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THE GEOGRAPHICAL AND GEOLOGICAL DISTRIBUTION

OF

Mineral Combustibles or Fossil Fuel,

INCLUDING, ALSO, NOTICES AND LOCALITIES OF THE VARIOUS

MINERAL BITUMINOUS SUBSTANCES,

EMPLOYED IN ARTS AND MANUFACTURES,

ILLUSTRATED BY MAPS AND DIAGRAMS;

EMBRACING,

FROM OFFICIAL REPORTS OF THE GREAT COAL-PRODUCING COUNTRIES, THE

RESPECTIVE AMOUNTS OF THEIR

PRODUCTION, CONSUMPTION AND COMMERCIAL DISTRIBUTION,

IN ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD;

TOGETHER WITH THEIR

Prices, Tariffs, Duties and International Regulations.

ACCOMPANIED BY NEARLY

Four Hundred Statistical Tables, and Eleven Hundred Analyses of Mineral Combustibles,

WITH

INCIDENTAL STATEMENTS OF THE STATISTICS OF IRON MANUFACTURES,

DERIVED FROM AUTHENTIC AUTHORITIES.

PREPARED BY

RICHARD COWLING TAYLOR,

FELLOW OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON, MEMBER OF THE AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL
SOCIETY, THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF PENNSYLVANIA, OF THE ACADEMY OF NATURAL

SCIENCES OF PHILADELPHIA, OF THE ALBANY INSTITUTE, NEW YORK,

AND OF VARIOUS OTHER SOCIETIES IN EUROPE AND AMERICA.

Author of “ INDEX MONASTICUS, in

Ancient Kingdom of East Anglia, 1821."

PHILADELPHIA:
PUBLISHED BY J. W. MOORE, 193 CHESTNUT STREET.

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848,

BY RICHARD C. TAYLOR,

In the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

BIBLIOTHECA

REGLA

MONACENSIS.

KING AND BAIRD, PRINTERS, NO. 9 GEORGE ST.

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