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THE CATHEDRALS OF ENGLAND: THE WEST AND MIDLANDS
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner; Priscilla Metcalf; et al; Gavin Stamp.
Stock no. 1824365
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.
Preface by Gavin Stamp. Bright pink spine with gilt title, grey boards. B/w photos. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase with minor scuffing and a few minor marks to pictorial side.
Black cloth, gilt titles and vignette. B/w wood engravings. Story of Monks Norton in Worcestershire. Spine bumped. Name and address in ink to half title-page. Large foxspots to preliminary pages, some smaller foxspots to page margins. Dustwrapper is worn and grubby, spine browned with slight loss at top and bottom and also a small hole to centre.
A Shropshire Lad by A.E. Housman has the same enduring charm of the Persian's Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam in that it is a compilation of short poems linked together by mood and theme. Illustrated in full colour. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1852530715. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase also in fine condition - just a few minor scuffs.
The story of a company spanning almost two hundred years and of their achievements within the history of aviation. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ix and 199 pages including index. ISBN: 0861380851. Page edges are lightly browned. Wrapper is a little edge-creased.
THE COLLIERIES AND COALMINERS OF STAFFORDSHIRE
Written by Richard Stone.
Stock no. 2137946
Published by Phillimore. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781860774553.
The South-West Midland dialect as spoken in Herefordshire and its environs. Revised Edition. Green cardwraps, yellow titles. ISBN: 0947618015. Text block lightly browned. Light creasing to card covers.
Original pale blue cloth with gilt lettering and decoration. 24 tissue-guarded colour plates. Folding map to rear. Top edge gilt. A & C Black Colour Book 7s 6d Series. viii and 181 pages including index, 2 page publisher adverts for books in same series to rear. Spine browned, red marks to rear cover lower edge and rear edge of spine. Endpapers and prelims browned and fragile. All plates present and lightly browned. Rear joint cracking. Some hinges pulled but binding tight.
A & C Black Colour Book 20 Shillings Series. Blue floral decorated cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. 75 tissue-guarded colour plates. Includes index and booklist so reprint edition. Folding map. Spine is faded with wear. New endpapers. Foxing and browning, mostly to outer page edges and margins.
Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853615829. Some light edge-wear.
HEREFORD TO NEWPORT VIA CAERLEON (WESTERN MAIN LINES)
Written by Vic Mitchell; Keith Smith.
Stock no. 2136730
Published by Middleton Press. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.
Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1904474543. Spine is a bit faded.
THE BIRMINGHAM JEWELLERY QUARTER: AN ARCHITECTURAL SURVEY OF THE MANUFACTORIES
Written by John Cattell; Sheila Ely; Barry Jones.
Stock no. 1823431
Published by English Heritage. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Birmingham Jewellery Quarter is remarkable for its dense concentration of converted houses, factories and specialist buildings: a particular combination of structures associated with jewellery and metalworking which does not seem to exist anywhere else in the world. This book describes the development of the Quarter and the various building types in contains. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 1873592485. Small dint to rear spine edge of boards and dustwrapper (as if something heavy was dropped on it). Else a fine copy.
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.