Cambridge: Basil Blackwell, Inc., 1990. First American Edition. First volume in the series The Nature of Industrialization, opening with "a critical discussion of the conventional images of the industrial revolution in Britain and the relation between industrialization in England and in Europe during this period" (from front flap). First Printing, cloth issue. Octavo; black cloth, with titles stamped in silver on spine; dustjacket; viii,175,pp. Editor John A. Davis's copy, bearing his ink signature at upper front endpaper, with a short holograph note in his hand laid in. Mild tanning and some very faint foxing to text edges, else Near Fine in a Very Good+ dustjacket, with light shelfwear, and a faint, shallow dampstain along upper edge.