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Recent Cotton Mill Construction and Engineering.

By NASMITH, Joseph:

John Heywood, Manchester, second edition, not dated, but before 1909 when a third edition appeared. 288 pages plus adverts, 124 illustrations, many folding. Original cloth, name on title page, small ink mark on next page, but very good, clean condition.


The Lancashire Cotton industry. A Study in Economic Development.

By CHAPMAN, Sydney J:

Manchester University Press,1904, first edition,pp.vii, 309. A few small marks to the front cover, head and tail of spine a bit bumped, but very sound in the original cloth. Stamp of the Free Trade Union on the front endpaper, but no other marks. Includes a useful and detailed bibliography.


Consett Iron Company Limited. Description of the Works.

By [JENKINS, William]:

Mawson, Swan and Morgan, Newcastle, 1893, pp. 96, coloured folding plan and 24 illustrations from photos. Original limp cloth, some foxing to the plan, else nice, clean condition.


Cultural Contacts of Mining.


Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1949, pp. 144, original black cloth. Spine dull, some light foxing, but good, sound condition.


Observations Addressed to the Coal Owners of Northumberland and Durham on the Coal Trade of those Counties: more especially with regard to the cause of, and remedy for, its present depressed condition.

By TAYLOR, T. John:

Newcastle, Wm Heaton, 1846, pp. 56. Neatly bound in recent marbled wrappers with printed label. Very good condition. Goldsmiths 34634, COPAC lists only 3 copies.


The Jessop Family.

By WARREN, J. T. and P. J. K:

Wimborne, 1971, 30 pages plus pages 17a to 17f, and appendices, printed from typescript on one side of the page only. Original cloth. Folding pedigree. A scarce privately printed account of the Jessops, best known for William, the canal and railway builder and one of the founders of the Butterley Company. There is also much detail on the succeeding generations.


John Wilkinson, Ironmaster.


Hume Kitchin, Ulverston, 1914, 8vo, pp. 60, (5), with 14 illustrations. Original cloth, a little faded, but very good, sound condition. Scarce.


Copper Mountain.


Anglesey Antiquarian Society,1981, reprint of the 1966 edition, pp.200, maps and illustrations. Very nice, clean condition in the dust jacket.


An Eighteenth Century Industrialist:Peter Stubs of Warrington 1756-1806.


Manchester University Press,1961, reprint of the first edition of 1939, 8vo, pp. x,156, frontis. Original cloth, very good condition in rather foxed and browned but intact dust jacket.


Sir Hugh Myddelton, Entrepreneur and Engineer.


Oxford, 1964, pp.xiii, 155, with four plates. Very good condition in protected dust jacket.


Cornish Mining Interviews, Copiously Illustrated, with Portraits of Celebrities and Photographs of Mining Scenes at Home and Abroad, including : Underground Scenes by J. C. Burrow.

By THOMAS, Herbert:

Cornwall,The Camborne Printing and Stationary Co, 1896, pp. (12), 351, numerous illustrations. Original cloth with gilt lettering. Slightest of rubbing to extremities, but a very good, sound copy.


The Laws of the Stannaries of Cornwall: with Marginal Notes and References to Authorities to which are added the Several Acts of Parliament, Schedule of Fees, Resolutions of the Judges etc.


Truro, Joseph Tregoning, 1824, 8vo, pp. 136. Original boards, edges uncut. Spine worn and defective, boards dusty, edges and corners rubbed, but still tight and sound. Name erased from front endpaper, leaving the date, but contents good and clean.


Tenth Report of the Directors of the Imperial Brazilian Mining Association.


London, 1831, pp. 96, (1), with folding table of accounts. The report was read at the half-yearly general meeting on Thursday, May 12th, 1831. The appendix includes an account of daily workings for the half-year ending December 31, 1830. Ex-library, uncut and partially unopened in the original boards with the number 10 on the front board. Spine worn and defective, label inside, ink stamp to verso of title-page which shows through, a few unobtrusive blind stamps. Covers dusty, but still a useful working copy.


The Textile Mill Engine.

By WATKINS, George:

Newton Abbot,David & Charles,1970-1971, 2 volumes,first editions,small 4to,pp.120 and 112,profusely illustrated. Exceptionally good, clean set in near fine dust wrappers. Much superior paper and reproduction of the photographs to the later reprint.


Jubilee Exhibition of Early Mining Literature, Annotated Catalogue.

By HAWKES, Arthur J:

Wigan,1928, small 4to, pp.xiv,38. Original wrappers a little chipped and brittle, slight wear to spine, but a good, sound, clean copy. Postage will be less than the standard rate.


The Moral and Physical Condition of the Working Classes Employed in the Cotton Manufacture in Manchester.

By KAY, James Phillips:

Didsbury,Morten,1969, pp. (8),120. Very good, clean copy in price-clipped dust jacket. A facsimile reprint of the second and much enlarged edition of 1832 with a foreword by E.L Burney.


The Mines of Grassington Moor & Wharfedale.

By BIRD, R.H. (editor):

Northern Mine Research Society, 1980, A4,pp.95, folding plan of the principal veins and other illustrations. Name on tile-page, but a nice,clean copy in the original illustrated card covers. British Mining No.13.


The Spinning Mule.

By CATLING, Harold:

Newton Abbot,David & Charles,1970, first edition,pp.207,illustrated. A very nice copy in d.w. of the original hardback edition.


A History of Dyed Textiles.

By ROBINSON, Stuart:

London, Studio Vista, 1969, pp. 112, illustrated. Very good in d.w. Contains a useful bibliography.


The Handloom Weavers: a Study in the English Cotton Industry during the Industrial Revolution.

By BYTHELL, Duncan:

Cambridge University Press,1969, pp.xiv,302. Very good condition in dust jacket.


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