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HOW TO WORK SHEET METAL
Written by Herbert J. Dyer. Illustrated by Herbert J. Dyer.
Stock no. 2133947
Published by Percival Marshall And Co Ltd.. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition.

Stiff card covers. A practical man's description of metal working practice 'straight from the bench'. B/w illustrations. Tears and splits to spine; a little loss. Some marks to covers. Page edge browning; some grubby marks.

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INDUSTRIAL RAILWAYS OF SEAHAM
Written by A.J. Booth.
Stock no. 2133799
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0901096814. Page browning.

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THEY FELLED THE REDWOODS
Written by Hank Johnston.
Stock no. 1820268
Published by Stauffer Publishing. 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The illustrated story of the rise and fall of a lumbering enterprise and the orgy of destructive lumbering in the late 19th and early 20th centuries when nearly 20 percent of the giant Sequoias were cut to the ground. Large format. Brown cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 087046003X.

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WEALDEN IRON
Written by Ernest Straker.
Stock no. 2133679
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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TRACTION ENGINE SECTION: ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF TRACTION ENGINES, ROAD LOCOMOTIVES, WAGONS, &C.
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820207
Published by The Road Locomotive Society. Nearly fine condition.

Trade catalogue for Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Ld. a major agricultural machinery maker of the 19th Century. This is a modern facsimile, Reprint No. 5 - New Series. Red cardwraps with gold coloured title to front and illustration to rear. B/w illustrations. Covers lightly scuffed, contents fine.

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STEAM LOCOMOTIVES IN INDUSTRY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2133621
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A representative selection of standard gauge industrial locomotives with over 150 b/w photos. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks and marks.

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THE QUARRIES: IRONSTONE, LIMESTONE AND SAND
Written by H.B. Hewlett.
Stock no. 1820148
Published by Rutland Railway Museum. 1st thus 1989. Fine condition.

A reprint of the original, first published in 1935. In the East Midlands, some of the country's largest industrial railway systems were to be found in ironstone quarries set in the rolling countryside of the 'shires' and it is within this natural environment that Rutland Railway Museum has attempted to recreate the typical industrial yard and railway sidings, to tell the little-known story of railway activity in industry generally and ironstone quarrying in particular. Large format. White pictorial cardwraps. Stapled binding. B/w illustrations. 46 pages including index. ISBN: 0950672300.

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THE INDUSTRIAL RAILWAYS & LOCOMOTIVES OF COUNTY DURHAM WITH A HISTORY OF THEIR OWNERS & SITES PART 1
Written by Colin E. Mountford; Dave Holroyde.
Stock no. 1820120
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

Presenting a comprehensive account of Durham's industrial railways and locomotives, together with the history of the sites and their owners which they served. (Excluding the National Coal Board and the fluorspar industry). Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1901556387.

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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.

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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.

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INDUSTRIAL LOCOMOTIVES OF DURHAM
Written by Colin E. Mountford; L.G. Charlton.
Stock no. 1820070
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1st 1977. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0901096318. Covers a little grubby, spine lightly browned and vertically creased. Text block slightly browned, contents clean.

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