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George Ormerod Historian of Cheshire

George Ormerod Historian of Cheshire

by Hess John Peter

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Published
1989
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Whitchurch, Great Britain: Herald Printers (Whitchurch) Ltd, 1989. 1st Edition . Buckram. Near Fine. Tall 8vo. 1st edition. Tall 8vo. 114 pages including detailed index. Very well illustrated throughout with black and white plates. Very good end papers maps. In original most attractive rich red buckram gilt hard cover binding. Near Fine.
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Macclesfield Man The Memoirs of a Pig-headed Maxonian

Macclesfield Man The Memoirs of a Pig-headed Maxonian

by Maddock Raymond

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1st Edition
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2005
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Leek, Great Britain: Churnet Valley Books, 2005. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. 1st edition. 4to. 96 pages. Lavishly illustrated throughout with excellent black and white photographic plates. In original attractive pictorial card covers. Near Fine.
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William Gerhardie A Biography

William Gerhardie A Biography

by Davies Dido

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1st Edition
Published
1990
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Oxford, Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1990. 1st Edition . Buckram. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st edition. 8vo. 411 pages including extensive notes and index. This is a fascinating biography of this celebrated writer. Illustrated with several good black and white photographic plates. In original black buckram gilt hard cover binding. Fine in… Read more about this item
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Richard Maunsell An Engineering Biography

Richard Maunsell An Engineering Biography

by Chacksfield J E

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1st Edition
Published
1998
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Usk, Great Britain: The Oakwood Press, 1998. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Near Fine. A5. 1st edition. 160 pages including detailed index. This is No 102 in the Oakwood Library of Railway History series. Contains endless excellent black and white photographic plates together with a detailed account of Maunsell's life's work. In original attractive pictorial light green semi-stiff… Read more about this item
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Love Sets You Free (Liebe Macht Frei) The Biography of Janni Kowalski

Love Sets You Free (Liebe Macht Frei) The Biography of Janni Kowalski

by Harder Jeremy

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First Edition
Published
2004
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Soft cover
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9780954450731
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Spalding, Great Britain: Old Forge Publishing, 2004. First Edition . Soft cover. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st edition. 8vo. 271 pages. Some excellent detailed black and white photographic plates. This is a very substantial well-written account of the life of Janni Kowalski from Blitzkrieg in Warsaw to Auschwitz - Berkenau and later Bergen-Belsen. A… Read more about this item
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Edward Eyre's Autobiographical Narrative 1832-1839

Edward Eyre's Autobiographical Narrative 1832-1839

by Eyre Edward

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1st Edition
Published
1984
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Buckram
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London, Great Britain: Caliban Books, 1984. 1st Edition . Buckram. Near Fine/Very Good++. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st edition. 8vo. 230 pages including detailed index and numerous plates and maps. A splendid account of this famous Australian explorer and sheep farmer. Previous owner's name at top corner of front end paper. In original tan buckram… Read more about this item
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The Copper King

The Copper King

by Harris J R

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2nd Edition
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2003
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Buckram
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Ashbourne, Great Britain: Landmark Publishing, 2003. 2nd Edition . Buckram. Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. This is a 2003 2nd edition of a 1964 original. 4to. 192 pages. This is the biography of Thomas Williams of Llanidan. A very comprehensive account with a number of good black and white photographic plates. In original rich… Read more about this item
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Duncan Grant A Biography

Duncan Grant A Biography

by Spalding Frances

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1st Edition
Published
1997
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London, Great Britain: Chatto & Windus, 1997. 1st Edition . Buckram. Very Good++/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. 1st edition. 8vo. 570 pages. This is a very substantial biography of the noted painter and designer Duncan Grant. It includes 24 excellent photographic plates, 8 in colour and 16 in black and white. 2 of the… Read more about this item
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Landscape with Figures

Landscape with Figures

by Rolt L TC

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First Thus
Published
1994
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Soft cover
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Stroud, Great Britain: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1994. First Thus . Soft cover. Very Good+. Large 8vo. 1st edition thus. Large 8vo. 246 pages. This is the final part of Rolt's autobiography. Nicely illustrated with a number of excellent personal black and white photographic plates. In original attractive pictorial green card covers. Very Good+.
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Sexton's Daughter Lancashire Country Child Manchester Wife

Sexton's Daughter Lancashire Country Child Manchester Wife

by Travis Teresa

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1st Edition
Published
1990
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Soft cover
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Blackburn, Great Britain: Chamberlain Publishing Ltd, 1990. 1st Edition . Soft cover. Very Good++. A5. Ellen Bolton. A5. 80 pages including detailed index and a good number of interesting illustrations. This is the life story of Teresa Travis which began in a secluded country cottage in Brindle, Lancashire. Her industry and humour shine through. In original attractive pictorial… Read more about this item
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Alexander McDonald Leader of the Miners

Alexander McDonald Leader of the Miners

by Wilson Gordon M

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1982
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Hardcover
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Aberdeen, Great Britain: Aberdeen University Press, 1982. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Fine/Very Good. 8vo. 1st edition. 250 pages. 7 good black and white plates + 7 maps or diagrams. This is a detailed account of the life and work of Alexander McDonald. In original tan cloth gilt hard cover binding. Very Good/Fine in Very Good attractive… Read more about this item
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La Vie de Victor Hugo  - Victor Hugo et son Temps

La Vie de Victor Hugo - Victor Hugo et son Temps

by Barbou Alfred

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First Edition
Published
1886
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Hardcover
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France: G. Charpentier et Co, 1886. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good. Large 8vo. 1st edition (?). 508 pages including detailed index. Text in French. Profusely illustrated throughout with excellent engravings, many of which had not been published before including some by Victor Hugo himself. A very comprehensive account of the life and times of Victor Hugo. A… Read more about this item
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Churchill Centenary 1874 - 1974

Churchill Centenary 1874 - 1974

by Daily Mail

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First Edition
Published
1974
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Soft cover
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London, Great Britain: Daily Mail, 1974. First Edition . Soft cover. Near very Good. Large Format. 1st edition. 66 pages. The subtitle is "The Greatest Man in Living Memory". Lavishly illustrated throughout with endless black and white and colour photographic plates with good supporting text. This is a very nicely produced tribute to Sir Winston Churchill. In… Read more about this item
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I Remember

I Remember

by Rayner Stanley

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First Edition
Published
1994
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Soft cover
ISBN
9781873257043
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Heighington, Great Britain: Tucann Design & Print, 1994. First Edition . Soft cover. Very Good+. 8vo. 1st edition. 215 pages. Illustrated with numerous black and white photographic plates. This is a very readable auto biography of Stanley Rayner, a young Yorkshireman who originated from Selby. A fascinating account of his war service and time spent in a prisoner… Read more about this item
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John Kershaw 1792-1870

John Kershaw 1792-1870

by Kershaw John

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1968
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Hardcover
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Sheffield, Great Britain: Gospel Tidings Publications, 1968. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good+/Near Very Good. Small 8vo. 1st edition. Small 8vo. 368 pages. Well illustrated with a splendid coloured frontispiece (John Kershaw), numerous crisp black and white photographic plates, a good map of Rochdale and other maps on the end papers. This is a very comprehensive autobiography of… Read more about this item
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Saintly Billy A Catholic Boyhood

Saintly Billy A Catholic Boyhood

by Naughton Bill

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First Edition
Published
1988
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Buckram
ISBN
9780192122704
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Oxford, Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1988. First Edition . Buckram. Very Good/Fine/Very Good+. 8vo. 1st edition. 8vo. 219 pages. This is the second volume of Bill Naughton's biography and tells of the trials of boyhood in the 1920s in the mill town of Bolton. A moving account. Small dealer sticker at top corner of front end paper.… Read more about this item
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Wilberforce and Hull

Wilberforce and Hull

by Deverell Liz and Watkins Gareth

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First Edition
Published
2000
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Soft cover
ISBN
9781902039077
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Hull, Great Britain: Kingston Press, 2000. First Edition . Soft cover. Very Good+. Almost Square Format. 1st edition. 92 pages. An excellent readable and well illustrated account (maps, plans, portraits, reproductions of old documents, etc.) of William Wilberforce and his life and work. Not surprinsigly, he is described as Hull's most famous son. Very Good+ in attractive pictorial… Read more about this item
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Richmal Crompton 1890-1969

Richmal Crompton 1890-1969

by Denny Mavis

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First Edition
Published
1990
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Bury, Great Britain: Bury Metro Libraries, 1990. First Edition . Soft cover. Very Good++. A4. 1st edition. 32 pages. A4. Good illustrations. Typescript. Produced by the Bury Metro Libraries in memory of Richmal Crompton in her centenary year. Good family background information and chronological account of her life. Attractive pictorial card covers. Comb binding. Very Good++. REDUCED POSTAGE… Read more about this item
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Scott Fitzgerald

by Turnbull Andrew

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1962
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Hardcover
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London, Great Britain: The Bodley Head, 1962. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Near Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 1st edition. 320 pages with 22 very good black and white photographic plates mainly of personalities involved in Fitzgerald's life. Name neatly written on front end paper. Handsome red cloth gilt binding. Very good in near… Read more about this item
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Called to Account

by Taylor, Frank H.

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Edition
First Edition
Published
1993
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN
9781858210452
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Durham, Great Britain: The Pentland Press Ltd, 1993. First Edition . Hardcover. Very Good++/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 228 pages. Good number of black and white photographic plates. This is the autobiography of Frank Taylor, Tory MP for Moss Side, Manchester from 1961 to 1974. A fascinating account. Very Good++ in Very… Read more about this item
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