The History of the Somerset Coalfield :: C. G. Down & A. J. Warrington

The History of the Somerset Coalfield :: C. G. Down & A. J. Warrington soon to be presented for sale on the first-class BookLovers of Bath web site!

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1971, Hardback in dust wrapper.

No publishing date stated, estimated from references. Includes: Black & white photographs (plates); Diagrams; Maps; List of sources; Plans;

From the cover: Coal mining is one of Somersets oldest industries. Some eighty collieries have been sunk since 1750, and railways and canals were built to serve the coalfield. In this book the geology and history of the area are described. The Paulton Brass & Iron Found…

Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A hint of edgewear to the dust wrapper which is age-toned on the verso.

Green boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 283 pages. Index. Bibliography. 8¾” x 5½”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I fascinate you with a carefully selected medley featured in my Industry Mining catalogue?

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