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A HISTORY OF TIN MINING AND SMELTING IN CORNWALL
Written by D.B. Barton.
Stock no. 1322440
Published by Cornwall Books. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 302 pages. ISBN: 1871060036. Minimal bumping to spine. Small white address label to front free-endpaper otherwise contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly worn to top of spine. Spine and wrapper edges are badly faded.

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THE GOLD MINES OF MERIONETH OR GWEITHFEYDD AUR MEIRIONNYDD
Written by G.W. Hall.
Stock no. 1322432
Published by Griffin Publications. Very good condition.

Second Edition. Pictorial card wraps. 99 pages. B/w photos, colour frontis. ISBN: 0950211672. Spine faded and some fading to spine edges. Contents fine.

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INDUSTRIAL MINERA - THE LEAD MINES AND QUARRIES OF MINERA
Written by John Bennett.
Stock no. 1322430
Published by Wrexham Maelor Borough Council. 1st 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. 101 pages. ISBN: 0952552906. Fading to spine and spine edge of rear cover.

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THE DERBYSHIRE LEAD INDUSTRY IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
Written by David Kiernan.
Stock no. 1823393
Published by Derbyshire Record Society. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The mining and smelting of lead is Derbyshire's oldest industry, here is a detailed account of the industry during a period in which it emerged from late medieval decline into years of rapid growth. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0946324107. Top of spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Grey dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.

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THE IRONSTONE QUARRIES OF THE MIDLANDS: HISTORY, OPERATION AND RAILWAYS PART III THE NORTHAMPTON AREA
Written by Eric Tonks.
Stock no. 1823392
Published by Runpast Publishing. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

How they came into being, were developed and equipped, and the ironworks they served. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and maps. ISBN: 1870754034. A nice, clean copy. Green pictorial dustwrapper has creased laminate across spine and spine is lightly faded.

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THE IRONSTONE QUARRIES OF THE MIDLANDS: HISTORY, OPERATION AND RAILWAYS PART I INTRODUCTION
Written by Eric Tonks.
Stock no. 1823391
Published by Runpast Publishing. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This introduction designed to be used in conjunction with the regional volumes in which quarries of specific areas are described in detail, tells in outline the history of the industry, its place in the economy, and its effect on the countryside: describes how the quarries were developed, operated and equipped. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870754018. A nice, clean copy. Blue pictorial dustwrapper has almost faded to off-white, is creased across top edge with a small closed tear (no loss) to front edge of top of spine, is grubby to rear panel.

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METAL MINES OF LLANENGAN
Written by John Bennett; Robert Vernon.
Stock no. 1322419
Published by Gwydyr Mines Publications. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Mining ventures in a North Wales Parish. Dark grey boards with black titles to spine and front cover. 149 pages. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0951479881. Spine slightly bumped. A few very light marks to covers. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a tiny bit creased at edges. Includes a SIGNED letter from the author (Vernon).

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WATER POWER IN SCOTLAND 1550-1870
Written by John Shaw.
Stock no. 1322416
Published by John Donald Publishers Ltd.. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Though the theme of water power is the connecting link in this new book, the material ranges much further so that water power is seen in the perspective of other developments as well as of its own development in time and place. It makes a fundamental contribution to the history of industry in Scotland. B/w maps and illustrations. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0859760723. Spine bumped. A couple of light marks to text block. Dustwrapper is price-cut and very slightly browned to spine with tiny tear at top of spine.

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THE METAL MINES OF WEST CORK
Written by Diane Hodnett. Illustrated by Paddy O'Sullivan.
Stock no. 1322414
Published by The Trevithick Society. Circa 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Describing the history of the 19th century metalliferous mines of West Cork in terms of their locations, periods of operations, tonnages of ore produced and numbers of workers employed. Green cardwraps. 288 pages. B/w photos, some colour. ISBN: 9780904040838. Covers edge rubbed. A few tiny marks to lower edge of text block.

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DERBYSHIRE LEAD MINING THROUGH THE CENTURIES
Written by Nellie Kirkham.
Stock no. 1823386
Published by D. Bradford Barton. 1st 1968. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A record of the life and work of the lead miners, of their special laws which were first written down in 1288 and were outside the Common Law of England, as well as the methods of working the mines and of draining them. Burgundy cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. Boards clean and bright. Name in ink to front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is worn at corners and faded to spine, grubby to rear panel.

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MINES OF THE LAKE DISTRICT FELLS
Written by John Adams.
Stock no. 1823383
Published by Dalesman Books. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

A compact, comprehensive, catalogue and history of the numerous mines and trial levels to be found on the Lake District Fells. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w diagrams and maps. ISBN: 0852069316. Light fading to front edge of spine, light browning to rear cover. Contents are clean.

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CCC THE HISTORY OF THE CORNISH COPPER COMPANY
Written by W.H. Pascoe.
Stock no. 1823382
Published by Dyllansow Truran. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Describing the history of an important undertaking in West Cornwall throughout the years of Britain's Industrian Revolution. White cardwraps with no title present on covers. B/w photos. 202 pages including index. ISBN: 0907566359. Text block a little grubby. Pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and slightly faded to spine.

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