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MANCHESTER PALS
Written by Michael Stedman.
Stock no. 2127622
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1994. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd & 23rd Battalions of the Manchester Regiment. A history of the two Manchester Brigades. ISBN: 0850523931. Creasing to corners, some fading to spine. Contents are still very good.

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BRITISH RAILWAYS LONDON MIDLAND OPERATING AREA (CENTRAL DIVISION) WORKING TIME TABLE OF PASSENGER TRAINS BETWEEN MANCHESTER & NORMANTON AND BRANCHES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2126803
Published by British Rail (Western). 1955. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. For 13th June to 18th September Inclusive, 1955. Creasing to cover and page corners. Ink inscription to front cover. Pencil note to rear cover. Some grubby marks.

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SALFORD'S TRAMWAYS PART ONE
Written by Edward Gray.
Stock no. 1816375
Published by Foxline. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

A history of local road passenger transport in and around Salford from the days of the horse drawn omnibus to the development of the electric tramway system 1824-1912. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870119479. Small, minor ink date stamp to top edge of front endpaper.

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ITALIANS IN MANCHESTER
Written by Antonio Ria.
Stock no. 1610699
Published by Musumeci. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

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

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ATHERTON AND TYLDESLEY (IMAGES OF ENGLAND)
Written by Tony Ashcroft.
Stock no. 1814833
Published by Tempus. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Illustrated with over 200 archive photographs, the majority of which have been drawn from the local material held by Wigan Heritage Service, as well as from private collections, this book documents the changes in transport, education, local trades and business, as well as the effect of war on the two towns and their inhabitants. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0752430483.

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EARLY DAYS IN IRLAM VILLAGE (1896-1914)
Written by James Goodier.
Stock no. 1814830
Published by Irlam And Cadishead History Society. 1977. Very good condition.

Recollections of the 'life and times' of the old Irlam Village. White cardwraps. Stapled booklet with 88 pages. B/w photos. Covers lightly browned and a little grubby. Small inscription in ink to Contents page. Top edge of text block browned.

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ECHOES OF OLD LANCASHIRE
Written by William E.A. Axon.
Stock no. 1208784
Published by William Andrews & Co.. 1st 1899. Good condition.

A volume intended for those who find it pleasant to wander in the byways of topography and local literature. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. Floral endpapers. 263 pages includes index. Plus booklist at rear. Top and tail of spine worn. Edges and corners rubbed. Covers a little marked. Browning to endpapers. Name and date in ink on front endpaper. Contents very good.

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LANCASHIRE BRIEF HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE NOTES
Written by Leo H. Grindon.
Stock no. 1208757
Published by Seeley and Co. Limited. 1st 1892. Very good condition.

Includes the cotton district and manufacture of cotton, miscellaneous industrial occupations, dialect and pastimes and much more. Maroon cloth, gilt titles, gilt crest to front cover. Numerous b/w illustrations. 355 pages. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. A couple of small marks to rear cover. Technical School prize stamp plus name and date in ink on front endpaper. Foxing to half-title. Occasional foxspots to contents. Overall a bright copy.

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DRAKE'S ROAD BOOK OF THE GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY, FROM LIVERPOOL & MANCHESTER TO BIRMINGHAM
No author listed.
Stock no. 2123646
Published by James Drake; Longman And Co.. Circa 1840. Almost very good condition.

Green covers with gilt titles. Fold-out map to front of book. Containing a brief historical and topographical account of the scenery, places and objects on either side of the line. The rules, regulations, Fares, Times of Outset and Arrival of the Trains at various stations. Together with all requisite information for travellers arriving at the various stations; and an accurately engrave Map of the Entire Route. Bumping and grubby/dark marks to covers and spine. Creasing and a few marks to fold-out map. Some foxing. Contents are still very good.

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FREELING'S GRAND JUNCTION RAILWAY COMPANION TO LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER AND BIRMINGHAM
Written by Arthur Freeling.
Stock no. 2123642
Published by Whittaker & Co.. 2nd 1838. Almost very good condition.

Small format. Green cloth with gilt titles and decorations. 2nd edition. And Liverpool, Manchester & Birmingham Guide; Containing: A Narrative of the Parliamentary History of the Project; An Account of Everything Worthy the Attention of the Traveller Upon the Line; Complete Description of Every Part of the Rail-road; of the Noblemen or Gentlemen's Seats.... Fold-out map to front, also fold-out timetable. New Spine/rebound, with what remains of original spine laid down; browned. Covers are unevenly browned and faded, with bumping and wear. Some marks to endpapers. Foxing throughout.

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ITALIANS IN MANCHESTER
Written by Antonio Ria.
Stock no. 1608687
Published by Musumeci. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. History, traditions and work. Text in English and Italian. Slight discolouration to covers.

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MANCHESTER IN THE DAYS OF STEAM PART ONE VICTORIA STATION AND THE NORTH EAST SUBURBS
Written by Paul Shackcloth.
Stock no. 2121280
Published by Steam Image. 1ST 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954312813. Light creasing to a couple of corners.

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