Advanced Horticultural Techniques
Minecraft - A Miner's Handbook
This is an intermediate textbook of the kind handed out to second year university students. Leafing through it reveals that it's aimed at are looking to expand their operational understanding of mining. It has many diagrams and densely packed passages of text. You'd need to have a reasonable amount of knowledge before you could really hope to make much of a dent in it.
This is a studyable object
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