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Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 075242145X. Some light fading to spine. Page edge browning. Gold name and address label to half-title page.
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.
TECHNICAL CHANGE AND BRITISH NAVAL POLICY 1860-1939
Written by Bryan Ranft.
Stock no. 1322625
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Insights into the Royal Navy's performance in the two World Wars. Blue boards, silver title to spine. 178 pages. ISBN: 0340218932. Slight bumping to spine and corners. Light foxing throughout. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed and lightly foxed.
The essence of the Erewash Valley - the literary backcloth to the finest works of one of England's greatest novelists, a cradle of the Industrial Revolution, a gateway to the north for successive canal, railway, and motorway projects and now for the exciting but highly controversial HS2 High Speed Train - is vividly captured in print and image. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781527208667. A nice, clean copy.
PAPERMAKING IN BRITAIN 1488-1988: A SHORT HISTORY
Written by Richard L. Hills.
Stock no. 1823434
Published by The Athlone Press. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The story of papermaking against the general background of the coming of paper and printing to this country, through major developments in the Industrial Revolution, up to the technological advances which have made possible the enormous high-speed paper machines of the present day. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0485113465. Previous owner's library label to front pastedown. Contents clean. White dustwrapper is lightly browned.
BENJAMIN OUTRAM 1764-1805: AN ENGINEERING BIOGRAPHY
Written by R.B. Schofield.
Stock no. 1823411
Published by Merton Priory Press. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Biography of an engineer. B/w photos. Outram worked on canals and railways as well as establishing an iron company. ISBN: 1898937427. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and front edge of spine.
THE END OF A REVOLUTION: THE LAST DAYS OF STATIONARY STEAM
Written by Colin Bowden.
Stock no. 1823409
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Landmark Collector's Library. The reciprocating steam engine as a source of industrial power almost completely disappeared during the final years of the twentieth century. This book illustrates some of the last of those engines still working, and others which remained on site, out of use or derelict. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843063520. A review copy with press release present.
TRANSATLANTIC INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION: THE DIFFUSION OF TEXTILE TECHNOLOGIES BETWEEN BRITAIN AND AMERICA, 1790-1830S
Written by David J. Jeremy.
Stock no. 2136384
Published by The MIT Press. 1st USA 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Oblong format. Green cloth with white title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 0631127852. Slight bowing to front cover. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tears/chips.
THE YORKSHIRE WOOLLEN AND WORSTED INDUSTRIES: FROM THE EARLIEST TIMES UPTO THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
Written by Herbert Heaton.
Stock no. 2135957
Published by Oxford at the Clarendon Press. 1965. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Second edition. Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Bumping to spine and corners. Name to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased, torn and chipped; couple of repairs to verso; some chips of loss; unevenly browned with some marks.
YORKSHIRE TEXTILE MILLS THE BUILDINGS OF THE YORKSHIRE TEXTILE INDUSTRY 1770-1930
Written by Colum Giles; Ian H. Goodall.
Stock no. 2135718
Published by HMSO. 1st 1992. Very good condition.
Card wraps. Large format. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0113000383. Spine edges are a bit faded. Some wear and knocks along cover edges. Marks to outer page edges.
Red cloth with gilt title to spine. A study of economic and social conditions from 1740 to 1760 with special reference to Lancashire. New Impression. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-chipped with a few small tears; browned.
ENGINES OF CHANGE: THE AMERICAN INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION, 1790-1860
Written by Brooke Hindle; Steven Lubar.
Stock no. 2135682
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press. 1988. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 087474539X. Spine is faded; small tear/nick to top. Title page is partially detached to top.