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Aughtie, Robert; Harley, Basil; Harley, Jessie
Slight stain to bottom corner of back D/J.255pp.
The Self Publishing Association Ltd., 1992, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1854211331
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Inventory #19504
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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James Covert
N.B. Slight annotations to text. With revieweers copy. Fading to D/J spine. Light rubbing to edges of D/J.
Hambledon, 2000, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1852852607
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Inventory #42119
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.38 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Gay, Peter

Allen Lane, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: Fine. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0713994487
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Inventory #34159
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Porter, Bernard

Continuum, 2011, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781441167392
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Inventory #40545
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Adams, Max
The richly varied lives of the Martin brothers reflected the many upheavals of Britain in the age of Industrial Revolution. Low-born and largely unschooled, they were part of a new generation of artists, scientists and inventors who witnessed the creation of the modern world. William, the eldest, was a cussedly eccentric inventor who couldn't look at a piece of machinery without thinking about how to improve it; Richard, a courageous and tantalisingly elusive soldier, fought in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo; Jonathan, a hellfire preacher tormented by madness and touched with a visionary genius reminiscent of William Blake, almost burned down York Minster in 1829; while John, the youngest Martin, single-handedly invented, mastered and exhausted an entire genre of painting, the apocalyptic sublime, while playing host to the foremost writers, scientists and thinkers of his day. In The Firebringers Max Adams interweaves the fascinating story of this maverick family with a magisterial and multi-faceted account of the industrial, political and artistic ferment of early 19th-century Britain. His narrative centres on a generation of inventors, artists and radical intellectuals (including the chemist Humphry Davy, the engineer George Stephenson, the social reformer Robert Owen and the poet Shelley) who were seeking to liberate humanity from the tyranny of material discomfort and political oppression. For Adams, the shared inspiration that binds this generation together is the cult of Prometheus, the titan of ancient Greek mythology who stole fire from Zeus to give to mortal man, and who became a potent symbol of political and personal liberation from the mid-18th century onwards. Whether writing about Davy's invention of the miner's safely lamp, the scandalous private life of the Prince Regent, the death of Shelley or J.M.W. Turner's use of colour, Adams's narrative is pacy, characterful, and rich in anecdote, quotation and memorable character sketch. Like John Martin himself, he has created a sprawling and brightly coloured canvas on an epic scale.
Quercus, 2009, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781847248695
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Inventory #36374
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Evans, Eric J.
Previous owner's small label on ffep.
Longman, 1983, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0582489709
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Inventory #30978
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Burton, Anthony

BBC, 1980, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #42476
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.52 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Szostak, Rick
No d/j as Published.Addressing the question of why the Industrial Revolution occurred first in England, this study demonstrates the crucial role played by the development of a nation-wide network of land and water transport. It rejects revisionist arguments that downplay the significance of transportation to the Industrial Revolution, underrate the amplitude and influence of the English Industrial Revolution, and deny French economic retardation. The author develops a model that establishes causal links between transportation and industrialization and shows how improvements in transportation could have a beneficial effect on an economy such as that of 18th-century England. This model shows the Industrial Revolution to involve four primary phenomena: increased regional specialization, the emergence of new industries, an expanding scale of production and an accelerated rate of technological innovation. Through detailed analysis, Szostak explicates the effects of the different systems of transportation in France and England on the four components of the Industrial Revolution. He outlines the development in late 18th century England of a reliable system of all-weather transportation, made up of turnpike roads and canals, that was far superior to the system in France at the same period. He goes on to examine in detail the iron, textile and pottery industries in each country, focusing on the effect of the quality of available transportation on the decisions of individual entrepreneurs and innovators. Szostak shows that in every case these industries were more highly developed in England than in France.
McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0773508406
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Inventory #39082
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.61 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Judith Flanders
N.B. Small closed tear to top edge of front D/J.
HarperCollins, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0007131887
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Inventory #42784
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Wilson, A. N.

Hutchinson, 2002, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0091794218
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Inventory #40307
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