The author has produced a comprehensive account of the history and development of ventilation systems, from the 17th century onwards, used to combat the build up of noxious gases found in the underground workings of a coal mine and provide fresh air for the men and horses. The book is illustrated with numerous diagrams.
The card covers are in very good condition, with light marks to the rear.
The binding is very tight.
Internally, the content is clean and in fine condition.
The History and Development of Colliery Ventilation
Publisher: Peak District Mines Historical Society, 2000
7.5 x 9.5 in.
Signed to the title page