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HOOSON, WILLIAM - The Miners Dictionary, Explaining Not Only the Terms Used by Miners, But Also Containing the Theory and Practice of That Most Useful Art of Mineing

(Ilkley: The Scolar Press, for the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, 1979). . Limited facsimile edition of the 1747 original. Crown 8vo; cloth-backed papered boards, lettered in silver gilt on spine; slipcase; unpaginated. Slipcase scuffed; trace of spotting to top edge. Very good condition. This work by William Hooson, a pioneering Derbyshire mining engineer, is sometimes described as the earliest dictionary of mining..
GBP 17.50 [Appr.: EURO 19.75 US$ 22.04 | JP¥ 2393] Book number 7794

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