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Mining

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A century of struggle: Britain's miners in pictures 1889 - 1989, Anon
1 Anon A century of struggle: Britain's miners in pictures 1889 - 1989
Sheffield National Union of Mineworkers 1989 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound larger format paperback original, unmarked & appears little used. (viii) + 128 pages, 217 photographs in the text 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Armoured flexible conveyors, Anon
2 Anon Armoured flexible conveyors
National Coal Board 1977 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book in laminated boards which are sunned at the spine and front cover, no inscriptions. 48 pages, illustrated with diagrams and charts, 4 appendices 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The support of the roof at the coalface: training manual 2, Anon
3 Anon The support of the roof at the coalface: training manual 2
National Coal Board 1972 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book in laminated boards which are slightly sunned at the spine, no inscriptions. 54 pages, illustrated with numerous diagrams 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The lead legacy: the prospects for the Peak District's lead mining heritage, Barnatt, John & Penny, Rebecca
4 Barnatt, John & Penny, Rebecca The lead legacy: the prospects for the Peak District's lead mining heritage
Bakewell Peak District National Park Authority 2004 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound larger format paperback original, no inscriptions, spine creased, covers scuffed, generally appears little used. 112 pages, illustrations in the text, glossary, reading list 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Out of the Rock . . ., Bezzant, Norman
5 Bezzant, Norman Out of the Rock . . .
Heinemann 1980 0434069000 / 9780434069002 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. xii + 244 pages, 48 plates, 7 figures, bibliography, index. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Yesterday's Golcondas:  notable British metal mines, Bird, R.H.
6 Bird, R.H. Yesterday's Golcondas: notable British metal mines
Buxton Moorland Publishing 1977 0903485370 / 9780903485371 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which is lightly creased at the top edge. Pages creased at corners. 140 pages, 137 black & white photos and maps in text, glossary, bibliography, index 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Practical coal-mining: by leading experts in mining and engineering. Complete 6 volume set, Boulton, Professor W.S. (ed)
7 Boulton, Professor W.S. (ed) Practical coal-mining: by leading experts in mining and engineering. Complete 6 volume set
Gresham Publishing Company 1911 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Set of six clean hardbacks tightly bound in brown cloth with elaborate yellow, green and gilt decoration and titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. Each volume has a tissue guarded colour frontispiece and around 200 pages, with many illustrations on plates, foldouts and 912 figures in the text, references, index to the whole in volume 6. Originally issued in 3 volumes, and the pagination reflects this. Very heavy set, usual postage rates not applicable 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Vocabulaire de la mine souterraine: Allemand, Anglais, Espagnol, Francais, Bouteloup, R.
8 Bouteloup, R. Vocabulaire de la mine souterraine: Allemand, Anglais, Espagnol, Francais
Societe de l'industrie Minerale 1982 First Edition Softcover Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, book rippled, no inscriptions, spine and edges rubbed. 82 pages 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Popular prospecting: a guide to Australian minerals, Buchester, K. J
9 Buchester, K. J Popular prospecting: a guide to Australian minerals
Australia A. H. & A. W. Reed 1972 0589071130 / 9780589071134 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound hardback book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 212 pages, colour photos on plates, many text illustrations, notes, glossary, bibliography, index 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Mining and social change: Durham county in the twentieth century, Bulmer, Martin
10 Bulmer, Martin Mining and social change: Durham county in the twentieth century
Croom Helm 1977 0856645095 / 9780856645099 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fair in Very Good dust jacket 
Good reading copy, ex college library with a stamps on the title page verso and the front endpaper, but otherwise clean and complete in a bright unclipped dustjacket. 318 pages, figures in the text, notes, index 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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11 Carswell, Jeanne & Roberts, Tracey Getting the coal
Coalville Mantle Oral History Project 1992 0951504010 / 9780951504017 First Edition Paperback Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions. Appears little used. viii + 156 pages, several photographs in the text, glossary. Oral history of the Leicestershire coalfield 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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L'or vert: l'epopee du nickel en Nouvelle-Caledonie, Chevalier, Luc
12 Chevalier, Luc L'or vert: l'epopee du nickel en Nouvelle-Caledonie
France Editions De La Martiniere 1996 2732422851 / 9782732422855 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Very clean, tightly bound large format book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 144 pages, colour photos throughout. Text in French. (Très propre, un livre étroitement liée avec aucune inscription, dans une jaquette brillante écrêté. Apparaît peu utilisé. 144 pages, photos dans le texte. Texte en français.) 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Sacrifice, achievement and gratitude: images of the Great Northern Coalfield in decline, Doyle, Aidan
13 Doyle, Aidan Sacrifice, achievement and gratitude: images of the Great Northern Coalfield in decline
Gateshead County Durham Books 1997 1897585314 / 9781897585313 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound landscape format paperback original, corner crease to rear cover, signed on the title page by the author, appears little used. iv + 116 pages, many b/w photographs, bibliography 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Lead mining in the Peak District, Ford, Trevor & Rieuwerts, J. H.
14 Ford, Trevor & Rieuwerts, J. H. Lead mining in the Peak District
Bakewell Peak Park Planning Board 1970 0901428035 / 9780901428035 Reprint Softcover Very Good 
Paperback original, wraps faded at spine, no inscriptions. iv + 127 pages, many b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliography. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Never on a Sunday: memories of the Stiperstones mining communities, Francis, Peter & Jane Price & Kim Yapp
15 Francis, Peter & Jane Price & Kim Yapp Never on a Sunday: memories of the Stiperstones mining communities
Bucknell Scenesetters 2000 1874200106 / 9781874200109 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound larger format paperback original, no inscriptions, cover creased at one corner, generally appears little used. 132 pages, many colour and b/w illustrations in the text, map 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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The wonders of coal, Gibson, Charles R.
16 Gibson, Charles R. The wonders of coal
Seeley, Service & Company 1930 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Clean hardback tightly bound in grey cloth with blue titles & decoration, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 160 pages + 16pp adverts, 9 illustrations on plates 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Leicestershire & South Derbyshire Miners 1840 - 1914, Griffin, Colin
17 Griffin, Colin The Leicestershire & South Derbyshire Miners 1840 - 1914
Coalville National Union of Miners 1981 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
Fine hardback book bound in red half leather over red leatherette, gilt titles & spine decoration, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, no inscriptions, appears little used. The 'posher' of the 2 versions of this book. viii + 172 pages, 12 photos on plates, notes 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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The Leicestershire & South Derbyshire miners 1840-1914, Griffin, Colin
18 Griffin, Colin The Leicestershire & South Derbyshire miners 1840-1914
Coalville National Union of Miners 1981 First Edition Hardcover Fine 
Fine hardback book bound in red leatherette, gilt titles, marbled endpapers, no inscriptions, appears little used. viii + 172 pages, 12 photos on plates, notes 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Pitmatic: the talk of the North East coalfield, Griffiths, Bill
19 Griffiths, Bill Pitmatic: the talk of the North East coalfield
Newcastle Upon Tyne Northumbria University Press 2007 1904794254 / 9781904794257 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions. Appears little used. vi + 274 pages, illustrations in the text, sources 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Rocks and minerals of Ontario, Hewitt, Donald F
20 Hewitt, Donald F Rocks and minerals of Ontario
Ontario Department of Mines 1964 First Edition Softcover Very Good 
Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. x + 108 pages, 64 b/w photographs, 6 tables & 20 figures in the text, bibliography 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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