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A SERIES OF VIEWS OF THE COLLIERIES IN THE COUNTIES OF NORTHUMBERLAND AND DURHAM
Written by T.H. Hair. Illustrated by T.H Hair.
Stock no. 1823441
Published by Davis Books Ltd. 1st thus 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

First published in 1844. Coal mining history reprint. From the etchings of Thomas Henry Hair, we gain some idea of the great activity in the Durham and Northumberland Coalfield and of the use of steam power in driving winding engines, haulage engines and new locomotives. Large format. Tan boards, gilt title to spine. B/w etchings. ISBN: 0946865078. Name in ink to front endpaper. Top edge of text block a little spotted. Otherwise contents clean. Cream pictorial dustwrapper is lightly grubby and lightly scuffed.

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THE PREHISTORY OF METALLURGY IN THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by R.F. Tylecote.
Stock no. 1823436
Published by The Institute Of Metals. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A completely revised edition of the author's 'Metallurgy in Archaeology' (published 1962). Incorporating the results of work done since 1960, this revised text covers native metals, copper and copper-based alloys, tin, lead, antimony, and the fabrication of non-ferrous metals. The Iron Age is divided into various periods appropriate to Britain, ending with the introduction of the blast furnace. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations & photos. ISBN: 0904357724. Top & tail of spine & corners lightly rubbed. Previous owner's white address label to front endpaper. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded at edges and spine, closed tear to top edge of rear panel (no loss) and top of spine.

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THE EREWASH VALLEY: THE LANDSCAPE OF D H LAWRENCE
Written by Philip Dalling.
Stock no. 1823435
Published by Coppice Books. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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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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MILLCLOSE: THE MINE THAT DROWNED
Written by Lynn Willies; Keith Gregory; Harry Parker.
Stock no. 1823428
Published by Scarthin Books. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of Britain's largest ever lead mine, Millclose at Wensley near Darley Dale, and of the men who worked it. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0907758282. Spine lightly faded else contents clean.

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THE TAVISTOCK CANAL: ITS HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Robert Waterhouse.
Stock no. 1823422
Published by The Trevithick Society. 1st 2017. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780993502149. Top open corner of covers and contents lightly creased (affecting margins only) possibly book has been dropped on the corner. Covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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TOWNS, REGION AND INDUSTRIES: URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL CHANGE IN THE MIDLANDS C.1700-1840
Written by Jon Stobart; Neil Raven.
Stock no. 1823420
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A fresh understanding of the complex range of urban industrial activity taking place in England during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0719070864. Top of spine bumped. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, creased to top of spine.

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SCOTTISH TEXTILE HISTORY
Written by John Butt; Kenneth Ponting.
Stock no. 1823419
Published by Aberdeen University Press. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A demonstration of the diversity of activity in textiles, ranging through linen, woollens, cotton and mixtures, to jute, tartans and handknitting. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0080345115. Small mark to front board. Previous owner's library label to front pastedown. Minor foxing to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE PEAK FOREST CANAL AND RAILWAY: AN ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS HISTORY
Written by Grahame Boyes; Brian Lamb.
Stock no. 1823418
Published by Railway And Canal Historical Society. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The history of the Canal Mania project on which its engineer, Benjamin Outram, perfected his professional skills. The canal and railway were part of a vertically-integrated business enterprise that opened up the Peak District's enormous limestone deposits, establishing a major industry that continues to prosper, still in its original location, over two hundred years later. Light brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and some colour photos and maps. ISBN: 9780901461599. Review copy in fine condition includes review letter and flyer.

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THE IRON INDUSTRY OF THE WEALD
Written by Henry Cleere; David Crossley.
Stock no. 1322505
Published by Leicester University Press. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0718512138. Spine and corners bumped. Small white address label to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and lightly faded to spine and edges.

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THE HARVEYS OF HALE
Written by Edmund Vale.
Stock no. 1322501
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Engine builders, shipwrights and merchants of Cornwall. Pale blue boarsd, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 356 pages. Spine is bumped with some fading at lower edge. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and price-cut (new publishers price sticker of £4.95) above.

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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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