My Life as a Somerset Miner, by A.J. Parfitt
Published by the Radstock Museum, 52 pages. Small booklet - c.13cm by 21cm (N4870)
First published in 1930, this booklet provides a fascinating brief insight into the life of a Somerset miner from the 1890s' up until the 1920's. The author describes what working conditions were like, pay levels, looking for work, trade unionism and the Miners Federation, the general strike, and more, and is a wonderful record of social history of the time.
Condition of the booklet is generally excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Their is a small museum sticker on the inside front cover, and a small price sticker on the rear side cover