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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.