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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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FREELING'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY COMPANION TO LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER AND BIRMINGHAM
Written by Arthur Freeling.
Stock no. 2123642
Published by Whittaker & Co.. 2nd 1838. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 2nd edition. And Liverpool, Manchester & Birmingham Guide; Containing: A Narrative of the Parliamentary History of the Project; An Account of Everything Worthy the Attention of the Traveller Upon the Line; Complete Description of Every Part of the Rail-road; of the Noblemen or Gentlemen's Seats.... Fold-out map to front, also fold-out timetable. New Spine/rebound, with what remains of original spine laid down; browned. Covers are unevenly browned and faded, with bumping and wear. Some marks to endpapers. Foxing throughout.

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ITALIANS IN MANCHESTER
Written by Antonio Ria.
Stock no. 1608687
Published by Musumeci. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

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

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MANCHESTER IN THE DAYS OF STEAM PART ONE VICTORIA STATION AND THE NORTH EAST SUBURBS
Written by Paul Shackcloth.
Stock no. 2121280
Published by Steam Image. 1ST 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954312813. Light creasing to a couple of corners.

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METROLINK OLDHAM TO CHORLTON INCLUDING THE OLDHAM LOOP RAILWAY
Written by Scott Hellewell; Colin Reeve.
Stock no. 1812355
Published by Venture Publications. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. 96 pages. ISBN: 9781905304530. A nice, clean copy.

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SALFORD PALS
Written by Michael Stedman.
Stock no. 1608013
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 15th, 16th, 19th & 20th Battalions Lancashire Fusiliers. A history of the Salford Brigade. ISBN: 0850523567.

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AVRO MANCHESTER THE LEGEND BEHIND THE LANCASTER
Written by Robert Kirby.
Stock no. 1606230
Published by Midland Publishing. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A huge depth of analysis and detail within the book. The heroism and determination of Manchester crews. Includes a large amount of material previously unknown. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 1857800281. SIGNED by author (Bob Kirby) on title page. Spine and corners bumped. Wrapper is rubbed at edges and has a couple of 2 inch closed tears.

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CHAPEL INTO CHURCH
Written by A. John Ward.
Stock no. 1605429
Published by A. John Ward. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

How Denton Chapel became St. Lawrence's Church. By Rev. A. John Ward, Rector of St. Lawrence's. B/w photos. Light browning to wrapper.

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