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ITALIANS IN MANCHESTER
Written by Antonio Ria.
Stock no. 1318579
Published by Musumeci. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. History, traditions and work. Text in English and Italian. Slight browning to cover edges. Contents fine.

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EARLY PRESTON AND ITS ENVIRONS
Written by H.H. Halewood.
Stock no. 1817845
Published by Halewood And Sons. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Edited and selected by Halewood. Limited Edition of 700 numbered copies. Red cloth boards, gilt title and decoration to spine. 99 line engravings. ISBN: 0950208302. This copy is numbered 627. One or two foxspots present but generally a nice, clean copy. White pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and lightly edge-worn.

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LANCASHIRE & YORKSHIRE RAILWAY WAGON DIAGRAMS
Written by Noel Coates.
Stock no. 2131596
Published by The Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway Society. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. Lyr Focus Series No. 2. Edge-creasing to covers.

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"ROSSALL WILL BE WHAT YOU MAKE IT"
Written by Peter Bennett.
Stock no. 2128595
Published by Rossall Archives. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of Rossall school. Large format. Red boards, gilt titles and crest to front. B/w illustrations. 244 pages. ISBN: 0951962809. Light bumping to corners. Includes a letter SIGNED by and from the author.

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BLACKPOOL TRAMS THE FIRST HALF CENTURY 1885-1932
Written by P.H. Abell; I. McLoughlin.
Stock no. 1816715
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red covers with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0853615039. Red pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly creased, small remains of label to front flap.

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BLACKPOOL AND FLEETWOOD BY TRAM
Written by Steve Palmer.
Stock no. 1317485
Published by Platform 5 Publishing Ltd. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

1898-1988. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w photos. 96 pages. ISBN: 090657983X. Some offsetting on first and last pages from colour photos else near fine.

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THE BIRDS OF LANCASHIRE
Written by F.S. Mitchell. Illustrated by J.G. Keulemans; Victor Prout.
Stock no. 2127995
Published by John Van Voorst. 1885. Good condition.

Green cloth, gilt title to spine and front cover. Black borders and decorations. Fold-out map to front. 2 hand coloured illustrations by Keulemans. Other b/w plates and illustrations. Ex-lib with some usual markings; binding is weak; joints are cracked and showing stitching; some tape to front joint. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Splits to spine; some fraying of cloth. Fold-out map has couple of tears. Some grubby marks and foxing. All plates present. A reading copy ONLY!

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THE LEEDS-LIVERPOOL CANAL
Written by Colin Speakman.
Stock no. 2126984
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Tall format. Card wraps. Aerofilms Guide Series. Featuring aerial photo-maps and landscapes covering the canal from Liverpool to Leeds. ISBN: 071102135X. Spine is faded. Some light creasing/wear to cover edges.

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STEEL WHEELS AND RUBBER TYRES VOLUME TWO
Written by Geoffrey G. Hilditch.
Stock no. 1816370
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

A General Manager's Journey: Manchester, Plymouth, Great Yarmouth, Halifax. Buses. Brown pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos throughout. Reminiscences Series No. 11. ISBN: 0853616167. Small, minor ink date stamp to top edge of title page.

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STEEL WHEELS AND RUBBER TYRES VOLUME ONE
Written by Geoffrey G. Hilditch.
Stock no. 1816365
Published by The Oakwood Press. 1st 2003. Fine condition.

Transport around Oldham in the 1930s; Locomotives at Gorton in the 1940s; Leeds trams in the 1950s. Oakwood Reminiscences RS10. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853616140. Small, minor date ink stamp to top edge of title page. Small surface paper loss to image on last page (hardly noticeable).

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LIVERPOOL A FEW YEARS SINCE
No author listed.
Stock no. 2126176
Published by Adam Holden. 3rd 1885. Very good condition.

Marbled boards. By An Old Stager. Third Edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Name to front endpaper. Foxing. A few grubby margin marks.

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LIVERPOOL SHIPPING
Written by George Chandler.
Stock no. 2125820
Published by Phoenix House. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A repository of fact and detail as well as a continuous narrative. Suiting the needs, not only of the enthusiast, but anyone with an interest in Liverpool. B/w photos. Bumping to spine and corners. A few small marks to covers. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; wear to edges; minimal loss.

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