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LESSER RAILWAYS OF THE YORKSHIRE DALES
Written by Harold D. Bowtell.
Stock no. 2133109
Published by Plateway Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Also includes The Dam Builders in the Age of Steam. B/w photos. ISBN: 1871980097. Couple of small knocks to top and tail of spine. Light creasing to wrapper edges.
A Distressing Account of the Misfortunes and Misbehaviour of the Early British Railway Traveller. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0257667547. Page edge browning. A few light scuffs to wrapper.
Dark blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. The Industrial Archaeology of the British Isles. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Sticker from a US publisher/distributor stuck to bottom of title page. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping; a few marks.
SAMUEL OLDKNOW AND THE ARKWRIGHTS
Written by George Unwin; Arthur Hulme; George Taylor; W.H. Chaloner.
Stock no. 2132571
Published by Augustus M. Kelley. 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Industrial Revolution in Marple & Stockport. A classic in economic history, this book was first published in 1924. Now in this volume, it has been re-issued with a second preface and emendations by Chaloner. Wrapper is faded to spine with some edge-creasing; surface paper damage to base of spine.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850888662. Some marks to covers. Wrapper is unevenly faded to spine and edges.
LINCOLNSHIRE TOWNS AND INDUSTRY 1700-1914
Written by Neil Wright.
Stock no. 2132440
Published by History Of Lincolnshire Committee. 1st 1982. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Lincolnshire's role in the industrial revolution which made Britain the first industrial nation. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w plates and maps. 300 pages includes index. ISBN: 0902668102. Wrapper slightly rubbed at corners with slightly faded spine.
CORNWALL'S CENTRAL MINES THE NORTHERN DISTRICT
Written by T.A. Morrison.
Stock no. 2131982
Published by Alison Hodge. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Northern District 1810-1895. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906720109.
EXMOOR'S INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Michael Atkinson.
Stock no. 2131978
Published by Exmoor Books. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. ISBN: 086183318X.
An illustrated history of the world's steam age. Colour & b/w illustrations. Pumping water, driving mills, propelling ships as well as railways. ISBN: 1871487501. Light rubbing to base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded to rear panel and rubbed at top of spine.
Their Architectural Character, Construction and Place in the European Tradition. An economic and social history of the English lead mining and smelting industries as it applies to the Yorkshire Dales. Numerous b/w photos and scale drawings by the author. Large format. Limited edition of 1000 copies. SIGNED by the author, copy no. 977. Cvoers are edge bumped and dusty. Light browning to endpapers. Name and date in biro to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge creased with small hole to top of spine and spine slightly browned. Price on front flap has been blotted out and a 'new' price stamped below.
Cardwraps. B/w and colour photos and diagrams. 67 numbered pages. Some light rubbing to cover edges.
Cardwraps. B/w photos and some colour diagrams. 96 pages plus advertisement section to rear. Covers are edge rubbed and slightly faded. Textblock is a little grubby. Book is slightly disfigured ('wavy') from storage. Light foxing to contents.