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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.

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THE BARBARIAN INVASIONS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE VOLUME VII THE FRANKISH EMPIRE 774-814
Written by Thomas Hodgkin; Peter Heather.
Stock no. 1322520
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Purple spine with red title labels and gilt title. Pictorial covers. Colour illustrations. Small white label to verso of front free-endpaper (states "book ex folio society mystery parcel 2008") else book is fine. A couple of tiny marks to slipcase edges.

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A HISTORY OF METALLURGY
Written by R.F. Tylecote.
Stock no. 1823430
Published by The Institute Of Materials. 2nd 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Second Edition. A unique introduction to the history of metallurgy from the earliest times to the present. The development of metallurgy skills and techniques of different civilizations, and the connection between them, carefully chartered. This volume is concerned with such important topics as the rise of metallurgy in the Near East and the Industrial Revolution in Western Europe. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0901462888. Top & tail of spine & corners lightly bumped. Contents clean.

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THOMAS TELFORD'S HOLYHEAD ROAD: THE A5 IN NORTH WALES
Written by Jamie Quartermaine; Barrie Trinder; Rick Turner.
Stock no. 1823429
Published by Council For British Archaeology. 1st 2003. Very good condition.

Research Report number 135. Presenting the findings of a systematic archaeological survey of the 83 miles of road from Holyhead to Chirk, and its 14 mile spur road to Conwy. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations & photos. ISBN: 1902771346. Lower quarter of book bowed upwards but not creased. Previous owner's library label to inside front cover.

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IDEAS: A HISTORY FROM FIRE TO FREUD VOLUMES I & II
Written by Peter Watson.
Stock no. 1322515
Published by Folio Society. 2009. Slightly better than very good condition.

Two volume set. Blue cloth, dark blue titles and blocked design in blue and gilt to front. Colour plates. Books are fine. Slipcase is scuffed with a score mark to spine of slipcase.

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MILLCLOSE: THE MINE THAT DROWNED
Written by Lynn Willies; Keith Gregory; Harry Parker.
Stock no. 1823428
Published by Scarthin Books. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

The story of Britain's largest ever lead mine, Millclose at Wensley near Darley Dale, and of the men who worked it. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0907758282. Spine lightly faded else contents clean.

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THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE WELSH UPLANDS
Written by David Browne; Stephen Hughes.
Stock no. 1823427
Published by The Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Edited by Browne & Hughes. This book illustrates how important the uplands archaeology of Wales is as a resource for understanding the rich history of the country and for the future development of its society and economy. Pictorial card wraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 1871184266. A nice, clean copy.

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THE FIELD ARCHAEOLOGY OF DARTMOOR
Written by Phil Newman.
Stock no. 1823426
Published by English Heritage. 1st 2011. Slightly better than very good condition.

A description of Dartmoor's landscape history from 4000BC to the present, analysing and summarising archaeological and historical studies from the 19th century onwards. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and maps. ISBN: 9781848020337. Previous owner's small name label to half-title page else contents clean.

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HOUSES OF THE NORTH YORK MOORS
No author listed.
Stock no. 1823424
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

A survey of 80 civil parishes over an area of 1500 sq km. Residences of the gentry and houses and inns in the market towns of Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside and Pickering are included, but the most characteristic buildings of the region are the farmhouses, many of which have developed from longhouses. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 0113000146. Spine faded from green to blue. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean.

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A GAZETTEER OF MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT
Written by Sarah Pearson; P.S. Barnwell; A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1823423
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition.

Companion volume to The Medieval Houses of Kent and The House Within, presenting a detailed record of 414 medieval houses spread across 107 parishes, many of them dated through dendrochronological analysis. Green cardwraps. B/w plans. ISBN: 0113000499. A nice, clean copy.

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THE TAVISTOCK CANAL: ITS HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Robert Waterhouse.
Stock no. 1823422
Published by The Trevithick Society. 1st 2017. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780993502149. Top open corner of covers and contents lightly creased (affecting margins only) possibly book has been dropped on the corner. Covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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THE HOUSE WITHIN: INTERPRETING MEDIEVAL HOUSES IN KENT
Written by P.S. Barnwell; A.T. Adams.
Stock no. 1823421
Published by Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England; HMSO. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Intended as a non-specialist guide to the principal features of medieval houses. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos & diagrams. ISBN: 0113000480. Spine lightly faded, cover corners lightly creased. Light crease to lower corner of pages (margin only). Contents clean.

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