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Image for Austin and the Reese River Mining District  Nevada's Forgotten Frontier

Austin and the Reese River Mining District Nevada's Forgotten Frontier

By: Abbe, Donald Ray

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reno, Nevada, Univ of Nevada Press: 1985

Seller ID: 13428

ISBN: 0874170915

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked. Slight gouge on edge of small part of back cover. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. ; Nevada Studies in History & Political Science; 8.90 X 5.80 X 0.40 inches; 128 pages View more info

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Historic Silver City the Story of the Owyhees

By: Adams, Midretta

Price: $22.75

Publisher: Nampa, Idaho, Owyhee Press: 1969

Edition: Second Revised Edition; Fourth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8390

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. Sun bleaching on spine and top. Blue binding. ; Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear except as noted. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author View more info

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De Re Metallica

By: Agricola, Georgius

Price: $13.61

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications: 1950

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 29296

ISBN: 0486600068

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Unmarked. Some wear or fading on covers. Wear pm , most corners. Ex libris sticker on inside cover. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; Dover Earth Science; Wood block print; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 672 pages View more info

Image for De Re Metallica Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations, and Appendices...

De Re Metallica Translated from the First Latin Edition of 1556 with Biographical Introduction, Annotations, and Appendices...

By: Agricola, Georgius; Hoover, Herbert Clark; Hoover, Henry Lou (translators)

Price: $74.22

Publisher: New York, Dover: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13411

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Unmarked, mild wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wearOriginally published in 1556, Agricola's De ReM etallica was the first book on mining to be based on field research and observation — what today would be called the "scientific approach." It was therefore the first book to offer detailed technical drawings to illustrate the various specialized... View more info

Image for The Story of Susperstition Mountain and the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine

The Story of Susperstition Mountain and the Lost Dutchman Gold Mine

By: Allen, R. J.

Price: $21.62

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18585

Condition: Good+


Unmarked. Mild wear on corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; Mass Market PB; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 212 pages View more info

Image for Las Minas De Guanajuato Vision Fotografica Del Viejo Gunajuato, y Breve Historia de las Minas de Guanajuato.

Las Minas De Guanajuato Vision Fotografica Del Viejo Gunajuato, y Breve Historia de las Minas de Guanajuato.

By: Alvarez, Tiburcio, H.

Price: $40.66

Publisher: Museo De La Alhondiga De Granitas: 9999

Seller ID: 8588

Condition: Good+


Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. ; B&W Photographs; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 65 pages View more info

Image for The Ghost Town of Bodie, a California State Park

The Ghost Town of Bodie, a California State Park

By: Anon

Price: $7.82

Publisher: Bishop, California, Chalfant Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18618

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. Dedication and signatures of authors on inside cover page. ; Book Description; Spine has staples. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; East of the High Sierra series; B&W Photographs; 8.80 X 5.90 X 0.50 inches; 117 pages; Signed by All Authors View more info

Image for Rhyolite - Death Valley's Ghost City of Golden Dreams

Rhyolite - Death Valley's Ghost City of Golden Dreams

By: Anon.

Price: $6.22

Publisher: Twenty Nine Palms, Calfornia, Calico Press: 1970

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 29742

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked, except for previous owner's name on inside cover page. ; Book Description; Spine has staples. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with wear as noted. Ships Safe and Fast. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 40 pages; B000KOACOU View more info

Image for The story of the "monster mine"  The Burra Burra mine and its townships, 1845-1877

The story of the "monster mine" The Burra Burra mine and its townships, 1845-1877

By: Auhl, Ian

Price: $451.97

Publisher: Adelaide, Available from District Council of Burra Burra: 1986

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8393

ISBN: 0858640937

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Unmarked. A good as new. ; Book Description: Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. ; B&W Illustrations; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 475 pages View more info

Image for AUSTRALIA'S EARLIEST MINING ERA - South Australia 1841 - 1851 - PAINTINGS BY S T GILL

AUSTRALIA'S EARLIEST MINING ERA - South Australia 1841 - 1851 - PAINTINGS BY S T GILL

By: AUHL, IAN & MARFLEET, DENIS with paintings by GILL, S T

Price: $20.97

Publisher: Australia, Axiom: 1988

Edition: First Edition (?); Second Printing

Seller ID: 8461

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Unmarked. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; Color Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 108 pages View more info

Image for Not on Queen Victoria's Birthday  Story of the Rio Tinto Mines

Not on Queen Victoria's Birthday Story of the Rio Tinto Mines

By: Avery, David

Price: $55.87

Publisher: London, HarperCollins Distribution Services: 1974

Edition: First Edition (?); First Printing

Seller ID: 26382

ISBN: 0002113341

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Unmarked, except for previous owner's name on inside cover. Mild wear on some corners of dust jacket. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; B&W Photographs; 9.37 X 7.24 X 1.65 inches; 464 pages View more info

Image for A History of Tin Mining and Smelting in Cornwall

A History of Tin Mining and Smelting in Cornwall

By: Barton, D.B

Price: $44.95

Publisher: Great Britian, Bradford Barton: 1967

Edition: First Edition (?)

Seller ID: 8402

ISBN: 0851530362

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


Previous owner's name on title page. Mild wear on some corners of dust jacket. ; Book Description; Dust Jacket is intact and covered in protective (Demco) plastic film and paper. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square and with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. ; B&W Photographs; X X ; 302 pages View more info

Image for Historic Cornish Mining Scenes Underground

Historic Cornish Mining Scenes Underground

By: Barton, Denys Bradford

Price: $86.22

Publisher: Cornwall, Truro Bookshop: 1967

Edition: First Edition (?); First Printing

Seller ID: 8394

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Unmarked, except for previous owner's name on inside cover. Minor wear on edges of spine in one place, otherwise very good condition or better. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast; B&W Photographs; 8.43 X 5.85 X 0.73 inches; 56 pages View more info

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AN INTRODUCTION TO THE GEOLOGY OF CORNWALL.

By: Barton, R. M.

Price: $24.88

Publisher: Truro, D. Bradford Barton: 1969

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 8401

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked. 1-2 mm tea stain on top pages on outside. ; Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 168 pages View more info

Image for Treasures from the Earth; the History of Mining (Russian Language)

Treasures from the Earth; the History of Mining (Russian Language)

By: Bax, Karl

Price: $35.21

Publisher: Moscow, Ussr, Publishing House of Foreign Language Books.: 1986

Edition: First Russian Edition

Seller ID: 27165

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Unmarked. Smal bump in top front cover edge. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. Published without Dust Jacket. Translated from the German. ; Textbook; Wood block print; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 383 pages View more info

Image for Comstock Commotion; the Story of the Territorial Enterpise and Virginia City News.

Comstock Commotion; the Story of the Territorial Enterpise and Virginia City News.

By: Beebe, Lucius

Price: $23.66

Publisher: New York, Stanford University Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition (?); First Printing

Seller ID: 8395

Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Unmarked. Some shelf wear on edge of spine, otherwise very good condition. ; Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. ; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 130 pages View more info

Image for Legends of the Comstock Lode

Legends of the Comstock Lode

By: Beebe, Lucius & Charles Clegg & E. S. Hammack

Price: $7.22

Publisher: Menlo Park, California, Stanford University Press: 1956

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 26386

ISBN: 0804704635

Condition: Very Good-


Unmarked. Partial name sticker on inside cover page. Mild wear on some corners. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast; B&W Illustrations; 9 X 5.80 X 0.40 inches; 82 pages View more info

Image for Mines of Death Valley

Mines of Death Valley

By: Belden, L. Burr

Price: $12.22

Publisher: Glendale, California, La Siesta Press: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 29740

Condition: Very Good


Unmarked, except or previous owner's name on inside cover page. ; Book Description; Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are square with minor wear. Ships Safe and Fast. L. Burr Belden, a San Bernardino Valley resident since 1919, was a history major back in his university days. In the past 46 years on the editorial staff of the San Bernardino SUN-TELEGRAM he has made history of our deserts both vocation and avocation.... View more info

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Quest for Ore

By: Benett, Russell H.

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Minneapolis, T.S. Dennison & Company, Inc.: 1963

Edition: First Edition (?); Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 8399

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Book Description Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and with minor wear. Introduction by Herbert Hoover. ; Signed By Author; Color Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 410 pages View more info

Image for A century of enthusiasm Midas ,nevade 1907-2007

A century of enthusiasm Midas ,nevade 1907-2007

By: Bennett, Dana R.

Price: $18.24

Publisher: US, n/a: 2007

Edition: Stated First Printing

Seller ID: 8396

ISBN: 0979012708

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Book Description Mylar and paper (Demco) protective cover. Dust jacket is intact with no nicks or tears. Spine has no signs of creasing. Pages are clean and not marred by notes or folds. Covers are shiny, square and without wear. In 1907, many people rushed into the gold circle mining district. Midas, nevada was born This small town in the southeast corner of Elko county, far from any major navada city and remote by any standard, has generated enthusiasm and excitement e... View more info