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Waugh, Edwin

Sketches of Lancashire life and localities.

London, Whittaker & Co. & Manchester, James Galt & Co. 1855.

Reference: 8233
Price: £68 [convert currency]

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8vo. x+(4)+260pp. Publisher’s blind stamped cloth, gilt spine, neatly recased. Contemporary ink & pencil ownership inscriptions of “Thomas Wrigley, Lydgate, Feb.y. 9/55”, later pencil ownership inscription, and booklabel of David Clegg.

First edition of this lively compendium of local history, folklore and poems in the Lancashire dialect by Edwin Waugh (1817-1890), the “Lancashire Poet”.