By: Vandall T. King, editor
Massachusetts, New England Historical Publications: 2009
Edition: 1st Edition
Inscription: Signed by Author(s)
Seller ID: 000007
NEW, in original shrink wrap. Well researched and engaging book on the mining of feldspar, mica, beryl and gemstones from the pegmatite mines and quarries in Oxford County, Maine. This book covers not only the minerals and mining of the region, but also the prominent families, history and intrigue of these mining ventures in the 19th and 20th centuries. Includes an exceptional bibliography for those wanting to do their own research. Well illustrated with many historic photographs, maps, diagrams and postcards, 300 pages. View More...