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1 In the Land of the Pharaohs Karnac - Luxor - Thebes

Lehnert & Landrock

12mo, Soft Cover: VG-, 
Original pink soft card covers with gilt titling, now faded, landscape format, 40 monochrome artistic views, landscape format, undated - late 19th century?, bookplate to inside of front cover. X011965 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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2 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
3 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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Iron in the Making : Dowlais Iron Company  Lettters 1782-1860, Alsas Madelaine
4 Iron in the Making : Dowlais Iron Company Lettters 1782-1860
Alsas Madelaine
County Records Committee

1960, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, Good
VG clean copy, slight spotting to edges, in black cloth boards. Dust wrapper complete but worn to lower edges and slightly marked. 015875 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Castles of the Morea, Andrews Kevin
5 Castles of the Morea
Andrews Kevin
American School of Classical Studies
0876614063 / 9780876614068
2006, 2nd (revised): Large 4to, Hard Cover: Fine, Fine
Detailed account of 17 of the larger medieval fortresses in the Peloponnese, occupied by the Venetians between 1685 and 1715 and inspired by the 17th century plans of the Grimani Codex, also reproduced here. 274pp + 40 colour plates. Fine copy in dust wrapper. Heavy - UK postage 6.95. 016887 
Price: 175.00 GBP
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6 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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7 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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8 EXMOOR'S INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY
ATKINSON MICHAEL
EXMOOR BOOKS
086183318X / 9780861833184
1997, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Well illustrated account of the IA of Exmoor. 160pp. VG copys in dw 011381 
Price: 18.00 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 The Industrial Classes and Industrial Statistics Acids, Alkalis, Soap and Minor Chemical Products, Oils and Candles, Gas and Lighting
Bevan G Phillips
Edward Stanford Ltd

1877, 1st: 12mo, Cloth: VG-, 
Original red cloth with gilt titling, spine faded and with slight wear to head and tail, 197pp, with 16pp publisher's catalogue at rear. X009026 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Henry VIII's Coastal Artillery Fort at Camber Castle, Rye, East Sussex, Biddle Martin, Hiller Jonathan, Scott Ian & Streeten Anthony
12 Henry VIII's Coastal Artillery Fort at Camber Castle, Rye, East Sussex
Biddle Martin, Hiller Jonathan, Scott Ian & Streeten Anthony
ENGLISH HERITAGE
0904220230 / 9780904220230
2001, 1st: 4to, Glazed Boards: Fine, 
Detailed archaeological survey of this unaltered Haenrician coastal fort. 374pp, well illustrated. F ine copy in glazed boards. Heavy - UK postage 5.95 016913 
Price: 36.00 GBP
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13 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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14 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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Ghirza : A Libyan Settlement in the Roman Period, Brogan Olwen & Smith D J
15 Ghirza : A Libyan Settlement in the Roman Period
Brogan Olwen & Smith D J
Department of Antiquities

1984, 1st: Large 4to, Card: VG-, 
Masive archaeological study of this Roman toen in Libya. 327pp + 157 plates. Slight spotting to edges, wear to edges of last couple of pages, otherwsie a clean copy in slightly worn card covers. HEAVY - UK postage 6.95. 015644 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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16 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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Archaeological Survey of County Louth, Buckley Victor M & Sweetman David
17 Archaeological Survey of County Louth
Buckley Victor M & Sweetman David
Stationery Office
0707601681 / 9780707601687
1991, 1st: Large 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Standard volume in the Irish County Archaeological survey series. 407pp, well illustrated, maps etc. VG clean copy in dust wrapper. Heavy - please enquire for overseas postage costs. 017249 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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18 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: 45.00 GBP
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INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY SERIES : THE CHEMICAL  INDUSTRY, CAMPBELL W A
19 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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20 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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21 The Private Life of Cleopatra
Claude Ferval
William Heinemann Ltd

1930, 8vo, Hardcover: VG-, Good
321pp, a title in the Crown Library series. VG copy, slight spotting to edges in edge worn dw. X011499 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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THE ENGINEERING INDUSTRY OF THE NORTH OF IRELAND, COE W E
22 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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23 Excavations at Nessana (Auja Hafir, Palastine) Volume 1
Colt H Dunscombe
British School of Archaeology in Jerusalem

1962, 1st: Large 4to, Cloth: VG, 
311pp + 65 plates. VG clean copy in cloth boards, no dust wrapper. Heavy - UK postage 6.95. 016490 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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24 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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Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture in England  Volume II : Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire North-of-the-Sands, Cramp Rosemary & Bailey Richard
25 Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture in England Volume II : Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire North-of-the-Sands
Cramp Rosemary & Bailey Richard
British Academy
0197260365 / 9780197260364
1988, 1st: Large 4to, Hard Cover: Fine, VG
The second volume of this magnum opus on Anglo-Saxon sculpture - this volume also includes the general introduction to the series. li+227pp, plus 693 photo illustrations. Fine copy in VG dust wrapper. Heavy - UK postage 7.95 016655 
Price: 140.00 GBP
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Facing the Ocean : The Atlantic and Its Peoples 8000 BC to AD 1500, Cunliffe Barry
26 Facing the Ocean : The Atlantic and Its Peoples 8000 BC to AD 1500
Cunliffe Barry
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
0199240191 / 9780199240197
2001, 1st: Small 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
600pp, well illustrated. FIne copy in similar dust wrapper,old ownership name to front end-paper. Heavy - UK postage 6.00. 016114 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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27 Neolithic Greece
Demetrios R Theocharis
National Bank of Greece

1973, 1st English Edition: 4to, Hardcover in Slipcase: VG, VG
Original cloth and dustwrapper, 356pp, illustrated with b/w and colour photographs, maps, plans and diagrams, in a slip case which has slight rubbing to bottom edge. Very Heavy - UK postage 6.95 X007182 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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28 Palaeobiology : A Synthesis
Derek E G Briggs and Peter R Crowther
Blackwell Science Ltd
0632033118 / 9780632033119
1990, 1st Edition: 4to, Hardcover: VG, 
Original cloth with red titling, no dust wrapper, 583pp, illustrated with figures. Heavy - UK postage 6.95 X013643 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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29 RICHARD TREVITHICK : THE ENGINEER AND THE MAN
DICKINSON H W & TITLEY ARTHUR
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS

1934, 2nd Impression: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG-, 
Remains the best study of Richard Trevithick steam & mining engineer, looking at all aspects of his work including his time in South America. 280pp, illustrated. Contents VG, slight age toning to paper. Original red cloth boards, spine sunned, slight marking and fraying to edges. 002122 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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30 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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