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INDUSTRIAL HISTORY IN PICTURES: BRISTOL
Written by R. Angus Buchanan; Neil Cossons.
Stock no. 2139009
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Larger format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715347454. SIGNED by Reece Winstone, who wrote many books about Bristol. Page browning; darkest at edges/margins.

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THE GRANDFATHER CLOCK MAINTENANCE MANUAL
Written by John Vernon.
Stock no. 2137965
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0715384384. Spine and top edge of front cover are browned. Page edge browning.

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THE CLOCK REPAIRER'S HANDBOOK
Written by Laurie Penman.
Stock no. 2137964
Published by David & Charles. 1985. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

For all clock lovers, collectors and repairers, a wealth of information on diagnosing and correcting faults in many different clocks, whether antique or fairly new. Orange boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715386867. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has 2-3" tear to top of spine on front panel. Wrapper spine is faded.

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COAST DEFENCES OF ENGLAND AND WALES 1856-1956
Written by Ian V. Hogg.
Stock no. 2137283
Published by David & Charles. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of why these defences were built, the difficulties and delays, the armament and the development of the works. Beige cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 264 pages. ISBN: 0715363530. Spine is faded. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with faded spine.

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GEOLOGY EXPLAINED IN SOUTH WALES
Written by T.R. Owen.
Stock no. 2137103
Published by David & Charles. 1973. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w illustrations. ISBN: 071535860X. Bumping to spine. Light fade marks to very edges of covers. Browning to page edges; a few marks, including a few margin marks. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few closed tears; repaired with tape to verso.

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BLOODY BUNA: THE CAMPAIGN THAT HALTED THE JAPANESE INVASION OF AUSTRALIA
Written by Lida Mayo.
Stock no. 1823487
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The gruelling seven-month campaign from July 1942 to January 1943 for the re-capture of Buna during World War II is known as a 'ghastly nightmare' in Australian Military history. A well-researched book for all with an interest in the fascinating history of the Allies' first major land victory in the Pacific. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0715368524. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby to rear panel and has previous bookseller's address label to front flap.

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THE TEXTILE MILL ENGINE VOLUME 2
Written by George Watkins.
Stock no. 1322493
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. David & Charles Library of Textile History. ISBN: 0715352539. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed.

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THE TEXTILE MILL ENGINE VOLUME 1
Written by George Watkins.
Stock no. 1322492
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. David & Charles Library of Textile History. ISBN: 071534983X. Spine bumped. Pale page browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is price-cut, edge rubbed with a tear to top edge of front panel.

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THE CORNISH MINER
Written by A.K. Hamilton Jenkin.
Stock no. 1823380
Published by David & Charles. 4th 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Edition, Fourth Edition. An Account of his Life Above and Underground From Early Times. A narrative history of the Cornish miner, his life and working conditions above and underground, from pre-Roman times to the twentieth century. B/w photos. 351 pages. ISBN: 0715354868. Boards clean and bright. Light pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Text block a little browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to front panel, lightly rubbed across the top and a little scuffed to rear peanel.

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THE IRON AND STEEL INDUSTRY: A DICTIONARY OF TERMS
Written by W.K.V. Gale.
Stock no. 1823374
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Over 3000 iron and steel terms are defined in this book. An invaluable dictionary. Orange cloth boards, black title to spine. ISBN: 0715353020. Light browning and minor foxing to text block. Small previous owner label to front endpaper. Contents clean. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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BRISTOL BRASS: A HISTORY OF THE INDUSTRY
Written by Joan Day.
Stock no. 1823360
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1973. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

David & Charles Industrial History Series. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 240 pages including index. ISBN: 0715360655. Gift inscription in ink to front endpaper else contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has a light crease to laminate from spine and across back panel.

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THE CALLANDER & OBAN RAILWAY
Written by John Thomas; John Farrington.
Stock no. 1823343
Published by David St John Thomas; David & Charles. 1st thus 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The History of the railways of the Scottish Highlands, Vol 4. Additional material by John Farrington. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0946537461. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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