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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 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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BRINDLEY AT WET EARTH COLLIERY, BANKS A G & SCHOFIELD R B
4 BRINDLEY AT WET EARTH COLLIERY
BANKS A G & SCHOFIELD R B
DAVID & CHARLES

1968, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
Account of the engineering exploits of James Brindley at Wet earth Colliery next to the river Irwell between Manchester and Bolton, consisting of a water powered pumping system extensive tunnels and a syphon under the river. A detailed examination of early 19th century engineering. 156pp with photos and plans. VG copy in very slightly worn dw, faded on spine as usual. 005537 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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A HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE MINES AND MINERAL RAILWAYS OF EAST CORNWALL AND WEST DEVON, BARTON D B
5 A HISTORICAL SURVEY OF THE MINES AND MINERAL RAILWAYS OF EAST CORNWALL AND WEST DEVON
BARTON D B
BRADFORD BARTON

1964, 1st: 8vo, Card: VG, 
Account of the Tin/Copper mines of the Eastern part of Cornwall and the Tamar Valley area of Devon and the associated mineral railways. 102pp, illustrated. VG copy in card covers. 011996 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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A HISTORY OF TIN MINING & SMELTING IN CORNWALL, BARTON D B
6 A HISTORY OF TIN MINING & SMELTING IN CORNWALL
BARTON D B
BRADFORD BARTON

1967, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: Fine, Fine
Barton's classic history of the Cornish Tin industry. 302pp with illustrations. VG copy in dw. A superb mint copy in dw. 003689 
Price: 24.95 GBP
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7 THE CORNISH BEAM ENGINE
BARTON D B
BRADFORD BARTON

1966, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Cloth: VG, Good+
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, just a little minor spotting, in slightly worn and marked dw. 000628 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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8 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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9 MINES OF THE GWYDYR FOREST - PART 5
BENNETT JOHN & VERNON ROBERT W
GWYDYR MINE PUBLICATIONS
0951479849 / 9780951479841
1993, 1st: Small 4to, Card: New, 
Part 5 of this detailed account of the metal mines to the West of hte Conwy valley - this volume covers Coed Mawr Pool, Cyffty and other mines to the west of the mian mining field. 144pp, well illustrated with fold out plans etc. As new copy. 010490 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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THE GLOUCESTER & CHELTENHAM TRAMROAD, BICK D E
10 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, signed by Author 006526 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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11 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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12 FRONGOCH LEAD & ZINC MINE (BRITISH MINING 30)
BICK DAVID
NORTHERN MINE RESEARCH SOCIETY
0901450472 / 9780901450470
1996, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
History of this famous lead/zinc mine near Aberystwyth in Mid-Wales : considerable ruins still remain. 89pp, with photos and plans and considerable details on the remaining structures. VG copy in card covers. 011278 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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13 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
14 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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15 BRITISH SMALL MINES (SOUTH)
BOOTH A J
INDUSTRIAL RAILWAY SOCIETY
1901556212 / 9781901556216
2001, 1st: Large 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Largely photographic record of many little known private mines and their railway systems, mainly narrow gauge. Covers The Midlands, Southern Northern England and Wales - Slate, Coal, Flourspar, Lead, Fireclay mines. 96pp, photos and plans. VG copy in slightly worn card covers. 002608 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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GREENWOOD & BATLEY LOCOMOTIVES 1927 - 1980, BOOTH A J
16 GREENWOOD & BATLEY LOCOMOTIVES 1927 - 1980
BOOTH A J
INDUSTRIAL RAILWAY SOCIETY
0901096520 / 9780901096524
1986, 1st: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Detailed account and listing of the industrial electric and battery locos built by 'Greenbat' - mainly for mining and coke oven use. 1466pp, well illustrated. VG copy in dw, a little worn on top edges. Scarce hardbound edition. 003866 
Price: 38.00 GBP
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17 INDUSTRIAL RAILWAYS OF MANVERS MAIN AND BARNBURGH MAIN
BOOTH A J
INDUSTRIAL RAILWAY SOCIETY
0901096946 / 9780901096944
1996, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: New, New
largely photographic record of the railway systems, standard and narrow gauge at these 2 South Yorkshire Collieries. 128pp, photos, maps and loco rosters. New copy in dw. 002598 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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18 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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19 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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20 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
21 NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN NORTH CAERNARVONSHIRE Volume 2
BOYD J I C
OAKWOOD PRESS
0853613125 / 9780853613121
1985, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: 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
22 NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN NORTH CAERNARVONSHIRE Volume 3
BOYD J I C
OAKWOOD PRESS
0853613281 / 9780853613282
1986, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: 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: 16.50 GBP
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NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN SOUTH CAERNARVONSHIRE, BOYD J I C
23 NARROW GAUGE RAILWAYS IN SOUTH CAERNARVONSHIRE
BOYD J I C
OAKWOOD PRESS

1972, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: 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. Uncommon. 000120 
Price: 27.00 GBP
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24 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 SHROPSHIRE LEAD MINES, BROOK F & ALLBUTT M
25 THE SHROPSHIRE LEAD MINES
BROOK F & ALLBUTT M
MOORLAND

1973, 1st: Small 8vo, Cloth: VG, Good+
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 scarce hardback edition, VG copy in edge worn dw. Scarce. 006836 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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26 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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27 WEST SHROPSHIRE MINING FIELDS
BROWN IVOR J
TEMPUS
0752423630 / 9780752423630
2001, 1st: Large 8vo, Card: VG, 
Well illustrated look at the old metal mines of Shropshire. 128pp. VG copy in card covers. 012311 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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A HISTORY OF SOUTH CROFTY MINE, BUCKLEY J A
28 A HISTORY OF SOUTH CROFTY MINE
BUCKLEY J A
DYLLANSOW TRURAN
0907566170 / 9780907566175
1982, 1st: 8vo, Buckram: VG, VG
Detailed history of South Crofty - the last mine in Cornwall. 224pp, illustrated. VG copy in dw. 005968 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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29 JOHN TAYLOR MINING ENTREPRENEUR & ENGINEER 1779-1863
BURT ROGER
MOORLAND
0903485362 / 9780903485364
1977, 1st: 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Study of the most important figure in British mining in the 19th century, who had interests in most of the important UK metal mining areas. 91pp with illustrations. VG copy in card covers. 000265 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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30 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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