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Industrial History & Archaeology

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Industrial History & Archaeology

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LEICESTERSHIRE WATER-MILLS, ASHTON NORMAN
1 LEICESTERSHIRE WATER-MILLS
ASHTON NORMAN
SYCAMORE PRESS
0905837029 / 9780905837024
1977, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, Good+
largely a gazetteer of surviving Water Mill structures in the county with a brief listing of other known watermill sites. 119pp, illustrated. VG in edge worn and scuffed dw. 001598 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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2 The Coal Industry of the Eighteenth Century
Ashton T S & Sykes J
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS

1929, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Classis account of the British Coal Mining industry in the 18th Century. 268pp. VG copy in original red cloth boards 015740 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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THE IRON, STEEL AND COAL INDUSTRY IN NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE, BAKER ALLAN C
3 THE IRON, STEEL AND COAL INDUSTRY IN NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE
BAKER ALLAN C
IRWELL PRESS
1903266351 / 9781903266359
2003, 1st: 4to, Card: VG, 
Largely pictorial look at the heavy industry of North Staffs, but with emphasis on the associated railways. 64pp. VG copy in card covers,minor signs of wear. 010348 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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Potworks : The Industrial Architecture of the Staffordshire Potteries, Baker Diane
4 Potworks : The Industrial Architecture of the Staffordshire Potteries
Baker Diane
RCAHM
1873592019 / 9781873592014
1991, 1st: 4to, Card: VG, 
Excellent study of the IA of the Potteries. 131pp, well illustrated. VG copy in slightly worn card overs 015116 
Price: 21.00 GBP
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5 Water Towers of Britain
Barton Barry
NEWCOMEN SOCIETY
0904685128 / 9780904685121
2003, 1st: 8vo, Glazed Boards: New, 
The definitive history of the water tower in the UK. 228pp, illustrated. New copy in glazed boards 013330 
Price: 29.99 GBP
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THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE, BARTON D B
6 THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE
BARTON D B
BRADFORD BARTON

1969, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Barton's classic work on the Cornish type Beam engine developed for pumping, crushing and man-engines in metal mines SW England and then adopted in other mining areas world wide. 285pp with photos and ilustrations. Revised 2nd edition of the 1965 original. VG copy in slightly edge worn dw. 000628 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE TAMAR VALLEY, BOOKER FRANK
7 INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE TAMAR VALLEY
BOOKER FRANK
DAVID & CHARLES
0715351729 / 9780715351727
1971, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
D&C 'Industrial Archaeology..' series. Covers all aspects of the industrial history of this area of Devon - Tavistock canal, the extensive lead & copper mines, railways and the river navigation and quays.303pp, with photos. VG copy in very slightly marked dust wrapper 012367 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The End of a Revolution : The Last Days of Stationary Steam, Bowden Colin
8 The End of a Revolution : The Last Days of Stationary Steam
Bowden Colin
LANDMARK PUBLISHING
1843063522 / 9781843063520
2008, 1st: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: Fine, Fine
Well illustrated record of many of the last working stationary steam engines in the UK - form large textile mill engines to small pumps. 207pp. Fine copy in dw. 015260 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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9 INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF SCOTLAND
BUTT JOHN
DAVID & CHARLES

1967, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, Glazed Boards
D&C Industrial Archaeology series. Covers all aspects of the industrial history of Scotland - transport, mining, textiles, agriculture, engineering, distilling etc. 344pp, illustrated. VG copy rather in edge worn dw. Signed by Authgor. 004214 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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10 A History of British Carpets from the Introduction of the Craft Until the Present Day
C E C Tattersall & S Reed
F Lewis Publishers Limited

1966, 2nd (revised): 4to, Hardcover: VG, Good
Second edition of this definitive work on the subject, much revised and enlarged by Stanley Reed. Original blue cloth and gilt titling, dustwrapper is sunned to spine and chipped at head and tail, and faded at edges, 139pp with 176 plates. X001301 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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11 Iron Monuments to Distant Posterity : Indiana's Metal Bridges 1870-1930
Cooper James L
DePauw University and Others

1987, 1st: Landscape 8vo, Card: VG, 
212pp, illustrated, detailed account and gazetter of this States metal bridges and An Evaluation of Indiana's Metal Bridges as Cultural Resources by Richard A Gantz. Signed and inscribed by James L Cooper on the title page. VG copy in card covers. X012696 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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12 Steam and Its Uses; Including the Steam Engine, the Locomotive, and Steam Navigation
Dionysius Lardner
Walton & Maberly

1856, 1st Edition: 12mo, Full-Leather: Very Good, 
1st edition of Lardner's classic text on steam engines. Original leather with gilt titling and decoration to spine, gilt crest of Atherston Grammar School to front and rear boards, prize notice to fep, rubbing to spine edges and small tear to rear board, unpaged. X000517 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF GALLOWAY, DONNACHIE IAN
13 INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF GALLOWAY
DONNACHIE IAN
DAVID & CHARLES
0715351265 / 9780715351260
1971, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: Fine, Fine
D&C Industrial Archaeology series. Covers all aspects of the industrial history of South West Scotland - transport, mining, textiles, agriculture etc. 271pp, illustrated. Fine copy in dw. One of the more uncommon titles in this series. 002501 
Price: 19.95 GBP
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14 Eliza Tinsley & Co Ltd Hardware Catalogue
Eliza Tinsley & Co Ltd
Eliza Tinsley & Co Ltd

Small 4to, Hardcover: Very Good, 
Original green paper covered boards with black cloth spine, 96pp with loose 1965 typed price list. Many black and white illustrations ofchains, tools, bolts etc. No date given. X012215 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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JOHN SCOTT RUSSELL  - A GREAT VICROIAN ENGINEER AND NAVAL ARCHITECT, EMMERSON GEORGE S
15 JOHN SCOTT RUSSELL - A GREAT VICROIAN ENGINEER AND NAVAL ARCHITECT
EMMERSON GEORGE S
JOHN MURRAY
0719533937 / 9780719533938
1977, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
Account of the life and works of this eminent Victorian Engineerm best known for his association with Bunel in the construction of the SS Great Eastern. 342pp, illustrated. VG copy in slightly edge worn dw. Nice signed inscription form Author to front end-paper. 004054 
Price: 26.50 GBP
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Munitions of War : a Record of the Work of the B.S.A. and Daimler Companies During the World War 1914-1918, Frost George H
16 Munitions of War : a Record of the Work of the B.S.A. and Daimler Companies During the World War 1914-1918
Frost George H
Munitions of War: a Record of the Work of the B.S.A. And Daimler Companies During the World War...

1st: 4to, Paper Covered Boards: Good, 
Undated but c.1919-20. Lavish official record work of the work of these two major British companies during WW1 - especially rifles and small arms, motorcycles, military vehciles and engines. 222pp, heavily illustrated with photos and drawings and several nice colour centre-folds. Contents generally good, a few small marginal tears and occasional marking, not affecting text etc. Original paper covered boards with half-cloth edges worn some bumping. Rare. Heavy - UK postage 5.95 016969 
Price: 95.00 GBP
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17 Days at the Factories; or The Manufacturing Industry of Great Britain Described [1843]
George Dodd
AUGUSTUS M KELLEY

1967, Reprint: 8vo, Hardcover: VG, VG
Original grey/blue cloth with gilt titling, 548pp, a facsimile reprint of Series 1 London volume, original published byCharles Knight & Co, Londob, in 1843. X012861 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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LONDON DOCKS 1800 - 1980 A CIVIL ENGINEERING HISTORY, GREEVES IVAN S
18 LONDON DOCKS 1800 - 1980 A CIVIL ENGINEERING HISTORY
GREEVES IVAN S
THOMAS TELFORD LTD
0727701142 / 9780727701145
1980, 1st: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Engineering hsitory of London Docks, with emphasis on the 20th century developments. 155pp, well illustrated. VG copy in dw. 004626 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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19 THE TWEEDMAKERS
GULVIN CLIFFORD
DAVID & CHARLES
0715359738 / 9780715359730
1973, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
History of the Scottish Fancy Woollen Industry to 1914. 238pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. 004444 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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THE CHARTIST LAND COMPANY, HADFIELD ALICE MARY
20 THE CHARTIST LAND COMPANY
HADFIELD ALICE MARY
DAVID & CHARLES
0715348728 / 9780715348727
1970, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
History of the Chartist land Company of the 1840s founded by Fergus o'Connor to settle workers from industrial areas in the countryside. Account of the five planned villages built in the southern midlands and the ultimate demise of the projects. 248pp with photos. VG copy in dw. 000409 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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21 The Evolution of Weights and Measures and the Metric System
Hallock, William and Wade, Herbert
MACMILLAN and Co

1906, First American Edition: 8vo, Cloth: Good, 
Original blue cloth with gilt titling to spine, some wear/bumping to spine and corners, very slight foxing, some pencil marking in margins and underlining. 304pp X015509 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The History of Rugby Radio Station, Hancock Malcolm
22 The History of Rugby Radio Station
Hancock Malcolm
Urban & Civic PLC
1527205401 / 9781527205406
2017, 1st: Large 8vo, Card: Fine, 
Well illustrated hsitory of the Post Office Radio Station at Rugby covering both technical and human aspects. 237pp. Fine copy in card covers 016010 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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MACHINES, MILLS & UNCOUNTABLE COSTLY NECESSITIES, HILLS R L
23 MACHINES, MILLS & UNCOUNTABLE COSTLY NECESSITIES
HILLS R L
GOOSE & SON

1967, 1st: Small 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Excellent history of the drainage of the East Anglian Fens, with particular attention to the use of steam pumping engines. 180pp with many illustrations. VG copy in dw, slight wear to head of spine 005887 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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COPPEROPOLIS : Landscapes of the Early Industrial Period in Swansea, HUGHES STEPHEN
24 COPPEROPOLIS : Landscapes of the Early Industrial Period in Swansea
HUGHES STEPHEN
ROYAL COMMISSION ON THE ANCIENT AND HISTORICAL MONUMENTS OF WALES
1871184320 / 9781871184327
2008, 2nd (revised): Large 4to, Card: VG, 
Detailed study of the industrial archaeology of the copper-smelting industry in Swansea and its influence on the development of the area. 358pp, many illustrations and drawings. Corrected edition. Fine copy in card covers. Heavy - UK postage 6.95. Very Scarce. 015534 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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25 THE BRECON FOREST TRAMROADS - THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF AN EARLY RAILWAY SYSTEM
HUGHES STEPHEN
R.C.A.H.M.W
1871184061 / 9781871184068
1990, 1st: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Superb, highly detailed examination of these early railways in South Wales, built to bring limestone down to the ironworks of Neath and district. 367pp with many photos, plans and drawings. VG copy in dw. The scarce hardback edition. 005912 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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26 The Tinplate Industry, with Special Reference to Its Relations with the Iron and Steel Industries
J H Jones
P.S. King

1914, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Economic history of the Welsh Tinplate industry in the 19th century. 280pp. VG cppy in green cloth boards, new endpapers. X009801 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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27 Industrial Medway: An Historical Survey
J M Preston
The Author

1977, 1st Edition: 8vo, Hardcover: VG, VG
VG copy in Original cloth and dustwrapper, 218pp, illustrated with photographs, drawings and tables. X017395 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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28 CATALOGUE OF HAND AND POWER TOOLS ....
JAMES GIBB & CO LTD
JAMES GIBB & CO LTD

4to - over 9" - 12" tall, Hardcover: Good, 
Original red cloth with gilt titling, spine very faded, top and bottom worn, 270pp, illustrations of products, undated but c 1930s, X011470 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Temporary Site Bellfounding Technology and the Itinerant Bellfounder's Technique, Jennings Trevor S
29 Temporary Site Bellfounding Technology and the Itinerant Bellfounder's Technique
Jennings Trevor S
JENNINGS
0950007684 / 9780950007687
2006, 1st: 4to, Card: Fine, 
112pp, illustrated. Fine copy in card covers. Scarce. 015795 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Lord Leverhulme : A Biography, Jolly W P
30 Lord Leverhulme : A Biography
Jolly W P
Constable
0094610703 / 9780094610705
1976, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Biography of the founder of Leverr Brothers. 246pp, illustrated. VG copy in dust wrapper. 017321 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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