Christopher Killip Isle of Man: A Book about the Manx, Arts Council, 1980; Arthur Wragg Jesus Wept, Selwyn & Blount ; Linda Parry William Morris, Philip Wilson, 1996, in d/jkt; South Wales Ports, British Transport Commission, 1948, in d/jkt; Who’s Who in Wales, 1921; and three others. Good to VF (8)
Photographs and Ephemera in large folder, 19th & 20th Century, much relating to the Isle of Man but including Swansea train crash photo by H.A. Chapman, Coal Mine share certificates (2), etc. Mixed quality with some better items noted. (Qty)
Two slot-in Photo Albums of good quality 4 x 2½” 1930s photographs, mostly Isle of Man, including villages, rural scenes, Tynwald Ceremony etc, some with annotations to album margins, 122 in all; plus a large album dated 1928 recording a trip to the USA with many postcards, programmes, cuttings etc, and hand-written narrative, the cards & ephemera all laid down; and a box of 10 x 8” reproduction photographs, all Isle of Man related. (Qty)
The Gentleman’s Magazine: and Historical Chronicle July to December 1801, bound volume, complete with Supplement; worn half-calf, title label damaged, fine internally with all plates; together with The Gentleman’s Magazine for 1753 in poor condition.
19th & early 20th Century photographs, mostly portraits, some groups, wide range of UK photographers plus some European; includes Victorian cabinet photos (34) and carte-de-visite (46). Mixed condition. (c.158)
Box with 18th to mid-20th Century accumulation of greetings cards, In Memoriam cards for victims of the R-101 Disaster (2 difft.), mini-snaps in packs, bookmarks, trade cards, PPCs and hand-coloured plain-back cards of Napoleonic Uniforms (10), Trade Cards including Girls’ Cinema Film Stars (6), 1912 Daily Mirror ‘Titanic’ issue (not guaranteed); and variety of other items. Mainly good to fine. (100s)
19th & early 20th Century Photographs, mostly portraits and groups but including PC size photos of China (9); includes Victorian cartes (81) and cabinet size (48). Varied condition. (Qty)
Edwardian Scrap Album, 12 x 10”, in very good condition, with 43 pages of mostly chromo-litho scraps of children, animals, birds, soldiers and other items.
Assortment in carton including 1920s prints of the Azores, many Edwardian wedding invitations and announcements, bag with several 100 Brooke Bond cards plus some Cig Cards, packs of mini-snap photos, PPCs and other items. (Large qty)
Victorian photo album (damaged) with range of 21 cabinet portrait photos plus few carte-de-visite and some later photos. Mixed condition.
Bentley’s Miscellany, Richard Bentley, 1840-1842, Vols. VII, VIII, X, XI and XII, half-leather, worn, hinges strengthened, one rebacked, four with new endpapers; good clean texts, plates with foxing varying from faint to heavy. (5)
Selection including signed first editions in d/jkt by P.D. James (2), William Boyd (3), Ruth Rendell, Gracie Fields and Ginette Spanier. Good to VF (23)
Pamphlets and similar including Nixon’s Original Cheshire Prophecy, Thomas Richardson, c.1845; The Census…for 1881, Charles Tiplady, Blackburn; John Hubback The Parents in Jane Austen’s Novels, 1960; Trade Catalogue for Globe-Wernicke Elastic Bookcases, 1928; L.C. Martin Byron’s Lyrics, Nottingham 1948; and others. Original printed wraps, good to fine. (10)
The New Yorker 1945-1946, special Armed Forces Overseas Editions, all with attractive pictorial wraps, two with small cuttings taken from the back cover. Text pages browned due to paper quality o/w VG. (19) G
Government Gazette: British Honduras, a bound volume for 1907, complete with supplements, tall quarto, half-leather, gilt, backstrip partly detached, fine internally. 255pp
Government Gazette: British Honduras, a bound volume for 1897, complete with supplements, tall quarto, half-leather, gilt, VG; a filing spike hole through the top of each issue and a few pages with ink marks in border. 329pp
Slavery in Jamaica: an archive of documents 1760-1828 concerning sugar plantations including eight inventories of negro slaves with their names, ages, skills and market values, all eight inventories dated 1759-1760; plus bundle of related correspondence & documents, mostly detailed letters from estate managers of the period 1760-1780. Condition is generally fine though a few documents have tears along filing folds.
[John Walker] Oxoniana, Richard Phillips, c.1807, sm.octavo, 4 Volumes, half-calf, gilt, marbled boards, new endpapers; engraved title pages to each volume, some toning to prelims. Bibliographic details tipped on to endpaper of vol.1. VG. (4)
Douglas Lorimer Colour, Class and the Victorians: English Attitudes to the Negro in the mid-nineteenth century, 1978, in VG d/jkt.
Paul Brickhill The Great Escape, Faber, 1951, 1st Edn in second-issue d/jkt which has a 4” split along the fold of the rear flap; slight wear to spine, previous owner’s small bookplate, fine internally.