Rare Mining Book: George Abbott - An Essay on the Mines of England

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Abbott, George; An Essay on the Mines of England; their Importance as a Source of National Wealth, and as a Channel for the Advantageous Employment of Private Capital. London for Private Circulation, 1833. vii, 227.

The binding is tight and clean and is a modern full calf binding with original title label retained. Lower one inch margin of title page nicely restored, the text is very clean. In very good condition.

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Abbott's work was printed and copies circulated to prospective investors in the mining industry in England, especially Cornwall. Much of the work promotes the Cornish mining industry with details on the various mines, their output and future prospects.