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A GLOSSARY OF DIALECT & ARCHAIC WORDS USED IN THE COUNTY OF GLOUCESTER
Written by J. Drummond Robertson.
Stock no. 1826400
Published by Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co.. 1st 1890. Very good condition.
Grey cloth, gilt title to spine. 217 pages. SIGNED by author on half-title page. A few grubby marks to boards. Some pencil annotations and scattered foxspots to contents. Spine & corners lightly rubbed.
THE VICTORIA HISTORY OF THE COUNTIES OF ENGLAND: GLOUCESTERSHIRE (VOLUME TWO)
Written by William Page.
Stock no. 1826395
Published by Dawsons Of Pall Mall. 1972. Almost very good condition.
Reprinted from the 1907 edition. Large format. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0712905553. Contents fine. Top front edge of spine frayed and a couple of frayed instances to front top of board. 2" split to front edge of spine at base. Spine faded. Boards scuffed. Text block a little dusty, contents are clean.
BLACK'S TOURIST'S GUIDE THROUGH THE COUNTIES OF GLOUCESTER, HEREFORD & MONMOUTH
No author listed.
Stock no. 1826389
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1860. Almost very good condition.
Small format. B/w illustrations. Modern brown library binding with gilt title to spine. Ex-lib, Library label to front endpaper. Stamp to verso of frontis, contents clean but browned. Library repairs to hinges using white tape.
A fascinating exploration of the history of the county's ferries, identifying isolated backwaters and popular tourist spots that once provided an esseeential link. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780752442389. A nice, clean copy.
THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE COURT OF SEWERS, 1583-1642
Written by Rose Hewlett.
Stock no. 1826354
Published by Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society. 1st 2020. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Gloucestershire Reocrd Series Volume 35. These remarkable Court of Sewers records open a window on communities of the Gloucestershire Levels between 1583 and 1642 and their struggles against encroachments from the sea in a changing political climate. 'Sewers' here are watercourses, natural or manmade. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781913735005. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN: WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1826276
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good 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. Shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Foxing to text block. Contents lightly browned and with the odd spot. Otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at edges, has a 0.5" slit to spine and is grubby to rear panel.
Small and large, steam and water driven, cloth and corn, silk and iron - the buildings and the people of the county's past. Large format. Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0860234177. Faint pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Bookplate to half-title facing page. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
WOOL & WATER: THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE WOOLLEN INDUSTRY AND ITS MILLS
Written by Jennifer Tann.
Stock no. 1826273
Published by The History Press. 1st 2012. Almost very good condition.
For those interested in the industrial heritage of Gloucestershire. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. ISBN: 9780752462158. Crinkling of covers and contents. Stain to vertical edge of text block. A few scuffs to laminate of covers. Otherwise, contents clean.
This book records the county's industrial past - its craftsmen, millers, machines and buildings - in a largely photographic record, with extensive information, a brief introduction and a useful list of illustrations. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 086023388X. Faint pencil erasure marks to free front endpaper. Contents clean. Boards slightly grubby (minor).
THE RIVER HOBBLER'S APPRENTICE: MEMORIES OF WORKING THE SEVERN AND WYE
Written by Alan Butt.
Stock no. 1826267
Published by The History Press. 1st 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.
A vivid insight into the forgotten world of the river hobbler, a unique trade and one which he learnt at the end of its days. The river hobbler paid no taxes and made a living by working whatever was available on and around the river. Cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780752451381. Spine faded to rear edge. Minor crease to vertical edge of prelims. Contents clean.
THE BRISTOL AND GLOUCESTER RAILWAY AND THE AVON AND GLOUCESTERSHIRE RAILWAY
Written by Colin G. Maggs.
Stock no. 1325728
Published by The Oakwood Press. 2nd 1992. Very good condition.
2nd enlarged edition. Oakwood Library of Railway History 26. Green card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853614350. Covers are edge rubbed. Contents clean.
Second Edition, emendations and updated. The rights of the Commoner in the King's forest is the subject of undying interest. B/w photos. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1899889116. SIGNED by the author (Best Wishes) to title page. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.