George Psalmanazaar A Historical and Geographical Description of Formosa, an Island subject to the Emperor of Japan, Robert Holden, 1926; No.100 of 750 (from Holden’s Library of Imposter series); tall octavo, quarter vellum, gilt, buckram sides, slightly marked; t.e.g., uncut eleswehere. A re-issue of an extraordinary work published in 1704.
T. & R. Annan (photographers) Glasgow International Exhibition 1901, oblong quarto, original gilt cloth, VG; with 20 fine 8x6” photographs, each laid down on art board.
John Addy (Ed.) The Diary of Henry Prescott, LL.B., Deputy Registrar of Chester Diocese, Record Society of Lancashire & Cheshire, 3 volume set, 1987-97, VG in complete d/jkts, neat ownership signatures.
Henry Broxap A Biography of Thomas Deacon: The Manchester Non-Juror, Manchester University Press, 1911, orig. cloth, gilt, fine; top edge gilt, uncut elsewhere with some spotting to edges; b/w frontispiece and folding-plate. 215pp + 22pp publisher’s catalogue.
George Trevelyan The Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay, Longmans, 1876, 2 volumes; octavo, three-quarter red morocco, gilt, slight wear to extremities, ownership handstamp to front endpapers, fine internally. (2)
William Dansey Horae Decanicae Rurales. An Attempt to Illustrate . . . the Name and Title, The Origin, Appointment, and Functions, Personal and Capitular, of Rural Deans. With a Few Incidental Remarks on The Rise and Decay of Rural Bishops. J. & J.G.F. Rivington, 1844, 2nd Edition; two volumes, tall octavo, bound in leather, gilt, with raised bands by Potter & Sons, York; marbled endpapers and top edge gilt; binding with few small abrasions o/w a fine set. (2)
Guy Logan Great Murder Mysteries, Stanley Paul, 1931, original gilt cloth, 19 b/w plates; some occasional light toning o/w fine. 288pp
Thomas Babington Macaulay The History of England from the Accession of James the Second, Longmans, 1850-61, 5 Volumes, octavo, rebound in fine half-leather bindings with gilt titles, marble-edged; some browning to the half-titles and final index pages o/w an attractive set. (5)
Paul Cohen-Portheim Time Stood Still, Dutton, New York, 1932, 4th printing; original printed cloth, VG; ownership signature on front pastedown scratched away o/w fine internally. An account of the Knockaloe Internment Camp, Isle of Man, during WWI. Scarce. 235pp
Christopher Wordsworth Ceremonies and Processions of the Cathedral Church of Salisbury, Cambridge University Press, 1901, octavo, original gilt cloth, t.e.g., uncut elsewhere, browning to endpapers; includes woodcuts from the Sarum Processionale of 1502 and fine folding diagram. Pencilled notations to rear endpapers plus a few in the text. Good