Book Description

Folio report to the Secretary of State for the Home Department. Nine pages, large folding litho plan and smaller folding section, both with some colour. Manuscript number to top corner of pages. Preserved in recent half cloth binding with decorative paper boards and cloth gilt label.
Dealer Notes
Usworth Colliery in the Durham Coalfield was owned by John Bowes (of Museum fame). The explosion of coal dust, gas and air killed 40 workers and two rescuers. The report recommended the prosecution of the Colliery Viewer and the Manager.
Author LYTTELTON, Alfred
Date 1885
Publisher Eyre and Spottiswoode

Price: £90.00

Offered by Paul Hughes

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