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COTTON SPINNING MACHINERY AND ITS USES
Written by Wm. Scott Taggart.
Stock no. 1822284
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1922. Very good condition.

Describing the characteristics of various kinds of cotton and the processes and machinery used in its preparation and spinning. With practical notes on the manipulation of material and machinery. For Textile Engineers, Mill Workers, and Students. Pitman's Technical Primers series. Small format. Brown cloth boards, black titles. B/w diagrams. Boards browned and a little grubby. '677' written in white to spine and in biro to front endpaper top margin. A few minor marks to contents.

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CALDER HALL
Written by Kenneth Jay.
Stock no. 2135276
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1956. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of Britain's first atomic power station. Blue boards, black title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Two patches of spine are very browned; some light browning along cover edges. Foxing/browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; two pieces of loss to spine; foxed to flaps.

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MEMORIES OF RUBERY OWEN
Written by R.J. Owen.
Stock no. 2134896
Published by Neate Publishing Ltd. 2005. Very good condition.

You Name It We Made It. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. A photographic story of a Black Country firm that grew from small beginnings in the late 19th century to become a major manufacturing company in the early 20th century. ISBN: 1903634407. Some edge-creasing to covers.

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MEN OF STEEL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1821923
Published by The Iron And Steel Trades Confederation. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.

Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. A chronicle of 88 years of trade unionism in the British iron and steel industry. Spine a little creased, gilt title to spine is dull. Boards are lightly marked. Corners lightly rubbed. Text block browned and grubby. Endpapers grubby. Frontis and title page creased with a little damage to title page (edge of). Hinges pulled but binding tight. Contents generally clean. A well used copy.

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SHILDON WAGON WORKS: A WORKIN MAN'S LIFE
Written by Ron Spedding.
Stock no. 2134510
Published by Durham Countu Council. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. Spiral bound. B/w photos and illustrations. Local History Publications No. 18. ISBN: 0902178199. SIGNED by author to title page. Browning to spiral plastic binder. Page corner creasing on some pages.

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INDUSTRY, ART & TASTE
Written by Barbara C. Morden.
Stock no. 1320155
Published by Quoin Publishing Ltd. Circa 2015. Slightly better than very good condition.

19th century north east industrialists: an introduction to their business & social connections, their houses & art collections. Card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations throughout. 92 pages. ISBN: 9780905974941. SIGNED by the author to inside of front cover. Light creases to corner tips. Contents fine.

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HOW TO WORK SHEET METAL
Written by Herbert J. Dyer. Illustrated by Herbert J. Dyer.
Stock no. 2133947
Published by Percival Marshall And Co Ltd.. Circa 1949. Almost very good condition.

Stiff card covers. A practical man's description of metal working practice 'straight from the bench'. B/w illustrations. Tears and splits to spine; a little loss. Some marks to covers. Page edge browning; some grubby marks.

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WEALDEN IRON
Written by Ernest Straker.
Stock no. 2133679
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1931 edition. B/w photos. Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. Marks to outer page edges. ISBN: 0715344706. Bookplate to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper is a bit faded and marked to spine; small closed tear to rear panel.

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TRACTION ENGINE SECTION: ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE OF TRACTION ENGINES, ROAD LOCOMOTIVES, WAGONS, &C.
No author listed.
Stock no. 1820207
Published by The Road Locomotive Society. Nearly fine condition.

Trade catalogue for Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Ld. a major agricultural machinery maker of the 19th Century. This is a modern facsimile, Reprint No. 5 - New Series. Red cardwraps with gold coloured title to front and illustration to rear. B/w illustrations. Covers lightly scuffed, contents fine.

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STEAM LOCOMOTIVES IN INDUSTRY
No author listed.
Stock no. 2133621
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1967. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A representative selection of standard gauge industrial locomotives with over 150 b/w photos. Page browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few nicks and marks.

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THE QUARRIES: IRONSTONE, LIMESTONE AND SAND
Written by H.B. Hewlett.
Stock no. 1820148
Published by Rutland Railway Museum. 1st thus 1989. Fine condition.

A reprint of the original, first published in 1935. In the East Midlands, some of the country's largest industrial railway systems were to be found in ironstone quarries set in the rolling countryside of the 'shires' and it is within this natural environment that Rutland Railway Museum has attempted to recreate the typical industrial yard and railway sidings, to tell the little-known story of railway activity in industry generally and ironstone quarrying in particular. Large format. White pictorial cardwraps. Stapled binding. B/w illustrations. 46 pages including index. ISBN: 0950672300.

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SKINNINGROVE IRON AND STEEL WORKS: ITS HISTORY, RAILWAYS AND LOCOMOTIVES
Written by Cliff Shepherd.
Stock no. 1820118
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The history and physical changes affecting a UK integrated iron and steel works. Large format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 9781901556803. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page.

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