Victorian-Era Laws Concerning Coal Mines Fowler, John Coke [1815-1899]. Collieries and Colliers: A Handbook of the Law of Leading Cases Relating Thereto. London: Longmans, Green, And Co., 1869. xix, 432 pp. Octavo (6-3/4" x 4-1/4"). Contemporary cloth, blind frames and central arabesques to boards, rebacked retaining existing spine with gilt title and fillets to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing and a few minor stains to boards, corners bumped and moderately worn. Moderate toning to interior, light foxing in a few places. $250. * Second edition. This well-received layman's guide was first published in 1861, its final edition, the fourth, in 1884. All editions are scarce. OCLC locates 2 copies of the second in North America (Colorado School of Mines, State Library of Iowa). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:128.
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