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[COAL] WIECK, Edward A.
Preventing Fatal Explosions in Coal Mines: A Study of Recent Major Disasters in the United States as Accompaniments of Technological Change
New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1942. First Edition. Survey of contemporary mine safety practices; most interesting for detailed discussion of recent mine disasters including the explosions at Raleigh and Bartley, West Virginia in 1940.
Octavo (23cm). Printed paper wrappers; 156pp. Minor external scuffing and wear; faint marginal stain to rear...
NORRIS, Margaret [Lewis Hine, illus]
Heroes and Hazards: Talks with the Daredevils of To-day; True Stories of the Careers of the Men Who Make Our Modern World Safe by Their Courage
New York: Macmillan, 1932. First Edition. Nicely illustrated survey of hazardous occupations, from derrick-work to deep-sea diving. Attractively illustrated with halftone plates, four of which are credit to Lewis Hine (others by Ewing Galloway, Paul Parker, others). The jacket illustration reproduces a well-known Hine photograph. Uncommon, especially in dustwrapper.
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