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Image for The Yorkshire Kitchen - Recipes from Yorkshire Houses

The Yorkshire Kitchen - Recipes from Yorkshire Houses

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Killinghall, Harrogate, St John Ambulance: 1976

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007153


Collection of Yorkshire recipes, both old and new. 120pp with index. Some creasing to cover and corners, marking to back cover and top edges rough-cut, otherwise good copy. View more info

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The Yorkshire Post Guide to Leeds

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leeds, The Yorkshire Post:

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008170


Illustrated guide to the city of Leeds. Undated but circa 1934 from references in text. 'With maps of the city and plans of Roundhay Park, Temple Newsam Mansion and Park and Golf Courses'. 152pp illustrated with black and white drawings, photographs and maps, and contemporary adverts. Fold-out map inside cover. Minor edgewear, stain to rear cover and dusty edges, otherwise very good. View more info

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Vasey's Bedale Almanac - Celebrating 120 Years of Print

By: N/A

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leeming Bar, Northallerton, Vasey's (Colour) Printers Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008256


Extracts from Bedale Almanacs dated 1875 - 1912. Interesting historical collection of period articles and advertisements. Includes gardening diary, tips on food in season, poem 'The Bedale Hunt' dated 1878 and more. Unpageinated, approx 120 pages. Cover slightly creased to lower corner, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Victorian and Edwardian Yorkshire from Old Photographs

By: A B Craven

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Fitzhouse Books / B T Batsford Ltd: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007617


Collection of photographs of Yorkshire people and places, from the beginning of outside photography until the years just before the First World War, collated by the former City Librarian of Leeds. Gilt lettering to spine. Illustrated with 160 black and white photographs. Near fine unmarked copy. Unclipped DJ slightly faded to spine, otherwise very good. View more info

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St Wilfrid of Ripon - An Excursion Into Saxon Yorkshire

By: A M Wilkinson

Price: £4.50

Publisher: Ripon, William Harrison & Son (Ripon) Ltd: 1972

Edition: 3rd Impression

Seller ID: 005995


History of the 7th century Abbot of Ripon, who suffered imprisonment, exile and excommunication. 3rd impression, issued on the 1300th anniversary of the dedication of Wilfrid's famous church. 141pp. Black and white map to frontis. Slight creasing to spine and minor surface marking to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Historic Knaresborough

By: Arnold Kellett

Price: £16.00

Publisher: Otley, Smith Settle: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005427


Knowledgeable account of the history of the North Yorkshire town. 112pp with index, illustrated profusely throughout with drawings and photographs in colour and black and white, many previously unpublished and many of the photographs taken by the author. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight slant to spine and rippling to pages, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has some creasing to top edge, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for Yorkshire Millennium - A Celebration of 1000 Glorious Years

Yorkshire Millennium - A Celebration of 1000 Glorious Years

By: Bernard Ingham

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Skipton, North Yorkshire, Dalesman Publishing Co Ltd: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008539


A tour of Yorkshire's greatest buildings and historic sites. 144pp illustrated profusely throughout with colour photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor lean to spine, otherwise very good/near fine copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with minimal edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be required for 1st class/overseas shipping. View more info

Wharfedale

By: C E Lewis

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, SPCK and Bradford: The Church Bookshop:

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008702


Guide to Wharfedale for the walker, cyclist or motorist. Undated, circa 1940. 135pp with index, illustrated with 6 maps and 8 photographs, in black and white. Preface by the Bishop of Bradford. Spine creased and faded, top edges soiled and foxing to all edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Harewood - the Life and Times of an English Country House

Harewood - the Life and Times of an English Country House

By: Carol Kennedy

Price: £11.50

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co (Publishers) Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008057


Story of the ancestral home of the Earls of Harewood. 192pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bumping to spine and fore-edge, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing to edges and minor rubbing to top corners, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Silent Traveller in the Yorkshire Dales

By: Chiang Lee

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1942

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 004621


Lovely little volume of reminiscences about the author's many visits to a friend in the Yorkshire Dales, illustrated with 16 plates in colour and monochrome. Plate to frontis is half-loose, otherwise all present. Some rubbing to spine and corners, a little fading to edges and former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. Remains of DJ inside book in two pieces - the front with flyleaf and back with flyleaf, but the spine is missing and both pieces are chipp... View more info

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Reflections of the Brontes in Spen Valley and District

By: Chris Sumner

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Liversedge, C.Sumner: 1973

Edition: Presumed First Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004669


Well researched volume tracing the Yorkshire topography which features in 'Shirley' by Charlotte Bronte, including the sources for the novel's characters and plans for circular walks in the area. 64pp illustrated with black and white maps, drawings and photographs. Stains to bottom margins, maybe bleeding from the card cover, otherwise very good copy, signed by the author inside the front cover. View more info

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Life in a Liberty Bodice

By: Christabel Burniston

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Otley, Smith Settle: 1995

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: 005527


Nostalgic account of life in Yorkshire in the early 20th century. 225pp, illustrated in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine, dark red endpapers. Minor bend to boards, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Slight shelfwear to unclipped DJ, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for Coming Up Singing - Local Memories Recorded in Otley Museum

Coming Up Singing - Local Memories Recorded in Otley Museum

By: Christine Dean

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Otley, Self-published: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008486


Lovely collection of personal tales from Otley in West Yorkshire. Stapled booklet, 64pp, illustrated with line drawings. Former owner's label to front cover and some fading to spine, otherwise very good copy. View more info

Image for The Hidden Places of Yorkshire, South, East and West

The Hidden Places of Yorkshire, South, East and West

By: Colin Speakman

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Manchester, M & M Publishing Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007198


Attractive guide to Yorkshire. 207pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawings. Foreword by Angela Rippon. Minor surface marking and creasing to cover, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

Image for Whitby - A Pictorial History - SIGNED COPY

Whitby - A Pictorial History - SIGNED COPY

By: Colin Waters

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Chichester, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006686


Narrative account of the history of Whitby, illustrated with 172 drawings, maps and photographs in black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor rippling to page edges, otherwise near fine copy. Signed by the author to the title page. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear and small nick to edge, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for Discovery Walks in the Yorkshire Dales: The Southern Dales

Discovery Walks in the Yorkshire Dales: The Southern Dales

By: David Johnson

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Wilmslow, Cheshire, Sigma Leisure: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007197


First in a two volume set of books on walking and discovering the Yorkshire Dales. 200pp with glossary, illustrated with black and white maps and photographs. Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Also, loosley enclosed, two colour newspaper clippings with further walks described and illustrated with maps. View more info

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Vanishing Yorkshire - The Dales

By: David Joy (Editor)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Lancaster, The Dalesman Publishing Company Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008254


Collection of black and white photographs submitted to 'The Dalesman' magazine in the 1940s and 1950s as a record of current events of the time, now a historical record of the disappearing world of the Yorkshire Dales. 48pp. Cover faded to edges and former owner's label to title page, otherwise very good copy. View more info

Thatch In and Around Ryedale

By: E Blizzard, N Sykes, W Tegetmeir & M Watts

Price: £3.00

Publisher: The Ryedale Folk Museum and The Hutton Press Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003722


A record of the local thatch preserved in the Ryedale area of Yorkshire, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. 48pp.Minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

Image for Rhymes Myths & Rhythms of Northallerton, County Town of the North Riding of Yorkshire

Rhymes Myths & Rhythms of Northallerton, County Town of the North Riding of Yorkshire

By: Elizabeth Grant Mortimer

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Self-published: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007987


Collection of poetry about Northallerton and its people. 129pp illustrated with hand-drawn map of the town to frontis. Gilt lettering to spine. Minimal bumping to head of spine, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ slightly faded to spine with minor creasing to top edge, otherwise very good. View more info

Image for A History of Yorkshire - The Darwen County History Series

A History of Yorkshire - The Darwen County History Series

By: F B Singleton and S Rawnsley

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Chichester, Sussex, Phillimore & Co Ltd: 1986

Edition: 2nd Edition, Revised & Enlarged

Seller ID: 005564


The story of the county of Yorkshire, from the 9th Century to the present day, including the discoveries in Viking Jorvik. 128pp with index, illustrated with 52 plates (4 in colour), 18 maps and line drawings to the text in black and white. Minor bumping at top of spine and gift inscription to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. DJ is price-clipped, with some edgewear, otherwise good. View more info