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Book sizes: Folio over 12"x15", 8vo - over 7"x9", 4to - over 9"x12",
12mo - over 6"x7", 16mo - over 5"x6", 24mo - over 5"x5", 48mo - over 3"x4".

Inventory No.31747 Author: Pacey
Addingham Houses 1750-1850: Built in a time of village expansion
Published 2014 Addingham Civic Society Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1502791269 Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine Price: £15
49pp.
West Yorkshire Bradford Ilkley Addingham Local History Houses Architecture Family History Genealogy

Inventory No.28082 Author: Padgett, Lorenzo
Chronicles of Old Pontefract
Published 1993 Old Hall Press. (Burton Salmon.) Type:
Edition:Facsimile Reprint ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £15
Excellent clean copy
West Riding West Yorkshire Wakefield Pontefract Local History Family History Genealogy

Inventory No.32142 Author: Page, Caroline
Farnley Tyas: a History
Published 2015 Honley Civic Society (Huddersfield) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 9780957263888 Size:A5 Booklet Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Fine Price: £20
92pp.
West Yorkshire Kirklees Huddersfield Almondbury Local History Farnley Tyas Family History Genealogy

Inventory No.31026 Author: Page, Caroline
19th Century Life at Lord's Mill
Published 2012 Honley Civic Society (Huddersfield) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 9780957263819 Size:A5 Booklet Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Fine Price: £7
28pp.
West Yorkshire Kirklees Huddersfield Honley Local History Family History Genealogy

Inventory No.30757 Author: Palliser, James H.
Rawdon and It's History
Published 1985 M. T. D. Rigg (Guiseley, Leeds) Type:
Edition:Facsimile Reprint ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £16
Gift inscription to ffep, but a very nice clean copy.
Rawdon Leeds West Yorkshire Local History Family History Genealogy Topography

Inventory No.20007 Author: Palmer, Simon; Illustrator: Palmer, Simon
Saltaire : A Guide
Published 1996 Salts Estates (Saltaire) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0951695053 Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £3
Previous owners address label in top corner of title page, else looks unread.
West Yorkshire Saltaire Local History

Inventory No.32564 Author: Parker, James
Illustrated Rambles History from Hipperholme to Tong. Including the Opening of the Bradford Exhibition By Their Royal Highness the Prince and Princess of Wales: Opening of the Cartwright Hall By Lord Masham, and the Lister Family; Life Of Dr. Cartwright.
Published 1904 Percy Lumb, Humphries & Co. Ltd. (Bradford.and) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £45
Smartly rebound in light blue cloth, gilt.
Wibsey Bank Bankfoot Bank Foot Low Moor Royd's Hall Judy Brig Norwood Green Wike Wyke Oakenshaw Whitechapel Hipperholme Coley Shelf Lightcliffe Bailiffe Bridge Kirklees and Robin Hood Bierley East Bierley Hunsworth Birkenshaw Battle of Adwalton Moor Drighlinton Tong Dudley Hill Bolling Hall Neville Hall Rooley Hall Ripley's Dyeworks Burnett Field Bradford Yorkshire Local History Family History Genealogy Topography West Yorkshire

Inventory No.32254 Author: Parkin, Ernest H. Editor
Parkin's Huddersfield and District Family Almanack and Year Book, 1934
Published 1934 Allan Parkin & Son (Huddersfield) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Wrappers
Book / wrapper condition:Good+ Price: £20
Original wrappers worn, chipped and with stain marks from staples. Head and tail of spine chipped, with loss, and torn. Some page corners turned. Text and illustrations, and adverts of the day, clean and unmarked.
West Yorkshire Kirklees Huddersfield Local History

Inventory No.32253 Author: Parkin, Ernest H. Editor
Parkin's Huddersfield and District Family Almanack and Year Book, 1933
Published 1933 Allan Parkin & Son (Huddersfield) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Wrappers
Book / wrapper condition:Good+ Price: £20
Original wrappers worn, chipped and with stain marks from staples. Head and tail of spine chipped, with loss, and torn. Some page corners turned. Text and illustrations, and adverts of the day, clean and unmarked.
West Yorkshire Kirklees Huddersfield Local History

Inventory No.32252 Author: Parkin, Ernest H. Editor
Parkin's Huddersfield and District Family Almanack and Year Book, 1931
Published 1931 Allan Parkin & Son (Huddersfield) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Wrappers
Book / wrapper condition:Good+ Price: £20
Original wrappers worn, chipped and with stain marks from staples. Head and tail of spine chipped and torn. Some page corners turned. Text and illustrations, and adverts of the day, clean and unmarked.
West Yorkshire Kirklees Huddersfield Local History

Inventory No.21316 Author: Parsons, Diana
In Search of Freedom
Published 2003 William Sessions Limited (York) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1850722951 Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine Price: £10
Nice clean copy
West Yorkshire Barwick in Elmet

Inventory No.28763 Author: Payne, Brian and Dorothy
Old Leeds in Photographs Volume 2
Published Leeds Civic Trust (Leeds) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0905671074 Size:Landscape A4 Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £4.5
nice clean copy
West Yorkshire West Riding Leeds Local history

Inventory No.32981 Author: Payne, Brian; Payne, Dorothy
Leeds as it Was in Photographs Volume One
Published 1974 Hendon Publishing (Nelson, Lancashire) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0902907522 Size:Landscape A4 Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £4.5
Nice clean copy
West Yorkshire West Riding Leeds Local history

Inventory No.30589 Author: Peacock, A. J.
Bradford Chartism 1838-1840. Borthwick Papers No. 36
Published 1969 St. Anthony's Press (York) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £12
Original covers slightly rubbed but contents in clean condition.
West Yorkshire Bradford Local History

Inventory No.20873 Author: Pearce, Cyril; Edited By
Old West Riding. Vol. 6; No. 2. Winter 1986. A Collection of Original Articles.
Published 1986 Old West Riding Books (Huddersfield) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Pictorial Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £5
Nice clean copy
West Yorkshire West Riding Local History

Inventory No.15220 Author: Pearce, Cyril; Edited By
Old West Riding. Vol. 6; No. 1 Summer 1986. A Collection of Original Articles.
Published 1986 Old West Riding Books (Huddersfield) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Pictorial Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
West Yorkshire West Riding Local History

Inventory No.14192 Author: Pearce, Cyril; Edited By
Old West Riding. Vol. 8; No. 1. Summer 1988. A Collection of Original Articles.
Published 1988 Old West Riding Books (Huddersfield) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Pictorial Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
Light blue card covers a little faded on edges.
West Yorkshire West Riding Local History

Inventory No.33020 Author: Pearson, Brenda
Thornhill Memories
Published 2012 Type:
Edition:Reprint ISBN: Size:A5 Booklet Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £10
34pp. Nice clean copy
West Yorkshire Kirklees Dewsbury Local History Thornhill Family History Genealogy

Inventory No.25118 Author: Pedley, F. Lyndon
St Margaret's Church, Horsforth Jubilee Souvenir 1883-1933
Published Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £12.5
Front hinge has been repaireed, gift inscription on ffep, stain on back cover but decent copy of scarce item. With original photograph 8" x 5.75" of interior of church during service for institution of new vicar (but no date)
West Riding West Yorkshire Leeds Horsforth Church Local History

Inventory No.30993 Author: Petch, James A.; Buckley, Francis; Woodhead, T. W.
Early Man in the District of Huddersfield with an Appendix on the Nature and Making of Graving Tools
Published 1924 The Tolson Memorial Museum (Huddersfield) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Limp Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
Nice clean copy
West Yorkshire West Riding Kirklees Huddersfield Climate Tolson Museum Local History Topography

Inventory No.30038 Author: Phillips, Alan.
Sixty Years of Leeds Bradford Airport.
Published 1994 Hutton Press (Beverley) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 1872167640 Size:Square Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
Covers faded- lettering on spine illegible- else nice clean copy
West Yorkshire West Riding Leeds Bradford Yeadon Airport History Transport Air Airport Aircraft

Inventory No.31320 Author: Phillips, George Searle.
Walks Round Huddersfield.
Published Elaine Beardsell. (Holmfirth.) Type:
Edition:Facsimile Reprint ISBN: 0950978329 Size:12mo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £8
Facsimile reprint of the 1848 edition published by Bond and Hardy; and all other booksellers.
West Yorkshire West Riding Huddersfield Local History Topography

Inventory No.31325 Author: Pickering, H. Sydney
A Leeds Loiner: a Personal History 1896-1984
Published 1985 Abbey Press (Leeds) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: 0951020609 Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £4.5
Clean unmarked copy
West Yorkshire Leeds Local History Memoirs Family History Genealogy

Inventory No.32124 Author: Pinchin, John M.
Migration Into Bradford's Poets Corner in 1881 Compared to E. G. Ravenstein's First and Second Laws of Migration and M. Anderson's Study of Migration Into Preston
Published 1996 Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Plastic Cover
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £10
Ex-society copy. Open University report in plastic folder. 17 single sided pages. Some stamps but text and illustrations clean and clear.
West Yorkshire Bradford Local History Social History

Inventory No.29288 Author: Platt, George Moreton and Morkill, John William; Illustrator: J. A. Symington and J. W. Morkill
Records of the Parish of Whitkirk
Published 1990 MTD Rigg. (Guiseley, Leeds) Type:
Edition:Facsimile Reprint ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Cloth, Gilt
Book / wrapper condition:Near Fine Price: £20
Burgandy cloth with gilt titling and decoration. First published 1892 in an edition of 200 copies. This facsimile edition reprinted March 1990 in an edition of 300 copies. pp. 238. Excellent copy, as new
West Yorkshire West Riding Leeds Whitkirk Local History Family History Genealogy

Inventory No.32563 Author: Pobjoy, H. N. and M.; Illustrator: Frank Brearley
A History of Mirfield: A West Riding Town
Published 1969 The Author. Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good/Very Good Price: £45
D/w darkened on spine and mended with tape on reverse else nice clean copy with no inscriptions
West Yorkshire West Riding Mirfield History Local Family Genealogy Topography

Inventory No.14000 Author: Pobjoy, Harold Norman; Illustrator: Brearley, Frank and Richard Clive
A History of Emley a West Riding Village
Published 1970 Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:4to Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good +/Very Good + Price: £30
Book signed by Marian Pobjoy and includes presentation sheet signed by both author and illustrator
Emley West Riding West Yorkshire Local Family History Genealogy

Inventory No.33017 Author: Pomeroy, Vivian T.; Illustrator: Marjory Hart
The Legends of Lumb Lane
Published Lightning Source (Milton Keynes.) Type:
Edition:Facsimile Reprint ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £7.5
Although obviously a print on demand reprint, this is quite decent, legible with wide margins in excellent clean condition
West Yorkshire West Riding Bradford Lumb Lane Novel

Inventory No.33150 Author: Preedy, Robert E.
Leeds Cinemas 2
Published 1982 The Author (Leeds) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:A5 Booklet Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £7
Name on title page else nice clean copy
West Yorkshire West Riding Leeds Local History Cinemas

Inventory No.30991 Author: Preedy, Robert e
Leeds Theatres Remembered
Published 1981 The Author (Leeds) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £7
pp. 32 Nice clean copy
West Yorkshire West Riding Leeds Local History Family Genealogy

Inventory No.28599 Author: Preston, David
Menston Village Schools 1622-1995. To Commemorate the Centenary of the Present School
Published 1994 The Author (Ilkley) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Paperback
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £10
pp. 72. Illustrated with photographs. Lovely clean copy
West Yorkshire West Riding Menston Local History

Inventory No.14392 Author: Preston, William E. [editor]
Bradford Historical and Antiquarian Society Local Record Series. Vol. I. Wills Proved in the Court of the Manor of Crosley, Bingley, Cottingley and Pudsey, in Co. York, with Inventories and Abstracts of Bonds
Published 1929 Bradford Historical and Antiquarian Society Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:8vo Binding:Half-Leather
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good + Price: £48
Leather slightly rubbed at top and bottom of spine, bookplate and signature on fep, handsome copy
West Yorkshire West Riding Bradford Crosley Bingley Cottingley Pudsey Wills Local History Family History Genealogy

Inventory No.25944 Author: Price, A. C.
The Story of Leeds
Published 1912 J. W. Bean & Son (Leeds) Type:
Edition:First Edition ISBN: Size:12mo Binding:Cloth
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £8
Society bookplate on fep else very good
West Yorkshire West Riding Leeds Local History

Inventory No.32327 Author: Price, Robert
Horsforth History Guides No. 6 Horsforth Mixture
Published 1996 Horsforth Village Publications (Horsforth) Type:
Edition: ISBN: 0947904093 Size:A5 Booklet Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £5
West Yorkshire West Riding Horsforth Leeds Family History Local History Genealogy Topography

Inventory No.32318 Author: Price, Robert
Mining and Quarrying in Horsforth
Published Horsforth Village Historical Society (Leeds) Type:
Edition: ISBN: Size:A5 Booklet Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £4.5
12pp.
West Yorkshire Leeds Local History Horsforth Mining

Inventory No.16677 Author: Price, Robert
Horsforth History Guides No. 4 Transport and Communication
Published 1985 Horsforth Village Publications (Horsforth) Type:
Edition: ISBN: 0947904034 Size:A5 Booklet Binding:Card Covers
Book / wrapper condition:Very Good Price: £4
Name inside front cover, clean copy otherwise
West Yorkshire West Riding Horsforth Leeds Family History Local History Genealogy Topography

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