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THE WORKHOUSE: A STUDY OF POOR-LAW BUILDINGS IN ENGLAND
Written by Kathryn Morrison.
Stock no. 1823445
Published by English Heritage; Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Recognising that an undervalued and poorly understood category of building was in danger of simply being lost, the Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England has attempted to make a record of these structures against their historical background. A story of the student of social history, as much as for the professional architectural historian. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Contents otherwise fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased, lightly faded to spine & worn at top of same, minor scuffing to rear panel. ISBN: 1873592361. Top corners of boards lightly bumped. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel, slightly faded to spine and worn at top of spine.

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HOUSING CULTURE: TRADITIONAL ARCHITECTURE IN AN ENGLISH LANDSCAPE
Written by Matthew Johnson.
Stock no. 1823404
Published by Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An interdisciplinary study of old houses that brings together recent ideas in studies of traditional architecture, social and cultural history, and social theory by looking at the meanings of traditional architecture in Western Suffolk, England. The study spans the late medieval and early modern periods, looking at the layout and structural details of ordinary houses. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and plans. ISBN: 1560983280. Tail of spine lightly bumped. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Otherwise, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine.

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VANISHED DWELLINGS
Written by Nigel Morgan.
Stock no. 1322445
Published by Mullion Books. 1st 1990. Very good condition.

Early industrial housing in a Lancashire Cotton Town Preston. Cardwraps. 73 pages. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 1873424000. Top corner tips of covers and pages slightly creased. Some fading to spine and spine edges.

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THE CORNISH MINER
Written by A.K. Hamilton Jenkin.
Stock no. 1823380
Published by David & Charles. 4th 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New Edition, Fourth Edition. An Account of his Life Above and Underground From Early Times. A narrative history of the Cornish miner, his life and working conditions above and underground, from pre-Roman times to the twentieth century. B/w photos. 351 pages. ISBN: 0715354868. Boards clean and bright. Light pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Text block a little browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to front panel, lightly rubbed across the top and a little scuffed to rear peanel.

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SILK TOWN: INDUSTRY AND CULTURE IN MACCLESFIELD 1750-1835
Written by Gail Malmgreen.
Stock no. 1823358
Published by Hull University Press. 1987. Slightly better than very good condition.

A study of the social and cultural effects of industrialisation in Macclesfield during the period when the introduction of spinning factories, followed by an influx of handloom weavers, made it the silk-manufacturing centre of Britain. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 085958447X. Reprint. A nice copy.

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A QUESTION OF CONSCIENCE: CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTION IN THE TWO WORLD WARS
Written by Felicity Goodall.
Stock no. 1823344
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Conscientious objectors recount their experience of living out their pacifist convictions against a background of hostile incomprehension. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750907401. Light stain to rear board. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed, grubby mark to front panel, verso to rear panel has corresponding damp stain (not visible to front).

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RAILWAYWOMEN
Written by Helena Wojtczak.
Stock no. 1322302
Published by The Hastings Press. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of British railway women from the exploited drudge in the 1830s to the steam engine driver. B/w photos. Red boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1904109047. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with small tear to top edge of rear panel and small tear to front edge of spine.

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BOUND TO THE SOIL: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF DORSET 1750-1918
Written by Barbara Kerr.
Stock no. 1823229
Published by John Baker. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An intensive piece of social history showing that until the eve of the First World War, tradesmen, clergy and manufacturers, as well as land-owners, farmers and agricultural labourers, were held in bondage to the soil. Green cloth boards, red title block with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Boards nice and bright. Inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Text block browned. Foxing to prelims and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with chips to corners, faded to spine and scuffed.

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THE POACHER'S BRATS: A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE RAF CRANWELL AIRCRAFT APPRENTICE
Written by Frank E. Whitehouse.
Stock no. 1823219
Published by The Raf Cranwell Aircraft Apprentices Association. 1st 1988. Very good condition.

White cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0951361201. Brown spot to top corner of front cover and also a diagonal crease. Text block and page browning. Else contents clean.

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THE ENGLISH RAILWAY STATION
Written by Steven Parissien.
Stock no. 2136232
Published by English Heritage. 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards with silver title to spine. B/w and colour photos. A general history of the architectural development and social history of the British Railway station. ISBN: 9781848022362.

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THE SOUTH WALES SQUIRES
Written by Herbert M. Vaughan.
Stock no. 1823112
Published by Methuen & Co. Ltd.. 1st 1926. Almost very good condition.

A Welsh picture of social life. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. B/w plates. Spine browned/faded but gilt title still bright. Corners of boards lightly rubbed. Small split to cloth at front edge of spine. Text block browned and grubby. Endpapers browned. A few scattered foxspots to contents also affecting margins of plates. Tiny nick to top edge of a few pages including one plate.

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