Illustrated with photographs, maps and diagrams, the book documents the history of the Orrell Coalfield, looks at technical developments, river and canal navigation, and also explores the social conditions of the miners at work, home and play.
The dust wrapper is in good condition, clean, with fading to the edges and spine surround, rubbing to the extremities and a small chip to the wrapper to the top fore-corner (see photographs).
the binding is tight.
There is an ownership signature to the top of the fep, otherwise, the content is clean and in very good condition.
The Orrell Coalfield, Lancashire 1740-1850
- Publisher: Moorland Publishing, 1975
- ISBN 0903485230
- First edition
- 21 x 15 cm.
- 208 pages