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Machines, mills and uncountable costly necessities a short history of the drainage of the fens by Richard Leslie Hills

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Published by Goose & Son in Norwich (Norf.) .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • England,
  • Fens.

Subjects:

  • Drainage -- England -- Fens.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[by] Richard L. Hills.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTC978.G74 H5
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 180 p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5589754M
LC Control Number67111489
OCLC/WorldCa1407040

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Machines, Mills and Uncountable Costly Necessities: A Short History of the Drainage of the Fens. By Richard L. Hills. Norwich: Goose & Son, Pp. ; illustrations. 63s. Richard L. Hills has written an excellent book on the history of the drainage of the Fens around the Wash Bay on the east coast of England, approximately 95 miles north of. Richard Leslie Hills has written: 'Machines, mills and uncountable costly necessities' -- subject(s): Drainage 'Cotton spinning' -- subject(s): Spinning machinery, Cotton spinning 'The Strethan. Machines Mills & Uncountable Costly Necessities. A short history of the drainage of the fens. Ref: B Erewhon. Samuel Butler The Book of the Machines Chapter The writer commences: “There was a time when the earth was to all appearance utterly destitute both of animal and vegetable life, and when according to the opinion of our best philosophers it was simply a hot round ball with a crust gradually cooling.