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Cronin, A. J.: The Stars Look Down;
London. Gollancz, 1935; 1st edition. Hardback. Good/ No dj. 701pp. Black lightly scuffed covers with gilt title on spine. Coalmining story. (Book ref. 14138) £30.00
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BANKS A G & SCHOFIELD R B BRINDLEY AT WET EARTH COLLIERY
DAVID & CHARLES (KELLEY IMPRINT), 1968. 1st. Cloth. VG/VG-. 8vo Account of the engineering exploits of James Brindley at Wet earth Colliery next to the river Irwell between Manchester and Bolton, consisting of a water powered pumping system extensive tunnels and a syphon under the river. A detailed examination of early 19th century engineering. 156pp with photos and plans. VG copy in slightly worn dw, faded on spine as usual. (Book ref. 005537) £17.50
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REES (D.MORGAN) Industrial Archaeology of Wales.
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1975. 8vo, 302pp, numerous monochrome plates and text diagrams, bibliography, blue boards, gilt, d-j. A near fine copy in like d-j. (Book ref. RHB7425) £26.00
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BUCHANAN (R.A) & NEIL COSSONS The Industrial Archaeology of The Bristol Region.
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1969. 8vo, 335pp, numerous monochrome plates and text diagrams, bibliography, blue boards, gilt, d-j. A very good copy in a very slightly rubbed d-j. (Book ref. RHB6981) £25.00
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BUCHANAN (R.A) & NEIL COSSONS The Industrial Archaeology of The Bristol Region.
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1969. 8vo, 335pp, numerous monochrome plates and text diagrams, bibliography, blue boards, gilt, d-j. A very good copy. (Book ref. RHB6979) £25.00
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Mee, Graham.: ARISTOCRATIC ENTERPRISE - The Fitzwilliam Industrial Undertakings 1795-1857
Glasgow. Blackie 1975 First Edition. A good copy in dustwrapper (Click on illustration) 8vo 222pp with photos & drawings.The difficulties of the Earls Fitzwilliam of the Wentworth Estates in South Yorkshire when they went into industrial development in the late 18th century. A much cheaper copy without a dustwrapper is avalable @ 9 Also Catherine Baileys book "Black Diamonds: The fall of an English Dynasty " @ 20 Please ask for details. (Book ref. 4183) £18.00
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Howarth, Ken Dark days: memories of the Lancashire and Cheshire coalmining industry [cover title thus]. Revised edition
Greater Manchester Council, 1985. A4. 125+index, card covers a little spotted, cloth spine (Book ref. 12632) £10.00
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Jones,Lewis: CWMARDY. The Story of a Welsh Mining Valley.
Lawrence and Wishart, London. 1978. Reprint of the 1937 edition, with an introduction by David Smith. 310pp. VG, clean copy internally. Presentation copy by 'Llafur' to Swansea University. Light spotting to upper edge. (Book ref. 13856) £5.00
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Holley,John D. (ed.): GELLIGAER. An Anthology Comprising Volumes Eleven, Twelve, Thirteen, Fourteen, Fifteen.
GELLIGAER HISTORICAL SOCIETY. 2001. Produced as part of the celebrations to mark 50 years since the formation of the GELLIGAER HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Unpaginated laminate p/b. As NEW. Scarce. (Book ref. 13747) £20.00
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HANDY, L.J. Wages Policy in the British Coalmining Industry:
. Hardback. A Study of National Wage Bargaining. (University of Cambridge, Department of Applied Economics. Monograph No. 7). 3310p Cambridge 1981. VG in DW (Book ref. HALL400461) £30.00
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Kinnear William SEAFIELD A COALMINE IN FIFE, Project Scotland Unit 1
Oliver and Boyd. Unbound. Very Good. 8 page illustrated booklet showing the location of mines in Fife at the time and pictures of the Seafield colliery, now a housing estate. Produced for school project work. No date. (Book ref. 704329) £5.00
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Kinnear William SEAFIELD A COALMINE IN FIFE, Project Scotland Unit 1
Oliver and Boyd. Unbound. Very Good. 8 page illustrated booklet showing the location of mines in Fife at the time and pictures of the Seafield colliery, now a housing estate. Produced for school project work. No date. (Book ref. 704328) £5.00
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CASTLEDINE MALCOLM INDUSTRIAL RAILWAYS in Northumberland and County Durham in the Latter Days of Steam
BOOKLAW, 2004. 1st. Glazed Boards. VG/VG. Landscape 4to 1901945359 Nice B&W photo album of industrial steam in the North East with smphasis on the extensive colliery systems in that area. 112pp. VG copy in dw. (Book ref. 010173) £12.00
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Jeanne Carswell and Tracey Roberts Getting the Coal: Impressions of a Twentieth Century Mining Community
Leicester: Mantle Oral History Project, 1992. First Edition. Soft Covers. Very Good. 8vo 156pp. Contents clean and bright. (Book ref. 059723) £6.00
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DUCKHAM BARON F A HISTORY OF THE SCOTTISH COAL INDUSTRY Volume 1 : 1700 - 1815
DAVID & CHARLES, 1970. 1st. Cloth. VG/VG-. 8vo Remains the only general account of the early Scottsh Coal Industry - Volume 2 has never been published. 387pp with illustrations. VG copy in slightly edge worn dw. (Book ref. 004447) £12.00
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CORNWELL JOHN THE GREAT WESTERN & LEWIS MERTHYR COLLIERIES
COWBRIDGE: BROWN & SONS, 1983. 2nd Impression. Glazed Boards. VG. Square 8vo Photographic record of these famous Rhondda coal mines, all now closed. Mixture of old scenes and pictures taken shorly before closure, above and below ground. 72pp. VG copy in glazed boards. Scarce. (Book ref. 000740) £15.00
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Griffin, A R: Coalmining
Longman 1971 A Hard Backed copy with Dust jacket both in Fine condition. Signature to front end papers. Fully Illustrated. Price Clipped Diust jacket. Part of The Industrial Archaeology Series. Editor L T C Rolt. 1st Edition. (Book ref. 24612) £14.00
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Life Underground or Dick the Colliery Boy
London: Griffith and Farran. Card Cover. Good-/No Dustwrapper. 7.5 x 5 Inches Red cloth-covered card covers, decorated with black design and small colour illustration of children on beach mounted to front cover. 64 pp plus 3 pp publisher's list. Taking Tales series with series title list to pastedown, describing the publisher's aim to provide for 'the humbler classes of England'. Moral tale of boy working in coal mine in North East England who loses hiis father and brother in a coalmining accident. Interesting anti-union references. B&w illustrations. Externally, cover faded in places due to apparent effects of water. Inside, neat mend with professional booktape to a couple of hinges; ink name and numbers (apparently private owner's cross-reference system) to ttle page; red from outer cover has permeated pastedowns at both front and rear; surface of 1st pastedown which has list of series titles has been damaged by removal of bookplate; remains of price list on blank reverse to frontispiece. A well-thumbed but complete copy of this fascinating piece if social history. (Book ref. 80119) £50.00
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Leifchild, J. Our Coal and Our Coal-Pits, the People in them, and the Scenes Around them. By a Traveller Underground [i.e. J. Leifchild]
London: Longman [etc], 1857. 243 pages, publisher's cloth frayed (Book ref. 5342) £48.00
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Clegg, H. A. The System of Industrial Relations in Great Britain
Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1973. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0631146105 Textbook on the structure of the industrial relations system in Britain at the start of the 1970s. Dust jacket has light edgewear. (Book ref. 001766) £10.50
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