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HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS IN THE LAKE DISTRICT
Written by A.G. Bradley. Illustrated by Joseph Pennell.
Stock no. 2137607
Published by Macmillan & Co. Ltd.. 1st thus 1924. Very good condition.

Pocket Edition. Green cloth boards, gilt titles. xii and 323 pages plus fold-out map to rear. B/w illustrations. Spine is browned. A few knocks to cover edges.

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LANCASHIRE
Written by F.A. Burton. Illustrated by Albert Woods.
Stock no. 2137541
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. Circa 1921. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine. 32 colour illustrations. Map at rear. South Manchester School gilt embossed stamp to front cover. Spine is browned with some chipping to cloth. Marks to covers; possibly damp marks. Some browning and foxing to pages. Plate opposite page 28 slightly edge-worn. Slight damp stains to margins of plates.

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OLD BIRKDALE AND AINSDALE: LIFE ON THE SOUTH-WEST LANCASHIRE COAST 1600-1851
Written by Sylvia Harrop.
Stock no. 2137369
Published by The Birkdale And Ainsdale Historical Research Society. 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 095109050X. SIGNED by author, with dedication to previous owner to front pastedown. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.

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CHESTER
Written by Francis R.G. Duckworth. Illustrated by E. Harrison Compton.
Stock no. 2137268
Published by A. & C. Black. Circa 1913. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles and shield. 20 colour plates, plus fold-out plan to rear. A and C Black 7/6 series. Reprint. 8 page booklist to rear. Circa date is estimated by books on booklist to rear. Spine is browned and bumped. Marks, with some staining to covers. Some foxing and browning throughout.

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THE ENGLISH LAKES
Written by William T. Palmer. Illustrated by A. Heaton Cooper.
Stock no. 2137224
Published by Adam & Charles Black. Circa 1905. Almost very good condition.

Blue decorative cloth, gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 75 colour plates. A. & C. Black's Colour Book 20 shillings series. 4 page booklist to rear. Circa 1905, as has booklist to rear, but books are earlier/same date. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Front endpaper is MISSING. Foxing and browning; heaviest to outer page edges and margins.

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LIVERPOOL
Written by Dixon Scott. Illustrated by J. Hamilton Hay.
Stock no. 2136978
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1st 1907. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles and decorations to spine. Red decorations and titles to front cover. Top edge gilt. 25 colour plates. A & C Black Colour Book 6 shilling series. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. Foxing throughout - heavy in places.

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1888 THE STORY OF PORT SUNLIGHT: A SOUVENIR FOR VISITORS IN GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR 1938
No author listed.
Stock no. 2136841
Published by Lever Brothers Limited. 1938. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. Model town that was built by the Lever Brothers. Tells the story of the village, factory and products it produced during half a century. B/w photos. Some corner creasing. Marks to covers; a bit of foxing and page browning.

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MAKING CARS AT CREWE
Written by Peter Ollerhead.
Stock no. 2136805
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2006. Almost very good condition.

Larger format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750943289. Top corner of front cover is creased, with some pages after that also creased. A little fading to spine.

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ALDERLEY EDGE AND ITS NEIGHBOURHOOD
No author listed.
Stock no. 2136759
Published by E.J. Morten. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

..and the Legend of the Wizard. Originally published in 1843 by J. Swinnerton, this is the republished edition. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0901598046. Name in ink to front endpaper. Page browning. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing and a few nicks.

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SIGNAL BOXES ON LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY LINES: NORTH AND WEST OF MANCHESTER PART TWO
Written by Chris Littleworth.
Stock no. 1322621
Published by The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Society. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition.

L&YR Central District Lines, Clifton to Bacup and Castleton to Bolton via Bury, Manchester (Irk Valley) to Radcliffe, Rochdale to Bacup and Branches. The Heritage East Lancashire Railway in the Box: How Trains Were Kept Moving. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and trackplans. ISBN: 9780955946769. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners else a fine copy.

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WIGAN (L&Y) MOTIVE POWER DEPOT
Written by Chris Coates.
Stock no. 1823458
Published by Steam Image. 1st 2015. Nearly fine condition.

The Wigan Sheds - Volume Two. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780954312879.

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THE RAILWAYS OF PRESTON: HALF A CENTURY OF CHANGE
Written by Andrew Fowler.
Stock no. 1823456
Published by Atkinson Publications Ltd. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.

The lines and stations in the Preston area since the mid-1950s, charting the dramatically-changing face of the railway from the last decade of steam through the 'corporate blue' era to the present day. Large format. Card wraps. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9780956518491.

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