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)
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.
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.
William Blackstone Commentaries on the Laws of England, T. Cadell, 1793-95, 12th Edn, 4 vols; full calf, very worn, two with rear board detached; each with b/w frontispiece, light browning to prelims, good clean text. (4)
Ellen Wilkinson & Edward Conze Why Fascism? Selwyn & Blount, 1936 in d/jkt; together with a selection of political publications including pamphlets (4), mostly left-wing, mainly 1930s/40s. Fair to fine. (15)
Adolf Hitler Mein Kampf, NSDAP, 1938, near fine in rare but damaged d/jkt (with some loss, mainly to foot of spine). Couple of tone spots to endpapers o/w fine internally. The complete text.
Charles Royle Opened Doors: The Autobiography of Charles Royle, Ex-Mayor and Ex-M.P. for Stockport, Meat Trades’ Journal, 1949; in slightly worn & spotted dustjacket; signed by the author. Fine internally. 112pp plus plates.
Robert Dent Old and New Birmingham, 1880; and 1860s/1870s Birmingham related Acts of Parliament in 5 bound volumes; one volume very worn, Dent’s history repaired. (6)
Innes & Castle Covenants with Death, Daily Express, 1934, original printed cloth, worn corners, illustrated throughout.
Biographical works including Ernest Boulton George Jeffreys: A Ministry of the Miraculous, 1928; MacDiarmid Scottish Eccentrics, 1936; J.L. Paton John Brown Paton, 1914; Sherlock Ann Jane Carlile: A Temperance Pioneer, 1897; and Sketches of Distinguished American Authors, Represented in Darley’s New National Picture entitled Washington Irving and his Literary Friends at Sunnyside, 1863, original printed wraps marked, in fine leather bound folder, gilt. Good to VG. (8)
Bertram Benas Later Records of the Jews in Liverpool, 1929, printed boards slightly marked; Philip Ettinger Hope Place in Liverpool Jewry, 1930, in worn d/jkt; Izak Goller Cohen & Son, 1932, pictorial wraps detached; and related ephemera.