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BRISTOL BRASS THE HISTORY OF THE INDUSTRY
Written by Joan Day.
Stock no. 2127011
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. 240 pages. ISBN: 0715360655. Bumping and a little fading to spine. Name in ink to front endpaper. A few foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with small closed tear to one corner.
HANDBOOK OF THE STEAM-ENGINE
Written by John Bourne.
Stock no. 2126561
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1879. Fair condition.
Containing all the rules required for the right construction and management of engines of every class, with the easy arithmetical solution of those rules. Illustrated with woodcuts and numerous tables and examples. New Edition. Uneven marks and scuffs to covers. A reading copy only. Front joint is cracked, with prelims detached, but loosely inserted. Some surface paper damage to endpapers. Foxing.
THE FACTORY QUESTION AND INDUSTRIAL ENGLAND 1830-1860
Written by Robert Gray.
Stock no. 2126467
Published by Cambridge University Press. 2002. Very good condition.
Card wraps. ISBN: 0521892929. Some pencil marks, mostly to margins.
STUART'S DESCRIPTIVE HISTORY OF THE STEAM ENGINE
Written by Robert Stuart.
Stock no. 2126243
Published by Whittaker, Treacher And Arnot. 1829. Fair condition.
A New Edition, With a Supplement, Continuing The Subject to The Year 1829. Engravings throughout. Binding is very heavily worn; parts of spine/backstrip are MISSING! Much scuffing and wear to covers. Small bookplate to front pastedown. Hinges and joints are cracked and pulled - some pages, including plate pages are loose in a few places. Foxing and marks throughout. This is a working/reading copy ONLY! Some pencil annotations/drawings to rear pastedown.
TEXTILE MILLS OF SOUTH WEST ENGLAND
Written by Mike Williams.
Stock no. 2125886
Published by English Heritage. 1st 2013. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781848020832. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with small nick to top of spine.
THE BIRMINGHAM CANAL NAVIGATIONS VOLUME I 1768-1846
Written by S.R. Broadbridge.
Stock no. 1815206
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1974. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The story of the independent BCN, from the beginning of the railway lease. Red boards, gilt title to spine. With b/w plates and maps. ISBN: 0715363816. Dustwrapper spine is slightly faded.
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
Written by Brian Bracegirdle.
Stock no. 1609747
Published by Heinemann. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0435329901. Scuffing to corners and top & tail of spine.
JAMES HARGREAVES AND THE SPINNING JENNY
Written by Chris Aspin; D. Chapman.
Stock no. 1208751
Published by Helmshore Local History Society. 1st 1964. Very good condition.
Blue cloth, gilt title to front. B/w photos. 79 pages. Ex-lib with library number to spine and label to front pastedown. Label stuck to rear pastedown. name and date in ink on front endpaper. Spine faded. Contents clean.
THE INLAND WATERWAYS OF ENGLAND
Written by L.T.C. Rolt.
Stock no. 1814385
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1955. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Colour frontis. B/w photos. A summary of waterway history followed by chapters in notable engineering works, waterway maintenance, types of boats, traffic working and the life of the boatman. Second impression. A few margin creases with minor closed tear to top edges. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn with tiny chips to top & tail of spine and corners.
THE SURVIVING ENGINES OF GLYN PITS PONTYPOOL
Written by Gwyn Tilley.
Stock no. 2123434
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Early Steam and Water Power in Local Industry. B/w photos. ISBN: 1843062038. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. A few pale foxspots. Wrapper is edge-creased.
STATIONARY STEAM ENGINE MAKERS VOLUME 2
Written by George Watkins; A.P. Woolrich.
Stock no. 1609455
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843062042. Spine bumped.
BRIDGE ACROSS THE ATLANTIC
Written by Wallace Reyburn.
Stock no. 1609406
Published by Harrap. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The story of John Rennie, one of the greatest engineers of the Industrial Revolution. ISBN: 0245508880. Wrapper spine faded.