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James Brindley; John Smeaton; Matthew Boulton and James Watt; John Rennie; Thomas Telford; George and Robert Stephenson; and Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Abridged edition. Brown pictorial cloth, black title label with gilt title to spine. Coloured illustrated endpapers. Colour & b/w illustrations. Introduced by Asa Briggs and Edited by C.J. Shepherd. 4th printing. Some foxing to outer page edges. Slip case is generally very good - some marks and scuffs, a few knocks to edges.
The book covers every aspect of the changes which the industrial revolution brought to life in North Wales. The pre-industrial society, the landed proprietors, enclosures, communications, the metal industry, collieries and quarries, the woollen and textile industries, the new capitalists and the labouring poor. xl 439 pages. 2nd edition. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; browned to spine and edges.
BRADSHAW'S CANALS AND NAVIGABLE RIVERS OF ENGLAND AND WALES
Written by Henry Rodolph De Salis.
Stock no. 2137783
Published by Old House Books. Circa 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.
A facsimile of the 1904 edition of A Handbook of Inland Navigation for Manufacturers, Merchants, Traders and Others: Compiled, after a Personal Survey of the whole of the Waterways. Green paper boards with yellow titles. viii and 480 pages plus advertisements to rear. ISBN: 9781908402141. 3rd printing. Page edge browning.
WATER WAYS: A THOUSAND MILES ALONG BRITAIN'S CANALS
Written by Jasper Winn.
Stock no. 2137216
Published by Profile Books. 1st 2018. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Dark blue boards with metallic green title to spine. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781781257951. Light page edge browning.
THE PEAK FOREST CANAL AND RAILWAY: AN ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS HISTORY
Written by Grahame Boyes; Brian Lamb.
Stock no. 1823535
Published by Railway And Canal Historical Society. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The history of the Canal Mania project on which its engineer, Benjamin Outram, perfected his professional skills. The canal and railway were part of a vertically-integrated business enterprise that opened up the Peak District's enormous limestone deposits, establishing a major industry that continues to prosper, still in its original location, over two hundred years later. Light brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and some colour photos and maps. ISBN: 9780901461599.
Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780993502149. Top open corner of covers and contents lightly creased (affecting margins only) possibly book has been dropped on the corner. Covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.
A comprehensive illustrated study of all designs for canal inclines and lifts. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0862990319. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper is rubbed at spine and corners, spine and spine edges are sunned.
BENJAMIN OUTRAM 1764-1805: AN ENGINEERING BIOGRAPHY
Written by R.B. Schofield.
Stock no. 1823411
Published by Merton Priory Press. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Biography of an engineer. B/w photos. Outram worked on canals and railways as well as establishing an iron company. ISBN: 1898937427. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and front edge of spine.
John Knill tells in this book of his entry into the secluded world of the English canals of post war years. Cardwraps. 135 pages. Some b/w photos. ISBN: 0953289702. SIGNED by author to title page (Some transfer of ink to inside front cover). Scuffing and wear to spine/cover edges. Page edge browning.
THE CANALS OF THE WELSH VALLEYS AND THEIR TRAMROADS (C3)
Written by David D. Gladwin; J.M. Gladwin. Illustrated by J.K. Ebblewhite.
Stock no. 1823376
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1st thus 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.
Canal Histories series C3. New enlarged edition. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853614121. Corners lightly rubbed. Previous owner's address label to title page. Contents clean.
John Knill tells in this book of his entry into the secluded world of the English canals of post war years. Cardwraps. 135 pages. Some b/w photos. ISBN: 0953289702. Covers are rubbed, evidence of removal of label to rear cover. Some light page browning to page edges else contents clean.