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ABERFAN: THE DAYS AFTER
Written by I.C. Rapoport.
Stock no. 1822004
Published by Parthian. 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Journey in Pictures. The Aberfan tragedy which came to symbolise everything that fashionable decade strove to forget: the negligence of authorities and the dirt of existence, poverty and the class divide. B/w photographs commemorating a past decade, a defunct industry, seeking out the women and families of a male-dominated world. White pictorial cardwraps. Dual language: text in English & Welsh. ISBN: 1902638565. Reprint. White card covers lightly scuffed. Contents clean.

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THE QUARRIES: IRONSTONE, LIMESTONE AND SAND
Written by H.B. Hewlett.
Stock no. 1820148
Published by Rutland Railway Museum. 1st thus 1989. Fine condition.

A reprint of the original, first published in 1935. In the East Midlands, some of the country's largest industrial railway systems were to be found in ironstone quarries set in the rolling countryside of the 'shires' and it is within this natural environment that Rutland Railway Museum has attempted to recreate the typical industrial yard and railway sidings, to tell the little-known story of railway activity in industry generally and ironstone quarrying in particular. Large format. White pictorial cardwraps. Stapled binding. B/w illustrations. 46 pages including index. ISBN: 0950672300.

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SKINNINGROVE IRON AND STEEL WORKS: ITS HISTORY, RAILWAYS AND LOCOMOTIVES
Written by Cliff Shepherd.
Stock no. 1820118
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

The history and physical changes affecting a UK integrated iron and steel works. Large format. Blue glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 9781901556803. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page.

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INDUSTRIAL RAILWAYS AND LOCOMOTIVES OF SOUTH WESTERN ENGLAND
Written by Roger Hateley.
Stock no. 1820002
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1st 2012. Fine condition.

Blue glazed pictorial boards, yellow titles. Colour & b/w photos and track plans. ISBN: 9781901556759.

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BRITISH MINING No.15: THE TEIGN VALLEY SILVER-LEAD MINES 1806-1880
Written by Christopher J. Schmitz.
Stock no. 1819386
Published by Northern Mine Research Society. 2nd 1980. Slightly better than very good condition.

Revised Edition. A Monograph of the Northern Mine Research Society. Large format. Cardwraps with black cloth spine, staple binding. 121 pages. ISBN: 0901450189. Card covers browned at edges. Text block lightly browned.

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MASTERS OF THE COALFIELD
Written by Michael Eyers.
Stock no. 1819357
Published by Village Publishing. 1st 1992. Fine condition.

Green card wraps. B/w photos. People and place-names in Glamorgan and Gwent. ISBN: 0946043272.

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THE NORTH WALES QUARRYMEN 1874-1922
Written by R. Merfyn Jones.
Stock no. 2132487
Published by University of Wales. 1991. Very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. ISBN: 0708308295. Creasing to spine and cover corners. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE MINERS AND COAL LEVELS OF GWENT
Written by Colin Spencer.
Stock no. 2132307
Published by The History Press. 2012. Fine condition.

Illustrating life as it was for the coal-level miners of Gwent throughout its industrial past. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Britain in Old Photographs series. ISBN: 9780752452517.

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CORNWALL'S CENTRAL MINES THE NORTHERN DISTRICT
Written by T.A. Morrison.
Stock no. 2131982
Published by Alison Hodge. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Northern District 1810-1895. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906720109.

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CHESAPEAKE & OHIO, COAL, AND COLOR
Written by Eugene L. Huddleston; John Joseph; Everett Young.
Stock no. 1818097
Published by Chesapeake & Ohio Historical Society, Inc.. 1st 1997. Fine condition.

The coalfield operations of the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad, long known as the 'world's largest originator of bituminous coal'. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos. 120 pages. ISBN: 0939487284.

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THE ABER BRANCH: CAERPHILLY TO SENGHENYDD
Written by Colin Chapman.
Stock no. 1818051
Published by Welsh Railways Research Circle. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 92 pages. ISBN: 0952726734. A few light scuff marks to dustwrapper.

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GETTING THE COAL
Written by Jeanne Carswell; Tracey Roberts.
Stock no. 2128045
Published by Mantle Oral History Project 1992. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition.

Impressions of a twentieth century mining community. Taken from a sound archive in which the people of North West Leicestershire recall, in their own words, their own history. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. 156 pages. ISBN: 9780951504017. Corners just very slightly rubbed.

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