|John Wainwright & Co. of Stoke St Michael have published a history of the company as part of its 125th anniversary celebrations. Written by Robin Thornes, it tells the story of this important local quarrying business from 1891 to the present day. Beautifully produced, this highly illustrated hardback book reveals the men and machines at Moons Hill Quarry who have, over the decades, assisted in the growth of this company which is the sole source of high polished skid resistant stone suitable for road surfacing in the county of Somerset. It also supplying authorities with its products well beyond the borders of that county. The informative text in this large book which details the company's evolution including it's new Avonmouth Asphalt production facility is supported by many pictures, both black & white and colour. 310 pages hardback. Very limited supply.