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Movements/Themes: Regional Literature From C L Hawley


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Armour Wherein He Trusted: A Novel and Some Stories

By Webb, Mary

London: Jonathan Cape,. 253pp. Large fragment of the novel with 10 short stories. Introduction by Martin Armstrong. Olive green cloth with some light dust marking to edges. Dust wrapper is worn with some chips and tears. Very good copy in poor dw. . Hardcover. 1948.

$2.63

The Chimney Corner
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The Chimney Corner

By Waugh, Edwin (Edited by George Milner).

Manchester: John Heywood.. Hardback. 292p. Over 40 Lancashire tales largely in dialect by the dialect poet Edwin Waugh. Many previously appeared in the Manchester journal, The Critic. Titles include: Wakken Beggar; The Lost Donkey; Snick-Snarls; The Swallowed Sixpence; Lobscouse; A Berrin' Posy, etc. Frontis retains the tissue guard. Vignette to title page is by Ralph Caldecott. Split to internal front hinge though gatherings are still sound. Some marks to navy cloth. Gilt titles to spine and gilt facsimile signature to front. Good copy. . Hardcover.

$7.88

Pilling Always Pays
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Pilling Always Pays

By Armstrong, Thomas

London: Collins,. Hardback. 447pp. Novel set in manufacturing town in Yorkshire. By Thomas Armstrong - best known for The Crowthers of Bankdam. First edition. Blue boards are slightly faded to edges. Dust wrapper has some tiny, tiny chips to corners and is a little ragged to head and tail of spine. Very good copy in fair dust wrapper . Hardcover. First edition. 1954.

$23.64

Lancashire Dialect Poems, Sketches and Stories

By Waugh, Edwin, Samuel Laycock, et al.

Manchester: Abel Heywood,. 100pp. Lancashire dialect prose and poetry. Book has been neatly rebound in plain card. Amateur job but sound and neat if rather basic. Remains of typed titles glued to front the rest loosely enclosed. Reading copy only. . Paperback.

$5.25

The Journal of the Lancashire Dialect Society No 5 December 1955
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The Journal of the Lancashire Dialect Society No 5 December 1955

Lancashire Dialect Society,. Paperback. 40pp. Includes articles, book reviews, dialect writing etc. Book reviews for The Manchester Man by Mrs Linneaus Banks (New edition by John Sherratt & Son, 1954) and The Lakers by Norman Nicolson. Essays cover The Study of the German Dialect in Switzerland, and The Study of Rural Tools and Implements. Also includes lists and addresses of members. Stabled binding. Faded to edges. Small tear to top edge affects from and first 10 pages. Text is unaffected. Good+, sound copy. . Pamphlet. 1955.

$7.88

Lancashire Authors' Anthology: Verse and Prose in Standard English and  Dialect
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Lancashire Authors' Anthology: Verse and Prose in Standard English and Dialect

By Berry, John P.

Lancashire Authors Association,. 119pp. Lancashire dialect poetry and prose. Lightly rubbed to edges. Slightly dusty to edges. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1984.

$5.25

The Chimney Corner
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The Chimney Corner

By Waugh, Edwin (Edited by George Milner)

Manchester: John Heywood. Hardback. 292p. Over 40 Lancashire tales largely in dialect by the dialect poet Edwin Waugh. Many previously appeared in the Manchester journal, The Critic. Titles include: Wakken Beggar; The Lost Donkey; Snick-Snarls; The Swallowed Sixpence; Lobscouse; A Berrin' Posy, etc. Frontis retains the tissue guard. Vignette to title page is by Ralph Caldecott. Split to internal front hinge though gatherings are still sound. Some marks to navy cloth. Gilt titles to spine and gilt facsimile signature to front. Reading copy only. . Hardcover.

$6.57