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THE INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY OF CORNWALL
Written by A.C. Todd; Peter Laws.
Stock no. 1326581
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715355902. Minimal bumping to spine. Name in blue felt-tip pen to front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is slightly grubby and edge rubbed.

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MAJOR MINER
Written by Gour Sen.
Stock no. 1326569
Published by Pentagon Press. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The incredible journey of a mutinous youth in India to Professor of mining in Australia. Beige boards. 250 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9788182746183. Minimal creasing to wrapper edges and a small tear to top edge of rear panel.

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AN ACCOUNT OF THE MINING DISTRICTS OF ALSTON MOOR, WEARDALE AND TEESDALE, IN CUMBERLAND AND DURHAM
Written by Thomas Sopwith.
Stock no. 1826860
Published by W. Davison. 1st 1833. Good condition.

Comprising descriptive sketches of the scenery, antiquities, geology, and mining operations, in the upper dales of the rivers Tyne, Wear and Tees. Lead mining. Cloth boards with title label to spine. Colour map of the area to frontis. Boards unevenly faded, browned, and grubby, bumped at corners, spine edges fraying, title block obliterated. Front joint split, rear joint just starting to split. Front hinge between title page and frontis is split at top & tail. Pencil writing and erasure to front pastgedown, inscription in ink to free front endpaper. Endpapers are browned and grubby. Text block browned. Initials to title page. Foxing and some grubby marks throughout. Rear hinge split.

Price: £180.00 £153.00.

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THE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT OF SOUTH WALES 1750 - 1850: AN ESSAY
Written by A.H. John.
Stock no. 1826410
Published by University Of Wales Press. 1st 1950. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The economic development of Sout Wales before the Great War was dominated first by the metallurgical industries and later by coal mining. This book is an analysis of this development in its first phase, which ended soon after the middle of the 19th century. Dark green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Browning to top of spine and lower half of spine. Small split to base of spine. Endpapers browned. Contents clean. White dustwrapper is browned and grubby with a few minor foxspots, worn at corners. Musty odour present.

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CORNISH MINING
Written by Bryan Earl.
Stock no. 1825022
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The techniques of Metal Mining in the West of England, Past and Present. Blue mottled boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Text block browned, minor stain to lower edge of text block. Contents clean. Price-cut dustwrapper has remains of price label to front flap, is faded to spine and slightly grubby.

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THE COLLIERIES AND COALMINERS OF STAFFORDSHIRE
Written by Richard Stone.
Stock no. 2137946
Published by Phillimore. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9781860774553.

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SENGHENNYDD, THE UNIVERSAL PIT VILLAGE 1890-1930
Written by Michael Lieven.
Stock no. 1823609
Published by Gomer Press. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of how one of the largest pits in Wales came to be; how the village developed from a raw and dangerous 'frontier settlement' into a complex community characterised by a vast web of relationships and institutions. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w photos. ISBN: 1859020437. Name in ink to top of front endpaper. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and slightly faded to spine.

Price: £38.00 £32.30.

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THE MINERS AND COAL LEVELS OF GWENT (BRITAIN IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS)
Written by Colin Spencer.
Stock no. 1823608
Published by The History Press. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Illustrating life as it was for the coal-level miners of Gwent throughout its industrial past. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Britain in Old Photographs series. ISBN: 9780752452517.

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MINES, MILLS AND FURNACES
Written by D. Morgan Rees.
Stock no. 2137096
Published by HMSO. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An introduction to industrial archaeology in Wales. B/w photos. ISBN: 0118800833. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and marks.

Price: £18.00 £15.30.

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COLLIERIES OF WESTERN GWENT
Written by John Cornwell.
Stock no. 2136778
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. No. 3 in the Coalfield Series. B/w photos. ISBN: 0905928083. Some light browning starting to covers.

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A COMMUNITY UNDERGROUND
Written by Colin Spencer.
Stock no. 2136755
Published by Treowen Press. 1st 1992. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A collection of photographs, plans, stories and facts about the mining community of Celynen North and Graig Fawr Collieries in Glamorganshire. B/w photos. A few light marks to covers. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of closed tears; minimal loss.

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FLINT MINES IN NEOLITHIC BRITAIN
Written by Miles Russell.
Stock no. 1823516
Published by Tempus. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Bringing the Neolithic flint mines of Britain centre stage, the author addresses a number of important questions: What were the mine sites? What did they mean to the people who created them? How did they relate to other monuments being built at the same time? Where were they originally dug? What form did they take? And many more... Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & illustrations, a few colour photos. ISBN: 075241481X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

Price: £28.00 £23.80.

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