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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.
THE BIRTH OF INDUSTRIAL GLASGOW: THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE M74
Written by Michael Nevell.
Stock no. 1823447
Published by Society Of Antiquaries Of Scotland. 1st 2016. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A distillation and summary of the results from one of the largest ever archaeological projects to be carried out on our industrial heritage. The construction of the missing link of the M74 and M8 around the south side of Glasgow provided an opportunity for archaeologists to uncover many aspects of Glasgow and South Lanarkshire's recent past which would otherwise have been lost and forgotten. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine, publisher's embossed logo to front. Colour photos & maps. ISBN: 9781908332103. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few minor marks.
PAPERMAKING IN BRITAIN 1488-1988: A SHORT HISTORY
Written by Richard L. Hills.
Stock no. 1823434
Published by The Athlone Press. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The story of papermaking against the general background of the coming of paper and printing to this country, through major developments in the Industrial Revolution, up to the technological advances which have made possible the enormous high-speed paper machines of the present day. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0485113465. Previous owner's library label to front pastedown. Contents clean. White dustwrapper is lightly browned.
TOWNS, REGION AND INDUSTRIES: URBAN AND INDUSTRIAL CHANGE IN THE MIDLANDS C.1700-1840
Written by Jon Stobart; Neil Raven.
Stock no. 1823420
Published by Manchester University Press. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A fresh understanding of the complex range of urban industrial activity taking place in England during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0719070864. Top of spine bumped. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, creased to top of spine.
SCOTTISH TEXTILE HISTORY
Written by John Butt; Kenneth Ponting.
Stock no. 1823419
Published by Aberdeen University Press. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A demonstration of the diversity of activity in textiles, ranging through linen, woollens, cotton and mixtures, to jute, tartans and handknitting. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0080345115. Small mark to front board. Previous owner's library label to front pastedown. Minor foxing to text block else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
A comprehensive illustrated study of all designs for canal inclines and lifts. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0862990319. Spine bumped. Dustwrapper is rubbed at spine and corners, spine and spine edges are sunned.
Engine builders, shipwrights and merchants of Cornwall. Pale blue boarsd, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 356 pages. Spine is bumped with some fading at lower edge. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and price-cut (new publishers price sticker of Â£4.95) above.
COLLIERIES & THEIR RAILWAYS IN THE MANCHESTER COALFIELDS
Written by Geoffrey Hayes.
Stock no. 1823410
Published by Landmark Publishing. 2nd 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Landmark Collector's Library. Second Edition. A comprehensive history of the coal mines, and railways which served them, in the Greater Manchester area. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 184306135X. Previous owner's 'Lifeboats' address label to front endpaper and rear panel of dustwrapper. Otherwise a fine copy.
THE END OF A REVOLUTION: THE LAST DAYS OF STATIONARY STEAM
Written by Colin Bowden.
Stock no. 1823409
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Landmark Collector's Library. The reciprocating steam engine as a source of industrial power almost completely disappeared during the final years of the twentieth century. This book illustrates some of the last of those engines still working, and others which remained on site, out of use or derelict. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781843063520. A review copy with press release present.
Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. David & Charles Library of Textile History. ISBN: 0715352539. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed.
Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. David & Charles Library of Textile History. ISBN: 071534983X. Spine bumped. Pale page browning to endpapers. Dustwrapper is price-cut, edge rubbed with a tear to top edge of front panel.
An account of the Gorge from the earliest times to the present day. 122 colour and b/w photos. Black boards, silver title to spine. Red endpapers. ISBN: 0713467371. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Top page corner tips lightly creased. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased and faded to spine.