British Small Mines (North), by A.J. Booth
Published by the Industrial Railway Society in 2000, 112 pages. Hardback - c.18.5cm by 25cm (N6056)
From the rear side cover: Coal, fireclay, lead, fluorspar and barytes are some of the rich mineral deposits of northern England and southern Scotland which have been worked for many years by a large number of drift mines. The author uses 142 of his own photographs to illustrate a representative selection of 28 such mines. Extended captions and specially drawn site plans combine to provide a nostalgic reminder of a form of mining almost, but not entirely, extinct....
Condition of the book is generally very good. The dust jacket is clean and bright, the spine is intact and all pages are intact and tightly bound. There is light yellowing and bubbling to the inside page edges throughout.