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Coal industry of the eighteenth century

Thomas Southcliffe Ashton

Coal industry of the eighteenth century

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Published by Manchester University Press in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Southcliffe Ashton and Joseph Sykes.
ContributionsSykes, Joseph.
The Physical Object
Paginationix,268p.
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21339042M


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