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Topic: New Books Somerset Underground
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/09/2020 11:58:41   Subject: New Books Somerset Underground
These books are a result of 12 years exploration and research, every site has a 8 number grid reference, length and vertical depth of the site , there are four books in the series and its a real cred
Topic: Interesting Fluorite Mine in north Pennines
Moorebooks

Forum: North East England   Posted: 13/08/2020 13:35:31   Subject: Interesting Fluorite Mine in north Pennines
[quote="kesh01"]Thank you moorebooks and royfellows, I will certainly take the "teesdale" bit off any future videos and just either name the mine or say "north east" as to not draw attention to the a
Topic: Interesting Fluorite Mine in north Pennines
Moorebooks

Forum: North East England   Posted: 13/08/2020 12:00:44   Subject: Interesting Fluorite Mine in north Pennines
[quote="royfellows"]Thank you for taking advice on this. Appreciated.
:flowers:[/quote]

Its not the most exciting or informative video , but for someone whose woes have prevented me ex
Topic: Devon Great Consols: A Mine of Mines, by R J Stewart
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 30/07/2020 11:19:10   Subject: Devon Great Consols: A Mine of Mines, by R J Stewart
[quote="andyembury"]hi there
I was just wondering if you had of these books left?
regards
Andy[/quote]

I just wish that was the case - I feel it's worth reprinting unfortuna
Topic: Minera, deterioration at Meadow Shaft
Moorebooks

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/07/2020 15:56:03   Subject: Minera, deterioration at Meadow Shaft
[quote="sinker"][quote="John Mason"][quote="NewStuff"]

The current council have zero interest in maintaining or making use of any heritage site...[/quote]

It's more likely due to
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
Moorebooks

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/07/2020 16:03:15   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
[quote="sinker"]
No access issues but please be careful wandering around. There are some lovely formations and it would be a shame to spoil them ;)

There are also some 'flying mice' ar
Topic: new Mid Wales book,O'r Ddaear Fyddar Faith Mwyn o Ganolbarth Cymru / Worn by Tools and Time Ore from Mid Wales
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 25/07/2020 10:56:00   Subject: new Mid Wales book,O'r Ddaear Fyddar Faith Mwyn o Ganolbarth Cymru / Worn by Tools and Time Ore from Mid Wales
I have just received my stocks of this book and it is superb in both quality of photography , but presentation and research, an excellent job

Author Ioan Lord, PB, 168pp £14.99 ISBN  9 78
Topic: New Mid Wales book
Moorebooks

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 22/07/2020 20:13:58   Subject: New Mid Wales book


Here are the details of the book , my delivery will arrive on Friday its £14.99 and I will offer it post free

It is bilingual and the title is as follows

O'r Ddaear
Topic: Snailbeach on Countryfile today
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/07/2020 07:20:54   Subject: Snailbeach on Countryfile today

Ellie Harrison, a cameraman director and a sound recorder / drone pilot came along to Snailbeach about 3 weeks ago. It will be screened on the Beeb at 16.30 today. It features Steve Holding show
Topic: Snailbeach Railway
Moorebooks

Forum: Mine Tramways and Railways   Posted: 16/07/2020 10:22:31   Subject: Snailbeach Railway
[quote="jhluxton"]Thanks for info Mike.

Didn't realise there was opposition to tourism in the area. Most places appear to like or at least tolerate it for the extra money it brings to the
Topic: Snailbeach Railway
Moorebooks

Forum: Mine Tramways and Railways   Posted: 13/07/2020 19:59:23   Subject: Snailbeach Railway

John,

The project seemed to stop when the Swiss investors were killed but there is no concrete evidence of that ? There is a lot local opposition to projects that encourage tourism ar
Topic: Book offer
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/07/2020 09:23:08   Subject: Book offer
Have sent you a PM

Mike
Topic: Book offer
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 07/07/2020 13:43:35   Subject: Book offer

I have the following available

New Books
The Van Mines ( British Mining No 81 ) front cover is creased £6.00

Cwmorthin Slate Quarry crease and crushed spine on top le
Topic: Hi community
Moorebooks

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 18/06/2020 15:40:56   Subject: Hi community
[quote="AR"]You might also want to look in on the UK Caving forum (https://ukcaving.com/board/index.php), since we're mainly interested in man-made holes here![/quote]

Oooh wash your mouth
Topic: The great county adit
Moorebooks

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/06/2020 10:51:52   Subject: The great county adit
[quote="neutronix"]The Great County Adit by Allen Buckley, 2016, 128 pages Paperback £15.99 ISBN 978-0-95756608-8

Allen Buckley’s history, The Great County Adit, was first published in 2000
Topic: The great county adit
Moorebooks

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/06/2020 21:55:24   Subject: The great county adit
[quote="Roy Morton"]Parts of the adit have been explored and surveyed by various people in the days when access was simple. The Great Adit is still an active system and with it draining such a large a
Topic: Snailbeach Mine Photographs May 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 30/05/2020 15:41:03   Subject: Snailbeach Mine Photographs May 2020

John ,

Nice photos, you will have to come back when we can open the buildings for you to photograph inside of the blacksmith shop, locomotive shed, the miners dry .

At the
Topic: Vieille Montagne in Nenthead
Moorebooks

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 20/05/2020 16:42:01   Subject: Vieille Montagne in Nenthead
[quote="royfellows"]Best first stop for books is Moorebooks, he is ace on prices and service and everything.[/quote]

Thanks Roy , I have a number of Books on Alston , North Pennines
Topic: south wales gold panning
Moorebooks

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/05/2020 11:27:29   Subject: south wales gold panning


I have a copy of the book AR referred to at £25 its bot over expensive
Mike
https://www.moorebooks.co.uk/-USED-The-Gold-Rocks-of-Great-Britain-and-Ireland-with-a-General-outline
Topic: Covid 19
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 14/05/2020 16:28:31   Subject: Covid 19


The BCA latest statement re Covid for Cave and Mine Explorers sets the tone we need to apply regardless of the armed gaurds and passport control on the Scottish and Welsh borders

Topic: Whitehaven , Cleator and Egremont Railway -The Bigrigg Branch & Iron Ore Mines
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/05/2020 09:37:37   Subject: Whitehaven , Cleator and Egremont Railway -The Bigrigg Branch & Iron Ore Mines
My attention was drawn to this book it appears to be information and research about the Branch Line , however, the line served the Iron Mines in the area. The authors have skillfully woven together t
Topic: Cononley Lead Mine, N.Yorks
Moorebooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 09/05/2020 09:22:54   Subject: Cononley Lead Mine, N.Yorks
[quote="super_claret"][quote="Jim MacPherson"]


Message for Mike at Moorebooks... are you still posting orders at the moment? You have a few books that I would be interested in.
Topic: Cononley Lead Mine, N.Yorks
Moorebooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 08/05/2020 16:44:59   Subject: Cononley Lead Mine, N.Yorks
[quote="royfellows"]If you want hard copy first port of call for any books is Moore books. Link opposite. >>>>>

[/quote]

Thanks Roy the plug is much appreciated , however, I don'
Topic: Free money for clubs with huts
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/05/2020 05:05:19   Subject: Free money for clubs with huts
[quote="grahami"]Speaking personally, I really think this thread has gone way beyond the limits and has descended into essentially a political row. Everyone is, of course entitled to their opinions, b
Topic: Surplus Northern Mines Volumes
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 26/04/2020 05:43:43   Subject: Surplus Northern Mines Volumes
[quote="Coggy"]I bought a couple[/quote]

Got it

Mike
Topic: Surplus Northern Mines Volumes
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 24/04/2020 08:02:59   Subject: Surplus Northern Mines Volumes

I have updated the list of the volumes available and have added a few more

I have reduced  the New volumes  to £3.00 from £10.00 

British Mining No 61 - Memoirs 1998
Topic: Surplus Northern Mines Volumes
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 22/04/2020 19:47:23   Subject: Surplus Northern Mines Volumes
[quote="John Lawson"]Hi Mike these newsletters are almost the same size as their journals! Hence the interest.![/quote]

might be worth asking roy starkey - do you have his email address?
Topic: Surplus Northern Mines Volumes
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 21/04/2020 19:40:57   Subject: Surplus Northern Mines Volumes
[quote="John Lawson"]Michael any surplus Russell society newsletters?
I am looking for some oldies to compete my collection!
Please let me know, thanks, John Lawson[/quote]

Sorry
Topic: Surplus Northern Mines Volumes
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 21/04/2020 15:57:49   Subject: Surplus Northern Mines Volumes
Asa result of the lockdown I have found time to start to sort out my stock starting with the NMRS volumes. I had over ordered new copies of these Memoirs they usually retail at £10.00 - £12.00 I'm off
Topic: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 07/04/2020 11:48:17   Subject: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
[quote="gingerlycolors"]I will not be too surprised if Hidden Earth 2020 does not go ahead as there will not be much to report due to the global lockdown. Indeed Hidden Earth 2018 probably would have
Topic: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 05/04/2020 15:55:28   Subject: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
[quote="gingerlycolors"]Being as the NAMHO 2020 Conference did not go ahead this weekend due to the Dreaded Lurgi that is sweeping the globe right now, I will be suggesting that there should be a siza
Topic: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 04/04/2020 22:38:15   Subject: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
[quote="Tamarmole"]Can't help thinking NAMHO's in the south west are cursed!

2000: Most field trips cancelled at short notice
2007: Death of the pig man / website hijacked and replac
Topic: JH mine
Moorebooks

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 31/03/2020 16:25:26   Subject: JH mine
[quote="AR"]The best general book is "Castleton Mines" by Jim Rieuwerts and Phil Wolstenholme - just checked Moore Books and it doesn't look like Mike has any in stock but you may still be able to get
Topic: Period photo of the Rhiwbach quarry village (photo)
Moorebooks

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/03/2020 14:16:16   Subject: Period photo of the Rhiwbach quarry village (photo)

Chinese would rebuild it 2 months - could turn it into a prison camp for all the plonkers on Snowdon and Barmouth beach

:curse::curse:
Topic: Bwlch-glas
Moorebooks

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 26/03/2020 12:54:14   Subject: Bwlch-glas


Yes, they are sent by the publisher they only have a few copies left

Mike
Topic: Bwlch-glas
Moorebooks

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 26/03/2020 09:22:25   Subject: Bwlch-glas


David Bicks Old Metal Mines of Mid Wales there are 6 in the series give descriptions of the mines sites grid references etc

George Hall 's Metal Mining in Mid Wales 1822 - 192
Topic: Last shift at the George & Charlotte
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/03/2020 14:43:08   Subject: Last shift at the George & Charlotte
Fingers crossed Rick

Hopefully Boris and his 12 week plan will work , he has clearly been to a Pink Floyd concert and seen the flying (floating) pigs

mike
;D;D;D
Topic: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/03/2020 11:08:28   Subject: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
[quote="ChrisJC"][quote="rikj"]
I think that's what the central banks have been doing via quantative easing since the 2008 financial crash. Difference is, this time the money is going direct to t
Topic: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/03/2020 16:54:45   Subject: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
[quote="JohnnearCfon"][quote="Tamarmole"]
Too true.

Today I locked down and mothballed the George & Charlotte at Morwellham. This was my last duty as mine manager and I am now gainful
Topic: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/03/2020 14:54:04   Subject: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
[quote="BertyBasset"]Mc Donald's giant touch screen ordering systems. Who thought that up?
[/quote]
No drive through you just speak and they put it up on the board no touch screen mind you t
Topic: Ransom and Rapier W1400 at Priors Haw (photo)
Moorebooks

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 19/03/2020 12:01:25   Subject: Ransom and Rapier W1400 at Priors Haw (photo)


I don't know if you are aware but IA recordings have a superb DVD available "Draglines 1: The last move of "Oddball" plus "Ace of Spades" and "Chevington Collier" at work " and really supe
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Moorebooks

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/03/2020 15:36:50   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Roy I have sent a PM re this I would hope others do the same as this string is now 25 pages

Mike
Topic: surplus items
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 18/03/2020 09:16:33   Subject: surplus items
From the Job lots which were from the Jake Almond Collection I  still have a lot of items  left . . I am now offering these  as individual items.with my only need to cover post and packing charges . i
Topic: NAMHO Conference Cornwall 3rd to 8th April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/03/2020 22:23:38   Subject: NAMHO Conference Cornwall 3rd to 8th April 2020
:o[quote="JonK"]The real reason is that you didn't want to shave off all that facial hair to wear a face mask wasn't it![/quote]:o:o
Topic: NAMHO Conference Cornwall 3rd to 8th April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/03/2020 17:56:17   Subject: NAMHO Conference Cornwall 3rd to 8th April 2020

Not an easy one but under the circumstances would seem sensible

Not sure what myself and others might do about accommodation we have already booked though

Mike
Topic: More Surplus Books - Job Lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/03/2020 16:44:15   Subject: More Surplus Books - Job Lots
JobLot 7
Ninth Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Conference 1969
1) Paper 16 Processing of British Sand for Glass making H D Segrove & R W Stanyon
2) Paper 18 beach Mining at Cons
Topic: surplus books - job lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/03/2020 13:29:55   Subject: surplus books - job lots
Lots 3 and 5 now sold

Mike
Topic: surplus books - job lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/03/2020 12:27:58   Subject: surplus books - job lots
noted
Topic: surplus books - job lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 07/03/2020 20:14:55   Subject: surplus books - job lots
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]Job lot 3 sounds interesting.[/quote]

I'm sorry although I didn't say i assumed everyone would go directly to my website . This lot has just been snap
Topic: surplus books - job lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 07/03/2020 18:31:10   Subject: surplus books - job lots
Job Lot 4

1) Flotation of Zinc and lead Oxide - Sulphide Ores with Chelating Agents G Rine;;i and A M Marabinin - International Mineral Processing Conference 1973
2) The Production
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