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The Lincoln Record Society Volume 98. Nineteenth-century photographs, juxtaposed with the same scenes taken in today's world, bringing the building of a Lincolnshire railway vividly to life. Includes biography of Charles Stansfield Wilson (1844-1893) who was the engineer who supervised the civil works on the railway line from Bourne to Saxby and whose photos are featured. Large format. Cream cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour and sepia photos. ISBN: 9780901503862. Small pressure mark to vertical open edge of front board and front panel of dustwrapper.
THOMAS TELFORD'S HOLYHEAD ROAD: THE A5 IN NORTH WALES
Written by Jamie Quartermaine; Barrie Trinder; Rick Turner.
Stock no. 1823429
Published by Council For British Archaeology. 1st 2003. Very good condition.
Research Report number 135. Presenting the findings of a systematic archaeological survey of the 83 miles of road from Holyhead to Chirk, and its 14 mile spur road to Conwy. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations & photos. ISBN: 1902771346. Lower quarter of book bowed upwards but not creased. Previous owner's library label to inside front cover.
PACKMEN, CARRIERS AND PACKHORSE ROADS: TRADE AND COMMUNICATIONS IN NORTH DERBYSHIRE AND SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Written by David Hey.
Stock no. 1823388
Published by Leicester University Press. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A network of routes travelled by packmen, carriers and packhorse teams carried much of Britain's trade before the era of the turnpike road. In many parts of the country, a wealth of visual evidence survives - holloways, causeys, guide stoops and packhorse bridges. This book studies the system of routes, taking as an example the wild and difficult terrain of Derbyshire and South Yorkshire. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0718511921. Board corners lightly bumped. Minor mark to lower edge of text block. Contents otherwise fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine and lightly scuffed.
BRIDGES FOR MODELLERS: AN ILLUSTRATED RECORD OF RAILWAY BRIDGES
Written by L.V. Wood.
Stock no. 2136550
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st thus 2013. Very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780860936541. Some corner creasing.
Stunning photography takes the reader on a tour of 33 of London's bridges from Tower Bridge in the east to Hampton Court in the West. Ian Pay's entertaining and erudite text ranges over the history of these iconic structures from Roman times to the present day. Oblong format. Matt pictorial boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781904332909. Boards lightly scuffed. Light dint to lower edge of front board. Contents fine.
Part of a regional series on civil engineering heritage that examines the contribution of the civil engineer to society over the last 300 years, including transport networks, architecture and landscape design. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781860776380. Light crease to lower corner of front cover else contents clean.
On the night of Tuesday 25th October 1960 the Arkendale H and the Wastdale H collided with the Severn Railway Bridge resulting in an explosion, which claimed the lives of five crewmen. Fifty years later, the wrecks of the two tanker barges remain lying in the Severn off Purton. Pictorial cardwraps. Staple bound booklet. B/w photos and colour photos to centre spread. 46 pages. ISBN: 9780953271139.
NEWPORT TRANSPORTER BRIDGE
Written by Falcon D. Hildred. Illustrated by Falcon D. Hildred.
Stock no. 1820263
Published by Newport Museum. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Illustrating its history, construction and operation. Oblong format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0951913646. Tiny bump to top corners of boards. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine with a small closed tear to tail.
Facsmile of the 1845 'Memoranda Relative to a Magnificent Toll-Free Stone Bridge Across the River Severn...Between the New Passage in Gloucestershire and the Black-Rock in Monmouthshire. Small card wrap booklet. 8 pages. ISBN: 0904376001. Staples rusty on spine.
Facsmile of the 1845 'Memoranda Relative to a Magnificent Toll-Free Stone Bridge Across the River Severn...Between the New Passage in Gloucestershire and the Black-Rock in Monmouthshire. Small card wrap booklet. 8 pages. ISBN: 0904376001. A few marks to covers.