Title: >>MINIATURE BOOK>>Associations of Scripture ...
Publisher: Webb, Millington & co. London, Leeds & Otley.
Publication Date: 1861
Edition: 1st Edition
128 printed pages (some minor age toning). Lacking half-title. Contemporary ownership inscriptions on front & rear free endpapers: sisters-in-law Mary Culpan & Mary Jaques, respectively. 65 x 77 mm. Original embossed red cloth (corners slightly bumped, some old ink stains and age patina; inner hinges split but holding firm). Gilt emblem on upper cover for the Association of Scripture. Multiple chapters from Jewels, to Bed, & from Sitting to the Moon! In 1850, Mary [18??-1875] married Nathan Culpan [1828-1889] in Halifax. He was landlord of the Shepherds' Rest, Sowerby Bridge [1881-7]. The rebuilt pub  is still open today. Children:Richard , Betsy , John , Mary  & Sarah . In 1870, the other Mary, nee Culpan, [1844-19??] married James Jaques [1841-19??] in Halifax. Born in Polesworth, Warwickshire, James was a furniture broker & draper  / a lime grinder for masons . Mary was born in Halifax, the daughter of Joseph Culpan.There are no records of any children.They lived in Halifax with [in 1891] Mary's widowed mother Hannah Culpan [b 1818] & [in 1891, 1901, 1911], Mary's sister Ann Culpan. Webb, Millington & Co. were printers in Otley, Leeds & occasional publishers of Juvenile literature, producing at least 16 titles from 1832-61. Not located in WorldCat. Not in Bondy, Spielmann nor Welsh. No copy traced. Rare provincial Otley printing with intriguing social history association. Seller Inventory # 5275