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ITALIANS IN MANCHESTER
Written by Antonio Ria.
Stock no. 1610699
Published by Musumeci. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. History, traditions and work. Text in English and Italian. Slight browning to covers.

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COLOURED VIEWS ON THE LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY
Written by George Ottley. Illustrated by T.T. Bury.
Stock no. 2125915
Published by Hugh Broadbent. 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1831 edition with 16 colour plates including 3 large fold-out plates. Large format. Card wraps. With an Historical Introduction To the Railway by George Ottley. ISBN: 0904848027. Small tear to top of spine. Creasing to corners. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; minimal loss. Fold-out pages all in excellent condition.

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THE INDUSTRIAL RAILWAYS OF BOLTON, BURY AND THE MANCHESTER COALFIELD PART 1 BOLTON AND BURY
Written by C.H.A. Townley; C.A. Appleton; F.D. Smith; J.A. Peden.
Stock no. 2125540
Published by Runpast Publishing. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue/green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870754301. Wrapper is creased with a few grubby marks.

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WOODHEAD PART ONE MANCHESTER LONDON ROAD GORTON, GUIDE BRIDGE, GLOSSOP AND THE LONGENDALE VALLEY (SCENES FROM THE PAST: 29)
Written by E.M. Johnson.
Stock no. 1816164
Published by Foxline. 2006. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and track diagrams. 128 pages. ISBN: 1870119436. SIGNED by the author with inscription on compliments slip inside book.

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THE RAILWAYS OF THE MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL
Written by Don Thorpe.
Stock no. 1816157
Published by Oxford Publishing. 1st 1984. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A railway division formed by a canal company, operated under two distinct authorities in eight separate sections and employing more staff than any other of the canal company's departments. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860932885. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at corners.

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THE MIDLAND ROUTE FROM MANCHESTER PART ONE CENTRAL TO NEW MILLS (SCENES FROM THE PAST 16)
Written by E.M. Johnson.
Stock no. 1815431
Published by Foxline. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Green cardwraps. B/w photos and track diagrams. 104 pages. ISBN: 1870119207.

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ATHERTON AND TYLDESLEY (IMAGES OF ENGLAND)
Written by Tony Ashcroft.
Stock no. 1814833
Published by Tempus. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Illustrated with over 200 archive photographs, the majority of which have been drawn from the local material held by Wigan Heritage Service, as well as from private collections, this book documents the changes in transport, education, local trades and business, as well as the effect of war on the two towns and their inhabitants. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0752430483.

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EARLY DAYS IN IRLAM VILLAGE (1896-1914)
Written by James Goodier.
Stock no. 1814830
Published by Irlam And Cadishead History Society. 1977. Very good condition.

Recollections of the 'life and times' of the old Irlam Village. White cardwraps. Stapled booklet with 88 pages. B/w photos. Covers lightly browned and a little grubby. Small inscription in ink to Contents page. Top edge of text block browned.

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ECHOES OF OLD LANCASHIRE
Written by William E.A. Axon.
Stock no. 1208784
Published by William Andrews & Co.. 1st 1899. Good condition.

A volume intended for those who find it pleasant to wander in the byways of topography and local literature. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Floral endpapers. 263 pages includes index. Plus booklist at rear. Top and tail of spine worn. Edges and corners rubbed. Covers a little marked. Browning to endpapers. Name and date in ink on front endpaper. Contents very good.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF MANCHESTER AND SALFORD
Written by F.A. Bruton.
Stock no. 1208758
Published by Sherratt & Hughes. 2nd 1927. Almost very good condition.

Second edition with corrections and additional illustrations. Red cloth, gilt titles to spine. Numerous b/w illustrations. 312 pages includes index. Spine and corners rubbed and slightly bumped. Covers a little grubby. Nameplate on front pastedown. Name and date in ink on front endpaper. Front joint cracked. Contents clean.

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LANCASHIRE BRIEF HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE NOTES
Written by Leo H. Grindon.
Stock no. 1208757
Published by Seeley and Co. Limited. 1st 1892. Very good condition.

Includes the cotton district and manufacture of cotton, miscellaneous industrial occupations, dialect and pastimes and much more. Maroon cloth, gilt titles, gilt crest to front cover. Numerous b/w illustrations. 355 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A couple of small marks to rear cover. Technical School prize stamp plus name and date in ink on front endpaper. Foxing to half-title. Occasional foxspots to contents. Overall a bright copy.

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DRAKE'S ROAD BOOK OF THE GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY, FROM LIVERPOOL & MANCHESTER TO BIRMINGHAM
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123646
Published by James Drake; Longman And Co.. Circa 1840. Almost very good condition.

Green covers with gilt titles. Fold-out map to front of book. Containing a brief historical and topographical account of the scenery, places and objects on either side of the line. The rules, regulations, Fares, Times of Outset and Arrival of the Trains at various stations. Together with all requisite information for travellers arriving at the various stations; and an accurately engrave Map of the Entire Route. Bumping and grubby/dark marks to covers and spine. Creasing and a few marks to fold-out map. Some foxing. Contents are still very good.

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