 1937, original cloth, good, 304pp + 85 plates; and Wilfrid Cripps Old English Plate, John Murray, 1891, 4th Edition, crease to rear cover, 117 illustrations, 443pp. (2)
Jennifer Gough-Cooper & Jacques Caumont La Vie Illustree de Marcel Duchamp, Paris 1977, small octavo, pictorial boards with slight wear; 12 colour plates by Andre Raffray. A scarce title celebrating the life of this Surrealist artist.