MANCHESTER

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] The Debate in the House of Commons on the Women's Disabilities Bill, on May 3rd, 1871.

Author: 
[National Society for Women's Suffrage; Jacob Bright; Beresford Hope; Lyon Playfair; Lord John Manners; Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer; Female emancipation; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
Printed for the National Society for Women's Suffrage, and published by Messrs. Trübner and Co., Paternoster Row, London. 1871. [A. Ireland & Co., Printers, Pall Mall, Manchester.]
£180.00

43pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Includes speeches by Jacob Bright, Eastwick, Bouverie, Scourfield, Lord John Manners, Beresford Hope, Lyon Playfair, James, W. Hunt, The only copy traced (other than surrogates) at the University of London. No other copy currently on the market.

Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Proof Copy of Tenth Annual Report of the Married Women's Property Committee, presented at the Annual Meeting, February 4th, 1880.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Committee] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Married Women's Property Committee.] ['A. Ireland & Co., Printers, Pall Mall, Manchester.'] [1880.]
£250.00

[1] + 16pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. No copy of this proof on either COPAC or OCLC WorldCat. Three copies of the report on OCLC WorldCat, and none on COPAC or at the British Library.

[Female suffrage; printed handill.] Married Women's Property Act (1870) Amendment Bill. Explanatory Statement.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Committee] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer] [Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholme Elmy (1833-1918)] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Married Women's Property Committee.] 'A. Ireland and Co., Printers, Pall Mall, Manchester.' Undated [1874 or later].
£100.00

2pp., 8vo. Handbill with drophead title, and the first page headed: 'Copies of this Leaflet, price 8d. per 100 post free, and of all other papers issued by the Committee, may be had from the Secretary, Mrs. WOLSTENHOLME ELMY, Congleton, Cheshire.' In good condition, lightly-aged, disbound. No copy on COPAC or at the British Library. One copy on OCLC Worldcat.

[Female suffrage; printed handbill.] Married Women's Property. Mr. Hibbert and the Married Women's Property Acts. (From the OLDHAM CHRONICLE, July 26th, 1879.)

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Committee] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer?] [Sir John Tomlinson Hibbert (1824-1908); Oldham Chronicle; women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Married Women's Property Committee.] No printer [but probably Alexander Ireland & Co., Manchester.] Undated [1879].
£90.00

2pp., 8vo. Handbill with drophead title. In good condition, lightly-aged, disbound. No copy found on either COPAC or OCLC Worldcat.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Session of 1881. Married Women's Property Committee.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Committee] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer?] [Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholme Elmy (1833-1918)] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Married Women's Property Committee.] No printer [but probably by A. Ireland & Co., Manchester]. [1881.]
£120.00

3pp., 8vo. Drophead title, followed by a list in two columns of names of 28 members of the Committee, including 'DR. PANKHURST' and 'MRS. PANKHURST', below which are names and addresses of treasurer and secretary. Text begins: 'Mr. J. HINDE PALMER, M.P., Q.C., will, immediately upon the meeting of Parliament on the 6th of January, re-introduce the Married Women's Property Acts Consolidation Bill, [...]'. The third page is headed 'WANTED, THREE HUNDRED POUNDS' and dated 'January, 1881.' Regarding an offer of £50 by 'Mr. R. B.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Married Women's Property Committee. Report of the Proceedings at the General Meeting, held at the Rooms of the Social Science Association, 1, Adam Street, Adelphi, London, On the 28th July, 1876.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Committee; the Social Science Association; Jacob Bright; Peter A. Taylor; John Hinde Palmer; H. N. Mozley; Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer; women's suffrage]
Publication details: 
[Married Women's Property Committee.] Manchester: Alex. Ireland and Co., Printers, Pall Mall. 1876.
£180.00

15 + [1]pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Includes speeches by Jacob Bright, Peter A. Taylor, Mr Arnold, John Hinde Palmer, H. N. Mozley, Miss Downing, Mrs A. Arnold, Mrs Venturi. No copy found on either COPAC or OCLC WorldCat.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] The Lords and the Married Women's Property Bill. Four Articles from "The Times," "Economist," "Spectator," and "Manchester Examiner & Times." June, 1870.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Bill, 1870] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer] [female suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
Manchester: A. Ireland & Co., Printers, Pall Mall. [1870.]
£120.00

16pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. The only copy traced, either on COPAC or OCLC WorldCat, at the London School of Economics.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Debate in the House of Commons on the Second Reading of the Married Women's Property Act (1870) Amendment Bill. Introduced by Mr. HINDE PALMER, on Wednesday, February 19th, 1873.

Author: 
[Married Women's Property Act, 1873; Elizabeth C. Wolstenholme; J. G. Shaw Lefevre; John Hinde Palmer; Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer]
Publication details: 
Manchester: Alexander Ireland & Co., Printers. 1873. [At foot of last page: 'Copies of this pamphlet may be had from Miss WOLSTENHOLME, 63, Finborough Road, London, S.W.']
£120.00

22pp., 8vo. Disbound, and with title-leaf loose, otherwise in good condition, lightly-aged. J. G. Shaw Lefevre, as well as Gregory, Lopez, O. Morgan, Staveley Hill, W. Fowler, W. S. J. Wheelhouse, P. H. Muntz, H. C. Raikes, and the Attorney General. Three copies on COPAC, and three on OCLC WorldCat. No copy currently on the market.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Mr. Hinde Palmer's Married Women's Property Bill. (From the Law Times, March 1, 1873.)

Author: 
[John Hinde Palmer; Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer; Married Women's Property Bill, 1873] [Elizabeth Clarke Wolstenholme Elmy (1833-1918)] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
['Copies of this paper may be had from Miss WOLSTENHOLME, 63, Finborough Road, S.W.'] ['A. Ireland and Co., Printers, Manchester.'] [1873.]
£90.00

4pp., 8vo. Drophead title. In good condition, lightly-aged, disbound. No copy on COPAC, and the only copy on OCLC WorldCat at the National Library of Australia.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Seventh Annual Report of the Executive Committee for amending the Law with respect to the Property of Married Women. Presented at the Annual Meeting, 28th July, 1876.

Author: 
[Executive Committee for amending the Law with respect to the Property of Married Women] [Alexander Ireland
Publication details: 
[Executive Committee for amending the Law with respect to the Property of Married Women] Manchester: Alexander Ireland & Co., Printers. 1876.
£135.00

15pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Two copies on COPAC, at Cambridge and the London School of Economics. No other copy currently on the market.

[Female suffrage; printed pamphlet.] Sixth Annual Report of the Executive Committee for amending the Law with respect to the Property of Married Women. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the General Committee, October 20th, 1873.

Author: 
[Executive Committee for amending the Law with respect to the Property of Married Women] [Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer] [women's suffrage; Victorian feminism]
Publication details: 
[Executive Committee for amending the Law with respect to the Property of Married Women.] Manchester: Alexander Ireland & Co., Printers. 1873.
£135.00

10pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Three copies on COPAC. No copy at the BL. No other copy currently on the market.

[Female and child factory labour; printed pamphlet.] Mr. Mundella's Bill for Limiting the Hours of Labour in Factories. Observations of the Employers upon the Report to the Local Government Board by J. H. Bridges, M.D., and T. Holmes, [...]

Author: 
[Association of Employers of Factory Labour in the four Counties of Lancaster, York, Chester, and Derby; Richard Haworth; J. Simpson; J. H. Bridges; H. Whitworth; T. Holmes; Anthony John Mundella]
Publication details: 
['John Heywood, Excelsior Printing Works, Hulme Hall Road, Manchester.'] Dated on p.45: '69, KING STREET, MANCHESTER, | 7th June, 1873.'
£50.00

The full title reads: 'Mr. Mundella's Bill for Limiting the Hours of Labour in Factories. Observations of the Employers upon the Report to the Local Government Board by J. H. Bridges, M.D., and T. Holmes, on the Health of Women, Children, and Young Persons engaged in Textile Manufactures, with Special Reference to the Hours and Ages of Employment.' 45pp., 8vo. Disbound, with the signatures separated, otherwise in fair condition, lightly-aged, no wraps.

[Printed pamphlet.] Report of the Committee for amending the Law in Points wherein it is Injurious to Women. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for the Defence of Personal Rights, Held in Liverpool, November 14th, 1871.

Author: 
[Association for the Defence of Personal Rights; Committee for amending the law in points wherein it is injurious to women] Alexander Ireland, Manchester printer; women's suffrage]
Publication details: 
[Association for the Defence of Personal Rights.] Manchester: A. Ireland & Co., Pall Mall. 1871.
£180.00

24pp., 8vo. In good condition, lightly-aged, no wraps, disbound. Four copies on COPAC, and two copies on OCLC WorldCat. No other copy currently on the market.

[Pamphlet; Lancashire] Lancashire Congregational Union. The Past and Future of Lancashire Congregationalism. An Address delivered by the Rev. J.A. Macfadyen, M.A., Chairman of the Union, April 9th, 1879.

Author: 
Rev. J.A. Macfadyen, M.A.
Publication details: 
Manchester: Tubbs and Brook, 11, Market Street. [1879].
£100.00

Pamphlet, 16pp., 8vo, disbound, edges sunned, mainly good condition. Copies at copyright libraries listed on COPAC.

[Pamphlet] The Politics of Nonconformity. A Lecture by R.W. Dale, M.A. delivered in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester, November 21st, 1871.

Author: 
R.W. Dale, M.A.
Publication details: 
Manchester: Nonconformist Association, 63, Brown Street. 1871.
£75.00

Pamphlet, [34]pp., 8vo, disbound, library codes in ink on title, front and back a little grubby, mainly good condition. Final page has a advertisement for other nonconformist lectures. No copy on market currently. Multiple copies listed on COPAC.

[Pamphlet] Spiritual and secular interests compared and reconciled : a discourse addressed to those who exalt the one at the expense of the other.

Author: 
Anon.
Publication details: 
A. Ireland & Co., Printers, Manchester, [1864].
£75.00

Pamphlet, [3 = title]-20pp., 8vo, disbound, good condition. Two copies listed on COPAC (CUL and Lambeth Palace).

[Tract 'No. 42' by the Manchester New Jerusalem Church Tract Society.] The Golden Wedding Ring; or, A Conversation between a Father and his two Children, on Marriage. [By John Clowes.]

Author: 
[John Clowes; Manchester New Jerusalem Church Tract Society]
Publication details: 
[Manchester : Manchester New Jerusalem Church Tract Society, 1863.] Joseph Hayward, Printer, Market-Place, Manchester.
£38.00

28pp., 12mo. Disbound. In good condition, lightly aged and worn. A dialogue between Paternus and his son Eugenio and daughter Miranda. Ends with two prayers and a poem titled 'Lines on Wedded Love'. Drophead title, with '[No. 42.' in top left-hand corner above it: the details of publication were presumably on the missing wraps. They are supplied from the entry for the only copy traced on COPAC, at the British Library. An extremely popular work in Manchester, where it went through at least ten editions between 1813 and 1868.

[John Belfield Gadd, librarian, The John Rylands Library, Manchester.] Bound collection (by his family?) of 18 original compositions, titled 'Some Of His Published and Unpublished Articles', including 14 Typescripts and 2 Autograph Manuscripts.

Author: 
John Belfield Gadd (1895-1918), librarian, The John Rylands Library, Manchester [The Manchester Guardian]
Publication details: 
[Several from 'Edale', 115 Atwood Rd, Didsbury, Manchester.] Items dated from between 1913 and 1916.
£500.00

Folio volume of 127pp. (paginated in red pencil) of typescripts and manuscripts, with three printed items extracted from magazines, bound in black cloth, with the front cover stamped in gilt with the title 'John Belfield Gadd | 1895-1918. | Some Of His Published and Unpublished Articles'. A good-natured and entertaining collection of seventeen essays and two plays, strongly hinting at unfulfilled promise.

[The Hallé Orchestra, Manchester.] Typewritten 'Memoranda re Hallé Concerts', with signature of one of the three founding guarantors of the Hallé Concerts Society, Gustav Behrens, including a chronology (1857-1912) and section on the 'Pension Fund'.

Author: 
Gustav Behrens, close friend of Sir Charles Hallé, and one of the three founding guarantors, after Hallé's death, of the Hallé Concerts Society [The Hallé Orchestra, Manchester]
Publication details: 
Without place or date. [The Hallé Orchestra, Manchester. Circa 1912.]
£220.00

4pp., 4to, on four leaves held together with a brass stud. Typewritten in purple, with underlining in red. In good condition, on lightly-aged and folded paper. The first two entries read: '1857 During the famous Art Treasures Exhibition held in Manchester in 1857, the late Sir Charles Hallé formed and conducted a Band which played at the Exhibition. | 1858 On Saturday January 30th, Hallé commenced his own Concerts under the title: | [First Season] MR. CHARLES HALLÉ'S GRAND ORCHESTRAL CONCERTS.

['Private' printed text by Daniel Dougal, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Manchester.] Professor Dougal's Notes on Anatomy and Physiology of the Female Reproductive Function. Part Two [Three; Four].

Author: 
Daniel Dougal (1884-1948), Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Manchester University, vice-president, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists [Davyhulme Military Hospital, Manchester]
Publication details: 
[Davyhulme Military Hospital, Manchester.] All three parts: 'Seventh Edition, 1944.'
£350.00

Dougal received an appreciative obituary in The Times, 15 June 1948 ('His contributions to the literature of his subject were numerous and valuable. [...] his reputation was world wide. [...] only ill-health prevented him from allowing himself to be nominated for the presidency of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, an honour he richly deserved.').

[The Royal Fusiliers in the Peninsular War.] Autograph Letter Signed from Sergeant-Major Dove of the Royal Fusiliers ('of six Years service [...] in the Peninsula') to 'Mr. Smith' of Manchester, regarding his journal history of the Regiment.

Author: 
Sergeant-Major Dove, Royal Fusiliers (7th Regiment of Foot) [Smith, Mechanics Arms, Henry Street, Manchester]
Publication details: 
Chester Castle. 10 July 1827.
£95.00

2pp., small 4to. Bifolium. In fair condition, on lightly aged paper. Addressed on reverse of second leaf to 'Mr. Smith | Mechanic Arms | Henry Street | oppe Ancott Street | Manchester'. With contemporary note, in another hand, on separate piece of paper: '312. | Journal of Sergt. Major Dove, of six Years Service of the 7th Royal Fusiliers, in the Peninsula'.

[Item printed for the Chetham Society, inscribed by the editor.] A Forme of Confession grounded upon the ancient Catholique and Apostolique Faith. Made and composed by the Honorable Ladie the Lady Bridget Egerton. A.D.1636.

Author: 
Lady Bridget Egerton; Sir Philip de Malpas Grey Egerton, Bart., M.P.; Chetham Society, Manchester
Publication details: 
Printed for the Chetham Society. 1871.
£90.00

Beneath title on title-page: 'From the original MS. in the possession of Sir Philip de Malpas Grey Egerton, Bart., M.P.' [1] + 31pp., 4to. With frontispiece facsimile in black and red. On aged and worn paper, in damaged binding, with front hinge split and spine held together with tape. Bookplate label of M. A. E. Cotton on front pastedown. In dark-green cloth binding, with gilt design on front board incorporating the words of 'BRIDGETS BELIEFE' within a ruled border. Inscribed by the editor on the front free endpaper: 'Marianne | from her affectionate brother | P. M.

[Sir Edwin Landseer, PRA.] Autograph Signature, made at the request of J. H. Whitaker of Manchester.

Author: 
Sir Edwin Landseer (1802-1873), RA, English artist
Publication details: 
London. 11 November 1860.
£25.00

On 12 x 11 cm piece of watermarked laid paper. Lightly aged, with slight evidence of previous mount at head (not affecting text). Sent in response to a request for an autograph. Reads: 'London. Nov 11th. 60 | Obediently Yours | E Landseer. | (To J. H. Whitaker. | Manchester)'.

[Printed pamphlet.] Professor Rein's System of Religious Instruction for Schools: A Paper read to the Rochdale Educational Society, January 20th, 1905.

Author: 
T. C. Horsfall [Thomas Coglan Horsfall (1841-1932)] [Professor Wilhelm Rein (1847-1929)]
Publication details: 
London and Manchester: Sherratt & Hughes. 1905.
£30.00

[2] + 33pp., 12mo. In fair condition, on aged paper, with stamp, labels and shelfmark of the Board of Education Reference Library, as well as stamp 'Supplied for the Public Service'. Three copies on COPAC and OCLC WorldCat.

[George Crowther junior, land agent and surveyor.] Manuscript ledger giving detailed itemised accounts with customers including railway companies (for example the Leeds, Dewsbury and Manchester Junction Railway Co.). With additional matter inserted.

Author: 
George Crowther junior, Huddersfield land agent and surveyor [Clarke-Thornhill family of Fixby Hall, Yorkshire]-
Publication details: 
Huddersfield, Yorkshire. Between 1843 and 1861.
£680.00

The records of the firm of G. and G. H. Crowther, Land Agents and Surveyors, Huddersfield, are in the West Yorkshire Archives in Kirklees, which also holds other Crowther material in the papers of the Clarke-Thornhill family of Fixby Hall. Local historian Edward J.

[John Lingard, Roman Catholic historian.] Autograph Manuscript regarding a 'print from Lonsdale's painting'.

Author: 
John Lingard (1771-1851), Roman Catholic priest and historian
Publication details: 
Without place or date.
£60.00

On both sides of a 9 x 11cm piece of paper, tipped in onto a strip of paper cut from an autograph album. In fair condition, on aged paper with closed tear along vertical fold unobtrusively repaired with archival tape. Lingard's texts, extracted from a letter, reads: 'I had forgotten the engraving. The real publishers of the print from Lonsdale's painting were Zanetti and some one else at Manchester. I think the name was Zanetti, but I make so many mistakes about names that I may be wrong. But one of the partners was an Italian.

[Peter Rylands] Autograph Letter Signed "Peter Rylands" to "Brooke Robinson" (Dudley lawyer?).

Author: 
Peter Rylands, politician and wire manufacturer (Wikipedia)
Publication details: 
[Printed heading] Bewsey House, Warrington, 25 Sept. 1871.
£80.00

Four pages, 12mo, remannts from tipping in album or similar, sl. grubby, text clear and complete. He discusses the previous situation of "John Gamble", a servant, who he says was 'trustworthy & obliging' in the few months he was employed by him., "He is not at all afraid of hard work but rather appears to like it but is somewhat rough in his manner & makes too much noise." He had to tell him off for this, and prefers quiet servants.

[The Spenser Society, Manchester.] Autograph notes by John Leigh, first Medical Officer of Health for the City of Manchester, of 'Works by John Taylor not yet issued by the Spenser Society' and 'George Wither | Works to be printed | June 1876'.

Author: 
John Leigh (d.1888) of Sandiway House, Whalley Range, Manchester, first Medical Officer of Health for the City of Manchester [The Spenser Society, Manchester; George Wither; John Taylor]
Publication details: 
[Manchester.] The notes on Wither dated June 1876, and those on Taylor from around the same period.
£130.00

6pp., foolscap 8vo. In fair condition, on aged paper, with slight damp damage to one corner. The section on Taylor covers the first two pages, with the first page is headed 'Works of John Taylor not yet issued by the Spenser Society | The numbers on the left hand are those in Hazlitts Handbook under the head of Taylor. The numbers on the right hand are those of the number of leaves in each work to which the left hand number refers.' No titles are given, only the number in Hazlitt. The rest of the document is devoted to Wither, this time with titles given.

[John Leigh, Medical Officer of Health for the City of Manchester.] Autograph draft of long letter 'To the Editor of the Manchester Courier' on 'Fever Accommodation in Manchester' for children, and the Fever Hospital or House of Recovery at Monsall.

Author: 
John Leigh (d.1888) of Sandiway House, Whalley Range, Manchester, first Medical Officer of Health for the City of Manchester
Publication details: 
From York Chambers [Brazenose Street, Manchester]. On letterheads of the Office of Health, Town Hall, Manchester. 1 August 1874.
£280.00

5pp., foolscap 8vo. In fair condition, on aged paper, with wear to corner (not affecting text). With deletions and emendations. The letter begins: 'Dr. Reed in his letter dated July 30th has truly stated that both in my Reports and in private conversation I have borne testimony to the great usefulness of the Fever Hospital or "House of Recovery" at Monsall.

[John Leigh, Medical Officer of Health for the City of Manchester.] Autograph catalogue of British Plants in the Herbarium of John Leigh, Sandiway House, Whalley Range Manchester. With two lists of 'Desiderata'.

Author: 
John Leigh (d.1888) of Sandiway House, Whalley Range, Manchester, first Medical Officer of Health for the City of Manchester
Publication details: 
[Sandiway House, Whalley Range, Manchester.] The catalogue undated; one list of 'Desiderata' dated 8 November 1873, the other ('Desiderata | J. Leigh') undated.
£350.00

ONE (catalogue): 19pp., foolscap 8vo. On ten leaves of 'A Pirie & Sons' laid paper stitched together. On aged paper, with damp damage causing loss to text of first two pages. Title reads: '<...> tish plants <...> Herbarium of gh, Sandiway House Whalley Range Manchester'. The entries arranged in alphabetical order under letter headings, beginning with 'Anemone nemorosa' and ending with 'Verbena officinalis'. TWO ('Desiderata | November 8th 1873'): 10pp., foolscap 8vo. In pencil. 262 entries numbered by Leigh, at around thirty entries per page.

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