This is a history of the colliery and the men who worked there, from conception, the stripping of the top soil, the sinking of the shafts, the raising of the towers, fitting it out, the development of the tunnels, the extraction the coal, to eventual closure. The book is illustrated with numerous photographs.
The card covers are in near fine condition, clean and bright, with a minor light crease to the front bottom corner.
The binding is very tight.
Internally, the content is clean, glossy and in fine condition.
The book is signed by the author to the title page.
Parkside Colliery: The Birth, Life and Death of the Last Pit in the Old Lancashire Coalfield
- Published by Geoff Simm, 1994
- First edition
- 6.5 x 9.5 in.
- 87 pages