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Mining communities

J. S. Humphreys

Mining communities

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Published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston in Artarmon, N.S.W .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia.
    • Subjects:
    • Mining districts -- Australia.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 53.

      Statement[by] J. S. Humphreys.
      SeriesUrban Australia series ;, book 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHT149.A8 U68 bk. 3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 53 p. :
      Number of Pages53
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5239305M
      ISBN 100039000281
      LC Control Number75310404

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