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Northumberland and Cumberland Mining Disasters / Mining Heritage Series

By: Anderson, Maureen; Brian Elliott, Series Editor / Mining Heritage Series

Price: $19.73

Publisher: England, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK: Wharncliffe Books, a Division of Pen and Sword Books, 2009, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 154965

ISBN: 1845630815

Condition: Very Good+ ( see Description )


-----------softcover, about 6.5 x 9.25 inches, a Very Good+ copy, 168 pages, one page corner turned, a bit of crinkling to some pages, b&w photos and illustrations, ---"The limited size and depth of early coal mines restricted potential hazards but as mines were deepened and enlarged from the 18th century, the danger of collapses, inundation by water and gas explosions became far greater and resulted in many tragic accidents. This study tells the stories of mining disasters recorded in Northumberland and Cumberland between 1710 and 1951, detailing the plight of victims and their families a... View more info