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HACKWOOD, F.W.: Staffordshire Curiosities & Antiquities. Portrait, illus., index; 186pp. orig. cloth, worn, upper joint split, uncut, 1st and Limited edit., Stafford & Birmingham, reprinted from Staffordshire Chronicle, 1905. [ Ref: RGW16597] £30
*Scarce work by the Midlands folklorist.

HADEN, H.J.: Fifty Years of Service the Golden Jubilee History of Stourbridge Rotary Club illus.; 32pp. orig. blue cloth gilt, 1st edit., Stourbridge, Mark & Moody, 1973. [ Ref: RGW17512] £10


HALE, M.: More Steam in the Black Country. Photographic illus. by M. HALE. orig wrappers, 1st edit., Dudley, 1978. Very good copy. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. [ Ref: RGW16257] £10


HALE, M.: Through Birmingham (Snow Hill). Photographic illus. by M. HALE. orig wrappers, 1st edit., Dudley, 1972. Very good copy. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. [ Ref: RGW16277] £10


HALL, J.: Railway Landmarks in Devon. Sketches, index; 48pp. orig. wrappers, 1st edit., Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1982. [ Ref: RGW16271] £5


HALLAM, O.: The National Farmers' Union (NFU) in Somerset A History of the County Branch 1912 to 1962. Plates, maps, appendices, index;192pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Taunton, 1971. Very good copy in price clipped d.w. [ Ref: RGW14778] £8


HARE, K.: Gloucestershire. County Books. Folding map, illus., index; 224pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit. R. Hale, n.d.. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14958] £5


HARLEIAN SOCIETY. Vol. LVI. RYLANDS, W.H. (Ed.): The Four Visitations of Berkshire Made and Taken by Thomas Benolte, William Harvey, Henry Chitting and John Philipott, and Elias Ashmole. Illus. of coats of arms, index; xv+350pp; tears to some leaves. orig. cloth gilt, slight wear, new endpapers, Harleian Society, 1907. [ Ref: RGW19536] £65


HARLEIAN SOCIETY. New Series Replacement Vol. 13. BEDELLS, J., GRANT, J. & WOODCOCK, T. (Ed.): The Visitation of the County of Huntingdon 1684 made by Sir Henry St George, Knight. Illus., indexes; viii+176pp. orig. cloth gilt, Harleian Society, 2000. [ Ref: RGW19556] £10


HARRIS, D.W.: Maritime History of Rhyl and Rhuddlan. Facts and memories derived and recalled from local records amd local people. Illus., index; 168pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit., Prestatyn, 1991. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16926] £25
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HARRIS, D.W. History of Prestatyn. Facts amd memoires derived and recalled from local records and local people. Illus.; 224pp. folio orig. cloth, 1st edit. Rhuddlan, Charter Press, 1989. Very good copy. in d.w. SIGNED BY AUTHOR. [ Ref: RGW17675] £40


HARRIS, H.: The Grand Western Canal. Illus., maps and plans, index; 222pp. Paperback, Devon Books, 1996. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17885] £5


HARRISON, D.: Birmingham Snow Hill A First Class Return Photographic illus. oblong folio orig cloth 1st edit., Gloucester, Peter Watts, 1986. Very good copy in d.w.. [ Ref: RGW16262] £10


HARTLEY, M. & INGILBY, J.: Forms and Colours. Photographic illus., drawings, index; xiv+108pp; staining and wrinkling to some leaves. oblong orig. cloth, 1st edit., Smith Settle, 1992. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW16614] £8


HARTLEY, M., INGILBY, J., and PONTEFRACT, E. A Favoured Land Yorkshire in Text and Image. The Work of Marie Hartley, Joan Ingilby and Ella Pontefract. (Ed. H. Diaper). Illus.; viii+80pp; a few leaves with small faint stain. oblong folio orig. boards, 1st edit., Smith Settle, 1994. [ Ref: RGW16541] £10


HARTLEY, M. & PONTEFRACT, E.: Yorkshire Tour. Colour frontis., illus. by M. HARTLEY, photographs and maps, index; x+310pp. orig. cloth, spine faded, J.M. Dent & Sons, 1944. [ Ref: RGW16969] £8


HARTLEY, MARIE: Marie Hartley's Picture Book. Wood-engravings by MARIE HARTLEY; 20pp. small booklet with pictorial covers, Bury St Edmunds, The Quince Tree Press, n.d. 1995. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16613] £8


FRANCIS HARVEY Printseller: A General Catalogue of Rare and Valuable Engraved Portraits. 6 (of 7) Parts. 4849 items; 704pp. contemp. cloth, retaining orig. wrappers, n.d. [c.1900]. [ Ref: RGW19539] £100
*Lacking Part III but supplied in facsimile in a similar cloth binding. One of the finest dealers' catalogues of engraved portraits, concentrating on the larger portraits, with useful biographical details on the sitters.

HARVEY, D.: A Nostalgic Look at Birmingham Trams 1933-53. Vol. 3 The Eastern and Western Routes Including the Stechford Routes, the West Bromwich, Wednesbury and Dudley routes, and the Smethwick, Oldbury and Dudley routes. Photographic illus., plans; 100pp. folio orig. pictorial wrappers, Silver Link Publishing, 1995. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16619] £8


HARVEY, D.: A Nostalgic Look at Birmingham Trams 1933-53. Vol. 1 The Northern Routes. Photographic illus., plans; 100pp. folio orig. pictorial wrappers, Silver Link Publishing, 1993. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16620] £5


HAWKINS, D.: Sedgemoor and Avalon. A Portrait of Lowland Somerset. Regional Books. Illus., index; 181pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit. R. Hale, 1954. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14967] £6


HEWETT, C.A.: The Development of Carpentry 1200-1700. An Essex Study. Illus., and diagrams, index; 232pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., David and Charles, 1969. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW18417] £35


HIGHET, C.: The Wirral Railway. Photograph illus.; 40pp. orig wrappers, 1st edit., Oakwood Press, 1961. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16245] £5


HIRSCH-DAVIES, Rev. J.E. de: A Popular History of the Church in Wales from the Beginning to the Present Day. Index; xii+356pp. orig. cloth, slight wear, 1st edit., Sir Isaac Pitman, 1912. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16604] £10


HITCHES, M.: Penmaenmawr. Rails of Granite. Photographic illus.; 52pp. folio orig pictorial wrappers, 1st edit., Irwell Press, c.1990. [ Ref: RGW16132] £5


HITCHING, F.: Earth Magic. Illus., maps and index; 196pp; some pencilled underlining. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Cassell, 1976. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14981] £8


HOLE, C.: English Home-Life 1500 to 1800. Colour frontis., 85 illus., index; viii+184pp; a little spotting. orig. cloth, 2nd edit., B.T. Batsford, 1949. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW17456] £8


HOLLINGSWORTH, BRIAN: The Guild of Railway Artists. The Great Western Collection. 60 colour plates; 160pp. oblong folio (10 x 12in) orig cloth, 1st edit., Blandford Press, 1985. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16378] £10


HOLMES, M.: The Country House Described. An Index to the Country Houses of Great Britain and Ireland. 29 plates, bibliography; viii+328pp. 4to orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1986. Fine in d.w. [ Ref: RGW592] £35
*A useful bibliography listing country houses in alphabetical order with the books and articles which mention the house and its history. As it was compiled mainly from the Victoria and Albert Museum's collection, it also acts as index to those early books which contain prints of country houses.

HORNBY, LESTER G.: London A Sketch-Book. 24 black and white plates. contemp. black morocco with the arms of the City of London in gilt on the front cover, some wear on the spine, a.e.g., 1st edit., A. & C. Black, 1912. [ Ref: RGW17441] £10
*Lester Hornby [1882-1956] was an American artist and illustrator.

HOWARD, MARIA WILLETT: Lowney's Cook Book Illustrated in Colors. Colour plates, index; 421pp. orig. cloth, slight wear, Revised edit., Boston, W.M. Lowney Co, 1912. [ Ref: RGW19159] £10
*Appendix on the growth and preparation of Cocoa. Lowney's were chocolate manufacturers.

HOWELLS, J.: The Rose and the Clematis as good companions. 140 colour plates and 75 colour and black and white drawings, index; 206pp folio (11in x 8.75in) orig. cloth, Garden Art Press, 2003. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW14457] £10


HUGHES, CLEDWYN: A Wanderer in North Wales. Illus. by JOHN PETTS; 200pp; ink mark on one leaf. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Phoenix House, 1949. Very good copy in d.w. (wear at head of spine) [ Ref: RGW16600] £10


HUGHES, E. & EAMES, A.: Porthmadog Ships. Photographic illus.,diagrams index 426pp; a little staining to some leaves. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Gwynedd Archives, 1975. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW16448] £8


HUGHES, H. & NORTH, H.L.: The Old Churches of Snowdonia. Photographic illus., drawings, plans, some folding; xvi+xxx+309pp. orig cloth, 1st edit., Republished and Reappraised, Snowdonia National Park Society, facsimile reprint of 1924, 1984. Very good copy in d.w. One of only 2,000 copies. [ Ref: RGW16334] £20


HUGHES, Lt-Col H.: Immortal Sails A Story of a Welsh Port and some of its Ships. 240pp; some pencilled notes and underlinings. orig. cloth, 2nd edit., Prescot, T. Stephenson & Sons, 1969. Very good copy in pictorial d.w [ Ref: RGW16523] £10
*A history of the vessels which sailed from Portmadoc laden with slate.

HUTTON, E.: Highways and Byways in Gloucestershire. Illus. by HUGH THOMSON, folding map, index; xviii+468pp. orig. blue cloth gilt, slight wear at head of spine, t.e.g., 1st edit., Macmillan & Co, 1932. [ Ref: RGW16851] £10


IRELAND. POWER OF ATTORNEY FOR SARAH IMPEY. MANUSCRIPT LETTER containing power of attorney and details for rents in Rathcoole. 3pp folio, 1836 [ Ref: RGW12304] £10
*Rathcoole is south of Dublin.

JAMES, M.R.: Abbeys. 7 colour plates, 100 photographic illus, 56 drawings, 13 plans, folding map in pcket at rear; x+154pp. orig. cloth-backed boards, rubbed, 1st edit., Great Western Railway, 1925. [ Ref: RGW3328] £10


JARMAIN, JOHN: Flowers in the Minefields El Alamein to St Honorine. Short Appraisal of his Life and Work by James Crowden. Illus.; 128pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Flagon Press, 2012. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17948] £12


JENKINS, S.: England's Thousand Best Houses. Colour photographic illus., maps, index; xl+950pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Allen Lane, 2003. Fine copy in d.w. (faint crease) [ Ref: RGW14334] £10


JENKINS, S.: Wales Churches, Houses, Castles. Colour photographic illus., maps, index; xii+292pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Allen Lane, 2008. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16929] £15


JERSEY. PIROUET FAMILY. Five 19th century legal documents, in French, in ink, on vellum, except one on paper, two with remaining half of Jersey seal in green wax, mainly concerning property transactions of Pirouet family in Grouville, 1815-1873. [ Ref: RGW12317] £65
*There are references to houses, closes, "Jardin a potage" and "Une certaine mielle situee proche le puits mahaut en la paroisse de Grouville". Mielle is the word for sand dune.

JESSOP, L.: Tone Works, Wellington, Somerset Survey and Analysis of Buildings, Power Systems and Machinery. Volume Two Appendices. Colour illus. and folding plans; 43pp. folio orig. wrappers, English Heritage, 2007. [ Ref: RGW17460] £10


JEUDA, B.: Memories of the North Staffordshire Railway. Photographic illus, plans; 100pp folio orig pictorial wrappers, slightly creased, Cheshire Libraries, 1986. [ Ref: RGW16356] £5


JOHNSON, P.: An Illustrated History of the Welsh Highland Railway. Diagrams and photograph illus., index; 128pp. folio orig cloth, Ian Allan, 2004. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16406] £10


JONES, G.B. & JENKINS, D.: The Great Western Railway in Wales The Work of Official Photographer. 72 full-page photographs. orig wrappers, rear cover partly faded, Cardiff, National Museums and Galleries of Wales, 1995. [ Ref: RGW16348] £5


JONES, JONAH: Clough William-Ellis The Architect of Portmeirion A Memoir. Illus., index; 204pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Seren, 1996. Very good copy in d.w.. [ Ref: RGW16528] £10


JOWETT, A.: Jowett's Railway Atlas of Great Britain & Ireland From pre-Grouping to the present day. xxpp of key maps, 149 colour maps, index; 240pp. Large (13 x 8.5) folio orig cloth, 1st edit., Sparkford, Patrick Stephens, 1989. In d.w. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16936] £35


JOY, D.: Guide to the Wensleydale Railway. Photographic illus.; 32pp. orig wrappers, 1st edit., Ilkley, 2005. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16332] £5


KAY-ROBINSON, D.: The Landscape of Thomas Hardy. Colour photographs by SIMON McBRIDE, maps, index; 240pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Webb and Bower, 1984. Very Good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16962] £10


KELLETT, A. & DEWHIRST, I. (Ed.): A Century of Yorkshire Dialect Selections from the Transactions of the Yorkshire Dialect Society. Illus.; x+245pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Smith Settle, 1997. In d.w. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16450] £10


KELLY'S Kelly's Handbook to the Titled, Landed and Official Classes. 97th edit. Adverts, list of warrant holders; 2111pp orig. red cloth gilt, tear at head of upper joint, 1971. [ Ref: RGW12421] £15


KELLY'S Directory of Somersetshire. Folding colour map (damaged on one fold) xx+803+xxviii+pp; small hole at foot of title, few leaves with rust marks in inner margins. orig. red cloth, spine slightly faded, 1931. [ Ref: RGW18904] £40


KELLY'S Directory of Somersetshire and The City of Bristol. Folding colour county map (damaged on a fold), city plan (damaged on a fold); xx+803+xxviii+1192pp; small hole at foot of title, few leaves with rust marks in inner margins. orig. red cloth, spine slightly faded, 1931. [ Ref: RGW18905] £60


KELLY'S. Directory of the County of Herefordshire and Shropshire. 2 folding colour county maps, 32pp of adverts at end; xvi+278+xi+439pp. orig. red cloth gilt, a little marking on covers, wear on corners, upper joint split, rear hinge strenghtened, fraying at head and foot of spine, 1909. [ Ref: RGW20090] £40


KELLY'S. Directory of Devonshire & Cornwall. 2 folding county maps, 88pp of adverts at end; xxxv+1125+507pp. orig. red cloth gilt, worn, spine discoloured, fraying at head of spine, part of rear endpaper near hinge missing, 1897. [ Ref: RGW20091] £125


KENT. ACT OF PARLIAMENT. An Act for Enlarging and Maintaining the Harbour of Ramsgate, and for Cleansing, Amending, and Preserving the Haven of Sandwich. In black letter, 34pp. folio, disbound, 1749. [ Ref: RGW16807] £15
*The construction of Ramsgate harbour was begun in 1749.

KENT. ACT OF PARLIAMENT. An Act to enable the Pier-Wardens of the Town of Margate, in the County of Kent, more effectually to recover the ancient and accustomary Droits, for the Support and Maintenance of the said Pier. In black letter, 11pp. folio, disbound, 1724. [ Ref: RGW16815] £12
*The construction of Ramsgate harbour was begun in 1749.

KIDNER, R.W.: The Light Railways of Britain. Photograph illus.; 40pp. orig wrappers, Oakwood Press, 1947 Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16268] £5


KNEALE, E.N.: North Wales Steam (1927-1968). 178 photographic illus. folio orig. cloth, part of back cover faded, 1st edit., Oxford Publishing Co, 1980. In d.w. [ Ref: RGW16355] £5


KRAFFT, JEAN CHARLES: Plans des Plus Beaux Jardins Pittoresques de France, d'Angleterre et d'Allemagne . . . Plans of the Most Beautiful Picturesque Gardens in France, England and Germany, and of Edifices, Monuments, Fabrics, etc. which contribute to their Embellishment, of Every Kind of Architecture, such as Chinese, Egyptian, English Arabian, Moorish., Etc. . . . Vol. 2 only (of 2). Engraved frontispiece, 71 engraved plates, including 19 folding and 3 double-page, text in French, English and German; pencilled annotations for the most part taken from the printed descriptions, some light staining to the corners of some plates, tear on fold to one large folding plate, Large oblong folio (10. x 13.25in) old half calf, worn, covers detached backstrip missing, Paris, Charles Pougens, 1810. Berlin Kat. 3312a [ Ref: RGW18776] £550
*Johann Carl Kraaft [1764-1833] produced a number of similar volume on European architecture. The plates provide well drawn and detailed plans of the gardens as well as including illustrations of garden houses, hermitages, fountains, sheep folds, dovecotes, aviaries, etc. Bound from 12 'cahiers' the illustrations are numbered to 96, the double-page and folding plates counting as more than one illustration. Each cahier is a section of plates with letterpress description and keys to the plates. The annotations were made before the book was bound. This volume includes plans of Stowe, Potsdam and Clichy

LANCASHIRE. MARY MAULE SUTTON & ARTHUR HALL. Marriage Settlement, in ink, on two large vellum membranes, between Arthur Hall and Mary Sutton of Salford, 1877. [ Ref: RGW12327] £10


LANCASHIRE. WHITE MOSS COAL COMPANY. AUTOGRAPH LETTER Signed, from William Willett to J. Robinson, 2pp, White Moss Coal Company, Skelmersdale, 3 Dec 1867, informing of a resolution of a call for £5 per share. [ Ref: RGW11663] £10


LART, CHARLES E.: Huguenot Pedigrees. Vol. II only. Index; xii+118pp. small folio orig. grey boards, corners bumped, small tear at head, uncut, 1st edit., C. Guimaraens & Co, 1928.The Castle Hackett copy. [ Ref: RGW19566] £10


LATHAM C.: In English Homes The Internal Character Furniture & Adornments of Some of the Most Notable Houses of England Historically Depicted from Photographs from Specially Taken. Photographic illus., many full-page; 421pp. Large folio orig. cloth gilt, worn, cloth affected by damp, 3rd edit., Country Life, 1909. Contents clean. AUTOGRAPH LETTER from Lady Berkeley, dated 1941, tipped in. [ Ref: RGW17807] £30


LAWRENCE, B.: Coleridge and Wordsworth in Somerset. Photographic illus., map, index; 196pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., 1970. Fine copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW699] £10


LAWTON, D.: Village Co-Operation. A Jubilee Sketch of Greenfield Co-operative Society Ltd. 1856-1906. Photographs of premises and portraits; appendix of officials; 128pp; endpapers foxed. orig. green cloth gilt, 1st edit., Manchester Co-operative Wholesale Society's Printing Works, 1906. Very Good copy. [ Ref: RGW16419] £20
*Greenfield is in Saddleworth near Oldham. Gives an account of the development of the co-operative stores and those persons involved in the movement, which included building homes, education and a penny bank.

LEBOFF, D. & DEMUTH, T.: No Need to Ask! Early Maps of London's Underground Railways. Colour illus. and maps; 80pp. oblong folio (9.75 x 11in) orig. pictorial laminated boards, 1st edit., Capital Transport, 1999. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16163] £10


LEE, C.E.: Narrow-Gauge Railways in North Wales. Photographic illus, sketches, diagrams, plans, index.; 136pp. orig cloth-backed boards, wear on extremities, some marking on covers, 1st edit., Railway Publishing Co, 1945. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16342] £20


LEGER-GORDON, D. St.: Devon. County Books. Folding map, illus., index; 369pp. orig. cloth, spine faded, 1st edit. R. Hale, 1950. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14956] £5


LEGG, R.: Steepholm Legends and History. Photographic illus., index; 144pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., Wincanton Press, 1993. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17894] £10


LEYLAND, J.: The Peak of Derbyshire. Its Scenery & Antiquities. Map, 20 plates by ALFRED DAWSON and HERBERT RAILTON, index; 340pp. orig. cloth gilt, wear on extremities, 1st edit., Seeley & Co, 1891. [ Ref: RGW16930] £15


LOCKHART, WILLIAM ELIOTT: Historical Notes Relating to Branxholme. Illus., maps; 46pp; bound with blank leaves at end. 8vo contemp. half calf, spine decorated in gilt, with red leather spine label, bound by Henderson & Bisset, retaining orig. wrappers, Alnwick, reprinted from Berwickshire Naturalists' Club Transactions, 1886. Inscribed by Author, 'Hugh Davidson Esq with W. Elliott Lockhart's Compliments'. BOUND with, Sir Walter Elliot 'Rattling, Roaring Willie' from the same Transactions. Bookplate of Hugh Davidson. [ Ref: RGW19452] £25
*Branxholme near Hawick in the Borders was the setting for Scott's 'Lay of the Last Minstrel'. William Elliot-Lockhart [1833-1907] of Borthwickbrae was Chamberlain to the Duke of Buccleuch at Branxholme between 1876 and 1892.

LOCKLEY, R.M.: Pembrokeshire. Regional Books. Illus., index; 163pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit. R. Hale, 1957. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW14965] £6


LOFTHOUSE, J.: North-Country Folklore in Lancashire, Cumbria and the Pennine Dales. Illus. by Author, index; 222pp. orig. cloth, 1st edit., R. Hale, 1976. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW16975] £10


LONDON MIDLAND AND SCOTTISH RAILWAY COMPANY. A Record of Large-Scale Organisation and Management 1923-1946. 20pp. orig. printed wrappers, 1946. Very good copy. [ Ref: RGW16210] £10


LONDON & NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY. London & North Western Railway Time Tables October 3rd 1921 and until further notice. Maps, some folding; 184pp. folio orig. printed wrappers, OPC reprint of 1921 edit. Very good copy [ Ref: RGW16183] £10


LORD, P.: Portrait of the River Trent. Photographic illus., map, index; 208pp. orig. cloth, Robert Hale, 1972. Very good copy in d.w. [ Ref: RGW17901] £10


LOUDON, JOHN CLAUDIUS: An Encyclopaedia of Gardening; comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape Gardening; Including all the Latest Improvements; A General History of Gardening in all Countries; And a Statistical View of its Present State; with Suggestions for its Future Progress in the British Isles. 1020 wood-engraved text illus., diagrams, and plans of parks, gardens, country houses, greenhouses, and plants, bibliography, index; xl+1272pp, adverts at end dated 1841. Large 8vo orig. green embossed cloth, spine gilt, slight nick at head of spine, Longman, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, New Edition, Considerably Improved and Enlarged, [1841]. A nice clean bright copy. [ Ref: RGW18602] £150
*This encyclopedia contains a wealth of information on gardening design and history. The preface is dated 1834.

LOUDON, JOHN CLAUDIUS: An Encyclopaedia of Gardening; comprising the Theory and Practice of Horticulture, Floriculture, Arboriculture, and Landscape Gardening; Including all the Latest Improvements; A General History of Gardening in all Countries; And a Statistical View of its Present State; with Suggestions for its Future Progress in the British Isles. As issued in 2 parts. 1020 wood-engraved text illus., diagrams, and plans of parks, gardens, country houses, greenhouses, and plants, bibliography, index; xl+1272pp; a little spotting to end papers. Large 8vo orig. diced cloth, paper spine labels, spines faded, wear to head and foot of spine, small splits on joints, some fraying to labels, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green and Longmans, New Edition, Considerably Improved and Enlarged, 1835. [ Ref: RGW18603] £100
*This encyclopedia contains a wealth of information on gardening design and history. The preface is dated 1834.

LUDDITES. ACT OF PARLIAMENT. An Act for the more effectual Punishment of such Persons as shall demolish or pull down, burn, or otherwise destroy or spoil, any Mill or Mills; and for preventing the destroying or damaging of Engines for draining Collieries and Mines . . . 4pp. folio, disbound, 1769. [ Ref: RGW18052] £10


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