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CANALS THE MAKING OF A NATION: A JOURNEY INTO THE HEART OF INDUSTRIAL BRITAIN
Written by Liz McIvor.
Stock no. 1824422
Published by BBC Books. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The story of how canals changed and shaped our modern world. Accompanies the BBC series of the same name. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781849901086. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased across top edge and lightly scuffed to rear panel.
STATIONARY STEAM ENGINE MAKERS VOLUME 1 (LANDMARK COLLECTOR'S LIBRARY)
Written by George Watkins; A.P. Woolrich.
Stock no. 1824416
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Illustrations, photographs and descriptions of stationary steam engine makers. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1843062003. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
DEVELOPMENT OF POWER IN THE TEXTILE INDUSTRY FROM 1700 - 1930
Written by Richard L. Hills.
Stock no. 1824402
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Landmark Collector's Library. How the power requirements of the textile industry evolved over the years. Hand spinning and weaving are described so that principles of later power-driven machinery may be understood. The main theme is cotton, but mechanisation in the wool and silk industries are examined as well. Mainly covers Yorkshire, Lancashire and the west of England. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843063506. Light vertical crease to front endpaper. Contents fine. Minor scuffing to pictorial dustwrapper.
A CENTURY OF SHOTTON STEEL (1896-1996)
Written by Gordon Smith.
Stock no. 1824164
Published by British Steel Corporation. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Centenary year celebrating a century of Shotton Steel. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. Sepia photos throughout. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0951402811.
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.
Larger format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715347454. SIGNED by Reece Winstone, who wrote many books about Bristol. Page browning; darkest at edges/margins.
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.
THE THIRD MAN: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WILLIAM MURDOCH 1754-1839
Written by John Griffiths.
Stock no. 2137786
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The inventor of gas lighting. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0233987789. A few light knocks along cover edges. Marks and some browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Red boards, gilt title to spine. Early Steam and Water Power in Local Industry. B/w photos. ISBN: 1843062038. Minimal bumping to spine. Pale page edge browning else contents clean. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges and wrapper spine slightly faded. Old price label to rear panel of wrapper.
THE GREAT PATERNALIST: TITUS SALT AND THE GROWTH OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRADFORD
Written by Jack Reynolds.
Stock no. 2137217
Published by Maurice Temple Smith Ltd; University of Bradford. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Black boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 085117230X. Spine is faded. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.
An introduction to industrial archaeology in Wales. B/w photos. ISBN: 0118800833. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and marks.