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Voices from the Dark: Women and children in Yorkshire Coal Mines

by Lake, Fiona and Rosemary Preece

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Minotavros Books
Published
1992
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Fine
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Overton, Wakefield: Yorkshire Mining Museum, 1992. Soft Cover. Fine. 8vo. Yorkshire Mining Museum Publications, No. 2. Red wrappers with illustration on upper front and rear covers, vii, 32pp. Illustrated. About fine. The book illustrates the lives women and children in Yorkshire Coal Mines and their working conditions, which resulted in the labour law of 1842.
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Mineworkers of Guyana: The Making of a Working Class

by Quamina, Odida T.

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Published
1988
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Near Fine
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Scarborough: Edan's Publishers, 1988. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo. SIGNED by author to title page. Soft cover. xv, [7], 118 p.p. B&W photos. Some creasing to spine, else fine. Written by a former worker who himself grew up on Alcan's Plantation Mackenzie bauxite mine in Guyana, this book is an eminently readable account of the life and history… Read more
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Fool's Gold: A Narrative of Prospecting And Trapping in Northern Canada

by Munsterhjelm, Erik

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Minotavros Books
Published
1957
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Canadian Edition
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Toronto: The MacMillan Company of Canada, 1957. First Canadian Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo. Orig. blue cloth, 250pp. A small stain on bottom edge, light rubbing to extremities o/w very good in a good but soiled and d/w with tear to spine and extremities, inner flap clipped (text partially affected). Memoir of trapping and prospecting in Canada's Far… Read more
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Rough notes taken during some rapid journeys across the pampas and among the Andes

by Head, F.B. (Francis Bond)

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Published
1828
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Hardcover
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London: John Murray, 1828. Hardcover. Hardcover/No Jacket. 8vo. Third Edition. Contemporary half-calf, xii, 321pp. Rear board re-attached with archival tape, bookplate to pastedown, very light foxing, corners rounded and worn, some chipping to spine, otherwise a good copy. Francis Bond (1793-1875) accounts of his journey "across the great plains of the Pampas to the Gold Mines of San… Read more
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Military Engineering Volume IV: Demolitions and Underground Mining. Part I: Demolitions

by The War Office

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Minotavros Books
Published
1956
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Very Good
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London: The War Office, 1956. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo. 167 p.p. Green paper wraps, staple bound. Wraps are sunned at edges, curling at corners, a few creases to corners and edges, small stain to rear cover. Bumping to outer margin of some pages. Binding is tight. B&W illustrations throughout. A manual about explosives and their military and… Read more
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The Old Sheriff and Other True Tales

by Hanchett, Lafayette

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Minotavros Books
Published
1937
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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New York: Margent Press, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo (medium). Original purple cloth. ix, 208 p.p. Frontispiece, plus eighteen photographs. Signed by the author on f.f.e.p. A collection of true stories about pioneer days, big business, and travel adventures from Lafayette Hatchett [1866-1955]. Hatchett was a manager at Boston Consolidated and Newhouse Mines and Smelters… Read more
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A History of American Mining

by Rickard, T.A.

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Published
1940
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Near Fine
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London and New York: McGraw-Hill, 1940. Hardcover. Near Fine/No Jacket. 12mo. Reprint, Fifth Printing. Original cloth boards with gilt symbol of American Institute of Mining and Metallurgy to lower right corner on front cover. This is the second book in the A.I.M.E. Series. Presented to Ed L. Healy, a Junior A.I.M.E. member, from Seeley Wintersmith Mudd Memorial Fund… Read more
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Lamps Forever Lit: a Memorial to Kirkland Lake Area Miners

by Jaworsky, Bernie; McArthur, Kerry [editor]

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Minotavros Books
Published
2001
Condition
Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
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Calgary: Cambria Publishing, 2001. 1st Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Near Fine. 8vo (imperial). 256 p.p. Signed by the author on half-title. Two publishers brochures loosely inserted with [1] note from author and [1] postal money order, plus [1] folding pamphlet of The Golden Highway on Highway 11, a road map of mines and mining communities in Englehart, Kirkland… Read more
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