William Curtis The Botanical Magazine; or Flower-Garden Displayed, Stephen Couchman, 1791-1792, Vols. III and IV, bound together in a worn half-leather binding, hinges reinforced; fine internally, uncut, complete with 72 plates, one folding, all hand-coloured (bar one).
19th Century Stereographs of Chester, either photographs (11) or photogravures, most with captions, a few with annotations on reverse. (21)
19th Century photographic Stereographs, three hand-coloured by the London Stereographic Company, comprising Warwickshire (4), Shalford (Surrey), Ireland, Durham, Southport, Vale Crucis Abbey (2). 1870s/80s/ (10)
Rev. H. Jutsum Jubilee Memorial being the Historical Sketch read by the Rev.H. Jutsum at the Celebration of the Jubilee of Tiviot Dale Wesleyan Chapel, H. Foggitt, Stockport, 1876, original gilt decorated cloth; photo montage as frontispiece; three litho plates (one folding). 104pp
Brockbank Sketches of the Lives and Work of the Honorary Medical Staff of the Manchester Infirmary,1904; Science Lectures Delivered in Manchester 1873 and 1874, John Heywood, 1874; Manchester Faces and Places, Oct. 1890-1894 (in 2 volumes); & a related work. (5)
T. Swindells Chapters in the History of Eccles, James Wilkinson, 1914, original gilt cloth, some wrinkling to boards; and Manchester Streets and Manchester Men, 5 volume set, the Morten reprint, VG; ownership stamps to front endpapers.
A. Vayssiere Le Pas des Armes de Sandricourt. Relation d'un Tournoi donne en 1493, Leon Willem, Paris 1874, small octavo, full calf, gilt, with coat of arms to front & rear boards, slightly scuffed o/w VG; marbled endpapers; original printed wraps bound in; text embellished with woodcuts of scenes from the tournament; xxxii+80pp. No.180 of 250 printed.
F. Eldin Haiti: Treize ans de Sejour aux Antilles, Toulouse, 1878, 1st Edition; small octavo, 19th Century cloth discoloured, gilt title; prize bookplate; folding map (border frayed along fore-edge); clean text. 243pp
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.
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)
La Mode Illustree, Journal de la Famille 1882, Firmin-Didot, Paris, 1882; 53 issues with many wood engravings of contemporary fashions. One page partly torn away o/w VG condition in a very worn quarter leather binding. Folio
Frederick Marryat The Pirate, and The Three Cutters, Bell & Daldy, 1867, rebound in fine green quarter calf, gilt; 20 steel engravings mainly after Clarkson Stanfield; 1870 gift inscription top of page iv; some fox marks
C.J. Apperley Nimrod Abroad, Henry Colburn, 1842, 2 volumes; full 19th Cent. leather, gilt, for the Society of Writers, spines worn with some professional repairs, marble edged; minor damp staining to margins of first & last few pages of each volume o/w VG internally. Much detail on horse-racing in Europe & America, Hunting in India, etc. 285+306pp (2)
C.W. Alcock Football. The Association Game. George Bell, 1890, First Edition, original pictorial cloth, spine faded o/w VG; ownership signature top of title page. 80pp + adverts