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STEPHENSON'S BRITAIN
Written by Derrick Beckett. Illustrated by Malcolm Kaye.
Stock no. 1822454
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

George Stephenson and his son, Robert Stephenson. This book is an appraisal of Robert Stephenson's work on the London & Birmingham Railway, the Chester and Holyhead line and his bridges over the Menai Straight and the rivers Conwy, Tyne an Tweed. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and line drawings. ISBN: 0715382691. A nice copy in pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly browned.

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COLLIERIES OF SOUTH WALES 1
Written by John Cornwell.
Stock no. 1822409
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2001. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A pictorial record of 39 collieries. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 1843060159. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and a little grubby.

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THE THAMES & SEVERN CANAL
Written by Humphrey Household.
Stock no. 1822301
Published by Alan Sutton. 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition revised. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0862990564. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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WORKTOWN: THE DRAWINGS OF FALCON HILDRED
Written by Peter Wakelin. Illustrated by Falcon D. Hildred.
Stock no. 1822008
Published by RCAHM (Wales). 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition.

A unique personal project to make a visual record of the buildings of a disappearing industrial culture. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781871184471. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Light marks to text block. Contents fine.

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CRUMLIN TO PONTYMISTER OVER THE YEARS
Written by Brian Collins.
Stock no. 1821921
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A splendid photographic and descriptive chronological tour through the midmost parts of Gwent's western valley, from the town of Crumlin and onwards to Pontymister. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781905967063. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top edge and lightly scored to rear panel (minor).

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THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN: WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821254
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

xxvii + 466 pages. B/w photos. Covering the Charcoal Iron industry; the Coke Iron industry; Iron Working; Mining of Iron Ore and Ochre; Coal Mining; Stone, Clay and Lime; Gold Mining; Silviculture; Wood Chemical Works and Distillation Works; Fulling Mills, Corn Mills and Agriculture; Paper and Leatherboard; Communications and Transport; Miscellaneous Industries of the Past; The Changed Industrial Scene. Plus Index of Subjects, Place-names and Personal Names. ISBN: 0715352881. SIGNED by the author (Best wishes) to title page. Ex-lib with minimal stamps and bookplate. Text block grubby. One or two foxspots to margins. Light bumping along lower edge of boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly creased.

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NICHOLLS'S FOREST OF DEAN AND IRON MAKING IN THE OLDEN TIMES
Written by H.G. Nicholls; Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821248
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1966. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reprint of the Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account published in 1858 and Ironmaking In The Olden Times published in 1866. New edition with introduction by Cyril Hart. B/w illustrations. Text block slightly browned. Spine slightly cocked. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners and scuffed to rear panel.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE AT WORK
Written by Stephen Mills.
Stock no. 1821240
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Britain in Old Photographs series. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750915528. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light creasing to corners.

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WORK IN THE WOODS: THE INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE OF DEAN
Written by Chris Morris.
Stock no. 1821211
Published by TANNERS YARD PRESS. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.

A visual celebration of the Forest of Dean's industrial past, as seen in the present. Black cardwraps. Colour photos throughout, minimal text. ISBN: 0954209605. Card covers lightly scuffed. Minor printing smudge to first page. Contents otherwise fine.

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WEALDEN IRON
Written by Ernest Straker.
Stock no. 2133679
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1931 edition. B/w photos. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. Marks to outer page edges. ISBN: 0715344706. Bookplate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit faded and marked to spine; small closed tear to rear panel.

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SKINNINGROVE IRON AND STEEL WORKS: ITS HISTORY, RAILWAYS AND LOCOMOTIVES
Written by Cliff Shepherd.
Stock no. 1820118
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The history and physical changes affecting a UK integrated iron and steel works. Large format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 9781901556803. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page.

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