“THE SCIENCE AND ART OF MINING”. HANDBOOKS FOR MINING STUDENTS AND COLLIERY MANAGERS. PART I. GEOLOGY. SURVEYING. LIGHTING OF MINES. THE COAL MINES REGULATION ACT. PART II. BOILERS AND FITTINGS. HEAT AND STEAM. STEAM AND OTHER ENGINES. PART III. THE FURNACE AND OTHER METHODS OF AND PROBLEMS IN VENTILATION. VENTILATION BY MACHINERY. THE ANEMOMETER, BAROMETER, THERMOMETER, WATER-GAUGE, HYGROMETER. PART IV. BORING AND SINKING. METHODS OF WORKING. BLASTING IN COAL MINES. PART V. WINDING MACHINERY. HAULING ARRANGEMENTS. ROPES, CHAINS, CONDUCTORS, SAFE WINDING APPLIANCES. PART VI. MINING CHEMISTRY. MINING PHYSICS. APPLICATION OF ELECTRICITY TO MINING.
Wigan, England: Office of “The Science and Art of Mining”, c. 1900.
Hard Cover. Volume One of this group of Colliery Handbooks, comprising Parts I through VI. The copy belonged to one William P. Keane of Coalway, Coleford, with his name inscribed on the front endpaper. A serviceable copy though the boards are faded and soiled.
near Very Good binding.