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Old Stretford.

by BAILEY, John E:

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T. J. Day, Manchester, 1878, pp. 60. Original cloth. Good condition.
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Varley's Royton Annual, 1926.

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Original paper covers, rather used, staples rusting, but still tight and sound. Contents include local telephone directory, street directory, Chronicel of local events, notes on old Royton and interesting local adverts. Royton lies between Oldham and Rochdale. Several other years also available.
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image of Royton Industrial Co-Operative Society Limited: History of the Society's Formation and Progress, 1857-1907.

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Manchester, 1907, pp. 126, illustrated. Original cloth, very good condition.
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Life and Times of the late Alderman T. Livsey.

by LAHEE, M. R:

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£79.81

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Mancheser, Abel Heywood, 1865, pp. 156, photo portrait frontis. Origial cloth, very good condition. Bookplate of the Rochdale historian Herbert C Collins. Livesey (1815-1864) was a prominent Rochdale politician and Chartist and involved in the plugdrawing riots of 1842.
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Oldham, Lee, no date. Small pamphlet of 16 pages in the original card covers. Original owner's name inside and Ammon Wrigley's signature taped in. Scarce.
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London, Trubner, 1864, pp. viii, 192. Original cloth. Spine worn and fraying, but still tight and sound. Small piece missing from front endpaper, else contents good. An account of distress in the manufacturing districts and particularly the effects of the Cotton Famine brought on by the American Civil War.
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Songs of a Moorland Parish with Prose Sketches.

by WRIGLEY, Ammon:

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Saddleworth, Uppermill,1912, first edition, pp.(8), 326, illustrated. Original cloth, a little rubbed at spine ends, but very sound. Scattered foxing to some pages and plates. A decent copy of the corner-stone of any Ammon Wrigley collection. With a list of subscribers. Signature of Winifred M Bowman inside (the historian of Ashton-under-Line) and neat book label of the last… Read more
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Saddleworth Church. A Poem.

by WRIGLEY, Ammon:

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Delph, 1908. Small booklet of 8 pages. Covers dusty, staples rusting, but sound condition. Neat name on front. Postage will be less than the standard rate.
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The Wind Among the Heather.

by WRIGLEY, Ammon:

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Huddersfield, Jubb,1916, first edition, pp.(8), 399,illustrated. Tales and poems of the Saddleworth area on the Lancashire -Yorkshire border. Original pictorial cloth,spine a little darkened, front endpaper creased, but a very good copy. A key book of this very collectable author. List of subscribers.
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At The Sign of The King's Head.

by WRIGLEY, Ammon:

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Saddleworth,1925, pp. 56, original printed wrappers with yapp (overlapping) edges. Very good condition. Scarce. The story of a festival held at Dobcross in 1845 with name,age and place of residence of the 125 guests aged 77 years and over.
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Saddleworth Chronological Notes from 1200 to 1900.

by WRIGLEY, Ammon:

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Stalybridge,Whittaker,1941, second impression, pp. 89 with 7 pages of illustrations. Original limp cloth with slight creasing and a few minor marks, but good, sound condition. previous owner's neat label inside.
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Those Were the Days.

by WRIGLEY, Ammon:

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Stalybridge, Whittaker,1937, pp.288 with 20 illustrations. Just light signs of use, but a good, clean copy in the original gold-coloured cloth. Includes a list of subscribers. Original owner's name iside plus the last owner's neat label.
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Blackburn,Toulmin,1889, first edition, pp.xiv,198,142, folding frontis. and other illustrations. Original cloth,a little rubbed and bumped on the spine ends, spine and part of back cover faded. A binding fault means the first few pages are slightly proud, but this is still a good, sound copy. The second part consists of reminiscences of the old Darwen families dictated to the author… Read more
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O'er the Hills and Far Away.

by WRIGLEY, Ammon:

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Whittaker, Stalybridge, 1931, pp. 288, illustrated. Original blue cloth, spine faded as almost always, but very good condition. Previous owner's neat label inside. With a list of subscribers.
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Oldham, J. Clarke, 1817, pp. xii, 212 plus advert leaf. Complete with the two folding maps, but lacking the multi-folding pedigree of the Radcliffes. Includes a directory of the town. An attractive copy in half calf with marbled boards. Maps in excellent condition. Trace of old library stamp on title page.
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£186.21
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Rochdale, 1897, pp. viii, 396 plus numerous adverts and many illustrations. Original cloth, a very nice copy. Fascinating stories of the old characters of the town.
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Oldham, J. Clarke, 1817, pp. xii, 212 plus advert leaf. Complete with the two folding maps and the multi-folding pedigree of the Radcliffes. Includes a directory of the town. Original printed boards as issued. Spine worn and defective, boards rubbed, but still tight and sound. Maps and pedigree in excellent condition, page 51/2 torn across, but nothing missing. Paste-downs with… Read more
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£266.02
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Manchester, 1968, pp. 144, numerous illustrations. An excellent copy in a dust jacket which is in a loose protectiver sleeve.
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Old and New Rochdale and its People.

by ROBERTSON, William:

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Rochdale, 1881, pp. viii, 376 plus local adverts, numerous illustrations. Original cloth, a little rubbed, but sound and tight. Some dustiness and finger marks inside, but still a good copy.
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The Vicars of Rochdale In Connection with the History of their Times.

by WILSON, the Rev. James Maurice:

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Manchester, Sherratt and Hughes,1905, first edition, small 8vo, pp.80,(1), illustrated. Original cloth, front board a bit marked, small piece missing from top corner of rear endpaper , but a good, sound copy. A compilation from the two volume work on the same subject by F.R.Raines.
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