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Our Coal Resources at the Close of the Nineteenth Century


IT will be a matter of sincere regret to all mining students to learn from the preface to this work that when in 1895 the last copies of the fourth edition of Prof. Hull's “Coalfields of Great Britain” were sold out, the publisher decided not to issue a new edition. This want of enterprise obliges students to content themselves with perusing the well-thumbed copies in our public libraries. Fortunately, however, the author has now written a supplementary volume dealing with investigations into the coal resources of the British islands, and bringing the statistical information contained in the original volume up to date.

Our Coal Resources at the Close of the Nineteenth Century.

By Edward Hull Pp. xii + 157. (London: E. and F. N. Spon, Ltd., 1897.)

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BROUGH, B. Our Coal Resources at the Close of the Nineteenth Century. Nature 56, 389–390 (1897).

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