FOREST OF DEAN
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Working Lives series. Railway Heritage from the Nostalgia Collection. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781857942859. A nice copy.
The author's childhood in the Forest of Dean. B/w illustrations. Wrapper has some edge-wear and a glue sticker mark to front panel.
THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN: WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821254
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine 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. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Ex-lib with minimal stamps and bookplate. Text block grubby. One or two foxspots to margins. Light bumping along lower edge of boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly creased.
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.
Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. A prelude to the Norman Forest of Dene in Glowecestscire and Herefordscire. ISBN: 0750925515.
NICHOLLS'S FOREST OF DEAN AND IRON MAKING IN THE OLDEN TIMES
Written by H.G. Nicholls; Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821248
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Reprint of the Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account published in 1858 and Ironmaking In The Olden Times published in 1866. New edition with introduction by Cyril Hart. B/w illustrations. Text block slightly browned. Spine slightly cocked. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners and scuffed to rear panel.
A posthumous work of the Rev. William Hiley Bathurst, M.A. with notes by C.W. King. Green cloth, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette to front cover. 30 plates including one tinted and nine in colour. Top & tail of spine worn. Rear board scuffed. Lower front corner has large bump to board. Other corners lightly bumped. Joints cracking but binding still good. Lower corners of contents lightly creased caused by the bump to front board. Contemporary inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Neat date in ink and a blind address stamp to top of title page. A few scattered foxspots. Hinges pulled. All plates present.
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.
Card wraps. Gloucestershire. B/w photos. Covers browned and grubby.
THE GREAT WESTERN RAILWAY IN DEAN: A HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS OF THE FOREST OF DEAN: PART TWO
Written by H.W. Paar.
Stock no. 1819847
Published by David & Charles. 2nd 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour frontis. B/w photos. 2nd edition. ISBN: 0715353691. Scuff to front board. Previous owner's label to front pastedown, name & date in ink to front endpaper. Top edge of text block browned else contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby.
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.