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Tales and Sketches of Lancashire Life. 9 Volume Set. 1881-86.

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BRIERLEY, Ben. Tales and Sketches of Lancashire Life. 9 volumes each individually titled:

  1. Out Of Work. Our Old Nook. – Frontispiece (no half title), 306pp. Manchester/London, 1885.
  2. Marlocks of Merriton. Red Windows Hall. – Frontispiece (no half title), 293pp. Manchester/London, 1884.
  3. Irkdale. – Frontispiece, 326pp. Manchester/London, 1885.
  4. Treadlepin Fold. The New Borough. A Fight For Love. Frontispiece, (no half title). 268pp. Manchester/London, 1884.
  5. The Chronicles of Waverlow. Frontispiece, (no half title). 280pp. Manchester/London, 1884.
  6. Cast Upon The World. Frontispiece. 324pp. Manchester/London 1886.
  7. Cotters of Mossburn. Frontispiece (no half title). 283pp. Manchester/London, 1886.
  8. Ab-o’th’-yate in Yankeeland. The Results of Two Trips to America. Frontispiece (portrait of Brierley). VIII, 324pp. Manchester/London, 1885.
  9. Popular Edition of Tales and Sketches of Lancashire Life. Daisy Nook Sketches. 164pp. (No frontispiece).  Manchester/London: 1881. [With]: Daisy Nook Sketches Part 2. (No half title). 127pp. Manchester/London: 1882.

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BRIERLEY, Ben. Tales and Sketches of Lancashire Life. 9 volumes each individually titled:

  1. Out Of Work. Our Old Nook. – Frontispiece (no half title), 306pp. Manchester/London, 1885.
  2. Marlocks of Merriton. Red Windows Hall. – Frontispiece (no half title), 293pp. Manchester/London, 1884.
  3. Irkdale. – Frontispiece, 326pp. Manchester/London, 1885.
  4. Treadlepin Fold. The New Borough. A Fight For Love. Frontispiece, (no half title). 268pp. Manchester/London, 1884.
  5. The Chronicles of Waverlow. Frontispiece, (no half title). 280pp. Manchester/London, 1884.
  6. Cast Upon The World. Frontispiece. 324pp. Manchester/London 1886.
  7. Cotters of Mossburn. Frontispiece (no half title). 283pp. Manchester/London, 1886.
  8. Ab-o’th’-yate in Yankeeland. The Results of Two Trips to America. Frontispiece (portrait of Brierley). VIII, 324pp. Manchester/London, 1885.
  9. Popular Edition of Tales and Sketches of Lancashire Life. Daisy Nook Sketches. 164pp. (No frontispiece).  Manchester/London: 1881. [With]: Daisy Nook Sketches Part 2. (No half title). 127pp. Manchester/London: 1882.

9 volumes. 8vo. The numbers given above are not volume numbers. All volumes are unnumbered. General condition notes: foxing and spotting, browning, text block splitting in places, some closed tearing. Binding generally tight. Some volumes do not contain tissue guards, tissue guards that are present: some are detached. Manchester: Abel Heywood & Son, London: Simpkin, Marshall & Co., [1881-1886]. Publisher’s red cloth (some minor wear, please see photographs). Please see photos for condition.

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Additional information

Weight4.9 kg
Dimensions22 × 32 × 17 cm
Author/s

Publisher

Abel Heywood & Son, Simpkin, Marshall & Co.

Binding

Cloth

Non-Fiction Subject

Biographies & True Stories

Language

English

Region

Europe

Date

1886

Place of Publication

London, Manchester

Country of Manufacture

United Kingdon