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JOHNNY GIBB OF GUSHETNEUK IN THE PARISH OF PYKETILLIM
Written by William Alexander. Illustrated by George Reid.
Stock no. 2125920
Published by David Douglas. 1st 1880. Almost very good condition.
A series of sketches of typical Aberdeenshire characters, many in dialect. 20 tissue-guarded b/w illustrations. Brown cloth, white paper title label to spine. 379 pages includes glossary. Book appears to have been repaired at some time; possibly restitched and rebacked, with original spine laid down. New title label to spine. New endpapers. Some foxing. Uneven fading and wear to covers.
THE FOLK-SPEECH OF SOUTH LANCASHIRE
Written by Francis Edward Taylor.
Stock no. 1208793
Published by John Heywood. 1st 1901. Very good condition.
A glossary of words which are, or have been, during the last hundred years in common use in that portion of the county palatine situated between Bolton and Manchester. Includes dialect words, children's words, local mispronunciations, colloquialisms and local slang with an appendix of quaint sayings. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. Not paginated. Rebacked with original spine laid down. Covers rubbed. Corners bumped. Name and date in ink on front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Occasional pencil annotations to contents.
THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE VOLUME XIII 1840
Written by Sylvanus Urban.
Stock no. 1710403
Published by William Pickering; John Bowyer Nichols And Son. 1840. Good condition.
Library binding. January to June 1840. iv 695 pages, b/w illustrations Includes: The Royal Palace of Greenwich; Dialect of Dorsetshire; Topography of Southport; Ancien ship at Mount's Bay; Shottesbrooke Church, Berkshire; Landslip at Lyme Regis; Penny Postage commenced; Trial of the Newport Chartist Rebels; marriage of Victoria and Albert; Carved Ceiling at Black Boy Inn, Chelmsford; First Stone laid of St. Thomas's Hospital; The New Postage system; Estimates for the erection of Nelson's Column; Huge fire at York Minster; Prices of Hay, Straw, Coal, Candles, Corn, Hops etc; numerous other historical events,obituaries, births, marriages and deaths; Index to names at rear. Ex-library (reference) with minimal stamps and new endpapers. 2 pages 225 & 226 are missing and replaced with loosely inserted photocopies.
OLD CORNWALL VOL. XIII No. 5 AUTUMN 2005
Written by Terry Knight.
Stock no. 1802408
Published by The Federation Of Old Cornwall Societies. 2005. Fine condition.
A twice yearly publication edited by Terry Knight. Colour cardwraps. Includes articles: Penryn around 1926; Women's Land Army memories; St Erth's POW camp; Reminiscences of Truro; Saving Kelyn (dialcect); Jerome - the Copper mining ghost town; plus many other short items. 64 pages. A fine copy.
THE WIDOW WOMAN
Written by Charles Lee. Illustrated by C.E. Brock.
Stock no. 1202028
Published by James Bowden. 1899. Very good condition.
Red cloth, gilt titles. A Cornish Tale. 2nd edition. Book: Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Spine faded.
MISSUS LAITY'S TAY ROOM
Written by Les Merton. Illustrated by Philip C. Hills.
Stock no. 1201880
Published by Palores Publications. 2000. Nearly fine condition.
Stories, Poems and Anecdotes in the Cornish Dialect. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0953959406.
IN CHIMLEY CORNER
Written by Jan Stewer; A.J. Coles.
Stock no. 823911
Published by Herbert Jenkins. 1st 1927. Slightly better than very good condition.
A Devonshire dialect book. Orange cloth and titles. Spine very slightly faded. Free endpapers browned else contents fine. A bright copy.
No author listed. Illustrated by W. Wood.
Stock no. 823450
Published by W. Wood. Circa 1869. Very good condition.
Small format. Yellow pictorial paperwraps. A story written in Devonshire dialect. 74 pages + 2 page booklist. Spine rubbed and slightly chipped.
WISE WIFF IN THE CUMBERLAND DIALECT
Written by Alexander Craig Gibson.
Stock no. 823200
Published by George Coward. 1867. Slightly better than very good condition.
Small format. 12 pages + 3 page booklist. Modern grey cloth binding, white title label to spine.
AREAL ANALYSIS OF DIALECT DATA BY COMPUTER
Written by Alan R. Thomas.
Stock no. 630210
Published by University of Wales. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Large format. ISBN: 0708307833.
MOLLY PINCH AND OTHER CRAVEN STORIES
Written by Rowland Cragg.
Stock no. 597965
Published by W. Nicholson & Sons Ltd.. 1910. Slightly better than good condition.
Red pictorial paperwraps. Yorkshire dialect stories. Light page-edge browning. 2" missing from backstrip.