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1 LAWSON, William D. Lawson's Tyneside Celebrities : Sketches of the Lives and Labours of Famous Men of the North. First Edition.
The author, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, 1873, 1873 
LAWSON, William D. Lawson's Tyneside Celebrities : Sketches of the Lives and Labours of Famous Men of the North. Newcastle-upon-Tyne : "Published by the Author, William D. Lawson. Sold by J.W. Chater, 89 Clayton Street", 1873. First Edition. Pp. (4),[5]-387,(1) with [15] pages of plates. 8vo (136 x 188 mm), pressed green cloth, with bevelled edges, with gilt lettering and decoration to front & spine, all edges maroon.

"No apology, it is presumed, will be necessary for the appearance of the present volume, when the circumstances that led to its publication are briefly explained. Having consented to lecture on the subject, "Tyneside Celebrities," before several local societies, and feeling the deep interest which the story of the lives of famous Northern men naturally excited, it occurred to me that a more lasting memorial of them, than the ephemeral notice given in a few popular Lectures, would be appreciated by the public." - from the Preface.


Introduction
Northern Character
Lord Chancellor Eldon
Lord Stowell
Earl Grey
The Venerable Bede
Bishop Ridley
Dr Robert Morrison
George Stephenson
Robert Stephenson
Inventors of the Lifeboat [on Henry Heath, Michael Rockwood, Cuthbert Marshall, Thomas Masterman, and Joseph William Roxby and Nicholas Fairles of Tyneside]

Lord Collingwood
Illustration Battle of Trafalgar
James Radcliffe, or Ratcliffe, Earl of Derwentwater
Rev. John Horsley
Rev. Henry Bourne
Illustration The Castle.
Duns Scotus
Mark Akenside.
Illustration Akenside's Birthplace.
Charles Hutton
John Martin
Thomas Bewick (with Portrait)
Richard Grainger
Illustration Grey Street, Newcastle
William Shield
Charles Avison
William Turner
Thomas Gibson
William Hewson

Brief Notices of Eminent Men I.
Sir Matthew White Ridley
Charles John Brandling, Esq.
Sir Cresswell Cresswell
Dr Walton
Richard Webster and others .
John Buddie
Nicholas Wood
Barker, Chapman, and others

Brief Notices of Eminent Men II.
Robert Johnson
Charlton Nesbit
John Scott
Clennell, Jackson, Bell, and others
T. M. Richardson
Gray and Carmichael.
John Dobson .
Illustration Central Station, Newcastle.
Wallis, Hodgson, Sykes, and others
Burdon, Chambers, Drysdale, and others

Modern Men
George Elliot, Esq., M.P. (with Portrait)
Sir Joseph Cowen, M.P. (with Portrait)
Rev. Thomas Binney
Sir William G. Armstrong
Charles Mark Palmer, (with Portrait)
Sir George Airey, G.C.B., K.C.H.
Sir Richard Airey, K.C.B.
Thomas Doubleday
Wesley S. B. Woolhouse
John Collingwood Bruce, L.L.D.
John Graham Lough
William Harvey ["the father of wood engraving"].

Sports and Pastimes of the North of England I.
Rackets and Fives
Bowling
Bull-baiting
Cock-fighting
Horse-racing
Cricket
Coursing
Quoits
Wrestling
Swimming
Knur-and-Spell

Sports and Pastimes of the North of England II.
Pedestrianism. . . .. . . . 311
Aquatic (with Portrait of Harry Clasper)

Rowing Clubs
"Northern"
"Albion"
"Tyne Amateur"
"Tynemouth"
"South Shields Amateur"
"Newcastle Amateur"

Facts and Fancies
Illustration Orphan House and Literary and Philosophical Society.
Miscellanea
Rev. Blythe Hurst, Ph.D.
Rev. Dr Parker
Rev. Dr Scott
Rev. T. W. Ridley
Rev. William Lister
Rev. James Everett
Bishop Riddell
Hugh Taylor, Esq., and others
Isaac L. Bell, Esq.
Dalziell Brothers
Messrs Newall & Co., and others
Joseph Cowen
Thomas L. Ainsley
Robert Lawson
Joseph P. Robson
Joe Wilson
Charles Larkin
James Clephan, Robert Ward, Dr Charlton and others
Lessons
Resume .

Inner binding cracked at last signature, binding slightly cocked, short tear along top rear edge of spine, boards scuffed, corners bumped, name inked to flyleaf, else very good. 70.00



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