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THE BEST OF WAINWRIGHT
Written by Alfred Wainwright; Hunter Davies. Illustrated by Alfred Wainwright.
Stock no. 1819069
Published by Frances Lincoln. 2nd 2010. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Second Edition. A personal selection by Hunter Davies. Revised by Chris Jesty. Small format. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9780711231108.

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STEAM FINALE NORTH
Written by Colin T. Gifford.
Stock no. 1819034
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1976. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0711007373. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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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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A WYRE SKETCHBOOK
Written by Alfred Wainwright. Illustrated by Alfred Wainwright.
Stock no. 1818747
Published by Westmorland Gazette. 1st 1982. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green leatherette, gilt titles. Oblong format. B/w illustrations. Front endpaper removed and missing. Light browning to text block. Boards clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little browned and slightly grubby. A scarce title.

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THE ENGLISH LAKE DISTRICT IN PICTURES
Written by Norman Birkett.
Stock no. 2131683
Published by Odhams Press. 1961. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth. B/w photos. Fading along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with 2" closed tear.

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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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"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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CAMMELL LAIRD
Written by Ian Collard.
Stock no. 1816634
Published by Tempus. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

A voyage of discovery with absorbing captions to over 160 b/w photos of the vessels at Cammell Laird and the yard itself. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0752432672.

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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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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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