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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Holland, John, 1794-1872.
History and description of fossil fuel, the collieries, and coal trade of Great Britain.
London, Cass, 1968
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|Notes:||Facsimile reprint of 2nd ed., London, Whittaker, 1841.|
|Description:||, xvi, 485 pages illustrations 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Introductory - fire and fuel; geological theories; peat; natural history of coal; organic remains; the coal formation; coal measures; dislocations of strata; boring and sinking; working machinery; underground works and ventilation; getting the coal; underground accidents; the safety lamp; the colliers; the coal trade; varieties of coal; conveyance of coal; the London coal trade; Irish, Scotch and Welsh coal trade; conversion and products of coal; home consumption; foreign coal trade; probable duration of our coal; foreign coal deposits.|
|Series Title:||Cass library of industrial classics, no. 15|