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xlii + 307pp, lacks frontis, double-page plate (HM Iron-Cased Screw Frigate 'Defence'), 16 text illus, 7 folding plates, 5 folding maps (two heightened in colour), substantial format, original highly decorated green cloth, spine neatly repaired and new endpapers. AJS: Uncommon, a standard reference to the trade and commerce of the region. Note this copy lacks the frontis piece, else complete. Includes reports: (1) Coal, Coke and Coal Mining. (2) Metallurgy of the District. (3) Chemical Manufactures of the District. (4) Vitreous and Ceramic Manufactures of the District. (5) The Manufacture of Paper. (6) The Tanning Trade of Newcastle and Gateshead. (7) The Construction of Iron Ships, and the Progress of Iron Shipbuilding on the Tyne, Wear, and Tees. (8) The Engineering Manufactures of the District. (9) The Railways and Locomotives of the District. (10) Improvements Introduced in the Rivers of the District. The folding plates are attractive, especially the double-page view of HMS Defence.
Title: The Industrial Resources of the District of the Three Northern Rivers, the Tyne, Wear, and Tees, Including the Reports on the Local Manufactures, Read Before the British Association, in 1863.
Publisher: 1864, London and Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
kg: 1.00 kg
Seller ID: 9539