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Lead and Lead Mining


Lead and Lead Mining


Lynn Willies. A5, 32pp. Leadmining was an important industry in Britain from the time of the Romans until the late nineteenth century – its remains are to be found scattered in and under the hills of Cornwall, Devon, the Mendips, the Pennines, the Lake District, Wales, the Isle of Man and Scotland. The book includes: Lead and its uses, Geology and Prospecting, History of Lead Mining and Smelting, Miners, Smelters and Owners, Mining Societies, places to visit. Illustrated with pictures of mining areas (inside and out), photos of groups of miners, tools and equipment, lodging shops, etc.

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