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STATIONARY STEAM ENGINE MAKERS VOLUME 1 (LANDMARK COLLECTOR'S LIBRARY)
Written by George Watkins; A.P. Woolrich.
Stock no. 1326690
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Illustrations, photographs and descriptions of stationary steam engine makers. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1843062003. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and slightly faded to spine.

Price: £35.00 £29.75.

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THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF CORNWALL
Written by A.C. Todd; Peter Laws.
Stock no. 1326581
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715355902. Minimal bumping to spine. Name in blue felt-tip pen to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and edge rubbed.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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CHILD WORKERS IN ENGLAND, 1780-1820 (STUDIES IN LABOUR HISTORY)
Written by Katrina Honeyman.
Stock no. 1826853
Published by Ashgate Publishing Company. 2009. Very good condition.

Parish Apprentices and the Making of the Early Industrial Labour Force. Black glazed boards, red titles. ISBN: 9780754662723. Reprint. Boards a little scuffed. A couple of minor coffee/tea stains to text block and prelims. Some pencil annotation. Else clean.

Price: £75.00 £63.75.

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THE CRAWSHAY DYNASTY
Written by John P. Addis.
Stock no. 1826849
Published by University of Wales. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A study in industrial organisation and development 1765-1867. The book follows the fortunes of the Crawshay family renowned as one of the greatest iron firms of the 19th century. B/w illustrations. Some mottling to boards. Top corner of boards lightly bumped. Text block and endpapers browned else contents clean. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is a litle grubby, browned, a couple of small closed edge tears (no loss).

Price: £68.00 £57.80.

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CARRON COMPANY
Written by R.H. Campbell.
Stock no. 1826845
Published by Oliver and Boyd. 1st 1961. Very good condition.

A history of Carron Company, the famous Scottish ironworks, from its inception in 1759 to 1959. B/w illustrations. Some light mottling marks to boards. Text block lightly browned and foxed. A little foxing to endpapers. Else contents clean.

Price: £45.00 £38.25.

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LONDON IN THE AGE OF INDUSTRIALISATION: ENTREPRENEURS, LABOUR FORCE AND LIVING CONDITIONS, 1700-1850
Written by L.D. Schwarz.
Stock no. 1826838
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Cambridge Studies in Population, Economy and Society in Past Time. An analysis of the London working population and the effects of the industrial revolution in London. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0521403650. A little pencil annotation present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly worn at edges and a little scuffed.

Price: £16.00 £13.60.

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PATTERNS OF LABOUR: WORK AND SOCIAL CHANGE IN THE POTTERY INDUSTRY
Written by Richard Whipp.
Stock no. 1826830
Published by Routledge. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Exploring the interaction between home, paid work, and the individual. The author looks at the far-reaching effects on one industry of industrialisation, economic transformation, notions of gender, and unionisation. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 0415030765. Some light scuffing to dustwrapper.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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WORKTOWN: THE DRAWINGS OF FALCON HILDRED
Written by Peter Wakelin. Illustrated by Falcon D. Hildred.
Stock no. 1826696
Published by RCAHM (Wales). 1st 2012. Slightly better than very good condition.

A unique personal project to make a visual record of the buildings of a disappearing industrial culture. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781871184471. Cover corners lightly rubbed. Light dampstain to inside front cover and top edge of text block. Else contents fine.

Price: £54.00 £45.90.

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THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SOUTH WALES 1750 - 1850: AN ESSAY
Written by A.H. John.
Stock no. 1826410
Published by University Of Wales Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The economic development of Sout Wales before the Great War was dominated first by the metallurgical industries and later by coal mining. This book is an analysis of this development in its first phase, which ended soon after the middle of the 19th century. Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Browning to top of spine and lower half of spine. Small split to base of spine. Endpapers browned. Contents clean. White dustwrapper is browned and grubby with a few minor foxspots, worn at corners. Musty odour present.

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THE INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF DEAN: WITH AN INTRODUCTION TO ITS INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1826276
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

xxvii + 466 pages. B/w photos. Covering the Charcoal Iron industry; the Coke Iron industry; Iron Working; Mining of Iron Ore and Ochre; Coal Mining; Stone, Clay and Lime; Gold Mining; Silviculture; Wood Chemical Works and Distillation Works; Fulling Mills, Corn Mills and Agriculture; Paper and Leatherboard; Communications and Transport; Miscellaneous Industries of the Past; The Changed Industrial Scene. Plus Index of Subjects, Place-names and Personal Names. ISBN: 0715352881. Shelf wear to top & tail of spine. Foxing to text block. Contents lightly browned and with the odd spot. Otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at edges, has a 0.5" slit to spine and is grubby to rear panel.

Price: £60.00 £51.00.

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WOOL & WATER: THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE WOOLLEN INDUSTRY AND ITS MILLS
Written by Jennifer Tann.
Stock no. 1826273
Published by The History Press. 1st 2012. Almost very good condition.

For those interested in the industrial heritage of Gloucestershire. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. 256 pages. ISBN: 9780752462158. Crinkling of covers and contents. Stain to vertical edge of text block. A few scuffs to laminate of covers. Otherwise, contents clean.

Price: £12.00 £10.20.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE MILLS IN CAMERA
Written by Stephen Mills; Pierce Riemer.
Stock no. 1826269
Published by Quotes Limited. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

This book records the county's industrial past - its craftsmen, millers, machines and buildings - in a largely photographic record, with extensive information, a brief introduction and a useful list of illustrations. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 086023388X. Faint pencil erasure marks to free front endpaper. Contents clean. Boards slightly grubby (minor).

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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