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Description: London. The Colliery Guardian & Co., 1956., Included is a loose sheet describing changes in management etc. of the National Coal Board since publication of this book. The first 112 pages are advertisments, pages 113 to 119 are prelims. The pages following, (1 to 500) are the text. On title page is price in 1956, ' 20s.' (1) There are 47 maps in black on gray, about 9 folded maps in red & green on white showing mines in the different divisions or areas of the U.K., items on the National Coal Board, the divisions, societies & institutions, trade unions, personal index, mines index, licensed & other mines index, and index to owners of Licensed mines. Pages 501 to 531 are a 'Buyers' Guide' which is a list of equipment that manufacturers have advertised in the book. Pages 532 to 534 are advertisers & at the end of the book, pages numbered 119 to 151 are more advertisments. 7" x 5". Contents would be near fine except previous owner's name on f.e.p. The cover is faded, and marked from damp, spine is marked & discoloured. Otherwise book is firm, tight & contents are clean. No d./w. Not a common book. Heavy for its size. 1956

Keywords: coal mines miners colliers mining coalfield coalmine

Price: GBP 50.00 = appr. US$ 71.40 Seller: GBL Books
- Book number: 2016

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