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Author Name    Coleman, Terry

Title   THE RAILWAY NAVVIES: A History of the Men Who Made the Railways

Book Condition   Good.

Seller ID   0329R747077

Hardcover. London: Hutchinson, 1965, hardcover with dustjacket, 2nd printing, 224 pp., Index, Sources, Bibliography, B/W photos. Good condition: Clean and unmarked. A few pages are creased. A few small rips and chips to jacket edges. Slight foxing to top and side page edges. Price clipped from jacket flap. Bound in dark blue cloth with silver titles on spine; pictorial dustjacket designed by William Randell. Language: English. 'Fills the gap in English social history in which the violence, paganism and anarchy of the navvy contrast with the respectable, Christian and increasingly organized society of Victorian England ... A brilliant description of the lives of a magnificent and vanished race of men which unearths their achievements in all their absorbing detail.'--from the publisher. Keywords: railroad, railroadiana, rails, trains, navigations, Irish, labourers, laborers, construction, British, Britain, 19th century.

Price = 30.00 USD

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