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Ancient mining

  • 494 Pages
  • 4.86 MB
  • English
Published for the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy by Elsevier Applied Science , London, New York
Mining engineering -- History., Mines and mineral resources -- History., Classical antiqui
Statementby Robert Shepherd.
LC ClassificationsTN16 .S48 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 494 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1738717M
ISBN 101858610117
LC Control Number92043982

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