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COLLIERIES OF KINGSWOOD AND SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by John Cornwell.
Stock no. 2127005
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1983. Slightly better than very good condition.

Slightly oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. No. 2 in the Coalfield Series. Small dent to one edge of rear cover. Light page edge browning.

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BY THE CORRIBSIDE
Written by Maurice Semple.
Stock no. 2126546
Published by Maurice Semple. 2nd 1984. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Second edition, revised and enlarged. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Fold-out maps. Creasing to spine and cover corners.

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WATER POWER IN SCOTLAND 1550-1870
Written by John Shaw.
Stock no. 2126336
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. ISBN: 0859760723. Fading and some bumping to cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with uneven browning and a few nicks to edges.

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BANKING ON COAL
Written by Douglas F. Campbell.
Stock no. 2126335
Published by University College Of Cape Breton Press. 1st CANADA 1997. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Perspectives on a Cape Breton Community Within an International Context. B/w photos. Canadian edition. ISBN: 0920336884. Some creasing to cover corners. A few grubby marks.

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MODELLING FURTHER ASPECTS OF THE COAL INDUSTRY
Written by Rob Johnson.
Stock no. 2126214
Published by Book Law Publications. 1st 2006. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 1899624937. Bumping to top of spine, corners and some cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a closed tear.

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RAIL FREIGHT SINCE 1968 COAL
Written by Paul Shannon.
Stock no. 2126165
Published by Silver Link Publishing. 1st 2006. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 9781857942637. Some creasing to cover corners.

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SHAFTS OF LIGHT: MINING ART IN THE GREAT NORTHERN COALFIELD
Written by Robert McManners; Gillian Wales.
Stock no. 1816241
Published by Gemini Productions. 2013. Fine condition.

This book documents a way of life which has been consigned to history, a celebration of an important genre of experiential art and illustrates the work of over seventy coalfield artists. Blue pictorial cardwraps. Colour illustrations throughout. 250 pages including index. ISBN: 0953221717.

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RHONDDA COLLIERIES VOLUME 1
Written by John Cornwell.
Stock no. 1816048
Published by D. Brown & Sons Limited. 1st 1987. Fine condition.

No. 4 in the Coalfield Series. Glazed pictorial boards. Oblong format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0905926822.

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THE PRACTICE AND SCIENCE OF MINING ENGINEERING
Written by W. Fairley.
Stock no. 2124589
Published by James Fairley. 1st 1896. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. vi + 366 pages. Book: name in ink to front endpaper. top and tail of spine and corners lightly bumped and rubbed. Some grubby marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE WEST SOMERSET MINERAL RAILWAY AND THE STORY OF THE BRENDON HILLS IRON MINES
Written by Roger J. Sellick; J.R. Hamilton; M.H. Jones.
Stock no. 2124174
Published by David & Charles; Phoenix House. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and illustrations. Fold-out map to rear. Spine and cover edges are unevenly faded. Previous owners name sticker to front pastedown. Some foxing. Wrapper is very faded to spine and one edge, with tears and chips; a little loss; some marks.

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MOST SPLENDID OF MEN LIFE IN A MINING COMMUNITY 1917-25
Written by Harold Brown.
Stock no. 1815442
Published by Blandford Press. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An authentic autobiographical account of life in a large, tightly-knit mining community in North Staffordshire following the very harsh and difficult period following the First World War. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0713711078. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at edges and worn at corners.

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THE RIO TINTO RAILWAY
Written by Alan Sewell.
Stock no. 1815400
Published by Plateway Press. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition.

A history of the copper mine railway in Spain. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 64 pages. ISBN: 1871980062. Text block grubby.

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