The Colliery Manager's Handbook: A Comprehensive Treatise on the Laying-out and Working of Collieries Designed as a Book of Reference for Colliery Managers and for the Use of Coal-mining Students Preparing for First-class Certificates
Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1891 - Coal mines and mining - 578 pages
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