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THE SUNDAY WATER PARTY: with some account of the Club at the Oak; of the Trip to Richmond, and the melancholy disaster which befell the party on their return home, whereby the whole were drowned.

By: Anon.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Nottingham, C.Sutton for the Flying Stationer's: 1810

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa743

Condition: V.g.


8pp. Single printed sheet uncut but folded making pages 18x10cms. A very scarce 'Christian' poem. ND but Cambridge Univ. copy listed as 'c1810'. Title-page with a attractive ship woodcut above the printers imprint. Small ship woodcut vignette to the foot of the text p8. Fore-edge and lower corner a trifle damp stained otherwise a nice and rare edition of a scarce tract. Several other imprints were made throughout the Victorian era but all scarce. View more info

SOME ACCOUNT OF EDWARD BROWNE of Sunderland

By: Browne, Edward

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Sunderland, H. Burnett,Cornonation Street: 1842

Edition: 2nd edition

Seller ID: Pa100

Condition: V.g.


23 [i]pp. Fine tissue-guarded frontis. plate of Edward Brownes Mansion [dated 1841]. Attractive vignette of a sun-dial at Browne's house as a tailpiece p23. The building was used for many years as the Custom House for the Port of Sunderland. Original pale yellow wrappers. View more info

VOTE FOR N.G. CLAYTON [Electoral Ephemera]

By: Clayton, Nath. Geo

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Newcastle, Journal Printing Works: 1892

Edition: Original 1st Edition

Seller ID: Pa221

Condition: Fine


A folding election leaflet printed on thick card with a fine colour illustration to the front.N.G. Clayton was the Conservative candidate in the 1892 general election for the seat of Hexham in Northumberland, He won with a tiny majority of 82, however it was declared void on petition because of corruption by his agents including impersonation, and was re-run in 1893 which the Conservatives lost. This electional card is highly decorative and is folding with an address to ... View more info

Dickens Fellowship Application Slip 1903

By: Dicken Fellowship

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Dickens Fellowship: 1903

Edition: Original issue

Seller ID: Pa308

Condition: Mint


A single application form for membership of the Dickens Fellowship was formed in 1902. This piece of original ephemera printed on pink paper is an unused original example in mint condition.21.5 x 8.5 cms. View more info

THE DICKENS EXHIBITION Organised By The Dickens Fellowship

By: Kitton, F.G.

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, The Dickens Fellowship: 1903

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: Pa303

Condition: Fine


66pp. 22cms. Oringal printed papaer wrapper. Catalogue compliled and edited by F.G. Kitton, A scarce item 3 copies found in Copac and 26 WorldCat. Loosely enclosed are 2 subscription blank application pink slips to joint the Dickens Fellowship and 2 folded printed handbills for the Grand Theartre Islington productions of Little Nell and Oliver Twist dated 2 and 9th of April 1903. [both fine with red titles and printed on thick paper]. Aslo a handbill for the Dickens Exhi... View more info

THE POLICE MANUAL:

By: Picknell, P.B.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Knight & Co.: 1883

Edition: 7th ed., revised & Enlarged

Seller ID: TS219

Condition: Fine


xiv, [ii additions and revisions] 201pp [i pp advert for the 'Crescent Lamp' printed on vivid pink paper!],. A fine copy of a rare book. Original blue pebble -grained cloth gilt with a double blind border to the covers. No marks, inscriptions and minimal foxing. The preface states 6000 copies had been sold since the first edition. Chief Constable Bicknell was Chief Constable of Lincolnshire and his book was the most popular of several such books published. [the first edi... View more info

DR AHN's FIRST FRENCH COURSE being a new practical and easy method of learning the French language

By: Poclet, J.J.B.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, T.J. Allman, 464 Oxford Street: 1869

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: Pa209

Condition: Fine


iv,5-121[i]pp.Attractive mid-Victorian cloth binding with raised titles and decoration on both boards. A trifel justy but a nice copy. Beautiful blue printed end-papers with book adverts. for the publisher. View more info

THE BETTING CLUB AND GAMBLING-ROOMS DONCASTER

By: Sheardown, W.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Doncaster, Hartley & Son: 1872

Edition: privately printed

Seller ID: Pa165

Condition: V.g.


7pp. Original plain orange paper wrappers with hand-written titles dated 1872. Near fine. A short pamphlet addressed to the editor of the Doncaster Chronicle detailing the history of the gambling rooms in Doncaster as a consequent of a raid.in 1871. Only one copy in Copac. [which mentions the Doncaster Chronicle[?] not the Gazette. View more info