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ADVENTURES OF A YORKSHIRE FARMER AND HIS SCAPEGRACE NEVVY
Written by Timothy Goorkrodger.
Stock no. 2133863
Published by F.M. Fetherston. Circa 1885. Good condition.

The adventures of a Yorkshire farmer in London. Brown cloth spine, green boards. Text in dialect. 144 pages. Boards worn at edges with loss of paper covering at corners. Lower corner tip lost from rear cover. Tear to gutter between index and first page. Spine has a couple of black marks. Pages browned.

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GILES'S TRIP TO LONDON
Written by James Spilling.
Stock no. 2133849
Published by Jarrold & Sons. Circa 1872. Almost very good condition.

A Farm Labourer's First Peep At The World, written in humorous dialect, by 'The Village Schoolomaster', pseudonym for James Spilling. Small format. Grey cloth, gilt titles, decorative front cover. Leaf patterned endpapers. B/w illustrations. 145 pages. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Endpapers and pages lightly browned with occasional light margin marks.

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WESTCOUNTRY WORDS & WAYS
Written by K.C. Phillips.
Stock no. 1819757
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1976. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

South-west dialects. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 144 pages including index. ISBN: 0715570251. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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THE PEACOCK LINCOLNSHIRE WORD BOOKS 1884-1920
Written by Max Peacock; Peacock Mabel; E. Adrian Woodruffe-Peacock; Eileen Elder.
Stock no. 2132761
Published by Scunthorpe Museum Society. 1st 1997. Very good condition.

With Additions Dating From the 18th and Earlier 19th Centuries. Conjuring up a portrait of the county's people through their spoken word. A chronicle of life and language in the historic county of Lincolnshire. Compiled by the Peacock family. Introduced, transcribed and edited by Eileen Elder. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. 242 pages. ISBN: 0907098045. Cover corners rubbed. Name and address in ink on half-title page. Very faint page-edge browning else contents fine.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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DEVONSHIRE COURTSHIP
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.

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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.

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