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A superb work of scholarship, the book is of considerable value to historians of Britain's industrial, economic, agricultural and social past as well as to those with a particular interest in the history of the Dean region. Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. xxii and 330 pages including index. ISBN: 0750909579. Text block lightly browned with minor foxing. Slight musty odour present.
THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN: WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1826276
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a 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. Shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Foxing to text block. Contents lightly browned and with the odd spot. Otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at edges, has a 0.5" slit to spine and is grubby to rear panel.
Second Edition, emendations and updated. The rights of the Commoner in the King's forest is the subject of undying interest. B/w photos. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1899889116. SIGNED by the author (Best Wishes) to title page. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
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. Browning to outer page edges else a clean copy.
LESSONS OF A LIFETIME: MEMORIES OF CHEPSTOW AND THE FOREST OF DEAN
Written by Brian Rendell; Keith Childs.
Stock no. 1823600
Published by Review Graphics. Circa 1983. Almost very good condition.
Card wraps. B/w photos. Memories centering around Lydney and the Forest of Dean. ISBN: 0951001205. Covers browned, scuffed and lightly creased through use. Text block lightly browned. A well-used book but still sound.
COLEFORD: THE HISTORY OF A WEST GLOUCESTERSHIRE TOWN
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821253
Published by Alan Sutton. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A fully illustrated history of this West Gloucestershire town and its neightbourhood. xxx + 573 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0862990912. SIGNED by the author (best wishes) to title page. Light tape marks to top of spine and boards. Name & date in ink to front pastedown. Text block browned and with some foxing. Else contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and has foxspots to flaps.
WORK IN THE WOODS: THE INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE OF DEAN
Written by Chris Morris.
Stock no. 1821211
Published by TANNERS YARD PRESS. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.
A visual celebration of the Forest of Dean's industrial past, as seen in the present. Black cardwraps. Colour photos throughout, minimal text. ISBN: 0954209605. Card covers lightly scuffed. Minor printing smudge to first page. Contents otherwise fine.
Historical and Biographical. Founded on Family Records and Manuscripts Preserved at Flaxley Abbey. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Spine and corners bumped, some fraying of cloth to spine edges. Covers slightly grubby. Joints cracked. Tissue-guard from frontis removed. Foxing to contents.
Autobiography. B/w photos and illustrations. Vividly evokes the vanished world of pre-war Gloucestershire. ISBN: 0712603654. Text block browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn with a few small tears.
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.
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.
THE CHANGING FOREST: LIFE IN THE FOREST OF DEAN TODAY
Written by Dennis Potter.
Stock no. 1606440
Published by Secker & Warburg. 1st 1962. Very good condition.
Green and white glazed boards. Small format. Slight scuffing to base of spine. Scattered foxing to outer page edges.