A Text-Book of Coal-Mining

A Text-Book of Coal-Mining : For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from A Text-Book of Coal-Mining: For the Use of Colliery Managers and Others Although it is impossible within the limits of the book to furnish exhaustive descriptions on all points, yet the details of general colliery work have been fully described, on the ground that collieries are more often made remunerative by perfection in small matters, than by bold strokes of All modern collieries are practically identical so faras general machinery and arrangements are concerned; nevertheless, it frequently happens, in particular localities, that the adoption of a combination of small improvements any one of which viewed separately may be of apparently little value, turns an unprofitable concern into a paying one. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 454 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 23mm | 603g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243266952
  • 9780243266951