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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.
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.
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.
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.