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HISTORY OF BNS BRITISH NYLON SPINNERS
Written by Arthur Elliott.
Stock no. 2137971
Published by Old Bakehouse Publications. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781905967216. Wrapper has small nick to top of spine.

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THE COPPER KING: A BIOGRAPHY OF THOMAS WILLIAMS OF LLANIDAN
Written by J.R. Harris.
Stock no. 2137905
Published by Landmark Publishing. 2nd 2003. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition. Landmark Collector's Library. Red boards with gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1843060922. Some erased pencil inscription to front endpaper. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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THE WORLD'S FIRST RAILWAY SYSTEM
Written by Mark Casson.
Stock no. 2137720
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Enterprise, Competition, and Regulation on the Railway Network in Victorian Britain. Dark boards with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780199213979. Small knock/bump along edge of front cover.

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THE SURVIVING ENGINES OF GLYN PITS PONTYPOOL
Written by Gwyn Tilley.
Stock no. 1322806
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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HOME-GROWN ENERGY FROM SHORT-ROTATION COPPICE
Written by George Macpherson.
Stock no. 2137197
Published by Farming Press. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0852362897. Spine is faded. Page edge browning.

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THE PEAK FOREST CANAL AND RAILWAY: AN ENGINEERING AND BUSINESS HISTORY
Written by Grahame Boyes; Brian Lamb.
Stock no. 1823535
Published by Railway And Canal Historical Society. 1st 2012. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of the Canal Mania project on which its engineer, Benjamin Outram, perfected his professional skills. The canal and railway were part of a vertically-integrated business enterprise that opened up the Peak District's enormous limestone deposits, establishing a major industry that continues to prosper, still in its original location, over two hundred years later. Light brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and some colour photos and maps. ISBN: 9780901461599.

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THE WATER-POWERED INDUSTRIES OF THE LOWER WYE VALLEY
Written by S.D. Coates.
Stock no. 2137093
Published by Monmouth Borough Museums Service. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

The River Wye from Tintern to Redbrook. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950329584. Some light browning.

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SUGAR CONFECTIONARY AND CHOCOLATE MANUFACTURE
Written by R. Lees; E.B. Jackson.
Stock no. 2136826
Published by Blackie Academic & Professional. 1994. Very good condition.

Brown/tan boards with gilt titles. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 0751401145. Some light staining to front cover. Outer page edges are marked.

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EARLY AMERICAN MILLS
Written by Martha Zimiles; Murray Zimiles.
Stock no. 1823449
Published by Bramhall House. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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THE PREHISTORY OF METALLURGY IN THE BRITISH ISLES
Written by R.F. Tylecote.
Stock no. 1823436
Published by The Institute Of Metals. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A completely revised edition of the author's 'Metallurgy in Archaeology' (published 1962). Incorporating the results of work done since 1960, this revised text covers native metals, copper and copper-based alloys, tin, lead, antimony, and the fabrication of non-ferrous metals. The Iron Age is divided into various periods appropriate to Britain, ending with the introduction of the blast furnace. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations & photos. ISBN: 0904357724. Top & tail of spine & corners lightly rubbed. Previous owner's white address label to front endpaper. Contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded at edges and spine, closed tear to top edge of rear panel (no loss) and top of spine.

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THE EREWASH VALLEY: THE LANDSCAPE OF D H LAWRENCE
Written by Philip Dalling.
Stock no. 1823435
Published by Coppice Books. 1st 2017. Nearly fine condition.

The essence of the Erewash Valley - the literary backcloth to the finest works of one of England's greatest novelists, a cradle of the Industrial Revolution, a gateway to the north for successive canal, railway, and motorway projects and now for the exciting but highly controversial HS2 High Speed Train - is vividly captured in print and image. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781527208667. A nice, clean copy.

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