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THE FOREST IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS
Written by Humphrey Phelps.
Stock no. 2128053
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Green pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. The Forest of Dean. 160 pages. ISBN: 0862990785. Light crease at base of spine. Contents fine.

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A FOREST BEAT
Written by Geoff Sindrey; Ted Heath.
Stock no. 1317551
Published by Black Dwarf Publications. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Forest of Dean Police 1839-2000. Blue boards with gilt titles. B/w photos. 168 pages includes index. ISBN: 0953302873. Wrapper lightly creased at top edge.

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THE STORY OF THE MUSHETS
Written by Fred M. Osborn.
Stock no. 2126465
Published by Thomas Nelson & Sons. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

David Mushet was a pioneer in the development of the iron and steel industry and set up an ironworks in the Forest of Dean. His son, Robert Forester Mushet invented the means by which the Bessemer process was made practicable. The firm was eventually taken over by Samuel Osborn. The author became chairman of this firm in 1948. B/w photos. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks.

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DEAN FOREST STORIES
Written by Ralph Anstis.
Stock no. 2126396
Published by Albion House. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951137123. A little fading to spine. Couple of cover corners are a little creased.

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THE WYE VALLEY AND THE ROYAL FOREST OF DEAN
No author listed.
Stock no. 2125266
Published by Wye Valley & Royal Forest of Dean Tourist Board. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Small split to base of spine. Wear along cover edges. A few marks and foxspots to covers. Name and address label stuck to inside front cover.

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THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1609361
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

xxvii + 466 pages. B/w photos. Covering the Charcoal Iron industry; the Coke Iron industry; Iron Working; Mining of Iron Ore and Ochre; Coal Mining; Stone, Clay and Lime; Gold Mining; Silviculture; Wood Chemical Works and Distillation Works; Fulling Mills, Corn Mills and Agriculture; Paper and Leatherboard; Communications and Transport; Miscellaneous Industries of the Past; The Changed Industrial Scene. Plus Index of Subjects, Place-names and Personal Names. ISBN: 0715352881. Minor bumping to corners. Slight browning to wrapper.

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THE CAVES OF THE FOREST OF DEAN
Written by Tony Oldham; Keith Jones.
Stock no. 1609161
Published by Anne Oldham. 1992. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Blue card wraps. B/w maps. Part 11 in the series 'Limestones and Caves of South Wales'. Spine reinforced with tape (possibly done at time of publication). Covers scuffed and lightly marked. Name in ink to title page.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE 2: THE VALE AND THE FOREST OF DEAN (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by David Verey; Nikolaus Pevsner.
Stock no. 1609053
Published by Penguin Books. 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black vinyl covers, gilt titles. B/w photos. 2nd edition reprint with corrections. ISBN: 0140710418. Inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is a little worn at edges and mis-folded.

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WATTS OF LYDNEY 1851-1965
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1608732
Published by The Forest of Dean Newspapers. 1st 1965. Very good condition.

A Brief Account of 114 Years of Enterprise, Progress and Achievement. The history of a Forest of Dean industrial company. Green cloth, gilt titles. Spine bumped and discoloured. A few marks to covers (especially rear cover).

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THE INDUSTRIAL TEAGUES AND THE FOREST OF DEAN
Written by Ralph Anstis.
Stock no. 1812314
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Biography of the Teagues. The industrial revolution brought unforeseen changes to the Teagues and other working families in the Forest of Dean. Six members of the family are comprehensively discussed. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 086299750X. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to verso of front endpaper. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly edge-creased and lightly faded to spine.

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FOREST OF DEAN
Written by F.W. Baty.
Stock no. 1208566
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1952. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

During 12 years of close contact with this area, the author has been called upon to visit the slag heaps as well as the beauty spots; to talk with Peer and Poacher. A personal picture of the Forest of Dean written for pleasure. Red cloth, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w photos. Regional Series. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Inscription in ink to verso of title page else contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper is torn at top of spine with a small chip.

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MAN OF IRON - MAN OF STEEL
Written by Ralph Anstis.
Stock no. 1811912
Published by Albion House. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

The lives of David Mushet and his son Robert. Two of Britain's most outstanding metallurgists who lived in the Forest of Dean. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 095113714X. SIGNED by the author with personal dedication to half-title page. Corners lightly rubbed.

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