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Hardback in very good condition, complete with dustwrapper, in good condition, but with some discolouration, in clear archival wrapper, price clipped. First edition, scarce copy, pp378, with bibliography and index. This book is the first detailed account of the work of the navvies in nineteenth century Scotland, covering such aspects as recruitment, the nature of the labour, the wages for the job, the conditions they had to suffer, and the dangers they had to run, together with their own troubles arising from quarrels amongst themselves. S7.