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The Technology of Industrial Fire and Explosion Hazards,

By SMART, R. Cecil:

Chapman and Hall, 1947, two volumes complete, pp.202 and 184.Original cloth ibn dust jackets. Please note that the jackets are rubbed and dusty, otherwise this is a good, sound set.


Penicillin, Its Practical Application.

By FLEMING, Alexander:

Butterworth, London, 1950, pp. xiv, 491. Second edition (revised, rewritten and enlarged). Original dark green cloth, very good coondition. This second edition seems to be much less common than the first.


A History of the Calico Printing Industry of Great Britain.

By TURNBULL, Geoffrey:

Altrincham, Sherratt, 1951, first edition, ppxv,501, illustrated. Dust jacket creased at lower edge and with a few small nicks, but a very good, sound copy. The jacket is now in a loose protective sleeve. A scarce and important work. With an extensive bibliography of early works relating to the subject.


The Naked-Eye Anatomy of the Human Teeth.


John Wright, Bristol, 1903, pp.xi, 194. Original cloth, some light foxing, but a good, sound copy.


Caesarean Section. The history and development of the operation from earliest times.


H.K.Lewis, London, 1944, pp.viii, 254. Original cloth, very good condition.


The Hazards of Immunization.

By WILSON, Sir Graham:

Athlone Press, London, 1967, pp. x, 324. Dust jacket a bit dusty, top edge spotted, but a good, sound copy.


Industrial Maladies.

By LEGGE, Sir Thomas:

Oxford University Press, 1934, pp. xvi,234. Original cloth binding rather dull, but sound condition.


Inventories of Goods in the Churches and Chapels of Lancashire Taken in the Year A.D. 1552.

By BAILEY, John Eglington, (editor):

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1879-1888, two volumes, small 4to. Excellent condition in the original cloth. Part 1 covers Salford Hundred and Part 2 West Derby, Blackburn and Leyland Hundreds. Chetham Society, First Series, Vols 107 and 113.


The Family Economy of the Working Classes in the Cotton Industry 1784-1833.

By COLLIER,Frances:

Manchester University Press, 1965, pp.x, 94. Dust jacket price-clipped, one corner bumped, else very good condition.


The Industrial Archaeology of North-west England.


Manchester University Press, for the Chetham Society,1982, pp.241, illustrated. Very good in the original cloth. Chetham Society, Third Series, Volume 29. Covers the old counties of Lancashire and Cheshire, except Furness and Cartmel.


The Stanleys, Lords Stanley and Earls of Derby 1385-1672.

By COWARD, Barry:

Manchester, Chetham Society, 1983, pp. xvi, 252. Dust jacket just a little used and with the price rather brutally clipped from the front flap, but the book is in very good, sound condition. Chetham Society,Third Series, Vol. 30.



A History of the Ancient Chapel of Stretford in Manchester Parish.


Manchester, Chetham Society, 1899 to1903, three volumes, small 4to, pp.viii,276,249,334, with numerous maps and illustrations. Original cloth, a little rubbing to spine ends and edges, and to the corners, but a very sound, tight set of this substantial work. Chetham Society, New Series, Volumes 42, 45 and 51. Very heavy so may require extra postage.(contact us on 01706 658300).


Early Days. Memories of the Beginnings of Automobile Engineering in South Lancashire and Cheshire.

By LOMAX, Sam and NORRIS, John:

Joseph Cockshoot Ltd, Manchester, (1948). Booklet of 47 stapled pages, card covers. 3000 copies printed, though only a fraction of those will have survived. Covers a bit foxed, creases to some pages, but sound condition. Makes mentioned include not only Rolls Royce and Ford, but Crossley, Rothwell, Newton Pearce, Bell Bros, Turrell etc.


Thirty Years in the Harem.


Chapman and Hall, London, 1872, pp. x, 427 plus adverts. Original green cloth. Binding rubbed, mainly at spine ends, contents a bit dusty, inner hinges cracked, some sections sprung due to loose stitching, but still a reasonable copy. Some light pencil underlining here and there.


History of the Chapelry and Church of Saddleworth and the Township of Quick.


Oldham, Hirst and Rennie,1915, first edition, pp.(8),176,illustrated. One corner just slightly bumped,but a nice,bright copy in the original cloth.With an interesting list of subscribers.


The Fall of Abd-Ul-Hamid.

By McCullach, Francis:

Methuen, London, 1910, pp. xiv, 316 plus adverts, frontis, 6 plates and a map. Original cloth binding with damp fading to the covers, rear free endpaper neatly removed, but still a very sound, tight copy of a scarce book.


Stones and Quarries.

By HOWE, J. Allen:

Pitman, London, n.d., pp. x, 137 plus adverts. One of the Pitman's Common Commodities and Industries Series. Not dated, but with the signature of the first owner inside, dated 1924. Original binding, good condition.


Modern Architecture.

By TAUT, Bruno:

The Studion, (1929) pp. x, 212. Original cloth. Please note that the spine is faded , frayed at head and tail and with damage in two places down the edge. The back cover is scarred in places. Not very attractive, but a sound working copy of an important book. Please enquire about cost of postage if ordering from abroad.


Mersey Tunnel 2 : The Story Of The Second Mersey Tunnel And Approach Roads.


Liverpool, circ 1971. Oblong booklet of 47 pages, card covers. A bit of rubbing to the corners, but sound condition and certainly one for the Rolt collector.


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