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THE INDUSTRIAL AND MARITIME HISTORY OF LLANELLI AND BURRY PORT 1750 TO 2000
Written by R.S. Craig; R. Protheroe Jones; M.V. Symons.
Stock no. 2140765
Published by Carmarthenshire County Council. 1st 2002. Very good condition.
Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. viii + 672 pages. ISBN: 0906821584. Creasing to cover edges and corners; small nick to top of spine. Grubby marks to outer page edges. Gold name and address labels to front endpaper and title page.
Glazed pictorial boards. No. 3 in the Coalfield Series. B/w photos. ISBN: 0905928083.
The lives of David Mushet and his son Robert. Two of Britain's most outstanding metallurgists who lived in the Forest of Dean. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 095113714X. Browning to outer page edges else a clean copy.
Larger format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715347454. SIGNED by Reece Winstone, who wrote many books about Bristol. Page browning; darkest at edges/margins.
New Edition. The story of the construction of the Grwyne Fawr Resevoir and the village and railways built with it. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951044419. Light creasing to covers, contents clean.
The book covers every aspect of the changes which the industrial revolution brought to life in North Wales. The pre-industrial society, the landed proprietors, enclosures, communications, the metal industry, collieries and quarries, the woollen and textile industries, the new capitalists and the labouring poor. xl 439 pages. 2nd edition. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; browned to spine and edges.
THE THIRD MAN: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF WILLIAM MURDOCH 1754-1839
Written by John Griffiths.
Stock no. 2137786
Published by Andre Deutsch. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The inventor of gas lighting. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0233987789. A few light knocks along cover edges. Marks and some browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
Red boards, gilt title to spine. Early Steam and Water Power in Local Industry. B/w photos. ISBN: 1843062038. Minimal bumping to spine. Pale page edge browning else contents clean. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges and wrapper spine slightly faded. Old price label to rear panel of wrapper.
THE GREAT PATERNALIST: TITUS SALT AND THE GROWTH OF NINETEENTH-CENTURY BRADFORD
Written by Jack Reynolds.
Stock no. 2137217
Published by Maurice Temple Smith Ltd; University of Bradford. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Black boards with silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 085117230X. Spine is faded. A few marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with fading to spine and a couple of edges.
An introduction to industrial archaeology in Wales. B/w photos. ISBN: 0118800833. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and marks.
Glazed pictorial boards. No. 3 in the Coalfield Series. B/w photos. ISBN: 0905928083. Some light browning starting to covers.
All over the Northeastern part of the United States stand the remains of the buildings that housed the birth of industry in America. This book examines America's industrial revolution in a lively and instructive way, with the emphasis always on the architectural beauty and value of the early mills, factories, and mill villages. Large format. Blue cloth spine with dark blue title, blue paper boards. B/w photos and illustrations and 11 colour plates. ISBN: 0517181282. Light browning to horizontal edges of boards and text block. Personal inscription in ink to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn with a few closed tears, some repaired with clear tape, a few grubby marks and some fading to rear panel.