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THE ROYAL FOREST OF LANCASTER
Written by R. Cunliffe Shaw.
Stock no. 1828116
Published by The Guardian Press. 1st 1956. Very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. Colour frontis. B/w photos. 29 maps. 4 Pedigree charts. Professionally rebound with black cloth spine and gilt title. New Endpapers. Red boards are a little grubby and lightly rubbed at corners. Text block browned. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Light browning to edges of plates. One or two minor marks to contents. Overall, a decent copy.

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CORPUS OF ANGLO-SAXON STONE SCULPTURE VOLUME IX CHESHIRE AND LANCASHIRE
Written by Richard N. Bailey.
Stock no. 1828102
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This volume in the acclaimed Corpus series provides a full analytical catalogue of all known pre-Norman sculpture from the historic counties of Cheshire and Lancashire. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780197264621. Name & date to front endpaper else a lovely copy. Blue dustwrapper has a tiny tear to inside front flap crease and is lightly scuffed.

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THE WATER-SPINNERS
Written by Chris Aspin.
Stock no. 1828020
Published by Helmshore Local History Society. 1st 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

A new look at the early cotton trade. A history of the cotton mill, the thousands who laboured for long hours, the nimble fingers of young children that kept the water-frames that spun the thread constantly in motion. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos, illustrations and maps. ISBN: 0906881137. Light vertical crease to spine, spine lightly faded. Text block a little grubby. Name and date in ink to front endpaper.One instance of annotation in ink to margin of page 253 else contents clean.

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NORTH LANCASHIRE (BUILDINGS OF ENGLAND)
Written by Nikolaus Pevsner.
Stock no. 1327712
Published by Yale University Press. 1st thus 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black vinyl covers, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0300096178. Initials and date in biro to front free-endpaper. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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COLOURED VIEWS ON THE LIVERPOOL AND MANCHESTER RAILWAY
Written by George Ottley. Illustrated by T.T. Bury.
Stock no. 1827733
Published by Hugh Broadbent. 1st thus 1976. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1831 edition with 16 colour plates including 3 large fold-out plates. Historical Introduction by George Ottley. Large format, 14" x 11". Beige cloth boards, gilt titles and vignette to front. ISBN: 0904848027. A lovely copy contained in original plain card slipcase which is a bit grubby and worn with splits to one end.

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THE LEEDS & LIVERPOOL CANAL: A HISTORY AND GUIDE
Written by Mike Clarke.
Stock no. 1827642
Published by Carnegie Publishing Ltd.. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Illustrated history of England's longest and most successful inland waterway. Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 0948789409. Text block lightly browned with some foxing. Else a clean copy. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. There is a slight musty odour present.

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BLACKPOOL TRAMS - TRADITIONAL SWANSONG
Written by James Millington; Philip Higgs.
Stock no. 1327022
Published by Fylde Transport Trust. 1st 2020. Nearly fine condition.

The last decade of the traditional tramway. Oblong format. Cardwraps. 63 pages. Colour photos throughout. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners.

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BLACKPOOL TRAMS 1968-1985
Written by Nick Meskell.
Stock no. 1326984
Published by Train Crazy Publishing. 1st 2022. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Limited edition of 1000 copies. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781907648366. This is copy no. 474. Some very slight rubbing to edges of wrapper.

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THE HEYDAY OF BLACKPOOL'S TRAMS
Written by Steve Palmer.
Stock no. 1326939
Published by Ian Allan Ltd.. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Blackpool's trams in the 1950s to the 1980s. Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 0711024596. Spine slightly bumped and faded else a fine copy.

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NEW TRAMS TO THE TOWER
Written by Steve Palmer.
Stock no. 1326938
Published by Tramroad House. 4th 2016. Nearly fine condition.

Fourth edition (although it states second edition on the front cover of the book). The history of the Blackpool trams. Cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780953638680. Minimal rubbing to corners of covers. Contents fine.

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THE BLACKPOOL STREAMLINED TRAMS (GREAT TRAMCARS)
Written by Peter Waller.
Stock no. 1827457
Published by Pen & Sword Transport. 1st 2020. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Examining the history of Blackpool's streamlined trams of the 1930s from development through to preservation. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781526709042. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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STEEL WHEELS AND RUBBER TYRES VOLUME ONE
Written by Geoffrey G. Hilditch.
Stock no. 2140806
Published by The Oakwood Press. Circa 2003. Slightly better than very good 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. Light wear to cover edges. Browning and a few marks to outer page edges.

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