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The book covers every aspect of the changes which the industrial revolution brought to life in North Wales. The pre-industrial society, the landed proprietors, enclosures, communications, the metal industry, collieries and quarries, the woollen and textile industries, the new capitalists and the labouring poor. xl 439 pages. 2nd edition. Bumping to corners. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; browned to spine and edges.
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.
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.
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.
Red boards, gilt title to spine. Early Steam and Water Power in Local Industry. B/w photos. ISBN: 1843062038. Minimal bumping to spine. Pale page edge browning else contents clean. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges and wrapper spine slightly faded. Old price label to rear panel of wrapper.
This book is unique in bringing together the geological context of the region's mineral deposits, the long and varied history of mining and the role of collectors and dealers, as an essential backdrop to a celebration of the minerals themselves. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour photos & illustrations. ISBN: 9781905267019. A nice copy.
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.
Glazed pictorial boards. No. 3 in the Coalfield Series. B/w photos. ISBN: 0905928083. Some light browning starting to covers.
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.
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.
Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9780993502149. Top open corner of covers and contents lightly creased (affecting margins only) possibly book has been dropped on the corner. Covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.
Written by Miles K. Oglethorpe.
Stock no. 2136628
Published by The Royal Commission On The Ancient And Historical Monuments Of Scotland. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
An Inventory of the Scottish Coal Industry in the Nationalised Era. Large format. Black boards, white titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781902419473. A few light marks to covers. Wrapper spine is faded; a few small nicks to edges.