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DE RE METALLICA, AGRICOLA GEORGIUS
1 DE RE METALLICA
AGRICOLA GEORGIUS
DOVER

Reprint: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
The classic 16th century textbook on metal mining and processing. This is the undated 1980s reprint of the standard 1912 translation by Herbert and Lou Hoover. 638pp, many woodcut illustrations. VG copy in dw, very slight spotting to top edges.Heavy. 001714 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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THE ORRELL COALFIELD, LANCASHIRE 1740-1850, ANDERSON D
2 THE ORRELL COALFIELD, LANCASHIRE 1740-1850
ANDERSON D
MOORLAND
0903485230 / 9780903485234
1975, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Detailled history of the Orrell CoalfIeld near Wigan, Lancashire. Covers both technical and social aspects. 208pp with illustrations and plans. VG copy in dw. 000207 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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3 The Coal Fields of Gloucestershire and Somersetshire and Their Resources
Anstie John
KINGSMEAD REPRINTS

1969, Reprint: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
High quality facsimile reprint of this account of these coalfields, originally published in 1873. 103pp plus plates. VG copy in slightly worn dw. 014188 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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4 The Coal Industry of the Eighteenth Century
Ashton T S & Sykes J
MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY PRESS

1929, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Classis account of the British Coal Mining industry in the 18th Century. 268pp. VG copy in original red cloth boards 015740 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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5 THE CHEADLE COLLIERIES AND THEIR RAILWAYS
BAKER ALLAN C
Trent Valley Publications
0948131128 / 9780948131127
1986, 1st: 4to, Card Covers: VG, 
Account of the coal mines and colliery railway lines in this area of Staffordshire. 52pp, well illustrated. VG copy. 005558 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE, BARTON D B
6 THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE
BARTON D B
BRADFORD BARTON

1969, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Barton's classic work on the Cornish type Beam engine developed for pumping, crushing and man-engines in metal mines SW England and then adopted in other mining areas world wide. 285pp with photos and ilustrations. Revised 2nd edition of the 1965 original. VG copy in slightly edge worn dw. 000628 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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7 MINERA - LEAD MINES AND QUARRIES
BENNETT JOHN
WREXHAM MAELOR BOROUGH COUNCIL
0952552906 / 9780952552901
1995, 1st: Small 4to, Card: VG, 
History of the Limestone Quarries and Lead Mines of the Minera area of North Wales, West of Wrexham. 101pp, well illustrated. VG copy in card covers. Quite scarce. 003497 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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8 THE GLOUCESTER & CHELTENHAM TRAMROAD
BICK D E
OAKWOOD PRESS
0853613362 / 9780853613367
1987, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Locomotion paper 43. History of this early tramroad and the also the Leckhampton quarry tramroads. Much revised 2nd edition. 92pp, illustrated. VG copy in card covers, spine badly faded 006526 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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9 FRONGOCH LEAD & ZINC MINE (BRITISH MINING 30)
BICK DAVID
NORTHERN MINE RESEARCH SOCIETY
0901450294 / 9780901450296
1986, 1st: A4, Card Covers: VG, 
History of this famous lead/zinc mine near Aberystwyth in Mid-Wales : considerable ruins still remain. 54pp, with photos and plans and considerable details on the remaining structures. VG copy in very slightly worn card covers. Like all NMRS publications, only printed in very small numbers. This is the original edition to a larger format and with bigger plans etc. 000667 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Old Leckhampton, Bick David
10 Old Leckhampton
Bick David
RUNPAST
1870754271 / 9781870754279
1994, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Revised ediiton of the Author's history of the quarries and tramroads of this Cotswold hill. 72pp, well illustrated. Vg clean copy in dust wrapper 016762 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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THE OLD COPPER MINES OF SNOWDONIA, BICK DAVID
11 THE OLD COPPER MINES OF SNOWDONIA
BICK DAVID
LANDMARK
1843060752 / 9781843060758
1982, 3rd (revised): Large 8vo, Card: VG, 
History of the various Copper Mines in the Snowdon area of North Wales, with some note of the existing remains (some of which are fairly impressive).160pp, well illustrated. Much updated new edition. VG copy in card covers. 012343 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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12 THE OLD COPPER MINES OF SNOWDONIA
BICK DAVID
THE POUND HOUSE
0906885035 / 9780906885031
1982, 1st: 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
History of the various Copper Mines in the Snowdon area of North Wales, with some note of the existing remains (some of which are fairly impressive). Similar in style to the author's well known books on Mid-Wales mines. 129pp, illustrated. A VG copy in card covers, slightly faded on spine. Uncommon. 002295 
Price: 9.99 GBP
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YESTERDAY'S GOLCONDAS : NOTABLE BRITISH METAL MINES, BIRD R H
13 YESTERDAY'S GOLCONDAS : NOTABLE BRITISH METAL MINES
BIRD R H
MOORLAND
0903485370 / 9780903485371
1977, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Similar in style to the author's earlier 'Britains Old Metal Mines', but slightly more detailed coverage of a smaller number of areas. Excellent photos with extended captions. VG copy in dw, slightly faded to spine. 006731 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Inclined Planes in the South West, Bodman Martin
14 Inclined Planes in the South West
Bodman Martin
Twelveheads

2012, 1st: Square 8vo, Card: VG, 
Fascinating gazetteer of over 200 cable and rope worked inclines in the south-west of England. 128pp, well illustrated. VG copy in card covers 016192 
Price: 13.00 GBP
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15 INDUSTRIAL RAILWAYS OF MANVERS MAIN AND BARNBURGH MAIN
BOOTH A J
INDUSTRIAL RAILWAY SOCIETY
0901096954 / 9780901096951
1996, 1st: Large 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
largely photographic record of the railway systems, standard and narrow gauge at these 2 South Yorkshire Collieries. 128pp, photos, maps and loco rosters. VG copy in card covers. 002599 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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16 INDUSTRIAL RAILWAYS OF MANVERS MAIN AND BARNBURGH MAIN
BOOTH A J
INDUSTRIAL RAILWAY SOCIETY
0901096946 / 9780901096944
1996, 1st: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
largely photographic record of the railway systems, standard and narrow gauge at these 2 South Yorkshire Collieries. 128pp, photos, maps and loco rosters. VG copy in very slightly worn dw. 002598 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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17 SMALL MINES OF SOUTH WALES
BOOTH A J
INDUSTRIAL RAILWAY SOCIETY
0901096873 / 9780901096876
1995, 1st: Large 8vo, Card Covers: VG-, 
Largely photographic record of these little known small private coal mines and their railway systems, mainly narrow gauge and sometimes horse powered. 96pp, photos and plans. Clean copy in slightly worn card covers. 002602 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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18 SMALL MINES OF SOUTH WALES Volume 2
BOOTH A J
INDUSTRIAL RAILWAY SOCIETY
090155600X
1997, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: New, New
Second volume of this largely photographic record of these little known small private coal mines and their railway systems, mainly narrow gauge and sometimes horse powered. 112pp, photos and plans. New copy in dw. 002603 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN NORTH CAERNARVONSHIRE Volume 2, BOYD J I C
19 NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN NORTH CAERNARVONSHIRE Volume 2
BOYD J I C
OAKWOOD PRESS
0853613125 / 9780853613121
2001, 1st (reprint): 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Vol.2 of the of Boyd's classic 3 volume work on The North of the County. This volume covers the Penrhyn Quarry lines and the 'main line' to Port Penrhyn - much information on the slate quarries themselves. 164pp many photos, maps etc. VG copy in dw. 001219 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN NORTH CAERNARVONSHIRE Volume 3, BOYD J I C
20 NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN NORTH CAERNARVONSHIRE Volume 3
BOYD J I C
OAKWOOD PRESS
0853613281 / 9780853613282
1986, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Vol.3 of Boyd's classic 3 volume work on The North of the County. This volume covers the extensive Dinorwic Quarry lines and the Padarn Railway to Port Dinorwic - much information on the slate quarries themselves. Also the Great Orme Tramway and other minor industrial railways. 228pp many photos, maps etc. VG copy in dw. 009459 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN SOUTH CAERNARVONSHIRE, BOYD J I C
21 NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN SOUTH CAERNARVONSHIRE
BOYD J I C
OAKWOOD PRESS

1972, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Standard history of the lesser known narrow gauge lines railways around Porthmadog - Gorseddau, Croesor, NWNGR and Welsh Highland, This is the original edition in one volume, later issued in two vols. VG copy in dw, minor wear to edges. 000120 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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22 THE SHROPSHIRE LEAD MINES
BROOK F & ALLBUTT M
MOORLAND

1973, 1st: Small 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Classic account of the mines SW of Shrewsbury centred around Snailbeach, much of which has now been cleared. 92pp with photos and plans. This is the card covered edition, VG copy. 000096 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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THE EAST SHROPSHIRE COALFIELDS, BROWN IVOR J
23 THE EAST SHROPSHIRE COALFIELDS
BROWN IVOR J
TEMPUS
0752417053 / 9780752417059
1999, 1st: Large 8vo, Card: VG, 
Well illustrated look at the old coal mines of Shropshire. 128pp. VG copy in card covers. 012312 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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THE MINES OF SHROPSHIRE, BROWN IVOR J
24 THE MINES OF SHROPSHIRE
BROWN IVOR J
MOORLAND
090348532X / 9780903485326
1976, 1st: Small 4to, Hard Cover: VG, Good+
A volume from the Moorland 'Historic Industrial Scenes' series. Excellent album of photos with extensive captions covering the Coal & Metal Mines of Shropshire including Coalbrookdale, Clee HIll, Oswestry and the lead mines of the Snailbeach district. 112pp. VG copy in edge worn dw (now in protective cover). 001908 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Dolcoath Mine - A History, Buckley Allen
25 Dolcoath Mine - A History
Buckley Allen
Trevithick Society
0904040860 / 9780904040869
2010, 1st: 8vo, Card Cover: Fine, 
Extensive history of one of the most famous and long lived Cornish Copper/Tin mines. 460pp, illustrated. Fine copy in card covers - as new. Heavy - please enquire for overseas postage costs. 017206 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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26 THE MINES OF CARDIGANSHIRE
BURT ROGER et al (editors)
UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
0950762458 / 9780950762456
1985, 8vo, Card: VG, 
Details all officially recorded production from metalliferous mines in this county from 1845 to 1913. 92pp. VG copy in card covers, a little faded on spine. 012369 
Price: 9.50 GBP
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27 The Scottish Gold Rush of 1869 (British Mining 84)
Callender R M & Reeson P F
NORTHERN MINE RESEARCH SOCIETY
0901450634 / 9780901450630
2008, 1st: 8vo, Card: Fine, 
Detailed account of this short-lived 'Gold Rush' in Strath Kildonan in Northern Scotland. 164pp, illustrated. Fine copy in card covers. 014193 
Price: 16.50 GBP
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Lakeland's Mining Heritage, Cameron Alastair
28 Lakeland's Mining Heritage
Cameron Alastair
CUMBRIA AMENITY TRUST MINING HISTORY SOCIETY
095394770X / 9780953947706
2000, 1st: 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
VG account of the mining in the Lake District over the last 500 years. 215pp, well illustrated. VG clean copy in dust wrapper 017207 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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SLATE FROM HONISTER, CAMERON ALASTAIR
29 SLATE FROM HONISTER
CAMERON ALASTAIR
C.A.T.S.

1998, 1st: Large 8vo, Card Covers: Fine, 
History and field guide to this extensive Slate works in the Lake District. 91pp, well illustrated with photos and drawings. Old ownership label inside covers, otherwise a fine copy in card covers. 003375 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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30 THE GALLANTRY BANK COPPER MINE, CHESHIRE (BRITISH MINING 16)
CARLON CHRIS J
NORTHERN MINE RESEARCH SOCIETY
0901450197 / 9780901450197
1981, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, 
Detailed account of these liitle known mines in South Cheshire. 50pp, illustrated. VG copy in card covers. Early Northern Mines publications were only produced in very small numbers and are now very scarce. 003724 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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