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English Jacobite Ballads, Songs and Satires from the MSS. at Towneley Hall, Lancashire.

By GROSART, Alexander B., ( Editor ):

Privately Printed, 1877, small 4to, pp. xxviii, 200. Original cloth just very slightly discoloured in places, else very good, clean condition and largely unopened. Only 125 copies printed.

$96.63

The Story of Failsworth,

By BALL, Dennis:

Failsworth U.D.C., 1973, pp. 110, 12 illustrations. Original card covers. Back cover a little dusty, but very good condition.

$12.88

Manchester and the Textile Districts in 1849.

By REACH, Angus Bethune:

Helmshore,1972, first edition pp.vii,122. Name inside, very light signs of use, but a good copy in the dust jacket. Reports published in the Morning Chronicle in 1849, edited by Chris Aspin.

$9.66

De Balderston II.

By HAYNES, Hannah and TIPPER, David:

Rochdale,1994, pp. (8),157. Original card covers. As new. An excellent, well-illustrated history of this old district of Rochdale and a very different book from the original edition of some 20 years earlier.

$25.77

Early Days. Memories of the Beginnings of Automobile Engineering in South Lancashire and Cheshire.

By LOMAX, Sam and NORRIS, John:

Joseph Cockshoot Ltd, Manchester, (1948). Booklet of 47 stapled pages, card covers. 3000 copies printed, though only a fraction of those will have survived. Covers a bit foxed, creases to some pages, but sound condition. Makes mentioned include not only Rolls Royce and Ford, but Crossley, Rothwell, Newton Pearce, Bell Bros, Turrell etc.

$25.77

History of the Chapelry and Church of Saddleworth and the Township of Quick.

By HOWCROFT,Alfred J:

Oldham, Hirst and Rennie,1915, first edition, pp.(8),176,illustrated. One corner just slightly bumped,but a nice,bright copy in the original cloth.With an interesting list of subscribers.

$35.43

Mersey Tunnel 2 : The Story Of The Second Mersey Tunnel And Approach Roads.

By ROLT, L.T.C:

Liverpool, circ 1971. Oblong booklet of 47 pages, card covers. A bit of rubbing to the corners, but sound condition and certainly one for the Rolt collector.

$19.33

A History of Littleborough Pubs.

By LUKE, Alan:

1984, 56 pages, card covers. A little browned, small crease to lower corner of front cover, but good, sound condition. Postage will be less than the standard rate.

$11.60

Memorials of the Bolton Parish Church Organs.

By SCHOLES,Jas. C:

Manchester, Abel Heywood,1882, first edition, pp.110,(2). Original cloth, a little rubbed, small stain to back cover, front inner hinge cracked, but nevertheless a sound copy.

$25.77

A History of the Parish of Flixton.

By LANGTON, D.H:

Manchester, Taylor,Garnett, Evans & Co.,1898, first edition, 8vo,pp.160, folding map and several illustrations. Original cloth, spine ends a bit worn, but good, sound condition.

$36.08

Rochdale Reminiscences.

By BRIERLEY, Henry:

Rochdale Times Ltd, 1923, pp. 148, portrait of the author. Original cloth, a couple of names inside, good, sound condition. Henry Brierley was a local solicitor and for many years editor of Lancashire Parish Registers. His memoirs cover church affairs, legal tales, sports and pastines, education, music, politics etc.

$25.77

Self-Help by the People. Thirty-Three Years of Co-operation in Rochdale.

By HOLYOAKE, George Jacob:

Trubner, London, 1882, ninth edition, pp. 66 and 92. Two parts in one volume; part 1, 1844-57, part 2, (dated 1878) 1857-77. Very good condition in the original decorated cloth.

$51.54

The Baptist Churches of Lancashire.

By STOCKWELL, A.H. ( editor):

London, Arthur H. Stockwell, n.d. ( circa 1910), pp. 256, very many illustrations of churches and people. Original blue cloth in good condition. Some page corners creased, a few signs of use, but a good, sound copy.

$32.21

Jubilee of the Middleton & Tonge Industrial Society.

By PARTINGTON S:

Manchester, 1900, pp. 190, well-illustrated. Original cloth gilt, spine faded, front joint a little cracked, else very good condition. The first half of the book is on Co-operation in Middleton, and the second half is a useful history of the town.

$57.98

David Whitehead & Sons Ltd 1815-1909.

By WHITEHEAD, Harry:

Manchester, 1909, pp. 43, illustrated. A history of this Rawtenstall textile firm. Loosely inserted is a pamphlet on David Whitehead by Marie Ives. Original parchment-backed boards, a little dusty, but good, sound condition.

$25.77

Failsworth Folk and Failsworth Memories. Reminiscences Associated with Ben Brierley's Native Place.

By PERCIVAL, Percival:

G. Hargreaves, Manchester, 1901, pp. 44 with illustrations from old photographs. Small hole in page 9/10, else very good condition in the original cloth. Scarce.

$61.84

Morgan Brierley, a Selection from his Writings.

By BRIERLEY, Helen:

Rochdale, James Clegg, 1900, pp. 348, frontis. Original black cloth, very good condition.The lengthy biographical introduction has much information on the district of Saddleworth.

$25.77

Blackburn As It Is.

By WHITTLE, P. A:

H.Oakey, Preston, 1852, first edition, 8vo, pp.ix, 400, frontispiece. Original plain cloth, top of spine creased, corners trifle worn, untrimmed page edges a bit browned, but good, tight, sound condition. Original paper title label on front cover. Previous owner's bookplate inside. Page.398 bound after p.400 as usual. Includes a directory of the town for 1852.

$128.84

The Annals of Manchester: A Chronological Record from the Earliest Times to the End of 1885.

By AXON, William E. A:

John Heywood, Manchester, 1886, first edition, pp.xvii,456. Original cloth, an unusually good, tight copy of this important reference work. Previous owner's neat label and name inside.

$61.84

The Architecture of Manchester. An Index of the Principal Buildings and their Architects 1800-1900.

By STEWART, Cecil:

Manchester, 1956, pp. 58. Cloth bound, very good condition. Previous owner's neat name and label inside.

$19.33

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