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Those Black Diamond Men: A Tale of the Anthrax Valley by  William Futhey [COAL MINING] GIBBONS - First Edition - 1902 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and

Those Black Diamond Men: A Tale of the Anthrax Valley

by [COAL MINING] GIBBONS, William Futhey

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New York: Fleming H. Revell Company, 1902. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo (20cm.); publisher's brown pictorial cloth stamped in black and peach; 389pp.; frontispiece, four leaves of plates. Boards rather scuffed and lightly soiled, front board a bit bent with tear to front pastedown, small bookseller ticket to front pastedown, else Very Good and sound. Fictional account of coal mining in Pennsylvania. HANNA 1388; SMITH G-133.

  • Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 46114
  • Title: Those Black Diamond Men: A Tale of the Anthrax Valley
  • Author: [COAL MINING] GIBBONS, William Futhey
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Fleming H. Revell Company
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1902
  • Keywords: Coal Mining Fiction
  • Bookseller catalogs: Modern Fiction; Social Fiction; Appalachia; Mines / Miners / UMWA;


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