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Penguin publications, 1937-1961, including thirty-nine first editions in Penguin; usual browning, varied condition. (None ex-library) (54)
The Journal of Careers, and Monthly School Calendar, 1932-1936, bound into five volumes, gilt cloth, bookplates of Hulme Hall Library, VG. (5)
The Monthly Review, John Murray, April-June 1901, Oct.-Dec, 1903, and April-Dec.1906, bound into 5 volumes, gilt cloth, bookplates of Hulme Hall Library; includes contributions by Winston Churchill, Lady Gregory, William Archer, Isabella Blackwood, Arthur Symons, Edward Grey, A.T. Quiller-Couch, Roger Fry, and Capt. F.E. Younghusband. VG (5)
Hocking Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam, gilt cloth, 2 vols, VG; plus mainly s/bk publications including WW2 HMSO (5), The Railway Gazette 1926 (2 issues), WW2 Air Crashes in UK & Ireland (5), and several relating to UK military aircraft including 11 Profile Publications pamphlets. Varied condition. (39)
Underhill Sail Training and Cadet Ships, Brown & Ferguson, 1973, with folding diagrams; Chronological List of Actions, &c., with Indians 1837-1891, Old Army Press, 1979; Lamb The March of the Barbarians, 1940; Gosse The History of Piracy, Longmans, 1932, ownership signature; Wycherley Buccaneers of the Pacific, 1935 (rebound); and others. All h/bk, six in d/jkt. VG/VF (11)
Late-19th/early-20th Century Magic Lantern glass slides of good quality including scenes from the Boer War (38), views of Argentina (14), and UK & European topography. Various photographers / producers. Most with captions. (118)
Chambers's Miscellany, W.& R. Chambers, 1869-71, Vols. 1-8 and Vols.13-20 bound into eight, half-leather, gilt, VG, six with binder's ticket of J. Hopwood, Accrington; together with Beresford & Wilson Nelson and His Times, Harmsworth , half-leather, gilt, bound from parts, the original 10 front wraps bound in at rear, VG; and three others. (12)
The Strand Magazine 1891-1892, four volumes, Vols. 2-4 with the complete text of The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Vol.1 in publisher's cloth, others in half-leather, gilt. Binding of Vol.1, worn, inner-hinge cracked; others with some discolouration to the cloth-covered boards o/w sound, some minor spotting to text. (4)
Chambers's Encyclopaedia, W. & R. Chambers, 1880, ten volumes, half-leather, gilt, snakeskin-edged & matching endpapers, some rubbing mainly at corners o/w fine; complete with all the maps, clean internally. A VG set. (10)
The Strand Magazine, George Newnes, 1891-1895 complete in 10 volumes, with The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes and other Conan Doyle stories. Cloth bound with gilt leather titles, some moderate wear, occasional light foxing. (10)
Box with many steel and copper engravings from 17th Century, mostly topographical, plus some wood engravings and few 1920s etchings. Mixed condition. (145)
Manchester Evening News, February 1943, bound volume, editorial department's file copy. Half-leather, gilt, marbled boards. Some wear to binding; few leaves with peripheral faults, generally VG internally.
Manchester Evening News, August 1943, bound volume, editorial department's file copy. Half-leather, gilt, marbled boards. Some wear to binding. VG internally.
Assorted books & pamphlets including Havelock Ellis Sonnets with Folk Songs from the Spanish, Golden Cockerel Press, 1925, fine; John Ward Moston Characters at Play, 1905, with folding map, lacking title page; E. Darbyshire Ballads, Poems and Recitations, Sheffield, 1885; John Sutton The Date-Book of Nottingham 1878, 8 parts, and The Nottingham Date-Book, 1884, 19 parts, in the original wraps, mixed condition; Macaulay Essays, 1902 in a fine full-leather prize binding; Barrow Naval Worthies, 1845, ex-library; Wills and Inventories of New Mills People, 1995, Parts 1 & 2; Hewitson Our Churches and Chapels, Preston, 1869 (some loose pages); and various others. (57 items)
Selection of autographed photos & prints, mostly 10x8”, some in soft mounts including Mohamed Al-Fayed, Harrison Ford (with COA), Tony Curtis, Jennifer Saunders, and Billie Jo Spears. Other items laid down on adhesive card include Fiona Fullerton. (12)
Autographs in small album & loose including few letters & signed programmes; mostly signed pages including Charles Buck Jones (1891-1942, cowboy film star), Colin Welland, Benard Cribbins, The Spinners, Clive Lloyd, Ardiles, Glenn Hoddle, Roger d'Coursey, Steve Ovett, George Melly, Adam Faith, Alan Minter, Gary Sobers and many other well-known; together with biographical notes.
Bundle of 1930s autograph albums & commonplace books including signatures of jazz/dance-band musicians, Gracie Fields, Ann Todd, Carl Brisson (signed picture), Raymond Glendenning, and other entertainers; together with 100s of foreign stamps on pages especially Sweden & Portuguese Colonies.
Selection of mostly signed books with signatures of Ahmed Rashid, Jennifer Saunders, Doug Walters, Deborah Devonshire, Pam Ayres and Tony Bullimore. Also A.A. Thomson Hutton and Washbrook 1963 with signed cutting of Cyril Washbrook laid down on title page and Len Hutton signed page loosely inserted. Most are 1st Editions, all in d/jkts. (7)
The Works of Hugh Latimer, Cambridge University Press for the Parker Society, 2 vols, 1844; and other Parker Society publications 1841-1847 including The Works of Nicholas Ridley D.D., Original Letters Relative to the English Reformation (2 vols), Writings and Translations of Myles Coverdale, Bishop of Exeter, and The Zurich Letters (2 vols). All bound in quarter-leather, gilt, by Wood of London for M.A. Stodart, showing minimal wear; top edges gilt. Front endpapers bear armorial bookplates of Elliott Lees with further ownership labels of M.A. Stodart to front pastedowns. Reverse of first endpapers and other endpapers foxed o/w fine internally without inscriptions / markings. (13)
Franklin Library publications, all quarter-leather, gilt, comprising Homer's Odyssey, Hemingway Farewell to Arms, Mark Twain Huckleberry Finn, Cervantes Don Quixote, and Voltaire Candide. VG/VF, no inscriptions. (5)