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Union of South Africa Report of the Select Committee on the Miners’  Phthisis Bill Cape Times Limited, Government Printers, May 1912

Union of South Africa Report of the Select Committee on the Miners’ Phthisis Bill Cape Times Limited, Government Printers, May 1912

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Union of South Africa Report of the Select Committee on the Miners’ Phthisis Bill Cape Times Limited, Government Printers, May 1912

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Cape Town, South Africa: Cape Times Limited / Government Printers. Fair; Rear cover detached, covers sunned and tattered, about a third of backstrip missing at spine.. 1912. Softcover. May 1912. Gray printed wraps. xliv, 310pp + ix pp of appendices. Transvaal Chamber of Mines stamp on front cover and title page. Government proceedings and testimony regarding miners' phthisis, the debilitating and often fatal lung disease now commonly referred to as silicosis. The South African government debated compensation for gold miners suffering from the disease, medical examinations, and worker safety requirements in discussing passage of a Miners' Phthisis Act. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

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Bookseller
Old Saratoga Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
45186
Title
Union of South Africa Report of the Select Committee on the Miners’ Phthisis Bill Cape Times Limited, Government Printers, May 1912
Format/binding
Softcover
Book condition
Used - Fair; Rear cover detached, covers sunned and tattered, about a third of backstrip missing at spine.
Quantity available
1
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Cape Times Limited / Government Printers
Place of Publication
Cape Town, South Africa
Date published
1912
Keywords
MINERS, South African Miners, MINING, Phthisis, Silicosis
Bookseller catalogs
Medicine;

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Old Saratoga Books owners Dan and Rachel Jagareski have been selling books since 1996. After running an open shop for twenty years in the historic village of Schuylerville we now sell books online and at book fairs. We are members of the Independent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA). Our specialties include books about history, science, cooking, children's books, and the arts. Rachel is a graduate of the Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar and has attended Rare Book School in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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