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1840 Bradford and Huddersfield Turnpike Road
1840 Bradford and Huddersfield Turnpike Road

Bradford (1840)
large folded vellum document concerning the Mortgage of the Tolls for serving the Principal sum of 200. Three red wax seals at foot together with signatures of Trustees plus 2 blue revenue stamp at top left. 26 x 19in Very fine condition.
Relating to John Clay of Raistrick. Suitable for framing.
£40.00


1840 Bradford and Huddersfield Turnpike Road
1840 Bradford and Huddersfield Turnpike Road

Bradford (1840)
large folded vellum document concerning the Mortgage of the Tolls for serving the Principal sum of 2000. Three red wax seals at foot together with signatures of Trustees plus 6 blue revenue stamp at top left and 9/- blue revenue stamp on reverse. 26 x 19in Very fine condition.
Relating to the road from top of Odsall near Bradford through Wibsey, Low Moor to Huddersfield with 1872 Indenture on reverse. Suitable for framing.
£40.00


AIREBOROUGH AND HORSFORTH MUSEUM SOCIETY More of Old Aireborough.
AIREBOROUGH AND HORSFORTH MUSEUM SOCIETY More of Old Aireborough.

M.T.D. Rigg Publications (1986)
x + 150pp. 1st ltd. deluxe ed., very fine in original quarter calf binding with marbled boards. 7 x 10in
History of Aireborough through old photographs.
£15.00


ANON The History of Ripon: - with descriptions of Studley-Royal, Fountains Abbey, Newby, Hackfall, &c.  An analysis of Aldfield Spaw:  and lists of the rarer indigenous plants found in the neighbourhood.
ANON The History of Ripon: - with descriptions of Studley-Royal, Fountains Abbey, Newby, Hackfall, &c.  An analysis of Aldfield Spaw:  and lists of the rarer indigenous plants found in the neighbourhood.
ANON The History of Ripon: - with descriptions of Studley-Royal, Fountains Abbey, Newby, Hackfall, &c. An analysis of Aldfield Spaw: and lists of the rarer indigenous plants found in the neighbourhood.

Ripon. Printed and sold by W. Farrer (1806)
314pp + engraved frontispiece and one engraved plate. 2nd ed., very fine in fine modern quarter green calf with marbled boards.
£120.00


ANON The Legend of Saint Robert, - the Hermit of knaresborough.
ANON The Legend of Saint Robert, - the Hermit of knaresborough.

Knaresborough: Printed by J.D. Hannam, High Street (1877)
8pp. 1st ed., slightly soiled. Pamphlet.
Very scarce.
£24.00


BOWMAN W. Reliquiae antiquae Eboracenses, - or remains of antiquity, relating to the county of York.  Illustrated by plates and woodcuts.
BOWMAN W. Reliquiae antiquae Eboracenses, - or remains of antiquity, relating to the county of York.  Illustrated by plates and woodcuts.
BOWMAN W. Reliquiae antiquae Eboracenses, - or remains of antiquity, relating to the county of York. Illustrated by plates and woodcuts.

Cooke & Clark, Leeds (1855)
96pp + 15 plates. 1st ed., clean in modern half calf.
Originally published in six parts the work is made up of articles on various aspects of Yorkshire history. Includes some hand coloured plates. Detailed and well illustrated catalogue of Tradesmen's tokens, history of Fenton church and Markenfield Hall near Ripon, etc.
£125.00


BRADLEY T. The Old Coaching Days in Yorkshire.
BRADLEY T. The Old Coaching Days in Yorkshire.

Leeds (1889)
xv + 251pp + ads. 1st ed., fine in worn original red pictorial cloth.
A fine work illustrated with many line drawings by the author. Much on the old coaching inns.
£30.00


BRADLEY Tom The Old Coaching Days in Yorkshire.
BRADLEY Tom The Old Coaching Days in Yorkshire.

Leeds (1889)
xv + 251pp + ads. 1st ed., fine in worn original green pictorial cloth.
A fine work illustrated with many line drawings by the author.
£24.00


FRYER Michael The Trial and Life of Eugene Aram; Several of His Letters and Poems; And His Plan and Specimens of an Anglo-Celtic Lexicon; With Copious Notes and Illustrations, And an Engraved Fac-simile of the Handwriting of this Very Ingenious but Ill-fated Scholar
FRYER Michael The Trial and Life of Eugene Aram; Several of His Letters and Poems; And His Plan and Specimens of an Anglo-Celtic Lexicon; With Copious Notes and Illustrations, And an Engraved Fac-simile of the Handwriting of this Very Ingenious but Ill-fated Scholar
FRYER Michael The Trial and Life of Eugene Aram; Several of His Letters and Poems; And His Plan and Specimens of an Anglo-Celtic Lexicon; With Copious Notes and Illustrations, And an Engraved Fac-simile of the Handwriting of this Very Ingenious but Ill-fated Scholar

Printed by and for M. Bell, Richmond (1832)
iv + 124pp + [1] + frontispiece. 1st ed., fine in original plain boards with original paper label.
Account of the famous murder which took place in Knaresborough.
£75.00


GENT T. The Antient and Modern history of the Loyal Town of Rippon.
GENT T. The Antient and Modern history of the Loyal Town of Rippon.GENT T. The Antient and Modern history of the Loyal Town of Rippon.
GENT T. The Antient and Modern history of the Loyal Town of Rippon.

York (1733)
xvi + [2] + 165pp + [1] + 73pp + [9]. 1st ed., lacking the 3 plates as called for Boyne and one page torn at top right with some loss otherwise clean in modern grey boards with paper label.
Many fine woodcut illustrations throughout. Chapters on Studley Park, Ripon minster, Tadcaster, Wakefield, Knaresborough including an account of St Robert's Chapel plus list of Carriers.
£125.00


GREENWOOD J.B. The Early Ecclesiastical history of Dewsbury, - in the West Riding of the County of York:  including a sketch of the introduction of Christianity into Northumbria.  To which is added Dr Whitaker
GREENWOOD J.B. The Early Ecclesiastical history of Dewsbury, - in the West Riding of the County of York: including a sketch of the introduction of Christianity into Northumbria. To which is added Dr Whitaker's account of Dewsbury, from his 'Loidis and Elmete;' and his Dissertation on the Origin and Progress of Domestic Architecture: from his History of Whalley and An Account of the Savile family of Lupset, Thornhill and Howley.

London (1859)
xiii + 253pp + plates. 1st ed., fine in original cloth. Repair required to spine.
Includes extracts from parish registers, the plague and much on the churches.
£60.00


HARGROVE E. The History of the Castle, Town and Forest of Knaresbrough; - and the Harrogate Visitors
HARGROVE E. The History of the Castle, Town and Forest of Knaresbrough; - and the Harrogate Visitors
HARGROVE E. The History of the Castle, Town and Forest of Knaresbrough; - and the Harrogate Visitors' Guide, in which the Medicinal Springs, the most remarkable places, the antiquities, the elegant buildings, the ornamented grounds, and other singular productions of nature and art in the adjacent country, are minutely and accurately described, as they stand at present.

William Langdale, Knaresbrough (1832)
318pp + ii + plates and folding map. 7th ed. A mostly clean copy in original worn half calf with marbled boards.
Completely re-written from the earlier editions now with details of all the villages and towns about.
£85.00


HARROGATE The Chronicle of Harrogate College - Number 37.
HARROGATE The Chronicle of Harrogate College - Number 37.
HARROGATE The Chronicle of Harrogate College - Number 37.

Harrogate (1929)
121pp + coloured frontispiece showing Harrogate College emblems. Clean in orig. card covers.
Report on the school year illustrated with many attractive line drawings.
£25.00


HEYWOOD A. A guide to Harrogate, - Ripon, Studley Royal, Knaresborough, and Fountains Abbey, with excursions to all Places of Interest in the Neighbourhood.
HEYWOOD A. A guide to Harrogate, - Ripon, Studley Royal, Knaresborough, and Fountains Abbey, with excursions to all Places of Interest in the Neighbourhood.

Abel Heywood & Sons (1920 (circa))
28pp + advertisments. 1st ed., very fine in original paper covers.
An uncommon guidebook with some photo illustrations and interesting adverisments.
£22.00


KNARESBOROUGH The Album of Knaresborough Views
KNARESBOROUGH The Album of Knaresborough Views

A.W. Lowe, High Street, Knaresborough (1890 (circa))
14pp, folding concertina style in original red cloth boards. Small faults some pages and spine very worn.
High quality chromolitho views of the town plus a few of Harrogate.
£16.00


LEYLAND John Views Of Ancient Buildings Illustrative Of The Domestic Architecture Of The Parish Of Halifax
LEYLAND John Views Of Ancient Buildings Illustrative Of The Domestic Architecture Of The Parish Of Halifax

R. Leyland & Son, Halifax (1879)
xii + [1] + 25 plates. 1st ed., margins of some plates slightly marked or restored otherwise clean in original green cloth, rebacked and with the book plate of John Theodore Hoyle.
Very scarce.
£275.00


LUNN J.R. The Ecclesiology of the Royal Deanery of Knaresborough, - in the County of York and Diocese of Ripon:  being descriptive notices of the several Parish Churches and Memoranda of interesting Parochial Matters.  A paper drawn up for the Yorkshire Architectural Society
LUNN J.R. The Ecclesiology of the Royal Deanery of Knaresborough, - in the County of York and Diocese of Ripon: being descriptive notices of the several Parish Churches and Memoranda of interesting Parochial Matters. A paper drawn up for the Yorkshire Architectural Society

York (1870)
55pp + 6 litho plates. 1st ed., fine in paper covers.
Includes attractive line drawings of Farnham, Kirk Hamerton and Knaresborough churches.
£38.00


MARSHALL The rural economy of Yorkshire. - Comprizing the management of Landed Estates, and the present practice of husbandry in the agricultural districts of that county.
MARSHALL The rural economy of Yorkshire. - Comprizing the management of Landed Estates, and the present practice of husbandry in the agricultural districts of that county.

London (1788)
2 vols. 413 + 366pp + two folding maps. 1st ed., very fine in orig. full calf with original morocco labels.
Includes a study of Yorkshire dialect.
£365.00


METCALFE J. The life of John Metcalfe, - commonly called Blind Jack of Knaresborough.  With many entertaining anecdotes of his exploits in hunting, card-playing, etc.  Some particulars relative to the expedition against the Rebels in 1745, in which he bore a personal share;  and also a succinct account of his various contracts for making Roads, erecting Bridges, and other undertakings, in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, and Cheshire;  which for a series of years, have brought him into public notice, as a most extraordinary character.
METCALFE J. The life of John Metcalfe, - commonly called Blind Jack of Knaresborough. With many entertaining anecdotes of his exploits in hunting, card-playing, etc. Some particulars relative to the expedition against the Rebels in 1745, in which he bore a personal share; and also a succinct account of his various contracts for making Roads, erecting Bridges, and other undertakings, in Yorkshire, Lancashire, Derbyshire, and Cheshire; which for a series of years, have brought him into public notice, as a most extraordinary character.

E. & R. Peck, York (1795)
vi + 153pp and engraved frontispiece. 1st ed., a very clean copy lacking only part of free front end paper in old grey paper covers with new spine and slipcase.
Much on life in Knaresborough, road making under the turnpike system and the 1745 rebellion.
£200.00


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