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A PRACTICAL TREATISE FOR PROSPECTORS, MINERS, AND STUDENTS.
Some years ago the author published a small book entitled “Practical Mining,­” designed specially for the use of those engaged in the always fascinating, though not as invariably profitable, pursuit of “Getting Gold.­” Of this ten thousand copies were sold, nearly all in Australasia, and the work is now out of print. The London Mining Journal of September 9th, 1891, said of it: “We have seldom seen a book in which so much interesting matter combined with useful information is given in so small a space.­”
The gold-­mining industry has grown considerably since 1891, and it appeared to the writer that the present would be a propitious time to bring out a similar work, but with a considerably enlarged scope. What has been aimed at is to make “Getting Gold” a compendium, in specially concrete form, of useful information respecting the processes of winning from the soil and the after-­treatment of gold and gold ores, including some . . .

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