ACT BOOK OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL COURT OF WHALLEY 1510-1538, ed. A.M. Cooke, Chetham Society, 1901; with mentions of episodes in the lives of many ordinary people; Latin text; index of names; errata slip; xxiv+220pp; small 4to; orig. plum cloth gilt, a firm copy, cloth darkened and a little rubbed. 10 pounds

 

LANCASHIRE DEEDS, VOL. 1, SHUTTLEWORTH DEEDS, PART 1 [no more were published], ed. J. Parker, Chetham Society, Vol. 91, 1934; 13th to 17th centuries, relating to estates at Eccleshill, Barton and High Whitaker; xii+175pp; small 4to; ownership inscription on front free endpaper, orig. gilt dec. plum cloth, a good copy, spine a little faded. 12 pounds

 

I. ABBOTT’S JOURNAL, II. THE TRIALS AT MANCHESTER IN 1694, ed. A. Goss, Chetham Society, 1864; index; xix+32+xxi+42+5pp; small 4to; orig. gilt dec. green cloth, faded, otherwise a very good copy, an old library label gummed to front fixed endpaper. 18 pounds

 

THREE LANCASHIRE DOCUMENTS OF THE FOURTEENTH AND FIFTEENTH CENTURIES, ed. J. Harland, Chetham Society, 1868; “Comprising: I. The Great De Lacy Inquisition, Feb. 16, 1311; II. The Survey of 1320-1346; III. Custom Roll and Rental of the Manor of Ashton-Under-Lyne, November 11, 1422”; xvi+141pp; small 4to; orig. gilt dec. green cloth, faded and rubbed, slightly frayed at extremities of backstrip. 10 pounds

 

THE RECTORS OF MANCHESTER, AND THE WARDENS OF THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF THAT TOWN,

F.R. Raines, 2 volumes, Chetham Society, New Series, Vols. 5 and 6, 1885; with biographical notes and index; xx+100, 101-208pp; small 4to; orig. gilt dec. plum cloth, spines sunned, a firm set, an old library label gummed to front fixed endpaper of each volume. 18 pounds

 

MINUTES OF THE BURY PRESBYTERIAN CLASSIS, 1647-1657, ed. W.A. Shaw, Part 2 only (of 2), Chetham Society, 1898; appendices; index; small 4to; orig. gilt dec. cloth, a firm volume, spine rubbed. 18 pounds

 

THE FELLOWS OF THE COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF MANCHESTER, BY THE LATE REV. F.R. RAINES, ed. Frank Renaud, 2 volumes, Chetham Society, New Series, Vols. 21 and 23, 1891; with biographical notes and index; portrait frontispiece; xvi+210, 211-398pp; small 4to; orig. gilt dec. plum cloth, hinges of Vol. 2 heavily worn, otherwise a sound set, Vol. 1 much better. 18 pounds

 

A REGISTER OF MARRIAGES IN THE PARISH OF HAWKSHEAD 1754-1837, ed. K. Leonard, 1969; index; 70pp; 8vo; orig. cloth, dust-jacket, virtually as new. 5 pounds

 

HISTORY OF THE GREAT AND LITTLE BOLTON CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LIMITED, SHOWING FIFTY YEARS’ PROGRESS, 1859-1909, F.W. Peaples, 1909; frequent illus.; 670pp; small 8vo; a poor copy with  contents a little grubby in places, edges a bit thumbed, orig. gilt dec. cloth, spine worn, corners bumped. 10 pounds

 

LANCASHIRE FUNERAL CERTIFICATES, T.W. King & F.R. Raines, Chetham Society, 1869; viii+102 pp; 4to; some leaves browned, 2 private library inkstamps, orig. gilt dec. green cloth, a small knock on one edge, otherwise a firm, clean copy. 10 pds

 

OFFICE-HOLDERS OF THE DUCHY AND COUNTY PALATINE OF LANCASTER FROM 1603,

R. Somerville, 1972; a good list of names, with biographical notes on the office-holders from 1603 until modern times, with index of names; xxxviii+298pp; 8vo; orig. cloth, dust-jacket, virtually as new. 7 pounds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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