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A comprehensive dissertation on the ancient and present state of Pontefract, in Yorkshire. With an account of the civil wars, as to what concern'd that strong and magnificent fortress, thought to have been *impregnable: likewise the manner of its seizure; rendition thereof; and entire destruction.
N.P., N.D. 17cm. [8]pp, text devices, illustrations and views. Bound into a copy of Gent's 'History of Ripon 1783', lacking the two rare woodcuts called for in the 'Journey into some parts of Yorkshire.' Later panelled calf gilt, raised bands, decorated in blind, marbled endpapers. Lacks spine label; later stamped perforations to foot of final leaf - not affecting text or image. Not in ESTC, COPAC, or Boyne. OCLC lists a copy at Wakefield Libraries, giving the author as Thomas Gent; however, in Gent's autobiography, published in 1832, there is no mention of this work, nor is it present in the extensive section devoted to Gent in Robert Davies 'A Memoir of the York Press.'
-- John Turton -- Book number: 42976
GBP 522.00 [Appr.: EURO 589 US$ 691.4 | JP 77768]
Keywords: Local History Yorkshire
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Copies of All Criminal Informations Filed By Mr. Attorney General in Respect of Bribery Or Corruption at the Last Election for the Borough of Wakefield.
London, House of Commons. 1860. 18pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper. HC 385. A very clean copy. Papers relating to the Wakefield Election of 1859.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 118677
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.49 | JP 2980]
Keywords: Kkk, British Parliamentary Paper, Wakefield Election 1859, Criminal Informations, Mr. Attorney General, Bribery Corruption Case, Cases, Borough Wakefield, Wakefield Local History, Yorkshire, Yorks, John Charlesworth Dodgson Charlesworth, Burgess, Archibal
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Copies of All Criminal Information Filed By Mr. Attorney General in Respect of Bribery Or Corruption at the Last Election for the Borough of Wakefield.
London, House of Commons. 1860. 18pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. HC 385. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 135356
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.49 | JP 2980]
Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper United Kingdom Politics Political Corruption Bribery Corrupt Practices Wakefield Wakefield Yorkshire Local History Interest John Charlesworth Dogson Charlesworth "John Wainwright" "Archibald Crowther"
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A Copy of Orders Made in October Last, at the General Quarter Session of the Peace, Held at Northallerton, in the North Riding of Yorkshire; Relating to the Management of the Goal.
London, Houses of Parliament. 1824. 2pp. Folio. British Parliamentary Paper HC 68. A very clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are scarce. Provision of their sale to the public was not made until 1836.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 157809
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 13.25 | JP 1490]
Keywords: Bekkk British Parliamentary Paper Northallerton Local History Interest Yorkshire Northallerton Goal Prisoner Welfare Tread Mill Hard Labour
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Copy of the Shorthand Writer's Notes of the Evidence Taken at the Trial of the Knaresborough Election Petition
London, Houses of Parliament. 1880. 49pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper. HC410. Evidence from 7 witnesses. Bribery & treating at public houses in cluding Elephant & Castle, Market House, Crown & Green Gragon. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 136530
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 39.74 | JP 4469]
Keywords: Knaresborough Yorkshire Election Politics
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Copy of Correspondence between the Secretary of State. . . And the Lord Lieutenant of the West Riding of the County of York; Relative to the Abuses and Mismanagement of Bradford Gaol
London, House of Commons. 1825. 5pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper. HC330. Debtors jail inspected following a letter from the Earl of Harewood on behalf of a prisoner. Prisoners kept in fetters. Lord Lieutenant inspects and recommends "that the gaoler be dismissed; he is an old dirty forlorn, incapable creature, quite unfit for an office of such responsibility. Parliamentary papers of this period are scarce. It was nut until 1836 that provision was made for their sale to the public.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 130465
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 26.49 | JP 2980]
Keywords: Jail Gaol Prison Bradford Yorkshire
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Copy of the Evidence of Richard Martin Before the Select Committee on Friendly Societies
London, House of Commons. 1889. 19pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper. HC242. The Select Committee investigated insurance company frauds produced a special report of the evidence of Richard Martin, manager of the Yorkshire Provident Assurance Company. The Committee concluded that he had conspired with others to deceive the committee with false evidence. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 157209
GBP 18.00 [Appr.: EURO 20.5 US$ 23.84 | JP 2682]
Keywords: Societies Friendly Society Insurance Yorkshire Provident Assurance Company Ponzi Scheme
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Copy of Application Received from the Yorkshire College, Leeds, for the Establishment of a University in Leeds. . . . . Tigether with a Copy of the Draft of the Charter Applied for
London, House of Commons. 1904. 18pp. Folio. Paper wrappers.. British Parliamentary Paper. HC104. A clean copy. Neat library mark on cover.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 126298
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.87 | JP 2235]
Keywords: Yyy Education University Leeds
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Copy of Minutes of Evidence Taken at the Trial of the Beverley Election Petition (1869)
London, House of Commons. 1869. viii + 86pp. Folio. British Parliamentary Papers HC90. Rebound in card covers.The committee examined 110 witnesses. Evidence of extensive bribing. The report is rich in local named voters. Many pubs named including Angel, Royal Oak & Golden Ball. Evidence of bribery in election of Pasture masters.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 169811
GBP 35.00 [Appr.: EURO 39.5 US$ 46.36 | JP 5214]
Keywords: Nnn United Kingdom Politics Political Corruption Bribery Beverley, East Riding Yorkshire Local History Parliamentary Elections
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Copy of the Conviction and Warrant Under Which Jeremiah Dodsworth Was Committed By the Rev. John Blanchard to the House of Correction at Beverley in Yorkshire, for Non-Payment of the Tithes of Wages.
London, House of Commons. 1833. 4pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Disbound British Parliamentary Papers HC 691. Jeremiah Dosdworth. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 153516
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.87 | JP 2235]
Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Beverley Local History Interest East Riding Yorkshire Lockington Blanchard Family History Interest Genealogy Dodsworth
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Copy of the Regulations Lately Issued By Leonard Horner, Esq, Inspector of Factories
London, House of Commons. 1836. 5pp. Folio. British Parliamentary paper HC483. Children under 9 still allowed to work in silk mills. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 155176
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.87 | JP 2235]
Keywords: Cotton Woollen Worsted Flax Silk Factories Act Power Looms West Riding Yorkshire Mills Lancashire Child Labour Inspectors
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Copy of Mr Farnall's Reports to the Poor Law Commissioners on the Distress in the Cotton Manufacturing District
London, House of Commons. 1862. 19pp. Folio. Paper wrappers British Parliamentary Paper HC413. Reports on unemployment & destitution in cotton manufacturing districts. Detailed reports on Preston, Blackburn, Wigan & Hyde. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 170218
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.25 US$ 33.11 | JP 3725]
Keywords: Poor Law Workhouse Cotton Mills Lancashire Yorkshire Cheshire Preston Blackburn
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Copy of a Report of R.B. Cane Esq. , Poor Law Inspector. . . Addressed to the Right Hon. G J Goschen, M.P. , on the Pauperism of the Inspectors District, Which Comprises the Whole of the County of Lancaster, & Parts of the County of Chester, Derby, and York
London, House of Commons. 1870. 6pp. Folio. Paper wrappers.British Parliamentary Paper HC69. Neat library mark on cover. Tables show increase in unemployment during the 'cotton famine'.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 115600
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.89 | JP 1788]
Keywords: Yyy Lancashire Yorkshire Cotton Famine Paupers Pauperism Mills Textile Industry
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Coronation of their majesties King Edward VII and Queen Alexandra. York celebration, June 15th, 26th, and 27th, 1902: official programme.
[York: printed by Delittle Fenwick,] 1902. 18cm. [16]pp, text illustrations. Original decorated pictorial colour-printed mauve paper, bevelled edges. Stitching gone; light isolated soiling to a couple of margins.
-- John Turton -- Book number: 42498
GBP 32.48 [Appr.: EURO 36.75 US$ 43.02 | JP 4839]
Keywords: Local History Yorkshire
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Country Walks in Mirfield, Emley and Thornhill
Dewsbury and District Footpath Group of Ramblers Association. No date Paperback Card covered stapled booklet. A little creased. Contains 9 walks. 24 pages Wt 0.1 Kg Good
-- Mr Mac Books -- Book number: 19957
GBP 2.90 [Appr.: EURO 3.5 US$ 3.84 | JP 432]
Keywords: Walking Rambling Yorkshire NOISBn
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R. A. C. County Road Map and Gazetteer : Yorkshire. No. 13 Second Edition, The.
Great Britain, Ed. J. Burrow & Co. Soft Cover, 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Soft cover in good condition. Previous owner's signature on front cover, some marking and creasing to covers. Page corners are a bit dog-eared, a few minor markings internally, generally clean, binding is good and secure. No publishing date. 120 pages. Good.
-- Benson's Antiquarian Books -- Book number: 010983
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.3 | JP 596]
Keywords: History Yorkshire England Travel Motoring
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The Dalesman's Yorkshire Annual 1986
Dalesman Books. 1986, 1st Edition. (ISBN: 0852068441) Soft cover, 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall. Book, No chipping & no splitting to clean boards. No reading creases to spine. Light / normal wear to extremities. Internally clean. No loose & no missing leaves. A clean copy covering the great blue hawks; the little brown squawks; a yorkshire quiz; on foot across the pennines; by the seaside; dick turpin - rogue or hero; the boxing day meet; tales from the dales; long time passing; life in the dales; the queensbury lines; yorkshire versus the kaiser's navy. Very good+.
-- Lincolnshire Old Books PBFA -- Book number: 021217
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 10.6 | JP 1192]
Keywords: 0852068441
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The Dalesman Vol 32 February 1971.
Dalesman, 1971. Soft Cover, Magazine with colour illustrated soft covers.. Colour painting of Aysgarth Falls and b + w illustrations. A clean copy. Includes Alec Wright's memories of growing up in Cottingham and Hull, articles on railway life at Garsdale Head, a conference on the Changing Uplands etc.. Very Good.
-- Hessay Books -- Book number: 15185
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.65 | JP 298]
Keywords: Yorkshire, York, Bainbridge, Aysgarth, Huddersfield
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The 'Dalesman's' Yorkshire Annual 1973
Clapham (via Lancaster): Dalesman, 1972. 3rd Year. Paperback. 96 pages, illustrated.. Very Good .
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 136669
GBP 6.74 [Appr.: EURO 7.75 US$ 8.93 | JP 1004]
Keywords: Great Britain_history
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Description of a Clock Escapement, invented by Mr. George Prior, jun. Of Otley, in Yorkshire.
1810. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 3 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: The Repertory of Arts, Manufactures, and Agriculture;
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 226894
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.89 | JP 1788]
Keywords: BZDB395 The Repertory of Arts, Manufactures, and Agriculture; Description of a Clock Escapement invented by Mr George Prior jun Of Otley in Yorkshire
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[CARR, WILLIAM].
The Dialect of Craven, in the West-Riding of the county of York, with a copious glossary, illustrated by authorities from ancient English and Scottish writers, and exemplified by two familiar dialogues. By a native of Craven. (2 Vols).
London: Wm Crofts. Leeds: Robinson and Hernaman. 1828 2nd enlgd edition. 8vo. Various paginations. Original brown cloth, printed paper spine labels, uncut. Sl staining to cloth, very slightly wear to spine heads, labels rubbed and worn but not affecting text.
-- John Turton -- Book number: 18346
GBP 110.20 [Appr.: EURO 124.5 US$ 145.96 | JP 16418]
Keywords: Dialect Yorkshire
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Early Tumuli near Malton in Yorkshire.
Intellectual Observer, London, 1866. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good. 5 pages. Note; this is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Size: Octavo (standard book size). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Intellectual Observer;
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 227636
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 15.89 | JP 1788]
Keywords: BZDB395 Intellectual Observer; Early Tumuli near Malton in Yorkshire
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East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley, Yorkshire
Published by The National Trust Ltd., 36 Queen Anne's Gate, London First Edition 1979. London 1979. Publisher's original stapled colour illustrated card wrap covers. 8vo 8'' x 5'' 18, i [pages.]. Archive monochrome illustrations throughout. In Fine condition, no dust wrapper as published.
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.87 | JP 2235]
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Elementary Schools' Exhibition of Work : Handbook 1936 : Halifax
Halifax, West Yorkshire, County Borough of Halifax. 1936. Paperback with Oversize Covers, 9 x 5.75 inches. No marks or inscriptions to contents. Creasing to oversize parts of covers. A very clean very tight copy with slightly marked slightly dusty covers. 120pp. Covers the history of education in Halifax from before 1900 to 1936, details of each individual subject taught, the broken-down cost of elementary education in Halifax, medical statistics and more. Illustrated with black & white photographs and period adverts. Extremely scarce. Good.
-- Godley Books -- Book number: 014969
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.5 US$ 66.23 | JP 7449]
Keywords: Schools, Education, History, Halifax, Yorkshire Education
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Eleventh Annual Report of the Poor Law Board 1858-9.
London, HMSO. 1859. 308pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. A very clean copy. Covering Expenditure Relief, education of pauper children, emigration, vaccination, workhouses built/.altered, Election of Guardians in Leeds, Poor Law Officers - forged testimonials, St. Pancras Workhouse, extra-parochial places, Overseer's accounts, legislation, registration of medical officers, juvenile paupers, the Metropolis, in-maintenance, out-relief, District schools, Parish property sold and appropriated, Union property and unions.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 120461
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 19.87 | JP 2235]
Keywords: Bevkkk British Parliamentary Paper Poor Law Board Report Pauperism Poor Law Public Health Education Pauper Children, Emigration, Vaccination, Workhouses, Election Guardians, Leeds, Yorkshire, Local History, Officers Forged Testimonials, St. Pancras, Extra
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