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THE STORY OF THE BRITANNIA IRON WORKS
Written by Michael R. Lane.
Stock no. 1824039
Published by Quiller Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. B/w photos. The famous engineering company founded in 1848 by William Marshall. They produced Portable Steam Engines, Traction Engines, Threshing Machines and Agricultural Machinery, Stationary Steam Engines, Tractors and Tea Manufacturing Machinery. ISBN: 1870948858. Base of spine shelf-worn. Small purple pen mark to page 99 - hardly discernible. Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby. Musty odour present.
Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Woodford Halse in Northamptonshire. Oakwood Reminiscences Series No. 6. ISBN: 0853615292. Some fading to spine. Sticky mark to top corner of front cover, from a previous sticky label.
DIAMOND FLIGHT: THE STORY OF THE BRITISH MIDLAND
Written by Bill Gunston.
Stock no. 2139199
Published by Henry Melland. 1ST 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
British Midland Airline - a history of the first 50 years. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 0907929184. Small knocks to top and tail of spine. Browning to outer page edges.
Pocket edition. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Spine is a bit darkened. Some light bumping to corners. Page browning.
Pocket edition> Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Browning to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.
Pocket edition. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. xvii and 498 pages. Spine is faded. A few light marks to covers.
A personal view of the Kinder Scout Mass Trespass. The 1932 protest was a landmark in Peakland history and played a significant part in the campaign for public access to the moors and mountains. Green cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950604372. Fading to spine and covers. Name & address in ink to verso of front cover. Pale foxing to prelims, else contents clean.
THE PEAK FOREST CANAL AND RAILWAY: AN ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS HISTORY
Written by Grahame Boyes; Brian Lamb.
Stock no. 1823535
Published by Railway And Canal Historical Society. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The history of the Canal Mania project on which its engineer, Benjamin Outram, perfected his professional skills. The canal and railway were part of a vertically-integrated business enterprise that opened up the Peak District's enormous limestone deposits, establishing a major industry that continues to prosper, still in its original location, over two hundred years later. Light brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and some colour photos and maps. ISBN: 9780901461599.
PACKMEN, CARRIERS AND PACKHORSE ROADS: TRADE AND COMMUNICATIONS IN NORTH DERBYSHIRE AND SOUTH YORKSHIRE
Written by David Hey.
Stock no. 2136877
Published by Landmark Publishing. 2nd 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A fascinating stucy of what our roads were used for in the Peak District & South Yorkshire in years gone by. Revised 2nd edition, with extra photographs. Landmark Collector's Library Series. ISBN: 1843060167. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with a faded spine.
Revised and enlarged 3rd edition, including 14 colour photographs. ISBN: 1901522911. Wrapper has a couple of small nicks to top of spine.
ST PETER'S, BARTON-UPON-HUMBER, LINCOLNSHIRE: A PARISH CHURCH AND ITS COMMUNITY VOLUME 2
Written by Tony Waldron.
Stock no. 2136657
Published by Oxbow Books. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. The Human Remains. B/w photos. Some fold-out pages. ISBN: 9781842172834.
The Lincoln Record Society Volume 98. Nineteenth-century photographs, juxtaposed with the same scenes taken in today's world, bringing the building of a Lincolnshire railway vividly to life. Includes biography of Charles Stansfield Wilson (1844-1893) who was the engineer who supervised the civil works on the railway line from Bourne to Saxby and whose photos are featured. Large format. Cream cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour and sepia photos. ISBN: 9780901503862. Small pressure mark to vertical open edge of front board and front panel of dustwrapper.