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The Pick And the Pen by A.J.Wilson$22.00

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24629 WILSON,A.J.:
THE PICK AND THE PEN.
Mining Journal Books,London,1979.

8vo.pp.xi + 308.bibiliography, index.endpapers are foxed else Very Good hardcover in Very Good dust wrapper.
ISBN 0900117168

An outline of the history of mining journalism and its contribution tothe development of one of the world’s largest industries From the earlist contributions by Agricola through the earlist journals of Annales des Mines in 1794 amidst the French Revolution.through the gold rushes, the Victorian reforms and union changes..A fascinating history.       $22.00 AUD