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WORKTOWN: THE DRAWINGS OF FALCON HILDRED
Written by Peter Wakelin. Illustrated by Falcon D. Hildred.
Stock no. 1822008
Published by RCAHM (Wales). 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION IN NORTH WALES
Written by A.H. Dodd.
Stock no. 2134582
Published by University Of Wales Press Board. 1st 1933. Good condition.

Blue cloth with gilt titles and vignettes. Fold-out maps. Top of spine has been repaired/strengthened with new piece of cloth spine; some fraying to cloth at top and tail. Fading to edges. Marks to corners and wear at edges. Bookplate to front pastedown. Lacks page leaf XIX/XX - possibly published this way. Foxing throughout.

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THE WORSDELLS A QUAKER ENGINEERING DYNASTY
Written by Geoffrey Hill.
Stock no. 2133598
Published by The Transport Publishing Company. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A biography of six members of three generations of the Worsdell family, prominent engineers, particularly in the railway industry of the 19th century. Green cloth boards, silver titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863171583. Bumping to spine. Light page edge browning; crease to rear endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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SAMUEL OLDKNOW AND THE ARKWRIGHTS
Written by George Unwin; Arthur Hulme; George Taylor; W.H. Chaloner.
Stock no. 2132571
Published by Augustus M. Kelley. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Industrial Revolution in Marple & Stockport. A classic in economic history, this book was first published in 1924. Now in this volume, it has been re-issued with a second preface and emendations by Chaloner. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing; surface paper damage to base of spine.

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