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Turtle at Mr. Humble's: The Fortunes of a Mercantile Family, England and  America 1758-1837
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Turtle at Mr. Humble's: The Fortunes of a Mercantile Family, England and America 1758-1837

By Rae, Pamela

Otley: Smith Settle,. Paperback. 236pp. The true story of the Buck and Whittaker families in the late eighteenth century. The extracts of letters with lively commentary tell the story of the Bucks of Bradford and the Whittakers of Manchester, and William Whittaker's eleven year exile in Charleston, South Carolina. Integral black and white illustrations throughout. Remains of label mark to front. Pen mark through bard code to back. Slightly sunned to spine. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1992.

$7.68

The Great Skipton Show
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The Great Skipton Show

By Mason, Roger.

London: Peter Davies,. Hardback. 8.5'' x 5.5'', 190pp. An historical novel. Includes map of Skipton as related to the novel at turn of the century and 8 old black and white photographs including the castle, the canal, Manby's shop, High Street, Lipton's shop and weaver's houses. Shadow of a sticker or label to innder dust wrapper flap. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. First edition. 1979.

$5.12

The Traveller's Guide to Medieval England
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The Traveller's Guide to Medieval England

By Platt, Colin

London: Guild Publishing,. Hardback. 249pp. Detailed entries for the medieval gems of Sussex, Kent, Yorkshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Gloucestershire (especially the Cotswolds), Herefordshire, Rutland, Northamptonshire, Dorset, and Somerset. Invaluable guide to travellers interested in England's architectural heritage. Black and white photographs througout. Slightly rubbed to dust wrapper edges. Very slighty bumped to tail of spine. Very good+ copy in very good- dust wrapper. . Hardcover. Book Club. 1985.

$10.23

Pictures from the Past: Northern Life
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Pictures from the Past: Northern Life

By Atkinson, Frank

London: Haynes Publishing,. Paperback. 96pp. Photographic social history of Lancashire, Yorkshire, Co Durham, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Northumberland, mainly covering the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s. Domestic, work and recreational scenes with commentary. Hint of a crease to the front otherwise clean, bright and neat. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1998.

$3.84

Queer Folk

By Colbeck, Maurice

Manchester: Whitethorn Press,. Paperback. 102pp. Famous and not so famous folk from Yorkshire abound in these stories and legends. Illustrated throughout by Edward Bates. Previous owner's gift note to prelim. Lightly sunned to spine. Lightly rubbed. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1978.

$2.56

Yorkshire Moors and Dales
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Yorkshire Moors and Dales

By Sugden, Marion and Ernest Frankl

Cambridge: Pevensey Press,. Paperback. 90pp. Lovely informative touring guide to the National Parks and the surrounding moorland. Covers Airedale, Arkengarthdale, Brontë country, Calderdale, Dentdale, Langstrothdale, Littondale, Nidderdale, North York Moors, Ribblesdale, Swaledale, Washburndale, Wensleydale and Wharfedale. Colour photographs by Frankl throughout. Maps, gazetteer. Lightly rubbed. Very good+ copy. . Paperback. First edition. 1987.

$6.40

Haunted Places of Yorkshire
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Haunted Places of Yorkshire

By Owens, Andy

Newbury: Countryside Books,. Paperback. 95pp. Map. Pen anotation throughout. Rubbed to corners. Reading copy only. . Paperback. 2005.

$1.28

Pennine Birds: A Visitor's Handbook
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Pennine Birds: A Visitor's Handbook

By Mitchell, W. R. and Richard William Robson

Clapham: Dalesman,. Paperback. 96pp. A guide to birds covering the whole Pennine area from the Cheviot Hills to the Peak District. Black and white illustrations throughout. A little surface rubbed. Somewhat tanned to spine. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. 1977.

$5.12

Best Yorkshire Quotations
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Best Yorkshire Quotations

By Mitchell, W. R.

Skipton: Dalesman,. 46pp. Arranged A-Z by subject this is a fascinating little collection of quotations: serious, humorous, admiring. Stapled binding. Lightly rubbed. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1994.

$2.56

Pennine Mill Trail

By Powell, Ken

Save Britain's Heritage. 40pp. A look at the mills of Yorkshire, Lancashire and Derbyshire. Small number of colour photographs. Black and white photographs throughout. Slightly faded to spine edge. Very good copy. . Pamphlet.

$3.84

Yorkshire Yammer: How It Is Spoke (Mini Books)
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Yorkshire Yammer: How It Is Spoke (Mini Books)

By Wright, Peter

Clapham: Dalesman,. Paperback. 32pp. Humorous dialect guide helping you to talk tyke. Includes sections of everything from food and drink to children and sport as well as brief sections of beliefs, customs, and Yorkshire cures. Price clipped to first prelim. Slightly dusty to white areas of card wraps. Lightly rubbed. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. First edition. 1973.

$3.84

Yorkshire North Riding
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Yorkshire North Riding

By Heath, Paul

London: The Saint Catherine's Press,. Paperback. 57pp. Pocket size walking guide 5'' x 3.5''. Footpath Guide series no. 33. Black and white frontis and 7 further plates. Map relating to walks forms the cover. Rubbed especially to corners. Good, sound copy. . Paperback. First edition. 1947.

$3.84

Yorkshire Yammer: How It Is Spoke (Mini Books)
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Yorkshire Yammer: How It Is Spoke (Mini Books)

By Wright, Peter

Clapham: Dalesman,. Paperback. 64pp. Humorous dialect guide helping you to talk tyke. Includes sections of everything from food and drink to children and sport as well as brief sections of beliefs, customs, and Yorkshire cures. Gift note to inside front cover. Bright, neat copy. Near fine copy. . Paperback. First edition. 1973.

$3.84

Skipton and The Dales in Old Photographs
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Skipton and The Dales in Old Photographs

By Craven Museum

Hoo: Universal books,. Paperback. 160pp. Previous owner's neat gift note to prelim. Lightly rubbed to edges. Good+, sound copy. . Paperback. 1998.

$2.56

The Heptonstall Octagon 1764
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The Heptonstall Octagon 1764

By Wainwright, Rev. Cyril

16pp. A history of both West Riding village Heptonstall's Octagon Chapel and the Heptonstall Methodist Society from the eighteenth century. Line drawing to cover and two black and white photographs within the text. Foreword implies that this is a revised version of a work by Rev. C. H Gee. Slight hint of rubbing otherwise neat and clean. Near fine copy. . Pamphlet.

$5.12

T'Joy of Livin' I' Yorkshire: Dialect Poetry and Reminiscences
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T'Joy of Livin' I' Yorkshire: Dialect Poetry and Reminiscences

By Glover, Kate

Leeds: Solaprint,. Paperback. 26pp. Light pencil annotation to prelim. Lightly rubbed to edges. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1977.

$3.84

The Heptonstall Octagon 1764
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The Heptonstall Octagon 1764

By Wainwright, Rev. Cyril

16pp. A history of both West Riding village Heptonstall's Octagon Chapel and the Heptonstall Methodist Society from the eighteenth century. Line drawing to cover and two black and white photographs within the text. Foreword implies that this is a revised version of a work by Rev. C. H Gee. Slight crease to top edge otherwise neat and clean. Near fine copy. . Pamphlet.

$3.20

Tramps and Drives in the Craven Highlands
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Tramps and Drives in the Craven Highlands

By Speight, Harry

London: Elliot Stock,. Hardback. 214pp + fascinating collection of local business adverts. Walks, topography, flora, local history etc. from Skipton to Sedburgh. Includes fairly lengthy appendix of wild flowers by season. Fold out maps, plus black and white illustrations throughout. Green cloth with gilt titles. Rubbed and bumped to points. Spine much rubbed. Binding very weak to front hinge. Two fold our maps: one in near fine condition just one very small tear along a fold with no marks or unnecessary creasing; the other is in good + condition with slightly larger tear and rather less crispness. Previous owner's names in both pen and pencil. Ex-libris label. Fair copy with some nice maps. . Hardcover. 1895.

$15.35

Dulcie Yelland 1907-1987: A Socialist of Our Times
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Dulcie Yelland 1907-1987: A Socialist of Our Times

By Yelland, Charles (foreword by Dennis Healey)

Leeds: The Gipton History Group,. Paperback. 88pp. + selection of photographs + 37pp of reviews and articles. Biography of a Leeds based socialist by her husband. INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. Slightly rubbed. Some dust marking to covers. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1988.

$10.23