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Bracegirdle, Brian The
Darbys and the Ironbridge Gorge, D&C, 1974, pp112.
Great Engineers & Their Works Series.
Fine in a
A beautiful and fully informed photographic record of the
work of the Darbys and their famous iron foundry.
R A Kenricks in Hardware: A
Family Business 1791-1966, D&C, 1969, pp340.
in a VG
but with mark on
history of this West Bromwich family firm provides a fascinating insight into
the growth and development of the cast iron consumer goods industry.
Eklund, Erik Steel Town: The Making & Breaking of Port Kembla, Melbourne University Press, 2003, pp236 plus pp16 of illustrations. Hb. VG+ in a Fine dust wrapper. Charts the rise and decline of an Australian steel town. £12.50
Gale W K V The British
Iron & Steel Industry: A Technical History, D&C, 1967, pp198 with 16
pages of illustration & figures in text.
VG+/VG. Slight wear to the
dw at the head of the spine. A
history of the industry from the industrial revolution to the present day.
W K V The
Iron and Steel Industry A
Dictionary of Terms, D&C, 1971, pp238.
in a VG+
Over 3000 terms
are defined. £5.95
W K V Historic Industrial
Scenes: Iron & Steel, Moorland, 1977, pp112. Signed by the author.
"Largish" format Hb. No
dust wrapper. VG.
Some small sellotape marks inside the covers. The
text and illustrations provide a broad general view of how iron and steel have
been produced over a period of more than 4000 years.
W Grant The
Buildings of an Industrial Community: Coalbrookdale and Ironbridge,
Phillimore in association with the Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, 1979, pp69
in VG dust
A study of an industrial
environment frozen in its late Victorian state as a result of industrial
Steel and the Nitriding Process of Hardening,
Thomas Firth and John Brown Ltd, Sheffield [1950s?], pp56.
A well-produced technical booklet extolling the benefits of Nitralloy
It is intended as a guide for those actually using Nitralloy Steel or who
have its use in mind. £1.95
Raistrick, Arthur Dynasty
of Ironfounders: The Darbys and Coalbrookdale, D&C, 1970, pp308 with 16
illustrations. First published by
Longmans, Green & Co in 1953. Inscription.
Pb. VG-. Vertical creasing
to the dw spine, colour on the red spine faded.
A history of the Coalbrookdale Ironworks and the Darby family who managed
in for five generations. £5.95