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Image for A century of struggle: Britain's miners in pictures 1889 - 1989

A century of struggle: Britain's miners in pictures 1889 - 1989

By: Anon

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Sheffield, National Union of Mineworkers: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38484

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound larger format paperback original, unmarked & appears little used. (viii) + 128 pages, 217 photographs in the text View more info

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Armoured flexible conveyors

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: National Coal Board: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39706

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for The support of the roof at the coalface: training manual 2

The support of the roof at the coalface: training manual 2

By: Anon

Price: £5.00

Publisher: National Coal Board: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 39707

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for The properties and characteristics of aluminium casting alloys

The properties and characteristics of aluminium casting alloys

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: The Association of Light Alloy Refiners & Smelters: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 62549

Condition: Good


Clean, A5 format, tightly bound paperback, plastic spiral binding, name on contents page. 144 pages, appendix, bibliography View more info

Image for Out of the Rock . . .

Out of the Rock . . .

By: Bezzant, Norman

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Heinemann: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16957

ISBN: 0434069000

Condition: 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. View more info

Image for Yesterday's Golcondas:  notable British metal mines

Yesterday's Golcondas: notable British metal mines

By: Bird, R.H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Buxton, Moorland Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45683

ISBN: 0903485370

Condition: 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 View more info

Practical coal-mining: by leading experts in mining and engineering. Complete 6 volume set

By: Boulton, Professor W.S. (ed)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Gresham Publishing Company: 1911

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 31995

Condition: 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 applic... View more info

Vocabulaire de la mine souterraine: Allemand, Anglais, Espagnol, Francais

By: Bouteloup, R.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Societe de l'industrie Minerale: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 60163

Condition: Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, book rippled, no inscriptions, spine and edges rubbed. 82 pages View more info

Image for Popular prospecting: a guide to Australian minerals

Popular prospecting: a guide to Australian minerals

By: Buchester, K. J

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Australia, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 47509

ISBN: 0589071130

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Mining and social change: Durham county in the twentieth century

Mining and social change: Durham county in the twentieth century

By: Bulmer, Martin

Price: £6.25

Publisher: Croom Helm: 1977

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 23073

ISBN: 0856645095

Condition: 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 View more info

Getting the coal

By: Carswell, Jeanne & Roberts, Tracey

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Coalville, Mantle Oral History Project: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 59292

ISBN: 0951504010

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for L'or vert: l'epopee du nickel en Nouvelle-Caledonie

L'or vert: l'epopee du nickel en Nouvelle-Caledonie

By: Chevalier, Luc

Price: £12.50

Publisher: France, Editions De La Martiniere: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35443

ISBN: 2732422851

Condition: 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.) View more info

Image for Zinc & spelter: notes on the early history of zinc

Zinc & spelter: notes on the early history of zinc

By: Dawkins, J. M.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Zinc Development Association: 1956

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 62548

Condition: Very Good


Clean, small format, tightly bound paperback, stapled spine, french binding, no inscriptions, appears little used. 36 pages, appendices, glossary, index View more info

Image for Sacrifice, achievement and gratitude: images of the Great Northern Coalfield in decline

Sacrifice, achievement and gratitude: images of the Great Northern Coalfield in decline

By: Doyle, Aidan

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Gateshead, County Durham Books: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33010

ISBN: 1897585314

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Lead mining in the Peak District

Lead mining in the Peak District

By: Ford, Trevor & Rieuwerts, J. H.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Bakewell, Peak Park Planning Board: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 44114

ISBN: 0901428035

Condition: Very Good


Paperback original, wraps faded at spine, no inscriptions. iv + 127 pages, many b/w illustrations, glossary, bibliography. View more info

Image for Never on a Sunday: memories of the Stiperstones mining communities

Never on a Sunday: memories of the Stiperstones mining communities

By: Francis, Peter & Jane Price & Kim Yapp

Price: £5.63

Publisher: Bucknell, Scenesetters: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 33096

ISBN: 1874200106

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for The wonders of coal

The wonders of coal

By: Gibson, Charles R.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Seeley, Service & Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38814

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for The Leicestershire & South Derbyshire Miners 1840 - 1914

The Leicestershire & South Derbyshire Miners 1840 - 1914

By: Griffin, Colin

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Coalville, National Union of Miners: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 36616

Condition: 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 View more info

The Leicestershire & South Derbyshire miners 1840-1914

By: Griffin, Colin

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Coalville, National Union of Miners: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 50507

Condition: 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 View more info

Image for Pitmatic: the talk of the North East coalfield

Pitmatic: the talk of the North East coalfield

By: Griffiths, Bill

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumbria University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38631

ISBN: 1904794254

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions. Appears little used. vi + 274 pages, illustrations in the text, sources View more info