£80 - £120
Arthur Phillips and John Darlington 'Records of Mining and Metallurgy, or facts and memoranda for the use of the mine agent and smelter', published by E.& F.N. Spon, London. 8vo, 304pp. Original embossed boards, spine relaid gilt lettering to spine and front cover with the lion motif. First edition,1857. Based primarily on the Cornish mines and the problems faced in supplying air to the cornish boilers in mines in Tresavean, North Roskear, United Mines etc. A very good copy of a scarce work.