Black Diamonds The Story of Crook & Thompson Ltd (1954) Brochure Lancashire Coal
Black Diamonds – The Story of Crook & Thompson Ltd, Blackburn
Designed and Produced by Cross-Courtenay Ltd, Manchester | (1954)*
Nicely produced brochure giving a potted history of the Lancashire coal industry relating to the Blackburn coal merchant Crook & Thompson Ltd and their associated companies of East Lancashire Coal Company Limited of Burnley, and Dan Dawson Ltd of Colne.
Well illustrated throughout with photographs, and illustrations by the artist Noel Spencer (1900-86).
Card covers. 16pp including b/w illustrations. Size: 10 x 7.25 inches approx. (254mm x 184mm).
Light wear; a touch dusty; staples lightly rusting.
Overall, a nice, clean copy – uncommon.
ref. Noel Spencer Art UK
* dated from text within brochure