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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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THE WHEAL OF HOPE SOUTH CROFTY AND CORNISH TIN MINING
Written by James Crowden.
Stock no. 1609983
Published by Agre Books. 1st 2000. Very good condition.

Card wraps. Oblong format. Poems by James Crowden. Photographs by George Wright. 96 pages. ISBN: 0953800024. SIGNED by author and photographer on title page (with dedication). Covers rubbed at corners and edges, a little grubby to rear. Small split at top of spine. Small split at base of rear cover.

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WINDING AND TRANSPORT IN MINES
Written by John Sinclair.
Stock no. 2124004
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition.

Orange cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. Spine and a couple of edges are faded. Ink stamp to front endpaper. Page browning.

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THE SURVIVING ENGINES OF GLYN PITS PONTYPOOL
Written by Gwyn Tilley.
Stock no. 2123434
Published by Landmark Publishing. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Early Steam and Water Power in Local Industry. B/w photos. ISBN: 1843062038. SIGNED by author to front endpaper. A few pale foxspots. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE SLATES OF WALES
Written by F.J. North.
Stock no. 2123383
Published by National Museum of Wales. 3rd 1946. Almost very good condition.

Third Edition. B/w photos. Crease vertically down front cover. Some foxing and browning also to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing and page browning.

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MINES OF DEVON VOLUME 1 THE SOUTHERN AREA
Written by A.K. Hamilton Jenkin.
Stock no. 1609378
Published by David & Charles. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715367846. Spine bumped. Some scuffing and fading to wrapper.

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STEAM ENGINES AND WATERWHEELS
Written by Frank D. Woodall.
Stock no. 1609368
Published by Moorland Publishing. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A pictorial study of some early mining machines. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0903485354. Spine and corners bumped, rubbed and with a little fading. Front endpaper creased, with small edge tear. wrapper faded to spine and edges.

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