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    Mining books for sale

    Mining books for sale 1. Dolaucothi-pumpsaint  Survey & Excavations at a Roman Gold-mining Complex 1987-1999. 2004. Hardback. 339pp. As new.  Best offer over ?30 2. The Ecton Copper Mines 1967by Nellie Kirkham & Trevor Ford. Offers 3. Weardale Mines.  Offers 4. The Berehaven Copper Mines. ...
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    Flintshire Lead Mining website

    Just a quick update: The original website ?Flintshire Lead Mining? is no longer editable, and has been deleted. The new version can now be found here: kindly hosted by Roy Fellows on his Cambrian Mines Trust website.
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    Caves of North Wales website

    Just a quick update: The original website ?Caves of North Wales? is no longer editable, and has been deleted. The new version (with one or two additions) can now be found here: kindly hosted on the Cambrian Caving Council website.
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    Unhelpful National Museum of Wales

    If anyone wants to use photos from the British Museum, they are all available free of charge, and can be used on websites or in articles or books. However, the National Museum of Wales is very different: If they have photographed the item you want, such as bones from caves, then for anything...
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    How to fix a cree torch to helmet?

    I have a couple of these small and cheap, yet powerful Cree LED torches similar to this: Rather than re-invent the wheel, I feel sure that others will be able to tell me a simple and cheap method of fixing them to the side of a helmet? Thanks.
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    Cave Hunting by Dawkins

    Just a heads up: There's an 1874 first edition of Cave Hunting by Boyd Dawkins on Ebay starting at ?30.... if anyone fancies a bargain.
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    Last minute hotel within 20 miles of Ingleton?

    Was booked in at the Marton Arms for tomorrow and Friday (a Travel Zoo voucher), but only heard an hour ago that it's closed down!! So can anyone suggest a half decent hotel, cosy with bar, for two retired cavers with cameras, that's reasonably priced? Short notice I know, but worth asking.
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    Suggested photogenic walk-in entrances?

    I'll be based in Ingleton for a couple of days from this Thursday, but only on a photographic trip (beats all that mud and filth!). So could anyone suggest three or four photogenic entrances suitable to get shots from inside looking out? Active resurgences preferably, but anything not requiring...
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    FOR SALE - three cave art books

    I am selling three books (as one sale): The Seven Caves, by Carleton S. Coon (1957). 338 pages. Hardback. Good condition. With d/w. Lascaux & Carnac, by Glyn Daniel (1955). 127 pages. Hardback. Ex library. Good condition. No d/w. Prehistoric Cave Paintings, by Rebecca B. Marcus (1970). 88 pages...
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    Books for sale

    Please just ask for photos and descriptions (bargain prices for quick sale, plus postage of course)..... "Cave Hunting" by Boyd Dawkins. First 1874 edition. 455 pages: .......................... ?100 "Underground Worlds or Life Below the Surface" by Knox. 1882. 1016 pages:......... ?30...
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    For Sale: 52 old cave postcards

    The collection of 52 includes 26 from Mendip (Cox's and Gough's), 15 other UK caves (Poole's, Speedwell, Kent's Cavern etc), and 11 foreign caves. How's about ?20 for the lot?
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    For Sale: Three old prints of Weathercote Cave

    The three prints are by William Westall, but are a little foxed and browning around the edges, so not good condition. Please get in touch if interested and make an offer.
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    New URL for Caves of North Wales website

    Anyone attempting to access the website: "Caves of North Wales" will find it has been replaced, and the original URL brings up a "Site not found" notice. A new, almost identical site can now be found here: There's an explanation on the new...
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    Gus Horsley - Anyone have any contact details?

    The subject says it all. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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    Seeking info from Descent 135

    Does anyone have a copy of Descent Issue 135? I am trying to obtain a copy of the text of an obituary relating to the late Mel Davies. I will happily buy the mag, but I really only require the text. Any help would be appreciated.
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    A tribute to Mel Davies.... Has it been done?

    A year or so ago on this forum, 'Alkapton' stated that he was compiling a Tribute to Mel Davies. As Mel contributed a great deal to our knowledge of archaeological caves up here in North Wales, I wondered if anyone knows if the Tribute was published or is available anywhere? Many thanks
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    Old publications to give away (almost)

    If anyone is interested in any of the following publications, then please just let me know. All I ask for each is the cost of postage and perhaps the price of a pint or so, if you think it's worth it, or make me an offer for the lot........ Nenthead Mines (1984) PDMHS Bulletin Vol 9 No 1...
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    Anyone know Ogof Deg at Llandudno?

    I see that the "Caves of North Wales" website now has a page on Llandudno where an Ogof Deg is mentioned that could be a resurgence cave!!! Anyone know anything about it?
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    Contact info for Robin Griffiths (north Wales)

    Does anyone have a phone number or e-mail addy for Robin Griffiths of the late Gwynnedd Cave & Pothole Club. If so, can they kindly let me know by e-mailing me at: Many thanks
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    Caving book sale list

    I see that bloke selling his caving books has now, at last, provided a list of prices.....