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A Slow Way of Getting Rich Some Yorkshire Farming Recollections

By: The Samaritans (ed)

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Quacks and The Samaritans: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15429

ISBN: 0948333146

Condition: Fine


92pp, illustrated soft covers. B + w illustrations. A very clean copy. Anecdotes of farming life in Yorkshire betwen the wars, published to raise money for The Samaritans. View more info

The Thoresby Miscellany Vol 12, part 4

By: Thoresby Society

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Thoresby Society: 1954

Seller ID: 653

Condition: Very Good


Includes 'Some Notes on the Hall Family of Stumperlowe and Leeds by Susan Brooke, The Rockinghams and Yorkshire Politics 1742 - 1761 by C Collyer, Notes on the History of the Aire and Calder Navigation by G Ramsden and William Wilson, Mayor of Leeds 1762 - 3. Pp309 - 401 and index, library bound. Ex library, so stamps to title page, otherwise VG. B + w photographs. View more info

The South Porch of St Mary's Church Alne

By: Toy, Canon Dr John

Price: £3.50

Publisher: St Mary's Church Alne: 1111

Seller ID: 15760

Condition: As New


8pp, cream soft covers. A very clean copy of the revised edition of 1979, reprinted in 1995. The Norman bestiary carvings of c 1150 of the archway of the porch of Alne Church in Yorkshire explained. View more info

Leeds The Heart of Yorkshire A History and Guide to the City and Its Surroundings

By: Waddington-Feather, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Basil Jackson Publications: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13193

Condition: Very Good


164pp plus Index. Illustrated soft covers with one scrape mark to back. Fold-out Map. B + w illustrations. Previous owner's name to inner cover, otherwise internally clean and tight. View more info

Lays of Ebor and Other Poems

By: Wardell, James

Price: £32.50

Publisher: Simkin Marshall and Co Baines & Newsome: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15800

Condition: Good


Dark green paper covered boards, cracked to the spine, with leather label. List of subscribers. Ownership names of the Waddington family of Bradford to flyleaf and inner board, child paw marks to the edges, otherwise an acceptable copy of a very rare book. History poems on Yorkshire themes such as the battle of Stamford Bridge, Kirkstall Abbey, Pontefract, Knaresborough and Scarborough Castles, the funeral of Emperor Severus in York etc and a section of religious poems. James Wardell 1813 -73 was a Leeds historian and Antiquary. View more info

Guide to the City and County of Kingston Upon Hull

By: Watkinson, W R

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Watkinson: 1965

Seller ID: 15194

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated blue soft covers. B + w photographs. A clean copy. A short history, descriptions of places of interest and facilities, and a list of street names and fold out map. Published in 1965. View more info

The Life Story of Thomas Langton of Malton The Yorkshire Evangelist

By: Watson, Isaac C

Price: £37.00

Publisher: Rochdale, Thomas Champness: 1895

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15233

Condition: Very Good


211 pp, including erratum page, black cloth covered boards with gilt title. Frontispiece portrait. Internally clean. The biography of the Methodist preacher and evangelist born at Great Ouseburn in 1836. Rare. View more info

Standish Gets His Man

By: Westerman, Percy F

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Blackie: 1111

Seller ID: 11492

Condition: Very Good


Presumed 1st edition, probably c 1945 - War Economy standard. 224pp, Illustrated dustjacket with a little loss to the spine. B + w illustrations. Internally clean. Standish arrests two American gunmen. View more info

John Woolman Quaker

By: Whitney, Janet

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Harrap: 1944

Seller ID: 13907

Condition: Very Good


432 pp, library binding in brown cloth. B + w illustrations. Ex library - flyleaf removed, stamp to rear of title page, otherwise a clean 'reading copy'. A biography of the American Quaker who opposed slavery. View more info

The Real James Herriot The Authorized Biography

By: Wight, Jim

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Penguin: 2000

Seller ID: 14613

ISBN: 0140268812

Condition: Very Good


371pp, illustrated softback covers with a couple of light creases. B + w photographs. Internally clean and tight. The story of the vet who wrote 'All Creatures Great and Small', told by his son. View more info

A Vicar's Diary

By: Wilbourne, David

Price: £2.00

Publisher: Fount: 1999

Seller ID: 13992

ISBN: 0006280455

Condition: Very Good


216pp, illustraated softback covers with one light crease to corner. Internally very clean and tight. Set in the 1960s in rural Yorkshire, the humourous and poignant adventures of a young vicar. View more info

Ripon Cathedral

By: Wilkinson, Canon W E

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Pitkin Pictorials: 1974

Seller ID: 6193

Condition: Fine


Guidebook and history of 34pp. Illustrated softback covers. Many colour illustrations. Very clean. Ripon cathedral, North Yorkshire, was founded by St Wilfrid and has a Saxon crypt. View more info

The Recent History of St Peter's School York

By: Wiseman, F J

Price: £6.60

Publisher: Herald: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16737

Condition: Fine


173pp, complete dustjacket, a litle rubbed to the edges. Colour frontispiece and b + w illustrations. A clean copy. A history of the school from 1844 to the 1960s, with photographs and accounts of the staff, famous old boys, notable sportsmen etc. View more info

North Country Profile

By: Wood, G Bernard

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Country Life: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5484

Condition: Fine


Tall format. 96pp, dustjacket with a little edgewear. B + w photographs. Internally very clean. Essays on the North of England, including William Wilberforce, Mediaeval York, Tower Houses, the Banking Houses of old Whitby, the Vale of Eden, village pumps, haunted houses, vicarages etc. View more info