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Copy of the Regulations Lately Issued By Leonard Horner, Esq, Inspector of Factories
London, House of Commons. 1836. 5pp. Folio. British Parliamentary paper HC483. Children under 9 still allowed to work in silk mills. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 155176
GBP 15.00 [Appr.: EURO 17 US$ 21.04 | JP¥ 2235]
Keywords: Cotton Woollen Worsted Flax Silk Factories Act Power Looms West Riding Yorkshire Mills Lancashire Child Labour Inspectors
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Copy of a Letter Addressed to the Postmaster-General on 30th December 1871, By Mr. Scudamore, with Reference to a Resolution of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce Complaining of a Delay in the Transmission of Postal Telegraphs,
London, House of Commons. 1872. 7pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parfliamentary paper. HC 63. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 135539
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 14.03 | JP¥ 1490]
Keywords: Bevkkk, British Parliamentary Paper, Post Office History, United Kingdom, Mails, Mail History, Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Transmission, Postal Telegraphs, Local History, Lancashire, Lancs. ,
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Copy of Mr Farnall's Reports to the Poor Law Commissioners on the Distress in the Cotton Manufacturing District
London, House of Commons. 1862. 19pp. Folio. Paper wrappers British Parliamentary Paper HC413. Reports on unemployment & destitution in cotton manufacturing districts. Detailed reports on Preston, Blackburn, Wigan & Hyde. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 170218
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 35.07 | JP¥ 3724]
Keywords: Poor Law Workhouse Cotton Mills Lancashire Yorkshire Cheshire Preston Blackburn
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A Copy of the Evidence Taken, and Report Made, By the Assistant Poor Law Commissioners Sent to Inquire Into the State of the Population of Stockport
London, House of Commons. 1842. 131pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. HC158. Much on unemployment in the Stockport district and the resulting distress. The inspectors visted and report the condition of many families without income. A major report in the evolution of unemployment benefit. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 135939
GBP 40.00 [Appr.: EURO 45.25 US$ 56.11 | JP¥ 5959]
Keywords: Stockport Lancashire Poor Law Unemployment Local History Paupers
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A Copy of a Letter from Mr Baker, Inspector of Factories, to the Secretary of State for the Home Department, on the Present State of the Cotton Districts
London, House of Commons. 1863. 7pp. Folio. Paper wrappers British Parliamentary Paper HC288 together with 2 other reports published same year on the subject. HC293. 9pp & HC361. 22pp. Reports on depression in the cotton industry during American Civil War. 90% of looms reported not in use. Proposals to use unemployed on public work projects.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 135886
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 35.07 | JP¥ 3724]
Keywords: Poor Law Workhouse Cotton Mills Lancashire Blackburn Industry Preston Manchester
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CottonSpinning Machines and their Inventors; Arkwright, Crompton, etc.
Quarterly Review, 1860. 1860. First Edition, Disbound. Very Good Condition. Octavo. 40 pages. Note; This is an original article separated from the volume, not an offprint or a reprint. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Quarterly Review; Inventory No: 035537.
-- Cosmo Books -- Book number: 035537
GBP 12.00 [Appr.: EURO 13.75 US$ 16.83 | JP¥ 1788]
Keywords: BZDB395 History. English Industrial History. Lancashire Industrial History. Arkwright. Crompton. Quarterly Review; CottonSpinning Machines and their Inventors Arkwright Crompton etc
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County Borough of Bury 1876-1926 Jubilee Souvenir
United Kingdom: County Borough of Bury, 1926. First Edition. Softcover. A Good 1st Edition softcover, in bevel-edged, decorative, covers, with two closed tears and a little chipping to spine ends. Internally, no writing or stamps. Prelims and text block edges well foxed. Pages are occasionally lightly foxed, but are otherwise clean throughout. Carefully packaged and despatched within 48 hours from our wee bookshop in Scotland. ; 79 pages. Good .
-- The Old Bookshelf, UK -- Book number: 57112
GBP 9.95 [Appr.: EURO 11.25 US$ 13.96 | JP¥ 1482]
Keywords: English Lancashire
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Derbyshire V Lancashire, Saturday 5th September 1998, Lord's: Natwest Trophy Final Official Programme
London: NatWest, 1998. First Edition. Paperback. 40 pages, illustrated.. Very Good .
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 149637
GBP 3.44 [Appr.: EURO 4 US$ 4.83 | JP¥ 512]
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Diner: A Guide to Eating out and Leisure in Lancashire, Cheshire & Cumbria
Blackpool: Manderton, 1980. First Edition. Paperback. 166 pages, illustrated, repair to front hinge.. Good .
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 148148
GBP 4.50 [Appr.: EURO 5.25 US$ 6.31 | JP¥ 670]
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Distress (Bolton) Copies of Any Communications Addressed from Bolton to the Home Office, During the Late Recess, on the Subject of Mr Mott's Report; Together with Any Reports Presented By Mr Mott in Answer to Such Communications
London, House of Commons. 1841. 30pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary Paper HC77. Accounts of wrectched state of unemployed in Bolton. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 135938
GBP 25.00 [Appr.: EURO 28.5 US$ 35.07 | JP¥ 3724]
Keywords: Poor Laws Bolton Lancashire Law
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[ TAYLER,HUGON S.]:
Dukinfield Old Chapel Sunday School Centenary Souvenir 1900.
Ashton-under-Lyne,1901, 8vo,pp.109,illustrated.A very nice,bright copy in the original red cloth with gilt edges.
-- Rochdale Book Company -- Book number: 249
GBP 12.50 [Appr.: EURO 14.25 US$ 17.53 | JP¥ 1862]
Keywords: Ashton,Dukinfield,Lancashire,
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Entrance to Winter Gardens, Blackpool Colour Postcard
Post Office Dated 1921. 1921. 5½'' x 3½'' colour post card. Date, stamp and personal message. In Very Good condition. Member of the P.B.F.A
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 5.75 US$ 7.01 | JP¥ 745]
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Factories. Copies of All Rules and Regulations Issued By the Factory Inspectors Since May 1836
London, House of Commons. 1837. 71pp. Folio. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper HC67. Inspectors report many problems including great difficulties in determining the age of child workers. A clean copy.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 107276
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 42.08 | JP¥ 4469]
Keywords: Cotton Woollen Worsted Flax Silk Factories Act Power Looms West Riding Yorkshire Mills Lancashire Child Labour Inspectors
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Fifteenth Annual Report of the Poor Law Board. 1862-63
London, HMSO. 1863. 337pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. Rebound in card covers. British Parliamentary paper. A clean copy. N.B. a heavy item. Please inquire as to post/packing.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 142921
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 28.06 | JP¥ 2979]
Keywords: Bevkkk, British Parliamentary Paper, Poor Law Board Report Pauperism Poverty Workhouse History Unions Education Pauper Children Emigration Health Vaccination Diet Workhouses Election Guardians Extra-Parochial Places Lancashire Local Interest Cotton Mills
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Final Report of the Royal Commission on Coal Supplies. Part Iv. The Available Coal Resources of District C (North Wales, Lancashire and Cheshire)
London, Houses of Parliament. 1905. 3pp. Folio. Paper wrappers. British Parliamentary paper Cd2356. Folding map. A clean copy. Neat library mark on cover.
-- Empire Books -- Book number: 126928
GBP 10.00 [Appr.: EURO 11.5 US$ 14.03 | JP¥ 1490]
Keywords: Nnn Royal Commission on Coal Supplies Mining North Wales Cheshire Lancashire
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General Index to the Remains Historical and Literary Published by the Chetham Society; Vols 1-30 and 31-114.
Manchester,Chetham Society, 1863 and 1893, two volumes, small 4to. Original cloth, spines a little dull, but good condition. Very useful for anyone with a large collection of the first series of the Chetham Society.
-- Rochdale Book Company -- Book number: 2093
GBP 50.00 [Appr.: EURO 56.75 US$ 70.14 | JP¥ 7449]
Keywords: Chetham Society,Lancashire,Cheshire,
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The Gillette Cup Final, Kent V Lancashire at Lord's, Saturday 4th September 1971: Official Souvenir Programme
Manchester: C Nicholls & Company, 1971. First Edition. Soft cover. 32 pages, illustrated.. Very Good .
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 153354
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.25 US$ 12.63 | JP¥ 1341]
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The Gillette Cup Final, Sussex V Lancashire at Lord's, Saturday 5th September 1970: Official Souvenir Programme
Manchester: C Nicholls & Company, 1970. First Edition. Soft cover. 28 pages, illustrated, repair to pages 13-14, otherwise very good condition.. Good .
-- Philip Emery -- Book number: 150426
GBP 3.61 [Appr.: EURO 4.25 US$ 5.06 | JP¥ 538]
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Griffiths Bros
Griffiths Bros, 1932. Softcover. Very good condition. Blue pictorial card wraps. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. Trade catalogue of Griffiths Bros, the department store in Manchester. Contents bright and clean. Staples rusty. [S]
-- Stella & Rose's Books -- Book number: 808183
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 42.08 | JP¥ 4469]
Keywords: TOPOGRAPHY (UK) NORTH WEST UK LANCASHIRE CATALOGUE (TRADE) RETAIL MANCHESTER
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A Guide to the Lakes, in Cumberland, Westmorland and Lancashire
London, W.J And J Richardson. 1799, The Seventh Edition. Half Leather Marbled Boards, 8vo. Lacks map, spine slightly chipped and torn, light loss to edges of spine, corners of boards bumped and chipped, gutters cracked and weak, small ex owner stamp to flyleaf, PP in clean tight condition. Good/No Jacket.
-- Bookcase -- Book number: 43655
GBP 75.00 [Appr.: EURO 85 US$ 105.21 | JP¥ 11173]
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[THOMAS WEST]
A Guide to the Lakes in Cumberland Westmorland and Lancashire by the Author of the Antiquities of Furness
Printed for W Pennington, 1821. Hardcover. v + [3] + 312pp.folding coloured map, aquatint frontis and 1 plate, bound in green cloth spine/cream boards, boards sl darkened, neat manuscript notes of a couple of pages, new endpapers. Bookplate of Denis Gray; Octavo. Very Good .
-- Castle Hill Books -- Book number: 64965
GBP 200.00 [Appr.: EURO 226.25 US$ 280.56 | JP¥ 29794]
Keywords: Cumbria British Topography
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Handbook for Lancashire
John Murray, Circa 1895. Hardback. Good condition with no wrapper. Red cloth with gilt titles. New edition, Revised. With Map. A Murray's Guide. Uneven damp spotting to covers. Map is MISSING. [S]
-- Stella & Rose's Books -- Book number: 2112097
GBP 30.00 [Appr.: EURO 34 US$ 42.08 | JP¥ 4469]
Keywords: MURRAYS GUIDE TOPOGRAPHY (UK) NORTH WEST UK LANCASHIRE GUIDE BOOKS ANTIQUARIAN
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Helen Bradley Memories of a Lancashire Childhood
London, Mercury Gallery. 1970. Staple Binding, 8vo Landscape. Art Exhibition Catalogue, Front cover bright and colourful, light edgewear to corners and spine ends, light rubbing to rear cover, pp very clean and clear, binding secure. Good/No Jacket.
-- Bookcase -- Book number: 63381
GBP 20.00 [Appr.: EURO 22.75 US$ 28.06 | JP¥ 2979]
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The Helmshore Historian : Journal of the Helmshore Local History Society Spring 1958
Helmshore, Lancashire, Helmshore Local History Society, 1958, Quarterly Edition. Soft Cover , 8vo. 10 page stapled pamphlet for Spring 1958 with a cover photo of the manager of a cotton mill ''kissing the shuttle'' Reading copy only as many crease marks. Internally clean. Reading Copy.
-- YesterYear Books -- Book number: 055273
GBP 6.00 [Appr.: EURO 7 US$ 8.42 | JP¥ 894]
Keywords: Lancashire Rossendale Amazonmismatch Amazonmismatch
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The Helmshore Historian : Journal of the Helmshore Local History Society Winter 1958-59
Helmshore, Lancashire, Helmshore Local History Society, 1959, Quarterly Edition. Soft Cover , 8vo. 10 page stapled pamphlet for Winter 1958-59 with a cover photo of William and Richard Moorhouse of Flaxmoss, with their penny-farthing bicycles in 1891. Light signs of shelfwear. Good.
-- YesterYear Books -- Book number: 055227
GBP 8.00 [Appr.: EURO 9.25 US$ 11.22 | JP¥ 1192]
Keywords: Lancashire Rossendale Amazonmismatch Amazonmismatch
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