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George Stephenson and M. Ferdinand de Lesseps

by BOWES, Alderman I:

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Salford, 1893, 62 page pamphlet. Original card covers a bit dusty and foxed, but sound condition. The full title is Rails and Waterways. George Stephenson and M. Ferdinand de Lesseps. The men and their work: The First Public Railway in the World and the Suez and Panama Canals. Ottley 2466.
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The British Cotton Manufactures.

by GUEST, Richard:

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Manchester, Henry Smith, 1828, pp. [2], 230. Original boards with paper label. largely unopened. A little dusty, but in exceptional sound and original condition. Includes "a reply to an article on the Spinning Machinery contained in a recent number of the Edinburgh Review." Goldsmith 25498.
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The Miner's Guide or Complete Miner.

by [ COTES, J. ]:

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Wirksworth, J. Cotes, 1810, 8vo, pp. xx, 150, with two illustrations and list of subscribers. Paper discoloured in places, but very good condition in modern quarter calf with marbled paper boards. Particlarly relates to lead mining in the High Peak of Derbyshire.
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1976 to 2010. A set of this important journal from the first number Autumn 1976 to volume 32, No. 1, May 2010. 67 issues in all. The first 42 issues to volume XVIII are approx 7x9.5 inches in format and were first 3 per year, then from vol VII were 2 per year. The format then changed to roughly A4… Read more
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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.
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Consett Iron Company Limited. Description of the Works.

by [JENKINS, William]:

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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.
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Cultural Contacts of Mining.

by HADDOCK, M. H:

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

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

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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.
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John Wilkinson, Ironmaster.

by DICKINSON, H. W:

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Hume Kitchin, Ulverston, 1914, 8vo, pp. 60, (5), with 14 illustrations. Original cloth, a little faded, but very good, sound condition. Scarce.
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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.
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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.
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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,… Read more
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The Mines of Grassington Moor & Wharfedale.

by BIRD, R.H. (editor):

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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.
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The Spinning Mule.

by CATLING, Harold:

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

by ROBINSON, Stuart:

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