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West Hartlepool : The Rise and Development of a Victorian New Town by Robert Wood

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Story of how the town of West Hartlepool came to be built and its development, from a site of sand-dunes and marshes in 1840 to the fifth largest shipping port in the kingdom 50 years later, along with the rise of shipbuilding and iron industries on which the town's economy came to depend. Illustrated with seventeen plates and nine maps. Pagination: xii + 378 pages including index.

Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine; illustrated dust-jacket.

Good condition for a second-hand book: light wear to dust-jacket, mainly to edges with 1 x 1.1cm and 1 x 2cm closed tears to rear top edge and several smaller closed tears and creasing to front top edge and 1 x 2cm closed tear and two smaller closed tears to front bottom edge, light soiling to jacket rear; very light bowing to front hardcover along top and bottom edges, light dent to rear cover top edge; gift inscription to front free endpaper, 5cm internal closed tear to pages 277 to 292, pinhole tear to pages 285 to 292, otherwise internally fine.

Item details

Author(s):
Wood, Robert
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Second edition, published 1969.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
378
Publisher:
Hartlepool County Borough
Title:
West Hartlepool

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Story of how the town of West Hartlepool came to be built and its development, from a site of sand-dunes and marshes in 1840 to the fifth largest shipping port in the kingdom 50 years later, along with the rise of shipbuilding and iron industries on which the town's economy came to depend. Illustrated with seventeen plates and nine maps. Pagination: xii + 378 pages including index.

Blue cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine; illustrated dust-jacket.

Good condition for a second-hand book: light wear to dust-jacket, mainly to edges with 1 x 1.1cm and 1 x 2cm closed tears to rear top edge and several smaller closed tears and creasing to front top edge and 1 x 2cm closed tear and two smaller closed tears to front bottom edge, light soiling to jacket rear; very light bowing to front hardcover along top and bottom edges, light dent to rear cover top edge; gift inscription to front free endpaper, 5cm internal closed tear to pages 277 to 292, pinhole tear to pages 285 to 292, otherwise internally fine.

Author(s):
Wood, Robert
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
Second edition, published 1969.
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
378
Publisher:
Hartlepool County Borough
Title:
West Hartlepool

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