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A unique personal project to make a visual record of the buildings of a disappearing industrial culture. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781871184471. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Light marks to text block. Contents fine.
A Journey in Pictures. The Aberfan tragedy which came to symbolise everything that fashionable decade strove to forget: the negligence of authorities and the dirt of existence, poverty and the class divide. B/w photographs commemorating a past decade, a defunct industry, seeking out the women and families of a male-dominated world. White pictorial cardwraps. Dual language: text in English & Welsh. ISBN: 1902638565. Reprint. White card covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.
A splendid photographic and descriptive chronological tour through the midmost parts of Gwent's western valley, from the town of Crumlin and onwards to Pontymister. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781905967063. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top edge and lightly scored to rear panel (minor).
Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. As seen from the perspective of the owning railway companies. ISBN: 1872239315. SIGNED by author to title page.
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.
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.
Britain in Old Photographs series. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750915528. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light creasing to corners.
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.
A facsimile of the 1931 edition. B/w photos. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. Marks to outer page edges. ISBN: 0715344706. Bookplate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit faded and marked to spine; small closed tear to rear panel.
INDUSTRIAL LOCOMOTIVES OF BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, BEDFORDSHIRE & NORTHAMPTONSHIRE
Written by Robin Waywell; R.K. Hateley.
Stock no. 2133604
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.
Glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1901556239. Spine has a few knocks and is faded.
SKINNINGROVE IRON AND STEEL WORKS: ITS HISTORY, RAILWAYS AND LOCOMOTIVES
Written by Cliff Shepherd.
Stock no. 1820118
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1st 2012. Fine condition.
The history and physical changes affecting a UK integrated iron and steel works. Large format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 9781901556803. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page.
MEN OF IRON: BRUNEL, STEPHENSON AND THE INVENTIONS THAT SHAPED THE MODERN WORLD
Written by Sally Dugan.
Stock no. 1820115
Published by Channel Four Books. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The story of two men who were bitter commercial rivals but maintained an astonishing lifelong friendship. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 1405034262. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.