1st volume covers the history, geology, prospecting, rock excavations, layout of mines, shafts and stoping. 2nd volume covers underground transport, winding, mine drainage and pumping, ventilation, illumination, labor, health and accidents. Both volumes contain numerous b&w illustrations and tables (some folding). A huge, modern, well illustrated reference.
Publisher: The Transvaal Chamber of Mines
Date Published: 1946
Publication Place: Johannesburg
Condition: Good. Scattered spots of foxing throughout.
Binding: Hardcover. Linen covered boards with edge-wear and some splitting of cloth to the spine edge.
Dimensions: Large 8vo. Heavy volumes, approx 4kg.