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Industrial History & Biography

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1 TRANSPORT AND INDUSTRY IN SOUTH YORKSHIRE
ABELL P H
AUTHOR

1977, 1st: 8vo, Card: VG, 
Interesting account of the development of Transport (Road, waterways and railways) in South Yorkshire to serve the growth in local industry. 84pp, illustrated. Vg in card covers. Scarce. 003176 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Life and Work of James Abernethy, Abernethy John S
2 The Life and Work of James Abernethy
Abernethy John S
Abbott, Jones & Co

1897, 1st: 8vo, Decorative Cloth: Fine, 
Biography of this 19th centruy British Civil Engineer best known for his works on docks and harbours, written by his son. x+251pp, illustrated. A fine copy in the original decorative cloth boards. 013938 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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3 IRON & STEEL IN THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
ASHTON T S
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS

1963, 3rd: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Important study of the growth of the Iron & Steel industires in the UK in the 18th and early 19th centuires. 265pp. VG copy in cloth covers, no dustwrapper. 003305 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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4 INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF NORTH-EAST ENGLAND (2 Vols)
ATKINSON FRANK
DAVID & CHARLES

1974, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Standard D&C 'IA of the British Isles' series. 368pp in two vols with photos. VG copies in dws. 000195 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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5 NORTH-EAST ENGLAND - PEOPLE AT WORK 1860-1950
ATKINSON FRANK
MOORLAND
0861900057 / 9780861900053
1980, 1st: Large 8vo, Glazed Boards: VG, 
Good photo album of NE industrial history. c.100pp. VG copy in glazed boards.. 005973 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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6 EXMOOR'S INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
ATKINSON MICHAEL
EXMOOR BOOKS
086183318X / 9780861833184
1997, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated account of the IA of Exmoor. 160pp. VG copys in dw, faded on spine. 011381 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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BRINDLEY AT WET EARTH COLLIERY, BANKS A G & SCHOFIELD R B
7 BRINDLEY AT WET EARTH COLLIERY
BANKS A G & SCHOFIELD R B
DAVID & CHARLES

1968, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
Account of the engineering exploits of James Brindley at Wet earth Colliery next to the river Irwell between Manchester and Bolton, consisting of a water powered pumping system extensive tunnels and a syphon under the river. A detailed examination of early 19th century engineering. 156pp with photos and plans. VG copy in very slightly worn dw, faded on spine as usual. 005537 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ISLE OF MAN, BAWDEN TA , GARRAD L S, QUALTROUGH J K & SCATCHARD J W
8 INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE ISLE OF MAN
BAWDEN TA , GARRAD L S, QUALTROUGH J K & SCATCHARD J W
DAVID & CHARLES
071535440X / 9780715354407
1972, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
D&C Industrial Archaeology of the British Isles series. Covers all aspects of the Island's industrial past, mining, textiles, fishing, manufacturing and even tourism. 266pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. 001667 
Price: 18.50 GBP
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9 Memoir of the life of Sir Marc Isambard Brunel
Beamish Richard
Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts

1862, 2nd (revised): Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
The first biography of this famous Civil Engineer, best known now as the father of Isambard Kingdon Brunel, but a great engineer in his own right and best remembered now for the Thames Tunnels in London. xvi+359pp, illustrated. An exceptionally nice copy, contents VG, clean and unmarked in recased original blind stamped green cloth. 010272 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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10 MADOCKS AND THE WONDER OF WALES
BEAZLEY ELISABETH
FABER & FABER

1967, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, Good
Biography of William Madocks MP (1773 - 1828) , which much detail on the planning and construction of the great embankment at Portmadoc which reclaimed much agricultural land and greatly assisted the development of that Town, the Festiniog Railway and the slate industry. 276pp, illustrated. VG copy in edge worn and rubbed dw. 002175 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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11 JAMES BRINDLEY ENGINEER 1716 - 1772
BOUCHER CYRIL T G
GOOSE & SON

1968, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
The only substantial modern work on James Brindley, engineer of the Bridgewater Canal and several other early British Canals and one of the first great civil engineers. 130pp, with photos and drawings. VG copy in dw. 001920 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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12 INDUSTRIAL ELECTRIC TRUCKS
BRITISH ELECTRICAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION
BRITISH ELECTICAL DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION

1962, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Interesting survey of industrial electric vehicles - pallet trucks, fork lift trucks, vans etc. 123pp, well ilsutrated. VG copy in dw. 008212 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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13 THE LITTLE GIANT : A LIFE OF I K BRUNEL
BUCK ALAN
DAVID & CHARLES
0715387936 / 9780715387931
1986, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Narrative account of Brunel's life and work from 1828 to 1859. 320pp. VG copy in dw. 000405 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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14 THE HISTORY OF WOOL AND WOOLCOMBING
BURNLEY JAMES
SAMPSON LOW

1889, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
Classic history of the Bitish wool industry from earliest times to the late 19th century. xvi+487pp with plates as called for. Contents VG, endpapers slightly browned, in original red cloth just a little worn on corners and spine ends, slight dent to spine. Generally a VG copy of the scarce 1st edition. 008029 
Price: 49.95 GBP
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15 JOHN TAYLOR MINING ENTREPRENEUR & ENGINEER 1779-1863
BURT ROGER
MOORLAND
0903485362 / 9780903485364
1977, 1st: 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Study of the most important figure in British mining in the 19th century, who had interests in most of the important UK metal mining areas. 91pp with illustrations. VG copy in card covers. 000265 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY SERIES : THE CHEMICAL  INDUSTRY, CAMPBELL W A
16 INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY SERIES : THE CHEMICAL INDUSTRY
CAMPBELL W A
LONGMAN
0582127998 / 9780582127999
1971, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Volume 7 in the Longmans Industrial Archaeology series editied by Rolt. Covers Covers a variety of chemical industries - alkali, acids, soaps, dyestuffs, fertilizers etc. 156pp , illustrated. VG copy in dw. 000895 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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CORNISH ENGINEERING 1801-2001 - HOLMAN, CARTER CLIVE
17 CORNISH ENGINEERING 1801-2001 - HOLMAN
CARTER CLIVE
TREVITHICK SOCIETY
0904040534 / 9780904040531
2001, 1st (reprint): Large 8vo, Cloth: Fine, 
Officially produced history of the famous firm of Cornish Mining Engineers - Holman Brothers Ltd of Camborne. 110pp, well illustrated. Fine copy in card covers. 012385 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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18 THE SPINNING MULE
CATLING HAROLD
DAVID & CHARLES

1970, 1st: 8vo, Card: VG, 
Fairly detailed history of the Spinning Mule invented by Samuel Crompton which revolutionized the Lancashire Cotton Industry. 207pp, illustrated. VG copy in card covers, spine faded. 008906 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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19 THE EARLY FACTORY MASTERS
CHAPMAN STANLEY D
DAVID & CHARLES

1967, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
Account of the backgrouds and careers of the first generation Textile factory owners in the North Midlands at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution. 256pp, illustrated. VG copy in slightly worn dw. 004451 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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20 THE ENGINEERING INDUSTRY OF THE NORTH OF IRELAND
COE W E
DAVID & CHARLES (KELLEY IMPRINT)
071534370X / 9780715343708
1969, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
D&C Industrial History series. Good account of the development of the diverse range of engineering industries in Ulster. 224pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. 006805 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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21 SUVEY OF LONDON Volume XI THE PARISH OF CHELSEA - Part IV
COX MONTAGU H & NORMAN PHILIP (editors)
B.T.BATSFORD

1927, 1st: 4to, Card: VG-, 
Volume 11of the detailed archtectural history of London. This volume is the fourth covering Chelsea. 133pp + 102 plates. Contents VG, edges uncut, many pages unopened. Original oversized card covers, rather edge worn and marked, some spliting to sine ends.The original edition, much superior to the modern reprint. UK postage 8.50. 006418 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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22 JAMES WATT : CRAFTSMAN & ENGINEER
DICKINSON H W
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

1935, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Classic study of James Watt as an engineer and craftsman, looking at all aspects of his work rather than just his immense contribution to the development of steam power. 208pp, illustrated. An unusually good copy internally, without the usual foxing, original red cloth/gilt, just a hint of wear to spine head. 001373 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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23 HISTORIC INDUSTRIAL SCENES SCOTLAND
DONNACHIE J, HUME J & MOSS M
MOORLAND
0903485400 / 9780903485401
1977, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
Illustrations of Scotland's industrial history in old photos etc. Good coverage of many aspects of industry. 112pp largely photographic. VG copy in Ddw, faded on spine as usual. 000459 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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24 ICE AND ICEHOUSES THROUGH THE AGES
ELLIS MONICA
SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY GROUP

1982, 1st: 4to, Card: VG-, 
General history of Ice making and ice storage building, UK and overseas plus a detailed gazetteer of Icehouses in Hampshire. 87pp, illustrated. Near VG copy in card covers, a little worn to top edges. Uncommon. 005529 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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25 IRON- ITS HISTORY, PROPERTIES & PROCESSES OF MANUFACTURE
FAIRBAIRN WILLIAM
ADAM AND CHARLES

1969, 3rd (revised): 8vo, Half-Leather: VG, 
The much revised and enlarged 3rd edition of Fairbairn's important account of Iron and Steel production - this edition covers the Bessemer and Mushet processes as well as earlier methods. xviii+338pp, 84 figures, some fold out. A near fine copy in green half-leather over marbled boards with matching end-papers. Prize label to front end-paper and small blind-stamp to title page. Rare. 009125 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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26 DUNKELD : TELSFORD'S FINEST HIGHLAND BRIDGE
FORD CHRISTOPHER R
PERTH & KINROSS COUNCIL
0905452437 / 9780905452432
2004, 1st: Large 8vo, Card: VG, 
History of the bridge at Dubkeld and it particular the Telford bridge of 1808. c.90pp, illustrated. VG copy in card covers. 011387 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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27 The Lilleshall Company Limited : A history 1764-1964
GALE W K V & NICHOLLS C R
MOORLAND
0861900006 / 9780861900008
1979, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Major Iron and coal company in Shropshire, who also built steam engines and similar equipment. 134pp with many illustrations. VG copy in dw. Scarce 000202 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Story of Telford : The Rise of Civil Engineering, Gibb Alexander
28 The Story of Telford : The Rise of Civil Engineering
Gibb Alexander
Alexander Maclehose & Co

1935, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
The classic account of Telford. xxi+357pp, illustrated. An unusuallt fine copy, just a hint of spotting to edges. The rarely seen dw is complete with just a little edge wear and couple of small closed tears. 013950 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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29 SIR HENRY DOULTON : THE MAN OF BUSINESS AS A MAN OF IMAGINATION
GOSSE EDMUND (edited By Desmond Eyles)
HUTCHINSON
0091035902 / 9780091035907
1970, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
Biography of the great Potter, Sir Henry Doulton. From an original manuscript written by Gosse shortly after Doulton's death in 1899 but unpublished due to family disputes. 218pp. VG in slightly worn dw. 002902 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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30 THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY AND INDUSTRIAL HISTORY OF SOUTH WESTERN ENGLAND - A BIBLIOGRAPHY
GREENWOOD JOHN
MERTON PRIOY PRESS
1898937281 / 9781898937289
1999, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Detailed bibliograpgy of nearly 4000 books, pamphlets and articles dealing with all aspect of industrial history (including railways) in SW England (Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucesterhsire, Somerset & Wiltshire). 253pp. VG copy in dw. 011911 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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