The Land We Live in: The Midland counties and the East coast of England

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William S. Orr & Company, 1856
 

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Josiah Wedgwood Partnership between Wedgwood and Mr Sandbach Crewe NewcastleunderLyne Trentham
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Population of Sheffield in 1615 the Town and District of Forkgrinders Peculiarities of Filemaking Filecut
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Cardinal Wolsey at Sheffield Mary Queen of Scots a prisoner The Don the Sheaf and the Porter Eastern side of Sheffield
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Description of Wharncliffe Lodge given by Mrs Mary Stern Description of the Dragon and his Doings Conjectures upon
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Richness of the Northern Part of Derbyshire in points of Gene worth Wood Carvings at Chatsworth Paintings at Chats
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Hall General Character of Hardwick Hall Mary Queen the Peak the Blue John Mine the Speedwell Mine
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Exterior of Haddon Hall the Chapel of Haddon Hall the to the Buxton Baths Improvements made in Buxton
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Connection between a particular Branch of Industry and the and St Peters Churches St Nicholass and St Barnabass
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Limits of the Hosiery District Situation of Nottingham Not cipal Mansions around Derby
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Nottingham and Newark the Fen Country Lincolnshire i liar form of the Town High Street Hull Sculcoates
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Hull Docks the Meetingpoint for the Treasures of the East and Church of the Holy Trinity
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Scenery of Lincolnshire Navigation of the Wainfleet the Lincoln Stonebow Gate the Cathedral the Ermine Way
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CAMBRIDGESHIRE
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The Colleges Trinity Hall Nevilles Court St Johns of Victoria and Elizabeth the Approach from Ely
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Churches of Norwich St Andrews Hall the Guildhall the pations Colchester Chelmsford the Forest the Tilbury
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