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THE WATER-SPINNERS
Written by Chris Aspin.
Stock no. 1828020
Published by Helmshore Local History Society. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

A new look at the early cotton trade. A history of the cotton mill, the thousands who laboured for long hours, the nimble fingers of young children that kept the water-frames that spun the thread constantly in motion. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, illustrations and maps. ISBN: 0906881137. Light vertical crease to spine, spine lightly faded. Text block a little grubby. Name and date in ink to front endpaper.One instance of annotation in ink to margin of page 253 else contents clean.

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HOD HILL VOLUME ONE: ANTIQUITIES FROM HOD HILL IN THE DURDEN COLLECTION
Written by J.W. Brailsford.
Stock no. 1827549
Published by The Trustees Of The British Museum. 1st 1962. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Hod Hill holds an early Iron Age hill-fort and Roman fort. B/w illustrations and plates. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. A lovely copy. Dustwrapper is a little browned and slightly grubby.

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WORKTOWN: THE DRAWINGS OF FALCON HILDRED
Written by Peter Wakelin. Illustrated by Falcon D. Hildred.
Stock no. 1826696
Published by RCAHM (Wales). 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good 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 corners lightly rubbed. Light dampstain to inside front cover and top edge of text block. Else contents fine.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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ENGLAND ON THE EVE OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
Written by Louis W. Moffit.
Stock no. 2135701
Published by Frank Cass & Co. Ltd.. 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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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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